Manipur

  • 'Mary Kom': Mixed response to Priyanka Chopra's look in film September 4, 2014

    Questions are being raised against Priyanka Chopra's look in 'Mary Kom', fuelling a debate whether a regional actor should have played the part. ...
  • Mary Kom: Loving mother, mean boxer September 4, 2014

    The muchanticipated film 'Mary Kom' is set to release on Friday. While Priyanka Chopra or the film's noshow in Manipur is gathering a lot of attention, here's a look at the life and struggle of the real Mary Kom, something the film hopes to pack in. ...
  • No show for 'Mary Kom' in Manipur, questions raised over choice of the film's leading lady August 28, 2014

    Hindi films have been banned in Manipur since 2000. And while many are questioning the rationale and morality of the ban in the Internet age, Manipur is also talking about the choice of the film's leading lady, a blooper in its trailer and much more. ...
  • I will only be happy if AFSPA is repealed: Irom Sharmila August 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila who is on indefinite fast against AFSPA for last 14 years said, she is cheerful after being released from house arrest of almost one and a half decade house arrest but she will only be happy when the AFSPA will...
  • Relief for Irom Sharmila as court orders release August 19, 2014

    A landmark directive from a sessions court in Manipur has come as a relief for antiAFSPA activist Iron Sharmila. The court has ordered her release from custody. ...
  • Manipuri man beaten to death in Delhi, 3 arrested July 21, 2014

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the death case of a 30yearold Manipur man in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took place at...
  • I hope Modi government repeals AFSPA: Irom Sharmila June 14, 2014

    Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila tells CNNIBN her expectations from the new government. ...
  • Watch: Key poll issues in the North East April 9, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Arijit Sen explains what are the key poll issues in the northeast which goes to polls on Wednesday. ...
  • Do not rule out Irom's chances of winning the Nobel peace prize: Harpviken October 11, 2013

    Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo Kristian Berg Harpviken said that he did not rule out the chances of Irom Sharmila being named as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Irom has been on fast since 2000 to highlight the suffering of the people in Manipur. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected across the country August 16, 2013

    Severe rainfall with thunder shower is expected in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Parts of Andhra Pradesh with fairly widespread rainfall in Punjab & Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, North Eastern States, Odisha and...
  • Charges against me are baseless: Irom Sharmila March 4, 2013

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Irom Sharmila said that she loved life and was only using fast as a means of protest. ...
  • Has India abandoned Irom Sharmila, Iron Lady of Manipur? November 5, 2012

    Irom Sharmila, Manipur's 'Iron Lady', on Monday completed 12 years of protest demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). ...
  • Irom Sharmila's fast enters the 12th year November 5, 2012

    She is protesting against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. ...
  • Manipur: 4 injured in bomb blasts during I-Day celebrations August 15, 2012

    Four persons were injured when a series of bombs exploded in Manipur during Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday. ...
  • FTN: Has Mary Kom broken stereotypes about North East women? August 9, 2012

    Can the success of Mary Kom break the stereotype that the rest of the country holds about the North East in general and of North East women in particular? ...
  • Has Mary Kom put Manipur on the national map? August 8, 2012

    The five-time world champion boxer has won a bronze medal for India at the London Olympics. ...
  • India Positive: Novel ideas and the grit to see them through July 14, 2012

    On this episode we bring you stories of real life heroes who inspire others through word and deed. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of courage, good work June 16, 2012

    On this episode, CNN-IBN bring you the stories of the real life heroes who inspire others. ...
  • Will continue to fight for justice for Richard Loitam: activist May 1, 2012

    Activist Binalakshmi Nepram said there was indeed some progress as Richard Loitam's case was now a murder case. ...
  • Students hold protest to demand justice for Manipur boy April 29, 2012

    Hundreds rallied to demand justice for Richard Loitam, the student who died in a Bangalore college hostel after a brawl over watching an IPL match on television. ...
  • FTN: Do North East students still feel alienated in the big cities? April 26, 2012

    Richard Loitam died of a cerebral haemorrhage in his sleep hours after he got into a brawl with a fellow student over the remote control while watching an IPL match. ...
  • Battle for the States: Yogendra Yadav answers questions on polls March 7, 2012

    Yogendra Yadav of CSDS answers viewers' questions on post-poll survey and election results. ...
  • The Last Word: Will Cong defeats enhance Govt's policy paralysis? March 7, 2012

    Will the policy paralysis get worse? Or is there a possibility that Dr Manmohan Singh could take radical initiatives? ...
  • Battle for the states: Is the verdict a triumph of regional politics? March 7, 2012

    The ruling Shiromani Akal Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party created history in the Punjab Assembly by retaining power. ...
  • Battle for the states: Analysing the polls verdict 2012 March 6, 2012

    In Uttarakhand neither the Congress nor the BJP has got a clear majority, while the verdicts were clear for the other four states. ...
  • Battle for the states: Assembly polls verdict March 6, 2012

    The SP gained absolute majority while the Congress finished fourth in UP polls. Rahul Gandhi, who was the face of the party in the poll campaign in UP, has acknowledged the defeat. ...
  • Elections 2012: Implications of the post-poll survey March 6, 2012

    Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said that the high voter turnout has not surprised the Commission. ...
  • Congress-Trinamool alliance possible in Manipur? March 5, 2012

    The Trinamool Congress that has made an impressive debut in Manipur is not ruling out an alliance with the Congress. ...
  • Battle for the states: reasons for possible results March 5, 2012

    CNN-IBN week post poll shows a poor showing for the Congress in UP and a close contest with the Akali Dal and Congress in Punjab. ...
  • Okram Ibobi Singh most prefered as the Manipur CM March 3, 2012

    In a survey conducted by CNN-IBN, 25 per cent people want Okram Ibobi Singh as the Manipur CM followed by V Erabot Singh with 7 per cent. ...