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Thousands of security personnel maintained vigil in India’s restive northeastern state of Manipur on Tuesday as a curfew was relaxed after days of rioting and ethnic clashes killed at least 60 people and displaced 35,000. The violence in the state bordering Myanmar began on May 3 when tribal groups clashed with a non-tribal group, the […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK The death toll after ethnic clashes in India’s remote northeast rose to 54 on Saturday, with fresh violence overnight despite authorities rushing in troops to restore order. Thousands of soldiers were sent to Manipur state after a protest march by a tribal group turned violent on Wednesday. Authorities imposed an internet blackout and […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Authorities in north eastern Indian state of Manipur today issued shoot-at-sight order in “extreme cases” to contain spiralling violence in the state between tribals and majority non-tribal Meitei community which has led to the displacement of more than 9,000 people from their villages. The order issued on behalf of the Manipur Governor said […]Continue Reading
At least seven illegal Rohingya immigrants were held by the police in Tripura. According to the reports, the apprehended illegal Rohingya immigrants had entered into India through the Shunamura border in Tripura from Bangladesh, Northeast Now reports. They were held by the Tripura police at a check gate along the Agartala-Assam highway. The arrested illegal […]Continue Reading