‘Manipur a dumping ground for foreigners’: State Congress MLAs meet Sonia Gandhi to submit ground report on NRC, Citizenship Amendment Bill
A delegation of Congress leaders met the party's interim president Sonia Gandhi and submitted a ground report on the issue of NRC and Citizenship Amendment Bill
An FIR has been lodged against former Manipur chief minister O Ibobi Singh and five former bureaucrats of the state for alleged financial irregularities in the Manipur Development Society (MDS), a police officer said on Saturday
Manipur Election 2017: CM Ibobi Singh asks guv to invite Cong to form govt, accuses BJP of having no principles
Imphal: In a late night press conference Sunday Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said that he has requested Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah to invite the Congress to form the government in the state as they were the largest party.
The BJP in Manipur on Sunday night claimed to have secured the support of 32 MLAs after getting the backing of NDA constituent parties and two other MLAs, and said it would elect the legislature party leader on Monday.
Manipur Election 2017: Ibobi Singh cornered from all sides as Arunachal, Nagaland, Assam slam economic blockade
Manipur Chief Minister Ibobi Singh finds himself cornered, with his counterparts from fellow North East states coming together to blast the Congress leader over his inability to ease the blockade in place.
Manipur Election 2017: Narrow margin victories common in state; TMC played major role in bringing fight down to the wire in 2012
The trend of wafer thin margin of victories is not new in Manipur politics.
They were known to be die hard supporters of their respective parties but just ahead of Manipur elections they switched sides and were now faced with a strange predicament of explaining their stand to the voters.
Manipur Congress unit president TN Haokip on Wednesday accused BJP of "trying to destabilise" his party's government in the state by "engineering defection of the party MLAs".
Manipur activist Irom Sharmila alleged on Sunday that the BJP wanted her to contest against Chief Minister Ibobi Singh and had told her that she would need Rs 36 crores to fight the polls.
The state of Manipur is all set to go to polls in two phases with the first phase involving 38 constituencies taking place on 4 March and the second phase involving 22 constituencies will take place on 8 March, the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has sought the intervention of both the Centre and Manipur government in securing the lives and property of Naga people in the Imphal valley of Manipur.
Several tribal groups began a 10-day economic blockade of Manipur from Thursday midnight, affecting normal life across the state.
Tribal students of Manipur living in New Delhi are displaying a slice of the ongoing protest back home against the state government's passage of three bills by placing nine coffins in Jantar Mantar.
Modi's mention of North East in the recent context shows that it's not only a reaction to the incident in Delhi but part of the North East campaign that the BJP has been running for some time now.