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Citizenship bill clause on sex change certification alarms LGBT community: Sexual minorities fear losing hard won victories if officials approve  amendment demanding a ‘proof’ of sex change in the citizenship bill, by Bhrikuti Rai (kp 18/03/2019), Right to choose: A citizenship amendment that demands proof of gender reassignment is unfair to the trans community (kp 19/03/2019)

Oli, Dahal initiate process of building consensus on citizenship bill, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 26/02/2019) [Women and men as well as their descendants must be treated equal in each an every respect!]

Citizenship bill stuck in House panel‘: Some more discussions needed before bill is sent to HoR’, by Anita Shrestha (ht 24/02/2019)

They have a home. They don’t have a country: In a tiny village in western Nepal, arcane laws and government bureaucracy have left families without citizenship and pushed them further into poverty, by Tsering Ngodup Lama (kp 09/02/2019)

Youth denied citizenship despite SC order (ht 05/02/2019)

No NRN citizenships through Nepali missions abroad (rep 05/02/2019)

Nepal Citizenship bill: Female lawmakers decry unequal provisions, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 30/01/2019), Nepal Citizenship Bill faces hurdles to passage in HoR, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 31/01/2019), Contentious issues of citizenship bill discussed in House committee, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 02/02/2019)

Discussion begins on Citizenship Act (kp 25/01/2019)

SAGGC for political consensus on citizenship, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 13/01/2019)

Address our concerns in citizenship bill: NRN (ht 28/12/2018)

58 lakh citizens to get national ID cards (ht 25/12/2018)

Police bust fake citizenship racket in Dhanusha: Seven including four DAO officials arrested, vy Suresh Yadav (rep 17/12/2018)

Call to amend citizenship provisions (ht 10/12/2018)

House committee seeks details of citizenships by birth issued post-2007 (rep 08/12/2018)

Seven Indians use fake details to get citizenship, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 06/12/2018)

Cross-border children in citizenship logjam, by Karishma Chaudhary (kp 04/12/2018)

‘Foreign’ citizens may affect security: Thapa; Defending the proposal to amend Citizenship Act-2006, the home minister claims that  a large number of non-nationals have got Nepali citizenship, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 19/11/2018) [The problem is Nepal's definition of "national", especially the discrimination against women, ethnic and regional groups!]

Woman may lose citizenship taken after her marriage with Indian national, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 16/11/2018)

'Citizenship for sale': Criminals can buy Nepali citizenship while genuine people are deprived of the document, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 11/11/2018)

Elderly hopeful of allowance after getting citizenship (rep 04/11/2018)

NCP MPs for political rights to NRNs; Demand goes against constitutional spirit: Nembang, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/11/2018)

Majority of Susta residents do not have citizenship (kp 25/09/2018)

Locals elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps, by Mohan Gurung (rep 25/09/2018)

Manohara squatters demand citizenship (ht 22/09/2018)

Citizenship bill unlikely to be passed this session: Parliament passed 15 bills related to fundamental rights on Sunday, but stateless people will not be able to enjoy the fundamental rights, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 18/09/2018)

Students deprived of higher education due to lack of citizenship (rep 15/09/2018)

They are citizens too: Gender equality was sacrificed in the name of preserving social and cultural values, by Bharati Silawal Giri (kp 14/09/2018)

Citizenship Bill stricter than charter: Karna (ht 23/08/2018) [There must not be any different treatment between foreign wives of Nepali men and foreign husbands of Nepali women! Everything else is male delusion!]

Children of citizens by birth denied citizenship share their plight (ht 23/08/2018)

End inequalities: Children of Nepali women, irrespective of who she is married to, should unquestionably be entitled to citizenship by descent (ht 20/08/2018)

Nepal’s suffragette moment, by Om Astha Rai (nt 17/08/2018)

Bill to amend citizenship act: Ruling party lawmakers object tweaks to law, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 14/08/2018) [The male Tagadhari politicians will take care that women will never be equal to men!], ‘Citizenship bill discriminates against women’, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 15/08/2018), Women rights activists hit streets against 'discriminatory'provision in citizenship bill (rep 18/08/2018), Amendments registered to citizenship bill, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 18/08/2018)

Good news for NRNs, kids of citizens by birth: Govt to amend citizenship act (ht 09/08/2018)

Province 2 govt asked to wait until Citizenship Act amended (rep 07/08/2018)

Saptari DAO involved in fake citizenship racket: Police probe, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 07/06/2018)

Obtaining citizenship in mother's name no more a challenge in Myagdi, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 03/06/2018)

Lawmakers raise Madhesis’ concern about citizenship denial in House: Say statelessness hits their studies, chances of getting jobs (ht 19/05/2018)

Police probe citizenship fraud by Indian man, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 02/05/2018)

Left alliance, government differ on NIC distribution, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 26/04/2018)

‘5.4 million people stateless in Nepal’ (ht 22/04/2018), ‘Over 5 million people without citizenship’: Laws governing citizenship discriminated by gender among factors contributing to statelessness (kp 26/04/2018)

Call to book 450 people for taking citizenship with fake documents, by Kamal Panthi (kp 18/04/2018)

‘Over 30 Bhutanese nationals obtained Nepali citizenship, by Shiva Puri (kp 15/04/2018)

An unresolved agenda: Current lawmakers have the opportunity to end the discrimination faced by women on citizenship rights, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 20/03/2018)

Active Citizenship in Democracy, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 13/03/2018)

Citizenship a far cry for most Madhesi daughters-in-law (rep 06/03/2018)

Indian wives of Madhes: Biased citizenship laws have been created to promote ethnic homogeneity in Nepal, by Kalpana Jha (kp 22/02/2018)

Fake citizenship rackets thrive in Tarai, by Jeetendra Kumar Jha (rep 21/02/2018)

Grant citizenship through mother’s nationality: NHRC (ht 15/02/2018)

Quest for citizenship hits District Office hurdle, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 11/02/2018)

Supreme Court issues show cause notice in favour of petitioner in citizenship case (ht 10/02/2018)

Citizenship with fake papers: Ward chief among 5 people under probe for forgery, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 19/01/2018)

Villagers deprived of state facilities (ht 01/01/2018)

Photo expo on Nepalis sans citizenship (ht 24/10/2017)

Probe into citizenships provided to non-Nepalis getting nowhere, by Kiranman Bajracharya (rep 12/10/2017)

Musahars ask for citizenship with candidates seeking votes, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 14/09/2017)

Interim order against IoE, TU (ht 22/08/2017) [continued discrimination on the basis of gender and citizenship!]

Barrier to gender equality: Eliminating citizenship discrimination in Nepal is essential, by Wendy Yu (kp 20/08/2017)

Citizenship cards distributed at people’s doorsteps (ht 13/08/2017)

Denial of citizenship top complaint at home ministry (ht 06/08/2017)

EC’s voter registration boosts citizenship applicant numbers, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 03/08/2017)

Children of Nepali citizens by birth still being denied citizenship for lack of laws (ht 01/08/2017)

Tikapur sees rise in number of people seeking citizenship certificates, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 26/07/2017)

National ID card will be gender inclusive, says Minister Sharma (kp 25/07/2017)

EC for distributing citizenship along with voter registration, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/12/2016)

Citizenship provision: Constitution is already discriminatory, but with this amendment, it will also become patriarchal, by Subin Mulmi (kp 13/12/2016)

Citizenship and naturalisation: Madhesis do not want provisions that might compromise their relations with people across the border, by Praveen Kumar Yadav (kp 29/11/2016)

Don’t discriminate against naturalised citizens, says Yadav (ht 22/11/2016)

‘Naturalised citizens cannot be allowed to hold key constitutional posts’ (ht 20/11/2016) [Okay, but then treat children of both Nepali men or Nepali women, who are married to foreigners, equal!!], Govt planning to bring constitution amendment bill next week (ht), Panel fails to send Parbat restructuring report (kp 20/11/2016)

No solution in sight: The argument that naturalized citizens by marriage be treated as ‘special’ is fraught as we are dealing with people of two different countries, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep17/11/2016) [?? The problem is the continued different treatment of two genders, men and women by the constitution!!]

All citizens should have equal rights, says TMDP leader Lal (ht), Clinging to creed: A diverse country cannot live in peace and harmony by making one religion constitutionally superior to another, by Pramod Mishra (kp 10/11/2016)

Morcha leaders clear air on naturalised citizenship: Blame major parties for ‘uncalled for controversy’, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 09/11/2016), Ripples Of Naturalised Citizenship Issue, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 09/11/2016)

Citizenship issue tough nut to crack: According to the new  constitution, only citizens by descent can hold the constitutional positions (kp 08/11/2016), NC not for retaining interim statute provisions: Shekhar; Says a majority of leaders are against naturalised citizens holding key posts, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 08/11/2016)

Nepal Citizenship Act, 20163 (2006)

Nepal Citizenship Rules, 2063 (2006)

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