Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicForeigners tribunals

Topic: foreigners tribunals

Job in Assam Foreigners Tribunal depends on conviction rate, says civil rights group report

A civil rights group has come out with a report saying Foreigners Tribunal members who declared fewer ‘foreigners’ were given poor assessment by Assam govt.

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.

Lawyers alarmed by Supreme Court move to allow expansion of Assam’s foreigners’ tribunals

The SC move is seen as troublesome as the foreigners’ tribunals have been accused of being arbitrary, opaque and bypassing the rule of law.

On Camera

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
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

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

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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