Political Asylum

Former Pakistan lawmaker from Imran Khan's party reaches India with family, seeks asylum

According to sources, the 43-year-old is not likely to return there as he said minorities were being persecuted in Pakistan by the government and non-state agencies alike.

published on : 10th September 2019

Maldivian ex-vice president Ahmed Adeeb illegally enters India for 'asylum', detained at Thoothukudi old harbour

Adeeb had reportedly boarded the vessel on the pretext of travelling for medical treatment in India.

published on : 1st August 2019

PNB scam-accused Nirav Modi has not sought political asylum in UK

The revelation comes barely days after the Interpol issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against him in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

published on : 4th July 2018

Former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeking asylum in UK: Source

Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed.

published on : 29th September 2017