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India's Foreign Secretary To Hold Talks With State Administration Council, Political Leaders Of Myanmar

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, during his two-day visit, will hold discussions with the State Administration Council, political parties and members of civil society, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Govt: Over 8,400 Myanmarese Nationals Crossed Over Into India Following February 1 Coup

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).

India’s Abstention At The UN On Myanmar Vote

Jun 23, 2021 Vappala Balachandran

It does not meet the objective of keeping China under check for which the next “Quad” Summit is meeting later this year.

First Palestine And Now Myanmar: New India Sits Out On Issues Of Human Rights At The UN

New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism

19 June, 2021

UN Assembly Passes Resolution For An Arms Embargo On Myanmar As India Abstains From Voting

Outlook Web Bureau

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’

16 June, 2021

Over 9,000 People From Myanmar Including CM Of Chin State Take Refuge In Mizoram

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

02 April, 2021

We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.

02 April, 2021

Assam Police Takes 14-Year-Old Rohingya Girl To Border For Deportation, Myanmar Refuses To Accept

Outlook Web Bureau

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

02 April, 2021

Myanmar Cuts Wireless Internet Service Amid Coup Protests

Associated Press (AP)

Fiber-based landline internet connections were still working, albeit at drastically reduced speeds.

01 April, 2021

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


31 March, 2021

Thousands Flee To Thailand After Myanmar Army's Air Strikes On Villages

Associated Press (AP)

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.

30 March, 2021

Manipur Govt Withdraws Order That Denies Food, Shelter To Myanmar Refugees

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

29 March, 2021

Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

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

28 March, 2021

10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

Seema Guha

For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones

15 March, 2021

At least 383 People Have Entered Mizoram Since Myanmar Coup: Official

Outlook Web Bureau

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

14 March, 2021

Geopolitics Trumps Democracy; India Walks A Tightrope Over Myanmar

Seema Guha

While batting for democracy, India is loathe to directly challenge the military junta which now rules Myanmar. And China is part of the reason


13 March, 2021

Take Action Against Myanmar Citizens Entering India: Centre To 4 Northeast States

Outlook Web Bureau

Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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