‘Will urge Centre to set up a Manipur Regiment in army … will invite all insurgent groups for a political dialogue’

Former BSF footballer turned journalist turned politician, Nongthombam Biren Singh is BJP’s first chief minister in Manipur and its third in the North-East. Singh, who shifted from Congress to BJP in 2016, spoke to Oinam Sunil about his priorities and the implications of BJP’s inroads into Manipur. You have become Manipur’s first BJP chief minister […]

Cabinet approves National Health Policy 2017

Cabinet approves #NationalHealthPolicy2017 Quote#NationalHealthPolicy2017: Patient centric and quality driven, addresses health security and Make-In-India for drugs and devices QuoteMain objective of #NationalHealthPolicy2017 is to achieve universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial hardship as a consequence Quote#NationalHealthPolicy2017 proposes raising public health expenditure to 2.5% of the GDP in […]

Manipur Congress accuses BJP of manufacturing majority – The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Manipur Congress accuses BJP of manufacturing majority
The Indian Express
manipur, manipur election result, manipur results, BJP manipur, Birendra Singh, Congress Imphal: New Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh after taking the oath of office during his swearing-in ceremony in Imphal on Wednesday. PTI Photo …
Rahul Gandhi won’t be able to find Manipur on map of India: Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa SarmaIndia Today
Congress defectors strike gold by joining BJP; get post in Manipur and GoaEconomic Times
All you need to know about the Manipur Council of MinistersThe Hindu
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Rahul Gandhi won’t be able to find Manipur on map of India: Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma – India Today


India Today

Rahul Gandhi won’t be able to find Manipur on map of India: Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma
India Today
Reacting to the Congress leader’s charge that the BJP formed the government in Manipur using money power, Sarma dismissed rumours of horse-trading. He added that Rahul had no political knowledge and would not know where Manipur was on map of …
Manipur elections paint a picture of BJP that the country should be wary ofFirstpost
BJP’s rising graph in North-East IndiaLivemint

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Congress defectors strike gold by joining BJP; get post in Manipur and Goa – Economic Times


Economic Times

Congress defectors strike gold by joining BJP; get post in Manipur and Goa
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Even as Congress’ electoral fortunes continued to remain poor, almost two dozen leaders who joined the BJP — many on election eve — gained ministerial posts in Manipur and Goa, even as those in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh awaited …
Manipur gets its first BJP govt as Biren Singh takes oath along with 8 ministersLivemint
BJP formed govt in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul GandhiDeccan Chronicle
BJP stole governments in Goa and Manipur: Rahul Gandhiindiablooms
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Manipur govt to appeal UNC to lift blockade – Nagaland Post


Hindustan Times

Manipur govt to appeal UNC to lift blockade
Nagaland Post
After taking over as new chief minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh Thursday convened a special meeting with the cabinet ministers and MLAs, where it was decided to make an appeal on the United Naga Council (UNC) to immediately lift the economic …
Despite appeal, Manipur blockade continuesZee News
Manipur blockade continues despite new CM’s appealThe Shillong Times
Manipur CM Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade: BJPHindustan Times
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On the first day of Bjp-led Govt in Manipur

Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh, who was sworn-in yesterday along with eight (8) cabinet ministers has convened a meeting with all  his Cabinet Ministers and MLAs to discuss about the ongoing economic blockade of United Naga Council (UNC) in the state. UNC has imposed economic blockade along the national highways 2 and 37 […]

On the first day of Bjp-led Govt in Manipur

Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh, who was sworn-in yesterday along with eight (8) cabinet ministers has convened a meeting with all  his Cabinet Ministers and MLAs to discuss about the ongoing economic blockade of United Naga Council (UNC) in the state. UNC has imposed economic blockade along the national highways 2 and 37 […]

Manipur: Congress accuses BJP of ‘manufactured majority’ – The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Manipur: Congress accuses BJP of ‘manufactured majority’
The Indian Express
The Congress Thursday accused the BJP of a “manufactured majority” in Manipur saying the new precedents set by the saffron party are of concern and challenge to parliamentary democracy in the country. Congress senior spokesperson C P Joshi said the …

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Two suspected ISIS agents nabbed at Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur – India Today


India Today

Two suspected ISIS agents nabbed at Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur
India Today
Two suspected Islamic State (IS) “agents” have been apprehended by Assam Rifles (AR) personnel from the India-Myanmar border area in Manipur. According to security forces, the duo was nabbed on March 14 after specific intelligence about their …
Manipur: Here’s how a BJP-led government can transform the stateFirstpost
Two suspected IS operatives arrested from Indo-Myanmar border town in Manipurindiablooms
Two IS suspects arrested in ManipurThe New Indian Express

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BJP formed government in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul Gandhi – The New Indian Express


The New Indian Express

BJP formed government in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul Gandhi
The New Indian Express
“The BJP used money power in Manipur and Goa. They stole the mandate of the people…,” Gandhi said while replying to a question on BJP forming government in Manipur as well as in Goa, where Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the trust vote today.
Manipur surge spurs saffron hope for 3 more NE statesTimes of India
48 hours in Manipur: Defections, rumoured abductions and mysterious lettersScroll.in

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Rock, metal music from Manipur cry for funds and space – The New Indian Express


The New Indian Express

Rock, metal music from Manipur cry for funds and space
The New Indian Express
Coupled with this are the lack of indoor auditoriums and the onslaught of the DJ, along with which rock bands cannot coexist,” said Kennedy RK, founder member of Imphal-based music webzine ‘Soundcheck’, involved in promotion of Manipuri bands.

BJP used money for forming govt. in Goa, Manipur: Rahul Gandhi – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

BJP used money for forming govt. in Goa, Manipur: Rahul Gandhi
Hindustan Times
Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for government formation in Manipur and Goa despite finishing second in a split mandate, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that the saffron party used money to win power. “We won …
BJP formed government in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul GandhiThe New Indian Express
BJP formed govt in Manipur, Goa by using money power: Rahul GandhiDeccan Chronicle
In Manipur Cabinet, allies get lion’s shareThe Hindu
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