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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.

The corner of a northeastern field: How cricket found a strong wicket in Mizoram

At long last, part of the BCCI's domestic calendar, cricket in the hilly state of Mizoram is slowly gaining popularity. 

Rajasekharan quits as Mizoram Governor, may be BJP’s Thiruvananthapuram choice

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.

Mizoram: MHA directs Assam Rifles to shift battalion headquarters from Aizawl

Assam Rifles battalion headquarters is at present located in Treasury and Zodin square in Aizawl city. Zokhawsang area is about 15 km from Aizawl.

AIFF to launch first-ever national Futsal Cup

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.

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: Mizoram CM threatens to withdraw support to NDA

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 […]

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.