Tuesday, February 27, 2024


North East

Arunachal Pradesh CM hails Centre’s move to fence India, Myanmar border

Itanagar, February 7: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu hailed the decision of the Centre to fence the entire 1,643-km-long India-Myanmar border, saying that the move will check the movement of unscrupulous elements from across the border. Home Minister Amit Shah had on Tuesday announced the decision to fence the India-Myanmar border, which could virtually put an end to the Free Movement Regime (FMR) prevalent along the porous border. Click here to follow our WhatsApp channel The FMR allows people residing close to the India-Myanmar border to venture 16 km...
North East

Mizoram student body urges Centre to reconsider its decision to fence Indo-Myanmar border

Aizawl, January 23: Mizoram's apex student body Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the Centre's decision to fence the Indo-Myanmar border and scrap the Free Movement Regime (FMR). In the letter sent through state governor Hari Babu Kambhampati, the MZP expressed concern and opposition to the Centre's decision to fence the Indo-Myanmar border. It said that fencing the Indo-Myanmar border and scrapping the FMR will "divide" the ethnic Zo people living in India and Myanmar. "Although the Zo people have been divided by the...
North East

Manipur CM holds talks with BRO officials over plans to fence India-Myanmar border

Imphal, September 24: anipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday held a meeting with officials of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to discuss plans to erect fencing along a section of the India-Myanmar border. The meeting comes a day after the CM told reporters that his government has urged the Union Home Ministry to cancel the free movement regime along the India-Myanmar border and complete its fencing. The free movement regime allows people residing close to both sides of the India-Myanmar border to venture 16 km deep into each...