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10th Manipur Legislative Assembly Election 2012

10th Manipur Legislative Assembly Election 2012

23 April 2012
Gaikhangam, Erabot stay back in Delhi, CM returns with no list
Thongju MLA feted
Chief Minister Ibobi returns to Imphal

17 April 2012
Mirabai turns down offer of MPCC chief post
Ministerial berth for Dr Ratan urged

13 April 2012
Keishamthong MLA on cleaning Waisel Maril
MLA extends financial aid

12 April 2012
Second round of ministry expansion with AICC consent, says O Ibobi
Home Minister's commitment to streamline Police: Can he?
Dr Chaltonlien Amo HAC Chairman-designate
Dr Amo to be new HAC Chairman
Will Gaikhangam live up to expectation ?

11 April 2012
Sadar Hills ADC imbroglio CM, HM meet 23 members
Nimaichand belittles INC victory
Defection weakens MPP: Luwang

10 April 2012
Gaikhangam vows to reform Manipur Police
Reception of MLA
Hill Areas Committee (HAC) Chairman election on Apr 12

09 April 2012
Overdraft overshadows Ibobi's 3rd stint
Tengnoupal MLA commits to Heirok-Moreh route
Development works inspected at Tamenglong

08 April 2012
CPI vows to don role of Opposition
MLA pledges cash prizes
Officials' absence annoys MLA
MLA appeals on Passport issuance
CPI to play major Opposition role from outside
Rs 2 lakh declared for winning Santosh trophy

07 April 2012
CEO shares Myanmar poll experiences
MLA focuses on toning river banks
BJP observes 32nd Foundation Day

05 April 2012
MLA provides CI sheets at Saikul
Minority community asked berth

04 April 2012
Financial crisis Strictures enforced, salary saved
Flaws in 5 Year Plan picked out
MLA distributes food grains
Quandary over post of MPCC President

03 April 2012
State goes bankrupt, in dire straits
MSCP toys with outside support option to Congress
Plan size for financial year 2012-13 projected at Rs 4680 crore
Ibobi to leave for Delhi with list of probable Ministers
Cabinet gives nod to Rs.4680 plan proposal

02 April 2012
State stares at grim prospect of overdraft
BJP pledges to bestow 'Merger sops'
Keirao MLA pledges drinking water
MPTC condemns Delhi Police's action
BJP to take up issue of Merger Agreement in Parliament
Naga Peoples Front state unit celebrates Ist birthday

01 April 2012
Yamthong assures new lease of life for Saikul
MLA appeals for sanity

31 March 2012
In the name of God, Church 'unites' MLAs MLAs urged to work sincerely
AMCO felicitates Christian MLAs

30 March 2012
Gaikhangam pledges to reform police set-up

29 March 2012
Kh Jaykishan assures
Newly elected MLAs inspect dev works
UNC picks flaws in Governor's speech

28 March 2012
CM looks at 20 hours power supply
State Govt's salutations to champs
MLA inspects water reservoirs
Thongju Development Committee urges Govt
Lokeshwar hails Mary Kom, Sarita

27 March 2012
State CEO in team to monitor Myanmar polls
Cabinet eyes effective transfer policy
Candidates account checking

26 March 2012
Proxy voters to face legal action
Meet for House to pass ILP
Ibobi unwilling to part Power as well
MLA reception
Kunjo inspects

25 March 2012
Ministry expansion not before April 6

23 March 2012
CM denies misuse of fund, details statistics
MLA speaks for battered road
Financial committees formed
CM clarifies over fund misuse slur in Veterinary Department

22 March 2012
CM advocates proper town planning
Govt readies plan to levy wealth, building taxes
Rs 25 crores needed monthly for 16 hrs of power a day: CM
CM Ibobi works out solution for traffic congestion

21 March 2012
Vote on Account for Rs 3064 crores tabled in House
Key priority areas of Ibobi Ministry
House mourns for Kumarjit
CM moves Vote on Account, fiscal deficit of Rs 1654.24 Cr

20 March 2012
First session of 10th Assembly starts off on a sombre tone
Thokchom Lokeshore elected Speaker
Cabinet resolves on State's budget estimate
First session of 10th State Assembly underway
Supplementary Demands, Vote on Account to be introduced

19 March 2012
Ibohalbi officially named TCLP chief
Thamarjit assures development in Keirao AC
House session

18 March 2012
Home for Gaikhangam, Law for Debendro, Health for Phungzathang
Lokeshwar poise to become youngest Speaker
Leader of TC Legislature wing to be announced today
Gaikhangam gets Home, Tonsing Health
TC, NPF name house leaders
MLA Joykisan inspects AC

