The Supreme Court today issued notices to Central government on fresh petitions moved before it challenging the constitutional validity of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) exercise. Continue Reading
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to assuage concerns of Muslims over the amended citizenship law and the NRC, saying both have nothing to do with Indian citizens and slammed his rivals for “inciting” people and trying to divide the country in their bid to target him. Continue Reading
Hundreds of students and representatives from diaspora and workers groups gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London on to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Union Home Minister Amit Shah hit out at the Congress, accusing it of stoking violence against the amended Citizenship Act. Continue Reading
The United States is concerned about the implications of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in India, a top American diplomat responsible for monitoring international religious freedom told. Continue Reading
The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. Continue Reading