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Imphal | 2 days ago
Enthusiastic independent candidates in northeast poll fray

Imphal, April 18 - A large number of independent candidates are in the poll fray in the northeast, with half of the aspirants in Assam having no party affiliation.In Assam, of the total 170 candidates in 14 parliamentary constituencies, as many as 65 are independent candidates.In Outer Manipur constituency, there were 18 candidates, of whom four were independents. In Tripura, of 25 candidates, fou ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Manipur records 74 percent polling

Imphal, April 17 - Around 74 percent of the 874,000 voters cast their ballot Thursday for the second Lok Sabha seat in Manipur, officials said.An Election Commission official said polling took place peacefully for the Inner Manipur seat, and no untoward incident was reported. Balloting was completely peaceful, he added.State Chief Electoral Officer Oinam Nabakishore Singh put the voter turnout at ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Over 71 percent vote in Manipur

Imphal, April 17 - Around 71 percent of the 874,000 voters Thursday cast their ballot for the second Lok Sabha seat in Manipur, officials said.An Election Commission official said polling took place peacefully for the Inner Manipur seat, and no untoward incident has been reported so far. Balloting was completely peaceful, he added.The official said that around 350 voters did not vote at a polling ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Around two-thirds vote in Manipur

Imphal, April 17 - Around 65 percent of the electorate Thursday cast their votes for the second Lok Sabha seat in Manipur, officials said.An Election Commission official said polling took place in the Inner Manipur constituency, and no untoward incident has been reported so far.Balloting has been absolutely peaceful till now, he added.The official said that around 350 voters did not vote at a poll ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Irom Sharmila not allowed to vote in Manipur

Imphal, April 17 - Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law.Under Section 62 - of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, a person confined in jail cannot vote, an Election Commission official told IANS.Sharmila earlier submitted an a ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
35 percent polling for Manipur's second LS seat

Imphal, April 17 - About 35 percent of electors cast their ballot till Thursday noon as voting took place for the second Lok Sabha seat from Manipur, officials said.An Election Commission official said polling took place in the Inner Manipur constituency, and no untoward incident has been reported so far.Balloting has been absolutely peaceful till now, he added.About 78 percent of the total 911,00 ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Naoba's Chakhumang: A must for contemporary Manipuri food

Imphal, April 17 - It's been around for more than two decades and its chef has worked at New Delhi's Hyatt Regency Hotel. Today, Naoba's Chakhumang has become a one-stop outlet for traditional Manipuri dishes with a contemporary twist.In 1990 I got a place at RIMS - road and opened my Naoba's Chakhumang on Dec 24, 1990. It is a dining place for families, owner and chef Lourembam Bireshwar Singh to ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Quarter of voters cast ballot in Manipur

Imphal, April 17 - Nearly a quarter of voters cast their ballot Thursday in the first two hours of polling in the second Lok Sabha seat in Manipur, an official said.Balloting took place in the Inner Manipur constituency with no untoward incident reported so far, election officials said.Around 22 percent voters cast their ballot till 9 a.m. On April 9, about 78 percent of the total 911,000 voters i ...
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Imphal | 3 days ago
Manipur votes

Imphal, April 17 - Voters were seen queuing up at polling stations early Thursday to vote for the second Lok Sabha seat of Manipur, officials said.A total 874,704 voters, including 446,909 women, are eligible to vote at 1,406 polling stations, where 7,030 poll officials have been deployed.Just eight candidates are in the fray for the Inner Manipur constituency.This is the second round of polling i ...
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Imphal | 4 days ago
Manipur votes for its second LS seat Thursday

Imphal, April 16 - The Congress-ruled Manipur votes Thursday for its second Lok Sabha seat.Over 12,000 central para-military forces and state security personnel have been deployed in the four mountainous districts -- Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishenpur, and Thoubal - where the elections would be held, an Election Commission official told reporters.A local militant outfit has called a 12-hour gener ...
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