Redrafted Citizenship Amendment Bill may exclude three north-east states

Arunachal, Nagaland and Mizoram -- where the Inner Line Permit regime is applicable will be out of the purview of the CAB that created a political row in the run-up to the 2019 general election.

published on : 5th December 2019

Centre suspends free ration, cash-dole to Bru refugee camps

An estimated 35,000 Brus were lodged in six refugee camps in Tripura and over the past two months, a little over 1,000 had gone back to Mizoram.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Recreational drugs worth Rs 6 crore seized in Mizoram

The first haul was on Thursday night at Selesih village near Aizawl when the officials of the department seized 1.01 lakh tablets of Methamphetamine.

published on : 1st December 2019

Plan to repatriate Bru refugees fail, fate of 32,000 uncertain

Altogether 4,447 displaced Bru families were scheduled to return to neighbouring Mizoram from where they started fleeing since 1997 following ethnic clashes.

published on : 1st December 2019

CAG flags irregularities in Mizoram tourism project

The CAG report said the state tourism department had awarded a contract to a Delhi-based consultancy firm before getting approval of the project from the Centre and extended it "undue benefit"

published on : 24th November 2019

Repatriation deadline draws near but only 892 displaced Brus returned to Mizoram

As most refugees are not willing to return to Mizoram, the Centre had suspended the supply of free ration and cash dole to them.

published on : 15th November 2019

In HIV-prevalent Mizoram, a subject on drug abuse in schools and colleges soon

According to latest figures received from Mizoram State AIDS Control Society, nine new cases of HIV positive are detected all over the state every day.

published on : 14th November 2019

Ration suspension: Bru refugees say ‘everyone has the right to food’

The supply of ration and cash doles to the refugees was suspended on October 1, two days ahead of the commencement of the repatriation process.

published on : 12th November 2019

Displaced Brus: Mizoram government says this could be last repatriation process

Tripura’s royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarma, who resigned as state Congress chief recently, insisted the displaced Brus be provided land by Tripura government so they could continue to live here.

published on : 9th November 2019

Mizoram’s displaced Brus start getting free ration again

The supply of free ration was suspended abruptly from October 1 at the instruction of central government and amidst a process for repatriation of the refugees to Mizoram.

published on : 8th November 2019

Will take responsibility given by party, says Kerala BJP chief Sreedharan Pillai

Pillai, considered a moderate, took charge of the party after the then chief Kummanam Rajashekharan was posted as Mizoram Governor in 2018.

published on : 25th October 2019

Repatriation of Brus: Most refugees, lodged in Tripura relief camps, unlikely to return to Mizoram

The process of repatriation began on October 3 and so far, only 68 families have returned to Mizoram.

published on : 14th October 2019

Mizoram records nine HIV positive cases every day

At 2.04 per cent, Mizoram recorded the highest HIV prevalence rate in the country. It is followed by Manipur (1.43 per cent) and Nagaland (1.15 per cent).

published on : 12th October 2019

Mizoram lifts ban on import of pigs from other states

The government had banned imports of animal from other states, neighbouring countries earlier this year due to prevalence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome and the African Swine Fever.

published on : 10th October 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill could 'open floodgates for illegal immigrants': Mizoram CM to Amit Shah

An umbrella organisation of major civil society and student associations met Shah and submitted a memorandum demanding that the Bill should not be legislated.

published on : 5th October 2019
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