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Illegal migration, cross-border activities major challenges along Indo-Bangla border: MHA

New Delhi, November 14: Illegal migration and cross-border activities are major challenges along the India-Bangladesh border, which is marked by a "high degree of porosity", the Union Home Ministry has said in a report. The total length of the India-Bangladesh border is 4,096.7 km, of which 3,145 km has been covered by physical fencing and the remaining is planned to be covered by physical and non-physical barriers, it said. "The Indo-Bangladesh border is marked by a high degree of porosity and the checking of illegal cross border activities and illegal...

Individual info collected for census not made public or used in database like NRC: MHA

New Delhi, July 20: The Union home ministry on Wednesday said individual information collected for the census is not made public or used for preparation of any other database including the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and only aggregated data at various administrative levels is released. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that the census scheduled in 2021 and related field activities got postponed until further orders due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, adding when held, it will be the first digital census...
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