The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be tabled in Loksabha on Dec 9. It intends to amend the Citizenship Act 1955. It seeks to grant citizenship to illegal non-muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.
Several key provisions of Lokpal Act, 2013,has still not been operationalised. For example – Section 60 of the Act empowers the Lokpal to make regulations on ‘the manner and procedure of conducting preliminary enquiry’. Till now no such regulations have been made. Similarly Complaints formats, rules for disclosure of assets and liabilities and investigation regulations are yet to be notified.
The ends of Justice are not served by wanton killing and retributive blood lust. India must follow constitutional morality
The region’s rise is linked to peace and stability, cooperation rests on a compact between the two countries
The article explains why CAB exempts certain states from its ambit.
States are asking centre to move cutoff date for ending compensation to the States from 2020-21 to 2026-17. Many states have expressed comprehensions on delay and inadequate compensation.