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BiE update & Minutes of 4th UKCA meeting, 9 January 2018

Our first meeting of 2018 was held at Café Ministerium on 9 January. Many thanks to all who came! The registration system seemed to work well. 227 more words


Insiders, Outsiders and Improper Legalese: Test of Citizenship and ‘Foreigners’ in Assam

Prasenjit Biswas

A large number of Indian citizens who voted and elected governments in Assam as well as the central legislature are subjected to a process of verification of their citizenship documents. 1,459 more words


Assam NRC process drives citizens to death: Case of Hanif Khan

This new year a sad news has shaken the people of Barak Valley, the southern part of North East Indian state of Assam comprising of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi districts. 2,137 more words


The political class still doesn’t understand the reasons for Brexit, and until it does, we Remain at risk

The background of the Government reshuffle today lends itself well to many different explanations. Depending on which publications you read, listen to or just review, you are bound to get at least a slightly different take on someone else’s interpretation of what will one way or another end up as doom and gloom. 692 more words

National Politics

"Reverse Guilty Plea" resurrected on Halloween

New readers ordered Reserve Guilty Plea on Halloween, Oct 31, 2017. The main character -Charles Wilson – doesn’t have anything to do with any Halloween themes. 70 more words

116 years ago today ...

… a black man sat down to dinner and it caused a national uproar. That man was Boooker T. Washington, President of Tuskegee, sitting down to dinner at the White House with President Theodore Roosevelt. 867 more words


Voting as an act of Love

People generally think of voting in terms of the “right to vote” or the “privilege of voting” (and, less frequently, of the responsibility to vote… 1,054 more words