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In Mizoram, ruling Mizo National Front leads in lone Lok Sabha seat

Lalnghinglova Hmar is backed by the opposition Congress and the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) alliance. 

May 23, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Zoramthanga takes oath as new Chief Minister of Mizoram

Zoramthanga was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor K Rajasekharan at a ceremony in Aizawl.

Dec 15, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

In Mizoram assembly polls, lowest winning margin 3 votes, highest 2,720

Election to 40-member Mizoram Assembly was held on November 28 and counting of votes took place on December 11.

Dec 13, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

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

Mizoram assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes begin

Congress and Mizo National Front are in a tense battle but the contest would well see smaller players emerging powerful.

Dec 11, 2018, 08:03 AM IST

Mizoram assembly elections 2018 counting day highlights: MNF ousts Congress

Mizo National Front has shown a strong performance, leaving Congress far behind in its wake.

Dec 11, 2018, 07:44 AM IST

Live Streaming of Mizoram Assembly election results 2018 on Zee News: latest updates

Mizo National Front (MNF) is leading in Mizoram.

Dec 11, 2018, 07:02 AM IST

Mizoram Assembly elections results: Counting begins at 8 with Congress, MNF in key contest

The battle for political dominance in the state of Mizoram would be decided on Tuesday with counting of votes scheduled to begin from 0800hrs. Keeping all fingers crossed would be Congress and the Mizo National Front (MNF) - the two leading contenders in a fight that also has the chance of fringe players dictating terms.

Dec 11, 2018, 06:26 AM 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 highlights: Polling ends, 75% voter turnout recorded

The voting for the 40-member Mizoram Assembly will end at 4 pm.

Nov 28, 2018, 07:21 AM IST

No longer a BJP ally in Mizoram's CADC, allegations by MNF 'baseless': Congress

Former chief minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) chief Zoramthanga claimed that the Congress and the BJP have continued to remain alliance partners in the CADC. 

Nov 12, 2018, 11:33 AM IST

Aizawl North-III assembly by-poll to be held tomorrow

 The preparations for the by-election to Aizawl North-III assembly seat to be held tomorrow has been completed as all polling parties reached their respective polling stations today, Mizoram Election department officials said.

Nov 20, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

12-hour bandh in Mizoram

A 12-hour state-wide bandh has been called by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Wednesday to protest against hike in price of rice sold through the PDS and increase in different taxes.

Feb 25, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Mizoram ex-CM Zoramthanga meets Tony Blair's peace team

Mizoram's former chief minister Zoramthanga held discussion in New Delhi with Dessislava Roussanova, one of the team members of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on brokering peace in neighbouring Myanmar.

Oct 04, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

Congress, MNF candidates file nominations for Mizoram RS seat

Candidates of Congress and MNF filed nomination papers on Monday to contest the election to the lone Mizoram Rajya Sabha seat, state Assembly secretary and Returning Officer for the polls Ngurthanzuala said.

Jun 09, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Two-judge bench to hear petition on EVM

Gauhati High Court Chief Justice, AM Sapre has appointed a two-judge bench comprising Portfolio Judge of Aizawl Bench Justice LS Jamir and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan to take up the petition submitted by the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) asking full inquiry into Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the last Mizoram assembly polls.

Feb 03, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

Pakistan set to grant MFN status to India

Pakistan sought access for 250-300 of its items at lowered duties, and has handed over the list to the Indian government.

Jan 26, 2014, 13:10 PM IST

After orderly campaign, Mizoram set for assembly polls

Mizoram elects its new assembly Monday, after a period of campaigns that were organised and peaceful. The ruling Congress will be challenged by the Mizo National Front (MNF)-led three-party alliance.

Nov 24, 2013, 14:46 PM IST

Sonia, Rahul to begin campaign from Nov 18 in Mizoram

Congress political honchos including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi are all set to woo the Mizoram voters ahead of Assembly elections on November 25.

Nov 01, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

MNF wants to end favouritism, if voted to power

To put an end to nepotism, opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) has promised voters that recruitment for all government jobs would be made through employment exchanges, if the party is voted to power in the forthcoming Assembly Elections to be held on November 25.

Oct 29, 2013, 13:01 PM IST