Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

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No document required for NPR: Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah said that under the NPR, it is being said that documents will be asked for, "but let me tell all, no documents will be asked for under the NPR"

Delhi violence part of well-planned conspiracy, Amit Shah tells Rajya Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that some vested interests had indulged in fear mongering over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Nearly 19,000 people from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan became Indian citizens during 2014-19

The maximum number of people are from Bangladesh and most of them became Indian citizens in 2015

Hindu pilgrims from Pakistan refuse to go back from Uttarakhand, seek Indian citizenship under CAA

State government officials refused to comment but said that they were keeping a close watch on the situation

POLITICS
Amit Shah chairs meeting with political parties on Delhi violence

The Union Home Minister requested political parties to help quell rumours and fear mongering over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Rumours by political parties, social media added fuel to Delhi violence: G Kishan Reddy

The Minister of State for Home Affairs said the government is determined to unravel the truth about the violence

No detention camps in Nagaland for those unable to prove citizenship: Nityanand Rai

Those not satisfied with the decision made can appeal to a designated Foreigners Tribunal, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said

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CAA an ‘internal matter’, India tells the United Nations

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is an internal matter of India and the United Nations has been informed about this

Status of Resolution in European Parliament against citizenship law

The Indian government has conveyed its position on the Act to the European Parliament

India’s response to comments made by USCIRF on citizenship law

The CAB does not affect the existing avenues available to all communities seeking citizenship, Ministry of External Affairs Official Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said