Man, granddaughter found dead in Cox's Bazar

thedailynewnation.com 31st Aug, 2018 11:43 PM

river, local people informed police about it in the morning, said Pronoy Chakma, Teknaf Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO). Later, a special team of police from Huaikang police camp recovered the bodies with the help of border guards around 8:30 am.

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In Mizoram, political parties likely to field Chakmas despite dik…

Hindustan Times 21st Oct, 2018 03:22 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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Congress eyes a hat-trick in Mizoram

The Hindu 21st Oct, 2018 06:25 AM

It has hardly had any in Mizoram, except for winning five seats in an autonomous council for a minority tribe (Chakma) in April. And unlike the other two, party ideology matters more in Mizoram than candidates or alleged fiscal incentives. Local BJP ...

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Delhi: Chef with US dreams held for posing as monk for visa

NYOOOZ 21st Oct, 2018 04:47 AM

“The incident came to light on October 16 when Chakma, who had applied for non-immigrant visa, was called for an interview. Police said the accused was produced before a Delhi court and sent to 14-day judicial custody. He disclosed that he was working ...

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Delhi: Chef with US dreams held for posing as monk for visa

The Indian Express 21st Oct, 2018 03:03 AM

A 31-year-old Delhi-based chef, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, was arrested for posing as a Buddhist monk at the US Embassy in Chanakyapuri. DCP (New Delhi district) Madhur Verma said, “We have arrested the accused, Rathul Chakma, after we ...

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Love for a squirrel

The Daily Star 20th Oct, 2018 11:43 PM

Samar Chakma, who caught the squirrel, said they saw two flying squirrels on a coconut tree and tried to drive them away. The two squirrels jumped off the tree and fell on the ground. He caught one of the squirrels and kept it in an iron cage. A dog bit another ...and more »

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Universality of quota: rights and reality

newagebd.net 20th Oct, 2018 11:39 PM

Former ambassador to Bhutan Sharadendu Shekhar Chakma or ambassador to Mexico Shupradip Chakma is proof of their competencies. Those who are advocating quota abolishment and merit based intake, they need to keep in mind that quota system is ...

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Congress eyes a hat-trick in Mizoram

The Hindu 20th Oct, 2018 11:22 PM

The majority Mizos, however, do not consider the Chakmas as indigenous tribes and have been demanding the scrapping of the Chakma Autonomous District Council straddling the two Assembly seats the BJP is eyeing. Similar is the case with the Brus, ...

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NCP to field five candidates in Mizoram Assembly polls 2018

Northeast Now 19th Oct, 2018 11:48 PM

Earlier, the NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to all the political parties not to field candidates from the Chakma community from these two constituencies. The report quoted Chhangte as saying that the NCP would contest from West Tuipui and ...and more »

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What to do if (like most) you're not partying on HOCO

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 19th Oct, 2018 09:49 PM

According to Chakma, students are at Western “not to party, but to study,” and it's certainly the responsibility of the student body to make him proud. After all, no one comes to university to both learn and have a good time. Those craving a venture ...and more »

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Mizoram NCP to contest 5 seats in state Assembly Election 2018

Morung Express 19th Oct, 2018 08:40 PM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...and more »

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Poll tracker: Beef to haunt BJP-backed MNF in Mizoram

The Kamalanagar Times 19th Oct, 2018 01:05 PM

The Mizo National Front will have to contend with the strong anti-BJP sentiments in Mizoram, while it is no secret that the BJP is intent on riding piggyback on the MNF in the Christian majority state Mizo National Front, ‘beefed’ by the BJP, claims to be confident of […]

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Mizoram | NCP to contest 5 seats in state Assembly Election 2018

thenortheasttoday.com 19th Oct, 2018 11:08 AM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Elections: BJP president Amit Shah launches part…

The Indian Wire 19th Oct, 2018 09:28 AM

He also welcomed Tuichawng legislator Buddha Dhan Chakma to the BJP. Mr. Dhan Chakma had earlier resigned from the Congress because of “internal conflict within the Congress party”. Chakma is the third congress leader to have resigned from the ...

