citizenship

CAA will be implemented soon in West Bengal: Union Minister Nisith Pramanik

Union Minister of State (Home) Nisith Pramanik on Monday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act would be implemented in the state soon. 

published on : 29th November 2022

Rift in Bengal BJP: Pro-CAA rally fails to draw state party leaders

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.

published on : 27th November 2022

Football: Welcome to the World Cup of migration

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.

published on : 25th November 2022

Ready to pay with my life, but won’t allow CAA, says Mamata

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.

published on : 10th November 2022

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.

published on : 9th November 2022

Digital kids for better tomorrow

In a digital world, it helps to train kids to be safe online, rather than ban the use of internet.

published on : 6th November 2022

Matuas to stop trusting BJP if Citizenship Amendment Act not implemented: Community leaders

The ruling TMC in Bengal, however, claimed that the BJP was trying to fool Matuas with the "CAA hoax".

published on : 4th November 2022

No CAA rollout, yet MHA moves to grant citizenship

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.

published on : 2nd November 2022

‘Decide early dates to hear pleas of Jamia violence’

“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.

published on : 29th October 2022

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

Putin grants Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden

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.

published on : 26th September 2022

Jamia bans entry of Safoora Zargar, two other ex-students' for 'agitating' on campus

2020 riots accused Safoora Zargar along with several other students has been staging protests against the cancellation of her admission.

published on : 17th September 2022

Umar Khalid completes 2 years in jail; mother says she is 'optimistic' of him walking free soon

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.

published on : 13th September 2022

No criminal connect with Delhi riots, argues Umar Khalid; HC reserves order on bail plea

Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, said that there was no material to support the case of the prosecution against him.

published on : 9th September 2022

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging CAA on September 12

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.

published on : 8th September 2022

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.

published on : 19th August 2022

Gujarat: 24 Pakistani refugees get Indian citizenship in Rajkot

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.

published on : 12th August 2022

Amit Shah on two-day visit to Odisha

He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.

published on : 7th August 2022

'Dual citizenship not permitted under CAA': Modi government to Lok Sabha

The Ministry of External Affairs Ministry on Friday said that dual citizenship is not permitted as per the provisions of the Citizenship Act (CAA).

published on : 6th August 2022

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccine drive is over, says Amit Shah

Passed by Parliament in December 2019, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is yet to be rolled out due to the absence of rules.

published on : 2nd August 2022
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