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PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:51 AM IST
In the Hiranagar sub-jail, which is holding centre for illegal Rohingya immigrants, all 221 inmates have tested negative
By Jay Manoj Sanklecha
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Under the non-refoulement rule, states are prohibited from expelling or returning refugees, asylum-seekers, or other persons within their effective jurisdiction to any country where there exist substantial grounds for believing that they would be subjected to torture or arbitrary deprivation of life.
PTI | , Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 04:54 PM IST
John Kerry arrived in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, to hear what the South Asia delta nation has done to cope with weather extremes and rising sea levels ahead of a virtual summit on climate change that Biden is hosting this month.
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Time for their deportation, probe how they managed Aadhaar cards, ration cards in erstwhile J&K state, says Kavinder Gupta
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 09:01 AM IST
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By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 05:54 AM IST
There are close to 7,000 Rohingya refugees in Jammu & Kashmir, numbers that have increased since the late 2000s when they first arrived in the region after escaping from Myanmar, where they were facing religious persecution.
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The government called the Rohingya “absolutely illegal immigrants” who posed “serious threats to national security” and also contended that the right to settle in India could not be asserted by illegal immigrants under the garb of the Constitution’s Article 21
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 08:51 AM IST
The plea by Mohammad Salimullah has sought an urgent intervention by the apex court since those detained in Jammu could at any time be deported to Myanmar from where they fled because of persecution
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 10:34 PM IST
A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian will pronounce its order on the interim plea moved by a Rohingya refugee Mohd Salimullah in the pending matter.
By Ramesh Vinayak and Hitender Rao
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Haryana home minister says there are about 1,500 Rohingya Muslim migrants putting up in Nuh who are being financially supported by Delhi-based NGOs
Reuters | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 11:13 PM IST
The girl and her family were among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled a Myanmar military-led crackdown in 2017.
PTI | , Silchar
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 05:02 PM IST
However, immigration officials of Myanmar refused to accept her, stating that the check-gate is shut for the last one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 10:39 PM IST
The minor girl belongs to Myanmar’s Rohingya community and is believed to be a victim of human trafficking. She had earlier written to India’s Ministry of External Affairs and requested to be sent back to her country. Her parents are reportedly staying in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 04:09 AM IST
Rohingya leaders alleged a concerted drive against them, citing a similar incident earlier in March when about a dozen refugees were detained for not having papers.
By Vir Sanghvi, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2021 05:16 PM IST
In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "Narendra Modi may well have participated in a satyagraha. India was united across party lines in that era."
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 11:50 PM IST
New Delhi: India cannot become “the international capital of illegal immigrants”, the Union government on Friday said in the Supreme Court while opposing a plea the seeks the release of at least 150 Rohingya refugees detained in a Jammu sub-jail and the stalling of their deportation
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 06:14 PM IST
In an affidavit, the Centre called Rohingyas “absolutely illegal migrants” who posed “serious threats to the national security” as a Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde-led bench reserved its order on the plea
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 08:27 AM IST
The intervention application has been filed by Mohammad Salimullah, a Rohingya refugee, through advocate Prashant Bhushan.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The blaze tore through the cramped camp in southeast Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district on Monday, killing 15 people with hundreds missing, the United Nations said. Bangladesh said at least 11 people were killed.
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2021 05:40 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 03:44 PM IST
- "What we have seen in this fire is something we have never seen before in these camps. It is massive. It is devastating," Johannes van der Klaauw, the UN Refugee Agency's representative in Bangladesh, told reporters in Geneva via video-link from Dhaka.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The fire ripped through the Balukhali camp near the southeastern town of Cox's Bazar late on Monday, burning through hundreds of homes as people raced to recover their meagre possessions.
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Louise Donovan, a spokeswoman for the U.N. refugee agency, said in an email that fire services, rescue and response teams and volunteers were at the scene.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Several news reports claimed that Rohingyas have been taking shelter in the Nuh village of Haryana's Mewat district.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Advocate Prashant Bhushan requested an urgent hearing of the plea on behalf of a Rohingya, Mohammad Salimullah. Bhushan said an urgent intervention was required since those detained in Jammu could be deported anytime to Myanmar, where they fled from fearing persecution
Reuters | , Dhaka
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 12:14 PM IST
- The United Nations earlier said it had not been allowed to conduct a technical and safety assessment of the island and was not involved in the transfer of refugees there.
By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 04:55 PM IST
According to the application, nearly 150 to 170 Rohingya refugees in Jammu were detained in a sub-jail on or around March 7 after verification by their embassy, and face the threat of being deported
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 10:55 AM IST
The move comes at a time the army is struggling to contain daily protests against its Feb. 1 coup in which elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown.
ANI | , Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 02:37 PM IST
On Tuesday, the Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ICSG), which coordinates the UN's humanitarian activities, INGOs and NGOs lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led government for successfully handling the Covid-19 situation in Rohingya camps.
By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 10:34 AM IST
- The detained Rohingyas include 100 women and 97 men, all above the age of 18 years.