Category Archives: Manipur

PM Modi extends birthday greetings to Manipur CM Ibobi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended birthday greetings to Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. The Prime Minister took to twitter to extend his wishes to the Manipur CM- "Greetings to the Chief Minister of Manipur Shri Okram Ibobi Singh ...Read More

Manipur teacher thrashed for allegedly caning student

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IMPHAL:  A teacher of a private school in Manipur's Imphal was brutally thrashed and had to be hospitalised after he allegedly caned a student as punishment. 16 members of a prominent students' body have been detained by the police in ...Read More

The brain behind Manipur attack

NEW DELHI:  Niki Sumi, the self-styled military advisor of NSCN-K, is said to be the brain behind the June 4 attack on an Army convoy in Manipur, government officials said. Quoting intelligence inputs, the officials said Sumi, who hails from ...Read More

Mary Kom rubbishes reports, says “I belong to Manipur”

Olympic medallist woman boxer MC Mary Mom rubbished reports that she was contemplating leaving her home state Manipur in the wake of rise in insurgency in the state. Mary Kom said she was misquoted by a national daily as saying ...Read More

Myanmar attack: Indian Army presents distorted figures

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Reports on the actual number of insurgents killed and injured in the recent operation by the Indian Army across the Myanmar border still seems to be distorted with figures on the same changing a little more often than expected. Initial ...Read More

NSCN (IM) offers help to take on rivals

IMPHAL: NSCN (IM), which is in peace talks with the Centre, had expressed its desire to help security forces hunt down its arch rival NSCN-K rebels, who killed 18 soldiers in Manipur, but the offer was turned down. There was ...Read More

Northeast deadliest place for security forces in 2015

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NEW DELHI: India’s northeastern states are now the most unsafe conflict theatre for security forces with 41 deaths this year. These states accounted for 23 deaths of security personnel in 2014, according to data compiled by the South Asia Terrorism ...Read More

5 reasons why Mapithel dam spells disaster for Manipur

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The construction of Mapithel dam began in 1990 ignoring the rights of the indigenous communities' over the resources and without seeking free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of the affected communities. Here are five reasons why Mapithel dam proves catastrophic ...Read More

NSCN (K) camps busted along Indo-Myanmar border

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  GUWAHATI: Based on intelligence input, the Air Force and 21 para (SF) have carried a cross-border operation along the Indo-Myanmar border and destroyed two NSCN (K) camps  along the Indo-Myanmar border. The operations were carried out inside the Myanmar ...Read More

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