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Union Cabinet Clears Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Centre likely to table the bill next week

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists facing religious persecution in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The Bill, which amends the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants in select categories eligible for citizenship, has []

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