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Edward Snowden applies for dual US-Russian citizenship

Moscow, Nov 3 | Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who leaked classified documents on American surveillance programmes, has...

China warns UK against offering citizenship to HK residents

Beijing, Oct 23 | China on Friday warned the UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents and "immediately correct its mistakes" in order...

From acquiring citizenship of a Caribbean country, Dawood bought new properties...

New Delhi, Aug 23 | Nestled in the beautiful Windward Islands of the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of Dominica (CoD) is a country with a...

India, US offer citizenship to last remaining Afghan Hindus, Sikhs

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Aug 20 | The beleaguered Hindu and Sikh minorities of Afghanistan have found support in not just India, but also...

Case of IS bride’s UK citizenship goes to SC

London, Aug 2 | The case of Shamima Begum, a British resident who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi...

UK IS bride can return to fight citizenship: Report

London, July 16 | Shamima Begum, a British resident who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi bride, has won...

Taapsee unhappy as CBSE curriculum skips secularism, federalism, citizenship, nationalism

Mumbai, July 8 | Taapsee Pannu is unhappy with the decision of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to scrap chapters on federalism, citizenship,...

Pakistani Hindu refugees will get citizenship: Amit Shah

New Delhi, July 4 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured of providing long term visas to Pakistani Hindu refugees residing in...

Nepal Parliament panel endorses bill to amend Citizenship Act

Kathmandu, June 22 | Amid objections from three major parties, a Nepal Parliamentary panel has endorsed an amendment bill on the Citizenship Act 2063,...

Priti Patel doesn’t rule out citizenship for foreign key workers

London, May 23 | UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has hinted that key workers from abroad could be given citizenship in thanks for saving...

Over 10k Brits have taken up EU citizenship since 2016 vote

London, April 13 | More than 10,000 Britons have taken up citizenship of a European Union (EU) mwmbwe country since the UK voted to...

Know why citizenship still being delayed under new law

New Delhi, March 4 | Two months after the Citizenship Amendment Act was ratified, the process of granting citizenship in normal way has not...

‘Passport not mandatory for foreigners for applying for citizenship’

Kolkata, March 1 | The Calcutta High Court has ruled that it is not mandatory for foreigners to produce a valid passport and its...

Calcutta HC: Foreigner’s passport not mandatory for India’s citizenship

New Delhi, Feb 29 | The Calcutta High Court has ruled that foreigners could apply for Indian citizenship even without a valid passport from...

Three in Hyderabad get UIDAI notices to prove citizenship

Hyderabad, Feb 18 | In what could further add to the fears over National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), at...

UK IS bride loses challenge against revoking citizenship

London, Feb 8 | Shamima Begum, a UK resident who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi bride, has lost...

Now RTI applicants asked to furnish Citizenship proof

Lucknow, Feb 4 | Even as anti-citizenship protests continue to rage across the country, the Lucknow University has queered the pitch by demanding citizenship...

Now, RTI applicants asked to furnish citizenship proof

Lucknow, Feb 4 | Even as anti-citizenship protests continue to rage across the country, the Lucknow University has queered the pitch by demanding citizenship...

BJP to visit every house for citizenship to refugees: Ghosh

Kolkata, Jan 26 | Throwing a challenge to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to stop the new citizenship law's (CAA) implementation, state BJP...

Saints to help Hindu refugees in getting citizenship

Prayagraj, Jan 22 | Saints and seers at the ongoing Magh Mela have announced that they will help about 1.5 crore Hindu refugees in...

Congress not against granting citizenship to Hindus: Singhvi

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Congress party has categorically rejected the claims that they are opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in toto...

How CAA is different from Citizenship Act 1955

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, Jan 16 | The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) contains amendments to five major grounds mentioned in the Citizenship Act,...

No threat to citizenship of Muslims: Naqvi

Hyderabad, Jan 12 | Union Minorities Affairs Minister Muktar Abbas Naqvi here on Sunday said there was no threat to citizenship of Muslims due...

Amended Citizenship Act comes into effect from Friday

New Delhi, Jan 10 | The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act which grants citizenship to six non-Muslim communities -- Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and...

