September 03, 2019 2:12 pm
Irom Sharmila: The activist gave birth to twin girls Nix Sakhi and Autumn Tara through C-section after 35 weeks of pregnancy. While late parenthood is on the rise, here are some things you need to keep in mind if you have a child in your 40s.
May 13, 2019 7:05 am
Sharmila and her husband, Goan-born British national Desmond Coutinho, have named their daughters Nix Sakhi and Autumn Tara.
August 17, 2017 4:38 pm
In March elections this year, Irom Sharmila lost out to outgoing CM Okram Ibobi Singh of the Congress and her party was humiliated. Post the election results, Sharmila said she would quit politics.
March 11, 2017 8:23 pm
Manipur elections results 2017: The state is currently governed by Congress with Okram Ibobi Singh as the chief minister who has held the position since 2002.
October 06, 2016 4:11 am
Chief Judicial Magistrate dismissed the charges against the 'Iron Lady' saying the prosecution had not provided sufficient evidence to prove her guilt.
April 09, 2016 12:13 am
In Anubha Bhonsle's intimate portrayal, Manipur emerges as a wounded civilisation, where sorrow is a moral response to tragedy and violation.
March 31, 2016 2:03 am
Sharmila, 42, later said she would continue her struggle. “My struggle will continue till the time AFPSA is repealed. It does not matter whether I am released from jail or not,” she said.
November 01, 2015 9:53 am
Irom Sharmila has been on a hunger strike since November 2000, demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).
January 24, 2015 5:46 pm
This afternoon, however, the police produced her before the magistrate and remanded her back to police custody under section 309 of the IPC.
January 23, 2015 11:47 am
This is the second time in a year that Sharmila has been released.
January 23, 2015 4:56 pm
The court of Judicial Magistrate Imphal East ordered release of 42-year-old Irom Sharmila from custody on Thursday.
August 22, 2014 8:46 pm
Manipuri police re-arrested 42-year-old anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila after taking her away from a protest site. She had been without any kind of nutrition since the time she had been released Wednesday evening.
August 20, 2014 10:14 pm
Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who was on hunger strike for the last 14 years, walked free on Wednesday.
June 22, 2020 6:56 pm