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BJP trying to establish religious based kingdom in the country, alleges Lal Thanhawla

AIZAWL | Apr 12 Former Mizoram Chief Minister and state Congress president, Lal Thanhawla on Friday accused the BJP of attempting to establish a “religious based kingdom” in the country. Addressing a political session at the Congress Bhavan here, th.....

PRISM announces candidate for LS polls

AIZAWL | Mar 18 The People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM), an anti-corruption watchdog turned political party, on Monday announced its candidate to be fielded in the lone Lok Sabha constituency of Mizoram. Lok Sabha poll.....

NSCN-IM accuses Kuki militants, Assam Rifles of forming unholy nexus

DIMAPUR | Mar 12 The NSCN-IM has accused the Assam Rifles and Kuki militants of forming “unholy nexus” to target the Nagas. “Despite the progress of Indo-Naga political talks, there had been regular provocations and confrontations with calculated at.....

Liangmai women celebrate Women’s Day

IMPHAL | Mar 8 Liangmai women on Friday observed International Women’s Day at Namdilong in Kanglatongbi with colourful items. The event was organized by Liangmai Pui Naga Ruangdi, Manipur (LPNR-M). The programme was held at CHAMS auditorium. Present.....

Tribal language Council threatens to call bandh

IMPHAL | Feb 26 The Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) has threatened to impose Manipur State-wide bandh any day from now while accusing the State Government of ignoring the tribal languages in the recently presented.....

Naga organisations “boycott” RN Ravi meetings

DIMAPUR | Feb 26 The plan of the Government of India’s Interlocutor for Naga peace talks, R N Ravi for holding series of consultative meetings with various Naga organizations in Nagaland is being given the cold shoulder as many important Naga organizat.....

It is an anti-tribal and anti-State integrity budget, says CTLLSM

IMPHAL | Feb 25 The Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) has expressed its unhappiness on the recently tabled budget of Manipur State Government. It termed the budget as “most ugly” one. “Manipur State Budget tabled.....

Nagas take out massive peace rally in New Delhi

Nagas take out massive peace rally in New Delhi

NEW DELHI | Feb 23 Thousands of Nagas carried out a “peaceful mass rally” in the national capital New Delhi on Saturday demanding “immediate political solution” to the Naga political issue. The rally started from Mandi House at 11 am, and later, the.....

Protestor against CAB, Sushanta Rajbangshi released on bail, pubic accords warm welcome

SILCHAR| Feb 23 Sushanta Rajbangshi who was arrested on charges of chanting slogans against the Indian government during the Bike Rally against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016 organised by Manipuri Youths Front of Assam (MYFA) on January 27 .....

Tripartite talk further postponed

SENAPATI | Feb 22 The next round of ‘tripartite talk’ on the district creation issue, which was slated for February 23, has been postponed to March 9. This is the fifth time the ‘tripartite talk’ has been postponed after the last round of held on Septe.....

State government responsible for woman’s death during delivery: LNKR

IMPHAL| Feb 13 The Liangmai Naga KatimaiRuangdi (LNKR), the apex Liangmai students’ body, has alleged that a woman died during delivery on February 12 at the Primary Health Centre (PHC), Tamei because of the failure of the state government to provide ade.....

All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur warns

SENAPATI | Feb 10 The All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) warned of resorting “even to the extreme end” unless the Citizenship Amendment Bill is withdrawn by the government. It then demanded immediate deportation of all the illegal immig.....

“Total Nagaland bandh” on February 11 against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)

DIMAPUR | Feb 8 There will be a “total Nagaland bandh” on February 11 against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). The decision to call the bandh was taken during the meeting convened by Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) which was attended by vario.....

Tribal students to protest today

IMPHAL | Jan 28 In protest against the “agendas” of the Meitei community’s Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee of Manipur (STDCM), the All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM) will hold sit-in-protests and rallies in the hill districts in Manipur on Janu.....

‘Tripartite talk’ date rescheduled to January 28

SENAPATI | Jan 19 The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has rescheduled the date for the next round of ‘tripartite talk’ on the district creation to January 28. According to the ‘meeting notice’ issued to the United Naga Council (UNC.....

Come to the hills: ATSUM to catholic institutions

IMPHAL | Jan 15 The All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM) has alleged that “some groups in the valley” have been harassing Catholic school authorities in the valley. The ATSUM further alleged that one “valley based underground” outfit has even aske.....

United Naga Council opposes Citizenship Bill

SENAPATI | Jan 15 The United Naga Council (UNC), in its ‘presidential council meeting’ held today at its office in Tahamzam (Senapati), strongly opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The meeting deliberated on the issue and pledged to oppose it wit.....

Stop recruitment process of government college principals: ATSUM

IMPHAL | JAN 11 Asserting that the notification issued by Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) on January 8, 2019 pertaining to the recruitment of government college principals is a direct affront to the tribal community of Manipur, the All Tribal .....

Naga organisations express views on eve of Modi visit

SENAPATI | Jan 3 Naga organisations have expressed their concerns on the prolonging of the Naga peace talks on the eve of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visiting Manipur. The Prime Minister will be visiting Manipur on January 4, Friday, and inaugurat.....

Tripartite talk on January 25, 2019

SENAPATI | Dec 19 The next round of tripartite talk on the Manipur district creation issue will be held on January 25, 2019. According to sources from the United Naga Council (UNC), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India has invited.....

Tribal languages education dying due lack of State’s patronage, says CTLLSM

IMPHAL | Dec 16 The Council of Tribal Languages & Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) expressed its concern today “tribal languages education” is likely to phase out soon in Manipur due to lack of State’s patronage and gross negligence by the State .....

NSCN-IM vice president passes away

DIMAPUR | Dec 12 NSCN-IM vice president, General (Retd) Kholi Konyak passed away in New Delhi this afternoon. His exact age is not known. However, NSCN-IM sources said that he was an octogenarian. According to the NSCN-IM sources, General (Retd) Kho.....

Tripartite talk on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Dec 11 The United Naga Council (UNC) has expressed its concern as the Government remains silence on the next round of tripartite talk over the district creation issue. The last round of talk was held on September 1, 2018 in Senapati distr.....

Tripartite talk on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Dec 11 The United Naga Council (UNC) has expressed its concern as the Government remains silence on the next round of tripartite talk over the district creation issue. The last round of talk was held on September 1, 2018 in Senapati distr.....

NSCN-K revokes its decision of unilateral abrogation of Ceasefire

DIMAPUR | Dec 7 The NSCN-K has revoked its decision of “unilateral abrogation” of ceasefire with the Government of India with “immediate effect”. In a joint press note late last night, the NSCN-K statement jointly signed by its chairman Lieutenant G.....

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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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