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Manipur Congress MLAs, accused of making BJP MLA quit under duress, get anticipatory bail

July 9, 2020 10:46:55 pm

Subhaschandra is one of the three MLAs who had defected from the BJP and joined the Congress. He has alleged he was physically and mentally tortured by the Congress MLAs and made to sign a resignation letter under extreme duress.

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Manipur: Senior medical officer held for procuring ‘substandard Covid-19 gear’

July 8, 2020 12:33:46 am

The case came to light after a district hospital was found to have been supplied mould-covered N95 masks.

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Manipur: Cabinet reshuffled, NPP’s Joykumar gets back three ministries

July 7, 2020 12:46:47 am

The Manipur government Monday issued an official notification allotting Joykumar the finance, science & technology, and economics and statistics ministries.

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Manipur: Cancer patients left in lurch as radiotherapy dept closed due to COVID-19

July 3, 2020 11:54:11 am

The disruption of the radiation treatment is taking a heavy toll on the health of the cancer patients, particularly those who are required to undergo active treatment.

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Manipur extends Covid lockdown till July 15, inter-district buses allowed to ply

June 28, 2020 10:12:46 pm

The state has, however, decided to allow inter-district bus services from July 1, provided SOPs and guidelines issued by the government are followed. No other public transport system will be allowed.

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Week on, NPP back in fold, rejoins BJP govt in Manipur

June 26, 2020 1:11:13 am

The four MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar Singh, arrived in Imphal along with party president and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma.

NPP backs Manipur govt, says Amit Shah assured issues will be addressed

June 25, 2020 4:29:17 pm

The announcement came a day after the NPP delegation led by Sangma met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national president J P Nadda in New Delhi.

Four NPP MLAs to continue to support BJP govt in Manipur: Himanta Biswa

June 25, 2020 12:39:40 am

Biren Singh's government in Manipur was plunged into crisis recently after four NPP and three BJP MLAs withdrew their support from the government.

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Welcome probe, will cooperate: Ex-Manipur CM Ibobi Singh after CBI questioning

June 24, 2020 10:40:09 pm

Singh was implicated in the misappropriation of Rs 332 crore related to the Manipur Development Society (MDS), in between June 2009 and July 2017, when he was Chief Minister of Manipur and also the chairman of MDS.

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In politically turbulent Manipur, CBI summons Cong ex-CM in graft case

June 24, 2020 11:48:07 pm

Sources said a CBI team has already reached Manipur and will question Singh and some other accused in the case on Wednesday.

4 NPP MLAs flown out of Imphal

June 24, 2020 1:41:29 am

The central leadership of the BJP maintained that the matter of their government in Manipur would be sorted by Wednesday. BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been visiting Imphal every day as a troubleshooter for the BJP and has been in talks with all allies.

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Manipur political crisis: NPP MLAs flown to Delhi to meet Amit Shah

June 23, 2020 11:46:29 pm

NPP, one of the major allies in the N. Biren Singh-led BJP coalition, withdrew its support to the government along with the lone TMC MLA and an Independent MLA. The same day, three BJP MLAs also resigned from the party.

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Manipur situation under control, BJP and allies will show result: Himanta Biswa Sarma

June 23, 2020 1:39:38 am

Last week, three BJP MLAs defected to the Congress, and four MLAs from the National People’s Party (NPP), one of the TMC and an Independent withdrew support to the BJP-led coalition government.

Moderate intensity earthquake hits Manipur

June 21, 2020 7:50:01 pm

The earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit Manipur at 4.16 pm, Earth Science Department of Manipur University said, adding that the epicentre of the quake is located 9 km from Ngopa area of neighbouring state of Mizoram.

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Manipur political crisis: Opposition alliance to seek legal help on alleged abuse of power by ruling BJP

June 20, 2020 11:13:53 pm

Ibobi Singh’s statement comes two days after the SPF submitted a joint memorandum to the state government seeking a special Assembly session to adopt a resolution against the coalition government led by N. Biren Singh.

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Manipur: New Congress-led alliance plans no confidence motion

June 19, 2020 10:38:55 am

The memorandum to Governor Dr Najma Heptulla was submitted by a team of senior Congress MLAs and state NPP president Thangminlen Kipgen on Thursday afternoon. The alliance is named Secular Progressive Front.

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Manipur government on sticky wicket after 3 BJP MLAs resign, NPP withdraws support

June 18, 2020 7:31:29 am

Apart from the NPP, those who withdrew support are one Trinamool MLA and an Independent MLA from Jiribam.

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Indiscipline inside quarantine centres behind rise in Covid-19 cases: Manipur CM

June 13, 2020 11:19:36 pm

CM Biren Singh said eight people had so far been sent to jail for breaking safety protocols and creating disturbances inside quarantine centres.

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Manipur HC bars seven Congress MLAs from entering House

June 9, 2020 12:04:04 am

The seven MLAs who have been barred from the Assembly are Sanasam Bira, Ginsuanhau, Oinam Lukhoi, Ngamthang Haokip, Yengkhom Surchandra, Kshetrimayum Bira, and Paonam Brojen.

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Manipur: State Cine Policy, 2016 gets govt nod, film industry hopes for revival

June 7, 2020 11:45:50 pm

Since the ‘ban’ on Hindi films by militant outfits in 2002, Manipur cinema is now confined to low-budget digital format films with limited markets.