Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: asylum

US, UK have a solution for refugee crisis and earning money — send them all to Rwanda

The deportation flights to Rwanda are part of 'migrant deterrence practices'. They're used by the West to deter future migration from the Global South.

The mentally ill were not ‘fit’ for national news until ’80s except for wrong reasons

In the book 'Asylum', Daman Singh provides an account of the history of mental healthcare and asylums in India since the early 20th century.

Armed Myanmar-based insurgent group seeks asylum in Mizoram in wake of military coup

Mizoram's Champhai district administration has issued an alert against an influx of refugees from Myanmar, officials said. The state shares a 404km porous border with Myanmar.

When Dalai Lama was talking about asylum in India, Nehru almost fell asleep

In The Dalai Lama: An Extraordinary Life, Alexander Norman writes about the time the Dalai Lama came to India to discuss asylum, but Nehru had already made up his mind.

Was trying to give Gurupreet a safer life, say parents of girl who died near US border

Six-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's parents had last seen each other in 2013, six months after she was born, and were hoping to be reunited in US, where they are seeking asylum.

Immigrants, including Indians, detained in visa racket force-fed at US camps

The immigrants, who are being detained at the El Passo processing centre, were on a hunger strike to protest the conditions and lack of information on their asylum cases.

Why Germany is the favourite country for Indian asylum seekers

Of 8,363 Indians living abroad illegally, 8,000 have sought asylum in Germany because its lenient refugee laws make it an attractive destination.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.