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Narendra Modi in Myanmar highlights: We took big decisions because nation is bigger than politics for us, says PM
India

Narendra Modi in Myanmar highlights: We took big decisions because nation is bigger than politics for us, says PM

Narendra Modi's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state.

Narendra Modi in Myanmar: New Delhi signs 11 memorandum of understanding with Nay Pyi Taw
India

Narendra Modi in Myanmar: New Delhi signs 11 memorandum of understanding with Nay Pyi Taw

Nay Pyi Taw: India and Myanmar signed eight agreements in a range of sectors, including one to strengthen democratic institutions in this country, to further build their multifaceted partnership.

Narendra Modi in Myanmar highlights: Prime minister meets President Htin Kyaw; to meet Aung San Suu Kyi tomorrow
India

Narendra Modi in Myanmar highlights: Prime minister meets President Htin Kyaw; to meet Aung San Suu Kyi tomorrow

Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Nay Pyi Taw for his first bilateral visit to Myanmar with an aim of charting a roadmap for closer cooperation between the two countries in areas like security and counter-terrorism.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the Centre
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the Centre

India is home to over 40,000 Rohingya Muslims. The refugees claim they are ethnically Burmese even as the Burmese government denies that claim and says they are not citizens.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees. The Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In part two of this three-part series, Ajay Kumar focusses on their connection with India. Part three looks at the legal trouble India may face regarding their deportation.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part I: The 'forgotten' partition of 1935 left an entire people in limbo
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part I: The 'forgotten' partition of 1935 left an entire people in limbo

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees and the Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In a three-part series, Ajay Kumar will examine the origins of these stateless people. Part two will focus on their connection with India and part three will focus on troubles India may face regarding their deportation.

Pakistan's interior ministry says it granted citizenship to 298 Indians in past five years
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Pakistan's interior ministry says it granted citizenship to 298 Indians in past five years

a total number of 298 Indian emigrants have been granted Pakistani citizenship," the Interior Ministry

Al-Qaeda document issues warning to India, says will target army officers who killed 'Kashmiri brothers'
India

Al-Qaeda document issues warning to India, says will target army officers who killed 'Kashmiri brothers'

The al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has released a 20-page 'code of conduct' detailing its objectives and future targets.

Burmese Christians in India and a possible clue to why Europe's Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity
World

Burmese Christians in India and a possible clue to why Europe's Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity

Though forced to relocate because of religious differences, Burmese Christians in India find solace in religion and community support, and their situation possibly explain why Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity in Europe

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub
Life

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub

"We're collecting materials for the museum right now, such as photos, data and other heritage of Katha. And we're also renovating George Orwell's house by maintaining its own original style.

Myanmar: Aung Sang Suu Kyi to head committee for peacebuilding with Rohingyas
World

Myanmar: Aung Sang Suu Kyi to head committee for peacebuilding with Rohingyas

The Rohingyas, a minority living in Myanmar for centuries, are not recognised as Burmese citizens but are considered Bengali immigrants.

India took 180-degree turn in Myanmar policy: Shashi Tharoor
Politics

India took 180-degree turn in Myanmar policy: Shashi Tharoor

India took a "180-degree turn" in its approach towards Myanmar from being pro-democracy and anti-junta when Jaswant Singh was MEA, Shashi Tharoor said.

Profile in courage: Aung San Suu Kyi, hero's daughter turned election victor 
World

Profile in courage: Aung San Suu Kyi, hero's daughter turned election victor 

The landslide victory by her National League for Democracy (NLD) brings the daughter of Myanmar's independence leader, Aung San, closer to the centre of power, even though she is constitutionally barred from becoming president.

Myanmar goes to the polls, it's Aung San Suu Kyi's date with history
Politics

Myanmar goes to the polls, it's Aung San Suu Kyi's date with history

Myanmar goes to the polls Sunday in an historic election that could thrust Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party into power and pull the country away from the grip of the military.

Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia
World

Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia

The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis.

More than a hundred former slaves return home to Myanmar from Indonesia
World

More than a hundred former slaves return home to Myanmar from Indonesia

More than a hundred former slaves return home to Myanmar from Indonesia

Modi 's 3-nation tour: Myanmar is India’s window to South East Asia
World

Modi 's 3-nation tour: Myanmar is India’s window to South East Asia

India is attaching increasing significance to Myanmar which is borne out by the fact that for the first time in the modern history of India-Myanmar bilateral ties, an Indian Prime Minister has visited this contiguous neighbour twice in the same year.

Back on tour: PM Modi in Myanmar for 25th ASEAN summit
World

Back on tour: PM Modi in Myanmar for 25th ASEAN summit

Within hours of his landing in Naypyitaw, new capital of Myanmar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the first of his over 20-odd bilateral meetings during his 11-20 November three-nation tour when he met his first host country’s president Thein Sein.

China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma
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China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Environmental activists claim that the dam will displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy river.

Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?
India

Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Intelligence reports have claimed that conflicts between the Buddhist majority in Burma and the Rohingya Muslims minority in Burma are being mined by Pakistan-based terrorist groups, a phenomenon which is being linked to the attacks on Bodh Gaya