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26 September, 2017 3:03 AM Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

UNITED NATIONS: Myanmar's U.N. ambassador insisted Monday that there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State. Hau Do Suan used his "right of reply" at the end of the six-day gathering of world leaders at the General 19

25 September, 2017 6:20 AM Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: Army

Yangon: Myanmar`s army said Sunday that a mass grave of 28 Hindus had been discovered in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Rohingya militants. "Security members found and dug up 28 dead bodies of Hindus who were cruelly violently and killed by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists in Rakhine State," a statement posted on the army chief 69

23 September, 2017 11:46 PM We made IITs, Pak made LeT: Sushma Swaraj

In her indomitable style laced with powerful expressions, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ripped apart Pakistan on Saturday, while urging the comity of nations to accept terrorism as an existentialist danger to the humankind and to commit to adopt India's draft on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) by this year. Addressing 33

23 September, 2017 7:02 PM Indian sends 1,000 tonnes relief material for Rohingyas

New Delhi: India on Saturday despatched around 1,000 tonnes of relief material, which can cater for around 62,000 families, for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an official statement said. The material was loaded on Indian Naval Ship Gharial, which will deliver it to Chittagong in Bangladesh where thousands of Rohinya refugees have come in from Myanmar 36

22 September, 2017 10:22 PM See Rohingya issue from a security angle: Madhav

Dismisses suggestion that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue; cites case pending before the Supreme Court BJP general secretary in charge of northeastern States, Ram Madhav, has dismissed suggestions that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue of Rohingya fleeing to India from Myanmar. Mr. Madhav 27

22 September, 2017 6:56 PM TNCC flays Centre over Rohingya

Terming the BJP a communal party, the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) on Friday criticised the Central government’s stance on the Rohingya refugees. In a statement, TNCC president Su. Thirunavukkarasar urged the Modi-led government to provide aid on humanitarian grounds and offer temporary accommodation to the Rohingya, who have been fleeing Myanmar 47

22 September, 2017 5:13 PM Bangladesh seeks help from India, China

Role of ASEAN, OIC critical in ensuring support for the Rohingya, says High Commission official India, China and Southeast Asian countries should help implement Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s five-point Rohingya solution proposals, said a Bangladesh High Commission source on Friday. “We are satisfied with the Indian position and hope that China and ASEAN 73

21 September, 2017 5:38 PM Bengal BJP flays Mamata on Rohingya Muslims issue

Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday ridiculed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remarks on the Rohingya people and alleged that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was trying to turn the state into a "safe haven for terrorists and jihadis" for vote bank politics. "She (Banerjee) is in deep pain because of the condition of the Rohingya 38

21 September, 2017 11:19 AM Taking Up Rohingya Issue On Humanitarian Ground: Human Rights Body Chief

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission or NHRC today said it has taken up the issue of the Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds but refused to comment on the government's assertion that the "illegal immigrants" would be deported. "We are taking up the case of Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds. I can't comment on the government line," chairman of the NHRC Justice 32

21 September, 2017 9:33 AM Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

The Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and not refugees who had applied for asylum in India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said at a seminar organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in New Dehi on Thursday. Mr. Singh asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar was ready to accept them. “The Rohingyas 29