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Indian supporters blast failure to renew exiled writer's resident permit

Indian supporters of exiled Bangladeshi poet and novelist Taslima Nasrin have taken to social media demanding a long-term Indian residency for the author, after the Indian government refused to renew her residence permit.

3 Aug 2014 - 6:14AM

Indian supporters of exiled Bangladeshi poet and novelist Taslima Nasrin have taken to social media demanding a long-term Indian residency for the author, after the Indian government refused to renew her residence permit.

Indian supporters blast failure to renew exiled writer's resident permit
In India’s Bihar state, convicted politicians turn to wives to hold office

Indian politicians whose criminal convictions have prevented them from running in the nation's general election are fielding their wives as candidates in this year's race instead.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Indian politicians whose criminal convictions have prevented them from running in the nation's general election are fielding their wives as candidates in this year's race instead.

In India’s Bihar state, convicted politicians turn to wives to hold office
Myanmar has barred Rohingya from mosques since start of Ramadan
Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya find new escape route to India
Bangladesh says Rohingya were involved in attacks on Buddhist temples
New Delhi abandons its langur monkey 'protection squad'

The large black-faced langur monkeys have been on guard for decades to keep out armies of smaller rhesus monkeys that plague Delhi, protecting events like the 2010 Commonwealth Games and visiting foreign dignitaries, and keeping order in the hallowed halls of parliament.

17 Mar 2013 - 6:05AM

The large black-faced langur monkeys have been on guard for decades to keep out armies of smaller rhesus monkeys that plague Delhi, protecting events like the 2010 Commonwealth Games and visiting foreign dignitaries, and keeping order in the hallowed halls of parliament.

New Delhi abandons its langur monkey 'protection squad'
One year on, Bangladesh restores Buddhist temples destroyed in riots

A year ago, tensions were on a razor's edge in southeast Bangladesh, as Muslim mobs looted and vandalised 19 Buddhist temples and monasteries.

1 Oct 2013 - 3:11AM

A year ago, tensions were on a razor's edge in southeast Bangladesh, as Muslim mobs looted and vandalised 19 Buddhist temples and monasteries.

One year on, Bangladesh restores Buddhist temples destroyed in riots
Activists slam return of human safaris in Andaman Islands

A controversial road in the Indian Andaman Islands is set to reopen to tourists this week, heralding the resumption of notorious "human safaris" to view the Jarawa tribe.

14 Mar 2013 - 1:02PM

A controversial road in the Indian Andaman Islands is set to reopen to tourists this week, heralding the resumption of notorious "human safaris" to view the Jarawa tribe.

Activists slam return of human safaris in Andaman Islands
Monk blames Myanmar's military for Rohingya unrest