SC to decide validity of Section 6A of Citizenship Act
The provision which was inserted in furtherance of a Memorandum of Settlement was signed by Rajiv Gandhi government with leaders of Assam Movement on August 15, 1985.
Will first decide constitutionality of section 6A of Citizenship Act: SC
This section granted rights and obligations of Indian citizens to foreigners who entered Assam before January 1, 1966, and were “ordinarily resident” in the State.
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.
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".
'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).
Nepal's Parliament endorses bill to amend Citizenship Act
The bill has been under discussion in the House of Representatives since 2020, but it failed to be endorsed due to differences among the political parties over various provisions.
'Further delay in CAA implementation to hurt BJP's support base in Bengal': Party MLA
Asim Sarkar, a BJP legislator from Matua community-dominated Haringhata, said that a section of refugees had trusted the saffron party as it promised to implement the law.
‘Can consider 7.5-month-old foetus a minor child’: Madras High Court
According to Section 8(2) of the Citizenship Act (CA), when a person ceases to be a citizen of India, every minor child of that person shall thereupon cease to be its citizen.
'Won't accept foreigners': Voices against CAA get louder as Amit Shah visits Assam
Ahead of Shah’s two-day visit to Assam beginning on Monday, these organisations have threatened to re-launch the anti-CAA agitations in the diverse region.
UP police files FIR against 135, arrests 20 for anti-CAA protests in Azamgarh
UP Police said the protest was led by Ulema Council national general secretary Tahir Madni, who was also arrested on Wednesday.
Over 30 have died in Bengal due to NRC panic, claims Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally
Don't hand over any papers, unless they are engaged in voter list updation, she said to the people of Kolkata.
PM Modi teaching new lessons on civic responsibility to MPs: Chidambaram
The former Union minister said the Congress was not against giving refuge and citizenship to those persecuted in Pakistan irrespective of their religion.
IIT-Kanpur constitutes panel to decide if Ahmed Faiz's poem 'Hum Dekhenge' hurts Hindu sentiment
An IIT-K student sang the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' by Faiz, an eminent poet, against which a complaint was filed by Dr Vashimant Sharma, a temporary faculty member.
Where will Pakistani non-Muslims go, to Italy? Asks MoS Home Kishan Reddy
The minister also claimed that former Congress president Rahul Gandhi knows no difference between the CAA and GST.
Rebels with a cause: Farmers, students, even cops hit the streets in protest in 2019
With the country still embroiled in protests as we enter the New Year, here’s a look at the major stirs that rocked the country in 2019
Emulate Kerala, adopt anti-CAA resolution in Tamil Nadu, DMK tells AIADMK
Expressing happiness on adoption of the anti-CAA resolution in the Kerala Assembly moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, DMK president M K Stalin said it was a welcome move.
'Goli maaron saalon ko' chants heard in Lok Adhikar Manch rally at Nagpur backing Citizenship Act
Hundreds of Lok Adhikar Manch workers along with those of BJP and RSS held a rally from Yashwant Stadium to Samvidhan Chowk.
PIB puts more information on social media in a bid to bust myths on Citizenship Act
On Friday, the team also put out a Q&A on the National Register of Citizens where they tried to address a range of facts around it.
'I meant opinion poll, not UN plebiscite': Mamata now urges PM to revoke CAA
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee asked PM Modi to withdraw the "anti-people" law and plans to implement nationwide NRC.
Derek O'Brien asks Twitter followers to guess 'clown'; Bengal Governor responds
His tweet soon drew Dhankhar's attention and the Governor mocked him, saying he would solve his puzzle 'when we have occasion to interact'.
Kalakshetra students protest demanding action against teacher accused of sexual harassment
CBI arrests Safdarjung Hospital neurosurgeon Manish Rawat on corruption charges
Karnataka polls: 'Talks are on', says Yediyurappa on son Vijayendra taking on Siddaramaiah in Varuna
‘Don’t know how it happened’: BJP MLA caught watching porn in Tripura Assembly, party seeks clarification
Philippine ferry fire kills 31 people; at least 7 missing
13 dead as roof of Indore temple stepwell caves in, operations underway to rescue others