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Massive push to railway infrastructure under way in Northeast
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

The Railways hopes to reach all state capitals in the Northeast by March 2020.

Mizoram: 29th anniversary of signing of Mizo Accord celebrated
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The ZNP also held a minute of silence to mourn all those who lost their lives during the insurgency years (which includes civilians, officials and insurgents).

College admission: HC stay on preference to Zo-ethnic students
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

The Gauhati HC on Wednesday passed an interim stay order against the new selection criteria.

After protest, Gauhati HC stays Mizoram’s new technical education rules
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

The student body demanded first preference should be given to students from the ethnic Zo community, which forms a majority in the state.

Mizoram capital to be on railway map in three years
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Hilly Mizoram's capital city will be on India's railway map ​in the next three years as line construction between Bairabi, a village on the Assam-Mizoram border and Sairang, a village 27 kms by road west of Aizawl, is set to be completed by then, a senior railway official said Tuesday.

Trust Thy Neighbour: An indigenous marketing technique in Mizoram is about honesty and goodwill
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

It is a unique way to buy and sell, a novel kind of grassroots commerce, an indigenously developed small-scale agricultural marketing technique even.

Yoga Day a subtle RSS plot of weaning people to Hinduism, says Mizoram Minister
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Rotluangliana's comment comes even as Mizoram's church leaders have asked Mizo Christians to not observe Yoga day because it falls on Sunday, a holy day for Christians.

International Yoga Day: Non-NDA states Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam join in
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

West Bengal will hold an event in Kolkata’s Netaji Indoor Stadium with representatives of a various yoga, health and meditation agencies.

Bru repatriation: No one willing to take part and return to Mizoram
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

No Bru tribal responded to the Supreme Court-monitored repatriation process on the fourth and final day of the verification process at Tripura's Khakchangpara relief camp on Thursday.

Mizoram: BJP says Panchayati Raj MoS to explore direct funding for village councils
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

The Minister of State visited Mizoram earlier this week on an official trip, and also met with the state’s BJP leaders in Aizawl.

None turn up at second Bru relief camp for verification
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Mizoram officials who began camping at Khakchangpara on Monday to verify displaced Brus who want to return home have found none turning up there either.

Simply put: Last chance for Brus, slipping away
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

The process of repatriation of displaced Bru tribals from Tripura to Mizoram that began in 2010 is set to be wound up. But like earlier attempts, this phase too has seen little success.

Big Picture: What a strange journey
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

The Mizos of Tamu went out of their way, the group says, to ensure they were not jailed and a formal case was not registered. It helped that the elected representative of Tamu was, till his recent demise, a Mizo. The local Mizos also bargained with the authorities to be allowed to feed the detained group

Mizoram: Lifting of prohibition spells bad news for wineries
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Following the lifting of prohibition, the vineyard growers’ societies of Mizoram, who also own the twin wineries at Champhai and Hnahlan, have suffered a huge hit.

Bru repatriation: No one turns up for verification
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Tens of thousands of Bru tribals fled Mizoram in 1997 following ethnic violence between them and the majority Mizos.

Group fleeing Mizoram for China fearing UID returns
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

The group, including four minors and seven women, are all members of a religious sect that lives in Tlangsam village near the eastern town of Champhai close to the border with Myanmar.

‘Party drug’ worth Rs 1.5 crore seized in Mizoram, 4 arrested
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

The seizure (which took place around 11 pm) follows an earlier haul of 58,800 methamphetamine tablets with a street value of Rs 1.76 crores at Thingdawl.

Aizawl’s serial thief nabbed 200 kms away from town
Fri, May 29, 2015

He is accused of having broken into a house and stealing a policeman’s service pistol a week before last Christmas, and was also involved in a house break-in less than two months later where he stole a laptop.

Mizoram: Special anti-corruption court grants interim bail to 7 engineers, 6 others in two separate corruption cases
Fri, May 29, 2015

The ACB had filed criminal charges against the 16 engineers at the Aizawl district court on the directions of the Gauhati High Court, which ordered a probe into the alleged scam within six months.

