Manipur: News

15 May 2024


India leads in global internet shutdowns for sixth year

India recorded 116 instances of internet shutdowns in 2023, representing 41% of the 283 shutdowns worldwide, according to data analyzed by Access Now, a non-profit organization focusing on digital rights.

13 May 2024


4 Manipur cops, abducted assaulted; 2 Arambai Tenggol members arrested

Two members of the radical Meitei group—Arambai Tenggol—were arrested on Sunday for allegedly abducting and assaulting four Manipur Police personnel from Kangpokpi district, Imphal East.

After Sam Pitroda, Adhir Ranjan's lesson in diversity backfires

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's attempt to back Sam Pitroda's alleged racist remarks has backfired.

03 May 2024

Narendra Modi

High security in Manipur on anniversary of ethnic clashes 

May 3, 2024, marked the first anniversary of the ongoing ethnic conflict in Manipur.

02 May 2024


Woman shot at, 2 councilors beaten unconscious in Manipur 

A 41-year-old woman and two municipal councilors were violently attacked in Bishnupur district, Manipur, on Tuesday.

01 May 2024

Indian Army

Manipur: Meitei women group frees 11 men detained by Army

A women-led group known as "Meira Paibis" confronted the Indian Army and forced the release of 11 miscreants who had been detained with arms and ammunition in Manipur's Bishnupur district on Tuesday.

Repolling ordered in Manipur's 6 polling stations 

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ruled the polling at six stations in the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency on April 26 as void.

27 Apr 2024


Manipur: 2 CRPF personnel killed in suspected militant attack

Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and two others injured when armed miscreants opened fire in the early hours of Saturday in Bishnupur district, Manipur.

25 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Polling kicks off for second phase of Lok Sabha elections 

Polling for second phase of the 18th Lok Sabha Elections kicked off on Friday.

25 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

'Biased': India trashes US report on 'rights abuse' in Manipur 

India on Thursday reacted sharply to the United States State Department's report which said that there were "significant human rights abuses" in Manipur after the outbreak of ethnic conflict in the state.

24 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Manipur: 3 blasts damage bridge ahead of Phase 2 polling

A bridge in Kangpokpi district of Manipur was damaged by three medium-intensity explosions late on Tuesday night.

23 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

US rights report on India cites 'significant' abuses in Manipur

There were "significant" human rights abuses in Manipur after the outbreak of ethnic conflict in the state, the United States State department said in its "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices."

ECI orders repolling at 8 Arunachal Pradesh stations

The Election Commission of India has ordered a repoll at eight polling stations in Arunachal Pradesh.

22 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Manipur: Re-polling underway at 11 booths after Phase 1 violence

Re-polling is being held in 11 booths within the I-Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency on Monday.

21 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha

Repolling at 11 Manipur polling stations after gunfire, EVMs destroyed 

The Chief Electoral Officer of Manipur announced on Saturday that a fresh round of voting will be conducted at 11 polling stations in the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha constituency on Monday (April 22).

19 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

On video, sounds of gunfire exchange near Manipur polling booth

Gunshots were allegedly fired near a polling booth in Manipur on Friday morning—a 25-second purported video of the incident circulating online suggests.

17 Apr 2024


Security intensified in Manipur after fleet of oil trucks ambushed 

Security measures have been significantly increased in Manipur following an attack by armed miscreants on a convoy of trucks and oil tankers.

15 Apr 2024

Amit Shah

'Won't allow Manipur to break apart': Shah campaigns in Imphal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday alleged that attempts had been made to alter Manipur's demography through infiltration.

15 Apr 2024

Amit Shah

Amit Shah to hold rally, campaign in strife-torn Manipur today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will campaign and hold a rally in strife-torn Manipur on Monday, ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

08 Apr 2024

Amit Shah

Timely intervention by Centre improved Manipur's situation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the timely intervention by the state and central government led to the marked improvement in the violence-hit Manipur.

13 Mar 2024


Indian states with restricted travel for Indians

In India, each state operates independently with its language, culture, and governance. While citizens enjoy constitutional freedom of movement, some states impose travel restrictions.

Explained: CAA implementation does not cover tribal areas in Northeast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Monday evening officially notified the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024.

08 Mar 2024

Indian Army

Army officer kidnapped in Manipur, fourth incident since clashes began

An army officer was abducted on Friday from his home in Manipur, marking the fourth such incident since ethnic violence erupted in the northeastern state in May last year.

