Mizoram elections 2018: Fractured identities and the Church in st…

Indianexpress.com 10th Dec, 2018 06:19 PM

Mizoram, a predominantly Christian state, went to polls on 28th November following a rather unceremonious exit of the chief electoral officer, S B Shashank.

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Orphanage hostel foundation laid - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 10th Dec, 2018 11:30 PM

Orphanage hostel foundation laid  The Daily Star

The foundation stone laying ceremony of a new building of Rezaur Rahman Girls' Hostel belonging to Moanoghar, an orphanage in the town, was held ...

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Mizoram Election Results 2018: Key candidates in the big electora…

The Financial Express 10th Dec, 2018 09:07 PM

Mizoram Election Results 2018: Key candidates in the big electoral battle  The Financial Express

In the last assembly polls, the Congress under the leadership of Lal Thanhawla bagged 34 seats with 45 per cent vote share. Zoramthanga-led Mizo National ...

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Mizoram elections 2018: Fractured identities and the Church in st…

The Indian Express 10th Dec, 2018 06:19 PM

Mizoram elections 2018: Fractured identities and the Church in state politics  The Indian Express

Mizoram, a predominantly Christian state, went to polls on 28th November following a rather unceremonious exit of the chief electoral officer, S B Shashank.

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Mizoram Elections: A Repeat of Karnataka or of Meghalaya? - NewsClick

NewsClick 10th Dec, 2018 03:36 PM

Mizoram Elections: A Repeat of Karnataka or of Meghalaya?  NewsClick

Though the opinion polls released by the national press have predicted a tough fight between the Congress and Mizo National Front (MNF) with a likelihood of a ...

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Rights at stake in Bangladesh on Human Rights Day - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 9th Dec, 2018 11:30 PM

Rights at stake in Bangladesh on Human Rights Day  The Daily Star

At a time when the most powerful countries in the world are closing their doors to refugees, Bangladesh has allowed in more than 700000 Rohingya people, ...

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Regional front could play kingmaker in Mizoram

The Hindu 9th Dec, 2018 10:00 PM

An fractured mandate will make the Zoram People’s Movement key to govt. formation

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Regional front could play kingmaker in Mizoram - The Hindu

The Hindu 9th Dec, 2018 10:00 PM

Regional front could play kingmaker in Mizoram  The Hindu

The possibility of a fractured verdict — unprecedented in Mizoram's Assembly elections — could turn the spotlight on a new political front of seven regional ...

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From Minority Tribes to Prohibition: Five Key Factors That Will D…

News18 8th Dec, 2018 11:20 PM

From Minority Tribes to Prohibition: Five Key Factors That Will Determine Fate of Mizoram  News18

With 10 years of anti-incumbency, as other Congress leaders from the north east fade away with the BJP increasing its footprint in the region, the CM has so far ...

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Trainees to be self-sufficiency to make model Tripura: Minister -…

United News of India 7th Dec, 2018 08:18 PM

Trainees to be self-sufficiency to make model Tripura: Minister  United News of India

Uniindia: Ambassa (Tripura), Dec 7 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Social Welfare and Social Education Santana Chakma today urged the trainees to be self-sufficient ...

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Trainees to be self-sufficiency to make model Tripura: Minister -…

United News of India 7th Dec, 2018 08:18 PM

Trainees to be self-sufficiency to make model Tripura: Minister  United News of India

Uniindia: Ambassa (Tripura), Dec 7 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Social Welfare and Social Education Santana Chakma today urged the trainees to be self-sufficient ...

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2 JSS members held in Rangamati - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune 6th Dec, 2018 04:22 AM

2 JSS members held in Rangamati  Dhaka Tribune

During the primary interrogation, the two arrestees revealed that 73 members had received armed training under the militia group of the JSS in November, with ...

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United News Bangladesh - United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh 5th Dec, 2018 10:37 PM

United News Bangladesh  United News of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh leading English online news portal updates 24/7 national international News, breaking News. Get latest Bangladesh news online, ...

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Congress alleges non-cooperation BJP run administration in Tripur…

United News of India 5th Dec, 2018 07:33 PM

Congress alleges non-cooperation BJP run administration in Tripura  United News of India

Ambassa, Dec 05 (UNI) The local leadership of Congress party has alleged that the state administration was not cooperating with opposition political parties in ...

