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Congress using Assam-Mizoram border dispute to indulge in one-upmanship: NE BJP MPs to PM Modi

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 3:45:15 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs from North East have met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and submitted a memorandum expressing disapproval of attempts by a section of politicians led by Congress for indulging in one-upmanship over Assam-Mizoram bo... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram border row: Shah speaks to chief ministers

Guwahati/Aizawl |Monday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Mizoram and requested them to resolve the inter-state border issue amicably through meaningful dialogue.... read..
 

Forces from outside India interfering in Assam-Mizoram issue: says Kiren Rijiju after BJP MPs write to PM

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 6:15:26 PM IST
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram was exacerbated by forces from outside the country with lots of elements from abroad interfering by making inciting statements.... read..
 

Another Congress MLA in Assam joins BJP

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Two-time Assam Congress MLA, Sushanta Borgohain, who quit the party on Friday, joined the ruling BJP on Sunday.... read..
 

Border clash: Mizoram to 'relook' FIR against Assam CM

Guwahati/Aizawl |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
The Mizoram government on Sunday said that it is considering withdrawing the FIR lodged against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in connection with the July 26 border clash that left six Assam Police personnel dead and scores of others injured.... read..
 

Assam CM directs police to withdraw FIR against Mizoram MP K Vanlalvena as goodwill gesture

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 5:45:10 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said he has directed state police to withdraw FIR against Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena as a "goodwill gesture" after border clash with Mizoram on July 26 in which six police personnel died.... read..
 

Amid border dispute with Assam, Mizoram Governor meets Amit Shah

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 8:45:22 PM IST
Amid tensions between Assam and Mizoram over boundary dispute, Union Home Minister on Monday met Mizoram Governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati in New Delhi on Monday.... read..
 

Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member

Guwahati/Aizawl |Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday asked the police to withdraw an FIR against Mizoram Rajya Sabha member K. Vanlalvena which was lodged in the wake of the July 26 border row.... read..
 

PM Modi to meet Assam MPs today over Assam-Mizoram border dispute

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 2:15:39 PM IST
Amid the ongoing border dispute between Assam and Mizoram, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet Members of Parliament from Assam over the issue at 1 pm on Monday.... read..
 

Assam: BSF jawans evacuate ailing woman to hospital by speed boat

Guwahati (Assam) | August 2, 2021 2:45:15 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) has saved the life of an ailing civilian woman by evacuating her to a nearby hospital in Assam, a move taken ahead of the force's mandated duty to guard India-Bangladesh border.... read..
 

Cong using Assam-Mizoram border dispute to indulge in one-upmanship: North East BJP MPs to PM Modi

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs from North East have met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and submitted a memorandum expressing disapproval of attempts by a section of politicians led by Congress for indulging in one-upmanship over Assam-Mizoram bo... read..
 

Shah trying to find solution to Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Mizoram Governor

New Delhi | August 2, 2021 3:15:19 PM IST
Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Monday said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah is trying to defuse the situation at the Assam-Mizoram border and find a solution to the dispute.... read..
 

Assam focuses on keeping the spirit of North-East alive: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | August 1, 2021 4:45:20 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the main focus is on keeping the spirit of the North-East alive.... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram border dispute is a matter of grave concern: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 1, 2021 1:45:18 PM IST
In the midst of an ongoing border dispute between Mizoram and Assam, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday expressed grave concern over the row and the violence claiming a large number of lives and many people injured.... read..
 

Tension in Assam-Mizoram border, security forces on alert

Silchar/Aizawl |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Five days after a bloody border clash between Assam and Mizoram police, the inter-state borders of the two northeastern states remained quiet but tensed with security personnel remaining on extra alert to prevent any fresh eventuality, officials said on S... read..
 

Assam CM Sarma refuses his officers to be investigated in Mizoram FIR

Guwahati (Assam) | August 1, 2021 6:15:04 PM IST
Amid the border tension with Mizoram, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said he doesn't mind the neighboring state filing an FIR against him, but would not allow state officers to be investigated.... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram border dispute 'old', booking of Assam CM 'normal thing', says Union MoS Home

New Delhi | August 1, 2021 11:45:16 AM IST
Amid the ongoing border dispute between Mizoram and Assam, Union minister of state for Home Affairs and BJP leader Ajay Mishra Teni on Saturday termed it as an 'old dispute' and said that the Mizoram police registering a case against Assam Chief Minister ... read..
 

Assam CM ready to join probe on Mizoram border clash

Guwahati/Aizawl |Saturday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
In response to the Mizoram police's FIR against him in connection to the inter-state border skirmish, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that he is ready to join any probe on the issue.... read..
 

