With or without majority, BJP is bound to form the next Govt in Manipur

Dr Th Suresh Singh With state assembly countdown approaching fast, Manipuris are awaiting the result with a deep breath. Time for accusation to each other political parties regarding blockade is gone. Every candidate is having a do or dies fight in their respective assembly seat with their opponents. The question in everybody’s mind is – […]

Fate of candidates sealed in 38 ACs Looking to second phase

First phase poll over. Fate of candidates in 38 Assembly Constituencies sealed and now all eyes are on March 8, when 22 Assembly segments will go to polls. By March 11 the results of all Assembly Constituencies will be out, barring those which will go in for repoll. Now what were the issues under which […]

Ibobi rules out BJP’s chances in State, says media houses cheated

IMPHAL, Mar 5: Apart from being one-sided, BJP is habituated to telling lies and such a party of liars would never flourish in Manipur, asserted Chief Minister Okram Ibobi. The Chief Minister was speaking at election rallies of Congress candidates in Lilong AC and Heirok AC Alhaz Md Abdul Nasir and Moirangthem Okendro respectively. While […]

Naga deal and Manipur: I told you so

As it stands, Naga homelands in Manipur are with Manipur only on paper. It was interesting to read a report in The Indian Express earlier this week which suggested a Naga peace deal was at hand, but assembly elections over 4 and 8 March in Manipur, which has large Naga homelands, had slowed the process. […]

Centre should assure that Naga accord will not affect Assam: Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi alleged that the proposed amendment to Citizenship Act will go against the people of the state as it will allow Bangladeshi immigrants to settle in Assam. Terming the BJP-led Assam government as “courage-less”, former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday demanded assurance from the Centre that the Naga Peace Accord will not affect the state. […]

Poll parties set off

Polling parties which have been assigned duties in Tamenglong, Kamjong and Ukhrul districts for the second phase of 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly election have started moving to their respective stations today Source The Sangai Express

AR apprehends KNA cadres

Four KNA cadres along with several arms and ammunition have been apprehended by 25 Assam Rifles personnel at Sangaikot mobile check post in the first phase of the State Assembly polls, police sources said Source The Sangai Express

Flag hoisted

The flag hoisting ceremony of Independent candidate Y Antas Khan in Lilong Assembly Constituency for the second phase of the 11th State Legislative Assembly election was held at his Lilong Haoreibi Mayai Leikai residence today Source The Sangai Express