User: basavapatna Topic: Refugees
Category: Migrants
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Toll in China's coronavirus soars to 132 29.1.2020 Rediff: News
The Chinese health authorities announced on Wednesday that 5,974 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions by the end of Tuesday.
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BJP is making Shaheen Bagh protest a poll issue but here’s what Delhi voters say they care about 29.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Many residents say generating jobs is more important for them.
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Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee says government should reintroduce wealth tax 28.1.2020 Scroll.in
The Indian-American economist said India could be passing through a phase of recession but there was not way to know it.
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Citizenship seekers may have to prove faith 28.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Migrants or refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan need to prove they belong to one of six minority faiths — Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Jain, Buddhist or Parsi, said a government functionary. No documents may, however, be sought to establish that the applicant came to India on account of religious persecution back home.
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For India’s ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ plan to succeed, it must overcome three key obstacles 26.1.2020 Scroll.in
Inter-state migrants cannot be beneficiaries of the public distribution system. The scheme seeks to correct this.
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Polio vaccination teams accused of collecting NPR, NRC data in several parts of India, beaten up 26.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The incidents took place in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, Kota in Rajasthan, Birbhum in West Bengal, and in Hyderabad.
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‘BJP’s assurance on CAA false’ 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘BJP’s assurance on CAA false’
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Citizenship Bill 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Northeastern states are dead set against the Citizenship Amendment Bill which have provisions to give Indian Citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh.The Northeastern states are wholly tribal states. They feel the provisions of the Bill would be a threat to the indigenous and native tribal population in the region. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8 this year in the winter session. To become law it is yet to be passed by the Rajya Sabha.The Citizenship issue is a long burning issue in the Northeast. In the past in Assam the agitated local population even prevented the elections to the Lok Sbha and Vidhan Sabha. They were sure that the illegal migrants would disturb their verdict. The Modi Government is assuring the people that no outsider can threaten the existence of Assamese race and no one needs to panic about future of Assam. The Government of Centre and State are fully committed to protect the land, culture, language of indigenous people. The Assam ...
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Rajasthan 3rd state to pass anti-CAA resolution 26.1.2020 Rediff: News
It is the second Congress-ruled state after Punjab to pass such a resolution. The Rajasthan Assembly passed by voice vote the resolution which also asked the Centre to withdraw the new fields of information proposed to be included in National Population Register (NPR), 2020.
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Register of Citizens 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It is one of the job assigned to the National Registrar of Births and Death to maintain NRC (National Register of Citizens). But it is so top heavy and expensive work that Central Government has not asked the Registrar to undertake it and neither provided funds for it. Most of the developed and safe-secure countries face the problem of illegal migrants infiltrating in illegal and clandestine way and settle there. Many migrated for jobs. Centuries back many Indian migrated to Sri Lanka for work in tea gardens and settled there permanently. Now entire north of Sri Lanka is Tamil populated areas. Now Tamils even demanded separate Tamil Elam (Nation) there. In India large number of Goorkhas migrated to India from Nepal for jobs here and settled permanently. Now they demand ‘separate Gorkhaland’. The America a country of migrants do not went any more migrants to come there for settlement.  Large number Mexicans are infiltrating there. The American President Mr.Donald Trump have decided to erect a permanent ...
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Healthy India 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi after earlier launching two national campaign of close door toilets in homes and public places and “clean India” with no garbage anywhere has launched a new national campaign of “Healthy India”. These public welfare programmes will continue all time to come and will change the way of life from dirty and unhealthy life to civilized and healthy life. The toilet and clean India campaigns have picked up fast and changing the society from bad best way of life. Like everywhere in India also the movements of people has become fast. But migrants were facing most troublesome situation in getting public toilets in the public places. Now toilets and urinals are available everywhere providing much relief to travelling population. In clean India campaign the people and municipal bodies are participating actively, garbage bins are places at all places and people becoming habitual of it. The only problem that defying the clean India campaign is the excessive use of tobacco and gutka ...
