Welcome to Parichay’s blog — a repository on citizenship and allied issues
with an emphasis on the Global South.
- Interview with Advocate M.R. ShamshadM.R. Shamshad is a New Delhi based Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India. His practice spans a wide range of constitutional, civil, arbitration, matrimonial, and personal law matters in the Supreme Court and various High Courts in India. He represents one of the petitioners challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 – Mr. Asaduddin Owaisi,… Continue reading Interview with Advocate M.R. Shamshad
- Nashima @ Nasima Begum v. Union of India, WP(C)/8838/2019￼The Foreigners Tribunal declared the Petitioner a ‘foreigner’ for not being able to prove her linkage to her father via the school certificate. The certificate was not considered because the Tribunal was not able to secure the attendance of its issuing author, i.e. Headmaster. The Gauhati High Court quashed the order and remanded the matter to the Tribunal to afford the petitioner another chance to present her case.… Continue reading Nashima @ Nasima Begum v. Union of India, WP(C)/8838/2019￼
- Mustt. Fulbanu Nessa @ Fulbanu Begum v. Union of India, WP(C)/725/2021The Foreigners’ Tribunal reviewed its earlier order which declared the Petitioner as not a foreigner without giving a notice to the Petitioner. The High Court set aside this order as being impermissible in law because of the want of notice. … Continue reading Mustt. Fulbanu Nessa @ Fulbanu Begum v. Union of India, WP(C)/725/2021