Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicBorder dispute

Topic: Border dispute

‘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.

Amit Shah to meet CMs of Northeast on 17 July, interstate disputes likely to be on agenda

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma said Centre has expressed desire that interstate issues among states should be resolved before the 75th Independence Day.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.