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Friday, Jan 24, 2020

Citizenship bill

Dec 14, 2019 10:49
There have been no large disturbances in Assam since Thursday but mobile internet services still remain suspended across much of the state. read more
Dec 12, 2019 23:37
The petitioners claimed that the law has been enacted with an ulterior motive in order to save approximately 1-1.5 million Hindus who were excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. A total of 1.9 million people have been excluded... read more
Dec 12, 2019 12:59
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Dec 12, 2019 12:25
The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed on December 11 in the Rajya Sabha and on December 9 in the Lok Sabha. read more
Dec 12, 2019 11:23
The citizenship bill seeks to give Indian nationality to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31. read more
Dec 12, 2019 10:11
A curfew has been enforced in Guwahati, the principal city in Assam, where the army was called in on Wednesday night after tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets against the bill. read more
Dec 12, 2019 00:38
The Sena on Monday voted in favour of the bill in the Lok Sabha, but on Tuesday afternoon, Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray backtracked, saying they had apprehensions over a few issues and would not back the bill in the... read more
Dec 11, 2019 23:40
Responding to a question by member of Parliament Kirodi Lal Meena, Rai informed the Rajya Sabha that the data related to Hindus and Sikh refugees who came from Afghanistan and Pakistan was not centrally maintained. read more
Dec 11, 2019 22:22
In the Rajya Sabha, 125 MPs voted for the citizenship bill, while 105 voted against it. Besides BJP, its allies such as JD-U and SAD, the legislation was supported by AIADMK, BJD, TDP and YSR-Congress. read more
Dec 11, 2019 20:44
The Sena’s change in stance was driven by its brand-new alliance partner in Maharashtra, the Congress, who had conveyed its discomfort at its stand in Parliament. read more
Dec 11, 2019 18:07
The two JD (U) leaders found support from party MLC Gulam Rasool Balyawi, who also urged party national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider the decision to support the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the Lok Sabha, keeping... read more
Dec 11, 2019 15:56
According to a top Congress leader, the party leadership reached out the its new ally in Maharashtra Shiv Sena on Tuesday to convey that their stand in Lok Sabha over the bill was uncalled for. read more
Dec 11, 2019 15:43
India reported over 100 internet shutdown in 2018, according to an annual study of Freedom House, a US-based non-profit research organization read more
Dec 11, 2019 14:53
The bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha by Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday where he said it is the government’s attempt to give a dignified life to persecuted minorities in three of India’s neighbouring countries. read more