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Assam-Mizoram border dispute


Tension along Assam-Mizoram border escalates over fresh firing incident

August 18, 2021 8:00 am

While Mizoram alleged Assam Police opened fire on three Mizo civilians, Assam claimed miscreants from the other side fired first, after which Assam Police retaliated.

Act East policy’s success rests on peace and trust between neighbours

August 09, 2021 11:06 am

Sanjoy Hazarika writes: Goodwill among all northeastern states, including Assam and Mizoram, will enable economic cooperation, transport and trade.

NE CMs dial down tensions: Mizoram withdraws FIR against Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam drops FIR against Mizo MP

August 02, 2021 10:55 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah too had a telephonic discussion with Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Mizoram CM Zoramthanga towards a peaceful resolution of the border differences

Bloodstains on a ‘maati ka tension’

August 01, 2021 7:34 am

Born in history, complicated by geography, Assam-Mizo border scraps are not new. But people fear something changed forever on July 26.

Assam: Himanta for neutral agency to probe border clash with Mizoram

July 31, 2021 7:01 pm

Why is the case not being handed over to a neutral agency, especially when the place of occurrence is well within the constitutional territory of Assam, tweeted Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Assam, Mizoram summon each other’s officials; CM Himanta Biswa Sarma is named in FIR

July 31, 2021 7:28 am

Earlier in the day, Assam summoned Mizoram officials to the Dholai police station in connection with its probe into the July 26 incident

Playing with fire

July 31, 2021 8:13 am

Assam government’s advisory warning people against travelling to Mizoram is disturbing. It must withdraw it

Mizoram SOS to Centre: Free NH supply route, rail link disrupted

July 29, 2021 4:10 pm

Across the border, in the Mizoram town of Vairengte, memories of last year’s blockade are still fresh.

IPS officer injured in Assam-Mizoram border clash airlifted to Mumbai; undergoes surgery

July 28, 2021 12:42 pm

The 2009-batch officer, who hails from Pune in Maharashtra and was serving as the police superintendent of Cachar in Assam, received injuries in the firing on Monday.

Delhi steps in, Assam talks Supreme Court, Mizoram for peaceful ‘resolution’

July 28, 2021 7:42 am

As the Centre stepped in, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said his government would deploy 4,000 commandos along the state’s 165-km boundary with Mizoram, and move the Supreme Court to ensure that the reserve forest in the disputed area is protected and no settlement comes up there.