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 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.
BJP has conquered North East but it needs to solve issues like infiltration from Bangladesh, Naga Accord to last
BJP must not forget that unlike the Hindi heartland, North East is a multilingual, multireligious and plural society which has not seen much communal violence.
The negotiations between the state government and the HPC-D reached an impasse in 2013 on the issue of extension of the period of suspension of operations.
The Mizoram government would continue to hold peace talks with the Manipur-based terror outfit — Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the second round of the bi-partite talks is scheduled on 5 October, an official said in Aizawl on Thursday.
The Centre-NSCN(IM) accord, which had been eluding for over six decades and now puts an end to India’s longest running insurgency, is PM Modi’s first major foray into the cobweb of militancy in the North East.
Governor Vakkom Purushothaman on Thursday invited CLP leader Lal Thanhawla, who led his party to a landslide win in the Mizoram Assembly elections, to form the next government in the state.