UPDF leader, 14 others abducted in Rangamati - The New Nation

thedailynewnation.com 8th Jul, 2018 11:36 PM

UNB, Rangamati : A leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) and 14 villagers were abducted at gunpoint by some miscreants from Kaukhali and ...and more »

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Mizoram Elections: Mizo National Front (MNF) denies alliance with BJP

The Sentinel Assam 14th Nov, 2018 12:28 AM

Tawnluia included that the Congress had shaped an alliance with the BJP to be in power in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) since May last and the Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) CM candidate, Lalduhoma, had framed a coalition with ...and more »

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Tough fight ahead for BJP in Mizoram Assembly polls 2018

Northeast Now 14th Nov, 2018 12:04 AM

... ante in three western constituencies – Hachhek, Dampa and Mamit. The saffron party is confident of winning the Chakma populated Tuichawng constituency by way of their trump card candidate, former Congress leader and Minister Buddha Dhan Chakma.and more »

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MNF denies reports of electoral alliance with BJP; will protect '…

Devdiscourse 13th Nov, 2018 08:17 PM

He said that the Congress had formed a coalition with the BJP to be in power in Chakma Autonomous District Council since May last and the Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma had formed an alliance with the saffron ...and more »

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MNF denies reports of electoral alliance with BJP; will protect '…

Devdiscourse 13th Nov, 2018 08:16 PM

He said that the Congress had formed a coalition with the BJP to be in power in Chakma Autonomous District Council since May last and the Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma had formed an alliance with the saffron ...

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No electoral understanding with BJP: Mizo National Front

India Today 13th Nov, 2018 08:05 PM

He said that the Congress had formed a coalition with the BJP to be in power in Chakma Autonomous District Council since May last and the Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma had formed an alliance with the saffron ...

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No electoral understanding with BJP : MNF

India.com News 13th Nov, 2018 07:45 PM

“The MNF is for protecting Christianity, but will never condone Hindutva,” he said He said that the Congress had formed a coalition with the BJP to be in power in Chakma Autonomous District Council since May last and the Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) ...and more »

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Who is BJP's 'Real Ally' in Mizoram? Congress, MNF Dig Out Old ...

News18 13th Nov, 2018 07:39 PM

Both the ruling Congress and main opposition MNF are trying hard to prove their 'anti-BJP' credentials and both have had their own alliances with the saffron ...and more »

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Mizoram: BJP Dark Horse in Traditional Congress-MNF Battleground?

The Quint 13th Nov, 2018 07:02 PM

These include R Lalzirliana, Lalrinliana Sailo, Buddha Dhan Chakma, Hmingdailova Khiangte and the latest exit – Speaker Hiphei, who resigned from the party and the House to join the BJP on 5 November. While Lalzirliana and Sailo have now joined ...and more »

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Mizoram elections: Where all parties have allied with BJP, all cl…

Oneindia 13th Nov, 2018 06:32 PM

On its part, the MNF is vehemently denying any relationship with the BJP for the polls and points out at the alliance the two national parties had in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) in Mizoram. Congress had to publicly announce that it is ...and more »

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Mizoram Where all parties have allied with BJP all claim to be an…

THE WEEK 13th Nov, 2018 06:09 PM

Congress had to publicly announce that it is no longer an ally of the BJP in the Council, an autonomous council for ethnic Chakma people that exercises legislative, executive and judicial powers over allotted departments in its territory spread over ...and more »

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Parties In Mizoram Claim To Be 'Anti-BJP', But Actions Don't Matc…

NDTV 13th Nov, 2018 03:19 PM

On its part, the MNF is vehemently denying any relationship with the BJP for the polls and points out at the alliance the two national parties had in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) in Mizoram. Congress had to publicly announce that it is ...and more »

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Mizoram Where all parties have allied with BJP all claim to be an…

THE WEEK 13th Nov, 2018 03:09 PM

By Trideep Lahkar (Eds: Correcting dateline) Aizawl, Nov 13 (PTI) In this small hill state of just about 10 lakh people, parties' political equations appear as ...and more »

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In Mizoram, BJP banks on minorities

The Hindu 12th Nov, 2018 09:57 PM

The BJP received a shot in the arm when former Minister Buddha Dhan Chakma, cross with the Lal Thanhawla government's “discrimination” against the Chakmas, switched over from the Congress in October. Top Mara leader Hiphei quit as the Assembly ...

