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Citizenship Amendment Bill protests Updates: 3 dead in Guwahati after police 'opens fire' on protesters; curfew imposed in Shillong
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Citizenship Amendment Bill protests Updates: 3 dead in Guwahati after police 'opens fire' on protesters; curfew imposed in Shillong

Citizenship Amendment Bill protests LIVE Updates: At least three people have died due to bullet injuries on Thursday after police opened fire on protesters in Assam's Guwahati, reports said. An official of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital told PTI that one person was 'brought dead' and another succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment. The official, however, could not give their names, saying that "they were brought unidentified".

Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi appeals for calm amid violent protests over Citizenship Bill, asks people not to take law in their hands
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Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi appeals for calm amid violent protests over Citizenship Bill, asks people not to take law in their hands

The governor of Jagdish Mukhi further appealed that no citizen should damage public property in the interest and development of the state

'Centre will protect Assam's culture and identity': Narendra Modi says in Dhanbad on CAB, alleges Congress avoids taking 'tough' decisions
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'Centre will protect Assam's culture and identity': Narendra Modi says in Dhanbad on CAB, alleges Congress avoids taking 'tough' decisions

Protests have erupted across northeast, especially Assam and Tripura, over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, with several civil society groups, students' unions and political parties seeking immediate withdrawal of the legislation, contending that it would threaten the interests of indigenous people.

Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal urges people not to get 'misled', appeals for peace
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Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal urges people not to get 'misled', appeals for peace

Assam's largest city Guwahati and district Dibrugarh have been placed under indefinite curfew till further orders in the wake of protests after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Without internet, people of Assam can't read PM’s message, says Congress; comment comes after Narendra Modi's assurances on CAB
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Without internet, people of Assam can't read PM’s message, says Congress; comment comes after Narendra Modi's assurances on CAB

In series of tweets, in Assamese, English, PM said he personally and Centre is 'totally committed to constitutionally safeguard the political, linguistic, cultural and land rights of Assamese people'

All local trains suspended in Tripura, Assam amid ongoing protests over CAB; many passengers stranded in Kamakhya, Guwahati
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All local trains suspended in Tripura, Assam amid ongoing protests over CAB; many passengers stranded in Kamakhya, Guwahati

Assam has been on the boil ever since the contentious Citizenship Amendment bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha

All North East parties except SDF vote in favour of CAB in RS; NPF leader KG Kenye says legislation was 'need of the hour' to free state from 'illegal migrants'
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All North East parties except SDF vote in favour of CAB in RS; NPF leader KG Kenye says legislation was 'need of the hour' to free state from 'illegal migrants'

All Northeast-based parties, except Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), voted in favour of the crucial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress also opposed the Bill

Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Curfew imposed in Guwahati; mobile internet services suspended in 10 districts after thousands take to streets
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Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Curfew imposed in Guwahati; mobile internet services suspended in 10 districts after thousands take to streets

A day after a total shutdown in Assam to protest against the CAB, fresh protests erupted in the state on Wednesday while the legislation was being debated in the Rajya Sabha.

Amid anti-CAB protests in Assam, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma rehashes 2016 playbook against AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal
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Amid anti-CAB protests in Assam, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma rehashes 2016 playbook against AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal

Even as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill faces protests in Assam, the state is seeing a rehash of the campaign against Badruddin Ajmal by Himanta Biswa Sarma

Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec
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Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec

Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and a nationwide NRC have intensified with rallies and marches being held in Delhi, Assam, Manipur and parts of India over the weekend, and several more planned to start from Monday, the day the contentious bill set to be tabled in the Parliament

SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move
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SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh without justifying reasons for move

Supreme Court transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation

Railways to launch 'Sewa Service' trains in bid to improve last-mile connectivity; daily services to start from Delhi, Kota, Coimbatore
India

Railways to launch 'Sewa Service' trains in bid to improve last-mile connectivity; daily services to start from Delhi, Kota, Coimbatore

In a bid to improve last-mile connectivity for those travelling from small towns and villages to major cities, the railways will launch 10 'Sewa Service' trains.

FIRs lodged against Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for 'deliberate' exclusion of indigenous people from final list
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FIRs lodged against Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for 'deliberate' exclusion of indigenous people from final list

A third complaint was also filed by NGO Assam Public Works (APW) at Guwahati's Geetanagar police station against three declared foreigners, whose names figured in the final NRC, and against the NRC authorities of Morigaon, who were allegedly responsible for including their names.

Four arrested in Dibrugarh for alleged links with ULFA; Naxal literature, mobile phones seized
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Four arrested in Dibrugarh for alleged links with ULFA; Naxal literature, mobile phones seized

The police on Wednesday apprehended four people including two women for their alleged links with the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) in Dibrugarh.

Five dead from Japanese Encephalitis, nine from AES in Assam's Dibrugarh; 189 total cases registered
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Five dead from Japanese Encephalitis, nine from AES in Assam's Dibrugarh; 189 total cases registered

As many as 189 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have been reported in Assam's Dibrugarh, out of which 14 people have died.

Indian Navy joins search operation for missing AN-32; IAF, army deploy fixed-wing aircraft, advance light choppers, ground troops
India

Indian Navy joins search operation for missing AN-32; IAF, army deploy fixed-wing aircraft, advance light choppers, ground troops

A long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft of Indian Navy was deployed on Tuesday as part of a massive search operation to trace an AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force

Missing IAF aircraft brings back memories of 2016, 1986 incidents when AN-32 wreckage was never found; age-old fleet awaits overhauling
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Missing IAF aircraft brings back memories of 2016, 1986 incidents when AN-32 wreckage was never found; age-old fleet awaits overhauling

In fact, Monday's incident is eerily similar to the one from 2016, when another AN-32 went missing over the Bay of Bengal. That plane was never found and all 29 onboard the fateful flight were presumed dead in the September of the same year.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Assam; USGS says tremors were also felt in Tibet
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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Assam; USGS says tremors were also felt in Tibet

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck northeast India's Assam region on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Vistara gets govt approval to fly on international routes; likely to launch first overseas flight to Colombo in summer
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Vistara gets govt approval to fly on international routes; likely to launch first overseas flight to Colombo in summer

Last month, Vistara and Japan Airlines had announced a codeshare pact from 28 February, making it the fourth such tie-ups for the youngest full-service domestic carrier.