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 […]

AR chases TPLA cadres, thrashes innocent quarry labourers

KANGPOKPI, May 7 : Following an alleged shoot out between Assam Rifles personnel and suspected cadres of the TPLA, the security personnel gave a hot chase to one of the fleeing cadres at Kangpokpi district headquarters yesterday. The shoot out reportedly occured at about 3 pm today but there is no confirmed report of any […]

Senior advocate appearing for Manipur accepts lapse on the part of State Govt, SC asks State to suggest names for SIT Military cannot be subjected to FIR for its operations : Army

NEW DELHI, Apr 20 :The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Manipur to suggest five names each of officials, ex-officials whom they deem fit are suitable for Special Investigating Team (SIT) to be constituted to investigate into the killings in which judicial inquiries have been conducted. The apex Court after perusing the names reserved […]

Judicial investigations on Manipur encounters “biased” : Army to SC

New Delhi, Apr 19 :A day after it was rapped by the Supreme Court for remaining silent over rape and murder charges against its personnel in Manipur, the Army today said the judicial probes conducted into these charges were “biased” and slanted against them due to local factors. It alleged that the district Judges, who […]

State Govt takes note of incursions from across border Centre briefed, more man power at check posts mooted

IMPHAL, Apr 3 : Taking cognizance of the report furnished by the United Committee Manipur that Myanmar army personnel had encroached upon Indian territory near BP 76 at Haolenphai village in Chandel district on March 4, the Home Joint Secretary has written to the Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, that the Government of Manipur […]