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New Asst High Commissioner in Tripura Bangladesh mission

United News of India 5th Dec, 2018 10:07 AM

Agartala, Dec 5 (UNI) Senior Bangladesh Foreign Service officer Kirit Chakma has assumed charge of Asst High Commissioner of Bangladesh here in a simple ceremony on Tuesday. Soon after assuming charge Chakma told media that he would continue ...

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Coal export to Northeast India begins after 6 yrs

theindependentbd.com 5th Dec, 2018 09:39 AM

A total of 700 tons of coal was exported in last several days, said Akhaura Port Customs official Shanti Baran Chakma. Akhaura Land Port Export-Import Association joint general secretary and coal exporter Rajib Uddin Bhuiyan said, "Usually it takes US ...

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New Asst High Commissioner in Tripura Bangladesh mission - United…

United News of India 5th Dec, 2018 09:34 AM

New Asst High Commissioner in Tripura Bangladesh mission  United News of India

Uniindia: Agartala, Dec 5 (UNI) Senior Bangladesh Foreign *Service* officer Kirit Chakma has assumed charge of Asst High Commissioner of Bangladesh here in ...

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New Asst High Commissioner in Tripura Bangladesh mission - United…

United News of India 5th Dec, 2018 09:34 AM

New Asst High Commissioner in Tripura Bangladesh mission  United News of India

Uniindia: Agartala, Dec 5 (UNI) Senior Bangladesh Foreign *Service* officer Kirit Chakma has assumed charge of Asst High Commissioner of Bangladesh here in ...

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Coal export to Northeast India begins after 6-yr suspension

newagebd.net 5th Dec, 2018 01:25 AM

A total of 700 tonnes of coal had been exported in the last several days, said Akhaura Port customs official Shanti Baran Chakma. Akhaura Land Port Export-Import Association joint general secretary and coal exporter Rajib Uddin Bhuiyan said, 'Usually, ...

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'International Day of Persons with Disabilities' Observed in Tripura

The Sentinel Assam 4th Dec, 2018 04:13 PM

Speaking on the occasion, Chakma said the 'divyagyan' also deserve equal rights like others of the society. Chakma also said that State Government is moving towards achieving the tag of model state and the persons with disabilities have also a vital ...and more »

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‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ Observed in …

The Sentinel Assam 4th Dec, 2018 04:13 PM

‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ Observed in Tripura  The Sentinel Assam

Guwahati: Along with the rest of India, 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities' was also observed in Tripura on Monday with an objective to promote an ...

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Tripura vows for dignity, rights and well-being of persons with d…

Northeast Now 4th Dec, 2018 07:12 AM

Chakma also said that State Government is moving towards achieving the tag of model state and the persons with disabilities have also a vital role to achieve the goal, reports tripurainfo.com. She also said that the government is working towards ...

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Tripura vows for dignity, rights and well-being of persons with d…

Northeast Now 4th Dec, 2018 07:10 AM

Tripura vows for dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities  Northeast Now

Tripura along with other parts of the nation observed 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities' on Monday with an objective to promote an understanding of ...

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Memos signed for school projects under Indian assistance

newagebd.net 4th Dec, 2018 01:14 AM

High commissioner of India to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, U Ui Chara Bhikkhu, president of the governing body of the Matamuhuri Junior High School, Jitendra Chakma, headmaster of the Thega Khubbang High School, and Bhupati Chakma,and more »

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India to help construction of 3 school buildings in CHT

Prothom Alo English 3rd Dec, 2018 10:58 PM

Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, president of the Governing Body of the Matamuhuri Junior High School U Ui Chara Bhikkhu, headmaster of the Thega Khubbang High School Jitendra Chakma, and headmaster of the ...

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India signs MoUs for new school buildings in Chittagong Hill Tracts

Bdnews24.com 3rd Dec, 2018 09:41 PM

The High Commission of India has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for three new development projects under Indian grant assistance.

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India signs MoUs for new school buildings in Chittagong Hill Tracts

bdnews24.com 3rd Dec, 2018 09:30 PM

High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, President of the Governing Body of the Matamuhuri Junior High School U Ui Chara Bhikkhu, Headmaster of the Thega Khubbang High School Jitendra Chakma, and Headmaster of the Gachban Junior High ...and more »

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India signs MoUs for new school buildings in Chittagong Hill Trac…

bdnews24.com 3rd Dec, 2018 09:30 PM

India signs MoUs for new school buildings in Chittagong Hill Tracts  bdnews24.com

All three projects are in very remote areas of Chittagong Hill Tracts. These involve construction of four-storey India-Bangladesh Friendship Building each in ...

