An order issued in this regard on late Friday night stated that the curfew will remain till May 17.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh urged the district administrations and the doctors to strengthen measures to save lives and put in their best efforts to flatten the Covid curve.
Jugindro’s family members said while they were trying to obtain permission from the concerned deputy commission for performing his last rites, his body was cremated by the Imphal Municipal Council without informing them.
On May 4, Manipur reported 433 Covid cases, the biggest spike for the current year, and two deaths.
“They fled the country of their origin under imminent threat to their lives and liberty. In such a situation, insisting that they first answer for admitted violations of our domestic laws...would be palpably inhuman,” the bench observed.
The grenades were meant for carrying out “prejudicial activities”, including extortion, to raise funds for the outfit, police added.
According to the department, the food and beverage giant has on the wrapper of its chocolate brand, KitKat, wrongly written the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park as Meghalaya. The park is located at Moirang in Manipur.
In an official order, Manipur Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar said, “The number of infections has increased exponentially in the last fortnight necessitating many states to impose partial lockdown and night curfew to reduce unnecessary movement and intermingling of people."
Bijoy Kakchingtabam, president of AMWJU said in a statement that the three journalists are reportedly taking shelter in the Moreh border town of Manipur after fleeing their country.
The bench declared Y Erabot Singh, who contested against Congress MLA Okram Henry on a BJP ticket in the last election, as the new MLA.
The Chief Minister recalled the invaluable contribution of late Subhas Chandra Bose in liberating the country from the British colonial rule.
The MHRC took up a suo motu case based on purported statements by BJP MLA L Rameshwor, who alleged that some MLAs and police officers in the state appeared to have a nexus with drug lords.
The employees, under the aegis of TA, TNA, and Association for All Non-Teaching Staff (AANTS), had been demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission saying that most of the government employees of the state were getting revised pa
JNIMS employees have been demanding the implementation of the 7th pay commission.
"We are not a one stop solution for every problem in the country," observed the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.
The shutdown was imposed in protest against the arrest of three ATSUM leaders late Monday night by Manipur Police.
The arrest was made by a team of Imphal West district police commandos on Friday at Shantipur area in Imphal West district. The police team also recovered Rs 19.85 lakhs in cash from the drug peddler.
The NIA said Narengbam Samarjit and his associates collected huge amounts of money from the public by duping them and used it for unlawful activities.
"The state government has been taking all humanitarian steps and had recently taken all steps, including taking them to Imphal, to treat the injured Myanmar nationals. The state government continues to provide all aid," said Gyan Prakash, Special Secretary (Home), Manipur.
Samarjit, along with one Yambem Biren, had formed a “de-jure” Manipur government based in London after declaring Manipur’s independence from India in 2019.
The three have been identified as Phuyoo alias Phuzo, 32, son of Miyantian; Nyae Yoon alias Konanoo, 29, son of Weayyoon; and Nay Nay Thoo alias Nyu Nyu Thun, 31, son of Myinninth.
The Congress team has been camping in Delhi since last week of February over the issue pertaining to the disqualification of 12 ruling MLAs in an ‘office of profit’ complaint against them for holding the position of parliamentary secretaries.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday convened an emergency meeting to review the prevailing situation.
NSCN-IM president Q Tuccu said Nagas will not merge with the Union of India, but they are willing to co-exist.
The students were tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday after they developed some symptoms like fever. The minors were admitted to COVID Care Centre (CCC) Jawarharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal, added the CMO.