Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday tore into the BJP-led Centre for “fostering violence” across the country and accused it of dividing Manipur into two states. Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to poll-bound Mizoram, also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was more concerned about the events in Israel than the turmoil in Manipur. Addressing a rally, he accused… Continue reading "Israel matters more than Manipur for Modi: Rahul"
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has written to his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh on sending aid, including medicines, to the violence-hit north-eastern state. The Tamil Nadu government has asked Manipur to provide its concurrence to send the aid material to those living in relief camps. Stalin told the Manipur chief minister in a letter dated July 31… Continue reading "Stalin writes to Manipur counterpart seeking concurrence to send humanitarian aid"
The Manipur Police arrested four accused in the case of two Kuki women paraded naked and sexually assaulted by a mob of men in B Phainom village on May 4. “Four main accused arrested in the Viral Video Case: 03 (three) more main accused of the heinous crime of abduction and gangrape under Nongpok Sekmai PS, Thoubal District have been… Continue reading "Four arrested for parading women naked in Manipur"
A horrific video of two women being paraded naked on a road by a group of men in Manipur has been shared widely on social media, drawing massive condemnation and calls for action. The two women were gang-raped in a field, a tribal organisation has alleged. The incident happened on May 4 in Kangpokpi district, some 35 km from state… Continue reading "Two women paraded naked on camera in Manipur"
Amid the violence in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh appealed to the people to maintain peace and urged those with arms not to attack so that normalcy can be restored. “I appeal to the people who are with arms not to attack anything. Please maintain peace so that we can resource normalcy in the state….,” said N Biren Singh… Continue reading "Manipur CM appeals people to maintain peace"
The situation in Manipur continues to remain tense with reports of firing and attacks being reported in parts of the state. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has directed officials to take “stern and prompt actions” to bring back normalcy at the earliest Dozens of houses were set on fire and gunfights raged between suspected militants and security personnel in several… Continue reading "Amit Shah meets Manipur community leaders"
At least five people, including a policeman, were killed and 12 others injured after fresh violence erupted in Manipur yesterday, where ethnic violence has claimed at least 80 lives in the last month. This comes hours ahead of Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to the violence-hit state. Earlier on Sunday, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that they have got… Continue reading "40 suspected militants shot dead by security forces"
Ten days after violence broke out in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh came to Delhi and met with Home Minister Amit Shah to brief him about the situation in the state, where ethnic violence broke out between the Meiteis and Kuki tribals. BJP chief JP Nadda also attended the meeting at Shah’s home. “The Chief Minister briefed the Home… Continue reading "Manipur Chief Minister briefs Amit Shah on violence, tribal MLAs’ demand"
Senior BJP leader N Biren Singh, who was unanimously elected leader of the legislature party in Manipur on Sunday, will take oath as Chief Minister of the state for a second term on Monday at 3 pm. Singh was unanimously elected as leader of the legislature party of the BJP in a meeting held on Sunday, which was attended by… Continue reading "Biren Singh to take oath as Manipur CM today at 3 pm"
All the newly-elected MLAs in Manipur will be sworn in as members of legislative assembly today. The MLAs would be administered the oath of office and secrecy by senior BJP MLA Sorokhaibam Rajen Singh, who was on Sunday sworn in as the protem speaker of the assembly. Caretaker Chief Minister N Biren Singh, newly elected MLAs Biswajit Singh, Y Khemchand… Continue reading "Newly-elected MLAs in Manipur to take oath today"