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MoUs signed for school projects under Indian grant assistance - …

United News of Bangladesh 3rd Dec, 2018 08:40 PM

... Chara Bhikkhu, President of the Governing Body of Matamuhuri Junior High School, Jitendra Chakma, Headmaster of Thega Khubbang High School, and Bhupati Chakma, Headmaster of Gachban Junior High School, were present at the signing ceremony.

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Mizoram | Poll personnel on their way to Ajasora village for re-poll

thenortheasttoday.com 3rd Dec, 2018 11:10 AM

Ajasora village, dominated by the Chakma community, is around 150 km from Lawngtlai town, from where the poll personnel began their journey on Sunday. The repoll was ordered by the Election Commission as polling could not be completed due to ...and more »

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Mizoram | Poll personnel on their way to Ajasora village for re-p…

thenortheasttoday.com 3rd Dec, 2018 11:10 AM

Mizoram | Poll personnel on their way to Ajasora village for re-poll  thenortheasttoday.com

AIZAWL, December 3, 2018: Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where ...

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Poll personnel leave for Mizoram's Ajasora village for December 4…

Moneycontrol.com 3rd Dec, 2018 07:57 AM

Ajasora village, dominated by the Chakma community, is around 150 km from Lawngtlai town, from where the poll personnel began their journey on December 2. The repoll was ordered by the Election Commission as polling could not be completed due to ...and more »

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Implement CHT deal fully

The Daily Star 2nd Dec, 2018 11:44 PM

Prakriti Ranjan Chakma, president of Bangladesh Adibasi Forum's CHT region unit, Arun Kanti Chakma, chairman of Rangamati Sadar Upazila Parishad, Rina Chakma, president of Hill Women's Federation's Rangamati district unit, and cultural activist Shishir ...and more »

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Implement CHT deal fully - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 2nd Dec, 2018 11:30 PM

Implement CHT deal fully  The Daily Star

Speakers at programmes in Rangamati and Bandarban marking the 21st anniversary of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) peace accord yesterday demanded ...

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Poll personnel leave for Ajasora village for repoll

Morung Express 2nd Dec, 2018 10:13 PM

Aizawl, December 2 (PTI): Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where repolling is scheduled on Tuesday, election department officials said. Ajasora village, dominated by the ...

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Poll personnel leave for Ajasora village for Tuesday repoll

India.com News 2nd Dec, 2018 07:45 PM

Aizawl, Dec 2 (PTI) Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where repolling is scheduled on Tuesday, election department officials said. Ajasora village, dominated by the Chakma ...and more »

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Polling personnel head for Ajasora polling station for polls on T…

Devdiscourse 2nd Dec, 2018 07:26 PM

Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in the southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where repolling is scheduled on Tuesday, election department officials said. Ajasora village, dominated by the Chakma community, ...

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Polling personnel head for Ajasora polling station for polls on T…

Devdiscourse 2nd Dec, 2018 07:00 PM

Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in the southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where repolling is scheduled on Tuesday, election department officials said. Ajasora village, dominated by the Chakma community, ...and more »

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Poll personnel leave for Ajasora village for Tuesday repoll - Bus…

Business Standard 2nd Dec, 2018 07:00 PM

Poll personnel leave for Ajasora village for Tuesday repoll  Business Standard

Polling personnel on Sunday headed for Ajasora polling station in southernmost Tuichawng assembly constituency where repolling is scheduled on Tuesday, ...

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The imposing shadow of Young Mizo Association on Mizoram election…

Northeast Now 2nd Dec, 2018 01:30 PM

The imposing shadow of Young Mizo Association on Mizoram elections  Northeast Now

Election is just round the corner in Mizoram. It is just a matter of time when the Mizo voters will decide whether the grand old party, the Indian National Congress ...

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Lego enthusiasts put it all together for Western University tourn…

The London Free Press 2nd Dec, 2018 01:11 AM

Lego enthusiasts put it all together for Western University tournament  The London Free Press

Local Lego enthusiasts were challenged to think like scientists and engineers Saturday with the return of the First Lego League tournament and expo at Western ...

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Fortune in papaya

The Daily Star 1st Dec, 2018 11:37 PM

Unemployed Debobrata Chakma has proved once again that hard work and strong willpower can bring success to anyone, no matter where he is from. In a diehard attempt to fight the hardship of his three-member family, the 24-year-old youth from ...

