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17 November, 2018 7:23 PM North-East based insurgent group NSCN (K) splits, new faction formed

A power struggle between the top insurgent leaders in the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) has finally come to an end. The latest report indicates around 80 per cent of NSCN (K) cadres of Indian origin have raised a new faction under the chairman Khango Konyak and Deputy Kilonser Isac Sumi. NSCN (K) cadres along with weapons had deserted 157

19 March, 2017 2:53 PM A timeline on Manipur blockade

Indefinite curfew was imposed in Manipur’s Imphal East and West districts. Here’s all you need to know about the Manipur blockade. November 1, 2016: United Naga Council (UNC) calls for an indefinite economic blockade, cutting off normal movement of trucks on National Highways 2 and 37 — lifelines that pass through Naga villages — or along the 100-km Imphal-Moreh 161

16 March, 2017 3:44 AM Biren Singh: From footballer to Chief Minister

A former Congressman, Biren Singh joined BJP just five months before polls Nongthombam Biren Singh, who on Wednesday was sworn in as the first Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) Chief Minister of Manipur, is a politician who has donned many hats. A graduate from Manipur University in Arts, Mr. Singh hails from Luwangsangbam Mamang Leikai, a rural area in Imphal 160

15 March, 2017 10:49 PM From footballer to Chief Minister

A former Congressman, Biren Singh joined BJP just five months before polls Nongthombam Biren Singh, who on Wednesday was sworn in as the first Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) Chief Minister of Manipur, is a politician who has donned many hats. A graduate from Manipur University in Arts, Mr. Singh hails from Luwangsangbam Mamang Leikai, a rural area in Imphal 33

15 March, 2017 9:48 AM N. Biren Singh, a multi-faceted politician

A profile of the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur Nongthombam Biren Singh, who on Wednesday was sworn in as the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur, is a politician who has donned many hats. A graduate from the Manipur University in Arts, Mr. Singh hails from Luwangsangbam Mamang Leikai, a rural area in Imphal East district and has been representing 12

11 March, 2017 7:39 PM Runner-up steals the show in Manipur

With 21 seats, BJP could still form the govt. with support of smaller parties Even though the electorate in Manipur delivered a fractured mandate, Saturday’s results came as a stunning success for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The party won 21 seats in the 60-member Assembly. In the 2012 Assembly polls, the BJP could not win even a single seat. Even though 101

25 February, 2017 7:18 PM In Manipur, BJP is accusing Congress of match-fixing with the Naga group

It was the evening of August 31, 2015. The residence of Phungzathang Tonsing, six-time MLA and former Congress minister, in Churachandpur in south-west Manipur was reduced to ashes by a mob agitating against the state assembly passing three bills perceived to be against the interests of tribals living in the hills. The bills were later rejected by the President 136

10 January, 2017 9:15 AM Rahul Gandhi's Holiday Cheer Has Opposite Effect On Congress

India's grand old party has become truly federal in the 132nd year of its existence. With the senior leadership of the Congress out of town or planning to travel soon, the legislative party units of several of the five states going to the polls over the next few weeks have virtually seceded from the Congress High Command in Delhi. It no longer matters 104

21 December, 2016 10:30 PM Manipur Legislator Quits BJP Over Centre's Failure To Prevent Violence

Imphal: Manipur legislator Jaikishan Khumukcham from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday joined the ruling Congress party in the state. Jaikishan Khumukcham said: "I put my state's interest above party's. Manipur has been suffering since November 1 due to the economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC)." "For the last five days, I have been requesting 171

23 November, 2016 6:55 AM Old Notes Worth Rs 3.5 Crore Flown In From Haryana Seized In Nagaland, Cash Vanishes Without A Trace

In one of the biggest seizure of its kind post the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes the a Bihar-based businessman, travelling alone in a chartered jet, was apprehended today at the airport here for allegedly carrying Rs 3.5 crore in demonetised currency. Officials had apprehended a man identified as Amarjit Kumar Singh, who had booked the chartered 127