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MNF chief Zoramthanga draws flak for campaigning in Chakma areas

Northeast Now 12th Nov, 2018 04:01 PM

Mizo National Front chief Zoramthanga drew flak on social media after a video footage of him campaigning in the Chakma areas had gone viral in social media. NGO coordination committee has pleaded all political parties of Mizoram not to field Chakma ...

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No longer a BJP ally in Mizoram's CADC, allegations by MNF 'basel…

Zee News 12th Nov, 2018 11:33 AM

Aizawl: The ruling Congress in poll-bound Mizoram on Saturday said it was no longer an ally of the BJP in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition MNF as "false and ...

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Mizoram Assembly Polls 2018 LIVE: EC identifies 32 polling statio…

Moneycontrol.com 12th Nov, 2018 08:37 AM

The ruling Congress said yesterday that it was no longer an ally of the BJP in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) as "false and baseless".and more »

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MNF's coalition claims in Mizoram tribal council false: Congress

Moneycontrol.com 11th Nov, 2018 08:41 AM

The ruling Congress in poll-bound Mizoram on November 10 said it was no longer an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Polls 2018 LIVE: Moderate earthquake jolts state…

Moneycontrol.com 11th Nov, 2018 07:55 AM

The ruling Congress said yesterday that it was no longer an ally of the BJP in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) as "false and baseless".and more »

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MN Larma was a leader for all

The Daily Star 10th Nov, 2018 11:43 PM

CPB Adviser and convener of the national committee Manzurul Ahsan Khan presided over the programme, while DU professor Robaet Ferdous moderated the session. MN Larma, born September 15, 1939, was a prominent Chakma politician and a leading ...and more »

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MNF's coalition claims in Mizoram tribal council false: Cong

India.com News 10th Nov, 2018 09:21 PM

Aizawl, Nov 10 (PTI) The ruling Congress in poll-bound Mizoram on Saturday said it was no longer an ally of the BJP in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition MNF as ...

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018 ends Congress-BJP ties in tribal …

The Hindu 10th Nov, 2018 09:05 PM

State and national leaders of the two parties were left red-faced in May when their candidates elected to the Chakma Autonomous District Council in April joined hands to keep the regional Mizo National Front (MNF) outThe MNF, which ruled Mizoram for 10 ...and more »

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MN Larma remembered at 35th death anniversary

Dhaka Tribune 10th Nov, 2018 08:57 PM

Presided over by Rangamati unit PCJSS Vice-President Kishre Kumar Chakma, the meeting was also addressed, among others, by PCJSS Vice-President Ushaton Talukder MP, CHT Adivasi Forum convener Prakriti Ranjan Chakma and CHT Regional ...

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MNF's coalition claims in Mizoram tribal council false: Cong

Business Standard 10th Nov, 2018 08:42 PM

The ruling Congress in poll-bound Mizoram on Saturday said it was no longer an ally of the BJP in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and termed the allegations made against the party in this regard by opposition MNF as "false and baseless".and more »

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Mizoram CEO Likely to Go, Brus to Vote in Mizoram Exclusively

NewsClick 10th Nov, 2018 03:14 PM

The Brus at the time had been agitating for regional political autonomy in the form of an Autonomous District Council (ADC) similar to what the Chakmas had. Perhaps, the overwhelming Mizo nationalism based on the Church and a shared Chin ethnicity has ...and more »

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Mizoram | MNF pledges to bring back prohibition of liquor

thenortheasttoday.com 10th Nov, 2018 01:14 PM

On fielding a Chakma candidate against the appeal of civil society groups, Zoramthanga said, “We were the first to accept the appeal by the All NGO (Coordination Committee) not to field a Chakma candidate. But we fielded one as the Congress and the BJP ...and more »

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MNF pledges to bring back prohibition

Telegraph India 10th Nov, 2018 01:50 AM

On fielding a Chakma candidate against the appeal of civil society groups, Zoramthanga said, “We were the first to accept the appeal by the All NGO (Coordination Committee) not to field a Chakma candidate. But we fielded one as the Congress and the BJP ...

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The Other Side of the River

The Daily Star 9th Nov, 2018 11:52 PM

Being a roadside Chakma-boy. I'll curse Him: Madhusudon! You metaphysical motherchod! As the honeymoon couple won't throw a coin. At me. While travelling to Sajek Valley. Such a revolt, no? Mehedi Hasan's writings have been published in The Daily ...

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati

thedailynewnation.com 9th Nov, 2018 11:38 PM

UNB, Rangamati : A member of Parbatiya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by miscreants at Baradam Bandartala in Longdu upazila early Friday. The victim was identified as Bhaijja Gola Chakma alias Raja, an activist of ...