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Fortune in papaya - The Daily Star

The Daily Star 1st Dec, 2018 11:30 PM

Fortune in papaya  The Daily Star

Unemployed Debobrata Chakma has proved once again that hard work and strong willpower can bring success to anyone, no matter where he is from.

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The Man Who Saw Too Much

The Caravan 1st Dec, 2018 03:16 PM

Chakma was reportedly taken from her home in Rangamati in Bangladesh's remote Chittagong Hill Tracts by a group of plainclothesmen from the Bangladesh army—a scenario eerily similar to Alam's own abduction in August. She was the organising ...

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Mizoram | EC orders re-poll in Ajasora polling station

thenortheasttoday.com 1st Dec, 2018 02:32 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. (PTI).

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Mizoram assembly election 2018: Congress fights for last bastion,…

The FinReviewer 1st Dec, 2018 10:24 AM

In its endeavour to create a political space of its own, BJP has played the pro-minority card by throwing its weight behind the Hindu Bru and Buddhist Chakma tribes. Considering the overwhelming majority of the Christians, it appears to have toned down ...and more »

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BJP vies for political space in Congress MNF Mizoram fight

The FinReviewer 1st Dec, 2018 09:29 AM

In its bid to create a political space of its own, BJP has played the pro-minority card by throwing its weight behind the Hindu Bru and Buddhist Chakma tribes. Considering the overwhelming majority of Christians, it appears to have toned down its ...and more »

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Mizoram assembly election 2018: 'Custodians' of Mizo identity set…

Z Tribune 1st Dec, 2018 07:48 AM

In the run-up to this assembly , civil society organizations under the banner of the NGO Coordination Committee and led by YMA, had raised several demands, all of which focussed on the legitimacy of the Chakmas or the Brus as citizens – that the Chakma ...and more »

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Mizoram assembly election 2018: Congress fights for last bastion,…

Z Tribune 1st Dec, 2018 07:07 AM

In its endeavour to create a political space of its own, BJP has played the pro-minority card by throwing its weight behind the Hindu Bru and Buddhist Chakma tribes. Considering the overwhelming majority of the Christians, it appears to have toned down ...and more »

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Western's TA union finds an ally in the Young Communist League

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 1st Dec, 2018 06:42 AM

Sorrenti joined the march to the back of Stevenson Hall, where the demonstrators shouted up to the rear window of Chakma's office. One window was open when the chanting started, but it was closed quickly after. In her interview, Newland said socialism ...

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BJP vies for political space in Congress MNF Mizoram fight

Z Tribune 1st Dec, 2018 06:13 AM

In its bid to create a political space of its own, BJP has played the pro-minority card by throwing its weight behind the Hindu Bru and Buddhist Chakma tribes. Considering the overwhelming majority of Christians, it appears to have toned down its ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly election 2018: Custodians of Mizo identity set p…

The FinReviewer 1st Dec, 2018 02:45 AM

In the run-up to the November 28 assembly election, civil society organisations under the banner of the NGO Coordination Committee and led by YMA, had raised several demands, all of which focused on the legitimacy of the Chakmas or the Brus as citizens ...and more »

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Will Canada boldly join the next-generation space station project?

The Globe and Mail 1st Dec, 2018 02:33 AM

Amit Chakma is president and vice-chancellor at Western University. Members of Canada's space community including academic and business leaders are currently engaged in an urgent dialogue that's highlighting how the window may be closing on ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly election 2018: Custodians of Mizo identity set p…

The EN Bulletin 1st Dec, 2018 12:32 AM

In the run-up to the November 28 assembly election, civil society organisations under the banner of the NGO Coordination Committee and led by YMA, had raised several demands, all of which focused on the legitimacy of the Chakmas or the Brus as citizens ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram

Morung Express 30th Nov, 2018 09:29 PM

... 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. Aizawl ...

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Mizoram elections 2018: List of constituencies, candidates and parties

The EN Bulletin 30th Nov, 2018 07:49 PM

Tuichawng. 1. BUDDHA DHAN CHAKMA – Bharatiya Janata Party. 2. KALI KUMAR TONGCHANGYA – Indian National Congress. 3. RASIK MOHAN CHAKMA – Mizo National Front. 4. DOYMOY DAVENG CHAKMA – National People's Party. Lawngtlai West.

