Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says India is keen to help resolve the Rohingya refugee crisis but Myanmar’s regime refuses to cooperate.
New Delhi is maintaining a working relationship with the military regime, but the junta is doing nothing to address India’s concerns.
Only by working together can the peoples of Myanmar end the violence and regain their freedom.
Thousands of refugees have crossed the border from Chin State into Mizoram in India where they need humanitarian aid.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said New Delhi could not avoid dealing with the regime because of border issues such as organized crime, COVID and Indian insurgents in Myanmar.
India’s National Investigation Agency has arrested six people in a yearlong probe; it said traffickers lured refugees with promises of opportunities in India.
The resistance group says the pair were killed by a pro-junta militia but the regime wants to blame the PDF.
Indians from Moreh on the border reportedly burned down a police outpost in Myanmar.
Traders in Tamu, Sagaing Region fear revenge attacks for the killings by Pyu Saw Htee militia if they travel to India.
The Indian border state of Mizoram is issuing nearly 30,000 identity cards to those fleeing military rule in Myanmar.
This time the exodus includes anyone who can afford to go, including not just politicians and activists but much of the middle class, who see no future under the junta.
In the latest setback to the infrastructure plan, New Delhi has scrapped its contract with a JV that was to build a road through Chin State to the border with Mizoram.
The Economic Times said New Delhi will bow to ASEAN’s policy of only engaging nonpolitical representatives of Myanmar at multilateral forums.
India is threatened with being encircled by a network of China-controlled ports and Beijing’s increasingly powerful navy.
Ex-US envoy Scot Marciel argues that the military has left no room for real negotiation; he also says Bangkok and Washington should cooperate to help refugees.