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NGOs didn’t let us take part in Republic Day celebrations: Mizoram IAS officers

Despite efforts by the state government, the NGOs, including the apex students’ body Mizo Zirlai Pawl MZP and the Young Mizo Association (YMA) boycotted Republic Day celebrations in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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.

Mizoram takes to the streets against Citizenship Bill

The Mizo National Front, the ruling political party in the state, released a statement of its supports to the MZP and its stand against the the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8.

Entire Northeast burning because of Citizenship Bill: Lalduhawma

Lalduhawma, who is also the Leader of Opposition in the Mizoram Assembly alleged that the BJP, RSS are trying to rewrite the history on their own way.

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.

Mizoram: Zoramthanga sworn in as Chief Minister

Former chief minister Lal Thanhawla, besides former ministers, legislators and senior officials were present at the oath-taking ceremony.

MNF has no intention of leaving NDA and NEDA: Zoramthanga

The new Mizoram chief minister, Zoramthanga, said combating alcoholism and drug addiction would be one of the top priorities of his government and it would take up development projects from day one.

Mizoram: On the eve of World Aids Day, a concert to promote HIV testing

The main reasons behind the severe number of HIV diagnosed cases in Mizoram are unsafe sex, followed by sharing of needles and syringes by drug users and sexual intercourse between homosexual partners, according to the Mizoram State Aids Control Society.

Mizoram: Country’s first queueless polling witnessed in Kolasib

Voters were provided a serial number with a timing slot. Accordingly, they cast their votes, with 60 voters exercising their franchise every half hour.