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Mar 30, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Manipur People's Bill divides people, Meiteis seek ST status but Nagas fear rights violationsThe Nagas and the Kukis are trying to “score brownie points” over each other by raking up contentious issues in Manipur's outer Lok Sabha constituency.
Mar 12, 2017
Manipur Election Result 2017: As NPF pledges not to support Congress, BJP is in position to snap up backersThe 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.
Feb 16, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: Economic blockade as a poll issue set to overshadow note ban, corruptionThe politics of poll-bound Manipur revolves around the economic blockade issue as all political parties are trying to use it as the key issue in the state assembly election slated for next month.
Feb 14, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: Declare United Naga Council unlawful, demands CLP; puts BJP in a fixIn a letter to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in Manipur has demanded a ban on the United Naga Council (UNC) for continuing its economic blockade, thereby, putting the NDA government at the Centre in a Catch-22 situation.
Feb 07, 2017
Manipur election 2017: Miffed with state response post talks UNC refuses to lift economic blockadeDays after the tripartite meeting in Delhi which was called for a resolution of the economic blockade in Manipur, on Tuesday, the United Naga Council (UNC) announced that they will continue the blockade citing the reason that the state government has still not called for a roll-back of the seven new districts created on 8 December.
Jan 29, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP leaves Muslim candidates for Assembly polls out in the coldImphal: It is turning out to be heartbreak for Muslim ticket aspirants of the BJP in the upcoming Manipur Assembly polls with even the party's state unit President of Minority Morcha failing to get the nod.
Jan 22, 2017
Manipur economic blockade shows that the Naga peace talks have failedThe two-and-a-half-month long economic blockade in Manipur imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC) is seen as a sign of the Government of India’s failure to strike an amicable conclusion to Naga peace talks, an initiative that was publicised with much fanfare.
May 26, 2016
BJP Assam win creates a flutter in North East India; Manipur ripe for the pickingThis year for the first time in Manipur, in an assembly by-election a BJP candidate had won. This perhaps is a reflection of things to come.
Feb 03, 2016
Manipur encounter tells a different story: Deaf Centre silent as friendly fire engulfs northeastern stateKilling so-called “insurgents” with impunity was routine at one time in this sensitive border state. Those familiar with Manipur know that it has happened several times and may be happening even now.