Articles about Nityanand Rai

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

Over six lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship in the last five years, according to data from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Over 8.5 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in 7 years

As many as 8,81,254 Indians renounced their citizenship over the last seven years until September 30, 2021, the central government informed the Parliament on Tuesday.

10 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
No plan on nationwide NRC yet; will update NPR: Government

The Home Ministry on Tuesday informed Parliament that the government has not yet taken any decision to prepare the National Register of Indian Citizens at the national level.

27 Jul 2021

Central Government
Government seeks extension till January 9 for framing CAA rules

The Central Government has sought an extension till January 9 for framing rules of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was passed by Parliament in 2019, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Dual citizenship not under consideration, MHA tells Lok Sabha

The Indian government is not considering any proposal that allows dual citizenship, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, implying that the existing rules which forbid people from holding Indian citizenship along with a citizenship of a foreign nation will stay.

16 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi
Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

Taking apathetic view toward migrant crisis once again, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that panic, sparked by fake news, triggered the exodus of poor, jobless, and hungry laborers who walked thousands of kilometers to their homes.

19 Apr 2020

Amit Shah
Amit Shah reviews lockdown situation from MHA's COVID-19 control room

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on the Ministry's control room that has been set up to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

No decision on nationwide NRC yet, MHA clarifies in Parliament

The government hasn't taken any decision yet on implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation, the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified in the Parliament today.

10 Aug 2019

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

18 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi
BJP gets Patna Sahib seat. Will Shatrughan Sinha be dropped?

The Bharatiya Janata Party may drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib seat this election season and field Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the coveted constituency instead, a PTI report claimed.

27 Aug 2018

Bihar politics: A 'kheer' recipe takes center stage

A recipe for 'kheer', as explained by Upendra Kushwaha, has hinted at new political scenes in Bihar.

23 Mar 2018

'Be on your guard': Bihar CM urges people before Ramnavami

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday requested the residents of the state to be on their guard against any attempts to whip up communal passion ahead of Ramnavami on Sunday.

17 Mar 2018

Darbhanga beheading: Political rivalry or personal vendetta?

A BJP worker was attacked and his father beheaded outside his house in Bihar's Darbhanga city on Thursday night by a group of 20-25 people.