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Mihir Desai Point By Point Rebuttal Of Govt CAA claim

Advocate Mihir Desai’s point by point rebuttal of the GOI’s FAQ on CAA/ NPR-NRC Why the GOI FAQs hide more than they reveal

FAQ BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT ON CAA   A Point by Point Rebuttal        Mihir Desai   The FAQ released by the Central Government on CAA/ NRC is highly misguiding and at times gives totally false information. It hides more than it reveals.  At the end of the answer issued by the Government to…


सीएबी/सीएए 2019 के बारे में अक्सर पूछे जाने वाले सवाल नागरिकता संशोधन अधिनियम 2019 की जटिलताओं को समझने की कोशिश

नागरिकता संशोधन अधिनियम क्या है? यह एक अधिनियम है जो अफगानिस्तान, बांग्लादेश अथवा पाकिस्तान से 31 दिसंबर 2014 को या उससे पहले भारत में  बिना वैध यात्रा दस्तावेजों के प्रवेश करने वाले हिंदू, सिक्ख, बौद्ध, जैन, पारसी अथवा ईसाई शरणार्थियों को आवेदन करने पर कुछ आसान शर्तों पर नागरिकता प्रदान करना प्रस्तावित करता है। नागरिकता…

NPR-NRC – FAQs Frequently asked questions on the to be implemented NPR-NRC in India

What is the National Population Register (NPR)? NPR is a National Population Register. In 2003, The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003 were passed under the Citizenship Act. These are the NRC Rules. Under this, the Central Government may carry throughout the country a house to house enumeration for…

Citizenship Laws in India – FAQs Frequently asked questions on Citizenship laws in India before the recent Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019

Which articles in the Constitution deal with citizenship rights? Articles 5 to 11 deal with provisions relating to citizenship. Articles 5 to 10 deal with citizenship at the time of coming into force of the Constitution (ie until January 1950). Article 11 empowers the Indian Parliament to make Regulate on Citizenship by law. It was…

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