Debabrata said the party condemns any form of violence, whether by anti-CAA protestors or by security forces against the protestors.
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.
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.
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.
The state government has selected around eight entry points where the permit would be issued, including Moreh, Mao, Jiribam and Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.
United Naga Council president S Khojohn appealed to people to not succumb to any provocation, as the peace talks 'are at an advanced stage.'
The Manipur chief minister asserted that most of the people who are agitating against the amended Citizenship Act may not have proper knowledge about it.
Singh’s remark came in response to a tweet by BJP general secretary Ram Madhav who said that “Majority-minority is integral to our Constitution”.
Clay Khongsai, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Zone-I, said the proposed 12-hour strike is going to give a lot of inconveniences to the people of the state, particularly to the students who are staying outside.
The 83-year-old filmmaker has always been vocal about the issue since the beginning when the Citizenship Bill was first introduced in the Parliament.
Prior to holding the protest, a large contingent of police was already deployed at the venue as they tried to prevent them from organising the symbolic protest by barricading and cordoning the area.
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.