Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday announced that the central government has decided to reduce the disturbed areas under Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in three northeastern states -- Nagaland, Assam and Manipur.
Sitharaman, who has been sent to the northeastern state as central observer, said Singh was unanimously chosen by the BJP's state legislature party as its leader.
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This time the NPP and BJP's another estranged ally Naga People's Front (NPF) had contested the polls separately and had fielded candidates against each other.
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The first phase of polling on Monday will decide the fate of 173 candidates, including 15 women contestants.
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The side from the northeast had a brilliant run in the tournament, being placed in Group A with Daman & Diu, Pondicherry, and Meghalaya. They won all three of their Group Stage matches, scoring 21 and conceding none in the process.
The first prize is a big-screen television set, the second is a mobile phone, third will be blankets along with 10 other consolation prizes.
Sonia Gandhi appointed Bhupen Bora as the President of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC). While Loken Singh has been appointed as the interim President of the state party unit till a full time President is appointed for Manipur.
New Delhi: Following a resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently concluded Manipur by-elections, party national vice-president Baijayant Jay Panda has turned his attention to Delhi and Assam where he has been appointed as the party’s State in-charge. Speaking to OTV on the new responsibility the party has bestowed on him, […]
Imphal: At least two persons were injured in Manipur after a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the state on Thursday morning, police said. The quake that occurred at 11.54 am had its epicentre at a depth of 40 km in Imphal district, said a report of the Meteorological Department. Two persons were seriously injured after the roof […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the family of each person who lost their life in the unseasonal rains and storms in various parts of the country on Tuesday night, and expressed his anguish over the incident. The Prime Minister also announced Rs 50,000 ex-gratia for those […]
Imphal: Thousands of women vendors who exclusively run the three main markets here staged a 12-hour sit-in protest on Saturday demanding a written assurance from the state government that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will not affect Manipur and other northeastern states. T. Rani, one of the women vendor activists, said: “The government should issue […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greetings to the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their Statehood Day. “On the special occasion of their Statehood Day, greetings to the people of Meghalaya. People from Meghalaya have made a notable contribution to our country. I pray for the state’s continuous progress,” […]
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the National Sports University bill, 2017, which seeks to establish a National Sports University in Manipur to promote sports education. The bill seeks to establish a National Sports University located in Manipur to promote sports education in the areas of sports sciences, sports technology, sports management, and […]
Imphal: Police along with commandos of the 11 Assam Rifles have seized narcotics worth nearly Rs 2 crore from Manipur’s Moreh border town and arrested three drug traffickers. Tengnoupal Police Superintendent S. Ibomcha said some more arrests connected to an international drug cartel were likely following the arrest of the kingpin. The drug haul and […]
Imphal: Manipur Police on Sunday rounded up 98 suspected foreigners with fake Aadhaar cards from the heart of Imphal city during an identification drive, officials said. A police statement said that the raids were conducted in the early hours in two residential areas at Naga Mapal here. The suspects were found staying in rented houses. […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Navaratri and the beginning of the “new year”. “Several people across the nation are celebrating the start of the New Year. I convey my greetings to all those celebrating. May the year ahead be a wonderful one,” […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the people of the Northeastern states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their statehood day and hoped they continue to achieve heights in all-round development. “On their Statehood Day, my greetings to the wonderful people of Manipur. May Manipur continue to scale new heights of growth […]
Imphal: At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said. Hospital sources said some of the injured were discharged after first aid while some sustained critical injuries. Police said two youths in a scooter hurled the China-made hand grenade […]
Imphal: The Dalai Lama is to visit Imphal, the capital of Manipur, on October 17 to participate in an international peace conference. This was disclosed on Saturday by Yumnam Khemchand, the Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly during a brief public function. Khemchand said that the Tibetan spiritual leader will grace a peace conference on […]
Imphal: Suspected intragroup clash has claimed the lives of three militants at Muktahal village in Tamenglong district of Manipur in the early hours today, police said. The incident occurred when suspected militants of a faction of United Tribal Liberation Front (UTLF), supported by its armed wing United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA), attacked the camp of […]
Imphal: A combined team of customs division and Central Industrial Security Force at the Manipur’s Imphal International Airport arrested six persons with 6.97 kg of gold biscuits stuffed inside their rectums. The 35 gold biscuits valued at Rs 1.79 crore were smuggled from Myanmar and were to be taken out to Kolkata in the Imphal-Kolkata-Delhi […]
Imphal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the devastation caused by floods in the northeastern states and sanctioned Rs 100 crore for an action plan to tackle recurrent floods, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said. Singh said on Saturday: “Prime Minister has sanctioned Rs 100 crore for an action plan to save […]
Cuttack: Odisha and defending champions Manipur will lock horn in the final of the Junior Girls National Football Championship at Barabati Stadium here today. Odisha thumped West Bengal in a one sided semi final by an unassailable margin of 3-0 on August 8 while in the other semis Manipur edged past Delhi 2-1. Hosts Odisha […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre and the Manipur government on a plea by parents of a youth who was killed in a road rage case in 2011 by Ajay Meetai, the son of present Chief Minister N Biren Singh. The parents alleged that they fear for their safety. A […]
Imphal: Japan’s Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said that Japan will build a war museum at Maibam Lokpa Ching in Manipur’s Bishenpur district. Maibam Lokpa Ching is a historical place where the British and the Japanese fought during the Second World War. About 70,000 Japanese soldiers laid down their lives in the Imphal and Kohima […]
Imphal: Manipur Governor Najma Hepetullah is likely to invite the BJP leaders on Monday in Manipur to form the government. The BJP legislators and their supporters numbering 32 in the 60 member house called on the governor on Sunday to formally stake claim. Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei said: “Being the single largest party the Congress […]
Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday said that his Naga People’s Front (NPF) would support the BJP to form the new government in Manipur. “The NPF central office reiterates its stand to rid the region of the Congress party and pledges our support to any non-Congress coalition government in Manipur,” Shurhozelie said. The […]
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today termed the BJP’s big win in state polls as people’s endorsement of demonetisation and asserted that it was seen as pro-poor, reformist and the sole defender of the nationalist constituency in the country. He also slammed the Congress for its “historic” blunders including opposing demonetisation and identifying with […]
Imphal: At least 20 soldiers were killed and 11 others injured when militants ambushed their convoy today in Manipur. According to an official, it was one of the fiercest attacks on the Indian Army in the decade, an official said. A team of 6 Dogra Regiment was on a routine road opening patrol in the […]
A 14-year-old girl from Manipur was allegedly raped by her landlord's son in Munirka area sparking off protests in the national capital, days after the death of another youth from the Northeast in an alleged racist attack