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Manipur: Assam Rifles seize drugs worth over Rs 1.73 crore

August 23, 2020 10:24:13 pm

Authority from the Assam Rifles said that the first two consignments of the drugs were seized from the check post situated near the district headquarter.

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Manipur: Govt likely to extend SoO agreement with Kuki militants for another six months

August 21, 2020 12:35:39 am

While the state government and the militant groups have held talks, the final confirmation will be released by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Manipur: Congress expels MLA R K Imo who cross-voted in RS polls

August 20, 2020 9:54:12 pm

Imo, along with former Congress chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh's nephew Okram Henry, was issued show cause notices by the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee last month for having cross-voted in favour of the BJP candidate.

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Manipur: Five former Congress MLAs join BJP

August 20, 2020 12:57:30 am

Welcoming them into the party, Ram Madhav said there is no threat to the Biren Singh government in Manipur now.

Manipur withdraws gallantry award to cop accused in drug case

August 18, 2020 2:12:38 am

Debson had been arrested with drugs worth more than Rs 3 crore in a government vehicle at the Myanmar border in 2013.

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Manipur strips sub-inspector of CM gallantry award after links with drug case comes to light

August 17, 2020 9:04:59 pm

The incident came to light after the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) pointed out that Debson Singh was arrested for trafficking drugs worth Rs 3 crore in 2013 and a case was pending against him at Kakching district police.

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Myanmar nationals who entered Manipur ‘illegally’ sent to judicial custody

August 16, 2020 11:15:35 pm

According to the police, the 15 were found travelling without a valid passport or visa, and also possessed fake Aadhaar cards in their names.

Manipur Assembly Speaker Y. Khemchand (second from right) at the demonstration in Imphal on Saturday.

Manipur: Speaker accepts resignation of another Congress MLA

August 14, 2020 8:29:30 pm

Brojen had tendered his resignation along with five other MLAs from the primary membership of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee.

Earlier, six banned insurgent outfits in the Northeast called for a total shutdown in the region for 11 hours from 6 am till 5 pm on August 15.

Manipur militant groups call for shutdown on Independence Day

August 13, 2020 7:27:26 pm

Essential services like medical, fire services, media, and matters related to faith will be exempted from the purview of the shutdown.

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Naga peace talks outcome will not affect state’s integrity: Manipur CM

August 13, 2020 5:56:20 pm

As talks resumed between NSCN-IM and Centre in New Delhi, Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Manipur has once again come out strongly against any decision that could affect the territorial integrity of the state.

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Manipur Speaker accepts resignation of five Congress MLAs

August 11, 2020 11:38:09 pm

With the resignation of the five accepted, the 60-member Manipur House has 48 legislators. While the effective strength of the ruling coalition is 29, the Congress has 19 MLAs.

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BJP-led govt wins Manipur trust vote

August 11, 2020 2:18:28 am

Singh had moved the trust motion on Friday in the wake of a no-confidence motion by the Opposition Congress.

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Trust vote in Manipur Assembly today

August 10, 2020 1:35:53 am

The Congress moved the no-confidence motion on July 28 after the state government did not act on the Opposition’s demand to hand over to the CBI the high-profile drug seizure case involving former BJP leader Lukhosei Zou.

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Manipur: Pregnant woman dies after being denied admission by five hospitals, probe ordered

August 7, 2020 12:29:45 am

Kanpatliu Kamei, 20, and her unborn child passed away at the casualty entrance of a private hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, over 12 hours after her family approached the first hospital.

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Manipur to scale up COVID-19 tests, purchase 50,000 more test kits

August 5, 2020 10:10:37 pm

The Chief Minister said of the total 1,197 active cases, 502 were personnel of Army/Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the rest from the general population.

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Manipur: Separate Covid care, sample collection centres for security forces

August 4, 2020 11:14:04 pm

The decision was taken at a meeting attended by commanders of Army, Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF, CISF, and the ADGP Manipur, along with Health department officials.

Community transmission of Covid-19 has already started in Manipur: Speaker Y Khemchand

August 2, 2020 9:49:52 pm

“In the last three months, a large number of state natives who were stranded outside the state have returned home. Since then, not only the number of Covid-19 infection have exploded but also fatalities due to the disease are also increasing,” Speaker Y Khemchand Singh said.

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‘Perpetrators will be hunted’: Manipur CM on killing of Assam rifles soldiers in militant attack

July 31, 2020 2:48:46 pm

“The Government will not remain as a silent spectator, and the perpetrators would be definitely hunted down," the chief minister said.

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3 Assam Rifles personnel killed in ambush in Manipur’s Chandel district

July 31, 2020 2:29:07 am

“The Assam Rifles team was returning to their base at Khongtal when an IED exploded followed by indiscriminate fire,” a police officer in Chakpikarong, under which the area falls, said.

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Manipur: 56-yr-old succumbs to COVID-19, first reported casualty in state

July 29, 2020 1:21:56 pm

The patient, who hailed from Khongjom Sapam village in Thoubal district, was admitted to RIMS on May 5, with multiple ailments including chronic kidney disease and diabetes. In addition, the deceased had multiple sessions of dialysis.

Manipur: Congress councillors set to join BJP, MLAs may follow soon

July 29, 2020 10:54:53 am

This comes just a month after Manipur witnessed a political crisis, with three BJP MLAs resigning from the Assembly to join the Congress, and the NPP -- BJP’s main ally -- threatening to pull out of the government.

Manipur activist booked for sedition over Facebook post

July 29, 2020 1:45:53 am

Jogeshchandra Haobijam, SP of Imphal East, told The Indian Express, “A case has been registered under Sections 153, 124(A) and 505 of the IPC. Investigation is going on.”

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Rajya Sabha polls: Manipur Congress issues show-cause notice to two MLAs for cross-voting

July 25, 2020 2:41:53 pm

Okram Henry is the nephew of former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who is also the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP). R K Imo is the son-in-law of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

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PM Modi lays foundation stone of Manipur water supply project worth Rs 3,000 crore

July 23, 2020 11:19:37 pm

The project is to benefit the Greater Imphal region along with 25 small towns and 1,700 villages of Manipur, PM Modi said.

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Covid-19: Manipur imposes 7-day complete lockdown

July 22, 2020 10:31:20 pm

Clarifying the need of a total lockdown, N Biren Singh said the negligence of many people to follow safety protocol has led to the rise of local spread in some of the districts.