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Post-1971 migrants too find their names in NRC list

There seems to be no end to anomalies in the final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was published on July 30. After reports of how 200 doubtful voters and declared foreigners found a place in the draft in Muslim-dominated Morigaon, contrary to the directions of the Supreme Court, families who claim […]

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China’s rising threat to India’s exports

Chinese manufacturers are re-routing their products through the markets of other countries that India has Free Trade Agreements with. Chinese imports have thrown a spanner in the wheel of India’s economic progress per se, and the industrial sector in particular,” the parliamentary standing committee on commerce stated in its report tabled last week. Beginning with […]

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It is kid gloves for fresh offenders

Tamil Nadu moves to insulate young undertrials from hardened criminals The cells look old and rudimentary, but something new is happening at the Saidapet sub-jail here. What instantly catches the attention of a visitor is the youthful appearance of its inmates. They are all in the 18-24 age group. The sub-jail is now a dedicated […]

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There should be no politics over NRC: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh reiterated that this was not the final NRC, but a draft and adequate time would be given to settle all claims and objections. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said there should be no politics over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam as it was an issue of national interest. […]

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Byte trail

Say no to plastics Mumbai-based photographer Ganesh Vanare and model Aishwarya Sharma highlight how extreme our plastic consumption is, with a series of photos they shot on Juhu Beach, using Murad Osmann’s signature #FollowMeTo pose. Follow @aishwaryasharmaa_. Source: Read Full Article

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Fall in exports to China worries textile industry

Urges Centre to seek duty-free access The textile industry has urged the Centre to push for negotiations with China to provide duty-free access to Indian cotton textiles. Sanjay Jain, chairman of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, said in a release that in 2017-2018, India exported textile goods worth $1,362 million to China. But imports […]