Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.
Myanmar's military seized control of the country in a coup on February 1 after detaining Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD).
It does not meet the objective of keeping China under check for which the next “Quad” Summit is meeting later this year.
New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism
The UN General Assembly on Monday condemned the Myanmar military for staging a coup in the country on February and urged it to respect ‘the people’s will’
Mizoram Police said that as many as 24 politicians and legislators from the neighbouring country have sought refuge in India even since the junta took over Myanmar in February.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.
The Myanmar immigration officials refused to accept the girl stating that the international check-gate at Moreh in Manipur is shut since last year due to the pandemic
Fiber-based landline internet connections were still working, albeit at drastically reduced speeds.
Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.
Thailand's prime minister said the villagers who fled the weekend airstrikes returned home of their own accord, denying that his country's security forces had forced them back.
In the advisory issued to the DCs of Chandel, Tengoupal, Kamjong, Ukhrul and Churachandpur on March 26, Special Secretary (Home) H Gyan Prakash also asked them to stop Aadhaar enrolment exercise.
Many of the people who have crossed the international border to reach Mizoram since the military seized power in Myanmar last month are personnel of the police and fire brigade
For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones
Most of these people claim that they belonged to the police force and fire service but they did not have documentary proof in support of the claim
While batting for democracy, India is loathe to directly challenge the military junta which now rules Myanmar. And China is part of the reason
Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said
India was nuanced in its response, presumably to protect its own security interests in the Northeast; China has a growing economic clout and geopolitical interests in Myanmar
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.PTI Photo
Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.PTI Photo
A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in RanchiPTI Photo
Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
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