July 12, 2013
At least 18,000 Congolese refugees have fled to Uganda following fresh clashes in the central African nation, the Uganda Red Cross said on Friday. The Red Cross estimates that another 10,00...
June 20, 2013
An academic study undertaken in refugee camps for Sri Lankan Tamils in the State makes a case for granting them Indian citizenship as a human obligation. Although the State government has b...
June 5, 2013
The Tamil National Alliance would work with the government, to provide Sri Lankan Tamils in the north and east, with proper housing and livelihood, and to give them an opportunity to recommence life.
May 18, 2013
In a quiet lane in Eluthumadduval, Jaffna, cement and concrete structures, in different stages of construction, show up on either side every few yards. Part of the second phase of Indian...
May 14, 2013
The country’s 30-year ethnic conflict may have ended four years ago, but for Gunaratnam Selvi — who remained displaced for considerable part of the war — the daily battle for food is far from over...
April 14, 2013
Police have thwarted an attempt by four Sri Lankan refugees who tried to return home through illegal means and arrested a refugee who acted as an agent for them.Ramar (35) and his wife Raje...
February 15, 2013
Though having crossed over to India to escape persecution, the woes of Hindu families from Pakistan’s Sindh province, now settled in Rajasthan, are yet to be over
January 3, 2013
Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says India, which has opened its doors for refugees and asylum seekers has set an example for other countries to emulate. The for...
October 3, 2012
This is part of India’s commitment to build 50,000 houses in Sri Lanka
August 24, 2012
It is a common failure to obscure the distinction between refugees — those forced to flee their countries and unable to return for fear of persecution — and migrants, who leave in the hope of a be...
June 21, 2013
As the 2014 U.S pullout from Afghanistan draws closer, New Delhi needs a plan to deal with a fresh wave of refugees
June 20, 2013
It’s been a year since the Indian Government announced the long-term visa facility for refugees, but many like Zaw Zaw’s family, hailing from Myanmar, are yet to benefit. »
May 23, 2013
The BRICS states can emerge as a mediator for a political process only if they view the crisis from the perspective of those fleeing the conflict »
May 15, 2013
Driving licences would be issued to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in the state as part of welfare measures provided to them, the AIADMK government announced on Wednesday. The governme...
April 22, 2013
The National Human Rights Commission on Monday sought reports from the Centre and Delhi government on “deplorable living conditions” of about 500 Hindu refugees from Pakistan who fled from there d...
April 8, 2013
“I do not want my child to be born and raised as a refugee,” says Padma, resting her palm on her five-month pregnant stomach. She arrived in India as a little girl in 1990. The only transition sin...
February 4, 2013
The country’s Republic Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the possible existence of ‘development’ and ‘globalization’. Sixty-three should be a ripe age in the life of an individual or a natio...
January 2, 2013
Officials say 73 refugees from Myanmar’s Rohingya minority found adrift off a Thai resort island will be repatriated to their homeland.
Phuket provincial Governor Maitri Inthusut said on...
October 1, 2012
Influx from Pakistan could pose hard challenges for governments on both sides »
August 22, 2012
Information technology seems to be the latest weapon of waging proxy wars. The fact that there is evidence of some Pakistani organisations uploading objectionable and inflammatory material on the...