refugees

CAA refugees: No data being kept, says govt

CAA refugees: No data being kept, says govt

"He was replying to CPI MP Binoy Viswam who wanted to know how many of these refugees are currently residing in the country

Fuss in the West: A disparate frame of reference on refugees

Fuss in the West: A disparate frame of reference on refugees

When US President Donald Trump visits India, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) may well crop up in discussions with Prime Minister Nare...Read More

UP identifies 32,000 refugees under CAA

UP identifies 32,000 refugees under CAA

These refugees are spread across 20 districts, Shrikant Sharma, Minister of Power and the government's spokesperson told the media.

Thousands trapped on Australia beaches encircled by fire

Thousands trapped on Australia beaches encircled by fire

Four thousand people were trapped on the foreshore of the town of Mallacoota and many others sought refuge on beaches

Pope Francis appeal nations to embrace refugees in Christmas Day message

Pope Francis appeal nations to embrace refugees in Christmas Day message

Addressing thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, the Pope spoke of the millions of people

Refugees enjoying facilities since mid-2016

Refugees enjoying facilities since mid-2016

New Delhi: Refugees, who will get the Indian citizenship under the new amended law, have been already provided the facilities of temporar...Read More

CAB shields our borders, does not counter religious freedom

CAB shields our borders, does not counter religious freedom

Decisions on granting asylum to refugees are always tough, because each one has a moving backstory. Moral and pragmatic issues have to be...Read More

FPJ Edit: Citizenship bill need re-look

FPJ Edit: Citizenship bill need re-look

It is sad indeed that in seeking to address the issue of the huge influx of refugees from across Indian borders with Afghanistan, Banglad...Read More

Citizenship Bill: Raise hand if you are an Indian

Citizenship Bill: Raise hand if you are an Indian

The Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who were facing religious per...Read More

Two die in Bru relief camp, refugees continue to stage blockade demanding resumption of free ration

Two die in Bru relief camp, refugees continue to stage blockade demanding resumption of free ration

Aizawl: A two-year-old boy and a woman died in a Bru relief camp prompting the refugees to stage road blockade in the area in Tripura bor...Read More

Kolkata Durga puja themed on refugees amid fear over NRC

Kolkata Durga puja themed on refugees amid fear over NRC

Last year, a Durga Puja committee at Haridevpur area in south Kolkata had made a theme relating to NRC and interpreted the plight of thos...Read More

NRC leaves out names of many refugees coming to India from Bangladesh prior to 1971: Himanta Biswa Sarma

NRC leaves out names of many refugees coming to India from Bangladesh prior to 1971: Himanta Biswa Sarma

In a series of Tweets, the senior leader of the ruling BJP also alleged that the legacy data were manipulated for including names of doub...Read More

Granting them rights: West Pak refugees, Valmikis hopeful post Article 370

Granting them rights: West Pak refugees, Valmikis hopeful post Article 370

Refugee from West Pakistan settled in Jammu for the past 15 years, he believes he will benefit from the abrogation of Article 370 of the ...Read More

We are 'misplaced' since 1947, say PoK displaced persons

We are 'misplaced' since 1947, say PoK displaced persons

The main demand of 10 lakh PoK refugees include increasing the scope of a central package

64 percent Indians don’t want refugees in country

64 percent Indians don’t want refugees in country

The survey says that while 65 per cent Indians want victims of war and persecution to be given shelter in India and other parts of the wo...Read More

Protest in Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return

Protest in Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return

Sittwe (Myanmar): Protesters in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state demonstrated Sunday against the planned repatriation of Rohingya Muslims...Read More

Lindsay Lohan plans to adopt first child

Lindsay Lohan plans to adopt first child

Los Angeles: After bonding with Syrian refugees in Turkey, actress Lindsay Lohan has developed a desire to adopt her first child. The 32-...Read More

Mumbai: Sion-Koliwada Punjabi colony refugees protest HC eviction order

Mumbai: Sion-Koliwada Punjabi colony refugees protest HC eviction order

Mumbai: Putting up a fight against the administration, the residents of Punjabi colony in Sion-Koliwada on Sunday protested the High Cour...Read More

UN report: Over 7,000 people from India filed applications for asylum in US in 2017 

UN report: Over 7,000 people from India filed applications for asylum in US in 2017 

United Nations: Over 7,000 people from India filed applications for asylum in the US last year, according to a report by the UN refugee a...Read More

Mumbai: Government lands given to refugees from Pakistan made free-hold

Mumbai: Government lands given to refugees from Pakistan made free-hold

Mumbai: Seventy one years after the refugees (mostly Sindhis and Sikhs) who fled west Pakistan after the partition of 1947 and settled in...Read More

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