N Biren Singh

Five Manipur MLAs who resigned from Congress after trust vote join BJP in Delhi

Welcoming them in the party, BJP general secretary and the party's pointsman for the northeast Ram Madhav said there is no threat to the Biren Singh government in Manipur now.

published on : 19th August 2020

Manipur CM Biren Singh meets BJP chief Nadda days after winning trust vote

The BJP-led government had won the trust vote by a comfortable margin of 28-16 on August 10 and the six Congress leaders had submitted their resignation from the Assembly soon after it.

published on : 18th August 2020

Manipur: Six of eight Congress MLAs, who skipped trust vote, submit resignation

They cited the lack of trust in the leadership of O Ibobi Singh and said that due to him, the Congress failed to form the government even when it was the single largest party in the state.

published on : 11th August 2020

Manipur: Biren Singh’s coalition govt wins trust vote, 8 Congress MLAs abstain

The strength of the 60-member Manipur House was reduced to 53 after the Speaker had disqualified four members under the anti-defection law while three BJP MLAs resigned from the House in June.

published on : 10th August 2020

Sacrifice of Manipur ambush martyrs won't go in vain, will take care of kin: CM Biren Singh

The slain jawans were Pranay Kalita from Assam, Ratan Salam from Manipur, and Methna Konyak from Nagaland. The injured were admitted to a military hospital in Imphal.

published on : 31st July 2020

'I love Manipur, want to see her grow brighter': Decorated cop Thounaojam Brinda

A mother of four kids, the police officer said she wanted to ensure a better future for the children of Manipur stating that their present and future are her biggest priorities and concerns.

published on : 19th July 2020

Manipur crisis: ‘Architectural’ changes in govt soon, says Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma parried a query if there could be a change of leadership in the state.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Lady auto driver's 8-hour night trip to ferry nurse wins laurels, Rs 1 lakh

Laibi said it was not entirely money but a sense of compassion that made her drive a long distance in the hills at night to take a young nurse to her home.

published on : 12th June 2020

Returnees failing to undergo COVID-19 quarantine will be jailed: Manipur CM

Biren Singh said returnees testing negative for novel coronavirus will be allowed to be home quarantined.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Manipur CM asks returnees not to conceal travel history

As many as 1,140 stranded Manipuris on Wednesday returned to the state in a special train from Chennai and have been placed under institutional quarantine for 14 days.

published on : 14th May 2020

Disqualification petitions: Fate of 7 Manipur Congress MLAs hangs in the balance

Ostensibly to mount pressure on Speaker Y Khemchand, the opposition Congress on Saturday announced that it would file a disqualification petition in the Supreme Court against the seven MLAs.

published on : 2nd May 2020