After the agreement on seven demands was signed Thursday, the protesters have agreed to call off the strike once an official order based on the agreement was issued.
The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) Isaak-Muivah faction has said that it is ‘deeply saddened’ to hear the demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India.
Manipur University has remained paralysed since May 30 after varsity students protested demanding the ouster of the vice-chancellor.
The attack comes in the wake of the boycott call of India’s Independence Day by several militant groups operating in the North Eastern states across the region.
Every year on this day, Manipur observes Patriots' Day to pay tribute to the state's heroes who fought the Anglo-Manipur War in 1891 against the British Empire.
According to a report by the auditor general, on March 2011, the Government of India had approved Rs 40.82 crore for the construction of 1,879 units of Kitchen-cum-Store under the scheme. However, the government released only Rs 35.79 crore.
JSCC has announced that students' community will refrain from participating in this year’s Independence Day celebrations if the Manipur University impasse is not resolved.
The agitation led by Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) started on May 30, demanding V-C Professor A P Pandey’s resignation over allegations of administrative negligence and carelessness in running the university.
N Biren Singh, who was speaking at the Manipur Start-up Conclave 2018 in Imphal, said that “Manipur will leap forward in the next 5-10 years once we disown such mentality”.
With the Manipur University impasse entering its 69 days, people in different areas including students on Monday took out rallies on the streets across the state demanding to reopen Manipur University which has been paralysed since May 30.
To mark the landmark development, Myanmar government is organising an opening ceremony of “International border of Myanmar-India” at Tamu town of Myanmar on August.
Manipur police have also taken up vigilant security measures opening various check posts at Indo-Myanmar border district Tengnoupal to restrict immigrants from entering the state.
Sources said the raid was conducted in connection with the arms missing case from the armoury of 2nd Manipur Rifles battalion.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh said the committees will initiate steps for checking and verification accordingly with immediate effect.
The agency said, besides incriminating documents, Rs 26.40 lakh in cash, gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakhs and assorted live ammunition was recovered from the MLAs house during the two-day raid.
According to the police report, the villagers knew about the crime which was settled in a hushed way by compensating the parents of the victim internally.
Army fake encounters: Lieutenant Colonel Dharamvir Singh submitted the affidavit, a copy of which is with indianexpress.com, in connection with a Habeas Corpus petition filed by his wife Ranju Singh claiming her husband had been wrongfully detained.
According to villagers, at least 15 cattle, mostly buffalo, were found dead in the nearby forest on Wednesday afternoon, four more cattle died on Thursday, further aggravating the situation.
Surveyor General of India, said, based on the records with the Survey of India the position of the border pillar is in the right place. The border is where it should be as per the agreement signed between India and Myanmar in 1976.
Congress MLA Kh Joykishan Singh contended that the all-party meeting was in total violation of rules and procedure of the Assembly and demanded action against those who participated in the conclave.