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Thursday, August 05, 2021

Indian citizenship


MHA invites applications for Indian citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from Afghan, Pak, Bangladesh

May 28, 2021 11:31 pm

The Union home ministry issued a notification for immediate implementation of the order under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Rules framed under the law in 2009 even though the rules under the CAA enacted in 2019 are yet to be framed by the government.

Assam: Voter list of 4 years, land records... 15 documents can’t prove citizenship

February 19, 2020 11:03 am

Jabeda Begum submitted as many as 15 documents to back her claim of citizenship after being declared “a foreigner of post-1971 stream” by a Foreigners Tribunal in May 2019 but they were rejected by the Gauhati High Court.

Explained: Afghan citizenship, defined and redefined over decades of change

December 30, 2019 8:42 am

Unlike the Pakistan and Bangladesh Constitutions, the Afghanistan Constitution begins with praise of Allah and also blessings for the last Prophet and his followers.

India is losing the promise of inclusivity

December 13, 2019 1:33 pm

Who is a citizen? Constituent Assembly debates dealt with that question, and came up with the widest possible humanist answer.

Defining thousands as non-citizens will create a new form of precarious citizenship — people with fewer rights, entitlements

August 31, 2019 8:08 am

India is unlikely to deport to Bangladesh people who fail NRC test. But the millions who will become non-citizens will have fewer rights

‘July 26 will remain a happy memory’: Thirty Pakistani immigrants get Indian citizenship

July 27, 2019 3:13 am

On Friday, Sapna Bangeja was among the 30 residents of Ulhasnagar, all immigrants from the Sindh province of Pakistan, who were granted Indian citizenship by the Thane collector.

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

June 19, 2019 7:08 am

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

March 08, 2019 1:05 am

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

August 02, 2018 10:26 am

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

June 28, 2018 12:24 pm

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.