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Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla resigns after humiliating defeat

Congress' Lal Thanhawla crashed to defeats in both the constituencies he had contested from.

Dec 11, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Lal Thanhawla: Mizoram chief minister aims for third consecutive term

In 2013, Thanhawla won by a margin of 734 votes defeating his nearest MNF rival Lalramzauva, who got 4,985 in a four-cornered contest.

Dec 10, 2018, 19:08 PM IST

Mizoram Assembly elections 2018: A look at Congress, Mizo National Front MNF heavyweights

Though Mizoram is witnessing a two-corner contest between the Congress and the Mizo National Front (MNF), the possibility of a hung Assembly is looming large.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:36 PM IST

Mizoram Assembly elections 2018: Lal Thanhawla, Zoramthanga, Pu Lalduhoma - Possible CM faces in the state

Though it is primarily a contest between the Congress and the MNF, the possibility of a hung Assembly is looming large.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Mizoram Assembly elections 2018: BJP looks to uproot Congress, test for CM Thanhawla

Polling in Mizoram will be held on Wednesday with over 7.70 lakh voters expected to exercise their franchise in the state

Nov 27, 2018, 17:22 PM IST

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla declares moveable assets worth over Rs 1 crore

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has moveable properties worth over Rs 1 crore and agricultural land valued at more than Rs 2 crore, according to the affidavit submitted by him while filing his nomination papers for the November 28 state Assembly polls.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

Congress announces candidates list for Mizoram assembly elections

Incumbent CM Lal Thanhawla will contest from the Champai South -ST constituency.

Oct 24, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

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 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 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