Bollywood celebrities cast votes in phase 5

Voting is currently underway across various constituencies in phase 5 of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, spanning six states and two Union territories.

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.

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.

73 year old daughter of freedom fighter becomes Indian citizen after 3 years legal lull

GUWAHATI: After a three-year-long legal battle, the 73-year-old daughter of freedom fighter Seje Bala Ghosh, a resident of Bongaigaon district of Assam, has finally been deemed a citizen of India.  She had received a notice from a foreigners’ tribunal in March 2020, and has now been able to prove that she is not a Bangladeshi […]