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Manipur Timeline - Year 2014

January 1

Two powerful bombs exploded in Shingjamei area near Imphal. The IED was exploded through a remote-controlled device when people were celebrating New Year Day around 5.30am. A team of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area before launching a search operation. Different social organisations have appealed to militants not to explode bombs in crowded area.

A Chinese hand grenade wrapped inside a plastic bag was found outside the house of one Huidrom Ongbi Chandrakala Devi, head of a village in the Wangbal area of Thoubal District.

Five cadres of KLO/KLA which is under tripartite SoO pact with the State Government and the Government of India fled from their designated camp taking along with them 10 weapons. The five cadres fled from their Shamusong designated camp located within Saikul sub-division of Senapati District, informed a source.

January 2

Employees of Public Health Centre of Khumbong in Imphal West District staged sit-in-protest to denounce alleged extortion notice served by an armed group. Some of the employees present at the protest site mentioned that two unidentified persons showed up at the Centre recently and demanding that each of the employees cough up INR 10,000 and also insisted that the collected amount should be handed over within December 31, 2013.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, who is also in-charge of Home Department, stated that the Army authorities' intimation to the State Government they would not like to house former militants in their camps any longer is being studied between the State Government and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

January 3

Unidentified armed persons suspected to be cadres of NSCN-IM robbed a passenger bus carrying a consignment of betel leaves at Maram Centre in Senapati District. The passenger bus was travelling from Guwahati to Imphal. After stopping the bus, the armed persons pulled down betel leaves put inside five plastic buckets. It is suspected that the armed cadres confiscated the betel leaves in connection with monetary demand.

A Myanmar national, identified as Mohamad Nasiruddin (23), who entered the state with forged documents was arrested by Police. Mohamad Nasiruddin was travelling in passenger van from Imphal to Moreh when the vehicle was halted at Pallel in Thoubal District by Police.

January 4

Suspected MNPF militants, ambushed a patrolling team of the Border Security Force near Misihoubi in between Laikoiching and Moirangpurel about 9 km south west from Lamlai Police under Imphal East District.

The MNPF has in the meantime claimed that the outfit had launched an attack on the 49th Battalion C-Coy BSF using IED.A statement of the outfit has said that the attack was carried out by a select team of the outfit's army, MNPA. The outfit has further claimed that four Security Force personnel were killed during the attack. However, other reports claim no casualties during the attack.

SFs arrested a KYKL militant, identified as Maibam Chaoba alias Rojen alias Iboton (31), while conducting a search operation at Pechi area of Yairipok in Thoubal District. One 9mm pistol with three live rounds was recovered from his possession.

January 5 SF arrested another KYKL cadre, Athokpam Tomba alias Huikap Tomba Meitei (45), while conducting a search operation at Sekmaijin area in Thoubal District. SFs recovered one .9mm pistol along with two live rounds of ammunition and a mobile handset from him.
January 6

Persons lobbed a hand grenade at the House of PWD Executive Engineer Pukhrambam Mani located at Thamnapokpi under Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur District. Although there is no report of human casualty, two cars (Maruti 800 and i-10) were partially damaged by the blast. It is suspected that the attack was related with monetary demand.

SFs rescued one Jangkholun Guite, village secretary of Haokip Champhai of Saikul under Sagolmang Police Station in Senapati District, who was kidnapped on January 2 by suspected KNA-I cadres. Guite was rescued by the SFs from Kholjang village under Kangpokpi Police Station in Senapati District. Further, SFs arrested two militants of KNA-I along with one 7.65mm pistol, live rounds and two letters on the latter pad of KNA-I.

The Kuki militants conglomerate, URF celebrated its second raising day at their Loitang Khunou designated camp.

January 7

Refuting the claim of the MNPF that four BSF personnel were killed in an offensive launched against troops of 49 BSF on January 4 at Laikoiching, the BSF authority on January 7 said that the claim was totally baseless.

January 8

The UKLF has urged the Govt to stop entertaining new armed groups into the SoO pact as the present trends are likely to encourage the formation of more and more armed groups in the days to come.

January 9

A powerful bomb hurled by the militants exploded at the construction site of a railway line at Nungba area in Tamenglong District. No casualty was reported in the powerful explosion which took place.

SFs raided a NSCN-K camp near Lungchai village of Tamenglong district. Taking advantage of darkness and forested areas as well as alarm from their local sympathizers, the cadres managed to escape, leaving huge cache of arms and ammunition.

The indefinite ban imposed on Times of India newspaper in Manipur by the MSF has been lifted. However the ban on the RSS for demanding extension of the AFSPA-1958 shall continue.
January 10

AR and suspected cadres of the ZUF were engaged in a 20 minutes long gun battle at Langkhong Khunthak in Tamenglong district. According to a source, AR troops launched an assault in order to drive out some suspected ZUF cadres who have opened a temporary camp at Langkhong Khunthak. Later, the armed militants fled from the scene. There is no report of casualty on either side.

Some unidentified persons attacked a team of 143 CRPF by lobbing a hand grenade followed by a volley of gunfire at Irang along NH-37 in Tamenglong District. The CRPF team escaped unhurt. It was suspected that the assailants were ZUF cadres driven out by AR troops.

January 11

Suspected armed cadres of KNF-N abducted four persons who are engaged in construction of road near Singda Dam.

UNC had called for a 48-hour general strike in the "Naga populated" areas of the state beginning from January 16-midnight. The UNC said that the strike was called on to protest against the lack of positive response and sincerity by the Union Government on its demand for the alternative arrangement. However, no further information about the strike is available.

January 12

An explosive of medium intensity exploded near the AR transit camp at Minuthong in Imphal East District. The bomb exploded just 30 metres away from the eastern gate of the transit camp behind the western compound wall of Khuman Lampak Sports complex .However, no casualty was reported during the incident.

January 13

Police arrested four persons including a juvenile in connection with the recent desertion of five cadres of KNO/KLA along with weapons from the outfit's designated Sinai Camp in Senapati District. A source said that the four persons were arrested by personnel of Imphal Police Station from New Lambulane in New Checkon area in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested one PREPAK militant, 'Chapel' Kamjam Milan Singh alias Somendro (21), in Wangjing Bazar area. One .32 pistol with three live rounds was recovered from the possession of the arrested militant.

January 14

SFs arrested one KYKL cadre, Koijam Nimai Singh (53), at Manaingkhol area in Imphal West District. Four live rounds of 5.56 mm and a SANSUI mobile phone with three SIM cards were recovered from his possession.

SFs arrested one PREPAK Over Ground Worker, as Huidrom Deban alias Yambung (45), at Upokpi area of Imphal West District.

January 15

A cadre of UTLA-SK Thadou was killed and three others injured in an attack by a rival ULTA-Robert Singson in between Leingangpokpi and Phaital in Imphal East District.

Unidentified miscreants exploded a bomb outside the private residence of Nambol MLA Nameirakpam Loken, located at Sangaiprou in Imphal West District. No casualty was however reported.

January 17

One NSCN-IM cadre, Hormi (30), who sustained injuries in a gun fight with ZUF cadres at Bhalok village of Tamenglong District on November 12, 2013 succumbed to the injuries at Shija Hospital in Imphal. Notably, three ZUF cadres were also killed in the gun fight.

Unidentified militants abducted a driver of a mini-truck and a labourer from near Kanglatongbi temple under Sekmai police station in Imphal West District.

January 18

Unidentified assailants exploded a hand grenade at the residence of one Moirangthem Indrasana alias Indrasen in Thoubal District.

SFs arrested one KCP-MC cadre, Haojam Kiran Meetei (25), while conducting a search operation at Ningthoukhong Awang Khunou in Bishnupur District.

In a follow up operation at Kumbi and Saiton villages in Bishnupur District, three more cadres of the KCP-MC, Oinam Sobha Singh (55) Wahengbam Nokulchandra Singh (43) and Thongbam Umakanta Singh (39), were arrested. One CPU which is used for printing demand letters of the KCP (MC) was recovered from the possession of Thongbam Umakanta Singh.

January 19

Reacting to the Manipur-based UNC, the apex body of the Nagas in Manipur, threat of agitation, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Shambhu Singh issued a stern warning to the outfit saying it will not tolerate any disturbance of national projects, Trans Asian Railway line and 400 KV power grid transmission line in the State. The Joint secretary ruled out any immediate talks with the Naga outfit.

Four persons who were abducted by suspected KNF-N militants were released at Koirengei in Imphal West District. All the four persons were abducted from a work site from Singda in Senapati District. Sources said they were asked to pay INR 10 million.

SFs arrested a woman cadre of KCP, identified Naorem (N) Athokpam (O) Bandana Devi (42), from Khongman Zone II in Imphal East District. Two .9mm calibre pistols and 17 live rounds were recovered from her possession.

January 20

MCP-M called a 12-hour bandh (general strike) on January 26 which will commence from 5 am on January 26.

Alleging increasing crimes in the area, nearby villagers of Loitang Khunou Spinning Mill, where cadres of a militant KCP group under Suspension of Operation (SoO) have been lodged at a camp of Security Force personal, demanded shifting of the cadres from the area on January 20.

UNC has clarified that the Republic day (January 26) is not being boycotted. A peaceful abstention from participating in the Republic Day has been called by the UNC besides other civil actions to demonstrate the displeasure of the Nagas in Manipur over the alleged wilful insult to the Naga people and to the democratic process of dialogue, it said in a press release. To register our protest against the provocative statement of the Joint Secretary, MHA, the civil action of a peaceful rally scheduled to be held in all Naga District Head Quarters on the 23rd January, 2014 has been cancelled and would be replaced by a total 12 hour shut down from 6 am to 6 pm on the same day i.e. 23rd January, 2014.

January 21

SFs defused an IED in Jiri bazar of Jiribam Lamkhai in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested a RPF/PLA cadre, Maisnam Khamba (35), at Ngaikhong Khunou in Bishnupur District.

URF a conglomerate of five different factions of the KCP, 'home secretary' Ruhini Meitei categorically stated that none of its cadres were involved in any of the criminal and unlawful activities that took place at Loitang Khunou and surrounding areas in Imphal West District.

Various Tangkhul Naga bodies have announced their support to the 12 hours UNC bandh (General Strike) called on January 23 in all the Naga inhabited areas against the 'provocative' statement of Joint Secretary of (MHA) and to expedite the Alternative Arrangement (AA) demand of the UNC.

11 militant outfits of the North East have jointly given a call to boycott the Republic Day (January 26) and to observe a general strike.

In a joint statement, CorCom, an umbrella organization of Manipur-based militant groups, ULFA-I, NDFB-IKS,NLFT,KLO and HNLC have called upon the people of the region to boycott the Republic Day to fight together against the "colonial rule" of India. CorCom consists of KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK-Pro, PLA and UNLF.

Some armed persons targeted a non-Manipuri migrant scrap dealer in Sagolband area in Imphal West District. However, the targeted migrant workers escaped when the pistol of the armed person got jammed.

The State Home Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei warned some tribal militant groups that if they do not stop abducting innocent persons for extracting ransom there may be untoward incidents between the tribals and non-tribals. He said that of late there had been a spur of kidnappings in some hill areas. At the moment, five non-tribals are in the custody of some tribal militant groups. These persons should be released immediately without any condition.

January 22

The URF, a conglomerate of five different factions of the KCP, announced a statewide bandh (general strike) from 12am to 5pm of January 26. A statement issued by the 'publicity secretary' of URF, Sanajaoba Meitei said that essential services would be exempted from the purview of the bandh. URF consists of KCP-MC, KCP-Military Task Force -Sunil Meitei, KCP-Chingkei Nganba, KCP-MC-Lamyanba Khuman and KCP-KK Nganba.

January 23

Ten unidentified gunmen abducted two civilians, a head mason, Oinam Kellon (56) and a labourer, Thangjam Dillip (54), from New Boljang Lower Primary school in Sadar Hills under Saikul sub-division in Senapati District.

Two persons, Maibam Tomba (33), mini truck driver of Nepra Company and Thongam Shanta (40), who were abducted on January 17 by some Kuki suspected militants were rescued by a team of commando from Koubru Leikha in Senapati District.

Police retrieved a hand grenade from the courtyard of Dr Sachindra Laishram (40) located at Kwakeithel Makha Thokchom Leikai in Imphal .Dr Sachindra is a consultant of Shija Eye Care Foundation. Sources said a KCP-Nganba faction led by Nganba had served a demand note to the doctor to pay INR 500,000 to the militant outfit on December 16, 2013.

The 12 hours bandh (General strike) called by UNC at the Naga inhabited area of Manipur against the provocative statement of Joint Secretary MHA and also to expedite the Naga people movement for alternative arrangement outside the Government of Manipur had a crippling effect in Ukhrul district. There was total shut down of markets, transport service, offices, schools and colleges for 12 hours.

SFs arrested six cadres of the UNLF, including three women, during a search operation conducted, at Oksu under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East District.

January 24

SFs recovered two IED from Okshongbung and Kangvai area of Bishnupur District.

The KNF-N is all set to boycott the Republic Day (January 26) celebration of 2014 in five hill Districts of the state. KNF-N said their boycotting of the Repubic Day will be done "separately of our own excluding the CorCom (conglomerate of Manipur valley based militant outfits) or the collective bandh called by North East insurgent groups.

January 25

SFs detected an IED near a culvert between Torbung Bangla and S Kolin village in Bishnupur District.

Acting on specific intelligence, SFs raided a meeting of top NSCN-K and NNC cadres being held in Nonei Part-V in Tamenglong District leading to the arrest of 'sergeant' M Ading Rongmei (37) of NSCN-K and Paujokdai Malangmei alias Jenchui (38) of NNC. One 7.65 mm pistol with 10 rounds, one .22 pistol with five rounds, one 7.65 SLR magazine with 10 rounds and five mobile phones were recovered from the arrestees.

Another operation was launched by SFs leading to the arrest of 'sergeant' John Yangemei alias Karin of NSCN-IM in Tamenglong District. One .22 pistol (US made) with five cartridges and two mobile phones were recovered from the individual, who reportedly came to Nonei in the District to collect extortion money.

One suspected KNF cadre was arrested along with arm and ammunitions by 43 Assam Rifles on January 25 from Buning Village in Tamenglong District. A source identified as one Mangkho Sitlhou alias Casper, a 'sergeant major' of KNF, from whom one AK Rifle and 12 live rounds have been recovered.

January 26

Republic Day celebrations in Manipur were marred by four bomb blasts amidst high security measures after CorCom of six militant outfits called for a boycott of the day, Police said. However, no one was injured in the explosions.

CorCom has claimed it's the series of bomb blast on Republic Day morning at Babupara around 8 am, Moirangkhom around 9 am, Chingmeirong around 10 am and at Singjamei Chinga Makhong around 11 am. A press statement of the CorCom said that the series of blast was carried as part of the collective call of several outfits of the "WESEA region against the Republic Day celebration on January 26.

Militants ambushed an AR patrol team in Sajik Tamak area in Chandel District bordering Myanmar injuring two SFs personnel including a Major and a rifleman. The attackers first exploded an IED and rained bullets on a foot patrol team belonging to the AR 21 battalion.

January 27

Two abducted labourers, identified as Thangjam Dilip (54) and Oinam Kellon (56) were released from the custody of suspected Kuki militant at Sagolmang in Imphal East District. The two labourers were abducted for ransom by suspected well armed Kuki militants on January 22 from new Boljang village in Senapati District where the two along with some other labourers engaged in road construction were staying in their temporary hut.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam has stated that the State Government will not accept any move that goes against the interest of the State during the upcoming tripartite talk between the UNC, State Government and the Centre. To discuss the Alternative Arrangement for the Nagas of Manipur outside the Government of Manipur pending a final settlement to the Indo-Naga issue, demand raised by the UNC, the next round of talk will be held at Senapati District headquarters on February 6.

January 28

Suspected hill based militants on January 28 fired two lethod shells under construction tunnel number 27 of the Jiribam-Tupul railway project under Noney Police Station in Tamenglong District. No casualties were reported in the attack.

January 29

Unknown miscreants lobbed a hand-grenade at the Haobam Marak Irom Leikai (Imphal West District) residence of former Director of Manipur Health Services Dr Khomdram Rajnikanta Singh which exploded.

January 30

Out of 25 assorted weapons taken away by five cadres of KNO/KLA when they fled from their designated Samushang Camp (Imphal), SFs have recovered 18 weapons from Twichin village in Senapati District under Lamlai Police Station.

January 31

Two hand grenades were found at the residence of Imphal Municipal Council Ward No 10 Councillor Salam Tiken (53) at Sagolband Sayang Kurao Makhong in Imphal West District.

Two cadres of the KRA-U, identified as Letgoulien Chongloi alias Kenedy and Janggouthang Chongloi alias JC Michael, were executed by their own cadres, a Police officer said. The rebels were accorded 'capital punishment' by senior cadres of the outfit for their alleged attempt to desert the organization's camp at a Kuki-dominated area in Senapati District and to form a separate faction.

Two cadres belonging to KCP-Lamyanba Khuman identified as Phijam Robi and Tensubam Hoyna alias Pari alias Shantikumar were arrested by a combined team of Imphal East Commando and the 40 Assam Rifle along with one Chinese Hand Grenade, two Magazine of 9mm Pistol and 15 live rounds from an unspecified location.

February 1

Suspected underground militants lobbed a hand grenade at the residence of Agriculture Officer Soibam Ranjit of Sagolband Tera Lukhram Leirak in Imphal West District. But no one was injured in the blast.

Unidentified persons hurled a Chinese hand grenade at the residence of Dr Athokpham Lenin of Irom Pukhri Mapal Thangjam Leirak in Imphal West District.

A troop of 40 Assam Rifles personnel arrested a cadre of ZUF, identified as Paukhan during an operation at the Keithelmanbi area in Senapati District. The Security Forces found a 9-mm pistol with bullets and a wireless set from him.

February 2

'President' of the KNF-N, Napoleon, has denied the outfit's involvement in the various abductions in the State over the past few months. The clarification came in even as people of Charhajar, Sadar Hills staged a sit-in-protest on February 2 demanding the safe release of a man who was allegedly abducted on the midnight of January 31.

February 3

SFs arrested one cadre of PREPAK, identified as Yumnam Premanda and a former cadre of PLA, L. Basanta alias Akash , along with one 9mm pistol and five live rounds. Premanda was arrested from his residence in Kongba Uchekon Khonuo and Basanta arrested from Keirao Lairembi Leirak from his residence in Imphal East District.

SFs also arrested a cadre of the UNLF, identified as Tekcham Sushil alias Ingo alias Leirol from his residence at Heirongthong in Imphal.

February 4

A gunbattle ensued between NSCN-IM and combined rebels of NSCN-K and ZUF in Oinamlong village in Tamenglong District.

Explosive devices were recovered by the Police from Sagolband Tera lukram Leirak and Majorkhul areas in Imphal West District. In one such incident, a Chinese hand-grenade was found near the residential gate of SE of MDS Salam Roopkumar in Sagolband Tera lukram Leirak. In the Majorkhul incident, a team of Imphal City Police Station recovered a hand-grenade from near a mobile phone retail outlet.

The State Government delegation for the 7th round of tripartite talk involving Government of India on UNC demand for an AA for Nagas of Manipur pending a solution to the Indo-Naga peace talk scheduled on February 6 may be led by Industries Minister K Govindas.

Two prominent Kuki bodies, KIM [apex organization of Kuki tribes in Manipur] and KOHR have petitioned the Prime Minister saying that they would not accept any outcome of the proposed AA talk with UNC. Ahead of the proposed tripartite talks among the UNC, Central Government and Government of Manipur slated for February 6 at Senapati District headquarters.

February 5

A youth, identified as A. Shepao was beaten to death at Senapati District Head Quarters allegedly by NSCN-IM cadres.

A combined team of the Imphal East and Imphal West Commandos arrested two cadres of the PLA, identified as Langbaljao Palmei Kabui and Nanda Kamei from Sawombung Khunjao Bazar in Imphal East District. Two 9mm pistols along with 15 live rounds and two mobile phones were also recovered from their possession. According to a source, the two were working under the PLA ‘commander’ Nilakanta alias Jishu alias Meira.

Two KYKL cadres identified as ‘sergeant major’ Ningthoujam Ibomcha alias Tomchou and Kuman Tondon alias Dinesh and a UNLF cadre identified as Heman Aboialias Wangamba surrendered before the 6th AR of Red Shield Division in an unspecified location. Sources also said that the three had surrendered along with three pistols.

Kuki Inpi Manipur (Apex body of Kuki tribe) said the outcome of UNC’s tripartite talk at Senapati, in whatever form, will not be accepted by the Kukis since the objective behind the talk is purely for disintegration of Manipur as well as disturbance of peace and tranquility among the major ethnic tribes of the State.

February 5-6

Suspected Naga underground cadres armed with sophisticated weapons fired at the Tupul (Tamenglong) railway line construction site in Tamenglong District, forcing the security personnel to reiterate, after midnight during the intervening night. After exchanging fire for few minutes, the suspected militants slip away, informed a source.

February 6

The UNC has stated that the seventh tripartite talk and first round of political level talk held at Senapati District  focusing on its primary agenda of AA for the Nagas in Manipur outside the State Government and pending a final settlement to the ongoing negotiations between the NSCN-IM and the Government of India was cordial and positive though the Government representatives were tightlipped on the issue.

The UKLF has categorically stated that political leaders of any political parties should be welcomed if they have a plan to visit Manipur.

Imphal East District Police Commandos arrested a cadre of PREPAK, identified as Haorungbam Rishijen alias Lakpati alias Khagemba Meetei along with a 9mm pistol and a magazine containing three live rounds from his residence at Lilong Chajing in Imphal East District.

The Bus Association of Senapati, Kanggui and Motbung ceased passenger service for two days due to monetary demand of INR 500,000 to the associations by suspected KNO/KRA. The Association which is not in a position to pay the demand of the organization ceased the service due to fear, said a source.

Leaders of Kuki militant organizations which have entered into the SoO pact with both the Centre and the State Government have left for New Delhi to press the Central leaders for initiating political dialogue, their long-standing demand.

February 7

Sitting MLA of Trinamool Congress, Th Shyamkumar, escaped assassination attempt in Imphal West District, when suspected militants fire at his vehicle.

The UKLF has urged contractors within its jurisdiction to maintain quality while implementing developmental works under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

MPP asked the State Government to disclose the agendas of the tripartite talk involving Central Government, State Government and UNC held on February 6 at Senapati town at Senapati District.

The UNC has asked the abductors of Island Tangkhul village secretary Mathotmi Chahong at the earliest to avoid any undesired consequences. 45-year-old Mathotmi Chahong has been abducted by armed men suspected to be KNF-N militants, from his home.

February 8

PLA militants killed an AR trooper and injured three others near Nambasi village under Chasad Police Station in Ukhrul District. The personnel were on a road opening patrol in the mountains when the militants detonated a powerful bomb. The dead AR trooper was identified as Mehta.

The 11-hour bandh (general strike) imposed by URF  to boycott the visit of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Manipur on February 8 evoked a mixed response in the State. While the markets across the Imphal city wore a deserted look, others at the outskirt of the Imphal city and other Districts of the state remained unaffected.

February 8

A US made hand grenade was found lying inside the residential courtyard of a merchant navy at Khagempali Pankha, Imphal West District.

Four over ground workers of the PREPAK were arrested by a team of the Imphal east police commandos along with two 9mm pistols and five live rounds, one .38 pistol with nine live rounds and three mobile phones from their respective residences.

Furious mob ransacked the regional office of NSCN-IM, Shepoumaramth Region in Senapati District headquarter following the killing of a civilian identified as one A Shepao, from Makhrelui village of Senapati town brutally beaten to death allegedly by NSCN-IM cadres.

February 9

The troops of 30 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of IGAR (South) launched an operation at Pangai and apprehended one PREPAK. The apprehendee was identified as Konjengbam Narendra alias Dumba,

February 10

Security Forces recovered a 9mm pistol and lethod bomb from Heinoukhong Lamkhai near the Inganglok stream at Heirok village in Thoubal District. The arms were packed in a black plastic bag.

One hand grenade was found at Sagolband Moirang Leirak Machin, Imphal West District, at around 5.30 am.

KSDC resolved to reiterate its resolute demand for a separate Kuki state while undertaking that Kuki people will never bow down under any circumstance till a Kuki state is created. The KSDC in its general body meeting at the state capital resolved unanimously to start poster campaign and mass mobilization including 'nation tour' to enliven and reinstate the legitimate demand of the Kuki people for creation of a separate Kuki state.

February 11

Militants exploded a grenade inside the house of the superintending engineer of Manipur Development Society, Salam Rupa Kumar at Tera area in Imphal West District. However, no fatality or casualty was reported. Monetary demand from the official was the reason behind the explosion, sources said.

February 12

The tripartite agreement signed between three valley based militant outfits, the State Government and the Government of India has completed one year. During this one year, leaders and cadres of the outfits experienced many trials and tribulations, said a joint press release issued by Taibanganba of KCP-MC, Athouba KYKL-MDF and Lanheiba Meitei of URF.

Advisor of the MNPF and six other cadres of the same outfit were arrested by troops of 24th Assam Rifles at Khudengthabi (Chandel District) along Imphal-Moreh highway. Apart from advisor and former MNRF 'chairman' Khasao Shimray, 'defence secretary' and PRO Joy Kasung and civil PRO Khangam Kashung have also been arrested. In addition to the three leaders, four others were also arrested.

February 13

An explosion took place in under construction campus of the NIT, at Langol in Imphal West District, when suspected militants lobbed hand grenade. No casualty was reported in the blast. Police suspect the bomb attack related with monetary demand from the contractor engaged in the construction and development of buildings and infrastructures of the NIT campus.

February 15

Separately, 10 Kuki militants surrendered to BSF in Churachandpur District.

February 16

Unidentified militants triggered a grenade attack at the residence of MPCC Vice-President Sagolsem Achou in Wangoi area of Imphal West District. No casualty was reported in the blast.

An indefinite economic blockade of Manipur called by Emboi Serto led ATSUM begun. ATSUM has been demanding delegation of full powers to Autonomous District Councils, presentation and clearance of the Bill for changing tribal reservation rules by the State Assembly and conversion of IGNTU-Manipur Campus into a full- fledged university.

Five militants of three different militant formations surrendered to BSF along with arms and ammunition in Bishnupur District. Out of the five surrendered militants, three belonged to UNLF and one each to RPF and PREPAK.

February 18

The UNLF has refuted any connection with the three persons who reportedly surrendered to 54 Battalion BSF. The names of Pinao alias Tejmani, O Kokchaba alias Tomba and Simon Kuki are not found in the enrolment list of both UNLF and Manipur People's Army (MPA) and they are unknown to the party, said a press release issued by M Sak Hen of the outfit's 'department of publicity'.

SFs launched operation at S Bongyang area in Senapati District and arrested one overground worker of KLA, identified as Seiphu Khongsai.

February 19

The UPF has claimed that Mizoram Police and IRB from Mizoram entered neighbouring Manipur and conducted operation at a village called Parvachawm in Churachandpur District bordering Mizoram leading to arrest of five cadres of HPC-D. HPC-D is one of the outfits under the umbrella organisation of UPF which is engaged in the SoO term with the Government of India and Manipur Government.

Suspected militants triggered a grenade explosion at the gate of Naga People's Front (NPF) legislator Samuel Risom's private residence at Dewlaland in Imphal in the evening of February 19. A boy identified as Ram Kumar Rai sustained injuries in the blast. Condemning the attack, Manipur unit NPF secretary Athuan Abonmei said the perpetrators should not carry out such acts in future. Police suspect Manipur Naga Revolutionary Army (MNRA) hand behind the incident.

February 20

NIA is probing 15 cases in the North East region dealing with arms smuggling, providing arms to the militant groups by Police personnel amongst others.

February 21

Militants exploded a hand grenade at Laiharaoba complex of Lainingthou Khamlangba at Sagolband Moirang Leirak Machin in Imphal West District. Police have recovered the lever of the grenade from the Laiharaoba complex.

The KYKL militant, W Jayanta alias Lakpa, who was arrested in Patna (Bihar) on February 19, has been brought to Imphal by a team of CBI sleuths. Sources said that Jayanta is an expert in arms dealing and had deserted his party earlier. The State Government had announced a cash prize of INR 500000 for his arrest while the CBI too had announced a cash prize of INR 100000 for the same. Interrogation is underway.

February 22

The MHA Joint Secretary (Northeast) Shambhu Singh said, "They (insurgent outfits) need to understand that it is a no win situation for them. Groups are groups. Their numbers are limited. If it comes to handle them militarily, the might of the Government is always more than what they can muster".

February 24

The 72-hour bandh (shut down strike) along Silchar-Imphal road or National Highway 37 imposed by the KSO and KWU in Tamenglong District has come to an end but the highway will continue to be affected for the next 72 hours as another tribal organisation sponsored chakka bandh of hill Districts begins from midnight of February 24. Earlier, KSO and KWU, had announced the bandh strongly objecting the perpetual encroachment of the 'tribal lands' which is in Tamenglong district contiguous with Jiribam sub division of Imphal East District, in connivance with the Police and the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Jiribam.

The KNO, celebrated its 27th Raising Day at Kholmun in Churachandpur District.

A hand grenade lobbed at the servicing centre of a motor vehicle dealer exploded, damaging at least three vehicles (cars) at the service centre. No casualty was reported in the blast.

Three IEDs were recovered from different places in the State. In the first incident, a powerful IED planted inside an Anganwadi Centre at Andro Machengpat, Imphal East District was detected while Army recovered another IED from Khengjang in Churachandpur District. The third IED was found at the residence of special contractor Thingujam Munindro at Khongman Zone IV in Imphal East District.

SLR ammunition and radio set were recovered from a residential compound of Elangbam Shyamsunder in Imphal East District during a search operation conducted by Imphal East District Police and Thoubal District Police at Hiyanglam Mayai Leikai in the morning of February 24. Moreover two over ground workers of PREPAK identified as Elangbam Shyamsunder and Mayanglambam Sobha of the same locality have also been arrested.

One over ground worker of the PLA, identified as Maimom Bajanta has been arrested by Imphal East commandos.