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JSS activist shot dead in Rangamati

bdnews24.com 9th Nov, 2018 12:52 PM

The incident took place in the Bandartala neighbourhood in Baradam village in Sadar Union late at Thursday night, said Langdu Police Station chief Ranjan Kumar. The dead, Baja Chakma, 35, was a resident of Punyasen Karbaripara village. JSS has ...

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PCJSS man shot dead in Rangamati

The Daily Star 9th Nov, 2018 11:56 AM

Ranjan Kumar Samanta, officer-in-charge (OC) of Langadu Police Station, said a group of unidentified armed assailants at around 4:00am swooped on the house of Shantimoy Chakma and opened fire on Raja in his sleep, leaving him dead on the spot.and more »

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati

newagebd.net 9th Nov, 2018 10:29 AM

A member of Parbatiya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by miscreants at Baradam Bandartala of Longdu upazila in Rangamati early Friday. The victim was identified as Bhaijja Gola Chakma alias Raja, an activist of the ...

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati |

Dhaka Tribune 9th Nov, 2018 10:13 AM

Police suspect that Raja was killed by his rivals to establish their authority in the area.and more »

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati

theindependentbd.com 9th Nov, 2018 09:51 AM

A member of Parbatiya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by miscreants at Baradam Bandartala in Longdu upazila early Friday. The victim was identified as Bhaijja Gola Chakma alias Raja, an activist of the PCJSS-MN ...

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati - United News Bangladesh - (p…

United News of Bangladesh 9th Nov, 2018 09:41 AM

Rangamati, Nov 9 (UNB) - A member of Parbatiya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by miscreants at Baradam Bandartala ...and more »

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PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati - United News Bangladesh - (p…

United News of Bangladesh 9th Nov, 2018 09:38 AM

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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Student Dies After Being Hit by Himanta Biswa Sharma's Convoy Car

The Quint 9th Nov, 2018 04:15 AM

A Tata institute of Social Sciences (TISS) student was allegedly run over by an escort car of Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's convoy on Thursday, 8 November, reported Northeast Today. The victim, Anupam Chakma, was on his motorcycle ...

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Mizoram CM, ministers file nominations

Telegraph India 9th Nov, 2018 01:12 AM

While Congress MLA Nihar Kanti Chakma will contest from West Tuipui constituency, former chief executive member of the Chakma Autonomous District Council Kali Kumar Tongchongya has been fielded in the Chakma-dominated Tuichawng constituency, ...and more »

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MINISCOPE begins at Dwip Gallery

The Daily Star 8th Nov, 2018 11:40 PM

As a part of its journey through the existing ecology of contemporary art, 180 Degrees has organised 'Miniscope', an exhibition with small-sized artworks curated by artist and critic Mustafa Zaman. Eminent artist, Professor Abul Barq Alvi and Kanak Chanpa ...

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Assam: Tripura Student Dies After Allegedly Being Hit By Minister…

The Logical Indian 8th Nov, 2018 11:18 PM

The deceased, identified as Anupam Chakma, who hails from Tripura, was rushed to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) following the accident. GMCH referred him to Guwahati Neurological Research Centre Hospital (GNRC), where he was ...

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Minister Himanta's escort vehicle kills TISS Guwahati student

Northeast Now 8th Nov, 2018 05:11 PM

In a tragic incident, a sixth semester TISS Guwahati student died when he was knocked down by an escort vehicle of Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma near Bharalumukh here on Thursday. The student has been identified as Anupam Chakma ...

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Student Crushed to Death by Minister's Convoy

NorthEast Today 8th Nov, 2018 02:46 PM

NET Bureau. In a tragic incident, a student named Anupam Chakma was hit by an escort car of Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's convoy while he was riding his bike. The incident occurred during the early hours of thursday at Bharalumukh. He was ...

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Assam | Student from Tripura dies after being hit by escort vehic…

thenortheasttoday.com 8th Nov, 2018 02:32 PM

The deceased is a 6th-semester student of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati, identified as Anupam Chakma, a resident of Tripura. He was riding a motorcycle, when the incident took place. Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, after the incident came ...and more »

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Guwahati Student dies after being hit by minister's convoy vehicle

Guwahati Plus 8th Nov, 2018 01:36 PM

Soon after the incident, minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma came out of his vehicle and was seen monitoring the situation and ordered the immediate evacuation of the victim to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). The GMCH then referred Chakma to ...and more »

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Road mishap kills one near Bharalumukh in Guwahati

The Sentinel Assam 8th Nov, 2018 08:20 AM

GUWAHATI: In a tragic road accident took place on Wednesday morning at Apollo Point near Bharalumukh, one Anupam Chakma of Tripura succumbed to severe injuries. According to a police source, Chakma while riding on his Pulsar bike bearing ...