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Amit Shah in Mizoram: BJP chief says party will win Assembly elec…

Firstpost 18th Oct, 2018 06:53 PM

Aizwal: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah, who has kick-started campaigning in poll-bound Mizoram, said that the state will soon witness a corruption free and a pro-development government in the state. Addressing statewide booth ...and more »

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NCP to contest 5 seats in Mizoram Assembly election

Catch News 18th Oct, 2018 06:32 PM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...and more »

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Mizoram's Progress Was Held Back During Congress Rule: Amit Shah

League Of India 18th Oct, 2018 06:29 PM

AIZAWL (Mizoram): Wednesday saw BJP President Amit Shah in Mizoram blowing the poll bugle for his party. He not only inaugurated the party's state headquarters but also met several booth level workers and tribal leaders. He addressed the party's booth ...and more »

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Mizoram's Progress Was Held Back During Congress Rule: Amit Shah

League Of India 18th Oct, 2018 06:29 PM

AIZAWL (Mizoram): Wednesday saw BJP President Amit Shah in Mizoram blowing the poll bugle for his party. He not only inaugurated the party's state headquarters but also met several booth level workers and tribal leaders. He addressed the party's booth ...and more »

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Amid predicament in Congress camp, BJP eyes Chakma stronghold sea…

United News of India 18th Oct, 2018 06:02 PM

Mizoram unit chief of NCP Lalawmpuia Chhangte told reporters at Aizawl on Thursday that his party has not arrived at any final decision about fielding nominees from two seats - West Tuipui and Tuichawng - in Chakma Autonomous District Council areas.

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Nationalist Congress Party To Contest 5 Seats In Mizoram Assembly…

NDTV 18th Oct, 2018 03:50 PM

National Congress Party (NCP) would contest five of the 40 seats of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly in the forthcoming election to be held on November 28. NCP Mizoram state unit president Lalawmpuia Chhangte told newsmen today that the party wants ...and more »

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NCP going to contest five seats in Mizoram assembly election on N…

Devdiscourse 18th Oct, 2018 03:45 PM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...and more »

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NCP to contest five seats in Mizoram Assembly election

NYOOOZ 18th Oct, 2018 03:37 PM

The NCP has been contesting Assembly polls in Mizoram since 2003. The NCP plans to contest the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma community, Chhangte said. In the 2013 assembly polls, the party had bagged 2,467 ...and more »

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NCP to contest five seats in Mizoram Assembly election

News Nation 18th Oct, 2018 03:06 PM

The committee had appealed to all political parties not to list candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP plans to contest the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma community ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Election: Amit Shah slams Congress Mizoram govt …

ABP Live 18th Oct, 2018 02:59 PM

Mizoram Assembly Election: BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday criticised the Congress government in Mizoram as "corrupt" and said it failed to deliver services to the people of the state. At a campaign rally at R. Dengthuama Indoor stadium in Aizawl ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Election 2018: NCP to contest five seats in ...

Firstpost 18th Oct, 2018 02:57 PM

Aizawl: Nationalistic Congress Party (NCP) would contest five of the 40 seats of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly in the forthcoming election to be held on 28 ...and more »

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Shah slams 'corrupt' Congress govt in Mizoram

Onmanorama 18th Oct, 2018 02:39 PM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr B D Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly Tuesday, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly election 2018: NCP to contest 5 seats

ABP Live 18th Oct, 2018 02:31 PM

The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma community, he said. He expressed hope that the NCP has chances of winning the election from at least Hachhek and Mamit seats, where the party ...and more »

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MZ-POLL-NCP

THE WEEK 18th Oct, 2018 02:16 PM

nominees from two seats - West Tuipui and Tuichawng - in. Chakma Autonomous District Council areas. The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats.

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NCP to contest 5 seats in Mizoram Assembly election

Business Standard 18th Oct, 2018 02:10 PM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...

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Mizoram Assembly election: NCP to contest in five of the 40 seats

Business Standard 18th Oct, 2018 02:10 PM

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties not to put up candidates from the Chakma community from these two specific seats. The NCP would contest from the two seats only if other parties field candidates belonging to the Chakma ...and more »

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UPDF activist gunned down in Rangamati

bdnews24.com 18th Oct, 2018 12:56 PM

“Shanto was bathing on Wednesday evening at his residence when a group of perpetrators came, gunned him down, and fled,” said Mitan Chakma, office secretary of UPDF. He blamed another group of UPDF, led by Prashanta Chakma, for the murder.

