Citizenship Bill

Polls give little hope for establishing order in Nepal

A confrontation involving the president and prime minister on opposing sides of a conflict and a judiciary with its Chief Justice under detention are unprecedented situations.

published on : 7th October 2022

Nepal's Parliament endorses bill to amend Citizenship Act 

The bill has been under discussion in the House of Representatives since 2020, but it failed to be endorsed due to differences among the political parties over various provisions.

published on : 23rd July 2022

We don't divide people in Bengal: Mamata attacks BJP on Citizenship Bill

The West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress supremo's statement came when the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in Rajya Sabha.

published on : 11th December 2019

Asaduddin Owaisi tears Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha, compares Amit Shah to Hitler

The is an insult to India's freedom-fighters, he said, accusing the BJP-led government of working to marginalise Muslims in the country.

published on : 9th December 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

BJP’s Northeastern allies want Citizenship Bill killed

Earlier, the Asom Gana Parishad had pulled out of the BJP-led government in the state over the issue. However, others are unlikely to quit the alliance. 

published on : 30th January 2019

NRC: Rajnath Singh says no need to panic, will get opportunities to prove citizenship

The Home Minister said the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of Assam's citizens, is being updated in accordance with the 'Assam Accord' signed on August 15, 1985.

published on : 22nd July 2018