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Feb 14, 2019
Kiren Rijiju accuses Congress of using 'Bangladeshi infiltrators as vote bank', asserts BJP will do its best to protect North EastRijiju said the BJP and NDA government will do its best to protect the linguistic and cultural identities of the indigenous people of the North East.
Jan 06, 2019
Narendra Modi trying to divide Assam on religious lines, wants Hindu Bangladeshis in India for vote-bank politics, claims CongressThe Congress remark came after Narendra Modi said near Silchar in Assam's Barak Valley that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, would be passed soon in Parliament as a "penance against the injustice and many wrongs done in the past".
Sep 28, 2018
Canada parliament passes motion to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisisThe House of Commons last week unanimously voted to call the killings of Rohingya a genocide, a move that Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said at the time was significant.
Sep 16, 2018
Odisha's Kendrapara district begins striking off Bangladeshis from voters' list; process to go on till 27 SeptemberAs many as 3,987 Bangladeshis have been staying in Odisha illegally. Of them, 1,649 have been staying in coastal Kendrapara district, followed by 1,112 in Paradip and Jagatsinghpur, officials said.
Sep 04, 2018
After 39 court appearances, 265 days in jail, Reuters journalists convicted: How Myanmar punished two reporters for uncovering an atrocityTime and again, Myanmar's government appeared at risk of blowing its prosecution of two young journalists who had exposed a massacre of 10 Muslim men and implicated security forces in the killings. On 20 April, a prosecution witness revealed in pre-trial hearings that police planted military documents on Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in order to frame them for violating the country’s Official Secrets Act. That admission drew gasps from the courtroom.
Aug 06, 2018
Opposition leaders questioning Assam NRC should look at EU members' focused policies on illegal immigrationIndian politicians raising questions about the Assam NRC can learn a thing or two from the rest of the world on addressing illegal immigration.
May 29, 2018
Thousands join mass hunger strike in Assam against Citizenship Bill; BJP ally in state backs protestsThousands of persons participated in a mass hunger strike here on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Feb 23, 2018
Assam influx: General Bipin Rawat's larger message is inclusive; to attribute political motives to it is absurdTo say that General Bipin Rawat should have refrained from mentioning the names of political parties does not imply that the issue that raised by him is unimportant.
Feb 22, 2018
Bipin Rawat's statement on AIUDF's rise irks Badruddin Ajmal, AIMIM; Congress urges army chief to stay out of politicsControversy has erupted after Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat apparently linked the illegal influx of immigrants from Bangladesh to the growth of the Muslim-centric All India United Democratic Front in Assam.
Oct 02, 2017
Note for Gandhi Jayanti: Are we bringing on humanitarian crises by showing the door to illegal immigrants?On this Gandhi Jayanti, in the name of the Father of the Nation, symbol of peace, icon of non-violence, we might well be moving towards a humanitarian crises of the nature we have never seen before.