17 March 2012
Big 3 : Gaikhangam, Debendra, Tonsing make cut for elite 12 in first expansion
Political parties give 'reject EVMs' call
MSCP leader
SPF-III Ministry expanded with induction of 3 Ministers
CLP meet for choosing Speaker today
Demerits of EVMs in polls dissected

16 March 2012
CM defers return Debendra opens three way race to Dy CM post
High Command throws cold water over Dy CM hopefuls

15 March 2012
Ibobi sworn in as 23rd Chief Minister
AICC asked to decide on Deputy CM
List Of Chief Ministers Of Manipur
'EVMs are not reliable'
KIM for Tonsing
Tribal body for equal share
House summoned
MLAs take oath
By-poll remunerations
Ibobi sworn in as CM for record 3rd time
Women body insists on use of ballot paper in elections
First Assembly session summoned on March 19
Micro-observers lodge complaint with CEO
Ibobi rushes to Delhi

14 March 2012
Purple Patch Continues : Ibobi's Juggernaut From 2002 To 2012
Nandakumar to administer oath to MLA elects as Protem Speaker
NPF MLA peeved
Ibobi to be sworn in as CM for third term today
Ukhrul district to draw blank in new Ministry

08 March 2012
Chief Minister cocks a snook at threats and intimidations
New Govt after Holi
NPF satisfied with four seats in State
TC casts 'EVMs could have been manipulated' slur
Chingai MLA to focus on unemployment
AICC to decide between Ibobi and Gaikhangam
AJTU congrats
Decision to select CLP leader given to Sonia
No room for non-Congress parties in state: Gaikhangam
Poll results show people hate violence: MK Shimray
CPI, BJP pick flaws on EVMs

07 March 2012
Voters' Speak : Massive Mandate, Cong wins 42, MPP None
People's mandate to continue in power, asserts Gaikhangam
Election tid-bits
Landslide victory for Congress
Key losers of 2012 election
Gaikhangam expresses gratitude to all
Poll results display at DIPR gate
Out of 16 women in fray, three taste poll success
AICC observers arrive, discuss govt formation
Will sacrifice everything for people: Laishom Ibomcha
NPF wins four seats

06 March 2012
Decks Cleared For Counting Today, 279 In Race For 60 Seats
Political parties strike positive pose ahead of vote count
ICHAM draws eyes on economy
Allegations against police official
Traffic arrangement for counting day
DDK's live panel discussion
Who win or lost to decide today
Vandalism marred re-poll in Tamei polling booths
Ibobi, Gaikhangam discuss party's poll prospects

05 March 2012
Second round of repoll signs off with adjourned repoll in four polling stations
Chandel repoll passes off sans hitches
617 out of 15,851 guns deposited
CrPC 144 at Thoubal
Parijat's resignation
Re-poll in 63 polling booths held amidst tight security
Abducted 3 Congress workers released, vehicle hijacked
PDA's CMP likely to release today

04 March 2012
Joint CEO, staff requisition repoll vehicles
Non-Congress parties form People's Democratic Alliance
INC worker decides to file case against CEO
CrPC clamped at Ekou Mullam and Champhai polling stations
Stage ready for re-polling in 67 polling stations in hill dists
PDF to be named PDA from now on
Battle for CM's post in Cong turning into a straight fight

03 March 2012
Non-Congress coalition Government
Restrictions within 100m radius of all polling booths
Villagers assaulted by SoO group cadres
NPF sees chance for improvement
Andro AC Congress to boycott counting
Two Independent workers abducted
Senapati DC for ensuring free and fair re-poll
Suspected KNF cadres assault 4 villagers

02 March 2012
Race to the post for chief of Congress legislators focuses on Delhi
Repoll peeves non-Congress political parties
Gaikhangam questions PDF and Co-NPF matrimony
Stricter norms in place for repoll
KRA warns on repoll
Counting measures for the 10th Assembly election
Counting agents
CLP feels snubbed
AMCO objects to re-poll on Sunday
Opposition teaming up with 'black-sheep': Gaikhangam
Congress candidates advise to stay in concert

01 March 2012
ECI announces repoll in 67 booths across 9 ACs on Mar 4
CPI pulls out from SPF, parleys on with others
AITSA, MPF endorse All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU)
ECI rules on postal ballot
Re-poll ordered in 67 polling stations in hills yet again
CPI quits SPF govt; Parijat & Mangi resign
45 coys of Para-military forces to be deployed for re-poll
People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) likely to be expanded

29 February 2012
ECI to decide on number of booths to go in for another repoll
Edge of the seat race for CLP leader on in right earnest
CEO writes to ECI for 62 Coys of SF
CEO meets ROs, DEOs over problematic polling stations
CPI to quit SPF; non-Cong parties to cement bond

28 February 2012
Re-poll announcement likely in two days
Political parties call on CEC
Parties for invalidating proxy votes
High Court asks Returning Officer (RO) to decide complaint
ECI hints at possibility of re-poll in some polling stations
Sit-in protest staged over issue of bogus voting

