The Hindu Morning Digest – April 15, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 15, 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President J.P. Nadda during the BJP’s manifesto launch in New Delhi on April 14, 2024 | Photo Credit: R.V. Moorthy BJP manifesto drops NRC, says CAA to give citizenship to all ‘eligible persons’ The BJP has dropped compilation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from its manifesto that … Read more

Kuki-Zomi police officers appeal against transfers to Meitei areas; Manipur government says they are being promoted

Kuki-Zomi police officers appeal against transfers to Meitei areas; Manipur government says they are being promoted

Images used for representative purpose only | Photo Credit: V. Sandhya Over 100 Kuki-Zomi personnel of the Manipur Police’s Manipur Rifles and Indian Reserve Battalion have approached the Indigenous Tribal Leaders’ Forum to intervene in a transfer order that posts them in Meitei-dominated areas of the State. The officers said they had availed all institutional … Read more

Manipur violence: CBI files 2 chargesheets in missing students case

Manipur violence: CBI files 2 chargesheets in missing students case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed two separate chargesheets against five accused individuals in two inter-related cases of Manipur violence. The chargesheets were filed in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup (M), Guwahati, Assam. The CBI registered a case on August 23, 2023, following a request from the Manipur government. The probe … Read more

State-owned beverages corporation to oversee regulated sale of alcohol in Manipur

State-owned beverages corporation to oversee regulated sale of alcohol in Manipur

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. File The Manipur Cabinet on December 15 approved the establishment of the Manipur State Beverages Corporation Limited (MSBCL), signalling a significant shift in the State’s alcohol policy. The creation of the corporation paves the way for legalising the production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in specific regions of Manipur, marking … Read more

Two teenagers go missing in Manipur, family members lodge complaint

Two teenagers go missing in Manipur, family members lodge complaint

Tension gripped some parts of Manipur as two teenage boys went missing from Imphal West district on Sunday. The two were identified as Avinash Maibam, 16, and Anthony Ningthoujam, 19, both residents of the Lamsang area. Family members said the two boys left their houses on a two-wheeler at 9 a.m. on Sunday allegedly to … Read more

Mobile internet ban in Manipur extended till Nov 8

Mobile internet ban in Manipur extended till Nov 8

The Manipur government has extended the mobile internet ban in the state till November 8. Representative image | Photo Credit: d1sk The Manipur government has extended the mobile internet ban in the state till November 8, officials said. Barring a few days in September, mobile internet has remained banned in Manipur since May 3 when … Read more

Multiple weapons, drugs and cash seized from Myanmar-based militant group CKLA, says Manipur CM

Multiple weapons, drugs and cash seized from Myanmar-based militant group CKLA, says Manipur CM

Photo: Twitter/@NBirenSingh In a major breakthrough, Manipur Police, in a joint operation with the central armed forces personnel, seized multiple weapons, ammunition, drugs and cash from Myanmar-based militant group CKLA, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Monday. Taking to his official handle on social media platform X, formerly Twitter, CM Biren Singh posted, “The … Read more

NIA arrests one in Manipur bomb blast case

NIA arrests one in Manipur bomb blast case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on October 19 arrested one accused in coordination with the Manipur police, in connection with a bomb blast in Bishnupur’s Kwakta on June 21, 2023. The explosion had taken place in a Scorpio vehicle parked over a bridge located in the area of Phougakchao Ikhai Awang Leikai and Kwakta along … Read more

CRPF discusses evolving law and order situation in wake of Manipur crisis 

CRPF discusses evolving law and order situation in wake of Manipur crisis 

Security personnel stand guard as students protest against the “killing” of two missing students by unknown miscreants and demand peace in Manipur, Imphal, on September 27, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI Top officials of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on October 18 discussed the evolving law and order situation in the country in the light … Read more