Donald Trump

Trump unveils new immigration policy, wants younger & better educated skilled workers

EU trio proposes integrated capital markets for the group countries, and Trump expresses reluctance to go to war with Iran.

There’s a way to make immigration great again, writes Raghuram Rajan

Left unchecked, populist nationalism will undermine the liberal democratic market system that has brought developed countries the prosperity they enjoy.
An immigration counter at the Indira Gandhi International Airport

Coming soon, breeze through immigration in just 60 seconds

The e-passport will contain a 64 KB chip that will have all details of the passport-holder. The move will help crack down on trafficking and fake passports.
Donald Trump

America’s need for skilled immigrants won’t go away

Skilled immigrants pay for elderly Americans’ retirement & health care, maintenance of roads, sewers, electrical grids, police & firefighters.

My family abandoned Indian food when Americans said it smelled like ‘armpits’

In her new book, Sharmila Sen remembers the strangeness of encountering a new cuisine full of processed foods.
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Sexual abuse convict among six Indians held in month-long US immigration crackdown

The operation 'targeted criminal aliens, public safety threats, and individuals who have violated immigration laws'.
Donald Trump

Temporary suspension of premium processing of H1-B visas extended by the United States

The suspension by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is expected to last until 19 February next year.

Western countries don’t care about the rest of the world anymore

Today's hostile nationalism was commonplace in 19th century America, where politics was driven by strong external enemies.
A woman shows an NRC acknowledgment receipt in Morigaon, Assam | PTI

There’s an indecent haste among parties to use Assam issue as a springboard to power

Assam’s NRC has become a political tool that ignores social, security, economic and humanitarian costs.

India ignores citizens overstaying in UK, US but wants to declare 40 lakh in Assam illegal

The UK says there are between 75,000 and 1,00,000 illegal Indians in the country, India claims the figure is around 2,000.

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Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.


An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.