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261 Rohingya Muslims Residing In Punjab: State Submits Affidavit In SC

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

Punjab government has told the Supreme court that there are 261 Rohingya Muslims living in the state. The affidavit also stated that the state does not share borders with Bangladesh or Myanmar.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Concerned Over ‘Severe Demographic Imbalances’ In India

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.

Biden Is Finding Himself In Tough Spot Amid Illegal Immigrants Deportation Issue

Only 35% of Americans approve of US President Joe Biden's handling of immigration, down from 43% in April, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

'Illegal Immigration Policy': Florida Sues Biden Administration, Orders To Detain Vehicles Involved In Transporting 'Illegal Aliens'

Sep 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The US State of Florida has sued the Joe Biden Administration claiming that the federal immigration policy will cost the state millions of dollars and cause harm to the state.

At least 383 People Have Entered Mizoram Since Myanmar Coup: Official

Most of these people claim that they belonged to the police force and fire service but they did not have documentary proof in support of the claim

02 February, 2021

US Won't Make Immigration Arrests At Virus Vaccination Sites

Associated Press (AP)

The vaccination sites will be considered 'sensitive locations' and generally off-limits for enforcement actions, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said

27 December, 2019

Anti-CAA Protests Live Updates: 'Don't Destroy Property,' Akshay Kumar Urges For Peace

Outlook Web Bureau

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue in parts of India. The issue continues to keep India on edge. Stay updated with all the latest developments here.

26 December, 2019

‘PM of RSS Lying To The Nation’: Rahul Gandhi on Modi’s ‘No Detention Centres’ Remark


Rahul Gandhi attached a news video report from Assam's Matia showing barrack-like constructions apparently for use as a detention centre for refugees that is being built at an estimated cost of Rs 46 crore.

25 December, 2019

Karnataka Opens Its First Detention Centre, Minister Says It’s For ‘African Nationals Indulging In Crimes’


The facility with several rooms, a kitchen and toilets has been kept ready on the directions of the government, a social welfare department official said.

25 December, 2019

'No Citizenship For Ahmadiyas, They Took Up Arms To Establish Pakistan': BJP Leader

Naseer Ganai

The BJP spokesperson said Sri Lankan Tamils were fighting for a separate homeland and not escaping from religious persecution.

17 December, 2019

Will Take Back Illegal Bangladeshis If Evidence Is Provided: Sheikh Hasina's Advisor


The advisor said the issue of amended Citizenship Act is an internal matter of India.


13 December, 2019

ATS Arrests 7 Bangladeshi Immigrants For Illegal Stay In Maharashtra


The arrested accused did not have any valid documents for their stay in the country, the police said.

12 December, 2019

Guwahati Police Chief Removed, Several Officers Transferred Amid CAB Protests In Assam


Thousands of people defied curfew in Guwahati and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam.

11 December, 2019

Opinion: Assamese Are Angry, But Didn’t They Vote For Citizenship Amendment Bill?

Ruben Banerjee

Undoubtedly, the Assamese are angry over the CAB and their fears over it need to be genuinely allayed. But they have reasons to be disappointed with themselves as well for not having paid more attention to what the BJP and its leaders said during the last election campaign.

10 December, 2019

OPINION | Assam Model Of ‘Harassment’ Will Be Replicated Across India

Aman Wadud

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill should not be read in isolation; it should be read with the proposed National Population Register.

09 December, 2019

Why Has CAB Left Out 2.55 Million Hindus Facing Persecution In Sri Lanka?

Shajahan Madampat

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is the latest in a long list of intimidating tools meticulously chiseled into shape for alienating the Muslims in India.

20 November, 2019

Migrants Found Alive In Refrigerated Truck On Dutch-UK Ferry


The people found in a refrigerated container on a boat received medical attention at a port and two were taken to hospital for further treatment for possible hypothermia


29 October, 2019

Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Hardev Sanotra

Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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