Mizoram News

Citizenship Bill: the concerns behind Mizoram’s strong protests

In Mizoram, the concern is not about Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh but about Chakmas, a tribal and largely Buddhist group.


Citizenship Bill protests in Mizoram: Student outfits to boycott R-Day celebrations, warn of ‘taking up arms’

The protest march through Aizawl on Wednesday saw a turnout of more than 30,000 people, with effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh being burnt. Numerous posters saying “Hello China, Bye Bye India” were also seen during the march.

Taught in Translation: How a small network of people brings the outside world into Mizo homes

In the homogenous world of Mizo television, everyone from Prerna in Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay to Elsa in Disney’s Frozen speaks fluent Mizo. But behind this vernacular crossover is a network of people: translators, dubbing artistes and editors. This is how they do it.

Mizoram: New govt takes steps for total prohibition

The MNF had made prohibition a poll plank by highlighting problems caused due to easy access to alcohol, and had promised to bring back total prohibition.

Lalrinliana Sailo to be elected Mizoram assembly speaker unopposed

Election of deputy speaker would be held on Thursday, the third and last day of the first session of the eighth state assembly.


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A less acrimonious campaign, that was centred on development models and prohibition

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi trade barbs in poll-bound MP, Mizoram

Both Mizoram and Madhya Pradesh will go to polls on November 28. Results for all states will be announced on December 11. 

Explained: Why Mizoram wants CEO out

Amid protests in state, poll panel takes steps towards replacing its officer. A look at the Bru tribal issue at the centre of the controversy, and how it led to a state govt vs EC showdown culminating in latest move.

Demand for booths in Tripura camps: ‘We are not disenfranchised. Why so much trouble over us voting?’

Mizoram’s civil society groups have insisted that no electoral process should be conducted outside the state while Brus maintain that they want to cast their votes in booths at the relief camps.

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From young Mizo activists, some food for thought!

As part of the Central Government’s Poshan Maah initiative, children — between ages 2-5 —from Aizawl’s Khatla Anganwadi hit the streets with placards exhorting people to eat healthy and stay fit

Slicing off 1,000 km, to bring Mizoram closer to the world

A series of photographs shows the various stages of completion of the Mizoram section of the KMMTTP.


Tight security for voting in Mizoram

Voting for the lone Lok Sabha constituency and an Assembly by-poll in Mizoram began on Friday.

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BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.


What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Life inside the camp of Bru refugees in Tripura

What life is like inside the camps of Bru refugees in Tripura, in their own words.


Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

What is at stake for the BJP in Mizoram: News in Numbers

As campaign heat picks up in Mizoram, a look at who is in the fray and what’s at stake for BJP, Congress and the Mizo National Front.

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i