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Manipur police, central forces recover and diffuse 33 kg IEDs in Imphal East

The prompt action prevented potential harm to farmers and cattle grazers in Moirangpurel and Itham villages of Imphal East

Explosives recovered by combined team of Manipur police and Indian Army (HT Photo/Sourced)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 04:59 PM IST

Man shot dead allegedly by separatist outfit in Manipur: Police

Following the incident, the KCP-PWG released a statement saying that Prithibi, a former cadre, was given capital punishment for misusing the outfit’s name for his vested interests

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 04:26 PM IST

Myanmarese in Manipur detention centre sit on hunger strike, demand release

Speaking to media persons on Saturday, the jail superintendent said that only after receiving thorough clarification from the Myanmar Embassy can the detainees be deported back to their country

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 02:14 PM IST

24 Myanmarese verified using biometric in Tengnoupal district: Manipur CM

Earlier, in coordination with the central government, the Manipur government deported 38 illegal Myanmarese immigrants to Myanmar on June 11

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh (File Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 08:15 PM IST

Manipur man dead after being assaulted by underground outfit: Police

Police said the victim was summoned by the underground outfit in connection with an incident that happened several months ago, and he was subsequently detained by them

Manipur chief minster N Biren Singh said that one suspected individual involved in the murder has been apprehended. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 09:06 PM IST

1 CRPF soldier killed, 3 hurt in Manipur battle

CRPF jawan killed, another injured in ambush by suspected militants in Manipur's Jirbam district. Ethnic clashes continue in strife-torn Manipur.

Assam Rifles in a large-scale joint combing operation with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Manipur Police recover five arms and ammunition (ANI)
Updated on Jul 15, 2024 06:44 AM IST
By, Imphal

CRPF jawan killed, 3 injured in firing in Manipur’s Jiribam

Police said that armed miscreants and combined state and central forces began exchanging fire in Mongbung and Seijang villages of Manipur's Jiribam district.

The gunfight started at around 9.30am and lasted till around 11.30am on Sunday. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 14, 2024 04:24 PM IST

Manipur: Kuki body writes to Amit Shah to expedite creation of Union territory

The Kuki body said the recent instances of security forces arresting tribal volunteers and confiscating their weapons are blatantly unfair

The Kuki body alleged that the sate police and central security forces have become mere spectators as these militants travel freely in vehicles, brandishing guns. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 13, 2024 10:12 PM IST

42 Kuki prisoners released from Manipur central jail

Police said all the prisoners were arrested under various cases, mostly under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act

Earlier in May 15 Kuki prisoners were released from the Manipur Central Jail (Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 12, 2024 07:01 PM IST

No knowledge of ‘peace talks’ mentioned by CM, say Kuki bodies

On Wednesday, during a media interaction in Imphal, CM Singh had stated that talks between the two communities – Kuki and Meitei, who are directly involved in the ongoing Manipur crisis – have already started

Paramilitary personnel stand guard as people stage a protest against the mass burial of Kuki-Zomi people killed in Manipur’s ethnic violence (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2024 06:35 PM IST

Manipur: Tribes body calls for 12-hour shutdown in Kuki dominated areas

During the total shutdown, main markets, schools, and colleges located in the towns of Churachandpur, Kangpokpi, and other villages were closed

The total shutdown was imposed in all the Kuki-Zo-dominated areas of Manipur on Wednesday from 6am to 6pm (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2024 06:34 PM IST

Talks started between two communities to restore peace: Manipur CM Biren Singh

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh said that the Manipur government is continuing its efforts to bring back peace to the state under the supervision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh speaks to media persons in Imphal on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2024 06:20 PM IST

KIM calls for 12-hr shutdown in Manipur’s Kuki-dominated areas against arrest of 5

The Committee on Tribal Unity (COTU), another Kuki body, also condemned the arrests, asserting that the detained individuals were village volunteers

Imphal East: Security forces personnel during their joint search operations in Bishnupur and Imphal East districts of Manipur (PTI FILE PHOTO/Representative Image)
Published on Jul 09, 2024 08:12 PM IST

Gunfight ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s Manipur visit; 2 apprehended

The Jiribam police in Manipur said the incident might not be related to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the district

The Manipur police said no casualties were reported during the incident; however, the front mirror of the fire tender was damaged. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 08, 2024 06:13 PM IST

9 Kuki-Zo MLAs in Manipur condemn attack on colleague, say arrest culprits

According to police officials, a group of armed men opened fire at Chinlunthang’s residence at Zou Veng at 12.50am on Thursday.

Incessant rainfall has caused flooding at several places in Manipur’s Imphal West and Imphal East districts, after two major rivers breached embankments. (PTI/X/NBirenSingh)
Published on Jul 05, 2024 04:38 PM IST

Illegal poppy cultivation in Manipur declined in last 4 years: Survey report

Overall, in 2023-2024, the state’s opium poppy cultivation decreased by 32.13 per cent compared to the previous year, 2022-2023

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2024 01:41 PM IST

Armed men open fire at Manipur MLA’s house

According to police officials, the group of armed men opened fire at Singhat (ST) MLA Chinlunthang’s residence at Zou Veng at around 12.50am on Thursday.

