Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Rohingyas

‘Echo chamber of anti-Rohingya content’: Amnesty says Meta’s algorithms stoked Myanmar violence

In a report, human rights body says several hateful Facebook posts against Rohingyas were shared widely & passed on without checks, flays Meta’s 'refusal to remediate' the community.

No plans to house Rohingyas, says Centre after its minister tweets ‘India gives refuge to all’

In a tweet early Wednesday, Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri highlighted a media report on a possible Rohingya resettlement, but was slammed by VHP.

Illegal Rohingya migrants pose threat to national security, Modi govt tells Lok Sabha

In a written reply, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said there are reports about some Rohingya migrants indulging in illegal activities.

Plea filed in SC to deport illegal Rohingya, Bangladeshi infiltrators from West Bengal

The plea also seeks direction to Centre and states to invoke the National Security Act against govt employees, police personnel & security forces, who have links with infiltration mafias.

Rohingyas detained in Jammu shall not be deported to Myanmar without due process, says SC

A bench headed by CJI S A Bobde passed the order on a plea seeking immediate release of the detained Rohingya refugees and a direction to restrain the Centre from deporting them.

Protests show Myanmar military can’t frighten its citizens like before

Myanmar military's playbook of unmitigated violence against its own citizens has worked in the past. Two months since the coup, large-scale demonstrations continue.

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.

168 Rohingyas living illegally in Jammu sent to jail, say J&K officials

The J&K administration Saturday began a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingyas as part of an exercise to trace foreigners living in the city without valid documents.

India emphasises early return of displaced Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar at UNGA

India said it has the highest stake in resolving the issue of repatriation of Rohingyas since it is the only country that shares a long border with both Bangladesh and Myanmar.

No immediate reason for Dhaka to be concerned on CAA-NRC, says Bangladesh foreign secretary

In an interview to ThePrint, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen also says Dhaka views Indo-Pacific region more as an economic opportunity than security grouping.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.