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SC Restrains Centre From Deporting Rohingyas Detained In Jammu To Myanmar

The bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing a plea seeking immediate release of detained Rohingya refugees in Jammu.

08 April 2021

Myanmar Anti-Coup Protesters Mark Easter By Launching ‘Egg Strike’

In the biggest city of Yangon, one group marched through the Insein district chanting and singing protest songs and cradling eggs bearing the slogan ‘Spring Revolution’


Assam Police Takes 14-Year-Old Rohingya Girl To Border For Deportation, Myanmar Refuses To Accept

The Myanmar immigration officials refused to accept the girl stating that the international check-gate at Moreh in Manipur is shut since last year due to the pandemic


Violence Escalates In Myanmar After Security Forces Kill Seven Civilians

Security forces stormed a town in northwestern Myanmar, where some residents had used homemade hunting rifles to resist the military. The violence left seven dead and many others injured

07 April 2021

We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.


Myanmar Cuts Wireless Internet Service Amid Coup Protests

Fiber-based landline internet connections were still working, albeit at drastically reduced speeds.

02 April 2021

Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, at least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed in the crackdown since the takeover

06 April 2021

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UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale”.

02 April 2021

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01 April 2021
India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto...


31 March 2021
India Has Been 'A Bridge' In Polarised UNSC: Indian Envoy At UN

India Has Been 'A Bridge' In Polarised UNSC: Indian Envoy At UN

India has completed three months as an elected non-permanent member of the 15-nation Security Council.


30 March 2021
Manipur Govt Withdraws Order That Denies Food, Shelter To Myanmar Refugees

Manipur Govt Withdraws Order That Denies Food, Shelter To Myanmar Refugees

In the advisory issued to the DCs of Chandel, Tengoupal, Kamjong, Ukhrul and Churachandpur on March 26, Special Secretary (Home) H Gyan Prakash also asked them...


29 March 2021
Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Many of the people who have crossed the international border to reach Mizoram since the military seized power in Myanmar last month are personnel of the police...


29 March 2021
Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.


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28 March 2021
10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones


28 March 2021
Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

At least 114 people were killed Saturday as security forces cracked down on protests against the February 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected...


27 March 2021
Dozens Killed By Myanmar Military, Deadliest Day Since Coup

Dozens Killed By Myanmar Military, Deadliest Day Since Coup

The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians...


23 March 2021
Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

In its news conference, the military presented videos of street battles to argue that the demonstrators are violent and that its efforts to stop them are...


22 March 2021
Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.


15 March 2021
At least 383 People Have Entered Mizoram Since Myanmar Coup: Official

At least 383 People Have Entered Mizoram Since Myanmar Coup: Official

Most of these people claim that they belonged to the police force and fire service but they did not have documentary proof in support of the claim


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15 March 2021
Explained: Here’s How Imposition Of Martial Law Will Impact Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

Explained: Here’s How Imposition Of Martial Law Will Impact Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

Martial law supersedes all other law, allowing the military total authority over the specified area, including administrative, judicial and law enforcement...


29 March 2021
Junta Imposes Martial Law In Parts Of Myanmar City As Protesters Continue To Die

Junta Imposes Martial Law In Parts Of Myanmar City As Protesters Continue To Die

At least 38 people were killed Sunday and dozens were injured in one of the deadliest days of the crackdown in Yangon


14 March 2021
Geopolitics Trumps Democracy; India Walks A Tightrope Over Myanmar

Geopolitics Trumps Democracy; India Walks A Tightrope Over Myanmar

While batting for democracy, India is loathe to directly challenge the military junta which now rules Myanmar. And China is part of the reason


13 March 2021
Take Action Against Myanmar Citizens Entering India: Centre To 4 Northeast States

Take Action Against Myanmar Citizens Entering India: Centre To 4 Northeast States

Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said


13 March 2021
Myanmar Violence: US Offers Temporary Legal Residency To People From Coup-Crippled Nation

Myanmar Violence: US Offers Temporary Legal Residency To People From Coup-Crippled Nation

US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the temporary protected status would last for 18 months.


13 March 2021
Geopolitical Interests Let Down The Besieged People Of Coup-Crippled Myanmar

Geopolitical Interests Let Down The Besieged People Of Coup-Crippled Myanmar

India was nuanced in its response, presumably to protect its own security interests in the Northeast; China has a growing economic clout and geopolitical...


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