citizenship

What it means to be a citizen

What does it mean to be a 'citizen'? Does being a citizen simply mean having the right to live in one's birthplace, having the right to vote, and being accorded the formal recognition of basic rights and liberties?

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

Tarique no longer citizen

The law minister and the attorney general have said BNP acting chairperson Tarique Rahman is not a citizen of Bangladesh any more

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

What it means to be a citizen

What does it mean to be a 'citizen'? Does being a citizen simply mean having the right to live in one's birthplace, having the right to vote, and being accorded the formal recognition of basic rights and liberties?

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

India may grant citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh soon

The home ministry of India is ready with draft amendments to citizenship law that will exempt minority citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan who had gone to that country out of fear of religious prosecution from being tagged as "illegal migrants".

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Scope widens for dual citizenship

The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of "The Citizenship Law, 2016," expanding the scope of having dual citizenship by expatriate Bangladeshis.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Australia to pass law to strip citizenship for terror crimes

Australia plans to pass a law within weeks to give the government power to strip citizenship from dual nationals who are suspected terrorists even if they are not convicted of a crime, the prime minister says.