Saturday, 1 October, 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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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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