27 February 2012
Sit-in protest to press resolution of issue over bogus votes

26 February 2012
Joint team to meet ECI officials
No question of changing CM: MP Thangso Baite
CEO inspects counting halls
No re-poll in any polling station: CEO
Leaders of 10 non-Congress parties leave to meet ECI officials
INC leaders hopeful of Ibobi government's come back

25 February 2012
ECI takes a decision, rules out second round of re-poll
Candidate's name detected in 2 polling stations' at Saikul AC
Re-poll likely to be called off
NPF-NPCC war over Rs.30 crore generates heat

24 February 2012
Joint CEO returns, says ECI reviewing reports
MPCC too objects to re-poll
Repoll : No final decision yet

23 February 2012
Non-Congress parties urge ECI for parleys before fixing repoll
ECI team scans CEO report
Shiv Sena unit says no to repoll
10 political parties urge ECI Observers to visit State
144 CrPC imposed at Senapati Headquarters
Shiv Sena strikes anti-repoll stand

22 February 2012
With ECI not ruling out repoll...NPF for re-poll in all 60 ACs
ECI discusses mismatched pics
NPF's K Raina cries foul
NPF demands fresh polls in all A/Cs
Visit of Special Observers cancelled, representatives meet CEO
INC candidate charged with double enrollment

21 February 2012
Photo comparison work for 523 booths finalised
NPF-Congress slugs it out
Chandel bodies say no repoll
Photo verification reports send to ECI
Jt CEO clarifies

20 February 2012
Single individual votes 76 times in Churchandpur district
Congres still confident over magic figure

19 February 2012
Non-Cong parties against repoll
More proxy votes detected
Social activists oppose repoll
NPF's stand on next Govt
No repoll in Tengnoupal: MSU
10 non-Cong parties held closed-door meeting

19 February 2012
JD (U) alleges proxy voting in Saitu AC
Re-poll meet
Photo verification process in full swing
All non-Cong parties including NPF to meet today

17 February 2012
Prepare for repoll: ECI to CEO
Allegations galore in Andro AC
ECI directs CEO to prepare for re-poll
ATATD irked over photo mismatch
No formal talks on govt formation: Dr M Nara
CPI refutes report

16 February 2012
Repoll likely at month-end
MSCP not in favour of re-poll
Candidate clarifies
TC candidate refutes allegation
Candidate's photo disappears
NPF agent fumes
Ibobi for continued partnership with CPI in SPF Govt-III
Candidate's photo found not matching

15 February 2012
Deben raises proxy voting slur
BJP for invalidating proxy votes, not repoll
INC blames TC, RO of Andro AC
Candidate's high-handedness alleged
PDF sings a different tune
NCP, BJP press ECI to count votes sans proxy
ECI seeks report

14 February 2012
Candidates concede to proxy voting
NPF accuses ECI of partisanship
Observers leave with photo verification report
NPF charges Special Observers with siding with Congress

13 February 2012
Visages of candidates, supporters present contrasting expressions
NPF peeved with pics comparison
Photo comparison exercise begins

12 February 2012
Electors' photo matching today
MPP petitions ECI on postal ballot misuse
Candidates may now witness photo verification process

11 February 2012
ECI appoints 3 special observers to monitor photo comparison task Poll code
MPCC chief confident of scoring magic number
Chandel independent candidate SS Olish's workers clarify
Meet on electoral reforms starts
Congress confidence waning, looks for allies to form Government
ECI observers to visit state for verifying photos

10 February 2012
Cabinet meeting with probability of repolls looming draws flaks Govt sees meet outside code purview
NPF appeals against photo comparison
Ruling Cong Govt charged with violating model code of conduct
SC Jamir lambasted by Naga People's Front (NPF)
ROs submit re-poll complaints to State Election Office
People's Democratic Front (PDF) leaders return empty handed

09 February 2012
NCP candidate demands repoll, allegations of poll malpractices rampant
Trinamool candidate moves Court
NPF Chandel unit casts slur on SF
Cabinet decisions await ECI nod
NPF expects six seats in State Assembly polls

08 February 2012
Live webcast of vote count
MSCP demands enquiry
Congress presses ECI to disqualify NPF candidates
Let commission of inquiry decides, says MSCP

07 February 2012
MPCC chief turns table on NPF, MSCP
NPF alleges poll code violation
On ECI directives, CEO furnishes information Focus on photo comparison
CPI worker abandons home fearing reprisal
Gaikhangam alleges UGs' hand in Nungba A/C violent incidents

