Politics in Manipur is often viewed as the man's business.
After breaking her fast a year ago, Irom formed her political party-the Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance.
"But I will continue my fight against AFSPA until and unless it is repealed".
It was a shocking defeat for Irom, as she got just 90 votes in the Manipur Assembly elections, the results of which were announced on Saturday. But no one expected she would get less than 100 votes, said an analyst. So sure was he of his victory that never once did he publicly scoff Sharmila's foray into politics and instead welcomed her move. But incredibly, many of those who had supported Irom turned their backs on her as soon as she ended her fast, including some members of her family. And after two days when he was finally allowed to meet her, his reported insistence on sitting with Sharmila at the meira shang (women's shelter) where the influential Meira Paibis (Women Torchbearers) had gathered, caused much anger.
Making it clear that she had not given up her fight, Sharmila said, "I will continue my fight for human rights and for protecting democratic values with more vigour after I return from here". She also told media that she will be looking into the tribal issues of Attapadi. My birthday has always been just like another day in my life. The BJP and Congress are neck and neck with 21 and 28 wins respectively.
Congress was led by its mascot Ibobi Singh who ruled for three terms without a strong opposition, while BJP was steered by master strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Cabinet minister and convenor of the BJP-led North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA).
As the world's longest hunger striker Irom Chanu Sharmila celebrates her 45th birthday today, here are some facts which you may not know about the "Iron Lady of Manipur".
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Arsene Wenger is expected to tell Arsenal he wants to stay at the club beyond the end of the season, according to The Telegraph . A plane was flown over the stadium that read: "No contract #Wenger Out". "I've done the top four twenty times, it is not that".
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Asked about certain members of the Obama administration, Comey said they would be able to unmask citizens in certain situations. Accusations of Russian Federation connections have dogged the Trump administration since he took office in January.
We have done everything for that and the Turkish people are fed up of waiting", he said, preferring to stay anonymous. Dozens of protesters unfurled banned flags of imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan at the rally.
On the night, the four-time MVP was 13-for-22 from the floor, adding a team-high seven assists, six boards and a steal. And the Clippers are in the thick of it, along with the Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies.
Not being able to take the field [due to injury] was never easy for me and then watching the opposition get big runs was hard . He always stood up for us whenever the team needed him. "Losing the toss here was never easy.
Bob Menendez's request to review his federal corruption case, clearing the way for his trial to move forward in September. The Constitution says members of Congress can't be held to account "for any speech or debate in either house".
The NIH had a FY 2016 budget of $32 billion, and in the yet nonfinalized FY 2017 budget the agency would receive $34 billion. That gives science organizations multiple opportunities to make clear why the work of research is so important.
California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp by 12.2% in the third quarter. The Series A Preferred dividend is payable on April 17, 2017 to Series A Preferred stockholders of record as of March 31, 2017.
South Korea to hold presidential election May 9
The Constitutional Court dismissed Park on Friday last week when it upheld a December parliamentary impeachment vote. Park's legal team has reportedly said she would actively cooperate with the prosecution office's investigation.
Paul Ryan confident GOP's health overhaul will pass this week
The changes Trump is agreeing to from the House aren't going to help those Republican senators reconcile themselves to the bill. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also said regulatory changes in particular could increase competition in markets.
Pope apologises for 'sins' in Rwanda
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New leak shows Galaxy S8 is smaller than S7 Edge
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Robert Downey Jr. is your new 'Dr. Dolittle'
Dr Dolittle clearly has pulling power at the Box Office: with Murphy in the role, the 1998 film managed a hefty $294.4 million. Downey has starred in the Iron Man , Avengers, and Sherlock Holmes franchises, along with "Tropic Thunder" and "The Judge".
Sesame Street introducing Julia, a Muppet with autism
With that, they skedaddle, an exit that calls for the six Muppeteers squatted out of sight below them to scramble accordingly. She wears pajamas to school every day, and in many ways she's just like every other child in her third-grade class.
Huawei P10 Lite now ready for pre-order in the UK
With the recent launch of P10 lite in United Kingdom , company aims to bring the popular P line up to the budget segment. The device will be offered in Midnight Black and Platinum Gold options with ceramic sandblasted finish on the back.