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PMO sets Oct deadline for Naga truce sans territory integration

From Deepak Dewan (Leichin Exclusive) NEW DELHI | Aug 18 The ongoing talks between the NSCN(IM) and the Centre are likely to be concluded and may result in a settlement by October this year. A three-month deadline to conclude talks was decided by.....

Politicians drunken revelry at Tamu caught on tape

Politicians drunken revelry at Tamu caught on tape

IMPHAL | Jun 9 Raising security concerns and painting a poor light on the personal conduct of politicians, some elected leaders from Bihar were caught on camera, in drunken state misbehaving with women, a report in Imphal Times said. Members on the .....

RTI reveals discrepancies on functionality of EVMs and VVPATs claimed by ECI

IMPHAL | May 23 Prominent RTI activist, member, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), VenkateshNayak has today revealed the discrepancies which have been found as per an RTI application, regarding the identity of the manufacturers of micro-contr.....

Victims, witnesses face delays, reprisals in quest for justice in Manipur: Amnesty International India

BANGALORE/DELHI| Feb 8 Families of victims of alleged extra-judicial executions by security force personnel in Manipur, India are facing reprehensible delays and reprisals as they wait for justice, said a statement from Amnesty International India toda.....

BJP firm on bringing Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI | Jan 30 (Agencies) The government will try to pass the citizenship amendment bill this Parliament session which begins on Thursday. According to a BJP leader, the protests in northeast will not deter the government as the proposed legisla.....

N Biren conferred ‘Champions of Change 2018’ award

N Biren conferred ‘Champions of Change 2018’ award

IMPHAL | Dec 26 Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the award of Champions of Change 2018 on the chief minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh today at an event organised at Vigyan Bhavvan in Delhi, for exemplary leadership for bringing abo.....

UNC calls bandh on Oct 31

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | Oct 21 The United Naga Council (UNC) has taken a resolution to impose a 12-hour bandh in “Naga areas” under its jurisdiction on October 31 demanding that the Indo-Naga peace talk finds solution to the Naga political pr.....

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

NEW DELHI | Oct 17 : Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a police complaint after they become adults. The government clarified on Tuesday that there is no time bar on reporting such crimes. The Law Ministry concurred with the opinion of the Ministry.....

Missing seized contraband recovered from IPS officer

KOHIMA | Oct 15 : About 6.9 kg impounded narcotics that went missing in August this year have been reportedly recovered from the house of a senior IPS officer of Nagaland. The case dates back to August 3, when the narcotics cell of Nagaland police recove.....

‘SC case on extrajudicial killings must be complied with and implemented’

GENEVA | Sept 26 : The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), the principal global coalition against torture, is deeply concerned about attempts to delay, frustrate and dilute one of the most significant rule of law judgements rendered in Asia over th.....

HRD may reach out to President for vice chancellor’s longer leave

NEW DELHI | Sept 5 : With tension flaring up at Manipur University again after vice chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey returned to work this month and promptly banned student and staff associations, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry is seriously c.....

NIA seizes Rs 48 lakh from wife of former JNIMS director

New Delhi | Aug 31 : The National Investigating Agency (NIA), investigating into the activities of KCP (Kangleipak Communist Party), a proscribed terrorist organization, has seized Rs 48 lakh from a woman. The investigating agency seized the cash from K .....

Binalakshmi makes strong call on protection of world’s indigenous people at UN

NEW DELHI | Jul 30 : Governments of the world including India met at a historic meeting held from July 9 to July 18 at United Nations Headquarters in New York City. A release from Control Arms Foundation of India (CAFI) stated that the governments unanim.....

UN experts call for urgent progress in investigation of hundreds of “fake encounter” killings in Manipur

GENEVA | Jul 4 : Two UN rights experts, special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, and special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst are urging the authorities in India to complete .....

BJP minister Along new president for Nagaland BJP

KOHIMA | Jun 19 : Nagaland BJP Minister for Higher Education and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along, has been appointed as State President of Nagaland BJP with immediate effect replacing sitting State President, Visasolie Lhongou. This appointment ha.....

Nemcha seeks people’s cooperation

Nemcha seeks people’s cooperation

DELHI| Mar 1 : Social welfare and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen draws the attention of all and seeks active people’s participation and cooperation to develop and transform Manipur through cooperation. This was expressed by her while attending the in.....

Two receive bullet injuries in election-related violence

KOHIMA | Feb 24 (NEPS) : In yet another election-related violence, two NPP supporters were shot today in the Chungtia Village under Mokokchung District. According to CEO, Nagaland, Abhisit Sinha, around 30 to 35 NPF supporters had entered into the Chun.....

Election campaigning in Nagaland comes to an end at 4 PM on Feb 25

KOHIMA| Feb 21 (NEPS) : Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Nagaland, Abhisit Sinha, said election campaigning by the political parties and candidates in Nagaland should come to an end at 4 PM on February 25. Polling for the Nagaland 2018 Assembly elections is.....

Over 230 enter poll fray in Nagaland

KOHIMA | Feb 7 : Altogether, a total of over 230 candidates have filed their nominations when report last came in. This was informed by the State Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha in a press conference this evening. Filing of nominations has been r.....

BJP gets pew partner in Nagaland

GUWAHATI | Feb 3 : Ahead of the Nagaland Assembly elections, the BJP today announced that it would contest the polls in alliance with the newly formed National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) led by former chief minister Neiphiu Rio. Accepting that.....

Nagaland alert on poll cash

KOHIMA | Jan 25 : Nagaland chief electoral officer Abhijit Sinha has asked banks to report daily to the district election officer on suspicious withdrawal of cash from the bank account of any individual. If cash exceeding Rs. 50,000 was found in a vehi.....

AI plane suffers bird-hit while landing in Guwahati, Biren, 159 passengers safe

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : Around 160 passengers, including Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren, had a close shave when their Air India plane suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport in Guwahati. The Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight was grounded on J.....

Hoho threatens to stall Nagaland poll

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : The upcoming Assembly elections in Nagaland scheduled for February 27 may not be a smooth affair with the state’s apex tribal organisation Naga Hoho issueing a warning on Saturday. “We haven’t yet decided on boycotting the election .....

ECI for disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit : No interim relief from Delhi HC

New Delhi | Jan 19 : Delhi high court on Friday refused to grant interim relief to Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, whose names were recommended by the Election Commission to the President for disqualification for allegedly holding offices of profit, news agency ANI.....

Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura to vote next month

New Delhi| Jan 18 (Agencies) : Elections in Tripura will be held on February 18, while Meghalaya and Nagaland will vote on the February 27, the Election Commission has announced. Results for the all three states will be declared on March 3. Meghalaya, .....

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AMWJU observes 46th foundation day IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today called upon the media fraternity to play a pivotal role in drug eradication programme taken up by state government acknowledging their role in dealing with any s.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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CM Biren inaugurates Nature Learning Centre

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren today launched Digital Payment Services and National Generic Document Registration System in Imphal East district at the DC Complex, Porompat. He also inaugurated various infrastructural projects in .....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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