Antagonism towards migrant workers keeps Kodagu on edge as politicos fail to balance interests of locals and coffee industry
Antagonism towards 'outsiders' employed in Kodagu's coffee plantations has been around for decades, lately, the narrative is focussed on workers from the north, including Jharkhand, Odisha, and Assam and other northeastern states
Massacre in Myanmar: The story on Rohingya killings that got Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo arrested
The Rohingya Muslim killings in Inn Din in Myanmar, which Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo traced, marked another bloody episode in the ethnic violence in Rakhine.
Sentenced to 7 years in prison and jailed for over 500 days, it's been a long fight for freedom for Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of 12 December, 2017. At the time they were detained, outside a restaurant in Yangon, they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State
Myanmar releases Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison; duo among thousands granted amnesty by president
Myanmar on Tuesday released Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison, 512 days after they were sent to jail for working on an investigative report on the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Rakhine state.
Myanmar Supreme Court rejects appeal of two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years for violating Official Secrets Act
A district court judge in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, found the two journalists guilty under the Official Secrets Act in September, 2018 and sentenced them to seven years in prison. The Yangon High Court rejected an earlier appeal in January.
Around 7,40,000 Muslim Rohingya are living in camps in Bangladesh after they were driven out of Myanmar's northern Rakhine state during a military campaign in 2017 that the United Nations has described as ethnic cleansing. "Here, I regret to inform the council that Bangladesh would no longer be in a position to accommodate more people from Myanmar," said Haque.
Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar to stop fresh influx of refugees fleeing troubled Rakhine State
Over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing from Rakhine state in neighbouring Myanmar to evade atrocities, which the UN called "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", following the action by the military in August 2017
Daily Bulletin: BJP-Congress slugfest over EVM rigging allegations; Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Political slugfest over EVM hacking is refusing to die down with the BJP claiming that Congress is conspiring against it; Narendra Modi will inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort today.
30 Rohingya Muslims held on bus from Agartala to Guwahati; 31 others stuck near Bangladesh border handed over to Tripura Police
Thirty Rohingya Muslims, including 12 children, were held along the Tripura-Assam border on their way to Guwahati from Agartala in a bus as BSF handed over 31 others who were holed up in Bangladesh border, to Tripura Police.
Myanmar court rejects Reuters reporters' appeal, journalists face 7 years in prison over reportage on Rohingya genocide
A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Convicted Reuters journalists in Myanmar to hear appeal decision today; scribes' lawyers, families express hope for their freedom
The two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have insisted they were the victims of a police set-up, pointing to testimony from a serving officer who said a superior had ordered others to entrap them.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees condemns India's decision to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar
Noting that this was the second such incident since October 2018, when India returned seven Rohingya men to Rakhine State in Myanmar, the UNHCR said conditions are not conducive for the return of Rohingya to Myanmar.
Thirteen Myanmar police officers were killed in raids Friday by ethnic Rakhine rebels, the army said, in a brazen, co-ordinated attack on the country's Independence Day which adds a dangerous new dimension to the conflict in the restive western state
Jack Dorsey defended his actions but conceded he could have handled the situation better.
BJP releases manifesto for Telangana polls, promises farm loan waiver, distribution of cows to one lakh people every year
In addition to implementation of the NDA government's 'Ayushman Bharat' health scheme, the BJP manifesto promised steps to set up generic medicine centres in every administrative unit.
Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' award over her indifference towards atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest. "Today, we are profoundly dismayed that you no longer represent a symbol of hope, courage, and the undying defence of human rights," Amnesty International chief Kumi Naidoo said in a letter to Suu Kyi released by the group.
At least 190 suspected Rohingyas in Telangana voters' list; verification, deletion of names underway, says official
There were about 3,600 Rohingyas, who are UNHCR (UN refugee agency) card holders in Hyderabad and most of them are illiterates.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that action against the Rohingya and other illegal immigrants should not be viewed through the prism of human rights.
Our govt will identify each and every infiltrator and ensure they are out of voters' list: Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday said the NDA government has begun the process of sending back illegal refugees to their native countries.
Supreme Court refuses to stay deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims; 'Myanmar citizens' to exit via Manipur's Moreh
A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday dismissed the petition against the deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar as it refused to interfere in Central government's decision.