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Manipur Election Results 2017: Party-wise vote count reveals close contest between BJP, Congress
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Manipur Election Results 2017: Party-wise vote count reveals close contest between BJP, Congress

Congress is running in the pole position with BJP running a close second in the Manipur Assembly polls, as counting of votes progresses.

Manipur Election Results 2017: Congress ahead in close race, CM Ibobi Singh wins Thoubal seat
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Manipur Election Results 2017: Congress ahead in close race, CM Ibobi Singh wins Thoubal seat

The Congress won two seats, including the prestigious Thoubal, and was leading in 18 seats in Manipur, while the BJP was ahead in 14 seats as results of the assembly elections came in.

Manipur Election 2017: How Ibobi lost people's trust in polls which centred around public issues
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Manipur Election 2017: How Ibobi lost people's trust in polls which centred around public issues

The just concluded elections in Manipur have been in a very critical phase of political evolution of Manipur

Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP heads for huge win in UP, U'khand; Cong ahead in Punjab, close fight in Goa, Manipur
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Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP heads for huge win in UP, U'khand; Cong ahead in Punjab, close fight in Goa, Manipur

The BJP on Saturday headed for a huge win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand while the Congress forged ahead in Punjab marked by an anti-incumbency wave in the three states while they were locked in a close contest in Goa and Manipur.

Manipur Election 2017: Ibobi will have tough time forming govt if Congress gets less than 25 seats
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Manipur Election 2017: Ibobi will have tough time forming govt if Congress gets less than 25 seats

The CVoter prediction comes at a time when the frontier state has seen swelling of Meitei and Naga nationalistic sentiments giving Congress in the Valley and Naga People’s Front (NPF) in the hills an edge over other parties.

Manipur Election 2017: BJP seeks clarification from Okram Ibobi Singh on usage of 'referendum'
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Manipur Election 2017: BJP seeks clarification from Okram Ibobi Singh on usage of 'referendum'

The Bharatiya Janata Party, Manipur, while taking strong exception of the term ‘referendum’ used by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, sought clarification from him as to what empowered him to use the term.

Manipur Election 2017 highlights: What Thursday's exit polls predict compared to actual results of 2012
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Manipur Election 2017 highlights: What Thursday's exit polls predict compared to actual results of 2012

Polling in the second and final phase of the Manipur election ended at 3 pm on 8 March. Voter turnout was estimated at 86 percent. In the first phase on 4 March, Manipur witnessed a record turnout of 85.5 percent.

Manipur Election Exit Poll Results 2017 as it happened: Axis poll now predicts Congress victory
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Manipur Election Exit Poll Results 2017 as it happened: Axis poll now predicts Congress victory

Polling in the second and final phase of the Manipur election ended at 3 pm on 8 March. Voter turnout was estimated at 83 percent. In the first phase on 4 March, Manipur witnessed a record turnout of 84 percent.

Manipur Election Exit Poll Results 2017: Conflicting predictions keep BJP, Congress on the tenterhook
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Manipur Election Exit Poll Results 2017: Conflicting predictions keep BJP, Congress on the tenterhook

Polling in the second and final phase of the Manipur election ended at 3 pm on 8 March. Voter turnout was estimated at 83 percent. In the first phase on 4 March, Manipur witnessed a record turnout of 84 percent.

Manipur Election 2017: Voter turnout at 83 percent; repoll in 34 stations
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Manipur Election 2017: Voter turnout at 83 percent; repoll in 34 stations

Imphal: Colourfully decked-up men and women came out in huge numbers to mark their democratic choice, as over 83 percent votes were cast amidst tight security in the second and final phase of the Manipur Assembly polls on Wednesday.

Assembly Elections 2017: PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers in Manipur, UP
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Assembly Elections 2017: PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers in Manipur, UP

Polling is underway in 40 seats spread across seven districts, including Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi,

Manipur Election 2017: Governor appeals for large turnout on 8 March
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Manipur Election 2017: Governor appeals for large turnout on 8 March

Imphal: Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Tuesday appealed to the electorate who will cast their votes in the second phase of polling to the assembly tomorrow to come out in large numbers and exercise their fundamental rights.

Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila will take on Ibobi Singh in second phase which will seal fate of political biggies
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Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila will take on Ibobi Singh in second phase which will seal fate of political biggies

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.

Manipur Election 2017: Over 80% turnout as phase one ends; PRJA candidate assaulted
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Manipur Election 2017: Over 80% turnout as phase one ends; PRJA candidate assaulted

Imphal: Over 80 percent polling was recorded in the first phase of elections to the Manipur Assembly on Saturday. Voting in the 38 constituencies, which went to polls on the day, came to a close at 3 pm, as per the Election Commission (EC) schedule.

Manipur Election 2017: Decoding the political lineation of Meiteis, Nagas and Kuki tribes
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Manipur Election 2017: Decoding the political lineation of Meiteis, Nagas and Kuki tribes

The state mainly comprises of three communities: Meitei, Naga and Kuki. The three lived side by side for centuries and developed their heritage in parallel within their respective ethno-social boundaries. But today they engage in what can be loosely termed as tribal politics.

Manipur Election 2017: In this poor state, people are not able to see beyond the hope of peace
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Manipur Election 2017: In this poor state, people are not able to see beyond the hope of peace

The economic blockade of the Imphal-Dimapur and Imphal-Silchar roads, through which most goods enter the state, has overshadowed all other issues this election year in Manipur, the north-eastern state with one of India's highest poverty rates, high youth unemployment, and low growth

Manipur Election 2017: LDF lends its support to Irom Sharmila who is pitted against Ibobi in upcoming polls
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Manipur Election 2017: LDF lends its support to Irom Sharmila who is pitted against Ibobi in upcoming polls

Left and Democratic Front (LDF) Convener M Nara has announced support to Irom Sharmila, a candidate of PRJA who is taking on the Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi in Thoubal Assembly constituency.

Manipur Election 2017: BJP's secrecy on Naga framework keeps Meities away, gives Congress fighting chance
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Manipur Election 2017: BJP's secrecy on Naga framework keeps Meities away, gives Congress fighting chance

The Hindu Meitei’s in Manipur would have as a rule opted for a Hindu nationalist party like the BJP, but suspicion of the BJPs connections with the Nagas and fear of fragmentation of Manipur is giving Congress a fighting chance