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File photo | A man checks his name in NRC list in Guwahati on 31 August 2019 | ANI Photo

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.
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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.
File photo: People wait to check their names on the final draft of Assam's NRC after it was released, at a NRC Seva Kendra in Nagaon in July 30, 2018. | PTI Photo

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.
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On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.