Defeat Congress’s Money Power: TC Nominee

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Trinamool Congress Manipur Pradesh nominee for the by- election to the Konthoujam Assembly Constituency Konthoujam Sarat has asserted that the forthcoming democratic exercise is an opportunity to expose and de- feat concept of the ruling Congress party that elect-ions could be decided through the power of money. While expressing confident that with the blessing of the Konthoujam AC public...

JD (U), CPM To Support Independent Candidate

IMPHAL, Feb 4: Janata Dal (United) Manipur State unit and Communist Party of India (Marxist) Manipur State unit have announced their decision to support independent candidate Kh Ranjit in the forthcoming by-election to Konthoujam assembly constituency. Meanwhile, Kh Ranjit has claimed that he would win the by-election by securing 500 to 1000 more votes than both his rival Congress and Trinamool Congress...

Konthoujam Assembly By-election

IMPHAL, Jan 25: A meeting of the Core Committee of BJP State Unit today has decided to support K Sarat, the candidate of Trinamool Congress in the upcoming by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency. MPP, which is the oldest regional party in Manipur, too had already announced its decision of supporting the candidate of Trinamool Congress in the by-election. The meeting of the Core Committee of...

BJP, JD (U) Tie

IMPHAL, Jan 24: The NDA alliance of BJP and JD (U) would formally announce their decision regarding which party’s candidate they would support in the ensuing by- election to the Konthoujam Assembly Constituency. The BJP-JD (U) alliance has been already approached by independent candidate Khangenbam Ranjit and Trinamool Congress candidate K Sarat separately to support in the by-election. According...

Politics: Manipuri Style

In the last Manipur Legislative Assembly elections held in February 2000, three alliances contested. The first alliance Рthe ruling parties constituted the United Front: the Manipur State Congress Party (MSCP), the Federal Party of Manipur (FPM), and both regional parties. The Indian National Congress (INC), the Manipur People’s Party, the oldest regional party, the Janata Dal (Secular) and...