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Jiribam All Manipur Students’ Union demands disclosure

JIRIBAM | Feb 16 The All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU), District Committee, Jiribam has demanded of the Central government and state government disclosure of the framework agreement which was signed between NSCN-IM and government of India (GOI) on Augus.....

No more talks if blockade continues: Centre

Eight UNC office bearers summoned before high court of Manipur on Feb 22 Our bureau & agencies NEW DELHI | Feb 10 The Centre is unlikely to hold fresh round of talks with a Naga group spearheading the economic blockade in poll-bound Manipur for over th.....

‘Presidential Council Meeting’ to explore critical issues

SENAPATI | Feb 6 While clarifying that the UNC has no plan to meet the state government on February 7, S Milan, general secretary said today that the ‘Presidential Council Meeting’ on February 7 in will critically explore the update of the tripartite ta.....

Normalcy back in Kohima

Newmai News Network KOHIMA |Feb 3 Normal life limped back in Kohima today after the burial of the two youths, Thejavino Metha and Bendangnungsang, who were killed allegedly by the police in Dimapur on January 31. Shops and other business establishments.....

Nagaland in flames

Tribes panel demands Zeliang’s resignation Newmai News Network KOHIMA | Feb 2 Kohima Municipality (KMC) office and ten government vehicles have been burnt in Kohima this evening. Sources said bandh supporters set on fire the office and the government v.....

Budget 2017-18: Path-breaking for better or worse

By Amar Yumnam The latest budget presented by the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, has something unique. First, it is the First Budget presented after the abolition of the distinction in public expenditure between Plan and Non-Plan. Second, while th.....

Angry Lorry drivers dismantle Driver Union office at Jiribam

Jiri News Network JIRIBAM | Jan 29 Due to the indefinite economic blockade of United Naga Council (UNC) on National Highways of Manipur, the loaded vehicles are ferrying under tight security escort from Jiribam to Imphal through NH-37 whereas today whil.....

Tripartite talk with UNC on Feb 3

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | Jan 27 The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), government of India has invited the United Naga Council (UNC) and the Manipur government to hold ‘tripartite meeting’ on the prevailing situation on February 3 in New Delhi. UNC g.....

ADC Chandel denounces district creation

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | Jan 22 The members of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Chandel hailing from NPF have strongly denounced the ‘unconstitutional’ creation of seven new districts by the O Ibobi Singh led Congress government. The ADC members a.....

Uncertainty over tripartite talks

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | Jan 21 There is uncertainty looming over the proposed tripartite talk involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Central Government on the prevailing issue in Manipur. The Government’s invi.....

UNC calls for R-Day boycott

SENAPATI | Jan21 (NNN) The United Naga Council (UNC) has asked Nagas in the new districts of Tengnoupal, Kamjong, Kangpokpi, Noney and Jiribam not to participate in the Republic Day celebration. The UNC has directed the Nagas that if anyone of them “goin.....

IM accuses Ibobi govt of ‘heinous crimes’

Newmai News Network DIMAPUR | Jan 18 The NSCN-IM has accused the Manipur government of committing heinous crimes to create misunderstanding among the people. In a press release, the NSCN-IM said that the state security force at the behest of the Ibobi .....

Supply trucks leave Jiribam

JIRIBAM | Jan 16 Due to frequent ambushes and lack of adequate security cover, only 300 Imphal bound vehicles left Jiribam today. Traffic on the national highways of the state had come to a standstill after the UNC imposed an indefinite economic blockad.....

UNC opposes border fencing

SENAPATI | Jan 14 (NNN) The United Naga Council (UNC) has strongly opposed the construction of border fencing along the Indo-Myanmar border at Pangsha village in Tuensang, Nagaland. Terming it as a great injustice committed on the Naga people, the Unite.....

ADC Ukhrul seeks central intervention

UKHRUL | Jan 13 The Autonomous District Council (ADC), Ukhrul asked the central government to intervene into the Manipur impasse and create the needed situation so that the agitating United Naga Council (UNC) and the Manipur government can hold a dialogu.....

