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I/E Records 83.53 Percent Turn out, I/W 82.99 Percent As Sky Clears Fate Of 92 Candidates Sealed

Cops arrive to control the situation at 19/9-Mahabali Rongmei LP School of IMC ward no. 19 under Yaiskul AC. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 25: Save for some incidents of violence witnessed in polling station number 19/9-Mahabali Rongmei LP School of IMC ward no. 19 under Yaiskul Assembly Constituency... 

BJP-Cong Workers Clash: Cops Blank Fire

IMPHAL, May 25: In poll related violence, police resorted to opening blank fire when workers of two candidates contesting in the election to Imphal Municipal Council for the post of Councilor clashed against each other at Mahabali Kabui village today. The clash broke out between workers of Indian National... 

IMC Candidate

IMPHAL, May 18: Buckling under the threats of KCP (Maoists) and contrary to what other candidates would like to say, Rajesh Kapoor, who is contesting as an independent candidate in the upcoming election to Imphal Municipal Council (IMC), has appealed to the people not to vote for him. Addressing a press... 
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MPP Pledges To Expose Corruption In SPF Govt

IMPHAL, Apr 18: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) would be launching a campaign to expose the extent of corruption in ruling SPF Government to the people, party president in-charge Y Mangi has announced. Y Mangi, who presided over a function hosted in  MPP office today in honor of Thokchom Ongbi Apabi,... 

Stage Set For First Phase Assam Assembly Polls, Baruah’s Threat Hangs Heavy In The Air

GUWAHATI, Apr 3: The stage is all set for the first phase of Assam assembly polls in 62 of the 126 constituencies to be held amid tight security in 13 districts tomorrow. Polling personnel assigned to far-flung areas have already left for their stations since Friday and those near to the district or... 

EDITORIAL: Globalized Politics

Just as the private sector had to undergo major overhauling not only in their approach to the production line but also in other aspects as diverse as customer satisfaction, back up services, ancillary units, in the post liberalization era, politics in the largest democracy in the world too have had to... 

Trinamool Congress MLA Elect Felicitated

IMPHAL, Feb 25: Manipur people’s Party (MPP) president Dr Nimaichand Luwang has stated that hectic efforts are being made for formation of north East Political Front. Dr Luwang asserted that objective for floating the Front, a conglomerate of different political organizations in the north East region,... 

BJP Explains Factors Of Congress’ By-Poll Loss

IMPHAL, Feb 23: Rising corruption and failure of ensuring good governance to the people are at the root cause for the defeat of Congress party in the recent by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency although it had succeeded in the earlier three by-elections, vice president of State BJP unit Prof... 

Decipherable By-Poll Lessons

The recently concluded by-election to Konthoujam by-election is rather interesting for it is the first time the ruling Congress party bit the dust in four by-elections during the 9th State Assembly. In the previous three by-elections, Congress candidates recorded convincing victories, if not at ease.... 

By-Poll Testifies SPF’s Unpopularity: Trinamool Congress

Kanwar Deep Singh and State TC leaders at Tulihal Airport. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 19: All India Trinamool Congress North East in-charge Kanwar Deep Singh has claimed that result of Konthoujam by-election was a testimony of the growing unpopularity of SPF Government and in-creasing discontentment... 

Congress Tastes Defeat After Three By Poll Victories On The Trot In The 9th Assembly, Trinamool Congress Makes Its Debut In State Assembly

K Sarat being handed over the certificate after his victory in the by poll and police swing into action to control a crowd. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 17: Defeating the ruling Indian National Congress (INC) in the by-election to 18-Konthoujam Assembly Constituency, Trinamool Congress has... 

MPP, BJP Bask Under ‘Reflected Glory’

IMPHAL, Feb 17: Hailing the people of Konthoujam, MPP and BJP, which had backed and supported Trinamool Congress in the by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency, have stated that the victory of the Trinamool Congress candidate in the by-election has rung out the message that the people of Konthoujam... 

CM Gracefully Accepts People’s Verdict

Chief Minister interacting with media persons. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 17 : Gracefully accepting the verdict of the voters of Konthoujam in the by election held recently and for which the result was declared today, Chief Minister O Ibobi today admitted that it could have been due to the...