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Mizoram: EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station

Northeast Now 30th Nov, 2018 05:22 PM

The Election Commission on Friday ordered repoll at Ajasora polling station in Tuichawng Assembly constituency in Mizoram for non-functioning of EVMs on the polling day. The repoll will be conducted on December 4, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer H ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram

Financial Express 30th Nov, 2018 04:04 PM

The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram

The Hans India 30th Nov, 2018 03:45 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state.and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram

The Hans India 30th Nov, 2018 03:45 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state.

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Mizoram elections 2018: List of constituencies, candidates and parties

D Minute 30th Nov, 2018 03:19 PM

Tuichawng. 1. BUDDHA DHAN CHAKMA – Bharatiya Janata Party. 2. KALI KUMAR TONGCHANGYA – Indian National Congress. 3. RASIK MOHAN CHAKMA – Mizo National Front. 4. DOYMOY DAVENG CHAKMA – National People's Party. Lawngtlai West.and more »

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Election Commission orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in M…

Economic Times 30th Nov, 2018 02:38 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. 0Comments.and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station: Mizoram

Moneycontrol.com 30th Nov, 2018 02:34 PM

The Election Commission on November 30 ordered repoll at Ajasora polling station in Tuichawng Assembly constituency of Mizoram for non-functioning of EVMs on the polling day, an election official said. The repoll will be conducted on December four, ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Mizoram constituency over EVM trouble

Devdiscourse 30th Nov, 2018 02:33 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. (With ...

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EC orders repoll in Mizoram constituency over EVM trouble

Devdiscourse 30th Nov, 2018 02:33 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. (With ...and more »

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MZ--REPOLL

THE WEEK 30th Nov, 2018 02:22 PM

Over 300 voters could not exercise their franchise in the polling station due to persistent EVM snag on November 28, he said. The Ajasora polling station belongs to the Chakma dominated Assembly constituency in Lawngtlai district of the state. PTI HCV PR

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Eelection Commission orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in …

HW News English 30th Nov, 2018 02:21 PM

The others facing criminal charges are V Malsawmtluanga (Independent), Vl Zahawma Chawngthu (BJP), Rasik Mohan Chakma (MNF), Lalduhpuii (BJP), James Thanghmingmawia (Congress) and R Lalthangliana (MNF). Out of the nine contestants, only ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram

Business Standard 30th Nov, 2018 02:20 PM

The Election Commission Friday ordered repoll at Ajasora polling station in Tuichawng Assembly constituency of Mizoram for non-functioning of EVMs on the polling day, an election official said. The repoll will be conducted on December four, Deputy ...and more »

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EC orders repoll in Ajasora polling station: Mizoram

Moneycontrol.com 30th Nov, 2018 02:20 PM

The repoll will be conducted on December four, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer H Lianzela said.

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Election Commission orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in M…

Economic Times 30th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Election Commission orders repoll in Ajasora polling station in Mizoram  Economic Times

AIZAWL: The Election Commission Friday ordered repoll at Ajasora polling station in Tuichawng Assembly constituency of Mizoram for non-functioning of EVMs ...

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Will Canada boldly join the next-generation space station project…

The Globe and Mail 30th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Will Canada boldly join the next-generation space station project?  The Globe and Mail

Our place in space has been falling, but we have an opportunity to change that with the Lunar Gateway.

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Martin: Western University needs captain to repair London relatio…

The London Free Press 30th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Martin: Western University needs captain to repair London relationship  The London Free Press

Perhaps the university's new president Alan Shepard will. There needs to be some clarity to the perplexing question of who acts as the voice of the institution.

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Western names Dr. Alan Shepard as new president

CBC.ca 30th Nov, 2018 05:22 AM

Dr. Alan Shepard, an American-born professor with a background in comparative literature, was announced today as the new president of Western University. Shepard, who currently heads Concordia University in Montreal, becomes the 11th president of ...and more »

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Western names Alan Shepard as new president

CBC.ca 30th Nov, 2018 05:22 AM

Alan Shepard, an American-born professor with a background in comparative literature, was announced today as the new president of Western University. Shepard, who currently heads Concordia University in Montreal, becomes the 11th president of ...and more »

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Alan Shepard named 11th president of Western University

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 30th Nov, 2018 04:12 AM

The search for a new president began last January, after the current Western president Amit Chakma announced he will not be seeking a third term. Chakma served as Western's 10th president for the past nine years, starting in 2009. His second term ends ...and more »

