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Germany eases dual citizenship rules

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:01

Germany has adopted a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants, a step that will benefit mainly young people from the country`s three-million-strong Turkish-origin community.

Immigrant children held in crowded, concrete cells

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 05:11

Children`s faces pressed against glass. Hundreds of young boys and girls covered with aluminium foil-like blankets next to chain-link fences. The pungent odour that comes with keeping dirty travellers in close quarters.

Meghalaya`s UDP seeks quashing of HC order on Bangladeshi settlers

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 23:52

Main Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya on Friday called for the state government to contest "without delay" the Meghalaya High Court order that Bangladeshi nationals who have made the state their home prior to March 24, 1971, must be considered as Indian citizens.

Return of Pandits to Kashmir, illegal immigrants on MHA list for Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 21:04

Return of Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir Valley, checking of influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and improving Centre-state relations are among the key issues to be flagged by MHA.

Pre 1971 Bangladeshi settlers are Indians: Meghalaya HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 14:13

In a historic judgement, the Meghalaya High Court has said that Bangladesh nationals who have settled in this north eastern state before March 24, 1971 should be treated as Indians and they be enrolled in voters`list.

German funeral home `sold dead people`s passports`

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 00:55

German police on Thursday raided a funeral parlour and 18 other Berlin locations linked to a gang suspected of using dead people`s passports to smuggle illegal immigrants into EU countries.

Kerala Minority Panel records statements of illegal Bangladesh immigrants

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 21:30

Kerala State Minority Commission chairman A M Veerankutty and its two members today visited an old age home here where 12 Bangladeshi nationals have been lodged for the past ten months, and recorded their statements.

At least 36 immigrants die in Libya shipwreck: Navy

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 21:06

At least 36 immigrants died and 42 are reported missing after a makeshift boat was wrecked off Libya`s coast, a naval spokesman said on Sunday.

Bangladesh warns illegal immigrants row will affect ties with India

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 19:17

The election campaign of BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is making waves across the subcontinent in Bangladesh, which on Tuesday warned that the `illegal immigrant row` if not handled amicably will affect Dhaka`s ties with New Delhi.

Send me first if you want to send `Bangladeshis` back: Mamata to Modi

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:59

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday dared BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said that `if he wants to send immigrants to Bangladesh, then he should send me first`.

Modi`s statements led to `massacre` in Assam: K Rahman Khan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 21:05

Union Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan on Sunday said statements made by Narendra Modi against illegal Bangladeshi immigrants led to the "massacre" of innocents in Assam and urged the Centre and state government to take immediate action to help the victims.

Rescued desert migrants to be escorted to Sudan town: army

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 19:08

About 300 illegal immigrants abandoned by people traffickers in the scorching Sudanese-Libyan desert, where 10 died , will be escorted to a Sudanese town from Friday, the army said.