Perpetrators of Chandel bomb attack will not be spared, vows Biren

IMPHAL | Nov 14: State paid last respect to the two Assam Rifles jawans who were killed in a bomb blast at Chandel district headquarters yesterday Chief Minister, N. Biren led the people in laying wreath on the mortal remains of the two jawans of 18 AR at Imphal international airport today.   Talking to […]

Tourists inflow to State fluctuates with little growth down the years

Imphal, October 10 2017: Even though the State’s tourism potential has been acknowledged by one and all, and the State Government started celebrating Manipur Sangai Festival since 2010 with the primary objective of projecting Manipur as a popular tourism destination, the volume of tourist inflow into the State has been fluctuating with little growth . […]

Garg visits SoO camps at Kpi, CCpur ; Political issue, not law and order : KNF

KPI, October 07 2017: Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs (North East in-charge), Satyendra Garg visited the designated camp of Kuki National Front, Ebenezer Peace Camp at Natheljang in Kangpokpi district today. Later, Garg and officials from the State Government visited Camp Salem of KNO located at Sangaikot sub-division in Churachandpur district . People of […]

Tripartite talks on districts creation ; Nullify Boundary Commission : UNC

Senapati, October 06 2017: The United Naga Council (UNC) has demanded the State Government to state its “concrete position” on the district creation issue. UNC also demanded the nullification of the Manipur State Government constituted ‘Boundary Commission’ . Sources from UNC informed Newmai News Network tonight that though the next round of talks has been […]

Districts creation issue Next round of talks on Oct 6 at Senapati dist Hqs

Senapati, October 04 2017: Tripartite talks on district creation issue involving United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be held on October 6 (Friday). According to UNC sources, the talks will begin from 1 pm on the day at Senapati district headquarters . Late this evening, […]

International Day of Non-violence and National Cleanliness Day ; Tripartite talks likely on Oct 6 or 7 : CM

Imphal, October 02 2017: Affirming that the tripartite talks involving the State Government, the UNC and the Government of India would continue, Chief Minister N Biren has stated that the next round may be held on October 6 or 7. He was speaking at the International Day of Non-Violence and National Cleanliness Day held today […]

Districts creation issue : UNC serves 48 hrs deadline to Imphal, Delhi

Senapati, September 29 2017: The United Naga Council (UNC) has demanded the Government of Manipur and the Government of India to make their respective “clear-cut” positions on the 7 new district creation issue/tripartite talks within 48 hours. According to the Naga body, it and the Naga people should not be held responsible for any eventuality […]

Mizoram: IPS officer removed from service for underperformance, says home ministry

Lingala Vijaya Prasad, an IPS officer posted in Mizoram, has been removed from the service after the government found his service to be “unsatisfactory”, a Home Ministry officer said. Prasad, a 1997 batch police officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre, was removed from the service due to “unsatisfactory” service records, the […]

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 […]

Tripartite talks : Heated words from UNC mark day 4 agreed points signed, next talk in Sept

SENAPATI, Aug 11 : The tripartite talks on the district creation issue held today at the DRDA Conference Hall, Senapati district headquarters, witnessed “fiery expressions” from the United Naga Council (UNC) team before they signed a 4-point agreed term. The talk which started at 11 am was chaired by Satyendra Garg, the Joint Secretary of […]

All set for tripartite talks today

Senapati, August 10 2017: The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue is all set to be held on Friday, August 11, at Senapati headquarters. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Joint Secretary in-charge of North East, Satyendra Garg while speaking to […]

SoO extended by one year

Imphal, August 09 2017: The Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact signed by the Central Government, the State Government and two conglomerates of Kuki militant groups namely KNO and UPF has been extended by more year. A tripartite meeting involving the Central Government, the State Government, KNO and UPF was held today at New Delhi at […]

Next tripartite talks on Aug 11

Senapati, August 04 2017: The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue will be held on August 11 at Senapati headquarters . The talks will begin from 11 am. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has officially intimated the United Naga Council […]

July 10 tripartite talks postponed

Senapati, July 08 2017: The much hyped tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue scheduled earlier for July 10 at Ukhrul have been postponed. Sources said that the talks will be held after four or five days days . According to sources, […]

Next tripartite talk on May 19

SENAPATI, MAY 15: The next round of tripartite talk involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the State Government of Manipur and the Central Government will be held on May 19 at Senapati town on the issue of creation of new districts. Sources said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had communicated the UNC today […]

Tripartite talks with UNC likely to resume soon

The tripartite talks on the district creation issue involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the State government and the Central government are likely to be held early next week. Sources informed Newmai News Network this evening that the “exact date” for the talks will be fixed in a day or two. In the last tripartite […]

NSCN (IM) reiterates Greater Lim demand

GUWAHATI, Apr 27 :A week after the last round of talks with Centre, the NSCN (IM) on Thursday made a strong pitch for its demand for unification of the contiguous Naga inhabited areas in Assam, Arunachal and Manipur into a greater Nagaland, “Nagalim.” The NSCN (IM) reiterated its demand after the Ministry of Home Affairs […]

Govt to free UNC leaders, blockade to go : CM

Courtesy: Outlook NEW DELHI, Feb 6 : The Government of India and the Government of Manipur have reached an agreement with the United Naga Council (UNC) to unconditionally release two UNC leaders on Tuesday and simultaneously the three-month-long blockade in the North Eastern State will be called off. Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has […]

CM, Cong MLAs rush to Delhi to urge ECI to hold polls on time

IMPHAL, Jan 3: On learning about the Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA) recommendation to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to defer the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly election on the ‘pretext of volatile law and order situation,’ Chief Minister O Ibobi, Cabinet Ministers and Congress MLAs have rushed to Delhi today to urge the ECI […]

Blockade is unconstitutional, MHA categorically states

IMPHAL, Nov 29: The Ministry of Home Affairs has categorically stated that the indefinite economic blockade being imposed on National Highways leading to Manipur is unconstitutional. In response to a letter sent by the Chief Secretary to the Union Home Secretary regarding the indefinite economic blockade, the Ministry of Home Affairs sent a letter to […]