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BJP leader's son gets five-year prison term for murder

    Updated On : Jan 20,2017   6:44 pm
Imphal, Jan 20 (IANS) A court in Manipur on Friday sentenced Nongthombam Ajay, son of state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson N. Biren, to five years imprisonment. View More..

Rajnath promises more paramilitary forces for Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   3:26 pm
Imphal, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday promised more central paramilitary forces to Manipur which has been reeling under an economic blockade since November 1. View More..

Manipur CM's son to push modern tech, digitisation if elected

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   12:44 pm
Imphal, Jan 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's son, Surajkumar, 29, who is fighting the state assembly elections from the Khangabok constituency, plans to stress on modern technology and digitisation in the northeastern state if elected. View More..

Rajnath to meet Manipur CM over economic blockade

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   10:20 am
Imphal, Jan 18 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh will meet Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Wednesday to discuss the protracted economic blockade along the two national highways in the state. View More..

BJP planning Congress-free Manipur: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   2:30 pm
Imphal, Jan 16 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar disclosed on Monday that the Bharatiya Janata Party is planning a Congress-free Manipur. View More..

Manipur CM should resign for failure to end blockade: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   7:10 pm
Imphal, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday demanded resignation of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh for his failure to end the ongoing economic blockade which has affected availability of essential commodities in the region. View More..

UNC opposes India-Myanmar border fencing

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:46 pm
Imphal, Jan 14 (IANS) Manipur's apex body of Naga civil society organisations, the United Naga Council (UNC), on Saturday opposed the fencing work between India and Myanmar and appealed to Nagas to jointly oppose it. View More..

Rajnath seeks report on Manipur ambush

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   3:16 pm
Imphal, Jan 14 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh has sought a report on Thursday's ambush on National Highway 37 in Manipur in which one person was killed and three injured, officials said on Saturday. View More..

Manipur MLA denies charge of links with militants

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   7:12 pm
Imphal, Jan 13 (IANS) Congress MLA Thounaojam Shyamkumar has denied Delhi Police's charge that he has nexus with a proscribed underground organisation in Manipur. View More..

Manipur militants fire upon trucks convoy, kill one man

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   8:42 pm
Imphal, Jan 12 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured in a militant ambush of a convoy of trucks and oil tankers moving long National Highway 37 towards Imphal capital city in Manipur on Thursday, officials said. View More..

Manipur groups warn of retaliation against Naga blockade

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   8:42 pm
Imphal, Jan 11 (IANS) Assam-based organisations of Manipuri people on Wednesday warned of retaliation if the Naga-imposed indefinite economic blockade of Manipur is not withdrawn soon. View More..

Collector escapes attempt on life in Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 10,2017   4:30 pm
Imphal Jan 10 (IANS) The Collector of Tamenglong district in Manipur escaped an assassination attempt at his official residence on Monday night. View More..

Outfit threatening Manipur editors identified

    Updated On : Jan 10,2017   3:02 pm
Imphal, Jan 10 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, Manipur Police have identified the militant group that had been threatening local editors. View More..

Two kidnapped tribals found shot dead in Mapiur

    Updated On : Jan 08,2017   11:40 pm
Imphal, Jan 8 (IANS) Tension prevails in Manipur's Tengoupal district bordering Myanmar following the discovery of the bullet-ridden bodies of two kidnapped tribals on Sunday, police said. View More..

Security forces escort over 500 loaded trucks into Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 08,2017   6:28 pm
Imphal Jan 8 (IANS) More than 500 loaded trucks and oil tankers were on Sunday escorted into Manipur capital Imphal from Assam by state and central paramilitary forces, beating a Naga-imposed blockade. View More..

2 CRPF personnel wounded in Manipur attack

    Updated On : Jan 07,2017   8:52 pm
Imphal Jan 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were seriously wounded when suspected insurgents attacked a group of paramilitary personnel in Manipur's Imphal West district on Saturday evening, police said. View More..

Manipur court holds ex-minister's son guilty of murder

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   4:22 pm
Imphal Jan 6 (IANS) A sessions court on Friday pronounced Nongthombam Ajay, the son of former Congress minister and currently BJP leader N. Biren, guilty of the murder of a youth Irom Roger on March 21, 2011. View More..

Pre-poll clashes erupt in parts of Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   3:32 pm
Imphal, Jan 5 (IANS) Pre-poll clashes have been reported from some parts in Manipur following the announcement of the state assembly elections, officials said on Thursday. View More..

Naga Council picketing paralyses Manipur offices

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   11:58 pm
Imphal, Jan 3 (IANS) The United Naga Council (UNC) has intensified picketing at the government offices in the hill districts dominated by the Nagas demanding unconditional release of two arrested leaders. View More..

Sharmila to contest against Ibobi

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   4:14 pm
Imphal, Jan 2 (IANS) Irom Sharmila, who fasted for 16 years to demand the repeal of AFSPA, on Monday formally announced she will take on Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in assembly polls. View More..