The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) became law after receiving the President’s assent on Thursday, following a bruising debate in Parliament . Assam has been in the throes of violence since Wednesday, when Rajya Sabha took up the Bill after it was passed in Lok Sabha , with its capital under indefinite curfew, and Army and paramilitary columns rolling across multiple towns.
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Imran Khan On Citizenship Amendment Act: Pakistan Won’t Accept Muslim Refugees From India
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…
Bangladesh ask India to enhance security for its Guwahati mission
BANGLADESH ASK INDIA TO ENHANCE SECURITY FOR ITS GUWAHATI MISSION Bangladesh on Thursday asked India to enhance security for its Guwahati mission after a mob defaced two signposts near the chancery, as protests against the citizenship bill rocked Assam plunging the state into total chaos. Two persons were killed on Thursday in police firing in…
Citizenship Amendment Bill gets President Kovind’s assent, becomes an Act
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave his nod to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, turning it into an Act. The Act comes into effect with its publication in the official gazette on Thursday, according to a government notification.
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.