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Citizenship Bill protests: Mizoram CM threatens to withdraw support to NDA

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

March 20, 2019 4:31:14 am

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.

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Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Governor of Mizoram

March 9, 2019 1:18:30 pm

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

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

March 9, 2019 9:23:47 am

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

Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan resigns, likely to contest against Shashi Tharoor in Kerala

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

March 9, 2019 4:39:09 am

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.

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

February 25, 2019 3:13:05 pm

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

February 23, 2019 6:39:15 pm

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.

Complaint against editors who opposed citizenship Bill, Centre asks Assam to act

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

January 28, 2019 4:20:37 am

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

Citizenship Bill protests: Mizoram CM threatens to withdraw support to NDA

January 25, 2019 2:32:18 pm

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 […]

Complaint against editors who opposed citizenship Bill, Centre asks Assam to act

Citizenship Bill protests in Mizoram: Student outfits to boycott R-Day celebrations, warn of ‘taking up arms’

January 25, 2019 4:57:07 am

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

January 24, 2019 9:52:33 am

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

January 19, 2019 1:58:36 pm

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

December 29, 2018 8:00:30 am

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.

Citizenship Bill protests: Mizoram CM threatens to withdraw support to NDA

Mizoram: New govt takes steps for total prohibition

December 19, 2018 2:04:34 am

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

December 17, 2018 7:57:28 pm

Election of deputy speaker would be held on Thursday, the third and last day of the first session of the eighth state assembly.

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Mizoram: Zoramthanga sworn in as Chief Minister

December 16, 2018 2:09:43 am

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

Citizenship Bill protests: Mizoram CM threatens to withdraw support to NDA

MNF has no intention of leaving NDA and NEDA: Zoramthanga

December 15, 2018 6:12:47 pm

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

November 30, 2018 8:52:20 pm

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

November 29, 2018 10:34:47 pm

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

Mizoram records 80% turnout, 56% Brus cast vote at special booths in state

November 29, 2018 12:56:08 am

The question of whether Bru refugees will vote at polling stations set up near the relief camps or travel to Mizoram had triggered a major controversy that led to removal of former CEO S B Shashank

Mizoram: Tribal group supports Congress CM

Mizoram: Tribal group supports Congress CM Lal Thanhawla

November 27, 2018 8:05:00 pm

The Kuki Organisation for Human Rights Trust (KOHRT) -- a Manipur-based organisation of the Kuki tribe -- has alleged that the current political climate was promoting religious intolerance and affecting the Christians.

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Mizoram: Campaigning ends, stage set for Nov 28 polls

November 26, 2018 6:53:52 pm

Campaigning has come of age in the state with the use of social media platforms like Facebook and Whatsapp. Campaigning via TV and radio was done as previous years, however this time social media was used extensively to woo younger voters.

Melody, not rhetoric, the major crowd-puller at Mizoram rallies

November 27, 2018 9:54:49 am

In an election where politicians try their hardest to be heard, it is the artiste’s voice that resounds the loudest.

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Mizoram: Everything was transparent in BJP-Congress alliance, says BJP leader

November 24, 2018 7:54:02 pm

BJP and Congress had formed a coalition in the Chakma Autonomous District Council in the state and had formed its executive committee. The coalition had faced a setback after some Congress members withdrew support to the BJP-led CADC.

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In Mizoram, a football league for veterans who’ve still got it

November 21, 2018 5:00:43 pm

A motley crew of engineers, police officers, drivers and businessmen — between the ages 40 and 60 — become the champions of the country’s first veteran football league

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BJP, RSS ‘know very well’ they will not win next Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi

November 20, 2018 3:30:23 pm

Addressing his first election rally at Champhai in Mizoram, he also accused the BJP and RSS of trying to destroy the culture of the state