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Wednesday, October 28, 2020



Here's how ancestry plays a role in getting you a second passport

August 07, 2020 6:44 pm

While it depends on the country, some select nations offer citizenship and passport by descent to people who have got parents, grandparents (even great grandparents) who came from there

Nepal proposes giving citizenship to foreign woman married to Nepali man after 7 years of union

June 22, 2020 10:28 am

The move to amend the citizenship act comes days after the Nepal government completed the process of redrawing the country's political map through a Constitutional amendment, incorporating three strategically important Indian areas.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan claims India may carry out 'action of some sort' in PoK

December 26, 2019 10:41 pm

Pak PM Imran Khan's remarks came after the Pakistani army claimed that two of its soldiers were killed in firing by the Indian troops along the LOC.

Thirty-four Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship in Rajasthan

June 18, 2019 8:19 pm

A total of 79 Pak migrants have been given Indian citizenship from January 1 to June 17 this year, Swarup said.

Citizenship Bill: Consensus eludes JPC meeting

November 28, 2018 3:49 am

The Bill seeks to confer citizenship on people belonging to minority communities - Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians - from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India even if they do not possess any requisite document.

Barack Obama: Immigration reform is not impossible

June 12, 2014 9:21 am

Immigration reform if made would pave way for citizenship to 11 million undocumented people.

Jalandhar cops move court to investigate Henry

April 08, 2014 4:09 pm

Police have moved court as they are not empowered to investigate such an offence without prior permission from the court

Snowden accuses US govt of leaving him ‘stateless’

July 03, 2013 12:45 am

Ina a scathing attack on the Obama administration,Edward Snowden has alleged that he has been left as a “stateless” person by the US because of no fault of his

US Senate passes immigration reform bill

June 29, 2013 1:57 am

The US Senate has passed the landmark comprehensive immigration reform bill which paves the way to citizenship for more than 11 million undocumented people

Immigration bill: US Senate votes for a debate on the controversial legislation

June 12, 2013 1:03 pm

11 million illegal immigrants stand to gain if the immigration bill is signed into law.


What is the Assam NRC and what it means to be left out of it

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.