Army jawan injured in militant attack

Thursday, February 02, 2017


Imphal: An army jawan was injured in a hand grenade attack by suspected militants in Manipur’s Bishnupur district, police said on Thursday. The hand grenade was hurled on Wednesday by suspected militants from a speeding car while a team of 2 JK Light Infantry was on foot, patrolling near Nachou Lamkhai along the NH-150, a …

BJP announces 31 candidates for Manipur polls

Monday, January 23, 2017


New Delhi: BJP on Monday released its first list of 31 candidates for Manipur Assembly elections, which are scheduled to take place in March this year. Out of the 31 names, the party has announced 20 candidates for first phase of elections, to be held on March 4, and remaining 11 are for second phase …

Jan 12 ambush handiwork of NSCN (IM), claims Manipur police

Friday, January 20, 2017


Manipur Police has blamed NSCN (IM) for the January 12 attack on a convoy of trucks in Lukhambi area in Noney district in which one person was killed and three others were injured. In a press release issued yesterday, the Manipur Police has also refuted the allegation levelled by the outfit that the police personnel …

Curfew imposed in parts of Manipur’s Imphal East district

Sunday, December 18, 2016


Imphal: Curfew was imposed in certain parts of Imphal East district of Manipur on Sunday in view of continued violence in the region following Friday’s triple blasts. The curfew comes into force from this noon and covers Porompat and Sawombung subdivisions of Imphal East district and will continue till further directions, an order issued by …

Manipur cabinet decides formation of 7 new districts

Friday, December 09, 2016


Imphal: Manipur government, led by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, has decided to form 7 more new districts, bifurcating the existing 9 districts of the state, a state cabinet secretariat source said on Friday. The decision for formation of seven new districts was taken at a state cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister on …

Manipur CM escapes unhurt as militants open fire

Monday, October 24, 2016


Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister Ibobi Singh on Monday escaped unhurt when suspected militants opened gunfire as he was getting out of his helicopter at the Ukhrul helipad, CID officials said. A jawan of the Manipur Rifles was injured in the firing which took place when the Chief Minister stepped out of the helicopter and was …

Class six student beaten to death for not paying fees: Manipur

Monday, August 29, 2016


A class six, teen age was allegedly beaten to death by school officials in Imphal, as his parents were unable to pay the fees in time, said police on Sunday. The police have registered a case against the school officials for beating Suresh Tongbram to death. “Being a poor farmer, I have been unable to …

Bomb blast at DC complex in Manipur

Monday, July 11, 2016


Imphal, Jul 11 (PTI) Unidentified miscreants have exploded a bomb in the headquarters of the hill district of Senapati in Manipur, the police said today. The explosion took place yesterday around 7.30 PM at a room of the Planning office located in the premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office, a police officer said. Although no …

Trainee police personnel stage protest in Manipur

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Manipur police trainees, numbering 376, protested against the state Home department at Manipur Police Training Centre at Pangei in Imphal East district, a senior police official said. One police personnel was also roughed up by the agitators but a team of Manipur police soon managed to pacify them during Tuesday’s development, the official said. The …

Indefinite Imphal-Moreh road blockade called off

Saturday, March 05, 2016


The indefinite Imphal-Moreh road blockade in Manipur, called in connection with the killing of a school teacher since March 2, has been called off with immediate effect by members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC), JAC Convenor Mangboi said. Pointing out that the JAC has arrived at an “understanding” with the state government, Mangboi said …

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