06 February 2012
ECI seeks Election Day Information including snaps taken on voting day
Double EVM slur casts on Nungba repoll
Poll-related pressures cripple Kangpokpi ADC office Officials unable to work freely
Trinamool Cong, MSCP non committal on post-poll alliance
Rampant proxy voting alleged
145 votes cast unfairly should be declared null: MSCP
Post Poll: Every candidate is a winner
Tampi recorded the highest and Savaipaih the lowest polling

05 February 2012
Repolling ends peacefully, repoll likely in many polling stations
State Assembly election Scuffle mars re-polling at Nungba
Re-poll in 34 polling stations held amidst tight security
Escorts of Trinamool Congress candidates withdrawn
NFP vows to take up voice of Nagas in the Assembly
Chingai repoll peaceful, voter turnout on lower side
Vote cast under tight security in Tamenglong repoll

04 February 2012
Security measures tightened ahead of repoll in 34 booths today
Parties continue to exude confidence awaiting result
BJP sets sight on a non-Congress government
Repoll to play decisive role in Chingai constituency
MLA U Deven appeals for re-poll in Wabgai A/C

03 February 2012
Helicopter to transport poll personnel
Inaoba rejects allegation
Chingai group concerned
CPI expects 10-plus MLAs
CPI for a better New Coalition Government
Don't snatch voting right of Chingmun villagers: village chief
Poacher gifts 'winged trophy' for Chingai Ind candidate
8 civilians, 13 suspected UGs and three CRPF personnel killed in poll related violence
Cong worker refutes
Rehearsal for Chandel poll personnel held
Bomb scare at Minister Ranjit's quarter

02 February 2012
CEO issues security steps for repoll
Peoples' Democratic Front starts reading poll tea leaves
NPF staunchly against repoll
Home minister P Chidambaram admits NSCN-IM hand in poll orgy
Grenades found from residence of a Congress worker at Kakching
JD (U) for more addition to repoll
CPI to chalk out strategies for post poll alliance
Polling personnel to proceed for their re-poll duty today
Poll personnel of Chandel notified
Voting counting in Jiribam
Chingai highly charged
Sector Magistrates appointed for Chandel repoll

01 February 2012
Repoll ordered in 34 polling stations, repoll on Feb 4
NSCN-IM continues to 'bully' voters
CM's turf Thoubal district recorded least in terms of votes cast
Chaoba casts slur on cops
AITC candidate Woba Joram urged ECI to conduct investigation
All polling stations for re-poll categorised as hyper sensitive
MPP candidate alleges physical assault by CDOs, Conggress workers on their supporters
NPF counter charges, pleas for re-poll in 13 P/Ss in Chandel
Truant MCS officer suspended
Thoubal recorded highest Voter turnout
Chingmun Village Authority of Tipaimukh sub-division flays RO

31 January 2012
Allegations fly, repoll demanded TC raises pitch, demands repoll in hill districts
NSCN-IM on 'poll rampage'
Repoll in 33 polling booths lined up in Feb
BJP alleges foul play at Tbl, Saikot ACs
AMWJU boycotts the State CPI unit with immediate effect
Candidate alleges excess
Error in preparing Tamenglong electoral lists alleged
Trinamool Congress demands repoll in hill areas
Polling personnel reach district headquarters
Congress workers beaten up
UKLF refutes allegation poll involvement
CEO on escorts
BJP demands re-poll

30 January 2012
Election continues to extract its pound of flesh, Wangjing-Tentha AC simmers
CEO announces ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh each for 4 officials killed in line of duty
Suspected NSCN-IM cadres shoots INC worker at Chingai AC
Thaisii raises proxy voting charges
Pork, fish sellers feast on poll bonanza
Assaulted Chandel AC voters narrate tale
Gaikhangam unfazed, sees landslide win
Human Rights Watch nails India on human rights
Trinamool Congress candidate clarifies, fires salvos
Complaint lodged against 'local' Presiding Officer
MSCP and CPI workers clash One killed in police firing
CPI calls 12 hrs general strike in Thoubal district today
INC agent suspects foul play
Rs.10 lakh each to deceased polling personnel
Congress workers shot, NPF candidate's house set ablaze
NSCN-IM rules in almost all the polling stations in Chandel A/C
JDU demands repoll in 6 polling stations of Chandel A/C

29 January 2012
Presiding Officer among seven killed in poll violence
Fate of 297 candidates sealed, poll percentage sketchy
Sharmila refrains from voting
KLO/KLA cadres denied voting opportunity
FIR against candidate in CCpur
Grenades found, IED planted
Zeliangrong United Front decries MPCC president's allegation
Eighty percent of voters turn out to cast votes, election goes off peacefully in the plains
Final hearing on Commissioner Imocha's case fixed
Assam Rifles assists in Assembly polls
Repoll likely in two polling stations in Tamenglong
Seven persons killed in shoot out inside a polling station
Violence mars polling in the hill assembly constituencies
At least 35 Cong candidates will come out successful: CM

