Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Lal Thanhawla


Former Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla to retire as state Congress chief after five decades

November 15, 2021 7:23 pm

Thanhawla, who first led the Congress to victory in Mizoram in 1984, was appointed president of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee in 1973 at age 34. He has held the post since.

Naveen Patnaik takes oath for fifth time; but he's not India's longest serving chief minister yet

May 30, 2019 3:44 pm

As Naveen Patnaik starts his fifth term as the chief minister of Odisha, we look at the Indian leaders who have served more time at top than the BJD supremo

Mizoram: Tribal group supports Congress CM Lal Thanhawla

November 27, 2018 8:05 pm

The Kuki Organisation for Human Rights Trust (KOHRT) -- a Manipur-based organisation of the Kuki tribe -- has alleged that the current political climate was promoting religious intolerance and affecting the Christians.

Mizoram elections: CM Lal Thanhawla’s constituency gears up for contest between 4 CM hopefuls

November 23, 2018 11:10 am

Although the BJP, the corruption watchdog-turned-political party PRISM and the Zoram Thar are in the fray, the contest is primarily between the Congress, MNF and ZPM.

‘From Day 1, have asked Brus to come back,' says Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla

November 16, 2018 7:06 am

As many as 150 Bru refugees from 32 families, who were repatriated to Mizoram recently, will be able to cast their votes in the Assembly elections in the state, officials said on Thursday.

Congress faces tough challenge in Mizoram Assembly polls

October 07, 2018 5:52 pm

Sources in the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) said though only a few people have left the party, cracks have began to appear in its ranks and file.

Mizoram: BJP’s final frontier in N-E amid Cong, MNF contest

October 07, 2018 5:32 am

While the main contest is between the Congress and MNF, the BJP is hopeful of its chances.

Mizoram elections: Congress guns for third shot at power, opposition hopes anti-incumbency will see them through

October 07, 2018 8:07 pm

While the main fight is between the Congress and MNF, the BJP is hopeful of its chances in what will be their last state in the Northeast.

New policies changed socio-economic scenario of state: Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla

August 15, 2018 11:20 am

Lal Thanhawla said Mizoram was one of the highest growing economies among the states today along with Gujarat, Jharkhand, and Tripura, that recorded more than 8 per cent growth rate during the last four years.

No decision taken on resignation of minister Buddha Dhan Chakma: CM Lal Thanhawla

August 22, 2017 7:40 pm

n his resignation letter, Chakma said that four Chakma students who qualified for the MBBS seat under the state quota, were denied the quota in medical colleges across the country by the state Higher and Technical Education department and two of the students belonged to his constituency.


What is at stake for the BJP in Mizoram: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

As campaign heat picks up in Mizoram, a look at who is in the fray and what’s at stake for BJP, Congress and the Mizo National Front.