Manipur Governor VK Duggal, in his first ever address in the Manipur Legislative Assembly, on February 24, said his Government is taking steps to make Manipur a peaceful and prosperous State with all the communities living harmoniously. He said Manipur has been affected by insurgent activities spread over a period of over four decades where more than 60 militant outfits, including factions, are operating. Insurgency has adversely affected development, he said.

February 25

RPF President, Irengbam Chaoren has categorically stated that only a sustained armed struggle can secure independence of Manipur.

A cadre of PREPAK-Pro cadre, identified as Leishungbam Bheigyachandra alias LB Singh alias Bheigyo alias Aries alias Inao, who was arrested by a combined team of Imphal East District Police and Guwahati City Police from a rented room of Lokha, Guwahati (Assam) on February 23 was brought to Imphal. It is said that Bheigyachandra took key roles in the party's fund collection.

Chairman of ZUF Kamson, on the occasion of their 3rd raising day, said that the 'present Zeliangrong struggle' is not seeking for an isolation or secession from India but within the Constitution of India for a common homeland of 'fragmented' Zeliangrong community in different states. "This was the dream of Haipou Jadonang and his Lieutenant sister Rani Gaidinliu," said the ZUF chairman in his message at the outfit's head quarter in Tamenglong District.

February 26

Two IEDs weighing around 3 and 8 kilograms each have been detected by the Assam Rifles (ARs) on the periphery of AR's 27 Sector headquarters at Tuibuong in Churachandpur District. Leaders of the UNC have rushed back to New Delhi on February 26 to hold further meetings with the MHA officials in connection with the 'Alternative Arrangement' for the Nagas of Manipur outside the State Government.

February 27

A hand grenade lobbed by some unidentified persons exploded at the residence of Mayang Langjing, Gram Panchayat Pradhan Khangenbam, Sanaton (42) at Mayang Langjing Taning Makhai Leikai under Lamsang Police station in Imphal West District on February 27. Hoever, there was no report of any casualty.

One URF cadre, involved in the assassination of MPP vice-president Haobijam Manisana who contested the Assembly election thrice has been arrested, stated Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam.

The KIM and Kuki Organisation for Human Rights (KOHR), have apprised the Union Miniter for Home Affairs in a memorandum that constitution of 'a high level committee' (HLC) on 'Alternative Arangement' for Nagas in Manipur is sowing seeds of communal disharmony and ushering in divide and rule policy amongst the people of Manipur and aimed at reviving violence against innocent people.

February 28

A civilian, identified as Soro Khaibam Romen (28) was injured in an IED blast incident that occurred at Langthabal Kunja in Imphal West District, along Imphal-Moreh stretch of NH-2. The vehicle in which the injured civilian was sitting also suffered partial damage due to the explosion.

After the meeting between the UNC leaders and the officials of the MHA in New Delhi, two names from the UNC 'executive' have been submitted to MHA to be included in the 'HPC as requested by the Central Government,.

March 1

Militants hurled a hand grenade at the residence of an assistant engineer of the Manipur Development Society, in Konthoujsm Dhaneshore at Kwakeithel Thiyam Awang Leikai in Imphal West District. A car of the engineer parked at the garage was damaged by the impact of the blast even though there was no human casualty. Police suspect monetary demand of a militant group from the engineer behind the blast.

The UNC blamed two 'valley based' organisations, the UCM and AMUCO, for all the ills afflicting Manipur in connection with the 'Naga political issue'.

March 2

Suspected militants placed a Chinese hand grenade at the makeshift shelter of labourers at Nongpok Sekmai area in Thoubal District. Police later searched and recovered the grenade from the spot.

March 3

The MNRF celebrated its third Raising Day at its headquarters. During the celebration, the MNRF pledged to uphold unity, social justice, harmony and development in the Naga society of Manipur, according to a press release issued by its Information and publicity secretary, Rex.

March 7

Unidentified miscreants shot and injured a medical practioner, Dr Taruni of RIMS Medicine Department, at her home clinic at Uripok area in Imphal West. Reports said that she was shot in the head but the injury is not serious, as the bullet grazed her head. Police fear that some militants might have tried to kill her as she perhaps refused to pay illegal tax. It is believed that she had received extortion threats from some underground organisations.

March 8

Taking serious note of the spurt in attack on Government officials, contractors, doctors and business establishments by 'fictitious underground groups' as well as militant groups under the SoO pact, both valley and hill based, in connection with their extortion notices, the Union MHA has issued a series of instructions to all concerned to approach the law enforcing agencies and the authorities concerned.

March 9

A bullet riddled body suspected to be that of a cadre of KNF-P faction was on retrieved by the Police from Leingangpokpi village in Senapati. The body was found blind folded with both hands tied with a rope, Police said.

KNF-N, categorically stated it would keep a 'strict vigil' on implementation of PMGSY works as well as other development programmes taken up by the State and Central Governments, in their area. KNF-N 'publicity secretary' Gogou Vaiphei saying that they have no intention to disturb development activities, explained that they have been constrained to 'monitor' all kinds of development works because of the dubious nature of implementing development programmes by firms/agencies or contractors.

The BSF handed over to the BGB a list of 66 terror camps in Bangladesh of militants operating in India's Northeast. Camps of HNLC, ULFA, NDFB, PLA and a few other groups were operating in districts like Mymensingh, Maulvibazar and Rangamati. IG BSF Sudhir Kumar Srivastava said, "The number of these camps has decreased." Some of the camps had now been shifted towards Myanmar due to pressure from Bangladesh authorities.

Reacting to a query on the status of border fencing, Srivastava informed that there were 13 gaps along the fencing which could not be completed due to its riverine nature and other logistical problems. The Bangladesh Government had allowed the construction of single-line fencing along the border.

The BSF in 2013 seized FICN worth INR 548,000 and seized nearly 500,000 bottles of cough syrup Phensdyl worth INR 30 million and a large quantity of Ganja (marijuana) along the India-Bangladesh border.

Suspected cadres of the ZUF and 6 IRB battalion personnel exchanged fire when ZUF attacked the post of 6 IRB battalion located near a railway tunnel construction site at Tupul in Tamenglong District in the night of March 9. No casualty was reported in the gunfight which reportedly lasted for a few minutes.

Seven Bangladeshi illegal immigrants were slapped with Rigorous Imprisonment for 160 days and a fine of INR 10,000/- each within four days by the District & Sessions Court, Senapati District. Judge G Gaiphulshilu convicted the seven illegal Bangladeshi immigrants under Section 14 (A &B) of the Foreigners Act.

 

March 10

A team of Thoubal District Police, rescued two abducted drivers of the ABCI, who were reportedly abducted from Somrei village under Yairipok Police station in Ukhrul district on March 2, from Chaningpokpi village under Senapati District. Police brought Debasish Mandal (35) of West Bengal and Ch Ajit Singh of Assam's Cachar District to Yairipok Police Station after securing their release from the clutch of the abductors at Chaningpokpi village, around 20 kilometres East of Yairipok Police station.

The MNPF celebrated its first rising day at its headquarters. A statement issued by the 'Assistant Publicity Secretary' of MNPF, Thomas Numai urged all revolutionary organisations of the State to unite against the common enemy. Urging the people not to indulge in unrealistic dream of carving 'Homeland' and 'Alternative Arrangement' demand by drawing maps, the statement said that the solution to such dissension only lies in increased violence in the State.

March 11

Two Assam Rifles personnel, identified as Warrant Officer Murli and Rifleman MT Santosh have been killed while two others survived with injuries in a bomb attack carried out by suspected PLA cadres at Kambang Khullen in interior Chandel District. Two other Riflemen who sustained injuries were identified as Ngamei Abhi and Pramod Kalai.

The Presidential Council of the UNC reaffirmed its positions as resolved in the Joint Meeting of Representatives of political parties, the UNC, Tribe Presidents, Presidents of Regional and Frontal Organisations held at Tahamzam in Senapati District on December 15, 2011.

The Kuki civil society organisations within Sadar Hills (Senapati District), collectively and unanimously resolved in a general body meeting held at Kanggui not to endorse and give any type of 'taxes' or donation to any militant organisations other than KNO/UPF.

March 12

Miscreants exploded a hand grenade at the residence of rice supplier, Kh Sanju (34), at Khurai Chingangbam Leikai in Imphal East District. Although nobody was injured in the incident, a car (Hyundai Santro) suffered minor damage as the grenade landed near the garage of the house. It is suspected that the attack might have been carried out in connection with a monetary demand.

Unknown persons placed a hand grenade at Thamnapokpi Awang Leikai residence (Bishnupur District) of Public Works Division (PWD) Executive Engineer Pukhrambam Mani (50). A team of Manipur Police Bomb Disposal Squad retrieved the grenade and exploded it safely. The bomb is suspected to have been planted in connection with monetary demand.

Unidentified militants hurled a hand grenade at the residence of one Thangpao Haokip near Galngam Lentol at Moreh in Chandel District. There grenade failed to explode and was later retrieved by Police.

An IED weighing around three kilograms was detected at Keirenphabi along Moirang-Kumbi road under Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur District.

March 13

Four cadres of UNLF including a 'lieutenant' were arrested by Thoubal District Police commandos from Wabagai Lamkhai under Kakching Police Station in Thoubal District. A source said that the arrested 'lieutenant' of the UNLF has been identified as Leishangthem Umakanta of Singjamei. He was arrested along with a woman cadre and two others.

Remaining fourteen cadres of Nongdrenkhomba group of KCP-MC surrendered to Assam Rifles with arms and ammunition before Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam. The cadres belonged to the fighting group of the faction who had not taken part in the en-masse surrender of cadres of the group on the day of signing the MoU on September 9, 2013.

A supervisor of Coastal Project Private Limited, identified as Subodh Kumar Das engaged in railway construction work from Jiribam to Tupul under the North Eastern Frontier Railway has been abducted by some unidentified armed persons from Khulbung village of Tamenglong District in the night of March 13. It is not yet clear which militant group is behind the abduction.

The three-day bi-annual Inspector General-level Border Co-ordination meeting between the BSF and BGB was held at the headquarters of BSF Meghalaya frontiers in Shillong,. While the Indian delegation was led by BSF IG of Assam frontier, Sudhir Kumar Srivastava, the 20-member Bangladesh delegation was headed by Brigadier General Mohammad Habibul Karim.

During the meeting, the BSF handed over a list of 66 camps of northeast insurgents to the Bangladesh delegation, seeking action against them.

The RPF, the political body of PLA has claimed that the Kambang Khullen (Chandel District) ambush of March 11 in which two SFs were killed was carried out by a group of PLA cadres drawn from its different units, stations and departments. RPF has also congratulated CPI-Maoist for their successful strike against SFs in Sukma District of Chhattisgarh on March 11. Saying that RPF and CPI-Maoists are strategic partners, the outfit conveyed its best wishes to CPI-Maoist.

March 14

According to a Police source, Imphal East commandos arrested two cadres of PREPAK-Pro, identified as Khaidem Joy alias and Moirangthem Budha along with one demand letter from JNIMS main entrance gate. The source further said that the same team of Imphal East District.

Police arrested one woman cadre of MTRA from near Khuman Lampak Inter State Bus terminus. The arrested woman, identified as Thingreiwon Vasom alias Athing was personally involved in the bomb attack at the residence of MLA, Ukhrul District, Samuel Risom on February 19, the source added.

The UNLF has refuted the news report that Thoubal commandos arrested four of its cadres from Kakching Lamkhai on March 12, saying that the four arrested are civilians.

March 15

A team of Imphal East District Police conducted a search operation at New Lambulane area and arrested one cadre of Unification faction of KRA-U, identified as Nguljalen Haokip alias Len (37) along with a mobile handset.

Ahead of AICC, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's visit to the State, security measures have been stepped up at various locations in Thoubal District.

March 16

ULFA-I 'commander in chief' Paresh Barua has expressed his gratitude to NSCN-K, CorCom of Manipur, KLO, NDFB and other "brotherly organizations" for their cooperation and help extended to the ULFA over the years.On the occasion of its 'army day,' (March 16) the ULFA 'commander-in-chief' has called upon senior leaders of the outfit "not to encourage in negative thinking and instead try to boost the morale of the cadres who are fighting the enemy valiantly in the field."

March 17

URF said that it would boycott the AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi's proposed visit to Manipur and called for dawn to dusk statewide general strike on March 19.

March 20

At least five Chinese grenades were recovered from the residential complex of a retired driver, Chaoba Singh, of the State Police Department at Imphal West's Uripok area on March 20. The grenades were suspected to have been kept there by militant cadres to conduct subversive activities in Imphal valley, he added.

March 21

Soldiers from the Army's Red Shield Division arrested two HPC-D cadres, identified as Laldikshak (27) and Didi Vanlalthrate (28) during an operation at Tuibong in Churachandpur District, a defence statement said. Two 7.65 mm pistols and six bullets were recovered from them; the statement said and added that they were handed over to Police.

March 22

Four militants of the armed ZRF, including its 'commander-in-chief', have reportedly been arrested by the Police during a search operation conducted on March 22 at National Games Village, Zone-II in Imphal West District. One 7.65 pistol, two magazines and four live rounds concealed inside a guitar was recovered from them. Identifying the four as ZRF 'commander-in-chief' Songlianlal Hangsing alias Lalpu (52), Kamsuanlian Mantuang alias Michael (39), Ginlalsiam Phiamphu alias Zonathan (34) and Mawirousanga Guite (25) the Police maintained that investigation revealed about the seized arms and ammunition being used in kidnapping and extortion by the ZRF cadres.

MPP President Sovakiran N has demanded the closure of the camps of the NSCN-IM located in some hill Districts of the State. Talking to reporters, he said that it was a matter of concern that the NSCN-IM had celebrated its raising day in a camp in Chandel District bordering Myanmar on March 21.

PLA cadre, Thokchom Kunje, has been cleared by a Court in Imphal in the IPS officer killing case. The Court has asked for the release of the PLA cadre as he has no other cases against him. IPS officer Miss Vandana Malik was killed in an ambush launched by suspected PLA cadres at Konthoujam Lamkhai in Imphal West District on April 8, 1989.

March 23

Security Forces arrested 'Sergeant Major' of NSCN-K, identified as Gaikhonglung Kamei alias Khang and recovered one 9mm Pistol and five rounds at Nonei Bazaar in Tamenglong District.

There have been 30 cases of bomb blasts between January and March 23, 2014, apart from 27 cases of planting bombs. According to reports published in Imphal based daily newspapers, out of the total 57 cases of bomb blasts/plantation, 50 cases were never claimed by any group or individual. State Home Minister Gaikhangam conceded that the incidents of bomb blasts have become a serious issue. Even though most of the bomb attacks were carried out by militant groups, they did not own it for fear of public wrath. They used young people given to drugs for transportation of explosives.

March 23-24

Unidentified miscreants launched a grenade attack at the residence of Mohammad Ramizuddin (42) at Sangaiyumpham Puleipokpi in Thoubal District. Ramizuddin is a member of Sangaiyumpham Panchayat (village level local self-government institution). Part of the house was damaged in the blast although no casualty was reported.

March 24

Security Forces launched an operation in Sunrise Ground near Tamil Sangam, Ward Number 4, Moreh in Chandel District, and arrested one MNPF cadre, identified as Sothangmi Lungleng.

March 25

Secretary home affairs' of URF Puyam Ruhini, a representative of three armed groups that entered into a truce with the government, claimed to be facing threat from the armed CorCom (six valley based militant outfits) conglomerate apart from enduring continuous 'harassment' from security personnel. 'Puyam Ruhini who claimed to be the spokesperson of KCP-Taibangnganba, Athouba group of KYKL-MDF and URF said that the CorCom had not only threatened to attack cadres of peace deal signatory groups but also eliminate top leaders of the outfits.

SFs arrested three KYKL militants, Soibam (N) Memcha alias Ibema (35), Mohammad Sakin Ahamad (26) and Lourembam Dhiren Meitei (36), from Meitei Lamkhai Lilong Chajing along National Highway (NH)-2 in Imphal West District.

SFs arrested a Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front (MNRF-Len faction) militant, Athary Hormi Tangkhul (36), at tri-junction of Mayai Keithel (Yairipok) in Thoubal District.

SFs arrested a UNLF militant, 'lieutenant' Ningthoujam Dhanajit alias Abotomba alias Bobby (42) while conducting frisking and checking at Arapti Lamkhai in Thoubal District.

State Government asked militants under tripartite SoO with the State and Central government not to involve in the ensuing Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) elections and remain in their designated camps. An official source said that leaderships of the militants groups have been asked to ensure that they stay away from involvement in the elections by remaining in their respective designated camps. This was decided in a meeting was convened with representatives of leaderships of the underground groups and State Government which was chaired by State Government's Principal Secretary (Home) J Sureshbabu.

March 26

One cadre of KCP-Noyon, identified as one Chesam Muhammad Abdul Rashid was arrested along with one Chinese hand grenade during a search operation conducted by Thoubal Police Commandos at Sangaiyumpham in Thoubal District on March 26. He was reportedly involved in carrying out a grenade attack at the Sangaiyumpham Puleipokpi residence of Sangaiyumpham Gram Panchayat (village level locals self Government) Member Muhammad Ramizuddin in the intervening night of March 23 and 24.

Imphal West District Police arrested three KYKL militants in three separate incidents in the District. One KYKL cadre identified as Thangjam Basanta alias Abu was arrested from Sagolband Thangjam Leirak. Another cadre of KYKL, identified as Haobam Sunil alias was arrested from his residence at Chingamathak Nameirakpam Leikai on the same day. Another cadre of the same outfit identified as Tongbram Geetkumar alias Bablu (44) was also arrested from his home at Haobam Marak Keisham Leikai on the same day.

March 28

State Police and other Security Forces stepping counter insurgency operations in view of the ensuing Lok Sabha election, a huge cache of arms and ammunition were discovered after Security Forces busted a militants' hideout discovered in the vicinity of Thoubal Khong, Khoidum Pat in Thoubal District.

KNA-I declared its total ban against the Congress party in the 16th Lok Sabha Election. According to a statement signed by the outfit's 'Information and Publicity secretary' Barak Kuki, Kukis have been living since time immemorial in their respective dwelling places peacefully while safeguarding the integrity, identity and culture but the understanding and peaceful coexistence of the Kukis are being demolished by the Congress-led UPA Government. While cautioning individuals and civil organizations to abstain from election related activities in favor of Congress the outfit warned to take suitable action against those working or supporting the Congress party.

MHA has identified the entire state of Manipur and lower Assam region of Assam as the two areas in the northeast where the coming Lok Sabha election may be disrupted by militant outfits. While Meitei militant outfits under CorCom may create trouble in Manipur, it is the NDFB-IKS, which is being increasingly perceived as a threat in the lower Assam region. A source said all Meitei militant outfits in Manipur are being closely monitored as intelligence inputs have suggested that they would attempt to trigger violence before, and on, the day of polling.

March 28-29

A construction worker, identified as Yambem Sanathoi has reportedly been abducted by unknown gunmen from a worksite located at Heitroipokpi under Yairipok Police station in Thoubal District on the intervening night. The abduction is suspected to be connected to monetary demand from the armed group concerned.

March 29

A ZRA cadre suffered injury in retaliatory firing by Assam Rifles troops and his three other accomplices were arrested. The incident happened when the ZRA cadres opened fire at a group of 7 AR troops near the Axis Bank ATM Booth located at Old Bazaar of Lamka town in Churachandpur District. While the injured cadre was identified as Lulun Nuala Paite, the three arrestees have been identified as D Paula Vaiphei, Amilan Paite and Pumkan.

PREPAK has greeted all the people of Kangleipak (Manipur) as well as Manipuri people settled outside Kangleipak on the occasion of Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba (the New Year of the Manipuris who follows indigenous Sanamahi religion).

March 30

A combined team of Imphal East commandos and troops of 40 Assam Rifles arrested a PULF cadre from Keirao Litan Makhong in Imphal East District. The cadre has been identified as one Sikander Shah alias Panthoi (27) and one point 32 pistol was seized from his possession.

Another team of Imphal East commandos also arrested an over ground worker of KYKL-MDF, identified as Brahmacharimayum Krishna alias Pui Sharma from his Palace Compound residence in Imphal East District.

The UKLF, a constituent member of the UPF and one of the signatory of SoO pact with the Central and State Governments celebrated its 19th Raising Day at Nazareth Camp, Muvanphoi in Chandel District.

April 1

Former Minister Khasim Ruivah and his son Asung Ruivah, were reportedly abducted by suspected militants.

Even as other rebel groups operating in Manipur remain silent, the MCP-M, announced 'political strike' as part of boycott to the ensuing parliamentary elections in the State. "Conducting India's elections in Manipur was nothing but a deliberate attempt to divert the mind of the people of the state from the armed struggle for liberation and to portray it (liberation struggle) in the wrong sense", stated a statement of the MCP-M dispatched to the local media.

A Kuki based underground faction, KNA-I, also banned Congress in the forthcoming Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) elections in the Outer Manipur (Reserved) constituency, blaming it of jeopardizing the peaceful existence of the Kukis in the State.

April 2

An IED spotted by a patrolling team of 16 Assam Rifles from near Murei bus waiting shed on the Imphal-Ukhrul road under Lamlai Police station has been safely exploded by police bomb squad.

Former Minister Khasim Ruivah and his son Asung Ruivah, who were reportedly abducted on April 1 by suspected militants, were released in the night. Sources suspect that the abduction might be related with the ensuing Parliamentary elections. Khasim Ruivah joined the BJP sometime back and reportedly campaigned fervently for BJP candidate of the Outer Manipur seat Prof. Gangmumei Kamei.

Former Minister Khasim Ruivah and his son Asung Ruivah, who were reportedly abducted on April 1 by suspected militants, were released in the night. Sources suspect that the abduction might be related with the ensuing Parliamentary elections. Khasim Ruivah joined the BJP sometime back and reportedly campaigned fervently for BJP candidate of the Outer Manipur seat Prof. Gangmumei Kamei.

An active member of the BJP identified as Anam Zimik, who was the former president of the party in Ukhrul District, was abducted by suspected armed rebels. His whereabouts are not known.

Imphal West District Police Commando Unit arrested a cadre of KYKL, identified as Maisnam Sundaram alias Jiban (48) from his residence at Singjamei Wangma Kshetri Leikai in Imphal West District. One 9mm pistol with one magazine and seven live rounds were also seized on his disclosure from the house of one Oinam Mohila Devi.

Bishnupur Police commandos arrested a militant of PREPAK, identified as Ayekpam Loijingamba Singh alias Ibomcha alias Itao while conducting a search in Langjing area in Bishnupur District.

April 3

The UNC has declared that it would uphold the rights and political aspiration of all who are suppressed.

Saying that one kilonser (minister) and members of NSCN-IM steering committee have been campaigning for a certain political party, MNPF has criticized NSCN-IM's sudden turnaround with regard to elections held under the Constitution of India. The outfit has been threatening Naga people to vote for the NPF candidate in a complete turnaround from their earlier position of resisting elections held under Indian Constitution.

SFs launched a joint operation at Tabungkhok in Imphal West District, and arrested one cadre belonging to KNF-Z, identified as '2nd Lieutenant' Thangareng. A 9mm pistol with magazine, three live rounds of 9mm and INR 5,510 were recovered from his possession.

April 4

SFs recovered an IED from Torbung Govindpur under Phoubakchao Ikhai Police Outpost in Bishnupur District.

SFs arrested a PREPAK cadre identified as 'Captain' Sorokhaibam Raja alias Maramba from Kakching Bazar in Bishnupur District. A .39 pistol loaded with five bullets was recovered from his possession.

Troops of Red Shield Division arrested two cadres of different militant groups. In the first operation, troops of Red Shield Division carried out a search operation in the area of Lairensajik in Imphal west District and arrested 'finance secretary' of KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Ramananda Singh and recovered one 9mm pistol US made along with one magazine, one 9mm live round and five live rounds of .38 revolver. Another operation was launched in the area of Mayang Langjing which resulted in the arrest of Phijam Rupachandra Meitei of KCP-MTF, from Mayang Langjing in Imphal West District.

Reacting strongly against the alleged diktat imposed on the public by NPF candidate Soso Lorho and his canvassing squad in Manipur Outer parliamentary constituency, the ZUF warned those elements from intimidating the people especially in 'Zeliangrong areas'. "We heard that NPF candidate Soso Lorho and his canvassing squad are intimidating the people that those who do not vote for the candidate will be tagged anti-Nagas," said the ZUF. The ZUF then appealed to Zeliangrong frontal organizations not to indulge in the election saying it will invite stern public reaction and lack of trust.

Also, the ECI has accepted the proposal of arranging postal ballots in the designated camps of the surrendered militants in Manipur. "ECI has accepted the proposal of arranging postal ballots at 14 designated camps. So, we will be organising polling inside these camps", said a State Election official. The State CEO had made a proposal to the EC to enable the surrendered militants numbering around 2,094 living across 14 designated camps in Manipur to take part in the polls.

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, said the current situation in the State was not conducive to withdrawal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. Ibobi said: "We should all try and understand the present situation in Manipur and also the threat to the unity of the country and the state. We need to normalise the situation first before withdrawing the act."

April 5

Kuki militant groups which are under trilateral SoO pact with the Government of India and Government of Manipur have decided to support the Congress candidate in Outer Manipur. UPF and KNO, the two umbrella organisations of several Kuki underground groups, took separate decisions to support the Congress candidate in view of some political parties/candidates campaigning on the line of ethnicity and community affiliations. Both Congress and BJP have lodged complaints with the Election Commission of India saying that NSCN-IM cadres and leaders have been openly campaigning for the NPF candidate in Naga dominated areas of the State apart from threatening village chiefs.

April 8

A team of the 22 Assam Rifle Road Opening Party detected an IED weighing around two kilogram from the road side of the Imphal Sugnu road at Wangjing Khonou under Sugnu Police station in Chandel District on April 8, The AR team informed the concerned Police about the presence of the explosive Normal traffic was allowed only after the IED was safely detonated.

A team of Thoubal District Police arrested two cadres of PREPAK including one woman from Lilong Kaleikhong area under Lilong Police Station in Thoubal District on April 8,. The two have been identified as Sapam Bishorjit alias Naoba and Moirangmayum Jati alias Roma Devi.

April 9

Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly M K Preshaw Shimray escaped bid on his life as suspected militants triggered a powerful blast at Leingangching near MATA farm under Litan Police Station in Ukhrul District at around 3 PM, No casualty has been reported

The personnel of 44th Assam Rifles came under attack at Nambisia under Kamjong in Ukhrul District at around 4.30 pm .

IED was found near the residence of Inner Manipur Lok Sabha Thokchom Meinya at Khumbong Joypur Khul in Imphal West District. The explosive device consisted of 30 grams gelatine, a detonator and nails, was found fitted inside an empty tin-fish.

A joint security team of Imphal East District Police commandos and 30th Assam Rifles recovered one AK-47 rifle, 30 AK ammunition, one lathod gun and two hand grenades in a search operation conducted at B Gamnom, Chitjang, Chungphei and Bongbang Khullen villages under Yairipok Police Station in Ukhrul District

Around 83.48 per cent of the total 9,11,699 voters in Outer Manipur constituency on April 9.

April 10

Commando unit of Imphal West District Police arrested a UKLF cadre, identified as Limminal Mate alias Lalpu while conducting frisking and checking on April 10 in Imphal city area in front of BSNL Office, Babupara along NH-2 in Imphal West District. Investigation revealed that he along with his associates of UKLF abducted a truck driver from Kotlen area along Imphal-Jiribam road and subsequently extorted INR 1.1 million recently.

April 11

44 AR recovered three IEDs from the track leading from Nampisha to Phaikoh in Imphal while carrying out Road Opening Party, troops detected an IED on the track which was placed to inflict casualty to the election team carrying the EVMs, thereby disrupt the election procedures. The area was immediately cordoned off by the AR and bomb disposal team and thoroughly searched during which the AR troops recovered two more IEDs planted in close proximity to the first IED.

Troops of Red Shield Division conducted a successful operation in general area Rongkhong I of Imphal on April 11 and arrested one NSCN-K cadre. The cadre has been identified as Dingamlung Dangmei alias Winner. One 9 mm Chinese Pistol with magazine, four 9mm live rounds and two hand grenades were also recovered from his possession

Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has asserted that though the State Government is not a party in the peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the Union Government, his Government will not remain as an onlooker to the violence and crimes perpetrated by the NSCN-IM.

April 12

Two militants were killed in an encounter with troops of 44 AR at Nampisha in Ukhrul District on April 12. AR troops also recovered two AK-47 rifles from the militants.

Troops of 9 AR launched an operation in H.Mongjang village in Tengnoupal Sub Division of Chandel District and arrested six cadres of PREPAK. Two lathode guns with 15 live rounds, one M-16 Rifle with magazine and 10 live rounds, two AK-56 rifles with magazines and 144 live rounds were recovered from their possession.

Troops of 18 SIKH launched an operation in Irong Chessabal of Imphal West District and arrested a cadre identified as Abdul Rehman (43) of PLA. One 9mm pistol loaded with three bullets in the magazine was recovered.

IED exploded at Taobungkhok Mayai Leikai in Imphal West District. The blast took place at around 8.20 pm near Patsoi Lower Primary School. There is no report of any casualty.

A hand grenade was recovered by Police from the courtyard of an active worker of Congress, identified as Angom Sobhamani from Kakching Khunou Tampakyum Lai Leikai under Waikhong Police Station in Thoubal District in the morning.

April 13

Bomb exploded near an abandoned pan shop at Wangkhei Keithel Ashangbi, Imphal East District under Porompat Police station. There was no report of any casualty.

Unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at the residence of one Thangpao. of Moreh Ward No 2 in Chandel District in the morning. No casualty was reported.

April 20

Five inmates of a Government run children home were arrested by a Police team on the charge of being activists of a militant group. A hand grenade and mobile phones were seized from the minors between the age of 11 to 14, said a Police source alleging that they were activists of KCP-Noyon. Source said that they were picked up by a team of Police commandos attached with Imphal West District Police during the raid at the children home at Takyelpat under Lamphel Police Station of Imphal West District. The raid was conducted based on specific input that some inmates of the home were indulging in anti-social activities like, serving demand letters and threatening individuals with bombs, source added.

