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Citizenship Act

Constitution bench to decide illegal Bangladeshi immigrants' children status

The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to the constitution bench the question whether the children born to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants were Indian citizens by virtue of their being born here.

Jul 21, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Parliament passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Parliament on Wednesday passed a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to remove disparity between Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders.

Mar 04, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Cabinet approves amendment to Citizenship Act

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to the Citizenship Act, paving the way for its introduction in the budget session of parliament begining next week.

Feb 19, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Govt to push for passage of bills to replace ordinances

The government will try to push for the passage of six bills to replace ordinances in the first half of the Budget Session of Parliament beginning February 23.

Jan 30, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Pakistan-born Ahmed can be an Aussie

Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed today had his bid for Australian citizenship accepted, making him eligible to play in the upcoming Ashes series in England.

Jul 02, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

Ahmed cleared for Ashes after successful Oz citizenship vote

a ray of hope to Australia`s Ashes prospects, leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has reportedly cleared the final hurdle to be eligible for the looming series in England after legislation that allows him to be granted a passport successfully passed through the Senate.

Jun 20, 2013, 10:39 AM IST

Inverarity hints at positive Ashes chance for `refugee` Ahmed

Australia`s chairman of selectors John Inverarity has reportedly hinted that Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed could yet be called into the Ashes squad.

Jun 18, 2013, 10:46 AM IST

CPI(M) asks govt to amend Citizenship Act

The CPI(M) has urged the government to amend the Citizenship Act to provide citizenship to large number of refugees from Bangladesh.

May 24, 2012, 14:37 PM IST