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22-Nov-2017 Imphal

Congress urges President to make agreement with NSCN-IM public

The Congress' Manipur unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking that the Narendra Modi government make public the framework agreement signed with the NSCN-IM in August 2015.Though the Central government has been assuring...

13-Mar-2017 Imphal

Okram Ibobi Singh resigns as Manipur CM

Congress leader Okram Ibobi Singh on Monday resigned as Manipur Chief Minister, paving the way for formation of a new ministry under the BJP.Ibobi Singh, who had refused to quit earlier saying his party had the numbers, later agreed to resign by Tuesday evening.His...

11-Mar-2017 Imphal

Irom Sharmila loses to Manipur CM in Thoubal

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh of the Congress party won in Thoubal constituency, defeating rights activist Irom Sharmila, who got fewer than 100 votes.The three-time Chief Minister, who had established an insurmountable lead over Sharmila of the PRJA...

18-Feb-2017 Imphal

Demands of militants unrealistic : Okram Ibobi Singh

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday said that demands of the militant groups in the state are unrealistic and brushed them aside as "pipe dreams".Speaking at the formal launch of Deputy Speaker Presho Shimray's election campaign, Ibobi said,...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Chief Ministers of Manipur and Nagaland meet the Union Home Minister

On request of the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh met him here today. The Home Minister expressed his grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2 causing severe difficulties to the people...

20-Oct-2016 Imphal

Anti-incumbency worries Congress : Okram Ibobi Singh

The anti-incumbency factor is worrying the ruling Congress in Manipur, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has said.Ibobi Singh, who has been in power for three consecutive terms, said the anti-incumbency feelings may tilt the balance in the January assembly...

26-Sep-2016 Imphal

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh attacks BJP for neglecting northeast

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Monday hit out at the BJP-led central government for neglecting the northeastern region of India.He claimed that in the last two and a half years of the Narendra Modi government, nothing worth mentioning has been done....

03-Jun-2016 Imphal

Manipur team, led by CM, to press New Delhi over three bills

A team of Manipuri politicians, led by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, left for New Delhi on Friday to urge the central government to give assent to three bills the state assembly passed on August 31, 2015 on regulating the influx of "outsiders" but...

02-Jun-2016 Imphal

Narendra Modi yet to give appointment: Okram Ibobi Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to give an appointment to an all-party delegation from Manipur who want to raise the issue of three anti-migrant bills pending with the central government, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Thursday.The three bills...

29-May-2016 Imphal

Manipur CM hits out at BJP government for 'causing instability'

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Sunday hit out at the BJP-led central government for "causing instability" in the northeastern state."Whenever the BJP comes to power at the Centre, there is always instability in Manipur," he said at an election meeting...

26-May-2016 Imphal

Japan seeks 15,000 nurses from Manipur

The Japanese government has sought services of at least 15,000 nurses from Manipur, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said."The Japanese embassy in Delhi has written a formal letter in this regard," the chief minister said earlier this week. He was of the...

08-May-2016 Imphal

Manipur CM convenes all-party meeting on permit issue

In the wake of a renewed agitation on the Inner Line Permit issue, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has convened a meeting of leaders of all political parties in Manipur on Monday morning to take stock of the situation.Indications are that a delegation...

11-Apr-2016 Imphal

Manipur CM gives final touches to reshuffle

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has finally decided which minister needs to be dropped and which dissident legislator must be inducted.Ibobi, who returned from Delhi on Friday after consultations with party leaders, called on Governor V. Shanmuganathan at...

01-Apr-2016 Imphal

Axe one, and all will quit: Manipur ministers tell CM

Manipur's ministers have told Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh that all of them will quit if he drops even one from the ministry to placate dissidents, a minister said on Friday.The ministers conveyed the decision to the chief minister after a meeting amongst...

04-Mar-2016 Imphal

Suspend border fencing with Myanmar in Manipur: Okram Ibobi Singh

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Friday sought the suspension of fencing along the India-Myanmar border in the state and suggested an all-party delegation should meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others on the issue.The chief minister stated his...

26-Jan-2016 Imphal

67th Republic Day : Republic Day celebrated in Manipur without incident

The 67th Republic Day was celebrated in all nine districts of Manipur on Tuesday without any major untoward incident despite boycott calls and general strikes.The call for boycott and dawn-to-dusk shutdown was given by the banned underground militant organisations,...

13-Jan-2016 Imphal

Manipur CM visits relief camp, quake victims await help

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi on Wednesday visited a relief camp at Kanglatongbi near here even as many of those affected by the January 4 earthquake complained of no government relief reaching them.Accompanied by some ministers and MLAs and district officials,...

08-Aug-2015 Imphal/New Delhi

Okram Ibobi Singh meets Modi, Rajnath; seeks Naga accord copy

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, seeking a copy of the recently signed Naga peace accord.Ibobi Singh met Modi at his residence at 7, Race Course Road in...

04-Aug-2015 Imphal

Won't accept Naga peace accord if Manipur affected: Okram Ibobi Singh

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Tuesday said his government will not accept the peace accord signed between the central government and NSCN-Isak-Muivah if it alters the boundaries of Manipur."We welcome the peace accord signed between the central...

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