28 January 2012
279 in fray, 17 lac voters to seal fate of land today
Bombs galore, six women hurt in grenade attack
Two held with lethod gun
Woman killed in poll related violence
ECI watching poll scenario
NCP Moirang candidate levelled charges against INC Moirang Candidate
Singngat releases Vision 2020
P Nilakanta has rebuffed allegations levelled against him by L Ibomcha
Notes of Rs. 50 and Rs.1000 flying in every Leirak
Election Commission unable to address complaints: Sharatchandra
one dead and another injured in gun attack at Gaikhangam's election office
Eight women and one attacker injured in separate bomb blasts
Imphal gets more than 5000 litres of local liquor a day: K Joykumar
CorCom claims

26 January 2012
Mamata Banerjee launches broadside against Congress led SPF Goverment
Congress accuses Trinamool Congress of mapping pre-poll pact with NPF
No respite from bomb attacks, one hurt
Second Voters' Day held ahead of Republic Day
MHA worried about interference from NSCN(IM)
Office ransacked : NPF accuses Congress
NPF alleges breach of Code of Conduct
NPF security escort man held
Lack of vehicles sends officials in jitter
O Joy pledges for State's unity
Mamata Banerjee woos Manipur voters on her maiden visit
National Voters Day celebrated
CM to CorCom, why not ban NPF which is out to destroy territorial integrity
AMUCO calls upon all to be 'attentive public'

25 January 2012
Three INC supporters hurt in firing attack
DGP, CEO flayed for innaction against SI P Maniratan and his brother
Only non-Congress Government can bring change: BJP
Poll personnel for Vangai range of Churachandpur district
Nagaland Congress leader belittles NPF
Manipur: Crorepatis gear up to win polls
NSCN (IM)'s bid to abduct NBCC President foiled
151 candidates lost deposits in 9th Assembly Elections
Polling personnel of 27 polling stations sets off stations

24 January 2012
Protest staged against blast, JAC formed
CorCom claims responsibility of bomb blast at the residence of I Hemochandra
Nagaland tense NSCN factional feud intensifies
Explanation call precedes appointment order
One hurt in attack, bombs found
BJP leader lambasts Congress Goverment
Kuki UGs to cast vote
Nothing to do with polls: ZUF
Poll preparedness round-up
MSF flays rape of State girl
Protest against Ratan killing
Cong rule resembles Hitler's rule, a change needed: Maheshwari
Church leaders sensitised on making right choice

23 January 2012
Blast kills one, many hurt in clash
Trinamool releases manifesto
Election Commission bans exit polls
Election won't bring political solution for Nagas: NSCN (Khole-Kitovi)
Poll personnel to fan out from Jan 24
1339 vehs requisitioned for poll
Meira Paibi Lup slams Rio
CorCom bomb attack kills worker of I Hemochandra
One Day discussion held
Let all the voters exercise their franchise without fear: ZEFPB
Five hurt in ambush on INC candidate's workers by NSCN-IM
Trinamool Cong woos voters with promise of lifting PAP

22 January 2012
O Joy throws debate gauntlet on Naga issue
Man held for coercing voters
MPS officer refutes money seizure report
Bombs continue to rain on Congress men
Nephiu Rio plays Naga integration card at Ukhrul
MPP allege political hand in arrest of Y Mangi
BJP censures INC manifesto
CorCom, others boycott R-Day
DMC Sc students for free and fair poll
MPP ready to debate Naga integration in Assembly, says O Joy
Traffic regulation for election training
MCDA flays life attempt on its Gen Secy
No 6th Pay, no vote: Govt employees
Today's tally: Five bombs hurled, two explode
BJP releases its video album
NPF to play role in forming next govt in Manipur

21 January 2012
Election office puts rule of law in place, on charge of obstructing duty
No let up in bomb attacks, 11 more, including an IED recovered
Flying squad seizes Rs 1 lakh from MPS officer
BJP releases Vision 2025 document
Poll vehicle call
CEO cracks rescue ops whip
NSCN to refrain from election
Poll campaign in full swing
Kudos to ECI initiatives, brickbats for politicians
State Congress team at Delhi
BJP releases its Vision 2025
Jagat greets people on Statehood Day
Dry days for all on poll day
Sagolband A/C candidate RK Imo, brother arrested
Red carpet welcome awaits Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio
1208 vehicles for Assembly polls
CorCom comes out with another 842 Cong workers list
NSCN to stay away from Manipur poll
No end to Bomb attacks on Congress workers 14 bombs hurled, 3 exploded

