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Visa, citizenship requests of refugees will be addressed in two months: Rajnath Singh

Visa, citizenship requests of refugees will be addressed in two months: Rajnath Singh

September 18, 2014: Requests from refugees for long-term visas and citizenship in India would be processed within two months if all documents are in place, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesda...

'Treatment of refugees against the spirit of our Constitution'

'Treatment of refugees against the spirit of our Constitution'

Jul 9, 2014: Despite having lived in India for decades, Sri Lankan Tamil refugees have little rights that are universally accepted for refugees. Disallowed from leading a normal life, many have under...

When the law gives no refuge

When the law gives no refuge

June 24, 2014: The lack of a law providing certain basic rights to refugees violates India’s obligations under customary international law India is no stranger to serving as a safe haven to refugee...

World Refugee Day observed in India

World Refugee Day observed in India

June 21 (ANI): UNHCR India marked World Refugee Day 2014 with an exhibition of refugee photos by world renowned photographer Raghu Rai in India International Center, New Delhi.India has been hospitabl...

In search of a home away from home

In search of a home away from home

May 6, 2014: Spurious history and a hostile public allow political parties in many countries turn near stateless people into scapegoats at the time of electionsBharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial...

India's refugee law and policy

India's refugee law and policy

June 25, 2004: South Asia requires India to take the lead to devise a policy consistent with the region's needs and the capacity to absorb refugees under conditions of global equity. ON JUNE 20, the ...

Refugees Eke Out a Hard Life in India

Refugees Eke Out a Hard Life in India

October 1, 2013: India is at the center of several nations undergoing massive change, but it's struggling to cope with its growing refugee populations. Wazirabad village is where New Delhi, India’s...

India much advanced in refugee protection: UNHCR CoM

India much advanced in refugee protection: UNHCR CoM

December 17, 2013: What are the global challenges that come from the refugee movements in India and around the region, what solutions does the UNHCR offer forthese problems and what is the current ref...

'India’s refugee policy is an example for the rest of the world to follow'

'India’s refugee policy is an example for the rest of the world to follow'

 January 4, 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 emul...

 

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