Two boats, carrying 12 picnickers, had capsized in the Mapithel dam in Kamjong district and sunk during a cyclonic storm on April 28.
The Assam Rifles started sending reinforcements to Sihai, which is a Naga village located around five km from Khamasom, since April 26 on learning that the rebels had set up an “unauthorised” camp.
Several Naga organisations of Ukhrul, led by Tangkhul Naga Long, have appealed to both sides to resolve the issue peacefully.
The Principal said that school authorities had initiated disciplinary action on six students a week ago but were allowed to attend classes.
Voters, some of who who had lined up even before the polling stations opened at 7 a.m., were not amused.
After Gujarat, PM Modi announces financial aid for rain and storm victims of MP, Rajasthan and Manipur
The relief for the residents of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Manipur came hours after Chief Minister Kamal Nath accused the Prime Minister of being partial to Gujarat.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who visited some affected areas, said three people were confirmed dead – two in Churachandpur and one in Kakching districts.
After release from jail, Manipur scribe says one need not bow and say sorry for some truth one has spoken out
The Manipur HC had on Monday quashed the order of a lower court under which Wangkhem was detained under National Security Act and sent to one year’s detention.
Justice for Manipur journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem has finally come after five months.
On November 21 last year, Wangkhem was arrested under Sections 294 and 500 of the IPC in addition to Section 124 A, which deals with sedition.
There was no report of any casualty or damage to property due to the quake, police said.
Wangkhem’s wife Elangbam Ranjita said that he has lost a lot of weight and that his health condition has deteriorated.
Two members of proscribed militant outfit Kangleipak Communists Party (KCP) were arrested by a team of Manipur police commandoes.
The decision to send Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain comes a day after the BJP urged the poll watchdog to declare West Bengal a super sensitive state.
Two letters, purportedly issued by Kuki National Organisation and Zomi Re-unification Organisation and addressed to Shah seeking ticket for Mate, had surfaced on Sunday.