Manipur annually observes Nupee Lan (women’s war) Day in remembrance of the womenfolk who fought against the British and brought about social and political reform in the state.
CM Biren Singh announced that the extension of Inner Line Permit System to Manipur had been published in the Gazette of India Wednesday.
Speaking on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Union Home minister Amit Shah announced in Parliament Monday that Manipur would be brought under the purview of the Inner Line Permit system.
Yumnam Dilipkumar, convener of MANPAC said that the decision was taken during an emergency central executive meeting, which was held on Saturday to discuss the verbal assurance given by Shah.
The flight will reduce the seven-hour bus commute between Dimapur and Imphal to a 50-minute ride.
Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh said that Amit Shah once again assured the state delegates that a mechanism would be brought into effect while passing CAB in order to uphold the interest of the people of the North East region.
Heptulla said militant groups were "shifting away from the ideology of insurgency and instead indulging in terrorism".
The meeting was convened to discuss the resolution taken by the Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) on November 29 opposing any kinds of benefits to the Naga people.
Police said 41 kg heroin was found at the laboratory. This is the fourth drug bust in the state in six months.
Government sources said the chartered Mandalay-Imphal-Mandalay flight service, launched on November 23, is to run only till December 7.
Cops said the accused had smuggled in the weapons from Dimapur in Nagaland and were transporting them to Churachandpur district in Manipur.
Environmentalist Ram Wangkheirakpam said the project goes against the idea of conservation of the lake which has international importance under the Ramsar Convention.
While the duration of the Assembly is yet to be fixed, Radheshyam informed that all the “burning issues” of the state will be discussed in detail.
This is the first time that Manipur board has given its approval to a student who is not yet 15 years of age, an opportunity to seat in the exams.
Meghen, 75, had been underground from the age of 31, reportedly shifting base periodically between Myanmar and Bangladesh, before he was picked up in 2010.
Against this backdrop, Union Home Minister Amit Shah gave his assurance to COCOMI representatives that the Naga solution will not harm Manipur’s interest during a meeting held on Monday in New Delhi.
The COCOMI has decided to continue with their agitation despite the assurance given by the Home Minister himself that the final settlement to the Naga issue will not affect the territorial integrity and administrative set up of Manipur.
Zomi identify themselves as descendants of the Zo, the Tibeto-Burman people that speaks Chin-Kuki language group. They are scattered in Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Assam.
Unlike previous years, few people turned up at the festival venue owing to the boycott call of the Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI). The group has appealed the public not to participate in the festival.
The grenade blast occurred around 5:30 pm at Kwakeithel in the state capital by two miscreants who were riding a motorcycle.