Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicForeigners’ Tribunal

Topic: Foreigners’ Tribunal

First ‘Indian’, then ‘foreigner’, Gauhati HC frees Assam woman caught in tribunal flip-flop

Hasina Bhanu was declared a foreigner in March 2021 by a Foreigner’s Tribunal — the same one that in 2016 had found that she was ‘not a foreigner/ illegal migrant of any stream’.

Gauhati HC rejects Assam tribunal order declaring man foreigner

he Foreigners Tribunal III of Barpeta had ordered that Mohd Haider Ali is a foreigner as he could not establish his linkage with some of his relatives whose names figure in the voters list.

Assam govt replaces Muslim lawyers with Hindus at 7 foreigners’ tribunals in Dhubri

Assam move has sparked allegations of discrimination. Dhubri district has a total of 10 foreigners' tribunals under it. The only FT with a Muslim AGP is currently non-functional.

Complete NRC list of Assam’s 3.30 crore applicants published online

The NRC list published Saturday with names of all the included and excluded 3.30 crore applicants is available only online and has been published in English and Assamese.

1.17 lakh people declared foreigners by tribunals in Assam: MoS home Kishan Reddy

At present, 100 Foreigners' Tribunals are functional in different districts in Assam, said G. Kishan Reddy.

‘Foreigners’ in Assam tribunals are just unlucky Indians fighting cruel paperwork demands

As more people are forced into Assam's uninhabitable detention camps meant to keep ‘illegal Bangladeshis’, detainees look up to Supreme Court for relief.

Just as in the state, Delhi’s Assamese too are divided over NRC

A few support NRC on grounds that it will lead to the integration of communities, others call it divisive.

It’s clear NRC isn’t enough to protect Assam’s indigenous population

There is an urgent need for protective legislations which can bar illegal immigrants from acquiring land and enjoying other government benefits.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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