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'Man Eaters' of Northeast: 3 Cannibalism cases that will shock you

Aug 10, 2022

Heinous cannibalism crimes of the Northeast were so shocking that they rocked even the remotest corner of the world

Illegal Myanmar Nationals detained

5 illegal Myanmar Nationals detained in Manipur

Aug 10, 2022

Five illegal Myanmar nationals were detained on Tuesday at Ngathal village area of Manipur for illegally staying in India

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Manipur Govt agrees to release ATSUM leaders in exchange for end to economic blockade: Report

Aug 08, 2022

In a major development, the government of Manipur has agreed to release the top leaders of the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur, (ATSUM), who are currently in judicial custody. Following this, the ATSUM is expected to call off its economic blockade.

Brown sugar seized in Manipur

Brown sugar worth Rs 82 crore seized in Manipur, one held

Aug 08, 2022

In a major breakthrough, a team of 8 IRB Indian Reserve Battalion led by Commandant N. Nimai, assisted by a team of NAB and police, busted a drug manufacturing unit and seized a huge consignment of drugs believed to be worth around Rs 82 crore from Lilong Chingkham Makha Leikai in Manipur on Sunday around 12:30 am. 

Manipur: Internet Services Suspended in Entire State for 5 Days After Tense Communal Situation

Aug 07, 2022

The Manipur government has ordered the suspension of mobile internet services for the next five days to curb the rising communal tension in the state. The District Magistrate (DM) of Bishnupur has also issued prohibitory orders for two months across the valley district, beginning Saturday evening, under Section 144 of the CrPC.

Tension in Manipur after vehicle torched by miscreants

Manipur: Internet Services suspended in Entire State for 5 Days After Tense Communal Situation

Aug 07, 2022

The District Magistrate of Bishnupur immediately imposed Section 144 of CrPC across the valley for two months. The measure to control unrest in the state had added to the woes of the people in the state, who had already been facing problems due to the economic blockade put by the All Tribal Student Union Manipur (ATSUM) along the national highways of the state on Friday morning.

How an advertisement linked to PM Narendra Modi exposed a scam in Manipur

Aug 06, 2022

The RTI found that the state government officials had prepared a list of 110 individuals in Champu Khangpok and took up several ghost projects such as blacktopping of pucca roads, construction of community toilets, providing street lights, emergency ambulances and internet connectivity under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY). Rs 20 lakh was allotted for the same.

Manipur ADC Bill row

Manipur ADC Bill Row: ATSUM gives 24-hour deadline to fulfill their demands

Aug 06, 2022

The capital city of Manipur turned into a battle-ground on Saturday after scores of students clashed with the police. The police had to resort to baton-charge and tear-gas shelling to disperse the protesting students from the streets.

ULFA (I) and NSCN call for 'bandh'

ULFA (I) and NSCN call for 'bandh' in 5 NE states on Independence Day

Aug 06, 2022

On August 15, ULFA (I) said, there will be a shutdown from midnight to 6 pm. However, "emergency departments, media, and religious activities" are being exempted.

Know about Champu Khangpok, the only natural floating village in Manipur

Aug 05, 2022

Manipur, that is home to the iconic Loktak Lake has another secret, nestled in the very heart of the same timeless landmark.

Manipur: Sick man ferried across a flooded Barak river, video goes viral

Aug 04, 2022

A sick man from Manipur ferried across a raging Barak river on a temporarily built bamboo raft after the only road to the nearest hospital is damaged due to the recent flooding and landslides.

Champu Khangpok Village(Right) and  Champu School in Prabhat Pheri Banner

How an advertisement linked to PM Narendra Modi exposed a scam in Manipur

Aug 04, 2022

The Central government’s scheme website shows a school that is reportedly in Champu Khangpok though it does not even exist. It looks like some people hoodwinked even Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

Manipur sick man ferried across flooded Barak River

Manipur: Sick man ferried across a flooded Barak river, video goes viral 

Aug 04, 2022

A sick man from Manipur ferried across a raging Barak river on a temporarily built bamboo raft after the only road to the nearest hospital is damaged due to the recent flooding and landslides.

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NIA accused of intimidating Manipur journalist; scribe bodies write to Amit Shah

Aug 03, 2022

Journalist organizations in Manipur have condemned the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over ‘intimidation and mental harassment meted out to its president, Wangkhemja Shamjai.

Manipur ADC Bill row

Manipur ADC Bill Row: ATSUM leaders arrested, produced at CJM court

Aug 03, 2022

If the Manipur (Hill Areas) Autonomous District Councils Bill 2021 is not brought up during the current second session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly, the tribal student body has warned of further intensified protests in the coming days.

Manipur police arrest 4 cadres of NRFM

Manipur police arrest 4 cadres of NRFM, seize arms and ammunitions

Aug 02, 2022

A combined team of Manipur’s Bishnupur District Police Commando and a column of 31 Assam Rifles arrested four active cadres of proscribed militant outfit NRFM

Manipur's ATSUM calls for 24-hour bandh on Aug 3

Manipur’s tribal body ATSUM calls for 24-hour bandh on Aug 3

Aug 02, 2022

The Manipur tribal body expressed their resentment against the state government’s alleged lackadaisical attitude towards the tabling of the HAC recommended “The Manipur (Hill Areas) ADC Bill 2021” in the ongoing 2nd Session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly.

Manipur Drug Peddlers held in Karbi Anglong

3 Manipur Drug Peddlers held with Contraband worth 10 Crore in Karbi Anglong

Aug 02, 2022

Karbi Anglong police seized 1 kg of Morphine and 2 kg of Crystal in Dilai Tiniali and arrested three drug peddlers in an early morning search operation

Northeast floods swell into a crisis

Northeast floods swell into a crisis; Disaster Management Division assesses damage

Aug 01, 2022

Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain deepened the crisis in the northeast with a total of 302 deaths and devastation

CID office building in Imphal West

Fire damages CID Office building in Imphal West of Manipur

Aug 01, 2022

Major Fire breaks out at around 2.30 am and was reported to the Manipur Fire Services. The fire that broke out at 1.43 AM, is suspected to have been caused by a short circuit

Mirabai Chanu wins gold in CWG 2022

Mirabai Chanu clinches gold in CWG 2022, father jubilant over daughter’s historic win

Jul 31, 2022

Ace weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's house in Manipur draped a joyous and jubilant look after her historic gold at the Commonwealth Games, 2022. Women and children erupted into a joyous celebration as Mirabai’s family members, including her mother and neighbours rejoiced in merrymaking, dancing and singing post her historic achievement at CWG 2022.