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Manipur Violence Highlights: We are running out of time, three months have gone, says CJI

Manipur violence LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions and protests by the opposition, leading to an adjournment until 2 pm. The opposition has persistently sought a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament regarding the Manipur issue.

An armed tribal Kuki community member keeps a watch on the rival Meitei community bunkers, along a de facto frontline which dissect the area into two ethnic zones in Churachandpur, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Tuesday, June 20, 2023. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Manipur updates: The Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions and protests by the opposition, leading to an adjournment until 2 pm. The opposition has persistently sought a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament regarding the Manipur issue.

After a two-day visit to the violence-hit state, MPs belonging to the Opposition's I.N.D.I.A bloc returned to New Delhi on Sunday.

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday urged the people of ethnic strife affected Manipur to embrace peace for the sake of humanity.

She also assured the people of the northeastern state of standing by their side.

"My heart aches deeply upon hearing the heart-wrenching stories from Manipur. Human lives should never endure the agonies of hatred's cruel experiments. Yet, in the face of silence from those in power, let us find solace in knowing that INDIA will mend wounds and rekindle the flame of humanity," Banerjee tweeted.

INDIA alliance's 21 opposition MPs has signed the document demanded urgent rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected people to bring peace and harmony to Manipur on Sunday.

There is anger and a sense of alienation amongst all communities and it has to be addressed without delay, they said.

In a memorandum submitted to Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey, the opposition leaders wrote, "We earnestly request you to restore peace and harmony taking all effective measures, where justice should be the cornerstone. In order to bring peace and harmony, rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected persons is most urgent".

Check all the latest updates on Manipur violence at Mint's LIVE blog

31 Jul 2023, 10:49 PM IST PM Modi hiding behind his ministers: Opposition 

Opposition alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was employing a strategy of using his ministers as a shield to avoid addressing the Manipur issue directly. They also accused the PM of disrespecting parliamentary democracy by choosing not to attend sessions in the House.

31 Jul 2023, 10:01 PM IST Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankar holds meeting to break deadlock 

Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, conducted a meeting with both the ruling and opposition leaders in an effort to resolve the impasse that has hindered the proper functioning of the Upper House since the commencement of the Monsoon session on July 20. One of the interactions he had was with Mallikarjun Kharge, the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, in his parliamentary chamber.

31 Jul 2023, 09:12 PM IST ‘Opposition shedding crocodile tears:’ Nirmala Sitharaman

"Opposition doesn't want to participate in the discussion on the Manipur issue. Today when this issue was taken up in the Parliament, the opposition ran away from the discussion. Saddened by the behaviour of the opposition. Manipur is just a political issue for them (Opposition)," Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said as per news agency ANI

31 Jul 2023, 08:57 PM IST Govt running away from Manipur discussion: Randeep Surjewala

"..68 Members of Parliament had given notices for a discussion on Manipur but the government is running away from it. They (govt) want a discussion but one that should not last not more than an hour and the opposition should not speak during it....The PM will have to come to the House and speak on the issue," Congress MP Randeep Surjewala told ANI. 

31 Jul 2023, 08:21 PM IST Govt doesn't want discussion on Manipur: Raghav Chadha

“The government doesn't want discussion on Manipur. The monsoon session of Parliament started on 20th July, if there was a discussion on Manipur on even one of the past 11 working days, then legislative work could have been done on the remaining days…," AAP MP Raghav Chadha said. 

31 Jul 2023, 07:58 PM IST Ready for discussion if PM comes to Parliament: KC Venugopal

..."Since last 90 days Manipur is burning...but till now PM Modi broke his silence only once...we are ready for any discussion, today we told the chairman (Rajya Sabha)...if the PM is ready to come to the Parliament, we are ready for discussion," Congress MP KC Venugopal told ANI

31 Jul 2023, 07:39 PM IST Wrong to create ruckus in Goa assembly over Manipur issue: CM

“We are already serious about the Manipur issue. I had already given my reaction to this that whatever happened was wrong and now it was wrong to create such a ruckus in the Assembly. These people (opposition) have been suspended for 2 days," Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told news agency ANI.

