Manipur prices: LPG at Rs 2,000, petrol Rs 140/lt

Guwahati, October 01: The blockade of two crucial highways by tribes in the northeastern state of Manipur entered its 61st day on Thursday, making prices of essential items shoot through the roof.

The blockade began on July 31, when the Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee, spearheaded by the Kuki tribe, choked National Highways 39 and 53 to press for their demand of creating a separate Sadar Hills district.

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Hassan Ali sent back to jail

New Delhi, September 30: Pune-based stud farm owner, Hassan Ali Khan, would continue to remain in jail as the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday cancelled his bail granted to him by the Bombay high court in a money laundering case.

A bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir allowed Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) plea challenging the August 12 HC order that ordered release of 58-year-old Khan on bail.

The bench read out the order, stating: “… order of the high court (HC) needs to be interfered with. Bail granted to Hassan Ali stands cancelled.”

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