citizenship

Bengal BJP seeks Puja outreach report on NRC and Citizenship Bill issues

The saffron party this time had set up more than 10,000 stalls outside puja pandals to display books on its ideology and making people aware of the NRC and the CAB.

published on : 10th October 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill could 'open floodgates for illegal immigrants': Mizoram CM to Amit Shah

An umbrella organisation of major civil society and student associations met Shah and submitted a memorandum demanding that the Bill should not be legislated.

published on : 5th October 2019

Anti-Citizenship Bill protest to greet Amit Shah in Mizoram on Saturday

Various organisations in the Northeast stand opposed to the Bill as it threatens the land, language and culture of the indigenous communities.

published on : 4th October 2019

After staying on long-term visa for 35 years, Pakistan woman gets Indian citizenship

Since 1994 she had been staying in the country on long-term visa, and granted Indian citizenship early this week, according to an official.

published on : 4th October 2019

Renewed protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill begins in NE states   

They took out a protest march in Kohima and submitted a memorandum to CM Neiphiu Rio urging him to raise the issue with the Centre.

published on : 4th October 2019

Focus on citizenship bill to blunt TMC's NRC campaign, Shah tells Bengal BJP

At a meeting with office bearers, MPs and MLAs of the state, Shah also told them to refrain from making any off-the-cuff remarks on the National Register of Citizens.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Asaduddin Owaisi slams Union Home Minister Amit Shah over NRC remarks

Taking to Twitter, Owaisi said, “According to the HM, the only people who must fear the NRC are Muslims.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Northeast forum to launch movement against Citizenship Bill

NEFIP general secretary Robertjune Kharjahrin also slammed political parties for allegedly misleading the people on the Bill.

published on : 28th September 2019

Research delves into citizens’ letters to AIMIM

 It is common knowledge that AIMIM holds “durbars” at it party headquarters Darrusalam for those who wish to approach its MLAs or MPs.

published on : 24th September 2019

Citizenship Bill will be passed in three to four months: Himanta Biswa Sarma

He also said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be updated again.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha: Gorkhas left out of NRC will not go to foreigners’ tribunals

The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha had organised a week-long tour across Assam to meet the victims of the community who were not included in the NRC.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Indian-Americans support dual citizenship: Survey

The survey has been compiled by Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies  USA and was conducted ahead of PM Modi's address to a crowd of 50,000 Indian-Americans in Houston.

published on : 19th September 2019

In 2016, every fourth resident foreign national in US was Indian: Report

In 2016, there were an estimated 2.3 million non-immigrant residents who are mainly workers, students, exchange visitors, and diplomats and other representatives.

published on : 18th September 2019

NRC violates Citizenship Act, says NALSAR University Vice-Chancellor Faizan Mustafa

Mustafa also compared the Foreigners Tribunals to 'Kangaroo courts', claiming that they were not independent of the government.

published on : 10th September 2019

Amit Shah draws flak for raking up Citizenship Bill

Union Minister made the statement after the chief ministers of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram had expressed concern on the Bill.

published on : 10th September 2019
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