The Mizo women will be able to inherit property and their marriages cannot be terminated at the whims of their husbands once the proposed Mizoram Marriage, Divorce and Inheritance of Property Bill, 2014, is passed by the Assembly.
The abduction of 11 non-tribals from Mamit district on the Mizoram-Bangladesh border by suspected NLFT and Bru militants was the seventh kidnapping incident in the area by the outfits, police said on Tuesday.
A powerful explosion took place near the residence of the Mizoram Parliamentary Secretary for Home in Mission Veng locality here early Wednesday morning but there was no report of any casualty, police said.
Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul, who was appointed to take additional gubernatorial charge of Mizoram and Manipur, would be sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram on September 16 at the Raj Bhavan Durbar Hall in Aizawl.
Mizoram government has disbursed money under rehabilitation and resettlement package to all the 173 Bru families who returned to Mizoram from six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura during June 17 to 21 last year.
Mizoram`s Lokayukta Drafting Committee has completed the draft Lokayukta Bill, 2014 and uploaded the bill in the state law department`s website, officials of the state law and judicial department on Friday said.
Central Committee of Young Mizo Association (YMA) demanded removal of Minister of State for Veterinary and Sericulture Dr BD Chakma for his alleged anti-democratic activities, the Mizo`s largest organisation leaders said.