Apr 12, 2021 03:24 PM IST
The 75-year-old Nobel laureate has not been seen in public since being detained in the early hours of February 1 as the military deposed her government and seized power.
- Apr 09, 2021 08:03 AM IST
An Indian police official confirmed their presence and said they were among about 1,800 people who have crossed into India from Myanmar since late February, most of them taking refuge in the northeastern state of Mizoram.
- Apr 08, 2021 12:12 PM IST
Diplomats loyal to the Myanmar military authorities seized control of the embassy on Wednesday, leaving ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn locked out in the street. The ambassador said the defence attache had taken over the mission in "a kind of coup", two months after the military seized power in Myanmar.
- Apr 04, 2021 11:21 AM IST
What should be India’s role in Myanmar, the scene of a terrible, unfolding human tragedy? The country with which India shares a 1,600-km border is a deeply religious Buddhist society. As part of British India until 1937, the cultural connect between the two countries outflanks every other bilateral equation.
- Mar 30, 2021 01:41 PM IST
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 to stop Aadhaar enrolment exercise.
- Mar 29, 2021 06:12 PM IST
Myanmar aircraft carried out three strikes overnight on Sunday, according Dave Eubank, a member of the Free Burma Rangers, a humanitarian relief agency that delivers medical and other assistance to villagers.
- Mar 29, 2021 11:44 AM IST
In the deadliest day in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, dozens of people, and perhaps more than 100, were killed on Saturday by security forces cracking down on nationwide protests. A New York Times photographer was there.
- Mar 28, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Children were among those killed on Saturday, Myanmar's Armed Forces Day, according to news reports and witnesses, in a crackdown that drew renewed Western criticism. The UN investigator said the army was carrying out "mass murder".
- Mar 27, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Protesters against the Feb. 1 military coup came out on the streets of Yangon, Mandalay and other towns, defying a warning that they could be shot “in the head and back” as the country’s generals celebrated Armed Forces Day.
- Mar 26, 2021 02:55 PM IST
The influx of asylum seekers from Myanmar into neighbouring Mizoram has created an awkward situation in India as the Centre doesn’t want to keep them but the state government is sympathetic to the refugees because of deep ethnic and cultural ties between tribal people on both sides of the international border.
- Mar 25, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Their escape - by car, motorcycle and on foot through densely forested terrain - is often guided by volunteer-led groups on both sides of the border, according to accounts from at least 10 people who are involved in the loose-knit network or have used it to cross the border. Once in India, local activists and residents provide food and shelter in safe houses, the people said.
- Mar 15, 2021 11:29 AM IST
At least 38 people were killed on Sunday and dozens were injured in one of the deadliest days of the crackdown, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, an independent group tracking the toll of the violence.
- Mar 13, 2021 09:39 PM IST
Three people were killed and several injured when police opened fire on a sit-in protest in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-biggest city. Another person was killed in the central town of Pyay and two died in police firing in the commercial capital Yangon overnight.
- Mar 10, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Around 100 people from Myanmar, mostly policemen and their families, have crossed over a porous border into India since the protests began, according to a senior Indian official.
- Mar 10, 2021 02:16 PM IST
The Myanmar army ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government in a coup on February 1. Protests against the coup continue, with more than 60 killed and 1,900 people arrested since the coup, Reuters reported.
- Mar 10, 2021 12:25 PM IST
At least 168 people from the Muslim minority from Buddhist-dominated Myanmar have been picked up by authorities in the northern territory since March 6, according to Mukesh Singh, Inspector General of Police, Jammu
- Mar 08, 2021 05:00 PM IST
The world’s second-biggest fashion retailer cited practical difficulties to operate in the country, including challenges related to manufacturing and infrastructure, raw material imports and transport of finished goods.
- Mar 06, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Around 30 Myanmar police and their family members came across the border seeking refuge in recent days, as the junta's suppression of protesters turned increasingly violent, with dozens killed since the Feb. 1 coup.
- Mar 05, 2021 06:38 PM IST
The move follows the defection over the border of some low-ranking Myanmar police officers who were unwilling to obey orders to suppress demonstrations against the junta.
- Mar 04, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The men -- all low-ranking policemen -- crossed into Champai and Serchhip, two districts in the northeastern state of Mizoram that share a porous border with Myanmar
- Mar 01, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Here is a timeline of events since Myanmar's military took power in a coup on Monday, February 1.
- Feb 25, 2021 09:47 AM IST
"Events since the February 1 coup, including deadly violence, have precipitated a need for this ban," Facebook said in a blog post. "We believe the risks of allowing the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) on Facebook and Instagram are too great."
- Feb 22, 2021 01:24 PM IST
Massive street demonstrations have taken place since Myanmar's military staged a coup on February 1 and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ending a decade-long experiment with democracy.
- Feb 12, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Speaking before the Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN's deputy rights chief Nada al-Nashif expressed concern after Washington announced sanctions on the generals behind last week's coup in Myanmar.
- Feb 11, 2021 03:45 PM IST
US President Joe Biden has said the order enabled his administration “to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests as well as close family members”.