Imphal: News

22 Jul 2023


Manipur: Fresh outrage as 2 sisters raped, murdered in Imphal 

Days after a video of two women paraded naked in violence-hit Manipur on May 4 emerged, sparking nationwide outrage, another incident of two sisters allegedly raped and murdered by a mob in Imphal surfaced.

03 Jul 2023


Manipur: 3 shot dead, 1 beheaded in fresh violence

At least three people were allegedly shot dead and one beheaded in fresh clashes between two rival groups in villages along the Bishnupur-Churachandpur interdistrict border area in Manipur on Sunday, The Times of India reported.

25 Jun 2023


Manipur: Women-led mob forces Army personnel to release 12 militants

Security forces were reportedly forced to release 12 Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) militants after a mob of nearly 1,500 people, led by women, in Imphal East's Itham village surrounded them and thwarted the Indian Army's combing operation in the violence-stuck Manipur.

24 Jun 2023


Manipur: Mob torches BJP leader Susindro Meitei's godown in Imphal

In yet another incident of arson targeting ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in violence-struck Manipur, a private godown belonging to Minister of Public Health Engineering and Consumer Affairs, L Susindro Meitei, was set on fire on Friday night in Imphal.

17 Jun 2023


Manipur: Angry mobs attempt to torch homes of BJP leaders

At least two people were reportedly injured in Manipur's Imphal after rubber bullets and tear gas were fired by the Rapid Action Force (RAF) at a mob of 1,000 after clashes broke out in the Palace Compound area on Friday night.

16 Jun 2023


Manipur violence: Union Minister RK Ranjan Singh's residence torched

An angry mob stormed and set Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader RK Ranjan Singh's house on fire in Imphal's Kongba, Manipur, on Thursday night, confirmed government sources.

14 Jun 2023


Manipur violence: Fresh flare-up kills 9, curfew relaxation restricted 

At least nine people have been killed and 10 others injured in fresh violence in Manipur.

22 May 2023


Manipur: Curfew reimposed, Army called in again after fresh violence

Indian Army and paramilitary personnel were dispatched to Manipur after fresh clashes were reported in the capital Imphal on Monday afternoon following days of peace, NDTV reported.

15 Dec 2018


Manipur: Chinese grenades, live AK-47 ammo seized from ZUF sympathizer

A huge consignment of weapons, ammunition, and explosives have been recovered from Manipur, after security forces apprehended a woman sympathizer of the Manipuri militant group Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF).

17 Sep 2018


Manipur lynching: Four policemen suspended after video shows their presence

Just days after a 26-year-old man was lynched at a village near Manipur's Imphal, state police have suspended four policemen after a purported video of the incident indicated that armed police personnel were present in the village during the incident.

19 Aug 2018

Indian Army

Two dogs awarded gallantry honors for detecting bombs, saving lives

A pair of Labradors, Gracy and Danfy, trained to sniff out explosives and landmines, have won the Chief of Army Staff's commendation card this Independence Day for their heroics in combat zones.

22 Jul 2018


Imphal: Tribal students call hill bandh; MUSU to disrupt Assembly

Throwing its weight behind the beleaguered Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University, AP Pandey, a tribal students' body has called for an indefinite hill bandh from tomorrow, coinciding with Manipur University Students' Union's (MUSU) decision to disrupt the Assembly session for not discussing the impasse at the institute.

27 Jun 2018


Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

Academic activities of the Manipur University remained suspended for the 29th day today following students' agitation demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aditya Prasad Pandey.

02 Jun 2018


Manipur: Students vandalize newly opened National Sports University

A section of students has vandalized the administrative head office of the newly opened National Sports University (NSU) in Imphal.

Railways: AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

For the first time, the railways will use Artificial Intelligence to control air circulation, supervise, and oversee maintenance of work in the 10.28km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110km railway line from Jiribam to Imphal.

16 May 2018


Railway manufactures bricks out of waste soil to curb pollution

As a part of its ambitious project to provide Imphal rail connectivity, the railways, in a first, has started producing bricks out of the waste soil in a manufacturing unit in Manipur.

02 May 2018

Saudi Arabia

Gold worth Rs. 65 lakh seized in two separate incidents

A Chennai-bound passenger, Senthil K, was today apprehended by CISF officials at the Imphal airport for allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars worth about Rs. 41.23 lakh by concealing them in his body cavity.

17 Apr 2018


Manipuri man reunited with family 40-years later, thanks to YouTube

One day in 1978, Khomdram Gambhir Singh suddenly left his Imphal home without telling anyone. His family kept searching, but no results.

12 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation" in Imphal on 16 March and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists: boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar.

23 Nov 2017


Passenger headed to funeral shouts at Alphons over flight delay

A video of a woman shouting at Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons at the Imphal airport has gone viral.