A probe into the blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district has found that religious extremism and indoctrination was being preached in three madrassas controlled by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, government on Tuesday said.
The Centre has been rapped for "not taking firm and resolute" action against over three crore illegal Bangladeshi migrants by a Delhi court which expressed concern over their involvement in large number of crimes like robberies, dacoities, murder and rape in the national capital.
The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) Thursday condemned BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s remarks about sending back illegal Bangladeshi migrants if he comes to power, calling it a "fascist" approach.
Two more bodies were found in trouble-torn districts of Assam, taking the toll in the mayhem unleashed by ultras there to 36, even as the curfew clamped in the area was relaxed today as no fresh violence was reported from anywhere.
BJP President Rajnath Singh on Sunday said people who came from Bangladesh after 1971 and settled in Assam or elsewhere in the country should be treated as illegal migrants and necessary action be taken against them.
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday assured the Assembly that it will crack down on illegal migrants from Bangladesh and said care will be taken to ensure that Indian citizens from West Bengal are not harmed.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Asom Gana Parishad and the Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing them of raking up the illegal Bangladeshi migrants` issue for political advantage.
Every year, some 25,000 Bangladeshis
entering India with valid visas do not return home while many
more travel there illegally, raising security concerns for New
Delhi, the Indian envoy to Dhaka said on Monday.