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In virtual rally, Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee over 'culture of political violence' in Bengal, claims state govt patronises corruption
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In virtual rally, Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee over 'culture of political violence' in Bengal, claims state govt patronises corruption

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the alleged culture of political violence in the state

Cyclone Amphan: Suspension on cargo operations at Kolkata airport ends; flights were called off till 5 am due to severe cyclonic storm
India

Cyclone Amphan: Suspension on cargo operations at Kolkata airport ends; flights were called off till 5 am due to severe cyclonic storm

Cargo and evacuation flight operations at the Kolkata airport have been suspended till 5 am of Thursday due to the cyclonic storm 'Amphan', airport officials said. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast this afternoon or evening.

Cyclone Amphan: Two killed in West Bengal; winds of up to 190 kmph flatten thatched houses, uproot trees
India

Cyclone Amphan: Two killed in West Bengal; winds of up to 190 kmph flatten thatched houses, uproot trees

After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, Cyclone Amphan raged through the coastal areas.

Cyclone Amphan: First arm touches land along West Bengal coast, storm to reach near Kolkata by evening, says IMD
India

Cyclone Amphan: First arm touches land along West Bengal coast, storm to reach near Kolkata by evening, says IMD

Cyclone Amphan is currently crossing the West Bengal coast near the Sunderbans and will reach near Kolkata by evening, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said on Wednesday as the storm was making landfall

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy downpour along coastal Odisha, West Bengal as govt evacuates over 4 lakh people; cyclonic storm to make landfall near Sunderbans
India

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy downpour along coastal Odisha, West Bengal as govt evacuates over 4 lakh people; cyclonic storm to make landfall near Sunderbans

Extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' hurtled towards Indian shores on Wednesday, triggering downpour in coastal Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal, uprooting trees, flattening fragile dwellings and forcing the evacuation of over four lakh people, officials said.

Super Cyclone Amphan weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; rains lash several parts of Odisha
India

Super Cyclone Amphan weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; rains lash several parts of Odisha

Super cyclone ‘Amphan’ weakened into an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday as it moved closer to the coast, triggering rainfall in several parts of Odisha, where the state government stepped up efforts to evacuate people in vulnerable areas.

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today; West Bengal evacuates over 3 lakh people from three coastal districts
India

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today; West Bengal evacuates over 3 lakh people from three coastal districts

West Bengal on Tuesday mounted one of its biggest evacuation exercises by moving more than three lakh people to safer places as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' roared towards the coastal areas of the state, officials said.

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

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.

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

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.

Daily Bulletin: Bhim Army chief detained amid anti-CAA protest; Chinese Foreign Minister arrives in India, will meet NSA Ajit Doval
India

Daily Bulletin: Bhim Army chief detained amid anti-CAA protest; Chinese Foreign Minister arrives in India, will meet NSA Ajit Doval

Here are today's top stories: CAA protests in Delhi: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad taken into police custody; RJD calls for Bihar bandh on today to protest Citizenship Act; and more

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: Police not letting lawyers inside Dariyaganj station, claims lawyer; 40 detained after demonstration turns violent
India

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: Police not letting lawyers inside Dariyaganj station, claims lawyer; 40 detained after demonstration turns violent

Citizenship Amendment Act protests LIVE Updates: Advocate Ali Zia Kabir Choudhary, who has been to the Dariyaganj Police Station where over 40 students are likely to have been detained after a demonstration in the area turned violent, informed Firstpost that the police isn't letting advocates inside the police station

At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'
World

At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'

Indian-American Muslim Council, in a statement, strongly condemned the alleged 'brutal crackdown' on students of Jamia and AMU

Anti-CAA protests at Jama Masjid: Thousands take to streets post afternoon prayers with Tricolour, read out Preamble to Constitution
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Anti-CAA protests at Jama Masjid: Thousands take to streets post afternoon prayers with Tricolour, read out Preamble to Constitution

Carrying tricolour and 'Save Constitution' banners, thousands of people rallied in the national capital

Mamata Banerjee clarifies remarks on CAA and NRC, says called for opinion poll by impartial experts and not UN referendum
Politics

Mamata Banerjee clarifies remarks on CAA and NRC, says called for opinion poll by impartial experts and not UN referendum

Mamata Banerjee urged the Prime Minister to withdraw the 'anti-people' law and plans to implement nationwide NRC

Amid anti-CAA protests, govt official says anyone born in India before 1987 or parents who were born before 1987, are Indians
India

Amid anti-CAA protests, govt official says anyone born in India before 1987 or parents who were born before 1987, are Indians

The clarification came amid the protests against the CAA and the several versions being circulated on social media about the recently enacted law.

BSP opposes citizenship law, but does not believe in violence, destruction of public property, says Mayawati on anti-CAA agitations
Politics

BSP opposes citizenship law, but does not believe in violence, destruction of public property, says Mayawati on anti-CAA agitations

Mayawati demanded rollback of newly-enacted citizenship law, said that its implementation would leave a negative impact on society in the near future

Prohibitory orders imposed in North East Delhi, police conducts flag march after area witnesses violence during anti-CAA protests
India

Prohibitory orders imposed in North East Delhi, police conducts flag march after area witnesses violence during anti-CAA protests

'We are conducting a flag march in the area to maintain law and order and peace', DCP Surya said in Delhi

Smriti Irani criticises Mamata Banerjee over demand for UN-monitored referendum on CAA, NRC, says remark ‘insult to Indian Parliament’
Politics

Smriti Irani criticises Mamata Banerjee over demand for UN-monitored referendum on CAA, NRC, says remark ‘insult to Indian Parliament’

Mamata Banerjee dared Narendra Modi government to go for United Nations-monitored referendum on amended Citizenship Act and proposed nationwide NRC and said that he will have to quit if it fails 'mass vote'

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Thousands take to streets across country; clashes reported in UP, Karnataka
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Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Thousands take to streets across country; clashes reported in UP, Karnataka

Simultaneous protests raged in multiple cities on Thursday with thousands-strong crowds of students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Russia issues travel advisory for citizens visiting India in view of nationwide anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests
India

Russia issues travel advisory for citizens visiting India in view of nationwide anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

With anti-CAA protests fanning out across the nation, the Russian government on Thursday advised its citizens who are in India or planning to visit the country to be 'vigilant, cautious, avoid crowds and refrain from visiting areas controlled by protestors'