Manipur assembly elections

Contesting polls without spending single penny victory in itself: Ex-Manipur cop

Brinda claimed that she is the first person in the state's history to have contested the assembly election without incurring any expenditure.

published on : 20th March 2022

INTERVIEW | Creating jobs our priority: Manipur CM Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister (until at least the new cabinet is formed) N Biren Singh is not surprised that his party, BJP, has managed to retain power.

published on : 13th March 2022

Out of 60, 48 members of Manipur Assembly crorepatis, 25 have criminal cases

Of the 60 members of the new Manipur Assembly, as many as 48 are crorepatis with average assets of winning candidates amounting to Rs 3.75 crore.

published on : 13th March 2022

Individual charisma, anti-incumbency, 'people-centric' manifesto behind JDU success in Manipur

The JDU bagged six seats, one more than the Congress which had ruled the North-eastern state for 15 years in a row since 2002.

published on : 12th March 2022

New government in Manipur before March 19: CM Biren Singh

National People's Party, a partner in the existing government which won seven seats in the just-concluded state poll, will not be a part of the new dispensation.

published on : 12th March 2022

Independent winner extends support to BJP in Manipur

The BJP on Thursday coasted to victory in the insurgency-hit Manipur, picking up 32 seats in the House of 60 members.

published on : 11th March 2022

N Biren Singh, journalist-turned politician, leads BJP to victory in strife-torn Manipur

The 61-year-old has been widely credited for bringing peace and bridging the divide between the people of the valley and the hills, in this insurgency-hit, multi-ethnic state during his tenure as CM.

published on : 11th March 2022

Assembly polls 2022: BJP ahead in Manipur, CM N Biren Singh leading by over 16,000 votes

Counting of votes for 60 assembly seats in Manipur began at 8 am on Thursday under tight security and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, officials said.

published on : 10th March 2022

Despite fractured predictions of exit polls, BJP, Congress confident of forming government in Manipur

Manipur witnessed a hung Assembly in the previous polls in 2017, and this time too most of the exit polls' predictions indicate another hung house.

published on : 7th March 2022

Manipur polls: 76.62% turnout in final phase, 2 killed in separate incidents

The incident of police firing occurred at Karong in the hill district of Senapati. The second firing incident was reported from Thoubal district in the Imphal Valley.

published on : 5th March 2022

Manipur logs 67.77 per cent turnout till 3 pm in second phase of assembly polls amid reports of violence

Senapati district registered the highest turnout of 74.02 per cent, followed by Chandel at 70.30 per cent, an election official said.

published on : 5th March 2022

BJP worker gunned down in Manipur hours before start of assembly polls

BJP worker L Amuba Singh, 25, succumbed to bullet injuries early on Saturday at a hospital here, a police officer said.

published on : 5th March 2022

Manipur government releasing stipend to SoO militant groups not MCC violation: CEO

Since the beneficiaries were already identified and approved before the announcement of election and enforcement of the MCC, there is no violation of MCC in connection.

published on : 4th March 2022

Congress leaders meet EC ahead of second phase, seek free and fair election in Manipur

A Congress delegation met the commission ahead of the second phase of polling on Saturday and also raised the issue of the BJP-led state government releasing funds to militant groups.

published on : 4th March 2022

Stakes high for Congress in final phase Manipur polls

The polling will be held in 22 constituencies, 11 of them straddling across two valleys and as many in the tribal-majority hills.

published on : 4th March 2022

Poll violence continues in Manipur, EC orders repoll in 12 polling stations

Earlier, the ruling BJP as well as the opposition parties had accused each other of using militants to capture polling booths and intimidate voters.

published on : 3rd March 2022

BJP 'influencing' Manipur polls by 'paying' banned rebel groups, accuses Congress

The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP government in Manipur of violating the model code of conduct to influence elections.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Repolling in 12 polling stations of Manipur to be held on March 5

A statement issued by Manipur Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Agarwal said the repoll will be held on March 5.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Skills, start-ups and sports now part of Manipur's new identity: PM Modi

The double-engine government of the BJP is establishing the National Sports University here, and efforts must be made to turn it into an international-level sports varsity, Modi said.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJP will make Manipur drugs-free, solve insurgency problem: Shah

“We have done a lot in Manipur. Give us five more years; we will establish permanent peace in Manipur by holding dialogues with all insurgent groups,” Shah said at a rally.

published on : 1st March 2022
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