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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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
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...