Citizenship (Amendment) Bill Gets President’s Assent, Becomes 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.

Mumbai: School becomes den of drunkards at night, seeks police help

Mumbai: School becomes den of drunkards at night, seeks police help A zilla parishad school in Maharashtra’s Nanded district has become a hangout of drunkards at night hours, forcing its teachers and students to begin their day by disposing of the liquor bottles scattered over the place before starting classes, an official said. The menace…