Category: National

BJP dares Mizoram CM to file complaint with EC

The Mizoram unit of the BJP Saturday dared Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla to submit a complaint to the Election Commission regarding his allegations that the party is stashing away money in the headquarters of a central paramilitary force for poaching legislators after the state assembly elections. BJP General Secretary Vanlal Hmuaka in a statement accused Lal Thanhawla of tarnishing […]

Mizoram: NGOs oppose political parties fielding Chakma candidates. Read about the age old conflict

The Chakma-Mizo conflict is not a recent phenomenon. In 1972, the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) was created under the sixth schedule of the Indian Constitution which created simmering resentment among the Mizo community. The Congress party has fielded two Chakma candidates in Mizoram for the upcoming Assembly elections going […]

BJP To Woo Chakma, Bru Voters In Mizoram

Elections to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly are scheduled for November 28. “We have been given the responsibility of the overall campaign in the five constituencies where the maximum voters are from Chakma and Bru communities.  AGARTALA:  The BJP has asked its Tripura unit with the responsibility of wooing […]

Tripura CM, BJP leaders to campaign in Mizoram

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other state BJP leaders would campaign for the party in the November 28 Assembly polls in Congress ruled Mizoram, a party official said here on Tuesday. “The Chief Minister left for Mizoram on Tuesday while Social Welfare Minister Santana Chakma and party legislator Shambhu Lal Chakma and party General Secretary Pratima Bhowmik are already camping in the poll bound state,” Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Nabendu […]