Mizoram Assembly Election 2018]
The Supreme Court has warned state governments and high courts (HCs) that it will take over the process of filling up vacancies in the lower judiciary if they fail to expedite the exercise.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Statistics reveal there are 5,223 vacancies in trial courts. The Centre has proposed a centralized examination to fill them up, pointing to a staggering 2,76,74,499 cases pending in subordinate courts. But states and high courts have opposed the suggestion.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 03:06 PM IST
MP Rakesh Sinha said that he might bring a private member’s bill in Parliament for the construction of a Ram temple and asked if Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati and RJD leader Lalu Prasad would support him.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Mizoram People’s Forum (MPF), an independent body formed in 2006 by Mizoram Presbyterian Church Synod, the largest Christian denomination in the northeastern state, comprises church elders and members of three prominent organizations of women, senior citizens and young people.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 12:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Aizawl | Utpal Parashar
The stakes are high this time as Mizoram is the only north-eastern state which has a Congress government and the BJP, which is upbeat after ousting the CPI(M) from Tripura, is keen on making inroads in the Christian-dominated state.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:19 AM IST
Aizawl |Press Trust of India
The statement comes after MNF secretary for information said that there were claims in the local media that the BJP and the MNF have reached an agreement to forge an alliance.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:20 AM IST
Aizawl |Press Trust of India
Single-phase Assembly polls in Mizoram will be held on November 28. Counting of votes will take place on December 11.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:22 AM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International
In the 2018 Mizoram assembly election, the Congress, in power since 2008, is battling desertions—as many as 4 MLAs left the party to join other parties, anti-incumbency and growing influence of regional players and the Bharatiya Janata Party —which is ruling or sharing power in six of the seven states in the region.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:23 AM IST
The BJP also released a list of 38 candidates for the Telangana Assembly polls. There are a total of 119 Assembly candidates in the state.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 02:27 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Mizoram, the last citadel of the Congress in the North East, will go to polls on November 28.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati |Sadiq Naqvi
On Thursday in Aizawl, Mizoram chief minister and state party chief Lal Thanhawla released a list of candidates for 36 of the 40 Assembly constituencies.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:09 AM IST
The exit of senior ministers R Lalzirliana, who held the home portfolio and former health minister Lalrinliana Sailo following serious differences with chief minister Lal Thanhawla, just before the elections has dealt a serious blow to the Congress.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi, New Delhi
Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana will be held in four phases between November 12 and December 7.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 11:13 AM IST