Mizoram to constitute Subordinate Services Selection Board

Mizoram to constitute Subordinate Services Selection Board

A file photo of Mizoram Assembly House. (Photo Courtesy: [[File:Mizoram Assembly House.jpg|Mizoram Assembly House]] via Wikimedia Commons) MSSSB will conduct recruitment to Group ‘B’ non gazetted posts Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 11 The Mizoram cabinet has decided to constitute an additional recruitment body to relieve the Mizoram Public Service Commission (MPSC) of its […]

Mizoram to become ‘complete dry state’

Mizoram to become ‘complete dry state’

The Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition) Bill, 2019 was passed by the state legislature on March 20 replacing the 4-year old MLPC Act, 2014, introduced by the erstwhile Congress government, that allowed opening of wine shop in the state from January 2015. (Image courtesy: pixabay.com) Banning liquor was a pre-poll pledge of the ruling Mizo National Front […]

One ‘critical’ polling station in Mizoram

AIZAWL, April 5 (PTI): The Election Commission has classified only one polling station in Mizoram as ‘critical’, a state election department official said Thursday. Of the 1,175 polling stations in the state, Gegaguluksura in southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district was declared as critical. Besides the 1,175 polling stations, 15 more are being set up at Mizoram-Tripura […]

Mizoram records highest cancer cases in India

Newmai News NetworkAizawl | February 4 Mizoram has recorded the highest cancer cases in the country with 4,656 new cases reported in three years, between 2012 and 2014, State Nodal Officer for non-Communicable Disease (NCD), Dr. Eric Zomawia said during the observation of World Cancer Day in Aizawl on February 4. Quoting Population Based Cancer […]

Zodintluanga elected CLP leader Mizoran

Aizawl, December 17 (PTI):  The five-member Congress legislature party (CLP) in Mizoram Monday elected Zodintluanga, a former minister and treasurer of the recently dissolved CLP as its leader, party sources said. Zodintluangahas been CLP treasurer for three consecutive terms (15 years) and is theseniormost Congress legislator who made it to the state legislative assembly inthe […]

Sailo to be elected Mizoram assembly speaker unopposed

Aizawl, December 17 (PTI): The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) legislator Lalrinliana Sailo would be elected unopposed as Speaker of the new Assembly on Tuesday, an official said. Sailo, a former minister in the previous Congress government, is the only candidate to file nomination till 3.30 pm Monday, the deadline for doing it, Assembly secretary […]

Zoramthanga’s loyalty to Mizo cause helped him return to power after a decade

Aizawl, December 15 (IANS): Militant leader-turned-politician, Zoramthangas intenseacumenship took his party, the Mizo National Front (MNF), to govern Mizoram,the country’s second least populous state, for a third term. It also obliquelyhelped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to accomplish its mission to make a”Congress-mukt (free) northeast.” Mizoiconic leader and MNF founder Laldenga’s closest lieutenant, Zoramthanga, 74,was […]

Mizoram polls:Congress to review poor electoral performance

Mizoram, December 13 (PTI): The Congress, which suffered ahumiliating defeat at the hands of the Mizo National Front (MNF) in Mizoram,will review its performance in the just-concluded assembly polls at a meetingon January 18, a party leader said Thursday. All party candidates will be asked to attend the brainstorming session that will deliberate on the […]

BJP losses show people are unhappy: CPI-M

Aizawl, December 12 (IANS): CPI-M leader and former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Wednesday that the election results in five states “reflected the agony and distress of the people due to misgovernance of the BJP-led Central and state governments.”   Sarkar, currently the Leader of Opposition in Tripura, said that similar anti-Bharatiya Janata […]

MNF wins Mizoram, Congress’ last Northeast state

Aizawl, December  11 (IANS): Securing an absolute majority in the 40-member Mizoram Assembly, the MNF on Tuesday returned to power after a decade, crushing the Congress and ousting it from power in the last Northeastern state it ruled.   The Mizo National Front (MNF), which got only five seats in the 2013 Assembly polls, secured […]

4 persons dead in road mishap at Mizoram-Manipur border

Aizawl, December 11 (PTI): In a tragic incident that took place in the city, four persons including three women were killed in a road accident in Mizoram on Sunday, police said.   Five persons were travelling in a car when it met with an accident at Ngopa village near Mizoram-Manipur border, they said. Four persons […]

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