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Dynamics Of Armed Groups In North-East

The history of the North East region, particularly the modern histories of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and to some extent Tripura, will never be complete without a reference to the armed movements, which have dominated the politics of these provinces for decades. As with any aspect of a movement,... 

Crackdown On Defaulters, 14 Taken Into Custody

A lineman disconnecting an illegal connection. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 24: Invoking the provisions under Electricity Act, 2003 amended in 2007, officials of Electricity Department have started a drive against unauthorized and defaulting consumers from today. Talking to media persons in... 

MANIREDA Lights Up Police Stations

A solar lamp being installed at City Police by MANIREDA IMPHAL, Jan 24: After electrifying more than 200 remote villages in the hill districts with renewable energy sources, MANIREDA has started electrifying police stations by tapping solar energy. MANIREDA has already set a target of electrifying all... 

Another 14 Days Remand For Meghen

IMPHAL, Jan 24: Arrested UNLF Chairman RK Meghen alias Sanayaima was produced before the Special Court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at Guwahati for the fourth time today. After being produced at around 1 pm today, the NIA Special Court has remanded Meghen to judicial custody for 14 days... 

Naga MLAs State Their Stand

IMPHAL, Jan 24: In response to the United Naga Council’s missive to clear their resignation process by January 31, MLAs M Thohrii, Morung Makunga, Dr Khasim Ruivah, Danny Shaiza, Wungnaoshang Keishing, Awangbou Newmai and K Raina have stated that no ruling has been given by the Speaker of Manipur... 

Assassination Of Kunjabihari, Students Protest With Black Badges

Students decry the killing of Kunjabihari by sporting black badges. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 24: Along with raising slogans that the killing of Chairman of Board of Secondary Education, Manipur Dr N Kunjabihari is a challenge on the student community, students of schools and nursing institutes... 

BJP, JD (U) Tie

IMPHAL, Jan 24: The NDA alliance of BJP and JD (U) would formally announce their decision regarding which party’s candidate they would support in the ensuing by- election to the Konthoujam Assembly Constituency. The BJP-JD (U) alliance has been already approached by independent candidate Khangenbam... 

BJP Team To Probe Graft Charges, Scams

IMPHAL, Jan 24: A three member team of BJP National leaders will be arriving here on January 28 on a two day visit to the State to probe the graft charges and other scandals involving Chief Minister Okram Ibobi and his Council of Ministers. The BJP team would be led by the National vice-president and... 

UCM Demands Action

IMPHAL, Jan 24: United Committee Manipur (UCM) has demanded the State Government to bring the killers of BSEM Chairman Dr Kunjabihari into book at the earliest. UCM also pledged support to any agitation initiated by the JAC constituted against the killing. UCM in a press release alleged, it has become... 

Theatre Workshop Ends

IMPHAL, Jan 20: The 15-day long workshop on ‘˜Traditional folk theatre and traditional clown of Manipur’ organized by Repertory for Performing Arts of Manipur concluded at Rupmahal Theatre today. In all 24 boys and 8 girls participated in the workshop completely. Presenting a report on the...