April 21

One hand grenade was found at the residential gate of a businessman James Kashung at Tangkhul Avenue in Imphal East District. It is suspected that the grenade was lobbed by some unidentified persons in connection with monetary demand.

April 22

A cadre of KNF-Samuel faction, a constituent of KNO presently a signatory of the SoO with the Government, was attacked at near Tribal Museum at Thangzam Road in Lamka area of Churachandpur District of Manipur. The cadre identified as Lulun Haokip was injured.

April 23

NSCN-IM has reissued guidelines regarding the contractual works undertaken through the State and Central Government in the Naga areas of Manipur.

Also, the Corcom, Coordination Committee of six militant groups, payed homage to the heroes of the Khongjom War on the occasion of the Khongjom War anniversary.

Re polling in 31/1 Moijing (A) polling station of Thoubal Assembly was peaceful and the voter turnout was estimated at 87.42 per cent. 674 votes were cast during the repoll.

Miscreants attempted to attack the residence of ADC, Ukhrul Chief Executive Officer Tangkhul by lobbing a hand grenade at Phungreitang West, Ukhrul District in the morning. Even as the explosive device failed to explode, some people retrieved the grenade and handed it over to cadres of NSCN-IM.

MCP-M called for a State wide general strike in Manipur on April 29 as part of boycott to the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee who is to visit Imphal on April 29. A statement of the MCP-M said that the main objective of proposed general strike was to highlight the suffering of the people of the State after the State merged with the Indian union.

 

April 24

SFs raided a recruiting centre and arrested four KCP militants from Lamboikhul Makha Leikai near Sagolmang in Imphal. One Naocha Potsangbam was apprehended and he disclosed the names of three militants who are actively involved in conducting recruitment. Later on Manipur Police and 16th Assam Rifles apprehended the three KCP cadres including a woman. They have been identified as Chabungbam Nobin, Itocha, and Kamla Devi.

April 25

Troops of 18 Sikhs 9 Sector AR launched an operation at Takyel area in Imphal West District leading to the arrest of a PREPAK-PRO militant, Identified as Yumnam Kanhai alias Kiran Kumar Meitei. One 9mm Colt Machine Gun (CMG) with magazine and five live rounds were recovered.

A combined team of Imphal East and Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested two active lady militants of URF, identified as Sunita Devi and Ranjita Devi while conducting a search operation in a house at Soibam Leikai Khanglabung Leirak, Imphal East District. It has been revealed that they were involved in transportation and planting of IEDs. Two mobile handsets were seized from their possession.

Red Shield Division conducted a search operation in Loktak Project area of Bishnupur District and arrest a cadre of ZUF in Loktak Project area of Bishnupur District. One 9mm pistol with magazine and two live rounds was recovered from him.

In another operation, a cadre of KCP-MC was arrested from Phougakchao Sekmaijing Village in Imphal West District. Arrest of the individual, identified as 'Corporal' Sapam Boinao alias Boi led to the recovery of a 9 mm pistol with magazine and three live rounds.

April 26

KYKL cadre, identified as Tongbram Shantikumar Singh alias Agaya alias Robert (28) was arrested at Thongjao area under Waikhong Police Station of Thoubal District.

April 28

A report of Union MHA states that CPI-Maoists, are establishing a separate network for procurement of ammunition from the Naga militants. They already have ties with RPF and PLA of Manipur. Significantly, the Upper Assam Leading Committee (UALC) of the CPI-Maoist) is presently operating in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and have been involved in incidents of looting of weapons and extortion from local villagers. "The UALC has also been engaged in recruitment and training of cadres for the outfit in Assam. These cadres have been utilized in extensive propaganda against mega dams in Assam. In this backdrop, the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border has emerged as another theatre of Maoist activity," a Home Ministry Official said.

PREPAK militant No 3689) 'ss l/cpl' Sagolsem Abung Meitei (25) was arrested by troops of 22 AR of 28 Sector AR. The militant was arrested by a mobile vehicle check post in general area Tangjeng Khunou of Thoubal District and a 9 mm Pistol with magazine and three live rounds were recovered and militant was handed over to Sugnu Police Station.

April 29

Two brothers Sanasam Indrajit and Sanasam Inao from Huikap Makha Leikai in Imphal East District who were abducted by KCP were freed in Khoripok under Yairipok Police Station.

Red Shield Division claimed to have arrested 'finance secretary' of KNA-I. Lelen Haokip while he was trying to extort money from a chief of Gomphajang village namely Paokan Haokip out of NREGS fund in K Salbung area of Churachandpur District. He was found in possession of 7.62 mm Pistol (marked made in USA) with magazine and three live rounds.

April 30

KRF, a SoO signatory under UPF has cautioned the general public not to entertain any monetary demand served in the name of KRF by its cadres Mangcha alias Romeo and Samuel Haokip, A KRF statement signed by its 'information and publicity secretary' K Lincoln said that Mangcha and Samuel Haokip are not authorised to deal with financial matters of the Front.

April 28

PREPAK militant No 3689) 'ss l/cpl' Sagolsem Abung Meitei (25) was arrested by troops of 22 AR of 28 Sector AR. The militant was arrested by a mobile vehicle check post in general area Tangjeng Khunou of Thoubal District and a 9 mm Pistol with magazine and three live rounds were recovered and militant was handed over to Sugnu Police Station.

May 1

One active member of KYKL namely Sanjay Sahu was arrested by Imphal West commandos from Minuthong Pandon. He was assigned to serve monetary demands to various businessmen in Imphal area as well as Moreh area. On the disclosure of Sanjay Sahu, his associate Muhammad Ayub Khan (40) was also arrested from the latter's residence at Mantripukhri Bengali Colony.

May 2

One KCP-Nongdrenkhomba cadre, identified as Ngangbam Sharat alias Somo was arrested. One mobile phone handset and 200 gms of explosive material were seized from his possession.

On the disclosure of Sharat, another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Angom Aken alias German alias Chingkhei was also pulled up from his residence

In further follow up action, a third cadre of the same outfit identified as Wahengbam John alias Thoi (24) was arrested.

One KYKL militant Shakil Ahmed was arrested by Assam Rifles, during an operation at Lamlai in Imphal East District by the 30 AR. A 9mm pistol and three live rounds were recovered from the militant.

A grenade was found at the gate of one Hijam Ibotombi, residence at Uripok Yambem Leikai in Imphal. The grenade was later retrieved by a team of Imphal West Commandos.

May 3

Troops of Red Shield Division reportedly apprehended armed cadres of KCP-MC and PLA in the general area of Heibong Pokpi. KCP-MC namely Laishram Birsing alias Bira was arrested along with recovering one 9mm pistol with magazine and four live rounds. Based on information from the apprehended cadre, another operation was launched in general area of Langjing leading to the arrest of an armed cadre of PLA identified as Konjengbam Bisojit alias Kunja Singh and recovery of one 9mm pistol, one magazine and three live rounds.

A combined team from Patsoi, Singjamei and Churachandpur Police stations conducted earth excavating work at Ngloi hills near Mata Lambulane in Churachandpur District, a place located near a Assam Rifles post where cadres of KCP-Nongdrenkhomba faction had stayed for sometime after the faction entered into a tripartite suspension of operation with the Centre and state government. A piece of bone and some clothing suspected to be belonged to the missing cadre, Laiphrakpam Roshan aka Gopen has been recovered.

May 6

Following the allegations regarding the alleged killing of two cadres of URF inside the URF designated camp and reportedly they were later buried inside the camp located at the 9th Dogra Regiment D-Coy Loitang Khunou (Spinning Mill) in North Imphal, a search operation was conducted for the dead bodies by a team of police. However, during the search operation, the Police and forensic expert team didn't recover anything.

Cadres of KCP-MC which is a signatory of SoO has left their temporary camp in Imphal West after a Police raid. This was a part of an investigation for the missing two cadres of the group who were allegedly killed inside the camp during the last Yaoshang (Holi) festival.

May 7

UNLF militant identified as Huidrom Naoba alias Shyam alias Kubaren was arrested by SFs in Thoubal District. A 9 mm pistol with magazine and three live rounds were recovered from his possession.

KYKL militant, identified as Mutum Dinesh from Nongbram Makha Leikai was arrested from same District. One 9 mm pistol with three live rounds was also recovered from him.

SFs launched an operation in general area of Yaingangpokpi and Phaimol villages of Ukhrul District and arrested a cadre belonging to PREPAK, identified as Amul Singh. In a follow up operation, after the interrogation of the militant, one more PREPAK militant, identified as T Dhana Singh was arrested from Saijang Maning Leikai.

SFs launched an operation in general area of Yaingangpokpi and Phaimol villages of Ukhrul District and arrested a cadre belonging to PREPAK, identified as Amul Singh. In a follow up operation, after the interrogation of the militant, one more PREPAK militant, identified as T Dhana Singh was arrested from Saijang Maning Leikai.

May 8

One militant of the PLA and KCP-MC were arrested by the Red Shield Division in two different operations. In first operation launched in general area of Tairen Pokpi, an armed cadre of KCP -MC, identified as Khwairakpam Khogendro alias Amujao alias Washington Singh was arrested along with one 9mm Pistol, one magazine and three 9mm live rounds. The PLA militant, identified as 'corporal' Taorem Sanathoi alias Sanayaima alias Thumbsup Singh was arrested when an operation was launched on specific intelligence about presence of an armed cadre carrying out extortion in general area Heibong Pokpi. The militant claimed that he had surrendered earlier on September 20, 2012.

Arrest of PLA militant 'corporal' Taorem Sanathoi has triggered a protest at Patsoi Part-4, 7 kilometers from Imphal. His family said that he had disassociated from the militant organisation ten years ago and had an identity card issued by 18 Sikh Regiment on September 26, 2012, identifying him as a surrendered militant.

A combined team of Thoubal District Police Commandos and 2 AR arrested a militant belonging to PREPAK-PRO, identified as Longjam Sanjit Singh from Tata Magic Parking of Yairipok Bazaar in Thoubal Disrict. Mobile phone handset with SIM card was seized from his possession.

May 1

One active member of KYKL namely Sanjay Sahu was arrested by Imphal West commandos from Minuthong Pandon. He was assigned to serve monetary demands to various businessmen in Imphal area as well as Moreh area. On the disclosure of Sanjay Sahu, his associate Muhammad Ayub Khan (40) was also arrested from the latter's residence at Mantripukhri Bengali Colony.

May 2

One KCP-Nongdrenkhomba cadre, identified as Ngangbam Sharat alias Somo was arrested. One mobile phone handset and 200 gms of explosive material were seized from his possession.

On the disclosure of Sharat, another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Angom Aken alias German alias Chingkhei was also pulled up from his residence

In further follow up action, a third cadre of the same outfit identified as Wahengbam John alias Thoi (24) was arrested

One KYKL militant Shakil Ahmed was arrested by Assam Rifles, during an operation at Lamlai in Imphal East District by the 30 AR. A 9mm pistol and three live rounds were recovered from the militant.

A grenade was found at the gate of one Hijam Ibotombi, residence at Uripok Yambem Leikai in Imphal. The grenade was later retrieved by a team of Imphal West Commandos..

May 3

Troops of Red Shield Division reportedly apprehended armed cadres of KCP-MC and PLA in the general area of Heibong Pokpi. KCP-MC namely Laishram Birsing alias Bira was arrested along with recovering one 9mm pistol with magazine and four live rounds. Based on information from the apprehended cadre, another operation was launched in general area of Langjing leading to the arrest of an armed cadre of PLA identified as Konjengbam Bisojit alias Kunja Singh and recovery of one 9mm pistol, one magazine and three live rounds.

A combined team from Patsoi, Singjamei and Churachandpur Police stations conducted earth excavating work at Ngloi hills near Mata Lambulane in Churachandpur District, a place located near a Assam Rifles post where cadres of KCP-Nongdrenkhomba faction had stayed for sometime after the faction entered into a tripartite suspension of operation with the Centre and state government. A piece of bone and some clothing suspected to be belonged to the missing cadre, Laiphrakpam Roshan aka Gopen has been recovered.

May 4

Militant of KCP-KK Nganba faction, identified as Paonam Ricky alias Sana alias Tutu was arrested by a commando unit of Bishnupur District Police while conducting a search operation at Keinou Bazar One demand letter of the KCP and one mobile phone handset with SIM card were seized from his possession.

In a follow up action, another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Taorem Gourashyam Meitei alias Ranjit (28) was arrested from Thangmeiband near THAU ground.

May 6

Following the allegations regarding the alleged killing of two cadres of URF inside the URF designated camp and reportedly they were later buried inside the camp located at the 9th Dogra Regiment D-Coy Loitang Khunou (Spinning Mill) in North Imphal, a search operation was conducted for the dead bodies by a team of police. However, during the search operation, the Police and forensic expert team didn't recover anything.

Cadres of KCP-MC which is a signatory of SoO has left their temporary camp in Imphal West after a Police raid. This was a part of an investigation for the missing two cadres of the group who were allegedly killed inside the camp during the last Yaoshang (Holi) festival.

May 7

UNLF militant identified as Huidrom Naoba alias Shyam alias Kubaren was arrested by SFs in Thoubal District. A 9 mm pistol with magazine and three live rounds were recovered from his possession.

KYKL militant, identified as Mutum Dinesh from Nongbram Makha Leikai was arrested from same District. One 9 mm pistol with three live rounds was also recovered from him.

SFs launched an operation in general area of Yaingangpokpi and Phaimol villages of Ukhrul District and arrested a cadre belonging to PREPAK, identified as Amul Singh. In a follow up operation, after the interrogation of the militant, one more PREPAK militant, identified as T Dhana Singh was arrested from Saijang Maning Leikai.

May 8

One militant of the PLA and KCP-MC were arrested by the Red Shield Division in two different operations. In first operation launched in general area of Tairen Pokpi, an armed cadre of KCP -MC, identified as Khwairakpam Khogendro alias Amujao alias Washington Singh was arrested along with one 9mm Pistol, one magazine and three 9mm live rounds. The PLA militant, identified as 'corporal' Taorem Sanathoi alias Sanayaima alias Thumbsup Singh was arrested when an operation was launched on specific intelligence about presence of an armed cadre carrying out extortion in general area Heibong Pokpi. The militant claimed that he had surrendered earlier on September 20, 2012.

Arrest of PLA militant 'corporal' Taorem Sanathoi has triggered a protest at Patsoi Part-4, 7 kilometers from Imphal. His family said that he had disassociated from the militant organisation ten years ago and had an identity card issued by 18 Sikh Regiment on September 26, 2012, identifying him as a surrendered militant.

A combined team of Thoubal District Police Commandos and 2 AR arrested a militant belonging to PREPAK-PRO, identified as Longjam Sanjit Singh from Tata Magic Parking of Yairipok Bazaar in Thoubal Disrict. Mobile phone handset with SIM card was seized from his possession.

May 11

Bishnupur District Police Commandos arrested a militant identified as Naocha alias Tombason from Utlou Chanura Bazar in Bishnupur District. In a follow up operation, a woman cadre, identified as Oinam Kunjarani was arrested from Bishnupur Bazar area. Both militants belong to PREPAK-PRO.

KCP-MDF militant, identified as Nandeibam Meghachandra alias Loya was arrested from his residence and a Chinese hand grenade was recovered from him.

PREPAK cadre, identified as Mohammed Wahidur Rahaman alias Alam was arrested during a search operation from Pallel Bazaar in Chandel District. A mobile Phone was recovered from him.

May 12

Two UNLF militants were arrested in separate incidents. A militant of the outfit, identified as Lata was arrested by SFs while conducting a frisking search on Nongpok Kakching to Leikoching road in Thoubal District. A .32 pistol with a magazine and three live rounds along with two hand grenades were recovered from her possession. In another incident, SFs arrested another militant of the same outfit, identified as Laishram Sanajaoba when they stopped a vehicle travelling from Moreh to Imphal, at Tengnoupal check post in Chandel District for checking. A 9mm pistol with a magazine and five live rounds were recovered from his possession.

PREPEK-PRO stated that the outfit does not have any connection with Longjam Sanjit Singh who was arrested along with a mobile handset and a SIM card from Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal District on May 8.

May 13

Two militants belonging to KCP- Lamyanba Khuman identified as Laishram Raju and his wife Laishram Patti Devi were arrested from Lamlai Bazaar in Bishnupur District.

SFs arrested a KCP cadre, identified as Irom khongnem Meitei alias Burma from Thamnapokpi village in Imphal East District. Meanwhile another KCP cadre identified as Kangabam Rohit Singh was arrested at Tengnoupal in Chandel District. A .9mm Pistol with a magazine and four live rounds were recovered from him.

KNLF who had signed the SoO with GoI and the Manipur State on September 9, 2013 has been given their own camp and has been relocated from their temporary camp at Semol villages under Khengjoi Block of Chandel District.

May 14

SF's Subedar Murugan Dan and Naik Guru Swami were injured during an attack by PLA along Indo-Myanmar border near Theikhothang village under Singngat Subdivision in Churachandpur District. According to a source, the suspected PLA cadres launched an attack where Border Pillar No 45 and 46 are erected when the Army personnel were machinating handing-taking activities between 25 Madras Regiment and 1/11 Gorkha Rifles.

An encounter took place between suspected ZUF and NSCN-IM militants at Atengba Khun under Tousem subdivision of Tamenglong District.

IED was recovered from a plot of land near Governor Road, Paona Bazar in Imphal West District.

Unidentified persons hurled a hand grenade at the residence of Superintending Engineer of CADA, identified as Thokchom Kesho at Kwakeithel in Imphal West District. The Chinese made hand grenade however failed to explode. Police later retrieved the grenade.

UKLF stated its opposition to setting up of KNLF camp at Sembol village in Chandel District saying it would disturb the peace and tranquillity of the area while also urging the Govt to withdraw the same for the larger interest of the public. JM Thadou, 'information and publicity secretary' of UKLF, stated Semol area is the operational area of UKLF and the presence of an unfriendly group means confrontation between the two. UKLF also urged the Government to conduct reverification of cadres of the KNLF to ascertain whether all cadres who surrendered on September 9, 2013, were still in the ranks of KNLF.

May 15 A KCP militant was arrested by Imphal West District Police Commandos from Keishampat Junction area. Identifying the arrested man as Rajkumar Nanao alias Tukao Singh, Police said that he was involved in hurling of hand grenade recently and also served demand letters to Government officials for raising the outfit's fund. One mobile phone handset was seized from his possession.
May 16

A sit in protest was staged jointly by International Meetei Forum (IMF); Meetei Youths' Front South-East Asia (MYFSEA) and Eramdam Lamjing Meira (ELM) at Kwakeithel Thounaojam Leikai in protest against the alleged threat notice served by KNO to residents of Tuibong Meetei village, Churachandpur and forcing to shift Bijang Khunao Meetei Leikai Cemetery to Khuga River in Imphal West District.

An armed PLA militant identified as N Leirinjao was arrested from Bishnupur Bazaar in Bishnupur District. The militant was arrested while he was travelling in a civil vehicle from Bishnupur to Imphal. One 9 mm Pistol along with three live rounds were recovered from him.

May 17

MNRF militant, identified as Thotreichan Zimik was arrested by AR on the NH-102 at Tengnoupal in Chandel District while travelling to Moreh.

KNF-N observed its 26th raising day, a day before the actual date due to certain security reason at the outfit's Daitwi camp general head-quarters along Indo-Myanmar border. A message from its 'President', Napolean Kremlin, was read out in which it called upon all Kukis and its organization's to unite. He further called upon all organisations to join hands and achieve a common political goal under the Constitution of India. The occasion was followed by the oath taking ceremony of 20 new cadres, who had completed their basic military training bringing the total strength of KNF-N to 150.

KNF-Z informed that it has not authorised an individual named Seilal alias Tony Haokip to collect fund for the outfit. The outfit cautioned not to extend cooperation to the individual.

During a meeting of CDNKJC attended by about fifty tribal leaders at Liwa Changning Community Hall in Chandel District, a resolution was made to oppose construction of KNLF at Semol in Chandel District. The meeting has resolved to submit a joint memorandum to the Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi Singh against opening of new designated camp.

May 18

An IRB trooper identified as Lourembam Herojit, guarding the residence of MPCC Vice President, Sagolsem Achouba Singh was injured in an IED blast which took place at the MPCC president's residence at Wangoi Makha Thounaojam Leikai in Imphal West District. The blast occurred when Herojit picked up something wrapped in a polythene pack at the southern gate of the house and it suddenly exploded while he was trying to throw it away into a nearby drain.

May 19

SFs recovered four 9mm Sub Machine Guns with magazines, one 40mm UBGL, one 40 mm Lathod Launcher, one 9mm Pistol with magazine, eight live rounds, twenty three 5.56mm rounds and forty 7.62 mm rounds from Karang Pat area of Loktak Lake in Imphal when a search operation was launched based on specific intelligence. The weapons and ammunition were found hidden in the pat area wrapped in polythene bags. Weapons cache may have been hidden by PLA.

SK Thadou faction of UTLA has reshuffled its cabinets under the 'chairmanship' of SK Thadou. DS Timothy Kipgen is the 'CAO' SL Stephen Khongsai, the 'defence secretary', Th. Hendry Haokip as 'finance secretary', Obeth Haokip is the PRO and John Kipgen as the 'director for intelligence and operations commander'.

Chiefs of 135 villages located within Khengjoy block of Chandel District resolved to see that no designated camp of KNLF will be opened at Semol village in Chandel District. The village Chiefs pointed out that KNLF is affiliated to KNA. and hence, KNLF's designated camp should be opened within KNA area.

May 20

Unidentified individuals planted an explosive device weighing 125 Grams at Babina Diagnostic Centre at RIMS. The explosive was found in a red polythene bag. The bomb was recovered by Bomb Disposal Squad and disposed off.

KYKL militant, identified as Leihaothabam Joychandra Sharma alias Boy, was arrested by SF from his residence at Khonghampat Mayai Leikai, Imphal West District. A mobile was seized from him. In a follow up operation, another KYKL militant, identified as Phuritsabam Shyamo Singh, was arrested at Awang Wabagai Makha Leikai in Imphal. An M20 with magazine and two mobile phone handsets were seized from him. Both were involved in extortion.

May 21

KNLF in response to the increased opposition to setting up of its designated camp in Sembol , clarified that the decision to set up the outfit's designated camp at Semol was an outcome of tripartite resolution among the KNLF, Government of Manipur and GoI.

Two ZUF militants and an AR soldier were killed in an encounter in Kambirol area in Tamenglong District. The slain ZUF cadres were identified as Mukudin Luangmei and Mathewlan Phaome, and the deceased AR trooper was identified as Takellambam Gokil alias Nanao. Two SF personnel were wounded. During the encounter, three militants were arrested along with two AK 47 assault rifles with ammunition and hand grenades.

SFs arrested a PLA cadre Indu Devi, from Nambol Phoijing Makha Leikai area in Bishnupur District. One mobile with SIM card and INR 3600 extorted by the cadre from some schools of the district were recovered.

KCP-MC militant, identified as Oinam Kuladaja alias Tangba Singh, was arrested at Moirang College Gate, Moirang in Bishnupur District. One mobile handset with SIM card was recovered from his possession.

May 22

SFs arrested four cadres of KNF-N during a search operation at Kamuching under Yairipok Police Station in Thoubal District. The arrested militants were identified as Ngamkhotinthang alias Thangneo, Thangkhanlal Haokip, LunminlenKipgen alias Lelen and Ngamminsem Haokip alias Sesem. All the four arrested KNF-N militants were under the command of 'Corporal' Helen Kipgen.

In a joint meeting of KAKCA, GAKCA, KSO, KWHR, UZO and KPF decided to oppose the Government's decision to open camp for KNLF at Semol in Chandel District. Another resolution of the joint meeting was to prohibit accommodation for any militant groups under ceasefire agreement SoO pact or surrender to Government in the area so as to maintain tranquillity cordial relationship between different communities.

May 23

Despite strong opposition by Kuki chiefs, student and civil organisations of Khengjoy block against the opening of designated camp for KNLF at Semol village in Chandel District, Government is still planning to go ahead with the decision.

Two militants, identified as ‘lieutenant colonel’ Thokchom Kunje alias Tolen alias Babu Singh and Khongbaltabam Robin Singh of PLA were arrested during a cordon and search operation at Yurembam in Imphal West District.

PLA militant, identified as Chongtham Oken, who was involved in giving out monetary demands notes was arrested at Langmeidong in Thoubal District and a mobile was recovered from him. Based on his disclosure, another PLA cadre, identified as Maimom Bajanta Singh was arrested from Lilong Bazar in Thoubal District. Bangkim, ''chief of department of publicity of RPF'' stated that Chongtham Oken was not a member of PLA.

May 24

Contending that the designated camp being constructed at Semol village under Khengjoy sub-division of Chandel District has the consent of the MHA, State Government and the village chief, the KNLF called upon the people not to take in the false propaganda of UKLF. KNLF ‘secretary’ Tonglenlal Haokip stated that MHA-NE gave its consent to build camp in Sembol District on March 25 and 40 cadres of KNLF were shifted from Moreh post of 9 Assam Rifles (AR) to Sembol on May 11.

A press release by KNLF chairman’ Palen Misao stated that KNLF which is trying to construct a camp in Sembol village is a not the real KNLF. It stated that the real KNLF under the leadership of its founding chairman is camped at a UNLF camp in Myanmar and that a deserter a “Pseudo KNLF” with help of KNO surrendered to the Government on September 9 2013.

May 25

A hand grenade was found at Regular English School near Kwakeithel Tidim in Imphal West District. Police suspect monetary demand behind the attempted attack.

May 26

IRB trooper Rifleman, Sarungbam Nanao and a restaurant owner, Wangkheimayum Hemanta sustained bullet injuries when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a restaurant at Samurou under Wangoi Police Station in Imphal West District. They also assaulted another man and a woman.

Two cadres of the NSCN-K including its ‘finance secretary’ were arrested following a brief encounter with 43 Assam Rifles posted at Kangpokpi near Tumnoupokpi along the National Highway 2 in Senapati District. The arrested are identified as Joseph Rapei and Francis Sajii.One 9mm pistol, one magazine and three live rounds of the arm and extortion money of INR 1490 in cash and the vehicle in which they were travelling were recovered.

May 27

Two blank letter heads of NSCN-K were recovered from the possession of a dead body, identified as Dariilou from a place near ADC office in Senapati District.

A live lethode bomb shell was recovered by Bomb Disposal Team in Imphal from the Palace Compound residential gate of a special contractor in Imphal East District.

Refuting the deserter tag on KT Misao alias Palen Misao alias M Khupthang Hangmi, the KNLF/KPA asserted that the outfit has no ‘chairman’ other than KT Misao.

PREPAK militant identified as Kshetrimayum Somananda Meitei involved in extortion and transportation of arms and ammunition was arrested from Lamsang Bazar in Imphal West District.

May 28

Suspected skeletal remains believed to be that of two missing cadres Irengbam Bode alias Washington (35) and Pukhrambam Somorjit of URF have been found buried in the outfit’s designated camp in Imphal.The breakthrough came following the arrest of one URF cadre, identified Irengbam Gulapi alias Meitei.

May 29

Two migrant workers were killed and 18 injured in a remote controlled IED explosion a crowded mini market shed of Singjamei Chinga makhong in Imphal. The dead have been identified as Arvind Rai and Shyam Shanker Rai, both from Bihar. Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said the bomb blast was guided by an intention to attack non-local people.

One Army trooper, identified as G Mohan Kumar of Madras Regiment was killed in an explosion at Theigothang village under Singhat sub division close to Myanmar border in Churachandpur District.

A gunfight occurred in Kachouphung village under Kamjong sub-division of Ukhrul District between NSCN-IM and AR.

Project officer’ N Binodkumar of Lallumba group of KCP-MC rejected the  financial indiscipline allegations against ‘group president’ Ksh Hitendra alias Lallumba and stated that false accusations is due to misinformation spread by the group’s cadre, H Basanta kumar alias BK.

KNLF urged both State Government and GoI to conduct joint verification of the proposed KNLF camp in Semol in Chandel District.

A day after recovery of two dead bodies of URF cadres inside the designated camp at Loitang Khunou in Imphal West District, the residents of nearby villages have demanded for immediate removal of the camp at Loitang Khunou Spinning Mill located in Imphal.

NSCN-K stated that Joseph Rapei and Francis Sajii who were arrested on May 26 were not its members.

KCP-MTF militant, identified as WahengbamI naocha Singh was arrested in a search operation from Nambol Khathong in Bishnupur District and in a follow up operation another cadre of KCP-MTF faction, Khundrakpam Hemanta Singh alias Ahingchamba was also arrested from Nambol in the District.

KCP cadre, identified as Longjam Shyam Singh was arrested from Leimapokpam in Bishnupur District for his involvement in extortion activities.

Militant of PREPAK-Pro identified as Sarangthem Johny Meitei was arrested from Pallel Bazar in Thoubal District along with INR 2, 01,590. Two mobile handsets were also recovered from him. And in a follow up operation, another cadre of the same outfit, identified as Sapam Robindro alias Nanao was also arrested. Both the militants were involved in extorting money from contractors at Imphal for their party fund.

JAC demanding the shifting of the URF designated camp from Loitang Khonou in Imphal, has warned to launch several forms of agitation in case the Government failed to provide ‘positive response’ to the demand by 10am of May 31.

UKRA suspended ‘private’ L Khupneilun alias Lulun Kom for violating the rules and regulation of the outfit with effect from May 18.

May 30

In a press hand out signed by Nonglen Meitei, ‘secretary publicity and propaganda’ of MCP-M clarified that the party was not involved in the bomb blast that occurred in Singjamei in Imphal West District on May 29.

PLA militant, identified as ‘lance corporal’ Sagolsem Kyau Se Uo alias Pupu was arrested from Pangal Basti of Chandel District by SFs. A .32 Revolver with three live rounds and a Chinese Hand Grenade were recovered from him.

