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Blow to Nitish Kumar as 5 JD-U MLAs merge with BJP in Manipur

Imphal | Five of the six Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLAs in Manipur merged with the ruling BJP on Friday night, officials said. Manipur assembly Secretary K. Meghajit Singh said Speaker Thokchom Satyabrata Singh has accepted the merger of the five JD-U MLAs to the legislature party of BJP in the Manipur Assembly under the 10th Schedule […]

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Myanmar hands over 22 North East insurgents to India

Imphal/Guwahati: In a significant diplomatic gesture, Myanmar on Friday handed over 22 insurgents belonging to six northeast outfits to India, officials said. According to security officials, these militants include self-styled home secretary of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) Rajen Daimary. The officials said on condition of anonymity that the 22 insurgents linked to […]

Manipur steps up vigilance against persons displaced from Assam

Imphal : In compliance with the Union Home Minister’s directive, the Manipur government has stepped up vigilance against persons who will be displaced in Assam following the NRC’s publication, officials said on Saturday. Director General of Police L.M. Khaute, has instructed police stations in the border districts to screen all suspicious persons entering Manipur. “All […]

Nine killed in Manipur landslide

Imphal : At least nine persons, including five children, died after a landslide hit Manipur’s Tamenglong district early on Wednesday. Nine dead after landslide hits Manipur's Tamenglong. More details awaited. — ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2018 Among the victims were three girls and two boys, while two more children have gone missing, Adim Panmei, […]