Articles about Indian Citizenship
21 Aug 2020
Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic
As COVID-19 continues to restrict global movement, numerous Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship are stranded in Pakistan due to the pandemic-induced lockdown.
07 Jan 2020
Different ways in which one can acquire citizenship in India
Citizenship is nothing but the position or status granted to an individual of being a member/citizen of a particular country.
20 Dec 2019
Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests
Actor Taapsee Pannu has opened up about the ongoing countrywide protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police brutality on the protesting students of Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.
19 Dec 2019
#CAAProtests: BJP tweets Manmohan Singh's old video to prove point(?)
When Union Home Minister Amit Shah tabled the Citizenship (Amendment Bill) in the Parliament, perhaps he didn't anticipate his government will come at receiving end of widespread protests.
18 Dec 2019
Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled
Following actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ishaan Khatter, Alia Bhatt also shared a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution of India, to show support towards the students protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
17 Dec 2019
Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume
The curfew imposed in Assam's capital Guwahati was lifted on Tuesday, but with a rider. The restrictions will remain in place during the night, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced yesterday.
14 Dec 2019
Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who spearheaded the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Parliament this week, said Congress got a stomach ache due to the new law.
19 Feb 2019
What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know
Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.
21 Jan 2019
#PNBScam: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship to avoid extradition
In what is being seen as a move to avoid extradition to India, fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi has surrendered his Indian passport to the Indian High Commission in Antigua and Barbuda.
12 Jan 2019
101-year-old Pakistani Hindu becomes oldest person to get Indian citizenship
On Friday, a centenarian Pakistani Hindu was awarded Indian citizenship after a 12-year-long wait.
09 Jan 2019
#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
18 Nov 2018
Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion
Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.
12 Aug 2018
OCI card-holders appear to enjoy equal-rights like other Indians: HC
Delhi High Court has said that Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) appear to enjoy the fundamental rights of equality before law and freedom of speech and expression in the same way as any other Indian citizen does.
01 Oct 2017
Retired Assamese Army veteran asked to prove his Indian citizenship
A retired Indian Army officer hailing from Assam has been asked to prove his Indian citizenship by the Assamese Police.
14 Sep 2017
After five decades, Chakma, Hajong refugees may get Indian citizenship
The Centre may grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong refugees from erstwhile Pakistan (now Bangladesh), who arrived to India almost five decades back and are settled in Arunachal Pradesh.