Irom Sharmila refuses to accept security escort provided by state
The former iconic human rights figure said she does not approve of the "VIP culture" of being surrounded by armed forces and wants to be with the people.
Militants outfits in poll bound Manipur boycott PM Modi's maiden visit
In a statement issued to media houses, the militant organisations stat...
First time voters in Manipur want an end to blockade politics
Better educational and employment opportunities is the other important demand b...
Economic blockade will not impact the assembly polls in Manipur: Dr Nasim Zaidi, CEC
The CEC added that enough forces will be deployed to state and adequate security measures will be taken up, and EC has enough stock of petrol and diesel.
Economic blockade will not impact Manipur poll process: CEC
Zaidi said adequate number of Central police forces will be available for each phase and each polling station will be adequately covered by Central police forces.
Manipur women see Narendra Modi as messiah who is yet to deliver
Almost 3 years since the LS polls, these women from the land of Mary Kom, Sarita Devi and Kunjarani Devi, now wait with high hopes as their state goes to polls in a fortnight's time.
Ready for tripartite talks with UNC: Manipur CM, O Ibobi Singh
The CM refuted Home Minister Rajnath Singh's charge that the blockade was a result of a "political conspiracy" hatched by the Congress govt to divert attention from its "failures".
Manipur Polls 2017: PM Narendra Modi to be BJP’s election face
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, who is the election-incharge of BJP in the state, claimed that not projecting a chief ministerial candidate is part of party’s strategy.
Rajnath Singh criticises Congress for Manipur blockade
The Home Minister said, "The Manipur government did not send any representative for the first round of tripartite talks to end the economic blockade."
Majority should not disturb minority and vice-versa: Manipur CM
"We all are Indians and majority should not disturb the minority and vice-versa," Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said at a programme at the Congress office here.
TMC to raise the issue of economic blockade in Parliament: Roy
Mukul Roy said TMC would play a decisive role after the Assembly polls in Manipur.
Manipur: Demonetisation,blockade hit traders dealing with poll material
Cutting across political lines, parties have also squeezed poll spending in this election following economic blockade and strict supervision of Election Commission.
PRJA raising money through crowdfunding to fight polls
Irom Sharmila's PRJA is the first party in Manipur which has resorted to crowdfunding to finance the poll expenses.
Indira Oinam appointed Congress spokesperson
State Congress president T N Haokip formally appointed her as the spokesperson of the party and hoped that her appointment would strengthen the Congress.
No Chief ministerial face for BJP in Manipur, campaign to centre around PM Modi
Javadekar rubbished the claim that party does not have anyone to project as chief ministerial face.
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