Latest update:(June 18: 11:00 am) 21 students from the violence-hit Kyrgyzstan returned last night, even as many others remained stranded in the war-torn country.
(Read: 21 Indian students return)
Meanwhile, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu has written to the MEA asking them to bear the costs of the airfare for the rest of the students as they had lost their passports, credit cards and other valuables in the mayhem. He went on to say that 'The students are starving and no help was reaching them'.
The MEA has confirmed that the government is arranging for planes to evacuate Indians from Kyrgyzstan after a harrowing wait for those who were caught in the ethnic violence. (Read: Indians evacuated from Kyrgyzstan)
June 16: 2:00 pm: MEA confirms that Indian students have been safely evacuated (Read: All Indians evacuated: MEA).
Indians students have yet again been caught in a barrage of violence — this time it's the Kyrgyzstan unrest — where clashes between the government forces andRead More »from The Big Story: Indian Students Rescued