N Biren Singh

Manipur CM asks people not to panic over Citizenship bill

The recently formed Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MPACAB), with representation from 66 organisations, has called the general strike demanding the controversial bill be withdrawn.

Jan 30, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

TV journalist detained for calling Manipur Chief Minister a Modi 'puppet'

Kishorechandra Wangkhem was working for a television channel in Manipur when he uploaded several video clips last month calling the state's BJP chief minister, N Biren Singh, a “puppet” of PM Modi.

Dec 19, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Manipur CM asks insincere ministers to quit

The ministers and officials should resign if they do not discharge their duties for the welfare of the people with sincerity and dedication, he said.

Nov 20, 2018, 13:32 PM IST

Six dead in Manipur floods, situation worsening

The report said the state disaster response force and the state police, with assistance from the Indian Army and the Assam Rifles, were actively undertaking relief and rescue operations in Irong, Maibam, Uchiwa and Kiyamgei areas.

Jun 15, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Manipur Chief Minister writes to Rathore to intervene in Sanjita doping controversy

 Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in the doping controversy involving Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjit Chanu while also suggesting that there could be an error in the identification

Jun 03, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

Manipuri girls shine at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

On the first day of one of the world's most prestigious tournaments, the new weight-lifting queen, 23-year-old Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, set a new record in the 48kg category and bagged the first gold for India during the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia.

Apr 12, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

Is our luggage safe in flights? Video shows airport staffer opening and examining bags

Is our luggage safe when we board a flight? In the CCTV footage of a Jetstar flight luggae compartment, an airport staffer can be seen opening the check-in baggage of passengers.

Oct 16, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Manipur footballers in Indian team get Chief Minister's help

Taken aback by reports on the non-payment of dues to eight Manipuri footballers in the FIFA U-17 Indian team, state's Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday directed immediate payment of Rs 5 lakh each.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Four injured in Manipur grenade blast

The injured persons are undergoing treatment at Raj Medicity in Imphal. Hospital sources said that the injured persons are not in serious condition.

Sep 16, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi concerned about flood devastation in Northeast: Manipur CM

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh claimed that since the vision of the BJP government at the Centre is to construct concrete houses for all families by 2022.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

68 militants surrender in Manipur

A total of 68 militants, along with a huge cache of assorted weapons including AK series assault rifles, surrendered here on Monday before Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.

Aug 14, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

Heavy rains trigger landslides in Manipur, rivers in spate

Two landslides at Sinam village in Tamenglog district have dislocated traffic along NH 37 as Border Roads Task Force labourers are trying to clear the debris. 

Jul 09, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Manipur CM Biren Singh visits flood relief camps

Torrential rains that led to flash floods late last week have stopped two days ago but several low lying areas were still inundated.

Jul 08, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur

Police sources said when the Assam Rifles personnel returned to their camp at Kasom post near Hundung after patrolling, a remote-controlled bomb exploded. 

Jun 15, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Road rage involving Manipur CM's son: State to provide security to victim's kin, SC told

The state government also informed the apex court that the parents of victim Irom Roger would be provided round-the- clock security by Manipur Rifles at their residences.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Road rage: SC asks Centre to consider giving security to family

The apex court observed that without any reason nobody has that courage to make allegations against the chief minister and the family should be given protection.

May 29, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Surrender policy for militants a failure: Manipur CM N Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Saturday said the surrender policy designed for militants was "a total failure".

May 20, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Modi govt's 3rd anniversary: Ministers to highlight achievements

All Union ministers have been asked to highlight achievements of their respective departments as part of the massive outreach programmes being planned by the Modi government ahead of its third anniversary on May 26.


May 11, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Four Congress MLAs join BJP in Manipur

In yet another blow to the Congress, four more MLAs joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. Two Congress MLAs had joined the BJP earlier.

Apr 28, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Congress MLA, 14 councillors join BJP in Manipur

Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou and 14 councillors from the party have joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:29 PM IST