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Manipur: Assam Rifles denies IPS officer’s molestation charge against its jawan
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The statement claimed the woman officer and her escort tried to bypass the designated scanning lane and jumped the vehicle queue at a checkpost.

Assam Rifles jawan booked for molesting IPS officer
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Manipur DGP L M Khaute said the Assam Rifles authorities have been intimated. “The victim has lodged a complaint. We will deal with it as per the law," he said.

Manipur: In a first, Kuki, Naga militants sign pact to ‘resolve differences’
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Dr. Seilen Haokip, the spokesperson of KNO, termed the development “the foundation of peace” between the Kukis and the Nagas. The early 90s saw bloody ethnic conflicts between the two communities.

Manipur: Left parties threaten stir if jailed CPI leader is not released
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Sotinkumar was arrested December 20 last year under sedition charges for imposing strike in the state against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and will be produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate on Monday.

Rights group on Manipur encounters: No forces personnel indicted by CBI
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) had earlier filed a petition in the Supreme Court to probe into as many as 1,528 alleged fake encounters in Manipur, which they claimed were perpetrated by the Army, paramilitary forces and Manipur Police.

Manipur fake encounters: HRA accuses SIT of failing to frame against any armed forces personnel 
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

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
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

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: CM says provision in ILP system empowers state govt to relax guidelines
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Biren Singh's statement comes in the wake of several civil and student bodies, along with the Congress, expressing concerns over the Inner Line Permit system.

Manipur Congress to govt: ILP lacks clarity, discuss it in Assembly tomorrow
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

Okram Ibobi Singh said the gazette notification published on December 31 had failed to clearly define who are “Indigenous” and “Permanent residents”.

Manipur govt holds special camp in Imphal to issue ILP to non-locals
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

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
Fri, Jan 03, 2020

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.

Manipur bags Krishi Karman Award award for best-performing state in overall food-grain production
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Manipur was selected for the prestigious award as the best-performing state in Overall Food-grain Production Category-III (production less than 1 million tone) for the year 2017-18. The award carried a trophy, a citation and an amount of Rs. 5 crore.

Inner Line Permit comes into force in Manipur, temporary permit to be issued for 15 days
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

As many as six counters have been opened and operational at Mao, Jiribam, Jessami, Moreh, Behiang and Singjowl.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh leads rally in support of Citizenship Amendment Act
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

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.

Manipur cabinet approves ILP implementation from January 1
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Briefing media persons after the cabinet meeting, Singh said today’s discussion largely focused on how to address the “common issue” at hand rather than going into the technical details of the regulation (ILP).

Ready to accept defeat if CAA violates Article 14: Manipur CM Biren Singh
Sat, Dec 28, 2019

He said the claim that CAA violates Article 14 is nothing but a bogus claim made by leftist groups trying to incite unrest in the country.

Drugs, alcohol abuse becoming major concern in state: Manipur CM
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

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
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

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.

Blaming us won’t help, withdraw CAA: Manipur Congress
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

Debabrata said the party condemns any form of violence, whether by anti-CAA protestors or by security forces against the protestors.

Manipur: 18 RPF militant cadres involved in series of blasts in state arrested
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

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.