Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicIllegal immigrants

Topic: Illegal immigrants

It is ‘illegal migrants’ vs students’ unions in Northeast India

State authorities and police are aware of this, and are even cooperating with students to check travellers’ documentation.

Why spend Rs 1,300 crore on NRC if you won’t send illegal immigrants back, asks former CEC

Send those not on NRC list back to 'native' land, says H.S. Brahma, who headed a panel on Assam’s illegal immigrants last year.

Before NRC, these two Assam tribunals dealt with the illegal immigrants issue

The Foreigners Tribunal and the Illegal Migrants Determination Tribunal have historically determined the issue, but were marred by high pendency.

‘Assam is not a dustbin’: Assam Agitation veterans want illegal migrants out

Former CM and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta says Assam is not a dumping ground for illegal migrants.

Govt does not have data on illegal immigrants in Assam: Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi

Congress member Gaurav Gogoi also asked whether all the 40 lakh people in the National Registry of Citizens were foreigners. 

Process, purpose and politics: All you want to know about Assam’s NRC

The complete draft of the NRC is expected to be released Monday, after which applicants will be given a chance to register their claims and objections.

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52 Indian illegal immigrants detained in US prison to get access to legal aid

Court order follows lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging the US government was violating the rights of immigration detainees.

BJP uneasy about 30 June NRC list, fears unrest in Assam: Former CM Tarun Gogoi

The three-time CM fears that both religious and linguistic minorities will suffer as a result of the NRC list despite being genuine Indian citizens. New...

For people in Assam, missing names a ‘minor hiccup’ but NRC update a good step

Residents in many districts seem satisfied with the Supreme Court-monitored exercise, say it will help identify the illegal immigrants

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.