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India: Is Manipur reaching a breaking point?

Sectarian violence in Manipur, a northeastern state in India, has claimed over 175 lives and injured more than 1,000 since a conflict between the majority Meiteis and minority Kukis began in May. Thou...

Meitei brings "lost Japan sounds' for upcoming Taipei performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hiroshima-based experimental musician, Meitei (冥丁), will perform in Taipei on Oct. 25, bringing an eclectic blend of sounds that the artist describes as “lost Japane...

Manipur violence threatens status of women’s football

Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual violence Manipur has long been famous in India as a sporting powerhouse and the driving force behind women’s football on the subcontinent, ...

India: Manipur violence deepens distrust between communities

Lawmakers in Manipur, a northeastern state in India, rocked in recent months by ethnic violence, gathered for a special session of the state legislature on Tuesday. The meeting lasted just an hour,...

India's opposition leader Rahul Gandhi condemns the Modi government over violence in Manipur

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top opposition leader unleashed a strong condemnation Wednesday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government for its failure to control bloodshed in a remote northeastern stat...

India: Biased media coverage compounds Manipur's woes

Ongoing unrest in India's Manipur state has entered its third month. The sectarian violence between the majority Meiteis and minority Kukis has also led to another casualty — the truth. Aft...

India's Modi faces a no-confidence vote over silence on ethnic violence tearing at remote Manipur

NEW DELHI (AP) — His social media accounts suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is launching high-speed trains and rubbing shoulders with foreign leaders as a powerhouse on the global stage and t...

India: Rape used as weapon amid Manipur violence

Kim Khohat, 45, a mother of four and member of the Kuki-Zo ethnic community, still refuses to accept that her 22-year daughter Olivia is dead. Both Olivia and her friend, Florence Hangshing were rape...

US deeply concerned by India sexual assault case in viral videos

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The United States said on Sunday it was deeply concerned by reports of viral videos showing two women paraded naked in India's northeastern state of Manipur, a sexu...

Thousands protest mob assault of women who were paraded naked in remote Indian border state

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of people, mostly women, held a massive sit-in in India’s violence-wracked northeastern state of Manipur on Saturday to demand the immediate arrest of anyone who took part i...

India: Further reports of sexual violence emerge in Manipur

Just days after a video emerged online allegedly showing two women from the local Kuki-Zo community who had been violently and sexually assaulted before being paraded naked through streets in India...

Opposition parties disrupt India's Parliament for 2nd day to protest ethnic violence in northeast

NEW DELHI (AP) — Deadly ethnic clashes in India’s northeast rocked the country's Parliament for a second straight day Friday, with the opposition blocking proceedings and demanding the sacking of the ...

India's Modi breaks silence over ethnic violence in Manipur after a video shows mob molesting women

NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke more than two months of public silence over deadly ethnic clashes in India's northeast, saying Thursday that the assaults of two women as they were ...

India: Supreme Court, Modi express 'deep concern' over Manipur violence

The Supreme Court of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, condemned the gruesome assault on two women in the northeastern state of Manipur, amid ongoing violence between two ethnic gro...

India: Manipur women demand end to ethnic violence

As ethnic conflict rages on in Manipur, women groups are organizing protests amid the violence between the majority Meitei and tribal Kuki communities that has claimed more than 130 lives since it fir...