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Mar 25, 2019
In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) BillIn contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice
Feb 13, 2019
North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of ParliamentAmong the bills for consideration and passing listed in the Rajya Sabha for Wednesday, the CAB stands at number 9 with Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the introducer.
Jan 30, 2019
Manipur CM N Biren Singh asks people not to panic as anti-citizenship bill group calls 24-hr strike from midnightManipur chief minister N Biren Singh appealed to the people not to panic over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, even as a 24-hour general strike has been called from Wednesday midnight demanding withdrawal of the bill
Jan 28, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Supreme Court cancels 29 Jan Ayodhya hearing; Manipur all-party meet on citizenship bill today; day's top storiesToday's top stories: Supreme Court cancels 29 January hearing on Ayodhya dispute; voting for the Jind bypoll has begun; Biren Singh to convene Manipur all-party meet on citizenship bill; Cabinet likely to announce agri-package for farmers soon; and more.
Dec 24, 2018
Biren Singh defends arrest of journalist in Manipur, says cannot tolerate humiliation of 'national heroes' like Narendra ModiThe Manipur chief minister's remarks came in the context of journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhemcha who was arrested under the National Security Act in November for allegedly making derogatory comments against him.
Dec 21, 2018
Manipur journalist's arrest shows how National Security Act is being misused to silence voices against StateManipur, the easternmost Indian border state, plagued by unemployment and armed conflict, is fondly referred to as a ‘paradise’ in journalistic circles.
Nov 30, 2018
Supreme Court rejects plea of Indian Army men challenging FIRs against security forces in AFSPA areasThe bench had observed that the use of "excessive force" by the armed forces or police was not permissible in 'disturbed areas' under AFSPA.
Nov 02, 2018
Manipur chief minister Biren Singh says AFSPA imposition to be reviewed; army calls Act prerequisite to ensure peaceMajor General VK Mishra, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 57 Mountain Division of the Army, which spearheads counter-insurgency operations in Manipur, said the AFSPA is a prerequisite for the Army to operate for maintaining peace in the militancy-affected state.
Oct 16, 2018
Manipur University row: Eight students, six teachers released; chief minister says 'normalcy will be restored' in varsityStudents and teachers of Manipur University were arrestedon 21 September after an FIR was lodged on a complaint by then acting V-C Prof Yugindro Singh.
Oct 11, 2018
Manipur University violence: High court suspends pro-V-C, registrar in charge; 17 students detained after clashes with policeThe clashes on Wednesday came amid a mass casual leave by nearly all the professors in the varsity to protest against the delay in the unconditional release and withdrawal of FIR lodged against the professors, students and staff.