NNC militant, identified as ‘sergeant’ Acham Kamei alias Aghuangthai Kamei’ was arrested from Patsoi of Imphal West District by SFs.

May 31

‘Major’ of UNLF Samandram Jagat alias Thambaljao Singh was arrested from Langthabal Kunja Mayai Leikai in Imphal West District.

‘Lieutenant colonel’ Hopeson Ningshen of NSCN-IM was found guilty by Special CBI Judge V.K. Gupta for abducting and killing Sub-Divisional officer Thingnam Kishan and two of his subordinates Token and Rajen from Kasom Khullen, Ukhrul District in 2009.

KCP-MC has denied any involvement in murder of its cadre Laiphrakpam Gophen alias Roshan. 'Chief advisor' of the outfit, Moirang them Bedanath also disowned claim by its former cadre namely WahengbamThoi alias John of Wabagai Terapishak who alleged that the victim was killed by the outfits members.

PLA militant, identified as LongjamLukhoi Meitei alias Bijen alias Inao was arrested from Lamshang Akham Leikai in Imphal West District. Meitei revealed that he was involved in extortion and on his revelation another cadre of PLA identified as Haokhom Inaocha, who is an explosive expert was also arrested from Lamshang Bazar in Imphal West District.

June 1

A driver of an Imphal-bound truck proceeding from Dimapur was abducted by suspected KRA-U militants from Leekap area along the Imphal-Mao section of NH-2.

PREPAK-pro has refuted any connection with Sapam Robindro alias Sarangthem and Johny Meitei, who was arrested on May 29 with INR 2,01,590 and two mobile phones at Pallel in Thoubal District.

JAC protest was held for the removal of URF and all Army and AR posts from Loitang Khunou in Imphal West District.

PLA militant, identified as Ningthoujam Puyam Shurbala alias Bijaya Devi was arrested by SFs from Singjamei Waikhom Leikai in Imphal West District. Three grenades were recovered from her house. It has been revealed that she was involved in extortion, transportation of explosives and planting of IEDs.

UNLF militant, identified as ‘sergeant major’ Ibotomba alias Phunilemba was arrested from Khetri Bengul in Imphal East District. A 7.65mm pistol (Made in USA) with a magazine, four live rounds and a No 36 hand grenade were also recovered from him.

A militant, identified as Ngangom Pavin Singh alias Naocha belonging to PREPAK-Pro was arrested and mobile phone was recovered. In a follow up action another militant of PREPAK-Pro identified as Nongmaithem Tomba Singh alias Tayai was arrested from Wangoo Sabal Mamang Leikai in Bishnupur District. A 9mm pistol with magazine and a mobile phone was recovered.

June 2

Bishnupur District Police Commandos conducted search operation at Khabi Village in Bishnupur District and arrested one PREPAK-Pro militant, identified as Keithellakpam Nanao Singh alias Roshini and on his disclosure ‘sergeant major’ KhDhiren Singh alias Thakaba of the same outfit was arrested from Nambol Phoijing in Bishnupur District.

KYKL militant, identified as ‘2nd lieutanant’ Loitongbam Indrajit alias Suraj surrendered to CRPF, with a .36 hand grenade with detonator and Italian-made one .22 pistol having two live rounds, at the CRPF Group Centre Langjing in Imphal.

A hand grenade was found at the office of Zonal Education Officer-Zone I located at Khuyathong Pukhri Achouba Maning in Imphal West District. The bomb disposal squad disposed the explosive later.

June 3

PREPAK-Pro militant, identified as Phurailatpam Sunil Sharma alias Ibohal was arrested by SFs from Yairipok Lamkhai near Thoubal Mela ground in Thoubal District.It was later revealed that he had recruited two youths from Thoubal Tomjing Makhong and sends them to PREPAK-Pro cadres at Namphalong in Myanmar.

TDF has condemned the abduction of four truckers allegedly by suspected militants for a ransom demand of INR 30, 000, 00 TDF has also submitted memorandums to the DGP, Manipur and Assam to rescue the truckers.

Following the May 29 blasts, at Singjamei Chingamakhong both Imphal East and Imphal West District Police have launched search operations. In Imphal west at least ten persons were rounded up by the Police due to lack of proper verification papers. They were later hand over to the Police for further verification.

KNO ‘president’ PS Haokip stated that the SoO has been extended several times over, but the Government is yet to engage the Kukis in a dialogue. He advocated regrouping of Zo tribes.

PREPAK-Pro refuted any connection with two men, Ngangom Prabin alias Naocha, Keithelakpam Nanao alias Rosini and Nongmaithem Tomba alias Tayai who were arrested from Bishnupur on June 1.

URF ‘chairman’ Lanheiba Meitei stated that two URF militants Irengbam Meelkumar alias Bode alias Washington and Pukhrambam Somorjit alias Bangcha who were killed in the URF camp were send into the URF from different KCP fold with ulterior motives. He also added that killing a cadre and burying is not a new practice for the different outfits operating in Manipur.

June 4

Former PULF ‘chief’ Mohammed Abdur was shot dead by unknown persons at his Chirai Awang Leikai residence in Imphal West District.

Unidentified miscreants lobbed a grenade at the residence of VS Vareiyo in Nagaram Imphal West District. Though the grenade landed on rooftop and exploded no one was hurt.

Unidentified person hurled a grenade inside the house of Moirangthem Jayenta of Sangaiprou Mamang Leikai in Imphal West District. The grenade failed to explode and was handed over to the Police.

All Manipur Road Transport Drivers’ and Motor Workers’ Union have threatened to stop transporting goods into Manipur if the Government fails to secure the release of four Manipuri drivers who were abducted in Assam’s Karbi Anglong District on May 27.

June5

NSCN-IM militant sergeant major’ Athon was arrested from Noney Bridge in Tamenglong District by SFs. from Noney Bridge in Tamenglong District. Four Chinese hand grenades and a mobile phone were recovered from him.

A ZUF militant Kunglianglung Rongmei was arrested from Khumji-III village in Tamenglong District. One 9mm pistol with a magazine loaded with five live rounds, one mobile phone and a cash amount of INR 1500 was recovered from him.

SFs arrested PREPAK cadre Warekpam Birjit Singh from Moreh in Chandel District.

URF female member Nongthombam Laishram Minthoi alias Thoi Devi was arrested by SFs near the LMS Law college, Chingmeirong gate Imphal East District. Two mobile phones, eight demand letters signed by ‘finanace secretary’ Lemba Meitei were recovered. .

On her revelation, another URF cadre Elabi Begam was also arrested.

KCP- KK Nganba militant Irom Khumanthem Ibecha Devi alias Abe alias Meiteingambi was arrested from Khurai in Imphal East District. One mobile handset and two SIM cards were recovered from her. It was revealed that she had bought four hand grenades from Phoudel in Thoubal District. On follow up action, one 9mm pistol along with four rounds in the magazine and one Chinese hand grenade were recovered from Sawombung Bazar in Imphal East District.

KNLF urged the civil society organisations of Chandel District to revoke their decision of imposing bandh on Imphal-Moreh road in protest against KNLF camp at Sembol village in Chandel District. KCA KPF TSA KSOK WHR and UZO had earlier threatened to clamp bandh on the highway if the construction of KNLF camp was not stopped immediately.

UTLA-SK ‘chairman’ S K Thadou said that he had submitted a memorandum to the Union Government and State Government of Manipur to club together the two sub divisions, Longpi sub-division and Vangaichungpau sub-division, by carving out from Nungba and Tousem Sub-divisions under Tamenglong District.

UPF exuded confidence that the new Prime Minister would address the political demand of UPF and KNO.

June 6

Unidentified gun men attacked the residence of a social activist Panti Gonmei at Longol Tarung in Imphal West District. However, no one was hurt in the incident.

A grenade was recovered at a shop of Gurumayum Birjit Sharma in Uripok Gopalji Leirak in Imphal West District. It is suspected that the grenade was left there in connection with a monetary demand by the militants. The grenade was later retrieved by the Police. 

The KCP-MC claimed responsibility for planting grenades at the residence of one person, Moirangthem Gayenta at Sangaiprou Mamang Leikai in Imphal East District on June 4.

June 7

Chungjalen Haokipm elder brother of KNLF 'general secretary' Lalmoi alias Tonglenlal Haokip was shot and injured by some unidentified persons near his home at Tuibuong, Lamka town in Churachandpur District. KNLF 'information and publicity secretary' alleged that he was shot by UKLF.

SFs arrested a PLA militant, Konthoujam Dinesh Singh alias Sanjit from Ningthoukhong in Bishnupur District. A mobile handset with two SIM cards was found in his possession and investigations have revealed that he was involved in carrying IED explosives from Moreh to Imphal.

URF claimed responsibility for the powerful remote controlled explosion occurred at the gate of Lairenjam Manglemba of Nambol Khori Leikai in Bishnupur District.

June 8 Reacting to KNLF press statements, UKLF has clarified that it never forced anybody to put their signatures on any drafted memorandum opposing KNLF camp in Sembol village.
June 9

SFs arrested a militant of KCP-N, identified as Elangbam Hemanta Singh alias Lakpa from gate of Imphal College in Imphal West. He was involved in extortion activities around Kwakeithel in Imphal West District.

UKLF clarified that it has nothing to do with the shooting of Chungjalen Haokip on June 7.

The two militants of KCP-KK Nganba identified as Rocky alias Greatmacha alias Ranjit alias Chaoba the 'finance secretary' of KCP-KK Nganba and UPPK identified as cadre Leishangthem Angouba alias Malem Meitei have been brought back to Imphal from Patna in Bihar where they were arrested.

President Pranab Mukherjee stated that NDA Government at the Centre is all set to settle the infiltration and all other issues related to Bangladesh on an urgent basis. President stated that NDA will tackle the issue of infiltration and illegal immigrants in the North-eastern region on priority basis and added that all pending fencing work along the Northeast border will also be completed.

June 10

KCP-MC militant Khuraijam Tullachandra alias Tomal was arrested from Imphal West. A mobile handset, a hand grenade and demand letters bearing the insignia of KCP-MC were recovered from him. In a follow up action his wife identified as Khuraijam Sushma Luitel Sharma was arrested from Imphal West District. Both were involved in extortion. A mobile phone was recovered from her.

SFs arrested a militant belonging to KCP-MTF identified as Sanabam Meitei alias Ibung during a search operation at Thoubal Village in Bishnupur District. He later revealed that he was involved in serving demand letters to the contractors and Government employees on Bishnupur Bazar area.

RPF denied any link with Sukham Mayengbem Nandibala alias Liklai who was arrested on June 8 by SFs near Thongju Koirou community hall in Imphal West District.

UNC announced a 48-hour general shut down in Naga areas with effect from the midnight of June 16 till midnight of June 18 to protest alleged unabated communal actions and policies of the Government of Manipur and to urge GoI to expedite its intervention for an 'Alternative Arrangement'.

June 11

Militant identified as Laithangbam Ibomcha alias Imocha of the KCP-KK was arrested during a search operation at Thoubal Haokha in Thoubal District. KCP-MTF militant identified as Brahmacharimayum Herojit Sharma was arrested by SFs at Nambol area in Bishnupur District. He later revealed that he was involved in extortion of money from general public and shopkeepers of Nambol area of the District.

June 12

A PLA Militant, identified as Sorensangbam Josila Devi alias Jansineh alias Rekma Kapan was arrested from Keishamthong Top Leirak in Imphal East District. INR 63,000 and a mobile was recovered from her. Following her disclosure, Gurumayum Sujata Devi alias Neikhoting was arrested from Palace Gate in Imphal East. A mobile phone was recovered from her.

PREPAK militant, identified as Paonam Suresh Singh was arrested from near Canchipur Meitei Lamkhai Road in Imphal West District by SFs. One mobile handset was seized from his possession.

SFs arrested a militant of KCP- Lamyanba Khuman, identified as Loushambam Anilkumar Singh alias Arun alias Pari from Imphal East District. One mobile phone handset along with SIM card was recovered from him. He was involved in extorting money from private firms, contractors and from the public.

June 13

A grenade was recovered from the stomach of a fish that was gifted to the Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Department''s District Supply Officer of Thoubal Laitonjam Somorendro at his residence at Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal in Imphal East District.

A grenade was retrieved from near the old casualty ward of JNIMS in Imphal East District.

KCP-Nando militant identified as Romeo alias Jackson alias Kanba alias Rosanb Rongmei was arrested by SFs from Thangmeiband Tarung village in Imphal West District. In a follow up action militant identified as Aureng Shi Soprang of KCP-Nando was arrested in Loukhong Village in Imphal East District

PLA stated that Sorensangbam Josila alias Sunsine alias Rekama Kapan and Sujata alias Neikhotin who were arrested by Imphal East Commandos on June 12 have no connection with the PLA.

KIM the apex body of Kukis in Manipur has submitted a memorandum to the PM stating that any possible agreement with NSCN-IM will be seen biased and prejudicial if the plight of the Kuki people is not solved first. KIM in the memorandum alleged NSCN-IM of commiting 'genocide' in the early 1990s when they killed 905 Kukis and uprooted 360 Kuki villages and seized their land, rendering 100,000 Kukis homeless.

June 14

Three persons, identified as Bachaspatimayum Govind, Amakcham Anil and Phurailatpam Ibomcha were injured in an IED explosion in a laundry shop run by a non-Manipuri at Moirangkhong Sougaijam Leikai in Imphal West District.

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested two cadres of MNRF identified as Thotreichan alias Poulus Zimik and Mathew Shimrah from Khuman Lampak in Imphal East District.

June 14 -15

'Chairman' of KCP- KK Nganba Chongtham Manglemjao alias KK Nganba was arrested by SFs from Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak in Imphal West District on June 15. He was arrested after a follow up action when a militant, NaoremIbomcha Singh of KCP-KK was arrested on June 14 from Moirang Bazar area in Bishnupur District. Following his revelation Bishnupur District Police Commandos arrested two more KCP-KK Nganba militants, identified as 'captain' Aheibam Dijen Singh alias Ahanmacha and ChongthamI bomcha Singh from RIMS road in Imphal West District.

June 15

A grenade wrapped inside a doll was planted at the gate of COHSEM Chairman Hamom Nabachandra residence at Sega Road Thouda Bhabok Leikai in Imphal West. The Grenade was later retrieved by the Police.

A combined team of Thoubal District Police and Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested woman cadre of PREPAK, identified as Ningthoujam Wahengbam Promodini alias Ritu alias Maya alias Inunganbi from Pallel area of Chandel District. Two mobile phone handsets along with two SIM cards were also seized from her possession.

June 16

SFs arrested two militants identified as Arambam alias Thoi alias Radha Devi and Ningthoujam Wangkhem Chaoba alias Asharani Devi of PREPAK from the front of G.M Hall in Imphal West District. Both were involved in transportation of arms as well as extortion.

Zeliangrong Baudi (ZB) and ZYF endorsed the UNC sponsored 48-hour total bandh in Naga inhabited hill areas of Manipur from midnight of June 16. UNC has called the bandh in protest against perceived communal actions and policies of Government of Manipur.

Nonglen Meitei, 'secretary' Publicity and Propaganda of MCP-M stated that Manipur needs a 'New Democratic Culture' for attaining a sovereign and egalitarian society.

June 17

UNC sponsored 48 hours bandh crippled all the National Highways and inter-State highways except the Imphal-Churachandpur road. The District headquarters of Tamenglong, Senapati, Ukhrul, Chandel and the sub divisional headquarters in these four Districts witnessed normal activities being severely affected.

All Manipur Night Super Driver Welfare Association (AMNSDWA) have threatened to stop services of inter-state passenger vehicles from June 19, if the driver abducted in Assam on June 13 was not released by June 17.

June 17-18

PLA militant, identified as Arei Sampar alias Rengsomrei was arrested by SFs from Langol Tarung in Imphal West District. A mobile phone handset was also seized. On his disclosure another militant identified as Laishram Ashok alias Isho of the same outfit was arrested from his residence in an un-specified location. One mobile was recovered from him . In a further follow up action another militant, Wangkhem Manglem alias Amujao alias Yungaoba Singh was also arrested from his residence, the location for which has not been specified. All three were involved in extortion from Government offices. On the revelation of Laishram Ashok alias Isho two other PLA militants who were involved in extortion, identified as Wangkhem Ibungo Singh and Wangkhem Romen Singh alias Bu Eshan were arrested. A mobile phone was recovered from them.

June 18

Unidentified persons hurled and exploded a hand grenade at the residence of ZOE Ukhrul AI Robin Tangkhul at Nagaram Tangkhul Avenue in Imphal West District. There has been no causality.

Two URF cadres identified as Sinam Suresh and Akham Pratap who tried to smuggle steel parts from their designated camp, a spinning mill in the area of Loitang Khonou in Imphal West District were caught by the civilians. Angered by transgressions the locals demanded proper fencing around the camp and to shift away the outfit. However, after negotiations with the Deputy Chief Minister on the demands failed to bring any amicable solution, a mob stormed the designated camp dismantling the wall. Police later resorted to firing tear gas shells to disperse the mob.

PLA militant identified as Toijam Sheetal alias Inao Singh was arrested from Keishamthong Bazaar in Imphal West District. Investigation revealed that he was involved in sending demand letters and extortion of money.

Manipuri's observed Great June Uprising Unity Day at Memorial Park in Lamphelpat in Imphal West District Twenty two people lost their lives during a public uprising on June 18, 2001, in protest against the decision of the centre to extend the ceasefire agreement between GoI and NSCN-IM without territorial limits'.

48-hour UNC shutdown in Naga areas of Manipur passed peacefully. The shutdown was in protest against the perceived discrimination shown against the Nagas by the Manipur Government.

June 19

Imphal East District Police Commandos and AR arrested 'lance corporal' Taorem Singh alias Jiten alias Ranjit alias Pandam of UNLF from a farm house located at Yaralpat near Kombirei Garden in Imphal East District. He was involved in extortion from public, private firms, Government offices and contractors.

A militant of KYKL identified as 'lance corporal' YumnamI naocha Singh was arrested by SFs from Waithou Bazar in Thoubal District. One mobile phone handset was seized from his possession.

Only 17 URF cadres are present in the designated camp, located in the Manipur Spinning Mill of Loitang Khonou in Imphal West District. Although there were 137 cadres present when they moved in after signing the SoO.

Two URF cadres who were caught by the locals on June 18 for stealing from the defunct Manipur Spinning Mill in the area of Loitang Khonou in Imphal West District which is currently their designated camp, was remanded for three days. Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam has requested the local leaders to wait till December, 2014 for the total shifting of the URF designated camp along with other SF posts from the area.

Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh decided that two auxiliary Police Battalions, with around 1,500 personnel, will be created by the MHA to provide Police training and impart job oriented courses to surrendered Northeast militants for their future rehabilitation in various central forces and other jobs All surrendered militants would be taken from various groups of Manipur and Assam. The posts are of Constables Head Constables and Assistant Sub-Inspectors while rest of the officers will be the regular recruits. The personnel of the auxiliary Police battalions will not be deployed for operational duties.

AMNSDWA staged a sit in protest at North AOC Guwahati and Dimapur booking counter in Imphal demanding safe release of Thokchomg Ingobi, night super driver who was abducted by militants of Langamba Khuman faction of KCP-MC on June 13.

June 20

Two PREPAK militants identified as Langpoklakpam Dhananjoy Singh and Sapam Gunamani alias Guna alias Kakani from Salungpham Kang Thokchao Mayai Leikai in Thoubal District by SFs. On Langpoklakpam Dhananjoy Singh's disclosure one Chinese hand grenade and two lathod shells were recovered from his house near Phumlou Mamang Leikai in Imphal West District.

UNC meeting is scheduled to happen on June 21 at Senapati District headquarters to review and study thoroughly the 'Alternative Arrangement' demanded by the Nagas in Manipur.

June 21

A grenade was recovered at Lamphel Sanakeithel residence of Industries Department Assistant Director Thounaojam Bishambor, in Imphal West District. Bomb Disposal Squad later disposed the grenade.

A PLA militant Ningthoujam Joykumar alias Joychand Singh was arrested for his involvement in three violent incidents which include IED explosions on May 29 ,June 14 explosion and for planting an IED at the Governors Road in Imphal West District on May 14. The militant was working as a mechanic in a press at Paona Bazar at Imphal West District and he brought the explosives from Myanmar.

The State DGP Ahmed stated that as many as 55 militants including 11 female militants who worked as conduits of weapons and IEDs have been arrested and ten hand grenades, 5 pistols, 1 revolver and 1 detonator were recovered by SFs since May 29. The DGP also added that to tackle bomb attacks on non-local labourers, hurling hand grenades in connection with monetary demands and serving demand notes an action plan involving commandos, civil police, Manipur Rifles Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) has been drawn up.

URF militants, identified as Khoisnam Pukhrambam Bidhu Devi and Pukhrambam Sorokhaibam Anupama Devi alias Abe were arrested by Bishnupur Commandos and women Police from Nambol Chingmang area in Bishnupur District.

PREPAK militant identified as Khumanthem Elangbam Jhandho Devi alias Chandabi was arrested by SFs from Khangabok crossing in Thoubal District and INR 5000 was recovered from her.

KYKL militant identified as Moirangthem Ibomcha alias German alias Momcha was arrested Yairipok Bazar crossing in Thoubal District.

KRA claimed its role in shooting and injuring women identified as Haijaneng Kipgen at Konghom village on June 17.

RPF clarified that the outfit and its armed wing PLA do not have any connection with Arei Samper alias Rengsomei , Laishram Asok alias Iso Wangkhem Manglem alias Amujao, Wangkhem Ibungo and Wangkhem Romen alias Bu Isan who were arrested on June 17 and 18 by SFs.

PREPAK stated that Sapam Gunamani alias Guna alias Kakani Singh and Langpoklakpam Dhananjoy who was arrested with a Chinese hand grenade and two lathode shells and by SFs on June 20 from Salungpham Kang Thokchao Mayai Leikai in Thoubal District were not related to the militant outfit.

SoO between GoI the Manipur Government and KNO and UPF will expire on August 22, which is also the date for the tripartite talks between these parties to be held in New Delhi. KNO 'spokesperson' Dr Seilen Haokip stated that KNO will observe closely how the new Government perceives and considers the Kuki issue and the Kuki underground outfits.

Villagers of Haolenphai, a Kuki dominated village in Chandel District stated that the Myanmar Army allegedly forced them to dismantle two houses after entering the village and staking claim on the land. The dispute has come to the fore after AR constructed a 10 km fence along the Manipur-Myanmar border. People had objected to the fencing claiming that it was much inside Manipur territory leaving vast tracts of Indian land in Myanmar and following the opposition the construction was suspended .

June 22

KNF in relation to the shooting incident stated that the fact the KRA is 'policing' the area with arms is a violation of SoO.

June 23

A Chinese hand grenade was recovered at the residential gate of Kshetrimayum Bijen at Wangkhei Angom Leikai of Imphal East District. Police suspect the grenade was deliberately left there in connection with a monetary demand.

URF stated that Khoishnam Ongbi Bidhu and her daughter Sorokhaibam Ongbi Anupama alias Abe, who were arrested on June 21 from Nambol Chingmang area in Bishnupur District were not related to the militant outfit URF ‘information and publicity secretary’ Sanajaoba Meitei stated that Anupama and her husband Sorokhaibam Romichandra alias Chinglen were a deserter from the outfit.

June 24

A lathode bomb, wrapped in a paper was recovered at the Emo petrol pump in Imphal West District. Name of KCP-N was left behind by the individuals who planted the bomb. The Police have not stated how much money the militants had demanded from the owner of the petrol pump.

PLA militant identified as Ningombam Ibomcha Singh was arrested from Thoubal Ningombam in Thoubal District.Two mobile phone handsets with three SIM cards were seized from him. It has been revealed that he and his associates had made monetary demands from LPG dealers of Thoubal and Yairipok in Imphal East District, individuals of Wangkhei area in Imphal East District, public schools and brick fields located in and around Khangabok and Wangjing area in Thoubal District.

A KRA-U militant identified as Gouthang Gangte was arrested from Paona Bazar in Imphal West District by SFs. On follow up action, a militant identified as Haominthang Kuki alias Jol was also arrested from Tribal Market in New Lambulane of Imphal West District and another militant, identified as Lanminlen Gangte alias Len Gangte was arrested from Minuthong area near MMTA Office in Imphal West District on the same day. On interrogation it was revealed that Gouthang Gangte along with his associates had kidnapped a non-Manipuri broker identified as Sunil from BT road fly over in Imphal West District on June 20 and demanded ransom of INR 1, 00, 00,000 from MJP Enterprise where he works. Four mobile phone handsets were seized from them.

Bishnupur District Police Commandos arrested woman cadre of PREPAK-proidentified as Chanambam Premila Devi alias Memicha from Nambol Naorem Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur District.

June 25

A scrap dealer from West Bengal, identified as Mohammed Maniruddin was shot in front of his rented room in Khoisnam Leikai Uripok in Imphal West District. He later died in RIMS hospital in Imphal West District.

PREPAK-pro in a press release issued by its senior ‘publicity officer’ Melei has refuted any connection between the outfit and Chanambam Tongbram Premila alias Memicha who was arrested from Nambol Leimaram Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur District on June 24.

SFs arrested two militants, identified as Naorem Suraj Singh and Oinam Siton Singh of KCP from Maitram village in Bishnupur District

June 26

In order to reduce the risk of non-Manipuri workers from being attacked, the migrant workers staying at rented rooms may be lodged in a relief camp inside the Imphal town.

June 27

A lathode shell was found at the gate of girl’s hostel of DM College of Arts in Imphal West District. Live bullets were found at the hostel gate on March 23 and April 14 as well.

A militant of UNLF identified as ‘lance corporal’ Leishangthem Sanatomba Meitei was arrested by SFsfrom Sita Road Junction, Tengnoupal in Chandel District.

AR arrested a militant of NSCN-IM identified as ‘lance corporal’ Yureingam Jajo from general area of Nungdam Thangkhul in Ukhrul District.

UNC will begin a series of meetings to discuss about various "Naga political issue" including the Alternative Arrangement issue demanded by the Nagas of Manipur from July 3.

RPF department of publicity ‘chief’ Bangkim has stated that, it has stated that RPF has no connection with Ningombam Ibomcha alias Rajesh who was arrested from Thoubal Ningombam in Thoubal District.

Prohibitory orders has been imposed in Imphal West District as protestors blocked roads in protest against the killing of a Policeman, Sub Inspector M Krishnadas who was found murdered on June 21 at  Sadokpam Leirak near FCI Godown in Imphal West District.

Individual identified as Najimuddin Shah was abducted by two armed youths and on learning that he was abducted, Police chased the abductors and found Najibuddin Shah abandoned at Serou Bazar in Thoubal District. The victim claimed that the abductors belonged to UKLF group.

SFs arrested KYKL militant, identified as Leihaorumbam Sanatomba Meitei alias Naoba/Lemba/Khaba from Mantripukhri Bazar in Imphal East District. Two empty cases of 9mm ammunition and four extortion notes were recovered from him. Later it was revealed that he was involved in extortion of INR 20000, INR 10000 and INR 5000 from automobile spare part shops at Mantripukhri Bazar, near Mantripukhri NRL oil pump and near Khabam Lamkhai in Imphal East District respectively.

June 29

Two militants of the URF identified as Huidrom Shantikuma and Chingakham Sur Singh were arrested by a combined team of SFs from Kongba area in front of Meitei Mayek High School in Imphal East District. Two 9mm pistols with 11 live rounds were seized from the militants.

SFs arrested a militant of PREPAK-pro identified as Waikhom Kuber Singh from Wangjing bazar area in Thoubal District. A mobile handset was seized from him. PREPAK-pro later stated that the arrested individual has no connection with the organisation.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju stated that he wanted action oriented talks and solutions and stated that he wanted the talks to be comprehensive with the militants. He said that several militant groups had sent feelers that they were keen to come over ground and hold talks. He also added that “Some militant groups are likely to surrender in the coming months”. He stated that “With ULFA and NSCN we need a little more time to bring them on board and find a solution.”

KCP-MC militant, identified as Thokchom Robindro was arrested from Khoijuman Bazar in Bishnupur District. He was involved in extortion of money from different Government offices, oil pumps and general public of Bishnupur and Moirang areas.

June 30

RPF militant, identified as 'lance corporal' Potsangbam Khambatom alias Rocky was arrested from general area of Uyumpok Mamang Leikai in Imphal East District.

PLA militant , identified as 'lance corporal' Khumukcham Tarzan Singh alias Open/Nanao was arrested from Thoubal area in Thoubal District.

NSCN-IM 'lieutanant colonel' Hopeson Ningshen has been sentenced for life imprisonment for abduction and murder of three Manipur Government officials identified as Kishan Singh, Y Token Singh and A Rajen Sharma in 2009. CBI Judge Vinay kumar Gupta at Patiala House Court in New Delhi pronounced its verdict.

Kukis under the aegis of KIM will hold a peaceful protest rally on July 4, to air grievances over the attitude of GoI towards the plight of the Kukis who had endured 'criminal and genocidal acts of NSCN-IM' in the 1990s. It has been alleged that NSCN-IM in the 1990s carried out mass murder of Kukis resulting in 905 deaths, uprooted 360 villages and displaced 1,00,000 people.

Agitation has been launched demanding enforcement of ILPS, The agitation that will last for a week was launched by the IRCS, OMIPM and SLM.

July 1

A militant, identified as Athaong was killed at Posaphutari area of Jessami village in Ukhrul District by rival group and the reason for killing has not been ascertained. Though the name of the militant outfit is not disclosed, Athaong was reportedly associated with a militant group operating at the Nagaland-Manipur border.

KPF submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister seeking justice and protection by extending the sixth schedule to the hill areas of Manipur. The Sixth Schedule gives tribal communities considerable autonomy and it is applicable in the North-East India. Currently the sixth schedule is applicable to States of Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, and Mizoram.

UKLF stated that they were not involved in the abduction of Mohammed Najibuddin Shah from the worksite of Model School at Leingangtabi in Bishnupur District, since they had signed SoO.

NIA filed charge sheets in two cases related to the unlawful activities of PREPAK, UPPK and KCP.

