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Mizoram election results: Mizo National Front (MNF) all set to return to power after 10-year gap

Mizoram election results: MNF will form the government. Pu Zoramthanga will be our chief minister. The anti-incumbency factor, lack of development, bad roads during the Congress regime are some of the issues which brought us back to power, said MNF general secretary Lalruatkima.
Mizoram exit polls 2018: Kanhmun: A Bru tribal woman shows her identity card as she waits to cast her vote at a polling station for the state Assembly elections, at Kanhmun, Mizoram.(PTI)
Mizoram exit polls 2018: Kanhmun: A Bru tribal woman shows her identity card as she waits to cast her vote at a polling station for the state Assembly elections, at Kanhmun, Mizoram.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 02:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Utpal Parasher and Syed Sadiq, Aizawl/guwahati

Mizoram election result 2018: MNF extends early edge, Congress way behind in last northeast bastion

Mizoram election result 2018: Chief Electoral Officer Ashish Kundra said that counting was taking place at 40 counting halls in 13 centres across the mountainous state. The polls were held on November 28.
Mizo National Front supporters outside the party office in Aizawl as the party raced ahead in the Mizoram assembly elections (HT Photo)(HT)
Mizo National Front supporters outside the party office in Aizawl as the party raced ahead in the Mizoram assembly elections (HT Photo)(HT)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 02:13 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By Utpal Parashar

Mizoram election results Highlights: Zoramthanga meets Mizoram Governor, stakes claim to form government

The Mizo National Front (MNF) returned to power in Mizoram after a gap of 10 years on Tuesday, beating the Congress comprehensively in its last state it was ruling in the northeast.In the state’s 40-member assembly, the MNF bagged 26, securing absolute majority on its own. Congress, which had been in power since 2008, came third with just 5 seats.Catch all the live updates of assembly elections, click here.Mizoram, the last Congress-ruled state in the northeast has seen direct contests between the Congress and the Zoramthanga-led Mizo National Front with smaller parties such as the National People’s Party (NPP) and the Zoram Peoples Movement (ZPM) also contesting the elections. This time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looked to expand its footprint in the northeast and had fielded 39 candidates for the 40 assembly seats of Mizoram.Outgoing chief minister Lal Thanhawla who had contested from two seats—Serchhip and Champhai South—lost both. In Serchhip he was defeated by ZPM leader Lalduhoma while he lost Champhai South to MNF’s Lalnuntluanga.Catch all the live updates of Mizoram election results, click hereExit polls have predicted a hung assembly in the northeastern state. In case the counting of votes in Mizoram does throw up a hung assembly today, parties such as the BJP, ZPM and the NPP are likely to play a crucial role in the formation of the government in the state.

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LIVE Mizoram election results: MNF president Zoramthanga met Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan after the party won 26 seats in the state assembly polls.(ANI/Twitter)
LIVE Mizoram election results: MNF president Zoramthanga met Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan after the party won 26 seats in the state assembly polls.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Amit Shah isn’t God, his prediction of BJP ruling for 50 years an exaggeration: MNF

The Congress is not coming to power again in 2019 at the Centre and nobody can predict how many decades it will take to form the next government, the veteran politician from the north-east said.
Former chief minister and MNF chief Zoramthanga told that his party and the BJP can never be allies in the hill state because of the saffron party’s Hindutva politics.(Rahul Karmakar)
Former chief minister and MNF chief Zoramthanga told that his party and the BJP can never be allies in the hill state because of the saffron party’s Hindutva politics.(Rahul Karmakar)
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 06:18 PM IST
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Aizawl | By Press Trust of India

Mizoram election 2018: A political group banks on ‘godliness’ to win polls

Zoram Thar or New Mizoram, which is not a recognised political party, has fielded 18 candidates in 23 constituencies, with some candidates contesting from more than one constituency.
Zoram Thar or New Mizoram, which is not a recognised political party, has fielded 18 candidates in 23 constituencies, with some candidates contesting from more than one constituency.(AFP)
Zoram Thar or New Mizoram, which is not a recognised political party, has fielded 18 candidates in 23 constituencies, with some candidates contesting from more than one constituency.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 08:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi

Mizoram CM among nine candidates facing criminal cases: Report

Mizo National Front (MNF) president and former chief minister Zoramthanga is another bigwig fighting criminal charges, the report of the Mizoram Election Watch (MEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is among the nine candidates facing criminal cases out of over 20(PTI)
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is among the nine candidates facing criminal cases out of over 20(PTI)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 02:55 PM IST
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Aizawl | By Press Trust of India

Mizoram elections 2018: Rice at Rs 1/kg, football fields in district headquarters among list of BJP’s poll promises

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.
The BJP on Tuesday promised voters in Mizoram rice at Rs 1 per kilo, a football field in all eight district headquarters of the state among others promises in a bid to open its account in the Christian-majority state which goes to polls on November 28.(AFP)
The BJP on Tuesday promised voters in Mizoram rice at Rs 1 per kilo, a football field in all eight district headquarters of the state among others promises in a bid to open its account in the Christian-majority state which goes to polls on November 28.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 04:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar

Mizoram Election 2018: Police back chief electoral officer SB Shashank’s demand for 40 companies of central forces

Chief electoral officer S B Shashank had sought deployment of 40 companies of central armed police forces (CAPF) in the state, which did not go down well with the powerful NGO Coordination Committee -- a conglomerate of civil societies and student organisations -- and the political parties.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced its decision to replace CEO SB Shashank, amid a raging controversy and massive protests here demanding the CEO’s ouster over his alleged “pro-Bru” stance and for seeking “unnecessary central forces” for the polls.(PTI)
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced its decision to replace CEO SB Shashank, amid a raging controversy and massive protests here demanding the CEO’s ouster over his alleged “pro-Bru” stance and for seeking “unnecessary central forces” for the polls.(PTI)
Published on Nov 12, 2018 01:55 PM IST
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Aizawl | By Press Trust of India

Mizoram election 2018: Women’s big fight for political space

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 ticket to just one woman, Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu, the lone woman in the assembly who is also a minister.
Among the 40 elected legislators in Mizoram 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.(PTI)
Among the 40 elected legislators in Mizoram 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.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 07:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Aizwal | By Utpal Parashar

BJP announces first list of candidates for Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Telangana polls

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.
Union minister JP Nadda announces the BJP’s list of candidates for the upcoming state assembly election after the party’s Central Election Committee meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
Union minister JP Nadda announces the BJP’s list of candidates for the upcoming state assembly election after the party’s Central Election Committee meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 02:27 PM IST
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