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Mizoram Assembly Speaker Hiphei resigns from Congress, joins BJP

Zoram Observer 8th Nov, 2018 01:32 AM

Aizawl: The ruling Congress in Mizoram suffered yet another major blow on Monday as the incumbent assembly speaker and veteran Congress leader Hiphei resigned from his post as well as the house and quit the Congress and joined the traditional rival party- the BJP after he was shown apathy over his candidature. Hiphei submitted his resignation […]

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Bangladesh face Myanmar in Olympic Asian Qualifiers today

thedailynewnation.com 7th Nov, 2018 09:27 PM

By UNB, DHAKA Bangladesh Olympic women's football team take on host Myanmar in their opening group C match of the Women's Olympic Footballand more »

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Female booters start Olympic Qualifiers taking on Myanmar Thursda…

United News of Bangladesh 7th Nov, 2018 06:08 PM

Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, ...and more »

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Tripura: 37 school teachers served show cause notice

thenortheasttoday.com 7th Nov, 2018 03:01 PM

Agartala | Nov 07, 2018: A total of 84 schools received a surprise visit on Tuesday from a joint team of Education, Autonomous District Council (ADC) and Administrative officers. The team was led by Director of School Education, U.K. Chakma along with ...and more »

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Mizoram poll | NCP announces names of five candidates

thenortheasttoday.com 7th Nov, 2018 01:16 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...

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Export & import through Benapole remain suspended for Kali puja -…

United News of Bangladesh 7th Nov, 2018 09:59 AM

Benapole, Nov 7 (UNB) - Export and import between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port remained suspended due to Kali Puja, a religious festival of the Hindu community, on Wednesday. Kartik Chakrawarty, general secretary of Benapole C&F ...

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NCP announces names of five candidates for Mizoram polls

The Arunachal Times 7th Nov, 2018 12:14 AM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...

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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: NCP announces names of five cand…

ABP Live 6th Nov, 2018 10:45 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...

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Bangladesh women's team warms up well in Yangon - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 6th Nov, 2018 09:49 PM

Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Polls 2018: 12.62 Lakhs people will be an import…

APN News 6th Nov, 2018 06:39 PM

Dr BD Chakma, former minister and a Chakma tribe leader, has recently quit the Congress to join the BJP. Regional parties pose more threat to Congress than BJP. Parties like MNF, National People's Party (NPP), Zoram National Party (ZNP) and Mizo ...and more »

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Mizoram polls: Mizos' demand that Chakma candidates be denied tic…

Firstpost 6th Nov, 2018 05:56 PM

Aizawl: The Chakmas have been in Mizoram for a long time now. But what is suddenly worrying the Mizos, with Assembly elections slated for 28 November, is the rapid spurt in Chakma population in the areas that fall under the Chakma Autonomous District ...

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Mizoram elections 2018: NCP announces list of 5 candidates for No…

Business Standard 6th Nov, 2018 05:47 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...and more »

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NCP candidate names for Mizoram Assembly Elections out

News Nation 6th Nov, 2018 04:23 PM

It had appealed all political parties not to field any Chakma community candidate for the polls as they are “not natives or sons of the soil”. Chakmas are “illegal” immigrants from Bangladesh, they should not be given “indigenous” status in Mizoram ...and more »

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NCP announces names of five candidates for Mizoram Assembly polls

Financial Express 6th Nov, 2018 04:02 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...and more »

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MZ-POLL-NCP

THE WEEK 6th Nov, 2018 03:54 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated. Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with. NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an umbrella ...and more »

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NCP unveils names of candidates for November 28 elections

Devdiscourse 6th Nov, 2018 03:51 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with the NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an ...and more »

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NCP unveils names of candidates for November 28 elections

Devdiscourse 6th Nov, 2018 03:51 PM

The NCP, which also has a presence in Chakma-dominated Tuichawng and West Tuipui assembly segments, has decided not to field candidates from the two seats this time, keeping with the NGO Coordination Committee's appeal. The committee, an ...

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NCP announces names of five candidates for Mizoram polls

India.com News 6th Nov, 2018 03:39 PM

The committee, an umbrella body of major civil societies and student organizations, had requested all political parties, earlier this year, to refrain from fielding any Chakma community candidate for the polls as they are “not natives or sons of the ...

