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Dec 10, 2019
LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by overwhelming majority: BJP gets support from JDU, YSRCP, BJD; Opposition calls legislation discriminatoryThe Citizenship (Amendment) Bill saw an animated debate in the Lok Sabha on Monday after Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the contentious legislation with assurances of exemption for the north eastern states, and said that the proposed law has the "endorsement of 130 crore Indians".
Dec 09, 2019
Amit Shah wins round one of CAB debate in LS by blunting Opposition's attack, but deft touch will be required in RSIn touting “reasonable classification” as the basis behind the law, Amit Shah blunted Opposition’s key charge that CAB is violative of the Constitution.
Dec 05, 2019
Sixth Schedule regions exempt from Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional provision is aimed at protecting identity of tribal-dominated regionsThe Citizenship Amendment Bill has made it clear that the new law would not be applicable to Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram and Sixth Schedule areas of Assam, Meghalaya, and Mizoram.
Dec 04, 2019
Union Cabinet okays Citizenship Amendment Bill: All you need to know about the draft law mired in controversyIf passed in the parliament, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, will imply that Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, who arrived in India on or before 31 December, 2014 will not be deported or imprisoned for being in India even if found to be living without valid documents.