economic blockade

Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and Libya cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging that the Gulf nation supports terrorists and militant groups with ties to Iran.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Qatar`s neighbours have given its citizens 14 days to leave, banned Qatari flights from their airspace and closed its only land border.

Jun 10, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade

Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade

The newly appointed Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today initiated the process to lift the over four-month long economic blockade in the state, a BJP leader said.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Manipur at 'crossroads' — Violence, corruption and much more

Manipur, literally meaning the land of ‘jewel’, seems to be inadvertently losing out its flavor of what it used to be known for in the past. With the state entangling in never-ending conflicts, Manipur, which boasts of its exotic landscapes, today finds itself in ‘complete mayhem’.

Mar 03, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Will continue economic blockade in Manipur, says United Naga Council

Will continue economic blockade in Manipur, says United Naga Council

The United Naga Council, after tripartite talks in New Delhi failed to break the logjam, said on Tuesday it will continue with its indefinite economic blockade of Manipur to protest the creation of seven new districts which affects the local Naga residents.

Feb 07, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
'Rule of Law' necessary for free and fair Manipur polls: TMC

'Rule of Law' necessary for free and fair Manipur polls: TMC

The Trinamool Congress recently received a setback after its former president Kim Gangte left the party and joined BJP last month.

Feb 02, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Manipur Assembly Elections 2017: `BJP will win comfortably`

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017: `BJP will win comfortably`

BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has claimed that his party is expecting a comfortable win in the Manipur Assembly polls scheduled to be held on March 4 and 8.

Feb 02, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: What all are the burning issues in this crucial electoral battle

With Manipur going to polls on March 4 and 8, political parties have a host of issues to contend with.

Jan 31, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Maintain public order or will explore other measures: Centre warns Manipur govt

Maintain public order or will explore other measures: Centre warns Manipur govt

Expressing grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Manipur government to maintain public order in the state, including maintenance of essential supplies and a conducive atmosphere for holding elections next month.

Jan 19, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Top ministers, Army chief review Manipur situation

Top central ministers, along with security officials, today reviewed the prevailing situation in Manipur where a 75-day long economic blockade on national highways has crippled normal life.

Jan 15, 2017, 23:03 PM IST

Manipur blockade to continue despite poll dates' announcement: Naga Council

The United Naga Council (UNC) on Wednesday said that they will continue with the economic blockade despite the announcement of Manipur assembly elections by the Election Commission.

Jan 04, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Home Ministry submits report to Election Commission on Manipur situation

Home Ministry submits report to Election Commission on Manipur situation

The Union Home Ministry has submitted a detailed report to the Election Commission on the untoward incidents in Manipur before the state elections. 

Jan 03, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Economic blockade: Centre rushes 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur

Economic blockade: Centre rushes 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur

The Centre has rushed additional 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur in its efforts to reopen a national highway which has blocked for nearly two months by a Naga group.

Dec 26, 2016, 18:06 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju meets CM Okram Ibobi Singh, says govt won't tolerate economic blockade in Manipur

Kiren Rijiju meets CM Okram Ibobi Singh, says govt won't tolerate economic blockade in Manipur

MoS Home Kiren Rijiju will visit Manipur on Friday to take stock of the situation.

Dec 23, 2016, 08:14 AM IST
Centre rushes 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur in wake of violence following economic blockade

Centre rushes 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur in wake of violence following economic blockade

The Centre has rushed around 4,000 paramilitary personnel to Manipur in the wake of violence following economic blockade on National Highways connecting the state.

Dec 20, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

Economic blockades in Manipur, two trucks torched

Vehicles carrying essential goods were stranded along the lifelines linking landlocked-Manipur due to the ongoing economic blockades, leading to spiralling of prices of essential commodities.

Dec 04, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

India asks Nepal to 'put its house in order'

In a blunt message, India on Thursday asked Nepal to "put its house in order" and rejected charges of economic blockade from the Indian side.

Oct 08, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Economic blockade begins in Assam sub-division

An economic blockade began on Monday at Jirighat in Lakhipur sub-division of Assam against the alleged harassment of non-Manipuris in Manipur in the wake of demand for introduction of Inner Line Permit (ILP) raised by the Joint Committee.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

Economic blockade in Manipur's Senapati district called off

The economic blockade in Manipur's Senapati district in protest against alleged encroachment by Nagaland at Dzuko Valley has been called off.

Jun 04, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Prices of essentials sore due to economic blockade in Manipur

Prices of essential items have gone up due to indefinite economic blockade on two national highways in Manipur which entered the second day on Friday.

Sep 05, 2014, 14:04 PM IST