Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Congress must clear stand on alliance with Shiv Sena, Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's Savarkar jibe

Mayawati said that it will hurt the Congress' most and termed it as a drama to divert the public's attention.

Dec 15, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal stranded at Guwahati airport amid massive protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019

To control the law and order situation in Assam, three army columns have been requisitioned by the civil administration. Amongst the three army columns, two are already deployed in the area of Kanchanpur and Manu while the third is kept on standby. The army column has a strength of 70 personnel in each column.

Dec 11, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Muslims of India were, are and will remain Indian Citizens, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah clarified that the legislation provides hopes for lakhs of people who are living with no permanent residency in India. 

Dec 11, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

BJP's booklet on NRC, CAB to teach party cadres to foil Mamata's plan in West Bengal

On the NRC issue, the BJP has alleged that wherever Mamata Banerjee is visiting to address people she is trying to provoke them, while the reality is completely different from what she is explaining to the people.

Dec 10, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Citizenship Bill 'not even 0.001 per cent' against India's minorities: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said, "The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill wouldn't have been needed if the Congress had not allowed partition on basis of religion. It was the Congress that divided the country on religious lines, not us," while responding to Congress members' allegation that the proposed law was against Muslims.

Dec 09, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to table Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on December 9

According to the Lok Sabha's List of Business for Monday, Union Minister Amit Shah will introduce the Bill in the afternoon and the Bill will be taken up for discussion and passage in the Lower House of Parliament later in the day.

Dec 09, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

Shiv Sena to oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Parliament

Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists fleeing persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Dec 04, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Lot of confusion eliminated, Citizenship Bill likely in next week of Parliament session: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Amit Shah had been conducting a meeting over the Citizenship Bill for the past few days and the discussions with different stakeholders went for over 100 hours. Shah spoke about different provisions of the Bill and tried to clear the confusion about its various aspects.

Dec 04, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

Centre to pass taxation, ban on e-cigarettes, bankruptcy among 27 new bills in Parliament's winter session

The Parliament's Winter Session, which will end on December 13, will see a total of 20 sittings.

Nov 17, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

JDU, 10 Northeast political parties join hands to protest against citizenship bill

Ten political parties of northeast along with Janata Dal (United) joined hands on Tuesday to unanimously to oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Jan 29, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

BJP hits out at Opposition over Citizenship Amendment Bill

BJP hits out at Opposition over Citizenship Amendment Bill. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 17, 2019, 19:36 PM IST

Lok Sabha clears the way for 10% quota to upper caste poor

A marathon session in Parliament ended with both the Quota Bill and the Citizenship Amendment Bill passing the Lok Sabha test.

Jan 08, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Protests erupt across Assam over Citizenship Bill

The agitation was also triggered by Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's comment on Sunday that if the Citizenship Bill is not passed, "we will be surrendering to Jinnah's policy".

Jan 08, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

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

Rajya Sabha appoints 10 MPs to jt panel on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

 Rajya Sabha today named 10 of its members to the Joint Committee of Parliament that will go into the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Aug 12, 2016, 13:09 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

Govt withdraws Citizenship (Amendment) Bill from Lok Sabha

Government on Thursday withdrew the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2014, introduced in the winter session, from Lok Sabha saying that a fresh legislation will be brought soon seeking to merge Person of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizenship of India schemes apart from other issues.

Feb 26, 2015, 20:23 PM IST