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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, .....

Change negative image of Power Dept: Assam CM to engineers

GUWAHATI | Jan 1 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday ceremonially distributed appointed letters to newly recruited assistant engineers and junior engineers of APDCL, AEGCL and APGCL at a programme held at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshet.....

Jiribam DLOs meeting discusses district upliftment

JIRIBAM | Apr 20 (JNN) A meeting for all departmental head was held today at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner office, Jiribam district to discuss about the shortage of various departments. The meeting of all district level officers (DLOs) of J.....

Tribal JAC wants Centre’s involvement in talks

Newmai News Network IMPHAL |Apr18 The Joint Action Committee against Anti Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) said today that unless the Central government gets involved in the talks the pending issue cannot be resolved. JAC-AATB’s convener, Mangchinkhup stated to.....

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Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

IMPHAL | Apr 21 A 46 year old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at Yarou Bamdiar which falls under the jurisdiction of Nambol police station. The victim was identified as Phijam Muhindro, son of Ph. Nodiyachand, resident of Takyel.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Withdrawing of house guards, escort personnel was act of revenge: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The withdrawal of house guards cum escort personnel provided for NCP outer candidate, NEIDP outer candidate and former minister, O. Joy by an order released on April 19, was an act of retaliation by the ruling government following the .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘VAT, goods and service taxes cannot be levied on betel leafs’

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Justice, Kh Nobin, High Court of Manipur has quashed and set aside the notification order for the inclusion of Kwamana (beetle leaves) among forest products. The order to include beetle leaves as forest products had been released by .....

Macha Leima observes its Golden Jubilee

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Manipuree Chanura Leishem Marup (Macha Leima) today celebrated its 50 years of existence by observing the Golden Jubillee of the organisation at Lamyanba Shanglen today. Editor of Macha Leima magazine, Haobam Seityabati said the wo.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proxy voting planned by BJP was allowed at Andro AC: Meghachandra

MLA, K. Meghachandra briefing to media at MPCC conference hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The video uploaded on social media about the supposed humiliation of a police constable was intended to spread lies. The people should be aware of the actual scenario of the incident at the polling station in Andro assembly constituenc.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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