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File photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Vast differences’ in growth rate of religions — Bhagwat calls for NRC, new population policy

RSS chief says illegal infiltration can be a threat to the unity and integrity of the country, and that a population policy should be made thinking about the next 50 years.
The Shaheen Urdu Primary School in Bidar | By Special Arrangement

18 months after photos of uniformed cops questioning kids, police admits violation in Bidar case

Sedition FIR was filed against Shaheen Primary School in 2020 for a play allegedly critical of CAA and NRC. Police has now admitted violation of Juvenile Justice Act rules during probe in the case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP National President Amit Shah in Tripura | PTI

This is why Modi and Shah are silent on Assam-Mizoram border row

After the Delhi riots, the border disputes are Amit Shah's biggest challenge as they threaten to dent Modi’s image as a strong and decisive leader.
A long queue of voters at a polling centre in Rupahi, Nagaon District in Assam, on 27 March 2021 | Twitter/@ANI

For Assam voters, CAA isn’t priority & ethnic identity issues have faded into background

Given how deep-seated the ethnic identity issue has been in Assam, there is no telling if this shift is merely a phase. But the voters don’t seem to have CAA on their mind.
BJP president J.P. Nadda (third from right), Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal (third from left), state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (second from left) and other leaders release the party’s assembly polls manifesto in Guwahati Tuesday | PTI

BJP leaves CAA out of its Assam manifesto, 2 days after promising it in Bengal

BJP’s Assam manifesto does mention ‘correction and reconciliation of entries under SC-mandated NRC’. It also promises laws against ‘love jihad’ & ‘land jihad’.

Rahul Gandhi again misses the bus in Assam. His anti-CAA pitch too little, too late

Congress' criticism of the polarising CAA in Assam has been intermittent, confused and almost-reluctant. It was a potent tool to corner BJP with.
Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen with his Indian counterpart Harsh V Shringla during the India-Bangladesh Foreign Office Consultation, in New Delhi on 29 January 2021 | ANI

No immediate reason for Dhaka to be concerned on CAA-NRC, says Bangladesh foreign secretary

In an interview to ThePrint, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen also says Dhaka views Indo-Pacific region more as an economic opportunity than security grouping.
Activists at an anti-CAA and NRC protest in March 2020 | ANI File Photo

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.
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IIM autonomy row unnecessary. 1-year degrees are standard courses, UGC needs to catch up

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A file photo of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai | Photo: Commons

Peng Shuai saga shows Communist Party doesn’t want US-style #MeToo movement in China

Peng, a former Wimbledon champion, has disappeared since she penned a social media post accusing former Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual misconduct.
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.