Assam committed to ensuring peace along all its borders: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | July 31, 2021 5:45:22 PM IST
Assam is committed to ensuring peace along all its borders and strives for the social and economic prosperity of the northeast region, said Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday.... read..
 

Assam police setting up posts at border sites to secure area, says Cachar Deputy Commissioner

Guwahati (Assam) | July 31, 2021 2:45:20 AM IST
Amid tensions between Assam and Mizoram, Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli said that the police are setting up posts at border sites to secure the area, highlighting that the security of citizens is of utmost importance.... read..
 

Assam, Nagaland to start disengagement to resolve border issue

Guwahati (Assam) | July 31, 2021 4:45:14 PM IST
Assam and Nagaland will initiate the disengagement process to resolve the ongoing deadlock on the border of the two states along the Dessoi Valley Reserved Forest, said sources.... read..
 

Assam MLAs across party lines extend support to state CM on border dispute with Mizoram

Silchar (Assam) | July 31, 2021 3:45:23 AM IST
In the midst of tensions between Assam and Mizoram, a joint all-party meeting of MLAs of Barak valley was held at the Circuit House Silchar, Assam to discuss the border issue.... read..
 

Nagaland to maintain peace in areas bordering Assam: Dy CM

Kohima/Aizawl |Saturday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
While Assam and Mizoram saw their boundary dispute turn violent, the Nagaland government on Friday said that they would maintain a peaceful atmosphere along their over 500-km-long border with Assam.... read..
 

Assam MLA Sushanta Borgohain resigns from Congress

Guwahati (Assam) | July 31, 2021 4:15:10 PM IST
Congress Member of Legislative Assembly Sushanta Borgohain, who won from the Thowra seat in upper Assam on Friday resigned from the primary membership of the party, said Assam Congress Chief Bhupen Bora.... read..
 

Assam Police summons Mizoram MP, 6 officials, Zoramthanga for amicable solution

Guwahati/Aizawl |Saturday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
The Assam Police has issued summons to Mizoram's Rajya Sabha member and six state officials, including a Deputy Commissioner and a Superintendent of Police, for their alleged role in Monday's border violence, which left six of its personnel dead and over ... read..
 

MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is in regular talks with Assam and Mizoram administrations over the situation amid the continued border row between the two northeast states, the officials said here on Saturday.... read..
 

Mizoram Boundary Committee passes resolutions for resolving border dispute with Assam

Aizawl (Mizoram) | July 31, 2021 11:45:19 PM IST
The Mizoram boundary committee passed the resolution under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister of Mizoram Tawnluia on Saturday.... read..
 

Steps taken against encroachment, drug smuggling, Mizoram should adhere to constitutional boundary: Assam CM aide

Guwahati (Assam) | July 31, 2021 8:15:14 AM IST
Assam government led by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has taken strong steps against drug and cattle smuggling via Assam-Mizoram border and steps have been taken for the first time against "encroachment" though it has been happening since 2000, Jay... read..
 

BJP MPs from Assam likely to raise border row with Mizoram in Lok Sabha

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | July 31, 2021 6:45:19 PM IST
With efforts continuing to defuse border tensions between Assam and Mizoram, the row and the violence earlier this week is likely to be raised in parliament by BJP MPs from Assam on Monday.... read..
 

Strange to see a state government giving travel advisory to another: Assam Cong leader

Guwahati (Assam) | July 30, 2021 10:46:16 PM IST
After the Assam government issued a travel advisory for state residents asking them to avoid travelling to Mizoram, General Secretary and media Chairperson of Assam Congress, Bobbeeta Sharma on Friday said it is very strange to see a state government issu... read..
 

'Most embarrassing day in India's history': Congress on Assam's advisory against travel to Mizoram

New Delhi | July 30, 2021 7:15:10 AM IST
The Congress on Thursday said it was an embarrassing day for the country as Assam had to issue an advisory to its people against travelling to Mizoram amid border tension between neighbouring states.... read..
 

Assam govt advises residents to avoid travelling to Mizoram

Dispur (Assam) | July 30, 2021 10:47:56 PM IST
The Assam government on Thursday issued a travel advisory for state residents asking them to avoid travelling to Mizoram amid a border dispute between the neighbouring states.... read..
 

With 200 Tigers, population of big cats in Assam rise to double

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
With 200 Tigers, the population of big cats in Assam has increased to double, Minister for Environment and Forest, Parimal Suklabaidya said on Thursday on the occasion of the Global Tiger Day.... read..
 

Assam Police summons Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena in connection with Assam-Mizoram border clash

New Delhi | July 30, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
Assam Police on Friday summoned Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena and asked him to appear before them at the Police Station at 11 am on August 1 in connection with the Assam-Mizoram border clash.... read..
 

