The Citizenship Act of Canada provides that a person who was born in Canada after February 14, 1977, is a Citizen by Birth. Though Alexander Vavilov was born in Canada in 1994, the Registrar noted that neither of his parents was a citizen of Canada, and neither of them had been lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence at the time of his birth. It was further noted that parents were convicted of 'conspiracy to act in the United States as a foreign agent of a foreign government', and recognized as unofficial agents working as 'illegals' for the SVR.
Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan faced slogans and placards for criticising demonstrators against the CAA NRCKerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan faced slogans and placards while inaugurating the Indian History Congress at Kannur University on Saturday, with delegates, including historian Irfan Habib, protesting his public support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
The street protests sweeping India since the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill two weeks ago appear to be validating to quote The New Yorker, one of the oldest and most trusted maxims of politics sooner or later, authoritarians will go too far. It is a matter of debate whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be called an authoritarian; his critics believe that Modi is an authoritarian, but his supporters would disagree.
Protests against the CAA and NRC will continue until an official notification is issued to stop the ongoing process: CPMThe CPM on Monday demanded an official notification to stop the ongoing process of the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register, asserting that misleading statements like the one Narendra Modi made at a rally in Delhi wouldn t suffice to end the pushback against these three measures.
Politics20 hours agoGuwahati: Voicing his strong opposition against the amended Citizenship Act, former Assam chief minister and senior AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Sunday said India is moving in the same direction as that of "Hitler ''s Nazi Germany ".
CommunalismGovernmentPolitics22 Dec 2019New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday kickstarted the Delhi assembly poll campaign by taking credit for giving home ownership rights to people living in the city ''s unauthorised colonies and blaming the opposition for fomenting social unrest that has spread over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally today to launch the BJP''s campaign for the assembly elections in Delhi next year. The rally comes amid ongoing protests across the country against the new citizenship law. He will soon begin his address at Ramlila Maidan, about a kilometre away from Daryaganj in the old quarter of Delhi that was hit by violence on Friday during the protests against the amended Citizenship Act.The rally comes weeks after the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill legislation to grant ownership rights to residents of Delhi''s unauthorised colonies cleared parliament on December 4. The BJP will endorse the centre''s move at today''s event where a total of 11 lakh signatures by residents of these colonies will be handed over to the Prime Minister as a gesture of gratitude.
NEW DELHI : Mobile services including internet, voice calls, and SMS were on Thursday suspended in parts of Delhi amid heavy protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019. Reports of the services being affected in other parts of the country also poured in as the government cracked down on protestors.The Delhi Police on Thursday directed the nodal officers of all mobile operators including Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea to suspend mobile services from 9 am to 1 pm in the Walled City area of north and central districts, Mandi House, Seelampur, Jaffarbad and Mustafabad, Jamia Nagar and Shaeen Bagh, Bawana.
According to information gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, other exploited applic...The law paves the way for minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh amp; Afghanistan to get Indian citizenship.
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described the ongoing nationwide protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) as unfortunate and deeply distressing". Modi said debate and discussion are important in democracy but pointed out that damage to public property and disturbance of normal life were never part of the ethos of people.Modi s statements, posted on Twitter, came on a day when allegations of police brutality were made by students of Jamia Milia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with growing protests across educational institutions in the country.
Guwahati (Assam) India , Dec 15 (ANI): Singer Zubeen Garg on Sunday led a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act here."This is not my voice but this is people''s voice and I have seen it has started in West Bengal and also in Tripura. CAA is a bad thing for us and millions of our people are fighting against it. The government is made by the people and it is for the people so we can dissolve it," Zubeen told ANI."I am not scared of anyone. My fight is for Assam and for my people. I am confident that the Supreme Court will give justice in this matter," he added.Protests erupted in several parts of the North east following the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.The Citizenship (Amendment) Act seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.However, the Act will not apply to areas covered under "The Inner Line" notified under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873."Nothing in this section shall apply to the tribal area of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram or Tripura as included in the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution and the area covered under "The Inner Line" notified under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873," read a Gazette notification. (ANI)
DUMKA (JHARKHAND) : Accusing the Congress and its allies of fuelling violence over the amended Citizenship Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the opposition''s actions prove that the decision to pass the bill was "1,000 per cent correct", and those indulging in arson "can be identified by their clothes"."The Congress and its allies are stoking fire over the Citizenship Act, but people of northeast have rejected violence," he said during an election rally here.
John Fitisemanu, an American Samoan, filed the lawsuit against the U.S. government after he was denied the opportunity to apply for federal government jobs listing citizenship as a requirement. Katrina Keil Youd AP hide caption
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Supply to Guwahati has almost stopped or remain disrupted because of the ongoing protestsThe ongoing protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has hit both locals and tourists in Assam.
Parallels with Hitler Germany cited Trinamul Congress and Congress leaders, opposing the grant of citizenship by religion, on Wednesday sought to draw a parallel between the Narendra Modi government and Germany under the Nazis.
CHANDIGARH: Four unidentified youths committed a robbery at gunpoint at a flat in Sector 63 here on the intervening night of December 6 and 7. The robbers made off with Rs 3.5 lakh and three mobile phones.CHANDIGARH: During the book launch of daughter Shaheen Bhatt s, I ve Never Been (Un)Happier , the entire Bhatt clan was spotted supporting her but things got heated, when filmmaker father Mahesh Bhatt lost his temper at a journalist.