incidents

2010

  • January 1: One active member of United National Liberation Front (UNLF) is apprehended by a team of Thoubal District Police commandos from Kakching Khunou area. The apprehended person had been identified as Khumukcham Amujao from Lamkkhaiba, 23 years, son of Kh. Lukhoi Singh of Kakching Uchan Makhong.
  • January 2: Troops of 8 Assam Rifles 0f 26 sector under HQ IGAR(South) launch operation in the area of Khullen of Chandel district and apprehend a UNLF militant. The apprehended was identified as Mangham Puyam, 45, son of Late Tomas, a residence of Sugnu Makha Leikai.
  • January 2:Troops of 31 Assam Rifles apprehend a KCP (MC) ultra from a Maruti van Regd No.MN 01W 6588 at permanent vehicle check post, Khudengthabi at around 4.30 pm on Jan 2, 2010. The apprehendee was identified as No.2288 SS Pvt Bijen Singh alias Morama, 25, son of Ibobi Singh, Ulom Lampak. The apprehended was handed over to Imphal west police station.
  • January 3: A two and half year old boy sustains splinter injury when the police bomb squad of Manipur Police were disposing off a hand grenade at a open place at Gari in Imphal west.
  • January 4: Two suspected PULF cadres are gunned down by a combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 34 Assam Rifles, at Thoubal district.
  • January 4: Two militants of People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Thoubal district of Manipur today, police said.
  • January 4: A combined team of Assam Rifles and State police commandos gun down two suspected militants in an encounter in Manipur’s Thoubal district. The incident took place at Heirok Karong Thong area under Thoubal police station when a combined team of the security forces which was on their way to launch an operation, was challenged by unknown armed persons.
  • January 4: One active member of KYKL is apprehended by Thoubal District Police from Sekmaijin Khunou area. The apprehended person identified as Uritkhinbam Manglem Singh, 32, son of Ibohal Singh of Sekmaijin Khunou joined the outfit in 2005 through one self styled 2nd Lt.
  • January 4: A team of Imphal east district police commandos arrested three cadres of underground PULF including two women. The militants were arrested around 2:30pm from Sendra and one 9mm pistol with 3 live ammunitions, 10 blank letter head of PULF (Omar Qazi) and four rubber stamp seals of PULF were recovered from the possession of the arrested persons.
  • January 5: Troops of 17 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) launch operation in the Upper Leishan of Ukhrul district area and apprehend an individual affiliated with NSCN(IM).
  • January 5: Troops of 31 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector launch operation in general area Ward No.5, Moreh (Pangal Basti) and apprehend a PULF (Umar Farrooq) terrorist. The apprehended was identified as No.7065 SS Sgt Abdul Salem, 25, son of Abdul Haque, Soura (Ward No.1, Kakching).
  • January 6: One migrant laborour is gunned down by armed miscreants at Singjamei Bheigabati Leikai under Porompat police station in Imphal east district.
  • January 7: Two persons suspected to be militants are gunned down by a combined team of Bishnupur CDO and 8 MLI troop at Trongloubi Maning LeikaI under Moirang police station in Bishnupur district. The incident occurred around 11.30pm when the combined team were conducing an operation at Gelnom village neighbouring Tronglaobi village during which an encounter ensued.
  • January 8: The government and Apunba Lup sign a memorandum of understanding, MoU, to end up the current impasse in the agitation in the aftermath of the July 23 Khwairamband firing. Apunba Lup decides to suspend their agitation and informs that their class boycott call is over and educational institution can resume normal classes from January 11. The MoU signed between the conflicting parties said all persons under preventive detention in connection with the protests that followed the July 23 incident would be unconditionally. Three members of the senior citizens forum, Khaidem Mani, Prof. Sadananda and N.Binoy, who were the peace brokers in the four month long drama, were also part of the mediation.
  • January 9: A combined team of police commandos and Assam Rifles jawans arrest two PREPAK militants involved in killing migrant workers and attacking former Chief Minister Radhabinod Koijam’s residence.
  • January 11: A team of Imphal east district police commandos arrest a self styled lieutenant RPF/PLA, from J.N Hospital, Porompat area.
  • January 11: Troops of 21 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector, arrest a KYKL cadre in general area of Chairel Khunjao of Thoubal district, during an operation.
  • January 12: A combined force of Imphal West District police commandos and personnel of 26 and 39 Assam Rifles arrest two cadres of underground RPF/PLA along with one sympathizers (harbourer cum money collector of the outfit during an operation at Mayang Langjing under Lamshang police ststaion in Imphal West. January 13: Two suspected cadres of Zoumi Revolutionary Army (ZRA) are killed during a reported fire-fight between two armed groups that took place at Churachandpur district. The incident occurred at Singtam Khunou under Singhat police station in Churachandpur district during which two persons suspected to be cadres of (ZRA) were killed.
  • January 14: A PREPAK cadre is held from Keishamthong Bridge by a combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and 26 Assam Rifles. He is identified as Khumallambam Ibomcha Singh alias Joy, 39, s/o (L) Kh. Bijoy Singh of Kongba Makha Leikai.
  • January 14: An NSCN (K) activist is arrested by a combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and 26 Assam Rifles from Keishampat Junction. He is identified as Kasum Sangshang alias Winson, 38, s/o K. Akan of Phungreitang, Ukhurl district.
  • January 14: Three activists of the KCP (Noyon faction) were arrested by a combined team of Bishnupur police commandos and an MI- team (Military Intelligence) during an operation carried out at Bishnupur Bazaar.
  • January 15: Four suspected militants of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur are arrested in Agartala after they sneaked into the state from Bangladesh. The militants illegally crossed over to western Tripura from Bangladesh and attempted to leave for Guwahati in Assam in a hired vehicle.
  • Jan 16: A combined team of Imphal East police commandos and personnels of 28 Assam Rifles gun down two suspected armed militants at Wakha Lambi Yangbi Khunou under Porompat police station in Imphal East district and recovered one Ak-56 Rifle with a magazine loaded with seven live rounds, and one 9mm pistol loaded with one magazine with three live rounds from the possessions of the deceased.
  • January 17: Troops of 12 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launch operation in general area south of Khongkhan (Kamjong sub-division) on Road Kamjon, Mulvai Lup. Assam Rifles troops kill two UGs suspected to be UNLF cadres in a firefight. One G-3 Rifle with magazine and 8 rounds, one 303 Rifle with magazine and 15 rounds and Japanes make Radio Set. The bodies were brought to RIMS for post mortem late in the evening, PRO IGAR (South) has said in a release.
  • January 17: 31 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) apprehend a KCP (MC) cadre at around in the area of Pangal Basti of Chandel district. The apprehendee was identified as Bobol alias Safiqur Rehman, 21, son of Azjijur Rehman, residence of Sora.
  • January 17: At least two cadres of the proscribed KYKL are arrested by a team Thoubal district police commandos.
  • January 18: A combined team of Thoubal police commando and 20 AR gunned down a militant suspect at Waithou Achouba junction on NH-39 under Lilong police station.
  • January 18: An unidentified militant is killed in an encounter with police commandos at Waithou Ching area in Thoubal district of Manipur.
  • January 19: One suspected underground activist is killed in a reported encounter with a combined team of police and Assam Rifles while four alleged underground cadres belonging to different groups are held in separate incidents.
  • January 20: A combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and 28 Assam Rifles arrest two KYKL activists from Ragailong Pandon area. The arrested persons have been identified as one Chingabam Chandramani Singh, 29, s/o (L) Ch. Bokul Singh of Konjeng Awang Lamdong Leikai and Mutum Shamu Singh, 30, s/o M. Samjai Singh of Tumukhong Maphou Dam.
  • January 21: A powerful bomb, allegedly planted by unknown militants, explodes at the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) office complex at Ningthoukhong, about 40 km from Imphal at Bishenpur district.
  • January 23: A team of Thoubal district police arrests a cadre of KYKL (MDF) during frisking and checking at Thoubal district.
  • January 28: In a special operation conducted by a team of Imphal East district police commandos at Singjamei Bheigyapati Leikai, four women activists of KCP (Tabungba Meitei) group are arrested. The arrested women cadres were identified as, Takhellambam Ongbi Premlata Devi, 33, wife of T Shyamkesho of Khurai Sajor Leikai, Hijam Ongbi Purnima Devi, 34, wife of H Jila Singh of Pangei, Hijam Jila Singh, 29, son of H Ishorchandra Singh of Pangei and Elangbam Ningol Thangjam Ongbi Babita Devi, 32, wife of T Samu Singh of Khurai Thangjam Leikai.
  • January 28: SP Imphal East states that a team of CDO Imphal East arrest four activists of underground KYKL (MDF) identified as Soiyam Sanjit Singh, 25, son of S Chaoba Singh of Thangjam Leikai, Laishram Dhanabir Singh, 50, son of late Ibotombi Singh of Khurai Kongpal Laishram Leikai, Chandam Gouramohon Singh, 52, son of late Ch Amubi of Khurai Konsam Leikai and Thingom Joychandra Singh, 33, son of Th Sharat Singh of Khurai Chaithabi Leirak from Khuari Chaithabi Leirak.
  • January 28: A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrest one cadre of KCP (MC) identified as Athokpam Tomba Singh alias Ibotomba, 42 , son of A Mohori of Leirongthel Pitra from Andro Parking.
  • January 28: A team of Imphal of Imphal East district police commandos arrest one cadre of KCP (Tabungba Meitei) group identified as Kshetrimayum Romen alias Nganthoi, 28 son of Ksh Dhananjoy of Meitei Langol from Chingabam Leirak Machin.
  • January 29: A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrest one cadre of UPPK identified as Elam Ibomcha alias Brajalal Meitei, 26, son of E Tombi Metei of Takhel Khunou Mamang Leikai from Takhel Khunou Mamang hill and recovered on 9 mm pistol with four live rounds from his possession.
  • January 29: The district police commandos of Thoubal apprehend one member of the underground KCP during frisking and checking near Thoubal Bridge. The arrested KCP cadre was identified as Laishram Rajiv Singh alias Ricky 22 son of L Ranabir Singh of Thoubal Khunou Awang Leikai.
  • January 29: A team of Thoubal district police commandos arrest a member of newly formed armed organisation of Naga UNPC. According to the official statement of SP Thoubal district, the incident occurred when personnel of Thoubal police commandos were conducting frisking and checking of a Tata Sumo vehicle plying Imphal to Moreh in Thoubal district. During the checking one woman identified as Khamwang 26 wife of Kanthang Kabui of Tamenglong bazar, ward No-2 was found possessing a sum of Rs. 1 Lakh cash belonging to the UNPC was held.
  • January 31: Two persons suspected to be PLA cadres are gunned down by a team of Thoubal district police commandos in Ukhongshang and Lanmeithel villages in Thoubal district.
  • February 1: SSP Imphal west district L. Kailun states that a combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and 26 AR arrest altogether three cadres of the proscribed PREPAK and three KCP (MC) activists.
  • February 2: Manipur police gun down two militants in an encounter near Iribung in Imphal East district.
  • February 2: A team of the Thoubal police commandos arrest three suspected KCP activists from Thoubal Athokpam area.
  • February 3: One suspected cadre of the underground PULF is gunned down by troops of the 28 Assam Rifles at Kiyamgei Muslim Takok Palli under Irilbung police station during an encounter.
  • March 14: Imphal police arrest Ningthoujam Tomba alias Koireng (57), the Chief of Army of the proscribed Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) at Khaprail bazar at Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal at about 6.30 pm. Ningthoujam Tomba is the son of N Bira of Nambol Kongkham Mayai Leikai, Bishnupur district. The police also arrest a woman called Saraswati Ray who was staying with him along with two other women at Khaprail bazar.
  • March 15: Villagers of Lilong Leihaokhong Village in Thoubal district apprehend a militant cadre of the proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), Tamyanpokpa group from his residence, who was linked in the abduction of Md Minajuddin also known as Thoiba.
  • March 15: One KYKL insurgent is killed in an encounter with a combined force of Assam Rifles personnel and police commandos in Imphal East district at Phunan Maring area.
  • March 18: Two suspected PLA cadres are shot dead and another militant is arrested by security forces at Token Khul, Chandel district.
  • March 18: One KCP(MC) cadre is arres by the Assam Rifles at Koirengei bazaar, Imphal West.
  • March 20: Two unidentified militants are shot dead and one KCP cadre is apprehended by Assam Rifles at Kaikhu, Imphal West.
  • March 21: Four militants of United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA), a newly formed militant group, are killed inside the Longpi Government High School in Tamenglong district. While the Army claims over the killing, UTLA alleges that the killing is done by the NSCN (K) Zeliangrong Region.
  • March 21: Troops of Assam Rifles apprehend four United Liberation Army (ULA) cadres including the outfit’s “commander-in-chief” and “finance secretary”.
  • March 22: Assam Rifles apprehends two KCP cadres at Tengnoupal in Chandel district. Another KCP cadre is nabbed by the police at Singjamei in Imphal West.
  • March 22: One PLA care is nabbed from Imphal hospital.
  • March 22: One KYKL is apprehended from Patsoi in Imphal West by the police.
  • March 22: Three KYKL cadres, including two women are arrested by Assam Rifles in Chandel district.
  • March 24: Four United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) militants are killed in a gun fight with security forces in Tamenglong district.
  • March 27: One PREPAK militant surrenders before a Commander of 26 sector of Assam Rifles Brig S K Bhanot in Imphal.
  • March 31: One UNLF cadre is nabbed along India-Myanmar border by troops of 29 Assam Rifles in Sita Road area in Imphal.
  • March 31: According to official sources, Manipur government will soon hold peace talks with the Lallumba faction of KCP-MC.
  • April 25: One PLA cadre is arrested by the police at Lamdeng Khunou area in Imphal West district.
  • April 27: A Kuki National Front President (KNF-P) militant is killed in a factional fight with Kuki National Army (KNA) in the interior Seichang village in Senapati district of Manipur. While the KNF-P wants to form a “Kuki state” under the Constitution by curving out all the Kuki –inhabited areas of Manipur, KNA wants all the Kuki inhabited areas of Manipur and Myanmar to from “Kukiland”.
  • April 30: Manipur Cabinet decides not to allow National Socialist Council of Nagalim-IM general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah’s proposed visit to the State. The Cabinet felt that the proposed visit may disturb peace and tranquility of the State. The Cabinet’s recommendation has also been faxed to the Union Home Minister P Chidambaram.
  • May 1: KH Tomba, vice-chairman of United National Liberation Front, is apprehended along with his associate Abu Singh by a Special Investigation Team of Assam Police at Lakhra Patharquarry locality in Guwahati.
  • May 3: Despite opposition from Manipur Government, NSCN-IM general secretary Th Muivah, who arrived at Dimapur from New Delhi on May 1, is determined to visit his native village Somdal in Ukhrul district of Manipur. “It is my birth right. Who can stop me from going to my village,” Muivah told reporters after his arrival in Dimapur airport. Though he was scheduled to go to his native village on May 3, his visit has been deferred by a day and he will leave on May 5.
  • May 4: Denouncing the Manipur Government’s decision to prevent National Socialist Council of Nagalim(IM)’s General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah’s visit to his native Somdal village in Ukhrul district, Nagas in Manipur’s Senapati, Chandel, Tamenglong and Ukhrul districts defy prohibitory orders and stage sit-in demonstrations and protest rallies at the district headquarters.
  • May 5: NSCN(I-M) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah sets out for his home village of Somdal in Ukhrul district in neighbouring Manipur, defying the Manipur government’s decision not to allow him to enter the State. Muivah left from Camp Hembron, the NSCN(IM) headquarters, near Dimapur in a convoy escorted by members of Naga civil society organisations and reached here this afternoon. From there he will drive to the Mao checkgate in Manipur, 40 km away, said official sources.
  • May 6: NSCN(IM) leader T Muivah puts off his visit to his ancestral village in Manipur. Three among a crowd waiting to welcome him across the border are killed in a stampede when police fired teargas shells to disperse them. Official reports say the Manipur police fired teargas shells when the crowd waiting at Mao on the inter-state border in Senapati turned restive and burnt a vehicle of the India Reserve Battalion.
  • May 6: Six Naga MLAs of Manipur tender their resignation in protest against the State Government’s act and inaction of the UPA Government.
  • May 6: Admitting that the situation in Manipur is serious, Union Home Minister, P Chidambaram says the Centre is trying to handle it, stressing Centre would not shy away from making changes in the Constitution to ensure that people of North-East feel they are part of the country. “In Manipur, there is a serious problem. A person wants to go to his home village. The Government there is resisting it. There is a problem in Manipur. We are trying to handle it,” he said replying to a discussion on working of Home Ministry. The Home Minister had summoned Chief Minister, O Ibobi Singh for a day in a bid to resolve the crisis in the State.
  • May 7: The situation in Manipur continues to be volatile for the second day after three students were killed and about 70 injured in clashes between security forces and supporters of Naga separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah. More than 5,000 Nagas had gathered at Mao, the border town between the two adjoining states of Nagaland and Manipur, to welcome Muivah on May 6.
  • May 7: Around 300 Naga students and activists pelt stones at Manipur Bhavan in New Delhi and try to storm it to protest the Manipur government's refusal to allow Naga separatist leader T. Muivah to visit the State.
  • May 10: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asks the NSCN leader to put on hold his proposed visit. According to highly placed official sources, the Home Ministry has conveyed its stand to Muivah, who is camping in a village near the Nagaland-Manipur borders through a special messenger and he has accepted the request of the Centre. Sources said that Muivah is likely to return to the NSCN headquarters in camp Hebron.
  • May 11: Manipur hospitals put on hold all routine surgeries due to non-availability of oxygen cylinders while stocks of all essentials, baby food, and life saving drugs have almost dried up. An indefinite economic blockade for the past one week enforced by various Naga tribal groups to protest the Manipur government's decision not to allow separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah to visit his birthplace has literally brought the State to a halt.
  • May 13: As part of the initiative to ease the scarcity of essential food items and medicine supplies, the Centre is going to enlist support of the Indian Air Force to airlift the supplies. On the ground, there were signs of the blockade easing off and efforts have been made to re-route supplies through National Highway 53 via Assam.
  • May 14: National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) leader T. Muivah lements the Central government's failure to persuade Manipur to allow him visit his native village in the State, but the Naga leader has acceded to the government's request to defer his visit for now. Speaking about Pillai's two-day visit to Manipur and Nagaland, a senior Home Ministry official told reporters that the Home Secretary had to assuage Muivah's feeling of hurt by citing the constitutional provision that law and order was the State subject and a State government can deny anybody access to any part of its territory, if it apprehends a breach of law and order. In a federal structure, the Central government can do precious little, it was explained to Muivah, the ministry official said. Pillai had to cite past examples where even ministers and senior leaders like Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwarts LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj had been denied access by the West Bengal and Orissa governments in the past.
  • May 17: The Imphal East district police commandos arrest three cadres of the KCP (Tabungba) faction and recover one IED from their possession. The three cadres are arrested from their respective residences at Andro area.
  • May 17: The Imphal east district commandos arrest one PLA cadre from Wangkhei Keithel Asangbi.
  • May 17: A team of the Imphal West district commandos arrest one KYKL activist from near the Uripok petrol pump.
  • May 17: A team of Imphal West district commandos arrest one KCP (City Meitei) from Waheng Leikai Jiri parking.
  • May 17: Troops of Red Shield Division, apprehend an armed NSCN (IM) cadre in Tamenglong town.
  • May 18: A suspected NSCN (I-M) activist is killed while the bomb he was planting under a bridge along the stretch of the Imphal-Mao section of the NH-39 in Senapati, blew up.
  • May 18: According to Manipur Government spokesman N. Biren, Manipur-based All Manipur Christian Union (AMCU) will meet civil society organisations in Nagaland soon in connection with the economic blockade along the National Highways 39 (Imphal-Dimapur) and 53 (Imphal-Jiribam) by some Naga organisations.
  • May 18: The Imphal West District Police Commandos arrest two PREPAK activists from Moirangkhom near the Oil Pump.
  • May 18: Imphal West District police commandos arrest one KYKL activist from Keishampat Churachandpur bus parking.
  • May 19: A meeting of the various political parties including the MPP, NCP, CPI(M), RSP, Forward Block, MPSC and JD(S) held under the chairmanship of former Chief Minister and NCP MLA, Radhabinod Koijam unanimously decides that Thuingaleng Muivah, general secretary of NSCN(IM) should not be allowed to enter the territory of Manipur stating that he is a person who has persistently been campaigning to disintegrate Manipur to form Greater Nagaland and further as a person responsible for the commission of many heinous crimes in the state.
  • May 19: The troops of 21 Assam Rifles apprehend one overground activist of the proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) from Kakching Khunou Area.
  • May 20: A civil society forum, North East Peoples’ Organization (NEPO), appeals to the Union Government to intervene before the situation deteriorates further in Manipur. Various organizations of the region have already submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to take appropriate steps to lift the road blockade and protect the territorial integrity of the North East.
  • May 26: A public meeting held at the community hall of United Baptist Church (Liangmei) at Tamenglong district Hqs under the aegis of the Committee on Political Affairs (COPA) Tamenglong resolve to invite and welcome NSCN (IM) General Secretary Th Muivah to Tamenglong district.
  • May 27: Self-styled chairman of a militant outfit People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) of Manipur MI Khan, arrested in Bangalore, is brought to Imphal. Khan was nabbed by Manipur Police with the help of their Karnataka counterpart at Bangalore on May 23.
  • June 1: Thirteen underground cadres of Zao People’s Army (ZPA) lay down arms before Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) in a surrender ceremony at Assam Rifles headquarters at Mantripukhuri near Imphal. The founding president of the armed group Lingkhankhup Zou alias Khupkhan and a lady cadre Veronica were among the surrendered militants.
  • June 8: Presidents of two organisations, which had launched an indefinite economic blockade on National Highways in Manipur since April 12, are declared 'wanted' by the State government with a cash reward of rupees one lakh each on their heads. Acting presidents of the All Naga Students' Association Manipur David Choro (38) and United Naga Council Samson Remei (50) have been declared 'wanted' by the Manipur government on June 5.
  • June 10: Armed miscreants shot dead a woman at Phairen Village under Sekmai Police station, Sadar hills. The victim was identified as one Gurumayum Ibemcha alias Premita, 38, d/o (L) G. Khomei of Ahallup Mamang Leikai.
  • June 10: A KYKL cadre surrender along with arms and ammunition before 29 Assam Rifles of 26 sector under HQ IGAR (S) in general area Chamol of Chandel district.
  • June 20: The government is planning to go ahead with certain amendments in the Armed Forces Special Powers Act which includes handing over of an Army personnel in case of extrajudicial killings to the State authorities.
  • June 20: Manipur police commandos deployed at the two entry points along the Nagaland-Manipur border to prevent NSCN (IM) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah’s visit to his home village in Ukhrul district, have been withdrawn.
  • June 4 and 9: 13 Zou People’s Army cadres and six militants belonging to the People’s Liberation Army and the Kangleipak Communist Party- Military Council (KCP-MC) had surrendered to the Assam Rifles and Red Shield division separately.
  • June 23: Imphal West police commando arrest three activist of the proscribed KCP from Takyel Kolom Leikai
  • June 24: An ROP team of BSF headquarters personnel apprehends a KCP suspect from Lamlong Bazaar, namely Md. Amar Shah alias Boby, 19, s/o (L) Md. Rafique of Keirang
  • June 26: 19 hardcore members of three militants groups lay down arms and surrender to Manipur DGP Yumnam Joy Kumar and Major General CA Krishnan, Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) at Assam Rifles headquarters at Mantripukhuri near Imphal. The surrendered militants are – 15 United Liberation Army, three Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup and a self-styled Sergeant Major of the United National Liberation Front
  • July 6: Security forces gun down a suspected militant in a pre-dawn operation, while three persons are hurt when suspected militants explode a bomb in at a private clinic in Manipur.
  • July 17: Y Manaoba, 23, who is abducted from Yourbung area. The victim is son of Y Megha, secretary of Lamlai local council of CPI. Persons claiming to be from the militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party-Mobile Task Force (KCP-MTF), City Meitei faction, called him up to say that his son was in their custody.
  • July 19: Unidentified militants kidnap three persons, including two children, from different parts of Manipur. L Nganba Meitei (12) and N Kuber (10) were kidnapped when they were playing at a local playground near their houses at Chingarel in Imhal East district.
  • July 19: Kunal Chakravorty (38), a medical student hailing from Tripura, has been rescued from near Kangavi in Churachandpur district after he was abducted by Kuki National Organisation, Jackson faction on July 18.
  • August 3: Two UNLF members are arrested in Goa. Navren Manimohan Singh, 36 and Shahid Rashid, 32, of the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) are arrested from two separate locations in the state late Monday night, Superintendent of Police (Criminal Investigation Department) Atmaram Deshpande told reporters.
  • August 7: Three alleged members of different underground groups are arrested by a team of Imphal West district Police commandos from Goa have been brought back to the state. The two KCP activists are identified as Naorem Manimohan Meitei alias Amit alias Kaoba, 36 yrs, son of N Birchand Singh of Tentha Khunou Bazar, and Sahid alias John alias Khamba, 32 yrs, son of Rashiddullah of Phaobitak Mayai Leikai while the lone UNLF activist has been identified as Sapam Mohon alias Iboyaima alias Sanatomba, 37 yrs, son of late S Bheigya Singh of Tentha.
  • August 13: A United National Liberation Front militant is arrested and a five kg bomb recovered from his possession at Nambol in Manipur’s Bishenpur district.
  • August 14: A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 21 AR gun down a militant suspect, arrest one militant cadre, and also nab three armed gangsters, in separate counter insurgency operations launched on the eve of Independence Day. Thincidents took place in and around the general area of Wabagai Terapishak Ngatek Khong launched.
  • August 17: Police commandos arrest two cadres of the proscribed PREPAK in separate incidents in Thoubal district.
  • August 19: Eleven militants, including two women cadres, belonging to Manipur-based outfit UNLF are arrested from three different places following an operation by the City Police. Sources in the police department while confirming the arrest informed that the cadres were picked up from areas like Motghoria, Chachal and Hengrabari.
  • August 19: Troops of 33 Assam Rifles under Red Shield Division arrest one cadre of KYKL from Moirang Thoya Leikai of Bishnupur district.
  • August 19: The Home Minister rules out any division of Manipur as demanded by some Naga groups. He said the government would ensure ‘honour, dignity and equal rights’ of the Nagas within the constitution.
  • August 21: A team of commandos Imphal East arrest a PREPAK cadre named Thiyam Birmangol alias Tachou Singh, 58, son of Late Th Chandramani Singh of Patsoi Part-III from Checkon crossing
  • August 21: A combined team of Imphal East commandos and 28 Assam Rifles arrest two PREPAK cadres named Chingsubam Lalit alias Nanao Singh, 23, son of Late Ch Rona Singh of Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai and Chingsubam Johnny alias Amuba Singh, 18, son of Late Ch Romy of Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai from Singjamei Bamon Leikai.
  • August 21: Two PREPAK cadres, Chabungbam Kiran alias Keirungba Singh, 45, son of Ch Amubi Singh of Keirao Lairembi Leikai and Nepram Sanjoy alias Eshu Singh, 22, son of N Shyam Singh of Thongju Pheija Leitong are arrested from their respective houses.
  • August 21: Troops of 15 Assam Rifles of 9 sector under HQ IGAR (S) apprehend one PULF (Umar Farooq faction) in the general area of Yairipok.
  • August 21: A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 42 AR arrest a cadre of the proscribed UNLF while conducting a search operation in and around Tentha Khunjao
  • August 22: According to a release of the SP Imphal west district, a team of Imphal west district police commandos acting on credible information arrests one UNLF activist from Khuman Palli near MMTA.
  • August 22: A team of commando Imphal East, 39 Assam Rifles and 16 Maratha arrest two KYKL (MDF) cadres namely Khangembam Amitra alias Netra alias Amarjit Singh, 37, son of Kh Indrajit Singh of Moirang Khunou and Elangbam Ngouba Meitei, 33, son of E Gulapi Meitei of Tentha Makha Leikai from Chingmeirong Mamang Leikai and recover one Nokia cell phone with SIM card from the possession of Ngouba.
  • August 22: A combined team of Thoubal CDO and 42 AR while conducting search operations at Pallel area arrest two cadres of the KCP (MC).
  • August 22: Two suspected militants are killed in an encounter with security forces at Tairenpokpi village in Senapati district.
  • August 22: A joint team of 39 Assam rifles and 16 Maratha Light Infantry under the aegis of Red Shield division arrest a self styled district commander of Imphal East of the proscribed KCP (MC) Tabungba faction namely Amarjeet Hing Embam Singh, 32, son of Indra Singh of Chingmeirong along with his accomplice Ngouba Meitei, 33, son of Gulpi Meitei of Tenla Makha Leikai.
  • August 22: In an operation by the 16 Maratha Light infantry under 57 Mountain Division two cadres of the proscribed PLA and over worker of KCP (MC) are arrested.
  • August 23: Troops of Assam Rifles located at Thoubal of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) apprehend one KYKL cadre from the general area of Yambam.
  • August 23: A combined team of Imphal East commandos and 23 Assam Rifles arrest a PREPAK (GS) cadre namely Moirangthem Ibomcha alias Chingkhei Singh, 39, son of M Nongyai Singh of Pukhao Naharup from the general area of Yambam.
  • August 23: A combined team of Thoubal commandos and 21 AR apprehend a KCP(MC) while conducting frisking along Sugnu road between Elangkhangpokpi and Thongjao.
  • Aug 23: Five hardcore cadres of a newly floated militant organization jointly formed by the Meitei Tangkhul, Kabui called “Manipur National Liberation Front” (MNLF) under the chairmanship of one Nobin alias Khuman of Tumukhong Moirang Purel Imphal east district, along with one 1st Indian Reserve Battalion personnel presently attached to CDOs Imphal east are arrested by the Bishnupur district commandos from Malom Tuliyama Awang Leikai under Nambol police station.
