New Citizenship law comes into effect from today: Home Ministry

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.

PM Modi, Pranab Mukherjee, top political leaders invited to Hemant Soren’s swearing-in

Ranchi, Dec 27:┬áPrime Minister Narendra Modi, former president Pranab Mukherjee, chief ministers Mamata Banerjee and Uddhav Thackeray, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are among those invited to Jharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Sorens swearing-in ceremony on December 29. The others invited to the programme to be held at the sprawling Mohrabadi grounds here are…

‘PM Modi was right, no discussion on NRC right now’: Amit Shah

Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that there is no pan-India discussion on National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the moment. The home minister emphasised there have been no talks on the subject either in Parliament or the Union Cabinet.

CAA, NRC not applicable to Muslims of our country: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Opposition parties of spreading lies about the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens and said that that CAA and NRC will not apply to the Muslims of the country.