Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicIllegal immigrants

Topic: Illegal immigrants

What is DACA? Obama policy for illegal immigrants helped Indians, now Kamala Harris pushes it

VP Kamala Harris has called upon Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program that was introduced 9 yrs ago.

How India & UK finally clinched a deal on sending illegal Indian immigrants home

According to the MoU signed Tuesday, the British government might also resort to 'forced repatriation' on a case-to-case basis if an illegal immigrant refuses to return to India.

What is ‘land jihad’, and why BJP has promised a law against it in Assam election manifesto

Assam has a long history of illegal immigration. BJP wants to woo indigenous communities by talking about encroachment and promising land ownership.

Assam forms police panel to check illegal immigrants crossing border, crackdown on facilitators

The committee of police officers are expected to take immediate and proactive steps to identify intermediaries involved in 'anti-national' activities.

Citizenship protests in northeast show Muslims are really on their own in this fight

Northeast unrest over citizenship law is hardly about secularism. People only want to protect their distinct tribal culture from Bengalis residing there.

Hindus in Bangladesh don’t face a situation as dire as I do: Taslima Nasreen

More than Hindus, it’s the free-thinking liberals who are at greater risk in Bangladesh.

Amit Shah’s nationwide NRC will be the same as Modi’s demonetisation

Amit Shah's constant demand for a countrywide NRC has been rightfully criticised. But not many have pointed out just how impractical it is.

Nearly 1,000 foreigners lodged in 6 detention centres in Assam, govt informs Rajya Sabha

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in a written reply that 28 people had died in the detention centres between 2016 and 13 October 2019.

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.

Mexico deports 311 Indians after US pressure on border security

Mexico is expanding its border security and migrant policy after US President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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