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Mizoram will soon witness corruption free, pro-development govt: …

New Kerala 18th Oct, 2018 12:40 PM

Aizwal (Mizoram) , Oct 18 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah, who has kick-started campaigning in poll-bound Mizoram, said that the state will soon witness a corruption free and a pro-development government in the state.and more »

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Mizoram | BJP to contest all 40 seats: Amit Shah

thenortheasttoday.com 18th Oct, 2018 11:51 AM

Meanwhile, the ruling Congress during the past one month suffered a major setback after state Home Minister and senior party leader R. Lalzirliana and two sitting legislators, Lalrinliana Sailo and Buddha Dhan Chakma, both former ministers, resigned ...and more »

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Will the BJP be able to capture Mizoram the last citadel of the C…

Oneindia 18th Oct, 2018 11:19 AM

Christian-majority Mizoram is the last citadel of the Congress in the Northeast while the BJP does not have any legislator in the 40-member Assembly. The BJP-Alliance will contest all 40 seats in the state. A senior Congress leader BD Chakma has joined ...and more »

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Mizoram Polls: BJP to Contest in all the 40 Constituencies

NorthEast Today 18th Oct, 2018 10:39 AM

Meanwhile, the ruling Congress during the past one month suffered a major setback after state Home Minister and senior party leader R. Lalzirliana and two sitting legislators, Lalrinliana Sailo and Buddha Dhan Chakma, both former ministers, resigned ...and more »

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BJP to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram: Amit Shah

New Kerala 18th Oct, 2018 09:13 AM

Meanwhile, the ruling Congress during the past one month suffered a major setback after state Home Minister and senior party leader R. Lalzirliana and two sitting legislators, Lalrinliana Sailo and Buddha Dhan Chakma, both former ministers, resigned ...and more »

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BJP chief Amit Shah says Mizoram will soon witness corruption free ...

Times Now 18th Oct, 2018 09:05 AM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah is confident that the BJP will win the forthcoming state election and Mizoram will soon see a corruption free, the ...and more »

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Mizoram will soon witness corruption free, pro-development govern…

Free Press Journal 18th Oct, 2018 07:12 AM

Shah also inducted senior Congress leader BD Chakma into the party. Hitting out at the Congress, Shah said that poll-bound Mizoram has lots of possibilities in hydro-power and tourism but the Congress government failed on all fronts. “Mizoram has lots ...and more »

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Mizoram will soon witness corruption free, pro-development govt: …

The Siasat Daily 18th Oct, 2018 07:09 AM

Shah also inducted senior Congress leader BD Chakma into the party. Hitting out at the Congress, Shah said that poll-bound Mizoram has lots of possibilities in hydro-power and tourism but the Congress government failed on all fronts. “Mizoram has lots ...and more »

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Mizoram will soon witness corruption free, pro-development govt: …

India.com News 18th Oct, 2018 06:57 AM

... party will contest all the 40 seats on its own. “We will not go with the Congress or the Mizo National Front (MNF). We will fight all seats on the basis of the strength of our workers,” he said. Shah also inducted senior Congress leader BD Chakma ...and more »

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Mizoram will soon witness corruption free, pro-development govt: …

ANI News 18th Oct, 2018 06:01 AM

Shah also inducted senior Congress leader BD Chakma into the party. Hitting out at the Congress, Shah said that poll-bound Mizoram has lots of possibilities in hydro-power and tourism but the Congress government failed on all fronts. "Mizoram has lots ...and more »

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Amit Shah Says Congress Government In Mizoram Running Corrupt ...

NDTV 18th Oct, 2018 03:54 AM

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday criticised the Congress government in Mizoram as "corrupt" and said it failed to deliver services to the people of the ...and more »

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Shah slams corrupt Cong govt in Mizoram

The Shillong Times 18th Oct, 2018 01:21 AM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr. B.D. Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly on Tuesday, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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Shah launches BJP's Mizoram campaign

Telegraph India 18th Oct, 2018 12:07 AM

B.D. Chakma, a former minister who resigned from the Congress on Tuesday, and retired IPS officer Vanupa Zathang joined the party in the presence of Shah, who also held a core group meeting and inaugurated the state BJP office in Aizawl. The BJP, which ...and more »

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When weed was cool collection

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 17th Oct, 2018 11:57 PM

News Update: Amit Chakma Engineering Building and Bridge Closure. 21 hrs ago. Emma fills us in on this weeks most pressing news, from the latest Western building to be named in Chakma's honour to the University Bridge road closures!

