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      Congress will preserve language, culture and harmony of Manipur: Rahul Gandhi

      Updated on Feb 22, 2022 03:25 AM IST

      The Congress party wants to protect Manipur’s culture, history and language, Rahul Gandhi said on Monday at an election rally, accusing the incumbent BJP government of undermining the interests of the people in the state.

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being felicitated by party leaders with a Kokyet (Hat), Langyan and a portrait at a public meeting ahead of the Manipur assembly elections, in Imphal on Monday. (ANI)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being felicitated by party leaders with a Kokyet (Hat), Langyan and a portrait at a public meeting ahead of the Manipur assembly elections, in Imphal on Monday. (ANI)
      BySobhapati Samom, Imphal

      PM said 'thali bajao' while people struggled for oxygen, says Rahul Gandhi 

      “During the initial months of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, the PM had asked citizens to clang utensils standing from their homes and later on a separate occasion to light lamps or candles or mobile phone flashlights as a show of solidarity,” Rahul Gandhi said. 

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Published on Feb 21, 2022 03:19 PM IST

      On BJP reaction to ‘union of states’ comment, Rahul Gandhi cites Constitution

      Manipur Assembly election 2022: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said his description of India was based on how the country has been defined in the Constitution, unlike how the BJP visualised it.

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses an election rally in Imphal. (ANI Twitter)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses an election rally in Imphal. (ANI Twitter)
      Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:52 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Manipur polls: Two ITBP personnel injured in radio-controlled IED blast

      The two personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were on election duty for the state assembly elections in Manipur

      The injured ITBP personnel were moved to Imphal Shija Hospital. (Representational Image)
      The injured ITBP personnel were moved to Imphal Shija Hospital. (Representational Image)
      Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:42 PM IST
      ByBabie Shirin

      Manipur polls: Environmental issues feature in manifestos of most parties

      Elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 28 and March 5 while the counting of votes will take place on March 10

      Manipur's Loktak lake. (HT Photo)
      Manipur's Loktak lake. (HT Photo)
      Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:47 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Manipur today

      In a tweet, Congress’s Manipur unit said Gandhi will address a public meeting and Congress workers at the party’s office

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
      Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:46 AM IST

      Manipur elections: JD(U) banks on Nitish’s image and defectors to make inroads

      Though the party is primarily Bihar-centric, JD(U) isn’t entirely new to politics in the northeast. In the 2000 Manipur assembly elections, the party had won one seat. It, however, failed to replicate that win in successive elections and did not field any candidate in 2017.

      Bihar chief minister and JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar. His party is contesting the elections in Manipur.
      Bihar chief minister and JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar. His party is contesting the elections in Manipur.
      Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:53 AM IST
      By, Imphal

      Rival candidates allege Manipur education minister unsure of his age, education

      Manipur education minister Sorokhaibam Rajen has rejected the accusations of his rival candidates and filed a complaint before the chief judicial magistrate, Imphal, against them for ‘false allegations and for harming his reputation’.

      Four rival candidates of Manipur education minister Sorokhaibam Rajen have come together to accuse him of being unsure of his age and education. (Twitter)
      Four rival candidates of Manipur education minister Sorokhaibam Rajen have come together to accuse him of being unsure of his age and education. (Twitter)
      Published on Feb 20, 2022 04:24 PM IST
      ByBabie Shirin

      Rumblings grow within Manipur BJP over CM face

      The BJP high-command’s decision to not announce a CM face before the elections has led to speculations in Imphal that the party might repeat its move in Assam last year and replace incumbent N Biren Singh with someone else after the results

      Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh files his nomination from Heingang constituency ahead of the State Assembly elections, in Imphal on Saturday. (Lal Singh)
      Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh files his nomination from Heingang constituency ahead of the State Assembly elections, in Imphal on Saturday. (Lal Singh)
      Updated on Feb 20, 2022 07:30 AM IST
      By, Imphal

      PM Narendra Modi to arrive in Manipur for poll campaigns on Feb 22

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Manipur for the poll campaigns of the Congress candidates on February 21.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally at Luwangsangbam sports complex ground near Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh’s residence in Imphal East district. (File/ANI)
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally at Luwangsangbam sports complex ground near Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh’s residence in Imphal East district. (File/ANI)
      Published on Feb 19, 2022 11:51 AM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Jairam Ramesh tears into BJP manifesto for Manipur, says it is ‘haijinbi’

      Congress leader Jairam Ramesh countered BJP’s JP Nadda, who said Manipur, under chief minister N Biren Singh, has undergone a change from instability to stability in the last five years.

      Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the BJP’s manifesto for Manipur was a jumla. (HT Photo)
      Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the BJP’s manifesto for Manipur was a jumla. (HT Photo)
      Published on Feb 18, 2022 05:43 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      BJP promises sops for women in manifesto

      BJP national president JP Nadda, along with Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh and party’s state unit chief A Sharda Devi, released the manifesto which contains 20 promises.

