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North East

Manipur CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of slain student

Imphal, March 27: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday announced that the state government will provide an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of a Class 12 student who was shot dead by unidentified miscreants. The decision was made after the chief minister met with the members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC), formed in connection with the killing. Biren Singh said in a Facebook post “the state government will provide an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh and conduct necessary inquiries into the case.The...
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Manipur Pradesh Congress leaders protest over Rahul Gandhi’s expulsion from Lok Sabha

Imphal, March 27: Wearing black clothes Manipur Congress leaders on Monday protested here against Rahul Gandhi’s expulsion from the Lok Sabha. Led by former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh the Manipur Congress leaders and workers assembled in front of the State Legislative Assembly here and protested against the expulsion of Gandhi from Lok Sabha. Singh told reporters “as part of the directive by All India Congress Committee, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) also staged a protest in connection with the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha without any due...
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3 PLA workers arrested in Manipur

Imphal, March 12: Three workers of the banned militant outfit People’s Liberation Army (PLA) were nabbed by security forces from Manipur’s Imphal West district, police said on Sunday. Based on intelligence inputs, Assam Rifles nabbed the three from Kakwa Nameirakpam locality in the district on Saturday, the police said. Two Chinese hand grenades along with one Berreta 9mm pistol were seized from their possession. Investigation revealed that they were working under the command of one Ayekpam Dhamen Singh, a self-styled major of the outfit. (PTI)...
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Construction worker from Bihar injured in bomb blast in Manipur

Imphal, February 27: A construction worker from Bihar was injured in a bomb blast near the residence of a PWD engineer in Manipur’s Imphal West district, police said on Monday. The incident happened on Sunday when the bomb went off near the Public Works Department executive engineer’s house in Thangmeiband Meisnam area, a senior officer said. Vikash Kumar, the construction labourer, was working in the residential complex when the bomb blast occurred near a gate of the engineer’s house, the police said. The worker suffered leg injuries, he said. A...
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10 Myanmar Nationals arrested in Manipur without valid documents: Cops

Imphal, February 6: Ten Myanmar nationals including six women were arrested from Churachandpur district in Manipur for entering the country without any valid documents, police said on Monday. Based on input about the presence of Myanmar nationals, a search operation was conducted at Vaal Veng area in New Lamka town on Sunday afternoon, during which "the Myanmarese on seeing the police personnel tried to flee but were caught after a chase," police said. A preliminary investigation revealed, they came to Churachandpur from Myanmar. Eight of them hail from Mongwa in...
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43 militants surrender with firearms in Manipur

Imphal, January 7: Forty-three cadres of different militant groups on Saturday surrendered before Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh during a “home coming ceremony” organised by the state Home department here. The militants laid down 19 arms, 17 hand grenades, 5 handheld sets, one Kenwood set, 9 PEK, 5 IED, and 209 ammunition before the CM. The surrendered militants include 13 from valley-based Kangleipak Yawol Kanba Lup (KYKL), five from People’s Liberation Army, 11 from Kangleipak Communist Party (People’s War Group), five from United National Liberation Front (UNLF), five from...
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BJP freed Manipur from terrorism, bandhs: Shah

Imphal, January 6: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday asserted that the BJP government in the state freed Manipur from bandhs and terrorism and brought it on the path of development. Addressing a public rally at Moirang in Bishnupur district after virtually inaugurating 12 projects worth Rs 300 crore and laying the foundation stone of nine projects worth Rs 1,007 crore, Shah said the BJP government defeated insurgency and lifted Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 or AFSPA from six districts of the state. "There was a situation of...
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