Former Mizoram chief minister Brigadier Sailo dies at 93

Veteran Mizo leader and former Mizoram chief minister Brigadier T Sailo died at a private hospital here following heart failure. He was 93. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Saila, Kyndiah death: Mizoram govt announces 3-day mourning

Mizoram government on Friday declared half-holiday today and a three-day mourning to mourn the deaths of former state chief minister Brig Thenphunga Sailo (93) and former state governor Paty Ripple Kyndiah (87), chief secretary Lalmalsawma said.

Mizoram incurred Rs 5,114.21 crore debt, say CAG estimates

Mizoram incurred Rs 5,114.21 crore as debt as per the estimates in the Finance Accounts 2012-13 report published by the Comptroller and Auditor General, state Finance Minister Lalsawta informed the legislature on Wednesday.

12-hour bandh in Mizoram

A 12-hour state-wide bandh has been called by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Wednesday to protest against hike in price of rice sold through the PDS and increase in different taxes.

Mizoram observes State Day

Mizoram on Friday observed State Day, the anniversary of its being upgraded to the full-fledged statehood from union territory status, after signing the historic Mizo Accord to find lasting solution to the vexed Mizo problem.

Zoramthanga leaves to broker peace in Myanmar

Mizo National Front president Zoramthanga on Monday left Kolkata for Yangon to broker peace deal between the government of Myanmar and various ethnic groups in that country.

MNF to launch agitation if govt hikes price of rice

   Aizawl: Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) today threatened to launch agitation if the Mizoram government hikes the price of rice in 2015.

25 Mizoram gazetted officers have Vigilance cases against them

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday said there are 25 gazetted officers working in the state government who have vigilance case against them.

End attacks on people from northeast: Mizoram Assembly

The Mizoram Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution urging an end to "discrimination and violence" against people from the northeastern region.

Mizoram Assembly adopts resolution condemning attack on NE people

The Mizoram Assembly on Friday adopted a private resolution condemning racial attacks on the north eastern people in different parts of the country.

Mizoram ex-CM Zoramthanga meets Tony Blair's peace team

Mizoram's former chief minister Zoramthanga held discussion in New Delhi with Dessislava Roussanova, one of the team members of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on brokering peace in neighbouring Myanmar.

Mizo CM wants Commission to settle boundary issues with Assam

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday told the state Assembly that he had asked the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute a Boundary Commission to settle boundary disputes with Assam.

Voting on for lone Rajya Sabha seat in Mizoram

Polling for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Mizoram began on the state Assembly premises.

Congress, MNF candidates file nominations for Mizoram RS seat

Candidates of Congress and MNF filed nomination papers on Monday to contest the election to the lone Mizoram Rajya Sabha seat, state Assembly secretary and Returning Officer for the polls Ngurthanzuala said.

Mizoram Rajya Sabha election on June 19

Election to the lone Mizoram Rajya Sabha seat would be held on June 19, state Assembly secretariat officials on Saturday said.

Mizoram govt urged to act against Assam officials

Mizoram`s lone Rajya Sabha Member Lalhming Liana urged the state government to act decisively if Assam government officials entered the state and harass people in the border areas again.

Mizoram Opposition parties holding talks to form united front

All the opposition parties in Mizoram have been holding talks to form an united front against the ruling Congress, sources in the Mizo National Front (MNF), the main opposition party said on Tuesday.

Two-judge bench to hear petition on EVM

Gauhati High Court Chief Justice, AM Sapre has appointed a two-judge bench comprising Portfolio Judge of Aizawl Bench Justice LS Jamir and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan to take up the petition submitted by the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) asking full inquiry into Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the last Mizoram assembly polls.

Lal Thanhawla to be sworn-in as Mizoram Chief Minister today

The Congress government led by incumbent Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla will re-assume office for the second successive term on Saturday.

Sixth Mizoram Assembly dissolved

The sixth Mizoram Assembly was dissolved by the state Governor Vakkom Purushothaman, an official statement said.