20 January 2012
BJP National Vice-President Hema Malini draws the crowd in CM's turf
Nephiu Rio adds dash to election campaign trail of NPF
Inner Line Permit, blockades missing in Congress manifesto
IED at Speaker's house, bombs galore
RPF dubs polls proxy exercise
WING to Chandel district candidates
Congress manifesto assures constitutional safeguard for territorial integrity
TKS condoles death of Wungmareo Shaiza
IOC revises list of designated retail outlets
Both persons killed at Uran Chiru were innocent: JAC
NPF will go for post-poll alliance with non-Congress parties: Neiphiu Rio
RPF urges people to refrain from voting
BJP rule will bring development in Manipur: Hema Malini
Election process monitoring by 40 observers
Bomb attacks on Congress and NCP workers

19 January 2012
Nagaland CM to land with Lim/Alternative Arrangement call today
VDF men likely for NPF candidates
Naga bodies slam State Govt
Bomb attacks on Congress workers continues
EVM training for polling personnel of Thoubal district conducted
Five party alliance draws up meeting points PDF announces 22 point CMP
Two more release election manifestoes CPI pledges all-round development
Rs 36.50 lakhs seized in raid from Thangal Bazar residence of one SK Jain
Bomb lobbed at Singnat Congress candidate's house
Two more release election manifestoes MSCP to focus on economy
BJP releases poll audio album
CM Ibobi fighting election with just 50,000 in hand
Female voters in Manipur poll
Bomb attacks rising as election approaches
Court quashes NSA from jailed MPP candidate Y Mangi
ECI to use 12067 polling personnel
IT sleuths seize 36.50 lakhs from businessman
PDF rolls out Common Minimum Programme
MSCP pledges to legislate Highway Protection Act
CPI(M) assures meaningful dialogue with insurgents
CPI commits to abolish corruption

18 January 2012
"Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation" workshop held
Two Congress workers abducted at Senapati
EVM training and randomisation
Only Central Paramilitary Forces in polling stations
Elections : I-T dept steps up vigil at IGI airport, NCR border Sharp tab on movement of cash
CEO submits reports on poll arrangements to EC through tele-conference
BJP brings out charge sheet against the SPF government
AMTU urges to elect leaders who will strengthen HAC
Bombs hurled at various places
No Govt employee found campaigning for election to be spared: CEO

17 January 2012
Cabbage fitted IED found at Th Joykishan's flag hoisting site at Thangmeiband
218 coys of security force arrive in Manipur
CorCom issues 'more list'
MPP's Sovakiran refutes bomb attack allegation
All polling stations in 6 dists categorized as sensitive and hyper sensitive
CorCom warns 1828 Cong workers against campaigning for Congress
JD (U) releases its election manifesto
Bomb attacks gallore at candidates' houses
Rishang calls for joint effort in fighting corruption
Schedule of Rio's visit to Manipur

16 January 2012
Would be candidate held on charge of launching bomb attack
CMP of alliance to be published shortly : Sangma Blockades on NCP menu
MPP banks on territorial integrity
Political worker shot dead at Tamenglong
AMCO prayer session for candidates on January 16
Flag hoisting ceremonies held
Child rights in poll issues advocated
UNC kick starts campaign for NPF
Bomb threats against Congress candidates continues
MPP, NCP unveil election manifestos
AMCO continues its drive for free and fair poll
SEC to launch attack on vendors selling liquor
NCP for resolution of insurgency through dialogue
M Tomtomsana arrested for bomb attack on MLA Oken
CI Ops stepped up to counter poll related violence by UGs: DGP

15 January 2012
Search operation conducted
Moirang, Kak, Karong Assembly Constituencies to see straight fight
INC, CPI (M), JD (S), NCP stay away from AFSPA convention
SFs arrival fails to check bomb attacks
Chandel candidate casts slur on UKLF
Political parties sensitised on child rights
MSU flays NPF
11 withdraw candidature; 5 Sitting MLAs not contesting
MACR pressed Political Parties to include issue of Child rights in their Manifestoes
Wangjing Tentha folks ask for free and fair election
ZEO seize 10 free school bags from local shop in Tamenglong
UKLF cadres tried to kidnap, force to withdraw nomination: DN Haokip
Political convention on the removal of AFSPA held
ECI on electoral identity

14 January 2012
PCAEM takes first step to sensitise public on issues ahead of elections Call to discard private interest rings loud
Security beefed up under cloud of bombs
CorCom heaps blames on Cong
Meeting held, CrPc 144 imposed in Thoubal district
Pre-poll search ops detained 16 youths for verification
ECI guidelines likely to discourage visit of political leaders
289 candidates left in field
16 women candidates in fray

13 January 2012
Scrutiny rejects three in CCpur AC
Count down to polling day : Bombs continue to rain on Congress
PCAEM rally
TC lines up chief's visit
EC allots free time to parties on DD, AIR
PREPAK claims hand in T'band blast
Election observers named
Election control room opened
EVM trainings
Altogether 281 aspiring candidates including nine women approved
CorCom intensifies attack on Cong workers
Fuel stock for poll security personnel in place

