Indian Citizens

India brings back 392 people from Afghanistan including 2 Afghan lawmakers

With Sunday's evacuation, the number of people evacuated by India from Kabul reached around 590 since last Monday.

published on : 22nd August 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

4,046 applications of Hindus for citizenship still pending: Centre to Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said that 4,171 foreigners were given Indian nationality in the last five years - from 2016 to 2020.

published on : 4th August 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Five refugees from Pakistan get Indian citizenship at event in Indore

A woman who came here along with her family when just a few months old some 40 years ago, were given citizenship certificates by Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra.

published on : 9th July 2021

A plea for justice for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees

Is systematic discrimination and ethnic violence against the Tamils in Sri Lanka any different from that suffered by the religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh?

published on : 1st July 2021

Citizenship to non-Muslim refugees: SC to hear IUML's plea after two weeks 

The matter came up for hearing before a vacation bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and V Ramasubramanian.

published on : 15th June 2021

MHA invites citizenship applications for non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh in 13 districts

The Union Home Ministry issued a notification in this effect for immediate implementation of the order under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Rules framed under the law in 2009.

published on : 29th May 2021

Foreigners covered under CAA can submit application for citizenship after appropriate rules notified: Govt

CAA grants citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, and Christian refugees from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan and came to India before 2015.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Footballer to give up UK passport for India dream

Tanvie Hans. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, her face will probably refresh your memory. She featured in the Nike ad ‘Da da ding’ besides eight other female athletes.

published on : 25th May 2019