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Coronavirus outbreak: Mizoram pastor, who recently travelled to Amsterdam, tests positive

March 25, 2020 6:51 pm

Authorities in Mizoram and Assam said that the patient, a 50-year-old pastor, had returned to Delhi from Amsterdam, flying via Doha on March 15.

Bru migrants complain of lapses in verification process for resettlement

March 16, 2020 2:15 pm

The migrants claimed that the state government got over 60 percent of the names wrong while enrolling them in the list of identified beneficiaries. These entries don’t match with Aadhaar cards, bank accounts, EPIC cards, and other documents.

How Mizoram fell in love with Korean pop culture

March 15, 2020 4:52 pm

Stepping into Aizawl is like stepping into any South Korean town, where the youngsters animatedly discuss K-pop bands like Bangtan Boys and iKon

Explained: What is the agreement to settle Bru refugees in Tripura?

January 20, 2020 9:21 am

Centre, Tripura, and Mizoram have signed an agreement with the Bru/Reang community that promises to end their 23-year-old internal displacement crisis. How did the deal come about, and what happens now?

Bru migrants fear hostility in aftermath of CAA protests, seek peace meeting with non-tribals

December 22, 2019 4:46 pm

Bru migrants from Mizoram have asked the local administration to hold peace meetings and allay fears of ethnic tension.

Mizoram volleyball player breastfeeds baby during half-time, image goes viral online

December 10, 2019 6:49 pm

Soon, the photo of the young mother who represents the Serchhip District in the state started circulating online with people saluting her spirits.

Clouds or waterfall? This video of clouds floating through Aizawl is going viral

November 26, 2019 5:06 pm

A 'mesmerising' video that highlights the scenic beauty of the city of Aizawl in Mizoram is going viral as it showed clouds flowing down from a height like a waterfall.

'Impossible to resettle Brus in Dampa Tiger Reserve': Mizoram officials on new demand of migrants

November 22, 2019 5:31 pm

The Brus believe there are no tigers at Dampa and cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech from last year where he said while releasing results of All India Tiger Estimation that tigers are declining in Mizoram.

Tripura: Despite denial by Bru organisations, 54 refugees return to Mizoram

October 11, 2019 11:11 pm

The organisations say that the Bru refugees will not return to Mizoram unless their demands including verification of land allotted for them in Mizoram, one-time payment of cash benefits, and post repatriation safety and security are met by the government.

Mizo students take pledge not to marry 'outsiders'

September 03, 2019 2:31 pm

Last year, the all-powerful NGO, Young Mizo Association (YMA), demanded the enactment of a law to ensure that a Mizo woman who marries a non-tribal loses her ST status.

MIZORAM PHOTOS

From young Mizo activists, some food for thought!

September 28, 2018 7:23 am

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

November 16, 2014 2:43 pm

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

Tight security for voting in Mizoram

April 11, 2014 4:52 pm

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

MIZORAM VIDEOS

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

December 13, 2018 2:51 pm

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

December 12, 2018 2:22 pm

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.

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

December 13, 2018 3:06 pm

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.

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

December 10, 2018 8:21 pm

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

December 10, 2018 7:36 pm

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

November 25, 2018 1:37 pm

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

November 22, 2018 2:07 pm

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

November 19, 2018 8:52 am

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

August 17, 2018 2:52 pm

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