12 January 2012
No let up in bomb attacks, 1 hurt at Heirok
UNC lends support to NPF
KNLF bans Cong in Cdl and CCpur
BJP urges CEO
TC names 48 candidates
ZYF appeals
Final day witnessed 88 candidates filing nominations
Straight fight in four A/Cs
Three ECI Observers in Imphal
CorCom continues its strike on Congress workers
MPP complains against party MLAs contesting from different parties
NPF leaders resign
JD (U) announces its final list of candidates
Gospel Ministry appeals for peaceful election

11 January 2012
Transport Deprtment requisitions over 500 heavy/light vehicles
Candidate's residence attacked at Thangmeiband AC
NPF Chandel units
56 more file nomination papers
Final approved list of TC sparks row, flag burnt
BJP first to release election manifesto
Sadar Hills Councillors resign
Sangma coming
BJP candidates
DEO Tamenglong informs
Shiva Sena candidates named
Seven hurt in blast at TC candidate's gate
Party workers stormed TC office
55 candidates file nomination papers to be in poll fray
JAC to boycott Assembly elections
872 polling stations categorised as hyper-sensitive, 150 as normal
BJP manifesto released

10 January 2012
Triple bomb blasts rip apart portions of Irabot Memorial Hall
72 file nomination papers
ECI strictures on electioneering: Visible changes observed
Bomb attacks on Congress continue
Security escorts for Congress candidates
Poll expenditure observers for Imphal East district-
Monitoring team activated in CCpur
UNC news
Control room set up at 1st MR
Election control room
Shiva Sena candidates named
Thoubal DEO calls meeting
CM among 72 candidates who file nomination papers so far
United Naga Council clarifies
CorCom strikes on Congress unabated, sit-in protests held
NPF demands resignation of two members
Police control room for polls
TC candidates to be announced newly

09 January 2012
No let up in CorCom assails on Cong offices, residences
Tamenglong readies for Assembly polls
POL outlets for polls
NPF out with final list
Target Congress programme on in full swing
Air intelligence unit seizes Rs 60 lacs
Save NPF, UNC tells others to pack up in Naga areas
Don't venture out after dark: EC tells candidates
CPI, NCP, MSCP name more candidates
ECI appoints AROs for hill districts
Shivasena state unit to contest in election
NCP names 4 more candidates
MSCP declares 3rd list of candidates
CPI announces 2nd list

08 January 2012
Ten held, accused of bomb attacks
CorCom claims bomb attacks, 1 hurt
Pre-poll crackdown SF arrests two CorCom cadres
Cong announces candidates for all 60 Assembly seats
Many left dejected
Chandel DEO calls meeting
DEO Thoubal appeals
NPF names candidates in 12 Assembly seats
NCP names first list of candidatess
MSCP declares second list
\NPF not against anyone: K Adahrii
INC rolls out its candidates, finally
Intending candidate among 10 UGs nabbed
NCP comes out with its list of candidates
MSCP declares list of candidates
DC Thoubal appeals

06 January 2012
State heeds ECI's instructions to effect change in post of top cop ahead of polls
MPCC chief, CM back from Delhi Cong list caught in logjam
NPF to put up candidates in 12 AC
10 executive members for Kuki areas
In a first, EC to photograph each voter coming to cast vote
JD-U announces its candidates
CPI (ML) appeals to vote for those able to end AFSPA and UG issuess
MPSC ordered to check '4 errors'
6 candidates file nominations so far
NSA slapped to Andro candidate
3 file papers
JD (U) names 5 candidates-

05 January 2012
Series of bomb attacks launched ahead of election
Political parties roll out names; MSCP issues first list
PDF names second list
Assembly polls : Delhi tab on NSCN (IM)
Poll notification issued, 2 file papers
Media houses sensitised on Paid News
CorCom bans Congress party
AICC finalises Cong candidates
BJP announces 12 candidates
PDF declares seat-sharing
Poll notification issued, one candidate filed nomination
MSCP announces list of candidates
Maoist bans Thabal Chongba in election
Sana Konung appeals

04 January 2012
MPCC takes probable list to Delhi for AICC nods
Spurned TC aspirant cries foul
Senior citizens for competent candidates-
Expenditure control room activated
CEO orders arrest of ZP Member
Licensed guns
DEO calls meeting
UNPC boycotts NPF
Lobbying venue for Congress tickets shift to Delhi
Liquor flooding state as election approaches
BJP and MPP to have friendly fight in some ACs
UNC to oppose Cong in Naga areas
ECI team to arrive on Jan 5

03 January 2012
Alliance christened People's Democratic Front
Photo electoral rolls published for 60 ACs
Trinamool Congress's first list of candidates
Notice issued to deposit licensed arms
LJS announces
Pre-poll alliance sealed without BJP
MPP declares its candidates
Final Electoral Rolls released, female outnumber male voters
Trinamool Congress announces 18 candidates

