MEA moves embassy due to worsening situation in Myanmar

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Friday that Indian Embassy staff have been relocated from Sittwe to Yangon due to the “precarious and deteriorating” situation in Myanmar. This decision comes amidst escalating conflict within the nation, prompting the Indian government to take precautionary measures. Randhir Jaiswal, spokesperson for the MEA, confirmed […]

Myanmar unrest exacerbates ethnic strife in Manipur

Seeking safety, they flee across the border into Manipur's border town of Moreh. Police and paramilitary sources in Moreh confirm the ongoing immigration crisis from across the border despite the Government of India suspending the Free Movement Regime (FMR) to address the state's ethnic strife.

Assam CM denies sending spy to ULFA (I) camp amidst viral video controversy

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has firmly denied allegations of sending a spy to the Ulfa (I) camp in Myanmar, following the emergence of a viral video featuring a man claiming to be an Assam police sub-inspector held captive by the insurgent group.

Manipur: Refugee influx from Myanmar sparks law and order concerns in Manipur’s district

Manipur's Kamjong District is grappling with the aftermath of an influx of 4,363 Myanmar nationals seeking refuge.

Manipur violence: Security forces destroy bunkers as operations continue in vulnerable areas

IMPHAL: Security forces in Manipur have continued operations in numerous vulnerable pockets to destroy bunkers used by miscreants, securing multiple arms and ammunition, on Friday. Search operations by the police were conducted by security forces in the fringes and vulnerable areas of Imphal West, Kakching, Bishnupur, Thoubal and Kangpokpi districts in which four bunkers were […]

Centre urges against non-essential travel to Myanmar

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs advised Indian nationals in Myanmar to avoid non-essental travel owing to tensions between the junta government and the pro-democracy rebel forces, on Tuesday. New Delhi advised all Indian nationals living in Myanmar, except short-term tourists, to register themselves with the Indian Embassy in Yangon by filling up the […]

Myanmar military’s airstrikes near border along Mizo village to target rebel strongholds

AIZAWL: Myanmar Army’s fighter jets dropped two bombs on the Myanmar side of the Indo-Myanmar border, near Rihkhawdar village at Champhai district in Mizoram, in a fierce clash with the pro-democracy Chinland Defence Force, on Monday. The conflict erupted after the CDF reportedly took control of a Myanmar Army camp in Rihkhawdar Village. The retaliatory […]

Security Nightmare: 718 Myanmar illegal immigrants flood violence-hit Manipur

Ethnic violence in Myanmar fuels a surge of illegal immigration into Manipur, raising concerns over security and stability

EAM S Jaishankar Calls For Deepening BIMSTEC Cooperation

NEW DELHI: Stressing that the Ukraine war has added to challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday called upon members of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to deepen and broaden cooperation within the group. Speaking at the BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting in […]

PM Modi To Virtually Attend BIMSTEC Summit, EAM Jaishankar To Attend In Colombo

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the fifth BIMSTEC Summit to be held in a hybrid format on 30 March in Sri Lanka, the incumbent BIMSTEC chair. Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will chair the summit. In the BIMSTEC Summit, PM Modi and other leaders will discuss the establishment of basic […]