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  • Discriminations galore

    Discriminations galore

    On 21 August, Buddha Dhan Chakma, the minister of state for sericulture and fisheries resigned from the Lal Thanhawla-led Congress ministry in Mizoram in protest against what he described as discrimination and racism. In his resignation letter he said that the four Chakma students who qualified for MBBS seats under the state quota were denied …

    August 28, 2017
  • Wheels within wheels

    Wheels within wheels

    Distinctly different from Mizos in more ways than one, the Reangs, now called Brus, are struggling and debating over a proper recognition of a culture of their own, something  which is not only different from that of the Lushais but one that also has an “autonomous administrative unit” for themselves. The Bru-Mizo conflict originated in …

    January 29, 2017