The strength of the first-ever BJP-led coalition government in Manipur has increased to 40 in the 60-member House, with two Congress MLAs joining.
Irom Sharmila is a human rights activist, and a renowned one at that. But her personality is not that of a typical politician.
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In the sixteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua and Siddharth Varadarajan take stock of the current political scenario in all five states before the results come in tomorrow.
As voting for the 11th legislative assembly elections ends in Manipur today, a round-up of poll-related stories from the northeastern state.
With the second phase of the Manipur assembly elections set to begin on March 8, The Wire takes you through the candidates contesting from 22 constituencies.
As the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur begins, The Wire takes you through the history of elections and power shifts in the northeastern state.
The killing of the nine locals in protests in 2015 and the events that followed will almost certainly dictate the election outcome in Churachandpur.
“Women bow down to men because they are uneducated. Lack of education deprives them of their political right.”
A look at the important milestones in the Iron Lady’s journey.
Manipur faces a tough choice between the BJP, a party that has a track record of dividing people on religious lines, and the Congress, whose 15-year rule in the state has been marred by corruption and misgovernance.
The party is holding small meetings across the state to campaign for the upcoming elections, using alleged corruption and inefficiency in the Congress government as their plank.