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Is it usual to be asked to submit personal IDs in very early stage of an interview process?

This is clearly a scam. This has all the hallmarks of someone trying to steal your identity. They absolutely don't need proof of your identity at this stage, and reputable companies won't ask for it ...
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India, Current Manager is sour that I am leaving him. How valued is his feedback in background checks?

A background check is not a reference. Typically the check includes verifying objective information: typically employment dates and maybe job titles. Anything beyond that is somewhat questionable and ...
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India, Current Manager is sour that I am leaving him. How valued is his feedback in background checks?

As mentioned in the other answer, a Background Check is not a reference check. It is a check that you worked at the places you have said you did. For which they will ask the HR if this is true. ...
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What should I do when following up a job offer after not hearing back for a while?

You said you received an offer. The offer letter usually states 'Start Day'. do you have it spelled out for you? There should be salary stated in there as well. If so, then you are all set. If you ...
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What should I do when following up a job offer after not hearing back for a while?

I believe that the email was well-written and put the ball in their court without any added pressure. Whenever you propose a negotiation, you risk that they end the conversation. They can tell you ...
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