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Myanmar Protest Call For General Strike Draws Junta Threat

Myanmar Protest Call For General Strike Draws Junta Threat

The call for a general strike was made Sunday by the Civil Disobedience Movement, a loosely organised group leading the resistance to the army's February 1 takeover.

22 February 2021
Myanmar Demonstrators March Again On Streets, Defying Bans On Protests

Myanmar Demonstrators March Again On Streets, Defying Bans On Protests

Police were arresting protesters and using water cannons to try to disperse the crowd in Mandalay

09 February 2021

Week After Military Coup, Protests Swell Rapidly In Myanmar

The protesters at a major downtown Yangon intersection chanted slogans, raised a three-finger salute and carried placards saying 'Reject the military coup' and...

The Coup Clutch Clan

The Coup Clutch Clan

Five years of watered down democracy tested the Myanmar military to its limits. Aung San Suu Kyi’s resounding poll win seals her fate. Army boots trample all...

05 February 2021

Myanmar, Burma And Why The Different Names Matter

For generations, the country was called Burma, after the dominant Burman ethnic group. But in 1989, one year after the ruling junta brutally suppressed a...

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02 February 2021
Myanmar Crisis: Yangon Embassy Warns Indians To Avoid Travel Over Possible Unrest

Myanmar Crisis: Yangon Embassy Warns Indians To Avoid Travel Over Possible Unrest

Myanmar has appointed Myint Swe, the army-appointed vice president, as the new leader of the country after the military arrested civilian leader Aung San Suu...


01 February 2021
Explained: Why Is The Military Taking Control In Myanmar?

Explained: Why Is The Military Taking Control In Myanmar?

Here are some possible reasons why the military has taken over now


04 December 2020
Bangladesh Shifts 1,600 Rohingyas To Cyclone-Prone Island, Rights Groups Express Reservation

Bangladesh Shifts 1,600 Rohingyas To Cyclone-Prone Island, Rights Groups Express Reservation

19 more ships were kept ready to ferry fellow refugees to the island in the next few days.


05 October 2020
Foreign Secretary, Army Chief Of India Visit Myanmar

Foreign Secretary, Army Chief Of India Visit Myanmar

The joint visit is seen as an attempt to reboot the relationship with the eastern neighbour


30 July 2020
3 Assam Rifles Personnel Killed, 4 Injured in Ambush Along India-Myanmar Border

3 Assam Rifles Personnel Killed, 4 Injured in Ambush Along India-Myanmar Border

According to reports, militants from the People's Liberation Army carried out an IED blast when the 4 Assam Rifles unit was on a patrol in Chandel district.


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27 June 2020
Sweet, Bitter and Tepid: A Look At India's Relationship With Neighbours

Sweet, Bitter and Tepid: A Look At India's Relationship With Neighbours

Chinese hostilities and the perennial lack of trust with Pakistan are not the only political issues that Asian superpower India is facing. Here's a quick review


21 December 2018
On Modi’s Watch, India Has Evolved A Softer Touch With Its Neighbours

On Modi’s Watch, India Has Evolved A Softer Touch With Its Neighbours

On Modi’s watch, India has evolved a softer, defter touch with its neighbours. This course-correction could usher trust and prosperity.




07 September 2017
Rohingyas Issue Is Similar To India's Kashmir Issue, Says Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Rohingyas Issue Is Similar To India's Kashmir Issue, Says Myanmar's Suu Kyi

"We are facing the same problem as India is facing in Kashmir"


06 September 2017
India Signs 11 Agreements With Myanmar To Bolster Ties

India Signs 11 Agreements With Myanmar To Bolster Ties

India and Myanmar today signed 11 agreements in a range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation, to further strengthen their multifaceted...


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