HPC-D is an offshoot of the Hmar People's Convention, which came into existence in 1986, as a political party spearheading a movement for self-government in the north and northeast of Mizoram.
The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) secured a majority in the 40 member Mizoram assembly on Tuesday.
Scrutiny of nomination papers for the November 20 elections will be undertaken on Tuesday and the last date of withdrawal of candidature is November 6.
The Zoramthanga-led ministry retained power in the state after winning a simple majority in the Nov 20 assembly polls.
EC has decided that Bru voters lodged in Tripura refugee camps and enlisted in Mizoram voters list, would exercise their franchise inside Mizoram.
Zoramthanga-led MNF ministry would be sworn in today. MNF retained power after winning 21 seats in 40-member house.
The ruling MNF candidate D Thangliana defeated his nearest Congress rival Lalkhama by a margin of 105 votes.
Four persons were killed and hundreds of houses were damaged when violent thunderstorm struck parts of south Mizoram on Monday.
An Israeli organisation has despatched kosher wine and special food for the Jewry living in Manipur and Mizoram for the Jewish festival of 'Pesach'.
Mizoram CM Zoramthanga has claimed that his peace missions have kept militant groups away from doing harm to Mizoram.
The Mizo way of campaigning is marked by concerts where pop singers perform to pull the crowd.
Ruling Mizo National Front emerged winner in the lone LS seat in the state despite several parties forming an alliance to defeat the Front.
Mizo National Front retained its LS seat by defeating its rival Mizoram Secular Force by a margin of 23,071 votes.
At least 12 non-tribals were injured in a communal flare-up in Aizawl triggered by the murder of a Mizo girl by two suspected non-tribals.
At least 89 cases of full-blown AIDS infections have been detected in Mizoram out of which 49 people had died.