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Centre begins process of granting citizenship under CAA in West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government has started the process of granting citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2024 in West Bengal, where the first set of applications were on Wednesday granted citizenship by the Empowered Committee of the state.

Modi needs no citizenship certificate because he is Indian by birth: PMO's RTI reply draws flak

New Delhi/IBNS: In reply to a Right To Information (RTI) filed by one Subhankar Sarkar asking the citizenship certificate of Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has said there was no need of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's such document since he is an Indian by birth.

Congress' CAA protest is actually against the persecuted minorities of Pakistan: PM Modi

Bengaluru/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday came down heavily on the Congress saying the party with its allies has gone to the extent of rebelling against Parliament in its stance against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Modi Govt has granted citizenship to nearly 600 Muslims : Hardeep Puri

New Delhi/UNI: Amid raging debate over the new Citizenship Act,  BJP leader and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said contrary to the allegation the newly enacted law "affirms India's position as an upholder of humanitarian values".

Meghalaya HC urges Centre to allow citizenship to Hindus from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan

Guwahati, Dec 12 (IBNS): The Meghalaya High Court has urged the Prime Minister, Union Law minister and Parliament to bring a legislation to allow citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians, Khasis, Jaintias and Garos, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, without any documents.