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The data add up to 9,145 arrested between 2015 and 2019, and 21,348 deported during the same period.For those arrested and deported, the ministry response in Parliament used the term “illegal infiltrators”.

The European Parliament will now take up the resolutions for voting during the March plenary session between March 30 and April 2.The source said, “Friends of India prevailed over the Friends of Pakistan in the European Parliament today.

(Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) There were many things that impressed and moved me when I spent a morning in Shaheen Bagh last week.And, the most promising young Dalit leader of our time, Chandrashekhar Azad, came to Shaheen Bagh holding the Constitution in his hands.

The Act has been amended from time to time; but the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 introduces religious discrimination into the law.Read | Citizenship Act does not violate Constitution, protects minorities from theocracies The Citizenship Act of 1955 included, among other things, provisions for acquisition of citizenship by (i) birth (ii) descent (iii) registration (iv) naturalisation and (v) incorporation of territory.

Notwithstanding the Partition of India in 1947, the commitment to a composite Indian nationality and citizenship was reflected in India’s Constitution.I realised that if everyone followed the Constitution, India would soon have a just society.

(Express photo by Partha Paul) As the Indian Republic completes another year, there is uncertainty in the air.More than the immediate provocations, the protests tell us something about larger societal apathy coupled with the ruling establishment’s cynicism.

We said inshallah so often in Pakistan,” says younger brother Dilip, himself using a term for brother unusual for these parts.Once he has his citizenship, Chand plans to move to Banaskantha in Gujarat, where most of his relatives live since before Partition.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 19, 2020 12:52:35 pm Raza Murad said that the Citizenship Amendment Act is against the constitution.(Photo: Express Archive) Actor Raza Murad is one of the latest personalities to share his opinion on the Citizenship Amendment Act.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 14, 2020 8:20:51 pm Mamata Banerjee has been actively campaigning against the contentious citizenship act.“Is this Act a ploy to take away the citizenship of those legal citizens and giving it to those foreigners who have funded the BJP?

Former Sri Lanka Northern Province chief minister CV Wigneswaran Sunday met actor Rajinikanth at his Poes Garden residence in Chennai.According to reports, the two discussed the political situation in the island nation, along with various issues related to Sri Lankan Tamils.

Reiterating that the Citizenship Amendment Act is not a law to revoke citizenship, but to grant it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said some people with vested interest are misguiding the country’s youth.“I repeat again, Citizenship act is not to revoke anyone’s citizenship, but it is to give citizenship.

Written by Divya A | New Delhi | Published: January 4, 2020 1:45:29 am Supporters of Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a right-wing all India student organization affiliated to the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS) march in support of a new citizenship law.The events will be organised by various affiliated organisations of the Sangh such as ABVP, its students’ outfit, Jan Jagran Manch, All-India Lawyers’ Council, and All-India Teachers’ Federation.

Even as protests continue across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), the government on Friday notified the controversial legislation, making it effective beginning January 10.” This practically means that beginning January 10, at least legally, illegal immigrants from communities – barring Muslims – can apply for Indian citizenship under the new Act.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: January 10, 2020 8:41:31 am From left: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, former CM Prithviraj Chavan and Yashwant Sinha with other leaders in Pune on Thursday.(Express photo/Ashish Kale) Hitting out at the BJP-ruled Centre for “suppressing” peaceful protests, former Union minister Yashwant Sinha on Thursday termed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) a “black law that will kill this country”.

Express photo At the meeting, Kundariya handed over certificates of Indian citizenship to Swarupsinh Sodha (25), and his younger brothers Pratabsinh (23) and Harisinh (18).Ten Pakistani nationals were to be awarded certificates of Indian citizenship under provisions of Indian Citizenship Act, 1955 which make a Pakistani national eligible for Indian citizenship after seven-year stay in India.

About 1 lakh Tamils from Sri Lanka live in India, including some 60,000 in camps across Tamil Nadu.The AIADMK claims Home Minister Amit Shah has promised Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami that the question of the Tamil refugees would be considered soon.

(File photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday will address a rally at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan, close to Old Delhi’s Daryaganj that was hit by violence on Friday during the protest against the amended Citizenship Act.The rally has been organised to thank PM Modi for giving ownership rights to 40 lakh residents of 1731 unauthorised colonies, senior BJP leader Vijay Goel said.

(File Photo) Amid massive protests over Citizenship (Amendment) Act across the country, the BJP on Saturday announced it will run a nationwide campaign in the next 10 days to “expose” the “conspiracy” of Congress, TMC and Left parties to “spread hatred and violence” in the country over Citizenship Act.The eight-year-old was killed and another minor left injured in a stampede that followed a police lathicharge in Varanasi Friday.

By: Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: December 20, 2019 1:26:49 am Haseena Vadsariya receives the certificate of citizenship.The 43-year-old woman has officially become an Indian citizen.

Notes From A Protest: The protest march, headed to the District Collector’s office, in Pune on Friday.The protest march was organised by Samvidhan Bachao Kruti Samiti, an umbrella body of various social organisations in the city.