Bharat Bandh-2019-december

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Citizenship Amendment Act will not be implemented in West Bengal as long as I am alive, says Mamata Banerjee
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Citizenship Amendment Act will not be implemented in West Bengal as long as I am alive, says Mamata Banerjee

Hitting out at the proposed NRC, Mamata Banerjee questioned why people will have to prove their citizenship once again.

Daryaganj violence: Delhi court dismisses bail pleas of 15, extends judicial custody by two weeks
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Daryaganj violence: Delhi court dismisses bail pleas of 15, extends judicial custody by two weeks

A Delhi court on Monday dismissed bail pleas of 15 people arrested in connection with the violence in Delhi's Daryaganj area and extended their judicial custody by two weeks.

Daily Bulletin: Counting of votes for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats begins; Congress to stage silent 'satyagraha dharna' at Rajghat against CAA; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Counting of votes for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats begins; Congress to stage silent 'satyagraha dharna' at Rajghat against CAA; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Jharkhand Assembly elections results: Counting to begin at 8 am; BJP faces uphill task as exit polls favour JMM-led alliance; Nine dead after fire breaks out at cloth godown in Delhi’s Kirari; and more

Congress to stage silent 'satyagraha dharna' at Rajghat today to protest against police brutality during anti-CAA protests
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Congress to stage silent 'satyagraha dharna' at Rajghat today to protest against police brutality during anti-CAA protests

Top leaders of the party including its former president Rahul Gandhi and its general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are likely to participate in the 'satyagraha dharna' till the evening, sources said

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: Modi's assurance on NRC hollow, says Pinarayi Vijayan; Gujarat BJP to launch campaign to clear 'misconceptions'
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: Modi's assurance on NRC hollow, says Pinarayi Vijayan; Gujarat BJP to launch campaign to clear 'misconceptions'

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: In order to remove the "misconceptions" from people's minds about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Gujarat BJP plans to organise a number of programmes in the state, including door-to-door campaigns, meetings and 'Run for CAA'.

Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blames father of 8-yr-old killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi
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Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blames father of 8-yr-old killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi

On Sunday, Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blamed the father of an eight-year-old boy who was killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi on Friday.

UPSSSC exams in Uttar Pradesh postponed as candidates in many districts unable to download admit cards amid internet shutdown
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UPSSSC exams in Uttar Pradesh postponed as candidates in many districts unable to download admit cards amid internet shutdown

According to an official notification, UPSSSC examinations will now be held on 4 and 10 January 2020

Anti-CAA protests: Ashok Gehlot leads 'Samvidhan Bachao rally' in Jaipur, says amended law seeks to divide people in name of religion
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Anti-CAA protests: Ashok Gehlot leads 'Samvidhan Bachao rally' in Jaipur, says amended law seeks to divide people in name of religion

Members of different political parties including CPI, CPI(M), AAP, SP, RLD and JD(S), large number of people from minority communities, civil society, intellectuals and youths, participated in 'silent march'

Anti-CAA protests in Kolkata: Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind rally today; Presidency University students to march from Shahid Minar to Mahjati Sadan
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Anti-CAA protests in Kolkata: Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind rally today; Presidency University students to march from Shahid Minar to Mahjati Sadan

According to sources, the police administration has increased vigil and beefed-up arrangements in trouble-torn areas to maintain law and order

Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan amid anti-CAA protests: Anti-drone teams, NSG commandos deployed; CCTV surveillance on all routes leading to venue
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Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan amid anti-CAA protests: Anti-drone teams, NSG commandos deployed; CCTV surveillance on all routes leading to venue

Multi-level security arrangement will be in place, with CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to the venue and snipers being positioned atop buildings

CAA protests: One dead in UP as violence erupts in Rampur, Kanpur; 15 arrested in Daryaganj violence sent to judicial custody
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CAA protests: One dead in UP as violence erupts in Rampur, Kanpur; 15 arrested in Daryaganj violence sent to judicial custody

The Congress, Left and other Opposition parties led demonstrations in many states including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Nagaland and West Bengal, demanding that the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act be scrapped.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: One dead, several injured in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur following clashes between police and protesters
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: One dead, several injured in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur following clashes between police and protesters

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates:One person died and several people, including policemen, were injured as clashes broke out between anti-CAA protesters and police in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur on Saturday, officials said.

Sonia Gandhi to lead Congress in silent protest against Citizenship Amendment Act at Rajghat on Sunday; Rahul, Priyanka likely to attend
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Sonia Gandhi to lead Congress in silent protest against Citizenship Amendment Act at Rajghat on Sunday; Rahul, Priyanka likely to attend

Top leaders of the party including its former president Rahul Gandhi and its general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are likely to participate in the 'satyagrah dharna' till the evening, sources said.

'Are we in world’s largest democracy?: Daryaganj locals blame 'outsiders' for violence during anti-CAA stir, accuse cops of violating right to protest peacefully
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'Are we in world’s largest democracy?: Daryaganj locals blame 'outsiders' for violence during anti-CAA stir, accuse cops of violating right to protest peacefully

People in the crowded lanes and by-lanes of this part of the National Capital claimed that their right to protest peacefully was violated by Delhi Police.

Vijay Rupani accuses Congress of being behind violence during anti-CAA protest in Ahmedabad’s Shah-E-Alam locality
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Vijay Rupani accuses Congress of being behind violence during anti-CAA protest in Ahmedabad’s Shah-E-Alam locality

At least 59 persons have been arrested for Thursday's violence which left over two dozen policemen injured, the state government said

CAA and NRC ploys by NDA to divert attention from ‘serious issues’ plaguing country, claims Sharad Pawar
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CAA and NRC ploys by NDA to divert attention from ‘serious issues’ plaguing country, claims Sharad Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar questioned why only migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan will be given citizenship under amended law and not Sri Lankan Tamils

1,100 academicians, intellectuals support Citizenship Amendment Act, 'congratulate' Parliament for 'upholding civilisational ethos of India'
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1,100 academicians, intellectuals support Citizenship Amendment Act, 'congratulate' Parliament for 'upholding civilisational ethos of India'

Even as the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests continued across the nation on Saturday, with the death toll in demonstrations rising to six in Uttar Pradesh and arrests in Delhi and detentions in Maharashtra, 1,100 academicians, scholars and intellectuals from various universities of India released a statement in support of the Act.

Internet restored in Meghalaya after eight days, services were banned on 12 Dec in wake of violent anti-CAA protests
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Internet restored in Meghalaya after eight days, services were banned on 12 Dec in wake of violent anti-CAA protests

Chief minister Conrad K Sangma reviewed the law and order situation in the state with senior home department officials and issued instructions for restoring mobile internet and messaging services in the state

Half of Chhattisgarh won't be able to prove their citizenship if NRC rolled out, says Bhupesh Baghel
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Half of Chhattisgarh won't be able to prove their citizenship if NRC rolled out, says Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel also said that half the people in Chhattisgarh do not possess any document to prove their citizenship as their ancestors were illiterate who migrated to different villages or states

Delhi Police detain Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Aazad outside Jama Masjid after Dalit leader gave cops a slip during Friday's protests
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Delhi Police detain Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Aazad outside Jama Masjid after Dalit leader gave cops a slip during Friday's protests

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Aazad was detained by police outside the Jama Masjid early Saturday after he played hide and seek with security personnel for several hours