Two Indian Coast Guard ships were sent to help the refugees, 23 of whom were children, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava
Will ensure CAA is implemented in West Bengal, will send back 1 crore Bangladeshi Muslims illegally living in state, says Dilip Ghosh
Addressing a series of rallies in the North 24 Parganas district, BJP's Dilip Ghosh said that those opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are anti-Bengalis and against the idea of India
SC to hear pleas seeking identification and deportation of illegal immigrants including Bangladeshi nationals, Rohingya next month
The plea has sought a direction to the Centre and the state governments to identify, detain and deport all illegal immigrants and infiltrators
BJP workers protests outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence after AAP chief slams Manoj Tiwari for demanding NRC in Delhi
Members from BJP party staged protests outside Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal house, day after the AAP chief took a dig at BJP leader Manoj Tiwari's comments on NRC
'If NRC comes to Delhi, you will have to leave first': Arvind Kejriwal's swipe at BJP's Manoj Tiwari
Taking a swipe at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said if the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is implemented, the BJP leader will have to be the first to leave the city
Efforts to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar fail after no one turns up to board buses organised by Bangladesh govt
A fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar appeared to fall flat on Thursday, with no one turning up to hop on five buses and 10 trucks laid on by Bangladesh.
Repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims unlikely; refugees say they won't return unless citizenship, safety assured
The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appeared unlikely after those who were eligible told they didn't want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety were ensured
N Biren Singh concerned about presence of Rohingya in Manipur, urges locals to identify those responsible for their entry
Expressing concern over the presence of Rohingyas in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said efforts should be made to identify the people who are facilitating their entry and providing them shelter in the state.
Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted
Outgoing West Bengal governor praised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, stating that the TMC chief had the vision and power to implement her decisions.
US travel ban on Myanmar army chief, 3 top officers for role in crackdown against Rohingya not enough: UN rights investigator
A UN rights investigator said that a US travel ban on Myanmar's army chief and three other top officers for their role in orchestrating a crackdown against Rohingya Muslims does not go far enough.
US imposes sanctions on Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing, two generals, blames military personnel for Rohingya killings
US announcement of sanctions against Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing came on the first day of an international ministerial conference on religious freedom hosted by Pompeo at the State Department. A 2017 military crackdown in Myanmar drove more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
Two Rohingya men arrested near India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, due to be produced in local court today
Two Rohingya men have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said on Tuesday.
Supreme Court set for August hearing of petitions challenging Centre's decision to deport Rohingya refugees to Myanmar
Initially, two Rohingya immigrants had moved the apex court in 2017 challenging the move to deport to Rohingyas on various grounds, including that it violated international human right conventions.
UN finds 'systemic failures' in its response to Rohingya crisis, report says 'all parties' failed to convey grave human rights violations
The report says that while "it is difficult to assign responsibility for systemic failures," there is a shared responsibility "on the part of all parties involved" in not "conveying more forcefully the United Nations' principled concerns regarding grave human rights violations."
BJP leader Babul Supriyo accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of employing party workers and police for provoking violence in the state.
United Nations urges countries to cut off business ties with Myanmar military, likens its actions to ethnic cleansing
A United Nations fact-finding mission urged that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights' abuses
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.
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.
RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bank
In Jammu, the BJP had assured to end the perceived hegemony of Muslim-dominated Kashmir, scrapping of Article 370, and deportation of Rohingyas settled in Jammu and seen as a security threat by locals. With all these promises remaining just on papers, Hindus in Jammu have now lost faith in the party.
Rohingya genocide still ongoing in Myanmar, but Aung San Suu Kyi in 'total denial', says UN investigator
Genocide is still taking place against Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar and the government is increasingly demonstrating it has no interest in establishing a fully functioning democracy, UN investigators said Wednesday.