Ministry of Home Affairs grants citizenship to 14 People under CAA

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued citizenship certificates to 14 individuals under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). This marks the first set of certificates handed out since the BJP-led Central government notified the CAA rules in March this year.

MEA responds to US concerns over CAA implementation

Regarding the US State Department's statement, the MEA characterized it as misplaced, misinformed, and unwarranted. India's constitution guarantees freedom of religion to all its citizens, and there are no grounds for concern regarding the treatment of minorities.

Kejriwal disputes Shah’s claim on CAA’s safety implications

"The implementation of CAA will make the country unsafe, and create a law-and-order situation," Kejriwal asserted. He also condemned the allocation of taxpayers' funds to minorities from other nations, deeming it unacceptable.

CAA would compound India’s population: Shaheen Bagh’s women erupt in protests again

Kaneez Fatima, a 48-year-old resident of Shaheen Bagh, dissed CAA, saying this would further compound population problem in a country that has already seen a surge during the last decade, touching the 140.76 crore mark last year.

Arvind Kejriwal accuses BJP of political maneuvering with CAA

"BJP can't employ our children, but they have decided to employ the children of Pakistani nationals by bringing them to India. In India, people don't have houses to live in, but they wants to bring people from Pakistan and give them houses. The BJP wants to give our jobs and houses to Pakistanis by bringing them here''

CAA implemented: Rules eased for seeking Indian citizenship

Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the move, stating it fulfills the promise to minorities persecuted on religious grounds in the specified countries. The CAA, coupled with the government's plan for a National Register of Citizens (NRC), had sparked nationwide protests over concerns about exclusion of Muslims.

CAA to cover entire nation within 7 days: Union Minister’s bold ‘guarantee’

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Shantanu Thakur has asserted that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) will be enforced nationwide within the coming week. Speaking in Bengali at a public event in Kakdwip, South 24 Parganas in Bengal, Thakur stated, “I can guarantee that in the next seven days, not just in West Bengal, but the CAA […]

CAA rules to be implemented by March 2024

The Centre is set to formulate rules for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by March 30, 2024, as announced by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Kumar Mishra. He made this statement on Sunday during his participation in a festival of the Dalit Matua community in Thakurnagar, North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, which […]

The hypocrisy of the West: Afghan refugees caught in the crossfire

In the complex world of global politics, it is often the most vulnerable who are prone to decisions made by those in power. The recent deportation of Afghan refugees by Pakistan has shed light on an issue of hypocrisy in the West when it comes to the plight of Afghan refugees. While these refugees have […]

EXCLUSIVE| If Akshay can get India citizenship after so long, why can’t Seema Haider?: Lawyer

GAUTAM BUDDHA NAGAR (UTTAR PRADESH): Pakistan national Seema Haider is now pinning her hopes to acquire Indian citizenship on actor Akshay Kumar after the Khiladi hero took to Twitter to announce he has given up his Canadian passport to become a desi. Haider’s lawyer A P Singh told The New Indian that the Karachi citizen, […]