Philanthropist and industrialist Vikramjit Singh Sahney in conversation with Editorial Director of The New Indian Express Prabhu Chawla and noted journalist Kaveree Bamzai in TNIE Expressions.
Asor Uddin had filed a petition in the court after the Foreigners’ Tribunal of Morigaon declared him a foreigner.
Malaysia is one of 25 countries that do not give mothers and fathers equal rights under the country's citizenship law.
'Not in tune with secular principles...': Stalin moves resolution in TN Assembly urging Centre to repeal CAA
Leaders of political parties in the House are conveying their views on this resolution and shortly, the resolution is expected to be adopted in the Assembly.
“We are thankful to the Government of India for making sincere efforts for evacuating members of Sikh and Hindu community from Afghanistan after the collapse of Afghan Government.
Puri, a senior BJP leader, on Sunday outlined the need for the CAA in view of Sikhs and Hindus fleeing Afghanistan taken over by the Taliban on August 15.
Rao said that the religious persecution of Hindus and Sikhs in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan has forced them to leave their homes.
The Ministry of External Affairs has said the government is committed to the safe return of all Indian nationals from Afghanistan.
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.
The Himanta Biswa Sarma cabinet decided that no new cases will be registered against the Gorkha community at the Foreigners’ Tribunals.
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.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said there is no proposal under consideration of the government for any further amendment of the Citizenship Act.
Ministry says granting citizenship to the refugees will open floodgates to illegal migrants
The CAA envisages to grant Indian nationality to persecuted non-Muslim minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. This is the fifth extension sought by the government.
In its report, the State Department said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's first 100 days of its second term were marked by two "controversial" decisions.