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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
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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
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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
World

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
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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
India

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
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
India

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
India

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
India

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’
World

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
India

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
World

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

Donald Trump's new merit-based immigration system to benefit Indian professionals, skilled workers
Business

Donald Trump's new merit-based immigration system to benefit Indian professionals, skilled workers

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
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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.

Donald Trump threatens to shut Mexico border by next week; experts warn of adverse economic effects
World

Donald Trump threatens to shut Mexico border by next week; experts warn of adverse economic effects

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.

ULFA in disarray after Myanmar Army's crackdown: Has endgame begun for the separatist outfit?
India

ULFA in disarray after Myanmar Army's crackdown: Has endgame begun for the separatist outfit?

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'
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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
World

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.