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Manipur violence: Key highways open up leading to hill districts amid Kuki-Zo opposition

IMPHAL: In a bid to return normalcy in Manipur, the state government announced that it would open key highways leading to the hill districts for public transport, on Saturday.  These highways will connect the hill districts such as Churachandpur to the Valley region of the state’s capital, Imphal. Additional security convoys have also been put […]

Manipur: Kuki-Zo community now at forefront of new ethnic tensions

ZIMPHAL: In the ongoing strife spanning over seven months between the Kuki-Zo and Meitei communities, tensions between the two reached another extent where they clashed again at Churachandpur district in Manipur. The state authorities have once again shut down mobile data access across the district to prevent escalation of tension. According to reports, the conflict […]

Manipur’s displaced women stitch Japanese dolls for hope

GUWAHATI: Online pre-sale campaign of dolls stitched by the internally displaced women of the ethnic-strife-hit northeastern state of Manipur, has exceeded expectations, becoming a global movement for empowerment, storytelling and mental health healing. This venture is being undertaken under the ‘Stitching Hope’ initiative constructed by the ‘1 Million Heroes’ international brand from Singapore. The initiative […]

Manipur: Women in Kangpokpi begin 24×7 sit-in-protest for separate adminstration

The Kuki-Zo womenfolks in Kangpokpi district, Manipur launched a non-stop 24x7 sit-in-protest at Gamgiphai till the demand for separate administration is realized.