Citizenship Act

'Further delay in CAA implementation to hurt BJP's support base in Bengal': Party MLA

Asim Sarkar, a BJP legislator from Matua community-dominated Haringhata, said that a section of refugees had trusted the saffron party as it promised to implement the law.

published on : 18th June 2022

‘Can consider 7.5-month-old foetus a minor child’: Madras High Court

According to Section 8(2) of the Citizenship Act (CA), when a person ceases to be a citizen of India, every minor child of that person shall thereupon cease to be its citizen.

published on : 19th May 2022

'Won't accept foreigners': Voices against CAA get louder as Amit Shah visits Assam

Ahead of Shah’s two-day visit to Assam beginning on Monday, these organisations have threatened to re-launch the anti-CAA agitations in the diverse region.

published on : 9th May 2022

CAA benefit for man who migrated in 1964: Gauhati HC

The Gauhati High Court has asked a man to apply for citizenship under the CAA after he was declared “foreigner” by a Foreigner’s Tribunal.

published on : 12th January 2022

HC asks police to respond to Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in sedition case

Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar issued notice to the prosecution and asked them to file reply to the bail plea while listing the matter for further hearing on February 11, next year.

published on : 1st December 2021

AJP aims to revive anti-CAA stir in Assam, announces 10-day programme

AJP president Lurinjyoti Gogoi appealed to the people to join the protest in large numbers to commemorate two-years of the protest.

published on : 25th November 2021

No decision on nationwide NRC yet, says Centre in Parliament

This is significant, given that NRC has been top of BJP’s poll agenda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has promised to implement it before the 2024 general polls.

published on : 11th August 2021

Gorkhas elated as Assam decides against their prosecution under Citizenship Act

The Himanta Biswa Sarma cabinet decided that no new cases will be registered against the Gorkha community at the Foreigners’ Tribunals.

published on : 5th August 2021

UP police files FIR against 135, arrests 20 for anti-CAA protests in Azamgarh

UP Police said the protest was led by Ulema Council national general secretary Tahir Madni, who was also arrested on Wednesday.

published on : 6th February 2020

Over 30 have died in Bengal due to NRC panic, claims Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally

Don't hand over any papers, unless they are engaged in voter list updation, she said to the people of Kolkata.

published on : 4th February 2020

PM Modi teaching new lessons on civic responsibility to MPs: Chidambaram

The former Union minister said the Congress was not against giving refuge and citizenship to those persecuted in Pakistan irrespective of their religion.

published on : 4th January 2020

IIT-Kanpur constitutes panel to decide if Ahmed Faiz's poem 'Hum Dekhenge' hurts Hindu sentiment

An IIT-K student sang the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' by Faiz, an eminent poet, against which a complaint was filed by Dr Vashimant Sharma, a temporary faculty member.

published on : 2nd January 2020

Where will Pakistani non-Muslims go, to Italy? Asks MoS Home Kishan Reddy

The minister also claimed that former Congress president Rahul Gandhi knows no difference between the CAA and GST.

published on : 1st January 2020

Rebels with a cause: Farmers, students, even cops hit the streets in protest in 2019

With the country still embroiled in protests as we enter the New Year, here’s a look at the major stirs that rocked the country in 2019

published on : 31st December 2019

Emulate Kerala, adopt anti-CAA resolution in Tamil Nadu, DMK tells AIADMK

Expressing happiness on adoption of the anti-CAA resolution in the Kerala Assembly moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, DMK president M K Stalin said it was a welcome move.

published on : 31st December 2019
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