An arms dealer was arrested after a large number of weapons were allegedly found in his possession during a massive search operation in Imphal east district of Manipur.
Reiterating her decision to not accept awards till the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is withdrawn, Manipur's Iron Lady Irom Sharmila Chanu said people of the state must strengthen the movement against the "inhuman law".
A bomb explosion on Saturday marred the Republic Day celebrations in Manipur, with Governor Gurbachan Jagat appealing for peace in the troubled state.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an independent investigation report from the authorities on the alleged killing of a journalist by police firing in Manipur last month, an activist said here on Saturday.
Christmas passed peacefully in Imphal, following three days of unrest and strike. The city has been facing widespread protests over the alleged molestation of an actor by an NSCN(IM) cadre. HT 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.
Five police personnel have beenplaced under suspension in connection with the incident in which a 29-year-old journalist was killed in police firing in Manipur, official sources said on Monday.
A freelance television cameraman died in Imphal on Sunday when the police opened fire during a protest held against the molestation of a well-known actor. HT reports.
A journalist was killed in police firing on the second day of the indefinite strike in Manipur called by a film body demanding the arrest of a Naga militant for allegedly molesting a film actress.
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.
A civilian was injured when militants attacked a CRPF patrol by setting off two powerful IEDs in Manipur's Imphal East district on Wednesday.
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday said the prevalence of HIV and AIDS in Manipur was alarming.
Two national highways, Manipur's lifelines, are under siege again. The indefinite blockade by a group seeking statehood for Kuki tribal people has begun impacting the frontier state's fuel position besides testing fragile ethnic equations. Sobhapati Samom reports.
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.
Irom Sharmila, Manipur's 'Iron Lady', today completed 12 years of indefinite fast demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).