Articles about Manipur

'Oneness' director says why LGBTQ+ films should be made more

11 May 2022

Entertainment
'Oneness' director says why LGBTQ+ films should be made more

Filmmaker Priyakanta Laishram was 15 when he experienced a sexual identity crisis. But he had no one to guide him.

'Oneness' becomes Manipur's first film to address homosexuality, societal discrimination

25 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'Oneness' becomes Manipur's first film to address homosexuality, societal discrimination

Oneness is an upcoming Manipuri film that talks about the alleged honor killing of a gay youth in 2013.

N Biren Singh named Manipur CM for second term

20 Mar 2022

Politics
N Biren Singh named Manipur CM for second term

Ten days after the state assembly election results were announced, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has named Nongthombam Biren Singh as Manipur's Chief Minister for a second term.

All newly elected representatives sworn in as MLAs in Manipur

14 Mar 2022

Politics
All newly elected representatives sworn in as MLAs in Manipur

The newly elected representatives of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly took oath at the Assembly hall on Monday.

Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

07 Mar 2022

India
Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

The Assembly elections in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur—concluded on Monday and the results will be declared on March 10.

Manipur elections: Voting underway in 38 seats in first phase

28 Feb 2022

Politics
Manipur elections: Voting underway in 38 seats in first phase

Polling to elect members of the state legislative assembly in the northeastern state of Manipur began on Monday morning.

EC continues ban on rallies, eases restrictions for public meetings

06 Feb 2022

India
EC continues ban on rallies, eases restrictions for public meetings

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that the ban on physical rallies in poll-bound states will continue. However, it eased restrictions for indoor and outdoor public meetings.

Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

13 Nov 2021

India
Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

A colonel, his family members, and four soldiers died in an ambush by terrorists in the Singhat sub-division of Manipur's Churachandpur district.

Anand Mahindra to help 'Iron Man' suit maker from Manipur

01 Oct 2021

India
Anand Mahindra to help 'Iron Man' suit maker from Manipur

Anand Mahindra has decided to help a Manipur boy, who has built an Iron Man suit from metal scraps.

Chalachitram Film Festival: 'The Tainted Mirror' wins best film award

20 Aug 2021

Entertainment
Chalachitram Film Festival: 'The Tainted Mirror' wins best film award

Director Romi Meitei's The Tainted Mirror from Manipur won the grand jury award for the best film at the fifth edition of the Chalachitram National Film Festival.

COVID-19 gripping Northeast, 45 districts have over 10% positivity rate

07 Jul 2021

India
COVID-19 gripping Northeast, 45 districts have over 10% positivity rate

As many as 45 of the 73 districts that reported more than 10% coronavirus positivity rate in the previous week are from the Northeast region of the country, the Union Health Ministry said.

Manipur withdraws earlier order to turn away Myanmar refugees

30 Mar 2021

India
Manipur withdraws earlier order to turn away Myanmar refugees

The Manipur government has withdrawn an earlier order directing local authorities to turn away people from Myanmar trying to seek refuge in the state, NDTV reported.

Here's why you should visit the floating islands in Manipur

07 Mar 2021

Lifestyle
Here's why you should visit the floating islands in Manipur

Northeastern states in India are unique for their picturesque backdrops, lush greenery, and mountainous terrains.

Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

27 Dec 2020

Politics
Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought a flood of development to Northeast India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in Imphal, Manipur.

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

13 Dec 2020

Lifestyle
Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

This year started with a nightmare, which caused unprecedented mayhem and due to this, many of us had to cancel our travel plans.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

25 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 92.2 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.7 lakh; over 86 lakh recovered

24 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.7 lakh; over 86 lakh recovered

India on Monday reported over 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 91.7 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.4 lakh with 44k new cases

23 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.4 lakh with 44k new cases

India on Sunday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 91.4 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now reached 93.6%.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 91 lakh with 45k+ new cases

22 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 91 lakh with 45k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported a single-day spike of over 45,000 coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 90.9 lakh cases.

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

20 Nov 2020

India
As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in 4 months

16 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in 4 months

India on Sunday reported roughly 30,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over four months. The nationwide tally has now climbed to 88.45 lakh cases.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh tests positive for COVID-19

15 Nov 2020

India
Manipur CM N Biren Singh tests positive for COVID-19

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Politics
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 87.2 lakh; Haryana reports record spike

13 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 87.2 lakh; Haryana reports record spike

India on Thursday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 87.2 lakh cases.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 85.5 lakh with 46k+ new cases

09 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 85.5 lakh with 46k+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 46,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 85.5 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 85 lakh; over 1.26 lakh dead

08 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 85 lakh; over 1.26 lakh dead

India on Saturday reported over 46,000 new coronavirus infections, the fifth time daily new cases dropped under 50,000 this week. The nationwide tally has crossed 85 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 84 lakh; over 1.25 lakh dead

06 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 84 lakh; over 1.25 lakh dead

India on Thursday reported over 47,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past the 84 lakh mark.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 83 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

04 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 83 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported roughly 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 83 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 77.6 lakh with 54k+ new cases

23 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 77.6 lakh with 54k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 54,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 77.6 lakh.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

18 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported over 61,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 74.9 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73 lakh with 67k+ new cases

15 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73 lakh with 67k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 67,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 73 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 72 lakh with 63k+ new cases

14 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 72 lakh with 63k+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 63,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 72.3 lakh cases.

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

07 Oct 2020

India
Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

30 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

On Tuesday, India witnessed a spike of over 80,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 62.23 lakh. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours also pushed the death toll to 97,558.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 56.4 lakh; death toll crosses 90,000

23 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 56.4 lakh; death toll crosses 90,000

India on Tuesday reported over 83,000 new coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 56.43 lakh. The death toll surged past 90,000 with over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours.

Kryphsa FC yet to receive funds, club in financial distress

25 Aug 2020

Sports
Kryphsa FC yet to receive funds, club in financial distress

The Indian Women's League 2019/20 runners-up Kryphsa FC continue to suffer financially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

18 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 27.01 lakh while the death toll neared 52,000 with over 800 more fatalities on Monday.

Former Mohun Bagan and Indian footballer Manitombi Singh passes away

09 Aug 2020

Sports
Former Mohun Bagan and Indian footballer Manitombi Singh passes away

Former India footballer and Mohun Bagan skipper Manitombi Singh died at the age of 39 at his native village near Imphal in Manipur on Sunday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

05 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

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