Manipur: News

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.

20 Mar 2022


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.

14 Mar 2022

BJP Government

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.

07 Mar 2022


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

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

06 Feb 2022


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.

13 Nov 2021

Rajnath Singh

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.

01 Oct 2021

Iron Man

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.

20 Aug 2021

Marathi Cinema

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.

07 Jul 2021

Arunachal Pradesh

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.

30 Mar 2021


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.

07 Mar 2021


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.

27 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

13 Dec 2020

Madhya Pradesh

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.

25 Nov 2020


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.

20 Nov 2020


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.

15 Nov 2020


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.

18 Oct 2020


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.

23 Sep 2020


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.

24 Jun 2020

N Biren Singh

Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

The BJP-led coalition in Manipur is facing an existential crisis after nine MLAs, three from the saffron party itself, withdrew support from Chief Minister N Biren Singh's government on June 17.

19 Jun 2020

Madhya Pradesh

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.

02 Jun 2020


Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.

29 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

India on Thursday reported nearly 7,300 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 1.65 lakh. The nationwide death toll also rose to 4,710.

28 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: 4,533 dead in India; COVID-19 cases reach 1.58 lakh

India on Wednesday recorded a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus infections with over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases.

18 May 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

15 May 2020


Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

27 Jul 2019

Salman Khan

Salman's sister Arpita, husband Aayush Sharma to become parents again?

Congratulations are in order for Salman Khan, especially on the personal front.

10 Jun 2019


Caught-on-camera: RJD minister, on 'study tour', forcibly dances with woman

It's a well-known fact that some men know the art of making women uncomfortable a bit too well. This is what RJD lawmaker Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav did when he went to Northeast on a "study tour".

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

Two transgender students were allegedly gang-raped in Bengaluru on Sunday evening by three men.

17 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

Unseasonal rain and dust storm on Tuesday claimed at least 35 lives in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and several other parts of the country.