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UPDF man shot dead in Rangamati

The Daily Star 17th Oct, 2018 11:48 PM

Criminals shot dead a member of United Peoples Democratic Front (Democratic faction) in Rangamati Sadar upazila yesterday evening. The victim is Shanto Chakma, 35, of Mobachari village in Naniarchar upazila. Quoting witnesses, police said when ...

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Christmas in Mizoram will be under BJP rule, says Amit Shah

Hindustan Times 17th Oct, 2018 11:42 PM

The BJP president also inducted senior Congress leader BD Chakma into the party. In his address, Shah alleged that ~42,972 crore in developmental aid given to the state didn't reach the people. “Earlier, when Congress was at the Centre and Mizoram, the ...and more »

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Amit Shah slams Congress Mizoram government as 'corrupt'

News Nation 17th Oct, 2018 10:59 PM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr. B.D. Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly Tuesday, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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BJP to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram : Amit Shah

5 Dariya News 17th Oct, 2018 10:23 PM

Meanwhile, the ruling Congress during the past one month suffered a major setback after state Home Minister and senior party leader R. Lalzirliana and two sitting legislators, Lalrinliana Sailo and Buddha Dhan Chakma, both former ministers, resigned ...and more »

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PCJSS activist gunned down

Prothom Alo English 17th Oct, 2018 10:00 PM

An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati on Wednesday evening, reports UNB. The deceased is Shanta Chakma. Naniarchar police station ...and more »

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Amit Shah Kicks Off Mizoram Assembly Election Campaign

India.com News 17th Oct, 2018 09:19 PM

Later, he inducted Tuichawng legislator Buddha Dhan Chakma, who had resigned from the Congress because of “internal conflict within the Congress party”, into the BJP. Chakma is the third MLA to have resigned from the Thanhawla government.and more »

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Congress' loss in Mizoram is BJP's gain; Shah upbeat

Deccan Herald 17th Oct, 2018 09:15 PM

Buddha Dhan Chakma, the former fisheries minister, who resigned on Tuesday alleging discrimination against the Chakma community by the Congress government, joined BJP in the presence of Shah at Aizawl, the state capital. Addressing party workers at ...and more »

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Amit Shah : Mizoram did not develop during congress rule

Doordarshan 17th Oct, 2018 08:42 PM

Former state minister Buddh Dhan Chakma quit the party on Tuesday. Chakma become the 3rd Congress MLA in the state to resign from the party in recent days. Before touring Mizoram Amit Shah visited Kamakhya Dham and did a darshan of the Goddess of ...and more »

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Amit Shah opens Atal Bhavan in Mizoram, launches anti dynasty att…

Web India 123 17th Oct, 2018 08:39 PM

In a minor boost to BJP's efforts in Mizoram, former Congress MLA Dr B.D. Chakma joined BJP on Wednesday in presence of Mr Shah and Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also BJP in charge for Mizoram polls. The BJP office in the state capital was on ...and more »

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Amit Shah opens Atal Bhavan in Mizoram, launches anti dynasty att…

Web India 123 17th Oct, 2018 08:39 PM

In a minor boost to BJP's efforts in Mizoram, former Congress MLA Dr B.D. Chakma joined BJP on Wednesday in presence of Mr Shah and Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also BJP in charge for Mizoram polls. The BJP office in the state capital was on ...and more »

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'Next Christmas will be under BJP govt': Amit Shah kicks off camp…

The Indian Express 17th Oct, 2018 08:22 PM

In the event, Tuichawng constituency legislator Buddha Dhan Chakma, who resigned from the Congress on Tuesday evening because of “internal conflict within the Congress party”, was inducted into the BJP by Shah. Chakma is the third MLA to have ...and more »

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JSS activist gunned down in Rangamati - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 17th Oct, 2018 08:04 PM

