On August 23, after 85 days of complete shutdown, Manipur University opened after the MHRD accepted the demands of the protesters following a series of negotiation meetings.
The officials said that the first priority of US is to support the infrastructure development which is key to economic growth for both sides of the borders which would attract eventually attract more investors.
Every year, a Manipur organisation of ‘indigenous people’ awards a woman with the most number of children, to ‘ensure our numbers don’t fall’. Atukpi holds the record, with 12 kids and a body that ails
The Union Minister also informed that the Central Government had recently approved setting up of an Eri Spinning Mill worth Rs 22 crore for the expansion of silk industry in Manipur. The foundation stone for the mill would be laid next month.
Attorney General K K Venugopal also questioned the prosecution of personnel from the armed forces and the police for conducting operations in the areas where the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is in force.
Attorney General K K Venugopal said that Armed forces in Manipur are facing difficult times fighting insurgency and alleged reported remarks by the bench that these cops were “murderers” has affected the morale of police.
The police managed to trace the accused with the help of his photograph clicked by the 22-year-old victim and analysing CCTV footages of various railway stations, a police official said.
NH-37 is often considered as one of the dangerous highways to travel in the state. Besides being landslides prone area the highway is active with militant activities.
Manipur lynching: According to Jayanta Singh, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Range 1, “strong action” had been taken against police personnel seen in the video. “An inquiry has been initiated against them,” he said.
The KNO contended that the gruesome violence and systematic massacre of innocent Kuki villagers were meticulously preplanned with the purpose of driving out the villagers out of their land.
KNO is one of the two umbrella Kuki militant groups, currently engaged in tripartite political dialogue with the Centre and state government.
On August 28, Oinam Ibochouba Singh alias Khoirangba, an alleged top commander and self-styled acting chairman of the banned outfit, was arrested from Kotla Mubarakpur, police said.
The demand of the opposition group comes three days after the cadres of NSCN (I-M) allegedly assaulted and subsequently asked for extortion from a team of singers, led by All Manipur Students’ Union, along the National Highway 37 Imphal-Jiribam road.
Following protests by students and teachers demanding Pandey’s resignation, a memorandum of agreement was signed on August 16 between the protesters, the state government and the HRD Ministry.
Manipur’s Governor Najma Heptulla, who is unlikely to clear the Bill in a hurry, rushed to Delhi last week to apprise Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the situation. The state government has reportedly buckled under pressure from the dominant Meitei community.