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Nagaland stands up to Centre

Wednesday 25 December '13

Citing special constitutional powers, state shortlists companies for oil exploration, ignores ministry questions on move’s validity.
Drugs worth Rs 20 crore seized in Manipur, 5 arrested

Friday 29 November '13

Haul near Chaobok Lamkhai is the third major this year in the state.
Manipur People’s Party V-P shot

Thursday 14 November '13

Sharmila meets brother, he denies honour killing threat

Friday 8 November '13

Irom’s brother had allegedly threatened her with “honour killing” for her relationship with a British citizen of Goan descent.
NHRC notice to Manipur govt for Irom's detention

Tuesday 5 November '13

The commission, which visited the activist in Imphal last month, has questioned the fact that Sharmila is not allowed to meet any member of the public.
Irom Sharmila detention: Human rights panel sends notice to Manipur govt

Monday 4 November '13

Irom Sharmila remained steadfast on continuing her fast till AFSPA was removed from Manipur.
The Naga Warrior: A daughter travels to Nagaland to retrace journey of her mother

Sunday 27 October '13

Ursula Graham Bower, a British woman, had made her home in these hills in the 1940s.
Ashok Chakra awardee faces probe in kidnap, murder case

Monday 7 October '13

Was also named by SC panel in Manipur fake encounter case
Ashoka Chakra awardee led fake encounter in Manipur, says SC panel

Sunday 15 September '13

The Ashoka Chakra is the nation’s highest peacetime gallantry medal.
Hawkers get threat, newspapers fail to hit stands in Imphal

Wednesday 4 September '13

In an Editors Guild meeting, all major newspapers in Manipur decided to stop publishing for two days.
The battle that time forgot

Sunday 25 August '13

A UK poll has named victories in Imphal and Kohima against the Japanese as ‘Britain’s Greatest Battle’.
Kukiland demand gains strength

Tuesday 6 August '13

The demand for a separate state has erupted in Manipur with the Kuki State Demand Committee
Militant, 2-yr-old daughter killed in Manipur ambush

Monday 15 July '13

Self-styled ‘home secretary’ of the Kuki Liberation Army (KLA) was killed in an ambush laid by suspected rival Kuki underground cadres in Champhai village at around 3.30 pm Saturday.
The Ukhrul Unheard

Sunday 14 July '13

A Manipur district has long known about the horror stories of rape, abuse and deprivation that are now emerging from two Jaipur homes from where 51 children were rescued in March. But poor and undevel...
Test confirms Manipuri girls rescued from Jaipur home were sexually abused

Thursday 11 July '13

The youngest of these children is only seven years old while the oldest is 15.
Manipur insurgent group chief flees with rehab fund

Wednesday 10 July '13

President of insurgency group KCP-MC, Kshetrimayum Hitendra alias Lallumba, has allegedly fled its camp after illegally withdrawing Rs 1.92 crore from its fund.
Naga cadres killed in fake encounter, alleges council

Thursday 27 June '13

The encounter in which six NSCN (K) cadres were killed by an Assam Rifles unit
Manipur king on indefinite fast as govt wants his palace

Tuesday 25 June '13

Manipur government wants the palace for tourism
Eye on SE Asia, Manipur set to get first international airport

Monday 24 June '13

Manipur is set to get its first international airport, Chief Minister calls it his dream project.
Tripura govt to introduce Bill to protect hospital staff

Monday 17 June '13

The Tripura government is set to introduce a Hospital Services Protection Act to protect doctors, nurses and paramedical staff


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