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Alan Shepard named Western president

The London Free Press 30th Nov, 2018 03:20 AM

The university's board of governors announced Thursday afternoon that Alan Shepard will replace Amit Chakma when Chakma's second term ends in June. “We have discovered a clear-eyed, innovative, forward-looking thinker with a belief in collaborative ...and more »

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Western names new president

BlackburnNews.com 30th Nov, 2018 03:10 AM

Dr. Alan Shepard has been selected as the new President and Vice-Chancellor of Western University. The President and Vice-Chancellor of Concordia University will replace Dr. Amit Chakma in July. Before becoming President at Concordia, Shepard was ...and more »

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Mizoram fully prepares for assembly election

Zoram Observer 30th Nov, 2018 02:57 AM

Aizawl: Mizoram state election machinery is fully prepared to conduct elections to the 40-member assembly, elections officials said on Sunday. The state will go to poll along with Madhya Pradesh on November 28 and results will be declared on December 11. Mizoram has a total of 7,68,181 people including 3,93,685 female voters. The electorate would cast […]

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Alan Shepard named as Western University's next president

Globalnews.ca 30th Nov, 2018 02:46 AM

Chakma later apologized and announced he would voluntarily return half of his 2014 salary — the portion that came in lieu of him not taking an administrative leave. Despite the assurance of repayment, the University of Western Ontario Faculty ...

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New president of Western University announced

CTV News 30th Nov, 2018 02:45 AM

Alan Shepard, the current president and vice-chancellor of Montreal's Concordia University will be replacing Western's Amit Chakma. Chakma has been president and vice-chancellor at Western University since July 2009, but announced last year he would ...

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Code, caffeine and caricatures: Hack Western 5

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 29th Nov, 2018 11:52 PM

From the outside, the powerful and domineering silhouette of Western's newly christened Amit Chakma Engineering Building stands in bulwark fashion — both guarding and symbolizing the outermost edges of the campus border. With its stacked design, tall ...

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Mizoram | Will break the jinx by forming govt for third time: CM

thenortheasttoday.com 29th Nov, 2018 02:59 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. “I am going to break the jinx because of ...

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Alan Shepard named as Western University’s next president - Glo…

Global News 29th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Alan Shepard named as Western University’s next president  Global News

Dr. Alan Shepard will serve as Western University's next president and vice-chancellor, officials with the school's Board of Governors announced Thursday.

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Mizoram | Will break the jinx by forming govt for third time: CM …

thenortheasttoday.com 29th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Mizoram | Will break the jinx by forming govt for third time: CM  thenortheasttoday.com

AIZAWL, November 29, 2018: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said on Wednesday he is going to “break the jinx” of no party winning the third consecutive ...

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Will break the jinx by forming govt for third time: CM

The Shillong Times 29th Nov, 2018 02:34 AM

Asked specifically who is putting in money in Chakma and Bru areas, he alleged: “The BJP of course… The leaders were called down somewhere by Himanta Biswa Sarma. They might have been lavished by huge sum of money.” Asked again, whether he ...

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Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated…

NewsNow.IN 29th Nov, 2018 01:42 AM

Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated Tuichawang, West Tuipui among key consituencies. Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated Tuichawang, West Tuipui among key consituencies.....»».

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Tuichawng Assembly Election: MNF's Rasik Mohan Chakma challenges …

Times Now 29th Nov, 2018 12:10 AM

Aizawl: The constituency of Tuichawng is a part of Mizoram's Lawngtlai district and is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates. The elections took place on November 28, 2018. The Indian National Congress' (INC) Buddha Dhan Chakma won the seat in ...

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Tuichawng Assembly Election: MNF's Rasik Mohan Chakma challenges …

Times Now 29th Nov, 2018 12:10 AM

Tuichawng Assembly Election: MNF's Rasik Mohan Chakma challenges Congress' Kali Kumar Tongchangya  Times Now

In the 2013 Assembly elections, Congress' Buddha Dhan Chakma won the Tuichawng seat. In the 2018 Assembly elections, MNF's Rasik Mohan Chakma is ...

