Lal Thanhawla

Students strike in Mizoram University on, PM urged to appoint VC

The Mizoram University had been without a regular VC for almost two years and repeated appeal to the Union Minister Prakash Javedekar and officials of the Ministry of Human Resources Development bore no fruits till date.

Sep 07, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Former Mizoram minister Zakhu Hlychho dies

Former Mizoram minister and veteran politician belonging to the minority Mara community Zakhu Hlychho on Wednesday died at the Aizawl Civil Hospital.

Sep 06, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Effort to divide Mizoram should be resisted: CM Lal Thanhawla

Addressing the ruling Congress party workers at the Congress Bhavan in Aizawl, Lal Thanhawla said that any move to divide the state on ethnic lines would be opposed.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns

Mizoram Minister of State for Fisheries Buddha Dhan Chakma today submitted his resignation from the council of ministers to the Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla.

Aug 21, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Sarbananda Sonowal asks Mizoram CM to protect traders from Assam

The Mizoram chief minister assured Sonowal of all possible help.

Aug 16, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

CLP urges all Mizoram MLAs to vote for Meira Kumar

Mizoram's Congress Legislature Party (CLP) today urged all the legislators in the state to vote for Meira Kumar in the presidential election, a press statement issued by CLP Secretary H Rohluna said.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla turns 79, skips celebration due to illness

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla turns 79, skips celebration due to illness

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla turned 79 on Friday but no celebrations were held as he is down with flu and high fever.

May 19, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

I have faced a lot of racial abuse in India: Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla

Lashing out racial abuse faced by northeastern people in major Indian cities, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla says he himself was a victim of such slurs in various corners of the country.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Mizoram: Of highway robbery, lottery scam and peace talks

A sensational highway robbery of gold bars allegedly committed by the officer and soldiers of a paramilitary force, mob violence in a court premises, delay in the repatriation of Brus, a lottery scam and talks with Hmar rebels were some of the developments that kept Mizoram in news in 2016.

Dec 19, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

Mizoram launches new policy to boost agri-based economy

The Mizoram government has launched a New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) to boost the state`s agriculture-based economy, develop rural infrastructure and to raise livelihood of the people.

Oct 02, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Mizoram expresses inability to implement 7th pay commission recommendations

Mizoram expresses inability to implement 7th pay commission recommendations

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Friday said the state government would not be able to implement the seventh Central Pay Commission's recommendations for the its employees in near future.

Sep 09, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

Mizoram anti-corruption board probe against Lal Thanzara

Mizoram Anti Corruption Bureau has launched investigation against Former Mizoram health minister and Chief minister Lal Thanhawla's younger brother, Lal Thanzara, opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) legal board chairman J Lalremruata Hmar said on Thursday.

Nov 05, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

EC has pledged to enable Brus in camps to vote in Mizoram: CM

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday said the Election Commission has pledged that arrangements would be made to ensure exercise of franchise in Mizoram by Bru voters lodged in Tripura relief camps in the parliamentary and Assembly polls.

Oct 15, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

MNF accuses Mizoram CM of being involved in Lottery Scam

Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Thursday accused Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla as one of the major players in a multi-crore scam involving a Siliguri-based lottery agent - the Teesta Distributors, owned by Santiago Martin and other share holders.

Oct 01, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Manipur situation: Mizoram CM defends his letter to PM

 Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has defended his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the violence in Manipur over its state assembly passing three controversial bills, and said he wanted to help his people in the neighbouring state.

Sep 24, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

FIR against Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla's brother

 Opposition Mizo National Front on Tuesday lodged a police complaint against Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla's brother, who is a former minister, alleging that he indulged in corruption and misused his office.

Sep 15, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Mizoram minister's resignation accepted by Governor

Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Health Lal Thanzara who quit in the wake of the opposition charge that he was involved in "office of profit" scam.

Aug 19, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Mizoram CM accuses MNF and BJP of instigating violence

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Friday accused opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) and BJP leaders of instigating violence at Chawngte town in southern part of the state on Tuesday last.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Mizoram CM condoles APJ Abdul Kalam's death

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday condoled the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Mizo Assembly pays tribute to departed leaders

Mizoram Assembly on the first day of the three-day monsoon session on Tuesday paid rich tributes to former state chief minister Brig. Thenphunga Sailo and former legislator Lalnghenga.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:48 PM IST