ZYF said that KIM peaceful protest rally to be held on July 4 to air their grievances over the alleged lackadaisical attitude of the Government of India is an attempt to stir up misunderstanding again between the Kukis and Nagas.

July 2

One foreign made hand grenade was left in the house of Rajendra Pheiroijam, the Deputy Director in the Agriculture Department at Soibam Leikai in Imphal West District by unknown rebel group.

Family of an individual identified as 17 year old Anand alias Nanao of Moreh in Chandel District alleged that he was taken away by AR troops on the pretext of talking over some matters and was branded as a 'captain' in KYKL and arrested.

July 3

UNC will begin its series of meetings and consultation programmes from today at Senapati town in Senapati District. UNC meet involving all the Naga tribe Presidents and tribe body executives will also dwell heavily on "Land issues" in Manipur. However, the main theme will be the 'Alternative Arrangement' (AA) demanded by the Nagas of Manipur under the aegis of the UNC outside the Government of Manipur.

SFs recovered cache of weapons including one AK 56 and one AK 47 rifle, one rocket launcher, one point 2 rifle, three revolvers and hundreds of ammunitions of different types from Karong lake area in Bishnupur District. SFs stated that that the area was earlier infested by major insurgent groups, including UKLF KYKL and PREPAK.

NSCN-IM clarified that killing of late Athong of NSCN KK on July 1 at Jessami in Ukhrul District had "nothing to do with factions or tribe. The outfit stated that the year 2008, the then "sergeant Athong deserted with three service arms after killing the 'security commander lieutenant Thouthutho." Since then, it said "Naga army had put him in the wanted list deserving death penalty."

July 4

SFs arrested an individual, identified as LaishramIbungo alias Linbabu with a 'toy pistol' and a .36 hand grenade in Thoubal District.

SFs arrested two militants identified as bail-out cadres Thokchom Janeldro alias Janel and NingthoujamInaocha alias Ereikhomba of PREPAK-pro at Heirok in Thoubal District.

Bail-out cadre of PLA identified as Maibam Kantasingh and another suspected militant, Ningthoujam Robi alias Peter singh were arrested by SFs at Karongthel Maring village in Chandel District.

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju stated that his first and foremost priority is to secure peace and security in the North East while asserting that without peace, no development can be possible in the region

UNC has raised strong objection against NLUP 2014 based on the Mizoram model, stating that it has been decided during the presidential council of the UNC held on the July 3 that no new policy, laws or notification on land and resources would be welcomed by the Nagas till such time an alternative arrangement outside the system of the Government of Manipur is put in place The UNC also asked respective tribe councils and regional organisations to abstain from the District level stakeholders consultative meetings on the NLUP being organised by the State Government.

KIM along with its frontal organisations such as KSO KCA KWU organised a protest rally demanding settlement of Kuki people before any agreement with NSCN-IM It has been alleged that NSCN-IM murdered 905 Kukis and uprooted 360 Kuki villages during the 1990s.

A citizens' group, is gearing up to resume its agitation ahead of the State Assembly session for ILP. According to the 2011 census, there are INR 704000 migrants out of Manipur's population of 22,93,896.

MNPF rejected the claim of Benjamin Mao, 'general secretary' of SPMR, NSCN-IM that V Daihe alias Welson is the 'general secretary' of MNPF. MNPF stated that V Daihe was discharged on January 18 due to immoral behavior and financial irregularities.

July 5

Unknown miscreants lobbed a hand grenade near an office of a private construction company located near Makru Bridge on the Imphal-Jiribam highway. The Grenade was later retrieved by Police.

A URF militant, identified as Keisham Shanti kumar Singh was arrested from his residence in Imphal East District. A 9mm pistol containing 10 live rounds, one .32 pistol loaded with five rounds and five numbers of Walkie Talkie sets were also recovered from him.

PLA militant, identified as Sanasam Laishram Ingelei Devi was arrested by SFs from Singjamei Bazaar in Imphal West District of Manipur. One mobile handset along with a SIM was recovered from her. However PLA in a press release issued by the outfit's 'department of publicity chief' Bangkim stated that she was not a member of the militant outfit.

A KYKL militant Laishram Rajesh Singhalias Ninghthi was arrested during a search operation in Sekmaijin and Arong areas in Imphal West District

July 6 KPF clarified that it has not issued any statement demanding extension of the 6th Schedule to Manipur and submission of a memorandum to the Prime Minister.
July 7

Block office of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee located at Babu-para, Jiribam in Imphal East District was set ablaze by unknown miscreants. ZEO ) in Jiribam was also reportedly burned a few days back.

A hand grenade was recovered from the lawn of a person, identified as Laishram Shantikumar. The location of the house is unspecified. He owns a canteen in Manipur University and the incident is suspected to be related to ransom demand.

Grenade was recovered at the residence of Pradhan of Gram Panchayat Laishram Nirmala at Nachou in Bishnupur District.

SFs arrested a KYKL militant, identified as Mayengbam Amusana alias Panthung during a search operation at Keirak Bazar in Thoubal District. . It was revealed that he was involved in extortion activities.

CorCom stated that people of Manipur and WESEA would soon see a new face of the ongoing revolutionary movement with its JFF determined to step up its armed campaign against the Indian Military under the command of the JMC. This was informed in a press statement issued by CorCom convenor Khundongbam Pambei on the occasion of CorCom s third foundation day on July 8.

July 8

Two people, identified as Laishram Kiran and Keneth, were injured in an IED explosion triggered by suspected PLA militants at Bundung village under Kasom Block in Ukhrul District.

Suspected militants a Chinese-made hand grenade at the residence of Dineshkumar Leichombam, a junior engineer in the electricity department at his home at Uripok in Imphal West District. Police stated that a militant organisation had demanded 5 per cent of the fund allocated to the department as illegal tax.

Imphal East District Police Commandos arrested a muslim militant, identified as Tariq Ali belonging to an unspecified outfit from an unspecified location. One hand gun of .32 bore with two live rounds was recovered.

ZUF militant identified as Thomas Kamei alias Meilungjokpou was arrested by SFs from Langol Lai Manai in Imphal West District. A mobile was seized from the militant. Further investigation revealed that he was in charge of recruitment and was under the command of 'information secretary' of ZUF, Hemsen Kamei.

KYKL militant identified as 'sergeant 'Adam Kamei alias Abung was arrested by SFs from Langol Lai Manai area in Imphal West District. it was revealed that he is working under the command of 'finance secretary' of KYKL, Hemanta of Thoubal District and he was involved in extortion.

SFs arrested a militant of UNLF identified as Ningthoujam Devan Singh alias Nanao from Langol Lai Manai in Imphal West District.

JCILPS staged a sit-in-protest at Keishampat Junction in Imphal West District demanding implementation of ILP.

July 9

KIL under the aegis of the JILPS organised a protest demonstration urging all the Legislators of the State to adopt a resolution in favour of ILPS

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma stated in Tura of West Garo Hills District that the UN has agreed to accord special consultative status to the northeastern states for the UN Economic and Social Council. The special status to the North-East means that the forum will ensure discussions and policy innovations on development challenges in fields such as employment, education and health. It will also give the states an opportunity to be a part of select themes drawn from the UN's millennium development goals.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni stated that North Eastern States can play a vital role to further improve relations between India and Bangladesh. She stated that "There is vast scope of mutual investment in the resource rich North Eastern States, which are geographically very close to Bangladesh. North Eastern States can play a key role in improving bilateral ties."

July 10

A KCP militant identified as Moirangthem Gandhi, was arrested by SFs from Sekmai Keithel in Imphal West District in connection with grenade attack on July 8 at the residence of Dineshkumar Leichombam in Uripok in Imphal West.

KCP stated that Moirangthem Gandhi was not a member of KCP or the armed wing of KCP MFL.

KNLF has reportedly claimed responsibility on the arson attempt on a petrol pump on July 8 at Churachandpur District.

July 11

Truck driver, identified as Bhim Giri, was shot at by some unidentified armed miscreants at Shantipur in Imphal West District.

MACR report states that 180 cases related with child soldiers recruited by different underground organizations during last eight years registered in Churachandpur District. There are a total of 17 militant organisations affiliated with KNO and two with UPF.

An individual identified as Yamkhilal Lumding of Dampi village in Churachandpur District alleged that KLA Touthang group kidnapped him from a hotel near Chief Magistrate's Court in Churachandpur District and forced him to sign for the withdrawal of a case regarding the village land dispute.

July 12

Former vice chairman and member of UADC Ngalangzar Malue was shot and killed and his driver Khangembam Bigyani and his nephew Ratanmi Malue were injured in the ambush at Finch Corner in Ukhrul District by suspected NSCN-IM militants. Section 144 CRPC has been imposed in Ukhrul District and additional SFs have been send to Ukhrul.

A stiff confrontation occurred between the public of the town and the SFs when a group of SFs tried to gain entry into the town at Dungrei, Hundung in Ukhrul District.

Six people were injured when a remote controlled IED exploded at Langthabal Kunja Mayai Leikai in Imphal West District , The IED went off around 15 minutes after the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and a few seconds after AR convoy passed the area. The injured individuals are Mohammed Alludin Khan, Thongam Leibak-macha, Thon-gam Premchand , Asem Bijoy, Mohammed Ziaur Rehman and Rabina Begum. No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. The spot where the bomb exploded was frequented by SFs.

RPF stated that Mohammed Tondon alias Tamijur Rahman who was arrested on July 5 from Khangabok in Thoubal District was not a member of the organisation.

The North East Border Area Development Organisation, Kashung Butung condemned the KashungButung bomb blast of July 8 which injured two people at Bundung in Ukhrul District.

July 13

Chief Minister OkramIbobi Singh stated, "The government will not remain as a silent spectator come what may". A combined team of IRB and Manipur Police raided the regional office of NSCN-IM in Phungreitang in Ukhrul District and arrested NSCN-IM militants identified as 'sergeant major Issaicher Jajo, 'corporal' VL Shimraygam, 'lance corporal' Shepachi, 'private' Jongjee, 'lance corporal' Somrei, 'sergeant' Khareithing Mung and have been send to Imphal for further questioning. Two pressure bombs, 14 wireless sets, four magazines of AK 47, two live rounds, seven laptops, two desktop computer sets and a large volume of NSCN-IM documents dated between 1981 and 2014 were recovered from the office.

NPF has demanded imposition of President's Rule in the State saying the time is fit for Central Government's intervention. NPF, Manipur said killings of non-locals, blasts, kidnapping incidents and corruption have become a daily affair under the Ibobi Singh Government.

NSCN-IM stated that they had nothing to do with the killing of Ngalangzar Malue. Ngalangzar Malue stated that "the Manipur state forces without giving any second thought has indiscriminately intruded and ransacked our regional office and has arrested four of our cadres along with seven people who are kept in our custody for various rehabilitation purposes". "The attack to our regional office which has been created in order to facilitate people's participation in the Indo-Naga peace process is tantamount to breaking the spirit of cease fire, detrimental to regional peace and stability. Also by exploiting the situation, the State Government have militarized Ukhrul headquarter by imposing 144 Crpc without any valid reason Such has been the long pending policy of communal Manipur state government to sabotage the ongoing peace process and find reason to station their notorious Manipur police commandos who are always in the news for encounter killings."

A teacher identified as Mohammed Muhibur Rehman teaching at Lilong Higher Secondary Madrasa on July 12 at Lilong under Thoubal District was freed on July 13.

Six people were rescued during the NSCN-IM office raid at Phungreitang in Ukhrul District. Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam stated that at least eight members of ADCs are on the hit list of the NSCN-IM. 250 Police Commandos, three companies of IRB and 100 Policewomen have been send to Ukhrul town to assist in investigations of July 12 killing of UADC member.

A combined team of Thoubal and Imphal West Police Commandos rescued a boy on way to Moreh from being recruited by KYKL and two militants of KYKL identified as Langpoklakpam Abe alias Indrani and Khangjalakpam Gingora alias Modison were arrested from Pallel PS gate in Thoubal District.

A PLA militant identified as 'sergeant' Laishram Iboyaima alias Amuba alias Romeo alias Yaima was arrested by SFs from Heirok Part II Mayai Leikai in Thoubal District. He was involved in transportation of IEDs from Myanmar to Manipur.

UNC stated that if the prohibitory order in Ukhrul town was not revoked immediately the situation not allowed to normalize with the withdrawal of additional SFs appropriate and democratic civil actions will be taken up in protest in the entire Naga areas.

Eight NSCN-IM militants identified as 'sergeant' Wangkepam Raiping, 'sergeant major Issaicher Jajo, 'corporal' VL Shimraygam, 'lance corporal' Shepachi, 'private' Jongjee, 'lance corporal' Somrei, 'sergeant' Khareithing Mung have been arrested in the raid and that they have been taken to Imphal for further questioning.

July 14

Eight NSCN-IM militants who were arrested on July 13 from Phungreitang in Ukhrul District have been remanded to thirteen days in Police custody.

Manipur CM Okrom Ibobi Singh, stated that assassination of political leaders and murder of innocent civilians by NSCN-IM would not solve any problem. A special meeting attended by Deputy Chief Minister Gai-khangam, Health Minister Phungzathang Tonsing, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister Francis Ngajokpa and other important officials was held and ongoing situation in Ukhrul District was discussed.

MNPF in a statement issued by 'assistant publicity secretary' Thomas Numai stated that NSCN-IM has forgotten the national cause, abandoned all ceasefire ground rules and was collaborating with GoI. It further stated that NSCN-IM had earlier killed former MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing, M.H.Varengam of Lungphu village, among others.

UNC has threatened to call a 24 hours 'bandh' in 'Naga areas' of Manipur from the midnight of July 15 in protest against what it called 'the military strength show' of Manipur CM against the Nagas.

Civil society organisations in Ukhrul submitted a memorandum to the State Governor through the Deputy Commissioner of Ukhrul District urging him to revoke prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPc from Ukhrul town and withdrawing IRB and Police Commandos. The organisations have threatened to launch a democratic civil action if the authority failed to fulfil the demands

TNL submitted a three-point memo to the State Governor demanding revoking the prohibitory order, unconditional release of arrested NSCN-IM militants and return of documents and properties seized from NSCN-IM office during the raid on July 13.They also set a 24-hour dead line with effect from July 15.

July 15

Two ZRF militants ,'brigadier' PS Hangshing and 'defence secretary' Lunte were arrested from general area of College Veng in Churachandpur District. One Single Barrel Rifle, one Extortion book of ZRF, one pair Combat dress, three Magazine pouches and one combat carry bag were also recovered from the militants.

An extortionist identified as Oinam Rishikesh was apprehended by the residents of Kwakeithel Mayaikoibi in Imphal West District. A demand letter of URF signed by 'finance secretary' Parikaba and 'president' Yaisana and cash were recovered from him.

Home Minister Gaikhangam stated that intelligence have confirmed the involvement of NSCN-IM in the killing of UADC member Ngalangzar Malue on July 12 at Finch Corner in Ukhrul District. He also added that since the State intelligence had failed to get any input beforehand, NSCN-IM s intelligence network is better than Manipur CID's.

MLA Ibomcha demanded a detailed report from the State Government on the assassination of ADC member Ngalangzar Malue,. He further stated that the ceasefire agreement between GoI and NSCN-IM is applicable only in Nagaland.

Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei stated that over 100 people have been killed byNSCN-IM since 1980.

July 16

Suspected KNLA militants shot and injured a man, identified as Tongnehat, a guard at GL Brick field located at Bualzang Village in Churachandpur District. The attack is said to be related to ransom demand. Lalboi, the owner of the brickfield later stated that he had earlier received a demand letter of INR 500,000.

MCP-M has called for a 12 hour general strike on July 24, 2014 against alleged embezzlement by Agriculture Department of funds coming for various schemes such as RKVY ATMA and SRI .

24 hour shut down by UNC in 'Naga areas' of Manipur in protest against CrPc 144 order imposed in Ukhrul District and additional SFs. deployment in the area, after the killing of UADC member Ngalangzar Malue in Ukhrul District by Naga militants, has hit normal life in four hill Districts of Chandel, Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul.

Naga Hoho would visit Ukhrul on July 17 to assess the ground realities in the District and will have a meeting with the Tangkhul front organisations to deliberate on the volatile situation after the recent assassination of the UADC member Ngalangzar Malue. The visiting team would comprise of the UNC NSF NWUM ZBand CNPO.

Staff of National Institute of NIEIT Imphal Centre, staged a sit-in-protest at its Akampat campus Imphal West District to revoke the monetary demands served by URF PREPAK and KYKL.

July 17

SFs arrested Soibam Rakesh Singh of KCP-MC from Leimapokpam Khunpham Makha Leikai in Bishnupur District. On a follow up action another KCP-MC militant identified as Chanambam Puranjoy Singh who was involved in lobbing a grenade at the house of the Director of NIT on April 6, 2014 at Nambol Bazar was arrested from an undisclosed location. He was also involved in serving demand letters to general public of Kachikhul, Maklang, AwangKhunou, Salam, Sagoltongba, Khumbong and Khaidem villages.

Over ground worker for KYKL or PREPAK identified as Modha Chandra was arrested from Thamnapokpi Awang Leikai in Bishnupur District. A 9 mm Pistol with four live rounds were recovered from him.

Naga students and civil organisations which had submitted a memorandum to Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal for withdrawal of additional SFs from Ukhrul District who were brought in after the killing of UADC member Ngalangzar Malue on July 12, may announce their own agitations.

Naga delegation led by Naga Hoho vice president Samson Remai held a consultative meeting with Tangkhul frontal organizations and select groups at TNL hall in Ukhrul on July 17 and stated that the developing situation in Ukhrul was provocative and not an isolated case of militarization process of Manipur Government.

The additional 700 IRB and Police commandos send to Ukhrul after the killing of UADC member may be garrisoned permanently in Ukhrul District.

July 18

IED was recovered by SFs at Kaiphundai,17 kilometres away from Jiribam in Imphal East District on NH-37.

SFs recovered one M 16 Rifle, two Carbine Machine Guns, two 7.62 mm barrels, 73 live rounds of 7.62mm Rifle, six live Lathode shells, ten live rounds of 12.7mm, 17 rounds of 5.56mm, two magazines of M-16 Rifle, two magazines of Carbine, two magazines .303 Rifles and a Chinese hand grenade from Aishi Top in Imphal West District.

KCP-MC militant Jiten Singh alias Tomba was arrested from Lilong Bazar in Thoubal District. A 9 mm pistol with magazine, four live rounds were recovered from him.

URF declared that it has no connection with monetary demand made to NIEIT Imphal Centre. Earlier on July 16 staff of NIEIT has staged sit-in-protest urging to revoke the monetary demands served by different armed groups such as URF PREPAK and KYKL.

Deputy CM on July 18 stated in Manipur Assembly that more than four hundred criminal cases have been recorded in Senapati, Tamenglong, Churachandpur, Chandel and , with maximum of them in Ukhrul District in the past 15 years since NSCN-IM signed the cease fire agreement with GoI. He also added that there was shortage of SFs in Hill Districts and the shortage was being made up by the Army

Gaikhangam Gangmei clarified that there was no militarization in Ukhrul town. Naga political organisations such as UNC termed the move of the State Government of sending additional SFs as "militarization" in Ukhrul after the killing of UADC member Ngalangzar Malue on July 12.

UNC in a memorandum to the P.M Modi has sought intervention of the GoI for revocation of CrPc 144 , removal of Police Commandos and IRB from Naga areas and for the State Government to observe ground rules of cease fire.

July 19

A 'sergeant' Gairiupou Gonmei alias Heala of NSCN-K was arrested from area Happy Colony in Nonei III in Tamenglong District. One 9mm pistol, one magazine, four live rounds, eight rounds of M-16 were recovered from him.

MNPF claims that Nagas, particularly who reside in Manipur, have been suffering for a long under GoI and NSCN-IM. MNPF assistant publicity secretary Thomas Numai said, "Our land has become a land of anarchy and left with chaos in the name of ceasefire between GoI and NSCN-IM".

July 20 KYKL militant, identified as 'lance corporal' Saikhom Kishan Meitei alias Bashan was arrested from Pallel area in Thoubal District.
July 21

Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam stated in the assembly that the cease fire agreement between NSCN-IM and GoI was not applicable to Manipur.

420 cases related with crimes committed by NSCN-IM have been registered by state Police in the last 15 years and 455 militants of NSCN-IM have been arrested in Manipur in the last 15 years.

Gaikhangam stated in the Manipur State Assembly in Imphal that the Government is investigating into the authenticity of the news report regarding mass recruitment of al-Qaeda from the state.

17 youths from Thoubal District are under security scanner after a Delhi-based magazine reported that al Qaeda recruited 17 youths from Lilong, in Thoubal District. Police located five youths and is trying to locate the remaining for questioning. Home Minister stated that the report was serious and If true, posed a serious threat to state and national security". He also said that media reports cannot be taken without verification.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam stated that additional SFs are being deployed in Ukhrul as per security needs and to maintain law and order. He also stated that CrPc 144 has been imposed for the whole year in Imphal also.

July 22

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said in Lok Sabha that Government has no plans to review AFSPA. He also stated that representations have come from different organizations and NGOs from Manipur for phased withdrawal of AFSPA.

Minister also said that for preventing misuse of powers under the AFSPA, guidelines containing 'Do's and Don'ts' for the armed forces deployed in CI operations have been issued as per the directions of the Supreme Court.

One student was injured when Police tried to disperse a rally demanding implementation of ILP in Imphal East.

July 23

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam stated in the Manipur Assembly that a total of 2432 militants have been arrested in the State since April 2012 and INR 61,86,723 was seized from them. While 2415 militants were arrested from the State 17 were arrested from outside the State. He also added that 1154 militants are under judicial custody and eight are under Police custody while 1270 cadres have been released on bail.

July 24

UNLF militant 'sergeant major' Dhananoy Singh alias Lanchenba alias Alli was arrested from Imphal West District. One 9 mm pistol and five live rounds were recovered from him.

UNLF militant 'sergeant major' Dhananoy Singh alias Lanchenba alias Alli was arrested from Imphal West District. One 9 mm pistol and five live rounds were recovered from him.

Agitation spearheaded by the Students Wing of JCILPS intensified with more than 30 students suffering injuries in different clashes between students and Police at different areas at Imphal. More than 50 students have been detained.

Even as 144 CrPC prohibitory order clamped at Ukhrul town, sit in protest in progress and public curfew were enforced at the town against the State Government failure to attend the demand of the Ukhrul public for restoration of normalcy.

UNC has imposed a 48-hour general strike in the "Naga inhabited" areas from July 24 midnight. The bandh was called in protest against GoI s alleged failure to intervene in the on-going situation in Ukhrul town.

A UNPC militant identified as 'second lieutanant' Mayopam Hungyo was arrested from Sita road Junction Tengnoupal in Chandel District of Manipur. One mo-bile phone, one Pan Card and an Identity Card were recovered from him.

July 25

A body of suspected KNLA militant Seikholun Haokip, was recovered from, was recovered from location near Silemat village in Churachandpur District and bodies of two other suspected KNLA militants Paothansang Vaiphei and Paolal-muon, were recovered from a location between Saikul and Thingchom village in Churachandpur District.

C in-c' of UTLA Seipu alias Ishael with his bodyguard was arrested from Chieng kongpan in Churachandpur District. A 5.56mm Heckler and Koch-33 rifle, one .22 mm pistol one magazine Heckler and Koch, one magazine .22 mm of pistol 30 live rounds Hechler and Koch-33, 31 live rounds of 7.62mm AK-47, four live rounds of .22mm pistol, one night vision binocular were recovered from him

RPF claimed that Mohen Asem alias Pemo, who was arrested by Imphal West District Police on an unspecified date from North AOC in Imphal West District, is not related to the outfit.

Twelve students were injured in different agitations demanding ILP in Imphal and Thoubal Districts. State Government has ordered all the educational institutes of Imphal East and Imphal West closed till July 28.

Fifth Indo-Myanmar RBC was held in Imphal. The Indian delegation was led by GoC Lieutanant General SL Narasimhan. .MHA and MEA delegates also took part in the meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to further enhance understanding and cooperation between both the countries.

PLA militant Mohen Asem alias Pemo arrested by SFs North AOC, Imphal West District.

July 26

Four individuals identified as Dolay Chetry, Bikash Thapa Deepak Sunar and Arjun Thapa were arrested from Chorzang Hamlet for carrying unidentified explosive materials and three spools of Cordtex.

KCP-MTF militant Ramesh Singh alias James was arrested by SFs from Pallel in Thoubal District. Extortion note of INR one million and a diary containing names and amount collected from the locals were recovered.

KYKL militant Thingujam Angouba Singh was arrested by SFs from Khongman Okram Chuthek Jubraj Palli Machin in Imphal East District. A pistol and two loaded rounds were recovered from him On a follow up action another KYKL militant RK Diamond Singh was arrested from his residence in an unspecified location.

KYKL militants identified as Moirangthem Nabachandra alias Nabachandra, Moirangthem Tombiyai alias Tombi Singh and Phuritsabam Inaobi alias Inaobi Singh were arrested during a frisking operation from Tentha in Thoubal District.

Eight NSCN-IM militants arrested on July 13 in connection with the killing of Ngalangzar Malue UADC member on July 12 been remanded for further 10 days in Police custody.

No violent incidents were reported during the 48 hour strike imposed by UNC for withdrawal of SFs from Ukhrul District and lifting of the prohibitory orders imposed in Ukhrul District and 18-hour general strike called by the Student Wing of JCLIPS protesting alleged Police excesses while dispersing students, who were demanding the reintroduction of ILP.

July 27

Suspected militants left a hand grenade at the residence of Leirenkabi Kadangband Gram Panchayat Pradhan Nungleppam Boby Singh at Kadangbam Mayai Leikai in Imphal West District.

Another grenade was recovered at the residential gate of Additional Chief Engineer of Electricity Department identified as Nahakpam Sharatkumar Singh in Imphal West District.

SFs arrested a militant of PREPAK-VC Wangeheirakpam Nandi alias Gogo from Murei Junction in Imphal East District.

AMMDO PSO and All Manipur Muslim Welfare Association sought clarification on the report that Al-Qaeda was recruiting Muslim youth from the State.

SCF Manipur and the Transport and Driver Forum have announced that they will extend support to the ongoing agitation over the implementation of ILP.

July 28

ZRF 'defence director' identified as Nengzamuan alias Nicolas was killed by five assailants at his residence in Tuibuong in Churachandpur District. He was previously with ZRA before joining KNO/ZRF. Police factional feud behind the killing. KNO 'president' PS Haokip had earlier refrained armed group from taking vengeance as it will neither help create Zogam nor Zalengam(Land of Freedom).

An individual identified as Tousulung Pamei was shot and injured by unidentified assailants at Luwanglon in Tamenglong District.

Another individual identified as Gaikhangthonglu Kamei was shot and injured by unidentified individuals at Khoirok Chiru in Senapati District.

ZUF punished Pouchunlung Pamei and Gaikhangthuanliu Kamei in Tamenglong district with a warning shot on their legs, warning not to repeat their crimes against ZUF. Pouchunlung Pamei lured one Gailangam Pamei, a ZUF cadre, with the assurance to find a Government job for him. Both of them carried out different activities which became detrimental to ZUF

Student of Don Bosco College at Maram of Senapati District Ringsanthou was severely injured after he was allegedly beaten by suspected militants. He was abducted by suspected militants for entering a girl's hostel and his family was asked for a ransom of INR 30000 for his release.

SFs detected an IED from Maharabi area along Asian Highway-1 in Imphal West District and later safely disposed it.

UPF team headed by Araon Kipgen, convenor of UPF's representative for 'political dialogue' with GoI will reach New Delhi on July 30 for a meeting with MHA officials. The current SoO with UPF and KNO will end on August 22.

At least four students were injured during the protest demanding implementation of ILP at Bishnupur bazaar in Bishnupur District.

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh stated in Manipur Assembly that a meeting of all political parties will be convened on August 14 to discuss about the demand for the reintroduction of ILP.

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has invited suggestions regarding the introduction of an Act to control the influx of foreigners in the State. State Government is awaiting suggestions from experts or the legal fraternity to determine an Act to control the influx of foreigners in the State before implementation of ILP.

July 30

UNC imposed a 10-day ban on construction-related work for all national projects in the State's Naga areas, further intensifying its campaign for AA.

State Government has sought an additional 15 companies of CSFs to assist the State Police in maintaining law and orders situation. CM Ibobi Singh has reviewed the law and orders situation in hills and valley Districts with top officials OF THE State Government.

Vigilantes torched a truck coming from Assam which was bringing migrant workers without documents at Heingang in Imphal West District. Later the migrant workers were handed over to the Police.

AMSU KSA DESAM MSF organised a rally at Yairipok in Thoubal District demanding the implementation of ILPS.

July 30-31

A villager identified as Sangmeihao Satsang of Poi village in Ukhrul District was abducted by suspected militants.

July 31

Four ZUF identified as 'captian' Gangloungam Kamei, 'sergeant' Peter Panmei, 'sergeant' Thuangkulung and 'lance corporal' Jaojiankhuan were killed and an AR trooper Jitender was injured in an encounter at Nungkao village in Tamenglong District. Two M-16 rifles, one lathode gun, 21 shells, one 9 mm pistol, and two Chinese hand grenades and a large number of ammunition was recovered .

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam stated that the additional SFs deployed in Ukhrul town after July 12 was to safe guard the life and property of the public.

DGP Sahid Ahmed stated since hill Districts are going through a tense situation, State Home Department has decided to deploy extra SFs in the hill Districts.He also said that to fill the communication gap between Police and civilians, community based programmes on experimental basis will be under taken.

Deputy CM Gaikhangam said that Government is working towards implementing the ILP. He also said everyone in the State must take responsibility for safeguarding the integrity of the State. He further added that Manipur BJP should take a major role in convincing the Centre in fulfilling the demand of the people.

Manipur BJP urged the Chief Minister to take immediate steps to combat the flow of migrants in Manipur and blamed the State Government for its failure to implement ILPS during the time of UPA.

August 1

SFs conducted cordon and search operation at Oinam Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur District. During the search operation, seven persons who failed to produce their proper verification identity were detained.

