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Refugee businesses tend to operate in the informal market and cannot benefit from local government funding, nor afford to tap into online start-up culture.
In The Minority Conundrum, Ankur Datta writes how Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu were seen as a privileged group of victims, living off the largesse of the state.
Several countries have put restrictions on travel while also imposing border shutdowns. This has created an unprecedented impact on mobility.
If Pakistan wants India’s Citizenship Bill to fail, it should start changing the way it treats its own religious minorities.
With the Citizenship Bill we cross the Rubicon, from a secular state to a ‘secular’ state. Everyone who believed in the idea of India must stand up.
The Congress and the Left decided not to give citizenship rights to then-East Pakistan refugees. The issue was left in limbo, until BJP saw it.
Having a basic form of ID would allow many refugees to travel to havens and escape human traffickers, to open bank accounts, apply for visas and find employment.
A new report reveals that the number of people displaced within their own countries by conflict and violence stands at 41.3 million in 2018.
BJP has been at the receiving end of a lot of flak for its decision to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Lawyer Sanjay Hedge says those excluded from Assam NRC list had issues with their documents and this does not necessarily makes them ‘illegals’.