      Bharatiya Janata Party national president during the release of the party's manifesto for the Manipur Assembly Election, in Imphal on Thursday. (ANI)
      Bharatiya Janata Party national president during the release of the party's manifesto for the Manipur Assembly Election, in Imphal on Thursday. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 18, 2022 02:44 AM IST
      BySobhapati Samom, Hindustan Times, Imphal

      Ahead of polls, Manipur BJP releases manifesto; does not mention AFSPA

      There has been a demand in Manipur for over two decades seeking repeal of the Act, which gives powers to search, arrest without warrant and also shoot to kill in some situations in ‘disturbed areas’. Activist Irom Sharmila had staged a fast for 16 years seeking its withdrawal.

      BJP chief JP Nadda, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh, state unit president A Sharda Devi and others releasing the election manifesto in Imphal on Thursday. (HT PHOTO.)
      BJP chief JP Nadda, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh, state unit president A Sharda Devi and others releasing the election manifesto in Imphal on Thursday. (HT PHOTO.)
      Updated on Feb 17, 2022 10:46 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Manipur polls: BJP releases its election manifesto. Here are big announcements

      Manipur goes to the polls in two phase elections on February 28 and March 5. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.

      Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President J.P. Nadda (C), Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh (L) and others release the party's manifesto for the Manipur Assembly elections, in Imphal on Thursday.(ANI)
      Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President J.P. Nadda (C), Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh (L) and others release the party's manifesto for the Manipur Assembly elections, in Imphal on Thursday.(ANI)
      Published on Feb 17, 2022 05:51 PM IST
      By | Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aryan Prakash, Imphal

      Manipur polls: 265 candidates, including 17 women, in fray for second phase

      There will be a triangular contest in eight assembly constituencies – Thongju, Thangmeiband, Wangoi, Kangpokpi, Sagolband, Mayang Imphal, Moirang, Bishnupur and Tipaimukh

      In the first phase of polling on February 28, 173 candidates, including 15 women, will contest across 38 assembly constituencies in five districts, while in the second phase polling, 92 candidates, including two women, will contest from 22 assembly constituencies in six districts. (AFP/File)
      In the first phase of polling on February 28, 173 candidates, including 15 women, will contest across 38 assembly constituencies in five districts, while in the second phase polling, 92 candidates, including two women, will contest from 22 assembly constituencies in six districts. (AFP/File)
      Published on Feb 17, 2022 04:52 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Manipur polls: Ruling coalition partner NPF launches ‘Campaign kick-off 2022’

      Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio came to Senapati on the invitation of Naga People’s Front, which was launching its campaign in the district for the Manipur elections

      Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio said his first priority was the Naga political issue and asked people in the district to back the NPF candidates (HT Photo)
      Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio said his first priority was the Naga political issue and asked people in the district to back the NPF candidates (HT Photo)
      Updated on Feb 17, 2022 01:54 AM IST
      ByHT Correspondent

      Manipur polls: Priyanka takes aim at BJP govt with ‘big industrialists’ jibe

      Priyanka Gandhi said the Congress party respects civil liberties and democratic rights of the people of Manipur and is ready to “fix all damages” done by the BJP in its five-year term

      Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said the BJP-led government in Manipur lacked political will to solve unemployment in the state. (ANI/File)
      Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said the BJP-led government in Manipur lacked political will to solve unemployment in the state. (ANI/File)
      Published on Feb 16, 2022 10:47 AM IST
      ByBabie Shirin

      Manipur polls: Modi govt policies benefit big industrialists 

      Underlining the differences in the politics of BJP and Congress, she accused BJP of not giving space to everyone equally.

      Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra virtually addresses a rally for party candidates in Manipur ahead of the State Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(ANI)
      Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra virtually addresses a rally for party candidates in Manipur ahead of the State Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(ANI)
      Published on Feb 15, 2022 06:37 PM IST
      By | Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aryan Prakash

      Assembly polls: JD (U) banks on Nitish factor in Manipur

      Armed with rebels from other parties and candidates in 38 of the total 60 seats, the Janata Dal (United) plans to turn things around in Manipur.

      The Janata Dal (United) is contesting the assembly election in Manipur on the plank of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s good governance and clean image, said JD(U) national general secretary in-charge of northeast, Afaque Ahmed Khan. (PTI)
      The Janata Dal (United) is contesting the assembly election in Manipur on the plank of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s good governance and clean image, said JD(U) national general secretary in-charge of northeast, Afaque Ahmed Khan. (PTI)
      Updated on Feb 15, 2022 05:38 PM IST

      Manipur BJP chief spokesperson expelled for violating party rules

      Manipur BJP chief spokesperson Chongtham Bijoy Singh earlier announced that he would be supporting JD(U) candidate of Uripok constituency in the ensuing first phase assembly elections on February 28.

      Manipur BJP chief spokesperson Chongtham Bijoy Singh alleged that he was expelled from the party without following proper procedures. (File Photo)
      Manipur BJP chief spokesperson Chongtham Bijoy Singh alleged that he was expelled from the party without following proper procedures. (File Photo)
      Published on Feb 12, 2022 08:35 AM IST

      Manipur poll dates revised, voting now on February 28, March 5

      The change in the schedule comes after the Congress’s state unit chief, N Loken Singh, petitioned the EC to not hold polls on a Sunday — observed as the Lord’s Day by Christians.

      Manipur elections will be held on February 28 and March 5. (Reuters) (For representation purpose)
      Manipur elections will be held on February 28 and March 5. (Reuters) (For representation purpose)
      Updated on Feb 11, 2022 02:08 AM IST

      Manipur polls: EC revises polling dates, 1st phase on Feb 28, 2nd on March 5

      The term of 60-member Manipur Assembly ends on March 19

      Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) sealing officers check EVMs and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs).(PTI)
      Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) sealing officers check EVMs and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs).(PTI)
      Published on Feb 10, 2022 07:01 PM IST

      Manipur election: 175 nominations valid for 1st phase polling on February 27

      Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh is among the 175 candidates whose nomination papers have been cleared by election officials after scrutiny.

      Imphal: Election officials said only one nomination paper of an independent candidate was rejected during scrutiny (ANI)
      Imphal: Election officials said only one nomination paper of an independent candidate was rejected during scrutiny (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 10, 2022 04:04 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Will not make promises that can't be fulfilled: Yadav on BJP's Manipur manifesto

      Bhupender Yadav, the BJP's in charge of the polls in the northeastern state, said the saffron camp has held discussions with various stakeholders and set up a committee to draft the manifesto.

      Union minister Bhupender Yadav.(PTI file photo)
      Union minister Bhupender Yadav.(PTI file photo)
      Published on Feb 09, 2022 05:15 PM IST
      PTI |

      Manipur CM N Biren Singh files nomination, promises manifesto soon

      Chief Minister N Biren Singh will be facing Congress candidate Pangeijam Saratchandra Singh in the Heingang constituency in the first phase of the elections wherein polling will be held across 38 assembly constituencies under five electoral districts on February 27.

      Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh was accompanied by BJP Manipur president Adhikarimayum Sharda Devi while filing his nomination paper at the returning officer’s office at Heingang in Imphal East district. (HT PHOTO.)
      Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh was accompanied by BJP Manipur president Adhikarimayum Sharda Devi while filing his nomination paper at the returning officer’s office at Heingang in Imphal East district. (HT PHOTO.)
      Published on Feb 06, 2022 12:07 AM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      In Manipur, Congress candidates take an unusual oath to respect the mandate

      Congress legislature party leader Ibobi Singh, who was the chief minister of the state from 2002 to 2017, and AICC Bhakta Charan Das said the idea was to pledge to respect mandate of people if elected in the Manipur elections

      Former Manipur CM Ibobi Singh and AICC in charge Bhakta Charan Das led an unusual oath ceremony attended by 54 Congress candidates
      Former Manipur CM Ibobi Singh and AICC in charge Bhakta Charan Das led an unusual oath ceremony attended by 54 Congress candidates
      Published on Feb 04, 2022 12:17 AM IST
      ByHT Correspondent

      Women to be in charge of all 29 polling stations in Manipur’s Singjamei

      Assembly elections in the state will be held in two phases, on February 27 and March 3, and the counting of votes will take place on March 10

      Deputy commissioner Th Kirankumar Singh, who is also the district election officer of Imphal West district, made the announcement on Wednesday. (AP/File/ Representational image)
      Deputy commissioner Th Kirankumar Singh, who is also the district election officer of Imphal West district, made the announcement on Wednesday. (AP/File/ Representational image)
      Updated on Feb 03, 2022 04:35 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Manipur polls: Ex-BJP lawmaker among Congress candidates

      On January 22, the party released its first list of 40 candidates, including former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, and 19 new faces

      HT Image
      HT Image
      Published on Feb 02, 2022 12:55 PM IST

      Manipur polls: NPP, JD(U), Shiv Sena declare candidate lists

      The National People’s Party (NPP) on Tuesday announced its second list of candidates for the upcoming Manipur assembly elections, while the Janata Dal (United) and the Shiv Sena declared their first lists.

      The first phase of elections in Manipur will be held across 38 constituencies on February 27 (PTI Photo)
      The first phase of elections in Manipur will be held across 38 constituencies on February 27 (PTI Photo)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 08:38 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Denied tickets, sitting BJP MLA, two others join Congress in Manipur

      Five other BJP ticket aspirants join coalition partner NPP while several other contenders have joined the Janata Dal (United).

      Sitting BJP MLA Pukhrem Sarat Singh joined the Congress on Monday after he was denied a ticket to contest the upcoming Manipur assembly election. (HT PHOTO.)
      Sitting BJP MLA Pukhrem Sarat Singh joined the Congress on Monday after he was denied a ticket to contest the upcoming Manipur assembly election. (HT PHOTO.)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 11:47 PM IST
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