The memorandum also highlighted the issue of repatriation of Brus to the state from camps in neighbouring Tripura, Lalhmachhuana, secretary of Mizoram’s NGO coordination committee, said.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 could open a "floodgate of illegal immigrants" in Mizoram, an official statement said.
Shah was speaking at the inauguration of the North East Handloom and Handicraft Exhibition, organised by the North East Council, in the Mizoram capital.
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.
The convicts were arrested from Champai district's Dungtlang village for possessing 439 gram of heroin in 2017.
The cell is headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte. A former deputy controller of mines at Indian Bureau of Mines, he unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha polls as Independent and joined the BJP earlier this month.
The re-identification of the bona fide residents of Mizoram, as part of the repatriation process of the Bru refugees lodged in the relief camps, was completed on July 20, Lalbiakzama said.
State excise and narcotics department spokesperson Peter Zohmingthanga said the tablets, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar, were worth around Rs 15 crore in the local market at the rate of Rs 250 per tablet.
The MNF leader was suffering from cancer and prepartions were on to bring his body to Aizawl from the Meghalaya hospital.
Earlier this month, the state government had passed an order, saying that owners of liquor warehouses, vendors and those holding liquor licences in clubs, government lodgings or hotels should “dispose of all their stocks before March 31”.
The CM said that the “large scale influx of foreigners and their malafide assimilation” with the permanent residents in the villages of Mizoram has led to an “abnormal increase in the population” and poses a law and order threat.
Gauhati High Court judge, Justice Nelson Sailo administered the oath of office to Mukhi.
At long last, part of the BCCI's domestic calendar, cricket in the hilly state of Mizoram is slowly gaining popularity.
Rajasekharan’s entry to the poll fray would set the stage for a triangular contest in the seat, where Congress is set to field sitting MP Shashi Tharoor and the LDF has nominated CPI legislator C Divakaran.
Assam Rifles battalion headquarters is at present located in Treasury and Zodin square in Aizawl city. Zokhawsang area is about 15 km from Aizawl.
Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir and Karnataka will start its own State Futsal League while Mizoram already started the first futsal league in the country in 2018.
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.
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said on Thursday that the ruling Mizo National Front would not hesitate to snap ties with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is not revoked. Addressing MNF workers at Aibawk village near here, Zoramthanga said that the party and his government had been making all-out efforts to […]
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.
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.