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45 Pakistani nationals granted Indian citizenship in Pune

Fearing atrocities in their native nation the applicants, who belonged to the minority community had migrated from Pakistan.

Mar 08, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

44 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship in Rajasthan

Out of the total, 15 migrants of Udaipur, 11 of Pali, six of Jalore and 12 living in Barmer were awarded Indian citizenship.

Mar 07, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, January 21st, 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Jan 21, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

5W1H: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship, surrenders passport

Bank fraud fugitive Mehul Choksi has given up his citizenship of India and surrendered his passport.

Jan 21, 2019, 17:04 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

National Register of Citizens must move ahead, opposition to it is for parochial gains

The opposition to the NRC is opportunistic and is coming from politicians who have repeatedly raised the illegal immigrant issue.

Aug 01, 2018, 20:24 PM IST

As debate rages over Assam, it may make sense to link NRC with Aadhaar

Creating undesirable social tensions or starting controversial deportations of poor people does not suit an aspiring power like India.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

The surroundings of the Town Hall where they were given the certificates echoed with slogans such as "Bharat Mata Ki Jai".

Jun 18, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

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

51 Hindu families migrated from Pak get Indian citizenship

As many as 51 Hindu families who had migrated from Pakistan several years ago were on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Tibetans aren't demanding Indian citizenship: Arunachal CM

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday said that Tibetans were not demanding Indian citizenship.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:58 PM 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

Guess! Why AB de Villiers wants to talk to Narendra Modi!

Royal Challengers Bangalore's De Villiers has been in outstanding form with the willow this season.

May 16, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Spanish priest, 90, gets Indian citizenship after 38 years of struggle, chants `Bharat Mata Ki Jai`

After a long struggle of 38 years, a 90-year-old Spanish Jesuit priest -- who has lived and worked in the country for 67 years -- was finally granted Indian citizenship here this week.

Apr 23, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

‘Indian’ Adnan Sami celebrates ‘new morning’ in his home in ‘amchi Mumbai’

Adnan took to Twitter to thank Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving his Indian Citizenship.

Jan 04, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Adnan Sami granted Indian citizenship, sings 'Teri oonchi shaan hai maula'!

Sami was granted Indian citizenship by MoS, Home today morning by Kiren Rijiju.

Jan 01, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami bags Indian Citizenship

The Pakistani singer of 'Kabhi to Nazar Milao' and 'Lift Kara De' fame has finally been granted Indian citizenship on humanitarian grounds.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Wouldn't have sought Indian citizenship if there was intolerance, says Adnan Sami

Sami was granted permission to stay in India in August. The singer, who came to India on a visitor's visa, had been staying in the country since March 2001. 

Dec 12, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy's remarks over Rahul's nationality "entirely false": Congress

Surjewala insisted that Gandhi has never held any account in Pictet Bank, Zurich, nor has he ever been questioned or detained at Logan Airport, Boston, with undeclared cash.

Nov 16, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

158 Pak Hindus get Indian citizenship, 3733 Long Term Visas

Indian citizenship and Long Term Visas (LTV) have been granted to 158 and 3,733 Pakistani Hindu nationals respectively since the NDA government announced the setting up of Special Task Force in September last year.

Jun 26, 2015, 22:56 PM IST