PLA’s Brig Jame, 67 other militants lay down arms

Imphal, August 14 2017: Altogether 68 militants of six different UG groups including hardcore PLA leader Brigadier Jame alias Uttam laid down arms before the Government today. They were accorded a warm reception by Chief Minister N Biren at a ‘home coming ceremony’ held at 1st Bn Manipur Rifles banquet hall today. It is reported […]

Kangpokpi shutdown total, paralyses normal life ; Sustained stir from August 11 announced

Kangpokpi, August 08 2017: The otherwise busy district headquarters of Kangpokpi and hectic Trans Asian Highway No 1, also known as NH-2 along Imphal-Dimapur road, wore completely deserted looks today during the 24 hrs total shutdown over the alleged illegal encroachment of Haraothel land for construction of National Sports University. The 24 hrs total shutdown […]

SoO groups in the news for wrong reasons : CCpur uproar and others

Armed groups making it to the news is an accepted thing. Not taking names, but so many armed groups are in the news on a regular basis, whether it is a statement issued by them, whether it is about an arrest or two, whether it is a rebuttal to the claims made by the police […]

Over 30 more evacuated from Henglep

CCpur, July 30 2017: Over 30 disease ridden villagers from Henglep arrived tonight at about 8.20 taking the total number of evacuees close to 200. Due to the lack of accommodation at the hospital for nearly a hundred patients who were evacuated yesterday they are now crammed at the KKL’s makeshift camp where Assam Rifles […]

NEFIS welcomes Supreme Court Order directing CBI to conduct Investigation into cases of extra-judicial killings!

NEFIS Welcomes Supreme Court Order Directing CBI To Conduct Investigation Into Cases Of Extra-Judicial Killings! Stand Of Democratic Movement Against Afspa Vindicated! Scrapping Of Afspa By Central Govt. Next Logical Move! North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) welcomes the order of Supreme Court directing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct inquiry into the cases of […]

Nefis To Hold All India Protest Demanding Removal Of Army Camp From Manipur University Campus!

NEFIS strongly condemns the continued presence of Assam Rifles Camp in Manipur University campus. It should be known that NEFIS has continuously decried the military presence in Manipur University and in 2015 it has organized an extensive signature campaign against “campus militarization” and submitted it to President of India. Renewing its struggle for de-militarization of […]

Prayer service held

IMPHAL, Jun 28: 29 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a Church prayer with civilians of Joupi and surrounding villages on June 25 at Battalion Headquarters Joupi with the aim to strengthen bond with local populace. It was attended by Commandant along with troops of 29 Assam Rifles and village chief/secretaries of 16 villages. A total of 46 civilians were in attendance. The Church programme included prayer, hymns and gospel messages by village chiefs and troops of ‘Uttam Untees,’ according to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S).

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Militarising a place of learning AR camp in MU campus

Giving a new dimension to the understanding of militarising a place, to borrow a phrase which has been used extensively by some Naga student organisations and Naga civil society organisations. How else does one explain the rationale of opening an Assam Rifles camp plumb inside the campus of Manipur University ? Take note, the Assam […]

Rajnath to discuss border issues with 4 NE CMs

GUWAHATI, Jun 8 : Smuggling of arms and drugs into India from Myanmar is likely to dominate Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s discussions with the Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh during the North East security review meeting on June 12. The meeting, to be held in the Mizoram capital Aizawl, will […]

India’s Myanmar envoy poses with terror group NSCN-K’s chief

Rupesh Dutta (Courtesy : The Quint) In an obvious diplomatic faux pas, the Indian envoy to Myanmar, Vikram Misri, has been pictured along with top members of the banned NSCN-Khaplang faction, including its “military commander” Niki Sumi, who has a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head. In the picture, posted by a cadre […]

Sit-in staged, ‘Go back Assam Rifles’ slogans raised

IMPHAL, Jun 3 : Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur (DESAM) and other local organisations today raised ‘Go Back Assam Rifles’ slogans during its sit-in against the dead of Aribam Shanti, who was allegedly shot dead by the Assam Rifles in Moreh on May 22. The protest demonstration staged at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai community hall was joined […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

4 Territorial Army personnel injured in IED attack in Manipur

IMPHAL: Four Territorial Army personnel were injured in an IED explosion carried out by militants in Tengnoupal district of Manipur today, police said. The condition of two of the injured was serious and they have been airlifted by an IAF helicopter to the Army Hospital at Leimakhong. The powerful IED exploded at about 5.50 AM […]

4 Territorial Army personnel injured in IED attack in Manipur

IMPHAL: Four Territorial Army personnel were injured in an IED explosion carried out by militants in Tengnoupal district of Manipur today, police said. The condition of two of the injured was serious and they have been airlifted by an IAF helicopter to the Army Hospital at Leimakhong. The powerful IED exploded at about 5.50 AM […]