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Fourth FIR registered against Mamata Banerjee in Assam for her 'civil war and bloodbath' speech

Banerjee had warned of violence in Assam if the issue was not resolved.

Aug 04, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

National Register of Citizens must move ahead, opposition to it is for parochial gains

The opposition to the NRC is opportunistic and is coming from politicians who have repeatedly raised the illegal immigrant issue.

Aug 01, 2018, 20:24 PM IST

As debate rages over Assam, it may make sense to link NRC with Aadhaar

Creating undesirable social tensions or starting controversial deportations of poor people does not suit an aspiring power like India.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Assam govt publishes first draft of NRC, illegal Bangladeshi immigrants to leave

Assam govt published first draft of National Register of Citizens(NRC) of nearly 32 million people, nearly 11 million names have found place in the register. Watch the video to know ore about the news.

Jan 01, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Forget Pakistan, we may have to fight a war within: Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray claimed that the fire that broke out on October 26 in a slum near Bandra railway station was not an accident, but a planned incident.

Nov 05, 2017, 08:23 AM IST

Clarify stand on Bangladeshi immigrants, VHP tells Mamata Banerjee

Claiming that there were more than 3.5 crore illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in India, Vishwa Hindu Parisad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia Saturday threatened legal action against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for sheltering them.

Aug 24, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Meghalaya`s UDP seeks quashing of HC order on Bangladeshi settlers

Main Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya on Friday called for the state government to contest "without delay" the Meghalaya High Court order that Bangladeshi nationals who have made the state their home prior to March 24, 1971, must be considered as Indian citizens.

May 23, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Kerala Minority Panel records statements of illegal Bangladesh immigrants

Kerala State Minority Commission chairman A M Veerankutty and its two members today visited an old age home here where 12 Bangladeshi nationals have been lodged for the past ten months, and recorded their statements.

May 13, 2014, 21:30 PM IST

Send me first if you want to send `Bangladeshis` back: Mamata to Modi

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday dared BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said that `if he wants to send immigrants to Bangladesh, then he should send me first`.

May 05, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Modi`s statements led to `massacre` in Assam: K Rahman Khan

Union Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan on Sunday said statements made by Narendra Modi against illegal Bangladeshi immigrants led to the "massacre" of innocents in Assam and urged the Centre and state government to take immediate action to help the victims.

May 04, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Four illegal Bangladeshi immigrants freed from Bihar jail

Four illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, languishing in a Bihar jail for more than three years after their term ended, have been released and handed over to the authorities of their country, police said on Saturday.

Mar 09, 2013, 12:40 PM IST

Nearly 7K illegal Bangladeshi immigrants held in Delhi in 5yrs

Nearly 7,000 Bangladeshi immigrants have been apprehended by Delhi Police for staying illegally in the national capital in last five years.

Dec 16, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

Centre and Assam govts asked to clarify on Banglad

In an order after hearing of a writ petition, the high court also observed that the entire system of detection and deportation has become a mockery and only existed on paper, while action was taken without practical results.

Oct 19, 2012, 20:14 PM IST

Mumbai violence triggered by Bangladeshi immigrants: BJP

Alleging that illegal Bangladeshi immigrants triggered the last week`s violence in South Mumbai, BJP on Thursday announced organising a march on August 18 in protest of desecration of Amar Jawan memorial during the mayhem.

Aug 16, 2012, 20:06 PM IST

ATS arrests 28 Bangladeshi nationals from Nagpur

Twenty eight Bangladeshi immigrants were Tuesday arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for illegally staying the city for some time, police said.

Aug 03, 2010, 11:42 AM IST