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How polo-playing Manipuri women are breaking barriers, leading a quiet revolution (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   9:46 am
Imphal, March 24 (IANS) Polo, often thought of as a game of the rich, has also been generally dominated by men. However, a quiet revolution is taking place at the very place where it all started - the northeast Indian state of Manipur, which is considered the birthplace of modern polo. View More..

5 former Manipur MLAs quit, float regional party

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   12:24 am
Imphal, March 22 (IANS) Within a day of Congress President Rahul Gandhi kick-starting the party's election campaign in Manipur, five former party MLAs and many workers quit the party on Thursday and joined a regional outfit. View More..

Congress alone can protect Northeast people: Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   2:54 pm
Imphal, March 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabha. View More..

Will restore northeast's special category status: Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   9:58 pm
Imphal, March 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said that the special category status of northeastern states will be restored if his party comes to power after the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Rahul launches election campaign in Northeast

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   7:54 pm
Imphal, March 19 (IANS) Launching his party's election campaign in the Northeast from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday evening for a two-day visit to Manipur. View More..

Rahul to campaign in Manipur, northeast next week

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   12:06 am
Imphal, March 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi will kick-start the party's poll campaign in Manipur and two other northeastern states next week, party leaders said on Saturday. View More..

LS polls: Race for party tickets hots up in Manipur

    Updated On : Mar 12,2019   9:06 pm
Imphal, March 12 (IANS) Several politicians and retired government officials in Manipur are in the race for tickets for the Lok Sabha polls. View More..

3 kidnapped labourers released in Manipur

    Updated On : Mar 11,2019   6:40 pm
Imphal, March 11 (IANS) The three labourers, kidnapped by suspected tribal militants in Manipur on March 6, were set free, police said on Monday. View More..

Four minor Manipuri girls rescued from traffickers

    Updated On : Mar 10,2019   7:44 pm
Imphal, March 10 (IANS) Four girls, aged below 5 years, have been rescued from traffickers by the social activists in Manipur. They were, probably, being taken to some Southeast Asian countries, officials said here on Sunday. View More..

Najma Heptulla to cast her vote in Imphal

    Updated On : Mar 10,2019   6:48 pm
Imphal, March 10 (IANS) Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla becomes the first governor in the state to have her name included in the voters' list. View More..

Modi will return as PM: Ram Madhav

    Updated On : Mar 06,2019   6:32 pm
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav asserted on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall return to power and that the BJP was set to win over 300 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Spurious liquor factory busted in Manipur

    Updated On : Mar 06,2019   12:20 am
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) A factory producing spurious Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) in dry Manipur's Thoubal district was busted and a woman, alleged to be the kingpin of the racket, arrested, police said on Tuesday. View More..

3-day International Women's Film Fest to be held across India

    Updated On : Mar 05,2019   7:24 pm
Imphal, March 5 (IANS) The Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) will celebrate the International Women's Day with the International Women's Film Festival 2019 from March 8 to 10 throughout India. View More..

Man shot in Manipur hospital

    Updated On : Mar 01,2019   3:06 pm
Imphal, March 1 (IANS) A visitor to a government hospital here opened fire injuring one person, the Manipur Assembly was told on Friday. The gunman was arrested. View More..

CBI refused to probe death of Manipuri student in UP: CM

    Updated On : Feb 27,2019   3:24 pm
Imphal, Feb 27 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren informed the Assembly on Wednesday that the Central Bureau of Investigation had found the proposed inquiry into the death of a Manipuri student in Uttar Pradesh (UP) "not suitable". View More..

79 Rohingyas arrested in Manipur so far: CM

    Updated On : Feb 27,2019   2:06 pm
Imphal, Feb 27 (IANS) Seventy nine Rohingyas have been arrested by the Manipur police so far on the charge of entering the state without travel documents, Chief Minister N. Biren said on Wednesday. View More..

Drugs, cash seized in Manipur border town

    Updated On : Feb 27,2019   12:16 am
Imphal, Feb 27 (IANS) A combined team of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police on Tuesday seized drugs and cash in a raid at a house in state's border town Moreh in Tengnoupal district, police said. View More..

Six held for cheating housewives in Manipur

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   7:06 pm
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Members of a civil society organisation at Moreh -- the border town of Manipur -- on Thursday rounded up six persons hailing from Bihar on the charge that they cheated several women in Nagaland, Manipur and some other states in this region. View More..

Myanmar woman with drugs held in Manipur

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   2:52 pm
Imphal, Feb 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old tribal woman from Myanmar was detained at Moreh, Manipur's border town, along with 1.817 kg of high-quality brown sugar on Wednesday morning. View More..

Manipur student activist released on bail by Imphal court

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   8:56 pm
Imphal, Feb 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday granted bail to Manipuri student activist Veewon Thokchom, who was arrested from Delhi on charges of sedition. View More..