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Manipur: Cong delegation meets Guv, calls for special assembly session to oppose Citizenship bill

The governor, however, told the delegation that it will not be possible to convene a special session immediately as the house was prorogued just two days back. It would take 15 days to convene another session. 

Biren Singh reiterates no change in govt’s stand to pressure Centre on Manipur People Bill

Singh made the statement during the distribution function of different flagship programmes initiated under the supervision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Chingamakha Model Club ground under Singjamei AC in Imphal West district.

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.

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 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.

Manipur: PM Modi inaugurates 8 projects, lays foundation stones for 4 others

The prime minister inaugurated the projects during a public rally in Imphal. These include an integrated check post in Moreh, Dolaithabi Barrage, a food storage godown and a buffer water reservoir.