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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Mizo national front

Nov 22, 2018 15:02
Six small regional parties have come together under the Zoram Peoples Movement (ZPM)’s banner to contest the November 28 polls in Mizoram. ZPM is hoping to provide an alternative to the Congress and MNF as well as nix the BJP’s attempt to extend its... read more
Nov 21, 2018 11:26
With the ruling Congress battling anti-incumbency and desertions, the MNF is confident of returning to power after a 10-year gap. The state votes for a new assembly on November 28. read more
Nov 20, 2018 15:44
Releasing the party’s vision document for Mizoram elections 2018 at the state unit office in Aizawl, the BJP’s national general secretary Ram Madhav expressed its commitment to uplift the last man in the state. read more
Nov 18, 2018 11:09
Mizoram assembly elections: In a state where Christians comprise 87% of the population, the BJP’s pro-Hindutva image doesn’t have many takers. But most agree that it might not just open its account, but could influence government formation as well, in... read more
Nov 16, 2018 10:33
In 2015, the state’s Congress government lifted a ban on liquor imposed since 1997. But there is opposition to lifting of the ban by some regional parties and church bodies in the state. read more
Nov 11, 2018 07:38
Among the 40 elected legislators who take crucial decisions on shaping the state’s future, only one is a woman. As Mizoram goes to polls one more time on November 28, the scenario isn’t likely to change much. The ruling Congress has given an election... read more
Nov 01, 2018 18:46
Releasing its list of promises before Mizoram goes to polls, Congress state unit president and chief minister Lal Thanhawla promised continuation of several old policies and a slew of benefits for students. read more
Oct 31, 2018 14:27
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. read more
Oct 26, 2018 16:35
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. read more
Oct 24, 2018 22:04
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... read more
Oct 14, 2018 23:00
The Congress leader said he will be contesting from two seats in the 40-member assembly, including his home turf Serchhip and Champhai South. read more
Oct 03, 2018 17:25
Ram Madhav, who is in charge of the Northeast, said the BJP would field candidates in all the 40 assembly seats if possible. read more
Sep 17, 2018 21:01
Mizoram Congress vice-president R Lalzirliana was the second most important man in the government and the party’s state unit, both of which are headed by chief minister Lal Thanhawla. read more
Sep 09, 2018 19:42
Schedule for polls in the northeastern state is yet to be announced and there is speculation that it might be held along with the general elections. But battle lines are already getting drawn. read more
Jun 25, 2018 18:00
Twenty members of the Mizoram Underground Returnees’ Association, an organisation of former Mizo National Front rebels, have been on fast-unto-death since June 8 at their office in Aizawl.  read more