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Mizoram: Of highway robbery, lottery scam and peace talks

A sensational highway robbery of gold bars allegedly committed by the officer and soldiers of a paramilitary force, mob violence in a court premises, delay in the repatriation of Brus, a lottery scam and talks with Hmar rebels were some of the developments that kept Mizoram in news in 2016.

Mizoram launches new policy to boost agri-based economy

The Mizoram government has launched a New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) to boost the state`s agriculture-based economy, develop rural infrastructure and to raise livelihood of the people.

Mizoram expresses inability to implement 7th pay commission recommendations

Mizoram expresses inability to implement 7th pay commission recommendations

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Friday said the state government would not be able to implement the seventh Central Pay Commission's recommendations for the its employees in near future.

Mizoram anti-corruption board probe against Lal Thanzara

Mizoram Anti Corruption Bureau has launched investigation against Former Mizoram health minister and Chief minister Lal Thanhawla's younger brother, Lal Thanzara, opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) legal board chairman J Lalremruata Hmar said on Thursday.

EC has pledged to enable Brus in camps to vote in Mizoram: CM

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday said the Election Commission has pledged that arrangements would be made to ensure exercise of franchise in Mizoram by Bru voters lodged in Tripura relief camps in the parliamentary and Assembly polls.

MNF accuses Mizoram CM of being involved in Lottery Scam

Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Thursday accused Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla as one of the major players in a multi-crore scam involving a Siliguri-based lottery agent - the Teesta Distributors, owned by Santiago Martin and other share holders.

Manipur situation: Mizoram CM defends his letter to PM

 Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has defended his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the violence in Manipur over its state assembly passing three controversial bills, and said he wanted to help his people in the neighbouring state.

FIR against Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla's brother

 Opposition Mizo National Front on Tuesday lodged a police complaint against Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla's brother, who is a former minister, alleging that he indulged in corruption and misused his office.

Mizoram minister's resignation accepted by Governor

Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Health Lal Thanzara who quit in the wake of the opposition charge that he was involved in "office of profit" scam.

Mizoram CM accuses MNF and BJP of instigating violence

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Friday accused opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) and BJP leaders of instigating violence at Chawngte town in southern part of the state on Tuesday last.

Mizoram CM condoles APJ Abdul Kalam's death

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday condoled the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Mizo Assembly pays tribute to departed leaders

Mizoram Assembly on the first day of the three-day monsoon session on Tuesday paid rich tributes to former state chief minister Brig. Thenphunga Sailo and former legislator Lalnghenga.

Nirbhay Sharma sworn-in as Governor of Mizoram

Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here.

Mizoram govt vows firm action; funeral held for slain policemen

Mizoram government on Sunday vowed to take firm action against Hmar People's Convention-Democrats as a funeral was held here with full police honours for the three Mizoram policemen gunned down by suspected extremists of the Manipur-based outfit in an ambush yesterday.

Chapchar Kut celebrated in Mizoram

 Chapchar Kut, the most important traditional festival of the Mizos was observed across Mizoram today with the biggest celebration being held at the Assam Rifles ground here.

Rajnath Singh to visit Manipur, Tripura on Saturday

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Manipur and Tripura on Saturday to review the law and order situation and assess the repatriation of tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura for more than 17 years, an official said here on Wednesday.

Mizoram launches cleanliness drive

The Congress-ruled Mizoram government Friday launched a massive state-wide cleanliness programme in order to make it the cleanest state in India.

Cleanliness movement in Mizoram launched

'Mizoram Faina Beihpui Hnatlang' or mass voluntary movement for cleanliness was launched on Friday across Mizoram with state Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla inaugurating the movement in Aizawl this morning.

Mizoram CM urges MLAs to adopt a village

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday suggested that all the members of the state legislative assembly should nurture a model village within their respective constituencies, an official statement said.

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.