Two Indian states have been arguing since the 1980s over where exactly the line falls on a 193-square-mile strip of land dividing them. On Monday, guns and hand grenades came out.
Category: Assam State (India)
A standoff near a long-disputed state border of Mizoram and Assam in India left at least five police officers from Assam dead, and dozens of civilians and other officers injured.
More than 700 madrasas in Assam will be shut by April, the state’s education minister said. Opposition politicians called the move an attack on Muslims.