31 Jul 2023, 07:25 PM IST FM could mean Fake Minister: Congress 

"FM could mean Finance Minister or Fake Minister...our voice has reached Manipur and every house of India. Opposition won't leave Manipur issue and that's why those who were silent so far, now even they have started to speak...if we were shedding crocodile tears, why didn't you do at least that?..." Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told news agency ANI. 

31 Jul 2023, 06:23 PM IST West Bengal assembly passes motion condemning Manipur violence 

Amid Oppositon ruckus, the West Bengal assembly successfully passed a motion condemning the violence in Manipur with BJP terming the same as “illegal."

31 Jul 2023, 05:01 PM IST Rajya Sabha Chairman says govt ready for discussion on Manipur

"We are not setting a good example for the nation. The entire nation is watching us. The government is ready for a discussion on Manipur," Jagdeep Dhankhar said as per PTI.

31 Jul 2023, 04:31 PM IST Govt has zero tolerance to crimes against women: Centre

During the hearing in the Supreme Court, the Centre said that the government has zero tolerance towards crime against women and has transferred the Manipur viral video case to CBI

31 Jul 2023, 04:10 PM IST Running out of time: SC

CJI Chandrachud asked the government to take immidiate measures to restore peace in Manipur and said we are running out of time as three months have already passed. 

31 Jul 2023, 03:47 PM IST Sad state of affairs: CJI Chandrachud on Manipur violence 

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that many incidents are happening in Manipur, but the Union Government has no idea on the number of FIRs which is a sad state of affairs, the Live Law reported. 

31 Jul 2023, 03:31 PM IST  SC asks Centre about the relief package to Manipur 

Supreme Court on Monday asked Union Government about the relief package it is providing to Manipur 

31 Jul 2023, 03:15 PM IST Ultimate idea is to restore faith: SC

CJI Chandrachud said the ultimate idea of the Supreme Court is to restore faith of the communities in constitutional process, the LiveLaw said.  

31 Jul 2023, 03:07 PM IST ‘Merely entrusting the CBI and SIT would not be enough’: CJI

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that merely entrusting CBI or SIT will not be enough and we have to ensure that justice reach the doorstep of the victims, the Live Law report said. 

31 Jul 2023, 03:02 PM IST ‘Viral video not the only case of violence against women': SC

“The viral video case isn't the only incident of violence against women in the state. There must be a wider mechanism in place to prevent such incidents and take action," the Supreme Court said. 

31 Jul 2023, 03:01 PM IST Manipur Video: Supreme Court asks why 14 days to file FIR 

Supreme Court has asked the government that why the First Information Report (FIR) in Manipur video case was lodged after 14 days of the incident 

31 Jul 2023, 02:51 PM IST Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3.30 pm

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1530 hours, shortly after discussion begins on Manipur in the House. 

31 Jul 2023, 02:44 PM IST ‘My office will send notices some leaders of the House’: RS Chairman

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar says "My Office will send notices to some of the leaders of the House. We meet at 2:45 pm to find a way out" (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 02:42 PM IST Piyush Goyal on 'Manipur Violence discussion in Parliament' issue

On short duration discussion on Manipur in Rajya Sabha, Leader of the House, Piyush Goyal along with BJP MPs from the northeast region, says, "Again today, the opposition doesn't want this discussion to take place. There must be some reason why they are running away from a discussion." (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 02:35 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Manipur situation taken up for discussion in Bengal assembly

A motion to discuss and condemn the violence in Manipur, which has claimed over 160 lives so far, was tabled in the West Bengal Assembly for discussion on Monday.

State Parliamentary Affairs Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay read out the motion in the House in the second half of the session. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 02:29 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2.30 pm 

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2.30 pm amid uproar on Manipur issue.

31 Jul 2023, 02:24 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Goa assembly: All 7 opposition members suspended for two days following protest over Manipur violence

All seven opposition members of the Goa legislative assembly were suspended for two days on Monday after they protested and created a ruckus on the floor of the House over Manipur violence.

The suspended members are Leader of Opposition Yuri Alemao, Congress MLAs Altone D’Costa and Carlos Ferreira, AAP’s Venzy Viegas and Cruz Silva, Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai, and Viresh Borkar of Revolutionary Goans Party. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 02:18 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Manipur situation taken up for discussion in Bengal assembly

A motion to discuss and condemn the violence in Manipur, which has claimed over 160 lives so far, was tabled in the West Bengal Assembly for discussion on Monday.

