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BJP offered me Rs 36 cr to contest Manipur polls, claims Irom Sharmila

‘Just after my fast, I met a BJP leader who suggested that I will need lots of money for fighting polls.’

13 Feb 2017 6:15 PM

In Manipur, it’s Irom Sharmila against CM Okram Ibobi Singh

The Congress had released a list of 60 candidates for Manipur Assembly elections on February 3.

07 Feb 2017 1:56 AM

Manipur polls: Rights activist Irom Sharmila to contest against CM Ibobi

She broke her 16-year-old hunger strike and declared that she wants to become the CM so that she could press for repeal of AFSPA.

06 Feb 2017 3:25 PM

Irom Sharmila awaits EC confirmation for 'whistle' as party symbol

The main reason behind choosing the image of whistle is to awaken the people to end corruption, says party convener.

02 Feb 2017 2:15 PM

Muslim ticket aspirants of BJP in Manipur disappointed

The party has so far announced the first list of candidates from 31 seats out of a total of 60.

29 Jan 2017 2:39 PM


‘Iron Lady’ enters politics after 16 years of fasting

Irom Sharmila is also taking the help of social media to spread her message.

29 Jan 2017 6:40 AM

Will take on Manipur CM in Assembly polls: Irom Sharmila

In October last, the 44-year-old activist had formed her own party, the Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance.

02 Jan 2017 7:47 PM

Manipur: Curfew imposed in parts of Imphal after violence

The order came into effect from Sunday noon and will continue until further notice from the District Magistrate.

18 Dec 2016 6:06 PM

Irom Sharmila to end her 16-year fast today

After being on fast for the last 16 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s “Iron Lady” Irom Chanu Sharmila is all set to end her fast Tuesday morning.

09 Aug 2016 6:09 AM

Irom Sharmila to end fast for polls, marriage

Sixteen years after starting her path-setting hungerstrike, demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s “Iron Lady” Irom Chanu Sharmila has decided to end her fast on August 9

27 Jul 2016 7:01 AM


Supreme Court will take a final decision on the bull-taming sport in August.

Sharmila, 42, has been on a fast since November 2000, demanding repeal of the controversial AFSPA.

26 Jul 2016 3:28 PM

30 quake-affected still under treatment in Manipur

No loss of life was reported in the state due to the quake epicentred in Myanmar.

15 Apr 2016 1:39 PM

10 killed as big quake hits Northeast

Manoj Anand with agency inputs

05 Jan 2016 12:22 AM