Mizoram: News

23 Aug 2021


More than 300 schools reopen in Mizoram

Over 300 schools in Mizoram's COVID-19 free areas have been allowed to reopen for the new academic session 2021-2022, an official of the school education department said.

01 Aug 2021


Mizoram to 'relook' FIR against Assam CM after inter-state violence

After the Mizoram Police named Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in an FIR related to an inter-state border row, the Mizoram government Sunday said that it will review the case.

31 Jul 2021


Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Both states' officials, including Assam CM, booked

The Assam-Mizoram border dispute is worsening by the day and the issue has taken a new turn as both states have now booked each other's top officials.

30 Jul 2021


Assam issues advisory against traveling to Mizoram citing safety threat

Issuing a first-of-its-kind travel advisory, the Assam government has asked the people of the state not to travel to the neighboring state, Mizoram, saying there is a "threat to personal safety."

27 Jul 2021


7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday constituted a seven-member committee to assess the Assam-Mizoram border dispute and the "ensuing violence that cost the lives of police personnel."

26 Jul 2021


6 cops killed in Assam-Mizoram border violence; Centre's intervention sought

Six police officers were killed as violence broke out at the disputed Assam-Mizoram border on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

20 Jul 2021


Mizoram: Highest daily cases reported, over 150 children COVID-19 positive

Mizoram on Tuesday reported the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases as 807 people tested positive, taking the tally to 28,295, a health department official said.

17 Jul 2021


Mizoram reimposes lockdown in AMC area as COVID-19 cases rise

The Mizoram government has reimposed a seven-day complete lockdown in Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, over two weeks after easing restrictions, officials said.

28 Jun 2021


Over 700 Myanmar nationals entered Mizoram in past few weeks

Over 700 people from Myanmar, mostly civilians, have entered Mizoram in the past few weeks, a police officer said on Sunday.

09 Apr 2021


Mizoram: Policemen back from Assam poll duty test COVID-19 positive

Twelve policemen, who returned from Assam after election duty, and seven children were among the 36 newly infected people in Mizoram.

19 Oct 2020


Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes

The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.

03 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed 18 lakh while the death toll also surged past 38,000.

04 Jul 2020


After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.

10 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

17 May 2020


Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31

The Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to extend the state-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The lockdown will now last until May 31.

05 Oct 2019

Amit Shah

Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.

23 Mar 2019


After Bihar, Mizoram to become dry state from April 1

Mizoram, the hill state, is again going to be a dry state from April 1, 2019.

23 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Mizoram: Protesters burn effigies of PM Modi over Citizenship Bill

Thousands of people, including students, hit the streets across different places in Mizoram today to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

22 Jan 2019

Republic Day

Mizoram body decides to boycott R-Day celebrations over Citizenship Bill

Mizoram's NGO Coordination Committee has called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations in the state in protest against the citizenship bill, the committee's chairman Vanlalruata said.

17 Jan 2019


Disease kills thousands of swine, Mizoram government bans pigs' import

Mizoram government has banned the import of pigs and piglets to prevent the outbreak of a disease that has cost the lives of thousands of swine in the state.

11 Dec 2018

Mizo National Front

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: MNF establish early lead; CM Thanhawla loses both seats

In Mizoram, early trends indicate that the Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead of the Congress.

Mizoram polls: 15% voter turnout recorded in first two hours

Around 15% voter turnout was recorded in first two hours of polling in 40 Assembly constituencies of Mizoram, Chief Electoral Officer Ashish Kundra said today.

23 Nov 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Congress lacks regard for Northeast region, its traditions: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he felt a deep sense of anguish at the Congress "abusing" Northeast culture and calling its dress "outlandish".

15 Nov 2018

Rajnath Singh

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

On Thursday, the Election Commission removed Mizoram CEO SB Shashank from his position after massive outrage in the state.

11 Nov 2018


Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

Mizoram CEO to leave for Delhi on summons by EC

Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SB Shashank, whose removal has been demanded by the Chief Minister and several NGOs, said he would leave for New Delhi today after being summoned by the Election Commission.

06 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Election Commission team in poll-bound Mizoram today to assess situation

A three-member team of the Election Commission of India will arrive in poll-bound Mizoram today to assess the situation in view of the demand for the ouster of State's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S B Shashank.

27 Oct 2018


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14 Oct 2018


#MizoramPolls: Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous areas

The ruling Congress in Mizoram has been facing problems in selecting candidates in autonomous council areas for the 40-member state Assembly elections on November 28.

07 Oct 2018


Mizoram: Congress faces tough challenge in Assembly polls

After being in power for two consecutive terms, internal squabbles and anti-incumbency factor are making the situation difficult for Congress in Mizoram which is expected to face a tough challenge from Mizo National Front in the upcoming Assembly polls (November 28).

06 Oct 2018


EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

The Election Commission on Saturday announced dates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana.

13 Jul 2018


Two arrested for possessing gold worth Rs. 2cr in Aizawl

Sleuths of Mizoram's Excise and Narcotics department seized huge quantity of gold worth more than Rs. 2 crore in Mizoram's Aizawl and arrested two persons in this connection.

02 Jul 2018


Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets

There is no stopping the hatred, especially when it is spewed anonymously on Twitter.

10 May 2018


Mizoram: 52 gold biscuits worth Rs. 2.69cr seized, 2 arrested

Customs officials have seized 52 gold biscuits valued at Rs. 2.69cr from Mizoram and arrested two Myanmar nationals in this connection.

24 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha

2019 Election: Shah sets target of 21 seats from northeast

Gearing up for the 2019 General election, BJP President Amit Shah today set a target of 21 seats out of 25 parliamentary constituencies from the northeast in the Lok Sabha polls.

11 Mar 2018

Crime Against Women

For northeast's trafficking victims, a complete loss of Indian identity

Mercy Bawm from Mizoram wanted to support her family, so in 2014, she reached Singapore through 'agents.'

16 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi inaugurates 60MW Tuirial Hydropower Project in Mizoram

Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 60MW Tuirial Hydropower Project near Kolasib in Mizoram during his maiden visit to the state since becoming PM in 2014.

03 Sep 2017


Mizoram's Lalhruaizela to represent India at MotoGP Spain

15-year-old Lalhruaizela from Mizoram finished second in the final round of the the Red Bull Road to Rookies Cup.

06 May 2017


Politics over liquor: Mizoram Govt. tight-lipped on revenue from liquor

States allowing liquor don't fret over revealing liquor revenue, but that isn't the case with Mizoram.

01 Apr 2017

Safdarjung Hospital

2 Mizoram girls dead, drug overdose suspected

Two 22 year old women from Mizoram died under mysterious circumstances at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.