Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicCitizenship Act

Topic: Citizenship Act

India gives citizenship to 3,117 non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Bangladesh in 4 yrs

MoS Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that 8,244 applications from Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Christian minorities groups were received from the three countries between 2018-2021.

Voter ID, marrying an Indian not enough; foreigners need to register for citizenship — HC

A Patna High Court bench asserted that 'mere registration of a person’s name in the voter list, ipso facto, does not confer citizenship'.

Take the quiz: How much do you know about India’s complex citizenship laws?

A quiz to help you navigate the Byzantine bureaucratic mesh of CAA-NPR-NRC. Twenty questions.

Govt will go to ‘bottom of truth’ to unravel conspiracy in Delhi riots, if any: Kishan Reddy

Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy says people who criticise the govt suffer from selective amnesia.

Bhim Army claims jailed chief Chandrashekhar Azad is unwell, needs immediate medical care

Senior official counters the claim, saying Azad is 'absolutely fine' according to the Tihar jail doctor's routine medical check-ups.

Why Supreme Court of India won’t strike down Modi govt’s Citizenship Amendment Act

The primary ground on which the CAA is being challenged is its ostensible violation and abuse of the ‘right to equality’ enshrined in the Indian Constitution.

In Lucknow, man killed in violence leaves behind a converted wife & their Hindu-Muslim love

Mohammad Wakeel was killed in the anti-CAA protests in Lucknow last week. His wife Shabeena and family members said he had gone out to buy ration.

Decoding National Population Register: What it is & its link to NRC

The Union Cabinet has approved funds worth Rs 8,500 crore to update the National Population Register.

All-India NRC will certainly fail. Here’s what Modi govt should do for its citizenship plan

To believe Modi govt can put 130 crore people through a process like NRC on such a shaky documentary foundation is to ask for more trouble.

On Camera

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.