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Manipuri Actor Bishesh Huirem: Being Transgender Is Not A Choice

Manipuri Actor Bishesh Huirem: Being Transgender Is Not A Choice

Actor Bishesh Huirem won the Best Actor trophy at the Manipur State Film Awards for her role in Bobby Wahengbam's ‘Apaiba Leichil’ (Floating Clouds), which portrays the struggles of the third gender in society.

26 April 2022
Manipur: Biren Singh Expands Cabinet, 6 More Ministers Sworn In

Manipur: Biren Singh Expands Cabinet, 6 More Ministers Sworn In

With this, the cabinet's strength rose to 12 -- 10 from the BJP and two from the NPF.

16 April 2022

Nearly 8 Lakh Voters In Five States Went For NOTA Option

The 'NOTA' option on electronic voting machines, introduced in 2013, has its own symbol -- a ballot paper with a black cross across it.

Media And Manipur: Courage Under Fire

Media And Manipur: Courage Under Fire

Independent journalists are always in the government’s line of fire in the Northeast state

25 March 2022

Over 50,000 Officials Deployed For Counting Of Votes In 5 States

More than 50,000 officials have been deployed for the counting of votes in the five states where assembly polls were held recently.

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09 March 2022
Confident BJP, Hopeful Congress Gear Up For Manipur Assembly Election Results

Confident BJP, Hopeful Congress Gear Up For Manipur Assembly Election Results

Exit polls predicting it to win the Manipur assembly elections 2022, a confident BJP is looking forward to the counting of votes, even as a hopeful Congress...


05 March 2022
76.04 PC Turn Out In Manipur's Second And Final Phase Of Assembly Poll

76.04 PC Turn Out In Manipur's Second And Final Phase Of Assembly Poll

Voting was held in 22 constituencies across six districts amid tight security and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol. Senapati district, where polling was...


05 March 2022
Polling Underway In 22 Assembly Seats In Manipur, 11.4% Turnout Recorded Till 9 AM

Polling Underway In 22 Assembly Seats In Manipur, 11.4% Turnout Recorded Till 9 AM

A total of 11.40% of 8.38 lakh voters Saturday exercised their franchise in the first two hours of voting across 22 constituencies in the second and final...


05 March 2022
Polling Begins For 22 Seats In Second Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections

Polling Begins For 22 Seats In Second Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections

Polling for the second and last phase of assembly elections in Manipur began at 7 am on Saturday in 22 constituencies across six districts.


03 March 2022
Repolling In 12 Polling Stations Of Manipur To Be Held On March 5

Repolling In 12 Polling Stations Of Manipur To Be Held On March 5

A statement issued by Manipur Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Agarwal said the repoll will be held on March 5.


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03 March 2022
Congress Accuses BJP Of Influencing Manipur Polls By Paying Banned Rebel Groups

Congress Accuses BJP Of Influencing Manipur Polls By Paying Banned Rebel Groups

Congress accused the BJP government in Manipur of violating the model code of conduct to influence elections there after around Rs 17 crore was released to...


25 March 2022
Manipur Maelstrom: Why Is The Northeast State Witnessing Poll Violence?

Manipur Maelstrom: Why Is The Northeast State Witnessing Poll Violence?

If the last five years witnessed a visible reduction in alleged ‘excesses’ committed by armed forces, the 2022 assembly polls recorded unprecedented...


01 March 2022
'Stop Thinking About Short-Term Gains': Meet Manipur's Youngest Poll Candidate

'Stop Thinking About Short-Term Gains': Meet Manipur's Youngest Poll Candidate

26-year-old Ningthoujam Popilal Singh is the youngest candidate contesting the Manipur assembly election in Sekmai constituency.


28 February 2022
Violence Mars First Phase Of Manipur Polls; 48.88 Pc Turnout Recorded Till 1 PM

Violence Mars First Phase Of Manipur Polls; 48.88 Pc Turnout Recorded Till 1 PM

Voting began at 7 AM in 1,721 polling stations in five districts amid tight security and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.


28 February 2022
Violence Mars 1st Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections: 67.53% Turnout Recorded Till 3PM

Violence Mars 1st Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections: 67.53% Turnout Recorded Till 3PM

Security forces resorted to firing blank rounds to control the crowd at New Keithelmanbi polling station in Kangpokpi district. The situation arose after...


28 February 2022
Manipur Governor, CM Among Early Voters

Manipur Governor, CM Among Early Voters

Less than half an hour after voting commenced in Manipur, Governor La Ganesan and Chief Minister N Biren Singh exercised their franchise in their respective...


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28 February 2022
Polling Begins For 38 Seats In First Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections

Polling Begins For 38 Seats In First Phase Of Manipur Assembly Elections

Polling in the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur began on Monday in 38 constituencies spread across five districts with strict adherence to COVID-19...


25 March 2022
The Other Voices: The World Of Mouthpiece Media

The Other Voices: The World Of Mouthpiece Media

This election season, mouthpieces of specific groups are working overtime to drum up support for different ideologies or vote banks


16 February 2022
SC Collegium Approves Appointment Of Additional Judge Of Manipur HC As Permanent Judge

SC Collegium Approves Appointment Of Additional Judge Of Manipur HC As Permanent Judge

In another decision, the Collegium also approved the proposal for elevation of the six advocates as Judges in the Madras High Court.


09 December 2021
AFSPA: When SC Probe Panel Found Six Encounters In Manipur To Be Fake

AFSPA: When SC Probe Panel Found Six Encounters In Manipur To Be Fake

At present, AFSPA is in force in Nagaland, Assam and parts of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast. Jammu and Kashmir has a similar law called Armed...


13 November 2021
Manipur Ambush: Assam Rifles CO, Wife, Son Among Seven Killed

Manipur Ambush: Assam Rifles CO, Wife, Son Among Seven Killed

Manipur Ambush: The incident occurred in Churachandpur district close to the Myanmar border. No militant organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack...


07 August 2021
Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.


07 August 2021
Manipur CM:  The Killer Instinct Of Manipuri Athletes Makes Them Win

Manipur CM: The Killer Instinct Of Manipuri Athletes Makes Them Win

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh speaks about the ‘sporting spirit’ of Manipur.


01 August 2021
Former Manipur Congress Chief Govindas Konthoujam Joins BJP

Former Manipur Congress Chief Govindas Konthoujam Joins BJP

Govindas Konthoujam, a six-time MLA, said he was impressed with the Modi government's development work for the region.


27 July 2021
Mirabai Chanu Gets Emotional Welcome At Home, Manipur Celebrates Weightlifter's Tokyo 2020 Silver

Mirabai Chanu Gets Emotional Welcome At Home, Manipur Celebrates Weightlifter's Tokyo 2020 Silver

A stringent training regimen after the 2016 Rio Games had limited Chanu's visits to home for the past five years.


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