Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: Assam-Mizoram

Weeks after clash, fresh firing escalates tension at Assam-Mizoram border

Mizoram’s Kolasib district Deputy Commissioner said Tuesday’s incident occurred at around 2 am at the disputed Aitlang area bordering Assam’s Hailakandi district.

Bomb blast damages school near Assam-Mizoram border, Himanta Biswa Sarma says will conduct probe

The blast damaged a major portion of a primary school in Assam's Hailakandi district where locals suspect that miscreants from Mizoram bombed the school.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to meet PM Modi over border dispute with Mizoram

Earlier in August, Mizoram Governor had met PM Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the current border situation and how to diffuse the tensions between the two states.

Assam, Mizoram agree to ‘amicably resolve’ inter-state border dispute

The two state govts agreed to not send their respective forest and police forces for patrolling, domination, enforcement or for fresh deployment to any of the conflict areas.

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.

Ready to withdraw FIR against Assam CM Sarma, says Mizoram Chief Secretary Chuango

Chuango said that he will discuss the matter with police officials concerned and remove Himanta Biswa Sarma's name if there is no legal validity to substantiate the allegations.

Mizoram says Assam govt order on checking of vehicles for drugs ‘harassment’, writes to MHA

Mizoram officials say Assam govt's order is 'illegal' & it will 'further alienate the people of Mizoram'.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.