Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Topic: Mizoram

Northeast needs to boost its economy. Even Assam has failed to participate in India’s growth

An analysis of GSDP and progress of seven Northeast states relative to the rest of India and six states relative to Assam reveals shortcomings.

Congress names Lalsawta chief of its Mizoram unit

Sonia Gandhi Saturday accepted the resignation of Thanhawla as Mizoram Congress chief and appointed him as a CWC member.

Take necessary steps as Covid cases rising in many districts, Centre tells 6 states

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Odisha and Mizoram over the concerning rise in Covid cases.

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga urges PM Modi to appoint state chief secretary who knows Mizo language

CM Zoramthanga had earlier written to Amit Shah urging him to modify the order appointing Renu Sharma as the chief secretary, as none of the Mizoram cabinet ministers understands Hindi.

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga urges Modi govt to review allocation of funds to Northeast states

In a statement Sunday, Zoramthanga said many important projects in Mizoram were either delayed or could not be executed because the Northeast states did not receive their due share.

Centre overruling Mizoram CM on chief secretary appointment damages cooperative federalism

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‘My ministers don’t understand Hindi’: Mizoram CM requests Amit Shah to change chief secretary

CM Zoramthanga raises issue of Renu Sharma not having a working knowledge of Mizo whereas none of his cabinet ministers understand Hindi & 'some have problems understanding English'.

Why tiny Mizoram has emerged as Covid hotspot with 17% positivity rate as rest of India sees drop

Officials in Mizoram’s health department point to a variety of factors that could have led to the recent surge, including a large ‘vulnerable population’ and ‘targeted testing’.

Myanmar crisis forces kids in Mizoram village to climb a mountain for ‘Indian’ internet 

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

This Nagaland village council has decided to not pay ‘taxes’ till underground groups unite

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

On Camera


File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.