Manipuri

  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. He 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...
  • Two Manipuri terrorists arrested in Patna June 3, 2014

    Patna: Police on Tuesday arrested two terrorists hailing from Manipur and staying here as tourist from bus stand. The two identified as Khotan Ranjeet alias Chaiba and Dhoshant Hem Malam alias Naubar have been active members of Kangleipak Communist Party Manipur and evading arrest in several cases, Senior Superintendent of...
  • FTP: Attacks on Northeast students: Time for icons of the region to speak up? February 12, 2014

    With the reports of attack on Northeast people in the last week and the death of Arunachal Pardesh boy Nido Taniam, serious questions have been raised over their security. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if the time has come for icons of the region to...
  • 24-year-old Manipuri man in critical condition after being stabbed in Delhi's Saket February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after two Manipuri boys landed up in hospital after being attacked, another youngster from the Northeastern state has been attacked in the national capital on Tuesday morning. In an apparent robbery attempt, the victim, a 24-year-old man, was stabbed in the stomach by unknown men. The...
  • Two Manipuri boys attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the debate over safety of people from north east gains heat, two Manipuri boys were attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar area on Sunday night. Unidentified men attacked the boys who are in their early 20s in Ambdekar Nagar at around 10 PM on Sunday. The victims were...
  • Delhi Police forms SIT to probe Manipuri minor's rape case February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After facing flak from the High Court over slow pace of Nido Taniam's case, the Delhi Police has now constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl in Delhi's Munirka. The victim's statement was recorded before the Magistrate on Sunday. The Vasant Vihar police...
  • BJP slams Delhi government over Manipuri girl rape case February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday slammed Delhi government over the rape of a minor Manipuri girl in the city just days after the death of a youth from Northeast in an alleged racial attack, saying it was only making empty promises and that nothing was being done to enhance their...
  • Delhi: Manipur women assaulted, beaten by men, 1 arrested February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two women from Manipur were allegedly assaulted last week by some men who hurled racist abuses at them in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarak area. The incident came to light after a boy from Arunachal Pradesh was beaten up and later died on January 29 in broad daylight. Delhi Police...
  • Delhi: Protesters demand a fair probe in the mysterious death of a Manipuri girl June 1, 2013

    Three days after the mysterious death of a 21-year-old Manipuri girl, students and activist have come out in large numbers demanding a fair probe in the case. The girl was found dead in her rented apartment in Chirag Dilli, she was lying in a pool of blood. Police registered a...
  • Britain to honour Indian-origin navy officer for taking on al Qaeda March 25, 2013

    Imphal: A young Manipuri, serving as a Lieutenant in the British Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Khwairakpam Robin Singh, will receive the Star of Gallantry and the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross from the United Kingdom, for his exceptional bravery in week long fierce battle against the Al Qaeda in interior Afghanistan in...
  • Manipur: NHRC seeks reports on journalist killing January 12, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an independent investigation report from the authorities on the alleged killing of a journalist by police firing in Manipur in December, an activist said here Saturday. The NHRC has also directed the Manipur director general of police, district magistrate and Imphal...
  • Manipur: Strike to resume from midnight December 26, 2012

    Imphal: The general strike in Manipur, which was suspended for two days, would resume from midnight Wednesday till 6 pm Thursday to press the demand for arrest of the Naga militant who had allegedly molested a Manipuri film actress. Official sources said a 12-hour curfew has been imposed in Imphal...
  • Manipur: Curfew lifted in the valley for Christmas December 25, 2012

    Imphal: Normalcy returned to Manipur valley on Monday following suspension of ongoing 'indefinite general strike' till December 26 midnight, called against the alleged molestation of a film actress by a Naga militant and lifting of indefinite curfew in view of the Christmas festival. Markets opened and transporters resumed their services...
  • Manipur: HM orders arrest in actor molestation case December 20, 2012

    Imphal: The arrest of NSCN(IM) cadre identified as Livingston has been ordered for molesting a Manipuri film actor, Momoka, in Chandel district, Home Minister Gaikhangam told the state assembly on Thursday. Giving a suo moto statement in the House following media reports, Gaikhangam said top police officials have been asked...
  • News 360: Manipuri woman abused, called public nuisance December 7, 2012

    A Manipuri woman alleged she was heckled and abused by a crowd in Bangalore, and pushed away by a traffic policeman when she sought help. ...
  • Bangalore: Attack on Manipur woman highlights police insensitivity December 7, 2012

    Bangalore: Even as the accused in the horrific Guwahati mob molestation case were convicted on Friday, yet another woman became the victim of mob violence. The incident happened in Bangalore, which was recently tagged as the best Indian city to live in by a survey. "The men, 30-40 men, started doing...
  • The other side of Manipur: Film-making and acting July 10, 2012

    Imphal: In Manipur, away from the shadow of the gun there's another reality - a world of cinema, low budget films and gritty film-making. Only 13 films old, Leishangthem Tonthoi is the rising star of Manipuri cinema. This year, Tonthoi received the Rajat Kamal award for Best Supporting Actress at...
  • UPSC Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Manipuri July 4, 2012

    (Answers must be written in Manipuri) Paper I Section A Language General characteristics of Manipuri Language and history of its development; its importance and status among the Tibeto-Burman Languages of North-East India; recent development in the study of Manipuri language; evolution and study of old Manipuri script. Significant features of Manipuri language Phonology: Phoneme-vowels, consonants juncture,...
  • Unique saga of a soldier who Manipur loves June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Meet a soldier who took four bullets in his arm in a pitched battle with insurgents and saved the life of two critically injured children in Manipur. Eighteen years since the incident, Colonel DPK Pillay still shares a close bond with the people of the Manipuri village. Colonel...
  • Loitam involved in IPL brawl: Minister May 1, 2012

    BANGALORE: In connection with the mysterious death of the Manipuri student Richard Loitam, Home Minister R Ashok on Monday said he was punched on his face following a brawl over an IPL match. “On April 15, Richard Loitam and his friend had met with an accident. Though he was treated...
  • Top Manipuri actress arrested for terror links June 30, 2009

    Imphal: Popular Manipuri actress Urikhinbam Devita was arrested by police on charges of terror links after she was caught from a hotel room in New Delhi with a top separatist leader, police said on Tuesday. A police spokesperson said the award winning 24-year-old film star was arrested from Imphal airport on...
  • Mulayam-DM spat case: EC serves notice to SP chief March 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday issued notice to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for his reportedly threatening remarks against the Mainpuri District Magistrate. "The Commission considers such threats as obstacle in the conduct of free and fair elections, as such actions affect the morale of the district election...
  • Militants from NE held in Mysore | Karnataka terror trail April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Militants from the Northeast have been arrested in Karnataka. Six militants of the People's United Liberation Front (PULF) were arrested in Mysore on Sunday. They are wanted for 12 murders and in several bomb blast cases. It was a joint operation by the Manipur and Mysore Police. The Manipur...
  • NE terrorists join hands with LeT December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: For the first time, the country's security forces are getting evidence of a direct link between Pakistan-based terrorist groups and outfits in the Northeast. Salman Khurshid, Abdur Rehman and Akbar Hussain are all natives of Manipur and have allegedly undergone months of training at the Lashkar-e-Toiba's camps in...