IMPHAL, Feb 22: Citizens’ Committee, Manipur (CCM) has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to study the wisdom of pushing for election before “defusing the escalating ethnic tension” in Manipur.
IMPHAL,Feb 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Manipur on February 25 to address an election rally at the historic Kangla Fort in Imphal, said BJP MP and Manipur in-charge Prahlad Singh Patel here on Wednesday.
DIMAPUR, Feb 9 : The North East Union of Working Journalists (NEUWJ) has applauded the “pro-media” budgetary allocation in Assam and appreciated Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allocating various financial provisions for the benefit of scribes and media houses in the State.
IMPHAL, Feb 8: Election campaigns in Manipur have been severely affected by the United Naga Council (UNC)’s indefinite economic blockade being imposed since November 1, 2016 over the new district creation issue.
SENAPATI, Feb 6 : While clarifying that the United Naga Council (UNC) has no plan to meet the State Government on February 7, S Milan general secretary of the UNC said today that the ‘Presidential Council Meeting’ of the Naga apex body on February 7 in Manipur will “critically explore the update of the tripartite talk” held between the Government of India, the United Naga Council and the Manipur Government on February 3 at North Block, New Delhi.
IMPHAL, JAN 27: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India has invited the United Naga Council (UNC) and the Manipur Government to hold ‘tripartite meeting’ on the prevailing situation on February 3 in New Delhi.
SENAPATI, JAN 14: The United Naga Council (UNC) has strongly opposed the construction of border fencing along Indo-Myanmar border at Pangsha village in Tuensang, Nagaland.
Ukhrul, Jan 13 : The Autonomous District Council (ADC), Ukhrul has stated that the Centre should intervene and hold a tripartite talk to resolve the ongoing economic blockade and the State Government should first release the arrested UNC leaders.
SENAPATI, Jan 13 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has accused the Manipur State security forces of resorting to indiscriminate firing at Khumji village near Noney on January 12 and condemned the incident.
CHURACHANDPUR, Jan 13: A campaign to rise above electoral politics was echoed during the observation of the 500th day of ‘tribal movement’ in Manipur.
DIMAPUR, Jan 11:Two days after Indigo Airline has decided to offer free transport of coffins and “Human Remains (HUM) of poor North East people” from Delhi to the North Eastern States, the airline will carry first coffin of a youth from Manipur on Thursday. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Robin Hibu, Nodal Officer for NE people in Delhi informed Newmai News Network this evening that a coffin containing the mortal remains of one youth from Ukhrul district, Sovoi Kazingmei will be transported to Imphal from New Delhi by Indigo Airline without any charge on Thursday.
SENAPATI, Jan 10: Naga civil society organisations have accused the Assam Rifles of physically assaulting leaders of the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM), who are also volunteers of the UNC, on January 9.
SENAPATI, Jan 9: A highly volatile situation was witnessed in the whole of Senapati town today affecting normal life severely for a brief period following the detention of leaders of All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) by 34 Assam Rifles. They were released later but only after the furious Naga public intervened.