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VVPAT performance not satisfactory in Mizoram polls

The performance of the VVPAT system used in the recently held Mizoram assembly election was not satisfactory, as 10 per cent of the machines malfunctioned, state Chief Electoral Officer Ashwani Kumar said here on Saturday.

Over 81% polling in Mizoram Assembly Elections

Balloting to elect a new government in the northeastern border state of Mizoram ended peacefully on Monday, with over 81 percent of voters exercising their franchise till 4 pm.

Mizoram Assembly polls with VVPAT machines

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla of the Congress and all his 11 ministers are among 142 candidates who will be contesting for the 40-member Assembly election on Monday.

Election campaign comes to an end in Mizoram

Campaigning for the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly on November 25 came to an end on Saturday with political parties making a last-minute bid to drum up support of the electorate.

Mizoram polls: Kolasib DC removed after goof-up in printing ballots

Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer of Kolasib district on Mizoram-Assam border R. Lalramnghaka was transferred after a faux pas was detected in the printing of postal ballots.

Rahul Gandhi promises jobs for Mizoram youths

AICC Vice-president Rahul Gandhi hit the campaign trail for the November 25 Assembly polls in Mizoram, stressing on welfare of Mizo youths and promising to create more jobs if Congress is voted back to power in the state.

Mizoram polls: Sonia Gandhi to address rally in Lunglei

UPA chairperson and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will on Monday arrive in Mizoram to campaign for the party.

Bru voters to vote for Mizoram assembly polls on Nov 19-20

Bru voters lodged in 6 relief camps in north Tripura district, who are bona fide residents of Mizoram, would cast their votes through postal ballots in the camps on November 19 and 20.

Expenditure for Mizoram Assembly polls up by over 40 per cent

The expenditure for the elections to the 40-member Mizoram legislative Assembly to be held on November 25 was estimated at Rs 24.30 crore and was the highest ever expenses in the history of the state elections.

EC team assesses poll preparedness in Mizoram

A team of top Election Commission officials on Tuesday visited assembly poll-bound Mizoram and held consultations with various political parties and poll officials in the state.

Mizoram polls: Very few women candidates in fray

Women voters outnumber male voters in Mizoram but not a single woman has been elected to the Mizoram Assembly in the last 25 years.

ZNP announces its candidates for Mizoram Assembly polls

Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP), which would contest 38 constituencies in the coming elections to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly to be held on November 25, on Monday announced the names of its candidates.

No nominations filed for Mizoram Assembly polls till now

No nominations have been filed so far for the coming 40-member Mizoram Assembly elections scheduled for November 25, even as the filing of nominations started from Friday last.

Tripura troopers for Mizoram Assembly polls

Elite TSR troopers will provide security during the Nov 25 Assembly polls in Mizoram, officials said here on Wednesday.

MNF forges alliance with MPC, MDF

Mizoram`s main Opposition party Mizo National Front (MNF) Tuesday inked pre-poll alliance with Mizoram People`s Conference (MPC) and Maraland Democratic Front (MDF) for the state Assembly polls to be held on November 25.

EC official visits Mizoram-Tripura border

Director General of the Election Commission of India Ashish Srivastava Wednesday visited the Mamit district on the Mizoram-Tripura border to see how Bru voters at North Tripura relief camps would exercise their franchise in the state Assembly polls on December 4.