Manipur

10 killed, 25 injured as bus falls into stream in Manipur

Monday, March 27, 2017

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10 people were killed after a bus tumbled into a stream in Manipur’s Senapati on Monday. 25 others got injured. The incident happened at the Makan and Chakhumai area along the Imphal-Dimapur National Highway. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. The injured were rushed to the close by Assam rifles Maram Hospital and …

Manipur to elect Chief Minister today

Monday, March 13, 2017

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Imphal: A day after producing an inconclusive verdict, Manipur progressed barely a little towards settling who will govern the north-eastern state. Since the Congress emerged as the single-largest party with 27 legislators, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh staked claim to form government. But with its numbers at least four short of a majority in a 60-member …

Repolling begins in 28 polling stations of Manipur

Friday, March 10, 2017

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Repolling in 28 polling stations across four districts of Manipur began today amidst tight security. Voters were seen standing in queues before the polling stations to exercise their franchise which has been peaceful so far, an election commission official said. Also Read: Parliament passes bill to raise maternity leave to 26 Weeks Polling in Ukul, Tengnoupal, …

Repolling on in 34 polling stations in Manipur

Thursday, March 09, 2017

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Imphal: Repolling in 34 polling stations in three districts of Manipur is being held amid tight security on Thursday. Voters are seen standing in queues before the polling stations for the repolling which is so far peaceful, an election commission official said. ALSO READ: UN Security Council Seat more important to India, let go of Veto …

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017 Phase 2 polling underway

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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Manipur : The northeast state of Manipur is ready to poll in the last round of two-phased polling on Wednesday in the Manipur Assembly Elections 2017. While it is Irom Sharmila Chanu versus Okram Ibobi Singh in the final phase of polling in 22 assembly constituencies, the other big name contesting in phase two is …

Battle For States: Sharmila vs Ibobi Singh in phase-II of Manipur polls tomorrow

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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Imphal: Redoubtable rights activist Irom Sharmila will take on Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in the second and last phase of polling in Manipur on Wednesday in 22 Assembly constituencies. The first phase of the Assembly polls, covering 38 seats, registered an impressive voter turnout and all eyes are now trained on the Thoubal constituency where …

Battle for States: Manipur goes to polls tomorrow

Friday, March 03, 2017

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Decks are clear for the first phase of the Manipur Assembly elections which will be held on Saturday amidst tight security arrangements. The polling will start at 7 AM on Saturday in the state where elections are be held in two phases. The first phase will cover 38 constituencies for which 1,643 polling stations have been set …

Battle For States: UNC to oppose Cong in Manipur polls

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Imphal: The United Naga Council (UNC) which has been continuing a blockade in two national highways in Manipur since November 1, has said it would oppose Congress in the Assembly election to be held on March 4 and 8. The UNC would oppose Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and his party, Congress, in the polls …

Army jawan injured in militant attack

Thursday, February 02, 2017

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Imphal: An army jawan was injured in a hand grenade attack by suspected militants in Manipur’s Bishnupur district, police said on Thursday. The hand grenade was hurled on Wednesday by suspected militants from a speeding car while a team of 2 JK Light Infantry was on foot, patrolling near Nachou Lamkhai along the NH-150, a …

BJP announces 31 candidates for Manipur polls

Monday, January 23, 2017

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New Delhi: BJP on Monday released its first list of 31 candidates for Manipur Assembly elections, which are scheduled to take place in March this year. Out of the 31 names, the party has announced 20 candidates for first phase of elections, to be held on March 4, and remaining 11 are for second phase …

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