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Poll panel tells Mizoram govt to send names for CEO post

Poll panel tells Mizoram govt to send names for CEO post

November 11, 2018 5:01:35 am

EC to decide on transfer of incumbent CEO after examining ‘suitability’ of panel of officers sent by state govt

Mizoram: Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Champhai district

Mizoram: Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Champhai district

November 11, 2018 7:11:44 am

The tremors were also felt in state capital Aizawl, where people rushed out of houses, officials said. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property due to the earthquake, police said.

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Mizoram elections: EC seeks panel for CEO post from state government

November 10, 2018 5:26:13 pm

Commission to decide on transfer of incumbent CEO SB Shashank after examining suitability of candidates suggested by Mizoram Chief Secretary.

Poll panel tells Mizoram govt to send names for CEO post

Ouster of Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer: EC team meets civil society groups

November 10, 2018 3:48:11 am

While the groups said the EC team assured them of Shashank’s transfer, there was no such announcement from the poll panel

PM-KISAN scheme: EC clears 2nd farm payout but only to those named before code

Mizoram elections 2018: Election Commission rejects BJP request for extending nomination dates

November 9, 2018 12:54:41 am

BJP state president JV Hluna, in a letter submitted to the Commission on Wednesday, had sought an extension on account of the unrest in the state over the removal of the state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SB Shashank.

Poll panel tells Mizoram govt to send names for CEO post

Mizoram stir called off for now as state chief electoral officer called to Delhi

November 8, 2018 2:30:39 am

More than 40,000 people had taken to the streets of Aizawl, demanding action against the state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), SB Shashank, for a free and fair conduct of polls.

Poll panel tells Mizoram govt to send names for CEO post

Election Commission summons Mizoram CEO as protests enter second day

November 7, 2018 2:12:12 pm

The protests, which entered the second day, saw the CM being unable to file his nomination papers in Serchhip as agitators gheraoed the office of the returning officer.

Protests in Mizoram seek CEO removal, election panel sends team

November 7, 2018 7:06:52 am

The massive rally and the EC’s move came after Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Shashank’s removal.

Civil societies protest demanding Mizoram CEO’s removal, talks with EC fail

November 6, 2018 9:27:26 pm

The protests have forced the closure of shops and educational institutions, and transport services have been hit.

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Mizoram Assembly Speaker Hiphei joins BJP, says Congress denied him ticket

November 6, 2018 3:22:06 am

Currently, Mizoram is the only Congress-ruled state in the Northeast. It is scheduled to go to polls on November 28, with the results to be announced on December 11.

Mizoram: Tribal group supports Congress CM

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla writes to PM Modi, wants CEO to go

November 6, 2018 2:35:04 am

Officer had complained of state govt’s ‘interference’

Lalnunmawia Chuaungo

Mizoram civil societies to launch sit-in protest demanding removal of state election officer

November 5, 2018 10:29:35 pm

State chief electoral officer SB Shashank had written to the Election Commission, complaining of direct interference by Mizoram govt and its principal secretary in the revision of electoral rolls for polls in state and EC to remove the secretary from his post.

Mizoram Assembly Speaker Hiphei resigns from Congress, joins BJP

November 5, 2018 1:37:01 pm

A senior BJP leader had on Sunday said that Hiphei would resign from the Congress and join the BJP on November 5. Hiphei, a veteran leader, was elected to the Assembly from the Palak constituency.

PM-KISAN scheme: EC clears 2nd farm payout but only to those named before code

Ahead of polls, civil societies in Mizoram demand removal of Chief Election Officer

November 4, 2018 1:48:42 pm

Accusing the chief electoral officer of working against the spirit of "free, fair and peaceful" polls, the NGO has urged the authorities to replace him with an official who had the confidence of the people of the state.

PM-KISAN scheme: EC clears 2nd farm payout but only to those named before code

Mizoram elections: Top official meddling in voter rolls, should be out, says Chief Electoral Officer

November 1, 2018 4:03:35 am

In a letter dated October 29, the CEO is learnt to have highlighted the “active role” played by principal secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo in abetting the government’s intrusion in electoral roll revision and deployment of central armed police forces.

The girls march in

October 28, 2018 11:30:17 am

Half a century after they were set up in 1961, Sainik Schools have opened doors to girls. The Sunday Express meets the six 12-year-olds making history in a Mizoram village, dreaming to be soldiers, sailors and pilots, and barely sweating about it. The boys, they are catching up.

Mizo National Front (MNF)

No electoral alliance with BJP in upcoming Mizoram polls: MNF

October 26, 2018 5:34:56 pm

MNF secretary for information and publicity Lalthanzuala Hnamte cited a Tripurainfo online news report to say that there were claims in the local media that the BJP and the MNF have reached an agreement to forge an alliance.

Mizo hockey star Lalremsiami comes home to a royal palanquin welcome

October 24, 2018 8:03:03 pm

A singing crowd crammed the Kolasib’s Diakkawn square, through which Lalremsiami passed, sitting in a open palanquin made of bamboo sticks — the highest honour in Mizo traditional practice.

Mizo National Front announces candidate list for polls

October 22, 2018 10:15:54 pm

Addressing the function, Zoramthanga, President of the MNF, said, "People are tired of the Congress government and want to form a new government. Even the Congress doubts themselves for the upcoming state elections."

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Congress loses yet another MLA ahead of Mizoram Assembly poll

October 22, 2018 7:23:19 pm

With the resignation, the Congress' strength in the 40-member house has come down to 30, while that of opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) stands at 6. Four seats are vacant.