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Manipur fake encounters: HRA accuses SIT of failing to frame against any armed forces personnel 

January 11, 2020 9:46 pm

Human Rights Alert executive director Babloo Loitongbam alleged that the CBI is trying to shield the personnel of CRPF from the criminal prosecution.

Manipur: Grenade attack attempted in high security zone in Imphal

January 08, 2020 8:23 pm

According to eyewitnesses, the grenade was hurled by two men who came on a motorcycle and sped away. The grenade landed near the sentry post situated at the gate of the office. However, it did not explode. The office complex is manned by CRPF personnel round the clock.

Manipur govt holds special camp in Imphal to issue ILP to non-locals

January 04, 2020 11:17 pm

The special camp started at 10 am and was to conclude at 3 pm. However, it was extended till six in the evening following the large turnout of people.

Manipur: Forests being lost to poppy cultivation, developmental works, says Forest Minister

January 03, 2020 9:47 pm

Dwelling into the reasons for depletion of forest cover, the Minister pointed out that in the Hill districts the state has mainly “unclassed forest” which is under the control of the communities.

Rival territorial claims by ethnic groups can derail potential gains of Naga Accord

January 03, 2020 12:00 pm

Demarcating “Naga areas” from the rest will itself be a challenge because there are overlapping claims on territories. Manipur will take the form of three ethnic conclaves cohabiting out of necessity.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh leads rally in support of Citizenship Amendment Act

December 30, 2019 9:28 pm

The rally which was a part of the party’s nationwide Jana Jagran, a pro-CAA campaign, was held amid strong criticism from opposition parties and civil society organizations.

Drugs, alcohol abuse becoming major concern in state: Manipur CM

December 24, 2019 9:20 pm

He urged the womenfolk of the state to take on a proactive role in fighting the menace.

Manipur: CPI state secretary sent to jail for calling bandh against CAA

December 23, 2019 10:05 pm

Four left-wing parties which include CPI, CPI (M), RSP and AIFB imposed a 12-hour general strike opposing the CAA despite the warning issued by Manipur Police that imposing bandh and blockade is unconstitutional citing a Supreme Court order.

Manipur: 18 RPF militant cadres involved in series of blasts in state arrested

December 21, 2019 10:19 pm

On Friday, eight of the total militant cadres were held, including a key member of the group — Irom Thaja alias Lata Devi, said Deputy Inspector General of Police Themthing Ngashangva.

Manipur Assembly re-affirms stand to protect integrity of the state

December 20, 2019 9:32 pm

The resolution which was adopted on July 23, 2018 seeks amendment of Article 3 of the Indian Constitution of India by incorporating that prior consent of the state legislatures of the affected states shall be mandatory while forming a new state or changing names of existing states.

MANIPUR PHOTOS

Manipur BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2019 declared: Websites to check

May 18, 2019 7:35 pm

Manipur BSEM HSLC 10th Result 2019 declared @bsem.nic.in, manresults.nic.in: Over 31,000 students appeared in the HSLC exam. Result available at the official website, manresults.nic.in, bsem.nic.in. Pass percentage reaches all-time high.

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, at least 6 dead

January 04, 2016 1:10 pm

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked India’s northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan on Monday morning

Anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested from protest site

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.

MANIPUR VIDEOS

Highlights from the first ever North East Olympics Games: News in Numbers

October 30, 2018 9:05 am

All the numbers from the North East Olympic Games that concluded on Sunday in Manipur.

Govt. school teacher beaten to death in Manipur

March 01, 2016 5:17 am

Manipur, Mar 01(ANI): Mr. Thangkhogin Haokip a Government School Primary Teacher of Molnom Junior High School was allegedly killed by a suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) cadres in Chandel District of Manipur. It is also being reported that several rounds of gun had been fired from the side of suspected NSCN – IM cadres. Both men and women came out on the streets and blocked the road, leading to the Aimol Satu Village, and took the dead body to the alleged NSCN-IM’s residence. The irated villagers ransacked the houses located in the Aimol Satu Village and destroyed and burnt down gates, motor-cycles, houses etc.

Festival held to promote culture of Zeliangrong tribe

February 17, 2016 3:58 am

Manipur, Feb 17 (ANI): Dancing to the tunes of folk music, these groups of artists from Zelianagrong tribes of Manipur showcased their rich culture during the 11th Zelianrong Folk festival at Sangaiprou Kabui village. The theme was Unity, Peace and Solidarity. The festival was organized by the Society for Promotion of Community Task (SPCT) with an aim to promote and preserve the age-old culture of Zeliangrong, a Naga tribe. Cultural troupes of Sangaiprou, Ireng, Zeme and Inpui performed a variety of cultural dances and sangs. The main attraction of the event was a traditional drum beating by a group of artists. During the event, the performers also demonstrated an age-old custom of fire making with bamboo. The tribal people also set up stalls selling handicrafts items like neck pieces, headgears and other ornaments. Such festivals help to keep alive the tribal culture of the Naga society.

IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.