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24-Hour Ukhrul Bandh Passes Off Peacefully With Relative Success

IMPHAL, May 5:  The 24-hour total bandh in Ukhrul district called by Tangkhul Coordination Committee (TCC) starting midnight May 4 against the “imposition” of Autonomous District Council (ADC) Act in the hill districts of Manipur has passed off peacefully with the district headquarters wearing a... 

AZSU (AMN) To Let Off Steam Through 48 Hrs Bandh, AR Pilloried, Decks Cleared For Bandh

IMPHAL, Apr 15: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union- Assam, Manipur and Naga-land (AZSU–AMN) has today issued strict directives to all its zonal units to brace them-selves up for the proposed 48-hour total bandh starting April 17 midnight in Zeliangrong areas in Manipur against the highhanded of the... 

ATSUM’s 24 Hrs Hill Districts Bandh From Tomorrow

The shaded area denotes the hill districts. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 16: The All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) said today that it has been compelled to go ahead with a 24-hour bandh in all the hill districts of Manipur on February 18 in protest against the Government’s indifference... 
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48 Hrs Bandh Against Boboy’s Abduction

IMPHAL, Feb 13: Along with constitution of an action committee, a 48 hours bandh has been called on Tidim Road and Moirang-Kumbi road against the abduction of private security supervisor M Boboy from tomorrow morning. The action committee was constituted after a public meeting held at Kumbi Keithel today... 

Kwatha VA Calls Indefinite Bandh

IMPHAL, Feb 11: Decrying the alleged non-implementation of a Gauhati High Court by the State Government and defiance of a Court order by Leibi villagers, the Kwatha Village Authority has decided to impose an indefinite bandh along Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39 with effect from February 17 midnight. According... 

Bandh Supporters Torch Passenger Carrier

Remains of the Tata Magic after attack by Bandh Supporters. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 15: normal vehicular traffic on Imphal-Moreh stretch of the National Highway 39 remained affected on account of the bandh imposed in protest against the killing of Chairman of Board of Secondary Education,... 

Protests Against Dr Kunjabihari’s Murder Intensify, 48 hrs Bandh Called, Van Burnt

The Burnt Van. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 14: With the Government of Manipur not failing to give any response to the demands put forward before the Chief Minister on January 12, the JAC against the brutal killing of Dr N Kunjabihari Singh, Chairman of BSEM has gone ahead and imposed... 

Motley Group, Crucial Issue

Face of a bandh (File Photo) Manipur has many dubious distinctions to its credit and if not for anything else, at least this land will be known to the international community as a weird place inhabited by a weirder group of people. This is the land which has become notorious for the frequent bandhs and... 

UNLF Does Not Support Bandh Call, Says Would Hurt People Economically

IMPHAL, Dec 7: The proscribed UNLF has categorically stated that it does not support the 48 hours bandh being called by one UG outfit against the arrest of Chairman Sana Yaima. A press release issued by the outfit’s senior publicity officer Ksh Yoiheiba remarked that the Government of India has... 
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79 Bandhs, 10 Blockades In Recent Times Take A Heavy Toll On State

IMPHAL, Sep 22: From January 2009 till the current month, Manipur witnessed as many as 79 bandhs and highway blockades ten times. These frequent bandhs and blockades have caused loss of 1/9th of the State per capita income. According to a Government report, normal life was disrupted by 19 State-wide...