Deportation

  • Maldives court denies deportation of Pakistani criminals July 5, 2014

    Colombo: A Maldives court has denied ordering the deportation of two Pakistanis caught by police in the biggest drug bust in the history of the country, a statement said on Friday. Four Maldivians, three Bangladeshis, and 11 Pakistanis were taken into custody March 10 with 24 kg of heroin, which local...
  • Sri Lanka to deport British tourist over Buddha tattoo April 22, 2014

    Colombo: A 35-year-old British woman faces deportation for sporting a Buddha tattoo in Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka, where disrespect of the religion by foreigners is frowned upon. The woman tourist, who has been detained, had arrived at the Colombo international airport from Mumbai on Monday morning. "She was produced before the magistrate at...
  • 52 Indians deported from Singapore for rioting December 21, 2013

    Fifty-two Indians on Friday were deported from Singapore for alleged involvement in the worst street violence at Little India in 40 years, and four more are in the line. The process of deporting 53 men - 52 Indians and one Bangladeshi - began on Thursday even as authorities were pressing criminal...
  • Singapore starts deporting 52 Indian nationals involved in 'Little India' riots December 20, 2013

    Singapore on Friday started deporting 52 Indian nationals for their role in the December 8 riot, the city state's worst street violence in 40 years. Sixteen of the men were interviewed by the state-appointed Committee of Enquiry (COI) into the riot in the Little India area, a report The Straits...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea on Monday for quashing trials against him. Salem had filed the application after the Portugal's Supreme Court terminated his extradition on the grounds that India had violated deportation rules. Salem was deported in 2005 on...
  • Kerala minister to visit Saudi, Kuwait to help Indians June 3, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Minister for Diaspora KC Joseph will visit Saudi Arabia and Kuwait this week to monitor arrangements for the smooth transfer of Keralites who have to leave these countries due to their new labour laws. An official at the minister's office told IANS that Joseph will be in Saudi Arabia...
  • Salman Khurshid on three-day visit to Saudi Arabia May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will pay a three-day visit to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia starting from Friday, the first visit by an Indian foreign minister in the last five years, during which the kingdom's Nitaqat work policy, regional and international issues would be discussed. As many as 56,700...
  • 56,700 Indians face deportation from Saudi: Khurshid May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: As many as 56,700 Indians face deportation from Saudi Arabia in the next one-and-half months and ten officials have been dispatched to the kingdom to help the Indian mission prepare emergency certificates for their exit, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday. "As of now, 56,700 Indians have...
  • Britain loses bid to deport radical cleric Abu Qatada March 27, 2013

    London: The British government on Wednesday lost the latest round of its long-running legal battle to deport radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, who is wanted in his native Jordan after having been convicted of terrorism charges in 1999. Successive British governments have tried for years to get rid of the cleric,...
  • Government identifies 3,987 Bangladeshi infiltrators in Odisha March 19, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: There were 3987 infiltrators in Odisha and all of them hail from Bangladesh, the state assembly was told on Monday. "The state has no infiltrators from any country except Bangladesh," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said while replying to a written question in the assembly. While the highest number of 1,649...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday termed the arrest of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Fasih Mohammad as a "very important catch", saying Saudi Arabia fully cooperated in his deportation to India. "It was a very important catch. He was deported by Saudi Arabia," Union Home Secretary RK Singh told reporters...
  • London varsity crisis hits 'Brand Britain' abroad September 3, 2012

    London: Amidst much hand-wringing, the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach Indian and other non-EU students has caused a "high level of concern" in various countries from where students come to study in the UK. LMU's board of governors were scheduled to meet later on Monday to...
  • British India-born UK academic faces deportation September 2, 2012

    London: In a bizarre case involving Britain's immigration laws, a 70-year-old academic born in British India and hailed as the symbol of national resilience after being a victim of the July 7, 2005 London attacks, is reported to be facing deportation. John Tulloch, a prominent academic born in India in 1942,...
  • UK university in a row; 300 Indians to be deported? August 31, 2012

    London: The London Metropolitan University has been banned from teaching overseas students, leaving more than 2,000 under-graduates potentially facing deportation. This includes 300 Indian students too and their fate now hangs in balance. The London Metropolitan University's overseas recruitment licence was suspended last month during a UK Border Agency investigation....
  • UK: 2,000 foreign students at risk of deportation August 30, 2012

