Rohingya Muslims

646,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh since August: UN

646,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh since August: UN

The UN on Friday raised the number of Rohingya refugees who have arrived in Bangladesh since late August to 646,000.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Rohingya widows find safe haven in Bangladesh camp

Rohingya widows find safe haven in Bangladesh camp

Dawn hues of pink and purple reveal a dusty valley in Bangladesh`s southern hills quilted with a dense settlement of red tents home to more than 230 women and children grieving for lost husbands and fathers.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:59 AM IST
Rajnath Singh asks border states to check influx of Rohingyas, Bangladeshi migrants

Rajnath Singh asks border states to check influx of Rohingyas, Bangladeshi migrants

According to official estimates, around 36,000 Rohingyas are currently living in various parts of India.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
No serious moves to drive out Rohingyas right now, SC told

No serious moves to drive out Rohingyas right now, SC told

The SC on Tuesday was told by a Rohingya petitioner that there were no serious moves by the Indian government to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
Working to ensure returns of Rohingya refugees, Myanmar tells UN

Working to ensure returns of Rohingya refugees, Myanmar tells UN

Myanmar told the United Nations on Tuesday that it was finalising terms for a joint working group with Bangladesh that will launch the process of return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Pope Francis ends Asia tour dominated by refugee crisis

Pope Francis ends Asia tour dominated by refugee crisis

Pope Francis left Bangladesh on Saturday at the end of a high-stakes Asia tour that was dominated by the plight of the Rohingya ethnic minority fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Dec 02, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Eight Rohingyas apprehended from West Tripura district

Eight Rohingyas apprehended from West Tripura district

This is the first time that such a large number of people from the community were apprehended from Tripura.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
36,000 Rohingyas in India; terror links cannot be ruled out: BSF

36,000 Rohingyas in India; terror links cannot be ruled out: BSF

BSF DG said his troops have apprehended 87 Rohingya Muslims along the Indo-Bangla border since the beginning of this year till October 31.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Eight Rohingyas held in Tripura

Eight Rohingyas held in Tripura

Border Security Force Tripura Frontier Inspector General SR Ojha told the media that since 2015, many Rohingyas entered Tripura and other northeastern states via Bangladesh.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh after the military in mostly Buddhist Myanmar launched a harsh counter-insurgency operation in their villages across the northern parts of Rakhine State.

Nov 28, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Myanmar should commit to respect for human rights, says Pope

Myanmar should commit to respect for human rights, says Pope

Pope Francis said on Tuesday that Myanmar is suffering from civil conflict and hostilities.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Aung Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over her response to repression of Rohingya Muslims

Aung Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over her response to repression of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the honour granting her the Freedom of the City of Oxford.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Myanmar has `no religious discrimination`, Army Chief tells Pope Francis

Myanmar has `no religious discrimination`, Army Chief tells Pope Francis

Myanmar`s military stands accused of waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to start Rohingya return in two months

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to start Rohingya return in two months

Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, Dhaka said today, as global pressure mounts over the crisis that has sent more than half a million people fleeing across the border.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role

Myanmar expects to sign an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern that Myanmar's powerful generals could prove obstructive.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Rohingya refugees 'drained' by trauma, says UN refugee chief

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar have been "drained" by the trauma they suffered during the crisis and a struggle to overcome desperate want, the United Nations refugee chief said on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Rohingya Muslims: Supreme Court to resume hearing on deporting 'illegal' refugees today

Rohingya Muslims: Supreme Court to resume hearing on deporting 'illegal' refugees today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will resume its hearing on the contentious issue of government's decision to deport Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.

Nov 21, 2017, 06:37 AM IST

Myanmar Army replaces general in charge of Rakhine operation

Myanmar`s Army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
 $6 for 38 days work - Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

$6 for 38 days work - Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some suffering beatings and sexual assault, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has found.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
Pakistan continuing with its antics, but Kashmir situation has improved: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan continuing with its antics, but Kashmir situation has improved: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said there was a decline in the incidents of extremism and that the credit for this should go to the followers of Islam in the country.

Nov 11, 2017, 22:54 PM IST