View: India on a slippery slope towards an ethno-national state
The Statement of Objects and Reasons justifies the amendment by reference to the religious persecution of minorities in these countries, but the term persecution occurs nowhere in the text of the amended law, and an illegal migrant is not required to establish that s/he was driven out by religious persecution.
VIEW: All migrants are equal, but some migrants are more equal than others
CAB is a sort of double-entrendre. As the BJP leadership is at pai...
Celebrations in Rajasthan over CAB as over 25,000 Pak Migrants to get citizenship immediately
In a sharp contradiction to Assam and the north...
Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to give citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Paki...
21 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship by Rajasthan government
The Rajasthan government on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship to 21 Pakistani migrants who have been living here for about 19 years, officials said.
Migrant labourer killed in Srinagar grenade attack
At least 13 people were injured in the grenade attack, the second in less than a month, and were rushed to the nearby SMHS hospital where the condition of two is critical, officials said. The attack took place at 1.20 pm, a time the Hari Singh High Street market was crowded with people and roadside vendors. Security forces have cordoned off the area.
Indian family to be deported from Israel amid crackdown on illegal migrant workers
Inspectors of the country's Population and Immigration Authority broke into the home of Tina and Minin Lopez and arrested them along with their children- seven-year-old daughter Eliana and a one-year-old toddler, Ha'aretz Online reported. They were released last night and are likely to be deported soon after the related formalities are completed.
One nation, one ration card: Inside food ministry's ambitious scheme to make ration cards portable
The food ministry is moving towards making ration cards portable to help migrant workers.
Govt eases rule for change of address in KYC dealings
The changes were made by amending the Prevention of Money Laundering Rules, as per a gazette notification.
5 migrant labourers from West Bengal killed by terrorists in Kashmir
The attack happened on a day a delegation of parliamentarians from the EU is visiting Kashmir to talk to locals and ask them about their experience after the abrogation of J&K's special status under Article 370 of the Constitution in August.
Migrant labourer, apple trader shot dead in Kashmir
In two separate incidents on Wednesday in Kashmir, unidentified gunmen shot dead an apple trader from Punjab and a brick kiln worker from Chhattisgarh in Shopian and Pulwama respectively. The killings have triggered panic among migrant workers.
Why Indians fleeing for greener pastures
India offers so little hope that some young men who are able to raise $20,000 prefer to use it to flee the country rather than deploy it at home to build a life. In other words, they have assessed that the risk-reward return from chasing the American Dream is better than investing it in what they probably consider an Indian nightmare.
Security stepped up in Kashmir after terror attack leaves 5 migrant labourers dead
Security has been heightened in Kashmir after five migrant labourers in Kulgam district of south Kashmir were shot dead by terrorists on Tuesday night. The terror attack came at a time when a delegation of parliamentarians from the EU is in Kashmir.
India asked to provide list of illegal Bangladeshis, if any, on its soil: Bangladesh Foreign Minister
Responding to a question on India's NRC, Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen, who cancelled his visit to India on Thursday citing his busy schedule, said Bangladesh-India relations are normal and "very sweet" and they will not be affected. He said India has termed the NRC process as its internal matter and assured Dhaka that it would not affect Bangladesh.
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