manipur violence

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 […]

Manipur violence: Security forces destroy bunkers as operations continue in vulnerable areas

IMPHAL: Security forces in Manipur have continued operations in numerous vulnerable pockets to destroy bunkers used by miscreants, securing multiple arms and ammunition, on Friday. Search operations by the police were conducted by security forces in the fringes and vulnerable areas of Imphal West, Kakching, Bishnupur, Thoubal and Kangpokpi districts in which four bunkers were […]

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’s Shirui village enacts three-year ban on hunting and firearms

GUWAHATI: In a remarkable conservation effort, the residents of Shirui village in Manipur’s Tangkhul-Naga-dominated Ukhrul district have imposed a three-year ban on hunting and killing animals and birds within their jurisdiction. Additionally, the authorities of Shirui village have implemented a comprehensive ban on the use of air guns and firearms. This initiative is aimed at promoting […]

Manipur tribal body accuses army, police of detaining 12 ‘innocents’

NEW DELHI: In the midst of ongoing ethnic turmoil that has gripped Manipur for six long months, the Indigenous Tribal Liberation Front (ITLF) has accused paramilitary forces belonging to the Assam Rifles and the state police of detaining 12 tribal people they describe as “innocent.” The incident unfolded in the town of Moreh on Wednesday, […]

Manipur unrest: Moreh cop succumbs to gunshot wound in armed attack

Amid the persistent unrest that has engulfed Manipur for nearly six months, the northeastern state faced yet another tragic incident resulting in the demise of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Moreh town on Tuesday.

Amid Manipur violence uneasy calm grips border village Phougakchao

Phougakchao Mamang Leikai, a village located in Bishnupur district near Churachandpur, which is about 50 km from Manipur’s capital, Imphal, bears the scars of the ongoing ethnic conflicts in the state that began on May 3. Despite some residents returning from relief camps, an eerie calm hangs over the village, with underlying ethnic tensions. There […]

Beware of Wokes, they hate morality & orderliness: Mohan Bhagwat in Dusshera speech

He argued that their actions, despite their idealistic facade, ultimately lead to anarchy and indiscretion.

Foreign powers fuelled Manipur unrest even after Shah visit: Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief, Mohan Bhagwat, has expressed his concerns regarding the escalating violence in Manipur