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Over 300 Indians Deported From Mexico, Land In Delhi Today

Oct 18, 2019 PTI

The move comes after US President Donald Trump in June threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports if the country did not put a check on people entering America through Mexico's borders.

Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Trying To Spread Tentacles Across India, Says NIA Chief

Oct 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a meeting of chiefs of the Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS), National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief Y C Modi said the JMB has spread its activities in states like Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala in the guise of Bangladeshi immigrants.

UP Top Cop Orders Drive To Identify Illegal Bangladeshis, Foreigners From State

The DGP said the move is aimed at strengthening the state’s internal security

'No Indian Will Be Left Out': Smriti Irani Slams Mamata Banerjee Over NRC

Sep 10, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Criticising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her opposition to the NRC, Union Minister Smriti Irani said, it proves the dichotomy on her stand on illegal immigrants.

'Take Northeast Into Confidence On Citizenship Bill', Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma To Amit Shah

The Chief Minister was speaking during the 4th conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) where Amit Shah was also present.

07 September, 2019

Navi Mumbai To Have Maharashtra’s First Detention Centre For Illegal Immigrants: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The Maharashtra government has identified land to build the state’s first detention centre for illegal immigrants, says news report.

31 August, 2019

Proponents Of NRC Say Exclusion Of 19 Lakh Too Less, Demand Re-Verification

Abdul Gani

Leaders and organizations have expressed dissatisfaction over the updated list of the NRC, several influential bodies like All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), which spearheaded the anti-influx movement will approach the Supreme Court seeking rectification.

31 August, 2019

OPINION | With Lakhs Left Stateless, NRC Will Continue To Haunt Us

Apurba K Baruah

By putting the burden of proof on the citizens to prove themselves as 'genuine indians' the Supreme Court converted lakhs of Indian citizens to suspects.

30 August, 2019

Security Measures Tightened In Assam, Section 144 Imposed In Guwahati Ahead Of Final NRC


The final NRC list, which will identify the bonafide citizens of the state, is scheduled to be declared on August 31.

26 August, 2019

Congress To Give Free Legal Aid To Genuine Indian Citizens Excluded From NRC: RS MP Ripun Bora


Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora appealed to the people of Assam to maintain peace and calm as the Congress will ensure that no genuine citizens of the country were left out of the NRC.

17 July, 2019

'Will Identify And Deport All Illegal Immigrants Across India': Amit Shah Hints At Nationwide NRC

Outlook Web Bureau

The government's intention is to ensure no illegal immigrant is registered under the NRC. Foreigner tribunals have also been set up to curb illegal stay of foreigners in India, Home Minister Amit Shah said.


15 July, 2019

2,000 Undocumented Migrants To Be Deported; US Authorities Begin Raid Operations In 10 Major Cities

Outlook Web Bureau

The operation is an effort ordered by US President Donald Trump to crack down on undocumented immigrant staying in the USA.

26 June, 2019

Ahead Of July Deadline, Another 1.02 Lakh People Excluded From NRC In Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

The NRC draft published on July 30, 2018 included the names of 2.9 crore people out of total applications of 3.29 crore. Forty lakh people were left out in the draft.

31 May, 2019

Trump Announces New Mexican Tariffs In Response To Migrants

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump asserted that the percentage will gradually increase, up to 25 per cent, ‘until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied.’

27 April, 2019

US May Deny Visas To Pakistan Citizens, Imposes Sanction

Outlook Web Bureau

The US has imposed sanctions on Pakistan after Islamabad refused to take back its citizen deportees and visa over-stayers from America.

07 April, 2019

Mamata Banerjee Fast Losing Political Ground In West Bengal, So Angry With EC: PM Narendra Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a rally at Rash Mela ground in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged that Mamata Banerjee has let loose goons in the state, dashing the hopes of people.

05 April, 2019

Trump Backtracks On Mexican Border And Healthcare Reform

Outlook Web Bureau

Faced with the threat of economic fallout from closing the Mexican border, Trump on Thursday gave a year's grace period to that country's leaders to stop the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants to the US.


24 February, 2019

Every Illegal Immigrant From Kashmir To Kanyakumari Will Be Thrown Out: Amit Shah In Jammu

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a 'Vijay Sankalp Sammelan', the BJP chief spoke about various issues, including the resolve of the Modi government to fight militancy saying "the BJP government has zero-tolerance towards terrorism".

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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