Rangamati, Oct 17 (UNB) - An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Shanta Chakma. Abdul Latif ...and more »

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JSS activist gunned down in Rangamati - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 17th Oct, 2018 08:00 PM

Rangamati, Oct 17 (UNB) - An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Shanta Chakma. Abdul Latif ...and more »

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Amit Shah opens Atal Bhavan in Mizoram, launches anti dynasty att…

United News of India 17th Oct, 2018 07:59 PM

Aizawl, Oct 17 (UNI) BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday gave a clarion call to the voters of Mizoram to throw out the 10-year-old Congress government in the state and also announced that the saffron party - despite its organisational weaknesses - would ...and more »

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Amit Shah opens Atal Bhavan in Mizoram, launches anti dynasty att…

United News of India 17th Oct, 2018 07:59 PM

Aizawl, Oct 17 (UNI) BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday gave a clarion call to the voters of Mizoram to throw out the 10-year-old Congress government in the state and also announced that the saffron party - despite its organisational weaknesses - would ...and more »

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JSS activist gunned down in Rangamati - (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 17th Oct, 2018 07:58 PM

Rangamati, Oct 17 (UNB) - An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Shanta Chakma. Abdul Latif ...and more »

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Amit Shah: BJP to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram

Mid-Day 17th Oct, 2018 07:47 PM

Meanwhile, the ruling Congress during the past one month suffered a major setback after state Home Minister and senior party leader R. Lalzirliana and two sitting legislators, Lalrinliana Sailo and Buddha Dhan Chakma, both former ministers, resigned ...and more »

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Amit Shah calls Congress government in Mizoram 'corrupt'

Devdiscourse 17th Oct, 2018 07:38 PM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr B.D. Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly Tuesday, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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Amit Shah Take Stock Of Assam, Late Night Meet, Visit Maa Kamakhy…

APN News 17th Oct, 2018 07:36 PM

The BJP national president will also induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the State Assembly on Tuesday at the booth level workers meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge for Mizoram and Assam ...and more »

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Amit Shah slams Cong Mizoram govt as 'corrupt'

Moneycontrol.com 17th Oct, 2018 07:36 PM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr. B.D. Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly October 16, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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Amit Shah slams Cong Mizoram govt as 'corrupt'

THE WEEK 17th Oct, 2018 06:46 PM

The BJP chief, welcomed Dr. B.D. Chakma, former minister and Congress legislator who resigned as a member of the assembly Tuesday, into the party. Shah was accompanied by Assam finance minister and BJP general secretary in-charge of Mizoram ...and more »

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BJP to contest in all 40 seats in Mizoram: Amit Shah

Northeast Now 17th Oct, 2018 06:36 PM

Also read: Another casualty for Mizoram Congress; MLA B D Chakma resigns, to join BJP. Claiming that the saffron party will form the next Government in Mizoram, Amit Shah told the gathering: “I promise you that Mizoram will observe the coming Christmas ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Congres

The Hindu 17th Oct, 2018 06:10 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Mr. Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of the ...and more »

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Mizoram: BJP chief Amit Shah kick-offs election campaign in Aizawl

News Nation 17th Oct, 2018 05:29 PM

During his visit, Shah also inducted Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress former minister who resigned from the state assembly on Tuesday. Moreover, the BJP office was also inaugurated by the national party chief, in the presence of BJP election in ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Election: Setback for Congress ahead of polls as…

ABP Live 17th Oct, 2018 02:32 PM

Mizoram Assembly Election: Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the party and is likely to join the BJP soon. Chakma has resigned from the ...and more »

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Mizoram | Amit Shah kicks off poll campaign in the state

thenortheasttoday.com 17th Oct, 2018 02:27 PM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Election 2018: BJP Chief Amit Shah to kick off M…

ABP Live 17th Oct, 2018 02:15 PM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election incharge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...and more »

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Another casualty for Mizoram Congress; MLA BD Chakma resigns, to …

Northeast Now 17th Oct, 2018 01:00 PM

Tuichawng constituency legislator Buddha Dhan Chakma has became the latest casualty from Lal Thanhawla's 34 strong members in the Mizoram Legislative Assembly. Also read: Amit Shah invokes goddess Kamakhya before kicking off Mizoram poll ...and more »

