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13 December, 2018 7:38 AM India Should Have Been Declared A Hindu Country, Says Meghalaya Judge

Meghalaya judge says, anybody opposing the country's laws and Constitution "cannot be considered a citizen of the country" A Meghalaya High Court judge stirred controversy after he wrote a judgement that said India should have been declared a "Hindu country." Since Partition of the subcontinent, during Independence, was done on the basis of religion 56

1 November, 2018 6:13 PM After West Bengal, Rohingyas found in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil

Displaced community Rohingyas are suspected to be living in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil region, according to a report by Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI). There are allegedly 53 Rohingyas living in the region, according to the CBI report. Security agencies are on alert after news of Rohingyas being in the are have surfaced in the LOC region. Out of the 53 Rohingyas 77

30 October, 2018 6:22 PM BJP's Assam Ally Threatens Pullout After Centre Bats For Hindu Refugees

The Asom Gana Parishad has threatened to break its alliance with the BJP in Assam accusing it of trying to give citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindus. The AGP's allegation comes after the union ministry of home affairs issued a notification empowering district magistrates and state home secretaries in the seven states to grant certificate of naturalisation 140

19 October, 2018 3:24 AM 50,000 Indians took US citizenship in 2017: US Department of Homeland Security

Over 50,000 Indians were granted the American citizenship in 2017, four thousand more than the previous year, according to the latest official report. The Department of Homeland Security in its latest annual immigration report said that in 2017, as many as 50,802 Indians took citizenship of the United States. This is four thousand more than 2016's figure 57

18 October, 2018 9:37 AM US Move To Abolish H-4 Visa Work Permits To Impact Over 70,000 Indians

Abandoning the Obama-era rule of granting work permits to H-4 visa holders - who are spouses of professionals holding H-1B visas, mostly Indians - will benefit some US workers, the Department of Homeland Security believes. The Trump administration is planning to revoke a rule that makes spouses of thousands of immigrant workers eligible to work while 59

26 September, 2018 11:32 PM Antigua Says Will Cooperate With India For Mehul Choksi's Extradition

The issue of Mehul Choksi's extradition came up as Sushma Swaraj met Foreign Minister of Antigua, EP Chet Greene, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Foreign Minister of Antigua and Barbuda EP Chet Greene on Wednesday reassured External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of full cooperation in the extradition of Mehul Choksi, a prime 37

14 August, 2018 3:50 PM TMC acting against national interest, must clarify NRC stand: BJP

The BJP in West Bengal today accused the Trinamool Congress of acting "against national interest" and asked it to come clean on whether it is in favour of infiltrators or against them. "(Chief Minister) Mamata Banerjee should clearly say whether her party is in favour of infiltrators or not. The TMC should come clean on whose vote they have won elections 51

8 August, 2018 9:02 AM Thailand court orders repatriation of gangster Chhota Shakeel aide Munna Jhingada to India

Gangster Munna Jhingada has been lodged in a Bangkok prison since September 2000. NEW DELHI: In a big win for India, a criminal court in Thailand on Wednesday ordered the repatriation of Sayyed Muzakkir Muddassar Hussain alias Munna Jhingra, who is believed to be a close associate of gangster Chhota Shakeel. Dismissing Pakistan's argument, the Thai court 35

6 August, 2018 11:55 AM Meghalaya steps up checking of people at checkpoints: Police

Meghalaya is all set to carry out "rigorous" checking of people entering the state following the publication of the NRC complete draft in Assam, a senior police officer said. Superintendent of Police (infiltration), Debangshu Sangma, said that every person entering the state would be checked at the checkpoints. "At the checkpoints, the people need to show any identification 119

3 August, 2018 5:14 AM Police Certificate Gave All-Clear: Antigua On Mehul Choksi's Citizenship

PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi was granted Antigua citizenship in November last year Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi was granted citizenship after a police clearance certificate from the government last year said there was "no adverse information" against him, Antigua has said in a statement. "The said police clearance certificate from the Government of India 53