MNF president Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram chief minister, ceremony held at Aizawl's Raj Bhavan
Mizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga, who has been chief minister of Mizoram twice, is a former underground leader and a close aide of the legendary MNF leader Laldenga.
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan formally invited Zoramthanga on Wednesday to form the next government after receiving the signed notification of the result from Election Commission officials who arrived here late in the evening, Raj Bhavan sources said.
Assembly election 2018 results: Congress emerges victorious in Hindi heartland; Rahul Gandhi says poll outcome 'message to Modi govt'
Congress' performance in the Assembly elections on Tuesday, gave a big blow to the BJP, specially in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, where the grand old party came back to power after 15 years. PTI
From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls
As counting for the 2018 Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh drew to a close on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw significant losses in all the states
Daily Bulletin: Governor makes Congress wait in MP as party sweeps Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh; Shaktikanta Das is new RBI Governor; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Jodie Foster to direct, co-producer and star in remake of Woman at War; Congress makes big gains in Assembly polls in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh; TRS and MNF win in Telangana and Mizoram; Markets to take cautious approach; and more.
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.
Assembly Elections 2018: Congress trumps BJP in Hindi heartland, but that won't make road ahead easy for grand alliance
While it is ready to form the core of mahagathbandhan against Modi in 2019, Congress might find it difficult to gain acceptance among the constituents of a third front, many of whom consider a ‘strong Congress’ an anathema to a grand alliance.
Mizoram Election Results: With ally Mizo National Front's emphatic win in state, BJP's inroads into North East complete
For a party pursuing an avowedly Hindutva agenda and usually identified with the trappings of all that is Brahmanical patriarchy, it was considered inconceivable that the saffron party would find such appeal in the North East.
Assembly elections counting of votes 2018: Watch trends, results, repercussions, analysed live by our panel of experts
To be anchored Naghma Sahar and Rupali Tewari, the live broadcast will start at 7 am on Tuesday (11 December) and continue till 3 pm.
Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh
The exit poll data is either confusing or the numbers are too close, and the one thing this indicates is that the dominance of the BJP in these states is waning though the prime minister campaigned hard.
Exit Poll Results 2018 highlights: Congress predicted to bag 100 seats in Rajasthan, sweep out Raje govt, say pollsters
Most exit poll predictions are saying that Congress is likely to win in Rajasthan while BJP has the advantage in Madhya Pradesh.
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: Amit Shah isn't God, his prediction of BJP ruling for 50 years an exaggeration, says MNF
Former chief minister and MNF chief Zoramthanga told PTI in an interview that his party and the BJP can never be allies in the hill state because of the saffron party's Hindutva politics.
Mizoram Assembly polls: Phones of observers lying unused on voting day shows how state adheres to electoral code of conduct
A year before any election, the church assumes the role of a political preacher and explains to the religiously-inclined Mizos the value of a single vote and the importance to elect the most eligible candidates.
Assembly Election 2018: Madhya Pradesh voter turnout beats earlier record at 74.61%, Mizoram slips to 80%
EVM gltiches marked the Assemnly polls in Madhya Pradesh while in Mizoram kept up with the tradition of recording a high voter turnout.
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 Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains low
With just 15 women among the 200 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly polls, women's representation in politics is among the lowest in the northeastern state
This year's polls in Mizoram will see 209 candidates fight it out for the 40 Assembly seats.