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Amit Shah invokes goddess Kamakhya before kicking off Mizoram pol…

Northeast Now 17th Oct, 2018 12:26 PM

The BJP national president will also induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the State Assembly on Tuesday at the booth level workers meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge for Mizoram and Assam ...and more »

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Mizoram: MLA and former minister quits Congress to join BJP ahead…

OpIndia 17th Oct, 2018 12:26 PM

Former Mizoram Minister Buddha Dhan Chakma has quit the Congress party on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP ahead of the 2018 Assembly elections. The polls are scheduled to take place on 28 November. Chakma has resigned from the State ...and more »

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Mizoram | Ex-minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Congress, t…

thenortheasttoday.com 17th Oct, 2018 12:07 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. With Chakma's resignation, three Congress MLAs have resigned from the Assembly recently. Election to the 40-member House is scheduled to be ...and more »

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Setback to Congress in Mizoram as party leader resigns

New Kerala 17th Oct, 2018 11:35 AM

Aizawl, Oct 16 : Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the party and is likely to join the BJP soon.

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Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign today

The Hindu 17th Oct, 2018 06:21 AM

Mr. Shah would induct Buddha Dhan Chakma, a Congress legislator who resigned from the Assembly on Tuesday, into the party at the meeting in the presence of BJP election incharge of Mizoram Himanta Biswa Sarma (Finance Minister of Assam) and ...and more »

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Letters to the editor: Oct. 17

The Province 17th Oct, 2018 05:37 AM

Congratulations to Amit Chakma on the naming of the new engineering building at Western University in honour of the outstanding job and leadership he has provided during his tenure. He obviously is a well respected leader within the organization, which ...

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Letters to the editor: Oct. 17

The London Free Press 17th Oct, 2018 05:32 AM

Honour deserved. Congratulations to Amit Chakma on the naming of the new engineering building at Western University in honour of the outstanding job and leadership he has provided during his tenure. He obviously is a well respected leader within the ...

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Blow to Congress in Mizoram as top leader joins BJP

The Asian Age 17th Oct, 2018 01:42 AM

Guwahati: A day before Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah is going to kickstart his party's campaign in the frontier state of Mizoram, former minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigned the membership of the Congress party and joined the BJP.and more »

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News Update: Amit Chakma Engineering Building and Bridge Closure

The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper 17th Oct, 2018 01:15 AM

Emma fills us in on this weeks most pressing news, from the latest Western building to be named in Chakma's honour to the University Bridge road closures! For more information on any of these stories mentioned, be sure to check out the #Gazette online ...and more »

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Amit Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign today

The Shillong Times 17th Oct, 2018 01:08 AM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Cong

The Arunachal Times 17th Oct, 2018 01:02 AM

Chakma had resigned from the council of ministers on August 21, 2017 in protest against discrimination of some students belonging to Chakma community for admission to medical colleges across the country, though they had qualified for MBBS seat under ...

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Senior congress leader from Mizoram quits congress, set to join BJP

Devdiscourse 17th Oct, 2018 12:04 AM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of the ...and more »

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Setback for Cong in Mizoram, ex-Min resigns

Daily Pioneer 17th Oct, 2018 12:03 AM

Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the party and is likely to join the BJP soon. Chakma has resigned from the State legislature and primary ...and more »

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Amit Shah To Launch BJP's Poll Campaign In Mizoram Tomorrow

NDTV 16th Oct, 2018 09:18 PM

Mr Shah will also induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting, in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas, Nagaland deputy chief minister Y. Patton ...and more »

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Mizoram Congress leader Chakma resigns

Devdiscourse 16th Oct, 2018 08:59 PM

Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the party and is likely to join the BJP soon. Chakma has resigned from the state legislature and primary ...and more »

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Setback to Congress in Mizoram as party leader resigns | Business ...

