Union Minister of State (Home) Nisith Pramanik on Monday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act would be implemented in the state soon.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had strongly opposed the contentious act and had recently reiterated that her government would not allow CAA in Bengal.
The complex issue of nationality, migratory patterns and citizenship has frequently spilled into the universe of international football but the ongoing World Cup has seen a spike.
Mamata’s remark is said to be politically significant as the venue of the rally in Nadia district, which has significant electorates of Matuas, Hindu refugees from Bangladesh.
DMs of 31 districts of 9 states can give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan
The authorities of none of the districts of Assam and West Bengal, where the issue is politically sensitive, have been given the powers so far.
In a digital world, it helps to train kids to be safe online, rather than ban the use of internet.
The ruling TMC in Bengal, however, claimed that the BJP was trying to fool Matuas with the "CAA hoax".
Nearly three years after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 was passed by the Parliament, the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to notify the rules governing the Act.
“List all matters before Division Bench (DB) on November 29. The DB is requested to decide the matter at an early date as directed by the Supreme Court,” the bench said.
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.
He was granted permanent residency in 2020 and said at the time that he planned to apply for Russian citizenship, without renouncing his US citizenship.
2020 riots accused Safoora Zargar along with several other students has been staging protests against the cancellation of her admission.
The violence erupted during the protests against CAA and NRC. In a letter to his friend written from the prison premises, Khalid said that he feels lonely and pessimistic at times.
Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, said that there was no material to support the case of the prosecution against him.
The petitions contended that the Act, which liberalises and fast-tracks the grant of citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghan, promotes religion-based discrimination.
Chakmas of Chittagong Hills: 'Indians' on August 15, Pakistanis two days later and 'rebels' by August 19
Between 1962 and 1965, tens of thousands of Chakma villagers were forced to leave for India and Myanmar.
Gujarat Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi handed over the citizenship certificates to 24 refugees, who had migrated to Rajkot city years ago from Pakistan, an official release said.
He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.
The Ministry of External Affairs Ministry on Friday said that dual citizenship is not permitted as per the provisions of the Citizenship Act (CAA).
Passed by Parliament in December 2019, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is yet to be rolled out due to the absence of rules.