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Arunachal to request for `Hinterland Highway` to control migration

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 17:50

Arunachal Pradesh will soon request the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to construct a "Hinterland Highway" to arrest migration of people from border areas near the Line of Actual Control to urban centres.

Four percent detected Bangladeshis deported from Assam in 29 years

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:08

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.

Hundreds of migrants try to enter Spain

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 18:50

Spain rescued Tuesday nearly 500 African migrants trying to enter the country by boat while hundreds more tried to scramble over a border fence into the Spanish territory of Melilla.

Spain rescues 267 migrants from small boats

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 03:56

Spain`s coastguard today said it had rescued 267 sub-Saharan African migrants, including 39 women and three children who were among those trying to reach Spanish soil on a flotilla of small boats.

Italy rescues nearly 100,000 migrants at sea this year

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 19:36

The Italian navy said today it had rescued more than 2,000 migrants over the weekend from boats in the Mediterranean, bringing the number it has brought ashore this year to nearly 100,000.

Centre working on new package for resettlement of Kashmiri migrants: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 16:59

Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalised in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Dozens hurt as migrants clash in France

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 14:45

Dozens were hurt on Tuesday after clashes broke out in the northern French port of Calais between hundreds of African migrants seeking to cross the Channel to England.

Facts distorted for political gains: Vijay Goel

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 19:36

Under attack for his speech on inflow of migrants into Delhi, BJP leader Vijay Goel on Monday said that his statement was taken out of context for "petty political gains" and categorically said that he did not oppose the migration of people from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar into the national capital.

Kashmiri Pandit groups meet Jitendra Singh over pilgrimage

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 00:21

Delegations of Kashmiri Pandit organisations on Friday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday seeking the Centre`s intervention in allowing a pilgrimage to Kounsarnag Lak in South Kashmir, a day after locals had protested against the event.

At least 20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 05:09

More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy said late Tuesday.

Britain`s Cameron vows to curb benefits for EU migrants

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:30

British Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled plans on Tuesday to halve the time during which EU migrants with no realistic job prospects can claim benefits in the UK.

Australia PM defends treatment of migrants held on boat

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 13:51

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday said his government`s treatment of a boatload of 157 asylum-seekers who have been kept at sea for weeks would underline its resolve to stop people-smuggling.