CHRONOLOGY: 2016

  • 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.

 

CHRONOLOGY: 2015

  • 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.

CHRONOLOGY: 2014

  • 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.

 

CHRONOLOGY: 2013

  • 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.

CHRONOLOGY: 2012

  • 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 it).
  • 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 1.
  • January 8: Security Forces recover an IED from the Congress Bhawan complex in Imphal City.
  • 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 party.
  • 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 West Bengal.
  • 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 West district.
  • January 10: Security Forces arrest a UPPK overground worker, identified as Hemanta alias James (24), near Koijam village in Thoubal district.
  • 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 East district.
  • January 11: Security Forces arrest a KNF-P militant identified as 'Sergeant Major' Seikholen Kipgen alias Bronly (25) along with four extortion receipts.
  • 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 East district.
  • 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 10.
  • 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 district.
  • 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, respectively.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 West district.
  • January 15: Security Forces arrest one KCP-MC cadre from Sangaiprou FCS godown area in Imphal East district.
  • 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 Thokchom.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 his possession.
  • January 21: The Securiy Forces arrest one UPPK cadre identified as Oinam Mangoljao Meitei alias Prem from Sawombung Khunjao in the Imphal East district.
  • 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 him.
  • 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 since 2007.
  • 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 to elections.
  • 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 area.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 UG suspect.
  • 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 live rounds.
  • January 28: SFs arrest two OGWs of KYKL, identified as Sanghai Kaulianmang and Khuptong Doukhum, who were intimidating voters in Sinjol area.
  • 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 personnel).
  • 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.

CHRONOLOGY: 2011

  • 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 Singh (25).
  • 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 station.
  • 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 demand.
  • 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 West Police.
  • 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 Porompat Police.
  • 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 crimes.
  • 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 East district.
  • 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 Yambem area.
  • 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 'Japan'.
  • 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 militants.
  • February 7: Security Forces arrest one KCP militant at Sita Track Junction in Chandel district.
  • 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 5.
  • 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 Imphal.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 Thoubal district.
  • 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 district.
  • February 22: A PLA cadre is arrested by Security Forces from Tangjeng area in the district.
  • 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 from him.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 Ethimbi (33).
  • 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 area.
  • 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 (58).
  • 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 Thoubal district.
  • 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 Bishnupur Bazar.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 arrestees.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 district.
  • April 16: One PREPAK cadre, identified as Saikhom Arke (32), is arrested from Khangabok Lamlong.
  • 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 a contractor.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 Indira (35).
  • April 27: Security Forces arrest a cadre of the KCP-MC, identified as one RK Manisana Singh (32), from Khongjom bazaar in Thoubal district.
  • 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 Anand.
  • 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 village.
  • 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 East district.
  • 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 Thoidingjam Leikai.
  • 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 Kipgen (26).
  • 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 from him.
  • 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 PREPAK.
  • 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 Sajor Leikai.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 cadres.
  • 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 separate incidents.
  • 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 committee’s convenor.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 separate incidents.
  • 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 West district.
  • August 1: Two militants of UNLF are arrested from Pishum Oinam Leikai Lairembi in Imphal West district.
  • 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 state.
  • 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 of Manipur.
  • 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 PREPAK.
  • 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 State.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 Service (SSS).
  • November 15: Suspected UNC blockade supporter sets ablaze a truck at Sotbung Village at Senapati district.
  • 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 him.
  • 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 inter-state ramifications.
  • 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 from him.
  • November 20: Security Forces arrest a KYKL cadre from Wabagai Yangbi Manam in Thoubal district.
  • November 21: Security Forces arrested a sympathizer of KRF, identified as Sehminlal Singson, from New Checkon bazaar in Imphal West dstrict.
  • 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 his possession.
  • 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 West district.
  • 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 development work.
  • 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 him.
  • 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 Thoubal district.
  • 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 and Tamenglong.
  • 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 (44).
  • 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 15.
  • 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 district.
  • 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 Station.
  • 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 rounds.
  • 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 East district.
  • 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 from him.

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