Opinion  /  Published 31.08.21

Northeast: Porous borders

The reorganization of the Northeast and the creation of new states between 1963 and 1987, all carved out of Assam, left behind unresolved boundaries. The disputed lands have both symbolic and substant...
By Subir Bhaumik

North East  /  Published 26.08.21

Assam-Mizo villagers meet to bring normalcy

At a time when Assam and Mizoram governments are trying to find solutions to a vexed border dispute, common people from both states have come forward to try normalise the situation. A team from Mizor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Silchar

North East  /  Published 23.08.21

Assam-Mizo clash: NHRC issues notice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the centre, Assam and Mizoram governments over alleged rights violation during the border clash between the two neighbouring states re...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.08.21

Assam accuses Mizoram of trespassing

The Assam government alleged on Sunday that Mizoram officials entered its territory in Hailakandi and started constructing a bridge, in a fresh escalation between the two Northeastern states. The inc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.21

NE: Gird the borders

Border disputes in the northeastern states are so commonplace that they seldom grab headlines unless the violence takes a toll on lives. And now, with the Taliban taking news centre stage, this little...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee


North East  /  Published 14.08.21

Assam: Bomb blast damages school

After a brief lull, tension along the Assam-Mizoram border escalated again on Saturday after unidentified miscreants bombed a government educational institute in Hailakandi district, triggering fear a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hailakandi (Assam)

North East  /  Published 09.08.21

Assam, Mizo dispute settled for now: CM

Underlining that peace and tranquility have been restored at the border with Mizoram, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said there cannot be an overnight resolution of the decades-old bor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 08.08.21

Trucking resumes over Assam-Mizo border

Trucks from the rest of the country rumbled into Mizoram across a disputed border with neighbouring Assam late Saturday night, some 12 days after a bloody clash between police forces of the two states...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aizawl/Silchar/Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.08.21

Assam bid to lift Mizoram blockade

By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.08.21

Assam-Mizoram border talks

The Assam and Mizoram governments on Thursday decided not to send their forest and police forces to any area along the inter-state border, which has witnessed “confrontation and conflict” ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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