Citizenship Amendment Bill


'Citizenship Amendment Bill' - 115 News Result(s)

  • Will Consult Everybody On Citizenship Bill, Assures Sarbananda Sonowal

    Will Consult Everybody On Citizenship Bill, Assures Sarbananda Sonowal

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today hinted that the ruling BJP was willing to soften or tweak its stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in order to make it acceptable to people from all sections of society. The remark came just two days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls' third phase on April 23, when voting will be held in four...

  • "Baseless": Centre Denies Ordering Action Against Four Assam Journalists

    "Baseless": Centre Denies Ordering Action Against Four Assam Journalists

    The Union Home Ministry today denied reports that it has directed the Assam government to act on a complaint against four high-profile journalists who covered protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill earlier this year. The reports, it maintained, amounted to being an "absolutely baseless and mischievous interpretation of facts".

  • "I'll Be Back, As Will Citizenship Bill": PM Modi Promise At Assam Rally

    "I'll Be Back, As Will Citizenship Bill": PM Modi Promise At Assam Rally

    The BJP will focus on passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill once it returns to power after the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, indicating that the party has no plans to back off on an issue that spurred intense protests in the Northeast for months.

  • "This Is Not A Special Election...": Kiren Rijiju To NDTV

    "This Is Not A Special Election...": Kiren Rijiju To NDTV

    The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that triggered protests across the north-east will not hurt the BJP's chances in the north-east, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju told NDTV as the border state votes for both the national and state elections today. The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised it would bring back the bill if voted to po...

  • Congress Alone Can Protect People Of Northeast, Claims Rahul Gandhi

    Congress Alone Can Protect People Of Northeast, Claims Rahul Gandhi

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Lok Sabha Polls: Rahul Gandhi Launches Arunachal Campaign With Vow To Scrap Citizenship Bill

    Lok Sabha Polls: Rahul Gandhi Launches Arunachal Campaign With Vow To Scrap Citizenship Bill

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi today launched his party's campaign for the Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Arunachal Pradesh by promising to scrap the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill if voted to power in the state.

  • BJP Gets Back Assam Ally, Citizenship Bill Issue Set Aside For Polls

    BJP Gets Back Assam Ally, Citizenship Bill Issue Set Aside For Polls

    Two months after severing ties with the ruling BJP in Assam over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, a regional party in the state, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), has returned to the alliance ahead of the national election.

  • Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Plea Against Citizenship Bill

    Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Plea Against Citizenship Bill

    The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a fresh plea challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Top Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Amended Citizenship Bill

    Top Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Amended Citizenship Bill

    The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the centre on a plea challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Nagaland Government Passes Resolution Against Citizenship Bill

    Nagaland Government Passes Resolution Against Citizenship Bill

    The Nagaland government has passed a resolution in the assembly, rejecting the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid a walkout by 26 opposition MLAs.

  • Now, Meghalaya Party Exits BJP-Led Northeast Front Over Citizenship Bill

    Now, Meghalaya Party Exits BJP-Led Northeast Front Over Citizenship Bill

    Meghalaya's United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to quit the Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) - the BJP-led anti-Congress political alliance in the Northeast - over the Narendra Modi government's stand on the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. But it will remain in Meghalaya's Conrad Sangma-led alliance government, where the BJP is ...

  • Modi Government Opts Against Ordinance On Citizenship Bill

    Modi Government Opts Against Ordinance On Citizenship Bill

    Facing stiff opposition from its own allies in the northeast, the Modi government has opted against an ordinance on the Citizenship Amendment Bill even as it approved four other ordinances at a meeting of the union cabinet on Tuesday.

  • "Honour To Receive Bharat Ratna For Father", Says Bhupen Hazarika's Son

    "Honour To Receive Bharat Ratna For Father", Says Bhupen Hazarika's Son

    The son of music legend Bhupen Hazarika today said his statement earlier this week on his father receiving the Bharat Ratna was misinterpreted. Tej Hazarika, who is based in the US, had said in a statement that he was not happy on how the government planned to pass the "painfully unpopular" Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was against his father...

  • "We Win": Northeast Rejoices As Citizenship Amendment Bill Goes Off Rails

    "We Win": Northeast Rejoices As Citizenship Amendment Bill Goes Off Rails

    Celebrations broke out across the Northeast today as the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill-2016 lapsed before it could be ratified by the Rajya Sabha. The legislation had set off protests in the region, spurring violence and pitting communities against each other.

  • Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq Bill To Lapse As Budget Session Ends

    Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq Bill To Lapse As Budget Session Ends

    The contentious Citizenship (amendment) Bill and the one on banning Triple Talaq are set to lapse on June 3 when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends as they could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha which adjourned indefinitely today.

