Synopsis: NRC was designed to filter out the foreigners in India. However, this seems to be impacting the very right of citizenship of Indians residing in Assam. Introduction Recently, Gauhati High Court, while hearing the case of Asor Uddin, gave its view on citizenship. Ason was declared to be a “foreigner” by a Foreigners Tribunal… Continue reading Judiciary must reexamine how it has viewed citizenship questions in Assam
Synopsis: The CAA was never meant to help asylum seekers and protect persecuted people. Introduction The government evacuated many of its citizens and Afghan nationals from the Hindu and Sikh minorities after the Taliban takeover. But these people would not be given Indian nationality under Citizenship Amendment Act because of the provisions mentioned in it. It provides… Continue reading Who is the hollow CAA really meant to protect?