Tag: Politics

The rebel who chose peace

His years as an armed insurgent are two decades in the past. Since then, Zoramthanga has helped Mizoram emerge as NE’s most peaceful state. When it comes to land though, the 77-yr-old Chief Minister won’t back down. In the year 2000, weighed down by liabilities, and with few avenues for revenue, Mizoram had managed to […]

Meghalaya Elections 2022: To challenge status quo, former domestic help, pastor, activist in poll fight

The three are part of KAM Meghalaya, a new political platform of activists and social workers who have come together to contest the elections this year under a common umbrella. On a crisp February morning, in a working class pocket of Shillong’s Keating Road, Wanpynhun Kharsyntiew sat in deep conversation with Kiran Mandal. “It’s tough […]