Normal life was crippled once again in Manipur due to resumption of an indefinite general strike and bandh in Naga areas, and subsequent re-imposition of a 12-hour curfew in four districts in the state on Thursday, reports Sobhapati Samom.
In yet another molestation case in Manipur, the police have rounded up three youth allegedly involved in molesting a tribal girl in Napetpali area in Imphal East district. Sobhapati Samom reports.
Curfew was reimposed in greater Imphal as tension and violence continued for the third day on Monday, in protest against the molestation of a Manipuri actor and the killing of a journalist in police firing. HT reports.
Normal life was today crippled following an indefinite statewide bandh from midnight called by a social organisation demanding the arrest of a militant of NSCN-IM who allegedly molested a Manipuri film actress at a public function.
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday said the prevalence of HIV and AIDS in Manipur was alarming.
Four militants of banned People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak-Progressive (PREPAK-P) have been arrested by para-military forces from Indo-Myanmar border area in Manipur's Churachandpur district, police said.
Two militants involved in extortion have been arrested during separate search operations in Manipur, police said today.
Two Assam Rifles troopers and a civilian were killed and six others were seriously wounded Friday in a powerful blast of an improvised explosive device (IED) in Manipur's Chandel district, a police official said.
Insurgent outfit People's Liberation Army (PLA) today claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks on two army establishments in Manipur.
A powerful bomb exploded in the office complex of 'M Sector' (army office) in the heart of Manipur capital complex at 5.30 am this morning but no casualty was reported, official sources said.
A powerful bomb went off at Tiddim ground near Imphal airport in Imphal today, seconds after Army personnel in trucks passed the area.
"I have promised myself not to go and see her as she is on 'hunger strike' for a good cause and I could not follow her," uttered Irom Shakhi, mother of Irom Sharmila, who is on hunger strike for more than 10 years demanding repeal of AFSPA. India's famous hunger strikes
A 10-kg bomb, allegedly planted by insurgents to attack security personnel, was found from a place near a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) and private residence of a Manipur minister in Imphal West district.
Two Assam Rifles personnel wereinjured, one of them seriously, in a bomb blast at Keisampat in the heart of Imphal town this morning.
Official reports said markets, business houses and entertainment outlets were closed in view of the strike called by the United Committee Manipur (UCM) and All Manipur United Clubs Organisations (AMUCO) from midnight.