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Manipur elections: Insurgency, political instability factors in electoral battle

Manipur elections come at a time when the state’s tenuous peace has been broken several times in skirmishes between security agencies and insurgent outfits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates various developmental projects, in Imphal, ahead of Manipur elections. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates various developmental projects, in Imphal, ahead of Manipur elections. (PTI)
Published on Jan 09, 2022 12:24 AM IST
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BySobhapati Samom, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Manipur Assembly election to be held in 2 phases: Here is complete schedule

  • Presently, the 60-members assembly state is ruled by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which constitutes Bharatiya Janata Party (29), Naga People's Front (5), National People’s Party (3) and Independent (1). The Congress party is in the opposition.
The elections are being held amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country that has been pushing daily infections to rise exponentially. Repersentative image (AFP)
The elections are being held amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country that has been pushing daily infections to rise exponentially. Repersentative image (AFP)
Published on Jan 08, 2022 04:40 PM IST
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EC to hold virtual meet with top officials in poll-bound Manipur today

  • The poll panel is likely to announce the election dates for the five states in the first half of this month.
Quoting people familiar with the development, PTI reported the meeting will be attended by top state administration officials, representatives of political parties and those part of the poll machinery. (For representational purpose)(Reuters)
Quoting people familiar with the development, PTI reported the meeting will be attended by top state administration officials, representatives of political parties and those part of the poll machinery. (For representational purpose)(Reuters)
Published on Jan 05, 2022 07:32 AM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

PM Modi’s Manipur pitch: India now looking East

Agartala/Imphal: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led governments in Manipur and Tripura transformed the two states, put them on the road to development, and ended extremist violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, accusing previous administrations of neglecting the North-East
Modi said previous governments had a set policy -- Don’t Look East -- and the North-East would come in focus only during elections.(PTI)
Modi said previous governments had a set policy -- Don’t Look East -- and the North-East would come in focus only during elections.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 02:14 AM IST
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ByPriyanka Deb Barman and Sobhapati Samom, Hindustan Times, Agartala/imphal

BJP adopted ‘act east’ policy over past govts' ‘don’t look east': PM in Manipur

  • Addressing a massive crowd after launching several projects in Manipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that stability must be maintained in the northeastern state and it needs to be taken to new heights of development.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Imphal after inaugurating and laying foundation stone of multiple projects. (Screengrab/Narendra Modi Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Imphal after inaugurating and laying foundation stone of multiple projects. (Screengrab/Narendra Modi Twitter)
Updated on Jan 04, 2022 02:09 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Covid hospital, national highways: PM to launch 22 projects in Manipur today

  • According to a statement by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the projects cover diverse sectors in the poll-bound northeastern state, including road infrastructure, drinking water supply, housing, skill development, urban development and health, among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stone of nine in Manipur on Tuesday . (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stone of nine in Manipur on Tuesday . (ANI)
Published on Jan 04, 2022 06:35 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP, ally NPP begin campaign ahead of polls in Manipur

BJP’s Manipur unit chief A Sharda Devi has said the state’s ruling coalition led by BJP’s N Biren Singh has demonstrated its seriousness to resolve issues facing people and ensure there are no blockades.
The Congress, which emerged as the largest single party in the 2017 Manipur elections, has witnessed a depletion in its strength from 28 to 17 due to exits by legislators (Twitter/@AShardaDevi)
The Congress, which emerged as the largest single party in the 2017 Manipur elections, has witnessed a depletion in its strength from 28 to 17 due to exits by legislators (Twitter/@AShardaDevi)
Published on Dec 20, 2021 12:37 PM IST
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