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Mizoram civil society groups meet Amit Shah with concern over citizenship Bill

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.

Mizoram people opposed to Citizenship Amendment Bill: CM tells Amit Shah

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 could open a "floodgate of illegal immigrants" in Mizoram, an official statement said.

Modi govt doubled developmental projects for Mizoram: Amit Shah

Shah was speaking at the inauguration of the North East Handloom and Handicraft Exhibition, organised by the North East Council, in the Mizoram capital.

Mizo students take pledge not to marry ‘outsiders’

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: Special court awards 20 years rigorous imprisonment to two for possessing drugs

The convicts were arrested from Champai district's Dungtlang village for possessing 439 gram of heroin in 2017.

Mizoram BJP launches cell to help missionaries

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.

Mizoram re-identifies 26,128 Bru refugees in 6 relief camps of Tripura

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.

Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 15 crore seized in Mizoram

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.

Former Mizoram minister Lalrinchhana dies

The MNF leader was suffering from cancer and prepartions were on to bring his body to Aizawl from the Meghalaya hospital.

Mizoram passes Bill for total prohibition

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”.

Mizoram: New Bill aims to detect illegal foreigners ‘eating away’ benefits

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.

Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Governor of Mizoram

Gauhati High Court judge, Justice Nelson Sailo administered the oath of office to Mukhi.