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Manipur journalist sentenced to year in jail for calling CM Biren Singh 'puppet of Centre'; detained under National Security Act
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Manipur journalist sentenced to year in jail for calling CM Biren Singh 'puppet of Centre'; detained under National Security Act

A 39-year-old journalist who works for a local TV channel, on 27 November allegedly after he uploaded videos criticising the BJP-led governments in Manipur and the Centre for observing Rani Jhansi's birth anniversary.

Manipur University row: Eight students, six teachers released; chief minister says 'normalcy will be restored' in varsity
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Manipur University row: Eight students, six teachers released; chief minister says 'normalcy will be restored' in varsity

Students 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.

Manipur University violence: High court suspends pro-V-C, registrar in charge; 17 students detained after clashes with police
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Manipur University violence: High court suspends pro-V-C, registrar in charge; 17 students detained after clashes with police

The 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.

Manipur governor Najma Heptulla, Assam Rifles condemn IED attack near India-Myanmar border
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Manipur governor Najma Heptulla, Assam Rifles condemn IED attack near India-Myanmar border

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla has condemned the IED explosion that killed an Assam Rifles jawan and injured three others at a village near India-Myanmar border on Monday.

Flood situation in North East worsens: Toll rises to 12; train services remain suspended in Assam, Tripura, Manipur
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Flood situation in North East worsens: Toll rises to 12; train services remain suspended in Assam, Tripura, Manipur

The flood situation in the North East deteriorated on Friday, with four more people in Manipur and one in Tripura losing their lives, taking the death toll in the region to 12.

BS Yeddyurappa is Narendra Modi's gateway to Karnataka to 2019: A fall guy if things go south during Assembly polls
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BS Yeddyurappa is Narendra Modi's gateway to Karnataka to 2019: A fall guy if things go south during Assembly polls

In BS Yeddyurappa, BJP has not only found a chief ministerial candidate who would clear the road for Narendra Modi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but also a fall guy if things go south

Triple talaq bill would end 'sufferings of Muslim women' if passed in Rajya Sabha, says Manipur governor Najma Heptulla
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Triple talaq bill would end 'sufferings of Muslim women' if passed in Rajya Sabha, says Manipur governor Najma Heptulla

Manipur governor Najma Heptulla on Friday said that she is very happy that the 'Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill' bill was passed in the Lok Sabha.

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dies at 97: Political leaders express shock, grief
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Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dies at 97: Political leaders express shock, grief

Political leaders across the spectrum on Tuesday condoled the death of freedom fighter, veteran Congressman and four-time Manipur chief minister Rishang Keishing at the age of 97.

Manipur governor Najma Heptulla is Jamia Millia Islamia's first woman chancellor
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Manipur governor Najma Heptulla is Jamia Millia Islamia's first woman chancellor

Manipur governor and former minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed as the chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia.

Manipur: Biren Singh's Cabinet may end up as a collage of coalition with too little space for BJP ministers
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Manipur: Biren Singh's Cabinet may end up as a collage of coalition with too little space for BJP ministers

Though the BJP is set to form the government in the state for the first time, and its third in the North East, the path was far from cruising.

Manipur Election Results 2017: Uncertainty looms over whether Congress or BJP will take charge in state
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Manipur Election Results 2017: Uncertainty looms over whether Congress or BJP will take charge in state

Uncertainty looms large on government formation in Manipur although the ruling Congress is the single largest party in the new Assembly with 28 seats.

Najma Heptulla to be sworn in as governor of Manipur on Sunday
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Najma Heptulla to be sworn in as governor of Manipur on Sunday

Najma Heptulla will be sworn in as the Governor of Manipur tomorrow at Raj Bhavan here, officials said on Saturday.

Najma Heptulla appointed governor of Manipur
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Najma Heptulla appointed governor of Manipur

Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed governor of Manipur, an official statement said on Wednesday

Anandiben Patel to step down as Gujarat CM? Speculation rife because of 'age bar'
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Anandiben Patel to step down as Gujarat CM? Speculation rife because of 'age bar'

In the wake of recent resignation of Union Minister Najma Heptulla due to the undeclared age bar of 75 years for ministers put by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now speculations are rife here on the fate of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, who will touch the line in November.

Najma Heptulla, GM Siddeshwara quit Modi cabinet; Naqvi to oversee minority affairs
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Najma Heptulla, GM Siddeshwara quit Modi cabinet; Naqvi to oversee minority affairs

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla resigned from the Union Cabinet along with Minister of State for Heavy Industries GM Siddeshwara.

NDA's welfare schemes building minorities' confidence in BJP, says Najma Heptulla
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NDA's welfare schemes building minorities' confidence in BJP, says Najma Heptulla

Union minister Najma Heptulla on Tuesday said BJP's win in Assam Assembly polls suggested rising confidence of the minorities in the party.

Hyderabad MP Owaisi clashes with Najma Heptulla in Lok Sabha
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Hyderabad MP Owaisi clashes with Najma Heptulla in Lok Sabha

Two senior leaders, Asaduddin Owaisi of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla, clashed fiercely in the Lok Sabha

PM Modi's Saudi visit was 'very successful and fruitful', says Najma Heptulla
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PM Modi's Saudi visit was 'very successful and fruitful', says Najma Heptulla

After PM Modi's visit, Heptulla also hinted at some "good news" soon from Riyadh on New Delhi's request to increase the Haj quota.

Want to conserve Sanskrit? Throw colonisation out of your mind, says Najma Heptulla
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Want to conserve Sanskrit? Throw colonisation out of your mind, says Najma Heptulla

Sanskrit would have survived had it become language of commoners, Union Minister Najma Heptulla noted on Tuesday

Tolerance is soul of India, harmony is strength, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
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Tolerance is soul of India, harmony is strength, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Amid a debate on intolerance, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today targeted opposition parties contending their "political propaganda of threat to tolerance" is an "assault" on the country's soul.