  • August 23: Troops of Assam Rifles located at Thoubal of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launch operation in general area of Yambem apprehend one KYKL militant.
  • August 23: A joint security team of Thoubal district police commandos and troops of 42 Assam Rifles nab one overground worker of UNLF during a search operation conducted at Tentha Khunjao area.
  • August 24: A KCP (Noyon faction) cadre is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West district Police and Assam Rifles from Thangmeiband Lilasingkhongnangkhong crossing.
  • August 24: Assam Rifles arrest a PREPAK cadre in Imphal East district.
  • August 24: A cadre belonging to Nando faction of the KCP is arrested by the Assam Rifles in Lilong area in Thoubal district.
  • August 24: Assam Rifles arrest a Naga National Worker (People Safeguard Group) cadre, identified as Yaokhaiek (30) and one NSCN-IM cadre from Phungcham road junction area in Ukhrul district.
  • August 24: The Imphal West district Police arrest two PLA cadres respectively from near Shanti Guest Hostel of Thangal Bazar and Sagolband Moirang Leirak water supply scheme area.
  • August 25: A suspected militant ias shot dead by the Thoubal district Police during an encounter at Wangjing Tengtha.
  • August 25:A cadre belonging to KK Nganba faction of the KCP is arrested a by a combined force of the Thoubal district Police and Assam Rifles from Kakching Khunou area in Thoubal district.
  • August 25: Suspected KRA cadres assault the chairman of the Village Chief Association of Sadar Hill and his accomplice, who were abducted from Leimakhong bazaar area in Senapati district.
  • August 25: Three KYKL militants are arrested by Assam Rifles in Khongkom bazar area and handed over to the Thoubal district Police.
  • August 25: Thoubal district Police arrest two PLA cadres from Wabgai Lamkhai bazar area.
  • August 25: One cadre of Lamyanba Khuman faction of the KCP and one PREPAK militant are arrested by the Imphal East district Police in two separate search operations.
  • August 25:One NSCN-K militant is arrested by the Imphal West district Police from Keisampat.
  • August 26: One NSCN-IM is arrested by the Imphal West district Police from Deulahland.
  • August 26: An OGW of the PLA is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel at Tengnoupal along National Highway -39. He was travelling in a vehicle from Imphal to Moreh.
  • August 27: The designated camp of the Samuel group of the KNF, a signatory of the SoO is opened at Lhanjang village, about 27 kilometers from Lamka in Churachandpur district.
  • August 27: A Military Council faction cadre of the KCP is arrested by the Imphal East district Police from his residence at Singjamei Wangma Bheigyapati Leikai.
  • August 27: Three cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested from their respective houses.
  • August 28: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested by a combined force of the Army and Bishnupur district Police from Oinam Bazar area.
  • August 28: A KCP cadre is arrested by the Imphal West district Police from Keishampat area.
  • August 28: Two UPPK cadres are arrested by the Imphal West district Police in two separate search operations at Thongju Part-II and Takyel Kolup Leikai areas. Another woman cadre of the UPPK is arrested by the Imphal West district Police.
  • August 29: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested by a combined force of the Assam Rifles and Thoubal district Police from Sekmaijin Thongam area.
  • August 29: One KYKL militant is arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal district Police and Assam Rifles at Leishangthem Thoudam.
  • August 30: A cadre belonging to Azad faction of the PULF is arrested by the Assam Rifles in Thoubal district.
  • August 30: A PULF cadre is arrested by a combined force the Thoubal district Police and Assam Rifles from Kuraopokpi area.
  • August 30: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested by the Thoubal district Police from Kairembikhok Mamang Leikai Chingmacha area.
  • August 30: A PREPAK cadre is arrested by the Assam Rifles personnel from Moreh town in Chandel district.
  • August 31: A suspected militant is gunned down by a combined security team at Ngariyan Hill range near Andro police station.
  • August 31: Three persons including a retired taxation inspector sustained splinter injuries in a grenade blast at Chingmeirong.
  • August 31: Two women cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East district Police and Assam Rifles from Khongman Mangjil area.
  • August 31: A militant of the Military Council faction of the KCP is arrested from Singjamei Bheigapati Leikai area.
  • August 31: One cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is arrested by the Imphal East district Police from New Checkon area.
  • August 31: Suspected Valley-based armed groups assault villagers including the pastor and elders and threatened them with drastic consequences at Mapaokhullen village under Saikul sub-division of Senapati district, on charges of being informers of the State Police.
  • September 2: Suspected Kuki militants abduct a Superintending Engineer of Manipur Public Health Engineering Department, at gunpoint from a place near his residence at Kwakeithel area in Imphal West district.
  • September 2: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested by the Imphal East district Police from Lamlong Bazar.
  • September 2: A PREPAK cadre is arrested by the Imphal East district Police during a search operation.
  • September 3: A PREPAK militant is arrested by a combined force of Thoubal district Police and Assam Rifles from Sekmaijin Ningol Khong area.
  • September 3: KCP militant is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal West district Police and Assam Rifles from North AOC area.
  • September 3: A militant of the Military Defense Force faction of the KYKL is arrested by a combined force of the Imphal East district Police and Assam Rifles from Thambalkhong Bridge.
  • September 3: Two officials of the Food Corporation of India, who were abducted by suspected NSCN-K cadres on August 31, are released un-harmed in Senapati district.
  • September 4: A PREPAK cadre is arrested by the Imphal East district Police from Sekta Mayai Leikai.
  • September 4: A PULF cadre is arrested by the Imphal East district Police from Golapti Maning Leikai area.
  • September 7: Six militants including two KCP, one UPPK and three PLA cadres surrendered to DGP, Manipur Yumnam Joykumar and Major General C A Krishnan, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) at Mantripukhuri Assam Rifles complex.
  • September 8: Two leaders of UNLNF are apprehended by the City Police from Noonmati area in Guwahati. Both are the residents of Imphal, police sources said.
  • September 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) charge-sheets seven suspected ultras belonging to the outlawed Kanglei Yaol Kanba Lup (KYKL), including its ‘c-in-c’ Ningthoujam Tomba. The chargesheet was filed before the Darjeeling court in West Bengal under relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against Saraswati Rai, Sorokhaibam Memcha Devi, Rama Chanu, Sorokhybam Menjor Singh, Neera Tamang and Kangujam Rabi Singh (absconder).
  • September 15: A Kuki militant group in Manipur deposits arms in a move to initiate political dialogue with the Government. The 23-year-old Kuki National Front (KNF), one of the signatory among 19 Kuki outfits which are undergoing Suspension of Operations (SoO) with the government since August 2005, having around 370 armed cadres will deposit their arms and ammunition at a designated camp at Natheljang, around 42km north of Imphal in Kourbou Range of Sadar hills in Manipur’s Senapati district.
  • September 22: A team of CDO/IE arrest one KCP (MC) cadre namely Kakchingtabam Boby alias Ingobi Sharma, 35, son of Late K Abiram Sharma of Moirangpurel Mayai Leikai from Kongpal Iranpham bridge.
  • September 25: Four KCP(MC) rebel, including a female cadre, are arrested by Imphal East district police commandos of the 23 Assam Rifles at Nongpok Kakching. They were involved in September 23 bomb attack at the residence of PA to state Health Minister.
  • September 26: Local people of Moirang Kampu in Imphal East district catch four militants and hand them over to the police. The four persons were working for the KCP(MC) and were held this afternoon in two separate incidents.
  • September 26: Troops of the 15 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under the HQ IGAR (S) launch an operation in Samaram Mayai Keithel and apprehend a KYKL cadre. The cadre is identified as Ningthoujam Kanoibi Singh alias Jayanta, 31, S/o (L) N.Tolamu Singh, resident of Samaram Mayai Keithel.
  • September 28: Twelve hardcore cadres of a little known militant outfit Pakan Reunification Army (PRA), formally surrender to the security forces. The formal surrender ceremony of the militants took place in the presence of DGP Manipur Yumnam Joykumar and Major General CA Krishnan, Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) at Mantripukhri, Assam Rifles headquarters.
  • October 2: A PREPAK cadre is arrested by the Assam Rifles from Loushangkhong village and is handed over to Lamlai Police Station in Imphal East district.
  • October 3: Two over ground workers of the PLA are arrested by the Imphal West district Police in two separate search operations.
  • October 3: Two cadres belonging to Military Council faction of the KCP are arrested by the Imphal West district Police from near Hotel Nirmala.
  • October 3: A NSCN-IM cadre, James Thomas, belonging to Rengpang in Tamenglong district, is arrested by the Assam Rifles. He was involved in extortion activities along National Highway-53.
  • October 3: A KCP (military faction) cadre is arrested by a combined force of the Thoubal district Police and Army from Awang Khunou village under Lamshang Police Station. • October 4: The locals of Yumnam Huidrom Mayai Leikai nab two suspected militants involved in assaulting a youth in the locality.
  • October 6: Manipur Police commandos gun down four suspected militants at Yumnam Khunou Mamangpat, Mutum Yangbi area, about 28 km from Imphal. Police said that one RK Sanayaima of Ishok village of the district, who was in the custody of the suspected militants, was also rescued during the operation. Police suspect the killed ultras were cadres of the proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (Mobile task force). Unofficial sources allege that the two identified persons were cultivators.
  • October 6: Five militants of different outfits are arrested from Manipur’s Imphal West district. This include three cadre of the banned Kangleipak Communist Party-Military council who are arrested from Thouda Bhavok Leikai Hotel Excellency area in Imphal West district, according to Superintendent of Police, L Kailun.
  • October 12: Two militants of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur are arrested from a rented accommodation at Panbazar area in Guwahati.
  • October 11: Troops of 15 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) apprehend one PULF (Azad) cadre in general area Yairipok of Thoubal district.
  • October 12: The chairman of the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) is arrested in Dhaka and handed over to Indian officials. The ultra leader, Rajkumar Mrigen alias Salayaima, was arrested by Rapid Action Battalion of Bangladesh in a place called Lalmati in Dhaka.
  • October 19: Unidentified armed persons reportedly abduct a non-local truck driver on National Highway 39 in between Changoubung and T Khullen of Senapati district. According to a police report, three armed abductors who are suspected to be members of a Kuki UG group.
  • October 19: In a press release, the proscribed KCP claims responsibility for the bomb attack on Misao Gas agency. It also claimed its hand in the attack on Raj Polyclinic.
  • October 20: A team of Imphal West district police attested at Potsoi police station arrest three activist of KCP Khaba who were involved in threatening the family members of an Under Secretary of the Manipur Legislative Assembly secretariat on October 19 by showing hand grenade in connection with monetary demands.
  • October 20: A team of Imphal East district police commandos arrest three cadres of different under ground groups (two KCP(MC) and one PREPAK) from the district jurisdictions during operations.
  • October 20: Manipur Forward Youth Front (MAFYF) announces to launch a 'mass movement' against the reported disappearance of United National Liberation Front (UNLF) chief R.K Meghen alias R.K Sana Yaima in Dhaka if the Government of India does not reveal his whereabout. Senior opposition leader O. Joy has also reiterated the Government of India should trace the whereabouts of the UNLF leader.
  • October 24: Three militants kill Paokhothang Haokip (58), Chief of Saheiphai village in his house in interior Churachandpur district.
  • October 24: Suspected militants enter the house of Zila Parishad member Thokchom Sanayaima (62) at Utlou Thiyam Awang Leikai in interior Bishenpur district and gun him down after calling him out.
  • October 13: BBC reports that RK Sanayaima alias Meghen, the Chairman of the United National Liberation Front revolutionary Organization of Manipur had been arrested by a combined team of the Indian Intelligence Agency, RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) and their Bangladesh counterparts on 29 September 2010 at about 12:30 pm. IST in Lalmatia area of Dhaka and had been taken to New Delhi on October 13, 2010. The arrest of Meghen done in Dhaka by the personnel of RAW of India assisted by the Bangladesh police Agency may be for an “offence” allegedly committed by him against the Government of India under section 121,121A etc.
  • October 15: Top Indian intelligence officials in New Delhi deny Meghen’s arrest, reports Imphal Free Press. The Indian officials categorically said that Meghen was not “extradited” to India, adding that New Delhi was awaiting official confirmation of the arrest from Bangladesh.
  • October 16: United National Liberation Front vice-chairman Kh Pambei, in a signed statement clarifies that RK Sanayaima had indeed been arrested by a “combined team of Bangladesh and India Intelligence” on 29 September around 12.30 pm in the Lalmatia area near Dhaka under Mohammadpur police station while he was returning to his residence in his vehicle, registration number Dhaka Metro G-17-0716. Meghen is said to have telephoned his men about his vehicle being stopped by some people in civvies and in uniform about 10 minutes’ drive from his house. Consequently, a UNLF team was said to have rushed to the area and witnesses confirmed the arrest of a person along with a vehicle from the area. The UNLF men were then said to have lodged an FIR (No.1981 dated 29-09-2010) at Mohammadpur police station, besides publishing a “missing person” report in two local dailies, Yugantor and Inqilab. Subsequently, Kh Pambei, after consulting the central committee of the group, was said to have sent a written appeal to the government of Bangladesh seeking Meghen’s release along with a detailed account of the “justified liberation movement” of Manipur.
  • November 10: Troops of 33 Assam Rifles under Loktak Brigade of Red Shield Division along with Mahila police constables of Moirang Police Station kill an over ground Worker of KCP (MC) Lamyanba Khuman group in general area of Keibul Mayai Leikai, district Bishnupur and arrest a woman Over Ground Worker of KCP (MC) Lamyanba Khuman group, Wangem Chauba wife of Sam Kanai, age 26 years, resident of Keibul Mayai Leikai of Bishnupur district.
  • November 11: An active cadre of the proscribed UNLF reportedly surrender before 12 AR of 10 Sector along with arms and ammunition at about 5 am at Nampisha, Ukhrul district.
  • November 14: A two-judge Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court sends a first motion notice to the chairman of NHRC, New Delhi, to be relayed to Union Government and Manipur Government for instruction on the disclosure of the whereabouts of UNLF ‘chairman’ R.K. Meghen alias R.K. Sanayaima who was reportedly arrested from Bangladesh on September 29, 2010, but since then there is no information on his whereabouts. His wife, R.K. Ibemnungshi, had filed a writ petition to the Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court on October 29 seeking for the revelation of her husband’s whereabouts at the earliest invoking humanitarian and International laws.
  • November 15: The Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court directs the Union home ministry, external affairs ministry and the Manipur government to file affidavits by December 6 on the status of Sana Yaima. The directive followed a habeas corpus filed by R.K. Ongbi Ibemnungshi.
  • November 18: Five militants belonging to different organisations are arrested from different places in Manipur. Assam Rifles personnel arrest a member of banned People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Vice Chairman faction) – PREPAK-VC, identified as T Ojit (38) from Sekamaijin area in Thoubal district.
  • November 17: A militant of Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon) faction, identified as A Bir Singh (56), is arrested by the Assam Rifles from Kakching area in Thoubal district.
  • November 17: Police commandos arrest two militants of Kangleipak Communist Party (Lalheiba faction) identified a K Naoba (22) Kh Raghu (49) from Nongren area in Imphal east district.
  • November 17: Commandos arrest a member of People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak from Thongju area in Imphal east district.
  • November 24: Troops of 10 DOGRA regiment under 59 Mountain Brigade apprehend two NNC cadres from the general areas of Khnagshkhul village which is about 7 km from Leimakhong.
  • November 27: Suspected militants kidnap four engineers of the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) along with the driver while they were on their way to attend a water supply scheme inauguration function at Tadubi village in Senapati district. Police, in association with Assam Rifles personnel launch a massive manhunt to rescue the officials namely H Ganeshwor of Pishumthong, K Rameshwar, both assistant engineers, section officer K Manigopal, Surveyor N Somi and driver A Ibomcha of the PHED.
  • November 27: Manipur-based militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (MC)’s secretary publicity and information Paikhomba claims responsibility for the abduction through a press statement which was made available to the local media, asked the authorities concerned of the department to contact them in order “to come to an amicable solution” in time. The outfit has charged the officials with being involved in corruption.
  • December 1: Manipur Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, who was abducted by some unknown Kuki militants, is rescued. S Singsit, PCCF was abducted from his mother-in-law’s house at Keithelmanbi area under Kangpokpi police station around 8.30 pm on November 30, 2010.
  • December 1: United National Liberation Front (UNLF) chairman RK Sanayaima alias Meghen is arrested in Bihar’s East Champaran district. The Bihar DGP tells a television channel that the UNLF leader is arrested at Motihari town by a three member team of the National Investigation Agency.
  • December 1: A team of Imphal West district police commandos arrest three KCP (MTF) cadres from near Minuthong MMT gate.
  • December 2: Troops of 17 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR (S) apprehend one active cadre of NSCN (IM) in the general area of View Land of Ukhrul district.
  • December 3: Troops of AR arrest two cadres of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Heman Rajeshowar alias Boyai (27) and Kiyam Ibomcha alias Ramesh, from Jemol area under Moirang Police Station of Ukhrul district.
  • December 3: SFs arrest one cadre of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Jiten Singh alias Agang (32) from Langol Housing Complex in Imphal East district.
  • December 3: SFs arrest one over ground worker of Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Salam Santi Singh (45), from the western side of Shamushang Santipur Lake in Imphal West district.
  • December 3: An emergency tripartite meeting of the ongoing Suspension of Operation (SoO) between the Kuki militant outfits and Government was convened to streamline the operational activities of the Kuki militant outfits which have signed in the SoO pact.
  • December 3: Imphal West district Police arrest one cadre of MTF of KCP, identified as Thounaojam Achouba alias Loya (21), from Heirangoithong Bridge.
  • December 3: Thoubal district Police arrest one woman cadre of the PREPAK from Yairipok Lamkhai. She was identified as Hidam Chandramala alias Chandramukhi Devi (57).
  • December 3: Troops of 12 Maratha Light Infantry arrest three cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP from Utlou Lairenjam of Imphal West district. They were identified as Thingbaijam Thoithoi alias Ibungo (38), Kh Unittam Kumar (48) and Thongam Hirojit Singh (47). All the three cadres were handed over to Nambol Police Station.
  • December 3: Imphal West district Police arrest a cadre of MTF of KCP, identified as Longjam Shyamjai Singh (42), from Keishamthong Eleangbam Leikai near Model School.
  • December 4: One Assistant Engineer of Public Works Department, Ningthoujam Bimol (50), is abducted by unidentified militants from near his home at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, Leirak Achouba in Imphal West district.
  • December 5: Accoding to police officials, the CPI-Maoist has links with like-minded militant organisations in Manipur. The Maoists have close links with the PREPAK, including assistance in training and supply of arms, Rajiv Kumar, chief of the Kolkata Police's STF, said.
  • December 5: A combined team of the Imphal West district Police and 39 Assam Rifles arrest a militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuram group of Military Council faction of the KCP from Thangmeiband Lilashing Khongnangkhong.
  • December 5: A PREPAK cadre identified as Laishram Lakpati Singh alias Ibomcha (38) is arrested from Ningomthongjao Bridge along with one 9 mm pistol loaded with two live rounds.
  • December 5: One cadre belonging to Malemnganba Meitei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Md Ajib Khan alias Thoicha (20), is arrested from Urup Makha Leikai near Litan Makhong.
  • December 6: Five persons are injured in a road side bomb explosion along the busy Imphal city street of Nagamapal road stretch under the Lamphel Police Station in Imphal West district.
  • December 7: Two AR personnel who were out on leave from their post at Maram in Senapati district are stabbed by some unidentified militants inside the bus they were travelling to Imphal.
  • December 7: Troops of 17 AR arrest one cadre of NNW-PSG, identified as Changeson Lungling (22), from Namrei of Ukhrul district.
  • December 7: Imphal East district Police arrest three cadres belonging to Malem Nganba Meetei group of the Military Council faction of the KCP from near Kusum Oil Pump. The three arrested cadres were identified as Laishram Diren Singh (27), Salam Geeta Devi (30), and Md Abdul Wahid Khan alias Awas (20). The arrested cadres confessed that they were involved in extortion of money.
  • December 8: Naik Runkhna Ramana (21), one of the two AR personnel who were reportedly attacked with knives by some unidentified militants near Khonghampat Mantri Leikai while they were coming to Imphal in a passenger bus on December 7, succumb to his injuries. Naik Runkhna Ramana belonged to Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.
  • December 8: A combined team of the Imphal West district and Thoubal district Police seize a huge cache of concealed arms and ammunition belonging to the PLA and arrested an over ground worker of the outfit from Wabagai Yangbi area of Thoubal district.
  • December 8: The Imphal West district Police arrest a cadre of the Vice Chairman faction of the PREPAK from RIMS gate. The arrested militant is identified as Abujam Bishorjit (35).
  • December 8: One PLA cadre is arrested by a combined team of Imphal West and Thoubal district Police from Heirok Part-III in Thoubal district. The arrested cadre is identified as Laishram Ranjit alias Allen alias Kumar (42).
  • December 9: Three PLA cadres, including a woman, are arrested by Imphal West Police from a rented house in Naoramthong bazaar who have been planning an attack on non-locals in Manipur. They were identified as Shijagurumayum Kokoton aka Raj Sharma (47), his wife Shijagurumayum Bijaya aka Bema Devi (43) and M Tarun aka Bung Singh (35). Kokoton and Tarun owned up the responsibility of the killing of a non-local balloon seller in Keishampat in November, 2010.
  • December 9: 29 AR arrest two new recruits of the UPPK outfit who were being taken for training. Both the misguided individuals were released to their parents through Tengnoupal Police and their relatives as a good will gesture.
  • December 10: The Imphal West Police team arrests three cadres of the PREPAK from Singjamei Super Market.
  • December 10: A team of Imphal West district Police arrest one cadre of the PREPAK identified as Takhellambam Nepolian alias Naocha (31), from Thangal Bazar.
  • December 10: A cadre of the proscribed KYKL surrenders before the 12 AR from Aishi village of Ukhrul district along with small arm.
  • December 11: A combined team of Imphal East district Police and a column of BSF arrest one cadre of the PULF, identified as Md. Samir (23), from Checkon area.
  • December 11: A team of Imphal East district Police arrest one cadre of the UPPK outfit, identified as Moirangthem Loyalakpa Meitei alias Bomcha (34) from Khurai Lamlong areas.
  • December 11: Troops of 33 Assam Rifles (AR) arrest two OGWs of Military Council faction of the KCP from Wangu Parking in Bishnupur district.
  • December 11: Two militants are arrested from Chingmeirong and Pangei area in Imphal West district by troops of 23 and 39 AR.
  • December 12: A militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of KCP, identified as Oinam Halloba alias Bobby alias Naoton alias Newson alias Khanganba (20), is arrested by Security Forces from Salam Konjil tri-junction. He is handed over to Kumbi Police Station.
  • December 12: Explaining its stand and what it meant by "alternative administrative arrangement of the Nagas", the United Naga Council asserted that there is nothing anti-State or anti-Nation in their demand. Stating that this is their core demand and as such was put forward during the first tripartite meeting held at Senapati on December 3, UNC said that this issue figured in the talk. The State Government had refuted the report that the alternative arrangement which the UNC was talking about did not figure on the agenda of the meeting.
  • December 13: One PREPAK cadre, identified as A Ibotombi (58), is arrested by troops of 23 AR from Chingnungkhok in Imphal East district. He is handed over to Porompat Police Station along with three detonators and five live rounds of AK 47 seized from his possession.
  • December 13: Troops of 4/8 Gorkha Rifles arrest one UNLF cadre, identified as Ningthoujam Surjit alias Nganlamba (22), from Nachou in Bishnupur district.
  • December 13: One KYKL cadre, identified as Angom Rakesh alias Pakash alias Ingo (31), is arrested by a combined team of Imphal West Police and troops of 39 AR from an unspecified location.
  • December 14: Troops of 23 AR and 28 AR arrest a cadre of the Azad faction of PULF, identified as Rehman Ali (21), from Tarai Mamang Leikai.
  • December 15: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram spends about 45 minutes in the designated camp of ZRA, a signatory to the SoO agreement, at Singhat in Churachandpur district. "The cadres are very positive. They want to start political dialogue. We are moving forward with the process," the Home Minister said.
  • December 16: The Police arrest two cadres of Lamyanba Khuman group of KCP during a search operation in Waikhong Yangbi area at around 4 pm. The incident followed the rescue of two bus owners abducted by the outfit for ransom. The arrested militants were identified as Ningthoujam Sanjoy alias Sanjoyba (32) and Ningombam Phajabi (40).
  • December 16: A PREPAK cadre, identified as Usham Ashok Meitei alias Sana (51) of Tera Loukrakpam Leikai, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal West commandos and a column of 28 AR and 39 AR from Noaremthong old bridge.
  • December 17: Six AR soldiers sustain injuries when the UNLF militants ambushed a patrolling party in an area between Tuitang and Sehlon village in Chandel district. A UNLF statement issued by its ‘senior publicity officer’ Ksh Yoiheiba said attack was a fitting response given to the visit of Union Home Minister P Chidambaram’s visit to Manipur.
  • December 19: Thoubal district Police arrest a militant belonging to Lamyanba Khuman faction of the KCP, identified as Ningthoujam Sanjoy (25), from an unspecified place.
  • December 19: The National Investigative Agency (NIA) launches an investigation into possible link between Muslim insurgent groups operating in the State and Mujahideens operating elsewhere in the course of an extensive probe into the networks of Mujahideens.
  • December 19: Three militants belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP are arrested by Police from Imphal East district. The militants are identified as Haobam Dinesh alias Lukok (25), Akoijam Somorjit alias Yaima Singh (27) and Yambem Hemanta alias Maimu Singh (33).
  • December 20: SFs arrest one NSCN-K cadre from Lamsang Taothong Khunou in Imphal West district. One demand letter of NSCN-K was also seized from the possession of the arrested cadre who was identified as Pamei Paukhonlung alias Nishan (39).
  • December 20: Five cadres from different outfits surrender before SFs at Mantripukhri. Those who surrendered included UNLF cadre Yumnam Romeo alias Panthung, Mutum Jiten alias Jiban (26) and Ningthoujam Ranjan alias Spirit (23) belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP, Md Naseer Khan (26) belonging to Azad faction of the PULF, and ‘Corporal’ Salman Khan belonging to Umar Farooq faction of the PULF. \
  • December 20: A combined team of Thoubal Police and 28 AR personnel arrest one cadre belonging to Noyon faction of the KCP during a search operation conducted in Lilong area. The arrested cadre is identified as Uritkhinbam Mohindro Singh alias Maiba (42). One Chinese hand grenade along with detonator and two demand letters of the outfits were recovered from his possession.
  • December 20: Police and personnel of 27 AR arrest two women sympathisers of Military Council faction of the KCP while frisking and checking at Wangoo Laipham area. The arrested women sympathisers are identified as Khangembam Ongbi Achoubi Devi (55) and Potsangbam Ongbi Hariton (61).
  • December 20: Imphal West district Police arrest two sympathisers of Military Council faction of the KCP from Chajing Karam area. The arrested sympathisers are identified as Wangkhem Jadu Singh (62) and Paonam Budhachandra Singh (60). They disclosed that they are assigned to extort money from the candidates of ensuing Nagar Panchayat election of Chajing Karam area for party fund.
  • December 20: The ‘commander-in-chief’ of MNRF, Allen alias Atai Siro, states that MNRF was formed in March 2008 after threadbare brainstorming discussion with the like-minded persons especially for peaceful co-existence amongst all the communities living together in Manipur under the motto, "Unity, Independent and co-existence".
  • December 21: Yumnam Surjitkumar, the MD of S Kumar Nursing Institute located in front of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital complex in Imphal, is reportedly abducted by unidentified militants.
  • December 21: Thoubal district Police arrest one OGW of KYKL during frisking and checking operation at Leishangthem Bazar. The arrested OGW is identified as Thoudam Ibungo Singh alias Ingocha (46).
  • December 22: An unidentified youth is killed by some unidentified militants at Laining Khul (Khundi) Kabui village in Imphal West district.
  • December 26: Three militants belonging to the PREPAK are arrested by Police commandos from Uripok, Lamlong and Laphupat tera in Imphal West and Bishenpur districts.
  • December 26: Three militants belonging to the KCP-MTF are arrested from Langthabal area.
  • December 26: The UKRA denies any hand or having any knowledge about the abduction of a contractor engaged in Sangaikot Block-development office.
  • December 27: A team of Police commandos and troopers of 39 Assam Rifles arrest the ‘secretary’ of the No. VI Division of the PLA. The arrestee is identified as T. Sanju, (27) of Thoubal district.
  • December 27: SFs arrest one over ground worker of UNLF, identified as Saikhom Yaima Singh alias Inao (28), resident of Heidhopokpi Maning Lekai, Heirok Path, Thoubal district. The arrested militant revealed that he was involved in recruitment, ‘tax’ collection and extortion for the outfit from Joipur Khunau and nearby areas.
  • December 28: The UNLF asserts that New Delhi has no right to put its Chairman Sanayaima on trial. Stating that he was a freedom fighter struggling to re-establish the lost sovereignty of Manipur, the outfit claims that Indian Court cannot put Sanayaima on trial.

