At present, AFSPA is in force in Nagaland, Assam and parts of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast. Jammu and Kashmir has a similar law called Armed Forces (Jammu & Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990.
Manipur Ambush: The incident occurred in Churachandpur district close to the Myanmar border. No militant organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.
In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh speaks about the ‘sporting spirit’ of Manipur.
Govindas Konthoujam, a six-time MLA, said he was impressed with the Modi government's development work for the region.
A stringent training regimen after the 2016 Rio Games had limited Chanu's visits to home for the past five years.
Unlike many other states which have common languages, Manipur has a different story, as Manipuri is only spoken in a few districts, and many in the state are not well versed with the language
Kishorchandra Wangkhem was arrested following a Facebook post, allegedly put up by him in Manipuri language, sardonically stating to the effect that cow dung and cow urine were not the medicine for treating Coronavirus.
Activist Erendro Leichombam was arrested for his Facebook posts which stated that cow dung and urine did not cure Covid-19.
Erendro Leichombam was detained on May 13 under NSA over a Facebook post in which he said that cow dung or cow urine will not cure Covid-19.
An emotional Renedy also appealed to everyone to come forward and ensure that the northeastern state does not face the oxygen crunch like the other parts of the country
While the number of people who have recuperated from Covid-19 has surged, there are many who succumbed to the infection.
BJP President J P Nadda and Union minister Kiren Rijiju have expressed profound grief over death of Manipur party head.
The curfew will be effective from 7 pm to 5 am, officials said.
Is the state government's order of protecting the site, excluding the interests of the local tribal populace in the best interest of the people of Manipur --- both hill and valley?
The Myanmar immigration officials refused to accept the girl stating that the international check-gate at Moreh in Manipur is shut since last year due to the pandemic
Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said
If our intention is to truly fight the drug menace, efforts have to necessarily involve resolving the socio-economic issues the hills of Manipur have so far been entrapped with.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.