SFs conducted search operation at Uripok Panchai Maning, Khoisnam Leikai and Uripok Laikhurembi in Imphal West District and detained 24 people including 17 non-locals who did not have identity proof.

Eight persons were detained for not possessing their identity proof from Andro Parking in Imphal East District.

PREPAK-PRO 'senior publicity officer' Melei stated that an individual identified as Pukhrambam Arjun who was arrested by SFs on July 28 from an unspecified location and Yamlem Priyobata alias Priyo who was arrested on an unspecified date from an unspecified location were not a member of the organisation.

JCILPS stated that Pukhrambam Arjun JCILPS Executive Committee member and demanded release of him and women protestors immediately.

GLF condemned the incident in which a student of Don Bosco College at Maram of Senapati District identified as Ringsanbou Newmai was severely injured when he was beaten by suspected militants.

Apunba Lup Salungpham organised a public rally demanding implementation of ILP in Manipur at Salungpham in Thoubal District.

CPI launched a 3 days sit-in protest demanding ILP at Irabot Bhawan in Imphal.

ATSUM decided to issue identity cards to all the non-locals staying and doing business in hill areas and travelling across the hill Districts.

Normal works at National projects in Tamenglong District have been affected with the commencement of the 10 day UNC bandh demanding withdrawal of SFs in Ukhrul, for lifting prohibitory orders in Ukhrul town as well as release of eight NSCN-IM militants , arrested on July 13.

TNL sponsored 24-hour bandh in Ukhrul District which was called after the SFs allegedly prevented people from attending a prayer service at Ukhrul on July 30 has paralysed normal life in the District.

UNC has resolved that on completion of its ongoing civil action (banning of construction of national projects) more intense measures will be taken against the militarization of Ukhrul town and Naga areas by the Government of Manipur.

August 3

Suspected militants placed a hand grenade at the Phumdrei Makha Leikai residence of the acting Pradhan of the Langathel Gram Panchayat, Identified as Begum Sahabira, in Thoubal District.

KCP-MC celebrated their 7th raising day at their designated camp of Moirang Khunou, Bishnupur District. KYKL-MDF 'chairman' Athouba Meitei, KCP-MC 'commander-in-chief' Nongdrenkhomba Meitei and URF ) 'home secretary' Puyam Ruhinikumar attended the function as chief guest, president and guest of honour.

According to ZUF statement they took action against Dimduanlung Kamei alias Duanduan, for his activities against ZUF, whereby after defecting to NSCN-IM he became an informer.

MCP-M postponed its August 5 general strike considering the present movement of the public led by women torch bearers .Strike was called against the malpractices committed in the Agriculture department.

Public meetings were held at different places in Imphal on ILP resolved that no house owner should let rooms and houses to non-local people without approval of the local Meira Paibis and clubs.

August 4

AMUCO observed the 17th anniversary of the Integrity day at Imphal in connection with August 4 1997 massive procession pledging to protect the territorial integrity of Manipur.

Manipur MP Th Meinya made a strong point in the Lok Sabha in favour of enforcing ILPS in Manipur.

MPP President asserted that ILPS should be implemented in the State. He will insist on the same during the meeting of political parties convened by the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.

Women activists at Kongba Ucheckon Khunou stated that leaders of government who have least concern for the State's burning issues and little respect for the people's voice should step down from their respective posts before a mass uprising storms the State.

Court sent Pukkrambam Arjun an Executive member of JCILPS to judicial custody till August 16 who is also a member of All Manipur Bar Association and also accused of being an active PREPAK-PRO member.

August 5

Grenade was recovered from the residence of the Sangaiyumpham Part I Gram Panchayat Pradhan Alipjan Begam at Thoubal District. The grenade is suspected to have been lobbed by unidentified persons in connection with monetary demand. Police later recovered the grenade.

MNRF militant identified as Ruichinghao Jajo alias Achung alias Ahao was arrested and ten people including two bail-out persons were detained during a cordon and search operation at Singjamei Bheigyapati Leikai in Imphal East District.

ZRA denied any involvement in the killing of 'defence director' of ZRF. In a statement issued by 'PRO' of 'defence director' of ZRA stated that Nicolas joined the organization in 1998 and deserted the outfit with 17 weapons and 18 cadres on June 17, 2012.

Security has been tightened in Manipur in view of Independence Day celebrations. Manipur SFs have been deployed at various sensitive areas in Imphal West and East Districts. Armed Police and state security personnel have been were conducting random frisking and checking at various points, particularly along the main roads leading to Imphal.

August 6

15 persons including a Policeman, nine students of GP Women's College and five students of Imphal College were injured in agitator-Police clashes at different areas in Imphal during a rally by students demanding ILPS.

Following the incident, an all-political party meet presided by CM constituted a 13-member political committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam to examine and consult legal experts to see if a law can be enacted to protect the indigenous people of Manipur.

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju stated in Rajya Sabha that violence in North East is on the wane with the number of violent incidents coming down to 412 from 1489 in 2007 and killing of innocent civilians to 102 from 498 during the same year.

India is likely to press Myanmar again to flush out North-East based militants including ULFA besides stressing a review of the border management with the neighbouring country, when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj leaves for Myanmar.

Ban on national projects being enforced by UNC was deliberated in a high level security meeting.

August 7

As part of the ongoing security check prior to August 15 to prevent any unwanted incidents SFs conducted a combing operation at areas under Kakching Police Station in Thoubal District and arrested seven bail out militants and six individuals suspected to be miscreants.

During a sit in protest demanding ILPS at Lilong Chajing near Lilong Bridge in Thoubal District, protesters decided to implement ILPS in Lilong Chajing area whereby non locals would be prohibited in the area.

BJP Manipur stated that they would extend full support to enactment of a Regulation Act to facilitate enforcement of ILP system.

State cabinet has approved creation of five new sub-divisions with an aim to facilitate proper administration in the Districts The New Sub Divisions are Mao and Bungte Chiru sub-divisions in Senapati District, Lungchong Meiphai sub-division in Ukhrul District, Thangting sub-division in Churachandpur District and Haochong sub-division in Tamenglong District.

August 8

All 52 private schools in Churachandpur District were indefinitely closed by school authorities following monetary demands from some militant groups.

PREPAK greeted all indigenous people of Manipur and the world on the occasion of the International Day of World's Indigenous People on August 9.

MCP-M while announcing a boycott to the upcoming Independence Day celebrations called upon the people to stay away from participating in any celebration functions. 'publicity secretary' Comrade Nonglen Meetei raised a question to the people to ask themselves if there was any reason for taking part in the celebration.

State forces, including the Police, were deployed in several parts of Manipur, to prevent untoward incidents following large-scale agitation demanding introduction of ILP. The forces were deployed particularly in the four valley Districts of Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur and Thoubal.

Pro-ILPS woman agitators who were arrested during a protest on July 25 were released from the jail. JCILPS Women's Wing threatened to launch different forms of agitation if Advocate Pukhrambam Arjun, who was arrested for supporting pro-ILPS agitation on July 28, is not unconditionally released.

Deputy CM Gaikhangam stated that "we need a united voice to urge the central Government for implementation of ILPS in Manipur". The State Government is serious about protecting the indigenous peoples of the State, and a united approached can only convince New Delhi.

August 9

Two KCP-URF militants Laipubam Sheityadev Sharma alias Inao and Sharungbam Chandrakumar Singh alias Taton were arrested during a frisking and checking operation from near Kiyamba Shanglen in Bishnupur District. Investigations reveal that they were on way to negotiate about annual 'taxes' of KCP-URF from Bishnupur Tata Magic & Churchandpur Bus owner Association.

KRA militant identified as Jangkholet Haokip alias David from Jalenbung village near Litan in Ukhrul District. From his possession an extortion note of KRA was seized.

KCP-MC called for a 12 hours public curfew on August 15. A press handout signed by its 'secretary', 'Information and Publicity', Paikhomba Meitei said the day marks the transfer of colonial hegemony.

12 days before the expiry of the present term of SoO of UPF and KNO uncertainty hangs whether the two umbrella organisations of tribal underground groups will sign for extension of SoO for another term.

August 10

Imphal East District Police Commandos and 27 AR arrested a PLA militant identified as Moirangthem Nungsithoiba alias Thoiba A mobile handset along with two SIM cards was seized from his possession.

MHA alerted the North-eastern States over possible terror attacks in the run-up to Independence Day.MHA asked the States to take steps to foil any attempt by militants to upset peace.

August 11

Two individuals Leishangbam Nungsi Devi and Moirangthem Shyamkesho were injured in a grenade blast when suspected militants hurled a hand grenade at the residence of Parliamentary Secretary Mairengbam Prithiviraj at Moirang bazaar in Bishnupur District.

Two IEDs and detonators were detected by SFs at Kolbul area in Churachandpur District The IEDs were destroyed at the same place where it was found by Army Bomb Disposal Squad.

Thousands peacefully demonstrated on the main road of Ukhrul town in Ukhrul District in the presence of State SFs to show their support for the ongoing peace dialogue between GoI and NSCN-IM.

People at different localities staged demonstrations demanding implementation of ILPS.

Deputy CM Gaikhangam head of all-political parties committee to control the influx of foreigners in the State said that the safety of the indigenous population of the State will be ensured.

With the completion of the 10 days ban on construction works of all National Projects on August 11 UNC decided that the Naga people in Manipur would not associate with the observation of the Independence Day.
August 12

AR recovered three grenades from the general area of Pangal Basti in Moreh in Chandel District.

Two PREPAK-pro militants 'sergeant' Khuraijam Shyam alias MangalSingh and Moirangthem Abem alias Nira Devi were arrested from Khongjom Bazaar area in Toubal District. One 9mm pistol loaded with six live rounds was seized from 'sergeant' Khuraijam Shyam.

Three militants of an unidentified group identified as 'captain' Thangtillal Haokip, 'sergeant major' Mamang Haokip and 'private' Sanatomba surrendered before the 9 AR post near Moreh in Chandel District .Two grenades, one IED, .32 pistol and one 9mm pistol along with magazine and two live rounds, and two hand grenades were recovered.

CorCom paid befitting homage to all the patriots of the land who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the nation's sovereignty on the occasion of the Patriots' Day.

KCP greeted the people of Manipur and the armed wings of the outfits under the CorCom on the 10th anniversary of the outfit's armed wing Miyamgi Fingang Lanmi (Peoples Red Army).

UPF also held its 8th Foundation Day at Camp Ebenezer in Sadar Hills in Senapati District.

JCILPS announced that both the Women's Wing and Students' Wing of the committee will not take part in the Independence Day as a resentment of the Government's failure of implementing ILPS.

Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh stated that the Government was willing to hold talks with Northeast insurgents if they would shun arms.

August 13

A taxi driver operating along Imphal-Churachandpur route under Tiddim Road Transport Cooperative Society Limited, identified as Konthoujam Deban was abducted by unidentified armed persons in connection with a monetary demand of INR 7000000.

KNF-Nehlun 'information and publicity secretary' Gogou Vaiphei stated that a shutdown will be enforced in the Hill Districts of Churachandpur, Chandel, Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul from the evening of August 14 to dusk of August 15 as a part of boycotting Independence Day celebrations.

KNF-Nehlun 'information and publicity secretary' Gogou Vaiphei stated that a shutdown will be enforced in the Hill Districts of Churachandpur, Chandel, Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul from the evening of August 14 to dusk of August 15 as a part of boycotting Independence Day celebrations.

Police conducted search operation at JNIMS crossing and surrounding localities in Imphal East District. Twenty one people who could not produce proper verification papers were detained.

ZU-AMN and MU in regard to the physical assault of Ringsonbou Newmai on July 28 by militants, stated that the warden of Josephine Hostel, Maram Hingba Mathew will reimburse all the medical expenses of the victim.

A search operation was conducted at MoirangShribonLeikai in Bishnupur District and 15 people of which five were bail out individuals ,seven were Non locals and three who could not show verification papers were detained.

UPF decided to agree to extend the SoO term after its expiry on August 22.

TNL imposed a total shutdown of Ukhrul District on August 15 as part of its agitation against State Governments alleged indifference to the prevailing situation in the District HQ. CrPc 144 has been imposed in Ukhrul town after the killing of ADC member on July 12.

ZYF AZSU and ZSUM have decided to call 24 hour bandh on National Highways from the midnight of August 16 against the alleged failure of Police to arrest the warden of Josephine Girls Hostel who is the main accused on the assault on Ringsanbou Newmai who was severely injured after he was allegedly beaten by suspected militants for entering a girl's hostel on July 28.

CM Okram Ibobi Singh 13 stated at Heecham Yaichampat in Imphal West District that the Government cannot take any hasty decision, but there is no doubt that it is seriously considering implementation of ILPS.

Konthoujam Gram Panchayat and United Club Organisation, Konthoujam organised a pro-ILPS mass rally and sit in protest at KonthoujamMayaiLeikai in Imphal West District.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju stated that MHA is implementing a scheme for surrender-cum-rehabilitation of militants of the northeastern region to wean away the misguided youth and hard-core militants who have strayed into the fold of militancy and later find themselves trapped.

Imphal East District Police and AR sanitized areas of Imphal East District Police and AR sanitized areas and areas adjoining Manipur Film Development Corporation and Mahabali forest area in Imphal East District by using sniffer dogs and metal detector as a part of security measure ahead of Independence day celeberations.

August 15 Imphal East District Police arrested an RPF/PLA militant identified as RK Priyokumar Singh alias Chandrakiti alias Bungo from Singjamei Bheigyabati Leikai, Loklaobung Thongkhong in Imphal East District.
August 14

Encounter took place between suspected PLA and 24th Madras Regiment at Theikhothang in Churachandpur District. According to some sources two PLA militants have been wounded.

A KYKL militant Nameirakpam Bhagerot alias Pamheibal was arrested by SFs from general area Nambol Konkham in Bishnupur District.

KNO has indicated that the SOO is likely to continue after its expiry on August 22.

Women activists raided three houses at Uripiok in Imphal West District to check the identity of the migrant workers who are staying in the rented rooms. Of the 80 migrant workers only found there only three could produce their identification papers.

TNL enforced shutdown throughout Ukhrul District The shutdown is against the prohibitionary order enforced in Ukhrul as well as the reinforced military presence in Ukhrul after the killing of ADC member.

August 15

Imphal East District Police arrested PLA/RPF militant identified as RK Priyokumar Singh alias Chandrakiti alias Bungo from Singjamei Bheigyabati Leikai, Loklaobung Thongkhong in Imphal East District.

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh stated that demand for AA by the Nagas in Manipur was a 'pipe dream' and added that if it is conceded integrity of the state will be jeopardized.

August 16

Demanding ILPS Heingang MayaiLeikai Meira Paibi organised sit in protest at HeingangThangamapal Community hall in Imphal West District and Sit in protest was organised at Wangjing Bazaar in Thoubal District.

KNO ‘defence secretary’ TS Haokip met Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and discussed the commencement of political dialogue between the two parties. Rijiju has assured the KNO leader to engage in the political dialogue. KNO sources said that the Kuki public and cadres have become very impatient as no dialogue has started even though SoO was signed in 2008.

August 17

Chinese Grenade exploded in front of the main gate of Manipur Diesels at National Highway 2 in Imphal East District. No casualty has been reported. Sources stated that the attack could have been in relation with a monetary demand.

14 non-local people who allegedly entered Manipur through clandestine means were pulled up by the local people of Kanglatongbi and handed over to Sekmai Police Station in Imphal West District.

A hand grenade was found at the residence of retired Superintending Engineer of PHED Bachaspatimayum Khelchandra Sharma at Nongmeibung Seram Leirak in Imphal West District. Police later retrieved the grenade.

A KYKL female militant Athokpam Rita Devi was arrested from 2nd MR Gate of Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai in Imphal West District. A 9mm pistol along with 9 rounds in the magazine, 11 9mm ammunition, 30 ammunition of M20 Pistol were recovered. Investigation revealed that she had recently extorted a sum of INR 100000 from an individual in Nagamapal in Imphal West District.

OGW of KNA Hejin C Jang was arrested from a vehicle check post of Litan in Ukhrul District. One and half kilogram of marijuana and seven extortion notes were recovered from him.

Economic blockade against Nagaland launched at Golaghat’s Rangajan stranded over 500 trucks affecting supply to Manipur as well.

August 18

In a search operation in an unspecified location AR recovered one 81mm Mortar Bomb and three 60mm Mortar Bombs.

SFs arrested five PLA militants identified as ‘corporal’ Sinchit Houminlon alias James ,’lance corporal’ Laishram Sunil alias Sur , ‘corporal’ Khundongbam Sanjoy alias Liklai ,’corporal’ Goimei Paoshing Rai alias Lucky and ‘corporal’ Chungkham Naobi Meitei from general area of Leision Mor in Imphal East District.

Female militant PREPAK-pro Pukhrambam Ningthoujam Reena Devi was arrested from Sugnu Awang Leikai in Thoubal District by SFs and a hand grenade was recovered from her. Based on her disclosure, another PREPAK-pro militant Ningthoujam Sanjit Meitei was arrested from Kakching Khunou in Thoubal District.

A militant of KNF-N Seikhochon Doungel alias Chochon was arrested by Imphal East District Police Commandos from an unspecified location. A grenade was recovered from him. On his disclosure another associate of his identified as Thangal Haokip alias Boipu of the same militant group was arrested from Langol Games Village Zone iii in Imphal East District.

UNLF cadre identified as Ayekpam Birendra during a search operation at Nambol Khoriphaba Hill areas in Bishnupur District and on follow up action another UNLF militant Kumam Jiten Singh alias Nanao was arrested from Keishampat in Imphal West.

KCP-N OGW Ayayuddin Khan alias Baboy was arrested by SFs from general area of Pangal Basti in Chandel District.

Nagaland and Manipur are cut-off by road following an economic blockade imposed against Nagaland by various Assam-based organizations.

DoNER Minister V.K. Singh would meet the Chief Ministers of all North-eastern states in Guwahati in Assam on August 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region.

August 19

A 17-year-old boy identified as Kunal Sahu was injured in an IED blast at Mantripukhri Thakurbari in Imphal East District.

Miscreants planted a grenade and a bullet at the gate of Soubam Birdhaja alias Bijali’s residence at Uripok Achom Leikai in Imphal West District with a note that asked the contractor to hand over a sum of money to PREPAK-pro.

A UNLF militant identified as Mayanglambam Lali alias Pinnaheiba and Pidongba was arrested from Langathel in Thoubal District. A pistol with two rounds were recovered from him.

SFs arrested a ‘lance corporal’ Soram Manaoton Meitei alias Pening alias Godupa of KCP-N from Heirok Part-III Kabo Leikai in Thoubal District.

A militant of KCP-MC and KCP-MTF Roman Meitei was arrested by SFs from the general area of New Kennan in Lamlai District.

SFs arrested ‘private’ Ninthambam Suresh Singh alias William, alias John of PLA from Kakching Market area in Thoubal District.

21 immigrants who could not produce valid identification documents were pulled up from Wahengbam Leikai, Jiri parking in Imphal West District.

TNWL condemned the killing of ADC Vice Chairman Ngalangzar Malue on July 12 in Ukhrul. President of TNWL, S Raihing said that the death of Malue was a great loss to them.

Oil tankers for the State have been stranded at the Golaghat area of the Assam-Nagaland border, fear of fuel scarcity has been triggered in the state.

State Government has intimated GoI that ILP system never existed in Manipur, though there was a permit system for outsider entry into the State prior to its merger with the Indian Union in 1949.

BSF IG stated that militants groups of the Northeast continue to receive ‘substantial quantity’ of illegal arms and ammunition from China and Myanmar. He said that “There are isolated instances of arms and ammunition entering into the country across the international border with Bangladesh, but a substantial quantity is coming from the international border with Myanmar and China.”

August 20

A PREPAK-pro militant identified as Kepten alias Ingobi Singh was arrested by SFs during a frisking and checking operation at Haokha Maning Thangjam Leirak in Thoubal District.

PREPAK-pro militant identified as Huidrom Ajit Meitei alias Agousana and Leisemba was arrested in a search operation at Phougakchao Leikai Bazaar area in Bishnupur District.

SFs arrested a militant of KCP-MTF ‘private’ Yuthring Awungshi alias Jalon at Tharoijam in Imphal West District. A hand Grenade was recovered from him.

A KYKL militant identified as ‘corporal’ Huidrom Ibungo alias Romeo Meitei was arrested by SFs from Kakching in Thoubal District.

UNLF referring to GoI submission to the Supreme Court that any Security Personnel found guilty for fake encounter would be dealt with sternly, lambasted the assurance as empty promises.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei stated that the all political parties committee formed to address the ILP implementation in the State is trying hard to find a solution with the help of legal experts and prominent intellectuals from MU.

Light passenger vehicles plying along NH-37 at Sagolband area in Imphal West District took out a protest rally demanding ILPS.

Sit-in-protests and public meetings were held at Kakwa Bazar in Imphal West District, Kakwa Nameirakpam Leikai and  Thongju Boroi Makhong in the same District.

August 21

KYKL ‘publicity and research deputy secretary’ H Khamba stated that Athokpam Rita Devi who was arrested by SFs on August 17 has no connection with the outfit.

PREPAK-pro clarified that the hand grenade, found at the gate of former special contractor Soubam Birdhaja alias Bijali’s residence at Uripok Achom Leikai in Imphal West District on August 19 was not planted by the outfit.

PREPAK-pro stated that Ningthoujam Sanjit Meitei and Pukhrambam Ningthoujam Reena Devi who were arrested on August 18 by SFs have no connection with the outfit.

NSCN-KK , reacting to NSCN-IM ‘president’ Isak Chichi Swu statement that Uipo (Khoibu) as one of Naga tribes , stated that declaration was act of disrespect to Maring leaders and public. NSCN-KK added that MUA and the public decried the recognition of Uipo (Khoibu) as a separate tribe in Manipur.

Even though NSCN-IM declared Uipo (Khoibu) a separate tribe after consultation with some Khoibu leaders no Maring leaders were consulted.

Police foiled an attempt of JCILPS Women Wing members to demonstrate at Raj Bhavan gate in Imphal West District.

Women folk demonstrated in front of Sangaiprou FCI godown in Imphal West District demanding suspension of all unloading activities until the whereabouts of the abducted driver and the helper identified as Gautam Gopal and Namwang Newme who were abducted from 7th Mile Zebra Parking, Kohima on August 13 was confirmed.

NIA who had charge sheeted ‘external affairs department chief’ of PLA and two other militants as Senjam Dhiren Singh alias Raghu and Arnold Singh alias Becon exposing the nexus with CPI-Maoist , named two new persons in the chargesheet identified as Amit Bagchi alias Alok of CPI-Maoist and senior member of PLA , G Jiteshwar Sharma alias Gypsy.

There has been a shortage of essential commodities in the state due to the disturbance in the Assam, Nagaland border areas. Only about 100 trucks loaded with petroleum products and other essential items were brought towards Manipur. Fuel outlets have been forced to stop distribution of petrol for the last three days.

August 22

SFs launched a joint operation at Langol Housing Complex in Imphal West District and arrested one militant belonging to PREPAK-VC, identified as Salam Nanao Meitei alias Maingou alias Star on August 22. One mobile handset along with a sim card was recovered from his possession.

Women's wing of JCLIPS tried to storm the Raj Bhavan demanding the Implementation of ILPS.

August 23

Based on information about movement of armed cadres of UNLF at Khongjom and Langathel in Thoubal District to recruit youngsters for the outfit, SFs rushed to the area and one ‘sergeant’ of UNLF, identified as, Yumnam Kiran Singh, alias Ireipak was arrested. One 9mm pistol loaded with four live rounds in the magazine was also seized from his possession.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina promised to provide all possible helps including transit facilities for the Northeastern States and other related bilateral issues with India.

August 25

Former ZUF cadre, identified as Gedeon was shot at on his left thigh by suspected ZUF cadres at Goitang Chingthak Khoupum in Tamenglong District.

One PLA militant was arrested from general area Torbung Bazar, Churachandpur District.

Verification drive to examine and study the number of outsiders who are staying in Manipur without proper identification documents, was launched by the women wing of the JCILPS which has been spearheading the mass movement for the implementation of the ILPS.

India has handed over to Bangladesh a list of 71 camps of the Indian insurgent groups that still exists in the neighboring country.

August 24

Myanmar said it will bust training camps of NE militants if India provides specific inputs about their existence. Myanmar's Information Minister U Ye Htut said his government will cooperate "fully" with the new Indian government in cracking down on militant bases.

During border conference BSF and BGB discussing key issues such as movement of FICN, cattle smuggling, illegal migration and human trafficking. Both forces agreed to work jointly to resolve all border-related issues.

ATSUM appealed a particular underground group to withdraw its demand of INR 5 million to the SK oil dealers in Manipur in the larger interest of the people.

August 26

Two AR troopers were killed in an IED explosion at Old Somtal area in Chandel District. UNLF claimed that its armed wing MPA planted the bomb. Assam Rifles later on August 29 denied the earlier reports that two of its troopers had been killed in the explosion. It said that one trooper was injured in the explosion.

AR trooper Havildar Jagdish Chander was injured in an IED blast at Old Somtal Chandel District located along Myanmar-Manipur border area. UNLF claimed its hand in the attackand claimed that attack was carried out by its armed wing MPA.

SFs arrested a UNLF militant, identified as Jamkholun alias Lulun in a search operation conducted at Old Samtal in Chandel District.

A URF militant identified as Nongthombam Memthoi Devi alias Thoi was arrested from Wangkhei, near St George High School in Imphal West District

On her disclosure her father Nongthombam Priyokumar was arrested on same day from Irampham Thongkhong community hall in same District.

Investigation revealed that they had extorted INR 50000 from an institute in Akampat in Imphal West District in July for URF party fund.

Central Government has decided to implant special kind of fence over water along the riverine India-Bangladesh border to stop illegal immigration.

August 27

An IED was found at Okshongbung in Bishnupur District. The bomb was safely disposed of later by Manipur Police Bomb Squad.

SFs recovered an IED from NH-2 near village Tronglaobi in Bishnupur District. The IED was later safely disposed.

NSCN-KK Southern Zone informed all the firms, proprietors dealing with FCI Manipur to cease their business with immediate effect until NSCN-KK and FCI dealers come to an understanding.

KNLF 'secretary' Lalmoi stated that Kuki People's Forum, Kuki Chief's Association (KCA), TSA, KSO, Kuki Women Human Rights has been banned by KNLF. Lalmoi stated that most of the Kuki Civil Organisations of Chandel have been instigated by UKLF and they are working against the interests of the people.

L. Adani, president of UNC while speaking on the 66th Anniversary of Martyrs' Day held at Mao Gate, Senapati District stated that high power committee would be set up by GoI to translate the demand of Alternative Arrangement, pending settlement of the Indo-Naga issue into a political reality.

CorCom paid rich tributes to Haipou Jadonang for his courageous liberation movement against colonial British rulers.

August 28

A KYKL militant identified as Laishram Gandhi Meitei was arrested from Jiri parking Wahengbam Leikai in Imphal West District.

Two KYKL OGWs SaograkphamSurjit and KeishamBimol alias Ibochou were arrested from Porompat in Imphal East District.

UPF celebrated its 16th Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club in Imphal West District.

ZUF chaiman' S Kamson paid tribute to freedom fighter, Haipou Jadonang who was executed on 29th August 1931.

ATSUM appealed a particular underground group to withdraw its demand of INR 5 million to the SK oil dealers in Manipur in the larger interest of the people.

All Tokpaching Meira Paibi and Women Development Organisation, Tokpaching in Thoubal District organised a sit-in-protest and meeting on ILPS.

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPc have been imposed in Imphal West District on account of the unlawful activities of some anti-social elements. The ban is also in anticipation that the ongoing agitation demanding ILPS and removal of AFSPA.

TNL expressed strong suspicion at the motive of the State government in continuing the Prohibitory order under section 144 CrPc for a prolonged period in Ukhrul District Headquarters.

Showing solidarity to the popular movement for enforcement of ILPS in the state all public carriers operating on Uripok-Singda route have decided to cease passenger service on August 29 to take out a mass rally.

August 29

KCP member identified as Lairelakpam Sana alias Boycha Singh was arrested by SFs from Tera Bazar in Imphal West District.

A KYKL militant identified as Sougrakpam Surjit Singh alias Ibungo was arrested from Porompat Police crossing in Imphal East District. On his disclosure another KYKL militant identified as Keisham Bimol Singh alias Ibochouba was arrested from Singjamei Makha Sorokhaibam Leikai in Imphal West District.

A PREPAK militant identified as Moirangthem Jugol alias Jeevan alias Jee alias Chingsangkhomba was arrested from general area of Khangabok Part III Makha Leikai in Thoubal District.

UKLF contradicted the claims of KNLF that UKLF dictated and instigated Kuki Civil Society Organisations such as KCA, TSA, KSO, KWHR in Chandel District to work against KNLF.

Passenger service in the four assembly constituencies of Lamsang, Uripok, Sekmai and Saitu was hit hard as around 600 auto drivers took out an auto rally demanding the implementation of ILPS.

August 30

Two civilians RamkashingVashi and MayopamRamraor were killed and 26 were wounded on August 30 in Police firing as the peace rally organised by UNC turnt violent. Five security personnel including one lady IRB personnel and four commandos were reported to be missing but by evening they were freed. Two AK47 rifles, six magazines, two 9 mm pistols, four magazines, one bullet-proof jacket and a walkie-talkie set have been reportedly confiscated by protesters.

In view of the highly volatile situation, the volatile situation District Administration has requisitioned Army and AR and they have been keeping a tight vigil at Ukhrul town.

Protesters were demanding a settlement of the Indo-Naga issue and removal of prohibitory orders from Ukhrul town.

In protest against the killing of two protesters in police firing at Ukhrul, a lightning bandh of 24 hours has been imposed in all Naga inhabited areas since 5 pm.

On learning about the violent confrontation CM Okram Ibobi Singh convened a high level meeting.

AR has taken over the responsibility of area domination exercise in Ukhrul.