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Mizoram polls: Congress announces fresh candidates

New Kerala 6th Nov, 2018 03:36 PM

Aizwal (Mizoram) , Nov 5 : Few weeks ahead of Mizoram Assembly elections, the Congress party on Monday announced fresh candidates for two constituencies after its previous contenders resigned from the party. Kali Kumar Tongchangya has replaced Amit ...

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Mizoram polls: What are the hurdles for BJP and Congress in the n…

Oneindia 6th Nov, 2018 03:06 PM

Political parties in poll-bound Mizoram are likely to ignore a diktat by influential NGOs not to field Chakma candidates in the assembly elections although no political party has yet announced its candidates for the two Chakma dominated constituencies.and more »

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Mizoram | BJP unhappy with the way Bru issue is being handled

thenortheasttoday.com 6th Nov, 2018 02:51 PM

The BJP leader said even in the case of Chakma leader B D Chakma, the saffron party leadership has shown hurry in giving him the ticket after he joined the BJP only in October. “I will say, it was in hurry. At times, they need to consult locals as for ...and more »

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Union reacts to refugees' claims

The Arunachal Times 6th Nov, 2018 01:36 AM

ITANAGAR, Nov 5: Reacting to the Chakma Rights and Development Organization's (CRDO) statement regarding the status of Chakma and Hajong refugees in the state, the All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) said the CRDO's claims were ...

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Risky bamboo bridge only means

The Daily Star 5th Nov, 2018 11:45 PM

Sumona Chakma, a Class VIII student at Ghilachhari High School, said they face many problems when going to the school, which is around five kilometres from the bridge, during the rainy season. She said they want a bridge over the canal soon.

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Mizoram polls: Congress announces fresh candidates

The Siasat Daily 5th Nov, 2018 09:10 PM

Kali Kumar Tongchangya has replaced Amit Kumar Chakma as Congress candidate from Tuichawng constituency, where as KT Rokhaw has been announced as the candidate from Palak constituency, from where Hipehi was to contest. Congress leader ...and more »

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Women booters reach Yangon to play qualifiers for Olympic - (pre…

United News of Bangladesh 5th Nov, 2018 08:42 PM

Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, ...and more »

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Mizoram polls: Congress announces fresh candidates

Business Standard 5th Nov, 2018 07:13 PM

Few weeks ahead of Mizoram Assembly elections, the Congress party on Monday announced fresh candidates for two constituencies after its previous contenders resigned from the party. Kali Kumar Tongchangya has replaced Amit Kumar Chakma as ...and more »

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Mizoram polls: Congress announces fresh candidates

ANI News 5th Nov, 2018 05:52 PM

Kali Kumar Tongchangya has replaced Amit Kumar Chakma as Congress candidate from Tuichawng constituency, where as KT Rokhaw has been announced as the candidate from Palak constituency, from where Hipehi was to contest. Congress leader ...and more »

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Mizoram Elections 2018: Congress replaces speaker Hiphei with for…

India TV 5th Nov, 2018 05:08 PM

The Congress in Mizoram has replaced former assembly speaker Hiphie and Amit Kumar Chakma with K T Rokhaw and Kali Kumar Tongchangya respectively as party's candidates for the upcoming assembly elections. Rokhaw will contest from Palak and ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Elections: Tongchangya Cong Candidate From Tuich…

India.com News 5th Nov, 2018 04:58 PM

#Mizoram legislative assembly election: Kali Kumar Tongchangya replaces Amit Kumar Chakma as Congress candidate from Tuichawng, KT Rokhaw replaces Hiphei as candidate from Palak. pic.twitter.com/yWht6jKgZr. — ANI (@ANI) November 5, 2018.and more »

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Mizoram Elections: Roads Not Smooth For BJP

The Sentinel Assam 5th Nov, 2018 01:32 PM

Dr. BD Chakma, the former minister, and a Chakma tribe leader has recently quit the Congress to join the BJP. Regional parties like MNF, National People's Party (NPP), Zoram National Party (ZNP) and Mizo People's Convention (MPC) pose more threat to ...and more »

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Mizoram: Senior Congress leader and Speaker of the legislative as…

OpIndia 5th Nov, 2018 12:30 PM

R Lalzirliana, who was Home Minister in the Lal Thanhawla Cabinet, former Health Minister Lalrinliana Sailo and BD Chakma had tendered their resignations earlier. The elections to Mizoram state assembly will be held on November 28 in a single phase.and more »

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Mizoram: Congress MLA Hiphei resigns as Assembly Speaker, set to …

