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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise
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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise

The issue here is that Sharjeel dared to question the Assam NRC, the detention camps and the general status quo that has emerged after the Assam Movement.

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh rejects United Naga Council's demand for rollback of new districts
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Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh rejects United Naga Council's demand for rollback of new districts

The Manipur government is not considering any reversal of the decision, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said on Sunday in reply to the United Naga Council's demand for rollback of the creation of the seven new districts in the state.

Manipur's Biren Singh embarks state on development path but all eyes on how he deals with his murder-accused son
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Manipur's Biren Singh embarks state on development path but all eyes on how he deals with his murder-accused son

As to Biren, has this studiously humble and affable candidate, before, during and just after elections, now grown fangs and claws two months into his job as chief minister of a BJP-led government?

Manipur: Economic blockade to be lifted on 20 March after meeting between UNC, state govt and Centre
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Manipur: Economic blockade to be lifted on 20 March after meeting between UNC, state govt and Centre

The economic blockade in Manipur will be lifted on 20 March, according to media reports. According to a report by ANI, the agreement to lift the blockade was reached after talks between the United Naga Council, the Manipur government and the Centre in Senapati, Manipur.

Manipur: Naga groups reject Biren Singh's appeal to end blockade
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Manipur: Naga groups reject Biren Singh's appeal to end blockade

The United Naga Council (UNC) has rejected Manipur's new chief minister N Biren Singh's appeal to end the economic blockade of the state.

Manipur: Chief Minister Biren Singh assures economic blockade will be lifted
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Manipur: Chief Minister Biren Singh assures economic blockade will be lifted

Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday said his first priority is to get lifted the indefinite economic blockade of the state imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC).

Manipur Election 2017: Campaigning for second phase ends, 22 seats up for grabs on 8 March
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Manipur Election 2017: Campaigning for second phase ends, 22 seats up for grabs on 8 March

The campaign for the second and the final phase of the 60-member Manipur Assembly, covering 22 seats including slated for 8 March ended on Monday at 3 pm.

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

Manipur Election 2017: Ibobi ridicules Modi, says state has achieved much during Congress rule
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Manipur Election 2017: Ibobi ridicules Modi, says state has achieved much during Congress rule

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming to change Manipur in 15 months stating how the 100-days development programme of the Modi government failed to materialise in the state

Manipur Election 2017: No significant development during 15 years of Congress rule, says Prakash Javadekar
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Manipur Election 2017: No significant development during 15 years of Congress rule, says Prakash Javadekar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday clarified about the framework agreement and assured that the Naga peace dialogue would never infringe upon the territorial integrity of Manipur.

Manipur Election 2017: First-time voters want an end to blockade and bandh politics
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Manipur Election 2017: First-time voters want an end to blockade and bandh politics

First-time voters in poll-bound Manipur want an end to the politics of blockades and bandhs and demand better educational and job opportunities in the state.

Manipur Election 2017: Economic blockade will not impact polling, says chief election commissioner
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Manipur Election 2017: Economic blockade will not impact polling, says chief election commissioner

The Election Commission is confident that the economic blockade in Manipur will not impact the poll process in the state and has made all arrangements to ensure free and fair elections.

Manipur Election 2017: BJP tried to destabilise government, alleges Congress
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Manipur Election 2017: BJP tried to destabilise government, alleges Congress

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 blockade result of Congress' conspiracy: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
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Manipur blockade result of Congress' conspiracy: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Imphal: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday alleged that the over 3-month long economic blockade of Manipur was the result of a conspiracy hatched by the state's Congress government to divert attention from its failures.

Manipur Election 2017: CM Ibobi responsible for economic blockade, 'trick' to divide voters, claims BJP
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Manipur Election 2017: CM Ibobi responsible for economic blockade, 'trick' to divide voters, claims BJP

Accusing the Manipur chief minister of "deliberately" trying to derail efforts to end economic blockade, BJP state president K Bhabananda Singh has said they will initiate dialogue to end the impasse if voted to power.

Manipur Election 2017: Declare United Naga Council unlawful, demands CLP; puts BJP in a fix
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Manipur Election 2017: Declare United Naga Council unlawful, demands CLP; puts BJP in a fix

In 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.

Manipur Election 2017: Fuel, cooking gas to be airlifted, says HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Manipur Election 2017: Fuel, cooking gas to be airlifted, says HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Imphal: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday announced that the Centre will soon airlift fuel and cooking gas for the people who have been facing hard times under an economic blockade since 1 November last year.

Manipur election 2017: Miffed with state response post talks UNC refuses to lift economic blockade
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Manipur election 2017: Miffed with state response post talks UNC refuses to lift economic blockade

Days 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.

Manipur imbroglio: Tripartite talks with Centre, UNC have only shifted focus from real issues
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Manipur imbroglio: Tripartite talks with Centre, UNC have only shifted focus from real issues

The future course of politics in Manipur would depend on UNC lifting the economic blockade or Manipur government revoking its decision to create new districts.

Manipur High Court warns government officials over economic blockade
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Manipur High Court warns government officials over economic blockade

The Manipur High Court on Wednesday issued a stern warning to secretaries of the central government to comply with the court directives or face action.