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
Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees

Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees

Some one lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees are believed to be staying in India.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Sixth Australian MP Fiona Nash in eligibility trouble

Dual citizens are not allowed to run for public office under Australia`s constitution.

Aug 18, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Australian government under threat after Deputy PM's Barnaby Joyce citizenship row

If the High Court finds Joyce is ineligible to serve, he will be forced to resign from the lower house of Australian Parliament, leaving the government with 75 of 150 total seats.


Aug 15, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Australia Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce caught in dual citizenship crisis

Australia does not allow dual citizens to sit in Parliament, meaning Joyce`s revelation that he possibly holds New Zealand citizenship has major implications for the government.

Aug 14, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition: Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

Lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition: Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

Poroshenko stripped Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship on Wednesday for allegedly providing false information on his citizenship registration form in 2015. 

Jul 27, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

NW Pakistan gives citizenship to first non-Muslim

Pakistan has awarded a Christian man from a troubled tribal region citizenship in a first for a non-Muslim, officials and his family said on Saturday.

Mar 19, 2016, 19:48 PM IST
French President under fire over call to strip citizenship from terror convicts

French President under fire over call to strip citizenship from terror convicts

President Francois Hollande`s call for convicted French-born terrorists to lose their citizenship if they have a second nationality has triggered uproar among those who see him adopting right-wing ideas that recall dark moments in France`s history.

Dec 30, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

Citizenship of kids of migrants; SC refers it to Constitution Bench

The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a constitutional bench the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.

Jul 21, 2015, 21:10 PM IST
Australia introduces laws to strip citizenship from terrorists

Australia introduces laws to strip citizenship from terrorists

Dual nationals who help terrorists could automatically lose their Australian citizenship even if they have never stepped foot out of the country under new laws introduced to parliament on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Spain passes citizenship plan for ancestors of Jews expelled in 1492

Spain`s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a law that eases the path to citizenship for descendants of Jews who were forced to flee the country five centuries ago during the Inquisition.

Jun 11, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Afghan man wins battle for Australian citizenship

 An Afghan man has won a battle for Australian citizenship, despite admitting to beating his sisters with a tree branch, media reported on Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

US reporter says Turkish award revoked over article critical of Erdogan

A US journalist claimed on Wednesday that his honorary Turkish citizenship was revoked on the orders of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a critical article that saw him branded an "enemy" of Turkey.

May 27, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

Indian woman's Italian 'not good enough' for citizenship: Mayor

In an 11th hour hitch, a 56-year-old Indian woman in Italy has been barred from gaining citizenship by a mayor who said her language skills are not good.

Mar 02, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Dual citizenship of people of Goa to be resolved soon: Govt

 The dual-citizenship issue that has been haunting thousands of people of Goa for sometime now may be resolved "very soon" with the Centre on Friday saying that the matter would be sorted out without further ado.

Feb 27, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

5,223 Pak, 1,481 Afghan nationals given citizenship since 2003

As many as 5,223 Pakistani and 1,481 Afghan nationals have been granted Indian citizenship since 2003 to November this year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Dec 03, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Gadkari meets Rajnath on visa, citizenship issues

A delegation of Sindhi and Bengali communities accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and submitted a memorandum to highlight their plight on visa and citizenship related issues.

Sep 17, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Assam protests infiltration of Bangladeshis in India

Various activist groups, including tribal organisations and the All Assam Students Union, staged a protest in Assam against the state government for its inability to stop Bangladeshis from infiltrating into the state.

Jul 22, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Germany eases dual citizenship rules

Germany has adopted a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants, a step that will benefit mainly young people from the country`s three-million-strong Turkish-origin community.

Jul 04, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Traore to quit A-League for Europe

Defender Adama Traore has rejected a contract offer from Melbourne Victory to pursue a playing opportunity in Europe next season, the A-League club said on Monday.

May 05, 2014, 13:34 PM IST