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Jul 30, 2018
Assam NRC final draft: Communal colour in upgrading register sparks fear it's aimed at furthering BJP agendaThe final draft of the Assam NRC released today left out 40 lakh names from the 3.29 crore who had applied to be included in the citizenship register.
Jun 28, 2018
Mizoram Assembly adopts resolution against Citizenship Bill; state home minister says bill against principles of secularismThe official resolution, moved by state home minister R Lalzirliana, impressed upon the Centre that the Bill, if enacted, would be harmful to states like Mizoram where a large number of illegal Buddhist migrants from Bangladesh resided
Nov 03, 2017
Himachal Pradesh election 2017: Tibetan community divided on whether to exercise franchiseThe decision to grant voting rights to people from Tibet born in India, has divided the community ahead of the Himachal Pradesh election to be held next week.
Jul 04, 2017
RTI query on Sonia Gandhi: MHA asked to respond to question on Congress president's Indian citizenshipThe Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to respond to an RTI applicant seeking details of Sonia Gandhi's Indian citizenship.
Dec 31, 2015
New Year gift for Adnan Sami: Singer will get Indian citizenship from 1 JanuaryPakistani singer Adnan Sami has been granted Indian citizenship with effect from 1 January following his request to the centre to legalise his status in the country.
Feb 19, 2015
Cabinet approves amendment to Citizenship Act seeking merger of OCI and PIOThe Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to the Citizenship Act, paving the way for its introduction in the budget session of Parliament beginning next week.
Aug 13, 2013
RS nod to bill for removal of lacunae in Citizenship ActRajya Sabha today passed a bill seeking to remove a lacunae relating to overseas Indian citizens, paving way for registration of "overseas Indian cardholders" instead of "overseas citizens of India".
Apr 09, 2013
Plight of Pak Hindus: How they are struggling for Indian citizenshipIn Delhi dharamshaala, 'citizens of nowhere' contemplate a bleak future. Nahar Singh, a superintendent of Central Excise and Customs at Delhi airport, is sheltering 480 Hindu refugees from Pakistan's troubled Sindh province. Their visas expired on Monday.