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Voter ID, voter list, land documents not proof of citizenship: Gauhati HC -Sadiq Naqvi

-Outlook India The High Court has dismissed citizenship claims of a woman who submitted 15 documents. The Gauhati High Court recently dismissed citizenship claims of two petitioners-- one of whom produced as many as 15 documents while another submitted his electoral photo identity card. In an order dated February 12, a bench of Justices Manojit Bhuyan and Parthivjyoti Saikia dismissed a writ petition filed by one Jabeda Begum. She was declared a...

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'Can you identify Bangladeshi by looking at face': Karnataka HC slams state The BBMP demolished many huts in a settlement in Bengaluru over suspicions that illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants stayed there. "By looking at the face of a person, can one be identified as being a Bangladeshi national?” questioned Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, slamming the state over the demolition of settlements in Bengaluru over suspicions that illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants stayed there. The High Court bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Oka...

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Migration: I am biased, for people -Sunita Narain

-Down to Earth We must not build a divisive agenda on migration, otherwise it will lead to endless spread of hatred It is not possible to be neutral in these times. I believe the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), which fast tracks Indian citizenship to Immigrants of certain religions, is deeply flawed. Not only it is against the secular nature of the country, but it also completely misses addressing the massive issue...

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Chief Justice Sharad Bobde scoffs at plea to declare CAA 'constitutional' -Krishnadas Rajagopal

-The Hindu He explains to lawyer that any law passed by the legislature is anyway attached with “a presumption of constitutionality”. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad A. Bobde said the country was already going through difficult times and an endeavour should be made to maintain peace. The CJI made the oral comments while hearing a petition seeking an “aggressive” implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), which fast-tracks benefits of citizenship to...

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Fall in cases registered over illegal immigration: NCRB data -Roshan Kishore and Neeraj Chauhan

-Hindustan Times To be sure, this does not reflect on whether or not illegal immigration into India -- a controversial subject right now -- has increased or decreased. Cases filed under laws governing people living in India illegally have been declining even as those pertaining to unlawful exits from the country have been on the rise, according to data for 2018 released by the NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) on Wednesday. To be sure,...

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