Thursday, December 5th, 2019

 

Controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill Cleared By Cabinet: 10 Points

New Delhi: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill or CAB, which seeks to make it easier for non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to become citizens of India, has been cleared by the cabinet for tabling in parliament. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in January but lapsed without being cleared in Rajya Sabha. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday told BJP parliamentarians that the bill is top priority for the government, as important as the Article 370 decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Here isRead More