Border dispute: Mizoram civilians threatening us, says Assam Minister

Silchar (Assam) | July 30, 2021 9:46:44 PM IST
Amidst the ongoing border dispute between the two states Assam and Mizoram, Assam Minister Ashok Singhal on Thursday informed that Mizoram civilians are threatening the people of Assam.... read..
 

Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
In wake of the bloody border clash on Monday and subsequent developments, the Assam government on Thursday asked its citizens not to visit Mizoram and those staying in the neighbouring state to maintain utmost caution.... read..
 

Central forces to be deployed along Assam-Mizoram borders

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
The North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) led by Home Minister Amit Shah has decided to deploy Central forces along the Assam-Mizoram borders which witnessed bloody clashes between the police forces of the two northeastern states on Monday, which led to t... read..
 

Border row: Mizoram complains against Assam's 'economic blockade'

Aizawl/Silchar (Assam) |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Mizoram on Wednesday complained to the Union Home Ministry that an "economic blockade" by Assam on from Monday and "destruction" of railway lines on Tuesday badly affected supply of essentials and foodgrains to the state.... read..
 

Assam Police to probe role of Mizoram MP in border violence

Guwahati/Aizawl |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
An Assam Police team, including CID officers, is going to Delhi to probe Mizoram's Rajya Sabha member K. Vanlalvena's alleged role in the Monday's violence along the inter-state border, which left six Assam cops dead, officials said on Thursday.... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram border dispute: 'MHA working to find middle ground,' says CRPF DIG

Silchar (Assam) | July 29, 2021 11:45:04 PM IST
Amidst the ongoing border tensions between Assam and Mizoram, the Ministry of Home Affairs is working to find a middle ground to resolve the issue, said Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official on Thursday.... read..
 

Mizo police not yet vacated disputed border post, says Assam Minister

Silchar (Assam) | July 29, 2021 4:15:09 PM IST
Amidst the ongoing border tensions between Assam and Mizoram, Assam Minister Ashok Singhal on Thursday alleged the Mizoram government has not removed its police from the disputed site and hoped that talks pave the way for a solution.... read..
 

Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes near Assam's Tezpur

Tezpur (Assam) | July 29, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale was reported near Assam's Tezpur on Thursday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.... read..
 

Mizoram demands central intervention to lift blockade by Assam

Aizwal (Mizoram) | July 29, 2021 7:15:17 AM IST
Requesting Centre to intervene in the border dispute with Assam, Mizoram government Wednesday said miscreants from Assam have removed railway tracks and blocked National Highway (NH) 306 disrupting transportation to the state.... read..
 

Assam to give class 1 govt jobs to Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games medalists

Guwahati (Assam) | July 29, 2021 5:45:01 AM IST
Assam government has decided to provide class I government jobs to medal winners of Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games from the state.... read..
 

Assam Congress blames state, Centre for border troubles

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
The Assam Congress on Tuesday accused the state and Central government for their "total failure to deal with the inter-state border disputes".... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram dispute: Home Secretary meeting with Assam Chief Secretary and DGP postponed till 4 pm

New Delhi | July 28, 2021 12:45:17 PM IST
The meeting with Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Assam-Mizoram dispute with Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua and Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti have been postponed till 4 pm, said sources on Wednesday.... read..
 

Assam-Mizoram dispute: Police stop Congress delegation at Dholai in Cachar district

Cachar (Assam) | July 28, 2021 2:45:16 PM IST
The police stopped a delegation of Congress leaders including Bhupen Bora Debabrata Saikia, Sushmita Dev and others at Dholai in the Cachar district of Assam on Wednesday.... read..
 

Cong MP Ripun Bora gives suspension notice in RS to discuss Assam-Mizoram border clash

New Delhi | July 28, 2021 9:45:29 AM IST
Congress MP Ripun Bora on Wednesday gave suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 and demanded a discussion on the Assam-Mizoram border clash, in which six Assam police personnel died and more than 50 were injured.... read..
 

Another Assam cop injured in border firing succumbs, toll now 6

Silchar (Assam) |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
With one more Assam policeman succumbing to bullet injuries at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) on Tuesday night, the death toll in Monday's firing on the Assam-Mizoram rose to six, officials said.... read..
 

Ripun Bora writes to Shah, demands all-party meeting to resolve Assam-Mizoram border dispute

New Delhi | July 28, 2021 6:15:13 PM IST
Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Assam Ripun Bora has written a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding an all-party meeting along with the stakeholders to resolve the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram.... read..
 

Assam: Total lockdown in 2 districts with high Covid positivity rate

Guwahati (Assam) | July 28, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Owing to their high coronavirus positivity rate, the Assam government has announced total lockdown in two districts-- Golaghat and Lakhimpur--till further order.... read..
 
 
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