Manipur Assembly-election-2017

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In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

In contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice

Manipur: Biren Singh's Cabinet may end up as a collage of coalition with too little space for BJP ministers
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Manipur: Biren Singh's Cabinet may end up as a collage of coalition with too little space for BJP ministers

Though the BJP is set to form the government in the state for the first time, and its third in the North East, the path was far from cruising.

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.

Naga MLAs demand ministerial berths to back BJP government in Manipur
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Naga MLAs demand ministerial berths to back BJP government in Manipur

Nongthombam Biren, who is tipped to be the first BJP chief minister of Manipur, faces an unforeseen road block with the four Naga People's Front MLAs now demanding ministerial berths.

Manipur as it happened: Biren Singh, council of ministers to take oath on Wednesday; Amit Shah to attend
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Manipur as it happened: Biren Singh, council of ministers to take oath on Wednesday; Amit Shah to attend

On Thursday, as the major exit polls predict their results for Manipur Assembly Election, one clear takeaway is that BJP is enjoying an ascendancy in north-eastern states.

Goa crisis: Arun Jaitley defends BJP, says governor could not have invited 17 Congress MLAs to form govt
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Goa crisis: Arun Jaitley defends BJP, says governor could not have invited 17 Congress MLAs to form govt

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said it's "a bit too much" as the governor could not have invited minority of 17 MLAs to form the government.

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.

Manipur Election Results 2017: BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh set to be new CM
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Manipur Election Results 2017: BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh set to be new CM

Former editor and minister Nongthombam Biren was on Monday unanimously elected as the BJP legislature party leader in Manipur

Assembly Election 2017: The BJP stands tall in UP, so why stoop to conquer in Goa and Manipur?
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Assembly Election 2017: The BJP stands tall in UP, so why stoop to conquer in Goa and Manipur?

All the political tiddlers in the fray in these five states know on which side their bread is buttered. So, what is so upsetting about them offering the BJP support in Manipur and Goa and hanging onto the BJP coattails? There's no problem if you go purely by the rulebook and not the spirit in which it is done.

Manipur Election 2017: CM Ibobi Singh asks guv to invite Cong to form govt, accuses BJP of having no principles
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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.

Assembly Election 2017: Congress accuses BJP of subverting democracy; Chidambaram says party stealing polls
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Assembly Election 2017: Congress accuses BJP of subverting democracy; Chidambaram says party stealing polls

Congress on Sunday accused the BJP of "playing a dangerous game of subverting democracy" and abducting an Independent MLA from Manipur by misusing the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Imphal airport.

Manipur Election 2017: BJP bags second northeastern state, claims support of 32 MLAs to form govt
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Manipur Election 2017: BJP bags second northeastern state, claims support of 32 MLAs to form govt

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.

FP Playlist: Manipur elections results day, through the eyes of our rock star correspondent Irom Maiden
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FP Playlist: Manipur elections results day, through the eyes of our rock star correspondent Irom Maiden

Here's a list of all the tracks that were part of Irom Maiden's playlist on counting day in Manipur, and the circumstances wherein Irom felt it appropriate to play these

Assembly Elections Results 2017: Winners, losers and where they fought the state polls
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Assembly Elections Results 2017: Winners, losers and where they fought the state polls

The map helps to locate the closely contested seats in all the five states that went for elections in February-March.

Manipur Election Results 2017: BJP well placed to form government for first time
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Manipur Election Results 2017: BJP well placed to form government for first time

The BJP is within a striking distance of forming a government in Manipur for the first time though it emerged as the second largest party after the Congress, provided it is able to enlist the support of three NDA partners.

Manipur Election Results 2017: Uncertainty looms over whether Congress or BJP will take charge in state
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Manipur Election Results 2017: Uncertainty looms over whether Congress or BJP will take charge in state

Uncertainty looms large on government formation in Manipur although the ruling Congress is the single largest party in the new Assembly with 28 seats.

Manipur Election Result 2017: As NPF pledges not to support Congress, BJP is in position to snap up backers
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Manipur Election Result 2017: As NPF pledges not to support Congress, BJP is in position to snap up backers

The saffron party saw a giant stride in terms of gains in number of seats and vote share from what it was in the earlier Assembly election held in 2012.

Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against Afspa
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Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against Afspa

Imphal: Handed a humiliating defeat on her maiden foray into electoral politics, Manipur's human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Saturday announced she would quit politics and blamed the people for letting her down.

Assembly Election Results 2017: Narendra Modi becomes the BJP's Indira Gandhi
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Assembly Election Results 2017: Narendra Modi becomes the BJP's Indira Gandhi

The five state Assembly elections are more evidence of the great Indian divide. India is today split into two sharp camps: Pro-Narendra Modi and anti-Narendra Modi.

Assembly election 2017: Uttar Pradesh win is a mandate for PM Modi to push ahead big reforms
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Assembly election 2017: Uttar Pradesh win is a mandate for PM Modi to push ahead big reforms

The biggest arena of action will be Uttar Pradesh itself, a state which is lagging in almost all development parameters