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Modi vs Ibobi

By | February 26th, 2017|Categories: News, News of the Day|

PM Narendra Modi was in Imphal for a political campaign in the run-up to the Manipur Assembly Election, which is scheduled on 4 and 5 March, 2017. He lambasted the incumbent Congress Government in a public rally in Langjing Achouba; and in a manner as if he was expecting the ‘allegations’, CM Okram Ibobi spoke to [...]

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Destroyed by corruption

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News of the Day|

Illustration: Hindustan Times Text: Imphal Free Press editorial, 2 Feb 2017 If only the ways of the government were above board, questions such as moral legitimacy of governance would not have been so very complicated or controversial. Had the officialdom kept to the limits of laid-down norms and propriety, the condemnation of misdeeds big [...]

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Home ministry asks EC to get Manipur roads cleared

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: News of the Day|

Image: NDTV Source: Imphal Free Press IMPHAL | Jan 31 The home ministry, worried at the lack of efforts on part of the Okram Ibobi Singh government to end the three-month-old blockade of National Highway-2 in poll-bound Manipur, has sounded out the Election Commission and sought its intervention to get the arterial road cleared [...]

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Myanmar’s 2015 general elections explained

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: News of the Day|

"Myanmar holds general elections on 8 November - the country's first elections since a nominally civilian government was introduced in 2011, ending nearly 50 years of military rule. There is widespread speculation about who will be the next president - and how well the opposition National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, will [...]

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