manipur violence

Armed militants target schoolchildren in Manipur playground attack

The assailants, armed with sophisticated weaponry, opened fire on the unsuspecting children, an event captured in a chilling viral video circulating on social media.

Assam: 2 US nationals detained for alleged propagation of Christianity

TEZPUR: In a recent development, Assam Police apprehended two US citizens on Friday for violating their visa conditions. The individuals were taken into custody for allegedly propagating Christianity while on tourist visas, which explicitly prohibited engaging in religious preaching. The accused, identified as John Matthew Bone and Michael James Flinchum, were arrested following complaints from […]

Bharat jodo yatra 2.0: Logo and tagline of 6,000 km march unveiled

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge unveiled the logo and tagline, "Nyay Ka Haq Milne Tak". The yatra, starting from Imphal, aims to touch 110 districts, 100 Lok Sabha seats, and 337 assembly seats.

Manipur govt forms SIT to investigate Lilong firing incident; death toll reaches 5

The death toll has now climbed to five, as one of the critically injured victims, Md Abdur Rajaq, succumbed to his injuries at Raj Medicity in Imphal on Wednesday. Rajaq was a prominent member of Anjuman, a local anti-drug organisation.

CBI files dual chargesheets in Manipur violence cases

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) announced on Tuesday that it has submitted two distinct chargesheets in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup (M), Guwahati (Assam) against five persons implicated in two interconnected cases of Manipur violence. The charges have been levied against Nohgin Baitekuki, Paolunmang, Smalsawn Haokip, Paominlun Haokip, and Lhingneichang. The […]

Manipur: Violence on first day of year, four reported dead

The incident has reportedly taken place in Lilong Chingjao where armed miscreants opened fire at people which left four persons dead and fourteen other injured, of whom many are stated to be critical.

Manipur violence: ‘Christmas to be celebrated discreetly’, say churches

IMPHAL: The festivity spirit in Manipur has been stifled with the collective call of church bodies to hold Christmas in a low-key manner in lieu of the ongoing ethnic conflict in the state. Tangkhul Baptist Church’s Reverend, Khayaipam Khamrang, said that Christmas would be different this year. “While there will be community celebrations during our service […]

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: 60 dead bodies airlifted from morgues after 7 months of violence

IMPHAL: Bodies of 60 Kuki people killed in the ethnic violence in Manipur were airlifted from morgues at Imphal hospitals and delivered to two hill districts of Kangpokpi and Churachandpur on Thursday. The deceased were kept at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) and the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). They were […]