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Mizoram CM confident to make govt for third consecutive term

Devdiscourse 29th Nov, 2018 12:02 AM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. "I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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West Tuipui Assembly Election: Congress' Nihar Kanti Chakma up ag…

Times Now 28th Nov, 2018 11:57 PM

Aizawl: The constituency of West Tuipui is a part of Mizoram's Lunglei district and is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates. The elections took place on November 28, 2018. The Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Nihar Kanti Chakma won the ...and more »

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Schooling of 666 uncertain

The Daily Star 28th Nov, 2018 11:44 PM

Priti Purno Chakma, 45, a guardian, said her son could not study properly due to teacher shortage, so he faces an uncertain future. For the last eight years, there has been no teacher for biology, mathematics, higher mathematics, trade, chemistry, and ...

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Will break the jinx by forming g…

Daily News & Analysis 28th Nov, 2018 10:39 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. "I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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Headlines for Nov. 28, 2018

University Affairs 28th Nov, 2018 10:12 PM

Western expected to announce new president Thursday The person will replace Amit Chakma, who has been in the position since 2009, and become the school's 11th president. Globe and Mail One in four Ontario postsecondary students lacks basic literacy, ...

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Mizoram Assembly polls: Congress govt faces stiff challenge as is…

Firstpost.com 28th Nov, 2018 09:46 PM

Mizoram went to polls on Wednesday with 7.7 lakh names in the electoral rolls, including 3.9 lakh women and 32,545 first-time voters. The post Mizoram Assembly polls: Congress govt faces stiff challenge as issues of prohibition, refugees dominate election app…

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Mizoram witnesses 73 per cent turnout

The Times of India 28th Nov, 2018 05:49 PM

Mizoram witnesses 73 per cent turnoutCongress, opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) and Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) and BJP have exuded confidence that they will form government.

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Will break jinx by forming govt in Mizoram for third time: CM Tha…

The Tribune 28th Nov, 2018 05:49 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. “I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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Will break the jinx by forming govt in Mizoram for third time: CM…

Business Today 28th Nov, 2018 05:23 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. "I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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Will break the jinx by forming govt in Mizoram for third time: CM ...

India.com News 28th Nov, 2018 05:21 PM

Aizawl, Nov 28 (PTI) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said Wednesday he is going to “break the jinx” of no party winning the third consecutive term by ...and more »

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Mizoram CM confident to make govt for third consecutive term

Devdiscourse 28th Nov, 2018 05:17 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. "I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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Mizoram CM confident to make govt for third consecutive term

Devdiscourse 28th Nov, 2018 05:17 PM

The nine-time MLA also alleged that opposition BJP, which is looking to open its account for the first time in the state, is pumping in huge money, mostly in the minority areas of Chakmas and Brus, to get votes. "I am going to break the jinx because of ...and more »

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West Tuipui Assembly Election: Congress' Nihar Kanti Chakma up ag…

Times Now 28th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

West Tuipui Assembly Election: Congress' Nihar Kanti Chakma up against MNF's F Robert Hmingthansanga  Times Now

In the 2013 Assembly elections, Nihar Kanti Chakma won the West Tuipui seat. Chakma is contesting again in the polls in the 2018 Assembly elections against ...

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Will break the jinx by forming g…

Daily News & Analysis 28th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Will break the jinx by forming govt for third time, says CM Thanhawla  Daily News & Analysis

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said on Wednesday he is going to "break the jinx" of no party winning the third consecutive term by forming the next ...

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The Sangh in Mizoram – Part II

The Citizen 28th Nov, 2018 01:17 PM

Meanwhile, the BJP has identified five Mizoram assembly constituencies where it has a chance based on Chakma and Bru voters: these are Tuipui, Mamit, Tuichawng, Hachhek and Thorang. Chief minister of the Tripura government Biplab Kumar Deb, ...and more »

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Mizoram assembly elections: Congress drops speaker Hiphei

The FinReviewer 28th Nov, 2018 08:35 AM

The party also changed its candidate for Chakma-majority Tuichawng seat. The new candidate for the seat is Kali Kumar Tongchangya. Download The Times of India for Latest . Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a ...and more »

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Mizoram assembly elections: Congress drops speaker Hiphei

Z Tribune 28th Nov, 2018 04:43 AM

The party also changed its candidate for Chakma-majority Tuichawng seat. The new candidate for the seat is Kali Kumar Tongchangya. Download The Times of India for Latest . Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a ...and more »

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Western expected to announce new president Thursday

The London Free Press 28th Nov, 2018 04:17 AM

The person will replace Amit Chakma and become the school's 11th president. Chakma announced a year ago he wasn't seeking a third term as Western's president. He has held the job since 2009. His second term is scheduled to end June 30, 2019.