Scroll.in 5th Nov, 2018 12:08 PM

Congress general secretary Lalrinliana Sailo quit the party and joined the Mizo National Front on October 3. BD Chakma joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and will contest from Tuichawng, while Hmingdailova Khiangte will fight from his home constituency ...and more »

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Mizoram speaker Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP

NorthEast Today 5th Nov, 2018 11:50 AM

He handed over his resignation to the Deputy Speaker of the state assembly Deputy Speaker R Lalrinawama. He was accompanied on the occasion by senior BJP leader B D Chakma, also a former Congress leader, among others. The development marks an ...and more »

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Paradoxically, 'Minority appeasement' tag catches up with BJP in …

Web India 123 5th Nov, 2018 11:47 AM

The BJP leader said even in the case of Chakma leader B D Chakma, the saffron party leadership has shown hurry in giving him the ticket after he joined the BJP only in October. "I will say, it was in hurry. At times, they need to consult locals as for ...and more »

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Mizoram speaker and Congress veteran Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP

The New Indian Express 5th Nov, 2018 11:42 AM

He was accompanied by senior BJP leader N D Chakma, also a former Conhress leader, among others. The development marks an end to all speculations and brings an end to intense negotiations for days between BJP leadership and the 81-year-old ...and more »

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Mizoram speaker Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP

Oneindia 5th Nov, 2018 11:41 AM

He was accompanied on the occasion by senior BJP leader B D Chakma, also a former Congress leader, among others. The development marks an end to all speculation. Mizoram speaker Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP. Hiphei. Security of the chief electoral ...and more »

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Mizo Speaker Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP

United News of India 5th Nov, 2018 11:15 AM

He was accompanied on the occasion by senior BJP leader B D Chakma, also a former Congress leader, among others. The development marks an end to all speculation and brings an end to intense negotiations for days between BJP leadership and the ...and more »

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Mizo Speaker Hiphei resigns, set to join BJP

United News of India 5th Nov, 2018 11:15 AM

He was accompanied on the occasion by senior BJP leader B D Chakma, also a former Congress leader, among others. The development marks an end to all speculation and brings an end to intense negotiations for days between BJP leadership and the ...and more »

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Congress seeks third term, says MNF and BJP in secret pact

Economic Times 5th Nov, 2018 06:42 AM

The coordination committee of nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) has urged political parties to refrain from fielding Chakma candidates. There are two constituencies, Tuichawng in Lawgtlai district and West Tuipui in Lunglei district, which are ...and more »

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Buzz over Mizoram Speaker joining BJP

Telegraph India 5th Nov, 2018 12:31 AM

Two more Congress legislators — B.D. Chakma and Hmingdailova Khiangte — also quit the party. While Chakma joined the BJP and is contesting from Tuichawng, Khiangte will contest as an Independent from his home turf Tuirial. Hiphei was initially ...and more »

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Drug addict son kills father in Cumilla - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 4th Nov, 2018 10:40 PM

Sub-inspector Shuvo Ranjan Chakma of Chauddagram Police Station said son Farad Hossain, a health assistant, locked into an altercation with his father over a family feud in the morning. At one stage, agitated Farad hit his father's head with a stick ...

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Women booters fly for Myanmar Monday

United News of Bangladesh 4th Nov, 2018 06:52 PM

Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, ...and more »

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Women booters fly for Myanmar Monday - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 4th Nov, 2018 06:49 PM

Bangladesh Squad: Sabina Khatun (capt), Mahmuda Akhter, Rupna Chakma, Ruksana Begum, Masura Parvin, Sheuli Azim, Ankhi Khatun, Shamsunnahar, Ritu Porna Chakma, Maria Manda, Mishrat Jahan Mousumi, Israt Jahan Ratna, Monika Chakma, ...and more »

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Arunachal Pradesh | Chakma & Hajong in state not entitled to any …

thenortheasttoday.com 4th Nov, 2018 03:07 PM

ITANAGAR | November 4, 2018: The Changlang based Chakma Rights and Development Organization had said that the Chakma and Hajong refugees in Arunachal Pradesh are not entitled to any refugee benefits, and that no such benefits have ever been ...

