Granting citizenship is Centre’s call, states have no say: Experts

NEW DELHI: Their public declaration not to implement the changed Citizenship Act notwithstanding, states have no role in determining who can be a country’s citizens. Constitutional experts are unanimous... Read more »

Citizenship Amendment Act: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces statewide protests

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.KOLKATA: Reiterating that her government would not allow any NRC exercise or implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in West Bengal, chief minister... Read more »

New citizenship law ‘fundamentally discriminatory’: UN human rights body

GENEVA: The United Nations' human rights body on Friday voiced concern over India's new citizenship law, terming it "fundamentally discriminatory" in nature. The new citizenship law seeks to provide... Read more »

Citizenship Act stir: Protesters vandalise railway stations, block roads in West Bengal

KOLKATA: Protests over the amended Citizenship Act reached the shores of West Bengal on Friday, with agitators resorting to violence and arson at railway stations and thoroughfares across the... Read more »

Protests against Citizenship Act continues: Top developments

Security personnel patrol a road during curfew in Guwahati. (Credits: AP)Agitation against the amended Citizenship Act continued on Friday in several parts of the country with protesters hitting the... Read more »

Citizenship law internal matter; India safe haven for persecuted minorities: Maldives’ speaker

PTI | Dec 13, 2019, 19:24 ISTPM Narendra Modi with Mohamed Nasheed, speaker of Parliament of Maldives, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI photo)NEW DELHI: The amended Citizenship Act... Read more »

Citizenship Act: Northeast states to face fuel supply problems if agitation continues

NEW DELHI: The northeast could be staring at fuel crisis as the public agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, or CAB, and curfew in 10 districts of Assam... Read more »

Citizenship Act: Assam, NE to face fuel supply problems if agitation continues

NEW DELHI: The northeast could be staring at fuel crisis as the public agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, or CAB, and curfew in 10 districts of Assam... Read more »

Citizenship Act amended to distract people from country’s economic slowdown: Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday accused the Union government of practising "politics of distractions" and said the Citizenship Act was amended to divert people's attention from... Read more »

Amended Citizenship Act attempt to change narrative by design: Kamal Nath

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath accused the government on Friday of practising a "politics of distractions" and said the amended Citizenship Act was an attempt to... Read more »