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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

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

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Assam vs Services suspended in Guwahati as curfew imposed due to protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Assam vs Services suspended in Guwahati as curfew imposed due to protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

Anti-CAB protests rock North East India as Rajya Sabha passes contentious legislation; demonstrators stage massive rallies
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Anti-CAB protests rock North East India as Rajya Sabha passes contentious legislation; demonstrators stage massive rallies

The anger in the northeastern states against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, showed no signs of abating on the second consecutive day on Wednesday, which was marked by large-scale protests and lockdowns

Daily Bulletin: Army flag march across Brahmaputra Valley amid CAB protests; UK goes to polls; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Army flag march across Brahmaputra Valley amid CAB protests; UK goes to polls; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Assam under curfew amid protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill; Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking review of Ayodhya verdict; Quentin Tarantino says he plans to make a third Kill Bill film; day's top stories

Nature of protests in Assam show North East agitating against citizenship bill to protect indigenous culture from outsiders, not for 'secular' India
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Nature of protests in Assam show North East agitating against citizenship bill to protect indigenous culture from outsiders, not for 'secular' India

Protesters in Assam say they would oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill even if it included all religions, revealing a huge mismatch between the reasons behind the North East's agitation against CAB and that of the Congress party

North East erupts in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SMS, internet suspended in Tripura; protests in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal throw normal life out of gear
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North East erupts in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SMS, internet suspended in Tripura; protests in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal throw normal life out of gear

The protests come even as the revised Citizenship (Amendment) Bill excluded all states with an Inner Line Permit (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland) and the Sixth Schedule regions in Tripura, Assam, and Meghalaya.

Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; 11-hour bandh in North East states over contentious citizenship bill;day's top stories

Sixth Schedule regions exempt from Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional provision is aimed at protecting identity of tribal-dominated regions
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Sixth Schedule regions exempt from Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional provision is aimed at protecting identity of tribal-dominated regions

The Citizenship Amendment Bill has made it clear that the new law would not be applicable to Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram and Sixth Schedule areas of Assam, Meghalaya, and Mizoram.

SC to hear pleas seeking identification and deportation of illegal immigrants including Bangladeshi nationals, Rohingya next month
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SC to hear pleas seeking identification and deportation of illegal immigrants including Bangladeshi nationals, Rohingya next month

The plea has sought a direction to the Centre and the state governments to identify, detain and deport all illegal immigrants and infiltrators

National interest is not being served by current politics of NRC and citizenship; narrow political interests are
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National interest is not being served by current politics of NRC and citizenship; narrow political interests are

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is listed for passing in the forthcoming session of Parliament. As everyone probably knows by now, it claims to give citizenship on relatively easy terms to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The Bill has been especially contentious in Northeast India, also the location of the first National Register of Citizens exercise, where 19 lakh people in Assam have been excluded from the list, leaving them in limbo.

Judiciary must take lead in creating awareness about link between animal abuse, other forms of violence
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Judiciary must take lead in creating awareness about link between animal abuse, other forms of violence

In addition to having a reputation for being an environmentally conscious member of the judiciary, Justice Sharma has delivered landmark judgments, such as granting the status of a living entity to River Ganga and the animal kingdom.

Two die of 'starvation' in Tripura Bru relief camp as blockade demanding free ration continues for third day
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Two die of 'starvation' in Tripura Bru relief camp as blockade demanding free ration continues for third day

A two-year-old boy and a woman died in a Bru relief camp in Tripura even as the refugees continued to stage blockade for the third consecutive day on Saturday, demanding the resumption of free ration and cash-dole to them, officials said

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Abhinav Mukund, Baba Aparajith shine in Tamil Nadu' win over Tripura; Punjab beat Haryana
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Abhinav Mukund, Baba Aparajith shine in Tamil Nadu' win over Tripura; Punjab beat Haryana

Abhinav Mukund (84) and Baba Aparajith (87) shone as Tamil Nadu thrashed Tripura by 187 runs for its sixth straight win in Group C of the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket tournament on Sunday.

Tripura Durga puja 2019: Theme-based marquees dominate 869 community pujas in Agartala, rural areas prefer traditional ones
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Tripura Durga puja 2019: Theme-based marquees dominate 869 community pujas in Agartala, rural areas prefer traditional ones

Big-budget puja committees have themed their marquees on Uttarakhand's Badrinath Temple and Rajasthan's Seesh Mahal

Afraid of losing identity, Bru refugees refuse to return to Mizoram two days ahead of final round of repatriation
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Afraid of losing identity, Bru refugees refuse to return to Mizoram two days ahead of final round of repatriation

The exercise to repatriate Bru refugees from Tripura to Mizoram has run into rough weather as the community leaders decided not to return to their home state till their demands were met

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast
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IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast

Squally weather likely to prevail over the Gujarat coast and adjoining northeast Arabian Sea, southwest Bay of Bengal

‘Still with party at heart’: Tripura Congress chief resigns over disagreement with state leaders over NRC implementation
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‘Still with party at heart’: Tripura Congress chief resigns over disagreement with state leaders over NRC implementation

President of the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarman has resigned from all party posts over his plea for implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state