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Eleven-year-old Sahida offers the Maghrib prayers in evening | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

What a Friday Iftar looks like at a Delhi Rohingya refugee camp during lockdown

Refugees at a Rohingya camp in Delhi said they have to rely on fruit carts during lockdown, making this year's Ramzan an expensive, and nearly unaffordable affair.
People suspected of coronavirus being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Govt wants Rohingya Muslims in India tested after Tablighi Jamaat link emerges

The Tablighi Jamaat made headlines after a congregation it held last month resulted in the mass spread of the highly infectious Covid-19 disease.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session in New Delhi. | ANI

India, Bangladesh have agreed on repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar, says Union Minister

Union Minister of State for Home said that govt has issued instructions of capturing biometric particulars of the migrants and to initiate the deportation proceedings.
The International Court of Justice presided by ICJ judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf during the Kulbhushan Jadhav's verdict in Hague, Netherlands | PTI

Why ICJ order asking Myanmar to stop Rohingya ‘genocide’ is binding but not enforceable

The world court has asked Myanmar govt to exercise control over its military and prevent it from causing further harm to Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Imran Khan

Imran Khan slamming Modi govt’s CAB exposes his memory loss

If Pakistan wants India’s Citizenship Bill to fail, it should start changing the way it treats its own religious minorities.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar state counselor ~ Bloomberg

Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide allegations against Myanmar at ICJ

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi dismissed claims that Myanmar tried to exterminate Rohingya Muslims in 2017, but admitted to the army's use of excessive force.
Aung San Suu Kyi

ICJ begins hearings against Myanmar on genocide charges, Aung San Suu Kyi heads defence team

The trial marks a low point for the reputation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi who has often been compared to the likes of Nelson Mandela.
Rohingya refugees at a camp in New Delhi

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.
Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Bangladesh wants India to pressure Myanmar on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen is set to visit India next month.
Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Supreme Court refuses to stop deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims

The move comes after a Rohingya refugee sought to restrain the Central govt from deporting the refugees who completed their jail term in Assam.

On Camera

PM Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping | Commons

India must keep Beijing on tenterhooks, and wisely use its economic statecraft

A knee jerk disruption in trade ties will hurt Indian businesses, especially at a time when the economy is beginning to re-adjust to the new normal of Covid-19.
File photo of a Bharat Petroleum Corporation gas station in Mumbai

India’s fuel demand from cars to factories is beginning to bounce back

Provisional fuel sales in June climbed within 88% of 2019 levels from less than half in April in the midst of the world’s biggest lockdown, oil ministry said.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

India keeps tight watch on Pakistan as ceasefire violations rise at LoC amid China standoff

According to govt figures, April, May and June (as of 25th) have seen 387, 382 and 302 ceasefire violations, respectively — a three-fold rise since 2018.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.