Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.
Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.
The recent border clash between Mizoram and Assam and how it was allowed to flare up brought home many things not just about the two states but also about the region in totality that has seen too much bloodshed.
Assam and Mizoram have agreed to maintain peace in the border areas and welcomed deployment of neutral force by the Centre.
In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh speaks about the ‘sporting spirit’ of Manipur.
Govindas Konthoujam, a six-time MLA, said he was impressed with the Modi government's development work for the region.
There is absolutely no sane reason as to why Indians should kill themselves.
The boundary of Lushai Hills, as Mizoram was known then, was demarcated on the basis of the 1875 document under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation of 1873.
The simultaneous withdrawal of the security personnel would be completed in the next 24 hours.
Outrage erupted in Assam following the death of six police personnel and a civilian who were allegedly killed after Mizoram security forces opened fire amid inter-border tensions Monday, July 26, leaving 50 injured.
The Assam-Mizoram border tension escalated on Monday after violence broke out at Lailapur in Cachar district on the interstate border.
In a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Tripura tribal leaders said camps set up by illegal migrants are manned by armed gangs with sophisticated ammunitions.
Pressure groups spearheading the demand for implementation of ILP had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday, but were not allowed to proceed further than just making their submission.
During his two-day visit, Amit Shah will chair a meeting with chief ministers of all the eight states of the northeast to find ways and means to resolve boundary disputes among other things.
An emotional Renedy also appealed to everyone to come forward and ensure that the northeastern state does not face the oxygen crunch like the other parts of the country
The states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram were created on this day in 1987.
PM Modi virtually laid the foundation of the country's longest river bridge of 19 km from Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghalaya and the 8-km Jorhat-Majuli bridge.
Amit Shah slammed Congress for failing to solve the problems of Manipur when in power and asserted the state is on the path of growth under BJP
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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