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Groups working secretly to help illegal Rohingya migrants: MHA report

A confidential Home Ministry report, accessed by Zee News, has revealed that the number of Rohingya migrants in 24 Parganas region of West Bengal has surged from 29 to over 100. The report also has the mention of several groups that have been helping Rohingya Muslim to infiltrate into Indian territory from Bangladesh.

Mar 27, 2018, 07:45 AM IST

Rohingya migrants threat to India, can't be allowed to stay: RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi

RSS general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi has said the Rohingya migrants escaping a military crackdown in Myanmar cannot be allowed to stay in India as they may pose a threat to the country's security.

Oct 02, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Bangladesh sends back 90 Rohingya despite violence

Rohingya are reviled and spurned as illegal immigrants in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they live in fear of police and troops.

Aug 27, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

Bangladesh to send back Rohingya fleeing Myanmar unrest

Police in the Bangladeshi border town of Cox`s Bazar said on Wednesday, they had detained 70 Rohingya, including women and children, and would send them back across the border.

Nov 23, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Misery at sea: The Rohingya boat bounced between nation

 The fate of around 300 ethnic Rohingya migrants whose overcrowded trawler has been bounced for days between Thai and Malaysian waters dramatises the desperate plight of Southeast Asia`s new boat-people.

May 17, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

10 Rohingya migrants aboard ''ferry of death'' die post drifting in Andaman sea for 2 months

 A boat crammed with dozens of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was reportedly found sailing in Thai waters yesterday, with passengers claiming that at least 10 people, who were travelling with them, had died over the past few days.

May 15, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Boat carrying scores of migrants found in Thai waters: Report

A boat carrying scores of Rohingya migrants was found drifting in Thai waters Thursday, according to an AFP reporter at the scene.

May 14, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Thailand arrests 53 Rohingya migrants: Official

Thai authorities on Saturday arrested 53 Rohingya migrants and two suspected Thai traffickers en route to neighbouring Malaysia, an official said.

Oct 11, 2014, 15:47 PM IST