Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness

Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.

14 Oct 2020

Refugees and their host communities in India hard hit by coronavirus lockdown

Life was already a struggle for many of the 40,276 refugees registered with UNHCR in India, but the coronavirus pandemic has made their survival even more precarious.

1 Jul 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees expresses alarm at statelessness risk in India's Assam

1 Sep 2019

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 - UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years.

3 May 2017

Catering start-up empowers Afghan refugee women in Delhi

Four Afghan refugees starting over in New Delhi have founded a successful food venture that offers both a taste of home and of financial independence.

8 Mar 2016

UNHCR calls for safer alternatives to deadly Bay of Bengal voyages

23 Feb 2016

Salman Khan lookalike fulfils dream in film epic mirroring real life

Afghan refugee turned model/actor lands role playing young Bollywood star in romantic drama.

15 Jul 2015

Refugees in India share daily struggles with UNHCR chief

High Commissioner António Guterres has a candid discussion with refugees about life in India and holds meetings with top government officials.

21 Dec 2012

New Delhi police teach refugee women how to take care of themselves

Self-defence classes organized by the New Delhi police and UNHCR for refugee women raise confidence and instil strength.

9 Oct 2012