Tag Archives: Bangladesh

  • Thousands of Rohingya mark ‘Genocide Day’ in Bangladesh

    At least 100,000 Rohingya refugees rallied in camps in Bangladesh on Sunday, marking two years since the start of a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar that forced more than 730,000 to flee ...

  • Nava Thakuria Will Modi succeed in making India a Hindu Nation?

    The debate relating to Bill 2016 asks if it is only a ploy to safeguard Hindu refugees from neighbouring countries, or a plan by Hindu-centric forces to make India a Hindu Nation. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Asian countries should not fall into China’s debt trap

    While China is showing military muscle power to India, Japan, and a few other Asian countries, with small Asian countries it is using economic muscle power to bring them to heel. ...

  • Tibet-bordering forum urges work permits for Bangladeshi settlers

    Patriotic People’s Front Assam urges the Union government in New Delhi to offer work permits (without voting rights) to Bangladeshi refugees on humanitarian grounds. ...

  • Aung San Suu Kyi denies Rohingya ethnic cleansing allegations

    The Nobel Prize winner told the BBC’s Fergal Keane that there were issues in Rakhine State where the Muslim Rohingya live, but said it did not go as far as ethnic cleansing. ...

  • NS Venkataraman The Dalai Lama is the darling of India: Let it be told to China

    Many Indians think of the Dalai Lama as one of their own, even though he is a Tibetan by birth. ...

  • What’s at stake for Northeast India in the Tibetan crises

    ‘Free Tibet’ isn’t happening at all. Time to accept the truth. India has to look after her homeless children first. In short, time to accept Indian citizenship or go back home. ...

  • Myanmar pursuing ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya: UN official

    Myanmar is engaged in "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, a UN official has said, as reports emerged Friday of troops shooting at villagers as they tried to flee. ...

  • China blocks Brahmaputra tributary to build dam

    China has blocked a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra in Tibet as part of the construction of its “most expensive” hydro-power project which could cause concern in India. ...

  • Ratu Ngawang passes away at 90

    Ratu Ngawang, a former commander in the Chushi Gangdruk and second in command of India's Special Frontier Force, passed away at age 90 in Delhi. ...