01 January 2012
IT officials to land here, MPSC told to stay exam
16 Opp MLAs in touch for Cong tickets
Ibobi rebuts 'begging' charges
NPF to fight polls in 14 ACs
BJP joins opposition alliance
Opposition alliance readies to take on Congress

31 December 2011
MPCC chief hints at final Cong list on Jan 5-6
350 Coys of SF for polls
Political conference held
Press meet postponed
NPF to field candidates in 11 Naga dominated constituencies
Electoral Rolls to be released on Jan 2
Poll monitoring cell for Imphal West formed
MLA Shyamkumar quits MPP, joins Trinamool Congress

30 December 2011
Rio to be NFP star campaigner
On EC's recommendation SPs named
Assembly polls likely to witness fuel shortage
Chief Minister urges Thoubal district voters
Pre-poll crackdown IE commando nab two PLA cadres
DEO, Ukhrul appeals
NPF meeting
Jailed Mangi to contest poll as MPP candidate
Election Observers to arrive in state in phase manner from Jan 4

29 December 2011
CM keeps door open for like-minded parties
AR, Army asked to restrict SoO/NSCN cadres to designated camps
Pistol seized from INC supporter
UNC backs NPF, opposes Congress
CPI announces first list of candidates
Election Commission to deploy 150 IPS officers
BJP alleges assault by INC workers
Congress Election Campaign Committee clarifies
A self reliant state will be priority of SPF in its next term: CM
RJD (United) and CPI (M) also joins MPP, NCP allaince
Coordination Committee charts out election related work of depts
CPI announces its candidates
Prospective candidate arrested with 9 mm pistol
MDPF releases manifesto
JD(S) invites
JD (U) informs

28 December 2011
ECI advises State Govt for full-time SPs
Mamata to campaign in Manipur
Thoubal market plots demanded for widows, poor families
Polical parties call application
Tensions erupt following CM's inauguration of Thoubal Market Complex
MPP invites intending candidates <

27 December 2011
Separate ministerial works from poll duty, directs State CEO
MPP, NCP, JD (U) strike pre-poll pact
District panels to enforce poll code
AMCO for free and fair polls
Don't take up plebiscite as a poll issue : Meghen
MPP celebrates its 44th Foundation DayO
Maoist to boycott assembly electionO
325 companies of Para military forces to be deployed for Assembly elections

25 December 2011
ECI fixes Manipur's poll date on Jan 28
Political parties welcome schedule
PCAEM lines up poll deliberations
ECI announces assembly election dates for 5 states, code of conduct with immediate effect

24 December 2011
EC to appoint police observers - Poll notification after X'Mas
Discussion on necessary Penal actions for paid news

23 December 2011
ECI report on NPF status tabled in House
Poll phases

22 December 2011
Govt waiting for status report on NPF from ECI: CM Ibobi
CM draws attention of Election Commission to Constitution of NPFi

21 December 2011
BJP never mixes politics with religion : Gadkari
BJP in talks for Pre-poll Alliance with MPP: Gadkari

20 December 2011
BJP promises star to the people
AMWJU urges all to follow PCI rules

17 December 2011
Voters to be photographed
Agatha correlates insurgency to unemployment
NCP, MPP form pre-poll alliance, others to follow: Agatha Sangma

16 December 2011
ECI ready to tackle heavy expenditures
Candidates' election expenditures to be critically monitored: ECI

15 December 2011
Political parties urge ECI to held Assembly election at one go

13 December 2011
Live webcast of 2012 polls lined up

12 December 2011
Anti-BJP group raises furore in Thoubal
Hill Tribal Council(HTC) chief to contest election
Cong workers disrupt BJP meeting
NPF Public Interaction Programme at Yangkhullen

11 December 2011
BJP VP envisions unseating CM
BJP not against any community: Najma Heptullah

10 December 2011
MPP belittles Naga People's Front
Defeat NPF, calls RK Anand

09 December 2011
CPI rules out pre-poll pact
NPF pledges to work for Naga integration
Nagaland Congress contradicts Naga wish : Somi Keishing
Election Expenditure Monitoring Cell set up

08 December 2011
BJP belittles PM's state visit
Poll notice likely in Dec end
Candidate blessed at Ukhrul

06 December 2011
MSCP names 1st batch candidates
NPF highlights political stand to PM
NPF stresses "birthright' of Nagas

05 December 2011
Gaikhangam sees third term in office for Congress

04 December 2011
MPP volunteers protest as MLAs join inauguration
MPP YF stages nude protest
NPF convenes joint meeting

03 December 2011
MDPF lays down its agenda

02 December 2011
MDPF lays down its agenda

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