UNC chief released unconditionally

The tripartite talk held with the advent of BJP government has brought to an end to the economic blockade and released the United Naga Council chief Gaidon Kamei and his associate today. He was produced at the court of chief judicial magistrate Imphal East today and released unconditionally as par the agreement brought by the tripartite talk held yesterday. Gaidon and his publicity secretary Stephen Sangkhil had been in jail on the charge of creating violence along the national highways and disturbing the right to life of the people byRead More

Security force gun down an NSCN-IM cadre

One suspected to be an NSCN-IM cadre was killed in a fire fight between the security force and suspected cadres of the Naga militant group at Chingthak Khoupum village in Noney district. Sources say the firing incident took place between 3:30 am and 4:15 am when a team of 2/5 GR carried out cordon and search operation at the village which is under the jurisdiction of Khoupum PS. In the fire fight one lady namely Ajingna Rongmei, age 50 yrs W/O Hajengrei Rongmei got bullet injury at the front headRead More

CSCHR tips off to invoke UN over blockade

Civil Society Coalitions on Human Rights in Manipur and UN (CSCHR) presage to invoke the international rights bodies and the UN if the central government and state government fails to stop the ongoing economic blockade. Human rights activist Babloo Loitongbam who is also a member of the coalition said imposition of blockade in the state is disrespect of the human rights and against the international human right norms, and the government is responsible to safeguard the rights of the people. It is their profound duty to seek intervention of internationalRead More