Assam-Mizoram border clash

Making sense of boundary disputes in the Northeast

In order to understand the clash between Assam and Mizoram place, we have to go back to the British colonial government’s outlook to frontier management

published on : 7th August 2021

With supplies choked by Assam blockade, Mizoram asks people to curtail domestic consumption

The blockade has been imposed in all three districts of Assam's Barak Valley -- Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi. They share a 164.6 km border with Mizoram.

published on : 3rd August 2021

'Historic': Assam, Nagaland agree to withdraw cops from two disputed border areas

The decision was made at a meeting, held between the chief secretaries of the two states, in Nagaland’s Dimapur town. There was a standoff going on between the police forces of the two states.

published on : 31st July 2021

Incendiary statement on border violence: Assam Police summons Mizoram MP Vanlalvena

“If he doesn’t depose, we will have to take the next step which is (issuance of) warrant (against him),” Assam’s Special Director-General of Police, GP Singh said.

published on : 30th July 2021

Explained: Why Assam involved in many border disputes with neighbouring states?

Almost all northeastern states, barring the former princely states of Tripura and Manipur were carved out of Assam in the decades following India's independence in 1947.

published on : 29th July 2021

Assam, Mizoram agree to neutral force at border

Three companies of CRPF deployed as state police start to withdraw from the frontier

published on : 29th July 2021

Border ‘conspiracy’: Assam Police team to leave for Delhi to take lawful action

The Assam Police announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for information leading to the arrest of each of the individuals involved in the “barbaric killing of the Assam Police personnel…”

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam-Mizoram border violence: Chief Secretaries, DGPs attend Home Ministry meet

The Director General of CRPF also attended the meeting as the personnel of the paramilitary force have been deployed in the Assam-Mizoram border areas where tension is high, the official said.

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam Police prevents Congress delegation from visiting Mizoram border after violent clashes

Police said that nobody will be allowed to go near the boundary as it has now become a "conflict zone".

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam-Mizoram border violence: Veerappa Moily slams Home Ministry's 'failure'

The former Union minister said if states resort to deploying their own police forces to resolve the border disputes, the internal security of the country will be jeopardised.

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam-Mizoram border clash: Police forces pulled back by 100 metres, bandh hits truck movements

All business establishments remained closed and few vehicles plied on the roads of Assam's border districts of Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj.

published on : 28th July 2021

Centre calls meeting of top officials as Mizoram, Assam stick to their guns

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla will chair the meeting to discuss the sudden escalation of violence along the Assam-Mizoram border. 

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam-Mizoram clash: 'All eyes on Amit Shah who visited northeast few days back,' says Derek O'Brien

The border clash between the two states claimed five lives while many police personnel and a few locals have also been injured in the clashes, said reports.

published on : 27th July 2021

Assam CM pays floral tributes to policemen killed in border clashes

The unexpected clash claimed 6 lives while many police personnel and a few locals have also been injured in the clashes, said reports.

published on : 27th July 2021

Assam-Mizoram clash: Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi demands enquiry, says 'failure of constitutional machinery'

Gogoi said the acts of violence have been tamed out at the border multiple times and the gravest incident so far took place on the evening of July 26 on the Assam-Mizoram Border.

published on : 27th July 2021
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