China's new border law is aimed at improving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country's border regions. Amid the Eastern Ladakh standoff with India, the move may be significant.
The law, which becomes operational from January 1 next year, stipulates that 'the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the People's Republic of China are sacred and inviolable'.
In a virtual signing ceremony on Thursday, China and Bhutan on Thursday agreed on a three-step roadmap to resolve the border issue.
The Mizoram government has accused Assam police personnel of 'stealing' construction materials from a project site near the border between the two Northeastern states.
The data was shared in a report titled the 'Border Disputes in the North-East: Raging War Within' released by the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) which highlighted that 65,729 persons were displaced between 1979 and 2021.
Miscreants vandalised several vehicles, which had started moving towards Mizoram, at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district forcing them to turn back.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.
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 house has asked the committee to submit its report within a period of three months.
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.
The task of satellite imaging has been given to the North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), a joint initiative of the Department of Space (DoS) and the North Eastern Council (NEC)
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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.
The cases were filed in connection with the violence that occurred on the outskirts of Vairengte town in Mizoram's Kolasib district, officials said.
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