Business Standard 16th Oct, 2018 08:54 PM

Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Congress,…

Morung Express 16th Oct, 2018 08:46 PM

Chakma had resigned from the council of ministers on August 21, 2017 in protest against discrimination of some students belonging to Chakma community for admission to medical colleges across the country, though they had qualified for MBBS seat under ...and more »

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Amit Shah kicks off BJP's campaign ahead of Mizoram assembly elections

Devdiscourse 16th Oct, 2018 08:39 PM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quits Congress, to join BJP

Economic Times 16th Oct, 2018 08:24 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday quit the Congress and is most likely to join the BJP. Chakma has resigned from state legislature and primary membership of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC). As per reports ...and more »

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Amit Shah to launch BJP poll trail in Aizawl tomorrow

United News of India 16th Oct, 2018 08:17 PM

Attemping to give a boost to the election campaign in a state-where it hardly had organisational presence - the BJP chief will formally induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly into the Lotus party.and more »

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Mizoram Assembly Elections: Former minister Buddha Dhan Chakma re…

News Nation 16th Oct, 2018 08:12 PM

Chakma, former Sericulture and Fisheries minister, resigned from the council of ministers on August 21, 2017 protesting the denial of medical seats to Chakma tribal students, despite they qualified for MBBS admission under the state quota, sources said.and more »

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Amit Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign on Wednesday

THE WEEK 16th Oct, 2018 07:36 PM

Shah will induct Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly on Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (finance minister of Assam), Nagaland Deputy Chief ...

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Amit Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign on Wednesday

The Statesman 16th Oct, 2018 07:27 PM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...and more »

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Amit Shah to kick off Mizoram poll campaign on Wednesday

Business Standard 16th Oct, 2018 07:25 PM

Shah would induct Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma, a ruling Congress legislator who resigned from the state assembly Tuesday, in the meeting in the presence of BJP election in charge of Mizoram Himanta Biswas (Finance Minister of Assam), Nagaland deputy ...

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Ex-Mizoram Minister Buddha Dhan Chakma Resigns From Congress, To …

The Kamalanagar Times 16th Oct, 2018 06:18 PM

Mizoram BJP unit president Prof John V Hluna told news agency PTI that Mr Chakma would be joining the BJP today. AIZAWL:  Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress today and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from […]

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HIGHLIGHTS-EASTERN REGION 4.30PM

THE WEEK 16th Oct, 2018 05:01 PM

'Khadya Sathi' scheme, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said. Tuesday. CES 6 MZ-CHAKMA-RESIGNATION Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Cong Aizawl: Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on ...

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HIGHLIGHTS-EASTERN REGION 4.30PM

Outlook India 16th Oct, 2018 04:52 PM

... has ensured food security to more than 8.5 crore people of the state under the 'Khadya Sathi' scheme, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday. CES 6 MZ-CHAKMA-RESIGNATION. Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Cong.

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Ex-Mizoram Minister Buddha Dhan Chakma Resigns From Congress, To …

NDTV 16th Oct, 2018 04:00 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress today and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Mr Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of the Mizoram ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Congress

The New Indian Express 16th Oct, 2018 03:17 PM

AIZWAL: Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of ...and more »

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Congress

Free Press Journal 16th Oct, 2018 02:45 PM

Aizawl: Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of the ...

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Latest News: NSUI President Quits After Sexual Harassment Charges

The Quint 16th Oct, 2018 02:17 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary membership of the ...

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Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Cong

India.com News 16th Oct, 2018 02:12 PM

Aizawl, Oct 16 (PTI) Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state Assembly, Chakma submitted his resignation from the primary ...and more »

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MZ-CHAKMA-RESIGNATION

THE WEEK 16th Oct, 2018 02:01 PM

Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma resigns from Cong Aizawl, Oct 16 (PTI) Former Mizoram minister Buddha Dhan Chakma quit the Congress on Tuesday and is all set to join the BJP. After tendering his resignation as a legislator from the state ...and more »

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Continuing the Thread

The Indian Express 15th Oct, 2018 11:43 PM

Smriti Rekha Chakma would spend her childhood watching her grandmother weave on the loin loom. At the recent exhibition “Sarees of India 2018” in the Capital, organised by Delhi Crafts Council (DCC), she was recognised with the Sutrakar Samman, ...

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Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in Mizoram autonomou…

The Hindu 15th Oct, 2018 03:59 PM

The civil society, under the umbrella of NGO Coordination Committee, has appealed to all major political parties not to field any candidates belonging to the Chakma community in the two Chakma dominated seats - Tuichawng and West Tuipui. Though major ...

