Thursday, 11 August, 2022
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Mizoram Congress chief Lal Thanhawla acquitted in election affidavit case

Local Serchhip court finds Lal Thanhawla is legal owner of a plot of land in Kolkata, but lets him off for not mentioning this in his election affidavit.

This Mizoram seat was so closely fought that you can count the victory margin on a finger

Congress leader Pianmawia, who lost the seat, had demanded a recounting of votes which was accepted by the election commission. The recounting too found the same result and margin.

The political stalwarts for whom Tuesday’s verdict sends danger signals

Two-time BJP chief minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje, Mizoram’s Congress stalwart Lal Thanhawla and former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi will be a worried lot.

MNF assumes power in Mizoram after 10 years, Congress suffers humiliating defeat

The Congress’ seat tally drops from 34 in last Assembly polls to 5 this time, and the party is now out of power in all 7 northeastern states

Mizoram CM and Congress candidate Lal Thanhawla loses both seats in assembly polls

Thanhawla loses to ZPM’s chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma in Serchhip and MNF’s T.J. Lalnuntluanga in Champhai South. 

Mizoram to oppose Citizenship Bill saying it would legalise illegal Bangladeshi immigrants

The government and other political parties oppose the bill saying the amendment will legalise thousands of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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