Here's how the foreign media reacted to the Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by both the houses of Parliament. The New York Times has carried an article with the headline, "Indian Parliament Passes Divisive Citizenship Bill. The Washington Post headline reads "India passes controversial citizenship law excluding Muslim migrants". Al Jazeera has written that the "The bill brings sweeping changes to India's 64-year-old citizenship law by giving citizenship to "persecuted" minorities. The Independent has said, "India's ruling Hindu nationalist government has won parliamentary approval for a controversial law.