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.
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.
The DGP said the move is aimed at strengthening the state’s internal security
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.
The Chief Minister was speaking during the 4th conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) where Amit Shah was also present.
The Maharashtra government has identified land to build the state’s first detention centre for illegal immigrants, says news report.
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.
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.
The final NRC list, which will identify the bonafide citizens of the state, is scheduled to be declared on August 31.
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.
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.
The operation is an effort ordered by US President Donald Trump to crack down on undocumented immigrant staying in the USA.
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.
US President Donald Trump asserted that the percentage will gradually increase, up to 25 per cent, ‘until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied.’
The US has imposed sanctions on Pakistan after Islamabad refused to take back its citizen deportees and visa over-stayers from America.
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.
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.
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".
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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