Naga bodies seek action against AR

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | Jan 10 Naga civil organisations have accused the Assam Rifles of physically assaulting leaders of the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) on January 9 who are also volunteers of the UNC. Strongly condemning the.....

Naga political forum demands tripartite talks

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | Jan 9 The Naga Political Leaders’ Forum Manipur (NPLFM) today suggested that tripartite talk between the Centre, Manipur government and the United Naga Council (UNC) could be a better way to bring about a solution to the pre.....

Devotees throng Khwairakpa Umanglai

LAKHIPUR | Jan 8 Manipuris from different parts today came to pay obeisance to the shrine of Khwairakpa Erel Umanglai located on a small island in the Barak river. The annual festival of Khwairakpa Erel Umanglai Khuvam is held every year on second Sunda.....

Picketing intensified in Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG | JAN 4 Most of the government offices remained closed today in Tamenglong district headquarters following the intensification of picketing carried out by the volunteers of the United Naga Council (UNC). As the volunteers disrupted the functi.....

District creation curbs Naga’s right: NSCN (IM)

Newmai News Network DIMAPUR |Dec 28 The NSCN-IM while accusing the Central government of using Chief Minister of Manipur, O Ibobi ‘to please’ the Meiteis at the ‘expense’ of the Nagas, has stated that the Nagas will never accept any imposition upon the.....

End blockade, demands MNC

GUWAHATI | Dec 24 A joint meeting of civil society organisations of the Manipuri community in Assam, convened by the Manipuri National Council (MNC), Assam, which was held yesterday, at Guwahati, expressed great concern over the humanitarian and politic.....

Engineer abducted by unknown miscreants

JIRIBAM | Dec 22 (JNN) An engineer of NF railway who has been working at the Tupul railway line has been reportedly abducted by unidentified armed persons on December 20 evening at around 7:45. Panic stricken workers have fled from the area following the.....

UNC team calls on  Rajnath Singh

IMPHAL | Dec 20 The United Naga Council, UNC urged the central government for imposition President’s Rule in Manipur. According to the leaders of the UNC, they met Union Home minister Rajnath Singh this morning in New Delhi and placed their demand. Unio.....

UNC decries Church attack

SENAPATI | Dec 17 The United Naga Council (UNC) has decried the ‘attack’ at Manipur Baptist Convention (MBC) Centre Church and a Tangkhul church in Imphal. The UNC said that the UNC leaders were arrested for carrying out a ‘democratic’ movement but the .....

Protest rally against district creation in Naga areas

IMPHAL | Ded 15 (NNN) Naga community today carried out protest rallies in the 'four Naga districts' in Manipur to register their disapproval to the creation of the 7 new districts by the Manipur state government. The rallies were organised under the ba.....

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Manipur is for all, it belongs to no particular community: Suresh Babu

IMPHAL | Oct 15 “The state of Manipur is for all and the ancestral land belongs to no particular community; the misunderstanding between the communities and state government that may affect people’s sentiments will also be solved soon.” Chief secret.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

PLHIVs feel ignored by MACS, govt By Donald Sairem IMPHAL | Oct 15 Even though Manipur is among the states with highest HIV/AIDS prevalence, the state is yet again facing acute shortage of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to be provided to People Liv.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Refrain from making provocative statements on ‘Anglo-Kuki War’, appeals UNC

IMPHAL | Oct 15 The United Naga Council (UNC) appealed to the Kuki ‘brethren’ to restrain from making provocative statement and activities in commemorating the centenary of the ‘Anglo-Kuki War 1917-19’ which is to be organised by Kuki Inpi Manipur. .....

Total shut down paralyses normal life

IMPHAL| Oct 15 The 12-hour general strike imposed today by Coordination Committee (CorCom) and Alliance for Socialist Unity - Kangleipak (ASUK) severely affected normal life in Manipur valley with all activities coming to a standstill. The total sh.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

By Lelen Vaiphei IMPHAL | Oct 15 Bandhs and strikes in the state paralyse daily activities of the state. Every individual ceases their daily work in support of the bandh or either to avoid any untoward incidents, but it is a common scene to witness .....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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