Manipur: News

27 May 2023

Indian Army

Army steps up security across Manipur amid fresh violence reports

The Indian Army and Assam Rifles have stepped up security across Manipur amid reports of fresh violence in the state.

25 May 2023

Amit Shah

'Will visit Manipur, talk to people for peace': Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said he will visit Manipur in a few days amid fresh violence in the state over the Meitei community's demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status.

25 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 beautiful places you must visit in Manipur

Located in Northeast India, Manipur is not only well-known for its rich traditions and culture but also for its stunning landscape, beautiful architecture, local music, traditional dance forms, and unique cuisine.

22 May 2023

Indian Army

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 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Manipur: MLAs demand separate administration for tribal areas, CM rejects 

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday rejected the demands by 10 MLAs, including seven from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for a separate administration for the Kuki tribe-dominated districts of the state.

15 May 2023


Manipur: Nearly 6,000 people flee to Mizoram amid violence

Almost 6,000 people have fled Manipur and have taken shelter in different districts of neighboring Mizoram amid the ongoing violent clashes between the Meiteis and tribals there, officials revealed on Sunday.

Manipur violence: Death toll reaches 71, curfew relaxation extended 

The death toll from the ethnic clashes in Manipur crossed 70 on Saturday, reported ANI.

10 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Manipur: Curfew relaxed in 11 districts as situation improves

The state government relaxed curfew in 11 affected districts of strife-torn Manipur for six hours from 5:00am on Wednesday.

Manipur: Death toll at 60, internet ban extended till Saturday

The Manipur government informed the Supreme Court on Monday that the number of deaths in the state due to ethnic violence had risen to 60 since clashes erupted last week.

08 May 2023

Indian Army

One-way air ticket out of Manipur now costs Rs. 30,000

Several air carriers, including AirAsia and IndiGo, have hiked their ticket prices in the wake of the sudden increase in demand as hundreds of people rush to flee violent-struck Manipur.

Curfew relaxed in Manipur, no fresh violent incident reported: Centre

The Centre and Manipur government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that there were no incidents of violence in the state during the curfew relaxation on Sunday and Monday.

08 May 2023

Amit Shah

'Will consult all...': Amit Shah breaks silence over Manipur violence

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the Manipur government would consult all stakeholders before finalizing any decision on granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to the Meitei community, according to India Today.

08 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Manipur: States evacuate their residents, 23,000 rescued

The state governments of Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal are trying to evacuate their residents from the violence-hit northeastern state of Manipur.

07 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Manipur violence: Over 50 dead; CM Biren chairs all-party meet

At least 54 individuals have reportedly died so far in the ongoing violence in Manipur that broke out during a protest march on Wednesday, while thousands have been displaced.

06 May 2023

Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju talks about Manipur violence as deaths cross 50

Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju stated on Saturday that the central government is taking all steps possible to reduce the ongoing violence in Manipur and bring the state back to normality.

06 May 2023

Delhi University

Manipur violence reaches Delhi University, police detain students

Manipur's violence has reached Delhi University's North Campus area, with a group of students from the Kuki tribe accusing a group of Meitis of an attack on Thursday night, reported ANI.

06 May 2023


1,000+ flee violence-hit Manipur to Assam; situation improving, say police

The violence in Manipur led to the forced inter-state migration of hundreds of people to Assam's Cachar district.

06 May 2023


NEET-UG 2023 exam postponed in Manipur amid violence: NTA

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday postponed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination for undergraduate courses in Manipur amid ongoing violence that broke out on Wednesday, reported ANI.

Manipur: I-T official dragged out of house, beaten to death

An official of the Income Tax Department posted in Manipur's Imphal was allegedly dragged out of his official residence and killed during the ethnic violence that has engulfed the state, the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Association said on Friday.

05 May 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah cancels Karnataka poll campaigns, 'closely monitors' Manipur situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday canceled all election campaigns in Karnataka to "closely monitor" the situation in Manipur, reported ANI, quoting sources.

