Five-time CM Lal Thanhawla to continue as Mizoram Congress chief due to lack of viable alternatives, says party
Former Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla would continue as the president of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) with no other candidate filing nomination paper for the post
North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament
Among the bills for consideration and passing listed in the Rajya Sabha for Wednesday, the CAB stands at number 9 with Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the introducer.
Mizoram Election Results: Elected MNF leader Zoramthanga meets governor, to stake claim to form government
The MNF bagged 26 seats in the 40-member state assembly. Meanwhile, chief minister Lal Thanhawla submitted his resignation to the governor.
Mizoram Assembly Election Results: Congress loses last North East bastion as MNF rides anti-incumbency wave to win
The Mizo National Front (MNF) rode the anti-incumbency wave to 26 seats in the 40-member Assembly
How Mizoram Assembly election 2018 was won: A look at the Mizo National Front's victory in four infographics
The Mizo National Front (MNF) on Tuesday returned to power in Mizoram after a decade, securing 26 seats, five more than an absolute majority in the 40-member Assembly.
Mizoram Election Results 2018 updates: Congress loses last North East bastion to MNF as Lal Thanhawla goes down
The Mizo National Front (MNF) is all set to capture power in Mizoram after a decade, having established leads in 25 of the 40 assembly constituencies, while the ruling Congress is ahead only in places.
Mizoram Election Results: Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla loses in both Champhai South and Serchhip constituencies
The Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead having a lead in 18 of the 40 seats in Mizoram Assembly
Mizoram Assembly election exit poll results 2018: MNF to make major gains with hung Assembly on the cards
The Mizoram Assembly election exit poll is in and the surveys so far predicts major gains for the Mizo National Front (MNF).
Mizoram Assembly polls: Congress govt faces stiff challenge as issues of prohibition, refugees dominate election
Mizoram went to polls on Wednesday with 7.7 lakh names in the electoral rolls, including 3.9 lakh women and 32,545 first-time voters.
Mizoram Assembly Elections: Faulty EVMs, 'drunk' polling officials, delay polling as state records 75% voter turnout till 5 pm
11,100 security personnel, comprising central paramilitary and state security forces, were deployed to avoid any untoward incidents during the Mizoram Assembly elections on Wednesday.
Mizoram Assembly elections updates: 56% voter turnout recorded at Tuikum till 2.30 pm, 51% at South tuipui, 59% at Thorang
Mizoram Assembly elections updates: 56 percent voter turnout was recorded at Tuikum as of 2.30 on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesperson from the Election Commission said. Hrangturzo recorded 55 percent, South Tuipui 51 percent, and Thorang 59 percent, the official said.
Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated Tuichawang, West Tuipui among key consituencies
Four prominent leaders will be contesting for the Serchhip seat. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has been winning an Assembly seat from Serchhip for the past three elections – 2003, 2008 and 2013.
Mizoram Vidhan Sabha polls: Alcohol traders drink to a Congress win as MNF threatens revenues with a five-year-long dry day
Alcohol vendors and suppliers, who have invested lots of money in the industry, are worried about the outcome of the elections.
Mizoram Vidhan Sabha polls: Results from 2008 and 2013 show minor difference in vote share between Congress, MNF
In the 2013 election, the Congress won 34 out of the 40 seats in the Mizoram Assembly, while the MNF, which fielded candidates from 31 constituencies, secured five seats.
Even as women voters outnumber the men in Mizoram, female candidates are still fighting an uphill battle for respect and to be taken seriously, both by the public and the major political parties.
Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla says Congress may form post-poll alliance with 'like-minded' parties if it falls short of majority
Mizoram is significant for the Congress as it remains the only state under the party's rule in the region compared to as many as five just about two years ago, which included Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
The scrutiny of all 212 nomination papers for Mizoram polls was conducted on Monday and they were accepted, the officials said.
Mizoram polls: At 74, MNF chief Zoramthanga is in comeback mode, says 'Congress won't even get 10 seats'
People are really fed up of the present Congress government in Mizoram, says Mizo National Front chief Zoramthanga.
Mizoram polls: EC team to hold talks with govt officials, leaders over protests demanding removal of election official SB Shashank
The team, led by Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, would be visiting the state two days after Chief Electoral Officer SB Shashank was summoned to Delhi by the EC, following a massive agitation for his ouster by NGO Coordination Committee - a conglomerate of civil societies and student organisations.
Mizoram polls: NGOs stage protests, demand removal of election official over status of Bru refugee voters; threaten armed rebellion
Thousands of protesters gathered near Chief Election Officer SB Sashank’s office in Aizawl demanding his removal after he accused the Mizoram government of meddling in the upcoming Assembly elections, scheduled to take place on 28 November