Editor’s note: In the first of a two-part series Firstpost analyses the rise of the BJP in North East India and the role its ideological parent RSS might have played in this new political trend visible in the region. Linked to the rest of India by the Chicken’s Neck, or the Siliguri Corridor in West […]
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New Delhi, Mar 24: Northeastern India, especially Manipur and Nagaland, with the region’s many remnants of 2nd World War, is an important part of the reconciliation process between Japan and Britain, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said. Hiramatsu, who has visited Manipur, Nagaland and Assam in the recent past and is planning to […]
By: Wahengbam Rorrkychand Nongthombam Biren Singh, MLA of Heingang A/C has been named as leader of BJP legislative party today during a meeting held at Classic Grande, Imphal. During the meeting, Union Minister, Piyush Goyal said that Biren has been named as the leader of the BJP legislatures, his name was proposed by Th Bishwajit, […]
About Manipur: Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. It is bounded by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, and Assam to the west; Burma (Myanmar) lies to its east. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometres (8,621 sq mi) and has a […]
IMPHAL, Mar 6 : The Editors’ Guild, Manipur today met and discussed the show cause notices issued to eight Editors of Imphal based newspapers by the Election Commission of India for carrying an advertisement made by the Manipur unit of the BJP on March…
IMPHAL, Feb 20 : Two eaglets rescued by one M Open Meitei of Tangjeng Khunjao were handed over to People for Animals, Manipur. The eaglets were found abandoned in a bamboo grove.
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IMPHAL, Jan 2 : Khongjom Battle Memorial Committee, Manipur today urged the State Government to release the submitted document which evidently proved that Khongjom Day observed every year at Kheba Hill should be on April 25, not on April 23.
By A Bimol Akoijam The violence that erupted in Manipur on December 18 is unfortunate. However, the events were not unexpected. For a long time, there has been simmering anger against the “economic blockades” on the national highways imposed by tribal bodies such as the United Naga Council (UNC). The present blockade enforced by the […]
The United Naga Council on Wednesday decided to intensify the ongoing economic blockade in Manipur. UNC has imposed an indefinite blockade since November 1 in protest against the State government’s plan to create two new districts. The Naga outfit has ignored appeals from all sections, including church leaders, to call off the agitation. The State […]
NEW DELHI, Dec 28 : The Centre has asked the Manipur government for proper utilisation of 17,500 paramilitary personnel sent to the state to reopen a national highway which was blocked for nearly two months by a Naga group. In a communication, the Union home ministry conveyed to the Manipur government to “re-arrange and utilise” […]
KOHIMA: The Naga Students Federation (NSF) has taken the responsibility of burning some items from Manipur bound truck last night and burnt on the National Highway as the truck driver defy to hear the NSF volunteers to return the truck back to Dimapur, as done by other Manipur bound trucks, but volunteers did not harm any […]
A newly formed JAC has unanimously resolved to impose indefinite counter economic blockade along all National Highways leading to Nagaland from Karbi-anglong District, Gholaghat District and Jorhat District, if the UNC/NSF fails to withdraw their economic blockade before or by the Christmas. According to a release, the Meetei Youths’ for Human Rights Organisation of Assam […]
IMPHAL, Dec 4 : Apprising State’s issues by UNC to the Centre without consulting the State Government is unfortunate, said National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), Manipur State president P Bankimchandra Meitei.
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SENAPATI, Nov 27 : The United Naga Council (UNC), the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) and the Naga Women Union (NWU) have sought the ‘immediate intervention’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Sadar Hills and Jiribam issues. The three Naga organisations also apprised the Prime Minister on the arrest of United Naga Council […]
Thoubal: The annual meet cum award distribution programme of Senior Citizen Welfare Forum, Manipur will be held on November 25 at IRDEO complex, Wangbal, said a statement issued by the secretary of SCWFW.
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Shri Rajendra Singh, FTM, TM Director General of Indian Coast Guard, Dr J Suresh Babu, IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Manipur, Additional Director General Shri VSR Murthy, PTM, TM and other officers from Indian Coast Guard, Distinguished invitees, Ladies and Gentlemen;
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IMPHAL, Oct 13 : After noting the points spelt out by Chief Minister O Ibobi during a meeting with tribal student leaders today evening, the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur has decided to suspend its proposed indefinite total shutdown in tribal are…
IMPHAL, Sep 3 : Rongmei Naga Council, manipur has urged the State Government to initiate necessary steps and release the farmers who were arrested by 23 AR Rifles.
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