Bengaluru Archbishop for religion-neutral citizenship offer

Bengaluru, Jan 9 | The Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangalore, Peter Machado, on Thursday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind...

UP becomes first state to shortlist migrants for citizenship

Lucknow, Jan 5 | Uttar Pradesh is all set to become the first state in the country to start the exercise of shortlisting migrants...

PMK demands dual citizenship for Lankan Tamil refugees

Chennai, Dec 31 | The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) general council here on Tuesday demanded that the Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in India...

Citizenship (Amendment) Act a gross miscalculation: CLSA

Mumbai, Dec 27 | Global brokerage firm CLSA in a recent report said that the powerful public backlash against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)...

No one will lose citizenship, Cong spreading rumours: Shah (Lead)

Shimla, Dec 27 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said no one would be stripped of their citizenship due to the new...

No one will be stripped of citizenship: Shah

Shimla, Dec 27 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said no one would be stripped of their citizenship and accused the Congress...

Plea filed in SC in support of Citizenship Amendment Act

New Delhi, Dec 24 | A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking directions to declare the Citizenship (Amendment) Act...

Raftaar criticises Citizenship Amendment Act during gig

Mumbai, Dec 22 | Rapper Raftaar has opened his show here by strongly criticising the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), saying "No one will leave...

Union Minister gives citizenship papers to Pak refugees

Kutch, Dec 21 | Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya gave citizenship certificates to seven refugees from Pakistan, amid the pan-India turmoil due to the controversial...

Centre releases five clauses to acquire Indian citizenship

New Delhi, Dec 20 | Amid the raging protests across the country, including scores of violent incidents, against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Union...

‘NRC to be smooth, no Indian to be deprived of citizenship’

New Delhi, Dec 20 | Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday assured that the NCR will be implemented smoothly and not a single Indian...

MHA plans citizenship to ‘eligible Muslim migrants’ too

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, Dec 17 | In wake of ongoing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in various states, the Union Home Ministry...

Govt open to offer citizenship to others like Lankan Tamils

By Anindya BanerjeeNew Delhi, Dec 17 | The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 is not the last law on citizenship and if needed to accommodate...

Citizenship bill was passed with AIADMK’s support: Stalin

Chennai, Dec 16 | Hitting out at the AIADMK, DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday said the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would have been...

Mahesh Bhatt raises voice against Citizenship Act

Mumbai, Dec 15 | Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on Sunday took a pledge not to support the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).He along with Congress leader...

Farhan Akhtar hits out at troll over Citizenship Act

Mumbai, Dec 15 | Director-actor Farhan Akhtar on Sunday called a social media user "bigot" after the person asked him to reach out to...

UN human rights chief concerned over citizenship law

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Dec 13 | The UN Human Rights head has expressed concern over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), but said that...

Can non-BJP CMs thwart Citizenship Act’s nationwide rollout?

By Anindya BanerjeeNew Delhi, Dec 13 | On Friday, in a packed hall at the Indian Women's Press Corps in New Delhi, Madhya...

We oppose the new citizenship law: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 13 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he and his party are against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which...

Jairam Ramesh moves SC against Citizenship Amendment Act

New Delhi, Dec 13 | Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act, alleging that...

UN monitoring outcome of India’s citizenship law: Spokesperson

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Dec 13 | The UN is closely monitoring the implications of India's Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the passing of which...

President nod for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, turned Act

New Delhi, Dec 13 | In a late Thursday night order, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019,...

‘Centre to give citizenship to refugees if Mamata govt doesn’t’

Kolkata, Dec 12 | Virtually throwing a challenge to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP General Secretary in-charge of the state Kailash Vijayvargiya...

Bengal BJP workers celebrate after RS passes Citizenship Bill

Kolkata, Dec 12 | Ecstatic BJP workers burnt crackers, danced and raised slogans eulogising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah...

Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 moved in Upper House

New Delhi, Dec 11 | Moving the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 in the Upper House on Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that...

Should we give citizenship to Muslims coming from Pak: Shah

New Delhi, Dec 11 | Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asked the opposition if citizenship should also be granted to the Muslims coming...

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RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report

New Delhi, Jan 26 | The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them,...