Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday introduced... moreUnion Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the Lok Sabha. The bill seeks to grant citizenship to minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan if they are persecuted there. Arguably, offering citizenship on the basis of religion runs contrary to India’s secular principles. It also appears to violate fundamental rights under Article 14 and 15 of the Constitution, which guarantee equality before the law and prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion. Mint Views Daily dispatch brings you scenes from the Mint edit table where ideas are mooted, discussed and debated before they make it to the coveted editorial page of the paper.
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