manipur polls

N Biren Singh to continue as Chief Minister of Manipur

Singh’s name as the CM was announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after a closed-door meeting with all BJP MLAs of the state.

published on : 20th March 2022

Manipur government formation: Nirmala Sitharaman, Kiren ​Rijiju arrive at Imphal to meet BJP MLAs

The two central ministers were accompanied by caretaker Chief Minister N Biren Singh and legislators Th Bishwajit and Y Khemchand, who had gone to New Delhi on Saturday.

published on : 20th March 2022

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

Game of thrones begins in Manipur as BJP's national leadership to decide on next CM

The trio would meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP national president JP Nadda and party’s general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh.

published on : 15th March 2022

Police ‘raid’ NPP MLA's house in Manipur as he takes oath in Assembly

Police said a recent video of the MLA's victory procession showed the NPP workers brandishing guns and firing in the air. 

published on : 14th 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

Manipur polls: BJP weighing names for CM post; Biren Singh, Thongam Biswajit front runners

BJP Manipur president A Sharda Devi said the party’s parliamentary board would decide on the next CM candidate in consultation with the state unit.

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

With KPA's victory in 2 seats, Manipur’s community-based politics gets a shot in the arm

The victory of the Kuki People’s Alliance suggests if the Naga People’s Front (NPF) wins in the Naga-majority hills, a Kuki party is successful in the Kuki-majority areas.

published on : 11th March 2022

Upbeat over BJP's win in four states, party MLAs attend assembly session in saffron attire

Some of the BJP MLAs expressed confidence that the saffron wave will also sweep Jharkhand in the next assembly polls.

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

BJP gets majority in Manipur, decides to dump ally NPP

The party has decided to dump the National People’s Party (NPP) with which it had a torrid time in the past two years.

published on : 10th 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

Assembly polls: Stage set for counting of votes in five states

Political parties were bracing for the election results in the crucial states of UP, Punjab and politically volatile Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, sending out feelers for possible post-poll tie-ups.

published on : 9th March 2022

JD(U) MPs to keep 'vigil' on counting of votes in Manipur

Though the JD(U) is a BJP ally, it has fought the assembly polls in states like Manipur and Uttar Pradesh on its own after its senior partner turned down its offer of an alliance.

published on : 9th March 2022

Assembly elections 2022: Can BJP form government in Manipur by itself?

Even if it does not touch the halfway mark of 30, the general perception is that it will emerge as the single largest party.

published on : 9th 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
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