Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicBangladeshi immigrants

Topic: Bangladeshi immigrants

CAA, Atmanirbhar Bharat, focus on Northeast were first propagated by this former RSS chief

The bugle for the need of many of these initiatives, which are now being initiated by Narendra Modi govt, was first sounded by K.S. Sudarshan, the fifth RSS chief. 

NRC updation internal matter for India, won’t affect Bangladesh: Foreign Secretary Shringla

On his first trip to Bangladesh since the introduction of NRC, Shringla said PM Modi's upcoming visit will further reassure Dhaka of India's goodwill. Read his full speech here.

Mizoram govt. forms special task force committee to identify & deport illegal Bangladeshis

State home minister Lalchamliana added that committees have been formed in 3 districts of the state - Lunglei, Mamit and Lawngtlai.

As Modi govt doubles down on CAA, long-time friend Bangladesh moves closer to China

Opposition’s misinformation campaign has generated enough negative publicity. Modi govt will be in bigger trouble if Bangladesh’s rumour mills become active.

Citizenship Bill can be another Article 370. If only Left would stop its wrong noise

Rajnath Singh has hinted that getting Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Parliament is as important for Modi govt as ending J&K’s special status.

5 days on, 59 illegal Bangladeshis sent to Kolkata from Bengaluru still await deportation

59 Bangladeshi workers detained by Bengaluru police for illegal stay were brought to Kolkata for deportation last week but the process has been since stuck.

What Bangladeshi media is saying about illegal immigrants from India

The number of illegal immigrants, of which 5 lakh are reportedly Biharis, in Bangladesh is swelling.

NIA chief says Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh spreading its roots in India

At a meeting of Anti-Terrorism Squads, the NIA chief said the JMB was using the guise of immigrants and has spread its activities in Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka & Kerala.

Bangladesh’s high GDP a fitting reply to Amit Shah’s ‘termite’ taunt at illegal immigrants

Instead of fantasising about throwing out illegal immigrants, India should make its economy grow faster and invest more in public-welfare sectors.

Many in Assam look back and wonder: how & when ‘illegal foreigner’ issue turned religious

My father, an AASU general secretary during 1972 agitation, wouldn't approve of this NRC. To him, NRC didn’t mean dehumanising non-indigenous.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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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.