CM Okram Ibobi Singh visited injured victims at JNIMS and RIMS and promised that State Government would bear all medical expenses of all the injured victims apart from giving ex-gratia of INR 500000 each to families of the deceased victims.

CM stated that "For us who did not witness the whole sequence of events, only an enquiry will tell us how did the confrontation broke out," and added that Government was working to recover missing weapons , which were taken from the State SFs.

UCM strongly condemned the killing of protestors in the UNC sponsored rally.

ATSUM and IDF strongly condemned the killing of protestors in Ukhrul. ATSUM stated demanded the immediate revocation of prohibitory order in Ukhrul District.

Sawombung Gram Panchayat Pradhan Shandham Ibomcha was critically injured when unknown miscreants shot him at an undisclosed location.

UNC submitted a memorandum to PM Narendra Modi seeking his intervention on militarization of Naga areas particularly Ukhrul District.

A one day academic discussion on the issue of ILPS was held at Manipur College, Singjamei, Imphal East District under the aegis of AMCTA.

Unidentified persons fired three rounds of bullets at the residence of Ucheckon Nongchup Gram Panchayat Pradhan.

A KYKL militant identified as 'corporal' Langam Khamba Singh alias sadananda alias Deva was arrested by SFs from Mayai Keithel in Imphal East District.

August 31

TNL president SD Reisang blamed the State Government for the fatal clash between Naga protesters and Government Forces. The Ukhrul MLA Samuel Risom demanded judiciary enquiry into the incident.

NPF Manipur general secretary Athuan Abonmai said that If Chief Minister Ibobi continues to rule the state, then the innocent Nagas citizens' lives are not secure at all. Past incidents at Mao Gate, Senapati, Tamenglong incident, Chandel incident and now at Ukhrul and tomorrow he may have plans to carry out genocides on entire Nagas".

NSF demanded settlement of the long pending political issue and removal of 144 CrPc IN Ukhrul District. NSF further stated that August 30 incident clearly showed that State Government of Manipur has deployed Security Forces in State District not for safeguarding but for militarization and bring fear in the minds of the peace loving citizens.

SFs arrested a KNLA militant identified as Manglet from Gwaltabi in Senapati District. A 7.65 mm Pistol along with three live rounds ammunition and three demand letters were recovered from him.

An OGW of UNLF identified as Arambam Naokham Meitei was arrested by SFs from Yumnam Khunao in Imphal East District.

A KNLA militant identified as Thangminlal Haokip was arrested from Mahadev Camp village in Ukhrul District.

September 1

According to information received from UNC all the Naga inhabited areas of the State would observe simultaneous shut down including NHs from 10 am to 12 noon.

CorCom claimed responsibility for shooting Sawombung Gram Panchayat Pradhan on August 30.

Village Pradhans protested deadly attacks on Gram Pradhans on August 30. They staged a sit-in-protest at Panchayat Bhavan, Porompat in Imphal East District.

State Government held a high-level meeting and decided to take up the Ukhrul issue with MHA. The meeting was presided by Chief Minister Okhram Ibobi Sigh and was attended by Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam and top-ranking civil and Police officials.

A ban on all National projects in the State and vehicular movements along National highways has been announced by UNC .The blocking of traffic along NH would commence from September 4.UNC also decided not to accept the ex-gratia of INR 500000 announced by State Government for the family of the deceased.

UNC has declared the two Thangkul Nagas who died in Police firing in Ukhrul on August 30 identified as Ramror and Ramkashing Vashi as 'martyrs'.

UNC publicity secretary Milan at a gathering alleged that Chief Minister Okhram Ibobi Sigh led Government is a communal Government.

UNC has declared August 30 as Naga Martyrs Day while TNL decided to observe August 30 as 'black day.

A massive sit-in-protest was staged at Tamenglong in protest against the killing of two Naga protesters on August 30.

District administration had relaxed the prohibitory order under CrPc 144 for seven hours so as to able the people to attend the funeral services of two slain victims of August 30 firing.

Meghalaya , Assam, Manipur and Nagaland continue to account for the bulk of insurgency-related violence in North-East.State government officially invited leaders of the JCILPS for talks on the issue of the demand for implementation of ILPS on September 4.

JCILPS has also submitted a written appeal to the Chief Minister to release its executive committee member Advocate Arjun Singh.

September 2

RPF 'publicity department' struggle for freedom of the erstwhile independent Manipur" . The book further alleged Indian forces have been resorting to 'military terrorism'. IG of AR Major General Rajeev Chopra visited Ukhrul take stock of the prevailing situation in town. AR been flag marching from their Somsai garrison in Ukhrul District to Ukhrul town to avert unwanted incidents in the aftermath of the August 30 incident.

CM Okhram Ibobi Singh and Deputy CM Gaikhangam left for New Delhi to apprise Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the evolving situation in the State and to bring about a solution.

GoI is said to be making all out efforts to ensure that normal life is not affected in the State following the call for indefinite ban on vehicular traffic along NH by UNC from September 4.

In view of the UNC sponsored bandh from September 4 MHA has issued an advisory to the State Government to take all preventive measures to ensure that highways are kept free, National Highways are not disrupted, and law and order maintained.

Education Minister M Okendro stated that the current situation in the State is the handiwork of the criminal activities perpetrated by NSCN-IM.

September 3

SFs arms and ammunition from Chingjao Island in Thoubal District. Recovery include one country made revolver; one Chinese hand grenade; two radio sets; seven detonators; one 7.62mm SLR magazine; one 5.56 INSAS magazine; thirty five rounds of 5.56 INSAS; 121 rounds of AK 47, ten 7.62 SLR rounds, thirty four rounds of 9mm, four 45 AC rounds; nine .38mm rounds; thirteen GF Rifles rounds; seventeen 7.65mm rounds and seven single bore rifle rounds.

In the month of August 59 militants were arrested by SFs and Manipur Police Commandos and recovered 12 guns, 145 live rounds of ammunition, 26 hand grenades and mobile sets, 1 IED remote control device and a cash amount of INR 1235.

13 KYKL militants, 9 PLA , 7 UNLF , 6 PREPAK-pro , 4 KCP and KCP-Moyon militants were arrested in August.

Two militants of NSCN-IM , Lamnganba faction of KCP and MDF faction of KCP were arrested in August.

One militant of UKLF, MNPF , KCP-MC and ZDV were arrested in August.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the situation in Manipur in the wake of a road blockade call issued by UNC and assured full assistance to the State Government to ensure normal life.

CM Okram Ibobi Singh stated that GoI has plan to deploy Central Paramilitary Forces along highways leading to Manipur and provide security escorts to goods carriers so that there is uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to the State.

CM further added that GoI is supportive of the State Government but was concerned about the highway blockade as it would cause immense misery to common people.

He further added that the prohibitionary order would remain in place in Ukhrul till situation return to normal and added that State Commandos deployed at Ukhrul have been deactivated for the time being as AR have been requisitioned to control the security situation at Ukhrul town.

GoI asked UNC to withdraw its proposed economic blockade from September 4, but UNC showed no sign of changing its stand.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has instructed Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and Home Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei to take up firm and effective steps to counteract the indefinite economic blockade called by UNC.

UNC sought free will donations towards the families of Mayopam Ramror and Ramkashing Vashi who were killed on August 30 in Ukhrul. UNC appealed to the general public, transporters and truck owners to extend their co-operation and solidarity for the protest.

A protest demanding implementation of ILPS was held at Langthabal Lep Makha Leikai in Imphal West District under the aegis of the Langthabal Lep Makha Leikai Nupi Marup, Social Reformation and Development Club Langthabal Lep Makha Leikai and Young Welfare Club Langthabal Mantrikhong Makha Leikai.

During the meeting it was resolved to heighten agitations seeking implementation of the ILPS in Manipur within the year 2014 and to pressure the State government for unconditional release of Advocate Arjun who is detained under judicial custody.

September 4

A combined SF team recovered one each of 9mm pistol, carbine, revolver, hand grenade, rifle butt, INSAS magazine, SLR magazine and 9mm magazine, three magazines of carbine, 32 explosive cakes and seven detonators from Chingjao hills in Thoubal District.

UNC and other Naga organisations have gone ahead with the indefinite blockade notwithstanding the appeal by Home Minister Rajnath Singh for maintaining normalcy and instruction to the State government to firm up against the campaign.

MHA send additional forces to ensure smooth flow of traffic and essential commodities and maintain law and order.

Union Joint Secretary Shambhu Singh arrived in Manipur amid the blanket ban imposed by the UNC on all National Projects as well movement of vehicles on Highways in Naga areas He would hold talks with the State Government apart from making a direct assessment of the situation prevailing in the State.

Following a directive of Home Minister Rajnath Singh Special Secretary in the Home Ministry Prakash Mishra has been sent to Manipur to assess the arising situation.

The road blockade imposed by UNC protest against the Ukhrul incident on August 30 affected vehicular movements in Chandel District.

More than 400 vehicles including loaded trucks and passenger buses have been stranded after UNCs ban on all National projects and vehicular traffic on NHs.

The scheduled dialogue between JCILPS Chief Minister Okhram Ibobi Singh was aborted due to the Government's failure to release JCILPS executive member Advocate Pukhrambam Arjun.

AR arrested an RPF militant Mohammed Ajijur Rehman alias Piktru from Mantripukhri in Imphal West.

September 5

A UNLF militant Moirangthem Naoba Singh alias Chaothoi was arrested from an undisclosed location .

Deputy CM Gaikhangam Gangmei stated that 144 CrPC at Ukhrul town has been relaxed for 12 hours on September 6 He further added that the lifting of prohibitionary order is on a trial basis and if the law and order situation improves it will be removed completely.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei stated that Government has taken up a contingency plan and has initiated measures in consultation with Army and AR to provide adequate security escorts to transporters so that people do not suffer because of the indefinite ban imposed by UNC.

ZYF and AZSU condemned the August 30 incident in which two protestors were killed in Ukhrul.

September 6

SFs launched a joint operation at Mayai Koibi in Imphal West District and arrested one UNLF militant, identified as Konjenbam Bikramjit, alias Naocha Singh.

September 7

A hand grenade was found at the residence of Khundongbam Chaoba BDO at Sangaiprou in Imphal East District. According to a source, the incident may be related to an extortion of money by some unidentified individuals.

A hand grenade was found at the residence of Khundongbam Chaoba BDO at Sangaiprou in Imphal East District. According to a source, the incident may be related to an extortion of money by some unidentified individuals.

State Government reviewed the law and order situation prevailing in Ukhrul District and found that the situation has improved substantially and has decided to withdraw prohibitory orders imposed under Section 144 of CrPC in Ukhrul town.

JCILPS pulled up 15 non-Manipuris who did not possess any valid identification documents.

Two KYKL militants identified as Yumnam Hitler Singh alias Amu and Gurumayum Bihari Sharma were arrested near Khurai Popular High School in Imphal East.

On their disclosure another active KYKL identified as Tensubam Tiken singh was arrested from an undisclosed location.

Based on his disclosure two more KYKL militants identified as Thokchom Meghajit Singh alias Naobi and Shamurailakpam Gyaneshwor Sharma were arrested from Singjamei Beigyabati Leikai in Imphal East.

A UNLF militant identified as Thoudam Rupachandra Singh alias Inao alias Amja Khan was arrested at Charangpat in Thoubal District.

Kukis will observe Sahnit Ni (black day) on September 13. As per the resolution taken up by KIM every block Inpi are required to inform concerned villages to observe the day. Kukis observed Black Day to deliver justice to all the victims of NSCN-IM attack in the early nineties.

Despite criticism of NPF Deputy CM Gaikhangam reiterated the presence of certain anti-social elements during the rally in Ukhrul district on August 30.

September 8

Unidentified miscreants planted a bomb at the residential gate of Dr Th Dilipkumar Singh, Chairman of Imphal Urban Co-operative Bank at Thongu Part-II in Imphal West.

SFs arrested a militant of PREPAK-pro identified as Yumnam Kanhai alias Kiran from general area of Takyel in Imphal West District.

UNLF 'director-in-charge' stated that Konjenbam Bikramji who was arrested on September 6 from Imphal West District is not member of the outfit.

NPF team is in New Delhi to persuade PM Narendra Modi and HM Singh impose President Rule in Manipur for alleged violation of human rights by Okhram Ibobi Singh Government.

Women activists of JCLIPS rounded up 15 migrant workers including a minor who were engaged as construction workers.

JCILPS and State Government would hold a meeting on September 9 to discuss ILPS Earlier JCLIPS had skipped a meeting on September 4 at the Chief Minister's secretariat hall protesting the non-release of its committee executive member, advocate N Arjun from jail.

September 9

Manipur Police Commando KS Thotyo was killed and two other Police commandos Khumukcham Amuthoi and Kapminlian Mangsuan were wounded in two ambushes by suspected NSCN-IM at Nungshangkong and Shangkai village in Ukhrul District. Ukhrul District SP Selvan was in the Police party which was ambushed at Nungshangkong, he was unhurt.

State Government condemned the ambushes in Ukhrul The Government announced INR 500000 ex-gratia and Government employment to the next of kin of KS Thotyo and financial assistance of INR 100000 each of the injured Police personel.

JCILPS called a 24-hour general strike demanding implementation of ILPS, dismissal of ASP Yengkhom Victoria and release of committee members and students who are in Police custody.

Blockade by UNC may soon be lifted since Special Secretary in the MHA Prakash Mishra had a meeting with leaders of UNC. UNC source stated that "The gesture from GoI is quite encouraging and we will decide whether to suspend the ongoing indefinite blockade or not only after the Presidential Council meeting to be held on September 10.

NWU sponsored sit-in protests were held at District HQ of Tamenglong, Chandel, Ukhrul and Senapati to register their protest against the alleged assault on the rights of the Naga people and tribals by the Government of Manipur with the alleged motive of suppressing them.

During a verification drive of illegal immigrants ILP students wing Thoubal pulled up two non-locals as they failed to produce their identification cards and handed them over to Police at Yairipok in Thoubal.

September 10

SFs arrested an unidentified UNLF militant from Torbung in Churachandpur.

CM Okhram Ibobi Singh stated that the additional State Security Forces have been withdrawn drawn from Ukhrul town (Ukhrul District) and added that the move was related with restoration of normalcy in Ukhrul town. The CM further reiterated that if the need arise, the additional force will be sent again.

The 24 hour strike called by JCILPS demanding unconditional release of the arrested JCILPS members, suspension of Additional SP Y Victoria and implementation of ILPS in the State has hit normal life in the State. No violent incidents has been reported so far.

KZF militant Dilbagh Singh who was arrested in Guwahati as trying to explore possibilities of procuring weapons from North East. The easy availability of llegal weapons in the North East has become a matter of grave concern and now Khalistani militant groups have also started eyeing the region to procure weapons.

September 11

A PREPAK-Pro militant 'private' Laishram Gandhi Meitei was arrested by AR and Imphal East District Police from general area of Bamol Leikai in Imphal East. . A 9mm pistol with magazine with four live rounds of 9mm and one mobile phone was recovered from him.

Six JCILPS members were arrested while holding an emergency meeting at the residence JCILPS convenor Ibotombi Khuman at Uripok Sorbol Thingel in Imphal West.

CPDO condemned the two ambushes which were allegedly carried out by NSCN-IM which killed a Manipur Police Commando on September 9.

UNC in an emergency presidential council of the UNC held at Senapati has called off the indefinite ban on construction works on all National projects in Naga areas as well as the indefinite ban on vehicular movements on all National and State highways . UNC appreciated the actions of GoI on the UNC memorandum submitted to the PM.

In view of the increasing demand for ILPS in the State the Government ordered an indefinite closure of schools and colleges.

Six executive members of the JCILPS were arrested from an undisclosed location

September 12

SFs arrested one PREPAK-Pro cadre, identified as Moirangthem Tomba from Takyel in Imphal West. One 9mm pistol and four live rounds were recovered from his possession.

State Cabinet decided to hand over the cases of assassination of Ukhrul ADC on July 12 and attacks on September 9 which killed one Police Commando to NIA.

JCILPS students wing announced its decision to enforce an indefinite "curfew" on business activities of non-Manipuri's in the State. until its demand for the release of 12 committee members, including five student activists and action against ASP Yengkhom Victoria.

State Home Minister Gaikhangam condemned the public curfew imposed by the student's wing of JCILPS on non-Manipuris and appealed for an amicable solution to save the indigenous people of State and commented that "We should also think about what may happen to our people staying outside the State."

JCILPS stated that it is still ready to hold dialogue with the Government if its demands are met.

All Thoubal District College Students Union strongly condemned the closing of schools and colleges and stated that preparation for agitation for 'Eikhoi Mahei tamjage' (Allow us to learn) has been made if the Government failed to reopen educational institutes in the State by September 14.

Six women leaders of different civil bodies of JCILPS were arrested at an undisclosed location.

September 13

Kukis observed the Kuki Black Day or Sahnit Ni in Sadar Hills in Senapati District to mark the deaths of Kuki people killed during the ethnic clash which broke out in the 1990s between them and the Nagas.

Manipur Government has opened two relief camps for non-Manipuris as a safety measure following the imposition of public curfew by the students' wing JCILPS. demanding release of the arrested members of the committee. Accordingly, the State Government opened two relief camps, one in Imphal East District and another in Imphal West.

Manipur Government has opened two relief camps for non-Manipuris as a safety measure following the imposition of public curfew by the students' wing JCILPS. demanding release of the arrested members of the committee. Accordingly, the State Government opened two relief camps, one in Imphal East District and another in Imphal West.

Manipur Government assured unconditional release of all the arrested agitators on or before September 19 after which the JCILPS agreed to lift the "public curfew" imposed on the non-locals.

September 14

Chinese hand grenade was found planted at the gate of RK Mobisana Loan Chairman of Imphal Urban Co-operative Bank at Uripok Panchai Maning Leikai under Lamphel Police Station in Imphal West. The hand grenade was later recovered by the Police Bomb Disposal Squad. Local club and women organisations of the area condemned the incident.

In a press release by PREPAK publicity and propaganda' 'assistant secretary' stated that a militant, identified as 'lieutenant' Laishram Ibomcha alias Ibotombi Singh who used to work in the outfit's 'finance department' and 'lieutenant' Meisnam Rajenbabu alias Kanba Meitei who used to work as 'publicity officer' have deserted their posts since July 18 2014.

September 15

A PREPAK-Pro militant identified as Moirangthem Ibomcha Singh was arrested from Imphal West District from an undisclosed location.

Another PREPAK-pro militant identified as Mangdengbam Shamu Singh alias Tomba was arrested from Lamlong Bazar in Imphal East. On his disclosure SFs recovered one Chinese hand grenade from his residence in an undisclosed location.

According to Police reports, both Moirangthem Ibomcha Singh and Mangdengbam Shamu Singh were involved in extortion of huge amount of money from the general public, private firms and offices and was also involved in transportation of arms and ammunition

JCILPS has sought monetary aid from all the people of State who support the ILPS. The organisation stated that they were facing acute financial difficulties.

YDO of Pallel organised a general public meeting on ILPS YDO Pallel, ICDS Cell ground in Thoubal.

September 16

A combined team of Thoubal District Police Commandos and AR arrested a militant identified as Huidrom Suraj alias Black Day of PREPAK-VC during frisking operation along Wabagai Sekmaijin road at Terapishak in Thoubal District. during frisking operation along Wabagai Sekmaijin road at Terapishak in Thoubal District claimed a Police release.

AR arrested a militant of KCP-MC identified as Thangjam Major Singh from Lamdeng Khunou in Imphal West District. A demand letter of KCP and a stamp written with the name of 'finance secretary' Pamen Meitei were recovered from his possession.

An OGW of KCP identified as Aribam Jiten alias Inao was arrested from Waithou Bazar in Thoubal District.

AR in an operation in Purum Khullen in Chandel District arrested a militant of UKRA identified as Thangzalien Kom alias Shakti.

An OGW of KNLA identified as Ngamcha Touthang was arrested in Aijejang village in Chandel.

12 persons including six women leaders of different civil bodies and six executive members of JCILPS arrested on September 12 and September 11 respectively in connection with the ILPS issue have been sent to judicial custody for 15 days by concerned magistrates. The arrested leaders were separately produced before the court.

A ten member delegation of UNC including President L Adani, General Secretary Gaidon Kamei, Speaker Timothy, and UNC Information Secretary Milan Shimray arrived in Delhi.

A day after views from MU professors regarding implementation of ILPS the all-political party committee constituted to look into the demand for implementation of ILPS held its fourth meeting in the office chamber of Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam at Secretariat at Imphal.

Thang-Ta artistes of Performing Arts and Culture, Keirao Bitra staged a sit-in-protest at Keirao public waiting shed in Imphal East to show solidarity to the ongoing ILP agitation spearheaded by JCILPS.

Meira Paibis of Keishampat Yumjao Lairembi (Imphal West District) also staged a sit-in protest demanding implementation of ILPS.

September 17

Two women identified as AS Dinah, ex-president of TSL and her niece identified as Lansophy Tangvah were killed in IED explosion at Nitu Glass hardware shop in View land market in Ukhrul. Two men identified as Rajendra Choudhury the proprietor of the shop and sales man identified as Gudu were also injured in the blast.Electronic IED was used for the blast. MNRP was suspected by the Police to be behind the attack.

Although Ukhrul is dominated by NSCN-IM many other armed organizations like MNPF, MNRF, MTRA and RTA have started challenging NSCN-IM.

Former Vice President of TKS Ngamreishang Ningshen was reportedly abducted from ISBT at Khuman Lampak in Imphal West.

Imphal West District Police Commando arrested a UNLF militant identified as Okram Sawankumar alias Abothe Singh and a KCP-MC militant identified as Khuraijam Helemjit alias Naochouba Singh from Thangmeiband Hijam Dewan Leikai in Imphal West District.

A KYKL militant, identified as Ningthoujam Dinesh Singh, was arrested by a combined team of Bishnupur District Police Commandos and Indian Army at an undisclosed location in Bishnupur District. One mobile handset along with two SIM cards were seized from him.

According to Sources UNC team will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, HM Rajnath Singh Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju. DoNER Minister (retired) General VK Singh and others.

Issues for which UNC conducted mass rallies on August 30 in Tamenglong, Senapati, Ukhrul and Chandel such as demanding the GoI to expedite an acceptable and honorable settlement of the Indo-Naga issue and in protest against the alleged militarization of Naga areas particularly Ukhrul District by State Government will be placed before the Central leaders.

Students of Ram Lal Paul Higher Secondary School in Imphal embarked on a class boycott protesting against failure to release members of JCILPS including student leaders arrested by Police.

Thangjam Romen a truck driver, his helper Heikrujam Ibomcha and a betel leaf agent, Jongkhulai were abducted from Barak area (Imphal East) by suspected ZUF in connection with a monetary demand of INR 500,000. The family members of the three kidnapped victims received phone calls from cadres of the ZUF demanding a ransom of INR two million and later they received another call from the outfit stating that the ransom money has been reduced to INR 500,000 and has to be delivered before September 27

September 18

A labourer Mohammed Nasir Khan was abducted by some unidentified armed persons in connection with a monetary demand from Borayangbi-Badarpur in Bishnupur District

A twelve hour strike was called from 6am was called by TSL to protest the killings.

CM Ibobi Singh condemned the bomb explosion and added that Government views this attack on innocent civilians very seriously and those responsible for this criminal action will not be spared. The Gov also announced INR 5,00,000 as ex-gratia to the next-of-kin of deceased persons and financial assistance of INR 100,000 per person for grievous injury and INR 20,000 per person for simple injury.

UNC , NWU and ANSAM have condemned the bomb blast in Ukhrul town.

The United NGOs Mission-Manipur also condemned the blast and added that during the last two months seven persons have been killed in Ukhrul District.

KCP-MC militant identified as Mayangbam Roshan Singh was arrested by SFs from Moidangpok in Imphal West District.

UNC delegation visiting New Delhi called on Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh. The delegation expressed their concern about the Naga tribes in Manipur and their earlier participation in economic blockades in the State and also thanked GoI for assuring them to look into their grievances sympathetically.

Home Minister informed the delegation that GoI India is fully committed to solve their problem in a time-bound manner, but there is no scope for any violence. The MHA Special Secretary for Internal Security Prakash Mishra and RN Ravi, interlocutor of GoI for Naga Peace Process were also present at the meeting.

All arrested ILPS agitators were released from jails. 47 agitators including seven juvenile students and 10 women.

September 19

The dead body of abducted TKS ex Vice President Ngamreishang Ningshen was recovered at Thayong hill in Imphal East.Family sources stated that suspected the hand of an unspecified hill based militants in the killing as the deceased had received threats from the group for allegedly being an informer of security personnel.

The labourer who was abducted on September 19 was rescued by Bishnupur Police from an unspecified location in the District.

TNL , TSLD, TKS , TMNL , TNWL and TSL in a joint statement condemned the bomb attack at View land Market in Ukhrul District.

UKLF hauled up three members of a gang identified as Thongpao, Vungneithang and Johna who were involved in kidnapping and extortion in the name of UKLF. MP Haokip, the 'joint secretary' of UKLF stated in Chandel District that on receiving specific information regarding some members of a gang indulging in kidnapping and extortion in the name of UKLF who were taking shelter in and around Sugnu area (Chandel District), a team of UKLF cadres them pulled up.

PREPAK publicity officer, 'department of publicity and propaganda captain Achouba' denied any link between the outfit and Huidrom Suraj alias Black Day who was arrested on September 16.It further stated that there was no faction or splinter group called PREPAK-VC.

A combined team of Imphal West District Police and Indian Army conducted a search operation at Kwakeithel Akham Leirak and Heinou Khongnembi under Singjamei Police Station in Imphal West District and four persons who could not produce verification documents were detained for further investigations.

Students and public staged a sit-in protest at Kongba Kshetri Leikai in Imphal East District demanding ILP.

Khurai Thoidingjam Leikai Lamjing Lup and women of Ayangpalli(both in Imphal East) organised a sit-in protest in their respective areas.

JCILPS Convener Ibotombi Khuman stated that first preliminary talk with the State Government ended on a positive note. Following a detailed discussion on the issue, it was resolve to implement or regulate an Act which would be feasible to the present situation in the State.

JCILPS said that a team of the committee had a dialogue with the State Government and outcome of the dialogue was positive.

September 20

A militant of KNA-I Tongkhai Khongsai was arrested from an un identified location in Ukhrul.

Muslim organisations in Manipur demanded actions against a little known magazine, First World and one local newspaper for publishing reports that 17 Muslim youths are linked to al Qaeda. The unsubstantiated report claimed that these youths who were recruited in the terrorist group had left Manipur for training. However, it was pointed out that there were discrepancies in the names and addresses of several persons.

September 21

ZUF killed an alleged woman informer of A R identified as Sathsiliu Gangmei at Tamlok in Tamenglong Dist .The militant group alleged that in her confessional statement she disclosed that she was the one who informed the whereabouts of the ZUF cadres which led to the arrest and encounters of the ZUF cadres with AR.

AR raided a mobile camp of NSCN-K at Rengkekiulong village in Tamenglong. The mobile camp at Rengkekiulong is said to be run by a combined team of NSCN-K and ZUF. There There has been no report of any casualty on the both sides.

Two UNLF militants, identified as 'lieutanant' Mohan Singh alias Iboyaima and 'lance corporal' Thongnaojam Naobi alias Loikaba were arrested from Koirengei in Imphal East District.

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam stated in Imphal that additional State SFs might be deployed again in Ukhrul if the need arises or law and order deteriorates.

Suspected militants of KCP-MC abducted two labourers Chingngakham Dhanabandhu and Sansam Hemanta from construction site at Andro Mamang Sanapat Market in Imphal East District in connection with ransom demand.

September 22

AR and Lamlai Police arrested an OGW of KRA-U Ningthoujam Birjit from Nongren Bazar in Imphal East. On his interrogation it was revealed that he was involved in delivering demand letters of KRA-U, extortion related activities and transportation of arms and ammunition.

AR and Thoubal Police Commandos arrested a militant of PULF- MIKhan faction Mohammed Hassan Ali from Top Chingtha in Thoubal District.

State Home Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei stated that people of Ukhrul District have started realizing inadvisability of withdrawal of Police Commandos from Ukhrul District. State SFs were deployed in July after the killing of UADC member.

JCILPS stated that talks with the All Political Party ILP Committee ended without a major breakthrough at Assembly Complex in Chingmeirong (Imphal East). JCILPS convener Ibotombi Khuman stated that they proposed to provide all the comments and suggestions relating to the feasibility on introduction of ILP system submitted by legal experts and academicians, but All Political Party ILP Committee headed by Gaikhangam insisted that the suggestions and comments only matter with the Government and instead demanded only comments on the issue from JCILPS.

JCILPS convenor thanked Gaikhangam for his assurance given at the meeting to set up a flying squad headed by a designated police officer to check illegal influx of migrants and also register all hired labours brought into the State with the Labour Department.

A KYKL militant Khumujam Kameshor Singh was arrested by combined a team of Imphal West Police Commandos and Indian Army from Imphal East. Investigation revealed that the militant was involved in demanding money from the Gram Panchayat members of Bishnupur.

September 23

Imphal East District Police arrested two KCP militants identified as Soibam Malemnganba Meitei and Huidrom Romen Meitei alias Naoba, from Biramangol College gate in Sawombung (Imphal East) An extortion note signed by 'secretary fund raiser' T Chingkhu Meitei of KCP was recovered from him.

On the disclosure of Soibam Malemnganba Meitei another KCP militant, Khumbongmayum Pratap Meitei alias Naobi, was arrested from his residence in an unspecified location.

Irked by the AR raid on a joint camp of ZUF and NSCN-K on September 21 ZB-M asked the AR to respect the Indo-Naga ceasefire agreement of 2001 signed between GoI and NSCN-K .

KNO displeasure over the formalization of the extension of SoO nd the State Government has reportedly intimated MHA to fix a date for the tripartite meetings with both the KNO and the UPF.It has been a month that the SoO had expired with the KNO and UPF.

KNO 'spokesman' Seilen Haokip alleged that it was a case of extreme irregular from the part of the Government.KNO and UPF leaders had met with the Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju in August and he had assured that Government would begin political dialogues and following this both KNO and UPF had agreed to extend the SoO after it expires on August 22, 2014.

