Adam Halliday

Articles By Adam Halliday

Police trailed his men for 2 months before Assam Rifles Commandant’s arrest

Police and Customs sources said Mizoram had emerged on the gold-smuggling route only over the past one year, with Manipur becoming either too “dangerous” or “costly”.

Mizoram: CM’s brother Lal Thanzara wins assembly seat

Thanzara won 6,175 (56 per cent) of the 10,916 votes polled.

Aizawl: The seat CM’s brother quit, only to contest again

Congress announced Lal Thanzara would recontest the seat he vacated, a move critcised by the opposition that accused him of bluffing about his reasons for quitting.

Beef trade across states

Currently, beef sells at Rs 350 per kilogram in Aizawl markets, while pork sells for Rs 250 per kg and poultry sells for Rs 240 per kg.

Beef trade across states

In Mizoram, beef remains the second most consumed meat after pork. Cattle is imported from other states such as Meghalaya and Assam and also from Myanmar.

Bru leaders ready to work with Mizoram govt to repatriate relief camp inmates

The last repatriation process, which took place between June and August this year, was a failure, with not a single Bru taking part in it after camp leaders rejected the rehabilitation package.

Financial inclusion: Rajan reiterates his Lima stance

The RBI governor sounded a similar note of caution in Lima, Peru, a week ago on the sidelines of an IMF-World Bank meet.

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan lauds SC ruling on Aadhar for banking

"I think that this Supreme Court ruling today on Aadhar will be quite helpful in making it possible for us to use Aadhar in banking services," said Rajan.

Ajit Doval heads to Myanmar to attend peace pact signing

The ceasefire signatories will not include the National Socialist Council of Nagalim’s S S Khaplang-led faction.

Mizoram finance minister presents deficit budget of Rs 7576.56 cr

Lalsawta told the house that the government intends to consider the current financial year a "year of consolidation".

Mizoram Assembly adopts resolution on UN declaration on indigenous rights

The UN's DRIPS was accepted by the international body's General Assembly in 2007 after more than two decades of negotiations.

Goat Pox behind mass deaths of Serows in Mizoram: Experts

Goat pox is caused by the Capripox Virus which can be found in potential hosts such as goats, sheep and cows.

Resolution against ECI’s ordering electoral roll revision in Bru relief camps

Bru leaders in the camps have argued that it is their fundamental right to vote since they are citizens of the country.

Mizoram’s flickering Hmar insurgency

Many Hmars are members of Mizoram’s middle class; most no longer speak the Hmar dialect, and are fully integrated into Mizo society.

Mizoram: Martyr’s Day observed to commemorate those who died during Mizo Insurgency

The rebel force turned political party has been observing Martyr's Day every September 20 since 1980.

Mizoram’s power lifeline on shaky ground after landslip

Parts of the ground on which Mizoram’s most important power distribution point stands sunk a couple of feet that night, endangering equipment.

Mizoram: Decision on Dampa Tiger Reserve by September end

The Mizoram government told the HC that 287 tribal families evicted from Dampa in 1989 were not provided relief and rehabilitation because they did not have rights to the land.

Mizo National Party targets Congress govt for Manipur violence

The party has demanded the Centre and the state governments to investigate the deaths.

Mizoram sisters’ ‘rape’, murder: Police search for 18-year-old suspect

The bloodied bodies of the two girls were found around 8 pm Friday near their tin-roofed home in a corner of the village about 80 kms from state capital Aizawl.

Judge acquits two men of murder in Mizoram citing discrepancy in evidence

As their statements to police also conflicted, the judge summoned the IO along with the case diary, but no headway could be made into which of the two committed the murder.