December 13, 2019 10:56 am
With around 130 households, the camp has 700-odd refugees who fled Pakistan starting 2010 due to “religious persecution” and came to India on tourist and pilgrimage visas.
August 16, 2019 1:19 pm
Situated on the banks of Yamuna, Majnu-ka-Tilla was built on a piece of land granted to Tibetan asylum seekers fleeing Chinese occupation, in 1960. Since then, the community has attained a firm balance in preserving their communal identity and establishing a flourishing commercial hub.
August 03, 2019 9:21 am
The urban legend about Majnu ka Tilla being named after star-crossed lovers Laila-Majnu, historians say, is not true.
March 24, 2019 12:25 pm
Every Wednesday, teachers and students attend school wearing traditional clothes, and children are served a Tibetan lunch — a departure from dal, chawal, sabzi served on other days.
June 06, 2017 5:22 am
The idol was supposed to be smuggled to Tibet.
September 25, 2015 2:59 am
The police brought the situation under control around midnight and deployed nearly 30 personnel in the area.
July 14, 2015 4:29 am
According to police, a group of around 25 people were involved in a clash around 9 pm on Sunday.
July 13, 2015 4:44 am
Police said the Sahsi community gathered a group and began pelting stones at the Balmikis.
July 10, 2014 3:52 am
The accused was among the six people arrested for masterminding the high-intensity blast outside Delhi HC.
June 25, 2014 4:56 pm
Raghu Rai captures the stories of refugees living in India through his latest exhibition