Yogendra Yadav and Shekhar Gupta vouch for a monolithic Assamese identity; get history and politics around NRC all wrong
It is a logical fallacy to support NRC and oppose CAA, as both feeds into each other.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, how 'fence-sitters' Shiv Sena, BJD, JD(U) will affect votes in Upper House
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to table the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and the ruling government will make efforts to ensure that the lack of majority in the Upper House does not become an obstacle in its aim to fulfill a key election promise. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha at midnight on Tuesday amid vehement objections from the Opposition.
BJP resolve to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill threatens indigenous inhabitants of North East, reminds people of Congress arrogance during party's heyday
The boldness of the saffron party to obliterate the protest of its electorates stems from the absence of any political party in the region to take on its might.
Donald Trump signs proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who can't afford to pay for healthcare
The proclamation, issued by the White House, said it would not affect any individual’s eligibility for asylum or refugee status
Donald Trump wanted soldiers to shoot illegal migrants, fortify border wall with alligator-filled moats: NYT
Trump has made a clampdown on both illegal and legal immigration one of the keystones of his nationalist "America first" presidency.
Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas after Amit Shah makes clear Centre's intent to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill
The bill which intends to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was passed in the Lok Sabha but was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to vehement protest in North East India.
Assam and the NRC: Anti-foreigner paranoia has bred gross injustice in the face of unfounded prejudices
The final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is out as scheduled, and all indications are that it has created a gargantuan mess. Over 19 lakh residents of the state have failed to make it to the list, meaning they will now have to fight cases in Foreigners’ Tribunals to prove that they are Indian citizens.
Assam NRC: A re-verification effort restricted only to districts neighbouring Bangladesh may not be fruitful
The Assam government along with the Centre had moved the Supreme Court of India with the re-verification appeal but the apex court dismissed the same.
Ex-Assam guv SK Sinha's report on illegal immigration in state is riddled with contradictions, dubious data
In November 1998, Srinivas Kumar Sinha, the then Governor of Assam and also former Vice Chief of Staff of the Indian Army, penned a rare report.
Braving hardships, prospect of death, record number of Indians travel the hellish road to American paradise
For migrants, paying from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh for a shot at a new life is a calculated gamble
Donald Trump’s deal for Mexico to avert tariffs falls short of new solutions to curb illegal immigration, but US president can claim ‘political win’
President Donald Trump’s deal to avert his threatened tariffs on Mexico includes few new solutions to swiftly stem the surge of Central American migrants flowing over America’s southern border.
NRC in Assam: Key 'witnesses' against ex-armyman Mohammad Sanaullah claim they were never called by police
Sanaullah, 52, has been languishing in Goalpara detention camp. The Indian Army’s Directorate of Sainik Welfare has offered to provide legal assistance to him.
Donald Trump announces 5% tariff on Mexican imports in bid to curb illegal immigration; move could compromise major USMCA trade deal
In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is slapping a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican imports, effective 10 June
The immigration reform proposals significantly increase the quota for skilled workers from the existing nearly 12 percent to 57 percent.
Lok Sabha polls: BJP's promise of combating illegal immigration in the North East may be mere lip service
BJP has once again declared its commitment to check illegal infiltration in the northeastern states.
Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared on Friday he is likely to shut down America's southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration.
As such, ULFA would always be able to attract new cadres which has been evidenced from time to time in the past couple of decades. But the situation could be very different this time around with the odds stacked heavily against all the separatist outfits based in Myanmar
Amit Shah in Jammu says BJP will launch NRC-like exercise to weed out illegal immigrants 'from Kashmir to Kanyakumari'
Referring to the Assam NRC, Amit Shah said his party would carry out a similar exercise from Kashmir to Kanyakumari to ensure that every illegal immigrant is thrown out of the country.
Donald Trump emergency declaration will be blocked by Democrats this Friday, setting up high stakes clash in 2020 run-up
US House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separation of powers.