BJP distances from Rijiju's beef remarks, says issue shouldn't be politicised

The BJP on Wednesday distanced itself from Union minister Kiren Rijiju's reported comment on beef eating, saying the issue involves "great religious sentiments" and should not be dragged into the political domain.

New Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal to reach Aizwal on Wednesday

Newly-appointed Mizoram Governor Dr Kamla Beniwal would arrive in Aizawl tomorrow, official sources said here on Tuesday.

Twelve houses gutted in Mizoram

At least 12 houses, belonging to the Bru community in Putlungasih village in south Mizoram`s Lunglei district were completely gutted today, official sources said.

Explosion damages building, govt offices in Aizawl

A powerful explosion at the central Treasury Square here damaged a building in the Assembly Secretariat and the Information and Public Relations office, police said today.

Prime suspect in drug smuggling case held in Aizwal

Alleged mastermind in the massive smuggling of pseudo-ephedrine from India to Myanmar, Tlangchungnunga has been arrested at the Lengpui Airport by the Mizoram Police.

Mizoram sets example of violence free poll campaign

With no incident of violence being reported for the November 25 Assembly elections, Mizoram has set an example of peaceful election campaigning.

Presbyterian Church holds key to campaign in Mizoram

An outsider to Christian-majority Mizoram will hardly be able to realise that Assembly elections here are just a week away as posters, placards and wall graffiti are few.

Mizoram CM candidate profile - Pu Zoramthanga

A former chief minister of the state, Pu Zoramthanga was known for never losing elections until 2008.

Aizwal landslide: All bodies recovered, clearing work on at site

With the last remaining body being recovered from under the debris, the workers were now busy clearing the site that was hit by the massive landslide on May 11 leaving 17 people dead.

Woman stabs husband to death in Aizwal

A 20-year-old woman stabbed her husband to death after a heated domestic quarrel in a remote south Mizoram Lunglei district`s Rotlang West village.

Campaigning for CADC election ends

Campaigning for the election to the 20-member Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) to be held on Wednesday, ended at 5 PM on Monday.

Doctor dies taking preservative solution

A doctor died Wednesday after mistakenly drinking a solution meant for injection to preserve the body of his grandmother for burial, hospital sources said.

MNF, MDF MLAs walk out of Assembly during Guv address

Three members of the Opposition MNF and the lone member of its junior partner MDF staged a walk-out from the state Assembly during the Governor`s address.

AK-56 assault rifle, carbine seized in Mizoram

An AK-56 assault rifle and a carbine were seized by security personnel from the jungles near Hrangchalkawn village in south Mizoram`s Lunglei district, police said on Monday.

Five labourers abducted by militants in Aizwal

Five labourers were allegedly abducted by suspected Tripura-based militants from inside the Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura border Dampa Tiger Reserve.

Electioneering picks up in Mizoram bypoll

With only nine days left for campaigning, electioneering has picked up for the by-poll to Chalfilh assembly seat in Mizoram to be held on February 23.

Traffic police distributes Christmas cards with don`ts

Aizawl Traffic Police officials distributed Christmas Cards in which precautionary tips were printed.

Aizwal: One feared drowned in boat capsize

One person feared drowned when a boat carrying 12 people capsized in Tlawng river near Bairabi town on the Mizoram-Assam border.

Youth slits his throat in Aizwal

Lalawmpuia (29) of East Phaileng
village in Aizawl district allegedly committed suicide by slitting his throat with a machete, the police said Friday.

Aizwal: Man shot dead after being mistaken for a bear

A man was shot dead by a relative mistaking the former as a bear near Mizoram-Myanmar border Farkawn village.