26 May 2020


Search Results for Tag : Citizenship

Judgments

When issue of nationality has already been determined under Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964, an appeal would not be maintainable(17.05.2019)

Present order decides perceived conflict between sub-paragraph (2) to paragraph 3 and paragraph 8 of the Schedule to the Citizenship (Registration of .....

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News

Gauhati High Court Dismisses Citizenship Claim of Man Who Claimed to Have Entered India in 1965(14.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has upheld the findings of a Foreigner's Tribunal in Assam against a man who claimed to have entered India in 1965. It held that th.....

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Madras High Court Recognises Right of Sri Lankan Refugees to Seek Indian Citizenship(20.06.2019)

Madras High Court has noted that Centre has implied power to grant relaxation under Citizenship Act, 1955 to asylum seekers. The Court has while recog.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019(10.12.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to make it easier for non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Af.....

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Parliament Passes Citizenship(Amendment) Bill, 2019(12.12.2019)

Parliament has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha voting 125-99 in favour of the Bill. The Bill provides a path to Ind.....

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President Gives Assent to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019(13.12.2019)

President has given assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and it has now become an Act. According to the Act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddh.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State Govt for Report on Action Against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 Protesters(17.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to file a report on action taken regarding law and order situation in West Bengal, amid violent .....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Pleas Against Citizenship (Amendment) Act(18.12.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on 60 petitions challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Court announced that it would tak.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs State Govt to Take Down All Anti-Citizenship Media Campaigns(23.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to suspend all media campaigns related to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA). The Court.....

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Rajasthan High Court Issues Notice to Centre on Citzenship Act(06.01.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has asked the Centre to provide details of efforts being made to grant citizenship to minorities in neighboring countries under t.....

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Delhi HC Directs Police to Look Into Plea for Opening Road Stretch Closed Due to Anti-CAA Protests(14.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has disposed off a Public Interest Litigation seeking reopening of the Kalindi Kunj - Shaheen Bagh stretch which is currently closed .....

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Delhi Court Asks Delhi Police to Back its Claim Against Bhim Army Chief(15.01.2020)

Delhi Court has asked the Delhi Police to back its claim against the Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar Azad that he indulged in violence during Anti- Ci.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on Public Interest Litigation for Judicial Inquiry(15.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a Public Interest Litigation seeking a judicial inquiry by a sitting/retired Judge o.....

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SC Issues Notice to Centre on Petition Challenging CAA and National Population Register(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Central Government on a Petition challenging the Constitutional Validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act, 201.....

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CAA Petitions: SC Refuses to Grant Stay on Citizenship Amendment Act(22.01.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre and said it may refer pleas challenging .....

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Supreme Court Grants Four Weeks Time to Centre for Reply in Citizenship Amendment Act Hearing(22.01.2020)

Supreme Court has granted four weeks to the Central Government to respond to 140 Writ Petitions filed for challenging the constitutional validity of t.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Citizenship Amendment Act Without Hearing Centre(23.01.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to grant a stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) without hearing the Centre. The Court has declined to take note.....

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Kerala HC Stays Proposed Anti- Citizenship Amendment Act Resolution by District Panchayath(23.01.2020)

Kerala High Court has stayed a move of District Panchayath, Kasargode to pass a resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.

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Bombay High Court Asks Petitioner Challenging Citizenship Amendment Act to Approach Supreme Court(23.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has refused to hear a Public Interest Litigation filed by Urmila Kowe challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Ame.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Fresh Pleas Challenging National Population Register(28.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices on a fresh Petition challenging the National Population Register as violative of citizens’ fundamental right to priva.....

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Karnataka High Court Grants Bail to Bangladeshi Christian Woman Citing Citizenship (Amendment) Act(29.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to a Bangladeshi Christian woman, citing Section 2 of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, according to which .....

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Supreme Court Issues Summons on Kerala's Suit Against Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019(05.02.2020)

Supreme Court Registry has issued summons to the Union of India on the suit filed by the State of Kerala challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act, 20.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea to Quash Notices to Recover Public Loss from Anti-CAA Protesters(12.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Petition challenging notices issued by the District Administration of State of Uttar Pradesh to recover damages f.....

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Allahabad High Court Stays Recovery Notice to Man Accused of Damage to Public Property(14.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has stayed the recovery notice issued to a Kanpur man accused of destroying public property during the anti- Citizenship Amendmen.....