07 Mar 2024

Kiren Rijiju

Only negotiations can resolve Manipur conflict: Kiren Rijiju 

Union Earth Sciences Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday stressed peaceful negotiations were the only way to resolve the ongoing ethnic violence in Manipur.

02 Mar 2024


After Mizoram, Nagaland opposes fencing of India-Myanmar border. Here's why

The Nagaland Assembly passed a resolution on Friday urging the Indian government to reconsider its decision to fence the Indo-Myanmar border and scrap the Free Movement Regime (FMR).

01 Mar 2024

N Biren Singh

Kuki MLAs oppose resolution seeking abrogation of deal with rebels

Ten Kuki-Zo lawmakers have opposed a Manipur Assembly resolution calling for the abrogation of a suspension of operations (SoO) pact with militant groups.

28 Feb 2024

Indian Army

Manipur commandos stage 'arms down' protest after abduction of officer 

Imphal West Police Commando personnel staged a "guns down" protest on Wednesday after armed miscreants allegedly abducted an additional superintendent of police from his home in Imphal East District, Manipur.

28 Feb 2024

Indian Army

Manipur Police officer abducted by 200 gunmen, rescued

Amid the ongoing ethnic violence in Manipur, a senior police official was abducted by a group affiliated with the Meitei tribe in Imphal East district on Tuesday.

Manipur High Court revokes direction recommending ST status to Meiteis

The Manipur High Court has removed a paragraph from its contentious March 27, 2023, order directing the state government to recommend Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for the Meitei community.

21 Feb 2024


Exploring the primordial Longpi pottery

Longpi pottery, a treasure originating from the serene village of Longpi situated in Manipur, holds a special place in the hearts of art lovers.

19 Feb 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of 2024 polls, Gandhi vs Irani in Amethi today

Union minister Smriti Irani is expected to start a four-day tour of her Lok Sabha constituency, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, from Monday.

16 Feb 2024

Internet Shutdown

Situation tense, internet suspended after violence in Manipur's Churachandpur

The Manipur government has suspended internet services for five days in Churachandpur district.

15 Feb 2024


Journey through India's martial arts heritage

India, with its diverse cultural tapestry, has a long and storied history of martial arts that evolved over centuries.

08 Feb 2024

Amit Shah

India scraps Free Movement Regime with Myanmar 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Thursday that the government has scrapped the Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar to safeguard internal security.

24 Jan 2024


Manipur: Assam Rifles soldier fires at colleagues, shoots himself dead

An Assam Rifles soldier allegedly opened fire at his six colleagues on Wednesday morning before shooting himself dead at his battalion in south Manipur, said officials.

20 Jan 2024

N Biren Singh

Manipur: End to conflict elusive; Meiteis, Kukis demand government action 

Nearly nine months after a conflict between the Meiteis and the Kuki communities erupted in May 2023 in Manipur, normalcy in the northeastern state still seems far-fetched.

18 Jan 2024


Manipur: 3 BSF personnel injured in fresh violence

In a recent outbreak of violence in Manipur, three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were injured during an attack on the Thoubal district police headquarters.

17 Jan 2024


Manipur: IRB personnel killed in fresh violence in Moreh

A Manipur Police commando was on Wednesday killed in an attack by assailants in Moreh, a border town located 110km from Imphal district.

16 Jan 2024


Curfew in Manipur's Moreh after arrests in cop's murder case

Curfew was imposed in Manipur's Moreh town on Tuesday, amid tensions after the arrest of two suspects in connection with a police officer's murder, The Indian Express reported.

15 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Want to bring peace back to Manipur, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Monday, said that his party wants to bring peace back to strife-torn Manipur.

14 Jan 2024

Congress Party

Rahul Gandhi to begin Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra from Manipur

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will begin his second large-scale outreach program, Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, from Thoubal district in Manipur on Sunday amid a few restrictions placed by the state government.

11 Jan 2024

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu BJP chief booked for promoting 'religious enmity'

Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K Annamalai was booked for allegedly inciting religious enmity, provoking public peace, and fostering ill-will between different groups at a place of worship.

08 Jan 2024

N Biren Singh

CM Biren Singh blames 'Free Movement Regime' for Manipur unrest

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has attacked the previous governments at the Centre for neglecting the northeastern state and its concerns over the long border shared with Myanmar.

02 Jan 2024

N Biren Singh

Manipur: 4 civilians shot dead, curfew imposed in 5 districts

Authorities in Manipur have reimposed a curfew in five districts after fresh violence erupted in the state late on Monday.