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Panchayat certificates by itself no proof of citizenship: SC

Panchayat certificates by itself no proof of citizenship: SC

The top court said the certificates issued by the Gram Panchayat secretary merely acknowledges shifting of residence of a married woman from one village to another.

Dec 05, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

51 Hindu families migrated from Pak get Indian citizenship

As many as 51 Hindu families who had migrated from Pakistan several years ago were on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Tibetans aren't demanding Indian citizenship: Arunachal CM

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday said that Tibetans were not demanding Indian citizenship.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
AASU warns of agitation over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

AASU warns of agitation over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The minority communities include Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians. 

Oct 22, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
Guess! Why AB de Villiers wants to talk to Narendra Modi!

Guess! Why AB de Villiers wants to talk to Narendra Modi!

Royal Challengers Bangalore's De Villiers has been in outstanding form with the willow this season.

May 16, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Spanish priest, 90, gets Indian citizenship after 38 years of struggle, chants `Bharat Mata Ki Jai`

After a long struggle of 38 years, a 90-year-old Spanish Jesuit priest -- who has lived and worked in the country for 67 years -- was finally granted Indian citizenship here this week.

Apr 23, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
‘Indian’ Adnan Sami celebrates ‘new morning’ in his home in ‘amchi Mumbai’

‘Indian’ Adnan Sami celebrates ‘new morning’ in his home in ‘amchi Mumbai’

Adnan took to Twitter to thank Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving his Indian Citizenship.

Jan 04, 2016, 15:57 PM IST
Adnan Sami granted Indian citizenship, sings 'Teri oonchi shaan hai maula'!

Adnan Sami granted Indian citizenship, sings 'Teri oonchi shaan hai maula'!

Sami was granted Indian citizenship by MoS, Home today morning by Kiren Rijiju.

Jan 01, 2016, 13:37 PM IST
Pakistani singer Adnan Sami bags Indian Citizenship

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami bags Indian Citizenship

The Pakistani singer of 'Kabhi to Nazar Milao' and 'Lift Kara De' fame has finally been granted Indian citizenship on humanitarian grounds.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
Wouldn't have sought Indian citizenship if there was intolerance, says  Adnan Sami

Wouldn't have sought Indian citizenship if there was intolerance, says Adnan Sami

Sami was granted permission to stay in India in August. The singer, who came to India on a visitor's visa, had been staying in the country since March 2001. 

Dec 12, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy's remarks over Rahul's nationality "entirely false": Congress

Surjewala insisted that Gandhi has never held any account in Pictet Bank, Zurich, nor has he ever been questioned or detained at Logan Airport, Boston, with undeclared cash.

Nov 16, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

158 Pak Hindus get Indian citizenship, 3733 Long Term Visas

Indian citizenship and Long Term Visas (LTV) have been granted to 158 and 3,733 Pakistani Hindu nationals respectively since the NDA government announced the setting up of Special Task Force in September last year.

Jun 26, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

Over 400 Pak Hindu families are seeking Indian citizenship

 More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office here.

Jan 29, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

Pak Hindus in Jalandhar meet DM, demand Indian citizenship

A group of Pakistani Hindus, who have been residing here for several years, submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate on Monday in which they have urged the Indian government to grant them citizenship.

Dec 01, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

Govt plans to merge PIO and OCI schemes; seeks suggestions

 Government is planning to merge the Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India schemes saying that the latter is more popular and provides for lifelong visa through a process which is more user- friendly, quick and simple.

Oct 30, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Home Ministry task force to monitor giving citizenship to Pak, Bangla Hindus

As a first step to grant Indian citizenship to nearly one lakh Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Home Ministry today approved setting up of a task force to monitor and expedite processing of their citizenship and Long Term Visa (LTV) applications.

Sep 05, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

I`d applied for visa extension, following procedure: Adnan Sami

Pakistani Singer Adnan Sami, who has been in the news for reportedly getting a notice from Mumbai police for overstaying in India, says he is a law abiding citizen and has followed due procedure and applied for extension for his visa on Sep 14.

Oct 16, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Tibetans in exile can apply for Indian citizenship

Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday said any Tibetan in exile in India could apply for Indian citizenship and his administration was not compelling anyone to apply for the citizenship.

Aug 20, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Pak Hindus launch protest to seek Indian citizenship

Pakistani Hindu pilgrims staged a protest outside Rajasthan’s state legislature in a bid to seek political asylum in India.

Oct 13, 2012, 18:18 PM IST

764 Pakistanis granted Indian citizenship in 3 years

Indian citizenship has been granted to 764 Pakistani nationals during the 2009-11 period, the government on Wednesday told Parliament.

Aug 22, 2012, 14:09 PM IST