Jimmy Leivon

Articles By Jimmy Leivon

Manipur gears up for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 26 transgender voters enrolled

A total of 19,30,912 photo electoral rolls have been registered for 60 assembly constituencies of the State, out of which 9,39,926 are male, 9,90,960 are female and 26 are third gender voters.

Manipur HC seeks status report of SIT probe in killing of 3 Manipuri youths

Last July, Lt Col Dharamvir Singh submitted an affidavit naming six CISU personnel who had sought awards for killing the five persons.

Will decide ties with BJP after Citizenship bill gets passed in Rajya Sabha, says NPP

After Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) severed its ties with the BJP over the passing of Citizenship Amending Bill in the Lok Sabha, speculations about NPP withdrawing its support from the BJP-led Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) surfaced.

Manipur: CBI files chargesheet against 10 more police in fake encounter case

The CBI in the chargesheet mentioned that several inconsistencies were found in the accounts given by the security personnel during the course of the investigation conducted by the agency and local police.

Manipur: Four injured as police, protestors clash over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Similar protests opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill was also staged by the Communist Party India (CPI) Manipur, Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation. Both the protest, however, ended peacefully.

Manipur: Narcotic police seizes drugs worth Rs 15 crore from Imphal Airport

The drugs were found concealed inside a hidden chamber of Bangle Hollow Tube Forming Machine, heavy machinery used in the gold jewellery industry, the SP said.

Manipur Cabinet to urge Centre to exempt state from Citizenship Amendment Bill purview

The Manipur Congress party has demanded the BJP-led government in the state convene an immediate assembly session to take a decision on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2018.

Manipur: Government committed to protect indigenous people, says CM N Biren Singh

The Chief Minister recalled that the present government passed the Manipur People's Protection Bill to preserve the rights and protect the indigenous people of the State, after considering the people's sentiments.

Manipur students’ body appeals people to support bandh called by NESO

NESO, an umbrella body of eight student groups from different northeast states has called for an 11-hour bandh on January 8 from 5 am to 4 pm.

Manipur: 518 drug traffickers arrested in 2018; 2,210 acres of poppy fields destroyed

As per figures provided by the narcotic official, in all a total area of 2,210 acres of poppy and 56 acres of ganja plantation were destroyed across the state. Security forces also arrested 46 foreigners under the Foreigners Act.

Manipur man awarded 10 years of imprisonment for hauling 5 kg opium

To curb the menace of opium cultivation, the Manipur government is distributing lemongrass, agar plant among other items to farmers, particularly those in the hilly areas.

Manipur: PM Modi inaugurates, lays foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 1500 crore

Defying the total shutdown imposed by an umbrella group of Manipur-based militant group to boycott the PM’s visit, thousands turned up to attend the public rally.

Amid call for shutdown, Manipur CM urges people to turn up in huge numbers to welcome PM Modi

The appeal comes in the wake of the total shutdown call of CorCom, an umbrella organisation of Manipur based-militants, on January 4 to boycott the visit of PM Modi’s visit to the state.

Manipur: Militant group calls for total shutdown ahead of PM Modi’s visit to state

Continuous cordon and search operations are being carried out by security forces in strategic places in Imphal ahead of the Prime Minister's visit.

Manipur Government introduces first MSc nursing course in state

Manipur Health Minister L Jayantakumar Singh said that with the opening of the MSc Nursing course a new chapter has been added in the field of health care and its service in the State.

Manipur: Pony carcass found, police register FIR

The incident has raised concerns over the fate of the endangered Manipur ponies who are already facing extinction.

PM Modi to visit Manipur on Jan 4, inaugurate host of projects

To prevent any untoward incidents during the Prime Minister’s visit, massive search operations are being carried out in different parts of the Imphal, besides house to house search since last Wednesday.

Imphal-based newspapers banned inside Manipur University campus

The MUSU secretary informed that the ban will remain effective until Wangkhem is released from detention.

Manipur: Govt institutes magisterial enquiry in custodial death case

Abdul Gaffar, 40, of Lilong Usoipokpi, Thoubal district was allegedly picked up by a combined team of Manipur police commandos and 26th Assam Rifles personnel in the wee hour of Thursday from his residence.

Manipur: Banned outfit leader who made threat calls to CM nabbed from Delhi

The chairman of the outfit was arrested by a team of Delhi Police Special cell on August 28, from Kotla Mubarakpur. It has been alleged that he was in the process of setting up a base in New Delhi to carry out anti-national activities.