2009

  • January 3: Four militants are killed in separate encounters with security personnel in Imphal East and Bishenpur districts of Manipur. A joint team of police commandos and Assam Rifles raided Sanjenbam village in Imphal East district and an encounter an unidentified militant is killed. In a separate incident in Bishenpur district, two militants are gunned down during an encounter with security personnel at Potsangbam area. In yet another incident, security personnel shoot dead another unidentified militant at Kumbi area in Bishenpur district.
  • January 4: Unidentified militants kill two suspected cadres of Military Council faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) at Koutruk Lairou under Lamsang Police Station in the Imphal West District.
  • January 4: A combined force of the Imphal West District Police and troops of the Maratha Light Infantry kill two suspected People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) cadres at Ishok under Wangoi Police Station.
  • January 6: A combined force of Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles arrest a cadre of the General Secretary faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Kiran alias Momo alias Anoppa, from near Krishna Premi oil pump at Moirangkhom.
  • January 10: Thoubal District Police kill two suspected People's Liberation Army (PLA) cadres during an encounter near the Buffalo Farm junction at Kharungpat.
  • January 11: A combined team of Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles kill a suspected Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) cadre during an encounter near Angangching along Tejpur Road.
  • January 12: One suspected militant is shot dead by the Security Forces (SFs) at Kimang Chanba Langjing Laingam Khun under Lamsang Police Station.
  • January 13: SFs kill a suspected PREPAK militant during an encounter in the Khopum valley of Tamenglong District.
  • January 13: SFs kill a suspected PULF militant, Mohammed Ayub Ali, at Khergao Keikhu bridge in the Imphal East District.
  • January 14: In an encounter with the Police at Chanba Longa Koireng under the Patsoi Police station in the Imphal West District a suspected militant is killed.
  • January 14: During an encounter with the Police a suspected KCP cadre is killed at a junction between Tentha-Moirangpalli in the Thoubal District.
  • January 15: In an encounter with the SFs three suspected militants are killed at Nongmada under Lamlai Police station in the Imphal East District.
  • January 17: A militant is shot dead by a combined team of police and Assam Rifles during an encounter at Umathel area in Manipur’s Thoubal district.
  • January 17: In another encounter between police and Assam Rifles and armed militants near Hayel Labuk in Thoubal district one militant is killed.
  • January 17: Two militants were killed in an encounter with the police at Khurkhul area in Imphal West district.
  • January 17: Seven top leaders and cadres of the underground KCP are arrested in a swift and well planned operation code named ‘Operation Grand Slam’ conducted by a joint team of the 57 Mountain Division, Bishnupur police commandos and special branch of the Delhi police in New Delhi.
  • January 18: According to Assam Rifles, five UNLF militants are killed in retaliatory firing at Khenjang in the Chandel District.
  • January 19: A person by the name of Elangbam Toto, son of E Ibohal, of Keishamthong charges that he was abducted from his work place by masked security personnel some of whom spoke Manipuri and others Hindi at 8.30pm on January 17 and threatened death. He was released when he promised to pay them a sum of Rs. 1,50,000 he charged.
  • January 19: Police shoot dead a suspected KYKL militant during an encounter at Wabagai Leirak Achouba under Kakching Police Station in Thoubal District.
  • January 20: City Meitei, the leader of the underground KCP (City Meitei) group is nabbed in an operation carried out by the 57 Mtn Div, Manipur police and the Bangalore police at Bangalore.
  • January 20: A combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles kills two suspected KYKL cadres during an encounter along the road connecting Kanglatongbi and Makhan under Sekmai Police Station in the Senapati District.
  • January 21: SFs kill a suspected militant during an encounter under Heingang Police Station in the Imphal East District.
  • January 22: A combined team of Thoubal District Police and Assam Rifles kill a KYKL cadre, identified as Khumukcham Thoiba alias Tomba alias Jilla, during an encounter at Wabagai Leirak Achouba.
  • January 22: According to Sangai Express, Assam Rifles personnel have laid siege across a NSCN-IM camp at Siroy in the Ukhrul District since January 18 after they discovered the same.
  • January 22: Six Assam Rifles men, including a junior commissioned officer, are gunned down by a rifleman of the force in Manipur’s Ukhrul district in one of the worst fratricidal killings involving security personnel.
  • January 23: After three days of standoff between a group of NSCN(IM) men, who tried to set up a camp in Siroi village, and troops of the Assam Rifles, the NSCN(IM) men seek safe passage of their men to their officially recognized designated camps.
  • January 24: Four banned insurgent organizations call a 17-hour general strike on Republic Day in Northeastern States. The Manipur People’s Liberation Front (MPLF), United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), North Bengal-based Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) and Tripura People’s Democratic Front (TPDF) said in a statement that the strike would begin from 1 am and end at 6 pm on January 26.
  • January 24: Three BSF personnel are hurt in a militant strike in Manipur's Bishnupur district.
  • January 24: In an encounter between suspected UNLF activists and 193 Bn BSF at Ithai under Kumbi police station, two BSF jawans are killed and one seriously injured is hospitalised at the RIMS hospital.
  • January 28: Four underground militants are killed in encounters with the security forces.
  • January 29: Troops of 28 Assam Rifles arrest one cadre of each of proscribed PLA and KYKL from Andro Bazar during a frisking drive. The PLA cadre is identified as Puthem Khelen Singh (20), while the KYKL cadre is identified as Puthem Amuchou Singh alias Saratchandra (19). The arrested are handed over to Yairipok Police Station. In another incident, troops of 34 AR arrest one PULF (Azad) cadre by establishing a mobile vehicle check post on road from Bamon Leikai to Khoirom.
  • January 30: The stand off between the Assam Rifles and the NSCN (IM) enters the 12th day over the opening of a camp of the latter at Siroy village in Ukhrul district. The State Government submits a written missive to the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister categorically stating that there can be no question of any designated camp of the IM group in Manipur.
  • January 30: A group of militants abduct three district supply officers (DSO) of the state FCS department namely S Iboton (Imphal west district supply officer), W Deven (Imphal east district supply officer) and Th Bhumeshore (Bishnupur district supply officer). The officials are detained by the militants for a huge monetary demand served to the state FCS department. Later United People's Party of Kangleipak (UPPK) claims to the media that they abducted three officials of the Food and Civil Supply (FCS) department.
  • January 31: Imphal West District Police Commandos arrest two UNLF activists from Vijang village along National Highway 53. The arrested activists are identified as Sarangthem Naobi alias Amu (30) s/o S Kala Singh of Top Moirang Kampu and Ayekpam Bijandro Singh (27) s/o late A Joykumar Singh of Top Mayai Leikai.
  • February 1: Stand- off between the NSCN-IM and Assam Rifles at Shiroy village in Manipur’s Ukhrul district since January 19 cripples normal life of the villagers in the area. On January 18, an Assam Rifles patrol party detected an NSCN-IM camp with heavy weaponry at the construction site of a tourist home at Shiroy, a tiny hamlet around 100 km north of here. After surrounding the camp, they asked the Naga rebel group to vacate the area immediately but the latter refused to move out saying that is one of their designated camps.
  • February 1: Two suspected PREPAK militants are killed in an encounter with a combined force of Imphal East commandos and troops of 28 AR at Top Yaralpat under Porompat police station in Imphal East district.
  • February 2: The stand- off between the Assam Rifles troops and NSCN-IM cadres at Shiroy village in Manipur’s Ukhrul district, the native place of the outfit’s supremo Thuingaleng Muivah, is resolved as the latter vacated the area.
  • February 2: Security forces nab five militants in the last two days in separate incidents, including one KYKL, one KCP(MC), two UNLF activists.
  • February 2: The project officer of the Manipur Fisheries department, H. Biramani, is abducted by Suspected KCP militants from his residence at Sagolband area in the Imphal West District.
  • February 3: A KCP-MC suspect is killed by the Imphal east police commandos within the jurisdiction of Imphal east police station.
  • February 3: Two unidentified cadres of PREPAK are eliminated by the troops of 57 Mountain Division along with Imphal West Police Commandos in general area Kangchup Makhon.
  • February 3: A KCP-MC suspect is killed by the Imphal east police commandos within the jurisdiction of Imphal east police station.
  • February 3: The NSCN–IM accepts the safe passage offered by the Assam Rifles at Siroy village in the Ukhrul District. The outfit’s armed wing, the Naga Army of Kiusumong Battalion, vacates its camp after holding it for more than 15 days.
  • February 4: Unidentified militants abduct a Manipur Government official from his house in Imphal West district and demand a ransom of Rs 30 lakh for his safe release.
  • February 4: In a joint verdict, five underground organisations, UNLF, RPF, KYKL, PREPAK and KCP, award death sentence to two men who according to them, are the culprits in the rape and murder case of a handicapped vendor in Moreh at about 8 pm on the evening of January 22.
  • February 4: A combined force of Thoubal District Police Commandos and personnel of 21 Assam Rifles kill a suspected activist of the proscribed PREPAK during an encounter at Kakching Khunou under Waikhong Police Station of Thoubal district.
  • February 4: UPPK claims responsibility for the abduction of three officials of the Manipur Food and Civil Supplies Department, who are in the outfit’s confinement since January 30.
  • February 5: An unidentified militant is killed in an encounter with a combined team of Thoubal police and Assam rifle personnel forces at Kakching Khunou in Manipur’s Thoubal district.
  • February 7: The Thoubal District Police kill a suspected KYKL cadre during an encounter at Phundrei Langathel.
  • February 9: Four militants are killed in separate encounters with security personnel in Chandel, Thoubal and Imphal West districts of Manipur.
  • February 10: UPPK states that it had released three abducted officials of the Manipur Food and Civil Supplies Department.
  • February 12: Security Forces shoot dead a suspected militant, Laitanthem Baleshor, during an encounter at the Ningombam crossing under Singjamei Police Station of Imphal West District.
  • February 14: Assam Rifles personnel kill two suspected militants during an encounter at Maringthel area in the Chandel District.
  • February 16: Three senior officials of the State Food and Civil Supplies Department are suspended by Manipur Government on the charge of meeting militants. The Food and Civil Supplies Minister Yumkham Erabot Singh said these officials were suspended for violating a standing Government order prohibiting any official from meeting militants.
  • February 17: The Sub-Divisional Officer of Khasom Khullen in the Senapati District, Thinam Kishan, and his two colleagues are killed by suspected militants. They were abducted by militants on February 13.
  • February 18: In a clash between cadres of the NSCN-IM and combined cadres of the PREPAK and Naga National Council, four militants are killed and three others wounded at Thanagong village under Nungba Sub-Division in the Tamenglong District. The slain and wounded militants belong to the combined PREPAK and NNC outfits.
  • February 20: Indefinite curfew imposed at around 5 pm last evening in both Imphal East and Imphal West districts as several organisations planned large scale agitation in the wake of the killing of Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Th Kishan, his driver Aribam Rajen and an official Y Token by suspected hill-based militants on February 17. Last evening three women were injured after police fired 30 teargas shells in Imphal West district.
  • February 21: The three missing Manipur officials who were abducted along with the Sub Divisional Officer and two others last week, are rescued. The rescued officials are Ramthing Tangkhul, Ramsing Tangkhul and Kh Zimik, residents of Ukhrul district.
  • February 22: The NSCN-IM’s armed wing, Naga Army says that one of its 'commanding officers', is the mastermind in the killing of three Manipur Government officials in the Ukhrul District.
  • February 23: The Manipur Government asks the cease-fire monitoring cell in Dimapur in Nagaland and the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to hand over the NSCN-IM militants involved in the abduction and killing of three officials to the State Government for trial.
  • February 27: Two suspected UGs are killed in an encounter with Imphal east police commandos at Lamlong Thongkhong.
  • February 28: Troops arrest four PLA, KCP and KYKL militants.
 
  • March 1: Two cadres of the KCP are nabbed by the commandos of Thoubal district during frisking and checking at Thoubal Haokha. The two are identified as Nameirakpam Boby Singh, 25, and Tonjam Arjun Singh, 25, of Lilong Chajing Pukhri Achouba Mapal.
  • March 6: Commandos of the Thoubal district police conducts an operation at Sagolband Tera  and arrest a cadre of the KYKL named Kshetrimayum Suresh Singh, 25, of Sagolband Tera Sapam Leirak.
 
  • March 7: A combined team of Assam Rifles and State police commandos gun down four hardcore militants including the chairman of the banned People’s United Liberation Front (Azad group).
  • March 7: Two suspected militants are killed in two separate incidents in Chandel district and Cachar road.
 
  • March 8: The Assam Rifles in association with Manipur police commandos rescue two kidnapped girls from the hands of suspected Kangleipak Communist Party (Nandu faction) at Khangabko village in Thoubal district. The rescued girls are Angom Asha (22) and K Pemavati (19) from Moirang under Bishnupur district. They were abducted from Imphal West by suspected KCP (Nandu faction) on March 5.
 
  • March 10: The Thoubal district commandos and 34 Assam Rifles arrest a KYKL cadre named Khundongbam Sunil Singh alias Inaoton alias Ngacap, 18, from near Heirok Part-III Champrathong.
  • March 10: The Imphal west district police commandos and 12 Maratha Light Infantry arrest two KYKL activists from Uripok Yambem Leikai.The two militants were identified as Mutum Dinesh alias Ibungo, 26, and Sagolsem Atoy alias Lukhoibi, 25, of Yairipok Angtha Mamang Leikai.
  • March 10: A militant belonging to the UNLF is arrested by the Imphal west district police commandos. He is identified as Leishangthem Nanao Singh alias Surchandra Singh, 36, of Tera Sapam Leirak.
  • March 10: The Imphal west commandos arrest a PREPAK activist from Kangchup Chingkhong. He is identified as Langoljam Shamjai alias Ibungo alias Khaba, 41, of Langthabal Lep Mayai.
  • March 10: Two KYKL activists are arrested by the Imphal west commandos at around 5.30 pm from Meitei Lamkhai, Lilong Chajing. They are identified as Loitongbam Dayananda Singh alias Chabi, 31, of Thoubal Ningombam and Ningthoujam Dinesh Singh, 33, of Thanga Lawai.
  • March 10: The Imphal east commandos arrest a woman cadre of the KCP(MC) named Yumkhaibam Sanahanbi, 43, of Heirangoithong Maibam Leikai from Lamlong bazar.
 
  • Mar 16: A release signed by Ksh. Yoiheiba, Senior Publicity Officer, UNLF states that on morning of 10 March 2009 two cadre of MPA were arrested by Imphal West Police Commando from a house at Sekmaijin Thong and killed.
 
  • March 18: Unidentified militants set off a bomb at the house of Chief Manager of Hydro Electric Project, Ibopishak Singh at Langol area in Imphal West district.
 
  • March 19: Troops of 34 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launch operation in general area Khangabok and apprehend one KCP cadre.
  • March 19: The Thoubal district commandos and 34 Assam Rifles arrest a cadre of the KCP named Pukhrambam Nanao Singh alias Awangakpa alias Ibomcha, 24, of Langathel Khunou during frisking and checking at Khangabok bazar.
  • March 19: An active member of the UNLF named Kongbrailatpam Milan Sharma, 18, of Sambram Mayai Leikai is arrested by a team of the Thoubal commandos during frisking and checking at Wangjing bazar.
 
  • March 20: A militant is killed in an encounter with a combined team of the Thoubal commandos and 34 Assam Rifles in Samaram and Marongband village area.
 
  • March 21: One non-local is shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Manipur’s Imphal West district.
 
  • March 23: Unidentified gunmen shots 38-year-old businessman Deepak Gupta, owner of an electronic outlet at his Thangal Bazaar shop.
  • March 23: In a search operation conducted by a combined team of Thoubal commandos and 21 AR at Khoidumpat, a cadre of the PREPAK named Ningthoujam Rajendro Singh, of Laphupat Tera Part-II is arrested.
  • March 23: In a frisking and checking operation conducted by Thoubal commandos at Thoubal Haokha and Kiyam village a PREPAK cadre is arrested.
  • March 23: One PREPAK and one KYKL cadres are arrested in Sekmai by troops of 39 Assam Rifles.
  • March 24: A suspected militant is shot dead in an encounter with a team of Thoubal district commandos and the troops of 21 Assam Rifles along the Waikhong-Sugnu axis. 
  • March 25: Troops of the 57 Mt Div along with Imphal west commandos kill a militant at Tairenpokpi in Bishnupur district.
  • March 25: A combined team of the Imphal east commandos and 28 Assam Rifles arrest a KCP cadre named Lamginlen Haokip alias Hegin, of Churachandpur Kanan Veng from Kongba crossing.
  • March 25:  A team of Imphal east commandos arrest a cadre of United KomRem Revolutionary Army, UKRA, named Thongkhohao Guite alias Haopu alias Nicolas.
 
  • March 26: Five cadres of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), a Manipur based militant outfit, working in the recruitment cell of the outfit under the command of one Korou are arrested by the Thoubal district police commandos from different locations in Manipur.
 
  • March 28: Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL), in a press release, claimes responsibility for the killing of Deepak Gupta, a trader of Thangal Bazar, who was shot dead in his shop on March 23.
  • March 28: Imphal east commandos arrest a United People’s Party of Kangleipak cadre named Pukhrambam Prepa alias Guide, of Liwa road Oinam Leikai from Lamlong bazar.
 
  • March 29: Police commandos gun down a youth suspected to be an ultra in a reported encounter in Imphal East district.
 
  • March 30: Eight people are injured in a bomb explosion at Mayang Imphal market.
  • March 30: Imphal East police kill a suspected militant at Pangei.
  • March 30: A man is found shot dead at Minuthong.
  • March 30: Troops of the 28 Assam Rifles apprehend a PREPAK cadre. He is handed over to the Yairipok police station.
 
  • March 31: Three ultras (Th Chandrakumar of PREPAK, and 2 KYKL militants) are arrested by Imphal East police and 28 Assam Rifles from Kongpal.
 
  • April 1: One PREPAK and one KYKL ultras are nabbed by the police in separate incidents from Litan Piphong and Thoubal district respectively.
 
  • April 3: Four persons involved in an assault on one M Tombi Singh, an advocate and brother-in-law of M (O) Ranisana, chairperson of the Imphal Municipal Council on March 24 are arrested along with a Maruti van. The four are activists of the UPPK faction of the underground PREPAK.
  • April 3: Four UPPK cadres are arrested by the Imphal East District Police from Porompat.
 
  • April 4: Security forces gun down two suspected UNLF militants in an encounter at Nognada area in Imphal East District.
  • April 4: In an encounter with a combined team of Thoubal commandos, 23 and 39 Assam Rifles, two suspected militants are killed. The two deceased are identified as Oinam Premjit alias Tondomba, 22 and Khwairakpam Kunja alias Konthoi, 25 of Thanga Ething Leikai.
  • April 4: The district police along with commandos of Thoubal police conduct combing operation at Salungpham Mayai Leikai and arrest a woman cadre of the PLA/RPF named Nandeibam Aruna alias Kunjeshori alias Cheche alias Abe alias CRP alias Arunibala, 30, along with a harbourer of the outfit named Akham Manglembi, 28, daughter of A Indra Singh of Salungpham Mayai Leikai.
  • April 4: Acting on credible information the Imphal west district police commandos arrest two KCP(Noyon) group from the Palace Compound area in Imphal east.
 
  • April 5: Two suspected UNLF cadres are shot dead by a combined force of Thoubal police commandos, 23 and 39 Assam Rifles in an encounter at Nongada in Imphal East.
  • April 5: The KCP owns up responsibility for the assassination of Salam Joy at Athouba, son of Thoibal of Arong Nongmaikhong, saying the slain man was once a member of its armed wing the Meeyamgi Feengang Lanmi, MFL. Joy was found shot at Pourabi Nunggoi at 7pm on April 3. A press release said Joy was killed for working against the interest of the party.
 
  • April 6: A suspected militant of Lanheiba group of KCP is shot dead by Assam Rifles personnel in an encounter near Leishang village in Churachandpur District.
  • April 6: One unidentified militants is killed by security forces in Bishenpur District.
  • April 6: One unidentified militant is killed in encounter with Assam Rifles personnel in Churachandpur district.
  • April 6: The Imphal east commandos arrest three KRF cadres from the Mahabali area. They are identified as SL Paul Gangte, 29, of Churachandpur Tuibong village, Mangcha Kuki, 26, of Kangpokpi bazar and Pilun Chongloi alias Alum, 20, of Champhai village, Senapati district.
  • April 6: An active member of the PLA named Thokchom Bijen Singh, 20, son of Th Megha Singh of Heirok bazar is arrested by the Thoubal district commandos from the Heirok bazar.
  • April 6: Troops of the 21 Assam Rifles apprehend two KCP cadres during an operation at Sugnu Napath Mayai Lambi. They are identified as Heikrujam Ngongo alias Ebohal Meitei, 19, and Ningthoujam Dollen Meitei alias Chinglain, 18, son of N Koidam Meitei resident of Napath Mayai Lambi.
 
  • April 9: Police commandos in Thoubal district kill three militants in a encounter. 
  • April 9: One PULF cadre, Ningobum Premeswar Singh (40), is held by a combined team of Imphal East commandos and troops of 28 AR from Okram Chuthek, Imphal East.
  • April 9: Two UNLF ultras are arrested by police in Thoubal district.
 
  • April 10: Three KCP militants are shot dead by police in an encounter at Ekop pat in Thoubal district.
 
  • April 12: Commandos of the Thoubal district police arrest a PULF (Quaji Umar faction) named Md Islamuddin alias Megha, 37, of Lilong Turel Ahanbi.
 
  • April 14: Three PREPAK militants are gunned down by army in the Loktak lake area of Bishnupur District.
  • April 14: 14 Assam Rifles soldiers are killed and more than 10 injured in two different but related ambush sites falling within the Ukhrul district, according to a press release by the senior publicity officer of the Manipur People’s Army, MPA, the armed wing of the underground UNLF. The MPA release says fighters of its battalion No: 241, lay an ambush on a convoy of the Assam Rifles at 8 am at a place between Konkan and Kamjong villages, and routed the party thoroughly.
 
  • April 15: The total number of militants killed goes up to 11 in the ongoing ‘Operation Summer Storm’ to flush out militants from the Loktak area. The well planned joint operation involves the Army and Manipur police, was launched on April 10 by the 57 Mountain Division, police commandos and Bishnupur police at Loktak lake, Chingmayi Pat, Nongmaikhong, Arong and Khordak. Till last reports, the joint team had destroyed five major camps of PREPAK at the Loktak lake. Out of the five, four camps were destroyed on April 12 and 13 while the fourth one was destroyed on April 14.
  • April 15: Four NLFT militants surrender at Raishyabari PS.
 
  • April 16: One EVM is taken away by suspected militants from Tadubi police station at Senapati district.
 
  • April 17: Army and Manipur police kill one militant at Loktak lake as a part of Operation Summer Storm.
 
  • April 18: KCP(MC) militants ban private hospitals in Imphal.
 
  • April 20: The ten day long ‘Operation Summer Storm’ launched to flush out insurgenmtys from the Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur’s Loktak Lake area comes to an end, informs Col. Rajesh Mishra, PRO.
 
