Citizenship: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

June 24: Passport Seva Divas

Every year, Passport Seva Divas is celebrated on June 24. The day is celebrated to commemorate the enactment of Passports Act on 24 June, 1967 Highlights On the Passport Seva Divas, the Government of India announced that the process of production of chip enabled e-passports are under way. This will help strengthen security of Indian ..

USA’s Denaturalisation Section

US Department of Justice has created a dedicated division to deal with denaturalisation. This is in light of increasing number of denaturalisation cases under Trump’s presidency. 1) What is denaturalisation? Denaturalisation is the process of revoking the citizenship of a person who was not born in the country. The US department of justice recently created ..

Citizenship to refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 11th December 2019 informed that 1595 Pakistani and 391 Afghani have been granted Indian Citizenship during the last three years from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, till 6th December,712 Pakistani and 40 Afghani migrants have been ..

Update : Green Card

In what could be a major boost to Indian Engineers and Researchers aiming to work in the United States, the lower house of the US Legislature, the House of Representatives, passed the High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019. This bill will remove any cap on the family-based immigrant visas offered to citizens of each country and ..