Home Search

Citizenship Act 1955 - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

Centre to grant citizenship to minorities of Pak, Bdesh, Afghan under Citizenship Act, 1955

The Centre on Monday decided to grant Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians coming from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and currently living in two districts of Gujarat under...
Citizenship Act, 1955, citizenship to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh

31 DMs empowered to grant citizenship to minorities of Pak, Afghanistan, Bangladesh: Govt

Thirty-one district magistrates in nine states have been empowered by the central government to grant citizenship to people belonging to minority communities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh under the Citizenship ...
Supreme Court, Delhi services control

Need to decide on constitutional validity of Citizenship Act Sec 6A: SC

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench on Tuesday, while hearing petitions challenging the Citizenship Act Section 6A, said it needed to decide whether the provision was constitutionally valid before hearing other matters ...

Why TMC, Bengal BJP are fretting over citizenship for minorities in Gujarat

Matuas — a migrant Hindu SC community in Bengal — have been largely backing the BJP since the party promised them citizenship under CAA; now, they are still treated as refugees while peers in poll-bound Gujarat are getting citizenship

Govt invites applications for citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from 3 countries

The Centre on Friday (May 28) invited non-Muslims -- Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists -- belonging to Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and living in 13 districts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Pun...

Over 6.7 lakh Indians give up citizenship in 5 years; over 18,800 made citizens

About 6.76 lakh Indians gave up the Indian citizenship over the last five years, according to the data by the Ministry of Home Affairs. On the other hand, India has granted citizenship to 18,855 foreigners during the sam...
CAA, Citizenship law, Citizenship Amendment Act, NRC, NPR

How can an Indian establish citizenship with baggage of CAA?

Responding to an RTI application seeking a copy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s citizenship certificate, the PMO promptly replied that he does not need such a certificate as he is a citizen by birth according to Section 3 of Citizenship Act, 1955. So far so good.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, citizenship certificate, CAA, Citizenship Amendment Act, protests, Indian citizen, Section 3, citizenship by birth, NRC, NPR, National Register of Citizens, National Population Register, birth certificate

PM Modi does not require a citizenship certificate. Here’s why

Amid the chaos reigning across the country over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the question of whether Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi possesses a citizenship certificate to prove his identity as an Indian citizen arose.
Anti-CAA protests, CAA protests, Bihar protests, Assam Protests, Kolkata protests,

Explained: All about Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 and the row over it

Citizenship and rules pertaining to it find a mention in Part II of the Indian Constitution and Citizenship Act, 1955 which has been amended over the years. Article 11 of the Constitution gives power to the Parliament to...