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Home Minister Amit Shah reaches Manipur amidst ongoing violence

Imphal, 29 May (MTNews): Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Imphal on Monday amidst ongoing reports of violence in different parts of Manipur. According to sources from the Ministry of Home Affairs, the minister was accompanied by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and other senior officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).   Ahead …

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Northeast

MDoNER holds Northeast Investors Roadshow in Mumbai

The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER) organized a Northeast Global Investors Roadshow in Mumbai today received much interest with over 200 business- to-government (B2G) meetings being organized in a single day, PIB reported. Besides a significant number of investors, the event also saw key policymakers and government officials from North East grace …

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Army Chief arrives in Manipur to assess situation amid sporadic violence

Imphal, 27 May 27 (MTNews): Army Chief General Manoj Pande arrived in the strife-torn state of Manipur on Saturday for a two-day visit aimed at evaluating the prevailing situation and formulating strategies to restore peace. The visit comes amidst sporadic incidents of violence that have rocked the region in recent weeks.     Official sources …

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As PM Modi maintain stoic silence, Amit Shah finally announces visit to Manipur

In the backdrop of the fresh violence that took place in Manipur on Wednesday where at least one man was killed and several houses were vandalized, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has broken his stoic silence and called for peace in the troubled state. He has also announced his upcoming visit to Manipur to address …

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Fresh violence erupts in Manipur; Death of 29-year-old sparks tensions

Imphal, 24 May (MTDesk): In a distressing turn of events, Manipur experienced a fresh outbreak of violence on Wednesday, resulting in the tragic death of a 29-year-old man and leaving two others injured in a separate incident within the Bishnupur district. As a response to these alarming incidents, district authorities have canceled the curfew relaxation …

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Heavy rains to lash Northeast India: IMD

Mokokchung, 22 May (MTNews): According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), strong south-westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal prevail at lower tropospheric levels and under their influence, Assam and Meghalaya will witness light to moderate, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds during the next five days.   Further, heavy …

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IMD predicts more rain

Mokokchung, 14 May (MTNews): With the cyclone Mocha making landfall on 14 May over coastal Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Indian MeteorologicalĀ Department (IMD) has forecasted likelihood of more heavy rainfall in the North-East States including Nagaland during the next three days.   The national weather agency predicted very likelihood of fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over …

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Ten Kuki MLAs of Manipur endorses demand for ā€˜separate administrationā€™

In a major political development in Manipur that could possibly have serious long-term repercussions for the state, all 10 Kuki MLAs, including eight from the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Friday sought the Centre to create a ā€œseparate administrationā€ for the Kuki community as the state of Manipur ā€œmiserably failedā€ to protect them when ethnic violence …

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Cyclone ā€˜Mochaā€™ nears Northeastern states; IMD issues warning

Mokokchung, 11 May (MTNews): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning to five of the seven northeastern states about cyclone Mocha’s approaching effect.   The cyclone is forecast to make landfall in the Myanmar-Bangladesh border zone on May 14, bringing heavy rain and severe winds.   Meanwhile, an “orange alert” has been issued …

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