  • April 21: Troops of 31 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) located at permanent vehicle checkpost at Khudengthabi apprehend an active PREPAK cadre from an auto rickshaw moving from Moreh to Imphal for checking.
 
  • April 22: Two KCP (Kokai faction) cadres are arrested by Thoubal police.
 
  • April 23: Two UNLF militants are killed in encounter with Assam Rifles in Chandel district.
  • April 23: A PREPAK cadre, N Surjit alias Loya, 32, dies in an encounter with securirty personnel at Shad Khoiro Ching.
 
  • April 24: Three rebels, including two suspected KCP(MC) militants are killed in encounter with security forces in two incidents in Imphal West and Bishnupur district.
 
  • April 25: Two rebels are killed in encounter with security forces in two incidents in Imphal West and Thoubal districts.
  • April 25: Two UNLF rebels are killed by Assam Rifles along the International border.
 
  • April 27: A KYKL rebel is arrested by Assam Rifles personnel in Moreh.
 
  • April 28: One PULF and one UNLF militants are killed by Assam Rifles in Top Chingtha and K Molnom of Thoubal district, respectively.
  • April 28: A KCP activist is arrested by police from Keirao Bitra Awaang Leikai.
  • April 28: Two KYKL activists are arrested by the police from Konjeng Leikai club, Keithel.
  • April 28: A PREPAK cadre is arrested from Thoubal district.
 
