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Mizoram: Minor Troubles

For the second consecutive year, Mizoram did not record a single insurgency-related fatality in 2017.    Significantly, the last such fatality in the State was recorded on March 28, 2015, when three Policemen were killed in an ambush by cadres of the Democratic faction of Hmar People’s Convention (HPC-D) near Zokhawthiang in Aizawl District. The last civilian fatality was recorded on October 15, 2014, when the bodies of two non-tribals were found near the Tuikhurhlu area in Aizawl District. The last militant fatality was recorded on February 26, 2008, when a Kuki Liberation Army (KLA) militant was killed in a factional clash in the State capital Aizawl.

Narendra Modi wishes Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram on Statehood Day

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on Statehood Day.

Mizoram becomes third power surplus state in NE after Sikkim, Tripura : PM Modi

Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS)  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Mizoram has become third power surplus State in the North East after Sikkim and Tripura.

PM Modi to visit Mizoram and Meghalaya tomorrow, will inaugurate various projects

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mizoram and Meghalaya on Saturday where he will inaugurate various development projects. 

Japanese Self Defence Force delegation team visits CIJW School

Guwahati, Dec 14 (IBNS): A delegation from the Japanese Self Defence Force visited the renowned Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School in Mizoram's  Vairengte from December 12-14.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here on Wednesday for Central Assistance to the States of Manipur, Mizoram in the wake of flood, landslides and to Kerala in the wake of drought (rabi & kharif) of 2016-17.

Uzbek army’s delegation team visits Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Mizoram

Guwahati, Nov 23 (IBNS): To enhance defence cooperation between Indian Army and Uzbekistan Army, a delegation visited Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Mizoram on Thursday.

Police recover 20 kg gold from train in Guwahati station, arrest four from Mizoram

Guwahati, May 5 (IBNS) : The Railway police on Friday arrested four persons, including two women, from Guwahati railway station and recovered gold worth Rs. six crore from them.

Peace talks commence between Mizoram government and HPC-D on Friday

Aizwal, Apr 28 (IBNS): Peace talks between the Mizoram government and Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) commenced at Aizwal on Friday, according to media reports.

Mizoram: Managing Irritants

On April 15, 2017, State Home Minister R. Lalzirliana reiterated that the Mizoram Government was ready to carry out repatriation of Bru (also known as Reang) families lodged at six relief camps in Tripura, and that the State Government had 'completed all formalities' which were supposed to be done in connection with the repatriation process. He also stated that, though the Supreme Court had called, on March 28, 2017, for status quo to be maintained; it clarified that people who wanted to move back should be asked to go.

Mizoram becomes 27th State to join UDAY

Aizawl, Apr 2 (IBNS): The Government of India and the State of Mizoram signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on Sunday for operational improvement of the State’s Power Distribution Department.

PM Modi greets people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on statehood day

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their statehood day.

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Mizoram

Guwahati, May 8 (IBNS): Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, including two assault rifles, from Aizawl, capital city of Mizoram, on May 7, officials said on Sunday.

Army officer arrested on alleged charges of stealing smuggled gold

Aizwal, May 5 (IBNS): A senior army officer and eight of his men from 39 Assam Rifles were arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing smuggled gold bars in Mizoram, media reports said.

Mizoram: Unresolved Challenges

On January 8, 2016, a meeting convened by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UMHA) on the issue of repatriation of Brus in six relief camps in Tripura remained inconclusive. "We informed the Home Ministry officials that the Brus refused to return to Mizoram despite repeated arrangements made by Mizoram Government in the relief camps for the repatriation," Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma stated. Lalmalsawma also disclosed that the time or venue of the next meeting was not fixed to discuss the issue in future as the Mizoram Government is of the opinion that it would be a futile exercise if more repatriation attempts are made in future.