Myanmar Navy rescues 102 boat people

The Myanmar navy has rescued more than a hundred Bangladeshi boat people from an islet near the country`s southernmost region, an official report said on Tuesday.

PM Modi impresses Bangladeshis by his Bengali language

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday drew rapturous applause from the crowd at Dhaka University by beginning his address to the varsity in Bengali language.

716 Bangladeshis in Malaysian camps

A total of 716 Bangladeshi refugees said to have arrived on the shores of Malaysia by boat are lodged in Malaysian camps, an official said.

Indonesia rescues 65 'after Australian navy towed away' asylum boat

Indonesian authorities have rescued 65 asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia after their boat ran aground on a reef, Indonesian police said on Tuesday.

Myanmar Buddhists march against repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

Radical Buddhists from Myanmar, including monks, demonstrated on Wednesday in Yangon against international pressure on Myanmar to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

Bangladeshis thrown off migrant boat swim two hours to shore

 Seventeen Bangladeshis finally returned home Thursday after being thrown off a boat bound for Malaysia and forced to swim two hours to shore, after attempting to join a migrant exodus, officials said.

Barred from Gulf, Bangladeshis risk lives to head south

Denied their traditional route out of poverty in the Gulf and often urged on by relatives, growing numbers of young Bangladeshis are joining the waves of Rohingya trying to reach Southeast Asia on horror boat journeys.

Another boat found at sea as Rohingya refugee crisis deepens

Another boat, this one crammed with 500 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis, was found off Malaysia's coast today, an activist and officials said, as international community called on Southeast Asian governments to open their borders and step up search-and-rescue efforts.

Evacuation of Bangladeshis from war-torn Yemen: Diplomat thanks India

With more than 300 Bangladesh nationals safely evacuated from war-torn Yemen and brought here on board two passenger ships on Saturday, a senior diplomat of the neighbouring country thanked India for the timely help.

Two Indian ships with 484 Yemen evacuees arriving in Kochi

Two Indian ships - MV Corals and MV Karavatti - are to berth in Kochi on Saturday with 484 evacuees, including 73 Indians and 336 Bangladeshis, in the last lot of people brought out from strife-torn Yemen.

Gadkari criticised for 'linking rape with religion'

The Goa Congress has criticised Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment wherein he raked up the religion of two Bangladeshis who were arrested for raping a nun in West Bengal last month.

Four arrested in Ludhiana had links with gang involved nun rape

 The four Bangladeshi nationals arrested from Ludhiana had links with those involved in the gangrape of an elderly nun at a convent in Ranaghat, CID sources here said.

Fear of influx of Bangladeshis in Nagaland: Governor

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Monday said the spirit behind the March 5 Dimapur incident, where an alleged rapist was lynched to death by an angry mob, was influx of Bangladeshis or foreigners into the state.

Four Bangladeshis arrested for running sex racket

Police on Thursday arrested four Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly running a flesh trade racket and rescued seven alleged Bangladeshi sex workers.

Bangladeshis interrogated by intelligence agencies

Intelligence agencies today interrogated 65 Bangadeshi nationals who were detained here for not having valid documents on December 25.

Burdwan blast probe: Five more held in West Bengal

Five more people, including three Bangladeshi women, were arrested Monday in West Bengal to know if they had links with a Bangladeshi terror group linked to the October 2 blast in Burdwan.

Bangladeshis among five arrested in Mizoram

Five tribals, including two Bangladeshis, have been arrested in Mizoram and a huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from them, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer said here Friday.

Four percent detected Bangladeshis deported from Assam in 29 years

Over 59,500 Bangladeshis have been detected as per Assam Accord in the state since 1985, of which a little over four per cent have been deported, the Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

Tarun Gogoi clarifies stand on visa-free entry for Bangladeshis

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said he has not compromised with `national security` by divulging the BJP-led union government`s proposal to grant visa-free entry to Bangladeshi nationals under the age of 18 and over 65 years.

India returns 27 Bangladeshis

Border Guard Bangladesh received 27 Bangladeshis after they served their three-year term for illegally entering India, an official said.