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Nongthombam Biren Singh to be sworn in as BJP's first Manipur CM today

Nongthombam Biren Singh to be sworn in as BJP's first Manipur CM today

Nongthombam Biren Singh was unanimously elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party on Monday.

Manipur election result: After humiliating defeat, Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against AFSPA

Manipur election result: After humiliating defeat, Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against AFSPA

Handed a humiliating defeat on her maiden foray into electoral politics, Manipur's human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Saturday announced she would quit politics and blamed the people for letting her down.

Hung assembly in Manipur: Congress becomes single largest party with 28 seats, BJP gets 21

Hung assembly in Manipur: Congress becomes single largest party with 28 seats, BJP gets 21

The results of the Manipur Assembly Elections 2017 were declared and the numbers indicate that it will perhaps be a hung assembly as neither Congress nor BJP could secure an absolute majority. 

Irom Sharmila election result 2017: Activist-turned-politician loses

Irom Sharmila election result 2017: Activist-turned-politician loses

The counting process for Manipur Assembly elections 2017 began on Saturday morning. The counting to elect Thoubal MLA is underway. 

Thoubal election results 2017: CM Ibobi Singh wins

Thoubal election results 2017: CM Ibobi Singh wins

Manipur's most keenly watched electoral battle played out in Thoubal constituency.

Assembly elections 2017: Impressive show in Manipur; 83% voter turnout recorded

83 percent of the voters exercised their rights for the second and final phase of the Manipur Assembly elections on Wednesday. A total of 98 contestants are vying for the 22 seats spread across the valley districts of Thoubal and the hill districts of Ukhrul, Chandel, Tamenglong and Senapati.

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017, Phase 1: As it happened

Manipur records 84.8% voter turnout till 6 pm in Phase 1 of assembly elections.

''Iron Lady'' Irom Sharmila confident of winning election

''Iron Lady'' Irom Sharmila confident of winning election

 Casting her vote after 24 years, the Iron Lady of Manipur and PRAJA (Peoples` Resurgence and Justice Alliance) chief, Irom Chanu Sharmila, on Saturday, expressed confidence about winning the Manipur assembly election.

Manipur's first Muslim woman candidate Najima Bibi to work for uplift of Muslim women

Despite fatwa issued against her for contesting election, Manipur's first Muslim woman candidate Najima Bibi said she wants to continue her fight against domestic violence and work for uplift of Muslim women.

Fight against AFSPA: Irom Sharmila says she has changed her strategy

Fight against AFSPA: Irom Sharmila says she has changed her strategy

Activist Irom Sharmila, who is making her electoral debut in the Manipur polls, today said she has not given up her fight against controversial law AFSPA but only changed her strategy.

Kejriwal donates Rs 50,000 to Irom Sharmila's party

Kejriwal donates Rs 50,000 to Irom Sharmila's party

"Please donate generously to Irom Sharmila," Kejriwal tweeted.

Manipur elections 2017: Irom Sharmila's PRJA raising money through crowdfunding to fight polls

Manipur elections 2017: Irom Sharmila's PRJA raising money through crowdfunding to fight polls

With severe shortage of funds and manpower, Irom Sharmila's party Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has taken to online crowdfunding to raise funds and campaigning on cycle to reach out to the masses.

Irom Sharmila to marry after Manipur assembly polls

Irom Sharmila to marry after Manipur assembly polls

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila plans to get married after the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur in March.

Irom Sharmila rides bicycle for 20 km to file nomination from Thoubal against CM Okram Ibobi

Irom Sharmila rides bicycle for 20 km to file nomination from Thoubal against CM Okram Ibobi

Activist Irom Sharmila, better known as the 'Iron lady of Manipur', rode a bicycle for nearly 20 kilometres to file nomination for Thoubal Assembly seat in the upcoming Manipur Assembly Elections 2017. 

Irom Sharmila, Ibobi Singh file nominations for Manipur polls

Irom Sharmila, Ibobi Singh file nominations for Manipur polls

Activist Irom Sharmila and Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, who is seeking a fourth term, today filed their nominations for Thoubal Assembly seat in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Sharmila files papers from Manipur's Thoubal seat

Sharmila files papers from Manipur's Thoubal seat

`Iron Lady` Irom Sharmila on Thursday filed her nomination papers to contest from Thoubal constituency in the Manipur assembly elections.

Manipur polls: Congress moves to ECI over Irom Sharmila's allegation

Imphal: The Congress on Wednesday moved to the Election Commission of India (ECI) over the allegation made by Irom Sharmila that she was offered Rs. 36 crore to contest elections in Manipur. 

215 candidates file nominations for first phase in Manipur

215 candidates file nominations for first phase in Manipur

Scrutiny of papers for the first phase of elections will be held on February 16 and the last date of withdrawal is on February 18.

Prakash Javadekar confident BJP will form ministry in Manipur

Prakash Javadekar confident BJP will form ministry in Manipur

Manipur is going to elect a new 60-member Assembly in two phases on March 4 and 8.

Irom Sharmila to contest against Manipur CM Ibobi Singh

Irom Sharmila to contest against Manipur CM Ibobi Singh

Irom Sharmila will contest from Thoubal seat, convenor of her party People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) Erendro Leichonbam, said.