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One for the hand in a faraway land
Bucking the trend in the mainland, the Congress registered a thumping win in the Mizoram polls 
By On December 12, 2013
Lal Thanhawla to be sworn in as Mizoram CM on Dec 14
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) had elected Thanhawla as its leader yesterday paving way for his becom 
By On December 12, 2013
Lal Thanhawla wins, Congress retains power in Mizoram
In Mizoram Congress returned to power for a second consecutive term capturing 22 of the 40 seats, while leading in four; and, four-time Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla won from both Serchhip and Hrangturzo seats  
By On December 9, 2013
Mizoram Assembly polls begin,security tightened
Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla of the Congress and all his 11 ministers are among the 142 candidates in fray 
By On November 25, 2013
VVPATs to be used on large-scale for 1st time in Mizoram polls
The VVPAT is a machine attached to EVMs which allows voters to verify that their vote has been cast in the way they wished 
By On November 20, 2013
Will Lalduhoma ever make it to the hot seat?
“I don’t really understand why we have never been voted to power despite being the people’s choice. I begin to wonder if the people really want good government” 
By On November 5, 2013
Mizoram Polls: MNF forges alliance with MPC, MDF
As per the agreement reached between the three parties, the MNF would contest on 31 seats, the MPC eight seats and the MDF one seat 
By On October 30, 2013
MNF banking on Mizo nationalism to win assembly election
Mizo National Front (MNF) supremo Zoramthanga claimed that the party was the champion of Mizo nationalism among Mizoram’s political parties 
By On October 26, 2013
Mizoram: Women voters outnumber men, but no women’s representation
Mizoram began to have a separate legislature of its own since 1972 when it was elevated from a district council under the state of Assam to the status of union territory, but only six women have made it to the state assembly in the past 41 years 
By On October 25, 2013
Will Zoramthanga’s politics of nationalism work in Mizoram?
Rebel-turned-politician Zoramthanga has been the most respected face of Mizo nationalism after Laldenga. Will the two-time chief minister be able to upset the Congress and bring the Mizo National Front to power? 
By On October 23, 2013
One is not fit to be a public leader in India if he opposes Indian culture: Lal Thanhawla
Responding to the controversy over his wearing a bindi, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla maintained that painting a bindi on one’s forehead is a way of welcoming a person, and is not at all related to Hinduism 
By On October 23, 2013
The aura of a Congress craftsman
Four-time Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is the Congress’ best bet if it wants to win Mizoram again, says Zodin Sanga  
By On October 21, 2013