    London: More than 2,000 foreign students face possible deportation from Britain after their university was stripped of its right to authorise visas. London Metropolitan University lost its "highly trusted status" because a survey found more than a quarter of its foreign students did not have permission to be in the country,...
  • US policy to benefit illegal Indian immigrants August 8, 2012

    Washington: At least 30,000 Indians would be among the 1.76 million undocumented illegal immigrants who would benefit from US President Barack Obama's new policy to defer deportation of illegal immigrants for two years, a new study said. Using Current Population Survey data from the US Census Bureau, Migration Policy Institute (MPI)...
  • US not to seek Dharun Ravi's deportation June 19, 2012

    New York: US immigration officials will not seek to deport the former Rutgers University student who was convicted in March of bias crimes for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate's encounter with another man, a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman said on Monday. The decision likely means...
  • Obama reacts angrily to reporter for interrupting June 16, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama responded angrily to a reporter from a conservative online publication who interrupted him during remarks on immigration in the White House Rose Garden. Obama was speaking about his plan to stop deporting younger illegal immigrants who came to the US as children. Midway through the remarks on...
  • Joy and anger as Obama relaxes deportation rules June 16, 2012

    Phoenix: Undocumented Mexican youths who came to the United States as children reacted with joy to an Obama administration rule change on Friday that could spare them deportation, although opponents slammed it as amnesty and ridiculous. "It hasn't really sunk in entirely, but I feel a sense of joy and happiness...
  • UK: Court to decide on Assange extradition today May 30, 2012

    London: Britain's Supreme Court is expected to rule on Wednesday on whether to approve the extradition of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to Sweden, a potential turning point in the Internet activist's controversial career. Assange, 40, has spent the better part of two years fighting attempts to send him to the Scandinavian...
  • Australia denies any role in Starc 'fiasco' May 9, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Wednesday denied having anything to do with Mitchell Starc being thrown out of Britain, as the fast bowler attempted to play down the visa problems that saw him deported. The left-armer was due to leave London on Tuesday evening, with his English side Yorkshire - coached...
  • Aussie bowler Starc 'deported' from England May 9, 2012

    Sydney: Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc has been sent home from Britain after just three days because of a foul-up with his visa. The 22-year-old left Australia on last Friday to play county cricket for Yorkshire but incomplete documentation meant he was instructed to take the long trip back home...
  • Osama's family deported from Pakistan to Saudi April 27, 2012

    Islamabad: The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed almost a year ago by American special forces in a military town in northwest Pakistan, left Pakistan for Saudi Arabia early on Friday morning, the family lawyer told Reuters. The move ends months of speculation about the fate of the...
  • Pak to deport Osama's family to Saudi Arabia April 14, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan is expected to deport Osama bin Laden's three widows and children to Saudi Arabia next week after the end of their jail term for illegally entering and living in the country, their lawyer claimed on Friday. Lawyer Mohammed Amir Khalil told the media that the 45-day jail term...
  • News 360: End in sight to Norway custody battle? February 28, 2012

    The Norwegian Embassy has confirmed that decks have been cleared for the children to be handed over to their uncle soon. ...
  • Students came on valid visas: Consul General February 3, 2011

    Fake varsity: Consul General Susmita G Thomas denied all allegations of visa fraud. ...
  • Are the indian students culpable or victims? January 31, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are the indian students culpable or victims?' ...
  • 'Problem with Tri-Valley, not with students' January 31, 2011

    We have sent my sister in a very proper manner, says Ajay Kishor, brother of a student. ...
  • Help us complete study: Tri-Valley students January 28, 2011

    Washington: Duped by an American university, a harassed group of Indian students has met the Consul General in San Francisco seeking help to complete their studies and claimed that they have not violated any law. A group of 35 students from Tri-Valley University (TVU) yesterday met Consul General Sushmita Gongulee Thomas. Thomas...
  • Nepali student's husband denies hand in deportation January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: In the case of deportation of Neetu Singh - a Nepali national who was studying at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune - her estranged husband, Amaresh, an influential Nepali leader who has been accused of being behind the move, has broken his silence. He...