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Money power, 'Mizo Nationalism' at the core of poll issues

Web India 123 4th Nov, 2018 01:39 PM

In the name of rehabilitation of Chakma refugees and the Brus or Reangs, we Mizosshould not be discriminated against," said teacher R Liatlianga in Lunglei town. MNF candidate for Lunglei South constituency Dr K Pachhunga also said the issue of Mizo ...and more »

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Money power, 'Mizo Nationalism' at the core of poll issues

United News of India 4th Nov, 2018 12:30 PM

Uniindia: By Nirendra Dev Aizawl/Lunglei (Mizoram), Nov 4 (UNI) In the run up to the crucial November 28 assembly polls, the local citizenry and the influential ...and more »

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Money power, 'Mizo Nationalism' at the core of poll issues

United News of India 4th Nov, 2018 12:21 PM

In the name of rehabilitation of Chakma refugees and the Brus or Reangs, we Mizos should not be discriminated against,” said teacher R Liatlianga in Lunglei town. MNF candidate for Lunglei South constituency Dr K Pachhunga also said the issue of Mizo ...and more »

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The Odds For BJP In Mizoram Election

NorthEast Today 4th Nov, 2018 11:42 AM

Dr BD Chakma, former minister and a Chakma tribe leader, has recently quit the Congress to join the BJP. Regional parties pose more threat to Congress than BJP. Parties like MNF, National People's Party (NPP), Zoram National Party (ZNP) and Mizo ...and more »

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Crime Update

The Shillong Times 4th Nov, 2018 07:22 AM

On November 1 around 5 am, miscreants stole one motorcycle (ML-05Q-3375) belonging to Gopal Chakma from his residence at Lumjingsuk, Madanrting, Shillong. Attempt to murder. Joybiful Suchiang of Iooksi village (WJH) lodged a complaint that on ...

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'Chakmas, Hajongs not entitled to refugee benefits'

The Arunachal Times 4th Nov, 2018 02:17 AM

DIYUN, Nov 3: Changlang-based Chakma Rights and Development Organization said the Chakma and Hajong refugees in the state are not entitled to any refugee benefits, and that no such benefits have ever been given to them. In a press release, the ...

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NEDA a failure, did not stop BJP-Cong share power in Chakma belt: MNF

United News of India 3rd Nov, 2018 07:29 PM

Headquartered at Kamalanagar or Chawngte, the Chakma Autonomous District Council is an autonomous council for ethnic Chakma people, formed under the sixth schedule to the Constitution on April 29, 1972. The Council exercises legislative, executive ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Polls 2018: What are the odds for BJP and Congre…

Moneycontrol.com 3rd Nov, 2018 07:12 PM

Dr BD Chakma, former minister and a Chakma tribe leader, has recently quit the Congress to join the BJP. Regional parties pose more threat to Congress than BJP. Parties like MNF, National People's Party (NPP), Zoram National Party (ZNP) and Mizo ...and more »

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NEDA a failure, did not stop BJP-Cong share power in Chakma belt: MNF

United News of India 3rd Nov, 2018 06:50 PM

Lunglei (Mizoram), Nov 3 (UNI) MNF candidate for Lunglei South constituency Dr K Pachhunga on Saturday said the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) is a “failed concept” and hence in future, his party MNF may even avoid having any truck ...and more »

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PCP gets new committee

newagebd.net 3rd Nov, 2018 01:25 PM

The Pahari Chhata Parishad has formed a 27-member new committee with Bipul Chakma as president, Sunayan Chakma as general secretary, and Amal Tripura as organising secretary. The committee was formed at its 24th council session held at Maitree ...

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Tripura | Woman vendor arrested; 5.2 gram of heroine seized

thenortheasttoday.com 3rd Nov, 2018 12:45 PM

AGARTALA | November 03, 2018 (UNI):. In a strong move against addiction the Sub-Divisional Police Officer(SDPO) has arrested a woman vendor with heroine and has booked her under the NDPS act in the bordering subdivision of Longtorai valley in the ...and more »

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Police nab woman vendor with heroine: Produced before court

United News of India 3rd Nov, 2018 12:30 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Nov 03 (UNI) In a strong move against addiction the Sub-Divisional Police Officer(SDPO) has arrested a woman vendor with heroine and has booked her under the NDPS act in the bordering subdivision of Longtorai valley in the northern ...and more »

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Mizoram: Amit Kumar Chakma resigned from CDCC

NorthEastIndia24 3rd Nov, 2018 08:37 AM

Dangu Amit Kumar Chakma, MDC resigned from the post of President of the Chakma District Congress Committee (CDCC). Read more. our video on you tube. Assam Bandh against citizenship bill-2016- LIVE UPDATE. Durga Stuti By Ahmad Hussai and ...

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Mizoram: Amit Kumar Chakma resigned from CDCC

NorthEastIndia24 3rd Nov, 2018 08:30 AM

Dangu Amit Kumar Chakma, MDC resigned from the post of President of the Chakma District Congress Committee (CDCC) at Congress Bhawan, Aizawl on Friday. Dangu Lal Thanhawla, President, MPCC who is also the Chairman of the MPCC's Nomination ...

