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High Court Directs Meghalaya Government Not To Implement Its Entry And Exit Regulations For Outsider

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“The challenge here is to the validity of the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act, 2016 and the possible draconian manner in which it may be implemented as appropriately apprehended by the petitioners,” the order said.

Over 6 Lakh Indians Gave Up Citizenship In Last 5 Years, Says MHA. But Why? How?

Nov 30, 2021 Priyam Shukla

Replying in the parliament on the behalf of Ministry of Home Affairs, Minister of State, Nityanand Rai said today that over 6 lakh people gave up their Indian citizenship in the last 5 years. Let's take a look at the statistics and reasons.

Joe Biden To Hold A Neutralization Ceremony, Pushes More Pathways To Citizenship

In February, Biden and congressional Democrats proposed a major immigration overhaul that included an eight-year pathway to citizenship for the roughly 11 million people living in the United States illegally.

Pakistani Hindu Migrants In Rajasthan Demand Smooth Implementation Of Latest Guideline Of Citizenship

Jun 02, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

‘It is the nexus between the administration, state, and the home affairs which are responsible for the delay in the citizenship of the Pakistani Hindu migrants,’ says Hindu Singh Sodha

Centre Seeks Citizenship Applications From Non-Muslim Refugees From Afghanistan, Pakistan And Bangladesh

The recent notification was not issued under the Citizenship Amendment Act passed in 2019, but it was rather issued under the 2009 rules of the Citizenship Act, 1955.

09 April, 2021

Can Foreigners Married To Indians Enjoy OCI Status After Divorce? Details Here

Outlook Web Bureau

OCI citizens are of Indian origin, however, they are foreign passport holders and are not citizens of India.

31 March, 2021

Book Excerpt: ‘No Land's People’ By Abhishek Saha

Abhishek Saha

The book details the humanitarian crisis that is unfolding in Assam brought about by the National Register Of Citizens.

05 March, 2021

OCI Cardholders Will Need Permission For Tabligh, Journalistic Activities: Centre Issues Fresh Guidelines


An official from the Union Home Ministry said these rules were part of the 'brochure' published by it in 2019 and were recently consolidated and notified.

16 December, 2020

Five Afghans Held In Bihar With 'Forged' Citizenship Documents


Police sources said there were apprehensions that the foreign nationals could be 'Pakistani infiltrators'

24 March, 2020

Police Clear Anti-CAA Protest Site At Delhi's Shaheen Bagh Amid COVID-19 Fears

Outlook Web Bureau

The eviction comes two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the national capital was going into a complete lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed over 13,000 lives worldwide.

15 March, 2020

Palm Reader Told Me SP Will Win 350 Seats In 2022 UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav


Speaking to reporters at party office, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, 'While going to Delhi on a flight, a person saw my palms and told me that if I work hard, I will form the next government by winning 350 seats.'


12 March, 2020

'No Law To Support You': SC On Yogi Govt's 'Name And Shame' Posters


An apex court bench refused to stay the March 9 Allahabad High Court order directing the Yogi Adityanath administration to remove the posters.

29 February, 2020

Group In Saffron Clothes Chants 'Goli Maaro...' Slogan At Rajiv Chowk Metro Station


The five-six men, wearing saffron T-shirts and kurta, started the sloganeering when the train was about to halt at the metro station, according to a PTI reporter who was at the spot.

26 February, 2020

'World Is Watching': US Lawmakers Take Note Of Delhi Violence


Reacting to the violence that has claimed at least 13 lives in the past a couple of days, US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said the 'deadly surge of religious intolerance in India is horrifying'.

25 February, 2020

Delhi Riots Live Updates: Delhi Police Forms 2 SITs To Probe Violence Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

Thirty-four people were killed and at least 189 injured in communal riots in northeast Delhi. Follow live updates here

25 February, 2020

Delhi Violence: Amit Shah To Meet CM Kejriwal, Anil Baijal And Representatives Of Other Parties

Outlook Web Bureau

Shah reviewed the law and order situation in Delhi and directed officials to restore normalcy at the earliest, a Home Ministry official said.

25 February, 2020

Delhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal To Meet MLAs Of Affected Areas, MHA Reviews Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

Amit Shah reviewed the law and order situation in Delhi and directed officials to restore normalcy at the earliest, a Home Ministry official said.


24 February, 2020

One Civilian, Head Constable Killed, 2 Houses Set Ablaze As Pro And Anti-CAA Protesters Clash In Northeast Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Section 144 has been imposed at 10 locations in Northeast Delhi after several police personnel were injured in the clashes.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz