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19 June, 2018 7:27 PM ‘Simplify citizenship process for Hindus’

With 108 Pakistani Hindu migrants having obtained Indian citizenship in Jodhpur on Sunday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has requested the Centre to simplify and expedite the process for granting citizenship to the members of the Hindu community displaced from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Jodhpur Collector Ravi Kumar Surpur distributed 24

6 June, 2018 4:20 PM Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal dismisses rumours about National Register of Citizens

It will not be the end of the road for those left out of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) being updated in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday. The final draft of the Supreme Court-monitored NRC is scheduled to be published by June 30. Of the 32.9 million applicants, the names of 19 million figured in the first 71

6 June, 2018 4:09 PM AIUDF ready to back non-BJP government in Assam

Offer comes a day after Congress asks CM to quit BJP The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) has said that it had no qualms about supporting an alternative government in Assam without the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) The AIUDF offer came a day after Congress Legislature Party leader Debabrata Saikia asked Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to live up to his reputation 95

29 May, 2018 3:35 AM Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich eligible to become Israeli

Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire owner of the Chelsea FC, has flown to Tel Aviv after being found eligible for Israeli citizenship following days of uncertainty over his UK visa renewal. Immigration officials told the BBC late Monday that he was interviewed last week at the Israeli embassy in Moscow after his UK investor visa reportedly expired 87

10 May, 2018 5:06 PM Row over citizenship bill in Meghalaya

Protests by social and students’ organisation greeted the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill of 2016 as it began its two-day hearing in Meghalaya on Thursday. The bill, which the BJP-led NDA government wants to push through, seeks to grant citizenship to minority communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who entered 63

8 May, 2018 5:16 PM AGP says it will sever ties with BJP

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has threatened to sever its alliance with the BJP in Assam if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is pushed through. The regional party, a product of the Assam Agitation against foreigners from 1979-1985 that ended with the signing of the Assam Accord, has also announced a signature campaign from May 12-30 against the Bill. “We will sever 32

6 May, 2018 6:38 PM Runaway Madhya Pradesh Man Returns Home After Spending 5 Years In Pak Jail

Jitendra Arjunwar had reportedly crossed into Pakistan's Sindh while in search of water across Rajasthan desert. Seoni, Madhya Pradesh: Nearly five years after he inadvertently crossed into Pakistan and was subsequently jailed, Jitendra Arjunwar, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, today returned to his home in Barghat area near Seoni, four days after he was handed 124

2 May, 2018 7:53 PM Woman travels on husband’s passport

An Indian-origin businesswoman managed to travel from the U.K.’s Manchester city to New Delhi via Dubai on her husband’s passport before the serious security lapse was picked up in India, prompting the Emirates Airline to launch an investigation into the incident. Geeta Modha, who runs Alankar boutique in Rusholme area of Manchester, left for the airport 43

26 April, 2018 6:38 PM Ashok Kheny’s papers accepted in Bidar South

Activist Abraham had raised objections The Returning Officer of Bidar South Assembly constituency on Thursday accepted the nomination papers of Congress nominee Ashok Kheny and rejected the objections raised by social activist T.J. Abraham. Bidar Deputy Commissioner P. Aniruddh Sravan, who is also the District Election Officer, speaking to The Hindu 45

24 April, 2018 11:10 AM 'Missing' Indian Sikh found, to be sent back to India

LAHORE: A 24-year-old Indian Sikh, who had gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found from his Facebook friend's home in Punjab province's Sheikhupura city and efforts are on to send him back to India, an official has said. Amarjit Singh, a resident of Amritsar, had arrived in Pakistan along with other 1,700 Sikh pilgrims 177