House Of Accused Abductor Destroyed

Ransacked room of the accused. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 25: Residents of Lilong dismantled the house of a person, an alleged drug abuser, for his involvement in the abduction of an autorickshaw driver for ransom, posing himself as a UG cadre. An autorickshaw driver identified as Potsangbam Sanajaoba (28) s/o Pishak of Lamboi Khul under Imphal East district but staying at Porompat was...

Manipur Congress All For Support- Independents Pose No Hurdle

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. Image Credit: Bombiel Media. IMPHAL, Jan. 10: With the results of the eight municipal councils and 18 Nagar Panchayats elections coming in, the Congress is looking to Independents‘ support. Of the 227 wards where elections were held, the ruling Congress won 134, while the Independents finished a close second, winning 115 wards. The Opposition NCP and...

Post Poll Scenario Turns Weird

IMPHAL, Jan 10: Allegations and counter allegations of practicing sorcery among different camps in the just concluded Nagar Panchayat elections have resulted in tense situations at Lamlai in Imphal East district and Wangoi in Imphal West district. In Lamlai, the row involved a Congress candidate and a CPI candidate who contested in Lamlai Nagar Panchayat Ward No 9.  Both the camps have been accusing...

Municipal Council And Nagar Panchayat Poll Updates

Bishnupur Nagar Panchayat To Opt For Coalition IMPHAL, Jan 9: With the counting process of the recently held local body elections, completed, successful candidates of the MPP along with elected independent representatives have formed the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) to stake claim in Bishnupur Municipal Council. With the participation of six out of nine independent councilors elected...

Congress Wins Manipur Civic Polls

IMPHAL, Jan 8: The ruling Congress won five of the eight municipal council seats and is leading in the nagar panchayats in the four valley districts of Manipur. Polling was held on January 3. The Congress won the municipal councils of Nambol and Moirang in Bishnupur district. Independents emerged as a majority in Bishnupur and Ningthoukhong municipal councils. The Congress won all the nine seats in...

Congress Lose Thoubal MC Poll

Supporters celebrate victory of the NCP candidates in the Municipal Council Elections. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8: In what could be described as a shocking outcome, the ruling Indian National Congress nearly suffered a complete rout as five independents were elected to the Thoubal Municipal Council, having seven seats. With only two Congress councilors elected to the seven-member...

O Joy Blunts CM’s Poll Prediction

IMPHAL, Dec 30: MLA O Joy of MPP has declared that no candidates of the ruling Congress party are sure shot winners in the upcoming local bodies’ election from Lilong Nagar Panchayat of Imphal West. At the most, just by chance one lucky Congress candidate may win in the election, that also by the narrowest margin, the firebrand Opposition MLA said in response to the charges of Congress leader. On...

CM Writes Obituary Of Other Political Parties

Congress leaders at the INC foundation day held at Kakching Khunou on December 28. IMPHAL, Dec 28: Writing off the prospect of other political parties in the upcoming election of the local bodies, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has stated that the days of the regional political parties and those based on religion, which could not put up even five candidates of their own in the coming elections to Municipal...