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'Citizenship Amendment Bill' - 115 News Result(s)

  • Will Consult Everybody On Citizenship Bill, Assures Sarbananda Sonowal

    Will Consult Everybody On Citizenship Bill, Assures Sarbananda Sonowal

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today hinted that the ruling BJP was willing to soften or tweak its stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in order to make it acceptable to people from all sections of society. The remark came just two days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls' third phase on April 23, when voting will be held in four...

  • "Baseless": Centre Denies Ordering Action Against Four Assam Journalists

    "Baseless": Centre Denies Ordering Action Against Four Assam Journalists

    The Union Home Ministry today denied reports that it has directed the Assam government to act on a complaint against four high-profile journalists who covered protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill earlier this year. The reports, it maintained, amounted to being an "absolutely baseless and mischievous interpretation of facts".

  • "I'll Be Back, As Will Citizenship Bill": PM Modi Promise At Assam Rally

    "I'll Be Back, As Will Citizenship Bill": PM Modi Promise At Assam Rally

    The BJP will focus on passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill once it returns to power after the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, indicating that the party has no plans to back off on an issue that spurred intense protests in the Northeast for months.

  • "This Is Not A Special Election...": Kiren Rijiju To NDTV

    "This Is Not A Special Election...": Kiren Rijiju To NDTV

    The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that triggered protests across the north-east will not hurt the BJP's chances in the north-east, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju told NDTV as the border state votes for both the national and state elections today. The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised it would bring back the bill if voted to po...

  • Congress Alone Can Protect People Of Northeast, Claims Rahul Gandhi

    Congress Alone Can Protect People Of Northeast, Claims Rahul Gandhi

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Lok Sabha Polls: Rahul Gandhi Launches Arunachal Campaign With Vow To Scrap Citizenship Bill

    Lok Sabha Polls: Rahul Gandhi Launches Arunachal Campaign With Vow To Scrap Citizenship Bill

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi today launched his party's campaign for the Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Arunachal Pradesh by promising to scrap the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill if voted to power in the state.

  • BJP Gets Back Assam Ally, Citizenship Bill Issue Set Aside For Polls

    BJP Gets Back Assam Ally, Citizenship Bill Issue Set Aside For Polls

    Two months after severing ties with the ruling BJP in Assam over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, a regional party in the state, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), has returned to the alliance ahead of the national election.

  • Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Plea Against Citizenship Bill

    Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Plea Against Citizenship Bill

    The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a fresh plea challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Top Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Amended Citizenship Bill

    Top Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Amended Citizenship Bill

    The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the centre on a plea challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Nagaland Government Passes Resolution Against Citizenship Bill

    Nagaland Government Passes Resolution Against Citizenship Bill

    The Nagaland government has passed a resolution in the assembly, rejecting the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid a walkout by 26 opposition MLAs.

  • Now, Meghalaya Party Exits BJP-Led Northeast Front Over Citizenship Bill

    Now, Meghalaya Party Exits BJP-Led Northeast Front Over Citizenship Bill

    Meghalaya's United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to quit the Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) - the BJP-led anti-Congress political alliance in the Northeast - over the Narendra Modi government's stand on the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. But it will remain in Meghalaya's Conrad Sangma-led alliance government, where the BJP is ...

  • Modi Government Opts Against Ordinance On Citizenship Bill

    Modi Government Opts Against Ordinance On Citizenship Bill

    Facing stiff opposition from its own allies in the northeast, the Modi government has opted against an ordinance on the Citizenship Amendment Bill even as it approved four other ordinances at a meeting of the union cabinet on Tuesday.

  • "Honour To Receive Bharat Ratna For Father", Says Bhupen Hazarika's Son

    "Honour To Receive Bharat Ratna For Father", Says Bhupen Hazarika's Son

    The son of music legend Bhupen Hazarika today said his statement earlier this week on his father receiving the Bharat Ratna was misinterpreted. Tej Hazarika, who is based in the US, had said in a statement that he was not happy on how the government planned to pass the "painfully unpopular" Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was against his father...

  • "We Win": Northeast Rejoices As Citizenship Amendment Bill Goes Off Rails

    "We Win": Northeast Rejoices As Citizenship Amendment Bill Goes Off Rails

    Celebrations broke out across the Northeast today as the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill-2016 lapsed before it could be ratified by the Rajya Sabha. The legislation had set off protests in the region, spurring violence and pitting communities against each other.

  • Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq Bill To Lapse As Budget Session Ends

    Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq Bill To Lapse As Budget Session Ends

    The contentious Citizenship (amendment) Bill and the one on banning Triple Talaq are set to lapse on June 3 when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends as they could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha which adjourned indefinitely today.

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