State Parliamentary Affairs Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay read out the motion in the House in the second half of the session. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 02:17 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Opposition MPs brief INDIA floor leaders in Parliament on Manipur situation

Members of Parliament. who were part of the multi-party Opposition INDIA alliance that went to assess the situation in violence-hit Manipur, on Monday briefed floor leaders of the grouping, including Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:56 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Manipur women stage protest demanding removal of security forces from Moreh

Over 1,000 women on Monday staged a protest in Manipur's Churachandpur demanding immediate removal of state police forces from Moreh town.

They have threatened to launch a massive agitation in all the hill districts if their demand is not met. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:54 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: PM Modi should come to Parliament for 'comprehensive' discussion on Manipur, say oppn

The opposition on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop "insulting" the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha and come to Parliament for a "comprehensive" discussion without any time limits on the Manipur violence. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:38 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm

The government on Monday agreed to a discussion on the Manipur issue in the Rajya Sabha at 2 pm but the opposition insisted on a debate only under Rule 267 of the House, forcing the chairman to adjourn proceedings twice during the pre-lunch period.

Rule 267 of the Rajya Sabha rulebook allows for the suspension of the day's business to debate on any issue suggested by a member. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:33 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid opposition protest over Manipur

The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm following protests by the opposition which has been demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on the Manipur issue. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:27 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: 'I.N.D.I.A. alliance has come after wiping off the tears of the people of Manipur,' says AAP leader Raghav Chadha

"The I.N.D.I.A. alliance has come after wiping off the tears of the people of Manipur. Today, the MPs of the I.N.D.I.A. bloc have been called for the meeting and they will explain the situation in Manipur. After the meeting, we inform you about our next move in regard to Manipur," AAP leader Raghav Chadha said.

Chadha was speaking to reporters ahead of the meeting of 21 MPs and the Opposition bloc leaders today held to brief members about the Manipur situation.

Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and party president Mallikarjun Kharge were also present at the meeting. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:24 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: ‘Why get elected to Parliament if you want to raise issues on streets,’ Anurag Thakur slams opposition over Manipur

Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday accused the opposition of running away from a debate in Parliament on the ethnic violence in Manipur and wondered what was the use of getting elected if they wanted to raise issues on the streets.

Thakur's remarks come against the backdrop of an impasse in Parliament since the Monsoon session began on July 20 over discussion on the Manipur situation with the opposition insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a statement in the House. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:03 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: SC to hear plea of two women seen in video being paraded naked in Manipur

The Supreme Court will shortly hear a plea by the two women who were seen in a video being paraded naked in strife-torn Manipur.

A batch of pleas pertaining to the Manipur violence will be heard by a bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice JB Pardiwala and Justice Manoj Misra. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 01:00 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Raghav Chadha serves notice in Parliament to discuss Manipur situation

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Raghav Chadha on Monday gave suspension of business notice in Parliament to discuss the breakdown of law and order situation in Manipur.

In his notice, Chadha wrote, “That this House do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other business of the day to discuss the violence in Manipur which has resulted in loss of precious lives in Manipur due to failure and incompetence of Central and state governments." (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 12:44 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: ‘We want discussion on Manipur at 2 pm today,’ says Leader of House in RS Piyush Goyal

Union Minister and Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal, on Monday, said discussions on Manipur will take place in Parliament today at 2 pm. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 12:29 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: SC refuses to entertain PIL seeking SIT probe into Manipur violence

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a fresh PIL on the Manipur violence seeking among other things a SIT probe into alleged poppy cultivation and narco-terrorism. It asked for a "more specific" petition and said this one was "very difficult" to entertain because it blamed only one community. (PTI)

 

31 Jul 2023, 12:14 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: ‘Modi govt indifferent to pain, anguish of Manipur people’, says Congress chief Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday alleged that the Narendra Modi government was "indifferent" to the pain and anguish of the people of violence-hit Manipur.

The Congress chief said MPs of opposition alliance INDIA who visited Manipur to assess the situation in the strife-torn state, heard heart-wrenching stories of pain from the people there. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 12:03 PM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid opposition protest over Manipur

The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm following protests by the opposition which has been demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on the Manipur issue. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 11:50 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: We want discussion on Manipur at 2 pm today: Leader of House in RS Piyush Goyal

Union Minister and Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal, on Monday, said discussions on Manipur will take place in Parliament today at 2 pm.

