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  • Fear For Safety, Victim's Family Tells Top Court In Road Rage Case Involving Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh's Son

    Fear For Safety, Victim's Family Tells Top Court In Road Rage Case Involving Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh's Son

    A 19-year-old was killed in a road rage shooting in 2011. The man who pulled the trigger, Ajay Meetai, is the son of Manipur's current Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who was then a sports minister in Okram Ibobi Singh's Congress government. But the victim's parents now allege threat to their safety. They have approached the Supreme Court to request ...

  • After 15 Years, Nagas Of Ukhrul Welcome Manipur Chief Minister With Red Carpet

    After 15 Years, Nagas Of Ukhrul Welcome Manipur Chief Minister With Red Carpet

    Away from the mainstream media spotlight - a new chapter in Manipur's history was written on Tuesday when Chief Minister N Biren Singh visited Ukhrul and was accorded a red carpet welcome by the local Naga communities. For past 15 years whenever former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh visited Ukhrul, the home to NSCN (IM) General Secretary Thuingal...

  • Big Test For N Biren Singh, BJP's First Chief Minister In Manipur, Today

    Big Test For N Biren Singh, BJP's First Chief Minister In Manipur, Today

    BJP's N Biren Singh, who took oath as Manipur's Chief Minister on March 15, has to prove his majority in the state assembly today. Despite being the second largest party - with 21 legislators - in the recently-concluded assembly elections, the BJP claims to have the support of 33 legislators with the help of regional parties and independent lawmake...

  • In Manipur, Ibobi Singh Step Downs as Chief Minister But Won't Step Away

    In Manipur, Ibobi Singh Step Downs as Chief Minister But Won't Step Away

    Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who tried to prevent Governor Najma Heptulla from inviting the BJP to form the government by holding back his resignation, will quit "today or tomorrow" and stake claim to get a fourth term as head of government in the state. But it may not be easy for Mr Singh to get the invite. With 28 seats, he is the l...

  • N Biren Singh Named By BJP As Chief Minister-Designate Of Manipur

    N Biren Singh Named By BJP As Chief Minister-Designate Of Manipur

    N Biren Singh, who left the Congress last year after a falling out with Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, is set to be his successor. The BJP on Monday named the 56-year-old as its chief ministerial candidate after the Governor said she was "satisfied" with the party's numbers.

  • In Manipur, Number 2 BJP Claims Majority, Says Will Pick Chief Minister Today

    In Manipur, Number 2 BJP Claims Majority, Says Will Pick Chief Minister Today

    Five days of Holi celebrations in Manipur have been overshadowed by competitive politics after the state voted a hung assembly on Saturday. The incumbent Congress, which has ruled the state for 15 years under Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, emerged as the single largest party winning 28 of the state's 60 seats.

  • With 90 Votes After 16-Year Struggle, Irom Sharmila Bows Out Of Politics

    With 90 Votes After 16-Year Struggle, Irom Sharmila Bows Out Of Politics

    Hours after Thoubal handed her just 90 votes, Manipur's Iron Lady Irom Sharmila - who conducted a 16-year hunger strike demanding the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA --- said she would quit active politics and travel south to "calm" her mind. Barely 24 hours ago, the feisty activist had said she would "try again" in the n...

  • Manipur Election Results 2017: Activist Irom Sharmila Got Only 90 Votes, Twitter Is Shocked

    Manipur Election Results 2017: Activist Irom Sharmila Got Only 90 Votes, Twitter Is Shocked

    Manipur handed its 'Iron Lady' a humiliating defeat at the polls today. Irom Sharmila, who took on Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in his stronghold of Thoubal, lost with a record margin. She got only 90 votes. Twitter was quick to comment on her stunning loss - some attributing it to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who publicly supported h...

  • Manipur Election Results 2017: Thoubal Gave Only 90 Votes To Irom Sharmila

    Manipur Election Results 2017: Thoubal Gave Only 90 Votes To Irom Sharmila

    Manipur is not happy with Irom Sharmila. The 'Iron Lady' who had taken on Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, has lost with a record margin, polling only 90 votes. The three-time Chief Minister won comfortable with 10,740 votes. Ms Sharmila's chance of securing a seat in the 70-member assembly now rests on Khurai, the other seat from where she is con...

  • Manipur Election Results 2017 Highlights: Congress Leads BJP In Inconclusive Results

    Manipur Election Results 2017 Highlights: Congress Leads BJP In Inconclusive Results

    Manipur election results 2017 remain inconclusive with neither the Congress nor the BJP able to get a majority. The BJP, in its best performance in the insurgency-hit Northeastern state in decades, gave a tough fight to Okram Ibobi Singh's 15-year-rule to rank second. The Congress is likely to be the single largest party.

  • High Polling Percentage In Manipur Is Keeping Everyone Guessing

    High Polling Percentage In Manipur Is Keeping Everyone Guessing

    39-year-old Oinam Kiran Singh drives an auto-rickshaw across Manipur's capital Imphal. Though he holds a Master's degree in Political Science, he has been driving an auto for the past 10 years to earn a living.

  • 2017 Poll Of Exit Polls Result For UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand

    2017 Poll Of Exit Polls Result For UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand

    After a month-long fiercely fought election campaign, voting has wrapped up in five states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand. Results will be declared on Saturday, March 11. In Uttar Pradesh, which voted in seven phases, there's an intense three-way battle between the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, the BJP and Mayawati's Bah...

  • Final Phase Of Polling In UP, Manipur Today; PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi In Focus

    Final Phase Of Polling In UP, Manipur Today; PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi In Focus

    Uttar Pradesh and Manipur Assembly witness the last phase covering 40 and 22 seats respectively. All eyes are on the Prime Minister's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi in UP. In Manipur, attention is on Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh who is in a three-cornered contest featuring People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRAJA) nominee Irom Sharmila ...

  • UP Elections 2017 Highlights: 60.5% Voting In Phase 7, Women Turn Out In Large Numbers

    UP Elections 2017 Highlights: 60.5% Voting In Phase 7, Women Turn Out In Large Numbers

    Uttar Pradesh is voting in the final and last phase of the seven phase elections today. A total of 1.41 crore voters, including 64.76 lakh women are likely to exercise their right in the 40 seats that go to polls today.

  • Manipur Elections 2017: Lone BJP Candidate With Criminal Past In Phase 2

    Manipur Elections 2017: Lone BJP Candidate With Criminal Past In Phase 2

    Manipur will witness its second and final phase of assembly elections today. As many as 22 constituencies spread across six districts will go to the polls today and 98 candidates will test their fate in this phase. The districts that will witness the election today include Chandel, Imphal East, Senapati, Tamenglong, Thoubal, Ukhrul. Human rights cr...

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