Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicAssam mizoram dispute

Topic: assam mizoram dispute

Mizos destroyed fields & burnt our homes, we live in fear, residents of Assam’s Lailapur say

Families on Assam side of the Lailapur-Vairengte border with Mizoram claim they live under constant fear, scared things ‘may blow up any time', which would force them out of their homes.

LoC in northeast: How Assam-Mizoram border looks with police pointing guns at each other

Such is the tension at Kulichera on the Assam-Mizoram border that CRPF anticipated trouble here. Instead, both forces clashed at Vairengte on 26 July, which left 6 Assam personnel dead.

Assam voted Modi-Shah BJP to power for stability and progress, got chaos and conflict

Asaam under BJP has stumbled from one divisive row to another — from NRC-CAA to Cattle Preservation Bill, population control policy and now the border clash with Mizoram.

This is why Modi and Shah are silent on Assam-Mizoram border row

After the Delhi riots, the border disputes are Amit Shah's biggest challenge as they threaten to dent Modi’s image as a strong and decisive leader.

Ordered police to withdraw FIR against Mizoram MP K Vanlalvena, says Himanta Biswa Sarma 

Sarma clarified that cases filed against 6 Mizoram govt officials will however continue to be probed for their alleged role in the deadly gun battle along the inter-state border.

Veggies are expensive, medicines in short supply — how Assam ‘blockade’ is hurting Mizoram

Assam has blockaded NH 306, which connects Mizoram with the rest of the country, and not for the first time. Last year, the highway was blocked for a month in October following similar clashes. 

Bullet-riddled police posts, vandalised bus — images from site where Assam, Mizoram cops clashed

ThePrint brings you images from the site of the Assam-Mizoram clash that left six police personnel injured and 50 others injured.

‘There were bullets, stones all over’: Story of how Assam & Mizoram police fought each other

The CRPF will now ensure a ‘no man’s land’ at a 4-km radius of the disputed stretch, where 6 Assam Police personnel were killed in clashes Monday. 

How ‘unseen’ Mizoram came together to tell its side of story in border clash with Assam

Demarcation of disputed boundary between Assam and Mizoram aside, the current tension has more to do with people, and the perception that Assam is resorting to force.

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NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.