  • April 29: A joint team of police and army gun down three militants in an encounter at Hiyangthang in Imphal West.
  • May 1: Two persons including an engineer sustain splinter injuries in a bomb explosion at the house of the engineer serving in the Engineering Cell of the Manipur University.
  • May 1: Security forces gun down three suspected militants in three separate encounters. Two of the three militants are killed by a combined team of State police commandos and Assam Rifles troops in separate incidents at Keirao Awing Leikai in Imphal East district and at Kakching in Thoubal district. In the third incident, cadre of an NSCN faction is killed in Tousem sub-division under Tamenglong district. Three civilians and one officer of Mahar Regiment are injured during the encounter near Khundong area.
  • May 1: Unidentified armed persons kill wife of a former KYKL militant at Iroisemba Maning Leikai under Lamphel Police station in Imphal West District.
  • May 3: A combined team of Assam Rifles arrest one Peoples’ United Liberation Front (Azad) cadre Md Abdul Kalam alias Kalam and three Kangleipak Communist Party cadres.
  • May 3: Unidentified militants abduct and kill a former trooper of the Naga Regiment, identified as Bungo of T. Khullen village in Senapati District.
  • May 3: Suspected militants kill a Police constable posted at the office of the Superintendent of Police of Churachandpur District.
  • May 3: A combined force of the Imphal West District Police and Assam Rifles gun down two suspected militants identified as Gurumayum Bishe Sharma and Mayangbam Bijoy.
  • May 4: The proscribed Revolutionary Peoples’ Front declares that it will stop collecting all kinds of taxes from Manipuri traders, transporters of goods and passengers, transport associations, etc., based in the border town of Moreh from this month.
  • May 4: Troops of Maratha Light Infantry apprehend a cadre of Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup overground worker Sanjay Rajkumar of Sagolband.
  • May 4: Troops of Assam Rifles arrest one UNLF cadre Hidangmayum Sanatomba Sharma.
  • May 7: 34 Assam Rifles kills a suspected militant in an encounter at Salungpham in Thaubal district.
  • May 7: Imphal West District Police gun down a suspected PREPAK militant, Ngangbam Nanao, in an encounter at Uripok Polem Leikai.
  • May 8: A housewife is injured in a powerful grenade blast by militants in Imphal East district of Manipur.
  • May 9: Six militants are killed in separate encounters with security personnel in Manipur. Three militants are killed in heavy exchange of fire with security forces at Irilbung area in Imphal East district. In another incident, Assam Rifles personnel kill two militants in an encounter at Kakching Hawairou area in Thoubal district. Another militant is shot dead at Lamlai area in Imphal east district.
  • May 10: A KYKL cadre is nabbed by troops of Assam Rifles at Sugnu Bazar in Imphal.
  • May 11: Unidentified armed persons suspected to be militants kill nine Hindi-speaking people inside Keibul Lamjao National park near Khordak area in Manipur’s Bishnupur district. The Army suspects UNLF’s hand.
  • May 11: Assam Rifles jawans nab two KYKL militants in Marwari Patti of Dimapur.
  • May 13: Five persons are killed including four Kuki militants (KNF - MC) and one personnel of the Assam Rifles in two separate encounters at Khoupum area of Tamenglong district
  • May 14: Militants abduct Roshan, 20 year-old son of a professor of Central Agriculture University N Iboton for Rs 30 lakh at Iroisemba in Imphal West district.
  • May 14: One PULF-MI cadre is arrested by Assam Rifles.
  • May 14: Two KCP cadres are arrested by the police from New Checkon area.
  • May 14: In a joint operation by police and Assam Rifles, 3 KYKL cadres are arrested from Imphak East.
  • May 14: Suspected militants gun down a barbar.
  • May 14: At least five persons are killed including four Kuki militants and a personnel of the Assam Rifles in an encounter that took place at Khoupum area of Tamenglong district.
  • May 15: A joint team of police and Assam Rifles gun down six suspected KYKL rebels in an encounter in Sadar Hills of Senapati district.
  • May 15: Assam Rifles arrest two PREPAK-VC cadres in Thoubal district.
  • May 15: Two persons including a 12-year old boy are injured in a bomb blast at Sanakeithel.
  • May 15: Six suspected militants of the banned Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup are killed in a gunfight with a combined force of 12 Maratha Light Infantry and 39 Assam Rifles at Koutruk hill under Sapermaina police station in a daybreak encounter.
  • May 15: A combined force of Imphal West police commandos and 12 Maratha Light Infantry kill two youths suspected to be militants at Kanchak Yangbi Loukon under Mayang Imphal police station in Imphal West district.
  • May 16: One PLA cadre identified as Kangabam Ibomcha alias Momocha alias Rajesh Singh (27) s/o late K Mangijao of Dibong Khunou, Jiribam is apprehended by Imphal East commandos from Lamlong Bazar at about 4.30 pm.
  • May 16: Assam Rifles apprehends three PULF cadres and intercepted consignment of banned wildlife products and dope from three Maruti vans heading to Moreh.
  • May 16: Militants of DHD (Dilip) faction gun down one Paunamteu-tuing s/o Ramkuageang of Asongram village, North Cachar Hills at Mahur town, NC Hills at around 5.55 pm.
  • May 17: Unidentified miscreants attack a private clinic close to RIMS Hospital by exploding a grenade.
  • May 17: A combined team of the Thoubal district police commandos and 21 Assam Rifles gun down a militant suspect in an encounter at the area from Agangching water point to Lamjao via Tejpur. The deceased is identified as one Asem Bisokanta alias Boby, 33, son of late Sanayaima of Wabagai opposite Pole Star College.
  • May 17: The proscribed KCP (MC) claims responsibility for the bomb attack at Lan-gol View Clinic and the killing of one non-local barber at Khamnam Bazar in addition to declaring ban on DESAM.
  • May 17: According to reports, the militants open fire from second floor of SBI Mahur branch upon the Zeliangrong villagers who went to retrieve the corpse of Paunamteu-tuing at about 8.40 am.
  • May 18: A press release issued by AR PRO informs that one PREPAK cadre and another KYKL cadre apprehended from different places.
  • May 19: One PREPAK cadre is arrested by Thoubal police commandos during a search operation conducted in Wabagai Yangbi village.
  • May 19: Assam Rifles troops apprehend four NSCN(IM) cadres along with a huge quantity of explosive materials during a raid at Kamjong village in Ukhrul district of Manipur.
  • May 21: A bomb attack to one private fertilizer businessman residence hurts two at Khurai Konsam Leikai. In the bomb attack, Pisak daughter in law L Sandarani, 35, wife of L Hemanta and Pishak youngest son Suresh, 29, are injured.
  • May 22: Two people, including a woman, are injured in a blast which occurred at Khurai Konsam Leikai in Imphal East.
  • May 24: Traffic on the Indo-Myanmar section of the NH-39 in Imphal is paralysed owing to a dawn-to-dusk bandh imposed by Committee on the killing of L Satish allegedly in a fake encounter by the security forces.
  • May 25: Unidentified gunmen gun down former Dean of Manipur Central University Prof Md Islamuddin in broad daylight in the University campus. Four gunmen who came in two scooters pumped in three bullets from a point blank range and fled from the scene.
  • May 25: Two suspected PREPAK cadres are gunned down in a reported encounter with troops of 34 Assam Rifles at Thoubal Khunou under Thoubal police station.
  • May 25: Four PULF militants are arrested by troops of Assam Rifles at Lilong in Thoubal district.
  • May 26: KYKL claims responsibility for the killing of Manipur University’s professor and proctor Md Islamuddin. The insurgent outfit alleges that the professor “committed wrongs” by creating division among the students during the recent student union election.
  • May 31: An ex-cadre of the underground PLA is gunned down by the troops of 28 Assam Rifles near Waithou turning along the Indo-Burma road under Lilong police station.
  • June 1: A suspected underground activist is shot dead by Assam Rifles in an encounter at Waithou Chingol along Imphal-Moreh stretch of the National Highway 39.
  • June 1: The Assam Rifles troops gun down two unidentified persons suspected to be militants in an encounter near Tengnoupal area in Manipur’s Chandel district.
  • June 3: A suspected UNLF activist is shot dead by personnel of 12 Assam Rifles during an early morning encounter at Nampisha village in Ukhrul district. June 3: One KCP activist identified as Moirangthem Ajit Singh alias Ejou alias Chinglen (28) s/o M Mohi-ndro Singh of Khurai Chaithabi Leirak is arrested by Imphal East police from Tinsid Road at around 8.20 am.
  • June 3: Three KYKL cadres identified as Pebam Lamba Singh (26) s/o P Gojen of Mayai Koibi Chabungbam Leikai, Shijagurumayum Balesh Sharma alias Shanta (26) s/o G Sanakhomba Sharma of Kangla Siphai and Longjam Rajesh Singh (32) s/o L Lalbabu Singh of Uripok Polem Leikai are arrested from Kongba side.
  • June 3: One KYKL activist identified as Maibam Sherjit Singh alias Abung (34) s/o M Kulachandra Singh of Wangkhei Yonglan Leirak is arrested from Palace Gate at around 11.30 am.
  • June 3: One UNLF cadre identified as Leishangthem Shyamchan Meitei (32) alias Algua s/o late L Achou Meitei of Kongpal Mutum Leirak is arrested from Ayangpalli area.
  • June 3: Thoubal Police Commandos apprehend one cadre of PULF (MI Khan) faction during frisking and checking operation at Tangjeng area at around 7.30 pm.
  • June 3: Imphal West Police Commandos arrest one KCP activist identified as Nepram Govin alias Robert (22) s/o N Tulukhoi Singh of Thongju Kono Khong-nangkhong.
  • June 4: Two non-locals are shot dead by armed miscreants near a canal in between Leimaram and Irangbam under Nambol police station around 4 pm.
  • June 7: Unidentified gunmen gun down Lalan Thakur,49, a barber at Wabagai Lamlong Keithel under Kakching police station in Thoubal district while another sweetmeat hawker Laxman Jha, 25 is shot at his head and right hand near Pourabi Pukhuri achouba under Lamlai police station in Imphal East district.
  • June 9: Two KCP cadres are arrested by a team of Imphal East commandos from Lamlong Bazar.
  • June 11: Four non-local labourers are gunned down and two others injured by unidentified armed miscreants inside the campus of the Central Agriculture University at Iroisemba under Lamphel police station.
  • June 13: Assam Rifles troops gun down four suspected ultras in two separate incidents in Manipur's Chandel district.
  • June 13: In another incident, the Assam Rifles claimed to have killed two more undergrounds in multiple ambushes in Bongli.
  • June 13: The troops arrest one cadre of Peoples Liberation Army, Rojit of Thoubal Lokhem Leirak.
  • June 14: In the aftermath of the killings of migrant workers, security personnel have picked up over 200 non-locals and evacuated them to Dharamsala here.
  • June 14: Twenty terror-stricken migrant workers from Bengal take the first bus out of Manipur, while the others sat huddled in relief camps wishing they had enough money to pay their fare out of the killing field. Nearly 250 migrants, including 130 Bengalis, are collected by police from in and around Imphal city and sheltered at two relief camps.
  • June 15: Commandos, attached to Thoubal district police, arrest two activists of banned People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) during checking of passers-by from Khekman area in Thoubal district.
  • June 15: Assam Rifles personnel arrest four PREPAK men and two militants of banned Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup (KYKL) during a search operation at Hiyanglam area in Thoubal district. The PREPAK militants are identified as Shyama Kumar, Rishi Kanta, Dinesh and Somorjit.
  • June 15: A bomb explodes in a canteen of the Manipur Rifles in Imphal.
  • June 16: Nine militants of different outfits are arrested from different parts of Manipur by police and security personnel since Monday.
  • June 16: A woman is injured when a powerful bomb, suspected to be planted by militants, explodes in Imphal West district of Manipur.
  • June 16: The outlawed KCP(MC) in a press release claims responsibility for the bomb blast outside the 2MR canteen, saying this was a warning against illegal liquor running.
  • June 16: Troops of 12 Maratha Light Infantry of 9 sector under HQ IGAR (south) arrest a PLA cadre during an operation from Sabal Leikai, based on a specific information regarding the presence of militants, informed a press release of the PRO IGAR (south).
  • June 17: The combined security forces of Thoubal district police commandos gun down a suspected militant near a waiting shed at Langmeidong Laimanai under Waikhong police station in Thoubal district.
  • June 18: A team of Thoubal District Police Commando gun down one UG activist at Hayel Labuk Village.
  • June 19: The 34 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) apprehend one UPPK cadre identified as SS Cpl Puyam Braja Bashi, 37, son of Puyam Manji Singh, a residence of Langathel Mayai Leikai.
  • June 21: Two militants are gunned down by a combined team of police and troops in Imphal West district.   
  • June 26: Two suspected militants are gunned down by security forces in Thoubal district.
  • June 26: Five suspected cadres of proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KK Nganba group) including its town commander N Dineshwar alias Rocky of Lamlai Bazar are rounded up by a group of police commandos in Imphal West district.
  • June 26: Four cadres belonging to KCP and PREPAK are arrested by Imphal East commandos.
  • June 27: Two suspected under-ground activists are killed by security forces at a Bishnupur district area in Imphal.
  • June 28: Three militants are killed by the police in separate incidents in Manipur.
  • June 28: One UNLF cadre is arrested by troops of Assam Rifles at Tengnoupal.
  • June 28: Delhi Police claims that the banned Manipuri outfit Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) is running three training camps abroad, including two in Bangladesh.
  • June 28: A suspected underground activist is gunned down in a brief fire-fight with a team of Imphal West district police commandos at near Catholic School, Canchipur.
  • June 30: The president, finance secretary and another cadre of United Naga People’s Convention (UNPC), a split away faction of the NSCN (IM), are arrested by Imphal East commandos.
  • June 30: Two militants are killed in separate incidents in Imphal East district.
  • June 30: One PULF cadre is arrested by Imphal East district police commandos from Andro parking.
  • July 1: Two suspected underground activists are gunned down by security forces in shoot-outs at different places of the State while four others are arrested. One of the killed is suspected to be belonging to KCP (MC), while of the arrested four, two are of PREPAK, one of PULF and one of KCP (MC).
  • July 1: Massive operation starts to flush out militants from Manipur's Pumlen Lake.
  • July 2: A suspected militant of PREPAK is killed in an encounter with security personnel in interior Bishenpur district of Manipur.
  • July 2: Two PULF cadres are arrested in two separate incidents by Imphal East police commandos.
  • July 3: The leader of the banned KCP, K. K. Nganba, is brought to Imphal from Tihar Jail in Delhi.
  • July 4: Three unidentified militants are killed in separate encounters with security personnel in Chandel and Imphal West districts of Manipur.
  • July 5: One KCP (MC) cadre, one KYKL cadre and a PREPAK cadre are arrested by a combined team of Imphal East Police Commandos and 39 Assam Rifles from Khewa Bazar and Lamlong Bazar.
  • July 6: Md. Anish, Chairman of the Azad faction of Peoples United Liberation Front (PULF) is arrested in Bangalore by a joint team of Manipur police and Karanataka police.
  • July 10: One PREPAK militant is arrested by Thoubal District Police from Wabagai.
  • July 12: One woman cadre of KCP (MC) is arrested by Imphal East commandos from Lamlong area. Another cadre of the same outfit is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East commandos and troops of 23 AR from Nongada area.
  • July 14: One PULF, one KCP(MC), one KCP(GS) and two unidentified militants are arrested in different incidents in Manipur.
  • July 15: A huge haul of sophisticated weapons and ammunition belonging to under ground KCP is made by a combined team of police commandos of Thoubal and Imphal west during a raid in a house in Khangabok Meisnam Leikai under Thoubal police station.
  • July 18: One KYKL, one PULF and one PLA/RPF cadre are arrested by security forces in three different incidents in Manipur.
  • July 19: Three suspected KCP(MC) militants are killed in an encounter with a combined team of district police commandoes and 4/8 Gorkha Rifles at Pareng hill range in Bishnupur district.
  • July 19: Three militants are nabbed in three separate incidents. Security personnel nab a woman cadre of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) identified as Pebam Sophiya, involved in extortion of money. A cadre of People’s United Liberation Front is also nabbed from Khurai. He has been identified as Md Madini Hasim who was involved in extortion. In another operation based on a specific information regarding the presence of armed Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) cadres at Sugnu, Thoubal district troops of 8 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector and 21 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launch joint operation in the area and apprehend a Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) cadre.
  • July 20: Three suspected cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) are shot dead at Chini Engkhol, Bishenpur district by a combined force of Bishenpur Police and 4/8 GR. The three were allegedly involved in the killing of the driver of an executive engineer, the police added. According to the police, Yumnam Manichandra of Khurai Imphal East was gunned down by suspected militants on July 15 at Oinam when he was going around with an executive engineer of Loktak Development Organization.
  • July 22: Three KYKL cadres are arrested by a combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 21 Assam Rifles.
  • July 22: One KCP (MC) cadre is arrested by a team of Imphal East district police commandos and 28 Assam Rifles.
  • July 22: One woman cadre of proscribed KCP (MC) is arrested by Imphal East Police Commandos New Checkon.
  • July 23: Four KCP(MC), two PREPAK and one UNLF militant are arrested by security forces in separate incidents in Manipur.
  • July 23: One former militant and a pregnant woman are killed and five others injured in a shootout with police commandoes in BT Road area in Imphal East district.
  • July 26: Nine militants, including seven cadres of a faction of KCP and two KYKL cadres are arrested by security forces in separate incidents.
  • July 28: One unknown militant is killed in an encounter with a team of combined forces of police commandoes and Assam Rifles in Thoubal district.
  • July 28: Two PULF cadres are arrested by Imphal East District Police Commandos in two separate incidents.
  • July 28: A non-Manipuri migrant labourer is shot dead by some unidentified gunmen in Imphal West district.
  • July 29: Unidentified militants explode a grenade at the complex of a private clinic in Imphal West District.
  • July 30: Two unidentified militants are killed in separate encounters with police in Thoubal district and Imphal West district.
  • July 31: Two unidentified militants are killed in encounters with security personnel in interior Thoubal district.
  • July 31: Exchange of firing takes place between Imphal East District police personnel and suspected underground activists at Ngarian along Imphal-Yairipok road. However, there has been no arrest or human casualty in the incident.
  • Aug 1: Two militants, one belonging to KYKL and another to PREPAK, are arrested by security forces in two separate incidents.
  • Aug 2: One KCP cadre is arrested by a team of Imphal east Commandoa from Wangkhei Andro Parking in Imphal.
  • Aug 2: One RPF, one UNLF and one PREPAK cadre is arrested by security forces in three different incidents in Manipur.
  • Aug 2: Unidentified armed persons places two hand grenades at the Nambol Leimapokpam residence of Agriculture and Social Welfare Minister Nameirakpam Loken but the grenades fail to explode.
  • Aug 2: People protest in Imphal East district of Manipur demanding probe into the July 23 fake encounter in which a former militant and a pregnant woman were killed while five others were injured. The trigger for the flare-up was the reproduction of photographs – the photographs were first published in Tehelka, a Delhi-based portal - Imphal-based newspapers showing policemen leading Chongkham Sanjit, the former militant, to a pharmacy and emerging with its body. Joining the protest, Apunba Lup, a conglomerate of more than 30 civilian organizations, announces its first phase of agitation with a 48-hour general strike throughout Manipur starting August 3. Meanwhile, the Government has ordered a magisterial enquiry into the incident.
  • Aug 3: The 48-hour general strike called by Apunba Lup against the July 23 fake encounter case, where a former militant and a pregnant woman were killed, paralyses normal life in Manipur. For the second consecutive day, protesters fought pitched battles with police at Khurai, the locality to which the former militant belonged to.
  • Aug 4: Curfew is imposed in Greater Imphal area from 10 pm till further orders even as 20 protesters including women are injured in police action on the last day of the 48-hour general strike called by Apunba Lup in protest of the July 23 fake encounter case. One police commando is also hurt in the confrontation.
  • August 5: Torchlight rallies are taken out by Apunba Lup defying curfew that was imposed on August 4. Police fires rubber bullets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters.
  • August 5: Six police commandos involved in the July 23 fake encounter case are suspended.
  • August 6: Curfew in Imphal East and Imphal West districts is relaxed for four hours but is re-imposed following widespread protests.
  • August 7: Residents continue violating curfew in Greater Imphal, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and punishment of those guilty of the July 23 killings. Meanwhile, the district magistrates of Imphal West and Imphal East district issues official notification relaxing the ongoing curfew in greater Imphal areas for seven hours from 5 am till 12 noon on Augustust 8.
  • August 8: Protesters of the July 23 fake encounter case, defy curfew and stage sit-ins in the Imphal East and West districts.
  • August 9: Miscreants shoot a non-local during curfew at Chingmeirong Kabui Khul in Imphal.
  • August 10: The mass protest rally, called by the Working Committee of the Apunba Lup in protest of the July 23 fake encounter, is foiled with stringent security measures and imposition of curfew. However, protest demonstrations are taken out and the effigies of the Chief Minister and the DGP are burnt at many places in defiance of police action and curfew.
  • August 10: One PLA, two KCP (MC), One PULF (Azad faction), one KYKL and one PREPAK (GS) cadre is arrested by security forces in separate incidents in Manipur.
  • August 11: People continue protests and defy curfew to launch a sit in against the July 23 fake encounter. Police fire teargas shells to disperse the group. • August 12: In protest of the July 23 fake encounter, five hundred women defy curfew and march down the streets of Imphal West district.
  • August 12: Three NSCN-IM militants are killed and several soldiers of Assam Rifles are injured in a gunfight between NSCN-IM cadres and troops of 23 Assam Rifles at Sakok village under Phungyar police station of Ukhrul district.
  • August 13: Five female members of Apunba Lup and eight members of Joint Action Committee formed against the killing of Ch. Sanjit in a fake encounter are arrested at Konung Mamang, Imphal by Manipur police commandos.
  • August 13: Indefinite curfew in Imphal East and Imphal West districts is relaxed for 12 hours.
  • August 13: Two top leaders of Manipur-based banned organization PULF are arrested by Special Operation Unit of Assam Police.
  • August 14: The Working Committee of Apunba Lup (WCAL), a conglomerate of civil society organization calls for a 36-hour general strike from 5 am of August 18 to 5 pm of August 19. The body is demanding the resignation of Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, life imprisonment to the police commandos involved in the July 23 fake encounter, action against police brass who tried to hide the culprits involved in the incident and also the release of the arrested members of the Apunba Lup detained under National Security Act unconditionally.
  • August 14: One PREPAK cadre is apprehended by troops of 21 AR of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) during a search operation at the area of Thingam Leikai in Manipur.
  • August 14: A large haul of sophisticated arms and ammunitions is made by a combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and personnel of 12 Maratha Light Infantry from separate places in Sekmaijin area.
  • August 15: Curfew is relaxed for 12 hours in Imphal East and Imphal West districts of Manipur from 5 am to 5 pm.
  • August 17: A 48-hour general strike is called jointly by the United Naga Council (UNC), All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) and Naga Women Union Manipur (NWUM) in Naga inhabited areas of Manipur demanding the Centre to respect the “hard earned ceasefire” in the wake of Augustust 12 clash between NSCN (IM) and Assam Rifles.
  • August 17: Four PLA militants are arrested at the Manipur-Assam border town of Jiribam.
  • August 18: The 36-hour bandh called by the Working Committee of Apunba Lup (WCAL) in protest against the government’s inaction into the July 23 fake encounter case and the 48-hour bandh called by the Naga organizations in protest against the August 12 clash between NSCN (IM) and Assam Rifles paralyses normal life in Manipur. Sit-in protests in support of the Apunba Lup’s demand continue in various part of Manipur.
  • August 18: A Parliamentary team of the BJP visits Imphal to take stock of law and order situations in the aftermath of the July 23 incident mayhem.
  • August 19: On the second day of the Apunba Lup called strike against the fake encounter killing of Ch. Ranjit by police commandos, protesters turn violent, burning tyres on highways, setting fire to effigies, damaging vehicles. Police burst teargas shells and explode mock bombs to disperse the protesters. Sit-ins are also held in many places in Imphal West and Imphal East.
  • August 19: Police arrest the parents of a 11-year old girl, who was taken away by police when she was alone at home on August 14, stating that they are supporters of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and arranged for shelter for its cadres and hoarded arms and ammunition. Police later recovers arms and ammunition from their fish farm at Nongmaikhong in Bishnupur district, based on their confession. The girl is later released.
  • August 19: Three PREPAK cadres are arrested by police from Liwa Road Ahongsangbam Lei-kai in Imphal West district.
  • August 20: A large number of women storm the residential gates of FCS Minister Y. Erabot and MLA W. Brajabidhu of Lamsang constituency, as a part of the mass movement launched by Apunba Lup against the July 23 fake encounter killing.
  • August 21: An Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) jawan hurls a grenade in front of Chamber of Commerce hospital at Thangal Bazar in Imphal, injuring five persons. The jawan is later arrested by police and he confesses to having received Rs.5,000 from the Kangleipak Communist Party (Military Council) to throw the grenade. He also confesses of having lobbed grenades at Shanti hospital on July 27 and Ngol View Clinic on July 28 at the behest of the KCP (MC).
  • August 21: A combined security team of Imphal west district police commandos and personnel of 12 Maratha Light Infantry apprehend three cadres of PREPAK (VC) group from different places in Manipur.
  • August 22: Leaders of the opposition Manipur Peoples’ Party (MPP) stage a public rally in Imphal demanding dismissal of O Ibobi led ministry over the alleged fake encounter killings. They also submit a Memorandum at the Raj Bhavan.
  • August 23: Responding to the call of the Apunba Lup, torch rallies are taken out in different parts of the valley districts against the fake encounter killing of July 23.
  • August 24: Students in Imphal hold sit-ins in protest of the July 23 fake encounter killing.
  • August 24: An unidentified militant is killed in an encounter with police commandos in Moirangkhong Pat area in Bishnupur district.
  • August 25: Protesters stage sit-ins and burns effigies of Chief Minister, DGP and the commandos involved in the July 23 fake encounter in Imphal East and West districts. Police also foils an attempt by residents of Konthoujam in Imphal West to take out a rally upto Speaker’s house and storm it.
  • August 25: Three women leaders of Working Committee of Apunba Lup are arrested by the Imphal West district police from Thangmeiband areas in Imphal West district but are released later. The incident occured while volunteers of Apunba Lup were preparing for a launching function of a poster campaigns as part of their continuous agitations related to the July 23 fake encounter at BT Road, Imphal.
  • August 26: BJP stage sit-ins at various places of Imphal West district against the fake encounter killings by police commandos on July 23.
  • August 26: Troops of the 28 Assam Rifles gun down one suspected KCP cadre during an operation launched at Ngariyan Pangal area.
  • August 26: One UPPK cadre is arrested by Imphal East commandos from Palace Gate.
  • August 27: The Working Committee of the Apunba Lup (WCAL) announces a series of agitations to be launched with the people till chief minister O Ibobi Singh is ousted. Announcing its next course of agitations, a statement of WCAL urged all section of the society to begin civil disobedience movement, the modus operandi, of which will be nonpayment of government taxes, prevention of government employees from going to offices, blocking of government vehicles. The Lup however, appealed to the people to take up the activity in phase-wise manner.
  • August 27: One UPPK cadre is arrested by Imphal East commandos from New Checkon.
  • August 27: Troops of the 29 Assam Rifles apprehend a PREPAK cadre at its permanent check post opened at Tengnoupal, Chandel.
  • August 28: Over a hundred women from Meira Paibis storm the Governor’s official residence in Imphal, as a part of the Apunba Lup’s agitation against the July 23 fake encounter killings at Khwairamband.
  • August 29: Gun battle takes place between combined team of Imphal East district Police Commandos and 29 Assam Rifles and suspected militants operating in the state at Imphal east district. However, no casualties are reported from either side.
  • August 30: Police prevent a mass rally organized in Imphal East district from proceeding towards Khurai Lamlong junction by firing teargas shells and mock bombs, which injure some of those participating the rally. Sit-ins and burning of effigies continues in many places in and around Imphal.
  • August 30: Troops of 21 and 28 Assam Rifles arrest one cadre of PREPAK in a joint operation in Waikhong area in Imphal.
  • August 30: Troops of 12 Maratha Light Infantry and 28 Assam Rifles arrest one PULF cadre at the general area of Urup Khunou.
  • August 30: A large numbers of well-equipped cadres of valley based militant group attack a kuki village, Khamenlok in Imphal East and beat up the male members, allegedly to avenge a similar attack by Kuki militants on the neighbouring Nongsum Meitei village the day before.
  • August 31: Apunba Lup members defy prohibitory orders and move to the streets and stage sit-ins to protest against the alleged encounter killings of July 23. The Joint Action Committee asks the people not to attend any government functions. BJP also stage a sit-in at Moirang in Bishnupur district demanding the resignation of O Ibobi Singh for the same incident of July 23.
  • August 31: The Working Committee of Apunba Lup decides to boycott all MLAs supporting O Ibobi Singh from September 2 if they do not stop supporting him. • August 31: Security forces restore calm in the warring villages of Khamenlok and Nongsum in Imphal East after the villagers called a truce.
  • August 31: A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 34 Assam Rifles arrest one KCP cadre from Wangjing area in Thoubal district.
  • August 31: Imphal West district police commandos arrest one KCP (MC) cadre from Khongnang Ani Karak in Imphal West district.
  • August 31: Two KYKL (MDF) and one KCP (MC) cadre are arrested by security forces in two separate incidents in Imphal.
  • September 1: The militant outfit PREPAK alleges that a large sum of money meant for clearing Athaphums (artificially grown Phumdis) on Loktak lake had been diverted in the name of the outfit by an apex body with MLA of Thanga constituency T Mangibabu as observer. • Sep 1: According to official sources, nighttime public curfew in the greater Imphal area would continue until normalcy returned in the areas.
  • September 1: One PLA cadre is apprehended by troops of 31 Assam Rifles during a search operation conducted in Moreh Pangal Basti area in Imphal.
  • September 1: At least two suspected PLA cadres are shot dead during a reported exchange of fire with troops of the 31 Assam Rifles at a village near Border Pillar No 99 along the Indo-Myanmar border under Moreh police station in Chandel district.
  • September 8: Manipur police commandos and personnel of 12 Maratha Light Infantry shoot dead six persons – two riding a motorcycle and four others in a Tata Sumo at Awang Khunou Lamkhai along NH 53 in Imphal West.
  • September 8: Suspected Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front (MNRF) cadres lob a hand grenade at the Lambung village residence of CEO of Autonomous District Council, Chandel, SNG Wurngam. However, the grenade fails to explode.
  • September 8: Imphal East district police commandos arrest a Riflemen of 1st India Reserve Battalion (IRB) with demand notes of KCP (MC) from Palace Gate in Imphal East.
  • September 8: Two PREPAK cadres are arrested by Imphal East commandos from Wangkhei Tokpam Leikai in Imphal East district.
  • September 9: Residents of Hodam Leirak and Kwairakpam Leikai, the area where the persons killed on September 8 by Manipur police commandos stayed, hold a meeting, form a joint action committee and demand a judicial enquiry. Residents of Awang Khunou, the place where the incident occurred, stage a sit-in at the site of the killing to protest the incident.
  • September 9: The All Manipur Students Union launches a class boycott campaign in support of the agitation against the July 23 fake encounter killings.
  • September 9: Women protesters stage a demonstration near the entrance to the congress bhavan in protest against the fake encounter killings of July 23 in Imphal. • September 9: Two UPPK cadres are arrested by a team of Imphal East district police from Top Khongnang-khong area in Imphal East district.
  • September 9: One PREPAK cadre is arrested by Imphal West district police commandos from RIMS Road, near Lalambung Pukhri Achouba.
  • September 9: A combined team of Imphal East commandos and 28 Assam Rifles arrest one KYKL cadre from Lamphel in Imphal East district.
  • September 9: Militants bring down a primary health centre late at night in Nongpok Sekmai village in Thoubal district using an excavator, hours before an immunization programme under the rural health mission was scheduled to start. This incident occurred within four hours of the withdrawal of BSF troops who were stationed at the health centre. According to police, the motive of the militants behind the incident was to prevent the setting up of a security post at the health centre.
  • September 9: Two PULF militants are arrested by troops of the 11 Field Regiment (Red Shield Division) from Kachudaram in Cachar.
  • September 9: According to intelligence sources, Manipur based militant groups PULF and PLA are on recruitment drive in Jiribam, Jirighat, Lakhipur and Sonai areas in Cachar.
  • September 10: In continuation of the mass movement against the fake encounter killings of July 23, a poster campaign is carried out from Khurai Chaithabi Leirak to Lamlong Keithel under the joint aegis of the Apunba Lup and the Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the brutal Killing of Ch. Sanjit and Rabina Devi. A similar poster campaign is also carried out from near late Sanjit’s residence till Khurai Lamlong Bazar.
  • September 10: Kuki social organizations and the local people protest the killing of six persons by police commandos at Awang Khunou Lamkhai on September 8. The Kuki National Organisation (an umbrella of Kuki underground groups) also condemns the killings and calls it a ‘fake encounter’.
  • September 10: Two UNLF cadres are apprehended by troops of 34 Assam Rifles from Top Chingtha area during a search operation.
  • September 10: Two KCP cadres are arrested from Patsoi Bazar by a combined team of 12 Maratha Light Infantry and 28 Assam Rifles.
  • September 11: A 24-hour general strike beginning midnight is called by the Joint Action Committee formed by All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers’ Pullers Association to protest the killing of a driver, Md. Mujibur Rahman alias Tomba, by police commandos and personnel of 12 Maratha Light Infantry in an alleged fake encounter at Awang Khunou Lamkhai in Imphal West district on September 8.
  • September 11: Five PREPAK (VC) cadres, one KYKL cadre and one MNRF cadre are arrested by security forces in separate incidents in different parts of Manipur.
  • September 11: The defense secretary of KNO (an umbrella of Kuki underground groups) and also the convenor of the joint monitering group, JMG, of the Suspension of Operation (SoO) between the government and Kuki National Organisation, KNA says that the SoO will not be affected by the killing of three cadres of KNO/KLA at Mongkot Chepu village by the personnel of 12 Maratha Light Infantry on the evening of September 7, but the responsibilities of the incident rests with the government according to them.
  • September 12: Suspected PLA militants kill four jawans of 6th Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) unit and injure six others in an ambush in Mishi Makhong area, a hilly terrain, in Imphal East district.
  • September 12: The 24-hour bandh called by the Joint Action Committee against the killing of Md. Mujibur Rahman, who was among the six persons killed in an alleged encounter on September 8, hit normal life in the state.
  • September 13: Police fires teargas shells and mock bombs to a procession carrying the body of Md. Majibur Rahman, a Tata Sumo driver one among the six killed by police commados on September 8. The incident took place when the procession took the Raj Bhavan route defying police orders.
  • September 13: The Manipur People’s Party (MPP) stages a sit-in at Khurai Sajor Leikai in Imphal East, the locality of Ch. Sanjit killed on July 23 in an alleged fake encounter, as part of its “oust-ibobi” campaign.
  • September 13: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 34 Assam Rifles arrest one KCP cadre from Yairipok in Imphal East district. • September 14: Protest continues in Imphal as various organizations and student bodies continue their stir and educational institutes remain closed for the sixth consecutive day in protest of the fake encounter killings in the State.
  • September 14: Two PLA cadres injured during the encounter with the 6th IRB convoy on September 12 are arrested from two different private hospital sin Imphal.
  • September 14: Three KYKL and two KCP cadres are arrested by security forces in separate incidents in the state.
  • September 15: Three officials of the International Institute of Popular Science are beaten up by NSCN-IM cadres at Lugathang village under Khoupum police station in Tamenglong district. The officials had visited the village to conduct a survey for a programme of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Following the incident, local residents staged a sit-in protest at Kongba Bazaar in Imphal appealing for immediate end of violence in the state.
  • September 15: Protest demonstrations are staged at different places of Imphal against the July 23 Khwairamband encounter where effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, AICC president Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister P Chidambaram are burnt. Large groups of women stage protest demonstrations at Ngairangbam and Awang Khunou under Patsoi police station in Imphal West district.
  • September 15: The Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) decides to join the students, who have abstained themselves from attending schools and colleges, and says that MU students would completely stay away from classes with effect from September 16 in solidarity to the continuing mass movement being spearheaded by the Apunba Lup in protest of the fake encounter killings in Khwairamband on July 23.
  • September 15: Two PREPAK and one PLA cadre are arrested by security forces in separate incidents in the state.
  • September 16: The three prominent students bodies of Manipur, All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manipuri Student’s Federation (MSF) and the Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), which have enforced class boycott agitation in connection with the July 23 Khwairamband fake encounter incident, have strongly condemned state education commissioner’s order which have threatened to cancel affiliation if private schools are found endorsing class boycott. The three student bodies maintained that the current agitation of boycotting classes in schools and colleges will continue despite the threat from government and state police. The working committee of the Apunba Lup also in a statement has welcomed the class-boycott agitation launched by the student bodies.
  • September 18: Police finds a 25-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in a car parked at the parking lot of Raj Bhavan, which was later diffused. Kangleipak Communist Party (Military Council) has claimed responsibility for planting the car bomb.
  • September 18: Apunba Lup calls for a 60-hour general strike throughout Manipur from midnight of September 18 till 6 pm of September 21, demanding the resignation of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and punishment to police personnel responsible for the death of Ch. Sanjit and Rubina Devi in the July 23 fake encounter in Imphal.
  • September 18: According to police sources, militant groups in Manipur are employing young housewives and other women as couriers of demand letters and weapons.
  • September 19: Police arrest three persons in connection with the car bomb plantation at the premises of Imphal Raj Bhavan from Wabagai Lamkhai under Kakching police station in Thoubal district.
  • September 20: Apunba Lup calls off its 60-hour general strike in view of Eid-ul-Fitr and the Meira Chaorel Houba festivals.
  • September 20: Three KCP and one PULF cadre are arrested by the Imphal East district police commandos from seperate places in Manipur.
  • September 21: The Commission of Inquiry, constituted to probe the controversial July 23 firing incident in Imphal that claimed two lives and injured five others, have extended the date for submission of affidavits till October 8 as no one has submitted any affidavit till date.
  • September 21: A joint statement of the All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manipuri Student’s Federation (MSF) and the Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), take a tough stand not to withdraw its class boycott in all educational institutes in the state until their demands of resignation of chief minister, Okram Ibobi and punishment of guilty police commandos are fulfilled.
  • September 21: Manipur police arrest one more man suspected to be involved in the planting of car bomb at the premises of Imphal Raj Bhavan.
  • September 22: Apunba Lup announces its second phase of agitation against the July 23 fake encounter incident in Imphal. In this second phase, Apunba Lup has called upon the people to hold torch-lit rallies and march to Chief Minister’s office Bungalow for three nights, starting on September 22.
  • September 22: Four unidentified militants are killed in separate incidents in Thoubal and Imphal East district.
  • September 23: Floral tributes offering ceremony of Ch. Sanjit and Rubina Devi, the two killed in an alleged fake encounter in Imphal city on July 23, is held to mark the completion of two months of their death.
  • September 23: One KYKL cadre is arrested by Assam Rifles from the general area of Kakching Lamkhai.
  • September 23: Armed militants abduct two Church caretakers of Happyland village under the Lamlai police station.
  • September 24: Five more persons are arrested, taking the total number of persons arrested to nine, in connection with planting of a car bomb inside the Raj Bhavan in Imphal on September 18.
  • September 24: The two abducted villagers of Happyland village are found dead with multiple bullet injuries near Chinungkok village, under Imphal east district around 6 am in the morning. In connection with the incident a public meeting is held at Happyland during which a JAC is formed by the villagers with charters of demands including demanding the reason for the killing from responsible individual or organisation. They also demand an investigation by the government into the matter, appropriate compensation for the victims’ family failing which the JAC would not accept the body of the deceased.
  • September 25: Following the assurance from the Government to fulfill the demands of the JAC formed against the killing of two Happyland villagers, the lifeless bodies of the victims, who were shot death by armed militants on the night of September 23, is claimed by the families.
  • September 25: One suspected militant is killed during an encounter with the troops of 31 Assam Rilfes in between border pillar No. 80-81 of Moreh Border Town.
  • September 28: The All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manipuri Student’s Federation (MSF) and the Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), threatens to launch its second phase agitation aimed at freezing Government offices and properties in response to the failure of chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh to quit office and for the commandos responsible for the July 23 fake shootout to be punished.
  • September 28: Four cadres, one each of PREPAK, PLA, KYKL and UNLF, are arrested by troops of 21 Assam Rifles in a search operation in Kakching area in Imphal.
  • September 30: Sixteen DHD-J cadres, who were seeking asylum at Manipur’s Churachandpur district, surrender before HQ 27 Sector, Assam Rifles.
  • October 1: Manipur police is going to raise 3100 Village Defence Force (VDF) members from amongst able bodied youths of the state. According to the official statement of DGP, Manipur Y Joykumar there will be district wise allocation of number to be recruited during proposed recuritment rallies. The allocations includes 300 each from from Jiribam Sub-division, Tamenglong, Churachandpur, Imphal West and Bishnupur, 200 each from Sadar Hills, Senapati, Ukhrul and chandel district, and 400 VDF members from Imphal East and Thoubal district.
  • October 1: The three students bodies AMSU, MSF and KSA which have been spearheading the current class-boycott stir reject Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh’s appeal for ending their agitation. In a joint statement, the students bodies say the chief minister’s appeal has no meaning as people’s appeal for his resignation on moral ground has not been met. The students’ bodies will consider the appeal only after Ibobi has resigned and punishments have been awarded to commandos involved in the Khwairamband killing. • October 1: Protest demonstrations and poster campaigns are held at various places in Manipur, under the aegis of the Apunba Lup persisting with the demands for the removal of O. Ibobi Singh as the State’s Chief Minister and exemplary punishment to police commandos and top officials of the Police Department involved in the July 23 fake encounter.
  • October 2: Three United Naga People’s Council (UNPC) militants are arrested by Manipur Police Commandos from Dewlaland in Imphal West district.
  • October 3: Troops of the 34 Assam Rifles arrest one PULF cadre during an operation conducted at Yairipok Khoirom area.
  • October 4: Five persons including four suspected KYKL-MDF militants are killed and a police commando seriously injured in a night-long gun battle between Bishnupur district police commandos and the militants at Leimram village in Bishnupur district.
  • October 4: Two KYKL militants are arrested by Manipur Police Commandos from Keisampat area in Imphal West district.
  • October 6: Imphal East district police commandos arrest two UNLF cadres from Khurai Lamlong Bazar.
  • October 6: Troops of 28 Assam Rifles arrest one PULF (Azad) cadre from Lilong. • October 6: Troops of 21 Assam Rifles 9 sector IGAR (south) arrests a PREPAK (GS) cadre during an operation launched in the general area of Sekmaijin.
  • October 7: The Working Committee of the Apunba Lup call upon all the indigenous people of the state to bear with the hardships brought by the current movement. The Lup further said in a statement that the current movement will continue till chief minister O Ibobi Singh resigned from his post.
  • October 7: Troops of 31 Assam Rifles gun down a suspected underground cadre at Border Pillar No. 81 near Moreh border town.
  • October 7: Two suspected members of the armed outfit, United Kuki Liberation Army Military Council, UKLA (MC), are killed in an encounter with Quick Reaction team of the 3 Assam Rifles at Gangpimual in Churachandpur district.
  • October 7: Troops of 28 Assam Rifles arrest one KYKL cadre in Imphal.
  • October 7: Imphal West district police commandos arrest one woman RPF activist from Alu Gali area in Imphal West district.
  • October 7: Manipur police commandos arrest two PREPAK cadres, one a rifleman of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) and other a woman, from Imphal East district.
  • October 8: As a part of the protest movement launched against the July 23 Khwairamband killings under the stewardship of the Apunba Lup, Meira Paibis stages a protest sitting at Khagempalli Huidrom Leikai in Imphal.
  • October 8: Troops of 28 AR kill three persons in an encounter near Andro under Yairipok police station.
  • October 9: Troops of the 28 Assam Rifles kill three militant suspects in an encounter at Uran Chiru, about one kilometer from Irilbung police station Imphal east district.
  • October 10: Security forces claim to have arrested at least six militants. Troops of 29 Assam Rifles of 26 sector arrest two PLA and one PREPAK cadres during an operation launched in the general area of Laipham Village.
  • October 15: General strike called by Manipur People’s Liberation Front (MPLF), an umbrella body of major underground outfits operating in Manipur, paralyses normal life. The 17-hr strike which ened at 5.30 pm, was called to denounce the annexation of Manipur into the dominion of India on October 15, 1949 after the Manipur Merger Agreement was signed. The MPLF also observes ‘National Black Day’.
  • October 15: Two cadres of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are arrested from a hotel in Silchar by the Army personnel.
  • October 19: A five-year boy was found murdered ostensibly to snatch his gold earrings yesterday evening but in a case of prompt and brutal justice, the alleged killer too was found shot dead by some unidentified gunmen suspected to be militants under Kumbi Police Station.
  • October 20: Troops of 29 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) nab an active cadre of People’s Liberation Army (PLA), identified as Aheibam Bishorjit of Chittagong, Bangladesh. The arrested was handed over to Imphal West Police Station.
  • October 20: One People’s United Liberation Front (MI KHAN) cadre is nabbed by yroops of 34 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South). The arrested is identified as Md Azad Khan, and is handed over to Yairipok Police Station.
  • October 23: One youth is shot in an encounter with a combined security forces of Imphal West district police commandos and personnel of 39 Assam Rifles at Kameng Yegaobung under Yairipok police station.
  • October 24: An unidentified militant is killed in an encounter with police commandos at Langdum area.
  • October 24: The commandos attached with the Imphal east district police station gun down two unidentified militants at Naharup area.
  • October 25: Troops of 28 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) launch operation in the Chiru area and kill one unidentified UG cadre. The dead body of slain UG along with recovered items are handed over to Irilbung Police station.
  • October 25: One KCP militant is arrested by troops of 31 Assam Rifles in charges of extortion.
  • October 25: Three unidentified militants are killed in separate encounters in Manipur’s Imphal East district.
  • October 26: Altogether twelve militants belonging to different outfits based in Manipur surrender before the General Officer Commanding 57 Mountain Division Major General Shakti Gurung in Churachandpur.
  • October 27: One PLA cadre is killed and two security personnel are injured in a fierce gun battle between a combined team of security forces and militants, at Phoilenching under Machi sub-division Chandel district.
  • October 29: Two unidentified militants are killed in an encounter with security forces at T Shonglun village in Senapati district, official sources said today.
  • October 29: Suspected militants open fire on a team of Assam Rifles near Itam Thong on the Imphal-Ukhrul road under Lamlai police station. A 16 year old boy is caught in the cross fire and hit by a bullet on the left thigh.
  • October 31: Seven suspected militants are killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles personnel at Andro in Manipur’s Imphal East district. The security personnel patrolling the area were fired upon by the suspected ultras at around 11.30 pm. In the ensuing encounter, seven ‘militants’ were killed.
  • October 31: A non-Manipuri labourer is shot dead by some unidentified gunmen in interior Thoubal district of Manipur.
  • October 31: Unidentified militants explode a powerful grenade at a private hospital in Imphal West district of Manipur.
  • November 2: A non-local scrap collector is killed by armed miscreants at Takyel SAI complex road near Government Ideal Blind School, Imphal west district. o November 4: One suspected under-ground cadre is gunned down by security forces in Loktak Lake area.
  • November 4: One suspected under-ground cadre is gunned down by security forces in Loktak Lake area.
  • November 4: Three militants are killed in an encounter at Loktak area in Bishnupur district.
  • Nov 9: Shankar Sahu, a migrant labourer working in Manipur is shot by unidentified people.
  • November 10: Five militants including two women are arrested by Manipur police in Thoubal district. The militants include three KCP-GS and one cadre each of UNLF and PREPAK.
  • November 12: One unidentified ultra is killed in encounter with security forces between Moijing and Ningombum in Thoubal district.
  • November 12: A suspected ultra is gunned down by a combined team of Thoubal Police and 34 Assam Rifles at Moijing village under Thoubal district.
  • November 12: One unidentified person is shot dead at Tangjing Langathel under Thoubal district by unknown gunmen.
  • November 15: The Assam Rifles under different sectors apprehend four cadres belonging to different underground during their operations in separate places. The apprehended persons include, two cadre of underground RPF/PLA identified as SS Pvt Laishram Ibothoi alias Kangla, 29, son of L Manao of Chairen Army No 1374, L/Cpl Laishram Umakanta alias Megha Chandra alias Kumar, 29, son of L Ranjit also from Chairen village during operation at Chairen areas.
  • November 15: One PREPAK (VC) cadre is arrested from Chairen areas during SF operation.
  • November 16: Suspected militants kidnap the village secretary of Khongbal in Manipur’s Ukhrul district.
  • November 19: The National Socialist Council of Nagaland, allegedly demands Rs 1 crore from a depot of the Indian Oil Company in Imphal. The in-charge of the IOC depot at Sangakpham, KI Singh, has received a letter from the NSCN demanding payment of Rs 1 crore before November 20 and two of its activists had also visited the depot looking for Singh.
  • November 19: Four persons including a woman vendor and two Assam Rifles jawans are injured in a bomb attack by suspected militants at the crowded Singjamei bazaar junction in Imphal.
  • November 19: Two unidentified militants are killed in encounter with Imphal East police and the Assam Rifles respectively, in two separate incidents in Imphal East and Chandel districts.
  • November 22: A Manipuri advocate, who was abducted by KCP (Wanglen Khuman group) militants on October 25 from Imphal, is released at Guwahati in Assam.
  • November 23: Five Assam Rifles personnel, including two officers, are killed in an ambush near the hilly terrain of Old Somtal village, around 125 km south of the State capital in Chandel district around 9.15 am. Manipur-based outfit United National Liberation Front (UNLF), which claimed responsibility for the ambush, said the death toll was 10.
  • November 27: Three hardcore ultras of banned Manipuri outfit Kangleipak Communist Party are arrested at Palasbari by a police team led by Addl SP Kamrup (Hq) with assistance from 57 Infantry Division, Leimakhong Imphal and Manipur Police. They have been identified as Amon Mema Devi (45), Nanao Singh (26) and L Jiten Singh.
  • December 1: One person is injured when a bomb explodes in front of a shop in Imphal. The person was identified as Laishram Premjit, 25, a resident of Bijoygobinda Mamang Leikai in Imphal West district.
  • December 1: One person is injured when a bomb exploded in front of a shop. The person is identified as Laishram Premjit, 25, a resident of Bijoygobinda Mamang Leikai in Imphal West district.
  • December 3: An executive engineer of the Manipur Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), L Dhaballo, is kidnapped by UPPK militants for ransom.
  • December 7: Manipur’s two major insurgent groups – Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) and United National Liberation Front (UNLF) – welcome United Liberation Front of Asom chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa’s bold assertion that he did not surrender to the Indian Government besides reaffirming the outfit’s stand on sovereignty.
  • December 10: Troops of 8 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) launch operation in the Keithalmanbim, Chandel district area and apprehend a PLA cadre at around 5 pm.
  • December 11: Thoubal district police commandos conduct a search operation for underground cadres in the general area of Langmeidong Maning Awang Leikai area at about 8:30am and apprehend an overground activist of PREPAK namely Mayengbam Mantri Singh (22) s/o M. Nanda Singh of Phoubakchao Litan Makhong.
  • December 11: The executive engineer of the Manipur Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), L Dhaballo, who was kidnapped by militants on December 3, is freed by his abductors.
  • December 12: Three insurgents of outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) surrender to Assam Rifles, in two separate occasions, in Longterai valley subdivision of Dhalai district. Two ultras surrendered at Manikpur village and deposited one revolver, one hand grenade and many live cartridges and one magazine. One more insurgent, identified as Piyajoy Tripura surrenders to Assam Rifles at Dronakumarpara.
  • December 15: The identity of the UG cadre killed during an encounter with the troops of the 26 Assam Rifles at Kangchup Patbung under Sapermiena police station on December 10 afternoon is established after his family member arrived at the RIMS morgue today. The deceased was identified as, RK Boinaoba alias Basanta alias Thangjing, 30 son of RK Sanahal of Moirang Kokil Bon Leikai, a former member of underground UNLF.
  • December 15: One person shot dead by troops of the 29 AR, supposedly during an encounter at Seimang villager under Tengnoupal police station Chandel district is identified as Nongmaithem Premjit, 35 of Serou Mayai Leikai.
  • December 16: Armed miscreants shot dead four more non-locals at Chingmeirong Kabui Khul under Lamphel police station, Imphal.
  • December 20: Two militants of People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) are killed in an encounter with police in interior Thoubal district of Manipur.
  • December 20: A combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 12 Maratha Light Infantry arrest seven cadres of the United National Liberation Front, UNLF, and recover a cache of arms and ammunitions in separate incidents.
  • December 20: A combined security team of Thoubal district police commandos and personnel of 34 Assam Rifles gun down two armed cadres of suspected PULF activists at Leishangthem and Khelakhong area under Thoubal police station during an encounter.
  • December 24: Rehan Uddin, a suspected PULF cadre, is nabbed by security forces from Athgaon area and recover two grenades from his possession.
  • December 24: 11 militants are killed and three women civilians injured in separate incidents of firing in three districts of Imphal East, Thoubal and Chandel in Manipur. Six militants, suspected to be members of People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), are killed in an encounter with personnel of 8th Assam Rifles at hilly Leikonpung area near Chakpikarong police station in Chandel district. In another gun-battle, three suspected militants of KCP, Nongthon group, are killed during an exchange of fire with Assam Rifles 28th battalion at Waithou area in Thoubal district. Two suspected militants of Kuki National Front-President are beaten to death by villagers of Nongbram in Imphal East district yesterday, the sources said. As three civilian women were injured in the firing by militants during the road blockade, an irate mob chased the militants and beat to death the two militants, later identified as Paosat Kipgen (25) and Paolen Chongloi (26).
  • December 26: Unidentified gunmen gun down one non-local bakery hawker near Imphal. The death toll of non-local migrants in Manipur has risen to 28.
  • December 26: Bishnupur district police arrest eight cadres of proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) along with arms and ammunitions in an operation in and around Ningthoukhong village in the district.
  • December 26: Fourteen official distribution centres of Airtel recharge coupons, have remained shut down for nearly 10 days on account of intimidations and extortion demands by militants. The development, among others has caused immense difficulties for subscribers by way of hitches in mobile connectivity provided by the company. The decision for the sudden closures of the 14 distribution centres of the company was a consequence of the abduction of one of its managers Khangembam Joy Singh, 48, of Bramhabur Bheigyabati Leikai and field sales executive, Thokchom Okendro, 33, of Khabam Lamkhai on December 19 by suspected militant groups in connection with the monetary demands.
  • December 26: In a counter insurgency operation conducted by combined security forces under the supervision of SP Bishnupur, eight cadres belongings to the underground KCP (MC) Lamyanba Khuman who were involved in carrying out attacks on government offices and also to residences of general public in connection with monetary demands are arrested.
  • December 27: Three KCP cadres are arrested by security forces in separate counter insurgency operations launched at various part of Imphal west district. A combined team of the Imphal West district police commandos along with the 26th Assam Rifles nabbed two KCP (Noyon) activists from the Kakwa Bazar and Heirangoithong Aheibam Leikai respectively on December 26 in an act that was prompted by information from a reliable source. In another incident, a combined team of the Imphal West district commandos with the 3rd AR arrested a KCP (Lamphel Group) activist from Khuyathong at 1.30.
  • December 27: A team of Imphal East police commandos arrest one PREPAK cadre identified as Ningombam Bishorjit Singh alias Thamoijao alias Keri King, 25, son of Thawan of Paorabi Huidrom Mayai leikai at about 3:30pm from Paorabi Huidrom Leikai and recovered a Chinese hand grenade and two live rounds of 9mm pistol ammunition from his possession
  • December 28: A day after the report of escape of one of two abducted Airtel distributors, the other kidnapped man is reportedly rescued by a combined team of Imphal east district police commandos, Imphal west district police commandos and 39 AR troops. Two militants suspected to be the abductors of the officials of the Airtel company are also gunned down by the raiding security team during the operation. .
  • December 29: Security forces arrest five militants. According to a statement released by the SP Imphal east, a combined team of commandos of Imphal east and 28 AR arrest one PLA cadre from Tiger camp village under Lamlai police station around 2 pm and recover one .32 revolver along with six live ammunition and one Chinese hand grenade from his possession. Another team of Imphal east police commandos arrest three more cadres of PLA from Top Khewa.
  • December 30: One KCP activist is apprehended by Imphal West District Police Commando from Kwakeithel Bazar. The apprehended person is identified as Laishram Dinesh, son of L. Tomba of Haobam Marak Ngangom Leikai.
  • December 31: The Imphal east district police commandos arrested two more KCP (MC) cadres involved in the abduction of two personnel Airtel Franchise. The arrested cadres are identified as Karam Abungcha alias Susil alias Boicha alias Mahesh,32, son of (L) Brajabihari of Khoyathong Pukhri Achouba Mapal and Karam Abungcha alias Meejao, 22, son of (L) K. Samu of Lamphel Yaipha Leikai.


