Manipur Assembly Elections 2017

Manipur Elections 2017: Full list of Ministers in CM Biren Singh’s cabinet

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today allocated portfolios to his council of ministers, keeping key home department with himself.

Manipur Floor Test: 17 BJP MLAs lodged in a Guwahati hotel before vote of trust

Manipur Floor Test: this step was taken to make sure these MLAs are not poached by Congress to hurt BJP's chances

Manipur government convenes meeting to end blockade

Informed sources said the meeting was likely to remain inconclusive on Sunday since UNC President Gaidon Kamei has been in judicial custody all these months.

Giving up fast, marriage plan dissipated Irom Sharmila’s support?

The anti-climax to her stoic struggle came after she decided to end her indefinite fast on August 9, 2016, and expressed her wish to contest the 2017 assembly elections so as to ride to power and over

Congress accuses BJP of ‘manufactured majority’ in Manipur

The Congress today 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.

Manipur Election 2017: N Biren Singh becomes CM of first BJP-led government in state

Manipur will have a BJP-led government in the state as N Biren Singh took oath as the new Chief Minister at the Raj Bhawan in Imphal on Wednesday afternoon.

Manipur Elections 2017 Live Updates: N Biren Singh sworn-in as the new Chief Minister

Manipur Elections 2017 Live Updates: N Biren Singh was elected the leader of the 21-member BJP legislature party yesterday and is set to form the government

BJP-led government to be sworn in Manipur today; N Biren Singh to take oath as CM

In a historic achievement, BJP-led government in Manipur will be sworn-in on Wednesday as N Biren Singh will be taking oath as the Chief Minister.

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in this tribal settlement in Palakkad district

Manipur polls 2017: BJP’s N Biren Singh to take oath as Manipur Chief Minister on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the BJP's chief ministerial candidate N Biren Singh and his council of ministers will be taking the oath of office in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Union Minister Jitendra

It’s a case of BJP outsmarting the Congress, why blame Goa, Manipur governors

With the BJP staking claim to form governments in Goa and Manipur, the legal experts are right in saying that governor is constitutionally right in case of a hung verdict in inviting the leader of the

N Biren Singh, Manipur’s new Chief Minister: Here is all you want to know about him

On Monday, after two whole days of suspense, a BJP delegation, which included Prakash Javadekar and Piyush Goyal, along with CM candidate Nongthombam Biren Singh met Governor Najma Heptulla and staked

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017 Live updates: Guv Najma Heptulla justifies decision to invite BJP to form govt, says party has requisite numbers

Congress has won 28 seats in Manipur while the BJP has secured 21. Meanwhile, BJP's N Biren Singh to take oath as CM tomorrow at 1 PM.

Congress issues notice in Lok Sabha over government formation in Goa, Manipur

Congress is clearly miffed over the fact that Manohar Parrikar is set to take oath as chief minister of Goa this evening even as Congress became the single largest party in the recentlky concluded ass

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP stakes claim to form government

Hours after electing N Biren Singh as its legislature part chief, the BJP met Governor Najma Heptullah and staiked claim to form government in the state.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP elects N Biren Singh as CM candidate

With BJP all set to form government in Manipur, the party today elected N Biren Singh as legislature party leader, making him the chief ministerial face of the party.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: Congress slams governor for not giving opportunity to form government, calls her ‘incompetent’

With BJP all set to form government in Manipur, the Congress has today hit out at Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah, saying that being the single largest party it should have been given an first opport

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: NPP denies supporting Congress, says letter shown to governor was ‘fake’

With political crisis in Manipur refuses to get over, the National People's Party (NPP) has today claimed that it did not offer any support to the Congress.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: CM Okram Ibobi Singh changes stand, decides to resign

Hours after Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh was asked to resign by state Governor Najma Heptullah, the former changed his stand and said.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: CM Okram Ibobi Singh refuses to resign, claims majority

On a day that saw both BJP and Congress claimed majority in Manipur Assembly, state chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh has refused to resign claiming that the Congress has majority to form government.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: Governor Najma Heptulla defends decision to invite BJP to form government

On a day that saw BJP being invited to form government in Manipur inspite of not being the single larger party, state governor Najma Heptulla defended her decision saying the the the party had shown h

Manipur Governor’s house denies reports of calling any party to form the government, asks CM Ibobi Singh to resign

Manipur Governer has denied every report of calling any part in a bid to form the government. Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh had earlier staked claim to form the government in Manipur. This came a d

BJP stealing elections in Goa, Manipur, says P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday tore into BJP saying the party is "stealing elections in Goa and Manipur."

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP With 32 MLAs’ support, to elect Manipur leader tomorrow

The BJP in Manipur tonight claimed to have secured the support of 32 MLAs after getting the backing of NDA constituent parties and two other MLAs, and said it would elect the legislature party leader

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