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Year: 2022 impression


xviii+308 pp

ISBN: 9788175415799

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About the Book

The volume provides an insight into certain select documents that have shaped North East India in a variety of ways, the perusal of which would aid scholarship that is appropriately beginning to study the enchanted frontiers. Beginning with the Treaty of Yandaboo signed between the British and the king of present-day Myanmar on 24 February 1826, the compilation showcases various accords, reports and agreements that have been scripted for the region, an expanse that is crucial not only for India's national security, but also to the spirit of unity in diversity that characterises its prowess. The book would be useful to research scholars, policy makers and readers having an interest in the region.

About Author

Jaideep Saikia is a terrorism and security analyst and an expert on North East India. Saikia has published over two dozen academic papers in various national and international security journals and has written or edited eight books on security, counter-terrorism and strategy, including Terror Sans Frontiers: Islamist Militancy in North East India and Terrorism: Patterns of Internationalization. An alumni of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, the last of which was as a Ford Fellow, Saikia has also served the Governments of India and Assam in security advisorial capacities and was a member of the Indian delegation for Track II Dialogue with Bangladesh in 2007.


Compiler's Note
List of Abbreviations

1. Treaty of Yandaboo
2. Foreigners Act
3. The Naga-Akbar Hydari Accord
4. Instrument of Accession [Tripura]
5. Manipur State Constitution Act
6. Manipur Merger Agreement
7. The Immigrants (Expulsion from Assam) Act
8. Sixth Schedule [Articles 244(2) and 275(1)]
9. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
10. Naga Peoples' Convention and Government of India Agreement
11. Assam Official Language Act
12. Speech by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, President of India (On the inauguration of the State of Nagaland)
13. Text of the Peace Mission's Proposals
14. The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act
15. North Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act
16. Text of the White Paper Issued by the Government of Nagaland
17. Nagaland Accord: The Shillong Agreement
18. Disturbed Areas (Special Courts) Act
19. The National Security Act
20. Policing in the North-East
21. The Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act
22. Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act
23. Assam Accord (Memorandum of Settlement)
24. Mizoram Accord (Memorandum of Settlement)
25. Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act
26. Memorandum of Understanding with Tripura National Volunteers
27. All Bodo Students' Union and Government of India(Memorandum of Settlement)
28. The SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism) Act
29. Ceasefire Ground Rules between Government of India andthe National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isaac-Muivah)
30. Scheme for Surrender-Cum-Rehabilitation of Militants in the North East
31. Illegal Migration into Assam
32. ISI Activities in Assam
33. Tripartite Talks to Review the Implementation of the Assam Accord: Report of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
34. Revised Ground Rules for Ceasefire between Government of India and NSCN-IM
35. Text of Cease-fire Ground Rules Agreed upon between the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K)
36. The Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance
37. The Prevention of Terrorism Act
38. The Arunachal Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act, 2002
39. Memorandum of Settlement on Bodoland Territorial Council

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