Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicManipur elections

Topic: Manipur elections

BJP motors towards single-largest party status in Manipur, Congress looks headed for wipe-out

According to trends as of noon, the BJP is leading in 21 seats while the Congress is leading in 3 seats.

Women carrying kids, a candidate with commandos — glimpses from 1st polling day in Manipur

ThePrint visited a number of polling booths in Manipur's capital Imphal, to gauge and capture the mood of the voters in the first of two phases.

Burst of colours, dancing to party songs, food as ‘support’ — snapshots of Manipur before polls

Door-to-door electioneering, public meetings & flag hoistings are taking place across Manipur, ahead of assembly polls on 28 February & 3 March. ThePrint brings glimpses of the campaign.

In pictures: With Manipur’s hills behind him, PM Modi cheers on folk artistes at poll rally

PM Narendra Modi's rally in Imphal, attended by thousands, was a sea of saffron flags. Among other things, Modi took potshots at the Congress as he addressed the crowd,

Tangkhul Naga attire, dancers grace rallies as BJP, NPP face off in Manipur’s hill district

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma-led NPP has been a BJP ally in Manipur since 2017 polls. Now, the two parties are taking on each other as they hold rallies on the same day.

NPP alleged militants campaigning for BJP in Manipur. Here’s why it didn’t push issue with EC

NPP and BJP are partners in neighbouring Meghalaya, and the regional party is part of BJP-led alliance NEDA. They’re competing against each other in Manipur.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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