Jimmy Leivon

Articles By Jimmy Leivon

Contraband items worth Rs 37.55 crores seized in Manipur — amount twice that of Assam, says CEO

Manipur has a total of 19,59429 voters including 943426 male, 995773 females and 45 third. The counting of votes will be held on May 23 in which 34 counting halls will be used.

Lok Sabha elections in Manipur: 80.47 per cent voter turnout recorded amidst sporadic violence

Police resorted to firing blank rounds and baton charge after voters in the polling stations destroyed EVM, VVPAT machine and security camera. The injured polling officials included the presiding officer and micro observer of the polling booth.

Lok Sabha polls: In Manipur, two Assembly segments to be manned by women only

Of the total 78 polling stations, 38 are in the Yaiskul Assembly constituency and at 40 in Bishnupur Assembly constituency. Altogether, 1,300 Polling stations have been set up for the second phase poll.

Manipur: Three killed, several houses destroyed as storm wreaks havoc in Manipur

According to official sources, over 1,000 houses were damaged by the storm in Thoubal and Kakching districts, of which 150 were completely destroyed.

Manipur: Re-poll on two booths certain, scrutiny of polling stations underway

Two Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were destroyed by miscreants at the polling stations of Poi village in Ukhrul district during the first phase election on April 11.

Manipur: Final poll percentage for outer seat pegged at 84 per cent; BJP alleges rigging

After the final numbers were released, the state BJP president lodged a complaint with the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) requesting re-poll in several polling stations including Senapati, Ukhrul and Chandel districts.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Outer Manipur parliamentary seat gears up for polls tomorrow

There are 19,59,429 voters in Manipur. Out of which, 10,10,618 voters will exercise their franchise for the Outer Manipur parliamentary seat tomorrow, including 495583 male voters and 5,15,022 female voters.

Campaigning for first phase Lok Sabha election ends in Manipur

Manipur’s two parliamentary seats, inner and outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituencies, will go to poll in two phases. The outer seat will go to poll on April 11 during the first phase and the inner seat on April 18.

Manipur HC revokes detention of journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem booked under NSA

Imphal-based Kishorechandra Wangkhem has spent over 130 days in prison for allegedly making derogatory comments against the BJP government in the state, and using “abusive” words against Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

Congress has no concern for people of Northeast: PM Modi

Modi further alleged that the grand old party was playing a major game in the North east especially with lives and honour of the people.

Manipur: Returning Officer serves showcause notice to Congress spokesperson for allegations against CM

The Congress spokesperson had alleged that a man named James Gangte gave an amount of Rs 12,90,000 to a relative of the Chief Minister for clearing bills worth over Rs 68,00,000 of the Khuga Multipurpose Project.

Manipur becoming model state under BJP govt: Amit Shah

Shah claimed that prices of essential commodities skyrocketed under Congress regime owing to frequent bandh and blockades.

Manipur: Militant groups to boycott PM Modi’s visit, calls for total shutdown on April 7

PM Modi and Amit Shah will be campaigning in Manipur for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the PM will address an election rally on April 7 while Amit Shah will address the public on April 5.

Manipur CM’s office files complaint with EC against Congress spokesperson over poll code violation

Noting that as per the Model code of conduct, no criticism of other parties or their workers on the basis of “unverified” allegation can be made, the CM’s personal secretary urged the ECI to take necessary action against Joykishan.

Manipur: Secular Democratic Front to support Congress in Lok Sabha polls

The development comes two days after eight members of Autonomous District Council (ADC) of Churachandpur district, former BJP President Churachandpur, ex-NPF MLA and former minister K Vungzalien joined the Congress party fold.

Why transgenders have been always ignored during elections

The 2011 census put the total transgender population in India at 4,87,203. As per the latest EC data, the registered transgender voters for the 2019 elections is only around 40,000 – just ten per cent of their total population.

Manipur: Militant cadres under SoO to cast their vote by postal ballot

A notification to this effect was issued by the Election Commission of India on March 28, said the CEO of Manipur in a press statement.

Manipur: Excise destroys liquor worth over Rs 24 lakhs

The liquor was confiscated during raids at different places of Imphal East and Imphal West and other parts of the state.

Manipur: NPP candidate asked to withdraw candidature

The incident comes in the wake of an allegation that PS Haokip, president of the Kuki National Organisation (KNO), wrote to BJP president Amit Shah informing that the group support BJP candidate Benjamin Mate, who is also contesting from the outer parliamentary seat.

Manipur: 11 candidates in the fray for inner parliamentary seat

The five candidates who have filed their nominations papers include RK. Anand of Northeast India Democratic Party (NEIDP), Oinam Jugindro of Manipur People’s Party (MPP), M. Tonsana Nongshaba of MPP, W Pobitra and Md Illyash Khan independent candidates.