05 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Manipur: 9,000 displaced as tensions prevail, mob attacks BJP MLA

Tensions prevailed in Manipur amid ethnic violence between tribals and the majority Meitei community.

04 May 2023

N Biren Singh

Why Manipur is burning

The state government of Manipur imposed a curfew in eight districts and suspended the internet for the next five days after violence broke out during a tribal agitation on Wednesday.

29 Apr 2023

Section 144

Manipur: Section-144, internet suspension extended in Churachandpur after fresh clashes

The situation in Manipur's Churachandpur district reportedly remained tense on Friday night after fresh clashes broke out between police personnel and protesters.

28 Apr 2023

N Biren Singh

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why was Manipur CM's event venue set on fire

The Manipur government imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in Manipur's Churachandpur and suspended internet services and large gatherings to prevent any untoward incident.

28 Apr 2023

Section 144

Manipur: Internet banned, Section 144 imposed in Churachandpur amid violence

The government of Manipur suspended mobile internet services and banned large gatherings in the Churachandpur district amid violence ahead of Chief Minister N Biren Singh's visit on Friday.

17 Apr 2023

Miss India

Meet Miss India 2023 2nd runner-up, Manipur's Thounaojam Strela Luwang

This year, the 59th edition of the Femina Miss India was held on April 15, with Manipur hosting the event's grand finale, creating history for the first time in Northeast India.

06 Apr 2023

Healthy Foods

Rice beyond Basmati: 5 lesser-known rice varieties in India

When it comes to Indian cuisine, Basmati rice is the one of most well-known and commonly used varieties.

25 Mar 2023

Amit Shah

Centre decides to reduce 'disturbed areas' under AFSPA in northeast

Union Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah on Saturday announced that the central government decided to reduce the jurisdiction of "disturbed areas" in Nagaland, Assam, and Manipur under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or AFSPA.

04 Feb 2023


Bomb explosion at Sunny Leone's fashion show venue in Imphal

A powerful explosion took place near the venue of a fashion show, which Bollywood actor Sunny Leone is scheduled to attend on Sunday, in the Hatta Kangjeibung area of Manipur's capital Imphal.

27 Jan 2023

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio introduces 5G services in all North-Eastern states

Reliance Jio has launched its 'True 5G' service across six states of India's North-Eastern region.

21 Dec 2022

Road Accidents

Manipur: 15 students feared dead as bus carrying them overturns

At least 15 students were feared dead when a bus carrying them overturned in the Noney district of Manipur on Wednesday.

08 Dec 2022


5 strange wedding rituals followed in India

A wedding is not only about two persons in love tying the knot but it also brings together families, friends, and relatives under one roof to take part in the celebrations.

27 Nov 2022


Paramilitary jawan on Gujarat election duty shoots 2 colleagues dead

Two paramilitary personnel were shot dead and two others were injured by one of their colleagues in the Porbandar district of Gujarat.

03 Sep 2022

Nitish Kumar

Manipur 'coup': JD(U)'s 5 of 6 MLAs switch to BJP

After reports of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) planning to pull out from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling coalition in Manipur, five out of six of its MLAs rolled over to the BJP on Friday.

1 Sept 2022


Get these 5 things home from your trip to Assam

Known for its stunning historical monuments, fragrant tea gardens, ancient temples, and fascinating national parks, Assam is an amazing destination that you can consider traveling to.

31 Aug 2022

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar's JDU to withdraw support from BJP-led Manipur government

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) will reportedly withdraw its support from the Manipur government where it was in an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

08 July 2022


5 picture-perfect lakes in India to add to your itinerary

Travelers who find joy sitting by lakes and simply watching ducks paddle by would understand the importance of lakes in the ecosystem of a region.

07 Jul 2022


Manipur woman started organic food brand with just Rs. 500!

Yangmila Zimik, a single mother-turned-entrepreneur from the Ukhrul district in Manipur has proven again that hard work, faith, and determination can help anyone make their dreams come true.

11 May 2022

Upcoming Movies

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Oneness' director explains why we need more LGBTQ+ films

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

25 Apr 2022


'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.