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Nagas lift indefinite Manipur economic blockade after five months

Nagas lift indefinite Manipur economic blockade after five months

In a significant development for the residents here, indefinite economic blockade imposed by United Naga Council in Manipur five months ago is all set to be lifted from Sunday midnight.

Mother's market traders in Manipur want shops repaired, better schemes

The politics of poll bound Manipur may revolve around the economic blockade, but women traders of Mother's market here want their shops damaged in an earthquake a year ago to be repaired soon.

Majority should not disturb minority and vice-versa: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh

Majority should not disturb minority and vice-versa: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh

With Manipur facing an indefinite economic blockade imposed by UNC, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh today said the state belongs to all ethnic groups and majority should not disturb the minority or vice-versa.

Manipur recommends outlawing United Naga Council

Manipur recommends outlawing United Naga Council

In an hour-long meeting on Saturday morning, the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) took the decision to outlaw the UNC. 

Drivers refuse to deliver fuel to Manipur oil pumps

While petrol pumps are closed, roadside vendors are selling fuel at Rs 150 a litre.

Manipur blockade: Centre to dispatch 100 trucks containing petroleum products today

The Ministry of Home Affairs has been making repeated efforts to find a way to have the NH-2 opened.

Rajnath Singh expresses grave concern over Manipur situation

Election to 60-member Manipur Assembly will be held on March 4 and 8.

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.

Manipur blockade: 11 supporters of United Naga Council injured during protest

Eleven suspected supporters of United Naga Council were injured when they tried to storm the Deputy Commissioner's office in Senapati district to protest creation of seven new districts, police said today.

No solution in sight to Manipur blockade

No solution in sight to Manipur blockade

The UNC had imposed the indefinite blockade on November 1 in protest against the government`s plan to create two new districts. 

Manipur blockade: Mobile data services banned in Imphal West following chaos

Manipur blockade: Mobile data services banned in Imphal West following chaos

The blockade was announced by United Naga Council (UNC) after the Manipur Government decided to upgrade Sadar Hills and Jiribam areas to full-fledged districts.

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.

Manipur blockade: 100 days and counting…

What is also saddening is the fact that there is little or no intervention from the government, both from the state and the centre, making the situation of the state a sad plight.