2008

  • January 1: After 16 days of captivity, S. Indrajit, an official in the Engineering cell of the Education department is released unharmed by unidentified militants who had abducted him on December 15, 2007.
  • January 1: Militants hurl a grenade at the residence of an independent Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), S. Kunjakishore, of Patsoi Assembly constituency at Tera in the Imphal West district.
  • January 2: A village chief of G Gamnom in the Chandel district is found dead in a paddy field at Sugnu Makha Leikai after his abduction by unidentified Kuki militants on December 31, 2007.
  • January 9: KRA takes revenge for the killing of its chairman by gunning down former insurgent Wahengbam Purnachandra at Kairang Mayai Leikai under Heingang police station of Imphal East district.
  • January 11: At least four children are wounded when a bomb found concealed underneath the ground exploded at Kajilong in the Tamenglong district. According to police, the bomb was left there after a clash between the rival Isak Muviah and Khaplang factions of the NSCN during November 2006.
  • January 16: Two suspected militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP killed by Manipur Police in an encounter at Lamdeng Chingjin under Lamshang police station in the Imphal West.
  • January 17: Three contractors killed by suspected militants at the Andro bus parking at Palace Gate in the Imphal East district.
  • January 18: Manipur Police shoots dead three suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) in Tharoijam village under Patsoi police station in the Imphal West district.
  • January 31: Manipur electricity department engineer Naorem Keshwar Singh is abducted by the proscribed People’s United Liberation Front (PULF).
  • February 5: Three women are killed and some other injured when a powerful bomb exploded at a border village in Chandel district of Manipur by suspected UNLF
  • February 5: Manipur electricity department engineer Naorem Keshwar Singh who was abducted by the proscribed People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) on January 31, was released unharmed.
  • February 9: Unidentified persons suspected to be underground activists shot dead an ex-cadre of the PREPAK at his home at Singjamei Sorokhaibam Leikai under Singjamei police station.
  • February 10: A surrendered militant who joined the IRB is shot dead. The slain jawan was a former member of PULF.
  • February 11: United National Liberation Front, UNLF, kill two persons, namely Salam Biren alias Mangal, a 2nd lieutenant in the outfit, and one Heikrujam Mono, of Arong Heibong Makhong.
  • February 12: One UNLF cadre shot dead after kidnapped on Feb 7 by another underground group.
  • February 12: In a gun-battle three suspected KCP-MC militants are killed by cadres of another militant group near Sinam Kom village in the Saikul subdivision of Senapati district.
  • February 13: United National Liberation Front, UNLF, has owned responsibility for the killing of two persons on February 11 th night. Mono was given the death penalty for his involvement in the rape of a girl earlier this month.
  • February 19: The executive engineer of PWD SW circle, Ngangbam Manglemjao, along with his wife are kidnapped by suspected militants of the Kuki Liberation Army, KLA on their way to office from Imphal-Ukhrul road.
  • February 21: Two officials of the state sericulture department who are allegedly involved in the misappropriation of Rs. 500 crores loan amount of the Manipur sericulture project undertaken with Japanese assistance were produced before the media by underground outfit PREPAK unit-II somewhere in Churachnadpur district.
  • February 22: Five militants believed to belong to the Kuki Revolutionary Army, including its PRO, are killed by suspected militants of the Kuki Liberation Army.
  • February 23: Five persons who were traveling in a jeep were shot dead by suspected Kuki militants in interior Saikul village of Senapati district.
  • February 23: Six United National Liberation Front (UNLF) militants are killed in a fierce gun battle with paramilitary troopers in Manipur.
  • February 24: Former Manipur minister escapes from the custody of some unidentified miscreants identifying themselves as activists of a Kuki militant group. The minister was later rescued by personnel of Thoubal Police.
  • February 29: The president of underground Kuki Liberation Army, Thangcha Kipgen (40), was killed in a drunken brawl in Aizawl, Mizoram.
  • March 8: Suspected PREPAK militants explode a bomb inside the Manipur Assembly complex on Friday.
  • March 8: Manipur Legislative Assembly is under attack by suspected underground cadres by hurling and exploding a hand grenade at the edge of the VIP gate. The proscribed PREPAK while owning the attack at the state Assembly has said that it was carried out by its Cobra task force.
  • March 10: The residence of a Congress MLA Bijoy Koijam at Pheija Leitong under Singjamei police station in Imphal West district is attacked with a bomb. PREPAK’s Cobra task force has claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • March 13: Three militants are killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles personnel at Khongkhai village in Manipur’s Ukhrul district.
  • March 14: One assistant engineer of the minor irrigation department, identified as Pungjumbam Lalji Singh, is abducted from his house by three suspected militants of the Umar Farooq faction of the PULF at Canchipur Heinoumakhong under Singjamei police station in the Imphal West district.
  • March 17: Manipur People’s Army (MPA), military wing of UNLF, launch a series of attacks, including one against three security posts, across the State in which two persons were killed and nine others injured.
  • March 17: Suspected militants kill seven non-locals, mostly manual labourers.
  • March 18: Six individuals were shot dead by armed men suspected to be militants on Tuesday.
  • March 18: Kuki Revolutionary Army-Unification (KRA-U) president Seitnmang Chongloi and three others, who are allegedly involved in the murder of KRA founder member and commander-in-chief K Hangsing in New Delhi in November 2007, are killed by the KRA militants at Saikhul in Senapati district.
  • March 19: Gruesome killing of non-locals increased to 15 with the recovery of a bullet ridden non local man from a place near Kumbi village in Manipur’s Bishnupur district.
  • March 20: Manipur DGP, Y Joykumar claimed that two out of four militants directly involved in the serial killing of migrant labourers were killed in an encounter and declared that the proscribed Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup, KYKL was behind the serial murders of the 15 migrant labourers.
  • March 20: Three suspected militants, including two KYKL suspects are killed in separate shoot outs by the police commandos and security forces since late last night.
  • March 22: Unidentified gunmen shot dead two tribal ladies in Thoubal Khekman area.
  • March 24: Shootout by KYKL at Heirok part-II claimed lives of two girls and left one girl severely hurt.
  • March 25: Unidentified gunmen shot dead two teenage girls, besides seriously injuring two others while they were taking part in a traditional dance Thabal Chongba of the ongoing Yaoshang (Holi) festival at Heirok village in Manipur’s Thoubal district late last night.
  • March 26: PREPAK claims responsibility for the killing of three persons, including two girls on March 24, in the Thoubal district.
  • March 29: Wife of the younger brother of PULF leader MI Khan was killed in firing by unknown persons last night. Three suspected militants were killed by Manipur police commandos in different parts of the state.
  • March 30: PREPAK cadre Ningthoujam Rajendro Singh, the man behind the firing incident at the house of the Health Minister Ph. Parijat is arrested by the Imphal East district police from Chingkhei Laihaoroapham in the Imphal East district.
  • April 8: Self- styled finance secretary of the People’s United Liberation Front, Md Ziaul Haq alias Mustakin surrender to the CRPF.
  • Apr 9: A team of Imphal East district police commandos rescue two kidnapped truck drivers and also arrested two of the kidnappers belonging to the underground PREPAK Shanti Group.
  • April 11: Two suspected PREPAK cadres are killed at Potshangbam by a combined force. A rifleman was wounded in an IED blast at New Samtal.
  • April 11: Simreisang Tangkhul, a ‘sergeant major’ of the NSCN-IM, shot dead by NSCN-K militants at Dikiuram area under Tamei sub-division in the Tamenglong district. Three NSCN-K cadres were later shot dead by NSCN–IM militants in the Duivagailong area. The dead were, ‘second lieutenant’ Daijuang Pamei, ‘privates’ Giangthamlung and Zachaiah.
  • April 14: Fifteen cadres of PULF MI Khan group including its commander in chief had surrendered to the PULF, said a statement of its publicity secretary, Saroj Khan.
  • April 18: Dead bodies of two persons who were shot dead by miscreants were discovered by the police from different spots. A suspected militant was killed by Thoubal police commandos in an encounter at Thoubal Leishangthem.
  • April 18: The owner of the light system which engaged in Thabal Chongba at Arapti Ebudhou Puleiromba Lampak on 13th April surrendered to the PLA/RPF.
  • April 22: A top leader of Kuki Liberation Army (KLA) killed by unidentified gunmen in Churachandpur district of Manipur. The self-styled Imphal West town commander of KLA Seilienthang (26) was killed at Khuga Dam area.
  • April 26: Kangleipak Communist Party (Military Council) has claimed responsibility for the bomb blast at high security Babupara VIP colony on April 24 that hurt five persons.
  • April 28: Six cadres of the Manipur-based People’s United Liberation Front (PULF) arrested from a lodge by a special police team from the northeastern State.
  • April 28: Guwahati Police arrests Kazi Omar Farooq, ‘chairman’ of the PULF at Sasal area.
  • May 5: A combined force of the Assam Rifles and the Imphal East police commandos gun down a suspected militant at Phayeng Makha Leikai in Imphal West district at around 3.40 pm.
  • May 6: The proprietor of Samuroulakpa Cinema Hall located at Samurou in the Imphal West district, identified as Mutum Damu, is shot at and wounded by militants.
  • May 6: A youth, Laishram Haridas, is abducted and subsequently shot at and wounded at Phaknung in the Imphal East district by unidentified militants.
  • May 11: Two persons, including a civilian and a suspected KNA militant, are killed as they are caught in a clash between two suspected Kuki groups, the USRA and Prithvi faction of the KNF, at Nangbram Nganukhong village under Yairipok police station in the Thoubal district.
  • May 11: One suspected PREPAK militant is killed by the Army personnel during an encounter at Ningthoukhong Khunou in the Bishnupur district.
  • May 12: The screening of movies in all the theatres of the State are stopped after an unspecified militant group made monetary demands on owners of some cinema halls.
  • May 12:Two suspected KCP militants shot dead by a team of Imphal East district police commandos while extorting. In another encounter with police, one suspected KCP cadre is shot dead.
  • May 16: Manipuri film personalities, including actors, actresses, singers, directors, technicians and artistes, protest at Keishampat junction in Imphal city against the heavy monetary demands made by militant groups on the proprietors of cinema halls.
  • May 17: One suspected PREPAK militant, Heisnam Biren alias Achumba, is shot dead by the Imphal West district police commandos during an encounter at Yurembam Makha Leikai under Patsoi police station.
  • May 19: The joint secretary of the Tamenglong-Jiri Zone of the Kuki Inpi (apex body of the Kuki tribe in Manipur), identified as Paoihum Khongsai, is stabbed to death by suspected militants, including a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KNF identified as Seigin Khongsai, at Leisangphai village in the Tamenglong district. Later, people in retaliation killed Seigin.
  • May 23: PLA militants kill a former cadre of the outfit, identified as Pte Ratan alias Thangjam Gypsan, at Kamu Ching under Yairipok police station in the Thoubal district.
  • May 24: Manipur Police commandos shot dead three suspected militants at New Keithelmanbi along the National Highway 53 in the Imphal West district.
  • May 25: Four KLA militants, identified as Kamlen Dimngel, Mangkholal Doungel, Laljang Khongsai and Doukhohel Touthang, and one KRA cadre, Langkholel Chongloi, are killed during an internecine clash at New Saikhul under Saikhul police station in the Senapati district.
  • May 25: A bomb explodes inside the Regional Institute of Medical Science complex in capital Imphal. The Military Council faction of the KCP claimed that the explosion is triggered by a ‘demonstration team of the 5th Lanjaba unit’ of the outfit.
  • May 26: A team of Imphal West district Police commandos kill a cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, Tayeb Ali, and rescued one Manipur Rifles trooper, identified as Mohammed.
  • May 30: KLA militant Anoubam Naocha Sharma is captured by public while he was trying to extort money from a school headmaster at Uripok Baspati in the Imphal West district. Later he was handed over to the Manipur Police.
  • May 31: Suspected cadres of the KNA and Military Council faction of the KNF assault some villagers when they requested the militants not to take a percentage from their wages for works done under the National Rural Employment Generation Scheme at Tuibuong in the Churachandpur district.
  • June 2: Women cadres of the KCP, identified as Sanjenbam Bidiya and her sister Pratima are released on bail by the chief judicial magistrate of Imphal West district.
  • June 2: Two suspected militants shot dead in a factional fight between two rival groups in Manipur’s Bishenpur district.
  • June 2: The Joint Action Committee of the transporters stops its agitation along the Imphal-Moreh route. The decision taken following an understanding reached between one militant group and the transporters along this route.
  • June 3: Bomb blast at Chingmeirong Mamang Leikai along the National Highway 39 in the Imphal West district. A shopkeeper is wounded and six shops are badly damaged.
  • June 5: More than 300 teachers and non teaching staff of Manipur University numbering protest in front the University’s gate against huge monetary demands by militant groups.
  • June 5: One Assam Rifles personnel killed in an IED explosion at Ralugat village in the Chandel district.
  • June 6: A man was found shot dead by unidentified gunmen near Tejpur Mamang Moramba Loukon under Waikhong Police Station.
  • June 7: Troops of the 21 Assam Rifles shot dead a suspected UNLF militant during an encounter at Kakching in the Thoubal district.
  • June 7: Villagers recover a bullet-ridden dead body from Tejpur Mamang Maramba Loukon under Waikhong police station in the Thoubal district. The slain person was a marketing manager at a computer centre in Imphal and was abducted by suspected militants from his residence at Keibul Chingmei on June 4.
  • June 7: Three suspected militants are killed by a combined force of Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 32 Assam Rifles in an encounter at a bylane linking Uchekon Khunou and Lairelpat under Irilbung police station.
  • June 7: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and personnel of 32 Assam Rifles shot dead three suspected militant activists at Lairenpat, under Irilbung police station in Imphal East district.
  • June 8: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead a suspected KRA(U) insurgent near Indian Army War Cemetery in Hatta Golapati.
  • June 8: Six senior teachers of the Manipur University are paraded before a group of media persons in an unspecified location in the Thoubal district by the Operation New Kangleipak team of the KYKL. The teachers reportedly take moral responsibility for the irregularities in selection of candidates for PhD research work for 2008.
  • June 9: In an IED explosion, Sanasam Thoiba, a farmer, dies at his field near a Border Security Force (BSF) camp at Wangjing in the Thoubal district.
  • June 9: A farmer was killed while a student and three women were seriously injured in two separate insurgency-related incidents in Manipur.
  • June 9: Factional clash causes the death of two KNA cadres and one KRA cadre at Molkon village under Saikul police station in the Senapati district.
  • June 9: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead two suspected insurgents in an encounter at Langthabal Meitei Lamkhai under Singjamei police station.
  • June 11: A PREPAK is shot dead by the Bishnupur district police commandos in an encounter at Utlou Makha Leikai under Nambol police station.
  • June 11: Troops of Assam Rifles shot dead one suspected PULF cadre and wounded three others in an encounter at Lilong near Phunal Chinghtak Water Supply reservoir under Irilbung police station.
  • June 11 & 12: In a combined attack by Imphal East district police commandos and troops of Assam Rifles, four militants of the Azad faction of the PULF are killed at the foothills of Urup Kangthak village under Irilbung police station.
  • June 12: At New Lambulane, KLA militants explode a Chinese hand grenade inside the residence of Deputy Inspector General Arms Police-II L. Khaijamang Haokip.
  • June 12: In a factional clash three KNA cadres are killed by KRA at Molkon village under Saikul police station in the Senapati district. One India Reserve Battalion (IRB) personnel, Paokholun Lhungdim, is reported to have been killed in the crossfire.
  • June 12: Four militants are killed in two encounters with a combined forces of police commandos and Assam Rifles personnel at the same place in Manipur’s Imphal East district. The four victims were suspected to be members of People’s United Liberation Front (PULF).
  • June 14: In an encounter with combined forces of Manipur police commandos and Assam Rifles, the Imphal East ‘district commander’ of the PREPAK is killed. The encounter took place at Basikhong under Porompat police station.
  • June 14: An unidentified militant is killed in an encounter with police commandos in Imphal East district of Manipur.
  • June 15: Two suspected militants of the Military Council faction of the KCP shot dead a former KCP cadre Maibam Khomdon, at Sinam village under Heingang police station in the Imphal East district.
  • June 15: A leader of a local meira paibi (women vigilante group), identified as Laishram Ibelei, is shot at and wounded by suspected KYKL militants at Komlakhong village under Mayang Imphal police station. She was abducted by the militants on June 13-night.
  • June 15: Suspected PREPAK cadres abduct two officials of the mobile service provider, Airtel, identified as Tariq Ahmad and Elangbam Sashikanta, from Thoubal district.
  • June 16: Following threats from the Lanheiba group of the Military Council faction of the KCP, all Imphal-based news papers suspend publication.
  • June 17: An executive engineer of the electricity department, identified as Akoijam Nabachandra, is abducted by militants from near his residence at Singjamei in the Imphal West district.
  • June 18: Suspected militants loot INR 1.17 million from officials of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department from Khuga multipurpose project in the Churachandpur district.
  • June 18: A civilian and a KYKL cadre are killed during a clash between the KYKL and Military Council faction of the KCP at Chingnungkhok village in the Imphal East district.
  • June 19: Lanchanba group of the KCP-Military Council demands INR 100,000 each from two deans and four heads of department of the Manipur University.
  • June 20: As a result of more than 200 KRA and KNA cadres took up positions for a gun-battle on June 16, about 500 villagers of Waakan area under Saikul police station in the Senapati district have fled from their respective homes. The villagers are taking shelter near Purum Likli and Champhai villages.
  • June 24: Unidentified militants shot dead two non locals at the foothills of Pourabi Huidrom Natum Ching under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district.
  • June 24: Two non local labourers shot dead and two others injured by unidentified militants at Heinoubok under Lamphel police station in the Imphal West district.
  • June 25: Two suspected militants are killed by security forces during an encounter at Toubul Patmang under Bishnupur police station. One of them is identified as Kongthoujam Budhachandra alias Musukh of Ningthoukhong.
  • June 25: Combined forces of Thoubal police commandos and Assam Rifles shot dead one suspected district commander of one of the PREPAK factions at the outskirts of Tentha Khunou and Samaram village under Thoubal police station.
  • June 25: One unidentified militant is killed by the Imphal west police at Ghari Lamkhai under Lamphel police station.
  • June 25: A hardcore PREPAK cadre is killed in an encounter near the Nongpok Sekmai Kharam village under Yairipok Police Station in the Thoubal district between cadres of PREPAK and Thoubal police commandos.
  • June 26: Ten persons, including two minor girls, are wounded when a hand grenade hurled by three unidentified assailants explodes close to a group of people staging a sit-in at Ningthoukhong bazaar in Bishnupur district against PREPAK’s demands for mobile handsets.
  • June 26: Two cadres of the Umar Farooq faction of the PULF, Mohammed Musha Ali alias Moosa and Mohammed Sher Khan alias SK Liang, surrender along with arms and ammunition before Assam Rifles at Thoubal.
  • June 27: Manipur Police rescue a sub-contractor and seven labourers abducted by KLA militants from the construction site of a mobile phone service provider’s tower at Torbung in the Bishnupur district. The militants had demanded INR 10, 00000 from the mobile phone service provider, besides INR 50,000 from the contractor, failing which they threatened to stop work.
  • June 28: A joint team of police and the Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected PREPAK cadres at Langmeithet village in the Thoubal district. Two AK series rifles and 52 bullets are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.
  • June 28: Two suspected militants, including a PLA cadre, Laishram Nanaocha alias Pamheiba, are shot dead by the Thoubal district police commandos at Ukhongsang Mayai Leikai under Yairipok police station.
  • June 28: One PULF cadre, Mohammed Nazir Ahamed alias Rajen, is arrested by police from Sora Bazaar in the Thoubal. He is involved in extraction of money from those driving vehicles on the Imphal-Moreh road.
  • June 29: A team of Imphal East district police commandos shot dead two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP during an encounter at the foothills of Tinsid Amurok.
  • June 29: Assam Rifles personnel rescue a truck carrying 120 television sets and its two occupants from the militants’ captivity at a hillside in the Senapati district.
  • June 29: Combined forces of Imphal East district police commandos and 32 Assam Rifles arrest four KYKL cadres at Khurai Lamlong bazaar. They are identified as Thoudam Premjit Singh alias Taton, Khongbantabam Balesore Singh alias Balo, Ayekpam Roswood Singh alias Rose and Wangkheimayum Ratan Singh alias Abung Singh.
  • June 30: Suspected PULF militants shot at and injured one Mohammed Najimuddin near a culvert at Mutum Phibou village under Mayang police station in the Imphal West district.
  • June 30: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter along the Sangaiprou road under Lamphel police station. While another militant manages to escape, one 9-mm pistol along with three live rounds is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
  • July 1: Imphal East district police commandos killed three suspected KYKL militants during an encounter while attempting to set ablaze a hijacked school bus at Langol Games Village zone-III under Lamphel police station.
  • July 1: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead three suspected PREPAK cadres during an encounter at Laphupokpi.
  • July 1: More than 300 students of Heirok village, studying at various schools and colleges with boarding facilities in the state, returned due to the recent threats from the UNLF and KYKL to the people in Heirok in connection with the setting up of Special Police Officers.
  • July 1: Nine NCSN-K cadres and one cadre of the NNC defect to the NSCN-IM.
  • July 2: The Jawahar Navodaya School at Umathel in the Thoubal district has decided to close down, due to the monetary demands made by the KNA, NNC and other militant outfits.
  • July 2: Five PULF cadres surrender with arms and ammunition before Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. They are identified as Mohammed Amu alias Tyab Ali, Mohammed Ramijuddin, and Mohammed Riyajuddin alias Ibai alais Rohid, Mohammed Hafizuddin alias Mohammed Alimuddin alias Inao and Loubuktongbam Mohammed Amu alias Boby.
  • July 3: Thoubal district police commandos and Assam Rifles kill one suspected cadre of the Omar Farooque faction of the PULF, identified as Mohammed Salimuddin during a joint operation at Sekmaijin village under Kakching police station. A pistol with two live rounds of ammunition is recovered from the possession of the slain cadre.
  • July 3: Suspected militants hurl one hand grenade at the residential quarters of the chief accountant of RIMS, Elangbam Debendro Singh, at the RIMS colony under Lamphel police station. The bomb however fails to explode.
  • July 3: Due to threats from militants, the Jawaharlal Navodaya School at Umathel in the Thoubal district is closed down indefinitely from after parents pull out their wards from the hostels. The report adds that extortion threats have forced the closure of the fourth school in Manipur since January 2008.
  • July 3: According to NSCN-IM, one Zonal Educational Officer, C. B. Poudyal, was abducted by the NSCN-K militants from his residence in the Senapati district. A demand note of INR 20, 00000 as ransom was sent to the family members in the name of the Khaplang group.
  • July 4: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead a suspected militant, L. Bimolchandra alias Angouba during an encounter at Changangei Awang Leikai Lailambi. July 4: One former cadre of the PREPAK, identified as Moirangthem Nodi, is shot dead by suspected militants at Tentha Khunou Palli under Thoubal police station.
  • July 5: A combined force of Thoubal district police commandos and Assam Rifles kill one suspected militant at Tekcham Lamkhai Chingyarel under Kakching police station. One revolver, three live rounds and three empty cases along with a two wheeler were recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
  • July 5: Combined forces of Imphal West district police commandos and Army shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Changangei near the Imphal Airport.
  • July 6: Imphal East district police shot dead one suspected PULF cadre during an encounter at Top Sangomsang under Porompat police station. While another militant manages to escape, one 9-mm pistol with four live rounds of ammunitions is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
  • July 7: Suspected militants abduct and kill one civilian, Khoirom Pakpa alias Nganthoi Singh, near Kakwa Phouoibi Lampak under Singjamei police station in the Imphal West district.
  • July 7: Imphal East district police commandos kill a suspected militant at Kiyamgei Mayai Leikai under Irilbung police station. One pistol was recovered from his possession.
  • July 7: Two unidentified militants shoot at and injured a person, Anoubam Kanta Sharma, near his residence at Nambol Phoijing Awang Leikai under Nambol police station in the Bishnupur district.
  • July 8: Troops of the Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected PREPAK cadres at Arong Nongmaikhong under Kumbi police station in the Bishnupur district. A hand grenade and one 9-mm pistol loaded with four rounds of ammunition are recovered from his possession.
  • July 8: Unidentified militants abduct one handyman of a truck from Changoupokpi area under Kangpokpi police station along the National Highway-39.
  • July 8: Imphal East district police shot dead a suspected PULF militant during an encounter at Keirao Laphupat.
  • July 8: PREPAK militants abduct two school going children, identified as Akoijam Ajoy alias Abungcha and Akoijam Bipinchandra Singh, in the Thoubal district.
  • July 9: Two unidentified militants abduct one student, Yengkhom Lanchenba, from the Thangal Bazaar area in the Imphal West district, manages to escape from the militants’ confinement.
  • July 10: The two schoolboys, abducted from their neighbourhood in the Imphal West district on July 6-evening, are reported to be in the confinement of the General Secretary group of the PREPAK.
  • July 10: Assam Rifles and Thoubal district police commandos shot dead one suspected KCP cadre during an encounter at Thoubal Khunou.
  • July 11: Imphal East district police shot dead two suspected KLA militants along the Tinsid road.
  • July 11: The Imphal East district police kill one KRA militant at Kairang Umang Lai under Heingang police station.
  • July 11: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead one suspected KCP cadre during an encounter at Wangbal.
  • July 12: About 10 suspected PULF militants set ablaze the residence of Mohammed Ramijuddin, a surrendered cadre of the outfit, at Kyamgei Muslim Takhok Mapal.
  • July 12: PREPAK militants release two schoolboys abducted earlier from Iroisemba.
  • July 13: Suspected militants explode a bomb at the residence of a doctor, Yumnam Rameshwor alias Rame, at Thoubal Haokha. However, no casualty is reported in the explosion.
  • July 14: HPC-D claims responsibility for the July 9 killing of a Mizo youth, Lalsangliana, in the Churachandpur district. The HPC-D accused him of being a KCP cadre.
  • July 14: Three militants belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP surrender along with two 9-mm pistols and nine rounds of ammunition before the Army at Leimakhong in the capital Imphal.
  • July 14: The PREPAK refuses to release two school children, Akoijam Bipinchandra and Akoijam Ajoy, abducted from the Thoubal district.
  • July 15: Imphal West district police shot dead two suspected militants between Samurou and Thounaojam Mamang Leikai under Wangoi police station.
  • July 15: suspected militants shot dead one non-local carpenter, identified as Hari Sharma of Bihar, at Khoyathong Polem Leikai in the Imphal West district.
  • July 15: Three boys are abducted by militants in the State. While two boys are missing from Uripok Achom Leikai, the third one is from Haraurou village in Pangei.
  • July 15: Two KCP-Military Council cadres are arrested by The Imphal East district police from Bamon Leikai. They were Identified as Thokchom Jimmy Singh alias Jumbi and Kangabam Biramani Singh alias Biren.
  • July 15: Assam Rifles troops arrested a KCP-Military Council cadre, identified as K. Dineshwar alias Ango Meitei, during a search operation at Pallel area.
  • July 15: One student, Bipinchandra, hailing from Thoubal Leishangthem Khong studying in Standard-XII at CC Higher Secondary School, escapes from two militants attempting to abduct him at gunpoint.
  • July 15: The HPC-D alleges that the UNLF and KCP-Military Council frequently rape tribal girls and are trying to separate the smaller communities in the State.
  • July 16: Security force personnel shot dead one suspected KCP militant at Hiyangthang Tarahei Khul under Wangoi police station in the Imphal West district. While another militant manages to escape, one 9-mm pistol, three live rounds of ammunition and one magazine are recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
  • July 16: Unidentified militants open fire at the residence of an engineer, Langpoklakpam Gunmani, at Nongmeibung Pung Makhong under Porompat police station. However, no one is injured in the attack.
  • July 16: Three more children are abducted by militants in the State. The total number of missing children goes up to 13.
  • July 16: A KCP-Military Council militant, Nongmaithem Basanta Singh, is arrested by the Thoubal district police from Lamding Khumanthem Leikai.
  • July 16: One KYKL cadre, identified as Salam Basanta Singh, is arrested by Assam Rifles personnel during a search operation at Khurai.
  • July 16: Mothers of two boys, while going to regain custody of their children from the clutches of VC faction of the PREPAK at Shamurou area are ‘detained’ by the outfit.
  • July 17: Suspected militants hurl a bomb at the residence of a woman doctor, Sanatombi, at Hatta in the capital Imphal. However, the bomb fails to explode.
  • July 17: Two bombs are exploded by militants in the Thoubal district. While one explodes near a phone booth at Sugnu bazaar, the second bomb explodes some distance away from the site of first blast. However, no casualty is reported.
  • July 17: At least four trucks carrying iron bars are off-loaded forcibly by militants collecting regular "goods tax" at Mao, while around 10 other goods trucks are stranded at Lairou area in the Senapati district along the Imphal-Dimapur section of the National Highway-39.
  • July 17: The KNA militants shoot at and injured two persons, Thangkhanlen alias Helen and Tongken alias Kekeng, for allegedly trying to extort money in the guise of cadres of the outfit at Tiger Camp under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district.
  • July 17: The Shepoumaramth region of the NSCN-IM ‘decrees’ that henceforth no contractors or agencies in the valley area would be allowed to take any work order in the hill areas of Senapati district while contractors or agencies in the hill areas should not seek any work order in the valley area.
  • July 18: Security forces shot dead two suspected PULF militants during an encounter at Sangokpam village under Patsoi police station. One .32 revolver with two live rounds and a hand grenade are recovered from the possession of the slain militants.
  • July 18: Assam Rifles personnel rescue a vehicle along with the job cards, hijacked by three suspected Naga militants from a place between Changoubung and Kangpokpi along the National Highway - 39 on July 15, during a search operation in the headquarters of Senapati district.
  • July 18: Around 100 villagers of Heirok carry out a rally asking the Manipur Government to withdraw its decision to station Special Police Officers in their villages.
  • July 18: A passenger bus was damaged when suspected militants opened fire at Uchiwa village under Mayang Imphal police station.
  • July 19: A boy, Chingakham Momo alias Bilal of Imphal, was abducted by the PREPAK-General Secretary and kept in its confinement since May 24, reports Sangai Express.
  • July 19: Three children are killed and two others sustain injuries when a bomb explodes at a playground in the Phaisanjang village under Moreh police station in Chandel district. Condemning the incident, the Kuki Students Organisation contends that it is an unprovoked rocket launcher attack by the UNLF.
  • July 19: Two KCP cadres a non-local is shot at and injured at Singjamei Wangma Kshetri Leikai under Irilbung police station on the alleged charge of being a ‘sub-agent of the Indian Army’s military intelligence’.
  • July 20: Imphal West district police kill two suspected militants during an encounter at Keishampat Junction. Six civilians, including one minor boy and three women, are wounded in the cross fire.
  • July 20: A suspected KYKL militant is killed by the Imphal West district police in Khuman Lampak. While another militant manages to escape, an Indian hand grenade is recovered from the slain militant’s possession.
  • July 20: A suspected militant is killed by the Thoubal district police at Yairipok Khoirom village under Yairipok police station. One 9-mm pistol with three live rounds is recovered from the possession of the slain militant.
  • July 22: Suspected militants of the Tiger faction of the KCP open fire at the residence of a local contractor, identified as Mohammed Laiyak Ali, at Haoreibi Awang Leikai.
  • July 22: The sudden appearance of a truck on a deserted stretch in Thoubal forces the militants to drop a school girl, Leimapokpam Anjali Devi, while being taken as hostage.
  • July 23: Thoubal district police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Yairipok Moirangpurel village under Yairipok police station. Four other militants managed to escape from the incident site.
  • July 23: A suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP is killed by a combined force of the Imphal East district police commandos and 39 Assam Rifles near Khurai Chairenthong. While one M-20 pistol with four live rounds was recovered from his possession, the other militants managed to escape from the incident site.
  • July 24: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Lamdeng hills under Lamsang police station. One 9-mm pistol and four live rounds were recovered from his possession.
  • July 24: Suspected militants abduct two school dropouts, Konsam Sachi and Yumnam Super, in the Imphal West district.
  • July 24: Three boys are reportedly missing from the Moidangpok area under Patsoi police station in the Imphal West district.
  • July 24: An attempt by four unidentified militants to abduct five school girls at Lilong Chingjao in the Imphal West is foiled by Police.
  • July 24: One student, Hussain Ahamed, manages to escape from the confinement of a militant group in the Thoubal district.
  • July 25: Employees of the All India Radio station at Imphal protest against extortion demands by the militants. According to them, the Military Council faction of the KCP had demanded 10 per cent of the annual budget for the station and two per cent each from the salaries of the employees as ransoms.
  • July 25: People capture four abductors and rescued a boy at Keibi in the Imphal East district. The police later arrested the abductors.
  • July 26: At Motbung area in the Imphal West district, one school boy, identified as Bineet Ale Nepali, manages to escape from the abductors.
  • July 27: During an encounter under Wangoi police station in the Imphal West district, two suspected militants are shot dead by SFs. One AK56 rifle with one magazine containing 18 live rounds and one vehicle were recovered from their possession.
