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Residents of Pune & Pimpri-Chinchwad for years, 22 Pakistani nationals granted Indian citizenship

District collectorate says it has 300-400 more such proposals from people seeking Indian citizenship

‘Pakistani’ woman born in Pune rejoices as she becomes Indian citizen again

As per an order by the Union Home Ministry, issued in December 2016, the district collectors of Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Thane were conferred with the power to grant citizenship to minorities from Pakistan living in their jurisdictions.


How India identifies citizens

For the country, a number of ways in which an individual can get citizenship, from birth to naturalisation. For Assam, where NRC has been updated, a special clause for granting or denying citizenship

20 years on, this Hyderabad woman waits for Indian citizenship

Ali, along with his sister Habeeb Unnisa, has met different concerned authorities to get the Indian citizenship in the past 20 years. They applied for Indian citizenship in 1997 and have been waiting since then.

90 Pakistani Hindus to get Indian citizenship in Ahmedabad

Ninety Hindu applicants from Pakistan seeking Indian citizenship will be handed over certificates of Indian Citizenship by Ahmedabad Collector at a function on Friday under the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955.

51 Hindu families migrated from Pakistan to Chhattisgarh get Indian citizenship

"After waiting for so many years, these people have now been felicitated with the honour of citizenship. This is their own country but unfortunately after the partition of this holy land, they had to move to Pakistan," said Ahir.


Pak-origin actor Salma Agha seeks 'Overseas Citizen of India' card

An OCI card allows its holder multiple entry, multipurpose lifelong visa to visit India and exemption from reporting to police authorities for any length of stay in the country.

Gujarat HC allows Pakistani woman to stay till Feb 16, file citizenship application

She also contended that she has sought Indian citizenship and sought parity with singer Adnan Sami, who was recently awarded Indian citizenship.

Modi government granted citizenship to 4300 refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan in one year

As a first step to grant Indian nationality to nearly two lakh refugees from neighbouring countries, govt has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year.

Govt to expedite citizenship pleas of Hindu, Sindhi refugees

Government is working on plans to grant citizenship status to around 500 Hindus from Sindh region.