Imphal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to end the crippling economic blockade in Manipur if the BJP comes to power in the state and said what the Congress could not do in 15 years, the BJP will do in 15 months.
Published 25-Feb-2017 15:28 IST | Updated 16:17 IST
Imphal: Normal life was largely affected in Manipur on Saturday following the call for shutdown by the apex body of six rebel groups in the state protesting against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for election campaigning.
Published 25-Feb-2017 13:53 IST
Imphal: Police on Friday recovered a hand grenade and a bomb in Manipur's Imphal West district where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally on Saturday.
Published 24-Feb-2017 13:05 IST
Imphal: As in many other states, Manipur too has its Muslim vote bank to sway fortunes of the political parties in an election, constituting nearly nine per cent of the electorate.
Published 24-Feb-2017 10:24 IST
Imphal: The insurgent groups in Manipur have called for a shutdown in the state on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns here for the upcoming assembly election, a statement said.
Published 24-Feb-2017 08:22 IST | Updated 11:59 IST
Imphal: The BJP is contesting the Manipur election, which will virtually witness a fight between the Congress and the saffron party, without a chief ministerial candidate and allies, but says its face is Narendra Modi.
Published 24-Feb-2017 17:13 IST
Imphal: Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRAJA) on Thursday released its manifesto for the upcoming state assembly elections here on Thursday, promising that it will work for the revocation of AFSPA and will redraft the Inner Line Permit system.
Published 23-Feb-2017 20:41 IST
New Delhi: Ahead of elections in Manipur, the Centre on Thursday said all stakeholders will be consulted before finalising the Naga accord and the deal signed with NSCN-IM in 2015 does not compromise state's territorial integrity. "Without the consultations of all the stakeholders, final decision onMore
Published 23-Feb-2017 18:12 IST
Imphal: Fist time voters in poll-bound Manipur want an end to the politics of blockades and bandhs and demand better educational and job opportunities in the state.
Published 23-Feb-2017 18:11 IST
Imphal: A tribal woman and a suspected militant were killed and the latter's accomplice was wounded in a fierce gunfight in Manipur on Thursday, police sources said. The injured militant, suspected to be a member of a Nagaland-based outfit, was captured while combing operations were on in the area.
Published 23-Feb-2017 17:05 IST
Imphal: In Manipur, where the over three-month-long economic blockade has hit life, among the most popular form of campaigning for the March assembly polls is the unique 'Athenpot Thinba' or flag hoisting ceremony.
Published 23-Feb-2017 13:08 IST
Imphal: Security has been beefed up ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here to address a public rally in favour of BJP candidates for the upcoming Manipur Assembly elections.
Published 23-Feb-2017 12:28 IST
Imphal: A militant and a civilian were killed during an encounter between suspected ultras and the army in Manipur's Tamenglong district on Thursday, police said.
Published 23-Feb-2017 13:11 IST
Imphal: Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam on Tuesday escaped an assassination attempt in Tamenglong district when militants attacked his cavalcade. Police suspect a tribal militant outfit to be behind the attack.
Published 21-Feb-2017 17:07 IST
Imphal: The Congress is confident of returning to power for the fourth time on the trot in Manipur, riding the growing wave of anger over the ongoing economic blockade and apprehension about the state's territorial integrity.
Published 20-Feb-2017 15:58 IST
Chandigarh: A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal donated Rs 50,000 to rights activist Irom Sharmila's party which is fighting Manipur elections, Aam Aadmi Party Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann followed the suit and donated his one month salary.
Published 19-Feb-2017 15:43 IST
Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila, who is making her electoral debut in the Manipur polls, on Sunday said she has not given up her fight against controversial law AFSPA but only changed her strategy.
Published 19-Feb-2017 11:34 IST
Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday said that demands of the militant groups in the state are unrealistic and brushed them aside as "pipe dreams".
Published 18-Feb-2017 19:30 IST
Imphal: The ongoing economic blockade in Manipur and demonetisation have dealt a dual blow to the traders dealing with poll materials with orders and delivery badly hit due to dearth of raw materials.
Published 18-Feb-2017 17:10 IST
Imphal: With severe shortage of funds and manpower, Irom Sharmila's party Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has taken to online crowdfunding to raise funds and campaigning on cycle to reach out to the masses.
Published 18-Feb-2017 11:45 IST

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