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BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is doing in Delhi what Mamata Banerjee did in West Bengal, and alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) favoured Bangladeshis and Rohingyas while issuing ration cards for vote-bank politics.

Canberra: International human rights bodies urged Australia on Wednesday to end its military ties with Myanmar and impose sanctions on those responsible for “atrocities” committed against the Rohingyas. Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty International (AI), the Human Rights Law Center and the Australian Council for International Development made a joint statement calling on Canberra to assist …

Shimla: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah on Monday asked Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi to clarify party’s stand on separatists in Kashmir and illegal migration of Rohingyas, who are posing a threat to national security. “The Congress leaders are supporting those who are raising slogans in favour of …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to strike a balance between national security, economic interests and humanitarian considerations with regard to the Rohingya women, children, old, sick and infirm. “We have to strike a balance between national security and economic interests and humanitarian considerations” involving Rohingyas, said Chief Justice Dipak Misra heading …

Dhaka: The United Nations said on Tuesday that it would appeal for $430 million in aid from the international community to respond to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, a figure which is more than double what was calculated weeks earlier when the number of refugees was lower. Six weeks after the UN relief operations …

Agartala/Aizawl: In view of the Rohingyas’ movement along the India-Myanmar and India-Bangladesh borders and the on-going Durga Puja festivities, vigil has been increased in the border areas, officials said on Thursday. “Though Tripura has no borders with Myanmar, we have asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to further strengthen security along the 856-km boundary with Bangladesh,” …

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has declared Rohingyas as illegal immigrants stating that they have not followed any legal procedure to be called refugees. The Home Minister on Thursday said “Rohingyas, who have entered India after fleeing Myanmar, were not refugees but illegal immigrants who need to be sent back.” “We need to understand …

New Delhi: Describing the government stand on Rohingya refugees as a “policy issue”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday indicated there would be no change in the stance towards them, as it is a well considered issue. Asked about the Rohingyas refugees from Myanmar, who the government has said are illegal migrants and should go back, …