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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.

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’.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Security tightened along national highways in Manipur

Security measures have been tightened along two national highways in Manipur in view of indefinite blockade by hill-based United Naga Council (UNC) from tomorrow in protest against the death of two persons in police firing on August 30 last.

Bengal facing economic blockade by Centre: Trinamool

Alleging political vendetta by the Congress in turning down West Bengal`s demand for a moratorium on the interest of its debts, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the state is facing an unprecedented indirect economic blockade.