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Not against foreigners, want immigrants with merit who can help US, says Donald Trump

He called for a system where 'thousands of judges didn't have to sit at a border' to handle cases of illegal arrivals.

52 Indian illegal immigrants detained in US prison to get access to legal aid

Court order follows lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging the US government was violating the rights of immigration detainees.

100 Indians among illegal immigrants held at two US detention centres

The Indian mission has reached out to the detainees, who might have been brought to the US as part of a trafficking racket targeting...

Trump administration wants Pakistan to make arrests or bring Taliban leadership to table

Principal deputy assistant secretary, Alice Wells, said Pakistan is essential for US to achieve its objectives in South Asia. Washington: The US has not seen...

Bilateral issues in focus as Nikki Haley set to visit India

Haley's visit comes in the middle of a deteriorating India-US relationship. She will deliver a talk at the Observer Research Foundation.

Beijing distances itself from envoy’s idea of India-Pakistan-China trilateral talks

The Chinese foreign ministry refused to answer a question on the Chinese embassy erasing the ambassador's comments from the transcript

Nikki Haley is coming to town. Does she want to be US president?

The buzz is that Haley’s real purpose is to check India’s reaction to her possible candidature in the US presidential race.

Experience in India completely at odds with what we heard, say Pakistani students

The 71 Pak students who visited India on a cultural exchange also want to change how Indians view their country.

India-China ties cannot afford another Doklam, says Chinese envoy

Luo Zhaohui said that both the countries should narrow their differences and adopt confidence-building measures.

As ties nosedive, India voted against Maldives at the UN Security Council

India’s move reflects its frustration with President Yameen who, while inching closer to China, is demolishing New Delhi’s presence in Maldives. New Delhi: As the relationship...

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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