Mizoram: Man dies allegedly of starvation in Mamit district

Mizoram: Man dies allegedly of starvation in Mamit district

AIZAWL: A 46-year-old man belonging to the Bru tribe has died in Mizoram-Tripura-Bangladesh border Mamit district allegedly due to starvation, prompting a protest by Opposition Mizo National Front who demanded resignation of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister. Saitirai of Thaidawr hamlet died while digging wild yam in the jungle after the earth caved […]

Manipur: No respite as rains aggravate flooding

Manipur: No respite as rains aggravate flooding

IMPHAL: Manipur was on Monday on the verge of being cut off from the rest of the country after rockslides hit the Imphal-Dimapur highway (NH-2) near Kohima in Nagaland, even as torrential rains continued to wreak havoc in the state. The Imphal-Silchar highway (NH-37) is already blocked due to multiple rockslides. Besides, a portion of […]

Six Assam rifles jawan killed in an encounter in Manipur

Six Assam rifles jawan killed in an encounter in Manipur

IMPHAL: In a major setback to security forces in the state of Manipur. Six Assam Rifles(AR) jawans were killed in an operation which took place in Chandel district of Manipur. According to close sources insurgents of the Corcom, the apex body of six proscribed underground organisations took credit was behind the ambush. While intelligence sources said […]

IN PICTURES: This is not the Manipur you would want to see

IN PICTURES: This is not the Manipur you would want to see

IMPHAL: Five people, including three women, were injured when they were hit by teargas shells fired by police during a 38-hour shutdown in Manipur. The police action came after hundreds of protesters marched from Kwakeithel and nearby areas towards the secretariat to demand presidential assent to three bills already passed by the Manipur assembly. Police […]