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Bombay High Court: Peaceful Citizenship Amendment Act Opposers Not Traitors, Anti- Nationals(17.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has said in an order challenging the denial of police permission to an agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 that th.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea to Revoke Citizenship of Akshay Kumar and Alia Bhatt(17.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Petition seeking seizure of citizenships of film artists, Akshay Kumar and Alia Bhatt, for want of jurisdiction.

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Gauhati HC: Land Revenue Receipts, PAN Card and Bank Documents Do Not Prove Citizenship(17.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has observed that land revenue paying receipts do not prove citizenship of a person. The Court has further observed that Permanent .....

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Rajasthan HC Grants Interim Protection to CAA Protesters from Arrests in FIR Alleging Violence(17.02.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the Udaipur Police authorities to not take any "coercive action" against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters .....

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Allahabad HC Directs U.P. DGP to Take Action Against Policemen Involved in Injuring Students(25.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) to identify and take action against the policemen who were involv.....

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Gauhati High Court: Burden of Proving Citizenship is on Person Making Claim(25.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition challenging the order of a Foreigners Tribunal declaring a person to be a foreigner by observing that.....

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Gauhati HC: School Certificate Not Proof of Citizenship Unless Proved by Testimony of Headmaster(26.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has upheld held that the documents as proof of citizenship, such as school certificates, should be proved by the testimony of the i.....

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Calcutta HC: Not Mandatory to Possess Valid Foreign Passport for Indian Citizenship by Registration(28.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that it is not mandatory to possess a valid foreign passport to apply for the grant of Indian Citizenship by Registration.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Police Order Denying Permission for Anti-CAA Protest Meet(19.03.2020)

Madras High Court has set aside an order passed by Superintendent of Police, Trichy (Rural) which denied permission for a public protest meeting again.....

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Union Cabinet Eases Citizenship Rules for Minority Migrants(14.07.2016)

Union Cabinet, in a move aiming at easing out difficulties being faced by foreign migrants, has amended Citizenship Rules 2009.

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Delhi HC: Minutes of Inter-Ministerial Meetings Cannot Supersede a Legislation(01.12.2016)

Delhi High Court, while quashing Minutes of a March 2010 Meeting of erstwhile UPA government regarding citizenship to children born to Tibetan refugee.....

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Bombay HC: Can’t Authorize to Reside in Country Without Valid Papers(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that a person cannot be authorized to reside in country without valid papers even if he is entitled to Indian citizensh.....

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Calcutta HC: Aadhaar Card Is Not Proof of Citizenship(26.12.2016)

Calcutta High Court, while rejecting claim of citizenship on ground that accused possessed Aadhaar card, has ruled that ‘Aadhaar card is not a proof o.....

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US Supreme Court Strikes Off Law Favoring Mothers Over Fathers in Citizenship Case(14.06.2017)

US Supreme Court has ruled that unwed mothers and fathers may not be treated differently in determining whether their children may claim American citi.....

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Supreme Court Says Gram Panchayat Certificates 'No Proof of Citizenship'(23.11.2017)

Supreme Court has said that a certificate of residency issued by Gram Panchayat is not a document of citizenship and is “meaningless” unless supported.....

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Indian IDs Won’t Confer Citizenship on Foreigners: Madras High Court(23.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that aadhaar card, driving licence, marriage registration document and even voter identity card will not confer Indian cit.....

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Government of India Changes Rules for Renouncing Indian Citizenship(25.10.2018)

The Government of India has published a revised form for declaration of renunciation by Indian citizens and those renouncing Indian citizenship on acc.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Dismisses Plea of Manipur Student Activist Booked for Sedition for Citizenship Bill Remarks(19.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has rejected Manipur student activist Veewon Thokchom's plea challenging his arrest and transit remand in capital in a sedition case .....

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CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Dismisses Plea of Manipur Student Activist Booked for Sedition for Citizenship Bill Remarks(19.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has rejected Manipur student activist Veewon Thokchom's plea challenging his arrest and transit remand in capital in a sedition case .....

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International Cases

Secretary of State can deprive a person of citizenship, if satisfied that grant was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or concealment of a material fact(21.12.2017)

Appellant obtained British citizenship using a false name, a false date of birth, a false nationality and a false place of birth. When these frauds c.....

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