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Exiles hail Indian citizenship for Tibetan as landmark

January 20th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 20 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles who live in India are cheering a high court judgment that ruled in favour of a Tibetan woman saying she is an Indian citizen ... Read more...

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MHA introduces new online application system for grant of Indian Citizenship

December 10th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has introduced a new online application system for faster, simpler and transparent processing/tracking of the applications for grant of Indian Citizenship.The ... Read more...

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Israel may force non-Jewish citizens to vow loyalty to state

October 8th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.8 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has backed a loyalty bill that would force new non-Jewish citizens of Israel to pledge allegiance to a "Jewish and democratic state".Critics of the ... Read more...

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Indian IVF bill may stop gay couple surrogacy

April 26th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.26 (ANI): A growing number of male couples from Australia and other Western countries are hiring surrogates in India to bear children, but that might no longer be possible if ... Read more...

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No passports to babies of surrogate Indian mothers, apex court told

November 30th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Supreme Court that babies born to surrogate Indian mothers but alien biological fathers are not entitled to Indian passports which can ... Read more...

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Asian rights body demands CBI probe into Brus attacks in Mizoram

November 20th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights today urged Home Minister P. Chidambaram to order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the killing of ... Read more...

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Vijayakant to observe fast for cause of Sri Lankan Tamils

September 28th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor turned politician Vijayakant, president of DMDK, and his cadres will Tuesday observe a day-long hunger strike in Delhi demanding protection to Indian fishermen from attacks by ... Read more...

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Gurgaon gives sops to Overseas Citizens of India

June 10th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 9 (IANS) Offering sops of sorts, the district administration Tuesday announced it would issue Indian driving licenses to Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), putting them on par with non-resident Indians ... Read more...

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Pakistani Citizenship Act discriminatory against women

December 20th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 20 (ANI): The Federal Shariat Court has declared that the Pakistani Citizenship Act, 1951, to be discriminatory against women and asked President Pervez Musharraf to amend it within six months. The ... Read more...

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