Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicBorder dispute

Topic: Border dispute

India-China military talks have run their course. Live with status quo or sign a new agreement

India and China's recent round of Corps Commanders level talks show that there's a strategic and diplomatic stalemate. They have two options.

‘Give & take’: How Assam & Meghalaya struck an agreement on a 50-year-old boundary dispute

According to the recommendations, which the two CMs submitted to Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday, Assam will keep 18.51 sq. km of disputed land & give 18.28 sq. km to Meghalaya.

How spate of vandalism reignited decades-old Maharashtra-Karnataka tussle over Belagavi

The past week has seen statues defaced and clashes between Kannada and Marathi groups, with the legislature promising tough action as an old border dispute flares up.

‘Borderlands’ shows what it means to live on India’s borders today. It counts the human cost

The 67-minute documentary refuses to engage in the 'us vs them' debate. Instead, it follows the lives of six people on India's borders.

‘Hot air’ or ‘tougher stance’? China’s new Land Border Law & what it means for India

Beijing Saturday passed the Land Border Law, which comes into effect on 1 January. The law deals with the country’s patrolling activities on its borders.

Want solution through dialogue, won’t compromise: Rajnath Singh on border row with China

The defence minister in his speech at an event Monday also asserted that India will never allow the Chinese PLA to act on the LAC in a unilateral manner under any circumstances.

Border disputes? Let’s make boundaries irrelevant without changing them: Shivshankar Menon

South Asia is composed of old nations in new states where nationalism is still a work in progress. Every boundary has cross-border ethnicities. These factors make our boundaries contested.

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, Meghalaya to set up regional committees to resolve inter-state border disputes

The five-member panels of the two states, headed by a cabinet minister, will complete the discussions within 30 days, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

Centre summons chief secretaries, DGPs of Assam, Mizoram amid border dispute

The meeting is expected to work on a peace formula so that there is no repeat of the violence along the border of the 2 states that resulted in 6 deaths.

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G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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