CorCom Lamyanba Irabot, the Manipuri freedom fighter, politician and social activist as a dedicated leader of the masses.

Following order issued by NSCN-IM on July 21, 2014, recognizing Uipo as a Naga tribe (separated from Maring), the MUA, the apex Maring tribe body has recommended all the Marings in NSCN-IM to resign on moral ground by September 27 failing which they would be socially boycotted and considered anti-Maring and the announcement would be made during a public meeting which will be held at Khurkarthil Community Hall, Chandel District. Earlier, MUA had set September 18 as the deadline for the resignation of Marings in NSCN-IM.

NSCN-IM send a senior leader to Myanmar to explore fallback options in case of failed negotiations with GoI. "colonel" S. Nganingkhui alias Akhui is camping in a KYKL camp with 30 cadres of NSCN-IM and KYKL at a place called Kattha near Hesin, north of Tamu in Myanmar's Sagaing Division.

A combined team of AR and Imphal East Commandos arrested a KYKL militant, identified as Sharungbam Surjit, from Porompat in Imphal East District. One .32mm Pistol along with six live rounds was recovered from him.

Irked by AR raid on a joint camp of ZUF and NSCN-K on September 21 ZB-M , apex organisation of Zeliangrong in Manipur, asked the AR to respect the Indo-Naga ceasefire agreement of 2001.

September 24

A former Chairman of Kaibi village (Senapati District), identified as Kashiprii Mikrimai, was shot at and injured by unidentified assailants at Tadubi in Senapati.

NSCN-K alleged AR of creating tension and disturbance in Zeliangrong area in Tamenglong District. They further 'condemned' the raid by AR on mobile camp of NSCN-K on September 21.

Irengbam Chaoren, 'president' of RPF on the occasion of the 36th raising day of PLA reaffirmed the outfits stand of continuing the "freedom struggle" saying "freedom is our birthright.", RPF also 'condemned' the recent deployment of IRBn at Ukhrul.

UCM President Y Nabachandra stated that UCM will fight with all its strength if the talk between GoI and NSCN-IM concludes with the disintegration of the territorial boundary of Manipur.

JCILPS stated that it would continue to hold talks with the State Government on the issue of ILPS implementation.

September 25

Armed militants killed a Police driver identified as Elangbam Joy after they hijacked a bullet proof vehicle of the Imphal West District Police Commandos and took him with them. The bullet proof vehicle was hijacked at oil pump at Khoyathong (Imphal East) and the body was recovered at Sabal Leikai Thambalkhong (Imphal East District).

Two civilians Sagolsem Birchandra and Keisam Ashobanta, were injured in a remote controlled IED explosion at Sabungkhok Awang Leikai-Muirei village junction along Imphal-Ukhrul road in Imphal East District. IED exploded when an AR patrol reached Leikai-Muirei village junction. Later, AR personnel detained five suspects.

A grenade was lobbed at a building belonging to a retired DIG of Police at Mantripukhril in Imphal West.

PLA observed its 36th raising day. In to a statement issued by 'secretary publicity' of RPF Roben Khuman, 'president' of RPF Irengbam Chaoren stated that it was the responsibility of every ethnic group to protect their own identities and added that protection of small ethnic groups is not an easy task in today's era of globalization.

September 26

A hand Grenade was found near the Manipur Diesels showroom in Mantripukhri (Imphal West).

A KYKL militant Sarungbam Surjit Singh, was arrested by SFs at Porompat road in Imphal East. One .32 pistol along with six live rounds were recovered from him.It was later revealed that he was involved in extortion of money from general public, private firms and Government offices.

Imphal East District Police arrested two PREPAK-pro militants Gotimayum Kamaljit Sharma alias Deben and Mohammed Sikander Khan alias Japan from Heingangkhong Imphal East.

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested a KCP militant Nameirakpam Arun alias Dhoney alias Ajit Singh, from Maibam Leikai Mailing Bokul Makhong Tri junction Imphal East He was involved in serving demand letters and extortion of money from general public and Government offices in the District.

Thoubal District Police Commandos and AR in a search operation at Wabagai Lamkhai in Thoubal arrested an OGW of UNLF Laishram Chinglen alias Chingkheinganba. . It was revealed that he was involved extorting money from general public of Kumbi (Bishnupur), Pangaltabi (Thoubal), Sugnu (Thoubal), Chairen (Thoubal) and Wangoo (Bishnupur) for raising the fund of UNLF and he also recruited new cadres of UNLF.

A UKLF militant Moirangthem Thambal Singh, was arrested in a joint operation by AR and Kakching Police from Kakching Lamkhai in Thoubal District. It was revealed during interrogation that he was involved in extortion related activities. INR 5000 and a cash receipt of INR 2000 were recovered from him.

KYKL 'publicity and research secretary' A. Yaiphaba rejected the news story under the heading "NSCN on Myanmar Mission" which was published in The Telegraph on September 24. In a press release stated that KYKL has no camp in Myanmar.

In a meeting at the Sabungkhok Lailampak community hall in connection with the bomb blast at Sabungkhok Awang Leikai-Muirei in Imphal East it was resolved to send a representation to the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appraising the plight of the people who often fall victim of such attack.

It has been learnt that man who hijacked a bullet proof vehicle of the Imphal West District Police Commandos and later killed the driver on September 25 is an IRBN trooper Thangkhensang Earlier it was reported that armed militants had killed the driver after they hijacked the vehicle. Two Havildars and a trooper of 1st IRB have been suspended in connection with the event.

Parts of Manipur remained cut off from the rest of India for the fourth day following a blockade of the NH 6 in Meghalaya. MIPRLM an NGO in Meghalaya, has called for an indefinite "economic blockade" since September 23 against a ban imposed by the NGT on unscientific coal and sand mining in Meghalaya.

September 27

In a joint operation AR and Indian Army arrested a militant of KCP-MTF'private' Habibur Rehman alias Inaocha. It was revealed during interrogation that he was involved in extortion activities in Chandel District. One .22 pistol along with three live rounds and extortion note of INR 500,000 was recovered from him.

PREPAK-Pro 'senior publicity officer' Melei stated that Gutimayum Kamaljit alias Deven and Mohammed Sikander Khan alias Japan have no connection with PREPEK-Pro.

A ‘lieutenant colonel’ of KCP- Taibang Nganba who is also the ‘army chief’ of the outfit died under mysterious circumstances at the designated camp inside 7 AR in Churachandpur.

September 28

A bomb planted by unidentified militants exploded inside the gate of a building belonging to a retired DIG at Mantripukhril in Imphal West.

Chinese grenade was found in front of the residential gate of Manipur Olympic Association joint secretary Takhellambam Dusanta at Lalambung Makhong Ningthoujam Leirak in Imphal West.

Imphal East District Police Commandos arrested a UPPK militant Mohammed Babu alias Adat Khan from Khergao Bazar in Imphal East. Investigations so far have revealed that he was involved in extortion of money from general public and Government officials for fund raising purpose for the UPPK.

A KYKL militant, identified as Maibam Ibomcha Singh, was arrested by AR personnel and Heingang Police at Koirengai in Imphal East District.

Family of Thangjam Romen alias Inaocha who was abducted on September 17 by ZUF stated that there has been no monetary demand served on the family.

A combined team of AR and Indian Army arrested a UKLF militant Mohammed Shabir Ahamad Hussain, from Malom Bazar in Imphal West.

Chingakham Dhanabandhu and Ch. Mandhu, who were abducted from Andro Sanapat in Imphal East District by suspected KNF militants have been set free by the abductors and they have reached their home.

September 29

A hand grenade exploded at the gate of Urban Health Centre, Singjamei Bazar Imphal East. There have been no casualties in the blast.

AR arrested two militants of PREPAK Warepam Sanahanbi Devi and Warepam Jayanta Singh from Tengnoupal (Chandel).

Imphal West Police Commandos arrested a KYKL militant identified as Chanambam Lokendra Meitei, from Thangmeiband Lourung Purel Leikai (Imphal West District). Investigation revealed that he demanded a huge amount of money from Government officials for CorCom.

The driver and the handyman of a truck, identified as Heikrujam Ibomcha and Thangjam Romen, who were abducted by ZUF on September 17 were released on September 29 somewhere at a place near Nungba in Tamenglong.

September 30

Red Shield Division raided an arms factory at New Lamka in Churachandpur District and recovered three 9mm Pistols, three .22 Rifles under construction, one 12 Bore Rifle under construction, two Lathode trigger mechanisms and one spare barrel. The factory was functional for more than four years and has been producing Pistols, Carbines and AK series Rifles .The factory supplies weapons and arms to various valley based insurgent groups, Kuki militant groups and extortionists and drug peddlers.

Beginning of the Durga Puja in the midst of an intense public campaign for implementation of ILP has prompted State Government to take extra security measures for the festival.

October 1

Police Commando identified as Mayanglambam Ibotomba was killed in an IED explosion at Thangal Bazar in Imphal West District. Another commando identified as Ahongsangbam Milan was injured persons in the blast.

Mother of the Pradhan f Phayeng Gram Panchayat Angom Gojen identified as Thaning was injured when unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at the Phayeng Awang Leikai in Imphal West.

AR and Kakching Police arrested two OGWs of KCP Mohammed Jamir alias Athou and Mohammed Saruk Khan alias Amu from Soura village in Chandel District. Two mobile handsets with one SIM card, two demand letters, and two live rounds of AK-47 were recovered from them.

RPF alleged that civilians in the interior villages of Manipur are being oppressed by the Indian Army on false charges of planting bombs.

District Magistrate of Thoubal clamped section 144 CrPC to the whole of Thoubal District in view of the likelihood occurrence of violence, breach of peace and unwanted incidents during the conduct of by-election and Durga Puja.

October 2

NSCN-K militant Daikho was abducted by suspected NSCN-IM  militants from his residence in an undisclosed location.

URF that the outfit is left with no other option other than quit MoS signed with both the State and GoI. The ‘chairman’ Lanheiba Meitei stated that that its cadres have been instructed to be vigilant against any instigation and stated that picking up arms once again has been necessitated in order to defend one’s own rights.

A sit-in-protest was staged at MG Avenue at Thangal Bazar in Imphal West District by the Non-Manipuris of the State condemning the bomb blast at the area on October 1 which killed a Police mand and injured 27 civilians.

The local populace of Phayeng  (Imphal West) took out a protest rally condemning the grenade attack on the residence of Pradhan (chief) of Phayeng Gram Panchayat.

October 3

Body of NSCN-K militant Daikho who was abducted by suspected NSCN-IM militants was recovered at Khongnem area in Senapati District.

A joint team of AR and Indian Army launched a joint operation at Heigrutampak in Chandel District and arrested a UNLF militant ‘private’ Khongdongbam Ibosana Singh . One hand grenade and eight live rounds of AK-47 were recovered from him.

State Gov announced an ex-gratia of INR 500,000 to the next of kin of the Policeman, who died in IED blast on October 1. A compensation of INR 50,000 each has also been announced for the persons who suffered serious injury and INR 20000 to those who sustained minor injury.

Responding to query on whether the State Government has established any clue on the culprits of the blast, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi said that Police are investigating the incident and the culprits would come to light soon.

October 4

A combined team of Thoubal District Commandos and AR arrested a ‘lance corporal’ of KCP Ningombam Bijen Singh alias Nongyai, during a frisking and checking operation conducted at Kakching Wairi Khunyai area in Thoubal District. On his disclosure a 7.65 mm pistol with two live rounds were seized from his house in an undisclosed location.

ZUF claimed in a press statement that a militant of NSCN-IM as ‘second lieutenant’ Namyineng Nriame, has joined ZUF. The press statement also claimed that of the Home-Coming of Zeliangrong Comrade was held at the General Head Quarters of ZUF.

SFs arrested ‘lance corporal’ Thokchom Momo Meitei alias Marjit alias Francis of PREPAK from Nongmeibung Pung Makhong in Imphal East. On his disclosure another PREPAK militant, identified as Okram Nanao Singh alias Nandi, was arrested from his residence. Investigation revealed that they were involved in extortion  of money from the general public, Government Officials and contractors.

October 5

The ‘chairman’ Lanheiba alias Gopendro Mangang of URF had left the designated camp which was a Spinning Mill at Loitang Khunou in Imphal West. Around 90 cadres who have left the designated one by one before September 20 have also not returned to the designated camp.

October 6

A man identified as Mohammed Azad Khan was injured in an IED explosion at Hatta Makha Leikai in Imphal East.

URF asked the Government to return the weaponry that were handed over to the administration as part of the process of entering the peace talks. They also threatened that until the fulfilment of its demand it will start striking the State Government and Congress workers.

43 militants were arrested in the month of September. The arrested militants include 12 militants of KYKL , 7 UNLF, 6 PREPAK-pro , 2 PREPAK and one militant each of UKRA ZRA KNLA PULF-MI Khan and KCP-MTF.

ZU –AMN termed the killing of Police informer  Sathsiliu Gangmei on September 21 by ZUF as unfortunate and urged all Zeliangrong National workers, civil societies and individuals to restrain from any violent killing in Zeliangrong inhabited areas of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur.

October 7

SFs arrested  a NSCN-K militant identified as ‘2nd lieutenant Kalingong Pammei’ from Chinghulong in Imphal West and recovered one 9mm pistol along with magazine was recovered from him.

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested a UNLF militant, identified as ‘lance corporal’ Pukhrambam Birojit Meetei alias Yumsengba, from an unidentified location.

NSCN-KK condemned the killing of ‘captain’ Diko by NSCN-IM militants on October 3 at Khongnem in Senapati.

Union Minister of state for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that the BJP Government would not allow the ongoing peace talks with NSCN-IM to jeopardize Manipur’s territorial integrity.

Although SoO pact between UPF and KNO, State Government and GoI has been extended by another one year, there is no question of holding any tripartite political dialogue as both the KNO and the UPF have certain grudges against the Government.

October 7-8

UNC has reaffirmed its earlier stance to severe political ties with the ‘communal government’ of Manipur and the boycott of ADCs. The resolution to this effect was taken during its 4th Council Assembly held at Tumnoupokpi Village, Tahamzam in Senapati.

October 8

Unidentified gunmen killed a former NSCN-IM militant Mataimi Tangkhul and injured a one and a half months old infant and his grandmother identified as Bilerian and Ningwonla Muivah at Muirei village in Ukhrul. The victim has joined another faction and that he was summoned by NSCN-IM to return which he had neglected to comply.

A hand Grenade grenade was found at the gate of Misao Gas Agency's go down at Khuman Lampak in Imphal West District. Police later recovered the grenade.

AR and Imphal East District Police Commandos launched an operation at general area of Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai, Langthabal and Lilong Bazar in Imphal West and arrested five PREPAK-pro militants identified as Leishangthem Somendro Singh alias Abung, Mutum Rakesh Singh alias Boy, Heikrujam Romananda Singh alias Boy, Mohamed Isamuddin Makak alias Babu and Ningthoujam Arun Singh alias Bruce Lee.

District Police Commandos of Thoubal, Imphal West and AR conducted search operation at the area of Salungpham Makha Leikai in Thoubal District and arrested a PLA militant Phuritsabam Manimohon Meitei in Thoubal District. On his disclosure, his associates namely, Pebam Roben Singh was arrested from Salungpham Maning Leikai in Thoubal District and, Naorem Sobha Meitei was arrested from Khangabok part-3 in Thoubal District.

On further investigation it was revealed that Phuritsabam Manimohon Meitei received IEDs from Jakir Hussain alias Babu Khan and he was arrested from Phouden Moirangpalli in Thoubal. SFs also recovered a remote control IED with 2 Claymores2 Special electrical detonators, a Circuit with Arial, a Remote control device and a 9 volt battery and a 2nd packet containing a High explosive mortar shell weighing 4.2 kg, a piece of TNT weighing 200 gm, 161.5 batteries, a Special electrical detonator, a remote control device, a 9 volt battery and a black circuit board with Arial, a Claymore weighing 1.69 kg, a Circuit board with Arial a remote control device, wire about 5m in length, a square black box containing TNT weighing 2.6kg, a special electrical detonator and a 9 volt battery .All the arrested persons were involved in transportation and causing IED blasts in the State.

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested a militant of the progressive faction of PREPAK-pro identified as Moirangthem Birla Meitei alias MC Meitei alias Abungcha, from Heirangoithong Mutum Leirak in Imphal West.

SFs arrested a PLA militant, identified as ‘sergeant’ Ningombam Samananda alias Ashok, from Leimapokpam in Bishnupur District. One 9 mm pistol along with one live round was seized from him.

A UKRA militant, identified as Akhup Kom, was arrested at Moirang Lamkhai in Churachandpur District.

Suspected militants reportedly thrashed a shop-keeper at Sim Veng cemetery under Churachandpur District.

KNF ‘information and publicity secretary LH Stephen’ alleged that KRA, which is under SoO has opened a new ‘army head quarters’ called ‘Tintong battalion’ at Veitum Kholen, New Keithelmanbi in Imphal West District under command of ‘sergeant major’ Ronald Haokip. He also added that the new ‘army headquarters’ has 11 automatic rifles. He further added that this was a violation of SoO ground rules.

PREPAK its 37th rising day The ‘chairman’ Nongdrenkhomba on the occasion called upon all the indigenous people to unite and collectively take the fight against the common adversary. He also greeted the party members of CorCom.

October 9

PREPAK militant, identified as Nongthombam Loken Singh, was arrested by SFs in Nambol Thangtek area in Bishnupur.

PREPAK militant, identified as Laishram Nongdrenkhomba Meitei alias Shusil alias Ningai, was arrested by SFs from Leimapokpam near Kabui village in Thoubal District. One 0.32 pistol and one live round was recovered from him.

AR and Moreh Police launched an operation at Pangal Basti in Chandel District and arrested a KCP-N militant identified as Phundeimaiyam Sanatomba.

Police have registered a case against URF which had earlier announced its decision of taking up arm again, under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and relevant section of IPC.

October 10

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested an OGW Soraisam Gobin Singh alias Boy from the tri-junction of Tiny Tot's School in Imphal West District. Police stated that he collected fund from the general public and businessmen for ZUF.

October 11

AR and Heingang Police launched an operation in the general area of Kairang Heikrummukum in Imphal West District and arrested a PLA militant ‘private’ Ejao Rehman alias Laija. One Chinese hand grenade was recovered from him.

SFs arrested a PREPAK militant identified as Laishram Kulachandra Singh from Chanura Bazar in Bishnupur.

ZDV an armed group under UPF observed its 17th anniversary at Tangpijol village in Churachandpur. With an official figure of around 37, the rebel group has undergone deadly clashes and factionalism before entering SoO. pact and has lost considerable number of its cadre in due course.

CorCom called a general strike in the State on October 15 from midnight to Six PM which CorCom has been observing as ‘National Black Day’. October 15 was the day on which Manipur became part of India.

JIC chairman RN Ravi submitted "a paper on strategy and action on Northeast policies" to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and was further discussed with Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiu. MHA had set a 3 month deadline to revise the Northeast policies. A senior official stated that "A targeted approach to sort out the problem is the need of the hour. We will soon consult the states and also issue fresh guidelines for the security personnel in Northeast to deal with the situation." It was also agreed that tough approach towards the insurgent groups needs to be adopted and they shall not be allowed to run their extortion racket.

October 12

ZUF denied having any connection whatsoever with Soraisam Gobin Singh alias Boy of Ningthemcha Karong who was arrested on October 10.

AR arrested a PREPAK-pro militant identified as ‘private’ Meiteingakpa alias Naocha Singh from Sunrise Ground, Ward No 4, Moreh in Chandel. One 9mm Pistol along with 3 live rounds and two hand grenades with a detonator were recovered from him.

URF denounced the current surrender policy of the Government and warned anyone who surrenders to the government in the name of URF will be severely punished by the armed wing of URF, Manipur Army.

PREPAK-pro clarified that they had no connection with Moirangthem Birla Meetei alias MC Meetei who was arrested on October 8 from Heirangoithong Mutum Leirak , Imphal West.

October 13

AR arrested a militant of KCP-MTF Mohammed Sahid Khan, from Kiyamgai in Imphal East. . One 9mm pistol along with magazine and five live rounds of 9mm were recovered from him.

AR and Heingang Police arrested an OGW of PLA ,identified as  Khagokpam Ramesh Singh alias Nanao, from Mantripukhri in Imphal West District.

TPO strongly reacted to the proposed 18 hours general strike in Manipur called by CorCom saying the five Districts Senapati, Churachanpur, Chandel, Ukhrul and Tamenglong do not come within the purview of the strike. CorCom had called an 18 hour general strike in Manipur on October 15 in protest against the alleged forceful merger of Manipur state with the Indian union on October 15, 1949.

October 13

SFs arrested a militant of PREPAK identified as Mayengbam Naoba Singh alias Suresh from Uchiwa Mayai Leikai in Imphal West District.

SFs arrested a woman militant, identified as Laishram Leibaklei Leima, of KCP-MC at Thinungei Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur District. Investigation revealed she was involved in extortion of money from the general public for KCP-MC.

October 13-14

SFs arrested two PREPAK-pro militants 'sergeant major' Ningthoujam Sharat Chandra Singh alias Ibungo and 'private' Ngairangbam Chingkheihunba alias Nanao Singhfrom Sekta and Yurabung Nungoi Litan Makhong in Imphal West. One .32 pistol along with three live rounds was recovered.

October 14

URF 'chairman' Lanheiba Meitei stated that that the outfit decided to back out of the SoO pact as the party had understood the 'deceit' of the Government.

October 15

Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested NSCN-IM 'captain' Phungshok Thanmi from Dingku road in Imphal West District. Investigation revealed that he was involved in extortion of money from public, Government offices and businessmen.

SFs arrested two militants of HPC-D 'sergeant' Lalsangzuol Zoute alias Zuola and 'sergeant major' Lalsangkung Hmar alias Kunga, from Langol game village, Zone-II football ground in Imphal West. One 9 mm pistol along with 10 live rounds and incriminating articles were recovered from them. Further from their disclosure another militant of HPC-D, identified as 'corporal' Laltlankung Hmar alias Pute, was arrested from Khomoi bazar in Churachandupur District. Investigation revealed that they extorted a huge amount of money from village chiefs, Kuki people settled in Imphal area and transportation of arms and ammunition.

Acting information about the presence of suspected PREPAK cadres, a combined team of Thoubal District Police Commandos and AR conducted a search operation in and around Yangdong Salam Pumlempat in Thoubal District. Although the militants managed to escape , the SFs recovered two 9mm pistols, one 7.65 pistol, one single bore rifle, nine detonators and eight 125gms of plastic explosives.

PREPAK denied having any connection with Thokchom Momo Meitei alias Marjit alias Francis and Okram Nanoa alias Nandi who were arrested on October 4 and with Laishram Kulachandra Singh and Mayengbam Naoba Singh alias Suresh who were arrested on October 11 and 13.

October 16

PREPAK-pro denied having any connection with Ningthoujam Saratchandra alias Inungo and Chingkheihanba alias Nanao, who were arrested by SFs on 13 and 14 from Sekta and Yourabung Nungoi Litan Makhong in Imphal West District.

PREPAK militant identified as 'private' Indrish Khan alias Salim alias Ramesh was arrested by SFs from general area of Pallel in Thoubal District.

The 'department of finance' of KRA-U denied any involvement in monetary demand and issuing threat along the National Highway from Senapati to Sapormeina. . The 'finance secretary' of the outfit, S Tommy Kuki expressed concern that there were many extortion and monetary demands in the outfits name without its knowledge.

October 16-17

labourers have been identified as Thokchom Kanta Singh and Haobijam Jackson Singh, who were abducted on the intervening night of October 16 and 17.

October 17

Police recovered a grenade from Leirongthel stone quarry in Thoubal District Police speculated that the bomb threat could be related to monetary demand.

A combined team of Bishnupur District Police Commandos and Indian Army arrested a PREPAK militant Manson Ningthoujam alias Sana from Nambol Bazar in Bishnupur District. Investigation revealed that he was involved in recruiting youths for PREPAK.

SFs arrested two militants, identified as Ksh Amuthoi of KCP-MC and Ngambom Khongsai of KLA from Chana in Imphal East District and Yawllen Chepu in Ukhrul District. An extortion letter was recovered from the KCP militant

October 18

A man identified as Mohammed Raj Khan sustained injuries after he was shot in his right knee by unidentified miscreants at Lilong Hangamthabi in Thoubal District.

A female militant of ZUF Meinguiliu Gangmei was arrested by SFs from at Wahengbam Leikai Jiri Parking area in Imphal West. Investigation has revealed that she along with her husband and other fellow members of ZUF had abducted two betel leaf traders and extorted money.

AR arrested a UNLF militant identified as Elangban Frank alias Rupa Singh from Hiyanglam Awang Leikai in Thoubal.

October 20

State Vigilance and Intelligence Department led by SP KT Vaiphei re-verified URF cadres who were still under the MoU with the State Government. The URF had earlier stated that they were withdrawing from the SoO Around 80 cadres (out of 142) including many women cadres turned up at the re-verification drive which was held at the 1st Manipur Rifles parade grounds, in Imphal West.

ZUF refuted any relation with Meinguiliu Gangmei, who was involved in abduction of two betel leaf traders, arrested on October 18. A Dangmeim, the 'information and publicity secretary' of ZUF stated that ZUF so far has not recruited any women into its ranks. ZUF also denied its involvement in the abduction of two betel leaf traders.

ATSUM, imposed an indefinite economic blockade on N.Hs and a ban on all Central Government projects. ATSUM President Muan Tombing stated that the blockade was imposed as State Government had failed to implement the promise given in November 2013 such as demands related to education, employment, bifurcation of power, opening of new offices, setting up of new Commission and other schemes for Scheduled Tribes.

October 21

Unidentified miscreants planted a hand grenade at the residence of Yengkhom Muhindro, Pradhan of Khonghampat Gram Panchayat at Imphal West. Later, a bomb disposal squad Police retrieved the bomb.

SFs arrested an unidentified UNLF militant from Geljang in Churachandpur. Initial interrogation of the UNLF cadre confirmed that the individual was involved in the IED explosion on February 26, 2013 in which one SF was killed.

October 22

Unidentified miscreants fired three rounds of bullets at the residence of head-mistress of the Praja High School located just opposite to the school in Lamdeng Khunou near Lamsang Bazar in Imphal West.

Imphal East Police commandos arrested three active members of ZDV Lalpu Zou alias Chongminal, Jamlal Haokip alias Alal and Lunkhogam Haokip alias Angam, during a search operation conducted at Tribal Market, New Checkon in Imphal East District.

SFs arrested a militant of PREPAK-pro Leimapokpam Brojen Singh at Nambol bazar in Bishnupur. One 9 mm pistol along with one magazine loaded with 2 live rounds was seized from him. Investigation revealed that he was involved in the transportation of arms for PREPAK.

Assistant Marketing Officer in Manipur Hills and Backward Development Co-operation Bank identified as Tongbram Ibomcha Alias Ibungomacha who was abducted on August 29 by UKLF from Phutap area of Churachandpur District, and kept at UKLF designated camp, managed to escape from the camp. He was kept in the camp for a ransom demand of INR 1.4 million,

Following assurances by CM Ibobi Singh ATSUM, suspended its two-day old stir, which imposed an indefinite economic blockade on National Highways and a ban on all Central Government projects from October 20.

Kuki civil organisations including Kuki Inpi Sadar Hills and its frontal organisations, Sadar Hills Women Union, KSO-Sadar Hills and Kuki Chiefs` Associations reaffirmed their stand not to endorse and give any tax or donation to NSCN-K or KTU which they allege is a proxy of  the militant group.

October 23

Police rescued two labourers identified as Thokchom Kanta Singh and Haobijam Jackson Singh from Molnom Village in Sadar Hills. They were held for a ransom of INR one Billion. The rescue happened after Police arrested active militants of  KNF-N Jangkhohen Kipgen alias Jangpu , Saikul PS and another individual identified as Paolenmang Kipgen from Andro parking in Imphal East District .Investigation also revealed that they had came to Andro parking for negotiation of ransom amount for two kidnapped labours.

Lok Sabha members from Manipur Thangso Baite, Dr T Meinya and Rajya Sabha member Abdul Saam met the All Political Party Inner Line Permit (ILP) Committee and asserted that implementation of ILP System or a comparable law in Manipur is highly needed as numerous outsiders have come to the State.

October 24

KNF militant identified as Letlalthang Chongloi alias Linus was arrested by Imphal East District Police Commandos from vicinity of Lamlai bazar, in the eastern side of Lamlong Bridge, in Imphal East District. Investigations revealed that he was on his way to collect Rs 10000 from one village chief at Khongsai Veng in Imphal West District.

AR arrested a militant of KCP-MC identified as Moirangthem Anand alias Anil Kumar Meitei from Tellou in Imphal East.

October 25

SFs arrested a UNLF militant identified as ‘‘sergeant’ Moirangthem Joykumar Singh alias Shyamji alias Mera from Wangoo Sabal Makha Leikai in Bishnupur District. 9 mm pistol along with one magazine loaded with 6 live rounds were recovered from him.

October 26

SFs arrested one KCP militant identified as Keisam Kabita Devi from an unspecified location.

October 27

Unidentified miscreants exploded a grenade in the courtyard of Babina Diagnostic Centre located at Porompat in Imphal East District.

Refuting the media report of a 'kidnapped' bank employee escaping from the custody of UKLF, an individual identified as Letmang Haokip stated that the bank employee identified as Tongbram Ibomcha alias Ibungomacha was not kidnapped, but was detained by him for duping him a sum of INR 200,000 on false promise of providing a bank loan of INR 800,000.

Chief Minister Ibobi Singh stated that State Government is contemplating on coming out with an Act, after due consultation with Constitutional experts and lawyers, to control the influx of illegal migrants.

With the beginning of the 1,000 hour shutdown in Assam’s Karbi Anglong District, almost all the fuel outlets in and around the State capital here have started to close down due to unavailability of petrol following panic buying by the public.

 

 

 

 

 
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