  • July 27: Ten masked militants assault one school boy, Angom Indrajit alias Naocha. The militants were trying to abduct him from his residence at Yaingangpokpi. At least 45 cases of abductions by suspected militants or armed gunmen including 21 missing reports of children below the age of 18 years were reported at the different police stations in Manipur during the past around six and half months since the beginning of 2008, according to Imphal Free Press.
  • July 27: One militant of the M. I. Khan faction of the PULF, identified as Juma Khan, surrenders before the Deputy Inspector-General of the Border Security Force, G. K. Sharma, in the Thoubal district.
  • July 28: Thoubal district police commandos shot dead one suspected KCP cadre during an encounter at Yairipok Kekru under Yairipok police station. One 9 -mm pistol, a magazine and three live rounds are recovered from his possession.
  • July 28: Militants hurl two bombs at the residence of the Food and Civil Supplies Minister Y. Erabot at Khurai Ahongei, While one bomb explodes causing damage to a vehicle and the residence, another bomb fails to explode.
  • July 28: the Thoubal district police rescue a constable of the Senapati district police, Maibam Gunamani, from Phunal Maring hills under Kakching police station. The constable was abducted by militants on July 27-night.
  • July 29: Suspected militants shot at and injured one non-local, Suraj Ram, at Khoyathong Pukhri Mapal.
  • July 29: A bomb explodes Khurai Chairenthong. After the explosion, police detected an unexploded improvised explosive device planted near the explosion site.
  • July 30: A combined team of the Imphal West district police commandos and Army personnel kill two suspected militants of the VC faction of the PREPAK, who were involved in the recruitment of children into the outfit, during a follow up operation at Laphupat Tera part-II, after a child abductor is arrested from Langthabal Kunja. One 9-mm pistol with magazine loaded with three live ammunitions and a Chinese hand grenade are recovered from the encounter site.
  • July 30: The dead body of a person, Hangpulal Hengkhu, who was assaulted by the public in connection with child abduction in the Chandel district on July 29, is recovered near Chandel housing complex.
  • July 31: Two suspected militants open fire on some India Reserve Battalion troopers at Kwakeithel bazaar.
  • July 31: Militants abduct two school children, L. Rudrajit and Akash Thapa, in the Imphal East district. The children later managed to escape from the militants’ confinement.
  • July 31: Five abducted officials of the Manipur Education department are released by the Military Council faction of the KCP in the Bishunpur district.
  • August 2: Police rescue a truck driver hailing from Kohima who was kidnapped by KRA(U) cadres in Kakching in Thoubal district and nabs three cadres including the self styled finance secretary and a woman cadre.
  • August 2: Two unidentified militants are killed in encounter with police in Imphal West district.
  • August 3: Jangkhopao Taothang alias Jangpao, a school going boy, is abducted by suspected militants at New Lambulane.
  • August 3: Two youths, suspected to be militants, are gunned down by troops of 7 Assam Rifles in an encounter near Ethai Wapokpi village in Bishnupur district.
  • August 3: One PREPAK cadre, L. Chandra Kumar alias Laicha, is arrested by security forces from Wangu Tera area.
  • August 5: Two school going students are kidnapped. Twelve-year-old Lairenlakpam Poireinganba of Chingarel Tezpur village under Heinang PS, and 16-year old Jangpao of New Lambulane.
  • August 7: Suspected militants kill three CRPF personnel in an ambush near village Kotlen in Senapati district. KYKL militants claimed responsibility on August 8 for the killing.
  • August 9: Three suspected militants try to abduct one school girl, Nameirakpam Sunita, on the Wakha-Naharup road under Porompat police station. The girl manages to escape. According to Sunita, another girl who was blindfolded was also seen inside the vehicle where the abductors were travelling.
  • August 10: One surrendered UNLF cadre is shot dead by unidentified militants at Lamloi Khongnangkhong under Lamphel police station in the Imphal West district.
  • August 11: One unidentified person is abducted and shot dead by two suspected militants at Yairipok Kekru Guarok Mahadeva road under Yairipok police station in the Thoubal district.
  • August 11: One class VI girl student of S. Chaoba Memorial School in Akampat manages to escape from the confinement of her abductors.
  • August 11: Three Komrem People’s Army militants, identified as ‘s/s advisor’ Telem Achung Kom, ‘s/s general secretary’ Chungkhohao Mangte alias Haopu and ‘s/s sepoy’ Sanboi Kom alias Sangkhureng, are arrested by the troops from Khurai Sajor Leikai.
  • August 11: Three employees of the State electricity department, including an assistant engineer identified as Konthoujam Ranjit Singh, are abducted by the KNF militants when they were on their way from Mao in the Senapati district to capital Imphal along the National Highway-39.
  • August 11: One suspected militant is shot dead by Manipur Police during an encounter at a place located between Wangbal and Khangabok village in the Thoubal district.
  • August 14: The Imphal East district police commandos shot dead two suspected PULF cadres in two separate encounters at Keikhu and Hatta Golpati near Minuthong.
  • August 15: A joint team of Army personnel and Bishnupur district police commandos shot dead an unidentified militant at West Bishnupur.
  • Aug 17: Six cadres of the KCP(MC) Tamnganba group including a female cadre are apprehended by the Imphal east police commandos from different places during search operations.
  • Aug 18: A militant, who was among the attackers on an Assam Rifles post located at Setapur village in Bishnupur district, is killed in retaliatory action by the security forces.
  • August 21: Two militants are killed in an encounter with the police in Imphal West district.
  • August 21: Manipur police nab 8 militants of KCP-MC.
  • August 23: The UNLF in a press release today said it has imposed a ban on petty non-local traders and artisans settling or penetrating local villages in the wake of the killing of its cadre Cpl Toijam Thengnaba alias Rocky, son of Biramangol of Churachandpur Thenggra Leikai by the 12-Maratha Light Infantry and the Imphal West Commandos
  • August 23: One UNLF, one PULF and one PREPAK militant are nabbed by troops and the police in separate incidents
  • August 23: Suspected militants explode a bomb at the residence of sitting Congress MLA, K Meghachandra at Wangkhem.
  • August 23: A militant suspected to be a PULF cadre gunned down by Thoubal police commandos in joint operations with 34 Assam Rifles.
  • August 25: Three minors, identified as PaogoulalHaokip, 6, of Tongsum village of Saparmeina and his elder sister Tingeichom Haokip, 12 and Neingeiching Mate, 12, from the same area are kidnapped. But they managed to escape on the same day.
  • August 26: One KLNLF ultra is killed in an encounter with 13 th Guard Regiment at Kheroni Chariali under Kheroni PS in Karbi Anglong district.
  • August 27: One unidentified militant gunned down by Bishnupur Police and one PULF militant gunned down by Assam Rifles at Wangjing in Thoubal district.
  • August 28: One PREPAK-GS cadre, one KCP-MC cadre apprehended by police in Imphal West. Three KLA and one PLA cadre are nabbed by police in Imphal East.
  • August 30: Two suspected KCP-MC militants killed in an encounter with combined force of police commandos and Assam Rifles personnel in Imphal east district in Manipur.
  • September 1: One PULF and one KCP militant shot dead by the troops in two separate encounters at Phunglong village and southern side of the Manipur University campus in Imphal West district.
  • September 1: Closure of hundreds of shops and other establishments on both sides of the Dingku road due to extortion demands from militant groups. An unnamed militant group has served demands ranging from INR 10,000 to 30,000 (according to the size and business) on the shops which they say is payable to them as annual "tax".
  • September 2: Troops of the 1st Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected UNLF cadres during an encounter at Nambashi village in the Ukhrul district along India-Myanmar border.
  • September 3: Two suspected militants are shot dead by the Thoubal district police commandos during an encounter at Ningombam.
  • September 4: Four PULF activists apprehended by security forces at different places of the state.
  • September 4: Two persons wounded when four suspected militants hurl a hand grenade at a gas filling station along the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences road in the Lalambung area of Imphal West district.
  • September 5: One unidentified militant killed by the police in Imphal West district.
  • September 5: One suspected militant shot dead by a team of Imphal West commandos at Yumnam Huidrom Cosmo Lampak under Wangoi police station.
  • September 6: One suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP shot dead by the Imphal West district police commandos at Maibam Lotpa Ching under Nambol police station.
  • September 6: A bomb explodes at the residence of a shoe dealer, Moirangthem Biren, at Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai. The blast is the second attack by suspected militants as they had earlier opened fire at his residence on June 20 2008. The attacks on his residence are apparently related with a huge monetary demand, as Biren revealed that he had earlier received a demand of INR 200000 from a cadre of the ‘finance section’ of the Shanti group of the PREPAK.
  • September 7: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Bamon Kampu Kalika village under Irilbung police station.
  • September 7: Troops of Assam Rifles kill one suspected UNLF militant at New Seijang village under Moreh police station in the Chandel district.
  • September 8: In a high intensity bomb explosion triggered by the Military Council faction of the KCP five persons including two troopers of the Assam Rifles wounded at the top floor of a partially dismantled structure located at Khongnang Ani Karak.
  • September 8: Security forces shot dead five suspected PREPAK militants during an encounter at Ngakrapat in Loktak lake of Bishnupur district. One woman is also wounded in the crossfire.
  • September 8: In an ambush by the suspected PLA militants, one Assam Rifles personnel, Bikram Sharma, is killed near the cemetery at Singngat in the Churachandpur district along the Guite road.
  • September 8: One suspected PREPAK militant shot dead by the Thoubal district police commandos during an encounter at Nepra Menjor village.
  • September 8: Combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 16 Assam Rifles killed one suspected militant at Molkot village near Kotlein.
  • September 8: A combined team of troops of 34 Assam Rifles and Thoubal Police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Salungpham Mayai Leikai Tera Makhong.
  • September 10: Suspected militants shot dead three persons at Pangong Wangma near a suspension bridge on the Iril river under Porompat police station in the Imphal East district.
  • September 10: The Superintending Engineer of the Commercial & Planning section of Manipur Electricity Department, identified as Ng. Sarat, is abducted by unidentified militants after being called out from his office.
  • September 11: The Military Council faction of the KNF claims that its cadre have shot at and wounded three drug peddlers in the Churachandpur district. The outfit further claims that they are paraded before the media persons along with 1200 RP tablets ‘seized’ from them.
  • September 11: One woman, N. Bilasini, earlier arrested on the charge of handing over three minor children to the militants on July 23, is detained under the National Security Act.
  • September 11: Three Don Bosco schools at Chingmeirong, Langjing and Phayeng villages are closed by the school authorities for indefinite period following strong pressure from the outlawed KCP in connection with a huge monetary demand of INR 4 00000 on the Don Bosco authorities.
  • September 12: Imphal West district police commandos and troops of 16 Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected militants during an encounter near a bridge at Kadangban village.
  • September 12: A suspected PULF cadre is shot dead by Imphal West district police commandos during an encounter near Meitei Lamkhai along National Highway- 39 under Singjamei police station.
  • September 12: The Kanan Devi Memorial School at Pangei is closed for indefinite period due to a demand by the KCP for INR 5 00000.
  • September 14: Two female PREPAK cadres are arrested by the Imphal West district police commandos from Khergao.
  • September 15: The dead body of a non-local trader, a vegetable supplier for the Army, identified as Mohammed Luthapu Rehman, hailing from Tuphanpur in the Madhepura district of Bihar, is recovered by police personnel from Irengban under Nambol police station in the Bishnupur district. Police suspect that he was abducted by the militants on September 14 and was later shot dead.
  • September 15: Suspected militants shot dead a youth at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai under Lamphel police station in the Imphal West district. Police recover a letterhead of the Naga Revolutionary Army from the possession of the slain man.
  • September 15: Suspected militants shot dead one person at Jampijang village in the Senapati district. Factional rivalry within an unspecified militant outfit appears to be the cause of the killing.
  • September 15: In a joint operation with the Imphal West district police commandos, Singjamei police rescue a cashier of Division-I of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department from confinement of two suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Khongnang Pheidekpi area.
  • September 16: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Singjamei Waikhom Leikai under Singjamei police station.
  • September 16: Imphal East district police commandos arrest a married couple belonging to the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Thokpam Chaoba Singh and his wife Thokpam Ongbi Tenbi alias Iche, near Sajiwa Jail. They confess that were operating under one ‘s/s finance commander’ Deven of the outfit, and add that Deven used to give extorted money to them and they used to deliver the same to the KCP cadres who are in Sajiwa jail.
  • September 17: Abducted superintending engineer of the Manipur electricity department, identified as Ngangom Birjit Singh, is rescued by a combined force of Imphal West district police and Army personnel from an inter village road connecting Mayai Lambi and Irom village under Wangoi police station. Two abductors belonging to City Meetei group of the KCP, identified as Nongmeikapam Joychandra and L Joymangol Singh, are arrested during the rescue operation.
  • September 18: The Imphal West district police commandos shot dead three suspected militants near Niranjan Philips TV store at Thangal bazaar.
  • September 18: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead one militant in a joint operation with troops of Assam Rifles at Keirao Bitra under Irilbung police station.
  • September 19: Suspected militants abduct and later shot dead a civilian, Khaidem Premjit, at Keibi Tiger Camp under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district.
  • September 21: One suspected KNA ‘commander’ killed by the rival KNF militants at Samuthong under Lamlai police station.
  • September 21: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead one suspected UNLF militant during an encounter at Ashang village under Kasom Khullen police station in the Ukhrul district.
  • September 21: Thoubal district police commandos kill a suspected KCP cadre, Sadokpam Bijen, during a counter-insurgency operation at Tentha Khunjao village.
  • September 23: A combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and troops of Assam Rifles shot dead one suspected militant at Langthabal Khoupum near the bank of the Chandranadi river under Singjamei police station.
  • September 24: A joint team of Imphal West district police commandos and Assam Rifles of the Red Shield Division shot dead three suspected cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP at Thangjing Chiru under Patsoi police station.
  • September 24: Suspected militants shot dead an unidentified youth at Haorang Keiren under Lamshang police station in the Imphal West district.
  • September 24: Three villagers of Heirok including two elderly women are injured when the bus in which they have been returning after a rally of estimated 15,000 people to protest against militants’ diktat, is attacked by a suspected militant at Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai.
  • September 25: One PREPAK militant is killed by three militants of the rival group at Lamjing Lamtak Club in the Ithai Wapokpi village on. Subsequently, these three militants were killed by the Imphal east police commandos in a joint operation with the troops of Assam Rifles at the foothills of Phunal Maring hill under Iribung police station.
  • September 25: In a gunfight with the personnel of the Assam Rifles and police commandos three unidentified militants are killed at Sangaithel in the Imphal West district.
  • September 25: The militants’ demand for ransom force the closure of two government colleges in Imphal taking the number of government colleges, which had suspended normal classes owing to extortion demands, to three.
  • September 26: A surrendered cadre of the MI faction of the PULF, Mohammed Amu alias Tyeb Ali, is shot at and wounded by unidentified militants near his residence at Lamphelpat in capital Imphal.
  • September 30: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead two suspected PREPAK cadres during an encounter between Chelep and Palbung under Tengnoupal police station in the Chandel district.
  • October 1: ‘Deputy finance in chief’ of I.M. Khan faction of the PULF, identified as Mohammed Samir Khan alias Inao, is arrested by a combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and 32 Assam Rifles from Abustic Junior High School ground.
  • October 4: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead an unidentified militant during an encounter in the Thambalkhong area.
  • October 7: Assam Rifles arrest four UKLF militants while ‘escorting’ a consignment of 1980 bags of urea fertilizers being carried in 13 trucks near Molnom village in the Chandel district.
  • October 8: Imphal East district police commandos in a joint operation with the troops of Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected KCP cadres near Moirankampu Puripuraba Lampak under Porompat police station.
  • October 10: A combined team of Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 39 Assam Rifles shot dead a suspected militant during an encounter at Khurai Heikrumakhong under Heingang police station.
  • October 13: Suspected militants shot dead two persons near a canal between Tharoijam and Taothong village under Lamshang police station in the Imphal West district.
  • October 14: The dead bodies of two persons, including a woman, who are shot dead by suspected militants, are recovered from Hat Kom Palli at Urup Tanakha Pat under Irilbung police station in the Imphal East district. They are identified as, ‘2nd lieutenant’ Udoi alias Nongyai alias Angousana, ‘Thoubal district commander’ of the KCP, and his female companion Leisa. The KCP claims to have killed them.
  • October 14: Imphal East district police commandos shot dead two cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP during an encounter along Lambui road under Porompat police station.
  • October 14: Thoubal district police commandos arrest four cadres of the Noyon faction of the KCP during a search operation at Wangjing village.
  • October 17: A suspected PREPAK militant is killed and an accomplice is arrested by a combined security forces of Imphal West district police commandos and personnel of 32 Assam Rifles after a brief encounter at Mayang Imphal Bangoon Makha Leikai under Mayang Imphal police station.
  • October 18: Combined forces of Imphal East district police commandos and personnel of 23 and 32 Assam Rifles arrest five PREPAK cadres during separate search operations.
  • October 20: A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and personnel of the 34 Assam Rifles shot dead a suspected militant during an encounter near Thoubal Khunou Chingkhong.
  • October 21: Minimum 18 persons are killed and over 30 persons injured when a bomb fitted to a two wheeler vehicle explodes near the high security Ragailong gate in capital Imphal.
  • October 22: Suspected militants shot dead an unidentified person at Sekmaijin Konuma Mamang Leikai under Kakching police station in the Thoubal district.
  • October 22: The Military Council faction of the KCP claims responsibility for October 21 bomb blast.
  • October 23: A combined team of the Imphal East district police commandos and personnel of 39 Assam Rifles shot dead five cadres of the Military Council faction of the KCP and PULF during an encounter at Heingang Heibimakhong Ching under Heingang police station.
  • October 23: A team of Imphal West district police commandos shot dead one suspected KCP cadre during an encounter at a paddy field between Sanjenbam and Gouranagor villages under Lamlai police station.
  • October 26: A combined team of Imphal West district police commandos and 39 Assam Rifles shot dead two suspected militants during an encounter at Maharabi village along National Highway-39 under Sekmai police station.
  • October 29: The Assam Rifles personnel shot dead a suspected militant during an encounter in the forest area between Laibi and Sita under Tengnoupal police station of Chandel district.
  • October 30: Suspected KNF cadres shot dead a ‘corporal’ of the Samuel faction of the KNF, identified as Mangboi Haokip alias Karbin at Muongbung Tea Estate in Sejang village under Jiri police station of Churachandpur district.
  • October 30: An abducted assistant engineer of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana division of the state Public Works Department in Bishnupur, identified as Tongbram Jatishwore, is recued by Imphal East district police commandos from a house at Khangabok Part-III Makha Leikai. One of the abductors belonging to the Nongthang faction of the KCP, identified as Laishram Robindro, is arrested from the incident site.
  • October 30: Assam Rifles shot dead two UNLF cadres during an encounter at Behiang under Singngat police station in the Churachandpur district.
  • November 1: Security personal kill a suspected militant during an encounter near Khonglong village in the Senapati district.
  • November 1: One suspected KCP militant is shot dead by the SFs during an encounter at Khonglon village between Kotlein and Keithel Manbi under Patsoi police station.
  • November 3: Suspected militants abduct the pradhan (head) of Irong Chesaba gram panchayat (village local self government institution), identified as Mohammed Zuma Khan from Thoubal Khekman and later shot dead at Lilong Nungei in the Thoubal district.
  • November 4: Imphal West district police commandos shot dead a suspected militant during an encounter at Kameng Yengao Ching under Lamshang police station.
  • November 4: Five cadres of the KLA and PREPAK are arrested by Imphal East district police from New Checkon area. While three KLA cadres are identified as Manglenlal Kipgen, Chongtham Nanao and Yumnam Kalachand, two PREPAK cadres are Khanglambam Brojen and Lai Moriba Makha.
  • November 4: Imphal West district police commandos arrest two women cadres of KYKL, identified as Laishram Binasakhi alias Angangcha and Konjengbam Tombi, from a house at Kwakeithel Nganapi Thong.
  • November 5: Thoubal district police commandos shot dead two suspected PREPAK cadres during an encounter at Thoubal Khong Chingya.
  • November 5: Thoubal district police commandos shot dead two suspected militants at Thoubal Khunou near Thoubal college.
  • November 6: A team of Thoubal district police commandos shot dead a suspected militant during an encounter at Thoubal Kiyam Siphai village.
  • November 7: Security forces shot dead two suspected militants during an encounter near a gas bottling plant at Sekmai.
  • November 8: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead one suspected militant during an encounter at Irilbung in the Imphal East district.
  • November 9: The Imphal West district police commandos shot dead a suspected cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP during an encounter near Sanjenbam under Wangoi police station.
  • November 9: The Assam Rifles personnel shot dead the ‘assistant finance secretary’ and Thoubal district ‘army commander’ of the M. I. Khan faction of the PULF, identified as Abdul Kalam alias Haroon Sheikh, during an encounter at Hiyangthang Tarahei Konjil Awang Leikai under Wangoi police station.
  • November 11: The Assam Rifles shot dead two KYKL cadres, including one suspected Thoubal ‘district commander’ of the outfit during an encounter at Wangoo Mamang Sabal under Sugnu police station.
  • November 11: A combined force of 32 Assam Rifles and 23 Assam Rifles shot dead a suspected KYKL cadre during an encounter at New Keithelmanbi along the National Highway-53 under Patsoi police station of Imphal West district.
  • November 11: One KYKL cadre is shot dead by the Assam Rifles personnel during an encounter in the general area of Moidangpok under Patsoi police station in the Imphal West district.
  • November 11: AR personnel shot dead a suspected militant during encounter in the general area of Laiphum village under Tengnoupal police station in the Chandel district.
  • November 12: One person injured in the October 21 bomb blast in Imphal succumbs to his injury at Shija Hospital in Langol raising the death toll to 19 in the blast.
  • November 13: Thoubal district police commandos arrest a female cadre of the Military Council faction of the KCP, identified as Keisham Ongbi Amom Thobi alias Abe Anal, from Wangbal area.
  • November 13: Imphal East district police commandoes arrest two NSCN-IM cadres, Pebam Brojen alias Jemson Singh and his associate Lisam Robindro alias Inao Singh from Andro Parking.
  • November 14: Assam Rifles personnel shot dead two suspected UNLF cadres during an encounter at Old H. Mongjang village under Moreh police station in the Chandel district.
  • November 15: The Imphal West district police commandos shot dead two militants, including a suspected PLA cadre during an encounter beyond the southern wall of Manipur University campus.
  • November 15: Thoubal district police killed a suspected PULF cadre during an encounter at Patpal in Langthabal on the National Highway-39.
  • November 16: Unidentified militants shot dead a trader, Lairenlakpam Tejmani, at his residence at Kangjabi Meinam Leikai under Lamphel police station in the Imphal West district.
  • November 17: Troops of 38 Assam Rifles killed three UNLF militants in an ambush at Aijang village the interior Chandel district.
  • November 17: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Sub-Editor of a popular English daily Imphal Free Press at about 4.30 pm at Langol near Imphal. The deceased scribe is identified as Konsam Rishikanta (25) of Ningomthong Sairou Leirak in Manipur’s Imphal West district.
  • November 21: Five militants are killed in an encounter with security forces.
  • November 21: Three militants shot dead by a combined team of the Imphal West police commandos, 12 Maratha Light Infantry and personnel of Assam Rifles at a place between Nongren and Nongpok Kakching.
  • November 22: Two drivers of Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) are killed by unknown gunmen.
  • November 30: Two militants killed in an encounter with police commandos in Thoubal district of Manipur.
  • December 1: A combined team of Thoubal District police and personnel of Assam Rifles shoot dead three suspected KCP cadres during an encounter at Yairipok Pechi Junction under Yairipok police station.
  • December 2: At least two women captives are rescued of militants and six militants belonging to different underground groups are arrested by security forces during separate operations. The operations are made in the general areas of Khordak Ichin Nongmaikhong and Wapokpi villages. The two women are identified as Konjengbam ongbi Tilotama, 35, wife of K Tombi Singh of Moirang Kongjengbam Leikai and Hemam Sanatombi, 45, wife of H Manihar Singh of Moirang Khoiru Leikai were kidnapped by armed cadres of KCP(MC) for payment of extortion demands of Rs. 5 lakhs.
  • December 3: Three persons are killed during an “encounter” with combined security forces of Thoubal district police commandos and personnel of 34 Assam Rifles at Yairipok Pechi under Yairipok police station on December 1 evening around 6 pm are claimed to be innocent labourers by their respective families.
  • December 4: A combined security team of Thoubal district police commandos and personnel of the 32 Assam Rifles shoot dead two persons, including a suspected activist of the underground PULF at Waithou Tangjeng village under Thoubal police station.
  • December 4: Troops of the 32 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ, IGAR (South) gun down a suspected militant during an encounter at Andro junction.
  • December 4: Suspected militants kill a school teacher, identified as Mohammed Doulat, at Samurou Laiphrakpam Konjil under Wangoi police station in the Imphal West District.
  • December 4: SFs rescue Pheiroijam Okenjeet, son of the Manipur Health Minister, Ph. Parijat, from confinement of the Wanglen Khuman faction of the KCP during an operation conducted at Bongjang village under Seikul police station in the Thoubal District. He is reported to have been abducted by the militants from his residence at Nongada Makha Leikai under Lamlai police station in the Imphal East district on December 3-evening, in connection with a monetary demand.
  • December 5: The residents of Kodompokpi village under Nambol police station nab two members of a valley based militant group while they were attempting to deliver a demand letter at the residence of a pradhan of the Kodompokpi gram panchayat.
  • December 7: Imphal east district police commandos nab one of the hardcore members of the underground KCP(MC) who was involved in the recent kidnapping of the son of state health and family welfare minister Ph Parijat from Yaingangpokpi area.
  • December 7: Three persons including two truck drivers and a cadre of the PREPAK are injured during encounter at Langathel Thongkhong between a Quick Response Team, QRT, of the Thoubal police commandos and suspected PREPAK cadres under Yairipok police station.
  • December 8: A team of Thoubal police commandos gun down five suspected cadres of the underground PREPAK at Langathel Thongkhong under Kakching police station.
  • December 8: Troops of the 57 Mt Div along with Assam Police successfully apprehend three cadres of the underground NSCN(K) cadres after a brief encounter with the security forces at NC Bara Halflong Naga village bordering Manipur state and recovered one M-16 rifle with 20 rounds.
  • December 8: Troops of 23 Assam Rilfes of 10 Sector under IGAR (South) apprehend three cadres of underground KCP(Wanglen Khuman) during an operation conducted in Laikot, Semul and Samasang.
  • December 8: One cadre of the KCP (Wanglen Khuman) identified as Ahor, 25, son of Chineo Chung of Island is apprehended by the troops 23 Assam Rifles during frisking duty at Taretkhul village. The arrested persons were handed over to the Imphal east police.
  • December 8: Troops of 34 Assam Rifles under 9 sector HQ IGAR (South) apprehend one cadre of the underground PULF(Azad) and an activist of the KYKL during operation in general area of Yairipok bazar.
  • December 8: The Imphal west district police commandos arrest a KCP(MC) activist from near the Khuman Lampak main stadium gate. The person is identified as Yumkham Yaiphaba alias Aditya alias Maku Singh, 24, son of late Y Bankim Singh of Khurai Thangjam Leikai.
  • December 10: Two engineers are abducted by cadres of the KCP (Ibungo Ngangom) group from the RIMS complex. The abducted are staff of the hospital.
  • December 12: Four suspected militants are killed and a civilian woman injured in separate shooting incidents involving the security forces.
  • December 12:A suspected militant is shot dead by a team of Imphal West district police commandos and another sustain injuries near Khurai Salanthong bridge under Imphal east police station.
  • December 13: Two persons are killed in separate shootouts involving the security forces in different places.
  • December 13: In an encounter with combined security forces of Imphal east district police commandos and personnel of the 32 Assam Rifles, a suspected militant is killed at the foothills of Awan Ching in between Keirao Khunou and MAASI under Irilbung police station.
  • December 14: Two persons including a woman meira paibi leader and a non-local scrap collector are shot dead at different places by unidentified suspected militants.
  • December 15: Imphal east commandos arrest a PREPAK cadre named Amakcham Naocha Singh, 28, son of A Samu Singh of Kongba Kshetri Leikai.
  • December 15: KCP (Military Council) militants shoot dead Shanti Devi, a meira paibi leader, for allegedly acting as an “informer” to the security forces. She is killed in her home in Nongren Mayai Leikai in Imphal East.
  • December 15: The dead body of the meira paibi secretary Seram Ongbi Shanti, wife of S Sanajaoba of Nongren Mamang Leikai, who was shot dead by KCP(MC) cadres at her residence on December 14 has been accepted by the family and the JAC which was formed in connection with her killing following an agreement with the state government.
  • December 16: The irate public of Kwakta beat to death an assailant suspected to be a cadre of the KNF who was involved in the attempted abduction of two Muslim elders of Kwakta village under Moirang police station.
  • December 16: The combined security forces of Imphal east district police commandos and personnel of the 32 Assam Rifles shot dead a bailed out cadre of the PREPAK during an encounter at Keirao Langdum Mamang Leikai under Irilbung police station. Two others, including a minor boy, injured in separate shootouts involving the security forces.
  • December 16: Sudden clashes between suspected Kuki militants and villagers of Kwakta result in the killing of two Kukis, including one civilian, and injuries to four others, including two each civilians from both sides.
  • December 17: The Imphal west district police commandos and 12th Maratha Light Infantry arrest two PLA and one UNLF activists from Patsoi Kiyam area.
  • December 20: Four suspected militants are shot dead by the security forces in separate encounters that took place at the outskirts of Imphal.
  • December 21: The identities of the two persons who were shot dead by a team of Imphal west district police commandos at the outskirts of Nongthan Ban village under Sekmai police station during an encounter on December 20 are officially established. Both deceased persons are claimed to be innocent civilians by their respective families.
  • December 21: Two militant cadres suspected to belong to a valley based insurgent group are gunned down during a fierce encounter with troops of the 29 Assam Rilfles at Narum Ching under Tengnoupal police station in Chandel district.
  • December 21: Six militants are killed in separate encounters with security forces in Imphal West district.
  • December 21: The KCP(MC) led by Lanheiba Meitei claims responsibility for the grenade explosion on the southern fringe of the retaining wall to the Raj Bhavan complex towards Keishampat.
  • December 22: Five suspected militants are shot dead by the security forces during separate encounters.
  • December 22: A team of Imphal west district police commandos gun down one suspected cadre of the underground PULF at Lilong Kaira Khul.
  • December 22: Troops of the 57th Mountain Division shoot dead two suspected cadres belonging to Lamyanba Khuman group of Military Council faction of the KCP near Irengbam village in Bishnupur District.
  • December 23: A combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and personnel of 32 Assam Rifles gun down a suspected cadre of the underground PREPAK between Heinoubok and Sadokpam under Lamphel police station.
  • December 23: A civilian is claimed as killed in a fake encounter. The family of the deceased, who is gunned down by a combined team of Imphal west district police commandos and personnel of the 12 Maratha Light Infantry on December 22 at Tabungkhok Makha Leikai, refuse to accept the dead body on the charge that the security forces had killed the person after arrest.
  • December 27: The Imphal west district police commandos arrest a 40-year-old female KCP(MC) activist from near the Cheirap Court in Uripok.
  • December 27: One suspected militant is killed by the Thoubal police commandos and the 21 Assam Rifles in an ambush on the Tejpur road near Angangching under Kakching police station.
  • December 28: Three suspected underground activists are gunned down by security personnel at two different places.
  • December 28: A combined force of Manipur Police commandos and personnel of the 23-Assam Rifles gun down two suspected militants in an encounter on the banks of the Leimakhong river under the Lamlai police station.
  • December 30: According to local people, two of the three youths who were killed by the security forces in two separate encounters on December 28 are innocent civilians.
  • December 30: KCP(MC) claims responsibility for the bomb attack at the Raj Bhavan on Dec 21 at 5.20pm which caught the state security establishment on the wrong foot.
  • December 30: The combined team of Imphal East police commandos and personnel of the 39 Assam Rifles gun down the army chief and commander of highway task force of the proscribed KCP identified as Akoijam Shyambi alias Kokai Meitei at Koirengei under the Heingnag police station.

