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Oct 01, 2019
Amid Assam NRC row, Uttar Pradesh police starts ‘routine’ campaign to detect and deport illegal Bangladeshi migrantsUttar Pradesh police chief OP Singh has asked all district units to run a campaign to detect illegal Bangladeshi migrants, in instructions issued amid the political row over the National Register of Citizens update in Assam
Jul 26, 2019
Assamese Muslim organisations condemn letter of support for Miyah poets by academicians, litterateurs, say move is 'damage to secular society'On 10 July, an FIR was lodged by a journalist named Pranabjit Doloi against 10 Miyah poets and other activists for publishing and promoting a poem titled Write down I am a Miyah written by Hafiz Ahmed.
Jul 23, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker says floor test will be done by 6 pm today; Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue; day's top storiesKarnataka Speaker adjourns House on third day of trust vote debate, assures floor test by 6 pm today; SC hearing today over NRC case to re-verify and extend deadline; day's top stories
Jul 18, 2019
Assam government, Centre move SC seeking re-verification of 20% names in draft NRC; pleas come fortnight before deadlineCentre and Assam government have moved SC seeking re-verification of 20 percent names in draft NRC in state. Centre and state government pleas comes fortnight before 31 July deadline set by apex court for publication of final NRC. First draft of NRC for Assam was published on intervening night of 31 December, 2017 and 1 January, 2018.
Jan 24, 2019
Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identityProtesters in Assam are rejecting the new riders in the citizenship bill, added by the Centre to allay fears among indigenous people that they would become a minority in their homeland
Jan 08, 2019
LS passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Assam poised to have two classes of citizens as religion becomes basisThe passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a voice vote is a crucial step closer to making religion the basis for identification of "illegal Bangladeshi migrants" in Assam, in violation of the Assam Accord
Nov 05, 2018
Dhola massacre sign of linguistic polarisation reaching flashpoint over Citizenship Bill; Assam govt to be put to testExtreme opinions and provocative statements by some over the Citizenship Amendment Bill have worsened this linguistic divide in Assam, of which the Dhola massacre is proof.
Sep 23, 2018
Amit Shah in Rajasthan: BJP chief says Bangladeshi migrants are like 'termites', warns their names will be removed from voters' listBJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday that Bangladeshi migrants are like “termites” and each one of them will be sent out of the country.
Aug 03, 2018
As BJP leader K Surendran targets Kerala's Bengali migrant workers, activists fear for social harmony of stateMigrant workers from north-eastern states have been feeling insecure in Kerala in the aftermath of the cold-blooded murder of a 21-year-old college student allegedly by a migrant labourer from West Bengal at Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district on 30 July
Dec 20, 2017
Number of Bangladeshi migrants in India has come down by 8 lakh since 2000: UN reportThe number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 8,00,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said.