The boat was packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh.
16 Oct 2017 8:56 AM
The UN says 536,000 mainly Rohingya refugees have arrived from Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state since August 25, the majority of them children.
16 Oct 2017 7:00 AM
Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wrecked Rakhine state.
14 Oct 2017 3:49 PM
The government has tightly restricted access to Rakhine for international aid groups and journalists.
13 Oct 2017 4:19 PM
Shortly afterwards, overcome with grief, he collapsed screaming in the middle of the cemetery.
10 Oct 2017 6:39 AM
Mostly Buddhist Myanmar does not recognize the Rohingya as citizens, even though many have lived in Rakhine for generations.
09 Oct 2017 11:27 AM
The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladesh government wants Rohingyas to go back as soon as possible.
06 Oct 2017 6:51 PM
More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.
05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will hear the petitions.
03 Oct 2017 4:35 PM
Officials said both the sides are expected to bring on table the recent incidents of movement of Rohingya Muslims across the border they share.
03 Oct 2017 3:40 AM
The Centre had earlier filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on deportation of Rohingya Muslims from India.
29 Sep 2017 4:39 PM
The BJP MP was attacked by minister of state for home affairs Hansraj Ahir, who virtually called him anti-national.
27 Sep 2017 1:50 AM
A senior police officer in northern Rakhine said they had been 'buried with 10-15 bodies in each hole.'
24 Sep 2017 8:56 PM
Bangladesh already prohibits the sale of SIM cards to its own citizens who cannot provide an official identity card.
24 Sep 2017 2:27 PM
Hundreds of protesters were involved in the attempt to stop Red Cross workers loading a boat with relief supplies.
21 Sep 2017 8:05 PM
The aid shipment was bound for the north of the Rakhine State where insurgent attacks on August 25 sparked a military backlash.
21 Sep 2017 6:23 PM
Taslima questioned if Bangladesh would offer refuge to the Rohingyas, if they were not Muslims, but Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, or Jews.
18 Sep 2017 4:36 PM
Critics have called for her to be stripped of her Nobel prize for failing to do more to halt the strife.
14 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
Ambassador said Govt's motto Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas reflects India's commitment to attain inclusive development.
12 Sep 2017 7:17 PM
Bangladesh has urged Myanmar to stem the exodus by providing for the displaced inside the country and provide ‘safe zones’ for the Rohingya.
10 Sep 2017 6:56 AM