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Mizoram | Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonom…

thenortheasttoday.com 15th Oct, 2018 02:48 PM

Meanwhile, the state PCC said that the names of the two candidates to represent Chakma-dominated areas were yet to be announced as the ruling party “respected” the appeals made by the civil society. The civil society, under the umbrella of NGO ...

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Mizoram polls 2018: Lalzirliana to be inducted into MNF; tough ti…

Northeast Now 15th Oct, 2018 07:49 AM

Insiders revealed that the party could not finalize candidates in Tuichawng and and West Tuipui in Chakma council and in Lai area due to appeals from NGO Co-Ordination Committee, a conglomerate of major civil society organizations that no candidate ...and more »

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Mizo Cong faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous council

The Shillong Times 15th Oct, 2018 01:36 AM

... made by the civil society, the main contenders – the Congress and the MNF expressed doubt that other party might disobey the diktat of the NGOs by fielding candidates belonging to the Chakma community on the eleventh hour ensuring victory in two seats.and more »

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Mizoram: Cong. faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous areas

Eastern Mirror 14th Oct, 2018 11:21 PM

Meanwhile, the state PCC said that the names of the two candidates to represent Chakma-dominated areas were yet to be announced as the ruling party “respected” the appeals made by the civil society. The civil society, under the umbrella of NGO ...

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Mizoram Cong facing trouble selecting nominees in autonomous areas

Morung Express 14th Oct, 2018 09:43 PM

Earlier, the NGO Co-Ordination Committee had appealed to all the political parties that no Chakma candidates should be fielded for the upcoming assembly polls citing the Chakma, who are branded as “foreigners”, have no political right to contest ...

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Mizoram: Congress, MNF locked in battle for Aizawl

National Herald 14th Oct, 2018 05:15 PM

Donning his Chakma waistcoat proudly, Loki Chakma stands cheerfully in queue to meet his boss, his elected MLA - Zodintluanga. It takes nearly an hour when his chance to speak to the MLA finally comes. He is there to report the Congress party's ground ...and more »

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PCP rallies at CU demanding retention of quotas for marginalised …

newagebd.net 14th Oct, 2018 04:01 PM

PCP leader Sohel Chakma, Hla Ching Maung Marma, Amit Chakma, and Rita Chakma, Pali department student Ching Maung Marma, Tripura Student Forum leader Abaran Tripura spoke at the programme presided over by Triratna Chakma. Arpan Chakma ...

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Mizoram: Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomo…

HW News Network 14th Oct, 2018 03:49 PM

Meanwhile, the state PCC said that the names of the two candidates to represent Chakma-dominated areas were yet to be announced as the ruling party “respected” the appeals made by the civil society. The civil society, under the umbrella of NGO ...and more »

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How can India be the fastest growing economy when value of rupee …

HW News Network 14th Oct, 2018 03:33 PM

New Delhi | The Congress party on Sunday questioned the Narendra Modi led Union government's economic policies and falling value of rupee against US dollar. Addressing a Press Conference, Congress leader and former Union Minister Anand Sharma ...and more »

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Congress still in driver's seat in Madhya Pradesh; in touch with …

HW News Network 14th Oct, 2018 02:38 PM

New Delhi| Unfazed by the BSP's decision to not align with the Congress in Madhya Pradesh, senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said Sunday the party is “still in the driver's seat” and in touch with all “possible partners” in the poll-bound state ...and more »

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Social media to be monitored for poll code violations: Telangana …

HW News Network 14th Oct, 2018 01:38 PM

Hyderabad | Social media posts of political parties and groups in poll-bound Telangana will come under the Election Commission's scanner to check for any objectionable content under the model code of conduct, state Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar ...and more »

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Mizoram polls: Regional parties may change the power equation

The Sentinel Assam 14th Oct, 2018 12:18 PM

The constituencies from which it contested are Chakma and Riang dominated in the districts of Lunglei and Lawngtlai. From then on, BJP has remained in the reckoning in subsequent parliamentary and assembly elections. Questions are now being raised ...and more »

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Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous areas …

The New Indian Express 14th Oct, 2018 11:17 AM

Meanwhile, the state PCC said that the names of the two candidates to represent Chakma-dominated areas were yet to be announced as the ruling party "respected" the appeals made by the civil society. The civil society, under the umbrella of NGO ...and more »

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