citizenship

"We can have a 10-point programme on which all parties should agree": Vikramjit Singh Sahney

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.

published on : 10th October 2021

Citizenship an important right: Gauhati HC sets aside order of Foreigners’ Tribunal

Asor Uddin had filed a petition in the court after the Foreigners’ Tribunal of Morigaon declared him a foreigner.

published on : 14th September 2021

Malaysian mothers win battle over 'sexist' citizenship law

Malaysia is one of 25 countries that do not give mothers and fathers equal rights under the country's citizenship law.

published on : 9th September 2021

'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.

published on : 8th September 2021

Ex-Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa seeks changes in CAA for citizenship to Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

“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.

published on : 25th August 2021

Owaisi targets Hardeep Puri for remarks that Afghanistan situation shows need for CAA

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.

published on : 24th August 2021

Afghan crisis exhibits importance of CAA in India: BJP leader Ramchander Rao

Rao said that the religious persecution of Hindus and Sikhs in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan has forced them to leave their homes.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Developments in volatile neighbourhood are the reason why CAA is necessary: Hardeep Singh Puri

The Ministry of External Affairs has said the government is committed to the safe return of all Indian nationals from Afghanistan.

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

Gorkhas elated as Assam decides against their prosecution under Citizenship Act

The Himanta Biswa Sarma cabinet decided that no new cases will be registered against the Gorkha community at the Foreigners’ Tribunals.

published on : 5th 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

Citizenship under CAA only after issuance of rules; no more amendments proposed: Government

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.

published on : 4th August 2021

Court wrong to consider citizenship plea of Lankan refugees: MEA

Ministry says granting citizenship to the refugees will open floodgates to illegal migrants

published on : 31st July 2021

Centre seeks extension till January 9 for framing CAA rules

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.

published on : 27th July 2021

US says India "remains challenging place" to do business, urges to minimise bureaucratic hurdles

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.

published on : 22nd July 2021
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