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.

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.

Russia to make citizenship easier for native Russian speakers

Russia is making it easier for native Russian speakers who have lived in Russia or the former Soviet Union to get citizenship, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Canada weighs revoking citizenship of convicted terrorists

Canadian government proposed sweeping changes to the country`s immigration laws, including a provision that would strip citizenship from persons convicted of terrorism or spying.

BJP promises to resolve dual citizenship woes of Goans

In one of its pre-election promises, the BJP has assured lakhs of Goans to help them get reprieve on the dual citizenship front, if the party is voted to power at the Centre.

Indian may lose Aus citizenship after ID fraud conviction

An Indian-origin businessman could be stripped of his Australian citizenship and deported after he was convicted of identity fraud, a media report said on Tuesday.

Canada offers Malala honorary citizenship

Canada will offer honorary citizenship to Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai.

SC issues notice to Centre, states on migrant issue

Supreme Court sought responses of Centre and states on PIL seeking citizenship or refugee status to thousands due to their alleged religious persecution in Bangladesh.

240,000 illegal Indian immigrants on path to citizenship in US

Over 240,000 illegal Indian immigrants in the US could be soon on their path to obtaining citizenship under a "big deal".

105-year-old Nepali widow receives citizenship

A 105-year-old widow living in a remote village in Nepal has finally received her citizenship certificate.

Grant citizenship to Tamils: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said it was India`s responsibility to see that on "humanitarian" grounds the Lankan Tamil refugees get their due rights.

BJP demands citizenship for people displaced from Pak

The Madhya Pradesh BJP executive committee Wednesday adopted a resolution demanding not to send back displaced persons to the Pak.

Canada to revoke citizenship from 3,100 people

The Canadian government says it has begun the process of revoking citizenship from 3,100 people it says obtained it fraudulently.

Bombay HC seeks docs on Supriya Sule`s citizenship

Bombay HC issued a Letter of Request to the Consulate General of Singapore, seeking documents regarding alleged citizenship status of Supriya Sule.

UAE strips 6 of citizenship over security concerns

The unexpected order was issued by President Sheik
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan earlier this month, according to a state news agency.

Julianne Moore gets British citizenship

Julianne Moore, who was born in the US, is "thrilled" after gaining British citizenship and says that the move will please her late mother Anne, who was a Scottish.

Now 1,800 Canadians to lose citizenship

Canadian citizenship will be revoked from 1,800 people for obtaining it fraudulently.

Superman to renounce his US citizenship?

Superman is slammed for making an appearance in Iran.

Superman renounces his American citizenship

Superman has created a furore by renouncing his US citizenship in a latest issue of the comic book.

Looking Ahead: Meaning of Citizenship

Citizenship is not just about rights. It`s about citizens knowing their rights and duties.