One development plan that seems to be moving backwards in poll-bound Mizoram is hydro power.

“We have said many times we are going to dam all our rivers,” Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla had said when this journalist asked AICC general secretary Luizinho Faleiro in September how the party intends to boost the state’s debt-ridden economy if it wins again.

A deadly pig virus, which first broke out in India earlier this year, has made a comeback in Mizoram.

The Centre has directed the Mizoram government to cull all pigs that were affected but have survived the Porcine Reproductive Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).

Aizwal : With last month’s landslide that killed 17 people and swept away 11 buildings here fresh in mind, Aizawl’s district administration has ordered the demolition of a handful of large building