2007

  • January 27: An unidentified militant shot dead four suspected PULF militants, including Mohammed Amir Khan, the ‘fighting commander’ of the outfit, at Salungpham Chingkhong in the Thoubal district.
  • January 28: UNLF claims that armed insurgents of the outfit have killed at least five security force personnel and wounded eight others in an ambush in Chandel district. Defence sources refuted the claims and said that only one personnel was killed.
  • February 3: The finance secretary of PULF, identified as Jasmin, is arrested by Nagaland Police from Dimapur railway station.
  • February 17: NSCN-IM militants abduct Khangthonang Panmei, an independent candidate from the 53-Tamenglong (ST) Assembly constituency in the Tamenglong district after overpowering his security personnel. The candidate is subsequently released in the outskirts of Tamei sub-division in the evening.
  • February 20: Nine women leaders, including the President of a civil society organization, Anal Women Union, are abducted by suspected NSCN–IM militants from Chandel district. Women leaders are reportedly abducted in connection with the final phase of Manipur Legislative Assembly election scheduled to be held on February 23.
  • March 8: Five Bengali migrant workers are shot dead by unidentified militants at Ningthoukhong Kha-Khunou Patmang in the Bishnupur district. Police sources said that they are brought there tied and shot dead.
  • April 28: Police personnel arrest five KRA insurgents, including two top ranking leaders, from Dimapur district of Nagaland.
  • September 4: Farooq, a PULF commander, is shot dead by security forces personnel in an encounter at the foothills of Keirao in Imphal East district.
  • October 3: At least five CRPF personnel are killed and eight others wounded when around twenty PREPAK insurgents ambushed one of the three security convoys plying along the National Highway-53 at Khonglong Part-II area under Sapermeina police station in the Senapati district.
  • October 17 : Three insurgents belonging to the Azad faction of the PULF, including its ‘deputy home secretary’ Abdul Karim, are shot dead by security forces personnel during an encounter at Serou Minou hillock under Tengnoupal police station in Thoubal district.
  • October 27: Police arrested a PREPAK insurgent Kh Milan alias Somi from the official quarter of ruling MLA Heikham Borajao in Bhapupara, Imphal’s high security VIP colony. This is the third such incident reported from the high security colony.
  • October 30: Three Assam Rifles (AR) personnel, including a senior officer Major Ravi Vaish are killed while seven others are wounded in an ambush by KYKL insurgents at Sorbung village under Phungyar sub-division in the Ukhrul district.
  • November 11: The chairman of KRA, K Hang Shing, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Sunlight Colony in West Delhi.
  • November 19: The chief advisor of KYKL Changamayum Manoranjan Khuman is arrested by the police from Kwakeithel Bazar area of Imphal. The arrested insurgent was the chief security advisor of a former Nagaland Chief Minister before joining the outfit.
  • November 23: Following threats by the PLA, proprietors of Compact Discs (CD) parlours deposited CDs of Hindi and X-rated movies to the insurgents.Earlier, the proprietors had themselves set ablaze over 4000 CDs in Imphal East district following the PLA dictat.
  • December 22: Six UNLF insurgents are killed by security forces personnel in Somthal, close to the Indo-Myanmar border.

2006

  • January 4: Four National Socialist Council of Nagaland –Khaplang (NSCN-K) cadres are killed by the SFs near Chandraman bridge under Kangpokpi police station in the Imphal West District.
  • January 10: The State Unit President of the BJP and the former Union Minister for Sports, Chaoba Singh, resigns from the party post, following the KYKL’s threat to target its leaders, workers and candidates campaigning for local body elections to be held on January 17.
  • January 16: The self-styled finance secretary of PREPAK, Ningthoujam Chaoba, is arrested from Moreh bazaar in Chandel district.
  • January 20: A Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Army, Rajiv Bakshi, is killed by UNLF insurgents in an ambush at Parbung area in Churachandpur district.
  • January 23: Four suspected PLA cadres are killed in an encounter with the SFs at Sandankhong in the Bishnupur district.
  • January 23: The ‘founder chairman’ of the ZRNF, Guang-sinlung alias Namgao Kamei, is ‘arrested’ from the area between Newlong /Lanka village and Ariang village in the Zeliangrong region of the Sadar Hills and later killed during ‘interrogation’ by NSCN-K cadres .
  • February 9: UNLF insurgents ambush a poll party carrying electronic voting machines, killing three CRPF personnel, an election official and a civilian. Incident takes place between Rehang and Ningcha in Kamjong subdivision of Manipur.
  • February 25: UNLF insurgents kill sixteen security force personnel coming back after performing election duty. The ambush takes place at Khoirok Lamkai under Sadar Hills in Manipur.
  • March 11: Police personnel kill two PULF insurgents, including the outfit’s main finance collector at Hatta Golapati under Porompat police station. They were collecting money from civilians.
  • May 7: PULF insurgents launch an attack on the private residence of Manipur legislative assembly speaker, Maniruddin Sheikh, at Lilong in Thoubal district. However, attack fails to cause any death or injury.
  • May 11: Bashir Lashkar, the commander-in-chief of PULF is killed along with Mohammad Shafi, the deputy home secretary of the outfit, by Assam Rifles personnel in an encounter at Kakmayai under Yairipok police station limits in Thoubal district. Sophisticated weapons, incriminating documents and currency notes were also found on them.
  • June 18: Three PLA militants are gunned down by Assam Rifles jawans in Chandel district.
  • August 16: At least five civilians, including two children, are killed while over 50 others, including five Americans and two French nationals, sustained injuries when suspected terrorists lobbed a powerful grenade at a crowded Krishna Janmashatami celebration held at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple complex at Sangaiprou in Imphal.
  • September 5: The general secretary of the UNLF, Kh. Ibotombi, along with one of his associates is arrested by a team of Manipur Police from a hospital at Coimbatore in the southern State of Tamil Nadu. A laptop, INR 35,000 in cash and two mobile phones are seized from his possession.
  • October 11: KRA insurgents abduct the chairman of Makui village, R. Luikammang, in IT Road area of Churachandpur district. He is released after being forced to pay a ransom of Rs. 15,000.
  • November 13: PREPAK claims to have killed at least five security force personnel and injuring another twenty during an attack on an Assam Rifles camp. The camp is located at Kakching Lamkhai in Thoubal district.
  • November 22: A sergeant major of PULF, Mohammed Apikpa, is arrested by security forces from near the main entrance of family welfare department at Lamphel in Imphal West districtDecember 12: PREPAK insurgents open fire at the residence of director of agriculture Athokpam Ibouchouba Singh at Top Makha Leikai in Imphal East district. No death or injury is reported.
  • December 4: Five persons including a tribal woman are killed by suspected Kuki National Front ultras in two separate incidents.
  • December 14: Security personnel seize the vehicle of rural development minister, Mohammed Allauddin, in which PULF insurgents were transporting blankets and store items. Though the minister denied knowledge of the incident, an arrested insurgent admitted to having collected the materials from the minister’s residence.
  • December 20: Three cadres of Kashmir based group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), arrested by Delhi Police from near the Red Fort, admit that the LeT has close links with Manipur based PULF.

2005

  • January 10: 5 militants are killed in firing between PREPAK and PPK militants.
  • January 12: During an internecine clash, insurgents belonging to KRA and UKLF kill Vipin Haokip, the chief of insurgent group Kuki National Army (KNA), at a place called Diyang in Churachandpur district of Manipur.
  • January 17: UNLF claims of having killed ten Army personnel and wounding ten others at Tuilaphai in Churachandpur district. Army denies the UNLF claim.
  • February 16: KYKL insurgents kill five security force personnel besides injuring two others at Kumbi in Bishnupur district.
  • April 11: 4 militants are killed in a factional fight between Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA) and Zomi Revolutionary Front (ZRF) in Manipur’s Churachandpur district. 3 ZRF and 1 ZRA are killed in the firing.
  • April 22: KYKL claims that its cadres had executed five drug traffickers at Kshetrigaon in Imphal West distict.
  • April 29: Four PREPAK cadres surrender before the Manipur Chief Minister in Imphal.
  • June 6: Kuki militants (Kuki Revolutionary Army) abducts 7 drivers of Manipur Diesels, an Imphal based motor vehicle company for not paying the money demanded by the outfit. The abduction took place at Mantripukhuri in Imphal.
  • June 30: In an encounter between security force personnel and PLA insurgents, five personnel and four insurgents lose their lives. The incident takes place at Thangjng Ching in Churachandpur district.
  • July 20: Four suspected militants are killed in a powerful explosion on a bridge over Irang river in Tamenglong district.
  • August 11: Suspected militants explod a bomb, killing a CRPF jawan and injuring 10 others at Lamphrlpat area in Imphal West.
  • August 11: Four civilians are killed and two others injured in an alleged “cross-fire” between the security forces and KYKL at Umathel under Thoubal district
  • September 6: The president of the Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) is abducted and the councilors and the office bearers of the union are assaulted by suspected cadres of PLA/RPF.
  • September 14: KRA insurgents kill eight persons and injure several others belonging to the Karbi community in Thekerajan village of Karbi Anglong district in Assam.
  • September 19: KYKL insurgents kill ten security force personnel at upper ngaryan hills range in Bishnupur district.
  • November 19: Four member of a family are killed and a SF personnel is injured in an encounter between the Assam Rifles and a combined team of NSCN-K and UNLF militants at Longmai part-III village under Longmai police station in the Tamenglong district. The injured SF personnel succumbs to his injury subsequently.
  • October 21: PREPAK insurgents attack the residence of Arambam Binodini, joint director of department of tribal development and other backward classes, at Sagolband Moirang Leirak under Imphal police station. She had reportedly refused to pay a hefty extortion amount demanded by the outfit.
  • December 21: The ‘defense secretary’ of KNF, Mangoi, killed in the Imphal West district.
  • December 29: Five civilians, including four children, are injured in KYKL-triggered IED blasts at the Ngariyan community hall on the Old Cachar road connecting the Bishnupur and Tamenglong districts and at the Bekra circle in Bishnupur district.
  • December 31: In an ambush laid by PLA insurgents, Manipur Inspector General of Police (Intelligence) Tunglut Thangthaum is killed along with a constable. Incident takes place at Oinam area in Bishnupur district.

2004

  • March 24: In three separate incidents, at least thirty-three villagers belonging to the Karbi community are killed by KRA insurgents in remote villages of Karbi Anglong district in Assam.
  • April 23: The private residences of three state ministers- family welfare minister Bijoy Koijam, minister of state for fisheries Maniruddin Sheikh and minister of state for public health engineering Mohammad Allauddin are attacked by PLA insurgents in different part of Manipur.
  • April 24: KYKL insurgents shot dead former Director General of Police of Manipur Y. Jugeshwor Singh at his residence in capital Imphal.
  • May 4: In an encounter between security forces personnel and KRA insurgents, seven insurgents lose their lives. No casualty on the side of security forces is reported. Incident takes place in Moinam village of Ukhrul district.
  • July 11: Assam Rifles men pick up 32-year-old Thangjam Monorama Devi from her home at Bamon Kampu in Imphal East on charges of being a militant cadre. Hours later, her bullet riddled body was found 4 kms away from her home.
  • July 15: Forty women congregate on the main entrance of Kangla Fort, the headquarters of the Assam Rifles’9 Sector around 10:30 am shouting slogans against excess by security forces and demanded punishment of the personnel who allegedly tortured and killed Monorama. A dozen of them shed their clothes and held banners that read “Indian Army take our flesh”, “Indian Army rape us”.
  • July 17: Five government offices (office of Sub Deputy Collector and the Municipal Corporation office at Ningthoukhong, SubDeputy Collector’s office at Moirang and Electricity and Fisheries offices at Kumbi in Bishenpur district) are set ablaze at late night by agitators protesting the killing of Monorama.
  • July19: Indefinite curfew in force from July 15, relaxed in four valley districts for a few hours in the morning. The North East People’s Federation (NEPF) condemned the 17th Assam rifles Battalion for its alleged torture and killing of Thangjam Monorama Devi.
  • July 24: The highly decomposed body of Monorama cremated in the public crematorium in Imphal. A 24 hour general strike called by 32 social and voluntary organizations against the “forced” creamation of Monorama’s decomposed body by the “State authority”.
  • August 1: Protests against the killing of Monoroma continue in Manipur, 500 arrested. The protesting organizations include, United Committee of Manipur (UCM), All Manipur United Clubs Organization (AMUCO), Manipur Forward Youth Front (MAFYF), All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) and Manipur Students’ Federation (MSF), among others.
  • August 9: Thousands of Government employees boycott duty responding to organizations demanding withdrawal of AFSP Act.
  • August 11: Hundreds of people in Imphal pay floral tribute to Manorama. Her rituals will be done only after the removal of AFSPA.