Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Microsoft CEO Nadella criticises India’s citizenship law

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella has criticised a new citizenship law passed by India’s Hindu nationalist government last month that critics say goes against the spirit of the country’s secular constitution. The legislation, which makes faith as the basis of citizenship, has triggered nationwide protests against the government[…]

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Modi says law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended a contentious citizenship law his government passed as protesters continued to demonstrate against the new legislation that excludes Muslims. Modi took the stage at a rally in New Delhi on Sunday to launch his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s campaign for the capital legislative assembly elections in February.[…]

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India citizenship law protests: All the latest updates

Protests against India‘s new citizenship law have spread across the country as 200 million Muslims fear the legislation is part of the Hindu nationalist government’s agenda to marginalise them. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from neighbouring countries. Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Christians from Pakistan, Afghanistan and[…]

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