The military takeover in Myanmar has put New Delhi in a complex situation as its reluctance to condemn and disregard the military regime can be seen from different perspectives which is sacrosanct for India’s security challenges. Internal stability in Myanmar becomes an important factor as it is the only Southeast Asian country sharing a land […]
India has officially responded to the news about a special court in Myanmar’s capital sentencing Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison. In response to a media query, MEA’s spokesperson Arndam Bagchi said that India is disturbed at the recent verdicts. “As a neighbouring democracy, India has been consistently supportive of the democratic […]
A special court in Myanmar’s capital sentenced the country’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to four years in prison on Monday after finding her guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions, as per the AP news report which quoting a legal official. The sentencing comes 10 months after the country’s Military Junta declared an […]
Citing ‘fraud in election’, the Myanmar military has declared a state of emergency and has taken control of the country. The military conducted morning raids on several politicians and detained civilian government leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior government officials. Tensions were mounting between the political leadership and the military since the […]
Bangladesh begins to relocate hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the island of Bhashan Char starting Thursday. UN and rights groups have objected to the move claiming that the island is low-lying and dangerous and is prone to cyclones and floods. The island of Bhashan Char covers an area of about 52 square kilometres. The Bangladesh Navy has built shelters there for at least 100,000 Rohingya refugees as well as a nine-foot (three-metre) embankment to prevent flooding.