India poised to deny citizenship to Muslim migrants
If passed, the new legislation will be another step in Narendra Modi’s hardline Hindu nationalist programme
New Delhi — India’s parliament is set to approve legislation preventing Muslim migrants from neighbouring countries from receiving citizenship. It is the next step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hardline Hindu nationalist programme and one that’s seen to go against the nation’s secular constitution.
The controversial citizenship bill has sparked protests and fear around India, with lawyers working overtime to help millions at risk of being left stateless in the world’s largest democracy...