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  • Manipur: Congress wins by thumping majority March 6, 2012

    Imphal: In perhaps the only solace to the Congress government in the state Assembly elections 2012, the Manipur electorate gave a thumping majority to the party, helping it win 42 seats out of 60. The party scored a hat-trick and returned to power in the northeastern state, helped by a...
  • Congress set to retain power in Manipur March 6, 2012

    Imphal: Congress appeared to be retaining power in Manipur with the party leading in 24 seats and winning 11 seats in the 60-member Assembly. The NPF was leading on 4 seats, TMC 3 and others 4. The Congress candidate in Tipaimukh constituency Dr Chaltonlien Amo won defeating TMC's Lalumkhum Fimate. Trinamool...
  • Congress takes lead as Manipur counts its ballot March 6, 2012

    Imphal: Initial trends indicated the gap between Congress and others getting wider with the ruling party ahead at 19 seats. NPF was leading on 5 seats, PDF 2, TMC 1 and others 2. According to latest reports, Congress candidate Chalonlien Amo won the Tipaimukh assembly seat in Manipur defeating his nearest...
  • Manipur polls: 5 non-Cong parties form front January 3, 2012

    Imphal: Five non-Congress parties have formed People's Democratic Front (PDF) to fight the January 28 Manipur Assembly elections. The parties are Manipur Peoples Party (MPP), National Congress Party (NCP), Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and CPI-M, MPP President Nimaichand Luwang told reporters in Imphal on Tuesday. Announcing a list...
  • Manipur polls: MPP likely to field 15 candidates January 2, 2012

    Imphal: The Manipur People's Party, which had on Sunday said it would ally with the BJP to fight the January 28 Assembly election, indicated on Monday it would put up at least 15 candidates in the 60-member House. Sources in the MPP said the party had also signed agreements with...
  • Assembly polls: BJP, MPP join hands in Manipur January 1, 2012

    Imphal: Manipur unit of the BJP on Sunday joined hands with the main regional political party Manipur People's Party (MPP) to fight the forthcoming Assembly polls on January 28. A spokesman of the MPP said his party joined hands with the MPP to defeat the Congress-led government. BJP national spokesperson Prakash Javedkar...
  • Manipur political parties to announce candidates December 31, 2011

    Imphal: Two major political parties in Manipur on Saturday said they would soon announce the names of their candidates for the January 28 Assembly polls in the state. Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president Gaikhangam told media persons that the party's election committee would meet on January 2 to shortlist the...
  • Manipur polls: MPP, JD(U), NCP form alliance December 27, 2011

    Imphal: Three political parties have formed a pre-poll alliance for the forthcoming January 28 Assembly elections in Manipur. Opposition leader and senior Manipur People's Party (MPP) leader O Joy said on Tuesday that they had decided to form a pre-poll alliance with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Janata Dal (United). JD(U)...