The fresh immigrants including women and children took shelter in 15 to 16 villages in Mizoram's three districts -- Champhai, Lawngtlai and Hnahthial districts bordering Myanmar.
After several incidents and tension for several months over the border dispute, six Assam Police personnel and a civilian were killed and around 60 people were injured in firing and clashes between the police and civilians of the two states on July 26.
Paying tributes to five killed policemen, he announced a government job and Rs 50 lakh as compensation to their next of kin and Rs one lakh for the 42 policemen and civilians injured in the border firing and clashes.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga, in a series of tweets, sought to blame each other's officials for the situation, while calling on Amit Shah to urgently intervene to control the situation.
On the occasion of Father's Day on Sunday, Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte announced that he would reward a living man or woman having the largest number of offspring within his Aizawl East-2 assembly constituency with a cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh.
Born on July 21, 1945, Zionghaka, commonly known as Ziona Chana was the head of a Christian religious community called aChana's sect' in his village Baktawng Tlangnuam, around 100 km from Aizawl.
Officials of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Department said that due to the ASF,at least 5,027 pigs and piglets has so far died since March causing financial loss to the tune of Rs 20.10 crore.
Aizawl: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthangs over phone about the forest fire in the northeastern state and assured all help of the Central…
Aizawl: Mizoram was the first state in India to declare sports as an industry in June 2020, said Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Tuesday. For the development of sports infrastructure in the state, the Union Minority Affairs Ministry has approved projects worth Rs 22,873 lakh under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram’ scheme for establishing […]
Aizawl: The Mizoram Police have rescued 12 young Rohingya Muslim boys and girls, suspected to be victims of human trafficking, after they entered the bordering northeast state from Bangladesh without valid travel documents, officials said on Monday. With this, as many as 43 young girls and boys of Nepali and Myanmarese Rohingya descent have been […]
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ashish Kundra Thursday said the provisional figure on the voter turnout in the election to the lone Lok Sabha seat and by-poll to the Aizawl West-I seat was 61.29 per cent at five pm and was most likely to go up. The CEO said that the final and exact figure […]
New Delhi:The Congress on Tuesday was set to return to power in Chhattisgarh, was ahead of the BJP in Rajasthan and locked in a neck-and-neck fight in Madhya Pradesh but it was mauled in Telangana and Mizoram in critical Assembly elections held ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha battle. Exit polls held at the end […]
New Delhi: The Congress took early significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was locked in a close fight in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as officials counted the millions of votes polled in Assembly elections in five states. Election Commission officials also said on the basis of preliminary trends that the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi […]
New Delhi: Counting of votes for five state assemblies began on Tuesday amid tight security. In the multi-phase polling, Chhattisgarh voted on November 12 (18 seats) and November 20 (72 seats); Madhya Pradesh (230 seats) and Mizoram (40 seats) on November 28; and Rajasthan (199 seats) and Telangana (119 seats) on December 7. Over 8,500 […]
Aizawl: Polling is underway for 40 seats to elect a new Mizoram Assembly. Nearly 15 per cent of the over 7.68 lakh electorate cast their votes in the first two hours on Wednesday, officials said. “Till 9 a.m., 15 per cent voter turnout has been recorded,” an Election Commission official said. Around 11,100 security personnel […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission has banned all exit polls for the five poll-bound states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana from November 12 till December 7. Also, as per Section 126(1)(b) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, displaying any election matter “including results of any opinion poll or any other […]
New Delhi: The armies of India and Japan on Thursday began a first-of-its-kind joint military exercise ‘Dharma Guardian’ in Mizoram to build and promote relations between the forces of the two countries in addition to exchanging skills and experiences, a Defence Ministry statement said. Approximately one platoon strength each of Japanese and Indian contingents took […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday announced the dates for the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly polls. While Chhattisgarh will go to the polls in two phases on November 12 and 20, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Assembly elections will be held on November 28. Polling in Rajasthan and Telangana will […]