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Electoral compulsion behind Mamata's volte-face on illegal immigrants: Owaisi's rising clout poses challenges for Bengal CM
Politics

Electoral compulsion behind Mamata's volte-face on illegal immigrants: Owaisi's rising clout poses challenges for Bengal CM

To understand the impulses at work that prompted Mamata to make such a statement, we need to put her comments in context of her opposition to the Centre's Citizenship Amendment Act. The Bengal chief minister has been a staunch and vocal critic of the Citizenship Amendment Act and has vowed not to let CAA (and NRC, if and when it is promulgated) be implemented in Bengal. This is curious.

Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
India

Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre and the Assam government to file a fresh report with regard to the status of release of Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres as per its earlier order

Sheikh Hasina says India's new citizenship law 'unnecessary', maintains CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of New Delhi
India

Sheikh Hasina says India's new citizenship law 'unnecessary', maintains CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of New Delhi

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as 'internal matters' of India the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens, but at the same time said the act was 'not necessary'

'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet
India

'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet

Over 12,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Assam have threatened to start an aggressive movement against the government as mobile internet ban enters the seventh day amidst anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Amid Assam NRC row, Uttar Pradesh police starts ‘routine’ campaign to detect and deport illegal Bangladeshi migrants
India

Amid Assam NRC row, Uttar Pradesh police starts ‘routine’ campaign to detect and deport illegal Bangladeshi migrants

Uttar 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

Assamese Muslim organisations condemn letter of support for Miyah poets by academicians, litterateurs, say move is 'damage to secular society'
India

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.

Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker says floor test will be done by 6 pm today; Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker says floor test will be done by 6 pm today; Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue; day's top stories

Karnataka 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

Assam government, Centre move SC seeking re-verification of 20% names in draft NRC; pleas come fortnight before deadline
India

Assam government, Centre move SC seeking re-verification of 20% names in draft NRC; pleas come fortnight before deadline

Centre 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.

Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identity
India

Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identity

Protesters 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

LS passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Assam poised to have two classes of citizens as religion becomes basis
India

LS passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Assam poised to have two classes of citizens as religion becomes basis

The 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

Dhola massacre sign of linguistic polarisation reaching flashpoint over Citizenship Bill; Assam govt to be put to test
India

Dhola massacre sign of linguistic polarisation reaching flashpoint over Citizenship Bill; Assam govt to be put to test

Extreme 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.

Amit Shah in Rajasthan: BJP chief says Bangladeshi migrants are like 'termites', warns their names will be removed from voters' list
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Amit Shah in Rajasthan: BJP chief says Bangladeshi migrants are like 'termites', warns their names will be removed from voters' list

BJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday that Bangladeshi migrants are like “termites” and each one of them will be sent out of the country.

As BJP leader K Surendran targets Kerala's Bengali migrant workers, activists fear for social harmony of state
India

As BJP leader K Surendran targets Kerala's Bengali migrant workers, activists fear for social harmony of state

Migrant 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

Number of Bangladeshi migrants in India has come down by 8 lakh since 2000: UN report
India

Number of Bangladeshi migrants in India has come down by 8 lakh since 2000: UN report

The 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.

Rajnath Singh assures AASU of no dilution in Assam Accord, mulls second line of defence along Indo-Bangla border
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Rajnath Singh assures AASU of no dilution in Assam Accord, mulls second line of defence along Indo-Bangla border

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the spirit of the 1985 Assam Accord won't be allowed to get diluted and the central government will do everything to protect the state's indigenous people by completely sealing the Indo-Bangla border.

SC hearing on citizenship for illegal migrants' children to be held in May
India

SC hearing on citizenship for illegal migrants' children to be held in May

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said a constitution bench would in May hear the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.

BJP policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
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BJP policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Responding to the queries on the dissenting voices on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Assam, convenor of the BJP’s North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) and state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is his party’s policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants

Assam poll results: BJP reaped rich dividends by stoking fear of 'outsiders'
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Assam poll results: BJP reaped rich dividends by stoking fear of 'outsiders'

The most recent legislative assembly victory in Assam, northeast India’s biggest and most important state, is a testament to what a campaign based on fear of the outsider can get you.

Over 370 Muslim migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea
World

Over 370 Muslim migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

More than 370 migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia, officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore in a growing crisis confronting Southeast Asia.

The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'
India

The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'

Togadia asserted that the world was once inhabited by Hindus only. Here's a list of people who the Sangh thinks are really Hindus.