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Citizenship Amendment Bill

PM Modi says BJP is committed to passing Citizenship Amendment Bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the BJP is committed to passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill once the NDA returns to power after the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 12, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee rakes up NRC issue in Assam, accuses BJP of lying

Speaking at a rally in Dhubri, the Trinamool Congress chief took digs galore at the BJP and said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is against the will of the common man.

Apr 05, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Amit Shah pledges to add Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in BJP's manifesto

Launching an attack on the Congress, the BJP national President said dynastic political parties cannot develop a nation.

Feb 17, 2019, 23:28 PM IST

Citizenship amendment bill, triple talaq bill set to lapse on 3rd June

The Budget session was the last Parliament session of the present government.

Feb 13, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Prohibitory orders imposed in Imphal districts amid protests over Citizenship Bill

Mobile internet services have been suspended indefinitely. Security has been strengthened in the residences of MLAs and ministers, including that of Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

Feb 12, 2019, 13:39 PM IST

10-hour bandh over Citizenship Bill disrupts normal life in Nagaland

Schools and markets remained closed, vehicles were off the roads and people stayed indoors during the bandh which began at 6 AM.

Feb 11, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Budget Session begins today; Citizenship, Triple Talaq bills to be discussed

The session is set to end on February 13 and will be last of Narendra Modi-led government which came to power at the Centre in 2014.

Jan 31, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

Mizoram Governor addresses empty ground amid Republic Day boycott call

No member from the general public attended and only ministers, legislators and top officials were present at the function.

Jan 26, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Small number of Bangladeshis to be benefitted from Citizenship Amendment Bill: MHA

The majority of those who are likely to apply for Indian citizenship under the Citizenship Amendment Bill will be from Pakistan, as nearly 35,000 of such people have got LTVs so far.

Jan 20, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Only a small number of Bangladeshis will benefit from Citizenship Bill, says MHA

A large section of people and organisations in the Northeast have opposed the Citizenship Bill.

Jan 20, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Citizenship Bill: Violent protests continue in Assam

The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8.

Jan 19, 2019, 18:41 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

Rajnath Singh to meet Northeast CMs as protests against Citizenship Bill intensify

Protests against controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill has intensified in northeastern states.

Jan 14, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

Historic bills passed aside, Winter Session of Parliament sees productivity fall by half

Winter Session of Parliament in 2017/18 saw 13 bills being passed by both Houses. The 2018/19 Winter Session saw five bills being passed.

Jan 10, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

In first rally after passage of Quota Bill, Citizenship Bill, PM Narendra Modi pats Centre's back

The two Bills were passed in Lok Sabha where the government enjoys a majority. 

Jan 09, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha after Congress, TMC walk out

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill aims to grant Indian citizenship to those Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled religious persecution in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and entered India before December 31, 2014.

Jan 08, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Two strikes paralyse normal life in Manipur

All educational institutes and public facilities including in Imphal city wore a deserted look.  Buses, trucks and other commercial vehicles went off the roads. Shops and businesses were shut.

Jan 08, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Rajnath Singh tables Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha amid uproar, says it's not just for Assam

The Union Minister said that the bill is important to safeguard the interests of the people. 

Jan 08, 2019, 15:02 PM IST

Bandh to protest Citizenship Amendment Bill likely to affect Assam, neighbouring states

The bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act 1955 to grant Indian citizenship to people from minority communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12 even if they don't possess any proper document.

Jan 07, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

AGP pulls out of alliance with BJP in Assam after Union Cabinet approves Citizenship Amendment Bill

The Union Cabinet approved the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST