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Irom Sharmila may have to return to hospital soon: Family

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 22:19

Despite her release from detention, Manipur`s rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila`s family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose.

Teary-eyed Irom Sharmila walks free, to continue anti-AFSPA fight

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:08

Irom Chanu Sharmila, an anti-Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) activist who was on an indefinite hunger strike in Manipur for nearly 14 years, walked free on Wednesday after being released from the Jawaharlal Nehru hospital here.

Court orders release of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:02

A sessions court in Manipur, Tuesday, ordered the immediate release of civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for the past 13 years.

Priyanka Chopra`s `Mary Kom` not to release in Manipur?

Priyanka Chopra`s `Mary Kom` not to release in Manipur?

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:35

The much-awaited biopic of Olympic medal-winning boxer, MC Mary Kom, played by Priyanka Chopra, is all set to release on September 5, 2014.

Two militants held, bombs seized in Manipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:33

Two militants were arrested and several powerful bombs recovered from different areas of Manipur, police said on Tuesday.

Two militants held, bombs seized in Manipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:08

Two militants were arrested and several powerful bombs recovered from different areas of Manipur, police said on Tuesday.

Northeast CMs` meet to decide roadmap for development

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:38

DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh would meet the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati Aug 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday.

Two women from Manipur harassed by landlord in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:06

Two young Manipuri women were allegedly harassed and abused by the 42-year-old landlord of one of the two in South Delhi`s Mohammadpur area, police said.

Four injured as protesters clash with police near Manipur Bhawan

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 01:46

Four persons including two policemen were injured when a group of protesters clashed with police near Manipur Bhawan here on Saturday evening.

Northeast braves boycott call, celebrates Independence Day

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 22:38

Braving incessant rain and a boycott call by militants, the northeastern states Friday celebrated Independence Day with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Manipur CM asks militants to give up violence

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:02

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh appealed to the militants to lay down arms and participate in the development programmes undertaken by the government for the welfare of the people.

`Mary Kom` may be declared tax free

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 13:08

The biopic on star Olympic boxer Mary Kom with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra in the lead role might become tax free as the makers are seeking exemption benefits for the movie.