Congress must blame itself for losing Manipur and Goa. Governors are on point – DailyO


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Congress must blame itself for losing Manipur and Goa. Governors are on point
DailyO
In elections to the 60 Assembly seats in Manipur, the Congress again emerged as the largest party by winning 28 seats, but the BJP, which came a close second with 21 seats, has claimed it has the largest coalition of 32 MLAs with the support of 4 MLAs
BJP formed government in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul GandhiThe New Indian Express
Congress derails Rajya Sabha over Goa and ManipurDaily News & Analysis

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Committed to BJP-led coalition: NPP dismisses reports of withdrawal from Manipur govt – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Committed to BJP-led coalition: NPP dismisses reports of withdrawal from Manipur govt
Hindustan Times
We are committed to staying in the coalition and work for development of Manipur for the next 5 years,” NPP’s national president and Lok Sabha MP Conrad Sangma told Hindustan Times. He, however, admitted that some leaders of the party’s state unit had …
Manipur: The people voted for Narendra Modi, not BJP; the pressure to deliver is onFirstpost
NPP jubilant over 4 berths in Manipur ministryThe Shillong Times
Manipur surge spurs saffron hope for 3 more NE statesTimes of India

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N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP chief minister of Manipur – Times of India


Times of India

N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP chief minister of Manipur
Times of India
In a bid to counter criticism on accepting NPF in the coalition, Biren said, “From today, Manipur is united. The BJP-led alliance has Nagas, Kukis, Pangals (Manipuri Muslims) and Meiteis.” Meanwhile, Congress expelled Shyamkumar from primary membership …
Congress rocks RS over Goa, ManipurThe Hindu
BJP’s Capture of Power in Goa and Manipur Is a Travesty of DemocracyThe Wire
Manipur result highlights: Durand Cup winner CM vows to end political footballEconomic Times
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New Manipur CM Biren Singh urges Nagas to lift blockade – The New Indian Express


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New Manipur CM Biren Singh urges Nagas to lift blockade
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GUWAHATI: N Biren Singh, who was sworn in as Manipur Chief Minister on Wednesday, appealed to the United Naga Council (UNC) to lift the economic blockade on two national highways, imposed since November 1. “I appeal to the UNC to lift the blockade …
Governor invites BJP to form ‘stable’ Manipur governmentTimes of India
Biren Singh Takes Oath as First BJP Chief Minister of ManipurNews18
Manipur Governor invites BJP to form government, oath ceremony tomorrowTimes Now
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Manipur: Biren Singh takes oath, forms first BJP government – The Indian Express


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Manipur: Biren Singh takes oath, forms first BJP government
The Indian Express
Nongthongbam Biren Singh on Wednesday became the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur after switching over to the party from the Congress about six months back. The BJP has come to power after 15 years of Congress rule in Manipur that was led by …
Biren Singh is CM of Manipur’s 1st BJP govt, ally gets deputy postCalcutta Telegraph
Manipur Governor invites BJP to form government, oath ceremony tomorrowTimes of India

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In Manipur Cabinet, allies get lion’s share – The Hindu


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In Manipur Cabinet, allies get lion’s share
The Hindu
N. Biren Singh was sworn in as the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur at Raj Bhavan in Imphal on Wednesday. Having come to power with the support of three regional parties and a dissident member from the Congress, the new government has …
As ‘lotus’ blooms in Manipur, will the Naga issue be solved?The New Indian Express
N. Biren Singh Sworn In As CM As Manipur Gets Its First BJP-Led GovtHuffington Post India
N Biren Singh Named By BJP As Chief Minister-Designate Of ManipurNDTV

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Congress rocks RS over Goa, Manipur – The Hindu


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Congress rocks RS over Goa, Manipur
The Hindu
The Rajya Sabha failed to function on Wednesday, after the Congress forced three adjournments, vociferously protesting against the “stealing of the mandate” in Manipur and Goa. Its contention was that it was not invited to form the government even
Hung Assemblies in Goa, Manipur revive issue of unstable smaller states; yet no viable solution in sightIndia Today
Biren Singh takes oath as first BJP chief minister of ManipurMoneycontrol.com
Congress uproar over Governor’s role in Goa, Manipur disrupts Rajya Sabha workEconomic Times
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Manipur result highlights: Durand Cup winner CM vows to end political football – Economic Times


Economic Times

Manipur result highlights: Durand Cup winner CM vows to end political football
Economic Times
GUWAHATI: Nongthombam Biren Singh scripted history when he was sworn in on Wednesday as the first chief minister of a BJP government in Manipur. 56-year-old Singh was a national footballer and member of the Border Security Force team which won …
N Biren Singh, Ex Footballer, Is BJP’s First Chief Minister In Manipur: 10 PointsNDTV
Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur CMThe Hindu
N Biren Singh sworn in, becomes Manipur’s first BJP chief ministerHindustan Times
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Pune Yaoshang Thabal 2017 organized by AMAND, Pune