Police inspector linked to militants, remove him from probe into encounter, Mizoram HM tells Manipur Dy CM
Thu, May 28, 2015

The inspector, the Home Minister has said, is allegedly "hand-in-glove" with the group and even transported several hundred rounds of ammunition for the militants when he conducted a spot visit on May 21.

Party drugs worth Rs 42 lakhs seized, two, including Myanmar, national arrested
Thu, May 28, 2015

The seizure and arrests took place on Wednesday night at a hotel in the city and the accused have been presented before a special narcotics court.

Mizoram: ACB launches criminal investigation against 16 government engineers
Wed, May 27, 2015

Mizoram's Anti-Corruption Bureau has begun criminal investigations against 16 government engineers, including three who have retired, for allegedly swindling Rs 933 lakhs while building two mini-hydel projects.

VIDEO: Kiren Rijiju gives it back to Naqvi: ‘I eat beef, can somebody stop me?’
Thu, May 28, 2015

This country is a multi-racial, multi-religious, multi-communal country. We must respect each other’s practices said Rijiju.

Mizoram’s 8th Governor arrives in Aizawl ahead of swearing-in ceremony
Mon, May 25, 2015

Mizoram has seen eight governors of the state in last ten months.

Mizoram: Tribal district’s chief executive, 5 others suspects in anti-graft investigation for siphoning off teachers’ salaries
Thu, May 21, 2015

The LADC is an autonomous tribal district under the sixth schedule of the Indian Constitution, and is located in Mizoram's southern periphery bordering Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Mizoram: Verification for final phase to begin on June 2
Thu, May 21, 2015

Mizoram officials will undertake the first verification process in Kaskau relief camp.

Rifleman’s death: Mizoram police tells Defence Ministry it was suicide, found no evidence of murder or conspiracy
Mon, May 18, 2015

Ajeet Kumar Rai, 25, was a rifleman with the 39th Assam Rifles and was posted at the battalion’s camp at Mimbung in eastern Mizoram.

Two months after end of prohibition, Mizoram town’s vineyards enter industry-made liquor map
Thu, May 14, 2015

Radiant Manufacturers CEO Bheeshma Chand said the grape juice concentrate will be used to make red sparkling wine.

Two culprits of Aizawl bomb blast acquitted
Tue, May 12, 2015

H D Lalhmangaiha and Lalringthanga were arrested in the first week of August 2014 for their roles in setting off five blasts in various parts of Aizawl that caused damages worth several lakhs but which led to no human casualties.

In Tripura, they can’t forget ‘what party has done for us’
Mon, May 11, 2015

Since it first came to power in 1977, the CPM had seen a hiatus of only one term, between 1988 and 1993.

Lonely at the Top: Trek up Reiek mountain in Mizoram
Sun, May 10, 2015

Even though Mizoram’s capital Aizawl is not far away, few travellers embark on the half-hour trek from the picture-postcard Reiek and Ailawng villages to the mountain-top.

School begins early in Mizoram and it’s not the kids who are complaining
Fri, May 08, 2015

The new timings have upset traditional schedules and led to considerable debate.

Mizoram: Anti-Narcotics volunteers round up over 200 addicts, peddlers and sex workers
Tue, May 05, 2015

Volunteers working for a revived anti-narcotics cell has rounded up huge bulks of Heroin, which is estimated to simultaneously intoxicate 1.5 lakh people in Aizawl.

Mizoram Police offers rewards for arrests of HPCD militants who ambushed convoy of MLAs
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

At least two of these six wanted men are residents of Manipur.

MNF accuses Congress of using militant group for political gains
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Mizoram has for the past three decades been one of the country’s most peaceful states.

Mizoram: Local court sends three arrested militant leaders to judicial custody
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The men have initially been charged under extortion cases in two northern Mizoram villages from last year.