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RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bank
India

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
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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.

SC allows deportation of Rohingya: Prashant Bhushan's arguments flawed as international laws hold no water in Indian courts
India

SC allows deportation of Rohingya: Prashant Bhushan's arguments flawed as international laws hold no water in Indian courts

On grounds of non-interference with the executive policy, the dualistic form of the State as well as the fact that India is non-signatory of the Refugee Convention, the Supreme Court is right in its judgment in allowing the deportation of the Rohingya refugees

India has never raised illegal Bangladeshi migrants issue with Dhaka, says Sheikh Hasina's special advisor
India

India has never raised illegal Bangladeshi migrants issue with Dhaka, says Sheikh Hasina's special advisor

Gowher Rizvi, Special Advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on Friday claimed India has never raised the issue of illegal Bangladeshi migrants staying on its soil with his government and asked New Delhi to prove that the 'illegal immigrants' of Northeast India are indeed Bangladeshis.

Supreme Court refuses to stay deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims; 'Myanmar citizens' to exit via Manipur's Moreh
India

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.

Aurora Prize laureate Kyaw Hla Aung to donate $1 million award money for relief work among Rohingya
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Aurora Prize laureate Kyaw Hla Aung to donate $1 million award money for relief work among Rohingya

Kyaw Hla Aung was given the award this year for his fight against injustice and advocating on behalf of the Rohingya people.

India, Bangladesh border forces to hold high-level talks in Delhi; to discuss movement of Rohingyas, information sharing
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India, Bangladesh border forces to hold high-level talks in Delhi; to discuss movement of Rohingyas, information sharing

As per an official, India and Bangladesh will share updates about movement of Rohingyas in the meeting.

Four Rohingya refugees arrested in Hyderabad for illegally procuring Aadhaar, Voter ID cards
India

Four Rohingya refugees arrested in Hyderabad for illegally procuring Aadhaar, Voter ID cards

The four Myanmar nationals had migrated to Hyderabad as refugees around five years back and enrolled with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), they said.

BSF, Assam Rifles sensitised to prevent entry of Rohingya Muslims: Rajnath Singh
India

BSF, Assam Rifles sensitised to prevent entry of Rohingya Muslims: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said Rohingyas should not be allowed to "spread out and stay wherever they want".

Rajnath Singh in Dhaka: Possible to end terror if countries in region join hands, home minister tells Sheikh Hasina
India

Rajnath Singh in Dhaka: Possible to end terror if countries in region join hands, home minister tells Sheikh Hasina

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday held an 'extremely fruitful' meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Civil armed conflicts, ethnic groups in Myanmar's Kachin State responsible for stalled peace talks and 'drowning the country', says army
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Civil armed conflicts, ethnic groups in Myanmar's Kachin State responsible for stalled peace talks and 'drowning the country', says army

Myanmar's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing said that he would urge to wipe out the civil armed conflicts that hinder the development of the country.

Leeds United arrive for Myanmar tour amid accusations of 'endorsing' ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas
Sports

Leeds United arrive for Myanmar tour amid accusations of 'endorsing' ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas

Leeds United and their Italian tycoon owner who has business interests in Myanmar - have come under intense criticism for the visit from British lawmakers and rights group Amnesty International.

Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo released after 512 days in prison: How Myanmar punished the duo for uncovering an atrocity
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Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo released after 512 days in prison: How Myanmar punished the duo for uncovering an atrocity

Myanmar has freed Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from jail as part of a move to pardon thousands of prisoners. They were convicted for allegedly violating the Official Secrets Act.

Kathua rape and murder case: Don't spare culprits, but ensure innocent are not harassed, says BJP Yuva Morcha
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Kathua rape and murder case: Don't spare culprits, but ensure innocent are not harassed, says BJP Yuva Morcha

Condemning the Kathua rape and murder case, the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, on Monday said the perpetrators of the gory crime must be dealt with according to the law while also emphasising that innocents should also not be harassed.

Kathua rape case: Jammu Bar Association says its agitation for CBI probe wrongly portrayed as 'communal'
India

Kathua rape case: Jammu Bar Association says its agitation for CBI probe wrongly portrayed as 'communal'

The Bar Association of Jammu (BAJ), on Thursday, announced that it is extendng its strike till 17 April against the growing illegal presence of Rohingya and Bangladeshi nationals, while alleging that its agitation for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Kathua rape and murder was wrongly being portrayed as "communal".

Facebook defends its position after UN officials call it out for spreading fear and hatred in Myanmar
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Facebook defends its position after UN officials call it out for spreading fear and hatred in Myanmar

Facebook has seen a meteoric rise in Myanmar, a fledgling democracy shaking off 50 years of brutal junta rule.

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to arrest, extradite 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in rebel assault
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Myanmar urges Bangladesh to arrest, extradite 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in rebel assault

Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in August last year.

Kashmir people are getting tired of militancy, says Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat
India

Kashmir people are getting tired of militancy, says Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat

The people in Kashmir have realised that it is very difficult to secede from India and they are also getting tired of militancy, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.

Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing state-sponsored 'apartheid' on Rohingyas
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Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing state-sponsored 'apartheid' on Rohingyas

Myanmar's suffocating control of its Rohingya population amounts to "apartheid", Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Sheikh Hasina meets Chinese FM on pragmatic cooperation, discusses solution to Rohingya crisis
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Sheikh Hasina meets Chinese FM on pragmatic cooperation, discusses solution to Rohingya crisis

Hasina and Wang also discussed the Rohingya issue. Wang said the issue should be resolved by Bangladesh