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UPDF man shot dead in Khagrachhari

thedailynewnation.com 2nd Nov, 2018 11:42 PM

The deceased was identified as Sumanta Chakma alias Sukendu, 28 of the upazila. Uttam Chandra Deb, Officer-in-Charge of Dighinala Police Station, said a group of miscreants entered the house of Sumanta and opened fire on him, leaving him dead on the ...

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UPDF faction activist shot dead in Khagrachari

newagebd.net 2nd Nov, 2018 11:41 PM

An activist of a faction of United People's Democratic Front was shot dead by unidentified assailants at his village home at village Bara Adam under Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari early Friday. The deceased, Sumanta Chakma alias Sukendu Chakma, 28, ...and more »

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BJP fields ex-Congress minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizo…

The New Indian Express 2nd Nov, 2018 04:40 PM

NEW DELHI/AIZAWL: BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang assembly segment violating Mizo NGO's call not to nominate a non-Mizo for the seat. The BJP central election ...and more »

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Prothom Alo English 2nd Nov, 2018 04:33 PM

Butterfly in the bush. Supriya Chakma took this photo on 1 November from Kaptai National Park in Rangamati. A boat sails on Padma river in Kazirhat area of Bera upazila in Pabna. Hasan. This recent photo shows fog disappearing gradually as rays of the ...

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BJP releases list of candidates for Mizoram elections

Northeast Now 2nd Nov, 2018 03:30 PM

Among the list released by the union health minister and secretary of BJP's Central Election Committee Jagat Prakash Nadda, the former minister of Lal Thanhawla's cabinet Buddha Dhan Chakma who had submitted his resignation on October this year was ...and more »

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Delete Refugees Names from Voters List: All Nyishi Students' Unio…

The Sentinel Assam 2nd Nov, 2018 02:55 PM

Itanagar: The All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU) has objected to the enrolment of Chakma refugees in the electoral rolls of Chakma Block No 2 under Kokila segment in Papum Pare district and demanded immediate deletion of their names from the voters' list.

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Mizoram assembly elections: Congress drops speaker Hiphei

NYOOOZ 2nd Nov, 2018 02:48 PM

The party also changed its candidate for Chakma-majority Tuichawng seat. AIZAWL: Congress on Thursday dropped Mizoram assembly speaker Hiphei from its list of candidates for the assembly election.The move follows Hiphei's sudden visit to Guwahati on ...and more »

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Mizoram assembly elections: Congress drops speaker Hiphei

Times of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:48 PM

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 News App for Latest City News. View sample. 10 stories that matter, delivered to your inbox.and more »

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BJP releases 177 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:35 PM

BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls. 02 Nov 2018 | 2:15 PM. New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang ...and more »

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BJP releases 177 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:35 PM

BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls. 02 Nov 2018 | 2:15 PM. New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang ...and more »

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BJP releases 177 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:32 PM

New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang assembly segment violating Mizo NGO's call not to nominate a non Mizo for the seat. Sharesee more.and more »

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BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:22 PM

(Rptng, correcting word in headline) New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang assembly segment violating Mizo NGO's call not to nominate a ...and more »

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BJP releases 117 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:22 PM

BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls. 02 Nov 2018 | 2:15 PM. New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang ...and more »

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BJP releases 117 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:22 PM

BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls. 02 Nov 2018 | 2:15 PM. New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang ...

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UPDF man shot dead in Khagrachhari

theindependentbd.com 2nd Nov, 2018 02:03 PM

An activist of the United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), the Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political group, was shot dead by some miscreants at Manermanush in Dighinala upazila on Friday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Sumanta Chakma ...and more »

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BJP releases 177 names for MP assembly polls

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 02:03 PM

BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram polls. 02 Nov 2018 | 2:15 PM. New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang ...and more »

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UPDF man shot dead in Khagrachhari

Prothom Alo English 2nd Nov, 2018 01:57 PM

An activist of the United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political party, was shot to death by some miscreants in Manermanush of Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari on Friday. The deceased is Sumanta Chakma alias ...and more »

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BJP fields ex-Cong minister, prominent Chakma leader for Mizoram pols

United News of India 2nd Nov, 2018 01:52 PM

New Delhi/Aizawl, Nov 2 (UNI) BJP on Friday fielded former Congress minister and prominent Chakma leader B D Chakma from the prestigious Tuichawang assembly segment violating Mizo NGO's call not to nominate a non Mizo for the seat. The BJP central ...

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