Bengaluru: The father-in-law of Google techie, who was tested positive for coronavirus, has been booked under the prevention of Epidemic Disease Act 1897, for allegedly lying to the health officials about the infection. It is being alleged that the father-in-law of the techie had helped his daughter leave Bengaluru for Agra. According to the techie’s…
The much-talked about Citizenship Amendment Act has come into force. Ministry of Home Affairs issued notification in this regard late on Friday. In th gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10 that is, on Friday itself.
Geneva: Amid the ongoing protests over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that millions of Muslims could flee India due to the curfew imposed in the territory of Kashmir and the new citizenship law, creating ‘a refugee crisis that would dwarf other crises’, news agency Reuters reported. While…
Amid protests against the new citizenship law, leaders of 12 Opposition parties led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday and requested him to intervene and advise the government to immediately repeal the Act.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, 12 December gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, turning it into an Act.
According to an official notification, the Act comes into effect with its publication in the official gazette on Thursday.
According to the Act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.Here is the
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and by Lok Sabha on Monday.