Biren Singh

  • Election campaigns for by-polls gaining momentum in Manipur
    Newmai News Network Imphal | October 26 Election campaigns are gaining momentum in four Assembly segments spread over three districts of Manipur. Chief minister N Biren Singh, BJP’s by-election campaigner Dilip Saikia, ministers, MLAs and MPs of the party have been addressing election rallies in support of the party candidates. Saikia who is also national general secretary of the party arrived here in Imphal on Sunday to chalk out the party’s by-poll strategies.
  • Manipur CM convenes emergency meeting on COVID-19
    Newmai News Network Imphal | October  22 Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday reviewed the “alarming” COVID-19 situation in the state in the wake of rapid increase in the number of infections and death toll. Apart from ministers and MLAs, the emergency meeting was attended by officials of the departments of state government, representatives of civil society organisations and voluntary organisations working in the frontline to combat the spread of the
  • BJP-led government in Manipur wins trust vote
    Newmai News Network Imphal | August 10  N Biren Singh-led BJP coalition government in Manipur won the confidence motion via voice vote on Monday. The chief minister moved the confidence motion at the last part of the one-day monsoon session of the state Assembly. Even as the opposition Congress earlier gave a notice to the Assembly for moving a no confidence motion, Speaker Y Khemchand took up the motion moved by the chief minister. The Congress submitted three noti
  • Manipur court directs lady cop, media against making, publishing defamatory remarks on CM
    Imphal, July 23 (PTI): A Manipur court has directed a woman police officer not to make any "unsubstantiated and ex- facie defamatory" statements against Chief Minister N Biren Singh whom she had accused of pressuring her to release an alleged drug dealer. In his order on Wednesday, Y Somorjit Singh, Civil Judge, Senior Division, directed Thaounaojam Brinda, a Manipur Police Service officer, and 10 other defendants, including some newspapers, to desist from making "orall
  • BJP led coalition government in Manipur on 'brink of collapse'
    NPP, TMC, Independent MLAs withdraw support; three BJP MLAs join Congress Newmai News Network Imphal | June 17 The N Biren Singh government in Manipur is in trouble after coalition partners NPP and others withdrew support from the ruling alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party. On Wednesday, three sitting MLAs of the ruling BJP resigned from the party and joined the Congress while six other MLAs also withdrew support. Among them were National People’s Part