MLA Local Area Development Scheme – What We Must Know

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Constituency Monitor, Issues, Manipur Assembly Election 2017, Public Institution|

Newly elected members of the Manipur State Assembly takes oath in March 2017 (Image: PhualvaTimes) An Introduction to MLA Local Area Development Scheme by The Indian Iris (http://theindianiris.com) The government had introduced the MLA Local Area Development Scheme from 2000–01 making MLAs able to recommend small development works of capital nature. Under the scheme, [...]

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What are the Terms of Reference of Negotiation between the GoM and the UNC?

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Issues, Manipur Assembly Election 2017, News Analysis|

Last Sunday, the United Naga Council (UNC) had called off the 139-day-long blockade of the state’s two national highways, after talks with representatives from the state and Centre and a day ahead of Chief Minister N Biren's crucial floor test to prove his majority in the Manipur assembly. This must be a good news but it [...]

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Lotus Blooms in Manipur: N Biren Takes Oath as Chief Minister

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Manipur Assembly Election 2017, News|

Nongthombam Biren takes oath at the Raj BhavanPic: Scroll.in Biren, 8 cabinets take oath, Y Joykumar Deputy CM Imphal | March 15 Imphal Free Press Nongthombam Biren became the first BJP Chief Minister of the state. He was sworn in by Governor Najma Heptullah at the Raj Bhawan at 1.23 pm today. The BJP [...]

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Media on Nongthombam Biren’s Bid for the Chair of Chief Minister

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Manipur Assembly Election 2017, News|

A collection of media reports published on 13 March on the candidacy of Nongthombam Biren as the chief minister of Manipur Image courtesy: Hindustan Times/PTI BJP chooses Biren as CM candidate CM Okram Ibobi resigns to facilitate govt formation Imphal Free Press BJP’s Nongthombam Biren was today elected as the legislature party leader in [...]

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Political Parties, Candidates on the Result of the Manipur Assembly Elections Results 2017

By | March 12th, 2017|Categories: Constituency Monitor, Manipur Assembly Election 2017|

News snippets from news houses on 12 March 2017   NPF to support any non-Congress coalition Imphal Free Press The Naga People’s Front congratulated the rank and file of the party and especially voters of Manipur, for ensuring the victory of four of its candidates, who have been declared elected today in the state assembly election. [...]

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Congress Is the Single Largest Party but It Is Advantage BJP

By | March 12th, 2017|Categories: Manipur Assembly Election 2017, News|

Manipur Assembly Elections Results 2017 Image: www.elections.in/ (India Today) The BJP, which has been the biggest gainer (the party could not open its account in 2012 assembly polls) in these election has won 21. But what gives them a clear advantage is the fact that like-minded parties on which it depends for support. (The [...]

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Manipur Election 2017

By | March 11th, 2017|Categories: Manipur Assembly Election 2017, Videos|

Above: Inside Manipur by the Hindu Courtesy: Elections.in   Manipur Election 2017 List of winners A/C Candidate Constituency Party Criminal Case Education 1 Thounaojam Shyamkumar ANDRO INC 0 10th Pass 2 Konthoujam Govindas BISHENPUR INC 0 Graduate 3 Letpao Haokip CHANDEL(ST) NPP 0 Graduate 4 Khashim Vashum CHINGAI(ST) NPF 0 Graduate 5 V. Hangkhanlian [...]

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Consolidated Analysis Report of Manipur Assembly Elections 2017

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Constituency Monitor, Election Information, Manipur Assembly Election 2017|

Get familiar with your candidates from these reports: 1. PDF 1: Consolidated Analysis Report (Phases 1 and 2) of Manipur Assembly Elections 2017— with an analysis of criminal background, financial, education, gender and other details of candidates—was prepared by the New Delhi-based Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). 2. PDF 2: Analysis of Asset Comparison of Re-contesting MLAs [...]

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