Proposed USCIS furlough could impact tech firms
Following the national lockdown which was announced in the US about two months ago, application and petition receipts have dropped to half, impacting the ability of the agency to continue to function effectively. The USCIS relies primarily on income from visa processing to keep itself running.
Opposition leaders were 'unable' to state any clause in CAA that takes away citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On Shah's response to the discus...
How many Pakistani Muslims they want to give citizenship, Naqvi asks opposition
Indore (MP), Feb 09 (ANI): While addressing a press conferenc...
Amit Shah to visit Kolkata tomorrow to 'clear confusion' on CAA
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a day-long visit to Kolkata where he is scheduled to address the rally at the Shaheed Minar Ground and also inaugurate a new building of the National Security Guards (NSG) at Rajarhat and hold closed-door meetings with state BJP leadership along with Nadda.
Waiting List: Hindu refugees' hope of nurturing Indian citizenship
They call themselves Indian but none of them have Indian citizenship.
Citizenship Act: Opposition to intensify agitation
Opposition parties plan to intensify their agitation against CAA and the proposed nationwide implementation of NRC.
Citizenship Act not against Muslims: Gadkari
“It is written in the Constitution that Hindus, Jains, Christians and Buddhists of Pakistan and Afghanistan, whenever they would come to India would be considered refugees,” Gadkari said.
CAA: Muslims belonging to this soil won’t lose citizenship, says Amit Shah
Home minister Amit Shah on Sunday launched BJP’s ‘aar noye anyaay’ (no more injustice) campaign against the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool government in West Bengal. Addressing a rally at the Shahid Minar ground in Kolkata, Shah picked on Banerjee on a host of issues and said he was confident that BJP would form a government in the state.
Citizenship Bill against Constitution: Congress
Initiating the debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Congress member Manish Tewari said the government has come up with the measure for a political motive "which everyone knows", but did not elaborate. He also said that the Bill was violative of the provisions of Articles 14, 15, 21, 25 and 26.
View: The citizenship law reopens an old chapter in the uneasy Centre-state ties
As many as 12 states and two UTs are now ruled by parties that do'not agree with the BJP on several issues.
UPA's NPR was about residency, not citizenship: P Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed the BJP-led Central government over the National Population Register (NPR) and said...
DMK passes resolution favouring citizenship for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin chaired party executive meeting at party headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam' in Chennai on Ja...
Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on plea by injured student seeking probe in Jamia violence
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar of Delhi High Court issued notice to the Centre, Delhi government and police on a plea filed by a Jamia student seeking a probe by a committee into the police crackdown at Jamia Millia Islamia University on December 15 last year due to violent protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Abhishek Singhvi on CAA: Congress not against granting citizenship to Hindus
The Congress party has categorically rejected the claims that they are opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in toto but say that t...
View: Holes in the defence of the Citizenship Amendment Act
These claims would have been a whole lot more credible if one, the Assam NRC had not happened and, two, home minister Amit Shah had not repeatedly affirmed his intention to implement a nationwide NRC, and three, the intent to give refuge had extended its benevolence to all neighboring countries and all denominations.
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