Wednesday, 29 June, 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

YourTurn

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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