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Can Congress hold on to its last…

The Hindu 27th Nov, 2018 10:22 PM

The BJP, concentrating on 11 seats dominated by the minority Bru, Chakma and Mara communities, came into the mix by claiming it has “friends” in all the parties, including the Congress, for a post-poll alliance. “The Chief Minister himself wanted to ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Can Congress hold on to its last…

The Hindu 27th Nov, 2018 10:22 PM

BJP rules in six of eight North-Eastern States, either on its own or in alliance with regional parties

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Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated…

Firstpost 27th Nov, 2018 08:24 PM

Mizoram, a Christian-majority state, has 39 out of 40 seats in the Assembly reserved for Scheduled Tribes. As the state goes to polls on 28 November, here's a look at the most important constituencies: Serchhip. Serchhip is set for a key battle on 28 ...

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Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated…

Firstpost.com 27th Nov, 2018 08:24 PM

Four prominent leaders will be contesting for the Serchhip seat. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has been winning an Assembly seat from Serchhip for the past three elections – 2003, 2008 and 2013. The post Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-…

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In Mizoram, tensions between the majority and minority groups cou…

Scroll.in 27th Nov, 2018 06:46 PM

Although Bru and Chakma votebanks could determine results in only four seats, political parties recognise their importance in a small assembly – the state elects only 40 legislators – in what is likely to be a closely-fought election. The two biggest ...and more »

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Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP and MNF keep distance ahead of…

Firstpost 27th Nov, 2018 05:10 PM

Maliana added, “The BJP is concentrating primarily on the Bru and Chakma-dominated areas. These tribes often find themselves isolated and marginalised by the mainstream Mizo community. The BJP might be trying to make inroads into Chakma and Reang ...and more »

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Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP and MNF keep distance ahead of…

Firstpost.com 27th Nov, 2018 05:10 PM

The BJP’s ploy to bring the MNF, Mizo Zirlai Pawl and other ethnic groups under one umbrella might finally pay dividend The post Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP and MNF keep distance ahead of polls, but bank on each other to oust Congress appeared first on…

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The Battle for Mizoram – Meet the Contenders

The Wire 27th Nov, 2018 04:00 PM

Most Bru and the Chakma are Buddhists. Of course, the RSS effort needed to be backed by another common BJP tactic used by it in the Northeast to grab power – ushering in rebel candidates of the ruling party (read Congress) prior to an assembly election.and more »

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Mizoram Polls: 4 Worries For Next Ruler of a Top-Performing State

The Quint 27th Nov, 2018 03:36 PM

On 28 November 2018, Mizoram – the last northeastern bastion of the Indian National Congress (INC) – will vote to power a new government that will oversee what is planned as India's gateway to Southeast Asia. With about half as many voters as south ...and more »

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Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated…

Firstpost 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Mizoram polls: Serchhip set for prestige battle; Chakma-dominated Tuichawang, West Tuipui among key...  Firstpost

Mizoram, a Christian-majority state, has 39 out of 40 seats in the Assembly reserved for Scheduled Tribes. As the state goes to polls on 28 November, here's a ...

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In Mizoram, the BJP depends on the Chakmas to make its debut in t…

Scroll.in 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

In Mizoram, the BJP depends on the Chakmas to make its debut in the state assembly  Scroll.in

Ethnic tension between Mizos and Chakmas have helped the party's cause.

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Western expected to announce new president Thursday - The London …

The London Free Press 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Western expected to announce new president Thursday  The London Free Press

Western University is expected to reveal on Thursday the name of its new president.The person will replace Amit Chakma and become the school's 11th ...

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Can Congress hold on to its last…

The Hindu 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Can Congress hold on to its last N-E bastion?  The Hindu

BJP rules in six of eight North-Eastern States, either on its own or in alliance with regional parties.

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Many Brus to miss voting in Mizoram, campaign ends - Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

Many Brus to miss voting in Mizoram, campaign ends  Deccan Herald

As the campaign for Wednesday's Assembly elections concluded, a forum of Bru refugees from Mizoram on Monday said many of them would miss casting their ...

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In search of talent, American couple in Barak Valley - The Sentin…

The Sentinel Assam 27th Nov, 2018 01:30 PM

In search of talent, American couple in Barak Valley  The Sentinel Assam

Silchar: Dana Le, founder and chief executive officer of American based NGO 'Seeds of love worldwide', and Tony Walker, board member, are in Barak Valley.

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