Articles about Okram Ibobi Singh

Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

24 Jun 2020

Politics
Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

The BJP-led coalition in Manipur is facing an existential crisis after nine MLAs, three from the saffron party itself, withdrew support from Chief Minister N Biren Singh's government on June 17.

Irom Sharmila gets married in Kodaikanal, despite opposition

17 Aug 2017

India
Irom Sharmila gets married in Kodaikanal, despite opposition

Activist Irom Sharmila has married British citizen Desmond Coutinha at the Kodaikanal registrar office.

Manipur protesters lay to rest men killed two years ago

25 May 2017

Politics
Manipur protesters lay to rest men killed two years ago

Tribals of Manipur, led by local leaders, laid to rest the bodies of eight men who were killed in police firing on August 31, 2015.

139 days old Manipur blockade ends

20 Mar 2017

India
139 days old Manipur blockade ends

The United Naga Council's blockade of Manipur's highways has been lifted after 139 days.

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila vs CM Singh in last phase

08 Mar 2017

Politics
Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila vs CM Singh in last phase

22 constituencies in Manipur went to polls on March 8 in the second and last phase of polling.

First phase of Assembly Polls begin in Manipur

04 Mar 2017

Politics
First phase of Assembly Polls begin in Manipur

Polling has commenced in the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur.

Irom Sharmila: Will replace Bengali script with Manipuri script

03 Mar 2017

Politics
Irom Sharmila: Will replace Bengali script with Manipuri script

Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance, has vowed to amend the Manipur Official Language Act, 1979, and replace the state's Bengali script "with an indigenous script."

Modi: Manipur gave 15 yrs to Congress, give us 5

25 Feb 2017

Politics
Modi: Manipur gave 15 yrs to Congress, give us 5

PM Narendra Modi accused the Congress, which has been in power in Manipur since 2002, of neglecting the state's development.

Manipur blockade to not hamper poll process

22 Feb 2017

Politics
Manipur blockade to not hamper poll process

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) assured political parties that Manipur elections will be free, fair and unaffected by ongoing economic blockade.

Irom Sharmila will contest against Manipur CM

07 Feb 2017

Politics
Irom Sharmila will contest against Manipur CM

In the upcoming Manipur Assembly elections, rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila will contest against Manipur CM and Congress candidate Okram Ibobi Singh.

Manipur's Irom Sharmila contesting elections frugally

05 Feb 2017

Politics
Manipur's Irom Sharmila contesting elections frugally

Manipur's newest political party, People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA), was co-founded by Irom Sharmila in October 2016.

Centre to hold talks with UNC, Manipur government

03 Feb 2017

India
Centre to hold talks with UNC, Manipur government

A tripartite dialogue with the United Naga Council and representatives from the Manipur government will be held by the Centre to explore ways to end the almost-three-month-economic blockade on National Highway-2.

India-Myanmar border trade hit due to Manipur blockade

10 Jan 2017

India
India-Myanmar border trade hit due to Manipur blockade

The economic blockade in Manipur is being an obstacle for the bilateral trade of India with neighbouring Myanmar.

Unrest in Manipur may create obstacles for polls

04 Jan 2017

India
Unrest in Manipur may create obstacles for polls

The ongoing blockade by Naga rebels in Manipur and the complex circumstances arising out of the situation have been cited by the Home Ministry as a prime concern, as the Election Commission prepares to announce polls.

Rijiju heads to Manipur, Mary Kom urges PM's intervention

23 Dec 2016

India
Rijiju heads to Manipur, Mary Kom urges PM's intervention

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju arrived in Manipur to assess the situation in light of the economic blockade in the state; Home Minister Rajnath Singh lambasted the state governments of Manipir and Nagaland for failing to resolve the blockade imposed by the United Naga Council.

Manipur CM was warned of attack by intel agencies

25 Oct 2016

Politics
Manipur CM was warned of attack by intel agencies

Sources revealed that intelligence agencies had issued prior warnings to Manipur Chief Minister Okrom Ibobi Singh about possible threats to him and his convoy at the NSCN (IM) dominated Ukhrul district.

Militants open fire at Manipur's CM

24 Oct 2016

Politics
Militants open fire at Manipur's CM

Okram Ibobi Singh, Manipur's Chief Minister, was attacked while he was getting out of his helicopter.