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Manipur cabinet passes resolution favoring NRC; N Biren Singh says state will approach Centre
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Manipur cabinet passes resolution favoring NRC; N Biren Singh says state will approach Centre

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday said the state government is in favour of implementation of NRC and will approach the Centre for it in line with the one in Assam.

NPF to decide on withdrawing support to BJP-led govt in Manipur after Lok Sabha election process concludes
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NPF to decide on withdrawing support to BJP-led govt in Manipur after Lok Sabha election process concludes

Naga People's Front (NPF) has said it will formally announce its decision to pull out of the BJP-led government in Manipur after the election process is over.

Citizenship bill protests: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur CMs urge Rajnath Singh to ensure Rajya Sabha doesn't pass law today
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Citizenship bill protests: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur CMs urge Rajnath Singh to ensure Rajya Sabha doesn't pass law today

Political parties have been protesting against the citizenship bill, which will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today, on the grounds that the bill seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslims who came to India till 31 December, 2014, a greater deadline from 1971 as per the Assam Accord.

Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Narendra Modi for winning Philip Kotler Award, says it's 'so famous it has no jury'
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Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Narendra Modi for winning Philip Kotler Award, says it's 'so famous it has no jury'

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to Twitter to "congratulate" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for winning the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award and questioned its authenticity.

Manipur journalist sentenced to year in jail for calling CM Biren Singh 'puppet of Centre'; detained under National Security Act
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Manipur journalist sentenced to year in jail for calling CM Biren Singh 'puppet of Centre'; detained under National Security Act

A 39-year-old journalist who works for a local TV channel, on 27 November allegedly after he uploaded videos criticising the BJP-led governments in Manipur and the Centre for observing Rani Jhansi's birth anniversary.

Manipur University row: Vice-Chancellor AP Pandey orders ban on two varsity protesting bodies
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Manipur University row: Vice-Chancellor AP Pandey orders ban on two varsity protesting bodies

There was an 85-day-long agitation at Manipur University, during which MUTA and MUSA demanded Vice-Chancellor AP Pandey's removal over administrative and financial irregularities.

Nitish Kumar urges Manipur CM Biren Singh to ensure safety of students from Bihar over reports of assault in NIT
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Nitish Kumar urges Manipur CM Biren Singh to ensure safety of students from Bihar over reports of assault in NIT

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday telephoned his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh to express concern over reported assault on students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Imphal, many of whom hailed from the state.

Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlers
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Manipur CM Biren Singh questions luggage safety at airports, expresses alarm over video of theft by baggage handlers

Raising concerns over the issue of safe baggage handling at airports, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday shared two videos of airport staff going through luggage.

2011 Manipur road rage case: Supreme Court seeks replies from Manipur govt, Centre involving Biren Singh's son
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2011 Manipur road rage case: Supreme Court seeks replies from Manipur govt, Centre involving Biren Singh's son

The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Manipur government on a plea by parents of Irom Roger, a Manipuri youth who was killed in a road rage case in 2011 by Ajay Meetai, son of present Chief Minister Biren Singh. The parents of the deceased youth alleged that they fear for their safety.

Our efforts have already borne fruit: CM Biren Singh claims progress being made to resolve Manipur crisis
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Our efforts have already borne fruit: CM Biren Singh claims progress being made to resolve Manipur crisis

It was always going to be a tough task for Manipur's first BJP chief minister Biren Singh, who inherited a state that was grappling with multiple social and political worries

Dispute in Manipur since 2015 over claiming of eight bodies ends, tripartite MoU inked
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Dispute in Manipur since 2015 over claiming of eight bodies ends, tripartite MoU inked

A tripartite MoU was signed in Churachandpur district of Manipur over claiming of 8 dead bodies lying in the district hospital morgue since September 2015.

Chief Minister Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur, Y Khemchand elected speaker
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Chief Minister Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur, Y Khemchand elected speaker

Manipur's new Chief Minister N Biren Singh, heading the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, on Monday won the floor test in the assembly by voice vote.

Manipur Elections: The lessons Congress and BJP should learn from the state's political history
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Manipur Elections: The lessons Congress and BJP should learn from the state's political history

Since the beginning of the 21st century, up until 2012, the state elections usually have just been a one-party show. But this time there has emerged a strong contender to the incumbent.

From ace footballer to dissenting journalist, Manipur's new CM, Biren Singh has donned many hats
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From ace footballer to dissenting journalist, Manipur's new CM, Biren Singh has donned many hats

Manipur's new Chief Minister N Biren Singh's first love was football, which took him to the BSF. After resignation, he embraced journalism.

Manipur: Biren Singh's journey from BSF barracks to newsroom to state's top post
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Manipur: Biren Singh's journey from BSF barracks to newsroom to state's top post

Manipur's new chief minister N. Biren Singh's first love was football, which took him to the BSF. After resignation, he embraced journalism. Finally, he chose politics as a career.

Manipur's CM-designate, Biren Singh has an uphill task of maintaining peace between hills and valley
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Manipur's CM-designate, Biren Singh has an uphill task of maintaining peace between hills and valley

Even as Nongthongbam Biren Singh heads to be the first BJP chief minister in Manipur, he has an uphill task of chalking out a mutually acceptable path of existence for all the ethnic identities in the conflict ridden state.

Manipur Elections 2017: Biren Singh to be sworn-in as first BJP chief minister in state
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Manipur Elections 2017: Biren Singh to be sworn-in as first BJP chief minister in state

Nongthombam Biren, who was elected leader of BJP Manipur legislature wing on Monday, will be sworn in as the 24th chief minister of Manipur on Wednesday. Biren Singh, MLA from Heingang constituency, will be the first BJP chief minister in the state.