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Land Take Over Slur On AR, Chandel Erupts

IMPHAL, May 19: Shops downed shutters, educational institutions and Government offices remained shut and vehicular movement decreased as citizen volunteers enforced a 12-hour bandh in Chandel district today. The bandh call given jointly by Anal Naga Taangpi (ANTA), Anal Students’ Union and Anal Women... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 17, 2011

JHM to contribute to tsunami relief IMPHAL, May 16: As a goodwill gesture to tsunami and earthquake victims of Japan, the staff of Japanese Hospital Manipur will contribute the amount of one month’s salary to the relief fund of the worst ever natural calamity. A seven-member team of World War-II Victims... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 05, 2011

Dupester handed over to cops IMPHAL, May 4: Personnel of Imphal police station have reportedly taken into custody an individual on the charge of duping passengers by posing as conductor of Inter-State passenger service operator. The accused person identified as one Md Liyauddin (20) of Sangaiyumpham... 

GOC In Myanmar For Liaison Meeting

DS Hooda and his Myanmar counterpart with the flag of the two countries. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 28: The 43rd Indo-Myanmar border liaison meeting between Indian Army officers and Myanmarese Army officers has begun from today at Myanmar. The meeting will continue till May 2. According to... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 29, 2011

No let up, NIA continues raid IMPHAL, Apr 28: After raiding Lamyanba Pakhang publications yesterday, the NIA (National Investigation Agency) team raided two private residences at Wangkhei today. A reliable source informed that the house located near Eastern Ground belongs to one Yumlembam Brajabidhu. Notably,... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 28, 2011

Kakching protests IMPHAL, Apr 27: Police swung into action today to disperse a sit-in- protest at Kakching Bazar and foil an attempt to take out a rally in protest against holding the training program of the Congress party on flagship programs for Chandel district at Khangshim village, which the protestors... 

Many UGs Arrested From All Over

IMPHAL, Apr 26: As part of the continuing counter insurgency operations in the State, a team of 23 Assam Rifles launched an operation in Yaingangpokpi market area and arrested two UG cadres of different outfits today. According to an AR release, of the two arrested UG cadres, Thang Khushad (23) s/o late... 

EDITORIAL: Shambolic Demonstration?

There are times when melodramas are needed to add that extra punch or make something a little spicier, but by and large, the rational man usually does not go according to the script churned out by melodramas. In Manipur, we have also had our share of melodramas being staged in the public domain and this... 

EDITORIAL: CI Ops- More Than Military Might

The very nature of the conflict demands that counter-insurgency operations are not only about sheer military might and it requires much more than the use of latest weapons and hi-tech gadgets such as unmanned drones, but requires a completely different approach and understanding. In the first place,... 

EDITORIAL: A Dose Of One’s Own Medicine

The issue should be clear and that is the case involving an officer of the Assam Rifles and a sitting Judge of the Gauhati High Court, should not be interpreted as a clash between the para-military force and the Judiciary by any stretch of the imagination. Any attempt to do this would amount to forfeiting... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 23, 2011

UG held with arms IMPHAL, Apr 22: A combined force of Imphal West district police commandos and 43 Assam Rifles have reportedly arrested one cadre of the proscribed KCP-MC (Lamyanba Khuman) group along with arms. According to police report, the cadre identified as Yumnam Surjit alias Abung (27) s/o late... 

EDITORIAL: When Silenced Guns Talk!

It is a given that the full military might of India will never be able to wipe out a group of rebels, fighting for a cause (Read sovereignty) they believe in and it is also equally true that far from realizing their ultimate objective, no armed group, especially those operating in the North East region... 

AR Major In Soup For Rubbing HC Judge The Wrong Way Over Right Of Way, AR Gives Its Version Matter Reaches PM, HM And COAS, Work Suspended

The campus of the Imphal bench of Gauhati High Court and the Chief Justice of this High Court. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 21: Protesting against the conduct of a Major of the Assam Rifles wherein he allegedly misbehaved with a Judge of the Gauhati High Court over a case of road rage or jostling...