Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicRohingya Muslim refugees

Topic: Rohingya Muslim refugees

SC reserves verdict on PIL seeking immediate release of Rohingya refugees detained in Jammu

Appearing for the petitioner, Prashant Bhushan said Rohingya children were subjected to killing and sexual exploitation, while Myanmar's military failed to respect international law.

‘We have nowhere to go’ — Rohingya refugees flee relief camps in Jammu fearing detention

J&K administration Saturday rounded up over 160 Rohingya refugees and placed them in 'holding centres' set up under Foreigner's Act.

Illegal Rohingya immigrants staying in 12 states & Union Territories, says Nityanand Rai

The Minister of State for Home Affairs also informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday that there was no accurate data regarding the number of such migrants living in the country.

Nobody to claim them, 250 houses India gifted Myanmar for Rohingyas lie vacant

The 250 prefabricated houses were built as part of an agreement signed between India and Myanmar in 2017.

Bangladesh foreign minister raises Rohingya issue with PM Modi, urges their repatriation

PM Narendra Modi has assured Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen of India’s cooperation over Rohingya repatriation.

US journalists decry Trump move to bar Jim Acosta, and Afghan govt draws flak ahead of peace talks

Dozens of Rohingya refugees flee camps to move to Malaysia, and Prince Charles says he will tone down his activism as a king. 

With 68.5 million people displaced globally, here’s why World Refugee Day is important

India, struggling with the issue of Rohingya Muslim refugees, has granted asylum to displaced people from Tibet, Afghanistan, Pakistan among others.

Gutted Delhi camp puts spotlight on sub-human living conditions of Rohingyas in India

About 40,000 Rohingya refugees live in places like Delhi, Jammu, Hyderabad, Jaipur etc., and face ‘dismal’ living conditions and health risks.

Global Pulse: Macron’s on a mission to mentor Trump, Suu Kyi’s falsehoods

Emmanuel Macron is on a mission to push Trump to act in the framework of the multilateral approach.

Global Pulse: ‘Make America France again’, it’s all in the name for Xi Jinping

Bowled over by what he saw in France, Donald Trump is considering a Batille-Day style US military parade in Washington on the 4 July next year.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.