14 October 2019


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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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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