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Manipur: Left parties threaten stir if jailed CPI leader is not released

January 12, 2020 10:07:15 pm

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.

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Rights group on Manipur encounters: No forces personnel indicted by CBI

January 12, 2020 2:07:14 am

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.

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

January 11, 2020 9:46:19 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 8, 2020 8:23:23 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.

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Manipur: CM says provision in ILP system empowers state govt to relax guidelines

January 7, 2020 9:48:10 pm

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.

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Manipur Congress to govt: ILP lacks clarity, discuss it in Assembly tomorrow

January 5, 2020 11:35:18 pm

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

January 4, 2020 11:17:13 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 3, 2020 9:47:00 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.

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Manipur bags Krishi Karman Award award for best-performing state in overall food-grain production

January 2, 2020 7:57:47 pm

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.

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

January 1, 2020 9:52:52 pm

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

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Manipur govt mulling probability of lifting ASFPA: CM Biren Singh

January 1, 2020 3:33:22 am

Dwelling on his government’s top priorities in the coming years, N. Biren Singh said top priority will be given to improve tourism followed by horticulture and agriculture.

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

December 30, 2019 9:28:13 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.

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Manipur cabinet approves ILP implementation from January 1

December 29, 2019 8:36:52 pm

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).

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Ready to accept defeat if CAA violates Article 14: Manipur CM Biren Singh

December 28, 2019 10:38:46 pm

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.

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

December 24, 2019 9:20:47 pm

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

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

December 23, 2019 10:05:06 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.

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Blaming us won’t help, withdraw CAA: Manipur Congress

December 22, 2019 11:23:45 pm

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

December 21, 2019 10:19:39 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.

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

December 20, 2019 9:32:46 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.

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NRC to be carried out in Manipur before Assembly elections: CM Biren Singh

December 19, 2019 10:02:55 pm

Singh said a state-level monitoring committee would be formed on NRC, which would also spread awareness among the public on the process and benefits of the Register.