Jayanta assures AYUSH Hospital at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, September 20 2017: Health Minister Jayanta Kumar who also holds the Law portfolio today promised to construct an ideal AYUSH Hospital at Ukhrul district . The Minister said this while inspecting the site of an AYUSH hospital, the ongoing construction work of the Court complex and to assess the shortfall of the 50 bedded […]

Minister L Jayantakumar Singh In BJP’s Month-Old Government In Manipur Resigns Over ‘Interference’

HIGHLIGHTS: – Manipur Chief Minister is yet to accept his resignation – Sources: Jayantakumar Singh was upset over suspension of senior official – BJP-led coalition formed government in Manipur less than a month ago GUWAHATI: Within a month of taking charge as Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh and his BJP-led coalition government is facing […]

Minister L Jayantakumar Singh In BJP’s Month-Old Government In Manipur Resigns Over ‘Interference’

HIGHLIGHTS: – Manipur Chief Minister is yet to accept his resignation – Sources: Jayantakumar Singh was upset over suspension of senior official – BJP-led coalition formed government in Manipur less than a month ago GUWAHATI: Within a month of taking charge as Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh and his BJP-led coalition government is facing […]

BJP’s short term score in Manipur

The electoral battle is now concluded in Manipur, and the BJP’s victory is nearly definite, pending a floor test. Even if it has scored convincingly in the short run, there is no guarantee that the new government’s problems are over. It will have to keep its own MLAs happy when a majority of the cabinet […]

BJP MLAs, supporting MLAs shifted to Guwahati

NEW DELHI, Mar 18 :Ahead of the crucial floor test in Manipur, 17 BJP legislators have reportedly moved into a hotel in Guwahati along with an independent MLA and one from the Trinamool Congress, in what is being seen as a move to thwart any attempt to poach MLAs. People in the know said these […]

Manipur deputy CM seeks forgiveness for boastful son’s ‘arrogance, wild imagination’ on Facebook

Barely two days into his job, Manipur’s deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh is doing some serious fire-fighting on social media, courtesy his son, Yumnam Devjit. Singh, a former director general of police, took to Facebook on Friday to apologise for the “arrogance” of Devjit and requested people to ignore his outbursts that have followed […]

Biren to be sworn in as BJP’s first CM today

The promise made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that BJP will form the next Government in Manipur has proved true. The saffron juggernaut has rolled into the state and BJP will have its first Chief Minister with Nongthombam Biren Singh. He will be sworn-in at Raj Bhavan at 1 pm on Wednesday. Biren and one […]

Manipur Govt maybe sworn in tomorrow

Manipur’s first BJP government is likely to be sworn in on Wednesday under the leadership of legislature party leader N Biren Singh, who has made the lifting of a crippling economic blockade his first priority as chief minister. Only two ministers, Biren and party colleague Th. Biswajit, who proposed the former’s name for the top […]

Surjewala Alleges BJP Has ‘Abducted’ Independent MLA From Airport

Imphal/New Delhi: The great muddle in Manipur continued for the second day on Sunday, with a dramatic twist. Even as both national parties are within striking distance of forming the next government, Randeep Surjewala of the Congress alleged that the BJP had ‘abducted’ an independent MLA and taken him to Kolkata. Surjewala posted a series […]

BJP will have numbers to form govt in Manipur: Ram Madhav

NPP, LJP have extended support to BJP to form govt in Manipur: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav. BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said the party will muster support to have the numbers required to form the government in Manipur. “The BJP has already got some support and hopes for cooperation of others as well to […]

54 crorepatis in first phase of Manipur Assembly polls: ADR

NEW DELHI: A total of 54 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the first phase of Manipur Assembly elections to be held on March 4, while 8 have declared criminal cases against themselves, as per a latest report. Manipur Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all […]