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Manipur: Pregnant woman dies after being denied admission by five hospitals, probe ordered

August 7, 2020 12:29:45 am

Kanpatliu Kamei, 20, and her unborn child passed away at the casualty entrance of a private hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, over 12 hours after her family approached the first hospital.

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Manipur to scale up COVID-19 tests, purchase 50,000 more test kits

August 5, 2020 10:10:37 pm

The Chief Minister said of the total 1,197 active cases, 502 were personnel of Army/Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the rest from the general population.

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Manipur: Separate Covid care, sample collection centres for security forces

August 4, 2020 11:14:04 pm

The decision was taken at a meeting attended by commanders of Army, Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF, CISF, and the ADGP Manipur, along with Health department officials.

Community transmission of Covid-19 has already started in Manipur: Speaker Y Khemchand

August 2, 2020 9:49:52 pm

“In the last three months, a large number of state natives who were stranded outside the state have returned home. Since then, not only the number of Covid-19 infection have exploded but also fatalities due to the disease are also increasing,” Speaker Y Khemchand Singh said.

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‘Perpetrators will be hunted’: Manipur CM on killing of Assam rifles soldiers in militant attack

July 31, 2020 2:48:46 pm

“The Government will not remain as a silent spectator, and the perpetrators would be definitely hunted down," the chief minister said.

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3 Assam Rifles personnel killed in ambush in Manipur’s Chandel district

July 31, 2020 2:29:07 am

“The Assam Rifles team was returning to their base at Khongtal when an IED exploded followed by indiscriminate fire,” a police officer in Chakpikarong, under which the area falls, said.

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Manipur: 56-yr-old succumbs to COVID-19, first reported casualty in state

July 29, 2020 1:21:56 pm

The patient, who hailed from Khongjom Sapam village in Thoubal district, was admitted to RIMS on May 5, with multiple ailments including chronic kidney disease and diabetes. In addition, the deceased had multiple sessions of dialysis.

Manipur: Congress councillors set to join BJP, MLAs may follow soon

July 29, 2020 10:54:53 am

This comes just a month after Manipur witnessed a political crisis, with three BJP MLAs resigning from the Assembly to join the Congress, and the NPP -- BJP’s main ally -- threatening to pull out of the government.

Manipur activist booked for sedition over Facebook post

July 29, 2020 1:45:53 am

Jogeshchandra Haobijam, SP of Imphal East, told The Indian Express, “A case has been registered under Sections 153, 124(A) and 505 of the IPC. Investigation is going on.”

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Rajya Sabha polls: Manipur Congress issues show-cause notice to two MLAs for cross-voting

July 25, 2020 2:41:53 pm

Okram Henry is the nephew of former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who is also the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP). R K Imo is the son-in-law of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

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PM Modi lays foundation stone of Manipur water supply project worth Rs 3,000 crore

July 23, 2020 11:19:37 pm

The project is to benefit the Greater Imphal region along with 25 small towns and 1,700 villages of Manipur, PM Modi said.

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Covid-19: Manipur imposes 7-day complete lockdown

July 22, 2020 10:31:20 pm

Clarifying the need of a total lockdown, N Biren Singh said the negligence of many people to follow safety protocol has led to the rise of local spread in some of the districts.

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Manipur top cop who allegedly shot self flown to AIIMS

July 20, 2020 12:20:04 am

Arvind Kumar, an IPS officer of Manipur cadre, recently joined the police department after a long stint as joint director, Intelligence Bureau.

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Top Manipur cop shoots self in head, now stable

July 19, 2020 4:40:59 am

The Chief Secretary said that the ADGP will be shifted to New Delhi for further treatment once his condition becomes stable.

Pressure from Manipur CM Biren Singh to drop drugs case: cop to court

July 17, 2020 4:57:22 am

The accusation is part of a sworn affidavit filed in Imphal High Court by Additional Superintendent of Police, NAB, Thounaojam Brinda.

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Manipur drugs seizure case: Congress demands CBI probe, CM Biren’s resignation

July 15, 2020 10:29:46 pm

Okram Ibobi Singh said that the Congress party had consistently raised suspicion about the involvement of a high-profile family in the drug seizure case.

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Manipur drug smuggling case: Cop alleges pressured to favour accused, CM says no one will be spared

July 15, 2020 9:12:22 am

His statement comes a day after an officer in the Manipur Police, Th. Brinda, alleged that politicians, including a close acquaintance of the Chief Minister, and top police officers were involved in drug smuggling.

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‘Ceasefire goodwill stamped to ground’: NSCN-IM after 6 members killed in encounter

July 13, 2020 12:16:42 am

Six militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah were killed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Saturday.

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Manipur HC suspends disqualification order of lone TMC MLA who defected to Congress

July 10, 2020 9:17:37 pm

On June 17, Robindro withdrew his support from the coalition government along with five MLAs (NPP and independent) and forged an alliance with the Congress party.

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Manipur Congress MLAs, accused of making BJP MLA quit under duress, get anticipatory bail

July 9, 2020 10:46:55 pm

Subhaschandra is one of the three MLAs who had defected from the BJP and joined the Congress. He has alleged he was physically and mentally tortured by the Congress MLAs and made to sign a resignation letter under extreme duress.

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Manipur: Senior medical officer held for procuring ‘substandard Covid-19 gear’

July 8, 2020 12:33:46 am

The case came to light after a district hospital was found to have been supplied mould-covered N95 masks.

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Manipur: Cabinet reshuffled, NPP’s Joykumar gets back three ministries

July 7, 2020 12:46:47 am

The Manipur government Monday issued an official notification allotting Joykumar the finance, science & technology, and economics and statistics ministries.

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Manipur: Cancer patients left in lurch as radiotherapy dept closed due to COVID-19

July 3, 2020 11:54:11 am

The disruption of the radiation treatment is taking a heavy toll on the health of the cancer patients, particularly those who are required to undergo active treatment.

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Manipur extends Covid lockdown till July 15, inter-district buses allowed to ply

June 28, 2020 10:12:46 pm

The state has, however, decided to allow inter-district bus services from July 1, provided SOPs and guidelines issued by the government are followed. No other public transport system will be allowed.

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Week on, NPP back in fold, rejoins BJP govt in Manipur

June 26, 2020 1:11:13 am

The four MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar Singh, arrived in Imphal along with party president and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma.