- January 10: Kuki militant groups under two conglomerates KNO and UPF have demanded creation of a territorial council for the Kukis in Manipur. The organizations are now holding talks with the Government of India. They raised this demand in writing during talks held in New Delhi.
- January 16: As claimed by official data, the security situation in the Northeast region has improved and insurgency-related incidents have decreased 85 per cent in 2017 as compared to 2000. The said that there were 308 insurgency-related incidents in 2017 which is the lowest since 1997.
- February 6: Nine security personnel were injured following twin blasts took place inside an Assam Rifles Transit Camp near Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal West. In the first blast, four people were injured and in the second blast five people were injured.
- February 11: Kiren Rijiu said in the parliament that Manipur had the highest number of insurgency related incidents amongst northeastern states in 2017 with 167 insurgency related incidents.
- February 19: A Union Ministry of Home Affairs report said that that militancy in the Northeast has gone through a declining phase. According to the report, the seven states in the northeast registered 308 militancy-related cases in 2017 against 484 in 2016. About 167 insurgency related casestook place at Manipur in 2017, which make it t the most disturbed state, primarily because of the activities of CorCom.
- May 9: An IED blast killed two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans outside Koirengi sector headquarters camp, on the Dimapur-Imphal highway in Manipur . It was suspected that the IED was planted by insurgents active in the area.
- June 5: Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples War Group) declared that in view of the prevailing situation and after thorough discussions, KCP-PWG is prepared to held cease-fire talks with the government of Manipur and Government of India while adding that holding cease-fire talks does not necessarily indicate that the organisation will surrender its arms. The organization said that it will continue working for the people and looking after their welfare while bearing arms. KCP-PWG in a release further mentioned that in the first phase of its preparation for the peace talks, the organization have already met chief minister, N. Biren while adding that chief secretary, Suresh Babu was also present during the meeting.
- June 5: A team of district police commando, Imphal East arrested one active member of RPF/PLA from Singjamei Kshetri Leikai on June 3. the arrested person was identified as Moirangthem Sunanda Singh alias Bung, 37 and on his disclosure, another member of the outfit was arrested from his residence and he was identified as self-styled Major, Kuman Inaobi Singh, 37.
- June 11: A suspected militant of United Tribal Liberation Front (UTLA – P) was killed in a gun battle with 37 AR in the intervening night of June 10 at around 11.25 pm near Kuran Madrassa Ahmedabad under Jiribam police station. Jiribam police and commando also arrested two other suspected UTLA (P) cadres from the spot. One pistol, one M16 rifle and one Chinese made hand grenade were recovered from the possession of the insurgents.
- June 12 : The Maoist Communist Party Manipur has claimed that a team of Party’s Red Guard planted a ‘lethode Bomb’ in front of Imphal Valley Academy. This was revealed in a release signed by coordinator standing committee, Kyonghan Mangang where it was stated that the organization had been appealing the authorities not to run their private schools as a place for making money. According to the release, Private schools, located inside Imphal area, have started taking excessive fees thus pushing poor and even middle class families of the state are breaking their backs while trying to send off their children to schools. The release claimed that the organization had planted the bomb in front of Imphal Valley Academy as a warning to the private schools who are using the educational institutions as a place to run their business of making money.
- June 18: One person was killed and another injured as a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded near the remote Kanggui area of Sangaikot sub division.
- June 25: A special NIA court, Guwahati today convicted four PREPAK/UPPK cadres for their alleged involvement in criminal conspiracy to wage war against the government of India, consequently threatening the unity, integrity and sovereignty of the country. They were also charged with raising funds by way of illegal means including extortion from the government officials, businesspersons, professionals and civilians.
- June 25: A woman was killed while travelling near Sibilong village along the National Highway-37 by suspected NSCN-K militants as they attacked the vehicle where she was present along with other dance troupe. The woman was a part of a dance troupe who had performed during the inaugural function of a railway substation at Kamai.
- June 28: Suspected Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) militants killed one villager from Taokomjang, near Tupul, Noney district. The militants charged him as an informer of Assam Rifles.
- June 28: A team of Moreh commando led by DSP, Thomas Thokchom arrested two cadres of proscribed PREPAK-PRO from Shanti Nagar, Ward no. VII, Moreh today.
- July 5: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the seizure of arms and ammunition, which were to be delivered to insurgent groups, in Ukhrul area of Manipur. The Assam Rifles on May 21 checked a white Maruti Gypsy, which was moving from Ukhrul towards Imphal, near Lower Hungdung and on searching the vehicle , two German rifles, one semi-automatic shotgun and three pistols and ammunition were recovered. The case was originally registered on May 22 at Ukhrul Police Station in Manipur.
- July 9: Two improvised explosive device (IED) blast killed an Assam Rifles jawan and injured three others near Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur’s Kamjong district on Monday. Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF), a rebel militant outfit from Manipur claimed the responsibility of the blast by saying that it was performed by cadres of its armed wing People Liberation Army (PLA) under its “Tactical Command”. The IED’s were exploded followed by heavy firing at Kangpat Khunou village under Kamjong police station of Kamjong district when 31 Assam Rifles troopers were on a routine foot patrol near the Manipur sector of Indo-Myanmar border pillar no. 96.
- July 14: Police arrested a member of militant group People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK-Pro) in Imphal West district.
- July 19: The proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has claimed the responsibility of an attack that was carried out against the 29 Assam Rifles by force of 252 mobile battalion of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and MNPF at Aibol Village under Chandel district.
- July 18: The two factions of the proscribed Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) have joined forces under a single front after leaders of the two factions took oath during a reconciliation programme somewhere in Zeliangrong area. According to an official statement by the militant group, The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) will be headed from now on by Raitu Chawang as chairman, S Kamson as vice-chairman and Jenchui Kamei as general secretary. The two factions had inked a ceasefire agreement on April 7 this year.
- July 21: Relied on information from Assam Rifles Field Intelligence Unit (ARFIU), Kadamtala Battalion of Assam Rifles together with Jirighat police apprehended an active member of ZUF (Kamson) from the Ramgaijang village. Sources pointed out that the militant is known to have been carrying out large-scale criminal and illegal activities in the areas of Jiribam and Cachar districts.
- July 29: A team of District Police Commando, Imphal West apprehended two active members of militant group PREPAK (PRO).Police seized one demand letter of PREPAK (PRO) organisation, a white coloured Activa scooter bearing registration number MN01C/0348 along with other incriminating articles from the militant’s possession.
- August 5: A team of Commando Imphal West today arrested one active member of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) (Noyon) group from Lamdeng Khunou, Imphal West at around 5 a.m. Identified as Nongjai Mayum Asik, he was arrested from a house belonging to one Soibam Telemkhomba Meitei of Lamdeng Khunou. Police recovered one small toy gun, 3 mobile handsets, one wallet and one AADHAAR card from the arrested miscreant.
- August 6: According to a press release issued by PRO of Manipur Police said a team of Manipur Police and Assam Rifles arrested two militants on Saturday, one active cadre of proscribed militant outfit People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) on Saturday from Thoubal Bazaar in Thoubal district and an active member of the banned militant outfit Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) was arrested from Irong Makha Leikai area in Thoubal district.
The release further added that a combined team of Manipur police and JK Rifles arrested one arms smuggler from Lilong Litan in Thoubal district on Saturday and seized one pistol, some 7.63 ammunition and 9 mm ammunition.
- August 7: A cadre of NSCN(IM) was shot dead by suspected cadres of Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) in Manipur’s Noney district on Tuesday evening. Gaibung Kamei (28) was shot dead by armed miscreants Tuesday evening, around 7.25pm at Khumji village under Nungba police station. Highly reliable sources said that Gaibung, who was a former cadre of ZUF, deserted the outfit and joined NSCN(IM).The police are yet to confirm whether Gaibung was shot dead or killed in the encounter with the ZUF’s.
- August 19: A combined team of 15 Assam Rifles and police commando, Imphal East arrested one active member of PREPAK (VC) underground group from his residence today. The arrested person has been identified as Thangjam Basanta alias Basant Meitei. Basanta was arrested from his residence today at around 1:15 am by observing legal formalities. He has been handed over to Lamlai police station for further necessary legal actions, police added.
- August 22: The supremo of the United Socialist Revolutionary Army (USRA), an armed group under KNO, was shot on the head at point blank range by an identified gunman at about 8 am.
Lalminthang Vaiphei, 56 the commander-in-chief of USRA along with two of his men were just climbing onto their Maruti Gypsy near the ZEO office after having snacks at a local tea stall when he was attacked.Shocked with the murder on an open street at broad daylight, the Zomi Students’ Federation soon declared an emergency shutdown in the district with the Kuki Students’ Organisation following suit with similar announcement.
With the perpetrators of the crime still remaining a mystery by evening, the Zillai – Vaiphei student body – Churachandpur along with KSO Churachandpur and ZSF GHQ jointly convened a press conference to call the law enforcing agencies to arrest the killer/s within 24 hours. If in case their demand to book the perpetrators of the crime is not met within the timeframe, the student bodies warned of initiating an intense form of agitation.
- August 25: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recovered six more pistols from the arrested chairman of Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA), David Hangshing.
Following Hangshing’s confession, NIA has recovered six missing 9 mm pistols from a place about 20 km from Imphal under the jurisdiction of Imphal East District Police. While the seized pistols have been found to be from the lot of missing pistols, serial numbers of 5 pistols have matched with serial numbers of missing pistols while the serial number of 1 pistol has been erased, the NIA said.
The agency also recovered nine 9mm pistol from the residence of Soson Haokip, chairman of United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF) another signatory of SoO with the Government.
- August 28: The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party, Military Council, (KCP-MC) (Progressive) has informed that its special team Operation Mangal (OM) Kangliepak has found after conducting investigations that the ‘Tera Bomb Blast’ which occurred on October 13 2017 was allegedly carried out by a handful of people posing as KCP.
A release signed by information and publicity, Maheikhomba Meitei stated that the investigations revealed that the imposters of KCP have been putting up a stronghold at 39 Assam Rifles South Kakching camp, and carrying out all sorts of heinous warfare against the innocent people.
Instead of finding out the culprits behind this incident and delivering appropriate punishments, the leaders of this gang are given protection by the state government by moving them around at several army camps which provides them shelter, it alleged.
It further added, the present government must within 5 days, give appropriate punishments to the imposters instead of protecting them, failing to do so, the organization will impose a state wide 48 hours general strike from September 5 to 6 and spread the truth to the public.
- August 29: The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a member of the Manipur based banned terrorist outfit, Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP-PWG) for allegedly threatening the Manipur Chief Minister.
The accused, Oinam Ibochouba Singh alias Khoirangba (45), is a top commander and the acting chairman of the banned outfit. He was arrested from South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area.
A case has been registered in Manipur in this regard.
- August 31: In a press conference, the SP of Churachandpur, K.Kabib, said that Churachandpur police has arrested seven persons including the two main accused in connection with the murder of commander-in-chief of United Socialist Revolutionary Army (USRA), Lalminthang Vaiphei.
He further added, during the investigation, different items such as arms and ammunition including the weapon used in the killing were also recovered.
- September 1: One suspected ZUF cadre was killed while another sustained critical injuries in a gun fight with NSCN-IM that broke out at Tazikram, Longrang (Nongnang) village under Khoupum police station.
The slain ZUF cadre has been identified as one Gailuanpou Riamei (24) of Aziuram village, Tamenglong district. The injured cadre is one Gaihaipou Kamei of Subung (Leishok) village, Khoupum sub-division.
- September 1: A member of Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) was held at Wangkhei Loumanbi area in Imphal East district
Two cadres of proscribed outfit Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) were held at a checkgate at Chini Ingkhol in Bishnupur district.
- September 4: Security forces arrested five cadres belonging to different proscribed outfits from different areas of Manipur.
A combined team of Manipur Police and Assam Riflesheld one woman cadre of the banned United National Liberation Front (UNLF) from Leitanpokpi area in Imphal East district.
In another search operation, security forces arrested an active member of proscribed militant organization Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from Andro Lupaochum Leikai in Impast East district.
- September 4: Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested a top leader of KCP (Peoples War Group), Moirangthem Ranapratap, 36, alias Lenin alias Paikhomba, a resident of Pangei Bazar. He was picked up from his quarter at around 5 pm which is located inside the Bishnupur police campus that also houses cadres who are presently under suspension of operations.
- September 7: During a lookout operation in the general area of Nagaram and Khuman Lampak, a team of district police commandos, Imphal West arrested a member of United Naga People’s Council (UNPC) from Nagaram.
The arrested individual has been identified as Richard Thiumai alias Romeo, 24, of Tokpa village, Senapati district. He is supposed to be a sergeant major of the hill based organisation. Various incriminating articles were seized from his possession.
- September 7: In the police crackdown on the KCP group, yet another three activists have been arrested with incriminating documents. According to sources, a combined team of Bishnupur commandos under the command of OC, B Lunthang Vaiphei supervised by ASP Ksh Manihar arrested three active members of KCP (PWG) from locations including Singjamei Chinga Makha Leikai, Thoubal Kshetri Leikai and Koirengei BSF camp respectively. The arrested persons are identified as Taorem James Khuman ,25, he was arrested along with 3 demand letters signed by one Thwai Lakpa, chief commander in finance of KCP (PWG).
The others are identified as Waikhom Johnson Kumar ,26, and Thoudam Malemnganba Singh,23.
They were arrested at around 11.30 pm and recovered one mobile phone each with SIM cards and were used to extort money from the public. They are working under Thoi alias Pari of KCP-PWG. The arrested persons have been handed over to Singjamei Police Station.
- September 7: Two Assam Rifles troopers were killed and inflicted injuries to several others in an ambush by a combined team of People Liberation Army (PLA) and Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF) on Friday near Indo-Myanmar border on Manipur side on Friday.
The joint statement of RPF’s assistant publicity secretary and MNPF’s deputy publicity secretary MK Mashun claimed that the attack was on a camp of the 4 Assam Rifles located at a place between Aibol and Joupi villages. While claiming killing two troopers and injuring to several others, the joint statement said that the security force camp was also damaged to certain extend in the attack.
- September 8: A combined team of district police commandos, Thoubal and 26th Assam Rifles arrested a member of KYKL during a frisking and checking operation in and around Tentha Khunou Bazaar area of Thoubal district.
The arrested individual has been identified as Yengkhom Bahadur Singh alias Tomba, 37 of Tentha Heibung Bazaar. Various incriminating articles were seized from his possession. A case has been registered at Khongjom Police Station and investigations have already begun.
- September 8: Amon Nelson Singh alias Chingkhei Kuman (28) is the self proclaimed Chairperson of the Manipur-based Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP). He was arrested from Kolkata on Saturday and a 9mm pistol, two 7mm pistols and three rounds live ammunition were seized from him.
Police said the accused had confessed he was involved in a number of extortion cases in Manipur while his group was allegedly involved in a case of robbery at a city jewellery shop.
- September 9: a team of district police commandos, Imphal East arrested a member of PREPAK (Pro) during a search operation in and around Palace Compound.
The arrested individual has been identified as Thokchom Premjit Singh alias Leingakpa, 26, Imphal East, and he is supposed to hold the rank of Private of the organisation. A case has been registered at Porompat Police Station and investigations have already begun.
- September 10: Teams of district police commandos, Imphal East launched an operation at Khurai Kongpal Ningthoubung Leikai following the recieval of information about the concealment of arms and ammunitions along with explosives by some active workers of PLA/RPF organization.
During the operation, three active workers of PLA/RPF organization were arrested. The arrested individuals have been identified as Maibam Arun Singh, RK. Surjit alias Andy, and Ngangbam Premchand Singh.
One 9 mm pistol marked as Mauser –Werke having a magazine and seven rounds of ammunitions along with a with a Chinese-made hand grenade with separate detonator were seized from the possession of Maibam Arun Singh, and one 9 mm pistol marked as “Colt Government” with a magazine and 30 rounds of ammunition and other incriminating articles were seized from the possession of RK. Surjit, while one 9 mm pistol having one magazine along with 14 numbers of ammunitions was seized from the possession of Ngangbam Premchand.
- September 11: A police team of Heirok Police Station arrested a member of PLA organisation from Heirok Part-III, Inganglok village area during a frisking and checking operation.
The arrested individual has been identified as Heikrujam Radheshyam Singh alias Wangba, 31of Heirok Part-III, Inganglok.A case has been registered against him at Heirok Police Station and investigations have already begun.
- September 16: Four cadres of the banned People Liberation Army (PLA), were arrested from different places of Manipur.
On a tip off, police arrested three PLA militants from Khurai Kongpal Ningthoubung Leikai area in Imphal East District. Another PLA cadre was arrested in Thoubal district.
Police recovered three 9mm pistols, two hand grenades and several ammunition from the possession of the arrested three militants.
- September 18: A huge Improvised Explosive Device (IED), that was readied to be exploded in Manipur on the ‘raising day’ of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) exploded accidently at the PLA camp in Indo-Myanmar border and killed three PLA cadres.
- September 20: A trained cadre of KYKL was arrested today by a combined team of Imphal East and Moreh commando from Moreh Ward no. 4 while conducting mobile frisking and checking near Sunrise ground.
The arrested individual is identified as Wahengbam Nabakumar alias Manglem, 34.
A case has been registered at Moreh police station in connection with the arrest of the cadre.
- September 20: A member of KCP (Noyon) identified as Md. Sadam alias Arun, 24, of Moreh Ward no. VII was arrested from Thoubal bazaar along with incriminating articles from his possession by a combined team of district police commando, Thoubal and 26 Assam Rifle.
A case has been registered at Thoubal police station and investigation is going on.
Also, one active cadre of RPF/PLA identified as Sanabam Loya alias Inao of Wabagai Mayai Leikai was arrested from his residence on by a combined team of district police commando Kakching and a column of 39 Assam Rifles at Wabagai Mayai Leikai.
- September 23: Kadamtala Battalion of Security Forces apprehended three cadres of NSCN (K) with sophisticated weapons and ammunition from New Kaiphundai area of Tamenglong district in Manipur.
Due to the economic importance of this highway, a number of incidents of extortions, kidnappings and illegal tax collection are reported very often. Various insurgent groups like NSCN(K), LTT (erstwhile UTLA (P)) and NSCN(IM) are reported to be involved in these incidents.
Major recoveries include two US Made M series Assault Rifles, around 425 rounds of live ammunition and three hand grenades.
- Oct 1: Kadamtala Battalion of 22 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of inspector general Assam Rifles(East) in conjunction with Manipur Commandos and Police Team from Tamenglong apprehended one cadre of UTLA (SKT) and recovered sophisticated weapons and ammunition from New Kaiphundai.
The apprehended cadre along with two additional cadres was involved in the kidnapping incident of September 29 in which the Project Manager of Reddy Construction Company was abducted near Vangaichungpao in Tamenglong, Manipur.
- Oct 3: During a joint operation conducted by Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) and Thoubal Commandos, three sympathisers of proscribed group PREPAK were apprehended from two locations in Imphal.
Six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were recovered from possession of one of the apprehended individuals whereas the other two individuals were involved in the transportation of the explosives from Moreh. The IEDs were likely to be used to target security forces and cause disturbance as a run up to the Raising Day of PREPAK on October 9.
The apprehended individuals have been handed over to the Police for further legal actions.
- October3: A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) found at Wangjing Lamding Loukol, Thoubal district, was successfully disposed by a team of Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) of Manipur police.
The bomb was discovered by troops of Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), who were on patrolling duty in the area at around 10 am.
The bomb was found under a culvert constructed above a canal of the Loukol, about 50 meters away from Highway. The team also discovered a 300 meter wire stretched out nearby the area. Different equipments were used to make the IED which was stuffed inside an aluminium container. The IED approximately weighed between 5 to 8 kg.
- October3: A combined team of Thoubal district commandos along with troops of 26 Assam Rifles arrested an active member of PREPAK organisation during a search operation at Ucheckon Lai Muriba area.
The arrested individual who has been identified as Ningombam Ibohal Meitei, 38, was arrested with six plastic containers containing Gelatine explosives powder and an Activa scooter bearing registration number MN-01 N/3004.
On further follow up actions, two other associates namely Waanglembam Manimukta Meitei alias Mani, 54, and Md. Sanayai alias Watish, 38, were also arrested from Kongba Ucheckon Lai Muriba. Various incriminating articles were seized from their possession as well.
A case has been registered at Irilbung Police Station and investigations have already begun.
- October 7: A Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) cadre was shot dead allegedly by NSCN-IM at Samliangtiang village under Khoupum police station of Noney district.
The deceased has been identified as Salimpou Pamei, of Khoupum Thanagong village and he is said to hold the rank of captain in ZUF.
- October 7: Shangshak Battalion of Assam Rifles apprehended the chairman and commander in chief of Socialist Democratic Front of Kukiland (SDFK), Boithang Haokip from Philengkot village.
Boithang Haokip alias Letminthan Haokip founded SDFK in March 2018, and he was earlier the general secretary of KNF (N). SDFK is believed to have over 25 armed cadres and actively involved in weapon smuggling and extortion activities.
- January 2: In an encounter between AR and unidentified militants one civilian, and an AR trooper were killed at Khunthak village of Kasom Khullen sub-division in Kamjong District.
- January 6: The 'chairman' of the KNLF in a written statement had asked the chairman of the Joint Monitoring Group (JMG) of the SoO, to delist the outfit from the KNO due to its merge with the UKLF.
- January 10: The ADGP, L R Bishnoi, claimed that Chinese intelligence agencies had been helping various insurgent groups of North Eastern India, which have bases in Myanmar. He also said that Paresh Barua, the chief of ULFA-I, had currently set up base in Ruili, a Chinese town in the Myanmar border.
He further said that Paresh Barua had prepared plans to supply arms obtained from Chinese agencies to smaller insurgent groups of the Northeastern region.ADGP Bishnoi besides informed that NSCN-K had over 1,000 cadres in Myanmaar, PLA came second with over 250 men, followed by 230 of the UNLF and over 200 of the ULFA-I. According to him on the bases and hideouts in Myanmar, there might be close to 2,500 militants from the region in that country.
- January 12: The commander-in-chief of KCP-Poirei Meitei Lup, identified as Khoirom Ranjit alias Rocky alias Great Macha (35) was arrested at Mayur Vihar area in East Delhi. The Delhi Police recovered 100-150 mobile SIM cards and laptops from the possession of the militant leader.
- January 23: The proposed tripartite talk between Manipur Government, Centre and UNC was postponed indefinitely. The talk was scheduled on January 23. Along with this the Manipur Government had agreed to UNC's demand to shift the venue of the proposed talks from Imphal to New Delhi.
In a joint statement made by the CorCom, GNLA, HNLC and the ULFA-I demanded a 'total shut down' in the entire North East India on occasion of the Indian The statement asserted that the 'WESEA' should 'collectively boycott' the Indian Republic Day on January 26, 2017.
- February 14: At present, the Union government is holding peace talks with different insurgent groups of the Northeast and talks are continuing with the ULFA-PTF, NDFB-P, NDFB-RD, KLNLF etc whereas the NSCN-IM, NSCN-KN and NSCN-R of Nagaland are under ceasefire agreements. Two umbrella bodies of Manipur - the UPF and KNO comprising a total 23 underground outfits are currently under SoO agreement with the Union Government.
Some underground outfits of Manipur like the URF, KCP-L and KYKL-MDF have signed MoU with the Union Government. Other outfits like UPDS, DHD of Assam and ANVC and ANVC-B of Meghalaya have signed memorandum of settlement with the Government and dissolved themselves. Consequently, a number of members of insurgent outfits have surrendered after laying down their weapons and joined the mainstream of society.
- April 3: ZUF, a militant group of Manipur said that it is ready to start talks with the Central Government of India if the later recognizes the demand for assembling the Zeliangrong community under a single administrative unit.
- April 10: The insurgent activities in the Northeast along the Indo-Myanmar border witness a rise compared to the Indo-Bangladesh border in the last three years. According to a report, terror activities along Indo-Myanmar border increased startlingly during the period from 2015 to March 31, 2017, owing to insurgents groups shifting their bases from Bangladesh to territories within Myanmar and China. The report stated that 10 encounters took place in three North Eastern States - Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura along the Indo-Bangladesh border, coupled with the arrest of 11-suspected rebels during this period. However, no Causalities were reported during these encounters. But then, approximately 206 encounters reported between militants and security personnel on four Northeastern States Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram at Indo-Myanmar border where 18 security personnel lost their lives and 32 insurgents were killed.
- April 13: Two militants of PREPAK-Pro, identified as 'sergeant major (finance section)' Salam Sitoljit alias Seven Kumar alias Seven Star (28) and 'colonel (civil section)' Pebam Bishorjit alias Tomcha (24), laid down their before CM N Biren Singh in a solemn surrender programme held at the CM's Secretariat in Imphal.
- April 22: The annual report of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for 2016-17 disclosed that the security situation in the Northeast had "improved substantially" during 2016. The year saw a decrease of insurgency-related incidents by more than 15 per cent compared to 2015. There were 574 insurgency-related incidents occurred in 2015 whereas in 2016 the figure dropped to 484. According to report, 2016 saw the "lowest number" of insurgency related incidents since 1997. The report asserted that Sikkim, Mizoram and Tripura had no insurgency-related violence in 2016. As compared to 2015 insurgency, related incidents came down in Meghalaya (44 per cent) and Nagaland (43 per cent) in 2016. Manipur was responsible for about 48 per cent of total violent incidents in the region and followed by Arunachal Pradesh where insurgent activities escalated by 38 per cent due to violence by the NSCN-K, the report said. In Assam, insurgency-related violence continued to decline and 2016 saw the lowest number of insurgency incidents since 1997.
- May 8: Two personnel of the 165th Territorial Army Battalion, were killed and another two sustain serious injury after suspected MPA the armed wing of UNLF blasted an IED at Lokchoa area in Tengnoupal District.
- May 11: UNLF claimed their 'armed wing' MPA attacked troops of 165 Battalion Territorial Army at Lokchao along Imphal-Moreh highway in Tegnoupal District on May 8. Two TA personnel were killed during the attack.
- May 19: The second round of tripartite talks between Government of India, Manipur Government and UNC was held at Senapati District. The tripartite meeting resolve to bring a four-point agreement primarily centered on UNC's core demand- to roll back the decision of creation of seven new districts.
- June 1: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs said that the NDFB-S had suffered a major blow with more than 900 cadres being arrested and nearly 55 being killed in security operations in the last three years. The number of such incidents in Assam jumped to 50 in 2016 as compared to 21 in 2013, the UMHA note stated. However, the number of surrendering militants in the region saw a drop with 267 such surrenders turn out in 2016 as compared to 1,161 in 2012, as per official data.
- June 5: An NSCN-K militant, identified as 'major' Gaithalung Thaimei (30), was killed during an encounter with the Indian Army at Gaijianglong village in Noney District. Police recovered a sophisticated M-16 assault rifle and 11 rounds along with a mobile handset from the possession of the slain militant.
- July 12: The NIA arrested one Rabichand Siaram from Uripok in Imphal West District regarding his alleged involvement the killing of former ‘chairman’ of the PREPAK militant. According to the NIA official, accused Rabichand Siaram was carrying and delivering arms to the accused who allegedly killed Ningombam Sanjit Singh, ‘ex-chairman’ of PREPAK and his driver Leishangthem Sanjit Singh onJune 21 2016 at Manipur Rifles, Khabeisoi.
- August 9: In a meeting, it was decided that the SoO pact was extended for another year between the Union Government, the State Government and two conglomerates of Kuki militant groups namely KNO and UPF. The SoO had become operational till August 31, 2018.
- August 14: Overall 68 militants of six different militant groups surrendered and laid down arms before the Government at a ceremony held at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles banquet hall. Altogether 17 militants of UNLF, 23 of KCP, seven PLA, 10 of PREPAK, four of KYKL and seven of PREPAK-PRO surrendered.
- October 16: Police arrested, 'sergeant major' militant of PREPAK-Pro near Moreh Gate Number 2 in Tengnoupal District.
- November 1: According to a statistics available with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs , approximately 37 persons including nine SFs personnel were killed in the insurgency related violence in the Northeast region over the last seven months. Official statistics said that 204 insurgency related violence took place across the Northeastern states where 28 civilians and 9 security personnel lost their lives.
- November 7: UNC by expressing its dismay alleged that the State and Central government is employing "dilly-dallying tactics” on the district creation issue.
- November 10: The representatives of UNC led by its 'president' Gaidon Kamei questioned the Government authority for the delay in materializing the demands of the group during third round of tripartite talk with the Union and State Government.
- November 15: An AR trooper and at least two militants were killed in an ambush by the PLA militants near Chamol village, in Chandel district, along the Indo-Myanmar.
- December 17: As stated by an official report since June 2015 Manipur ambush more than 1,000 Naga rebels have been arrested and 531 underground cadres of NSCN-K and 542 OGW were arrested in Manipur and Nagaland. The security forces killed 34 NSCN-K militants during the last two years and recovered 571 sophisticated arms from the arrested militants.
- January 5: Two underground cadres were killed in the course of an AR operation in Grihang and Kamjong in Ukhrul District. The two slain cadres were belonged to some unknown group. Police recovered one AK-56 rifle along with magazine, twelve live rounds of 7.62 mm and five fired cases of 7.62 from the spot.
- February 4: A former cadre of KCP-MC identified as Salam Sanajaoba (28), was shot dead by three unidentified armed assailants at Sadhu Yenkhuman village in Imphal East District.
- February 12: A team of District Police commando apprehended one 'Sergeant' of UNLF identified as Thounaojam Manglemba Singh alias Kanbiba (32) while carry out operation in surrounding areas Wapokpi bazar in Thoubal District.
- March 1: Suspected cadres of the NSCN-IM assaulted and killed a teacher at Aimol Satu Village in Tengnoupal Tehsil in Chandel District. His death triggered tension among ethnic Kuki population of the area. However, NSCN-IM denounced any allegations about the group’s involvement in the killing of the assistant professor.
- March 2: The KSO, in a memorandum urged the Union Home Ministry to give assurance that the killers of the teacher are arrested and brought to justice. The memorandum said, “To rein in the NSCN-IM militants holing up in Chandel District and place them in their designated camps. Prior to any final agreement between the government and NSCN-IM, the government must settle the issue of NSCN-IM atrocities against Kukis in which 905 innocent Kukis were murdered; 360 Kuki villages were uprooted and its lands seized,” It further added that “More than 100,000 were rendered homeless and landless. The rights of the Kukis with respect to their land and identity in Manipur cannot be violated by the NSCN-IM peace accord”.
- March 9: A powerful IED was exploded by unidentified suspected militants in front of Punya Hyundai showroom of one Thounaojam Premjit at Thangmeiband road in Imphal West District where one person sustained injuries.
- March 10: Insurgent group PREPAK-Pro claimed responsibility for bomb blast on March 9, in front of an automobile showroom in Imphal city. The outfit made a statement that the automobile company "challenged" the outfit. It said, "Henceforth, Punya Motors Private Ltd will not be allowed to continue its business in Manipur,”. The outfit also banned business owned by Punya Motors like showrooms such as Private Ltd under the name Punya Hyundai Showroom, Dingku road, Punya Honda, Airport road, Punya Honda Showroom, Khuyathong, M.I. Ford showroom, Airport road, located scattering in different areas of Imphal city, Manipur.
- March 16: The owner of a restaurant who was allegedly wounded in a gunshot by militant outfit KCP-Poirei Lup on February 19, 2016, at Khurai locality in Imphal East District gave way to her injuries and died at the RIMS Hospital. Laishram Ongbi Romita (38) was shot because she allegedly defying the earlier instruction of the outfit to stop immoral activities in her restaurant.
- March 31: PREPAK through a press release issued by the leader of the outfit ‘Captain’ Achouba, claimed responsibility for an attack at an AR post near the Manipur capital, Imphal on March 30. AR sources said although there was no casualty was reported on the blast. Achouba said a "special force unit of the Red Army", the military wing of PREPAK, had carried out the attack as part of the ongoing "war" to reclaim "independence". He further said that such attacks would continue.
- April 4: The UPPK, through a press release informed that the outfit had been dissolved. The Central committee leaders of the outfit chairman A Bonbihari alias Laanngamba Luwang, ‘general secretary AND Shanti Meitei alias Chinglemba Mangang among others signed the statement in a meeting and decided to dissolve the outfit. UPPK signed MoU with the Government of India and Manipur in 2013. The press release said both the UPPK and its armed wing KPA have been dissolved from April 4, 2016.
- April 13: Three persons, including a civilian, an army major, Amit Deswal and a suspected militant were killed in an encounter between Army and ZUF militants in Tamenglong District. A team of Indian Army along with 21 Para Commandos launched a search operation at Nungba and surrounding areas from April 12. When the Indian Army were under operation, they were ambushed by suspected ZUF cadres between Longlen and Longpi villages. When the troops retaliated, an encounter followed between the two sides for around 30 minutes.
- April 14: Suspected militants conducted an IED explosion near the AR transit camp Minuthong in Imphal West District where one trooper of the 25th AR was killed and three other personnel sustained injuries. Manipur-based insurgent outfit UNLF claimed responsibility for this attack. UNLF ‘director’ of publicity M Sak-hen in a press release stated that the bomb attack on the AR party was carried out by a special team of the outfit within the framework of its ongoing struggle for independence.
- April 19: A 'corporal' of UNLF militant identified as Ningthoujam Priyananda alias Amutombi alias Laidaba (30) was arrested by a joint force of State Police commandos and AR personnel from Wangoo parking in Chandel District. He was allegedly involved in attacks on SFs at various places. Police recovered one .32 pistol along with magazine loaded with two live rounds and one Chinese hand grenade from his possession.
- May 7: Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home Affairs in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha said that the Central Government was implementing a scheme in the northeast for surrender-cum-rehabilitation of militants. The prime objective of the scheme was to disunite the misguided youth who have strayed into the fold of militancy and bring them to the mainstream. He also said “Surrenderees are paid monthly stipend upto INR 4,000 for a period of 36 months and an immediate grant upto INR 250,000 is kept in a bank in the name of each surrenderee as fixed deposit for a period of 3 years.” According to the scheme, eligible persons were initially lodged in a rehabilitation camp where they were trained in a trade/vocation of their liking or befitting their aptitude. The eligible surrendered militants would also be given the opportunity for applying in the State police/Central Para Military forces.
- May 14: The Imphal West District Police commandos reportedly captured three active cadres of KNF-D, who were associated with the abduction of PRO of Singhat MLA, from Nongpok Engkhon in New checkon area in Imphal East District. The arrested cadres have been identified as one Lunliansiam Vaiphei (21), Tingngaineng Vaiphei wife of (L) Thanglalian Vaiphei alias Avi Vaiphei and Letkhogin Vaiphei alias Agin, all resident of Salam Patong village in Senapati District. During the interrogation they admitted their involvement in the abduction of PRO of MLA Singhat and one JCB driver from Churachandpur District. From their possession police recovered rupees four lakh and forty seven thousand only (INR 447,000/-) containing in a bag, four (4) numbers of Demand letters of KNF ( Democrats) and four (4) numbers of Mobile phones.
- May 22: A convoy of AR had returned after assessing a landslide area in Holingjang to the Battalion headquarters at Joupi, in Chandel District when they were ambushed by suspected militants at Hengshi village in the Chakpikarong tehsil of Chandel District. Six AR personnel including one JCO were killed and another seven were injured during the ambush. The militants exploded IEDs before they fired bullets indiscriminately on the AR convoy. Suspected militants snatched one Light Machine Gun, four AK Rifles and one INSAS Rifle along with ammunition before they escaped inside the thick jungle. The CorCom, an umbrella body of several underground outfits of Manipur has claimed its hand behind the ambush. CorCom said that the ambush was carried out by a JFF.
- May 30: Indian troops have entered Myanmarese territory for the second time in less than a year in search of militants responsible for the May 22 lethal ambush on an AR convoy in Manipur on May 27. According to initial reports, at least eight militants were killed in the operation on May 27 and AR had picked up 18 militants who were later handed over to the Myanmar authorities. The camps where the search was raided and firing took place were located inside Myanmar beyond the free zone of 16 kilometer. An AR report to the Centre suggested that, the militants who were gunned down in the latest attack belonged to the CorCom, a conglomerate of militants groups operating in Manipur.
- June 3: Army troops captured ‘commander-in-chief’ of Thadaou People Liberation Army (TPLA) identified as Nekholen Lhouvum in an operation conducted in Bethel Veng village of Senapati District. TPLA is an insurgent outfit active in Sadar Hill areas under Senapati District. The commander-in-chief confessed of being involved in various heinous activities including, extortions, kidnappings and incidents of shootings in Sadar Hill areas,” One 9mm pistol (USA Made), one 9mm magazine, five live rounds of 9 mm, one mobile and two Kenwood (Motorola) were seized from the militant.
- June 15: The Central Government commenced the first ever-political dialogue with the UPF and KNO in New Delhi. Union Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (North East) Satyendra Garg said that the groups have placed their list of demands as a “wish-list” which would be studied by the Government.
- June 20: UKLF's former 'joint secretary', known as Paokhothang Haokip alias MP Haokip was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Molnom village in Churachandpur District.. UKLF is currently under suspension of operation truce with the Centre and State Governments.
- June 21: Unidentified assailants killed former 'chairman' of PREPAK-VC, Ningombam Nabachandra, and his driver, Leisangthem Sanjit Singh inside a security complex located at Khabeisoi in Imphal East District. Nabachandra had surrendered to the Manipur Government in 2014.
- June 27: The Gorkhas of Manipur in order to address the grievances and issues related to the Gorkhas formed a new organization to be the apex body of the Gorkha community in the State. The new organization intended to represent the Gorkha community in sharing views and opinions with the new drafting committee on ILPS. The newly formed Gorkha organization was named “United Gorkha Committee Manipur” and it was reportedly constituted by various Gorkha civil bodies’ leaders. it also nominated some prominent Gorkha leaders and subsequently elected the office bearers of the newly formed committee.
- July 4: A diehard activist of UKLF and self-style ‘captain’ Jamkholal Zou alias George (39) was killed by unidentified assailants at Kholim village of Sugnu in Thoubal District. He was under SoO truce with the government.
- July 5: UPF, one of the umbrella groups alleged that Jamkholal Zou was killed by cadres of KNO sought the intervention of the Government into the matter.
Unidentified gunman gunned down Lalthangsang Hmar (54), the founding president and ‘Commander-in-chief(C-in-C) of HNA in Churachandpur District. HNA was under SoO with the Government of India at the time of the incident.
- July 11: A powerful IED blast was exploded inside Deputy Commissioner's office complex in Senapati District. Although no one was injured as, the office was closed at the time of the explosion but the blast damaged some parts of the wall and windowpanes.
NSCN-K Shepoumaramth Region while claimed the responsibility for the July 11 blast. In a statement issued by publicity in-charge of Shepoumaramth Region NSCN-K, claimed, "This explosion is the last warning to the Deputy Commissioner and her co-coordinating officers for not meeting their demand that had been neglecting for so long against the Government who sacrifice their life for the sacred cause of the Nagas sovereignty.
- July 14: The Kuki Inpi through an open memorandum to PM Narendra Modi stated that they would not accept the outcome of the talks between the Government of India and NSCN-IM. They want settlement for over 905 innocent Kukis who were murdered, over 360 Kuki villages that were uprooted and over 1,00,000 Kukis who were displaced by NSCN-IM.
- July 20: The UPF, one of the two conglomerate bodies of Kuki militant groups, had “officially” demanded a separate “hill State” within the territory of Manipur during a recently held political dialogue with Central representatives at New Delhi. The UPF along with another Kuki underground apex group KNO had signed SoO pact with both the Central and Manipur Governments in August 2008.
- August 4: Suspected Kuki militants kill a person and injure the village chieftain critically in Senapati district. The victim has been identified as ThangneilalChongloi (30). The injured village chieftain is 60-year-old Thangkholal Chongloi.
- August 4: Suspected Kuki militants kill a person and injure the village chieftain critically in Senapati district. The victim has been identified as ThangneilalChongloi (30). The injured village chieftain is 60-year-old Thangkholal Chongloi.
- August 5: One CRPF personnel and a two-year-old baby are seriously injured after a powerful bomb explodes near the State Museum, adjacent to Raj Bhavan in Imphal. No underground organisation has claimed responsibility till now.
- August 6: A foot patrol party of 109th Battalion CRPF finds a powerful IED weighing around 2 kilogram that was planted near M Sector (Defence PRO’s office), located a few metres away from Raj Bhavan. Police and Paramilitary personnel later diffuses the IED. Another powerful bomb weighing 3.5 kilograms is recovered by Police in Imphal near the sentry post of the PIB (Defence Wing).
- August 7: A woman cadre of the RPF, identified as Th Puinabati Devi alias Inaocha (47) of KhuraiKonsamLeikai is arrested by police commandos in Imphal East district in an operation.
- August 8:Two BSF personnel, identified as constables Anil Kumar and Lalji Yadav, are injured in a series of three low intensity bombexplosions on the Imphal-Mao sector of National Highway 39 in Senapati district.
- August 9: Two bombs explodes in quick succession at Moreh in Chandel district near the Indo-Myanmar border. The first bomb went off at Moreh Ward Number 3 near the office of Meitei Council followed by another bomb blast near the LIC office building at Moreh. No casualty has been reported.
- August 10: A bomb blast occurs near a BSF camp occurred in MoirangPurel village near Imphal. No casualties have been reported but a seven-year-old child is reportedly injured.
- August 11: The self-styled Home Secretary of TPLA militant outfit, identified as Nehmang Singh alias Mang from Keithelmanbi, is arrested by the SFs in Senapati districtby a joint team of 25 Assam Rifles and Police.
- August 15: Two medium intensity IEDs explodes in Imphal; one at Singjaimei Chinnarel Hill AR deployment near Manipur College and the other at Sagolband Tera Bazar. No casualty or injury has been reported.
- August 17: Four ultras are killed in encounters with Police and Security forces while 64 different weapons, 959 assorted ammunition, 41 hand grenades, 12 lathode shells, 68 detonators, five bombs, one TNT bomb, four IEDs, 27 gelatine explosive sticks, two safety fuse, one electric detonator and 3 W/T sets were seized during this time.
- August 18: Two underground activists including an NSCN-IM cadre, identified as P RomioChangraChothe (32) of Chumbang village, are arrested by State Police and SFs in separate counter insurgency operations.
- August 18: An active member of TPLA, identified as Hengoulal Haokip (21) of Kangpokpi, is arrested from the Imphal Aiprport by a combined team of Imphal West Police commandos and 12 Bihar Regiment while he was planning to take a flight to New Delhi.
- August 20: An encounter breaks out between troops of 2/5 GR and suspected militants at interior Khangpi village in Henglep sub-division in Churachandpur district of Manipur along Indo-Myanmar border.The suspected underground cadres flees the area soon after the encounter under cover of the thick jungles. There is no report of any arrest.
- August 21: Two active cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party -Military Council (KCP-MC), identified as Sagolsem Boicha Singh alias Wangba (35) of Sawombung ManingLeikai and Laishram Nanao Singh aliasMarum (26) of Top Awang Leikai,are arrested by Army in East Imphal, Manipur.
- August 26: One alleged cadre of KCP-MJC identified as Arun kumar alias Thoiba (34) of Singjamei Kshetri Leikai is arrested by a team of District Police from Singjamei Wangma Bheigyabati Leikai in Imphal East district. He is said to be not only the upa-pradhan (deputy head) of Torban Kshetri Leikai Gram but also a co-convenor of the JAC constituted against declaration of former JCILPS convenor Khomdram Ratan as a 'wanted' man. One hand grenade, a detonator and a mobile phone are reportedly seized from his possession.
- August 27: NESO, AASU, AMSU hold a 51st Hunger Marcher’s Day rally in Imphal demanding deportation of illegal Bangladeshis, issuance of ILP and lifting of AFSPA.
- August 29: A powerful bomb explodes at the residence of resigned Manipur NPF MLA, Samuel Risom in Dewlaland in Imphal West district. No casualty has been reported in the blast.
- August 29: Suspected underground militants snatch away four weapons from a Manipur Rifles team who were escorting FCI rice laden trucks from Jiribam towards Imphal near Barak river in Tamenglong district at around 5.15 pm.
- August 30: The underground organization MNPF claims responsibility for the bomb explosion at the private residence of NPF MLA Samuel Risom, on August 29 at Deulahlane in Imphal.
- August 30:Aggrieved former militants who belong to different insurgent groups form an association called All Manipur Surrendered Welfare Association (AMSWA). It has called a State-wide general strike from 5 a.m. of September 2 till 6 p.m. of September 5 in protest against the Government’s alleged policy of suppression.
- August 31: A militant belonging to outlawed PLA is arrested in Khabak-khong near Wangjing in Thoubal district by a combined team of Police commandos and AR troops. He was arrested by Police in 2010 while he was a cadre of KCP but was bailed out and joined PLA recently.
- August 31: The Kuki Inpi (Revived Apex Body) and Kuki Movement for Human Rights Trust submits a joint memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to first settle the case of the Kukis before inking any agreement with the Naga outfit NSCN-IM. The two Kuki bodies asserts that the case of 905 massacred Kukis, including pregnant women, children, the aged and the invalid; the case of 360 Kuki villages uprooted and 100,000 Indian Kukis displaced in the their own land, remains unresolved even though more than 60 memoranda have been submitted to five Prime Ministers earlier.
- September 1: An IED weighing around 2.5 kg is recovered by police from an abandoned hut built on a Phumdi on Loktak Lake near Ngaikhong Khullen under Bishnupur Police Station in Bishnupur district.
- September 1: A six hour bandh called by the outfit KCP-PM in protest against the alleged silence of the State Government to the anomalies happening in Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences hits normal life in Imphal.
- September 4: A patrol of 12 Assam Rifles in Manipur’s border district of Chandel narrowly escapes death when insurgents tried to ambush them using a remote-controlled bomb at around 2 p.m. Bomb experts from Imphal arrive in time to defuse the bomb.
- September 9: About 10 students are injured in a police-students clash during a protest march by students demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in Imphal at around 2 p.m. The incident takes place when Police tried to prevent the agitating students who tried to march to the Chief Minister's bungalow at Palace Gate in Imphal.
- September 10: Several students are injured on the second day of police crackdown against pro-ILPS activists carrying out rallies along the Tidim (Imphal-Churachandpur) road in the afternoon at around 1 pm pressing Manipur government to call Assembly session for passing new proposed Inner Line Permit System related bill.
- October 24: Suspected militants fire at Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh and his team in Ukhrul district. The chief minister and his team escaped unhurt but a security guard was injured. Police sources said the shots were fired as the chief minister and some accompanying ministers were taking off in a helicopter from Bakshi ground helipad near Ukhrul town, 84km east of Imphal. The police could not immediately identify the attackers but suspect NSCN (Isak-Muivah) cadres to be behind the attack.
- November 30: The 'disturbed area status' for Manipur under the controversial AFSPA has been extended for another year from December 1.
- January 6: Two militants are killed by Security Forces at Kumbi Sabal Leikai under Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur district.
- January 8: Suspected NSCN-IM militants shot and injure a civilian, identified as Saloni (25), at Khabung Karong in Senapati district.
- January 12: A powerful IED weighing around five Kilograms is detected at the foot of a tree just opposite to the main gate of 40- AR D-Coy post at Lilong in Thoubal district.
- January 13: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reiterates that there will be no talks with militant outfits that indulge in violence, though doors are open for parleys with others.
- January 14: Security Forces detect a powerful remote controlled IED weighing around one kilogram under a culvert at Sikibung Lamkhai on National Highway-202 (Imphal-Ukhrul road) under Litan Police Station in Ukhrul district.
- January 19: Police retrieves bullet-riddled dead bodies of two KNA-I militants, identified as Paoneh and Letminthang Haokip in Churachandpur. The duo was reportedly killed in a gunfight with KIA.
- Januuary 21: Three IEDs exploded in quick succession at a gorge located 10 Kms to the north-east of Moreh town in Chandel. The gorge is reported to be frequented by AR troops posted nearby for drawing water.
- January 22: A China-made hand grenade is recovered from the house of Khaidem Bala Devi, chairperson of Wangoi panchayat, in Imphal West.
- January 22: A combined team of Thoubal district Police and Assam Rifles conducts cordon and search operations at Ngarouthel, Heirok Part - III in Thoubal district and arrested a PLA militant identified as 'lance corporal' Khundongbam Somendro Singh alias Phamen. According to a statement issued by the Public Relation Office (PRO) of Police, investigations revealed that he came to Heirok Part - III, Ngarouthel Leikai to disturb the forthcoming Republic Day celebrations.
- January 27: Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) claims responsibility for series of bomb blasts triggered in the State during the period of January 20 to 26. The claim is made in press statement signed by its 'secretary publicity' Roben Khuman.
- January 27: RPF claims its hand in the blast that occurred on January 26 at 7 am at Khuyathong Pukhri Achouba near crematorium and Yaiskul Hicham Yaichampat Imphal River bank and also at 8:30 am at Hapta Golapati Imphal River bank under Porompat Police Station.
- January 27: The operation of Indian Army at Chingjao, an islet located in the middle of Pumlen pat under Waikhong Police Station in Thoubal district continued for the third consecutive day. It is considered to be the biggest Army operation in Manipur in three years.
- January 27: The whereabouts of the five abducted non-Manipuri workers still remained unknown, reports E-pao. The three workers of ABCI Infrastructures Private Limited, identified as excavator driver Raju Robidas from Assam, excavator operator Vinod Kumar from Bihar and Shiva Narayan of Bihar, who were reportedly abducted on January 23.
- January 27: Whereabouts of two workers of Coastal Project Private Limited, identified as Forman Ranjit Thakur and driver Ramjul Haque, both from Jharkhand, who were abducted from Nungkao Part-III under Tousem Sub-division of Tamenglong district by suspected militants is unknown.
- January 28: Two KNF militants are killed and three injured in an encounter with AR, at a bridge at Kadangband in Imphal West district. The injured insurgents were identified as Helen Kuki, Satmang Kuki and Kholin Kuki.
- January 28: MCP-M states that it has entered into an agreement with CPI-Maoist in fighting against "expansionist India." A statement signed by 'publicity and propaganda secretary' comrade Nonglen Meitei of MCP-M states that the understanding was reached at a meeting held between the leaderships of the two groups on January 26.
- January 29: Two AR troopers identify as Naik Subedar Kunjumon and Rifleman Deepak and three civilians identified as Maheijuddin, Mohammed Wasim, and Laishram Bobby were injured in a grenade blast, when militants attacked Lilong post of 40 AR, in Thoubal. One of the militant who was killed has been identified as CAO of KNF, Ngunkhosei alias Robert. KNF rejects report about KNF cadres attacking troops of AR at Kadangband on January 28 and alleges that it was a clear case of fake encounter.
- January 30: A member of the Sadar Hills ADC S Thangjamang Kipgen escaped a life attempt bid at Langol Games Village in Imphal West. ADC member added that although he has not received any monetary demand from any militant outfits, he earlier had some threats from Kuki militant groups regarding the election of ADC Chairman.
- January 30: The PREPAK-pro claims it had carried out the grenade attack which wounded three civilians and two AR soldiers on January 29.
- February 7: A militant of NSCN-IM identified as KS Vareimi is killed and two other injured in a gun battle with a rival group at a place between Nambashi and Nambashi Khunou in Ukhrul.
- February 8: Three BSF troopers sustain splinter injuries when militants attack a foot patrol by exploding two IEDs on a village road at Napet Palli in Imphal East district. Police stated that an IED, planted near the Khabrang Bridge along Napet Palli road, nearly 20km from Imphal, exploded while a BSF foot patrol was passing the area, injuring three troopers. Within minutes, another IED planted nearby also exploded.
- February 9: Two premier Catholic run schools of the identified as St Joseph and Little Flower School, both in Imphal West district closed down after threat notes were left on school gated by a group calling itself Manipur Maoist.
- February 9: Civil organisations in Nungba area of Manipur's Tamenglong district serve an ultimatum to ZUF for the shooting to death of an elderly person, demanding clarification on or before February 10.
- February 9: Manipur government accepts the recommendations of the all-party committee which was constituted to examine the possibility of enacting a law to check unfettered influx of migrant workers.
- February 10: Three tribal people identified as Jongkholun, Manglensei and Sotinpai are killed in Churachandpur. Sontinpai was a militant of KIA from whose dead body, five demand letters to be delivered were recovered.
- February 10: Four LAEF militants are arrested by Security Forces from an unspecified location along National Highway-2 The militants were on their way to Myanmar. However, Meghalaya Police believe that there is no camp of LAEF in Myanmar.
- February 13: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh states that process of recruiting surrendered militants from Manipur and Assam to raise two battalions of CSFs would begin soon, but didn't give any time frame. MHA plan to recruit 750 former militants each to form two battalions in BSF and SSB.
- February 14: Kuki activists announce an economic blockade for five days with effect from February 18, in protest against the alleged failure of the Manipur State Government to disclose the report of the magisterial inquiry into the encounter on January 28 at Kadangband in Imphal West.
- February 17: Alleging that some schools in Manipur has been using their institute to spread Christianity in the state MCP-M has set February 20 deadline to stop such activities. publicity and propaganda secretary, Nonglen Meitei alleged that five catholic schools in valley area of the state, Little Flower School , St. Joseph School, Nirmalabas School, Catholic School Canchipur and St. Jyoti Mantripukhri, all in Imphal West district, has been spreading Christianity in their respective schools
- February 18: Seven persons including four policemen are injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Masjid Road in Imphal West district. The injured Police men have been identified as Assistant Sub Inspector Yumnam Sunil, Constable Salam Dineswor, constable Taj-uddin and Constable Rajesh.
- February 20: MCP-M a press statement, says that the Catholic Society has decided to remove the moral education subject taught at five Catholic schools in Imphal starting from the session 2015. Following which the earlier announced general strike call on February 22 has been suspended.
- February 23: Four KYKL militants are arrested from Loklaobung crossing in Imphal West. The arrested militants are Loitongbam Dinesh alias Bedanta Tompok Meitei (38), Ningthoujam Robin alias Parijat (30), Irom Romio alias Pongba alias Kumar (41) and Pukhrambam Jiten alias Korou (43).all of them are working in the finance department of the outfit.
- February 24: PLA rejects the idea of division of the state on ethnic lines.
- February 25: Manipur Governor KK Paul had states that UPPK , URF and PREPAK sign MoU with State Government and the Government of India.
- February 26: PREPAK states that the Government was trying to mislead the masses by claiming that PREPAK was a party to atripartite MoS signed with the Government.
- February 26: Government of India closes its doors for talks with any more militant outfits and the ongoing process of talks with militant groups, which have already signed cease-fire pacts to solve their problems through discussions, will be expedited so that those are taken to a logical conclusion as soon as possible. Highly placed sources in MHA made it clear that the Government was not keen on starting talks with any more militant outfit as enough opportunity was given to them to shun violence and solve their problems through discussions.
- March 1: An unidentified militant is killed during an encounter between AR and suspected militant of NSCN-K and ZUF at Aben village under Tousem sub-division in Tamenglong. A rifle and 400 round of ammunition were recovered by SFs.
- March 2: Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam says that the MHA hasn’t fixed the date of the tripartite meeting and signing of the agreement for the extension of SoO with Kuki armed outfits. He stated that SoO didn’t extend beyond August 21 last year but Government was waiting for fixing a date for the tripartite meeting and the signing of an agreement for extension from the MHA.
- March 2: Editors of various newspaper establishments get threats from unknown militants. They request the Manipur Government to provide security personnel to Khoirom Loyalakpa, an Editor of Naharolgi Thou-dang, a Manipuri newspaper who was threatened by armed persons. The threat was reportedly given to pressurise the journalists to suppress publication of newspapers.
- March 10: Three Assam Rifles troopers are injured in an IED attack by ZUF at Haochong in Tamenglong.
- March 10: NSCN-IM alleged that the emergence of ZUF is one of the "facades behind which unscrupulous agencies" operating not only to down grade, disrupt the Naga peace process but to excite wrath which will subsequently involve serious human rights situation. It states that “Nagas are aware that "sponsored agencies" are active to disrupt the current peace process between the Naga people and GoI.”
- March 11: Three people are killed and 21 injured in an IED explosion at Khwairamband Keithel, in Imphal West. Two of the casualties have been identified as Mithun Kumar Yadav and Salman Khan.
- March 12: AMMSU announces a 48-hour State-wide general strike beginning from March 12 midnight in connection with the killing of a student, Ipham Salman Khan in the blast that occurred at the crowded Khwairamband Keithel on March 11.
- March 13: Out of the 23 persons who were wounded in the blast on March 11, six are still critical.
- March 13: The JAC decides to call off the 48 hour general strike it called since March 12 mid night following assurance from the Chief Minister to take action against the Killing of Epham Salman Khan in the Bomb blast.
- March 17: Five Catholic Schools in Imphal decide to close down their schools as they failed to come to an agreement with an underground organization regarding the admission procedure of its lowers classes. The five schools are Little Flower School, St Joseph School, Nirmalabas High School, Christ Jyoti School and Catholic School at Canchipur.
- March 18: A road construction worker, YK. Daniel is abducted near Thonglang Akutpa in Senapati district.
- March 19: MCP-M clarifies that it has no connection with the closing of catholic schools in Imphal.
- March 29: Two labourers identified as Ngariyambam Bidhu and YK Daniel who were abducted from different points of Imphal-Tamenglong road by some suspected militants in connection with a monetary demand of INR one million are freed.
- March 29: CorCom in a press statement says that NSCN-K has taken the right decision by abrogating the cease fire agreement with the Government of India.
- March 31: Two Assam rifles soldiers are killed and another wounded and an unidentified PLA militant is killed in an encounter at a place between Kamjong and Kongkan villages in Ukhrul. The suspected militants exploded an IED before they rained bullets on the troops.
- March 31: KCP-MC enforced an indefinite ban on all Catholic Schools from functioning in Manipur, for 'failing to conform to the sincere proposal of the outfit and the public’.
- April 2: NIA interrogation of NDFB-IKS reveals that Chinese made weapons come to Manipur through the China-Myanmar-India border. According to the interrogation report arms consignments are smuggled from the China border to South Myanmar by the Kachin rebels who hand over the weapons to NSCN-IM in Myanmar. NSCN-IM then passes on the weapons to NDFB-IKS in Manipur which are taken to Assam’s Bodoland area, where NDFB operates.
- April 6: Contending that catholic mission schools including Don Bosco, St Joseph, Nairmala Bas, Little Flower, Secret Heart and Catholic School in the state are all based on Relicare system devoid of organizational hierarchy, KCP-MC stated that the outfit will refer certificates and degrees fetched from diluted schools which do not comply norms and criteria of CBSE as Diluted Educational Surplus Value.
- April 6: DESAM condemns the ban on catholic schools. They also resolved to urge militant group to lift the ban.
- April 6: BJP Manipur Pradesh State Executive Member Samuel Jendai Kamei appeals to NSCN-IM to support BJP in the forthcoming ADC polls. He stated that BJP and NSCN-IM have "a good relation" since the advent of the "Indo-Naga" peace talks and the progress of the same during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee regime.
- April 7: Catholic schools in Imphal closed down indefinitely.
- April 12: Four civilians are injured in an IED explosion near a BSF camp in Churachandpur town in Churachandpur.
- April 12: Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya continue to account for the bulk of insurgency-related incidents in the Northeast, states an MHA report. In 2007, Manipur had recorded a figure of 584 while the same in 2014 was 278. The report pointed out that violent incidents in Northeast have come down from 1,489 in 2007 to 824 in 2014 and the number of civilians killed has decreased from 498 to 212. In 2014, 212 civilians and 20 security personnel were killed in the 824 militant-related activities in the Northeast. In 2013, 107 civilians and 18 security forces were killed in 732 incidents.
- April 17: Police does cordon and search operations at Paona bazar in Imphal West and Singjamei in Imphal East districts, and detains 20 persons for further verification.
- April 18: Myanmar army has reportedly made an incursion into the Manipur sector of Indo-Myanmar and occupied Indian territory lying between boundary pillar number 6 (new) and 95 (old) at Choro Khunou village in Ukhrul. According to reports, a team of Myanmar’s military officers accompanied by a group of army and policemen intruded into Indian territory at Choro area and evicted 30 villagers. There have been reports that India and Myanmar had reached an understanding on ceding some part of Choro Khunou to Myanmar in exchange for a piece of land at Moreh town in Chandel district.
- April 19: A non-local, identified as Phul Babu Rai is shot at by unidentified militants on April 19, near Bijoy Govinda temple in Imphal West district. He received monetary demand from some unknown persons, who did not disclose the name of their group.
- April 19: In a joint meeting, it was decided that classes of all the Catholic schools will commence from April 20.
- April 20: KCP-MC has vowed to launch action against people who the outfit called "educational traders" until the right to compulsory education is ensured to marginalized section of the society.
- April 21: Manipur government asks the Catholic schools in the valley districts to reopen without fail from April 22.Catholic schools were closed down from April 1 due to threats from KCP-MC.
- April 22: At least five civilians are injured when an IED exploded near 1st Gate of the Manipur University in Imphal West. The injured have been identified as Ningthoujam Romeo, Irengbam Jugeshwar Singh, Khomdram Bijen Singh, Ngangom Asha Devi and Chanambam Anjana Devi. IED exploded a little distance from Catholic School Canchipur.
- April 22: By an order issued on April 21, all the catholic schools were reopened. Earlier the schools were shut down due to threats from KCP-MC.
- April 23: Myanmar army has reportedly made an incursion into the Manipur sector of Indo-Myanmar and occupied Indian territory lying between boundary pillar number 6 (new) and 95 (old) at Choro Khunou village in Ukhrul.
- April 23: As many as nine Northeast militant groups, including CorCom , ULFA-I, NSCN-K , UNLF form a joint front, United National Liberation Front of West South East Asia (UNLFW). The security sources said Chinese intelligence played an active role in encouraging the north-eastern groups to come together on a common platform. Chinese intelligence operatives are active in the Sagaing region and weapons are often shipped to the north-eastern groups through the China-Myanmar border. Earlier, the Chinese intelligence had played a role in bringing together several militant groups from the Manipur Valley in an umbrella organisation called CorCom. Most of these groups have now joined the new grouping.
- April 24: A mess supervisor of a company, Coastal Projects Limited, another company engaged in construction of railway line, identified as Samuruddin is abducted by suspected militants of a hill based militant group, at Kambiron of Tamenglong.
- April 24: KCP-MC lifts the ban imposed on the Catholic schools temporarily.
- April 27 : UNLF ‘chairman’ Meghen alias Sanayaima and several other leaders of UNLF are produced before the Special Court of NIA. NIA had filed charge sheets against Meghen and several other leaders of UNLF for waging war against the Indian Union.
- April 29: One NSCN-IM militant and one ZUF militant are killed in factional calsh near Khundong Lamkhai in Tamenglong. According to NSCN-IM, the killed NSCN-IM militant has been identified as 'corporal' Illumei Jack and the killed ZUF militant as DP Akhomlung.
- April 29: A day after 10 sitting Congress ADC members shifted party loyalty, Deputy CM Gaikhangam says they are intimidated by NSCN-IM and they are leaving the Congress party due to threats from NSCN-IM. NSCN-IM has been trying to win the ADC election through proxy means by supporting a particular party, Gaikhangam said that such action is a clear indication that the NSCN-IM has surrendered and given up their movements.
- April 29: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju states that Northeast based militant outfits are procuring arms from across the border “There are reports that various insurgent and militants groups operating in the North Eastern States procure arms and sophisticated weapons from Sino-Myanmar border towns and South-East Asia. The activities of such underground groups are kept under close vigil”.
- April 30: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari appeals the insurgent groups of the Northeast region to shun violence and join the mainstream. He states, “The Centre is committed for all-round development of the region and accordingly constituted the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), especially for the NE states to accelerate the pace of development at par with rest of the country.”
- May 1: Four suspected NSCN-K militants are killed in an encounter with the Assam Rifles at Kapning in Tamenglong. They have been identified as ‘captain’ Hiutingo, ‘corporal’ Tichulung and Chunthallung.
- May 3: Two students, identified as Zaliankhong and Lalbiaklen are shot dead by a suspected gunman of HPC at Patpuimount village in Churachandpur.
- May 4: MPCC President Gaikhangam states that he has decided not to contest from all the 144 seats in the coming ADC elections due to threats from NSCN-IM. He says that NSCN-IM has threatened the Congress in particular may be due to the strong stand that the party has been taking to protect the territorial integrity and boundary of Manipur.
- May 5: One person, identified as Gopal is killed and at least five were injured when unidentified militants opened fire indiscriminately on a group of people while they were taking out religious rituals Haraoba at Laiching Ching in Thoubal.
- May 6: Unidentified armed militants abduct a BJP candidate contesting the coming ADC elections. KRA is suspected behind the abduction.
- May 6: Congress worker identified as Shajohn Paomei is abducted from Tamenglong district. He was a worker for Congress candidate for the Haochong District Council Constituency.
- May 6: Indefinite curfew is clamped down in Pallel, after a spurt of violence in the aftermath of killing of a person in a shootout by militants. The District Administration has promulgated section 144 CrPc from May 3.
- May 7: Congress worker identified as Shajohn Paomei who was abducted on May 6, is found dead. He is said to be as the first victim ahead of the ADC polls.
- May 8: Threats and intimidation by militants have prevented both the Congress and BJP from contesting all the seats in the upcoming ADC elections. Both allege that groups including NSCN-IM and Kuki militants who have signed SoO were intimidating and threatening the candidates. The six ADCs have 144 seats. The Congress is contesting 97 while the BJP is contesting 121 seats.
- May 9: Two students of Lila Singh Khongnang Khong School Yaikhom Kumdamba and Moirangthem Shakhenba are allegedly abducted by unidentified militants, at Thangmeiband in Imphal West.
- May 9-10: BJP DCC candidate identified as Shangkhu Silsi was abducted from an unidentified spot in Pallel in Chandel by NSCN-IM. She was free on May 10.
- May 11: Women militant of KCP-Maoist identified as Hemam Priyaluxmi alias Ninghannganbi is arrested from Moirang Hemam Leikai in Bishnupur.
- May 12: Two labourers identified as Abung and Premanand are killed by an unidentified militant group during ‘interrogation’. Three civilians including a twelve year old student, identified as Konthoujam Bishal were reportedly missing since past 15 days. Abung and Premanand were working in of Negi Home Academy, a residential school , at Maipou Khullen in Senapati District. All three, including the 12 year old was assaulted by militant on the allegations that they were informers. In an audio recording later given to the relatives of the child, he allegedly confessed that he was with KCP.
- May 12: Designated camp of KNLF located at Semol in Ukhrul district has been shifted.
- May 13: 8 KRF militants were arrested from Thingsat village in Senapati district for killing of two labourers on May 12. On the disclosure of the arrested militants the bodies of labourers Moirangthem Dayananda and Maibam Premananda were also recovered.
- May 13: KRF claiming hands on the killing of two youths in the course of an interrogation) claimed that the two victims were members of KCP-Nando.
- May 14: KNLF threatens to invalidate SoO if the State Government does not compensate the damages caused by Dogra Regiment at their designated camp.
- May 14: The State Government decides to take up the issue of violation of ground rules by groups under SoO with UMHA.
- May 15: Sehao villagers who fled their village few days back in the wake of the reported assault on five villagers and six labourers by KNLF refused to return. Demanding the permanent shifting of the KNLF camp, three neighbouring villages insisted that the ousted KNLF cadres be brought back to their designated camp.
- May 15: KNLF Semol ‘camp commander’ Laldenga alleges that they are ousted from their designated camp of Semol together with some villagers by UKLF for their unwillingness to vote for BJP in the ADC elections.
- May 19: Two KRA militants Lalboi Khongsai alias Boynao and Chongloi Seikam were rounded up by villagers of Purum Likli in Imphal East district, and handed over to security forces as they came to the residence of BJP candidate L Kaikam to demand ransom. However KRA stated that they were not militants of KRA.
- May 19: Semol villagers who had fled their homes after KNLF assaulted labourers and villagers on May 14, return back to the village and dismantled camp of KNLF.
- May 22: Five suspected NSCN-K militants are killed in a clash with NSCN-IM militants at Lungsaimai village in Tamenglong.
- May 24: NSCN-K denies the news report wherein it was stated that five of its cadres were killed in Tamenglong on May 22.
- May 27: NSCN-IM militants abduct a Congress candidate, identified as Ngachonmi Chamroy, along with his party workers, at a place between Halang and Phungcham villages in Ukhrul district. Militants also snatched one licensed double barrel shotgun which was kept inside the candidates’ car. The candidate and the workers were later freed.
- May 27: A congress worker identified as Namkut Pame of Congress candidate for 6-Tousem, identified as Gwang, in Tamenglong district is put under ‘house arrest’ by suspected militants of NSCN-IM.
- May 29: Assam Rifles will continue to man the porous Myanmar border despite a proposal by UMHA to replace them with BSF. According to sources, the BSF had told UMHA that at least 42,000 men would have to be recruited if the force had to be deployed along the Myanmar border. AR which already has 25,000 men deployed there said they would need only 16,000 more men to plug the gaps along the border.
- May 29: The residence of a Congress worker, identified as Dhananjoy Basnet, working for Bhumi Prasad Basnet alias Vikas, a candidate contesting in the upcoming ADC elections is torched by suspected militants of NSCN-IM, at Panikheti in Senapati district.
- May 31: A day ahead of ADC elections, the preparation for the election was seriously affected when militants of unidentified militant group allegedly tried to capture ballot boxes and abduct polling officials, at 4-Chongkhojou in Churachandpur. The attempt was thwarted by the swift action of a joint security team of Churachandpur Police and Assam Rifles. The polling officials and the ballot boxes are rescued near Chiangpi Village in Churachandpur.
- May 31: NSCN-IM is asking voters to cast their votes in favour of NPF candidates in Ukhrul district. In a letter by NSCN-IM it stated that “With you as the head…your village authority/women’s society/students union all should ensure that the total votes in your village must be cast in favour of the NPF. In case there is anyone in your village who does not comply to this order, you are directed to make a list and submit to the undersigned without fail.”
- June 1: ADC election is held across 1,163 polling booths. Churachandpur district has the maximum number of 290 polling booths while Chandel has only 144 booths. About 700000 including 360000 females were eligible to cast their votes to elect 144 district council members – 24 each from the six ADCs.
- June 2: RPF claims responsibility for ambush on Assam Rifles on June 1 in Ukhrul district. RPF ‘publicity secretary’ Roben Khuman claimed that the ambush was carried out by its “Technical Command’.
- June 3: Chief Minister Gaikhangam has said that the recently concluded ADC election could not be held in a free and fair manner as the Government of India had failed to respond to State Government’s plea to rein in the militants of NSCN-IM and its subordinate smaller outfits during the election.
- June 4: Militants ambush a military convoy of 6 Dogra Regiment of the Indian Army killing at least 18 Army personnel and injured 11 others, at a place between Paralong and Charong villages in Chandel. Army spokesman Colonel Rohan Anand said in Delhi that 18 army men are killed and 11 injured in the attack. One militant was also killed in the attack. The militants took away weapons from the Army, although the exact number of weapons and ammunitions is yet to be officially confirmed.
- June 4: In a joint statement issued by NSCN-K, KYKL and KCP claimed responsibility that the “combined team of ‘Elite Strike Unit’ of ‘Naga Army’, KYKL and KCP assaulted five vehicle convoy of 6thDogra regiment on June 4 at Tengnoupal–New Somtal road under Chandel district of Manipur.”Meanwhile in another report the newly-floated common platform UNLFW claimed responsibility for the ambush. ULFA-I leader Paresh Baruah called up local television channels in Assam saying that the ambush was carried out under orders from SS Khaplang, chairman of the new platform.
- June 4: Government of India asks the Army to launch operations against "militant camps" without publicly specifying their locations, hours after the ambush, attack being viewed by the security establishment as a "turning point". The term ‘turning point’ was used probably because the security establishment now believes that a series of attacks in the region, including two in Arunachal Pradesh and three in Nagaland, is the result of the newfound camaraderie among the Northeast's militant groups.
- June 5: Leimakhong based 57 Mountain Division of the Army launches one of the biggest combing operations after June 4 ambush. The high casualty sustained in the ambush was because the vehicle in which the soldiers were travelling also contained at least a drum full of fuel. As soon as the IED went off, the fuel caught fire and instantly caused an inferno, which may have further reduced the soldiers' capability to retaliate. After the deadly attack, Military Intelligence received inputs about a heavily-armed KYKL group moving away from the site of the incident. The group is believed to have moved eastwards and crossed the international border from somewhere south of T Minou village in Chandel district.
- June 5: Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag arrives in Imphal to review the situation.
- June 5: Military Intelligence investigation on the ambush, the attack was led by Starson Lamkang of NSCN-K.
- June 5: India wants Myanmar to undertake sustained operations against militant groups like NSCN-K, UNLF, PLA, KYKL.
- June 6: Search operations to track down insurgents continue for the third day. AR sources said combing operations continued at Paralong, Charong, Moltuh and other areas to track down the insurgents. SFs recovered an AK-series rifle, empty cases and empty shells of lathod gun from the ambush site during the combing operation.
- June 7: NIA registers a case against top leadership of NSCN-K and its affiliates for the ambush on June 4. It confirms the involvement of NSCN-K in the ambush. NIA states that Manipur incident was allegedly executed by armed formations belonging to NSCN-K and its affiliates. NIA visited the June 4 ambush site in Chandel.
- June 7: NSCN-K in ‘Shepoumaramth Region’ has decided to join NSCN-R .According to a statement issued by the group, they have parted ways with NSCN-K as they wish to work on social issues and social transformation.
- June 7: According to a senior Government NSCN-K abrogated its ceasefire pact following instructions from the PLA. Government official also stated that “We held a meeting with our Myanmar counterparts in April this year and handed over intercepts of phone conversations between two PLA officials and Khaplang, the leader of the insurgent group. In the said intercept, the Chinese PLA official asks SS Khaplang about his health, tells him to relax and asks him to learn Chinese language,” Sources said that officials also took up the issue of “opium cultivation and trade” being done by insurgent groups like NSCN-K , ULFA and KLO. He further claimed that Paresh Baruah too, was acting on instructions from some senior officials of PLA.
Khaplang and Baruah are believed to often shuttle between Taga (Myanmar) and Ruili and Kunming — both in China’s Yunnan province. Intelligence inputs also suggested that a former officer of PLA has set up a factory of assault rifles in Myanmar’s Kachin province and a majority of the arms produced there are being supplied to militants of the Northeast. Arms manufacturing unit is located at Pangwa, along the Sino-Myanmarese border, and has been set up by a former PLA officer, Muk Yan Pau Huan, along with former leader of Burmese Communist Party, Tin Ying.
- June 8: NSCN-KK takes strong exception to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) naming two of its senior leaders, identified as Kughalu Molatonu and Alezo Chakesang as suspected conspirators in the June 4 ambush. Kitovi Zhimomi, ‘general secretary’ of NSCN-KK stated that both Mulatonu and Chakesang belonged to their group and had nothing to do with NSCN-K.
- June 9: Indian Army's surgical strike deep inside Myanmar, bordering Manipur, lasts for about 45 minutes and over 100 northeast militants may have been killed in the operation, stated a Source from UMHA.
- June 9: Special Forces had gone across the border and were in “constant communication with Myanmar authorities”. Sources said the operations, which began at 7 am were conducted by 21 Special Forces (Para), along with troops of 27 Sector and 10 Sector of Assam Rifles (AR). The operations are being led by IG Assam Rifles (South), Major General Rajeev Chopra.
- June 9: Myanmar Government was informed hours after the commandos had mostly completed surgical strikes against the groups which had over the past couple of weeks killed 30 Indian soldiers. The operation, conceived as retaliation as well as the declaration of Modi government's intent to strike at terror threats across its borders, had begun at 3am but the Indian ambassador could pass on the information to Myanmar's foreign ministry only after their offices opened at regular hours. Minister of state for information and broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore stated that the hot pursuit was ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The troops were guided to two camps of NSCN-K and allied insurgent groups by intelligence which was gathered by operatives who crossed over into Myanmar a couple of days ago and returned with precise co-ordinates of the terror dens along with photographs. India had an agreement with Myanmar to allow troops to enter each other's territory in search of terrorists, but with consent. However, for the June 9 Operation, Government not inform Myanmar in advance fearing possible leak of information given the close contact NSCN-K has with middle and lower level of Myanmar Army. NSCN-K has a total strength of 1500, out of which 1000 are in Myanmar.
- June 9: NSA Ajit Doval had dropped out of Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh, after the June 4 ambush. He had been camping in Manipur overseeing the intelligence collection and coordinating actions of the intelligence agencies and the armed forces that resulted in the operation.
- June 10: The strike by a team of 70 Commandos from 21 Para regiment of the Indian Army, around 50 insurgents belonging to NSCN-K and KYKL were killed on June 9.
- June 11: With around 15-20 insurgents of NSCN-K and other allied groups reportedly crossing over from Myanmar for possible retaliatory strikes in Northeast, Government of India has put the states of Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on alert.
- June 11: NSCN-IM which is in peace talks with Government of India (GoI) had expressed its desire to help security forces hunt down NSCN-K, reports Nagaland Post on June 11. But the offer was turned down.
- June 11: Intelligence reports reveal that while NSCN-K claimed that it carried out the June 4 attack ambush along with KYKL and CP, the latter two outfits have been suspended from CorCom.
- June 11: Following combined operation along the Indo-Myanmar border by the Indian Army, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh states that State forces were not involved in carrying out the strike against the insurgents and maintained that the initiative must have been taken up through a diplomatic channel between the Central Government and Myanmar authority.
- June 11: NSCN-K claims that it carried out the June 4 attack ambush along with KYKL and KCP, the latter two outfits have been suspended from the joint group CorCom, from June 5.
- June 12: Fresh intelligence inputs put the casualty figure at 68 killed in camps across Manipur and 15 across Nagaland, besides 60 injured.
- June 12: Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh and Government of India’s interlocutor to the Naga peace talks R.N. Ravi maintain that solution to Naga issue will be “inclusive”. Interlocutor R. N. Ravi also reiterated that all other Naga groups would also be taken onboard at an “appropriate time”. He said “we have made it very clear that final solution will not be there without taking the Nagas and other groups on board”.
- June 15: Former Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga states that UMHA has agreed to upgrade the ongoing official level talks with UPF.
- June 17: Indian intelligence agencies compile a detailed dossier on top leaders of NSCN-K, PLA, PREPAK, PREPAK-pro, KCP-Noyon based in Tamu region across Manipur border in Myanmar. Among top NSNC-K militants are ‘chairman’ Khaplang, ‘lieutenant general’ Khango Konyak, whose last known location was a camp in Lahe area of Konyak region. While outfit's ‘commander-in-chief’ is ‘lieutenant general’ Khumchok Pangmei, the most important military commander is ‘lieutenant general’ Nikki Sumi, also suspected to be the mastermind behind the June 4 ambush. The most important NSCN-K kilonser U Maung Thoiba, reportedly based in Hakon. Other key leaders include Nyemlang Konyak, deployed at Yangching in Konyak region; and Starson Lamkang last seen in Namphalong, Tamu. The outfit also has a ‘battalion commander’ in Tirap-Changlang region of Arunachal Pradesh, ‘colonel’ Thone Kyi. PLA leadership includes its ‘president’, ‘lieutenant general’ Gen Irengban Chaoren alias Bhorot, ‘vice-president’ and ‘army chief’ M M Ngouba alias Prabin Sharma and ‘general secretary’ Sanasam Gunen alias Phalguni. All three are originally residents of Kwakeithel, Imphal. Top brass of UNLF which have camps in Tamu region, include ‘chairman’ Pambei alias Khundongban Ibotombi, ‘vice-chairman’ A Wangpa alias Tomba and ‘general secretary’ Pho Yaimachou. They hail mainly from Porompot in Imphal East. Leadership of KYKL, which was part of the June 4 ambush ‘chairman’ N Oken, resident of Imphal East, and ‘vice-chairman’ Toijam Abo alias Lokeshwar, hailing from Bishnupur. PREPAK leaders include Sathi alias Heera (resident of Singjamei) and ‘defence secretary’ Ahieba Angom alias Tamocha. PREPAK-PRO is headed by ‘chairman’ Palliba alias Subhash, while KCP-N top leader is Laba alias Noyon.
- June 18: In a setback for India, Myanmar has refused any more joint military operation against NSCN militants. According to sources, Myanmar told National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who visited the country on June 17 that they have some “limitations”.
- June 21: Highly placed sources in the Government of India states that Government of Myanmar is in a dilemma over India’s proposal for joint operations against the insurgents taking shelter in that country, however Myanmar has assured full cooperation to India in dealing with the problem.
- June 25: Four militants of KCP-Mangal along with the president of a women’s organisation, Universal Mothers Organisation was arrested from Imphal West district. Universal Mothers Organisation president has been identified as Moirangthem Sorojini Leima and the militants have been identified as Yumnam Budhi Meitei, Hingdangmayum Premila and Arambam Sajan Meitei.
- June 25: Myanmar Army has positions itself nearer Indian border in a bid to choke the supply route of Northeast insurgents. Indian officials states that the current operation is aimed at insurgent camps operating in Taga of Myanmar which requires seven days of travel through dense jungles from Indo-Myanmar border. Myanmar forces are not allowing anyone from Indian side to carry ration more than two kilograms to cross the border which is expected to leave the insurgents short of supplies.
- June 28: Government of India plans to deploy either ITBP or AR for manning the 389-km-long Indo-Myanmar border in the state.
- July 1: Investigation into June 4 ambush reveals that NSCN-K had prior information about the movement of 6th Dogra unit. Such crucial security information was leaked out allowing NSCN-K to prepare for the deadly ambush. The militants carried out reconnaissance three times in three groups in batches. Involvement of KLO KCP and KYKL indicate a collaboration of various insurgents groups.
- July 2: ULFA-I ‘commander-in-chief’ Paresh Baruah, claims that all the constituents of UNLFW WESA have equal rights. He also said that Manipur-based rebel groups would join the new platform within the next few months.
- July 5: Arrested militants of NSCN-K reveals to interrogators that plans to attack Indian forces had been building up since February. The decision to end cease fire taken under pressure from Khaplang's military advisor Nikki Sumi and other members from Myanmar. A meeting held in Taga (Myanmar) had pressed for it in November 2014. The announcement was, however, delayed as Khaplang wanted to secure his interests in Myanmar. Khaplang signed a ceasefire agreement with Myanmar in February.
- July 6: Demanding a new bill on implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in Manipur Assembly, JCILPS calls a 19-hour State-wide general strike beginning July 6 midnight.
- July 6: India's top military officers and their Myanmarese counterparts began a three-day regional border committee meet at Mantripukhri in Imphal West to discuss wide ranges of issues, including current security situation along the border and insurgency in NE.
- July 8: A 17-year-old boy is killed as protests in Imphal demanding the implementation of ILP took a violent turn. Fearing more violence after the student’s death, the Manipur government imposed an indefinite curfew in the city limits of Imphal West and East districts.
- July 8: 14 of the 23 militants who were involved in the Parlon ambush on June 4 in Chandel, has been identified. NIA said the total number of militants who participated in the attack was 23 out of whom two were killed.
- July 9: NSCN-IM urged all the Naga civil societies, students and intellectuals not to remain silent but put up strong fight to the 'naked attempt' to steal their land and identity by their ‘neighbours’.
- July 11: At a meet with the chief ministers of the Northeast held at Guwahati Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh expresses concern over the large-scale deployment of CAF in the Northeast and asked the chief ministers to conduct a “reality audit” for deployment in their states. Rajnath Singh also took up the issue of people living near the international border.“We should not ignore the people on the border. There are some 240 villages along the India-Myanmar border and over two lakh people within 10 km of the India-Myanmar border. Rajnath Singh also appealed to the chief ministers to provide land for border fencing along the border.
- July 12: Manipur Government to withdraw the controversial Manipur Regulation of Visitors, Tenants and Migrant Workers' (MRVTMW) Bill, 2015 which was one of the primary demands of the agitators seeking implementation of ILPS.
- July 15: Manipur Legislative Assembly, in a special sitting, agreed to withdraw the MRVTMW bill. Chief Minister Okram Ibobii Sigh called upon the House to draft and pass a Bill which can effectively safeguard the common interests of indigenous people within the next three months.
- July 15: Government of India will demand extradition of SS Khaplang and his deputies, including Niki Sumi and ‘brigadier’ Kurichu during the annual Indo-Myanmar foreign minister level talks.
- July 16: Fearing an "adverse situation" at its hideouts in Taga, Myanmar, in the wake of Myanmar army's movement towards the area, NSCN-K has started constructing bunkers with ULFA.
- According to intelligence inputs, NSCN-K instructed ULFA officials to complete construction of underground facilities at "undisclosed locations" in Taga. The militants have also been advised to restrict their movement and store essential items in adequate quantity to meet requirements during an adverse situation. As part of its new strategy NSCN-K has segregated cadres housed at its ‘general headquarters’ in Taga in groups of 10-16 each and redeployed them at new camps.
- July 15: India and Myanmar decides to broad base their defence and security cooperation to ensure peace along the 1,640-km-long border as New Delhi expressed strong commitment to modernise the Myanmarese Armed Forces. Co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Myanmarese counterpart Wunna Maung Lwin, the JCC reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral ties and also agreed to step up cooperation in border management and in other sectors’. They reiterated their determination to resolve the issue of unsettled boundary pillars in all sectors.
- July 19: NIA investigators say that UNLF ‘chief’ RK Meghen has told them that their group has been in touch with China since 2008. He also said that they met a Chinese agent in Katmandu in 2008, with the code name “Alex”. Later, Meghen was invited by Chengdu Source Management Consultancy Group, a Chinese company during his visit to China in 2009. The UNLF chief has told NIA that he visited Sichuan University among other places. A senior intelligence officer stated that “We have often seen Chinese intelligence working through companies as fronts.” UNLF ‘chief’ also stated that Alex proposed selling 2000 pieces of RPGs to UNLF in 2009, the delivery was fixed on the “Sino-Myanmar border. Subsequently, the Chinese intelligence got in touch with UNLF, this time through another private trading company - Aye Kyi Kaung Co Ltd. This meeting took place in the town of Ruili in western Yunan, where the Chinese wanted to know about Indian troop and missile deployment in the Northeast.
- July 22: Government of India plans a crackdown on the supply of sophisticated weapons to militant outfits through Myanmar. NIA has asked state Governments affected by insurgency in the Northeast to provide data on the smuggling of weapons. Sources said the exercise is being undertaken to crack the supply base of the easy inflow of weapons to militants from Myanmar, identify couriers and middlemen on the Indian side near border areas. Sources said intelligence inputs suggest that the arms are being supplied from China and are being pumped into India through the porous Myanmar border.
• July 24: NIA to seek details of Khaplang’s movements, details of at least 25 members who were part of June 4 ambush and information on their hideouts. Others whose details NIA plans to seek include S S Khaplang's next-in-command ‘vice-chairman’ ‘litutenant general’ Khango Konyak, ‘commander-in-chief’ ‘lieutenant general’ Khumchok Pangmei and ‘military commander’ ‘lieutenant general’ Nikki Sumi, who allegedly masterminded the June 4 ambush.
- July 26: Myanmar deploys an additional Brigade comprising around 6,000 men and officers along the border with India. A senior Government official stated that brigade has been deployed in addition to five already posted along the 1,643 km-long Indo-Myanmar borders. According to security agencies, there are 60 camps of North East Insurgent groups in Myanmar.
- July 26: Myanmar assures India that it would not oppose operations by Indian security forces within the territory of that country if such operations are done in “hot pursuit” of militants and close to the international border. But at the same time, Myanmar wanted assurance from India that no citizen of that country would be harmed in such operations.
- July 26: Student supporters of ILP disrupted a written examination for recruitment of MAHUD Department at one of the exam Centres, at Imphal West district.
- July 27: Indefinite curfew imposition in Imphal West and Imphal East Districts from July 8 by orders of its District Magistrates will be relaxed for 14 hours on July 28. The curfew was clamped in view of the volatile situation in the districts following the death of a student during a protest demonstration on July 8 demanding nforcement of ILP.
- July 27: Normal life in Hill districts is hit by a 24-hour total bandh called by NPF Manipur to protest State Government’s failure to facilitate formation of ADCs in the six ADCs of Chandel, Churachandpur, Sadar Hills, Senapati, Tamenglong and Ukhrul before July 25.
- July 31: District Magistrates of Imphal East and Imphal West districts have issued separate orders relaxing curfew imposed in both districts, after the death of a student in ILPS protest, from 5 am till 8 pm on August 1.
- August 1: The indefinite curfew which was imposed in Imphal East and West Districts on July 8, after the death of a student during the ILP protest will be fully lifted from August 3.
- August 3: At least 8 student protesters were hospitalised while several others sustained injuries following a confrontation with Police, at the gate of Old Secretariat complex in Imphal West.
- August 4: Following the signing of accord between NSCN-IM and Gove3rnment of India, CM Okram Ibobi Singh declared that of Manipur, under any circumstances, will not accept any form of compromise in regards to the territorial integrity of the State.
- August 6: Minister of State Kiren Rijiu informs that the accord signed between the Government and NSCN-IM is just the framework and added that interest of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur would not be sidelined whenever the full body of the Accord is signed.
- August 7: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh stated that “I was quite surprised when I came to know the historic peace accord between the Government of India and NSCN (IM) was signed on August 3, 2015 without informing us”. He states that he has asked Union Home Minister (UHM) Rajnath Singh to send a copy of the agreement.
- August 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while meeting with Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh states that everything would be discussed with the State governments concerned before finalization of the Naga Peace accord.
- August 8: Union Home Ministry states that the peace accord was just a framework and added that it would not affect the territorial boundary of the neighbouring States of Nagaland. He further stated that the Government of India (GoI) would invite the State Governments for discussion while working out the final shape of the accord.
- August 16: MNPF, a militant outfit of Naga tribes of Manipur rejects the agreement between the Central Government and the NSCN-IM. Thomas Numai, Assistant Publicity Secretary of MNPF said in a press statement that “The peace accord signed between the Central government and NSCN-IM is not in greater interest for the Naga people. NSCM-IM is not the sole authority or representative of the Naga People. There are armed organisations representing Naga nation such as NSCN-K, MNPF and vice versa”.
- August 17: Public agitation in Manipur is intensified demanding the implementation of ILPS. 13 persons including higher secondary students, seven local club leaders launched a fast unto death agitation in Imphal demanding implementation of ILPS, after five other hunger strikers were picked up by Police.
- August 17: In solidarity to the current protest movement for protection of indigenous people by enacting an effective legislation, JCILPS Jiribam Branch calls a 48 hours Imphal-Jiribam Highway bandh.
- August 18: Protests Demanding ILP reached the Indo-Myanmar border town of Moreh in Chandel district, with the town witnessing its first inter-community clashes between Kuki tribe, a dominant community in the area against Meitei community.
- August 18: Indefinite curfew imposed in Moreh town.
- August 20: Task Force constituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, headed by JIC Chairman observes that villagers living along the India-Myanmar border areas are at the mercy of the militants and undesirable elements because of lack of presence of administration in the area. The Task Force pointed out that around three lakh people in around 250 villages are living in the 10-kilometre belt along the international border and as there is hardly any presence of administration in the area, the people are left at the mercy of “God, militants and undesirable elements”. The Task Force pointed out that there are around 20 “split villages” in the States of Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur. Half of the villages are located in India and the other half in Myanmar. The Task Force said that a survey of such villages should be conducted and the Indian citizens should be given identity cards so that they can be identified easily.
- August 21: A group of unidentified militants attack troops of 29 AR Molngat village in Chandel district, and injured two AR troopers, identified as Havildar SP Yadav and Rifleman GM Singh. Militants first triggered an IED before opening rapid fire.
- August 21: Union Minister of State for Home affairs Kiren Rijiu states that the Government of India decides to hold talks with militant groups only after they surrender and deposit their arms and ammunition to concerned authorities. He states that “We have made an appeal to those (militant groups) who wanted to come to the mainstream, that the first and foremost is to lay down arms and abjure violence because violence and talk cannot go parallel.” He also says that the Government has no objection to civil society groups from Nagaland to visit Myanmar in their efforts to hold talk with rebel leaders of NSCN-K.
- August 29: PREPAK militant identified as Meisnam Ramananda was arrested from Langjing in Imphal West district.
- August 31: At least three persons have been killed and many others sustained injuries as police and protesters clashed in different areas of Churachandpur district as mobs went on rampage attacking residences of Ministers, MLAs and MPs. The reason for the violence has been the passing of three Bills that was seen to have infringed upon the rights of the tribal people.
- August 31: Manipur Legislative Assembly welcomes the peace accord between NSCN-IM and Government of India. The Assembly has adopted a resolution which categorically stated that the peace accord should not impinge upon the territorial integrity and administration of the State of Manipur.
- August 31: Protestors torched the private houses of Lok Sabha MP Thangso Baite, health minister Phungzathang Tonsing, Assembly Hill Areas Committee chairman Chaltolien Amo and Congress legislators T.N. Haokip, Manga Vaiphei and Vungjagin Valte, located in and around Churachandpur town.
- August 31: Manipur Assembly unanimously passed three bills -- Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015; Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (7th amendment) Bill, 2015 and Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015. The Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015 is a prototype of Inner Line Permit System. The tribal student organizations claim that the three bills overlap Article 371 C of the Indian Constitution and Manipur Hill People Administration Regulation Act, 1947. The main objection, according to groups leading the protest, is to an amendment bill passed called Manipur Land Revenue & Land Reform Act (7th Amendment Bill 2015).
- September 1: Three protesters are killed and two injured in the current agitation when protesters defied curfew and attacked Police, forcing the latter to fire in the air. An irate mob set Churachandpur police station on fire, resulting in Police firing in retaliation.
- September 1: Violence spreads to other districts. In Chandel houses of two MLA’s are torched. In Ukhrul district houses of three MLAs are set ablaze. Houses of six MLAs in Senapati district, three in Tamenglong and six in Churachandpur were vandalised.
- September 1: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiu states, "The situation in Manipur is very tense. Curfew has been imposed all around the troubled areas. If necessary, we will take more steps," Union home minister Rajnath Singh called up chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who briefed him about the situation in the state.
- September 1: Churachandpur deputy commissioner Lunminthang Haokip says two persons died of bullet injuries, one was charred to death as the houses were set on fire and the fourth died in a road accident caused by road blocks.
- September 1: Minlan Gangte, information secretary of KSO states, "The amendment of the bill disturbs the rights of the tribal people. People are angry because our representatives did not speak for us when it was passed in the Assembly."
- September 1: State government states that The Protection of Manipur Peoples`™ Bill 2015, Manipur Land Revenue & Land Records (seventh Amendment) 2015and the Manipur Shop & Establishment (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015 do not infringe on the existing rights of the tribal community settled in the state of Manipur and also do not impinges on the provision of Article 371 C.
- September 2: Curfew in Churachandpur is extended indefinitely as a part of its measures to check trouble over the amendment to the Manipur land law.
- September 2: UNC calls for a 48-hour bandh beginning from September 2 midnight on national highways against passing of the Protection of Manipur People Bill 2015, the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh Amendment) Bill and the Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill.
- September 3: Violent mob burnt down the offices of SDO and the District Employment Exchange in Churachandpur district while Health Minister Phungzathang Tonsing’s residence was vandalised for the second time.
- September 4: Curfew relaxed for eight hours in riot-hit areas of Churachandpur district to enable resident to buy essential commodities.
- September 5: Three militants are killed in an encounter with the combine forces of 11 AR and 6 Dogra Regiment along the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur's Chandel district.
- September 6: RPF/PLA in a press release issued by department of publicity chief’ Bangkim, identifies the militants killed on September 5 at Chandel district as ‘second lieutenant’ Amar (Kangjam Romi), ‘sergeant’ Shyam (Tongbram Sama-nanda) and ‘corporal’ Andy (Chongtham Nabanta).
- September 8: JAC gives a 10-days ultimatum to Hill Area Committee of Manipur Assembly to withdraw the Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015, Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh Amendment) Bill, 2015 and Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015 which were passed on August 31.
- September 11: Myanmar has protested to New Delhi against a counter-insurgency operation by Indian security forces, on September 5 which killed three PLA militants. While the Assam Rifles allegedly crossed the border without permission on September 5, sources in the security forces said Myanmar was refusing to cooperate with Indian forces and was even encouraging the Northeast insurgents on its territory.
- January 1: Two powerful bombs explode in Shingjamei area near Imphal. The IED was exploded through a remote-controlled device when people were celebrating New Year Day.
- January 8: The UKLF has urged the Government 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 11: Suspected armed cadres of KNF-N abduct four persons who are engaged in construction of road near Singda Dam.
- January 19: The Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Shambhu Singh issues 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.
- January 27: Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam states 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.
- January 31: A suspected Kuki National Liberation Front (Samuel) (KNLF-S) militant dies in a shoot at Keisong Village in Churachandpur district. Unidentified gunmen shot down Saiboy (30) son of Ngajang of Saprameina in a factional fight according to sources.
- February 8: PLA militants kill an Assam Rifles trooper and injured three others near Nambasi village under Chasad Police Station in Ukhrul district.
- February 12: The tripartite agreement signed between three valley-based militant outfits, the State Government and the Government of India completes one year.
- February 16: An indefinite economic blockade of Manipur called by Emboi Serto led All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur ( 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.
- February 21: 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.
- February 22: MHA Joint Secretary (Northeast) Shambhu Singh said that the insurgent outfits in Manipur 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 ends 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 24 February.
- March 7: Unidentified miscreants shot and injured a medical practitioner, Dr Taruni of RIMS Medicine Department, at her home clinic at Uripok area in Imphal West. It is believed that she had received extortion threats from some underground organisations.
- March 10: A team of Thoubal district Police rescues two abducted drivers of the ABCI, who were reportedly abducted from Somrei village under Yairipok Police station in Ukhrul district on 2 March, from Chaningpokpi village under Senapati district.
- March 11: Two Assam Rifles personnel, identified as Warrant Officer Murli and Rifleman MT Santosh, are killed and 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.
- March 11: The Presidential Council of the UNC reaffirms its position 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 15 December 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 13: 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 is abducted by some unidentified armed persons from Khulbung village of Tamenglong district.
- March 21: Soldiers from the Army's Red Shield Division arrest 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.
- March 22: Four militants of the armed ZRF, including its 'commander-in-chief', are arrested by the Police during a search operation 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.
- March 25: Secretary home affairs' of URF Puyam Ruhini, a representative of three armed groups that enter 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.
- March 28: State Police and other Security Forces gear up 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.
- March 28-29: A construction worker, identified as Yambem Sanathoi is reportedly 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.
- April 1: Former Minister Khasim Ruivah and his son Asung Ruivah, are reportedly abducted by suspected militants.
- April 2: Former Minister Khasim Ruivah and his son Asung Ruivah, who were reportedly abducted on April 1 by suspected militants, are released. Sources suspect that the abduction might be related with the ensuing Parliamentary elections. Khasim Ruivah joined the BJP and reportedly campaigned fervently for BJP candidate of the Outer Manipur seat Prof. Gangmumei Kamei.
- April 4: The Election Commission of India accepts 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.
- April 8: A team of Thoubal District Police arrest two cadres of PREPAK including one woman from Lilong Kaleikhong area under Lilong Police Station in Thoubal district. 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 escapes bid on his life as suspected militants triggered a powerful blast at Leingangching near MATA farm under Litan Police Station in Ukhrul district .
- April 12: Two militants are 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.
- April 20: Five inmates of a Government run children home are arrested by a Police team on the charge of being activists of a militant group. A hand grenade and mobile phones are seized from the minors between the age of 11 to 14, according to a Police source. It alleged that the children were activists of KCP-Noyon. 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 22: A cadre of KNF-Samuel faction, a constituent of KNO presently a signatory of the SoO with the Government, is attacked at near Tribal Museum at Thangzam Road in Lamka area of Churachandpur district of Manipur. The cadre identified as Lulun Haokip is 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.
- April 25: 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.
- April 26: KYKL cadre, identified as Tongbram Shantikumar Singh alias Agaya alias Robert (28) is arrested at Thongjao area under Waikhong Police Station of Thoubal district.
- April 28: The 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.
- April 29: Red Shield Division claims 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.
- May 3: Troops of Red Shield Division reportedly apprehend armed cadres of KCP-MC and PLA in the general area of Heibong Pokpi. KCP-MC namely Laishram Birsing alias Bira is 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.
- May 7: UNLF militant identified as Huidrom Naoba alias Shyam alias Kubaren is arrested by security forces in Thoubal district. A 9 mm pistol with magazine and three live rounds were recovered from his possession.
- May 8: 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.
- May 13: KNLF, who had signed the SoO with GoI and the Manipur State on 9 September 2013, has been relocated from their temporary camp to a permanent one.
- May 16: A sit in protest is staged jointly by International Meetei Forum (IMF); Meetei Youths' Front South-East Asia (MYFSEA) and Eramdam Lamjing Meira (ELM) at Kwakeithel Thounaojam Leikai 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.
- May 22: Security forces arrest 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.
- May 22: In a joint meeting of KAKCA, GAKCA, KSO, KWHR, UZO and KPF decide 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 to maintain cordial relationship between different communities.
- May 28: Suspected skeletal remains believed to be that of two missing cadres Irengbam Bode alias Washington (35) and Pukhrambam Somorjit of URF are found buried in the outfit’s designated camp in Imphal.
- May 29: Two migrant workers are 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.
- May 29: 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.
- June 2: India and Myanmar sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Border Cooperation. The MoU was signed by Gautam Mukhopadhaya, Indian Ambassador to Myanmar, and Major General Kyaw Nyunt, Deputy Defence Minister of Myanmar, in Nay Pyi Taw.
The MoU is intended to provide a framework for security cooperation and intelligence exchange between Indian and Myanmar security agencies. It provides for the conduct of coordinated patrols on the respective sides of the international border and the maritime boundary by the armed forces of the two countries.
It provides for exchanging information and intelligence in the fight against insurgency, arms and drugs smuggling, human and wildlife trafficking between India and Myanmar. The entire border length touches Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Nagaland (215 km), Manipur (398 km) and Mizoram (510 km).
- June 3: KNO ‘president’ PS Haokip says 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.
- June 4: Former PULF ‘chief’ Mohammed Abdur is shot dead by unknown persons at his Chirai Awang Leikai residence in Imphal West district.
- June 4: All Manipur Road Transport Drivers’ and Motor Workers’ Union threatens 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 is arrested from Noney Bridge in Tamenglong district by security forces. Four Chinese hand grenades and a mobile phone recovered from him.
- June 13: KIM the apex body of Kukis in Manipur submits 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 committing '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 -15: 'Chairman' of KCP- KK Nganba Chongtham Manglemjao alias KK Nganba is arrested by Secirity Forces from Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak in Imphal West district.
- June 17: UNC sponsored 48 hours bandh cripples 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.
- June 19: Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh says 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.
- June 21: The State DGP Ahmed states that as many as 55 militants including 11 female militants who worked as conduits of weapons and IEDs have been arrested and 10 hand grenades, 5 pistols, 1 revolver and 1 detonator were recovered by Security forces 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.
- June 21: 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.
- June 21: Villagers of Haolenphai, a Kuki dominated village in Chandel district state 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 29: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju states that he wants action oriented talks and solutions and that the talks should 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.
- June 30: NSCN-IM 'lieutanant colonel' Hopeson Ningshen is 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.
- July 1: KPF submits a memorandum to the Prime Minister seeking justice and protection by extending the sixth schedule to the hill areas of Manipur.
- July 4: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju states that his first and foremost priority is to secure peace and security in the Northeast while asserting that without peace, no development can be possible in the region.
- July 4: UNC raises 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.
- July 8: 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.
- July 9: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma states 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 Northeast 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.
- July 9: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni states that Northeastern States can play a vital role to improve relations between India and Bangladesh. She said, "There is vast scope of mutual investment in the resource rich Northeastern States, which are geographically very close to Bangladesh. Northeastern States can play a key role in improving bilateral ties."
- July 12: Former vice chairman and member of UADC Ngalangzar Malue is 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.
- July 12: Six people are 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.
- July 13: Six people are 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.
- July 13: A combined team of Thoubal and Imphal West Police Commandos rescue a boy on way to Moreh from being recruited by KYKL. Two militants of KYKL identified as Langpoklakpam Abe alias Indrani and Khangjalakpam Gingora alias Modison are arrested from Pallel PS gate in Thoubal district.
- July 13: 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: Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front ( MNPF ) in a statement issued by 'assistant publicity secretary' Thomas Numai states that NSCN-IM has forgotten the national cause, abandoned all ceasefire ground rules and was collaborating with GoI.
- July 14: Civil society organisations in Ukhrul submit 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.
- July 15: Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei states that over 100 people have been killed by NSCN-IM since 1980.
- July 18: UNC in a memorandum to PM 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 21: Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam states in the assembly that the ceasefire agreement between NSCN-IM and GoI is not applicable to Manipur.
- July 21: Gaikhangam states 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.
- July 21: 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, pose a serious threat to state and national security". He also said that media reports cannot be taken without verification.
- July 22: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju says in Lok Sabha that Government has no plans to review AFSPA. He also states that representations have come from different organizations and NGOs from Manipur for phased withdrawal of AFSPA. 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.
- July 24: UNC impose 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.
- July 25: C in-c' of UTLA Seipu alias Ishael with his bodyguard was arrested from Chieng kongpan in Churachandpur district.
- July 25: Fifth Indo-Myanmar RBC is held in Imphal. The Indian delegation has been led by GoC Lieutanant General SL Narasimhan. MHA and MEA delegates also take part in the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to further enhance understanding and cooperation between both the countries.
- 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).
- July 28: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh invites 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 31: Four ZUF identified as 'captian' Gangloungam Kamei, 'sergeant' Peter Panmei, 'sergeant' Thuangkulung and 'lance corporal' Jaojiankhuan are killed and an AR trooper Jitender is injured in an encounter at Nungkao village in Tamenglong district.
- July 31: Deputy CM Gaikhangam says that the 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.
- August 1: Apunba Lup Salungpham organises a public rally demanding implementation of ILP in Manipur at Salungpham in Thoubal district.
- August 3: Public meetings are 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 6: 15 persons including a Policeman, nine students of GP Women's College and five students of Imphal College are 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.
- August 7: State cabinet approves 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 are indefinitely closed by school authorities following monetary demands from some militant groups.
- August 9: 12 days remain for 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 11: Two individuals Leishangbam Nungsi Devi and Moirangthem Shyamkesho are 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.
- August 11: Thousands peacefully demonstrated on the main road of Ukhrul town in Ukhrul district in the presence of State Security forces to show their support for the ongoing peace dialogue between GoI and NSCN-IM.
- August 12: Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh states that the Government is willing to hold talks with Northeast insurgents if they would shun arms.
- August 13: UPF decides to agree to extend the SoO term after its expiry on August 22.
- August 13: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju says that MHA is implementing a scheme for surrender-cum-rehabilitation of militants of the northeastern region.
- August 14: KNO indicates that the SoO is likely to continue after its expiry on August 22.
- August 14: Women activists raid 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 three could produce their identification papers.
- August 16: 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 19: A 17-year-old boy identified as Kunal Sahu is injured in an IED blast at Mantripukhri Thakurbari in Imphal East district.
- August 19: State Government has intimates 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.
- August 19: BSF IG states that militants groups of the Northeast continue to receive ‘substantial quantity’ of illegal arms and ammunition from China and Myanmar.
- August 23: 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 24: Myanmar says it will bust training camps of Northeast Indian militants if provided specific inputs about their existence. Myanmar's Information Minister U Ye Htut said his government would cooperate "fully" with the new Indian government in cracking down on militant bases.
- August 25: India hands over to Bangladesh a list of 71 camps of the Indian insurgent groups that still exists in the neighboring country.
- August 26: Central Government has decided to implant special kind of fence over water along the riverine India-Bangladesh border to stop illegal immigration.
- August 28: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPc are imposed in Imphal West district on account of the unlawful activities of some anti-social elements.
- August 30: Two civilians, Ramkashing Vashi and MayopamRamraor are killed and 26 others wounded in Police firing as the peace rally organised by UNC turned violent. 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.
- September 1: A ban on all National projects in the State and vehicular movements along National highways is announced by UNC .The blocking of traffic along NH would commence from September 4.
- September 2: In view of the UNC sponsored bandh from September 4, MHA issues 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.
- September 3: CM Okram Ibobi Singh states 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.
- September 3: The CM said that GoI is supportive of the State Government but was concerned about the highway blockade as it would cause immense misery to common people.
- September 4: UNC and other Naga organisations have gone ahead with the indefinite blockade.
- September 4: Union Joint Secretary Shambhu Singh arrives 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.
- September 4: Following a directive of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Special Secretary in the Home Ministry Prakash Mishra comes to Manipur to assess the arising situation.
- September 4: More than 400 vehicles including loaded trucks and passenger buses are stranded after UNCs ban on all National projects and vehicular traffic on NHs.
- September 9: Manipur Police Commando KS Thotyo is killed and two other Police commandos Khumukcham Amuthoi and Kapminlian Mangsuan are wounded in two ambushes by suspected NSCN-IM at Nungshangkong and Shangkai village in Ukhrul district.
- September 11: In an emergency presidential council, the UNC calls 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.
- September 11: In view of the increasing demand for ILPS in the State the Government ordered an indefinite closure of schools and colleges.
- September 12: JCILPS stated that it is still ready to hold dialogue with the Government if its demands are met.
- September 12: 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.
- September 12: Six women leaders of different civil bodies of JCILPS were arrested at an undisclosed location.
- September 16 : 12 persons including six women leaders of different civil bodies and six executive members of JCILPS are arrested in connection with the ILPS issue. They have been sent to judicial custody for 15 days by concerned magistrates.
- September 18: A labourer Mohammed Nasir Khan is abducted by some unidentified armed persons in connection with a monetary demand from Borayangbi-Badarpur in Bishnupur district.
- September 18: UNC delegation visiting New Delhi meets 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.
- September 21: Suspected militants of KCP-MC abduct two labourers Chingngakham Dhanabandhu and Sansam Hemanta from construction site at Andro Mamang Sanapat Market in Imphal East district.
- September 22: JCILPS states that talks with the All Political Party ILP Committee ended without a major breakthrough at Assembly Complex in Chingmeirong (Imphal East).
- September 23: One month passed since the SoO agreement between the Government and the KNO and UPF had expired. 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 22 August 2014.
- September 25: Armed militants kill a Police driver identified as Elangbam Joy after they hijacked a bulletproof vehicle of the Imphal West district Police Commandos and took him with them.
- September 25: Two civilians Sagolsem Birchandra and Keisam Ashobanta, are 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.
- September 29: The driver and the handyman of a truck, identified as Heikrujam Ibomcha and Thangjam Romen, who were abducted by ZUF on September 17 are released at a place near Nungba in Tamenglong.
- October 1: Police Commando identified as Mayanglambam Ibotomba is killed in an IED explosion at Thangal Bazar in Imphal West district. Another commando identified as Ahongsangbam Milan is injured persons in the blast.
- October 1: 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.
- October 2: NSCN-K militant Daikho is abducted by suspected NSCN-IM militants from his residence in an undisclosed location.
- October 2: URF says that the outfit is left with no other option other than quit MoS signed with both the State and GoI. The ‘chairman’ Lanheiba Meitei states 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.
- October 3: Body of NSCN-K militant Daikho who was abducted by suspected NSCN-IM militants is recovered at Khongnem area in Senapati district.
- October 6: URF asks the Government to return the weaponry that they handed over to the administration as part of the process of entering the peace talks. They threatened that until its demand is fulfilled, it will continue striking the State Government and Congress workers.
- October 7: Union Minister of state for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju says that the BJP Government would not allow the ongoing peace talks with NSCN-IM to jeopardize Manipur’s territorial integrity.
- 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.
- October 11: JIC chairman RN Ravi submitted "a paper on strategy and action on Northeast policies" to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and also discussed with Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiu. MHA had set a three month deadline to revise the Northeast policies. A senior official states, "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: 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.
- October 14: URF 'chairman' Lanheiba Meitei states that that the outfit decides to back out of the SoO pact as the party had understood the 'deceit' of the Government.
- October 20: State Vigilance and Intelligence Department led by SP KT Vaiphei re-verifies 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.
- October 23: Police arrest 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 and rescue two abducted labourers identified as Thokchom Kanta Singh and Haobijam Jackson Singh from Molnom Village in Sadar Hills. The militants came to Andro parking for negotiation of ransom amount for two kidnapped labours.
- November 2: Assam Rifles arrest a UNLF militant Takhellambam Inaocha Singh alias John alias Thoungamba from Koirengei in Imphal East. A .32 pistol along with magazine and three live rounds recovered from him.
- January 31: A suspected Kuki National Liberation Front (Samuel) (KNLF-S) militant dies in a shoot at Keisong Village in Churachandpur district. Unidentified gunmen shot down Saiboy (30) son of Ngajang of Saprameina in a factional fight according to sources.
- January 31: The decision making body of the co-ordination committee of the seven proscribed underground organizations expels one of its constituents permanently- the United Peoples’ Party of Kangleipak (UPPK). The decision to expel it from the CorCom taken during the sixth conference of the CorCom held between December 19 and 29 at an undisclosed place.
- February 4: A member of the Kamatapur Liberation Organization (KLO) is among a group of 21 rebels of the United Peoples’ Party of Kangleipak (UPPK) that crosses the Indo-Myanmar border and contacts police to enter the peace process. The group entered the town of Moreh in Chandel district in a truck moped along with a huge cache of arms. CorCom, a co-ordination committee of seven militant groups, expelled the outfit on charges that the group tried to hold talks with the government. CorCom has only six groups now.
- February 4: Suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Khaplang (NSCN-K) cadres kidnap drivers and cleaners of four trucks of Manipur from near about Kohima enroute to Imphal from Guwahati on grounds of not having paid illegal tax.
- February 5: Assam Rifles busts a plan of the NSCN-IM to smuggle-in weapons from the Ukhrul district of Manipur to the NSCN-IM headquarters at Hebron in Dimapur. Recovery includes two AK 56 Rifles, three GSG-R Rifles, one GSG-5 Carbine and five 9mm G-lock pistols along with 24 rounds of ammunition and rupees 10, 170 in cash. The arrested NSCN-IM cadre revealed that the eleven weapons were a part of a large consignment of highly sophisticated weapons purchased from foreign countries manufactured in Germany and Austria.
- February 6: Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh rejects the demand for an ‘Alternative Arrangement’ of the Nagas residing in Manipur as unacceptable and politically infeasible. The United Naga Council (UNC) has been demanding the Central Government to grant an ‘Alternative Arrangement,’ for the Nagas in Manipur outside the Government of Manipur thus delaying the settlement of the Naga peace talks.
- February 8: The Supreme Court of India (SCI) orders the institution of a three-member committee that shall examine six alleged fake encounters in Manipur. SCI scheduled the hearing for March 1.
- February 11: Manipur Police and 40 Assam Rifles diffuse a powerful IED at Andro Sanapat on Andro-Yairipok road in Imphal East. An Assam Rifles Bomb Squad dog confirmed the presence of an explosive device after a man pointed out to a suspicious object on the road.
- February 13: 197 cadres of the United Revolutionary Front (URF), the Kangleipak Communist Party- Lamphel (KCP-L) and the Kanglei Yawol Kunna Lup (KYKL) surrender with 138 weapons and sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State and Central Governments. They are to rope in all their remaining cadres along with weapons within 90 days of the MoU for peace talks.
- February 15: IED blast engineered by militants injures an Assam Rifles jawan at Lamsang in Imphal West. The Assam Rifles convoy was on its way to a camp at Kangchup from Imphal.
- February 19: Police arrests five Naga individuals at Deberapara outpost off Mariani along with 2 pistols and 13 rounds of live bullets. The arrested were on their way to Siamen Basti.
- February 19: The Kuki State Demand Committee (KSDC) announces that it would resume its suspended public blockade from the midnight of February 24 indefinitely, in order to press for the start of a political dialogue for the creation of a Kuki State out of Manipur as the Centre failed to fulfill its promise.
- February 22: Suspected cadres of the Peoples’ Liberation Army (PLA) gun battle for about 20 minutes with Assam Rifles personnel at the PLA stronghold village of Soibon (under Tengoupal Police Station) along the Indo-Myanmar border in Chandel district.
- February 23: The Kuki State Demand Committee (KSDC) threatens to block the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Car Rally scheduled for February 24, to attract attention to their demand for the settlement of the rights of the Kukis under those enshrined in the Constitution of India.
- February 24: Police arrests suspected Peoples’ Revolutionary People of Kangleipak (PREPAK) cadre, Leishangthem Bobo from Wahengham Leikai of Imphal West.
- February 24: Irom Chanu Sharmila urges her supporters to show solidarity in achieving the goals when authorities release her come March 12. The anti-AFSPA campaigner and human rights activist has been fasting since 2000 for the scrapping off of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1985 (AFSPA).
- February 25: Assam Rifles recovers explosive materials from Haua Paite (43) and Paite Paite (38) during a mobile vehicle check at Makha Basti, Jiribam. Haua Paite hails from the village of Durtlang under Aizawl Police Station and Paite Paite from the Chingmun village under Parbung Police Station of the Churachandpur district of Manipur. The explosives concealed in two sacks of rice were 80 detonators, 26 feet long cortex, 32 feet safety fuse, 80 neogel gelatin sticks, 2 mobile handsets, 15 kilograms of rice and rupees one thousand and nineteen in cash.
- March 3: Police Commandos arrest three Peoples’ Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) militants with explosives. The militants faced arrest during a search operation in Bashikhong area of Imphal East district. From the three cadres identified as N. Inao Singh (32), Ngangbam Mangal Meitei (29) and Ngangbam Inaocha Singh (38), police recovered hazardous explosive materials, three Plastic Explosive Krikis (PEK), two Chinese hand grenades and a remote controller device.
- March 3: The Supreme Court of India (SCI) appointed commission begins hearing of the six cases of alleged extrajudicial killings from a makeshift hotel office of the panel. SCI had set the commission on January 4 to probe into the first six of more than 1,500 cases listed in the two petitions filed by Human Rights Alert, Manipur and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association of Manipur.
- March 7: Police Commandos arrest two alleged militants without arms of the proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) from Wahengbam Lekai in Imphal. The identified duos are Robi Nameirakpam (48) of Khongman and James Leishangthem (16) of Tera Sapam Lekai.
- March 11: Police Commandos seize heroin weighing around a gram from a self-styled Captain of the NSCN-IM in Pallel in Thoubal district following an anti-drug drive. Identified as P.R. Samson Chothe, police recovered two syringes, one camouflage uniform and two photographs of himself holding a gun in full camouflage uniform. The Court later sent him to jail for a period of 15 days.
- March 11: Four insurgents of the banned Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup (KYKL) surrender with arms at Moreh. R. K. Ibungo alias Biswajit (23), Akoijam Basant alias Fighter (38), Ningthoujam Thoiba alias Gopen (25) and Lance Corporal Akoijam Jiten alias Ningjaba (27) crossed the Indo-Myanmar border and surrendered. Police confirm they will be rehabilitated soon.
- March 11: Suspected militants explode a grenade at the residence of the Chairperson of the Autonomous District Council (Chandel), Lukhosei Jou at Moreh town. The explosion seems to have injured Jou’s brother-in-law, Dounglenzou.
- March 13: Leaders of the United Revolutionary Front (URF), Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) and the Kangleipak Communist Party- Lamphel (KCP-L) warns the government against treating them as ‘surrendered organizations.’ The three outfits had recently laid down arms and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Manipur. General Secretary H. Dilip alias Taibanganba of KCP-L said that the groups would not hesitate returning to the jungle if the plight of those who have come over ground in order to negotiate with the government is not addressed by the government. The group formed a Peace Task Force with the URF Home Secretary Puyam Rohini as the Committee Convener. The Committee was formed with an aim to take forward the MoU.
- March 17: United Peoples’ Front (URF), an umbrella organization of seven Kuki-Chin militant outfits presses for an ‘Autonomous Tribal State’ comprising areas dominated by the Kuki community. It also urges the government to step up the processes of Suspension of Operation (SoO) with them signed some six years ago.
- April 1: One NSCN(K) leader David Panmei is shot dead by rebels of NSCN(IM) in Tamenglong district.
- April 3: Sit-in-protests are staged at different Zeliangrong villages of Imphal East and Imphal West districts demanding immediate and safe release of 14-year-old Alice Kamei. The Zeliangrong bodies had also clamped a 48-hour total blockade on National Highways with effect from the midnight of March 27. According to the Zeliangrong bodies, Alice is now in the custody of RPF/PLA.
- April 3: A probe commissioned by the Supreme Court holds security forces guilty of killing seven persons, including a 12-year-old boy, in six fake encounters in Manipur during 2009-10. Besides the minor identified as Mohd Azad Khan, a three-person investigation panel blamed security forces for the death of Khumbongmayum Orsonjit Singh, Nameirakpam Gobind Metei, Nameirakpam Nobo Meitei, Elangbam Kiranjit Singh, Chongthan Umakanta and Akoijam Priyobrata.
- April 4: The RPF denies abducting Alice Kamei of Bishnupur district as alleged by her relatives and the Zeliangrong community. The RPF said she joined the party voluntarily in March.
- April 9: The Government tells the Supreme Court that it would respond to Justice N Santosh Hegde committee’s report on extra–judicial killings by security forces in Manipur. According to Government source, the report was being considered at the highest level, including in the army, but it could not be assumed that whatever was said in the report was entirely true.
- April 14: Twin bomb attacks in Churachandpur and Thoubal districts ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's arrival in the State. PLA claimed responsibility for this. Even as PLA has been taking utmost care to avoid casualty to civilians while carrying military offensive against the Indian military, it was highly regrettable that one child sustained injuries in the Lilong attack, said a press release issued by the outfit's Department of Publicity Chief Bangkim.
- April 19: A massive public rally held in Imphal demanding the safe release of a schoolchild Alice Kamei from the custody of the RPF/PLA.
- April 23: Four Railways officials engaged in the construction of railway line tunnel are abducted by unknown miscreants. They are abducted from the work site of tunnel number 2 near Thembipung in Tamenglong district.
- April 24: Seven cadres KCP-MC, including their 'Army Chief', Laishram Guru alias Gunamani, lay down arms to join the peace parleys with the Central and State Governments. KCP-Taibang Nganba and KCP-City Meitei are currently on peace talks with the Government, KCP-Pakhanglakpa is also ready to commence peace parleys.
- April 25: A report submitted by the parliamentary standing committee on Home Affairs in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) states that Northeastern region witnessed an overall increase in violence with Assam and Manipur accounted for the bulk of incidents. The report finds that the level of violence in Meghalaya and Nagaland higher than the previous year while Tripura, Mizoram and Sikkim remained large peaceful. It shows that the incidence of violence has risen from 627 in 2011 to 1,025 in 2012, which was 773 in 2010 and 1,297 incidents in 2009.The report further states that 3,562 militants were either arrested or killed or surrendered in the region.
- April 27: UNC appeals to the Central Government to immediately intervene and secure the release of Alice Kamei, minor girl, allegedly held captive by RPF/PLA since March 10.
- April 28: UNLF claims that the bomb attack near Ngariyan village along Yairipok-Andro road which left two Assam Rifles personnel injured on April 28 was carried out by a small demolition team of its armed wing, the MPA.
- May 10:A powerful local committee says no non-Manipuri would be allowed to enter the State between June 1 and June 5. This would be the first phase of the agitation and in the second phase, no non-Manipuri would be allowed even in localities from June 6 to June 10. Announcing this, the spokesman of JCILP, Sapamacha Jadumani said, "We are not against non-Manipuris but we urge the Centre and state government to implement the ILP system in Manipur to protect the separate identities of the indigenous people in the region." The State assembly had already passed a resolution some months ago asking the Centre to implement ILP in the state, official and JCILP sources said.
- May 18: State Government decides to enter into a peace accord with rebel group UPPK. A decision in this regard was taken by the State cabinet at a meeting chaired by chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh. 45 UPPK leaders had laid down arms on February 5 at the border town of Moreh in Chandel District. Senior home affairs ministry officials will visit Imphal on May 22 to discuss the details of the treaty, a Government source said.
- May 21-22: State Government representatives, including Principal Secretary (Home), Suresh Babu, and the Union Joint Secretary in charge of the Northeast, Shambhu Singh, held a series of talks with representatives of the KCP-Lamphel, KYKL-MDF and the URF in New Delhi.
- May 23: Peace talks with three insurgent groups [URF, KCP-Lamphel and KYKL-MDF] that had signed separate tripartite MoU with Centre and State Government has commenced, an official source said, hinting that another MoU for peace process with UPPK was likely to ink on May 24. On 14 February 2012, the three militant groups entered into separate MoUs for peace dialogue with Government of India and Government of Manipur. The first round of peace talks was held on 22 May. The three groups have submitted their demands from the Government during the talks, the source said, adding officials of both Centre and State Government have hinted of granting their demands.
- May 24: UPPK signs a tripartite MoU with the Central and Manipur Governments joining the peace process during a home coming ceremony in Imphal. The tripartite MoU was signed by Shambhu Singh, Joint Secretary (northeast) on behalf of the MHA and J Suresh Babu, Principal Secretary (Home) on behalf of the State Government. On behalf of the UPPK, the MoU was signed by the outfit`s 'president', Achoibam Bonbihari, its 'home secretary' H. Ahoi alias Lemba and 'Chief of army' Mayengbam Maichon.
- May 28: The KNF says it will not accept the formation of any new underground outfit when the peace process and political dialogue is on with the Government of India. The statement appealed all Kuki militant, civil organisations, political leaders and the public not to extend any moral or financial support to the KNF-N led by one Henkholen alias James in the interest of peace.
- June 11: The campaign on ILP system, which was started from 18 May 2013 at different schools by the JCILP, students’ wing continues. Schools students staged sit in protest in front of their respective schools in Imphal East district demanding implementation of the Inner Line Permit system in the state.
- June 27: Two non local migrant workers, both masons by profession are killed while four others are injured, including a local man, when unidentified miscreants lobbed a hand grenade at a rented room at Uripok Tourangbam Leikai in Imphal.
- June 29: Naga outfits in Manipur - MNRF and UNPC have merged together and formed a new group called MNPF with an armed wing - MNPA. According to a statement issued by MNPF deputy publicity secretary, Thomas Numai, with the formation of MNPF, MNRF and UNPC have been dissolved. The statement said that a decision to dissolve the two outfits and work together under one banner was adopted at a joint meeting of the two parties convened on March 11. The statement asserted: “Time has come for us to struggle together to achieve our common goal by surrendering one’s own interest and give room to accommodate other parallel bodies.” Another objective of the newly established outfit is bridging the gap of all revolutionary groups of the region - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura. The outfit promises to eliminate social and economic disparity among different communities and strengthen “cohesion and revolutionary unity” for a strong and vibrant federal administrative system. The MNPF statement informed that John Francis Kashung is the chairman of MNPF’s first batch of central committee. Other members of the committee include Wilson Tao (general secretary), Pairson Shily (home secretary), Isaac Shang (finance secretary), Jack Kapso (organization secretary), Thomas Numai (deputy finance and deputy publicity secretary) and Ahao Jajo (deputy defence secretary). MNPF has been reportedly formed after a minute discussion on “the shaky condition of the present Naga revolutionaries.”
- July 4: Pursuing its demand for a political dialogue between the Government and Kuki armed groups under SoO, the KSDC, announces resumption of their stir from July 8. The KSDC's agitation this time around will be in two phases - first a general strike for 36 hours and followed by 48 hours of economic blockade.
- July 11: KSDC urging the Government to immediately start talks with Kuki groups under Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact, warns that it will resume the stir if the Government remains adamant to their demand. In a statement, the KSDC affirmed that the KSDC and the Kuki people will continue non-violent struggle for political self-determination under the Indian Constitution until the demand is realised.
- July 12: Imphal West district Police commandos arrest one cadre belonging to RPF/PLA, identified as Thangjam James alias Bison from Singjamei near Kumar Pharmacy. One hand grenade and one mobile handset are seized from his possession, said a press release issued by Imphal West Superintendant of Police.
- July 15: NSCN-KK group has said that no militant outfit should dictate another militant organization in the interest of maintaining peace in the region. NSCN-KK, Zeliangrong Region supervisor, Felix, who is also a 'deputy kilonser' (deputy minister) allege that the NSCN-IM has been asking the public not to pay 'tax' to the NSCN-KK group. "In short, the NSCN-IM is banning our outfit from collecting tax from the people. This move of the NSCN-IM is nothing but inviting violence," warns Felix.
- July 17: Altogether 45 cadres of UTLA, including its 'Chairman', SK Thadou, surrender during a simple 'Home Coming ceremony' held at Inspection Bungalow in Kadamtala in Jiribam in Imphal East district before the MHA Joint Secretary (Northeast) Shambu Singh. They are the last cadres of the UTLA-SK Thadou to surrender before the Government. With this, all the sub-factions of UTLA have now joined the peace process. Shambu Singh later described the ceremony as another big step towards peace initiative and appealed to all the underground groups to abjure the path of violence and join the mainstream. SK Thadou said that they have laid down arms as they desired peace.
- July 31: Three cadres of Muslim outfit, UPRF was arrested by the Security Forces in Manipur with illegal drugs and arm Rifles along the Indo-Myanmar section of National Highway-2 at Waithou in Thoubal District. An extortion note of UPRF was also seized along with a 9 mm pistol with a magazine loaded with five live rounds and the illegal drugs. The cadres were identified as Muhammad Abdur Rehman (21) and his elder brother Muhammad Sherkhan (22) and Muhammad Abaskhan (24).
- August 1: Seven persons, including two engineers from Kolkata, are abducted by militants from Manipur's Imphal East district. The other five are two senior engineers of Manipur IFCD, two drivers of the department and a local contractor. The abducted have been identified as Abhijeet Sinha and Devjit Sinha of Kolkata-based R.M. Sinha & Company, superintending engineer N. Karnacharya and executive engineer N. Surchandra of the IFCD, the department's drivers, Sarat Singh and Sanayaima Singh, both from Imphal, and local contractor Sanayaima Sharma. The PULF claims responsibility for the abduction.
- August 4: Militants release all the seven hostages abducted on 1 August. The released hostages said that the abductors belonged to the KRA and that they were held hostage at different places in the Saikul area, a Kuki-dominated sub-division, in Senapati district.
- August 6: The UNC call for a 48 hour bandh (shut down strike) in all Naga areas with effect from the midnight of August 11 till August 13 midnight. The bandh was to denounce the Government of India’s failure to give a positive reply to their appeal to indicate a date for the 6th round of tripartite talk with the Centre and the State Government and on the demand for an Alternative Arrangement outside the State Government.
- August 12: A high-level committee is constituted to examine the controversy over the construction of a border fence along the Moreh sector of the Indo-Myanmar international border. The committee will be headed by principal secretary (Home), Suresh Babu. Its other members include Inspector-General of Assam Rifles (South) Maj. Gen. Rajeev Chopra, a senior official of the Border Roads Task Force, Deputy Commissioner of Chandel, Th. Chittaranjan Singh and Superintendent of Police of Chandel, E. Priyokumar Singh.
- August 13: Suspected KRA-U Militants release the two State Horticulture Department officials, who were abducted on August 8, in an unidentified location. Horticulture officers Meitram Priyokumar of Yaiskul Janmasthan and Wangkheirakpam Ibopishak of Nongmeibung were reported as missing on their way back from a Senapati District area.
- August 17: Three persons sustain injuries when a powerful bomb exploded on the first floor of the Route 39 Restaurant building at Mantripukhri in Imphal West district. One private security guard, a waiter and a salesman of the adjacent showroom sustained injuries in the explosion.
- August 22: The Kukis have intensified their Statehood demand movement by spreading out their programmes to various parts of the Northeast region. They are participating in the indefinite hunger strike underway at Kokrajhar in Assam jointly carried out by the Bodos and leaders of the KSDC, demanding the creations of Bodoland in Assam and Kuki State in Manipur. They will also participate in a series of consultative meetings involving Kuki intellectuals, KSDC leaders, Kuki scholars and student leaders to be organised in Guwahati (Assam), Shillong (Meghalaya) and Churachandpur (Manipur).
- August 27: The Minister of State for Home, R.P.N. Singh informs the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) that the government has identified 65 terror groups active in the country. He said, "Various terrorist groups like LeT, IM, HM, HuJI, Al-Badr, etc are active in the hinterland of the country, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi". While 34 insurgent outfits are operating in Manipur, 10 are active in Assam, four each in Meghalaya and Nagaland, two each in Tripura and Mizoram, five in Jammu & Kashmir, three in Punjab and another the Indian Mujahideen. MHA officials later clarified that at least three of the 34 Manipuri outfits have already surrendered.
- August 30: The sixth round of tripartite talks is held in Delhi between the Government of India, Manipur and Nagas in Manipur under the aegis of UNC. Discussion was on the demand for an alternative arrangement outside the government of Manipur, pending settlement of the Indo-Naga. According to UNC publicity wing, after an intense dialogue, a "general agreement" to take the process forward to political level within two months' time was arrived in the talk.
- September 2: Journalists and newspaper distributors of Manipur take out a joint rally to protest against a threat by a "militant group" to editors, reporters and newspaper distributors.
- September 3: The UNC announces temporarily lift of its ban on Central projects like Trans-Asian Railway Line and Power Grid line in the State from 5am of September 4. The decision to lift the ban on Central projects was reached by the Presidential Council of UNC held on September 3 "as a reciprocation of the decision in the tripartite talk held at Delhi on August 30".
- September 4 : In the light of the assurance given by the Joint Secretary (Northeast), MHA, Shambu Singh that interlocutor for talks with Kuki militant groups would be appointed soon after receiving approval from the PMO, the UPF says its delegates would soon visit the PMO in this regard.
- September 4: Despite the continuing threats, journalists in Manipur resumed to work while civil organizations showing solidarity to scribes staged a sit-in-protest the same day and demanded respect of freedom of press.
- September 9: With 147 cadres belonging to three different underground organisations laying down arms, the Government signed MoU and SoO pact with the three militant groups. The groups which have laid down arms are KCP-Nongdrenkhomba, KNLF and KRF. Forty-four cadres of the KCP-Nongdrenkhomba surrendered to the Government along with 26 different kinds of weapons. Nongdrenkhomba was released from Sajiwa Central Jail on June 12, 2013, with a view to enable him take part in the 'home-coming ceremony'. Altogether 50 cadres of the KNLF laid down 35 numbers of weapons. KNLF is a constituent member of KNO, an umbrella body of several Kuki armed outfits. 53 cadres of the KRF surrendered to the Government along with 30 assorted weapons. KRF is a constituent member of UPF, another conglomerate of Kuki outfits.
- September 13: At least nine migrant labourers are killed and 11 others are injured in an explosion inside a working shed located on the slab cover put up over Naga Nullah (drain) at Nagamapal in Imphal West district.
- September 19: Police successfully rescue two drivers and their assistant who were abducted by suspected cadres of KRF from N Songlun village in Senapati district.
- September 28: PLA, the military wing of the RPF launchs a well coordinated attack against the camp of 44 Assam Rifles (AR) at Kongkan village in Ukhrul district. PLA claimed that it had killed six AR personnel and smashed two barracks. However, Police, quoting the AR, said that one AR personnel was wounded and one barrack was damaged.
- October 6: Seven labourers of Coastal Project Limited engaged in the Jiribam-Tupul railway project are injured when unidentified persons triggered a bomb blast near Kambiron in Tamenglong district.
- October 7: Manipur Police is verifying an intelligence report that said at least 20 Manipuri Muslims recently left the State to train under al-Qaida. The youths belong to Imphal East, Thoubal and Chandel districts. The DGP said the recent arrest of two Saudi Arabian nationals from Tengnoupal in Chandel district by the Assam Rifles and the subsequent probe conducted by the NIA to ascertain whether they have links with al-Qaida is a development that could help verify the intelligence inputs.
- October 14: Two factions of KRA-U, which were earlier affiliated to KNO and UPF respectively unite to form a single unit under UPF, claims Robinson Thadou, president of the united KRA-U during a press meet held somewhere in Sadar Hills in Senapati district.
- October 17: The KNO, an umbrella body of Kuki militant groups, reaffirms its demand for a separate Kuki state carved out of Manipur's territory.
- October 29: At least four people are injured when suspected militants triggered a powerful explosion in Imphal. Police said the blast went off around 5.55 am near Dharamsala in the heart of the city. A senior police official, who rushed to the area, said that the preliminary investigations indicated that the blast was triggered by a remote controlled device. No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.
- October 30: Two people are killed and seven injured in a massive explosion near a bus station in Manipur capital. The blast took place near Moirangkhom bus stand at around 6.30 a.m. in a high security zone. The blast site is around one kilometre from the official residence of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and a short distance away from the headquarters of the Manipur Rifles Regiment, the Manipur Police Headquarters and the State Secretariat.
- November 13: The Vice President of Manipur People’s Party Mani Sana is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Changangei area in Imphal West district.
- November 13: Three militants of Zeliangrong United Front are killed in an exchange of fire with NSCN (IM) cadres in Tamenglong district of Manipur.
- November 13: Five militantsare arrested by Security Forces—one KYKL militant at Heirok village and four PREPAK(P) militants from Kangla Park and Imphal town.
- November 23: One NDFB(S) militant is arrested by the Army at Borigaon near Kajiamati in Udalguri district.
- November 23: A group of 15 NDFB(S) cadres with sophisticated arms and ammunition visits the weekly market Amteka Bazar under Amguri PS in Chrang district at around 11 am to buy essential goods and warm cloths. They remained in the market for 20 minutes panicking the people around. The free movement of the armed militants in the market proves a weak role of the police and security forces, reports The Assam Tribune.
- November 26: Manipur based militant outfits are trying to increase their dominance in the areas bordering the Barak Valley as they are suspected to be involved in blowing off of a bridge in Cachar district with an aim to cut off the road leading to Manipur.
- November 27: The United Democratic Liberation Army of Barak Valley, a militant outfit of the Riangs, is trying to become active once again, though it suffered a severe setback last week when five of its members were arrested in Silchar when ther came to kidnap a railway employee. According to police sources, the disturbing fact is that the Riang group has joined hands with criminal gangs ti indulge in unlawful activities.
- December 11: Three suspected Kuki militants are killed in an encounter with a combined team of police commandos and paratroopers personnel at Nongpok Keithalmanbi area in Thoubal district.
- January 1: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK
militant identified as 'Private' H Suresh
Singh alias Black Day (43), from Wabagai Tera
Pishak in Thoubal district.
- January 3: UNPC in a statement said that
it stands for better relationship between
the people of the hills and the valley (Ching+Tam)
and added that NPF is formed under the banner
of the NSCN-IM as a last resort to break the
Nagas of Manipur. NPF is a political organization
of Nagaland and hence should not interfere
in the affairs of Manipur.
- January 3: Unidentified militants lob a
hand grenade on MLA Moirangthem Hemanta's
residence at Tentha Khongbal in Thoubal district.
No one is injured in the incident.
- January 4: Unidentified militants shot at
and injure a woman, identified as Khwairakpam
(O) Jamuna (32), at Ngairangbam under Patsoi
Police Station in Imphal West district.
- January 4: In a statement, the CorCom of
seven militant groups said that contesting
on INC tickets, campaigning and organizing
rallies for the INC were banned. It said anyone
defying the ban would be punished. The CorCom
comprises of the KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK-P,
RPF, UNLF and UPPK. A spokesperson of CorCom
claimed that it had masterminded a series
of blasts across the place.
- January 5: Unidentified militants trigger
a hand-grenade blast at the residential complex
of a businessman Taorem Deepak (41) at Yumnam
Leikai Ngakraba Leirak in Imphal. No injuries
recorded. Security Forces (SFs) recover another
explosive from the complex.
- January 6: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
says that peace agreements have been signed
by the Government with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
in West Bengal, UPDS in Assam and again it
was on the verge of concluding another agreement
with at least two groups in Assam. He said
most of the Northeast was today conflict-free
and there was no violence in most parts of
Northeast as 2011 witnessed a new low in the
level of violence where in all states together
there were only 627 incidents in which 70
civilians and 32 Security Force personnel
were killed. "There is a grain of truth (to
- January 7: A civilian, identified as Takhelchangbam
Sanahanbi (53), is injured when unidentified
militants explode a grenade at the residence
of Thokchom Ramesh (37) at Keishampat Thokchom
Leikai in Imphal.
- January 7: Police recover a Chinese hand
grenade near the entrance of Sangai Express
newspaper in Imphal city of Manipur.
- January 7: Police and the Assam Rifles arrest
12 militants and their supporters involved
in attacks on Congress offices and the party
leaders' houses. The Police arrested 10 members
and supporters of PREPAK-P from different
places in Bishnupur and Imphal East districts.
- January 7: A joint team of Police and Assam
Rifles crackdown in three Assembly constituencies
of Keishamthong, Singjamei and Thongju and
arrest two cadres of the PLA from Thongju.
- January 7: Unidentified militants hurled
a hand grenade at a polling camp injuring
a civilian at Charangpat Mamang Leikai in
Thoubal district. The victim is identified
as Thingujam Lukhoi (38).
- January 7: Militants set ablaze INC Jiribam
office. Some plastic chairs kept inside the
office were destroyed in the arson.
- January 7: ZUF releases an NSCN-IM cadre,
'sergeant major' Meikiurou Kamei alias Charlis
(40), who was caught by the ZUF cadres from
Awangkhun in Tamenglong district on January
- January 8: Security Forces recover an IED
from the Congress Bhawan complex in Imphal
- January 8: The CorCom of seven valley based
militant groups has claimed responsibility
for the all the recent blasts and Jiribam
INC office arson in Imphal East district.
The CorCom comprises of the KCP, KYKL, PREPAK,
PREPAK-P, RPF, UNLF and UPPK.
- January 8: Bishnupur Police commandos arrest
a KYKL cadre and claim that the cadre has
been instructed by his superiors to cause
disturbances to a public meeting of the Congress
- January 9: Three powerful IED blasts occur
at a CPI election rally venue Hijam Irabot
memorial complex at Lamlai in Imphal East
district. Security Forces later recovered
three more unexploded IEDs weighing 5 kilograms
each from the same venue.
- January 9: Shambhu Singh, Joint Secretary
(North East) of the MHA, says that the MHA
has already taken a decision that a major
crackdown should be launched to check the
menace of extortion. Singh admitted that the
situation in Manipur is still bad. He said
that though the GNLA is on rampage in Meghalaya,
the recent operations yielded results, while,
the inter-factional clashes resulted in deterioration
of the situation in Nagaland. He said that
the death of senior CPI-Maoist leader Mallojula
Koteswara Rao alias Kishanji must have affected
the move of the Maoists to establish stronghold
in the region. He said that according to information
available with the Government, Kishanji visited
Assam and Manipur just before his death in
- January 10: A top militant is killed and
three Security Forces are injured during an
exchange of fire near the Indo-Myanmar border
of Molcham village of Chandel district.
- January 10: At least six persons including
two women are injured in a bomb attack, which
was carried out by unidentified militants
at the residential gate of Khumukcham Joykishan,
located at Khuyathong Polem Leikai in Imphal
- January 10: Security Forces arrest a UPPK
overground worker, identified as Hemanta alias
James (24), near Koijam village in Thoubal
- January 11: Unidentified persons fire several
shots at the residence of Waikhom Shyama Devi,
an INC candidate at Langthabal Assembly Constituency.
- January 11: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK
militant, identified as Waikhom Ingo (35)
alias Pishak, from Heirangoithong in Imphal
- January 11: Security Forces arrest a KNF-P
militant identified as 'Sergeant Major' Seikholen
Kipgen alias Bronly (25) along with four extortion
- January 11: Security Forces arrest two KLA
militants, identified as thanglalmani Vaiphei
alias Romeo (30) and Boilen Khongsai (24),
when they were carrying out extortion in Saikul
Bazar area in Churachandpur district.
- January 11: Security Forces arrest one UNLF
militant, identified as Laishram Nabamacha
(23) alias Samaiba, from New Check in Imphal
- January 11: Security Forces arrest a militant
belonging to KYKL, identified as Thokchom
Ingobi Singh (42), at Thoubal Ningombam Utha
Leirak in Thoubal district.
- January 12: Unidentified militants explode
a hand grenade at the residential gate of
INC worker Ningthoujam Angou in Lilong Chajing
Chingkhong in Imphal West district.
- January 12: Seven valley-based militant
groups claim that it was behind the act of
setting ablaze the INC office at Umathel Makha
Leikai on January 8 and also the recent attack
on INC workers and supports. PREPAK claims
responsibility for the bomb blast at the residential
gate of Khumukcham Joykishan at Khoyathong
Polem Leikai in Imphal West district on January
- January 12: Security Forces arrest a 'Finance
Secretary' of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military
Council (KCP-MC) namely H Tomba Sharma alias
Bamon Tomba from Top Chingtha Area of Thoubal
- January 12: Security Forces arrest one militant
belonging to KCP-MC, identified as 'Sergeant
Major' Laishram Beer Singh (36) and another
belonging to KYKL, identified as Langjam Anand
(42) - from unspecified locations and handed
them over to Lamphel and Patsoi Police Stations,
- January 13: Security Forces kill a suspected
militant, identified as Thongam Bungbung (37),
at Heibongpokpi in Imphal West district.
- January 13: Security Forces arrest a militant
belonging to the KCP -MTF, identified as khongbantabam
Tomba Meitei (30) from eastern side of Minuthong
in Imphal East district.
- January 14: A suspected UG cadre is killed
in a reported encounter with a combined team
of Security Forces at Narankonjil in Imphal
- January 14: Two bombs exploded near the
polling camp of Congress located at Wangoo
under Thoubal district while another powerful
bomb went off at Yumnam Leikai.
- January 15: In continued violence ahead
of the election on January 28, three suspected
militants are killed in a reported encounter
with a team of Imphal West Police commandos
at the inter-village road connecting Iroishemba
and Lamdeng village on Langol hills of Imphal
- January 15: Security Forces arrest one KCP-MC
cadre from Sangaiprou FCS godown area in Imphal
- January 15: Security Forces arrest two lady
arms dealers from Kwakta and Phugakchou areas
in Bishnupur district. One of the arrested
persons is identified as Boino alias Boicy,
from whom one 9 mm pistol with five 7.62 mm
live rounds recovered.
- January 16: Two Security Forces personnel
are killed and two others got injured when
suspected militants ambushed a patrol of the
Assam Rifles near Jhoukhonom village in Churachandpur
district on the Myanmar border. According
to the Police, the militants snatched away
one weapon from the Security Forces after
the attack. A press release from the Co-ordination
Committee (CorCom) of KCP , KYKL, PREPAK,
PREPAK-Pro, RPF, UNLF and UPPK has said that
three constituent members of CorCom: PREPAK-Pro,
RPF and UNLF were behind the ambush of the
security personnel of the 39th Assam Rifles.
- January 16: Of the three suspected militants
shot dead in an encounter with Imphal West
commandos on the road connecting Iroishemba
to Lamdeng on January 15, one is an Assam
Rifles personnel identified as one Muhammad
Abdul Haque. The other two deceased have also
been identified as Moirangthem Ibungo and
- January 16: Two persons, identified as Thoi
and Lamkhai, said to be workers of Indian
national Congress (INC) party, are reportedly
abducted by unidentified armed persons on
from Karong in Senapati district. The abducted
persons were working for the INC candidate
DD Thaisi contesting for Karong assembly constituency.
- January 17: Securiy Forces arrest a UNLF
cadre, identified as Amom Atorrba alias Romeo,
from Sangram Wangu area in Thoubal district.
- January 17: Securiy Forces arrest one PREPAK
cadre, identified as Tongbram Chingthang nganba
alias Ibomcha, from Uripok area in Imphal
- January 17: The two personnel of 39 Assam
Rifles who were killed on January 16 ambush
at Zokhonuam located at about 20 kilometres
along the international border with Myanmar
from Singngat in Churachandpur district have
been identified as havildar Rajendra, a resident
of Bareilley district in Uttar Pradesh and
constable Lakhinath Deori from Arunachal Pradesh.
- January 17: A probe carried out by the NIA
reveals that the UNLF outfit earned around
INR 1.5 billion between 2007 and 2010 through
extortion. Besides UNLF, many other terror
outfits are also extorting money in the State.
- January 18: Police commandos kill two suspected
militants in an encounter at Urang Chiru,
a Chiru village under Irilbung Police station
in Imphal East district.
- January 18: Securiy Forces arrested two
UNPC cadres from the eastern side of Lamlong
Bridge in Imphal East district.
- January 20: A team of Imphal West commandos
shot dead a suspected militant at Kyamgei
Shantipur in Imphal West district.
- January 21: The Securiy Forces arrest one
PREPAK cadre identified as Nongthombam Bomcha
alias Dijen alias Maipak Singh cadre from
Uyumpok Lokchao in Imphal East district. One
.32 pistol loaded with three live rounds and
two Chinese hand grenades were recovered from
- January 21: The Securiy Forces arrest one
UPPK cadre identified as Oinam Mangoljao Meitei
alias Prem from Sawombung Khunjao in the Imphal
- January 22: Bhutan ‘Prime Minister’ Jigme
Y Thinley said that there is no camp of any
militant formation of the northeast in his
country. He further asserted that Security
Forces are on alert to thwart any such potential
attempts by the militants.
- January 22: The Securiy Forces arrested
a NSCN-IM cadre from Senapati district. The
cadre revealed that he was operating in the
area with plans of disrupting the January
28 assembly elections. A .32mm pistol and
live rounds of ammunition were recovered from
- January 22: CorCom, a conglomeration of
seven Manipuri outfits has warned of higher
degree of violence on supporters of Congress
party, more lethal than the bomb blast it
carried out at the residence of Singjamei
Congress candidate I Hemochandra in which
one person died and another four were injured.
- January 22: In a historic move initiated
by the Government, cadres of different SoO
signatory Kuki militant outfits will be allowed
for the first time to practice the universal
adult franchise in the coming State Assembly
election. The Government has made necessary
arrangements for the Kuki militant cadres
of SoO signatory outfits to cast their votes
in the polls, said State Chief Election Commissioner
(CEO) PC Lawmkunga. The State Government has
issued a notification in this regard on January
21, he added. Different Kuki militant outfits
are into a tripartite suspension of operation
agreement involving State and Central governments
- January 22: Manipur Chief Minister, Okram
Ibobi Singh in an interview said that the
state's situation is not yet conducive to
lift Armed AFSPA from the State. The Centre
will not agree to repeal the Act as blasts,
killings and extortion continue.
- January 22: Unidentified militants explode
a bomb near the house of Manipur Assembly
Speaker I Hemachandra Singh in Imphal West
district, killing one person and leaving at
least three wounded.
- January 23: Three workers of Agriculture
Minister and CPI candidate Ph Parijat are
attacked with IEDs. The three IEDs were recovered
from the residences of one Khumbongmayum Japan
of Nongada Makha Leikai, Huirem Bimol of Nongpok
Kakching and Moirangthem Menjor of Nongren
all in Imphal East district.
- January 23: Securiy Forces arrest 'Major'
Shoiba of NSCN-IM at Vakho in Senapati district,
in a major blow to NSCN-IM as Shoiba head
an extortion racket in the region. He was
involved in the procurement and supply of
arms and ammunition for the organization.
- January 23: Securiy Forces arrest a UTLA
cadre identified as 'Lance Corporal' Vumcha
alias Eric of Thenjang, from Kangpokpi while
he was carrying out unlawful activities related
- January 23: Securiy Forces arrest one UNLF
cadre, M Meghachandra alias Liklangamba, from
Heirok-II in Thoubal district.
- January 24: Three supporters of MPCC president
Gaikhangam are shot at by suspected NSCN-IM
cadres at Noney under Nungba Constituency
of Tamenglong district.
- January 25: Two powerful bombs, suspected
to be IEDs, explode at Kakwa Bazar near Singjamei
Police Station in Imphal West district. The
first bomb went off at around 7pm just 100
meters away from the Police Station, injuring
a vegetable vendor, indentified as one Laishram
Ongbi Shanti Devi. The second blast took place
after 10 minutes of the first explosion near
Kakwa Community Hall. The PLA has claimed
responsibility for the twin bomb blasts at
Kakwa Bazar as a part of its general shut
down to thwart Republic Day celebration.
- January 25: Seven militants, four of them
from UTLA, are arrested in Churachandpur district.
They were involved in providing logistic support
and shelters for movement of Manipur's HPC-D
cadres. Another militant identified as ZRA
cadre, Thuanminlun, was arrested from Bukpi
- January 26: At least four Securiy Forces
personnel and three militants are killed in
two separate clashes at various places in
Manipur. In the first incident, two CRPF personnel
were killed and two others injured when a
column of CRPF on election duty in Ukhrul
district was ambushed by a group of militants
in Aishi village.
- January 26: At least two Assam Rifles and
three militants are killed in a clash at Taretlok,
bordering Thoubal and Ukhrul district. The
clash erupted when SFs patrol party came under
attack by suspected militants of 'CorCom',
a conglomerate of seven militant outfits.
- January 26: The Securiy Forces arrest two
PREPAK cadres with 20 hand grenades. Police
said the bombs were to be transported to Imphal
to attack Congress candidates and workers.
- January 26: Unidentified militants kill
a head constable of CRPF and injure two personnel
at Kamjong-Konkan diversion area in Ukhrul
- January 26: Unidentified militant kill a
woman identified as, Makuchunlei Panmei (80),
and injure a minor girl identified as Kanpurei
Kabui (13) at Namkaolong village in Tamenglong
- January 26: Securiy Forces kill an unidentified
militant at Top yaralpat in Imphal East district.
One .9mm pistols along with a hand grenade
were recovered from the slain militant.
- January 26: Unidentified persons lobbed
a hand grenade at a market shed at Waheng
Khuman in Bishnupur district. The injured
were identified as Ngangom Leirikmacha (50),
Ngangom Ibecha (38), Yanglem Tharongoubi (60),
Ngangom Gomti (32), Kshetrimayum Tababi (40)
and her daughter Priyakhombi. CorCom, a conglomerate
of seven militant outfits, claimed responsibility
for the bomb attack.
- January 26: A powerful explosion occurs
at Moirangkhom, during the Republic Day celebration.
No causalities are reported. CorCom has claimed
responsibility for the incidence.
- January 27: A militant identified as, Shijagurumayum
Momocha Sharma (32) got injured while planting
a bomb at Thangmeiband Hijam Leikai in Imphal.
- January 27: Securiy Forces arrest two militants
of UPPK, identified as, Sapam Priyojit (39)
and Hidam Suraj (27) in Imphal East district.
- January 27: Securiy Forces arrest eight
militants belonging to UNLF, PLA, KNF-P, and
KCP from across the State. Securiy Forces
arrest two OGWs of KCP-MC, identified as Babita
Chanu and Konthoujam Geeta, from Bishnupur
district. The individuals are reportedly involved
in extortion activities for the outfit and
were handed over to Bishnupur Police.
- January 28: Seven persons, including a militant,
were killed during the Manipur Assembly Elections
in Sugnu Assembly Constituency of Chandel
- January 28: One unidentified underground
suspect is killed in an encounter with Imphal
West commandos at Khuman Palli of Khuman Lampak
complex. It is reported that one pistol and
a hand grenade were recovered from the killed
- January 28: 42 AR nabs one NSCN-IM cadre
along with an OGW, one 9mm pistol and a hand
grenade. 15 AR apprehends two KCP cadres from
Top Chingtha along with one 9mm pistol, three
- January 28: SFs arrest two OGWs of KYKL,
identified as Sanghai Kaulianmang and Khuptong
Doukhum, who were intimidating voters in Sinjol
- January 29: In the post-poll related violence
in Manipur, six persons sustained bullet injuries
in separate incidents.
- January 29: The seven persons killed in
poll related violence in Chandel district
on January 28 are identified as KT Inanliu,
Ksh. Premjit (poll personnel), G Adum Rongmei
(polling personnel), Nula Behensing alias
Behenson Nula the alleged NSCN-IM cadre, Kh.
Ibotombi Singh (Presiding Officer), Constable
Ugrasen Tripathi, CRPF and PS Rakesh (poll
- February 1: Security Forces arrest a PLA cadre, identified as Chongtham Ingochouba Meitei alias Ngamba, from Wangkhei Thambalkhong near junior high school in Imphal East district.
- February 2: Security Forces arrest a cadre of KCP-MTF, identified as Chingkham Chandramani alias Mani, from Wangkhei Andro Parking in Imphal East district.
- February 2: Security Forces arrest a KCP-MC militant, identified as Leichombam Boy alias Shushilkumar, from Mayang Langjing Tanning Makha Leikai in Imphal West district.
- February 3: Security Forces arrest a member of PREPAK-VC, identified as Haobam Bashanta, from Sawombung bridge in Imphal East district.
- February 4: Security Forces kill a suspected militant identified as Sanasam David (25) at Langthabal Phuramakhong in Imphal West district. One pistol along with some live rounds is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
- February 5: Security Forces arrest two NSCN-IM cadres identified as ‘Lieutenant’ Ningwon and Rang Mathews from Senapati district.
- February 5: Security Forces arrest a KYKL cadre identified as Laishram Sanahan Singh from Loitang Leikinthabi in Imphal West district.
- February 6: A cadre of HPC-D is killed by suspected militants of a rival faction in Churachandpur district. Gibeon was reportedly abducted by cadres of a rival faction on February 5.
- February 6: Security Forces arrest two cadres of KNF-P from Chingmang area of Senapati district while they were involved in extortion activities in and around Chingmang.
- February 7: Four cadres of the KLA who are under SoO agreement are assaulted for extortion and later handed over to security personnel by locals of Moirangpurel village in Imphal East district. They have been identified as Haoupu, Helin, Sanboi, and Ng Thang.
- February 8: Security Forces arrested one UNLF cadres, identified as Mutum Romesh Singh alias Khunthiba, in Khongjom Maning Leikai in Thoubal district.
- February 9: Security Forces arrest three cadres of UPPK, including a woman cadre, from Kanglatombi market in Senapati district and recover a .9mm pistol from their possession. They are identified as Maibam Ratan, Angom Ingobi Singh and Nengneikim Khongsai.
- February 11: Security Forces arrest a PLA militant identified as M Romeo alias Rakesh in Jiribam in Imphal East.
- February 13: Security Forces arrest one PLA cadre, identified as 'lieutenant' Kharibam Rohindro alias Mangoljao alias Wangamba, from Singjamei Bazar in Imphal West District.
- February 14: Security Forces arrest two PLA cadres, 'lance corporals' Elangbam Surchandra alias Khanganba Singh, and Ngangom Premkumar alias Lemba, from Nilakuthi area in Imphal East district.
- February 14: Security Forces arrest two KCP-KK Nganba, cadres identified as Phijam Rainson alias Amutombi and Sapam Thoinaoba alias Surendra, from Kongpal Iranpham area in Imphal East district. One Chinese hand grenade was recovered from their possession.
- February 14: Security Forces arrest two NSCN-K cadres identified as Thorii and Athesii from Senapati district. One US-made .9mm pistol and three rounds and a mobile hand set aere recovered from them.
- February 15: Six cadres belonging to three different outfits surrendered with arms at a ceremony held at 116th battalion in Ningthoukhong of Bishnupur district. The surrendered militants are 'lance corporal' Solendro alias Inaoton, Amarjit alias Mangaljao, Thangcha alias Lupheng, 'corporal' Tungdim Jangam alias Mangboi Zou, all belonging to UNLF, and L Naobi of PLA and Hamish, 'publicity secretary' of PULF.
- February 15: Security Forces arrest two KCP-Noyon cadres, identified as Thangjam and Moirangthem Iton, from Keibi area of Ukhrul district.
- February 16: Security Forces arrest two KYKL militants, identified as Thounaojam Jiten (32) and Khaidem Naocha (30) from near LMS Law College at Chingmeirong in Imphal East district.
- February 16: Security Forces arrest a KYKL militant, identified as Khaidem Rajen (59), at Chajing Mairenkhong in Imphal West district. Two .9mm pistols with two magazines, eight live rounds of 9mm ammunition and fourteen live rounds of AK-47 ammunition are recovered from him.
- February 16: Security Forces arrest four KNLF cadres during a search operation at Ward No. 2 in Dalpatti of Moreh town (Chandel district).
- February 19: Security Forces arrest one PLA cadre identified as Khangembam Ranjit at Wangjing in Bishnupur district.
- February 20: Three suspected militants belonging to KCP-Noyon are arrested by Security Forces at Yairipok Yambem area in Thoubal district. The militants are identified as Anoubam Suresh alias Boy alias Amuthoi, Sarungbam Milan and Sanabam Kumar alias Amu.
- February 22: A labourer identified as Phijam Thoiba, engaged in construction of a house for Henbung composite check-post in Senapati district, is abducted by suspected NSCN-IM militants.
- February 23: Security Forces arrest a PLA cadre, identified as Asem Thoiba, from Kakwa bazaar in Imphal West district. Police seized one IED along with an electronic detonator, three Chinese hand grenades and a car from him.
- February 25: Two UTLA cadres, identified as Thenhen and Laljui Neihsial, are arrested from Monbong village of Jiribam sub-division in Imphal East district.
- February 25: Security Forces arrest one cadre belonging to PULF-Azad identified as Muhammad Mujibur Rahaman alias Mujib at Nongpok Sekmai Bazar in Thoubal district.
- February 26: A suspected militant is killed by Security Forces in an encounter which took place at Canchipur area near Standard Robert English School in Imphal West district. One .9mm pistol was recovered from him.
- February 26: Security Forces arrest one UNLF cadre, identified as B Murgan, from Moreh in Chandel district. One USA made .9mm Pistol with five live rounds was recovered from him.
- February 26: Security Forces arrest one PLA cadre identified as Hidangmayum Jayenta alias Eton Sharma from Wangu Terakhong area in Bishnupur district. He was actively involved in recruitment, tax collection and extortion for the outfit from Wangu area.
- February 27: The militant shot dead in the encounter in Canchipur area of Imphal West district on February 26 has been identified as S. Nobin alias Naocha, a PLA cadre.
- February 27: Security Forces arrest a PLA cadre, identified as Leiphrakpam Gopen alias Roshan alias Khangba, in the area of Singda Bazaar in Imphal West district.
- February 27: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK cadre, identified as Kshetrimayum Premjit aka Beeky aka Manimatum near Shanker Talkies in Lamphel. One .9 mm pistol with a magazine loaded with three live rounds and a Chinese hand grenade were seized from his possession.
- February 27: Suspected Kuki militants abduct two civilians. Henjamlien Gangte alias Kelvin (29) and his friend Malsawm Gangte (23) are abducted from the gate of Kelvin's residence at New Lambulane in Imphal East district.
- February 28: A PREPAK cadre, identified as Aheibam Inaobi Singh aka Sunil, is arrested by Security Forces from Langol area in Imphal West district.
- February 28: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK militant, identified as 'Private' Zawthoo alias Bilal (25), at Dalpatti in Moreh. One AK 47 Rifle along with five live rounds was recovered from the militant, who was reportedly a Myanmar resident.
- February 28: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK militant, identified as L Sachi alias Solendra (32), in Khoiram.
- March 1: Suspected militants attack the residence of a village head twice, Wanhegbam Birbal, at Kongba Nandeibam Leikai Saw Mill Leirak in Imphal East district. Hand grenades were lobbed at 3pm and 6.30pm at the residence. Police later retrieved the unexploded grenades. According to family members, a militant group had demanded INR 300, 000 from the village head.
- March 1: Cadres of a KNF, which is a signatory to SoO, assault four people of Prasain village in Senapati district for not voting for the Congress candidate. Around 10 armed cadres of KNF came to Prasain village located under Kangpokpi assembly constituency in Senapati district at about midnight and forcibly led away four villagers and later assaulted them.
- March 2: Security Forces arrest one KYKL cadre, identified as Biran alias Naba in Moreh Ward No 9 area of Chandel district. One .9mm Pistol along with magazine and five 9mm live rounds are recovered from him.
- March 2: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK cadre, identified as Bishorjeet, in Ward No.7 in Moreh, Chandel district. One M-16 Rifle along with magazine and five live rounds of M-16 were recovered from him.
- March 3: Security Forces arrest three militants of the PREPAK-VC, identified as Waikhom Loveson alias Mihengamba Singh, Huidrom Pambi alias Panthoi and Yumnam Abung Singhfrom Khuyathong Pukhri Achouba Mapal in Imphal West district.
- March 4: Security Forces arrest one cadre each of the UNLF and PREPAK outfits from Jiribam sub-division areas in Imphal East district. The UNLF cadre has been identified as L Jayenta and the PREPAK cadre as Irom Monal Singh alias Sanjiv.
- March 4: A powerful bomb explodes in the campus of the RIMS at 10:30 pm, near the residence of H Shanti, the medical superintendent. Two alleged militants of PREPAK-Pro, involved in the bomb blast, are arrested.
- March 6: Six cadres of the newly formed United Revolutionary Front (URF), including its 'home secretary' Puyam Mongyamba Meitei alias Biren alias Ruhini alias Shukhil alias Khura, have been arrested by Security Forces along with arms and incriminating documents in Imphal East district.
- March 6: Security Forces arrest one cadre of the proscribed UNLF identified as 'Sergeant Major' Sagolsem Pamuba alias Surchandra from Hilghat in Imphal East district.
- March 6: Security Forces arrest one cadre of KLA identified as 'Corporal' Thangminlal Khongsai alias Ronny Kuki from Thangkanphai village area of Saikul sub-division in Senapati district.
- March 8: A KCP-MC militant, identified as Upa alias Manigun, is arrested from Bishnupur district.
- March 9: Three persons are abducted by militants from different places. One is abducted along with his car from Moirangkhom Moreh van parking area in Imphal by suspected PULF cadres while suspected KNF abduct two other persons from Kangpokpi area in Senapati district.
- March 9: Security Forces arrest one militant belonging to KRPA, identified as SD Shailenlar alias Alar, from Kongba. One hand grenade, one carbine loaded with 3 live rounds was recovered from his possession.
- March 9: Security Forces arrest a militant belonging to UNLF, identified as P Gyaneshwar (25), at Dibong in Jiribam.
- March 10: Security Forces also arrested two militants belonging to KNF-P and one OGW from Waichong area in Senapati district.
- March 10: Security Forces arrest three militants belonging to NSCN-IM, identified as KH Fhilimon, Khiamping Khumba and Neilor Cheeru moving in a Tata Sumo from Awangkhul to Nonei on NH-37 in Tamenlong district.
- March 12: Security Forces kill a KCP-MC militant, identified as Meitram Ingotomba, in Bishnupur district allegedly in an encounter. Police said that one AK-56 rifle with a magazine and eight live rounds are recovered from him.
- March 13: A cadre of UTLA-SK Thadou, identified as Lammingou Singson, is arrested by the Security Forces from Leisabithol, Jiribam. A country-made pistol along with seven live rounds was recovered from him.
- March 14: Okram Ibobi Singh becomes the chief minister of the State for the third consecutive term.
- March 15: The Security Forces arrest a cadre of PULF-MI Khan, identified as Muhamad Yakub Ali alias Ibocha, at Konumla Hiyang Khong areas from Thoubal district.
- March 15: The UTLA has announced to impose an "indefinite bandh" (shut down strike) along the National Highway 53 (Imphal-Jiribam road) from 6 am of March 17 over the arrest of Lammimgou. In October 2011, altogether 45 cadres of UTLA laid down arms before Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh at the 1st Manipur Rifles Banquet Hall. The outfit is yet to enter the SoO agreement with the Government.
- March 15: Security Forces rescue a 14 year old boy, identified as Rajkumar Sharma. The boy was abducted on March 9 from Saipum village in Churachandpur district and a ransom demand of INR 500, 000 was made for his release.
- March 16: According to Police officers investigating the bomb blast in Pangei area which killed a minor and severely injured 5 others on March 15, the bomb could have been planted by militants to ambush passing Security Forces patrolling parties in the area.
- March 16: Security Forces arrest four cadres belonging to KCP-Wanglen faction at Wangjing area in Thoubal district. The arrestees, identified as Chongtham Nandabir alias Kengba alias Nanda Singh, Khunaijam Abung alias Prem alias Rakesh Singh, Angom Ajay Singh and Meisnam Abungcha alias Amurei Singh, are currently working in the recruiting cell of the outfit.
- March 18: Security Forces arrest one NSCN-IM cadre, identified as '2nd Lieutenant' Paisho Kashung, at Gwaltabi of Ukhrul district.
- March 19: Security Forces seized explosive material from a girl, identified as Lalthongboi, while she was travelling from Mizoram to Churachandpur district.
- March 19: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK cadre, identified as 'Lance Corporal' Manaovi alias Lamtakpa, at Hiyanglam Leikai in Thoubal district.
- March 19: Security Forces arrest one OGW of KCP-MC, identified as Laishran Kartik, from Tangjen Makha Leikai in Bishnupur district.
- March 19: A mini truck was smashed by cadres of the SK Thadou faction of UTLA at Joulien village in Tousem sub-division of Tamenglong district.
- March 19:Suspected cadres of the KNF-P abducted the 'vice president' of Sadar Hills ADC, Haokholal Hungsing from New Lambulane under Porompat Police station in Imphal East District. According to the Police, he was abducted at around 10 pm along with another ADC member Thangkam Misao, 'president' of Sadar Hills Block Congress party and one Seikholun Khongsai. Police said the incident could be related to the recent `no-confidence motion` against Sadar Hills ADC 'chairman' SH Seipu. A week ago, ADC members led by Hankholal Hanshing had moved against SH Seipu.
- March 19: Suspected Kuki militants ransacked the house of Nehkholun Chongloi who is a member of ADC, according to Police source. It said the armed persons asked for Chongloi but when they failed to find him, they ransacked his house at Thenjang village under Sapermeina Police station, Sadar Hills in Senapati district.
- March 19: The meeting convened by NPMHR and NWU, which was attended by the Civil Society Organisations of Tahamzam (Senapati), reaffirmed its earlier demand for the unconditional release of Anthony Ningkhan Shimray, 'Head of Foreign Affairs', NSCN-IM, who was arrested in October 2010.
- March 20 SFs arrested two KNF-P cadres, identified as Paolet alias Galngam and Seilen Vaiphei, from Kanglatongbi area in Senapati District. One 7.65 mm Pistol was recovered from them.
- March 20: Security Forces arrest one UNLF cadre, identified as 'sergeant major' Kshetrimayum Loichangba alias Amarjeet from Sagolband Tera Loukrakpam Leikai in Imphal West district. One .9mm pistol with four live rounds, two mobile phones, one external hard disc and one digital camera are recovered from him.
- March 20: Security Forces arrest four PREPAK militants from a place near Manu English School in Checkon area of Imphal East district.The arrested cadres were identified as Kumar Jacky Singh alias Bung (30), Thounaojam Ningol Hemabati alias Hema Devi (37), Elangbam Priyo alias Kesho (36) and Mongjam Ningol Sunita (39).
- March 20: Union Minister of State for Home, Jitendra Singh says that 246 militancy-related incidents occurred in the State in the first three months of 2012. In the first three months of 2012, 21 militants, 5 security personnel and 7 civilians were killed in the State. Number violent incidents by militants have declined in Nagaland. The number of incidents declined from 129 in 2009 to 64 in 2010, 61 in 2011 and 37 so far in 2012.Violence by militants is on the rise in Meghalaya. In the year 2009, there were 12 such incidents, 29 in 2010 and 56 in 2011. In the first three months of 2012, 35 such incidents occurred.
- March 21: Security Forces arrest 'Imphal East district Commander' of PULF, identified as Mohammad Abash Khan alias Aba (27), from Kairang area in Imphal East district. The arrested militant was allegedly involved in extortion of money from the general public, Government officials, private firms, etc and transportation of arms from place to place.
- March 21: Security Forces arrest a KYKL militant in Thonkhong of Chandel district. He was identified as 'Major' Pukhroihongbam Chaoba Singh alias Naobicha (26). Security Forces recover one .9 mm Pistol with magazine and two live rounds from him.
- March 22: Security Forces arrest a KYKL cadre, identified as Kumar alias Imothol, from Chamol Track Junction of Chandel district.
- March 23: A suspected militant is killed and one Police commando Sub-Inspector identified as Maniratan got injured in an encounter at Narankonjin of Imphal West district under Wangoi Police station. An M-20 pistol is recovered from the unidentified slain militant.
- March 23: Security Forces arrest one UNLF cadre, identified as Samandram Banerjee Meitei Nongbam, in Kakching Bazar of Thoubal district. A .32 Pistol is recovered from him.
- March 24: Two Kuki militant outfits, UTLA and PRA sign the SoO pact with the Government. Joint Secretary (North East) Sambhu Singh of MHA, after signing the SoO at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles, says that altogether 95 UTLA and 22 PRA cadres will be housed in the existing designated camps. UTLA is based in Manipur's Jiribam sub-division bordering Assam, while Moreh town in Chandel district bordering Myanmar is said to be PRA's stronghold. He confirmed the receipt of 72 weapons including 55 from UTLA and 22 from PRA. Presently around 1,500 cadres of 19 Kuki militant groups operating in Manipur under the banner of KNO and the UPF which have already signed SoO, a tripartite agreement with the State and Central Government in 2009, have been camping at 11 designated camps.
- March 24: 52 cadres of UTLA, which has inked the tripartite SoO involving State and Central Governments, lay down arms in a 'Homecoming Ceremony' organised at Red Shield auditorium, Leimakhong in Senapati district.
- March 25: Security Forces arrest one UTLA-SK Thadou cadre, identified as Seineithang Kipgen alias Neithang, from Leisabithel area in Imphal East district. Extortion notes for wood contractors were recovered from his possession.
- March 26: Security Forces arrest two PLA cadres, identified as Raghu Singh alias Ingouba and Mayana Lembam Ibomcha Singh, from Leingongpokpi in Imphal East district.
- March 26: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK militant identified as Thongam Ibetombi Devi at Wangjing Bazar in Thoubal district.
- March 27: A gun fight reportedly broke at Nongang village under Noney Police Station of Tamenglong district. Cadres of the NSCN-IM and ZTF, the armed wing of ZUF, are suspected to be involved in the clash which lasted from about 6am till 7.30am. Armed cadres of NSCN-IM showed up at Nongang village which consequently sparked off the gun-fight as ZTF cadres retaliated.
- March 29: Security Forces arrest two PREPAK militants, identified as Khundrakpam Toro alias Meetlou and Ngangom Ranjit, and rescue a woman, identified as Laishram Thoibi alias Ibemcha Devi, from their 'custody' at YK College gate in Wangjing of Thoubal district.
- March 30: Security Forces arrest an arms dealer, identified as Lunjang Guite, from Vellam veng of Curachandpur district. Two .32 pistol, one Colt Auto 9mm pistol, three .32 pistol magazines, one 9mm pistol magazine and four rounds are recovered from him.
- March 30: A cadre of PREPAK, identified as Kangabam Kumarjit alias Nanao alias Nganba alias ibomcha, is arrested at Elangkhangpokpi Awang Leikai Lai Mamang in the district.
- April 2: Suspected NSCN-IM militants abduct an inter-District bus driver, identified as Muhammad Abdul Nazeer, from Henbung in Senapati district.
- April 3: Security Forces arrest one militant each of the PLA and UNLF from Keinou village area of Bishnupur district. While the PLA militant was identified as 'Lance Corporal' Premjit alias Zauglem, the UNLF militant was identified as 'Lance Corporal' Soibam Inatombi alias Saranacha.
- April 4: Security Forces arrest one UNLF militant from Wabagai Kadaichit of Thoubal district. The militant is identified as 'corporal' Akoijam Jilagamba Singh alias Angacha.
- April 4: Security Forces arrest a militant belonging to KCP-City Meitei from Top Khewa Bazar area in Imphal East district. The arrested militant has been identified as Ningthoujam Surjakanta alias Nanao alias Tutua Singh (30).
- April 9: Imphal West district commandos arrest one female cadre of PLA from her residence. The arrested woman is identified as RK Landhoni Devi (57) who disclosed of working under 'Lieutenant' Kanan Devi, a women wing 'commander' of PLA for the last one year.
- April 10: A woman identified as Takhelambam Rajeshwari Devi who is also the President of All Manipur Meira Paibi (torch-bearer) Association is arrested by a team of Imphal West commandos from Lamshang area in Imphal West district.
- April 10: Security Forces arrest three PLA cadres from Meitei Lamkhai in Imphal West district. The arrested cadres have been identified as Moirangthem Helendro, Khundrakpam Sanjit and Yumkhaibam Rishikanta.
- April 13: Suspected NSCN-IM militants gun down a 54-year-old man identified as Mesang Angkha at Chandokpokpi under Chandel Police Station.
- April 15: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK cadre, identified as Laishram Nanao alias Biken Singh, from Nongada Thongkhong in Imphal East district.
- April 16: Security Forces arrest one KYKL cadre, identified as Laishram Bobo alias Suresh Meitei, from Khurai Lamlong in Imphal East district.
- April 17: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK cadre, identified as Yumnam Kanhai Meetei alias Kiran Kumar alias Nanao, from the house of Konthoujam Jateshor Singh of Lamphel Awang Khunou in Imphal West district at around 5:10am, a Police statement said.
- April 17: Three teenage boys are suspected to have been taken away by militant groups for recruitment. It is reported that three boys who went out from their homes in the morning of April 7 went missing since the day from Sairem village under Lamsang Police Station of Imphal West district.
- April 19: Another child soldier recruitment case comes to fore. The family of a missing boy alleges that their child was in the custody of a militant group. Twelve-year-old Aribam Johnson in Imphal West district went missing on April 8. Following a complaint lodged by the family, Lamphel Police of Imphal West district arrested two persons, identified as Yumnam Kanhai and Abujam Lamphel (alleged child soldiers recruiters), during its investigation into the case.
- April 19: Security agencies believe that the CPI-Maoist is making inroads into the Northeast to gain access to the arms market in the neighbouring Yunan province of China and not with the aim of expanding their base.
- April 19: A MHA document says Maoists are working in close association with the PLA of Manipur, which also has a base in Myanmar. "The Maoists have been found carrying Chinese-made arms, but we do not know yet whether they procured the weapons directly from China or were supplied arms by north-eastern militant outfits," the source said.
- April 19: Security Forces arrest two cadres of PLA, identified as Khangembam Madan Singh and Salam Brajakumar alias BK Singh, from Singjamei Super Market.
- April 20: Security Forces arrest one cadre of the KCP-URF, identified as Laishram Raghumani alias Indra Meitei, from Kwakeithel bazar in Imphal West district.
- April 21: Security Forces arrest one 'sergeant major' of UNLF, identified as Angom Premjit alias Athouba alias Raju, from Jiribam bazar along with one 9mm pistol and a live round.
- April 22: Security Forces arrest one cadre of KYKL, identified as Laimayum Imei alias Khingba, at Samaram Mamang Leikai in Thoubal district.
- April 23: Security Forces arrest one UNLF cadre, identified as Ningthoujam Houburemba alias from Kumbi Uyung Makhong of Bishnupur district.
- April 25: Security Forces arrest one alleged KYKL cadre, identified as Thokchom Ningthem alias Sanatomba, in Pukhao Khabam Leikai, Lamlai in Imphal East district.
- April 25: Security Forces arrest an 'Sergeant Major' of UNLF, identified as A Athouba, with arms from near Jiri Bazar in Imphal East district. A .9 pistol with one live round of ammunition was recovered from his possession.
- April 25: An unidentified militant outfit claims responsibility for the abduction of Takhellambam Rahul Singh, a class VII student of Don Bosco High School, Chingmeirong and demands Rs 300,000 as ransom from the school authorities for the safe release of the boy.
- April 25: Three missing teenage boys from Sairemkhul Polangshoi village under Lamsang police station in Imphal West district who were suspected to have been abducted were found at Moreh on April 22 and returned home.
- April 26: A candidate of the Lairenkabi Kadangban Gram Panchayat (village level local self Government institution) election, identified as Nungleppam Bobby alias Bobbit, is allegedly abducted by armed militants while returning home along with his wife at around 8:50 pm at Kadangban Part I under Lamsang Police Station in Imphal West district.
- April 29: Suspected militants explode a hand grenade at a house near BSF Post at Wangjing in Thoubal district.
- April 29: Three cadres of UTLA-SK Thadou faction are arrested at Vangai Chungpao village in Tipaimukh subdivision of Churachandpur district. The arrested cadres are identified as 'Deputy Commander in Chief' Max Kuki, 'Sergeant Major' Melson and one Haopu Kuki.
- April 30: 103 cadres belonging to several militant outfits operating in the State and its neighboring areas surrender before the Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh during a ceremony at Mantripukhri in Imphal West district along with their weapons. The militants who surrendered include 22 cadres of the UNLF, 20 of PULF, nine of KYKL, 14 of PREPAK, eight of KNLF, 10 of KCP, nine of PLA, four of UNPC, two of NSCN-IM, one each of NSCN-K, UPPK and KRPA and two KRF.
- April 30: Rahul, a class seven student of Don Bosco, Chingmeirong who was allegedly abducted by a KCP on April 21 is released at Chandel district.
- May 1: Security Forces arrest one PLA cadre, identified as 'lieutenant' Raj Kumar Moirengthem alias Gojen, from Kakching Wairi Leisangthem Pareng in Thoubal district.
- May 1: Security Forces arrest one HPC-D cadre, identified as 'sergeant major' Lamminthang Gangte alias Elvis, from Phailen village in Chandel district.
- May 2: Terming the home coming ceremony as a 'forceful surrender of militants' staged by the O. Ibobi led Government, the UNLF, RPF, the political wing of PLA and PREPAK dismissed the surrender ceremony held at the Mantripukhri on April 30 where 103 militants belonging to different outfit reportedly surrendered.
- May 3: Security Forces arrest four KRF cadres, identified as Boichung Bhutia, Kaisha Guite, Jangam Singsat and Hanjoulal, from Kalapahar and Gopibung areas of Senapati district. One lathode launcher along with four live lathode bombs, one .22 mm rifle, one 7.65 mm pistol along with two live rounds were also recovered from them.
- May 4: Militants who surrendered to Army or AR along with weapons are not housed in the Surrenderers' Rehabilitation Centre set up by the State Government under the Union Home Ministry while many of the surrenderees have turned out that they were never enrolled as cadres of any militant outfit.
- May 5: The troops of 9th Assam Rifles (AR) arrest one UPPK cadre, identified as SS Pvt Abul Hashi alias Boboy (28) from Moreh''s Pangal Basti area.
- May 5: A team of Imphal West district Police commandos arrest one KCP-MC active cadre, identified as Mohammad Nazir Hussain (31), during a search in front of Pratap Talkies, Paona Bazar.
- May 6: Another child soldier recruitment case by militants comes to light as parents of a 16-year old boy, Laishram Panganba Meitei, a resident of in Imphal West district, who has been missing since April 28, 2012, lodged a missing report with the Police.
- May 6: Nagas from both Manipur and Nagaland reaffirmed their demand for an 'alternative arrangement' for Nagas living in Manipur while observing the second anniversary of the Police crackdown on protesters at Mao Gate in Senapati district.
- May 8: Security Forces arrest one HPC-D cadre, identified as Chanchinpha Hmar, while extorting money from bamboo traders from Jirimukhi in Jiribam in Imphal East district. The cadre has been handed over to Jiribam Police Station along with extorted amount of INR 3000.
- May 9: Three suspected PREPAK militants are killed during an encounter with personnel of 23 Assam Rifles at Chadong Tangkhul village near Maphou Dam under Litan Police Station of Ukhrul district, according to Police sources. The encounter continued for more than 20 minutes, the source added. One carbine, one M-16 and one Lathode gun are recovered from the area.
- May 10: Police claims to have arrested one cadre of KCP-Nando, identified as Thingbaijam Chitaranjan alias Tangba alias Kamcha, at Heirangoithong Bridge in Imphal West district.
- May 10: Demanding a Kuki exclusive separate State, the KSDC calls a 72 hours general strike in Kuki inhabited areas and 96 hours economic blockade on National and State Highways. The general strike would come into effect from 6pm of May 12 till 6pm of May 15. The highway blockade would come into force from 6pm of May 15 till 6pm of May 19, declared KSDC spokesperson K Khongsai.
- May 11: Abducted assistant engineer of Manipur electricity department, Sapam Surendro Singh, his wife Anita Devi and driver Th Paka are released unharmed by suspected cadres of KRF near Keithelmanbi under Kangpokpi Police station of Senapati district. They were abducted by some armed cadres of KRF between Koubru Leikha and Bundmoul villages while they were travelling by a car.
- May 11: The proposed general strike called by the KSDC from May 12 and economic blockade from May 15 has been strongly opposed by the KNF. 'Secretary' Information and Publicity of KNF, LH Stephen said that KNF being a mother organization of all Kuki insurgent groups does not recognize the origin, formation, functioning and development of the KSDC.
- May 12: The 72-hours general strike called by the Kuki State Demand Committee in all Kuki inhabited areas since 6pm in pursuit of a separate Kuki State is being enforced in Saikul block of Senapati district.
- May 13: Security Forces arrested one PLA cadre, identified as 'corporal' Khumbongmayum Nando alias Naryan in Nongda Thongkhong in Imphal East district.
- May 13: Imphal West district Police commandos arrest one KYKL-MDF cadre, identified as Nongthombam Jilla (47), near the Southern Gate of Majorkhull.
- May 14: Manipur Police bomb squad defuses two IED found from Wakha Baruni foothills in Imphal East district at around 6:45 pm. According to a source, the two IEDs, weighing four kilograms each, was found by a patrolling team of the Assam Rifles personnel.
- May 14: Security Forces arrest one KYKL cadre, identified as Naorem Arun alias Korou, at Konjeng Leikai area in Imphal West district. One .9mm pistol along with magazine, five live rounds and one Chinese grenade with detonator recovered from his possession.
- May 15: Security Forces arrest a cadre of KCP-KK Nganba, identified as Khoirom Punshi Meetei, from his residence at Yairipok Top Chingtha in Thoubal district. One .9mm pistol along with three rounds is recovered from his possession.
- May 15: The general strike sponsored by the Kuki State Demand Committee brings border trade at Manipur’s border township of Moreh to a complete halt, with strike supporters not allowing anyone to cross the border for trade. The Kuki State Demand Committee called the general strike in the Kuki-inhabited area from 6pm on May 12 to 6pm May 15 to demand the creation of a Kuki State out of Manipur. Also a four-day economic blockade began from 6pm along Manipur’s two supply routes, the Imphal-Dimapur highway and Imphal-Jiribam highways.
- May 15: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK militant, identified as Moirangthem Deepak alias Shankar (20), from Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal district. Security Forces recover one Chinese made hand grenade from his possession.
- May 16: RPF ‘clarifys’ that Khumbongmayum Nando alias Narayan (36, who was arrested by a joint team of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police Commandos from Nongada Thongkhong on May 13 has no relation, whatsoever with the RPF or its armed wing PLA.
- May 16: Imphal West Police commandos arrest two cadres of KYKL-MDF during a search operation at Singjamei Super Market and Chingamakha Oinam Leirak respectively. The arrested persons are identified as Hijam Iboyaima Singh alias Poiriton and Oinam Danee Singh.
- May 17: Security Forces arrest two persons suspected to be former cadres of HPC-D, identified as Sangzuol and John Lal Kiemlo, from Khomoi village in Churachandpur district. One 7.62 Chinese pistol and point 22 air gun without license along with five live rounds were recovered from their possession.
- May 17: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested from the Lalambung near Yumnam Eye Care, RIMS. The arrested persons are identified as Wahenbam Premlata Devi and Loitongbam Kunjarani Devi.
- May 18: The KNF, a party to the ongoing SOO with the Government has reiterates its demand for a separate State Kukiland. Addressing KNF’s silver jubilee celebration at its headquarters in Sadar Hills in Senapati District, the outfit’s ‘President’ ST Thangboi said: “We do not demand any land that belongs to other communities. What we want is the land that has been under our occupation since time immemorial. The time has come for us to reassert ourselves after 25 years of our struggle for freedom from suppression, oppression, and subjugation. We are Indians and we want to live the life of a full-fledged and well protected citizen of our country,” he said.
- May 19: Imphal West district Police Commandos arrest a cadre of UPPK identified as Ningombam Ajitkumar Singh alias Aboung Singh during a search operation at Singjamei Khongnang Pheidekpi.
- May 19: Security Forces arrest one KCP cadre identified as Muhammad Akbar alias Makhai at Moreh ward no 4 in Chandel district. One .9mm pistol and four live rounds were recovered from him.
- May 19: The issue of child soldiers being used by militant outfits in Meghalaya and Manipur would be taken up with the Centre by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. GNLA in Meghalaya has been recruiting children in its fold and more than a hundred of them are at its camps in the jungle in Garo Hills, Meghalaya Police said. In trouble-torn Manipur several militant organisations reportedly have children as soldiers. The Commission said senior concerned officers in Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur would be pulled up for violation of child rights.
- May 20: A boy identified as Dawa (11) suffered minor injury as miscreants exploded a hand grenade at the residence of IFCD Engineer Soubam Dhanabir at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai in Imphal West district.
- May 21: Security Forces arrest a top cadre of PLA identified as Munan alias Saddam Hussain (22) at Lamlong Keithel of Jiribam in Imphal East district along with one .9mm pistol and 2 live rounds.
- May 21: The NIA charge sheets three PLA leaders for allegedly supplying arms and ammunition and imparting training to Maoists. The accused named in the charge sheet are N. Dilip Singh alias Wangba, Senjam Dhiren Singh alias Raghu and Kh Arnold Singh alias Becon.
- May 21: A former UNLF militant is reportedly untraceable after he was allegedly picked up by a group of unidentified persons from Keibi Sawombung Road in Imphal East District in the night. Thangjam Ratan alias Sana (37) was reportedly whisked away by a group of unknown armed men numbering about 10 who came in two vehicles.
- May 22: Security Forces arrest a KYKL cadre at Sekmai in Senapati district, who has been involved in number of extortion activities in the area and works in the financial wing of KYKL. Some 9mm carts were recovered from his possession.
- May 22: Security Forces arrest one PULF identified as Muhammad Rami Phundreinayum alias Rami Khan at Phaiyang Chingkhong in Ukhrul district.
- May 22: The JTSU flays the militant outfit UTLA for the excesses meted upon the innocent villagers in Vangai Range of Churachandpur district and villagers of Tamenglong bordering Jiribam sub-division of Imphal East district. President of JTSU Samson Kamei rued that the UTLA cadres have let loose a reign of terror in the mentioned areas by extorting and thrashing the innocent people at their will. He also appealed the tribal people to reject the so-called UTLA as it does not represent the interest of tribal people but floated by some crooks with vested interest.
- May 22: Army men claim to have arrested former UNLF militant Thounaojam Ratan from Bishnupur Bazar and hand him over to Bishnupur Police Station.
- May 22: A VDF personnel and his accomplice are arrested by a team of Thoubal Police commandos while trying to transport a child recruit over the international border. Identifying the two accused as workers of PREPAK-Pro, a Police source said that the two were arrested from Pallel Bazar around 7:20 am along with the child recruit. Police source identified the VDF personnel as Samurailatpam Jail Sharma and his accomplice as Nongmaithem Sandeep. The two disclosed that they were about to hand over the child recruit to the PREPAK-Pro in exchange of INR 10000. The handing over was supposed to be somewhere along the Indo-Myanmar border, the Police source maintained. They further divulged that they are working under the recruitment cell of PREPAK-Pro under the command of one 'captain' Ngakpa. One Maruti van and one Nokia Handset were recovered from their possession.
- May 25: Thoubal district Police commandos arrest one PREPAK-Pro militant identified as Naorem Sanjoy Meitei at Kakching Chumnang Thongkhong Pareng.
- May 26-27: At least four activists of Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC including a woman are arrested by Imphal East commandos along with arms and ammunition in an overnight operation in different incidents.
- May 27: A team of Imphal East commandos arrest a KCP cadre identified as Moirangthem Telheiba alias Robert from Pangei Bazar at about 9.45 am.
- May 29: Myanmar Government orders Manipur-based militant outfits to shut their camps and training facilities and leave its soil by 10 June, 2012.
- May 30: Two ZUF cadres are killed while another sustained injury in encounter with rival NSCN-IM cadres at a jungle in between two villages in Nungba area of Tamenglong district.
- May 31:Due to clashes between the NSCN-IM and ZUF, villagers of Ijeirong and Oktan are still taking refuge in the neighbouring Haochong village after fleeing their village.
- May 31: Myanmar's top leadership during the Prime Minister Manmohan Sing's visit to the country says that India has sought the custody of Northeast militants in case they are captured in Myanmar.
- June 1: 'Commander-in-chief' of KCP-MC identified as Khangembam Amarjit Singh alias Amrita alias Netrajit is arrested by security forces from Chingmeirong Mamang leikai Imphal West district.
- June 2: The Indian Army and other security forces are preparing to tackle insurgents, who will soon leave some parts of Myanmar - as stated by Major General UK Gurung of Assam Rifles.
- June 4: Unidentified armed men abduct Manglen Changsan, allegedly for ransom in Senapati district. Changsan is the chief election agent of a Kuki legislator who won in the 10th Manipur Assembly election from one of the Assembly Constituencies in Sadar Hills.
- June 7: Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh says he is willing to talk to Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio. This is in response to Nagaland Chief Minister Rio’s statement that there could not be a solution to the Naga problem without talking to Manipur.
- June 9: The UNC calls a 48 hour total bandh (shut down strike) including railway construction works in Naga inhabited areas from the midnight of June 16 to midnight June 18. A release of the council has said that the bandh has been called to protest against the lack of sincerity of the Government of India and Government of Manipur in taking forward the tripartite talk regarding the 'alternative arrangement' demand of the council for the Nagas of Manipur.
- June 11: Imphal West district Police Commandos arrest two cadres of PREPAK identified as Heisnam Bimol Singh and Heisnam Sangita Devi involved in extortion of money from Wangoi Bazar.
- June 11: Pointing out a number of unethical and inhuman practices committed by doctors on their patients in Manipur, the PREPAK decides to mount a strict vigil on the conduct and activities of doctors, hospitals and clinics from June 25.
- June 11: The NSCN-IM alleges that the Assam Rifles is creating conflict among the Nagas in Tamenglong district. Avccording to the outfit, the birth of ZUF was a direct manipulation by Government agencies, including Tamenglong-based politicians, and the Assam Rifles is using it as a counter-force against the NSCN-IM.
- June 12: The AR strongly refutes the claims of NSCN-IM on the alleged AR-ZUF nexus terming it a serious attempt by NSCN-IM to malign the image of AR.
- June 14: Two sisters identified as L Viikhii and L Veine, are abducted by some unidentified gunmen from their parental house located at Thanamba Kalapahar Village under Kangpokpi Police Station.
- June 15: Security Forces arrest four cadres of NSCN-IM along with arms from Khudei Khullen village under Tengnoupal Police station in Chandel district.
- June 16: A State police team ready to leave for New Delhi to take custody of Ningthoujam Shanti alias Chinglemba, the 'general secretary' of the UPPK, who was arrested by a team of RAW officials from Nepal on June 12.
- June 17: The 48-hour total bandh (shut down strike) enforced by the UNC in the four hill districts of the State since midnight of June 16 is continuing without any unwanted incidents but paralyzing normal life. The strike is imposed by UNC against the Government apathy toward the long pending demand of "Alternative Arrangement."
- June 20: Myanmar Government is yet to take any action against militant groups based on its soil and operating in India's Northeast, despite giving assurance to take action against such groups during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to that country. The Myanmar Government had given June 10 as the deadline to militants to leave their camps or face Security Forces action.
- June 20: Assam Rifles arrest a group of 17 alleged cadres of ZRA/ZRO along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Churachandpur district.
- June 21: Six persons are killed in a gun battle between Naga militant groups that took place in the remote Haochong village, located about 68 kilometres North of Nungba Police Station, in Tamenglong district. The killed persons include two civilians, two cadres of NSCN-K and one ZUF cadre.
- June 22: The four cadres of the UPPK, who were arrested by Indian security agencies from Kathmandu recently, are brought to Imphal. The rebels were involved in several crimes in Manipur. According to Intelligence sources, Nepal is one of the major safe havens of Manipur militants.
- June 23: Two tractors along with drivers have been abducted by unidentified armed persons suspected to be cadres of a Kuki militant group from Changoubung of Senapati district. While the two tractors have been recovered from Taphou village by Senapati Police in the same day, the whereabouts of the two drivers cannot be traced.
- June 24: The next round of Indo-Myanmar Regional Border Committee meeting will be held between representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Government of Myanmar on June 26 and 27 in Kolkata (West Bengal) to discuss security, militancy and narcotics related issues.
- June 26: Major General UK Gurung says that the insurgency movement has lost steam and the law and order situation of the State has improved much in the last few years. The rebels are left with the option of recruiting child soldiers as the educated youths of the state are no longer interested in joining the underground ranks.
- June 27: SFs arrest three cadres of KCP-Taibangnganba group. They are identified as Haobam Ibomvha alias Inaoba, Laishram and Sanasam Ibethoi.
- June 28: At least six villagers of Haochong (Tamenglong District) including the village chief are allegedly thrashed by armed cadres of suspected ZUF militant. The victims have been identified as one BT Baram (village chief), Baku, Gongjang, Nampi and Kh. Arei. They were reportedly charged of helping the NSCN-IM cadres in the gun fight that took place on June 21.
- June 30: At least four cadres of KNA-Lungam group including its ‘commander-in-chief’ Lunkhongam are killed in a reported shoot-out with security forces at Phaikok village located close to Myanmar border in Ukhrul district. The encounter involved troops of 44 Assam Rifles and some cadres of KNA-Lungam group who were taking shelter in an isolated hut.
- July 2: Security Forces arrest two UNLF cadres in new market, Ward No.6, Moreh town in Chandel district. The cadres are identified as Oinam Naoton Singh and Oinam Bijon singh Meitei. One .9 mm Pistol with magazine and two live rounds, two Chinese hand grenade and one mobile phone are recovered from them.
- July 3: Three personnel of 24 Assam Rifles are reportly injured in a gunfight with cadres of PLA near Satang village under Tengnoupal Police Station in Chandel district. The three AR personnel suffered injuries after explosion of an IED followed by gunshot.
- July 3: Security Forces arrest one UPRF cadre, Ayekpam Sanahal alias Johnson from Pukhao Naharup Makha Leikai in Imphal East district.
- July 3: A team of Thoubal district Police commandos arrested one woman cadre of a KCP identified as Lourembam Maimom Ibemcha from Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal district. Two demand letters and one mobile handset with SIM card are reovered from her possession.
- July 4: Imphal West Police commandos arrest six cadres of the Maoist group of KCP-MC and seized explosive material. One Ngangom Mutum Sakhenbi, 'Finance commander in chief' of the outfit is arrested from Yurembam.
- July 5: Security Forces rescue a student identified as Mangoulen Misao who was abducted on July 3 from his residence at Chassad Avenue, Sanjenthong, Imphal East district.
- July 7: KNA has made a clear stance to join the armed struggle for the cause of the Kukis. Speaking to media persons somewhere in Ukhrul district, Information and Publicity Secretary of KNA, Barack Kuki stated that the Kukis have come a very long way in fighting for separate administrative units in India and Burma.
- July 8: Three persons including a seven month old infant and her mother were injured during a blast at the residence of Khurai Kongpal Laishram Leikai (Imphal East district) Gram Panchayat Pradhan (head of local self-Government).
- July 9: A contractor identified as Irungbam Irabanta of Maphou Dam who was abducted by suspected NSCN-IM cadres along with a Maruti Gypsy and large sum of money has remained traceless for more than a month. Irabanta's wife, Sagolshem Ningol Modhubala states that her husband works as a supplier of sand and stone for the construction of Maphou Dam. He was called by the NSCN-IM for a talk regarding the supply works on May 27.
- July 10: Imphal West district Police Commandos arrest one KCP-P militant identified as Ninghtougjam Jiten Singh alias Angang alias Chaiba from Langol Ningthou area.
- July 10: Security Forces arrest two militants belonging to KCP-Noyon identified as Yumnam Anand Singh and Thingujam Arun Singh from Thoubal Babu Bazar in Thoubal district.
- July 10: State home minister Gaikhangam, while clarifying to the cut motions raised by the opposition MLAs to the demand of Manipur Police stated that Manipur Police Department is working under a complex situation dealing with more than 50 militant outfits in the State.
- July 12: The NSCN-IM dismisses the allegation that the outfit had abducted a contractor Irungbam Irabanta on May 27.
- July 12: Zeliangrong Baudi, the apex body of the Zeliangrong Nagas (Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland) has extended its warm appreciation to the leadership of NSCN-K for its declaration to shun all forms of factional violence among Naga groups and maturely paving ways for truce and dialogue.
- July 13: Due process for formal declaration of ceasefire between the GoI and KCP-MC-Lanheiba has been initiated. 'Military affairs secretary' of the outfit Lanheiba Meitei also known as Khwairakpam Khelen alias Brojen who was lodged in Sajiwa Central Jail has been taken away by Assam Rifles in the evening of July 13 in a move seen as a step forward to the ceasefire agreement. Speaking to media persons outside the jail gate, Lanheiba said that he was freed to prepare for dialogue with the GoI.
- July 15: A militant cadre identified as SL Paolen of the SoO signatory group KNA is killed in an encounter between the militant group and troops of the 43rd Assam Rifles (AR) at Haipi village under Kagpokpi Police Station. One AK 47 along with a magazine with 25 live rounds and three empty cases are recovered.
- July 16: A village chief identified as Sh. Letkhothang Khongsai is rescued by Security Forces from his abductors on the same day of his abduction by four persons belonging to KNLF from his house at Mongkot Chepu Village of Ukhru district.
- July 17: Security Forces arrest one cadre of KCP-MC identified as Kangujam Khoiraba Singh from Yurnnam Huidrom Upokpi crossing along with one .9mm Pistol with magazine loaded with 3 live rounds.
- July 17: Security Forces arrest a PULF cadre identified as Babool alias Akhtar near Keirao Awang Leikai in Imphal East district. He was involved in extortion related activities.
- July 17: An Imphal pressure group set up recently to protest against the alleged abduction of a Government contractor by suspected NSCN-IM cadres decides to launch an agitation if the outfit fails to resolve the matter.
- July 17: Three cadres of NSCN-K join rival NSCN-IM taking along with them a large number of arms and ammunition.
- July 18: In a suspected case of recruiting child soldiers, two young students identified as Salam Tiken (12) and Naorem Rohit (13) are missing from their hostel since July 16. It is stated that the two students had left their hostel at Kakching Wairi in Thoubal district at 8:50 pm without permission.
- July 18: Three militant groups have warned the rank and file against surrendering and taking part in stage managed peace talks. The outfits which issued a joint press statement in this regard are the KCP, the KCP-MC and the KCP-MTF.
- July 18: The Zeliangrong region (Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland) of NSCN-Khole-Kitovi has said that the Zeliangrong people are biased in their approach while paying tax to the Naga militant groups. Deputy kilonser (minister), M.A Felix who is the supervisor of the Zeliangrong Region, NSCN-Khole-Kitovi faction said the people are paying tax to the NSCN-IM without any hesitation but ignore other Naga groups.
- July 18: Three persons, including two women, were injured in a bomb explosion at Mayotang in Ukhrul district. The explosion took place at the residence of one TS Boonson who works as a village level worker at Ukhrul BDO. The injured persons were identified as Boonson's mother Ruth, his brother Terek and sister-in-law Chaini.
- July 19: All Manipur Recognised Schools Welfare Association organize a sit in protest in front of the Pari Emom Singdam Sang School Langjing gate decrying a bomb threat on the school on July 17. The principal of the school, S Memcha Chanu said unidentified persons had threatened the school security guard using guns.
- July 20: Altogether 73 cadres of different militant outfits have laid down arms before Chief Minister Okram Ibobi during a 'home-coming ceremony' held at Mantripukhri in Imphal East district. The cadres laid down weapons including AK and G3 rifles, Lathode, carbines and pistol with bullets.
- July 20: Demanding safe and immediate release of contractor Irungbam Irabanta, the JAC constituted in connection with the abduction/disappearance of Irabanta calls a 60 hour State-wide general strike with effect from 5 am from July 21.
- July 20: A team of the Thoubal District commandos rescued a 14 year girl from being allegedly recruited as a child soldier of the KCP-Noyon at Pallel Bazar.
- July 22: Imphal West Commandos arrest one cadre of PREPAK identified as Huidrom Khomba alias Muhindro from Pishum Huidrom Leikai.
- July 22: One cadre of Elvis Hmar faction of HPC identified as Lamlalsol Gangte and one overground worker of SK Thadou faction of UTLA identified as Lalminsang Kipgen are arrested by troops of 22 Assam Rifles from Seijang village of Jiribam in Imphal East district while they were extorting from bamboo traders and shopkeepers of Barak Circle.
- July 23: Security Forces arrest three KRA-U cadres from Taretkhul Bazar in Imphal East district. The arrested persons are identified as Hegou Chongloi, Muhammad Hakim Khan alias Ibungo and Mangminlal Chongloi alias Alex.
- July 24: URF claims its hand in planting a powerful explosive at Khumbong Navodaya located along the New Cachar Road in Imphal West District on July 22. A press release by Information secretary Ak Pibarel states that the armed wing of the outfit, ‘Manipur Army’ laid an ambush for the Security Forces.
- July 25: A team of Imphal West Police Commandos gun down a militant suspect identified as Thongam Bobby at Monsang Road in between Heinoubok and Taobungkhok under Lamphel Police Station. The Police recover one .9 mm Baretta Pistol along with three live rounds, four empty cases, one Chinese made hand grenade and one Honda Activa.
- July 25: Security Forces kill a militant of MCPM/ KCP-Maoist in an encounter at toubungkhok village in Imphal West district. The militant was identified as Thongam Babu Singh (24).
- July 26: Security Forces arrest one KCP cadre, identified as Muhammad Mujibur Rahaman alias Babul, and recover one 9mm loaded four live rounds, one mobile phone, and two live rounds of AK ammunition from his possession.
- July 27: Security Forces arrest a woman militant belonging to PREPAK in Thoubal district. The arrested militant has been identified as Ningthoujam Pramodini alias Ritu Devi (31). A .9 mm pistol with two live rounds and two mobile handsets are seized from her possession.
- July 28: Commandos of Imphal West district arrest one PREPAK militant, identified as Waikhom Premkumar alias Kumar Singh, from Majorkhul.
- July 29: Three persons are injured in a fierce gunfight between the personnel of AR and suspected cadres of PLA at Khoibu Centre under Tengnoupal Police Station in Chandel district. Two AR personnel and one civilian sustain bullet injuries during the gunfight.
- July 29: NIA has begun an investigation into the killing of a couple by suspected NSCN-IM cadres in Ukhrul district in 2011. Varengam Shimray and his wife Ngaherla are killed at Lungpha village in Naga-dominated Ukhrul district on July 24, 2011. Later, the NSCN-IM had owned responsibility for killing the couple.
- July 30: One militant of a KCP faction surrendere along with one Lathode launcher with two live ammunition before 23 Assam Rifles (AR) of 10 Sect, IGAR(S) at Sagolbangon in Imphal West district. The surrendered militant is identified as No 2007 Soibam Shyamachand Meitei alias Kalakar (35).
- July 30: JAC constituted in connection with disappearance of Irungbam Irabanta, who has been allegedly abducted by NSCN-IM, submits a memorandum to State Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh. Intially, the JAC members tried to organize a protest rally in the street. Police thwarted the protesting JAC members from further advancing the rally near Sanjenthong. Later they allowed three JAC members to submit a memorandum to the state CM urging him to secure Irabanta's release.
- August 2: Security Forces launch a widespread operation in Imphal West district to rescue two masons, identified as H Khambaton (30) and S Meiraba (40), abducted on July 27, by militants of KCP-MC allegedly for a ransom.
- August 5: Suspected militants belonging to KCP-MC release the two masons unharmed. Militants abducted the duo about ten days back from a construction site in the State capital, Imphal.
- August 5: KYKL-MDF names seven editors for execution. The charges levelled against them are that they had refused to publish or broadcast the press releases issued by this outfit and that in a statement the AMWJU had insulted it by describing it as a new organization, which is little known to the people.
- August 5: AMWJU and the editors have taken strong exception to the way some Muslim underground organizations have threatened to gun down some of the editors, reporters and newspaper employees to protest against the refusal of newspapers to publish their press releases. A Mobi, 'president' of the AMWJS said that the emergency meeting discussed threadbare the threats posed by PM Akbar faction of PULF-PM Akbar group and another new underground organization which was so far unheard of.
- August 6: Four civilians are injured when unidentified militants explode a hand grenade at the residence of a candidate of Zilla Parishad, Wahengbam Brajamani (40), at Ghari Makha Leikai. The injured are identified as Wahengbam Brajamani (40), Chingtham Inao (48) s/o Tomba of Ghari Makha Leikai, K Dharmo (60) of Taobungkhok Awang Leikai, L Dhaneshwar (51) of Taobungkhok Mayai Leikai.
- August 6: Security Forces arrest one militant of PLA, Lairenjam Basanta Singh (47), from Konjeng Leikai near YDO Ground in Imphal West district. One .9mm pistol with four live rounds and five rounds of AK ammunition are recovered from his possession.
- August 8: Suspected militants abduct a truck driver at a place between Bimparou and Koubru Leikha. The driver was stopped forcibly on the way to Imphal from Dimapur on NH-2.
- August 9: State Government and the Central Government are trying to include four more factions of the KCP in the ongoing peace process. A news report states that Union Home Ministry and Manipur Government officials met leaders of the factions headed by Taibangangba, Lamphel, City Meitei and Pakhanglakpa in New Delhi recently and the leaders agreed in principle to sign a ceasefire agreement. The four rebel leaders along with Manipur principal secretary, home, Suresh Babu, UHM, joint secretary Sambhu Singh and a senior official of Manipur police attended the first round of meetings, which was convened in Delhi to discuss the modalities of the ceasefire.
- August 11: Militant groups in the Northeast call for a general strike on August 15 to boycott Independence Day celebration.
- August 11: Security Forces arrest two militants belonging to KNLF and KCP in Imphal East district. The KNLF cadre, identified as Jamkhonhou Touthang alias Haopu (27) of Aigijang village of Tamenglong district, is arrested from New Checkon area. The KCP militant, identified as Khumbongmayum Pratap Meitei (30) of Nongada village, is arrested from Nongada Thongkhong (bridge).
- August 12: Security Forces arrest a PLA militant identified as Wahengbam Malemnganba Luwang (31), from Trongloubi area of Bishnupur district. One .9 mm pistol along with a magazine containing three live rounds are recovered.
- August 12: NSCN-IM releases two cadres of NSCN-K and one NSCN-Khole-Kitovi cadre unharmed who were held in its custody for some months in a function held in Senapati district.
- August 13: Newspapers are not published in the State as media houses and scribes protested against the diktat of militants who threatened media persons and media houses with dire consequences for disobeying their orders.
- August 14: Security Forces arrest two KNO cadres identified as Lunkhiseiou Touthang and T H Haokip at Bijang in Churachandpur district.
- August 15: Two people are injured in four bomb blasts in capital city of Imphal at Thoubal district.
- August 16: CorCom of seven militant outfits claims its hand in the series of bomb explosions which rocked the State on the Independence Day.
- August 17: Suspected militants belonging to NSCN-K gun down two persons, identified as the Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Tamenglong (District) ‘general secretary’ and a suspected NSCN-IM cadre at Nungkao, Tamenglong district under Tousem Police Station.
- August 17: The URF, a conglomerate of five different factions of the underground KCP, starts dialogue with the Government. Three rounds of initial tripartite meetings involving the Centre, State and the URF have already been held in Imphal.
- August 19-20: Two labourers engaged in repairing of a Government school in Imphal West district are abducted by militants for ransom in Manipur.
- August 20: Security Forces arrest two cadres of UPPK during a search operation at Singjamei area in Imphal West district and recover a huge amount of arms and ammunition from their possession.
- August 21: Local Newspaper offices in the State have heavily armed Police guarding them following death threat to some of the editors by some of the terrorist outfits.
- August 22: In an operation at Jalal crossing of Thangal Bazar, commandos of Imphal West district arrest two KCP-MC militants. The arrested persons have been identified as Ibungo Arambam and Hando Smith Simte. Two .32 ammunition were seized from the possession of Ibungo Arambam.
- August 24: Security Forces arrest two cadres of KCP-Pari Meetei, identified as Senjam Umakanata Singh and Binoishahani, from Keishampat near Hotel Excellency area in Imphal East district.
- August 24: Security Forces arrest a KCP-Pari Meetei woman cadre, identified as Laishram Sharmila, from her house in Imphal East district.
- August 25: A person is injured in a bomb attack at the residence of DRDA Executive Engineer C Hangsing at Upper Lamka near Churachandpur (district) Public ground, according to Police reports.
- August 27: Security Forces arrest two militants from Chamol village of Chandel district. The arrestees have been identified as Thoi alias Keliver of General Secretary faction of PREPAK-GS and Boinou Chingtham alias Khomba of KYKL.
- August 28: A KCP-MC cadre suspected to be involved in abduction of one Radhakrish Katiwada (49) is shot dead in an encounter with the Imphal West district Police commandos at Senjam Chirang under Lamshang Police Station while the abducted man has been rescued.
- August 28: An 18-hour general strike has been called by two major social organisations from midnight of August 29 in Manipur demanding immediate release of Irungbam Irabanta abducted by suspected Naga militants on May 27.
- August 29: A suspected militant is killed in an encounter that took place at Eco-Park under Porompat Police Station in Imphal East district.
- September 1: Security Forces arrest two militants belonging to the proscribed KCP-Nando from Keibi bazaar under Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East district. The arrested militants were identified as Thangjam Naocha, son of Th Sanaton of Keibi Makha Leikai and Moirangthem Iton (20), son of M Ratan from Keibi Awang Leikai.
- September 3: A powerful IED, believed to have been placed by militants exploded killing a twenty-two-year-old youth Nongpok Keithelmanbi village in Thoubal district.
- September 5: Two suspected KCP-Lamyanba cadres are shot dead by Imphal West commandos during a gunfight at Khoken village hillock under Sapermeina Police Station, Senapati district.
- September 5: A powerful IED blast at Keishampat Lairembi Leirak in Imphal West district left two Assam Rifles personnel seriously injured. The two injured Assam Rifles personnel have been identified as Havildar Rajendra Singh and rifleman Birendra.
- September 5: The State Home Minister Gaikhangam acknowledges that the NSCN-IM had a hand in the alleged abduction of contractor Irungbam Irabanta (abducted on May 27). The Minister had said that the culprit being a militant outfit, the Government is unable to take action at the earliest.
- September 6: Following several complaints raised by different section of the society over the increasing numbers and frequency of surrenders of militant outfits taking place, the MHA directs the concerned authorities that no surrender of any militants should take place until proper and appropriate verifications are made prior to the official surrender.
- September 7: Three armed outfits, UKLF, ZDV and KRA-U appeal all concerned not to observe Kuki Black Day while also asserting that it would only elongate the memory of the past incidents, which could instill ill-will against others in the mind of the younger generation. The Kukis observe September 13 as black day to remember those Kukis killed in the four-year long Naga-Kuki ethnic clash during 1992-95.
- September 10: The Red Shield Division clarifies that one JCO of Assam Rifles died while another eight suffered minor injuries in the IED blast triggered by PLA at Moirang Kampu. A press release issued by them rebutted the claim of PLA that four personnel were killed.
- September 11: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde asserts that as per the constitution, there would be no such 'Interim Government' as in the case with Nagaland nor would the Centre agree to impose ILP in Manipur as per the demand of chief minister Ibobi Singh.
- September 12: Close on the heels of three Kuki militant outfits asking the Kukis not to observe Black day on September 13, the apex body of the Kukis, the Kuki Inpi, has urged all concerned to observe the day until the case of killing several Kuki civilians (during the ethnic clash between them and the Nagas) in the nineties is settled amicably.
- September 15: The Manipur based PLA has given bomb assembling and handling training to the cadres belonging to Assam based ULFA-ATF led by Paresh Baruah, with an aim to strengthen the outfit's military power after its former 'chairman' Arabinda Rajkhowa and his faction parted ways to hold peace talks with the Centre.
- September 17: Troops of 35 Assam Rifles hand over a dead body of a suspected PREPAK with a report that the suspect was killed in an encounter on September 15 late evening, in the interior Chandel district.
- September 19: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead two militants in an encounter at Kangchup area in Imphal West district. The slain militants’ identities are yet to be ascertained.
- September 19: Assam Rifles personnel arrest four armed cadres of KNF on the charge of violating ground rules of suspension of operations signed with the Union Government.
- September 20: Premjit, third partner of abductors of Nameirakpam Bhomen surrenders. Two partners were arrested earlier on 16. However, the whereabouts of abducted Bhomen is not known.
- September 21: MCP-M declares the formation of a new 'New People's Militia'. It said, "We the Maoist Communist Party, Manipur would like to inform all the Maoist Communist Parties of the World about the formation of our new people`s armed forces called "NPM" by the CMC under the leadership of Maoist Communist Party, Manipur on 21st September 2012".
- September 23: Security Forces arrest five alleged cadres of the PREPAK-Pro, identified as Waikhom Premkumar alias Kumar, Maibam Chandrajit Singh, Arubam Toto alias Shantibala Devi Khundongbam Rita and Takhellambam Chaoba alias Kumari alias Apao.
- September 23: The URF states that the current peace talk with India has got no hidden plan or policy but for the development of the State. In a statement, URF stated it is in the best interest of the general population that URF went into peace talk with India, saying people have suffered for so many years. It urged the general population to support their cause and further their movement towards a better work culture and for a green revolution in the State, the statement said.
- September 24: IED explosions continue in the State as a powerful remote controlled IED was triggered off at Khuningthek Canal under Yairipok Police Station of Imphal East. However, there were no casualties during the explosion.
- September 25: A fierce gun battle between ZUF and NSCN-IM cadres that erupts that has left six dead and one civilian injured. However, identities of the deceased and the injured were not known. The incident sparked off inside a forest near Wairangba village in the interior Tamenglong District, Maipur.
- September 26: A total of 114 militants belonging to different outfits surrender with arms before Chief Minister O Ibobi and other dignitaries at the headquarters of Inspector General, Assam Rifles (South) at Mantripukhri in Imphal East.
- September 27: Security Forces arrest seven militants including six PREPAK militants and a PLA militant from Imphal West district.
- September 28: Two AR personnel and a civilian are killed while five other AR personnel and two civilians sustained injuries in serial bomb blasts triggered by cadres of MPA, the armed wing of the UNLF at Kwatha village, Chandel district near the Indo-Myanmar border.
- October 2: Imphal East district Police commandos arrest two cadres of URF from New Checkon area.
- October 2: A civilian is killed in crossfire between a combined force of suspected ZUF, NSCN-K on one side and NSCN-IM cadres on the other at Tamenglong district headquarters at around 1.45 pm.
- October 3: A factional clash takes place between NSCN-IM and combined force of NSCN-K and ZUF near Bhalok (Phalong) village in Tamenglong district.
- October 4: Seven security escorts of Chandel SP, E. Priyokumar Singh, are injured when suspected militants ambush the Police officer’s convoy along Imphal-Moreh road by exploding two bombs planted by the roadside at Khudengthabi near the border town of Moreh (Chandel district), about 100 kilometres from Imphal.
- October 4: Seven NSCN-IM cadres are arrested by Security Forces from Kabirong village, Tamenglong district. Manipur Police have identified the cadres as Adan Panmei, Tuak Tangner, Gaigonglung, Adim Golmei, Aphun Rengmei, Danaya Golmei and Charles Kamei.
- October 5: A team of Imphal East Commando team arrests two cadres of KYKL-MDF from a place near Sawombung Thongkhong Awang Leikai. The arrested militants have been identified as Yambem Manisana Singh and Khumanthem Biken Singh.
- October 5: Security Forces arrest two PLA cadres from a place near Naukhong Wakchinglok under Thoubal district. The arrested militants are identified as Laolinmol Vaiphei alias Momoi alias Moi and Mangleanlal Vaiphei.
- October 6: In an ambush by suspected militants, two Army men are reportedly injured at Renjang village under Loktak Police Station in Bishnupur district. The injured troopers were identified as Lance Naik, Manos Sava and Rifleman, Anil Adhikari.
- October 7: A team of Imphal east commando team arrests one UNPC cadre (finance secretary), identified as Poungamdin alias Adin alias Dinrigong, from Hatta Telipati.
- October 7: Security Forces arrest two MNRF cadres at about 9:45 am from Sawombung Thongkhong area in Imphal East district. The two have been identified as Paoting Mahong alias Sazai and Shimmi Awangshi alias Schon.
- October 9: A Deputy Commandant, identified as Lima Temjen, of the BSF sustains injuries in a bomb explosion near Haotabi along Imphal-Dimapur highway under Heingang Police station in Imphal East district.The PREPAK claims responsibility for the bomb attack.
- October 9: Security Forces arrest two PLA cadres including a woman along with explosives during a search operation at Thoubal Bazar.
- October 9: Two rebel outfits - the PREPAK and the PREPAK-Pro - have refused to hold peace talks with the Centre. Instead, both have vowed to intensify their movement to restore Manipur's sovereignty.
- October 10: Commandos of Thoubal district Police arrest two female cadres of PREPAK along with four IED weighing 10 kilograms, eight lethod bomb shells and a mobile handset during a search operation at Ushoipokpi Thongkhong area.
- October 13: The handyman of a rice laden truck identified as Sanni is abducted by a Kuki militant outfit at gun point from a place near Henbung under Kangpokpi Police Station is safely rescued and released. He is rescued by the Security Forces during a search operation conducted at Chingjang village at around 1:00 PM.
- October 15: An IED blast injures one Assam Rifle personnel, identified as Negi Vohra in a place between Khordak and Arong Nongmaikhong under Mayang Imphal Police Station in Imphal West district. The roadside bomb believed to have been planted by unidentified militants was set off as the foot patrol party of the Assam personnel crossed the area.
- October 15: With the centre’s acceptance to a revised scheme for surrender-cum-rehabilitation of militants in the state, the stipend being enjoyed by surrendered militants will be hiked at INR 3,500 from the existing INR 2000.
- October 16: Security Forces conduct a search operation in an around the area of Loktak Lift Irrigation in Bishnupur district and arrest four cadres of KCP-City Meitei, identified as Thokchom Kritananda alias David, Thangsabam Liliput alias Liput, Laishram Momo alias Macha alias Anokpa and Sorensangbam Telheiba alias Mahendra Singh.
- October 18: The UCM has categorically stated that it would demand pre-merger status of Manipur if the ongoing political dialogue between NSCN-IM and GoI disturbs the unity of Manipur or its territorial integrity. Speaking to media about the recent developments in the political dialogue between GoI and NSCN-IM, UCM President, Y Nabachandra said that the UCM was happy to hear that the 15-year-old negotiation between New Delhi and NSCN-IM is finally arriving at a solution. However, the political dialogue should not affect Manipur.
- October 19: Imphal West district Police commandos arrest a cadre of KCP-MC identified as Irengbam Manimukta alias Aboy Taothong from Lamkhai area.
- October 19: UPPK has no intention to enter into peace talk with the GoI, clarified the outfit's Information and Publicity Officer ‘Major’ America while dismissing as baseless rumours in certain quarters that UPPK too would be signing suspension of operation pact with the Government. America asserted that UPPK and its armed wing KP Army would continue to sustain the ongoing campaign to restore Manipur's sovereignty.
- October 20: Responding to the directives of the Union Government that Manipur play its part in accommodating some points discussed during the negotiations for solution to the Naga political issue, State chief minister O. Ibobi Singh has now insisted that the union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde first give in writing, details or points which the Centre was to agree for a settlement with the NSCN-IM. Ibobi had said that he was not in a position to oblige the Centre's wishes to solve the Naga issue unless the "exact points of the agreement" between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM was made known.
- October 21 In line with its earlier ultimatum to release all outsiders staying on rent in the State by December 31, the CorCom (Coordination Committee of seven militant outfits) has published a booklet listing the houses and areas where rooms/houses have been put out on rent to outsiders.
- October 21: According to Union Home Ministry sources, a draft proposal has been prepared and the same has been placed before the Chief Minister of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister. The final approval or rather the stamp of agreement by the Chief Ministers of the three States will be the key to the solution being sought, said the sources.
- October 24: A cadre of the NSCN-K, identified as one Lovingson Newmai, is killed during a clash with rivals NSCN-IM at Chunchamjang village, Ward No 10 near Khunjou village in Tamenglong district.
- October 24: A combined team of Imphal East commandos and troops of 28th Assam Rifles arrest one PREPAK cadre, identified as Wangkhem Merajao alias Tamo alias Gunadhaja (37).
- October 26: Four civilians are injured in a grenade blast which occurred near JNIMS main gate crossing at Porompat in Imphal East district. The injured persons are dentified as Thokchom Joyshree (28), Sapam Dipu, (35) Wahengbam Rameshwary (25) and Salam Romio (31).
- October 27: Imphal West district Police commandos arrested a cadre of KCP, identified as Ingudam Dhiren, from Sagolband Tera Yengkhom Leirak in Imphal West district during a search operation.
- October 30: Four Naga militants are killed in a factional gun fight which lasted for around six hours between Naga militant groups ZUF and NSCN-IM near Gadai hills in Tamenglong district headquarters. The gun fight claimed at least two ZUF cadres and two cadres of NSCN-IM.
- November 1: The 'Commander-in-Chief' and the 'Finance Secretary' of Manipur-based KCP-MC, identified as Ningthoujam Romen Singh alias Rocky (27), is arrested from Sarai Kale Khan in New Delhi, for his alleged involvement in unlawful activities and several cases of murder, abduction and extortion.
- November 1: The death toll rise to five with the recovery of dead body of another NSCN-IM cadre, identified as Benjamin Panmei, in the aftermath of a gun fight between the NSCN-IM and ZUF near Bethel Church along Gadai hills in Tamenglong district on October 30.
- November 3: Unidentified militants abduct Chief of Changshang village, Ngamkhullun Tuboi (77), located under Saikul Police Station in Senapati district of Manipur.
- November 4: Commandos of Thoubal district Police arrest three cadres of the PREPAK-Pro at Leishangthem Khong Manung.
- November 4: The UCM, the apex body of the Meiteis (Manipuris) submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding ongoing talks between the Government of India and NSCN-IM. The UCM demanded ‘a white paper on the 15 year long peace process between the Government and the NSCN-IM in the true spirit of the Indian Democracy, so that the people of Manipur are not kept in complete darkness before sacrificing the State at the altar of peace.
- November 5: Abducted chief of Changshang village in Saikul subdivision, identified as Ngamkholun Tuboi is rescued from the abductors during a joint operation launched by Assam Rifles personnel and Churachandpur Police near Peace Ground, Churachandpur district.
- November 6: The two Kuki formations, KNO and UPF form a Core Committee in an attempt to work out a common policy that they intend to put before the Government. Both are SoO signatories with Central Government. KNO is demanding a separate Kuki State while the UPF has insisted on a State-within a State under Article 244A of the Indian Constitution.
- November 7: Teams of Imphal East commandos arrested five cadres belonging to KCP-Pakhanglakpa from different places.
- November 12:Two civilians were killed in a powerful bomb blast near Imphal College on the outskirts of Imphal city. The two civilians are identified as Alin Kom (40) and Chumpa Kom (20).
- November 13: KSDC has released the proposed map of 'Kuki State' covering more than half of State's territory spread over five hill districts and also postponed the proposed 'public blockade' from November 15 to November 17. The map covers Churachandpur district, Sadar Hills in Senapati and large chunks of territories in Tamenglong, Chandel and Ukhrul districts.
- November 18: The indefinite blockade on the National and State highways imposed by KSDC begins from 5 pm on November 17.
- November 20: The first round of talks between the KSDC and the Manipur government breaks down and KSDC decides to continue the blockade along the State and National Highways in the State.
- November 21: The SoO agreement in 2005 between Kuki militant groups and the Centre will expire. The 20 Kuki militant groups under two umbrella bodies of the KNO and UPF have been on a tripartite ceasefire agreement with the Central and State Government since August 2005.
- November 22: KSDC lifts the ongoing indefinite highway blockade. KSDC agreed to suspend the blockade after the Deputy Chief Minister, Gaikhangam assured it that the State Government would make all possible efforts to persuade the Central Government to start political dialogue with Kuki rebel outfits that had signed tripartite SoO agreements with the State Government and the Centre. The Kuki militant outfits are represented by two umbrella organisations —KNO and UPF.
- November 27: The next round of tripartite talks involving the two Kuki militant conglomerates, KNO and UPF, State and Central Government will be held on December 5 at New Delhi.
- November 29: Security forces arrest three militants of PLA from Mongsanggei near TS Paul College Gate in Imphal West district.
- December 9: Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel are injured in a bomb attack at Koubru Laikha area under Saparmeina Police station, about 25 km north of here in Senapati district.
- January 1-2: Two troopers of the Assam
Rifles and one militant are killed in an encounter
in Ukhrul district.
- January 7: In a search operation in the
area of Gate No. 2 in Moreh, 31 Assam Rifles
arrest one Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL)
cadre, identified as Jakhellambam Chalamba
- January 11: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of KCP-MC, identified as Noren Singh (27),
from Khuropokpi along National Highway-39
and hand him over to the Porampat Police station.
Thirty live rounds of 7.62 mm SLR and one
Chinese Grenade are recovered from him.
- January 11: Security Forces arrest two
KYKL cadres, identified as Leishram Sobha
Singh, (32) and Thoudam Gonakhesor (35), from
Haoreibi Mayai Leikai area in Thoubal district
and hand them over to Mayang Imphal Police
- January 11: Security Forces arrest an OGW
of the NSCN-IM, identified as Khaidem Joykumar
Singh (35), from the house of director of
Health Service, S Ibomcha Singh at Sangaiprou
in Imphal West dstrict, for serving monetary
- January 11: Troopers of Assam Rifles (15th
Battalion) arrest a PLA cadre, identified
as Sajambam James Singh (36), of Yairipok
Yambem Leikai in Thoubal dstrict. James has
been handed over to Yairipok Police Station.
- January 12: Troopers of Assam Rifles (AR)
(29th Battalion) arrest an OGW of the KYKL,
identified as Nameirakpam Birjit Singh alias
Ibungo (28), from Tengnoupal area of Chandel
district. Ibungo is handed over to Imphal
- January 12: Troopers of Assam Rifles arrest
two UTLA militants from Khongsai area during
a search operation. The arrested militants
are identified as K. Khongsai (30) and Ngamkholal
Singson (50). They are later handed over to
- January 13: Troopers of Assam Rifles (AR)
arrest Athem (16), at Sita track Junction,
Saivom village in Chandel disrtrict. It was
found that Athem was newly recruited by the
UNPC outfit and was being taken away for training.
- January 14: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK
cadre identified as Heisnam Bino Singh (55)
during a search in interior Thoubal district.
Three RPG-rocket launchers, one each of 60
mm mortar launcher are recovered.
- January 14: Troopers of Assam Rifles (42nd
Battalion) arrest one 'Division Commander'
of PREPAK, identified as Ningthoujam Amarjit
(21), from Pallel in Thoubal district.
- January 14: Security Forces arrest one OGW
of KYKL and KCP identified as Oinam Ibohal
(45) from Ishok in Imphal West district. Ibohal
is handed over to Mayang Imphal Police Station.
- January 17: 13 militants of different militant
outfits, including a self-styled ‘commander’
and ‘captain’, surrendere to Security Forces
at Mantripukhri in Imphal West district. The
surrendered militants, include ‘Commander’
of the KCP-Oken, identified as Ningthoujam
Ranbir Singh alias N.R.K.Singh and self style
‘sergeants’ of the same outfit, identified
as Anand Meitei alias Bali and Laishram Haircharan
Singh. The other surrendrees include Thanmi
Yangya alias Romio [UNPC cadre], Sanasam David
Singh, Ahanthem Vicky Singh, H. Roshan Meitei,
Kshetrimajum Munand Singh, Seilunmang alias
Mangsa, Abdul Rahman alias Biocha, Abdul Salam
Khan alias Naobi [all PREPAK cadres], ‘Captain’ Thokcham Sanahalba Singh [KYKL] and Thokchon
Nanao Singh [UNLF]. The militants surrender
along with arms and ammunitions.
- January 17: Two cadres belonging to KRA,
who had served a demand letter of INR 1 lakh
to a travel agent, are arrested by the Security
Forces from Sekmai market in Imphal West district.
The arrested militants are identified as Lanminthang
Chongloi (18) and Mangtibthang Haokip (19).
- January 19: Four PULF militants, including
a woman, are arrested from a coastal village
in South Goa in a joint operation by Manipur
and Goa Police along with Indian Army. The
suspected militants, identified as Saira Banu,
Mohd Noor, Ayakatom and Samir Khan, were wanted
for standing trial in Manipur for militancy-related
- January 19: The CBI arrests a militant belonging
to the NSCN-IM on the charges of killing a
Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh
in the year 2007 from Imphal.
- January 20: KCP-MC militants explode a powerful
IED near the Central Reserve Police Force
(109th Battalion) camp at Mongsangei under
Singjamei Police Station in Imphal West district.
- January 21: A powerful bomb (IED) is exploded
by suspected militants at Khurai Telipati
near Shiva Temple under Porompat Police Station
in Imphal East district.
- January 23: Seven KCP-Lalheiba faction militants
are arrested and two pistols recovered from
them from Sagolband Moirang Leirak area in
Imphal West district. The militants were involved
in the bomb blast at Telipati area in Imphal
- January 23: Senior Division (Retail Sales)
Manager of the IOC Divisional Sales Office,
Imphal, K. I. Singh, who was abducted by suspected
armed cadres of the People’s Support Group
(PSG) on January 21, 2011 is released.
- January 25: Security Forces arrest two militants
belonging to KCP-MC, identified as Khumanlambam
Gandhi (45) and K Bungo (31) at Nongren, under
Lamlai Police Station of Ukhrul district.
These militants are on the wanted list of
the NIA, for their involvement in numerous
bombing incidents in the state including the
planting of a car filled with explosives inside
the Governors' Bungalow of Manipur in 2010.
- January 25: Security Forces arrest one KYKL
cadre, identified as Nongthonbam Santosh (21)
from Yorbung Khunou under Lamlai Police station,
Imphal East district.
- January 25: Security Forces arrest five
militants belonging to the KCP from Yairipok
- January 27: Eleven cadres of various Naga
underground groups lay down their arms at
a surrender ceremony held at Army headquarter
at Leimakhong. Six cadres of the NSCN-IM surrender
with one G3 rifle and six live rounds, two
7.35 mm pistol, 0.22 pistol, one AK-47 rifle
and two Chinese hand grenades. Two NSCN-K
cadres surrender with one 0.22 pistol and
7.62 mm rifle.
- January 28: Naga Army, the military wing
of the NSCN-IM, refutes the news report that
their cadres surrendered to the SFs in Imphal
on January 27. Naga Army Public Relations
Officer 'Colonel' Levi Zimik said it has inquired
all its units based in Manipur and reported
that there was no such case of desertion from
any camp and that the names mentioned in the
paper are unfamiliar to its 'army' records.
- January 29: Security Forces arrest three
militants belonging to KYKL from the general
area of Nambashi in Ukhrul district.
- January 29: Security Forces arrest two PREPAK
and three KCP cadres from different areas.
The PREPAK cadres have been identified as
Thangjam Joshikanta Singh (31) of Kwakeithel
Mayaikoibi and Khumbanmayum Basanta Singh
(40) of Nongdawang Leikai, Imphal East
- January 29: The special cell of the Delhi
Police arrests an active cadre of the PLA,
who was hiding in Delhi. The militant has
been identified as Oinam Ibomcha Singh (28),
was popularly known among the PLA cadre as
- January 29: Security Forces arrest one UNLF
cadre, identified as Postshangbam Netaji (21),
in general area of Mayang Imphal and was handed
over to Mayang Police station.
- January 30: One KCP-Lamheiba militant, identified
as Yairellakpam Davidson (24), is arrested
by local residents of Yaingangpokpi bazaar
while he was on an extortion drive.
- January 30: The SFs arrest one PLA-RPF militant,
identified as L. Kofen alias Khangba (31),
at Mayag of Imphal and was handed over to
Mayang Imphal Police station.
- January 30: One KCP-MC cadre, identified
as Lairenlakpam Davidson Singh (24), is arrested
from Lamlai in Ukhrul district.
- January 30: The Assam Rifles rescue two
women, identified as Thangjam Ongbi Subarani
alias Ichan (42) and Oinam Ongbi Chanam alias
Dilabi (47), from the general area of Keibul
- Ithing of Bishnupur district. The women
were abducted by KCP-MC on January 24.
- January 31: Three KYKL militants are arrested
from Nambashi Khunou village under Kasom Khullen
Police station in Ukhrul district.
- February 1: The Bishnupur ‘district commander’ of the PLA is killed in an encounter with
Security Forces at the Aderou hill about one
kilometer from Leimaram Waroi hill under Nambol
Police Station of Bishnupur district.
- February 1: Security Forces arrest three
militants belonging to UNLF, KYKL and PREPAK
from Thangmeiband Lairen Sangjaba in Imphal
West district, Thangmeiband Sijam Leikai and
Mayanglangjing in Lamsang, respectively.
- February 1: Security Forces arrest a KCP
militant from Lamlai area in Imphal East district.
- February 3: Security Forces kill a KCP militant
at Motbung Kholuimol under Saikhul Police
Station in Senapati district.
- February 3: A PLA militant identified as ‘sergeant’ Kangla alias Athok-pam Sunil Meitei
(35) of Wangoo Maning Sabal Leikai is killed
by the Security Forces.
- February 3: Five militants – three belonging
to PREPAK, one each belonging to KYKL and
UNLF are arrested from Imphal West district.
- February 5: Security Forces arrest four
female militants at Kumbi Terakhong in Bishnupur
district during a routine check.
- February 6: A Policeman, identified as Ningombam
Sunder (29) of Forest Gate under Lamlai in
Imphal East district is killed by unidentified
- February 7: Security Forces arrest one KCP
militant at Sita Track Junction in Chandel
- February 8: An employee of Northeast Frontier
Railway is shot dead by unidentified militants
at Uchatol area of Jiribam sub-division in
Imphal East district. The deceased person
is identified Pintu Das (35).
- February 9: The Military Council faction
of KCP gun down one Thoiba Singh, a Security
guard working with Aircel Company. The deceased
was in the ‘custody’ of the outfit.
- February 9: One to PULF and one KCP militant
are arrested by Security Forces at Soura Area
of Thoubal district.
- February 9: RPF, the Political wing of PLA
denies the claim of Security Forces about
the arrest of four female militants at Kumbi
Terakhong in Bishnupur district on February
- February 10: One escort commander of 7 battalion
Manipur Rifles is killed while two of his
riflemen colleagues and two carpenters are
injured when suspected militants attack an
engineer’s residence with a hand grenade in
- February 10: One security guard is killed
and two more security guards and a civilian
are injured when unidentified militants attack
them with grenade at Shingjamei area in Imphal
- February 11: Security Forces arrest two
militants, one each from PREPAK and KYKL,
from Sagolmang area in Imphal East district.
- February 11: Security Forces arrest one
KCP militant in Ishika Khn area of Thoubal
- February 12: Security Forces arrest a PREPAK
militant at Nambol area in Imphal East district.
- February 14: A PLA militant is arrested
from Nongmaikhong Makha Leikai in Thoubal
- February 14: Security Forces arrest a UNLF
militant from Komlathabi area in Chandel district.
- February 15: Security Forces arrest one
KCP militant from Soibam Leikai area in Imphal
- February 16: Security Forces arrest one
KCP militant from Yainganpokpi market area
in Imphal West district.
- February 16: Two militants, one each from
KYKL and UNLF are arrested from Tera Sapam
Leikai in Imphal West district.
- February 17: Security Forces arrest one
KCP militant from Kohima. He was allegedly
involved in the February 10 grenade attack
at the Singjamei Chongtham Leikai residence
of Chongtham Ranbir. In the follow up operations
Police commandos managed to apprehend at least
six individuals including KCP cadres and sympathisers
from different parts of Imphal.
- February 18: Security Forces arrest one
cadre of the proscribed KYKL, identified as
Yumkhaibom Oshinto Singh alias Dollar (21),
from Sagolmang in Imphal East district.
- February 19: Security Forces arrest one
KYKL cadre, identified as Laishram Gandhi
Meitei alias Nanao (21), from Unapal of Chandel
- February 19: Security Forces arrest one
cadre of the Peoples PLA, identified as Longjam
Arun alias Arunkumar (33) from Makhan village
under Senapati district.
- February 19: Security Forces arrest one
UNLF cadre, identified as Wangkheimayum Malemnganba
alias Khullinga Meitei (31) from Wangkheimayum
Leirak in Imphal East district.
- February 20: Imphal East commandos arrest
one PULF militant, identified as Md Wazimuddin
alias Ithem alias Izim (32), from Keirao Mayai
Leikai in Imphal East district.
- February 20: Security Forces arrest one
KYKL militant, identified as Soibam Somorjit
alias Mangoljao Meitei (25), from Hiyanglam
- February 21: Two suspected cadres of NSCN-IM
sustained injuries, when a bomb allegedly
planted by unknown rival group blew up at
Nungthar village of Ukhrul district.
- February 21: Security Forces arrest two
UNLF militants, identified as Kh. Sushil Singh
(28) and Winerjit Singh (20) from Singjamei
in Imphal East district.
- February 21: Security Forces arrest one
cadre of the UPRF, identified as Md. Minhajudding
alias Bomb (26), while conducting frisking
and checking at Sora Bazar in Thoubal district.
- February 21: Security sources in the MHA
says The Asian Age that Maoist military strategist
Kishenji’s inclination towards the Northeast
insurgent group was aimed at procuring sophisticated
weapons available in abundant quantity with
North east insurgent groups.
- February 21: Security Forces arrest two
UPRF cadres during a search operation at Lilong
Yangbi Leikai in Thoubal district.
- February 21: One militant of the KCP-MC,
identified as Ningthoukhongjam James Meetei
(27), is arrested from Yumnam Patlou in Thoubal
- February 22: A PLA cadre is arrested by
Security Forces from Tangjeng area in the
- February 23: A hand grenade suspected to
have been lobbed by unidentified militants
as threat over monetary demand was found at
the premises of Public Hospital located at
Hatta in Imphal East District. It is said
that one faction of the PULF threatening to
close down the hospital was published in the
media sometime earlier.
- February 23: Security Forces arrested a
cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as Kh Gunamani
Singh, from Ningel of Thoubal district.
- February 23: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the KCP-MC, identified as Thongam Sohadev
alias Sodin Singh (32), from Heikakpokpi area
in Thoubal district.
- February 23: Security Forces (SFs) arrest
one UNLF cadre from Bishnupur district. He
is identified as ‘Lance Corporal’ Amom Kunjeshor
Singh (29) of Wangoo Naodakhong Makha Leikai.
- February 24: A cadre of KCP-MC, identified
as Nongthongbam Premadanda Singh (35), is
arrested by the Security Forces with bullet
injury in his left belly at Kundrakpam in
Imphal East district.
- February 24: A KCP-MC militant, identified
as Thingnam alias Soden (32), is arrested
from Pallel in Chandel district. One Pistol
with magazine and two live rounds are recovered
- February 24: One UNLF-MPA cadre, identified
as Lance Corporal Amom Kunjeshore alias Nganba
(25), is arrested by Security Forces at Bishnupur
Bazar in Bishnupur district.
- February 26: Security Forces arrest three
extortionists carrying out extortion activity
on NH-39 near Thengjang Village of Senapati
- February 27: Seven persons, including two
traffic personnel, two non locals and a shop
owner are injured in a bomb blast by suspected
PULF militants in front of a hardware shop
at Hatta in Imphal East district.
- February 28: Sagar Prasad (14) of Kangpokpi
in Senapati district, who was abducted by
unidentified militants on February 24, is
freed by the KCP-MC militants.
- March 1: Two KCP cadres are arrested by
the Security Forces along with arms.
- March 1: Security Forces arrest one PULF
cadre, identified as one Mujibir Rahaman alias
- March 2: Security Forces arrest a top cadre
of the KCP, identified as Lourembam Poncha,
from Singjamei in Imphal West district.
- March 3: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of Malemnganba faction KCP-MC, identified
as Lourembam Bocha alias Atomba Singh (26)
and two UNLF militants, identified as Leishungbam
Akber Singh alias Roshan (29) and Elangbam
Ajit Singh (41), from Singjamei Super Market
in Imphal West district.
- March 3: Security Forces arrest two cadres
of KCP-KK Nganba identified as Koijam Imoba
alias Chalamba (46), and his wife Koijam Ongbi
Thoudam Ningol Chaoba Devi (34), from Waithou
- March 3: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of PULF- MI Khan identified as Mohammad Sana
Khan, (30) from Keibung area and recovered
one .32 revolver from his possession.
- March 3: Security Forces arrest a PULF activist
identified as Mohammad Abdul Hasim alias Nightem
- March 5: A ZUF cadre is killed in an exchange
of fire with cadres of NSCN-IM at Khoupum
in Tamenglong district.
- March 5: An Azad faction of PULF cadre,
identified as Mohammad Imran Khan (23) of
Imphal East district surrender before BSFauthority
along with a 9mm pistol with magazine containing
four live rounds in it.
- March 7: Five cadres of Sunil Meitei faction
of KCP, including four accused in two murder
cases, are arrested by Security Forces at
Kha Jiri, Kamong Kabowakching and Nambol areas
in Bishnupur district.
- March 7: 40 hours Manipur bandh (general
shut down) is called by the MPLF for boycotting
the visit of President of India Pratibha Patil
to Manipur on March 10.The bandh will begin
from midnight of March 9 which will conclude
at 4 pm of March 11.
- March 8: In a major breakthrough, Security
Forces arrest the PRO of the UTLA, identified
as Satkhogin Chongloi (49), at Phaitol village
of Tousem sub-division in Tamenglong district.
- March 9: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the KCP-Noyon, identified as Yumnam Ibohal
alias Sunil alias Nanao Singh (28) from Thongju
Part-II Pechu Lampak in Imphal West district.
- March 9: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of UNPC militant identified as Ramroi Sharimol
(30) from Lamlao area In Imphal East district.
- March 9: Security Forces arrest one PREPAK
cadre, identified as Moirangthem Ratan alias
Ningthembi alias Amu Singh (24), from Langathel
Mamang Leikai in Thoubal district.
- March 10: A bomb explosion took place near
the Raj Bhavan where President Pratibha Patil
is staying. The bomb, allegedly planted by
militants, went off at 11 PM at Ananda Singh
Academy, about 2 kilometers from Raj Bhavan.
No casualty is reported in the blast.
- March 10: Security Forces arrest two cadres
of UTLA identified as Sesem Singshit (27)
and Henlalmoni Kipgen (29) from New Checkon
Bazaar in Imphal East district.
- March 11: Human rights defender and Manipur’s
‘Iron Lady’ Irom Chanu Sharmila is re-arrested
a day after she was released from the police
custody. Sharmila’s detention period expired
on March 9.
- March 11: The KCP-MC claims responsibility
for the bomb blast at Nongmeibung Ananda Singh
Academy in Imphal East district on March 10.
- March 14: A PREPAK cadre, identified as
Thingam Indrajit, (26) is arrested by Security
Forces at tri-junction of Wabagai Market in
- March 15: Security Forces kill a suspected
PULF militant during an encounter at Taothong
Lamkhai in Imphal West district.
- March 15: Security Forces arrest two active
cadres of the Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC
from Phayeng Ching Khunou in Imphal West district.
The arrested individuals are identified as
Thounojam Angangjao alias Pakhang (35) and
Angom Ashok Kumar (36).
- March 15: Security Forces arrest Yumnam
Ningol Pukhrambam Ongbi Aruna Devi (39) an
elected councilor in Nambol Municipal Council,
who is an alleged close aide of Sunil Meitei,
the leader of the proscribed KCP-MTF from
- March 15: Security Forces arrest Maibam
Jackie Chan alias Nicky (21), a cadre of KYKL,
from wangjing Wankhei in Thoubal district.
- March 16: Combined SFs rescue a head mason
who was abducted by the cadres of UKLF, a
SoO signatory armed Kuki group. Oinam Sanatomba
Singh (55) of Kyamgei Khoirom Leikai was abducted
by 4-5 cadres of UKLF from his work site at
Gelmol Lamkhai in Bishnupur district on March
15. The security team also arrests a UKLF
cadre identified as Thangminlen Lhungdim alias
Lelen (30) of Churachandpur Tuibong Peace
Ground who was there in the house to keep
a watch on the abducted head mason.
- March 17: Security Forces arrest a ZRA cadre
identified as one Thangchingkhup alias Temboy
(30) from Lanva Bridge in Churachandpur district.
- March 17: Security Forces arrest one KCP-MTF
cadre, Sorokhaibam Inaocha (32), from Konthoujam
in Imphal West district.
- March 18: Security Forces arrest one KYKL
cadre identified as Meitram Yaima Singh alias
Phaba (40) at Leimaram Makha Leikai in Bishnupur
- March 18: Security Forces arrest a KYKL
cadre identified as Laishram Jiban alias Gautam
(32) from Thangal Bazar in Imphal West district.
- March 21: Bullet riddled bodies of four
suspected cadres of United Tribal Liberation
Front (UTLA) are recovered by troops of Assam
Rifles from a place at Longkaophul village
in interior Tamenglong district. Police suspected
the cadres killed in a rival clash between
the UTLA and suspected NSCN (K) cadres.
- March 24: Eight activists of different militant
organizations surrender at the Mantripukhri
headquarters of IGAR-S in Imphal West district.
The surrendered cadres include Gopal Sharma
alias Laimkaiba (25) and Hemanta alias Manimatum
(20) of UNLF, Jelen Khangebam alias Boni (25)
of PREPAK, Kabi Kanta alias Thoiba (20) of
KCP-MTF, Amom Rajesh alias Raju Singh (18)
and L. Thoi alias Tomba singh (18) of UPPK,
Angom Naocha Meitei (20) ‘second-in-command’ (Finance Section) of KCP-MC-Lamyanba Khuman
and Konjengbam Manoranjan Singh alias Sanjit
(22) of the same faction.
- March 26: Security Forces arrest a UTLA
militant from Kanglatongbi in Imphal West
district. One hand grenade and five live rounds
recovered from the militant’s possession.
- March 26: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of Lamyanba Khuman faction of KCP-MC, identified
as Maisnam Ningol Lukram Ongbi Ranjita Devi
(37), from Kanglatombi Bazaar in Imphal West
- March 27: One BTS tower caretaker of private
cell phone service provider Vodafone, identified
as Laishram Basanta is shot at and injured
by an unidentified militant at Kongba Laishram
Leikai in Imphal East district.
- March 27: Security Forces arrest three cadres
of UTLA, identified as Lamyougin Singson alias
Gougin (18) Chungjalal Singson alias Aneo
(30) and Thanglenmang Sitlhou alias Maimang
(21) from Kanglatombi Bazar area in Imphal
- March 27: Security Forces arrest two PLA
cadres, identified as Takhellambam Ranabir
alias Bobo Singh (37) and Narengbam Shyamkumar
Singh (46) from the GM hall Tata Magic parking
in Imphal East district.
- March 29: Six militants belonging to different
outfits have been arrested by security and
police personnel during search operations
in the past 24 hours in Manipur. Two militants
of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA)
are arrested from different parts of Imphal.
In another search operation, a militant of
Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council
identified as M Ranjita Devi is arrested by
a joint team of Assam Rifles personnel and
police from Kanglatombi area in Senapati district.
Again, at Kanglatombi area, three militants
of United Tribal Liberation Army (ULTA) are
arrested by a joint team of police commandos
and Assam Rifles personnel.
- March 30: The headmaster of a Primary School,
Laishram Ratan (42), sustaines injuries when
a hand grenade lobbed by unidentified militants
explodes at his house at Kwakeithel Thiyam
Awang Leikai in Imphal West district.
- April 3: Security Forces arrest one over
ground worker of PREPAK, identified as Heisnam
Hirachandra Singh (38), resident of Nongmaikhong
Makha Leikai in Bishnupur district.
- April 3: Security Forces arrest three overground
workers of KCP-MC from Moirang Lamkhai, identified
as one Mainul Haque alias Feroz (24), Wahengbam
Keinahanbi (50) and Ningthoujam Rebecca Heman
(27). Two live rounds of .9mm and one live
round of 0.45 caliber are recovered from the
- April 3: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of Khaba faction of KCP-MC, identified as
Chingakham Sur (25). Two assault rifles (G-3)
and 20 live rounds seized from the individual.
- April 4: A BTS mobile tower caretaker Oinam
Borbabu (35) of Wangkhei Wangkheimayum Leirak
in Imphal East district is shot dead at his
house by an unidentified militant.
- April 6: A Police commando, identified as
Muhammad Riyas (35), sustains injuries when
unidentified militants open fire on a team
of Imphal West district Police commandos while
they were conducting search operation at Samurou
under Wangoi Police Station.
- April 6: Yaiphaba faction of KCP claims
to perpetrate the killing of O Borababu, caretaker
of reliance tower who was shot dead on April
4 at his Wangkhei Mayum Leirak residence.
- April 7: Security Forces arrest two PREPAK
cadres, identified as Khaidem Ibomcha Singh
alias RK alias Rohit (38) who is also the
Up-Pradhan (Deputy Head) of Khurai Laisham
Leikai Gram Panchayat (local self-government
body) and Leihaorungbam Robinchandra (38),
from Singjamei Chirom Leikai area in Imphal
- April 8: Three PREPAK cadres, identified
as Ningthoujam Nongthomba (38) Phairenbam
Jugeshwor (44) and Tongbram Boy (27), are
arrested at Shija hospital crossing, Langol
of Imphal West district.
- April 8: One cadre of PREPAK, identified
as Laithangbam Kabocha (28) is arrested from
Phayeng Junction of Kangchup road in Imphal
West district along with one 9 mm pistol and
three live rounds.
- April 8: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of Umar Farooq faction of PULF, identified
as Muhammad Rafizuddin (27), near YK College
in Wangjimg area of Thoubal district.
- April 10: Five PREPAK cadres are arrested
from Hiyangthang Bazaar in Imphal West district.
One point 32 pistol, one 9 mm pistol with
magazine having four live rounds and one Chinese
hand grenade are recovered from them.
- April 10: Another two PREPAK cadres identified
as Maibam Sushilchandra alias Santosh (30)
and Okram Arun (38) are arrested from the
eastern side of Keishampat Electricity Department.
- April 11: Two cadres of Malemnganba faction
of KCP identified as Hemam Premchand alias
Inao Ibungo (31) and Thongam Inao Meitei (24)
are arrested from Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leirak.
- April 13: Five cadres of the BW and eight
members of the FGN surrender before the Manipur
Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh at a solemn
surrender ceremony held at the Mantripukhri
headquarters of IGAR-S.
- April 15: Militants ambush the convoy of
independent legislator Wungnaohang Keishing.
Seven policemen are killed and six injured
in the ambush.
- April 15: Eight persons including six Policemen
are killed and six injured in an ambush by
suspected NSCN-IM militants in Manipur.
- April 16: One KCP cadre, identified as Waikhom
Tomba alias Naoton (20), is arrested by Security
Forces from Wabagai Tera Pishak in Thoubal
- April 16: One PREPAK cadre, identified as
Saikhom Arke (32), is arrested from Khangabok
- April 18: Security Forces arrest a woman
member of Nando faction of KCP, identified
as Thingujam Sorojini Devi (39) from a house
located at the northern side of Samusang culvert
in Imphal. She disclosed that she was involved
in organizing the killing of one Ranbir Singh,
Maibam Leikai on January 28, 2011 at the eastern
side of Catholic School in Canchipur.
- April 18: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the Military Defense Force faction of KYKL-MDF,
identified as Leichombam Tarponjao Singh (25),
from Iroisemba Chingjin in Imphal West district.
- April 18: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the KCP-MC faction, identified as Angom
Ibochouba alias Lanchaiba alias Punshiba (32).
- April 18: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the Malemnganba faction of KCP, identified
as Oinam Arun Singh alias Nanao (30), from
his own house in Imphal West district.
- April 19: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of Tamnganba faction of KCP-MC, identified
as Ningthoukhongjam Sushil alias Ingo alias
Isingchaoba Singh (30), from Kiyamgei Maning
Leikai near Heibong Makhong High School area
in Imphal East district.
- April 20: Security Forces arrest three KRA
militants in Imphal. The arrestees are identified
as Haobijam Khambaton alias Bicky (27), Mutum
Gobin alias Nanao (20) and Dongri Maram (20).
- April 22: Security Forces arrest one KCP
(Lamyanba Khuman) militant after a brief encounter
at Nungpakthabi village under Sapermeina Police
Station in Sadar Hill in Senapati district.
- April 22: Thirteen militants of the BW surrender
along with arms and ammunition before Chief
Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.
- April 23: A combined team od Imphal West
district police commandos and 28th Assam Rifles
personnel arrest four members of PREPAK (General
Secretary) from Chajing and Samurou area in
Imphal West district.
- April 23: A self-styled commander of Kuki
National Front-President, H Kipgen (40) is
arrested from Kangchup area in Senapati district
for his alleged involvement in kidnapping
- April 23: Security Forces arrest one cadre
of ZRA, identified as Setsi, in Harouthil
village of Imphal West district.
- April 25: A combine security team consisting
of Thoubal district Police Commandos and personnel
of 26 Assam Rifles apprehend two cadres of
the proscribed KCP (MC) identified as Thokchom
Surendra Singh alias Max, 30 s/o Th Kulla
Singh of Leishangthem Thoudam Wangma Taba
and Md Chningiskhan alias Thoi alias Lopi,
37, s/o late Md Abdul Awal of Thoubal Moijing
Makha Leikai during a search operation at
the general area of Leishangthem Bazar under
Thoubal Police Station.
- April 26: Two PLA militants are killed during
an encounter between Security Forces and militants
in the interior parts of Ukhrul district.
- April 26: Security Forces arrest a PLA militant,
identified as Huidrom Inaocha Singh alias
Ireinganba (35), from the general area of
Thongjao of Thoubal district.
- April 26: Security Forces arrest one People's
PREPAK, identified as Mayanglambam Ibomcha
Singh alias Sarkar, from Jalal Provision area
of Thangal Bazar in Imphal West district.
- April 26: Security Forces arrest a KCP militant
of Nando faction and KNA militant from Yaingangpokpi
area in Imphal West district.
- April 27: Security Forces arrest at least
seven militants including the 'Commander-in-Chief'
(CIC) of the proscribed UTLA from separate
counter insurgency operations launched in
different parts of Manipur. Security Forces
arrest three militants of Max faction of UTLA,
including its CIC, during an operation launched
near Kaimai village of Tamenglong district.
Security Forces arrest one PREPAK cadre at
Takhel Makha Leikai. Security Forces arrest
one PLA cadre from near the Regional Institute
of Medical Sciences (RIMS) gate in Imphal
- April 27: Security Forces arrest four cadres
of the KCP-MTF militants from their respective
houses in Imphal West district. Those arrested
are identified as Thoudam Sanjit (31), Salam
Amuba (35), Sagolshem Ibochou (51) and Maibam
- April 27: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of the KCP-MC, identified as one RK Manisana
Singh (32), from Khongjom bazaar in Thoubal
- April 28: Security Forces arrest one woman
cadre of UNLF, identified as Laishram Bidyapati
alias Ichangbi alias Amurai alias Sonia (24),
from Terakhong Sangbi Mamang Leikai village
in Bishnupur district.
- April 28: Security Forces arrest one PULF
cadre, identified as Muhammad Riyajuddin alias
Sathiba (35), from Golapati near Minuthong
Bridge in Imphal East district.
- April 28: Security Forces arrest one KK
Nganba faction of KCP cadre, identified as
Guru Aribam Anjan Sharma alias Luwang (38),
from Yunam Khunou Bazar parking.
- May 3: Nine militants including those involved
in the grenade attack at a government official’s
residence are arrested along with a huge cache
of arms and ammunition in Manipur. The arrested
militants which include a woman cadre belong
to three different factions of the banned
outfit Kangleipak Communist Party.
- May 5: A self-style commander-in-chief of
KCP (MC) is arrested in Bangalore by a Delhi
Police team. The name of the militant is Nangthanbam
- May 8: Assam Rifles arrest six militants
from the Manipur-Myanmar boder area in Tegnoupal.
The militants are newly recruited to a new
group ZUP (Zeliangrong United Force) and being
taken away from Imphal for training in Myanmar.
- May 8: A bullet ridden dead body of a man
is found under a culvert near Kholep village
along Motbung stretch of National Highway
39 in Senapati district and has been identified
as Paokhomang Khongsai (37), the 'President'
of the KLA, a signatory of the SoO.
- May 9: Imphal West police commandos arrest
two KCP (MC) activists from RIMS gate at around
4.30pm. The arrested militants are identified
as Hijam Dinesh Singh alias Janey alias Tombinou
and Hijam Mocha.
- May 10: Security Forces arrest two cadres
of PLA besides recovering various arms and
ammunitions including 2.2 kilogram of explosives
(Tri-Nitro-Toluene) in Kwakeithel area in
Imphal West district few hours after the arrival
of the Home Minister.
- May 13: A meeting of the State Cabinet gives
its approval to hold tripartite talks involving
the UNC, the State Government and the Centre
at Senapati district on May 30. The meeting
also decided to communicate with the Union
Home Ministry the exact demand of UNC ahead
of the proposed tripartite talk.
- May 14: Kanglaonline reports that Social
worker and chief advisor of All Community
Development Organization, Moreh (ACODOM),
R K Sanayaima, is beaten up by militants at
Moreh in Chandel district.
- May 15: A woman PREPAK cadre is arrested
with a pistol and live ammunition by police
commandos in Bishnupur. The woman is identified
as Thounaojam Ongbi Bhanu alias Remian Devi
(36) of Nabol Knongkam Awang Leikai.
- May 16: A combined team of Imphal West district
police commandos and 116 BSF arrest one active
cadre of the underground group KYKL identified
as Oinam Bhumeshore alias Khogen, 31, s/o
O Pishak of Sekmaijin Maning Leikai from a
road crossing in between Changangei and Uchekon
- May 16: Security Forces arrest a (KCP) militant
identified as Md Raffid (26), from Phugakchao
in Imphal West district.
- May 16: Security Forces arrest two militants,
identified as Md Abidur Rahman (27) and Md
Masibur Rahman (25), in Imphal West district.
- May 16: Security Forces arrest one NSCN
militant from Dewlahland in Imphal West district.
The arrestee is identified as Donald Chiphang
alias Tonreimung Chiphang (23).
- May 16: KNF condoles the death of its revolutionary
brother Pu Paokhomang alias Paomang Khongsai',
who was the chief of KLA.
- May 17: Security Forces arrest one KCP militant
identified as Usmain Gyani alias Babu from
across the international border in Imphal
- May 17: Security Forces arrest one PLA militant
identified as Moirangthem Bocha alias Leo
(42) from Khurai Sajor Thoidingjam Leikai
in Imphal East district.
- May 17: The troops of 31 Assam Rifles of
26 Sector apprehend one cadre of the underground
KCP identified as s/s Pvt. Usmain Gyani alias
Babu of Lilong. He is handed over to Imphal
West police station.
- May 17: A combine troop of 30 Assam Rifles
and 18 Sikh of 9 Sector along with police
representative apprehend one sgt. of the proscribed
PLA during search operation at Khurai Sajor
- May 18: State Police Department initiated
extensive preventive measures for the security
of non locals residing particularly in the
valley districts of the State following the
announcement of the underground KCP about
its 'Operation Clear Cut' which is meant to
drive away the migrants from the state.
- May 18: Security Forces arrest two UTLA
from Mongbung village under Jiribam Police
station in Imphal East district. The militants
are identified as Lenseam Singson (30) and
Zanminthang Kipgen (37).
- May19: Security Forces arrest two KYKL militants
from Bamon Leikai Mange Makhong in Imphal
East district. The arrested militants are
identified as Ashem Ken Singh (52) and Loukrakpam
Gunindro Singh (43).
- May19: Security Forces arrest one KNF militant
from Chawangkinig village in Imphal East district.
The militant was identified as Lt Kaikhohao
- May19: Security Forces arrest one KYKL militant
identified as Nabachandra from Chawangkinig
village in Imphal East district.
- May19: Security Forces arrest one KCP militant,
identified as L Roben, from near Wabagai power
house in Thoubal district.
- May19: Security Forces arrest one KRF militant,
identified as Kamboi Kipgen (27). One 9- mm
pistol along with three live rounds recovered
- May19: Two militants of KCP (Lamyanba Khuman)
identified as Salam Hemojit Singh and A Bikramjit
Singh, are arrested.
- May 20: The Security Force team arrest one
militant of RPF, the political wing of People's
Liberation Army (PLA), identified as Sorokhaibam
Khoiba alias Tombi (39).
- May 21: Trooper of the India Reserve Battalion,
identified as Thingu-jam Basanta Singh (41),
is arrested from near the gate of Imphal College
in Imphal West district for working for the
- May 22: A team of the Imphal west district
police commandos arrest an active member of
the PREPAK at around 2:05 pm from near the
gate of Imphal College identified as one Thingujam
Basanta Singh, 41, s/o Th. Kukil Singh of
Thoubal Kiyam Mayai Leikai. On spot verification,
the arrested individual identified himself
as a havildar of the 2nd IRB and working under
the command of one s/s Rocky of PREPAK.
- May 22: The Imphal West district police
commandos arrest a project officer of the
proscribed KCP MC from near Pakhangba Travel’s
Counter. The individual is identified as one
Nameirakpam Binodkumar alias Modol alias Madal
Singh, 42, s/o (L) N. Ibohalbi Singh of Khurai
- May 22: A combined team of 28 Assam Rifles
and 18 Sikh along with police Singjamei arrest
two militants including a PLA and a PREPAK
cadre in a search operation launched in the
general area of Singjamei Chanam Leikai Pukhrimapal.
- May 26: 10 underground activists belonging
to different armed groups lay down their arms
before Additional DGP V Zathang and Inspector
General Assam Rifles (South) in a formal surrender
ceremony held at IGAR (S) complex, Mantripukhri
today. The 10 militants who surrendered with
arms and ammunition include one each from
the banned outfits UNLF, PLA, PREPAK, KCP
(S) and KCP (MTF) and five cadres from UNPC.
- May 28: Three persons are injured in powerful
bomb explosion at a sports stadium complex
in Imphal West district.
- May 30: One PLA militant, identified as
Ngangom Tomba Singh (46), is arrested by Security
Forces from Bishnupur Bazar in Bishnupur district.
- May 31: PREPAK 'assistant secretary' publicity
and propaganda in-charge, 'Major' N Sunil
in a press meet with reporters in a hill district
announces that the PREPAK is rechristened
as PREPAK (Progressive) in short PREPAK (pro).
- May 31: Security Forces arrest a KCP militant
identified as Yum-lembam Sanatomba alias Ingobi
(35) in Imohal West district.
- May 31: Security Forces arrest two KCP militants,
identified as Wahengbam Surjit Singh and Nongthombam
Joykumar alias Joy alias Nganba (40), from
Khewa Bazar and Kongpal area in Imphal East
- June 2: Security Forces arrest two KCP militants
from Meijrao Mamang Leikai and Mayang Imphal
Konchak Nongmeikapam Leikai in Bishnupur district.
The arrested militants are identified as Thingbaijam
Shyamkanhai Singh (37) and Nongmeikapam Gorojao
alias Opendro Singh (41).
- June 2: Security Forces arrest two militants
of UNLF from Khuyathong Pukhri Achouba area
in Churachandpur district. The arrested militants
are identified as Urikhinbam Prema alias Thoi
alias Linthoingambi (24) and Ningthoujam Abung
alias Naoba alias sunder (24). • June 4: Troops
of Assam Rifles arrest one KCP cadre, identified
as K.S. Thoicha (36), at Gwaltabi in Ukhrul
district of Manipur.
- June 11: One PREPAK militant is arrested
from Khurai area in Imphal East district and
two KCP (Mobile Task Force) militants are
arrested from Leimapokpam area in Bishnupur
district by troops of 18th Sikh Regiment.
The two are handed over to Nambol PS.
- June 12: Two NSCN(IM) cadres are arrested
by troops of 17th Assam Rifles in Ukhrul hill
district bordering Myanmar. The nabbed militants
are, S/S town commander Reisang Tankhul and
self-styled sergeant Ramthing.
- June 15: Forty-one PULF (Umar Farooq faction)
cadres lay down arms before the chief minister
Ibobi Singh at IGAR (South) in Matripukhuri.
The surrendered include “Chairman” of PULF
Md Majibur Rahman, polit-bureau members and
- June 15: One KYKL cadre is arrested by the
police at Kairembikhok in Thoubal district.• June 19: Two NSCN(IM) cadres are apprehended
by Imphal West police from Pologround in Imphal.
- June 20: One KCP militant is injured in
an accidental fire from his gun at Uripok
Tourangbam Leikai in Imphal.
- June 20: Imphal East police apprehends three
cadres of Revolutionary People’s Front in
- June 20: Talks between the Govt. of India
and NSCN (IM) resumes.
- June 28: 22 cadres of Pakhan Revolutionary
Army, 8 of NSCN (K), 2 of NSCN (IM) and one
cadre of FGN/NNC surrender with arms begore
DGP Manipur Y Joykumar Singh.
- July 14: Leaders of KCP, KYKL, UNLF, RPF,
PREPAK, PREPAK (PRO) and UPPK form a ‘coordinating
committee’ of the seven organizations and
elect RPF president Irengbamchaoren as the
- July 19: One KYKL militant, identified as
Thokchom Momo alias Raj (30) is arrested by
police commandos in Imphal West district.
- July 21: One PLA cadre is arrested with
one .9 mm pistol with magazine, three live
rounds and 27 lives rounds of AK-47.
- July 24: Four militants of Lanheiba faction
of KCP are arrested by security forces in
Imphal West district of Manipur.
- July 24: One PLA cadre is arrested from
Waithou area in Thoubal district. In another
incident two militants of Noyon faction of
KCP are arrested from Sita area in Chandel
- July 25: One UNLF is arrested from Khurai
Lai Khulembi along Imphal-Ukhrul road in Imphal
East district. In another incident, one NSCN-IM
cadre is arrested from Khurai Ningthoubung.
- July 26: Five militants belonging to two
different militant groups are arrested in
three separate incidents. The arrested militants
include two from PLA and three from KCP.
- July 27: Manipur state cabinet approves
a one year extension of the Suspension of
Operations (SoO) with the Kuki militants and
the MoU signed with the Lalumba faction of
KCP-MC after their due expiry in August.
- July 27: Four militants belonging to different
militant groups are arrested from different
places of Imphal East district. Of these,
two belonged to KCP-Lanheiba, one to KCP-City
and the other to UNLF.
- July 27: One militant of KCP-Noyon is arrested
from a Maruti van coming from Imphal to Moreh
in Tengnoupal, Chandel district.
- July 28: One KCP militant is killed while
two others are arrested following a shootout
between Assam Rifles personnel and armed cadres
of KCP militants at Lamlong Khunou under Tengnoupal
Police station in Chandel district.
- July 28: Security forces arrest one KCP-MTF,
one KCP-Lalheiba and one PLA militant in three
- August 1: Five persons are killed and eight
injured when unidentified militants triggered
a powerful IED explosion at Sanghakpam Bazaar
in Imphal East district.
- August 1: Three militants of KNF-P are arrested
near Langol Game village Zone-II in Imphal
- August 1: Two militants of UNLF are arrested
from Pishum Oinam Leikai Lairembi in Imphal
- August 2: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi
Singh labels the NSCN-IM as anti-people and
urges the Centre to revoke the peace talks.
He informs that enough evidence have been
collected, proving that the IED blast at the
Sangakpham Bazaar on August 1 was the handiwork
of the NSCN-IM.
- August 3: Two cadres of Peoples United Liberation
Front (PULF) – Kishorjit faction lays down
arms before troops of 15 Assam Rifles and
28 Assam Rifles in Imphal.
- August 8: Two cadres of Manipuri militant
group KCP (MC) are arrested from Vidhyasagar
area on the outskirts of Agartala in Tripura.
- August 9: Sixteen cadres of banned outfits
operating in Manipur laid down arms before
the Manipur DGP Yumnam Joykumar and Maj Gen
CA Krishnan, IG of Assam Rifles(South) at
a surrender ceremony at the Assam Rifles headquarter
at Mantripukhri on Imphal. The surrendered
underground cadres include three from the
United National Liberation Front, two from
People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
(S), four from People’s Revolutionary Army,
two from United Tribal Liberation Army, three
from People’s United Liberation Front and
one each from Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL-Oken),
Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon).
- August 12: One top cadre of PREPAK is arrested
from the areas of Sugunu Thongkhong Pangal
Leikai in Thoubal district.
- August 25: Manipur Chief Minister Okram
Ibobi Singh tells the state assembly that
the NSCN-IM was planning to attack elected
members of the Autonomous District Councils
and urges the Centre to employ the National
Investigation Agency to probe the recent “terrorist” activities of the Naga militant group in the
- August 27: Five militants are arrested from
various parts of Manipur. Two KYKL militants
are arrested at Wangu in Thoubal district;
one KYKL militant is arrested from Khurai
area in Imphal East and another from Imphal
West district. A militant of KCP-Moramba faction
is arrested from BT Road area in Imphal market.
- September 7: Alltogether 29 underground
cadres including 23 from five armed Naga groups
lay down their arms and surrender to the Army
authority at the 57th Mountain Division headquarter
in Leimakhong, 20 km Northwest of Imphal.
The surrendered militants included seven cadres
each of National Socialist Council of Nagaland –Khole faction (NSCN-Khole) and Federal Government
of Nagaland (FGN), six cadres of NSCN (K),
three cadres of People’s United Liberation
Front (PULF), two cadres each of United National
Liberation Front (UNLF) and Naga National
Council (NNC) and one each of NSCN-IM and
Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL). They also
handed over 28 weapons including four Kalashnikov
rifles, 16 pistols, one Lathode grenade launcher,
645 rounds of ammunition along with 21 magazines
and two radio sets to the Army authority.
- September 14: Five cadres of the underground
KCP (MC) are apprehended by the security forces
during separate counter insurgency operations
conducted in different parts of valley district
since last two days.
- September 23: The National Investigation
Agency (NIA) begins a probe into the “anti-national”
activities of the People’s Liberation Army
(PLA), which is believed to be aiding the
Maoists. The agency has also been asked to
conduct a probe into PLA’s nexus with China.
- October 7: Six NSCN-IM cadres and a civilian
are killed in a shoot-out with the Zeliangrong
Tiger Force (ZTF), the armed wing of the Zeliangrong
United Front (ZUF) in Tamenglong district
- October 10: Leader of the militant group
KCP-MTF, Sunil Meitei is killed in a police
operation in Yumnam Huidrom village under
Wangoi police station in Imphal West district.
- October 26: Eighteen militants belonging
to seven different outfits surrender with
a huge cache of arms and ammunition before
Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh at IGAR (South)
at Mantripukhuri in Imphal. The surrendered
cadres included 11 from KLNF, one each of
UNLF, PLA, KCP, PRA, UPPK and two cadres of
- October 27: Altogether 43 cadres of United
Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) joins the Suspension
of Operation (SoO) in the presence of Manipur
Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh in a programme
christened ‘Home Coming ceremony’ at 1st Manipur
Rifles Banquet hall in Imphal, the largest
single insurgent group to ‘come home’ in the
- October 30: One UNLF cadre is arrested from
Moirang in Bishnupur district.
- November 1: Five cadres of different militant
groups are arrested by security forces in
separate incidents. The arrested militants
belonged one each to KYKL, PREPAK, KCP-City
faction, UNLF and UPRF.
- November 2: Security forces arrest three
cadres of the KCP-MTF from Leimapokpam Awang
Leikai under Nambol Police station in Bishnupur
- November 2: Two UPRF militants are arrested
from Waithou-Tangjeng area in Thoubal district.
In another incident, one KYKL cadre is arrested
from Namukhong in Thoubal district.
- November 4: One KYKL cadre is arrested from
Umathel in Thoubal district. In two other
incidents, security forces arrest two UNLF
and one KYKL cadre from Imphal West district.
- November 5: Security forces arrest two KYKL
and one PREPAK cadre in two separate incidents
in Imphal East district.
- November 6: Four labourers are injured
when unidentified militants lobbed a hand
grenade at a labourers' makeshift tent along
the Dingku road opposite the under construction
ISBT at Khuman Lampak in Imphal East district.
- November 7: Three KYKL militants are arrested
from Kakwa Bazar in Imphal West district.
- November 8: Security forces arrest one cadre
of UNLF from Ngamuthong Awang Leikai in Thoubal
district. In another incident, security forces
arrest a UPPK cadre.
- November 8: Five KCP-MTF militants are arrested
from East Juamding Nallah in Chandel district.
- November 9: A cadre of PREPAK-VC is arrested
from Nungshum in Imphal East district.
- November 10: One KYKL cadre is arrested
from Chingmai Banmon Leikai in Bishnupur district.
- November 12: Manipur Police recovers a cache
of arms and ammunition belonging to KCP at
Phumlou Shiphai village in Imphal West district.
The recovered weapons included a magazine
of AK rifles loaded with 60 live rounds, one
grenade launcher modified from 0.303 rifles
with four RPGs, three hand grenades with detonators,
one sten machine gun loaded with 10 live rounds,
two magazine pouches and one 9 mm magazine.
- November 14: Reacting to the formation
of proposed "Supra State Body" in Naga populated
areas of Northeast; Chief Minister Okram Ibobi
claimed that the State Government has no knowledge
on such issue.
- November 15: At least three Assam Rifles
personnel sustain injuries in a multiple IED
explosion at the border village of Somtal
in Chandel district.
- November 15: Two excavator operators, identified
as Hijam Hemba and Sapam Abung, are shot at
and injured by suspected UKLF cadres at Sajik
Tampak area in Chandel district.
- November 15: Security Forces kill a suspected
cadre of UNLF in a gunbattle that ensued when
the Forces conducted an operation at Andro
Iroi Lok under Thoubal district to rescue
an abducted employee of the State Security
- November 15: Suspected UNC blockade supporter
sets ablaze a truck at Sotbung Village at
- November 15: Security Forces arrest one
PLA cadre, identified as Wairak Amsan Sanaham
Singh alias Nongbamba, from Khoirom in Thoubal
district. One hand grenade is recovered from
- November 15: Security Forces arrest one
Noyon faction of KCP-Noyon cadre, identified
as Phijam Indra alias Ingba, from Makha Leikai
Sekta in Imphal East district. One Chinese
hand grenade was recovered from him.
- November 16: Security Forces arrest two
militants of Lalumba faction of KCP-MC, identified
as Haobijam Sova alias Somen and H Oken, allegedly
involved in the abduction of one RK Birendra
from Luwangsangbam area in Imphal West district.
- November 16: Security Forces arrest one
KYKL cadre, identified as Ningthoujam Kisan,
at Waithou in Thoubal district.
- November 18: Governments of Assam, Manipur
and Arunachal Pradesh urge New Delhi to clarify
plans to offer a 'supra-state body' to the
NSCN-IM to enable Nagas outside Nagaland to
preserve their identity. Reports in the local
media about plans by the central government
to grant Nagaland a special federal status
by creating a 'supra-state mechanism' for
the Nagas to preserve, protect and promote
their cultural, social and customary practices
has led to angry reactions in the three states.
- November 19: SFs arrest one cadre of the
UNLF identified as Khundongbam Ibosana Singh
alias Udaba at Wangjing bazar in Thoubal district.
One .9mm pistol loaded with four live rounds
of 9mm and two hand grenades with detonators
were recovered from him.
- November 19: Security Forces arrest a cadre
of UNLF from Khudengthabi of Chandel district.
- November 19: According to the Manipur Information
Centre, Government of Manipur, Union Home
Minister P. Chidambaram categorically denied
the report of the Seven Sister Post that the
Central Government closed to offering Supra-State
body instead of Greater Nagalim when he met
Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.
- November 19: A PLA cadre, identified as
Soraisham Shyam Singh alias Thonglen Meitei,
is arrested from Lamlong Bazar in Imphal East
district. November 19: The Centre informs
Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh that
there is no move to grant a 'supra state body'
status to Nagas settled across the Northeast
and the negotiators, who have been talking
to the NSCN-IM, had never promised the outfit
any such arrangement that may have severe
- November 20: A suspected KYKL militant is
killed and another was arrested by Security
Forces at Sora Karanchi Awang Leikai khunou
in Thoubal district.
- November 20: Security Forces arrest one
PLA cadre, identified as Sarangthem Shayamchand
Singh alias Sanahai, from Salungpham Mamang
Leikai in Thoubal district. One .9mm pistol
with magazine and one live round were recovered
- November 20: Security Forces arrest a KYKL
cadre from Wabagai Yangbi Manam in Thoubal
- November 21: Security Forces arrested a
sympathizer of KRF, identified as Sehminlal
Singson, from New Checkon bazaar in Imphal
- November 21: Security Forces arrest one
cadre of KYKL, identified as Puyam Amu alias
Bisesor, from Langathel Heibungpokpi in Thoubal
dstrict. One 9mm pistol is recovered from
- November 21: Security Forces arrest one
cadre of KYKL, identified as Salam Eboya alias
Zalim, from Upokpi Khunau in Bishnupur dstrict.
- November 22: One PLA cadre and five cadres
of PREPAK are arrested from various areas
in Bishnupur district during operation by
security forces. In another incident, one
PLA cadre is arrested from Imphal East district.
- November 24: The Garo National Liberation
Army (GNLA) Chief Champion R Sangma is arrested
by Bangladeshi Rapid Action Force (RAF) from
Mymensingh district, 120 km north of Dhaka.
- November 24: Security Forces arrest a PULF
cadre, identified as one Muhammad Itomcha,
at Nungourok village in Thoubal district.
- November 25: Security Forces arrest one
KYKL cadre, identified as Huidrom Premchand
alias Bobo alias Chandan alias James, at Sekmaijin
area in Imphal West district.
- November 27: Mangangthoi, chairman of the
Reconciliation Committee, United Revolutionary
Front of the KCP declares 'ban' on the working
of the Indian National Congress and the Communist
Party of India in the State for being anti-people.
It has stated that the upcoming 10th Assembly
Elections will be boycotted for both political
parties and that no candidates should represent
and work for the parties.
- November 28: The United Naga Council (UNC)
resolves to lift the economic blockade on
the National Highways in Manipur from November
29. The blockade in Manipur began on July
31 at the call of the Sadar Hills District
Demand Committee to press their demand for
creating a separate Sadar Hills district.
- November 30: An explosion in Imphal kills
one person, suspected to be a separatist bomber.
According to police the bomb exploded near
the entry gate of the Sangai Festival.
- December 1: A 'corporal' of KYKL, identified
as Leichombam Thoithoi Singh, is arrested
by Security Forces from Takhel Leikai in Imphal
- December 3: Security Forces arrest one MNRF
cadre, identified as Phungreiso at Yongphu,
in Ukhrul district.
- December 3: The Prime Minister says that
there is no plan for a 'supra state' for Nagas
in the Northeast and appeals to militants
to ensure peace in Manipur for speeding up
- December 4: One overground worker of NSCN-IM
identified as Adani Aotho Sana is nabbed by
security forces from National Highway 2 near
Mao in Senapati district while extorting money
from trucks and other vehicles.
- December 4: A little known militant outfit,
Military Defence Force (MDF) of Manipur claims
that its cadres are responsible for the blast
at the main gate of Sangai Tourism Festival
complex in Imphal East district on November
30, which claimed the life of the carrier
of the explosive and injured four people.
- December 5: Security Forces arrest one UNLF
cadre, identified as Meghachandra Singh alias
Loitomba, during an operation launched at
Umathel area in Thoubal district.
- December 6: A UNLF cadre identified as Nanao
alias Rome alias Chamjaba is arrested by the
security forces in Changamdabi under Yairipok
Police station in Imphal East district. A
.32 carbine and a magazine are seized from
- December 7: Security Forces arrest 'major'
S Johnson, a top cadre of the NSCN-IM in Senapati
district. The person is stated to be the Second
in Command of the Oklong camp of the NSCN-IM.
- December 7: Imphal West district Police
arrest two NSCN-K militants, identified as
'major' Gaithourung alias Gaithoumei Rongmei
(26) and Kabidung Rongmei (20), from B.T.
Road near Shamu Makhong.
- December 9: A grenade hurled at the residence
of MPP president and former MLA, Nimaichand
Luwang, explods at Yairipok BishnuNaha in
- December 10: A KYKL cadre, identified as
Pangamba Boinao alias Nanao Singh, is arrested
from Yairipok Changamdabi in Imphal East dstrict.
- December 12: Security Forces arrest a militant
of the NSCN-I-M allegedly involved in Sangakpham
bomb blast on August 1 from Kom Keirak Loktak
Project area in Bishnupur district.
- December 12: The SHTAADC and the TPOM propose
to the Government of India for the creation
of "Scutland State" -"state within state"-
in Manipur under article244 (A); 275 (i),
(ii); 371 (A) and 371 (C) of the Indian Constitution.
The abbreviation of "Sccutland State" is derived
from the names of five hill districts of Manipur
namely Senapati, Churachandpur, Chandel, Ukhrul
- December 14: Three civilians are injured
in a powerful IED blast inside the PWD Office
located at near Khoyathong Bazar in Imphal.
The victims are identified as Haorungbam Nirmala
(27), Seram Yaima (41) and Mohammad Manal
- December 14: Security Forces arrest a suspected
PREPAK cadre, identified as RK Sanatombi Devi
(34) alias Bebem, from Imphal West district.
- December 15: 57 militants of different outfits
along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition
surrender to the State Government in the presence
of Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh at Mantripukhri
in Imphal City.
- December 16: Bullet riddled bodies of Soram
Ibomcha (60), a chowkidar (watchman) of Irilbung
water supply scheme, and his son Gitchandra
alias Yaipu (22) are recovered from a hill
range known as Keitanlok, near Lembakhul under
Yairipok Police Station in Thoubal district.
- December 17: KCP-MTF claims responsibility
for the killing of PHED care-taker Soram Ibomcha
and his son Jeetchandra alias Yaipu. A joint
statement issued by the outfit's 'chief commander'
Kesho Meitei and publicity secretary in-charge
Pamheiba confirmed involvement of the outfit
in the killing of the father and son.
- December 17: Seram Yaima (41), a casual
clerk in the PWD in Imphal city, who sustained
shrapnel injuries during the December 14 bomb
blast in the PWD office succumbs to injuries.
- December 18: State Government decides to
increase the strength of Manipur Police Commando
to 2600 by adding 1000 more personnel who
will be deployed in Churachandpur, Chandel,
Ukhrul, Senapati and Tamenglong districts
to assist the Police Forces.
- December 19: Security Forces arrest a PLA
militant in the Heikakpoki area under Kakching
Police Station in Thoubal district.
- December 19: Security Forces arrest one
'project officer' of KCP -Kesho Meitei, identified
as Maibom Dilesh Singh (40) alias Nongpoknganba
alias Noren alias Dorjee, from Karbi Path
in Guwahati city.
- December 20: UNLF claims that its armed
wing MPA militants ambushed troops of 17 Assam
Rifles at Nambashi under Kasom Khullen sub-division
in Ukhrul district. It also claims that more
than 10 AR personnel suffered casualties in
the ambush. It further claims responsibility
for the ambush against troops of 36 AR at
Old Somtal in Chandel district on November
- December 20: Security Forces arrest a militant
belonging to PREPAK-PRO identified as Ningombam
Imam Singh (42) alias Udoi from Singjamei
Market in Imphal West district.
- December 20: A PREPAK-PRO militant, identified
as Mutum Muthei (28) alias Muthibi alias Kiranjit
is arrested by SFs from Mongsangei School
Leirak in Imphal West district.
- December 22: SFs arrested one PLA and one
PREPAK militant, identified as Wahengbam Aoicha
(29) alias Michael and W Inaoton (33) alias
Leonardo respectively, from Hiyanglam Awang
in Thoubal district.
- December 22: PLA cadre, identified as Sagolshem
Nandia (42), is nabbed by the security forces
along with a point 32 magazine and four live
rounds from Kodompokpi Mamang in Imphal West
- December 23: A PREPAK militant, identified
as Takhellambam Biken Meetei alias Ibungo
(30), is arrested by SFs.
- December 23: SFs arrest a PLA militant,
identified as L Cpl Laishram Rohen alias Borlak
alias Langamba (34), along with one .38 revolver
and two live rounds.
- December 24: Altogether 21 militants of
the NSCN (K-Unification), NNC and PREPAK surrender
to Major General B. Poonen of GOC 57 Mountain
Division and Director General of Police (DGP)
Yumnam Joykumar Singh at the Army headquarters
in Leimakhong with 21 weapons.
- December 26: SFs arrest two militants of
PREPAK from Singjamei Bazar near Bus stand
in Imphal West district.
- December 27: Four cadres belonging to KCP-Kesho
Meitei surrender to the Imphal East Police
- December 29: A suspected militant is killed
by security forces in Wakha Road near Nongmaiching
Hills in Imphal East district. One .9 mm pistol
is recovered containing five rounds and a
magazine of AK rifle containing four live
- December 29: Security forces arrest one
PLA militant, identified as Okram Sharatchandra
(45), from Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal
in the district.
- December 29: Security forces arrest a PLA
militant, identified as Wahengbam Sunil (42)
alias Devan, from New Checkon area in Imphal
- December 29: A militant belonging to KCP-Kesho
Meitei, identified as Takhellabam Romeo (28),
is killed by the Security Forces at an unspecified
location. One .9 mm pistol with 10 rounds
and 1 magazine of AK series are recovered