Three youths have been arrested by Lamlai police on Sunday on the charge of unauthorised possession of gun and displaying the same to intimidate people of Chalou and Pungdongbam areas in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections for Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency as well as after votes were cast.
Congress on Sunday released its plan on national security which emphasises on five key issues - assuming India's rightful place in global affairs, securing the neighbourhood, internal security, protecting people and strengthening capabilities.
Y Jugindro, who contested the just concluded Lok Sabha election in Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency on Manipur People’s Party (MPP) ticket, has stated that use of ballot paper system in elections would give more meaning to democracy, considering instances of proxy voting, other electoral malpractices reported during voting on Thursday and widespread malfunctioning of the electronic voting machines (EVMs).
Election agent of BJP candidate in Outer Manipur parliamentary constituency for the 17th Lok Sabha election has approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) with the request for excluding votes cast in 220 polling stations in Senapati district during the first phase election from the counting process. In a written complaint lodged in this regard,
Two Manipuri drug traffickers have been arrested along with 900 grams of brown sugar and four live rounds of ammunition in Khuzuma in Nagaland,
Several civil society organisations of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura have joined hands together in organising The North East People’s Conference 2019 at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound here on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to visit the state on April 7 to begin the campaign of BJP in the state for election to the Outer and Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituencies scheduled to be held on April 11 and 18 respectively.
Subash’s double guided NEROCA to a 3-2 victory over NISA in the fifth match of the 11th Loktak Trophy on Monday.
PTRC ended Al-Ameen’s winning streak as YUC outclassed Model Club in Sunday’s fixtures of the 1st MCA U-16 Boys’ Trophy.
Meena Kumari Maisnam continued her fine run to win gold medal in the 54 kg at the Boxing World Cup in Cologne on Saturday.
With a view to garner maximum votes, candidates and their supporters were saying things which normally they would not have done. Truth is the victims and it is very difficult for the voters to even identify what are the facts and what are the fictions in all these jumbles.
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THOUGH expression of low opinion against the rival candidates had been the common narratives in electoral politics, National People’s Party (NPP) legislator and deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar alleging that candidates fielded by BJP and NPF for the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency have the backing of armed outfits is a serious charge.
THOUGH BJP managed to resurrect the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) and lend substance to its formation by bringing on board the alliance partners,
IT’S an established fact that electoral outcomes have been notoriously difficult to predict on account of vastly incongruent socio-political aspirations and differences in religious belief among the Indian voters.