“The group fired several rounds at the MLA’s house and escaped, taking advantage of the darkness,” a police officer said, seeking anonymity. (File)
Updated on Jul 05, 2024 01:47 AM IST
By, Imphal

Manipur: Armed assailants allegedly fire at Churachandpur MLA residence

Chinlunthang was elected from the Singhat assembly constituency under the Churachandpur assembly constituency

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2024 08:29 PM IST

Manipur: Plastic bottles clogging rivers, causing flood, say officials

The directorate of education (school) issued an order on Thursday extending the holiday for schools and colleges (private, government-aided, and central schools) for an additional two days until July 6 due to worsening flood conditions

Officials in Manipur said that plastic has led to obstruction of river water flow, potentially contributing to floods in valley regions (HT Photo/Sourced)
Published on Jul 04, 2024 08:12 PM IST

No mention of Manipur crisis: State Cong condemns President’s Lok Sabha address

Quoting retired Lt. Colonel Himalaya, Devabrata said the Manipur crisis is “a national security issue” and should be treated as a priority by the central government

Manipur PCC working president K Devabrata noted that the Prime Minister has also maintained an eerie silence on the matter (Twitter/@INCManipur)
Published on Jun 30, 2024 12:49 PM IST

Manipur crisis co-related with war on drugs campaign: CM Biren Singh

The CM said that since the war on drugs campaign was launched, a total of around 19,135 acres of illegal poppy cultivation has been destroyed, and around 297 drug smugglers have been convicted

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh flagged off a bike rally in observation of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking (Twitter/@NBirenSingh)
Updated on Jun 26, 2024 02:30 PM IST

Manipur: Kuki-Zo groups hold rallies seeking end to violence, demand UT

They also submitted two separate memoranda to Union home minister Amit Shah to expedite a political solution for the Kuki-Zo community.

A rally organised by the Kuki-Zo community in Manipur's Churachandpur on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 24, 2024 08:38 PM IST

Manipur student body imposes prohibition of trade with Kuki-Zo community

Meanwhile, over 100 bullet gas tankers and petroleum tankers that had been stranded at Jiribam started leaving for Imphal on Friday evening

Assam Rifles and Manipur Police personnel recover arms, ammunition, explosives and other items at Charoibung in Imphal West district of Manipur on June 19. (PTI)
Published on Jun 22, 2024 08:06 PM IST

‘Modi 3.0 govt will bring solution in 2-3 months’: Biren Singh on Manipur unrest

Regarding the Jiribam violence, the chief minister agreed that the violence occurred due to a lack of security arrangements

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2024 06:26 PM IST

Manipur violence: Truck set ablaze in Kangpokpi, police check post in Jiribam

Police said that the Manipur Fire Service, along with state forces, were pressed into the services, however, they came under attack by the armed miscreants

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 08:30 PM IST

Manipur: 10 political parties submit memorandum to guv, CM seeking end to crisis

CPI leader Moirangthem Nara, who was part of the delegation, said the governor assured them that the security situation in the state would improve within 10 days

Manipur governor Anusuiya Uikey. (File)
Updated on Jun 19, 2024 07:15 PM IST

Bus carrying CRPF jawans torched in violence-hit Manipur; no one hurt: Police

The incident happened in Kangpokpi district on Monday night, within hours of a high-level meeting on the security situation in Manipur, chaired by Union home minister Amit Shah in Delhi

Police said the bus was stopped by some unknown miscreants, alleging that it belonged to the Meitei community. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 18, 2024 07:49 PM IST

Manipur: Economic blockade supporters block trucks along NH37 in Tamenglong

The indefinite economic blockade along NH37 was imposed by Kuki Zo Village Volunteers from Vangailhang and Tuilangkol on June 13 to protest the outbreak of violence in Jiribam district

Manipur police said most of the protestors blocking NH-37 are women, suspected to be volunteers of the Kuki Women Union. (Representative Image)
Published on Jun 17, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Manipur HC issues notice to state edu dept on PIL by transgender medical officer

According to Laishram’s petition, she was born biologically male and was given the name Baboi at birth. However, she has since transitioned to female and changed her name to Beoncy

Manipur high court (Representative Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 12:04 PM IST

Manipur: Abandoned house allegedly burnt in Imphal

Officials said the house belonged to former chief secretary of Goa, Thangkhopao Kipgen, who died on March 3, 2005, and his family abandoned it over a year ago after the ongoing crisis in Manipur started

The house is located in a secure zone near the Manipur chief minister’s residence and new Manipur secretariat office building in Imphal. (Representative Image)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 08:55 PM IST
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