Mizoram Assembly polls: Security enhanced for Modi visit

MPCC unhappy after Rahul denied ground for rally   Newmai News Network AIZAWL | NOVEMBER 20   Security measures have been enhanced in Aizawl as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the city on Thursday to campaign.   BJP leaders said that the Prime Minister will address a BJP rally at Assam Rifles Ground […]

BJP-RSS want to destroy India’s democratic structure: Rahul

Champhai (Mizoram), November 20 (IANS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the BJP-RSS combine, which has a “divisive ideology”, was penetrating its people into government institutions in order to destroy the country’s democratic structure.   Addressing an election rally here, Gandhi said the saffron outfits were planning to enter Mizoram through local organizations such […]

NGOs appeal pol parties not to arrange transportation for Bru voters

Newmai News Network AIZAWL | NOVEMBER 18   NGO Coordination Committee, a conglomerate of major civil society organizations and students bodies in Mizoram, has appealed to all political parties and candidates not to arrange transport facilities for Bru voters in Tripura when the latter come to cast their votes inside Mizoram.   A press statement […]

Protest at Kolasib DC office

Protest at Kolasib DC office

Protestor in front of the Kolasib DC office against over the alleged illegal enrollment of Bru voters on November 14.   Newmai News Network Aizawl | November 14   Protesters in Mizoram-Assam border town Kolasib burnt the effigy of District Election Officer (DEO) who is also deputy commissioner of Kolasib district, Dr Arun T, as […]

Zoramthanga denies secret pact with BJP allegation

Newmai News Network AIZAWL | NOVEMBER 12   Zoramthanga, president of the Mizo National Front (MNF) has denied the “secret pact between the MNF and BJP” allegation.   The Congress and other political parties have been accusing the MNF of having “secret pact” with the BJP in connection with the upcoming assembly polls.   Addressing […]

Mizoram government proposes 3 names for CEO’s post

AIZAWL, November 12 (PTI): The Mizoram government has proposed the names of three IAS officers, as desired by the Election Commission (EC), for the post of a new chief electoral officer (CEO) in the state, an official said on Sunday.   The poll panel had asked the state government to suggest the names after it […]

EC seeks names for Mizoram CEO’s post

 New Delhi, November 10 (PTI): The Election Commission Saturday initiated the process of finding an alternative to Mizoram chief electoral officer who is facing a massive agitation for his ouster by a conglomerate of civil society and student organisations.   A Commission spokesperson said that in a meeting held here Saturday, the poll panel has […]

EC team seeks to end Mizoram standoff

Aizawl, November 9 (IANS): A high-level Election Commission team on Friday held a series of meetings, including with the Mizoram NGO Coordination Committee (MNCC), which has been spearheading a state-wide protest calling for removal of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and reinstatement of the ousted Principal Secretary (Home).   “The EC team headed by Deputy […]