The Association of Manipuri Diaspora (AMAND) Pune is a registered non-government, non-profit community organization formed by working as well as retired Manipuri professionals in and around Pune. As a part of its traditional & cultural program, AMAND Pune organized its annual Yaoshang Thabal 2017 (Moonlight dance) on Yaoshang day, Sunday the 12th March 2017 at […]

Pune Yaoshang Thabal 2017 by AMAND, Pune

The Association of Manipuri Diaspora (AMAND) Pune is a registered non-government, non-profit community organization formed by working as well as retired Manipuri professionals in and around Pune. As a part of its traditional & cultural program, AMAND Pune organized its annual Yaoshang Thabal 2017 (Moonlight dance) on Yaoshang day, Sunday the 12th March 2017 at […]

BJP scripts history in Manipur, Biren Singh takes oath as CM

Nongthombam Biren Singh was a key member of Congress when he decided to join BJP in 2016, after falling out with Okram Ibobi Singh. Imphal: It was a historic moment for the BJP on Wednesday, when party leader Nongthombam Biren Singh took oath as the Chief Minister of Manipur. This is the first time that […]

All’s not well in Manipur as NPP’s pullout threat looms large – Oneindia


Oneindia

All’s not well in Manipur as NPP’s pullout threat looms large
Oneindia
BJP leaders in charge of Manipur had reportedly assured the allocation of these portfolios to the Naga People’s Front, which too has four MLAs. Informed sources said the lone independent MLA Asabuddin was now in the company of Congress leaders in …

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BJP’s Manipur numbers: Just one of their own in Cabinet – Oneindia


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BJP’s Manipur numbers: Just one of their own in Cabinet
Oneindia
The BJP is on an ally appeasement spree in Manipur just like it was in Goa. Out of the eight MLAs set to join N Biren Singh’s cabinet, only one is from the BJP. While NPP’s Yumnam Joykumar Singh will take over the office of the deputy Chief Minister
Manipur: BJP’s Biren Singh will be the next chief ministerScroll.in
Manipur CM Ibobi Singh says will resign soon; Governor Heptulla likely to invite BJP to form govtZee News
Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: CM Okram Ibobi Singh changes stand, decides to resignFinancial Express
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New Manipur CM assures Naga blockade will be lifted – Economic Times


Economic Times

New Manipur CM assures Naga blockade will be lifted
Economic Times
IMPHAL: Manipur‘s new 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). He was speaking to reporters shortly after his swearing-in
Manipur gets its first BJP govt as Biren Singh takes oath along with 8 ministersLivemint
Manipur: Naga groups reject Biren Singh’s appeal to end blockadeFirstpost
Manipur govt to appeal UNC to lift blockadeNagaland Post
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A former football player and journalist, Biren Singh is now Manipur’s new CM – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

A former football player and journalist, Biren Singh is now Manipur’s new CM
Hindustan Times
A year later, he roped Nongthombam Biren into the Congress and made him a junior minister in his coalition government in Manipur. Little did Singh know 14 years later, his protégé would switch over to rival BJP and replace him as chief minister. N
In Manipur, Good News For BJP Likely Tomorrow, Say Raj Bhavan SourcesNDTV
Manipur: BJP elects N Biren Singh as CM candidate, Okram Ibobi Singh resignsIndia Today
PM Modi congratulates Biren Singh for taking over as Manipur CMEconomic Times
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Hung Assemblies in Goa, Manipur revive issue of unstable smaller states; yet no viable solution in sight – India Today


India Today

Hung Assemblies in Goa, Manipur revive issue of unstable smaller states; yet no viable solution in sight
India Today
Controversies have followed the hung assemblies in Goa and Manipur. In both the states, though no party got a clear verdict, Congress was the single largest party. However, it failed to form government in both the states as BJP acted with a lightening
N Biren Singh, Ex Footballer, Is BJP’s First Chief Minister In Manipur: 10 PointsNDTV
Congress uproar over Governor’s role in Goa, Manipur disrupts Rajya Sabha workEconomic Times
Manipur Governor invites BJP to form govt; swearing-in on WednesdayMoneycontrol.com
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BJP-Led Coalition Government Takes Charge in Manipur – The Wire


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BJP-Led Coalition Government Takes Charge in Manipur
The Wire
New Delhi: After days of uncertainty, Nongthombam Biren Singh took oath as Manipur’s 24th chief minister at the Raj Bhavan on March 15, the state’s first ever BJP-led government. The other constituents of the newly sworn in government are the two
Manipur’s first BJP-led govt to be sworn in on WednesdayLivemint
BJP has requisite numbers: Najma Heptulla on Manipur govt formationEconomic Times
Manipur highlights: N Biren Singh takes oath as chief minister, ex-CM Ibobi Singh presentThe Indian Express
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