The Opposition has been trying to corner the government on the law and order issue in Manipur ever since the Monsoon session of Parliament started. Many times proceedings of both Houses were adjourned due to disruption by the Opposition members. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 11:39 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid opposition uproar over Manipur

The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm following protests by the opposition which has been demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on the Manipur issue.

When the House met at 11 am, Speaker Om Birla announced that a Parliamentary delegation from Malawi is visiting India and they were watching the proceedings of the House. He welcomed the foreign delegation and wished their pleasant stay in the country. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 11:32 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as opposition insists on discussing Manipur issue

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as opposition insists on discussing Manipur issue under Rule 267 of the House. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 11:29 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Govt insulting Parliament by not discussing no-trust motion in LS: Cong's Adhir Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury in the Lok Sabha said the government should first hold a discussion on the no-trust motion. He also urged the ruling party MPs to visit violence-hit Manipur and understand for themselves the situation there. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 10:55 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: CM Mamata Banerjee's tweet on Manipur situation is politically mala fide: Suvendu Adhikari

West Bengal leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari on Sunday called Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's emotional tweet on the situation in Manipur a "politically mala fide tweet".

Speaking to ANI on Sunday, Adhikari said, "It is a politically mala fide tweet." The Bengal Leader of Opposition also questioned the Chief Minister's inaction during the Panchayat poll elections which were reportedly marred with violence. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 10:35 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: AAP’s Raghav Chadha serves notice in Parliament to discuss Manipur

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Raghav Chadha on Monday gave suspension of business notice in Parliament to discuss the breakdown of law and order situation in Manipur.

In his notice, Chadha wrote, “That this House do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other business of the day to discuss the violence in Manipur which has resulted in loss of precious lives in Manipur due to failure and incompetence of Central and state governments." (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 10:14 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: INDIA MPs Manipur visit concludes; slams Centre for ‘pathetic’ situation of state

National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party Sambit Patra on Sunday took a swipe at the Opposition alliance which concluded their visit to Manipur on Sunday, saying that “politics will begin again from tomorrow".

A delegation of 21 MPs from 16 parties of the Opposition bloc - the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) - reached Manipur on Saturday. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 09:59 AM IST Manipur News Live Updates: Mizoram awaits Centre's aid to shelter 12,600 people fleeing Manipur amid unrest

A senior official from the Mizoram government revealed that they are still awaiting financial assistance from the Central government to support over 12,600 people from Manipur who seek shelter in Mizoram due to the ongoing ethnic strife.

As reported by PTI, Mizoram Home Commissioner and Secretary H Lalengmawia noted that Chief Minister Zoramthanga had, in May, sought 10 crore as an immediate relief package for those displaced people. Read the full story here. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 09:43 AM IST Double-engine govt in Manipur not doing anything to stop violence: Chhattisgarh CM

Reacting to the visit of the I.N.D.I.A. delegation to violence-hit Manipur and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) criticism for it, Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday claimed that the double-engine government is not doing anything to stop violence in the northeastern state and is looking for excuses. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 09:36 AM IST RJD MP gives suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha seeking discussion on Manipur situation

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Amarendra Dhari Singh on Monday gave a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha to discuss the situation in Manipur.

The RJD MP in his notice emphasised that House should discuss the ongoing situation in Manipur claiming that its impact is spreading to other states of the Northeast. (ANI)

31 Jul 2023, 09:28 AM IST Mizoram awaits Centre's assistance for providing shelter to 12,600 people from Manipur

The Mizoram government is still waiting for financial assistance from the Centre for providing shelter to over 12,600 people from ethnic strife-torn Manipur, a senior official said.

Mizoram Home Commissioner and Secretary H Lalengmawia said that Chief Minister Zoramthanga had, in May, sought 10 crore as an immediate relief package for those displaced people. (PTI)

31 Jul 2023, 09:01 AM IST Two women seen in Manipur video file petition in SC against state government, centre: Report

Two women seen in Manipur video file petition in SC against state government, centre, NDTV reported.

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