Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Bill

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Bill

Mizoram to oppose Citizenship Bill saying it would legalise illegal Bangladeshi immigrants

The government and other political parties oppose the bill saying the amendment will legalise thousands of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

Why is Assam opposing citizenship bill and how it is different from NRC update exercise

AGP has threatened to walk out of BJP-led alliance in Assam if the Modi govt goes ahead with the contentious bill.

Will snap ties with BJP if it goes ahead with citizenship bill: AGP’s Prafulla Mahanta

Coming close on the heels of the Karnataka debacle, former Assam CM’s comments could spell further trouble for BJP in the run-up to 2019.

CM Sonowal threatens to quit if Assam’s interest not protected

Sonowal expresses his displeasure following the visit of Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

‘Operation Lebensraum’: How decades-old illegal immigration continues to haunt Assam

Former IPS officer Hiranya Bhattacharyya’s book comes at a time when Assam is once again on the edge over NRC update and the controversial citizenship bill.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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