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Migrant children in Vidisha 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Vidisha In Vidisha large numbers of labourers have migrated for work from different districts and even other states. Migrated labourers are working at many sites like Construction of Medical College, Auditorium, Sewage Line, Amrit Jal Yojna and many other sites. Children of labourers are also migrated with them to the work place. Mostly labourers are Adivasi belonging to Gujrat, Jhabua, Thagla, Ratlam and other places. When Central Chronicle Reporter visited the places where these labourers with their wives and children are staying, it was seen that most of the children were deprived of basic needs concerning to health, nutrition, education, sanitation and hygiene. Children don’t go to any school, they go for defecation with their parents in open, under hot sun they seek place to save themselves, they are not entitled to play. Unorganized Sector Workers Social Security Act 2008 and the MP Asangathiti Kamgar Kalyan Yojna holds big role on this issue but it seems to be only on paper. ...
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New law on Sikh marriages soon 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Islamabad Soon a new law on Sikh marriage would replace Anand Mangi Act, 1909 which had lost its relevance following the migration of Sikhs to India in 1947. The new law is being introduced for the first time in Pakistan by the MPA of a small Sikh community whose members are running business in different cities, including Lahore, and have even joined government service, one is a traffic warden and another an information officer in the DGPR, Daily Dawn has reported. All marriages between Sikh persons, whether solemnised before or after this act, shall be registered with a union council, as per the draft bill. A duly completed and signed Sikh Marriage form shall be submitted to the marriage registrar and notified to the union council within 30 days of the date of marriage. Each union council shall grant licence to one or more persons for the purposes of entering and registering Sikh marriages in the marriage registry. A party to a Sikh marriage seeking to dissolve the marriage shall do so by ...
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Kazakhstan bus blaze kills 52 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Astana A bus fire in north-western Kazakhstan has killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry has said, according to an ABC News report. The fire broke out near the village of Kalybai in the northern Aktobe region, the Emergencies Department of the former Soviet nation in Central Asia said.Authorities said that only five of 57 people on the bus managed to escape the blaze.They are being treated for injuries.Preliminary information suggested all of the victims were citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan, officials said. The route is frequently used by migrant workers heading to Russia, where many work on building sites.Of the survivors, two are citizens of Kazakhstan who were taking turns to drive the bus, and three others are from Uzbekistan.The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, but investigators suspect it was triggered by a short circuit. A photograph posted online showed the bus had been completely burnt out. Video ...
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Night Shelters 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In capital Bhopal there are 15 night shelters but it are far below in comparison to homeless people in the city. They are mostly labourers and baggers sleeping in night on footpaths and on the doors of closed shops. The total sheltering capacity of all the 15 night shelters is about 1000. According to a social study survey there should be a night shelter of the capacity of accommodating 500 persons on the population of one lakh. The Bhopal is nearing the population of 14-15 lakhs. Large number of people are flocking in as urban homeless in search of jobs. A Central Government report said that there are earth to sky gap between the number of homeless urban population and number of shelters for them. The report said migrations from rural to urban are increasing in the entire country. About 90 per cent urban homeless have no shelter. It lamented that the Central Government sanctioned funds and approval for 1331 shelters to various states, but so far only 789 are complete and providing shelters. The ...
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Draft EU resolution calls CAA discriminatory, says India should engage with protestors 25.1.2020 Scroll.in
A group of lawmakers from the European Union proposed a resolution to condemn the law and said India had violated internationally recognised principles.
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Citizenship Act protests: Assam activist Akhil Gogoi’s judicial custody extended by 14 days again 25.1.2020 Scroll.in
The special NIA court has now asked officials to produce him again on February 10.
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Increase in outflow of Bangladeshis post CAA: BSF 25.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Increase in outflow of Bangladeshis post CAA: BSF
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Outflow of Bangladeshi migrants has increased since CAA was passed, says BSF 24.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Border Security Force said there has also been a rise in the number of undocumented migrants apprehended over the last month.
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Post CAA, increase in outflow of B'deshi migrants: BSF 24.1.2020 Rediff: News
Those leaving were mostly engaged as masons, maids and housekeepers in the country, another BSF official said.
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