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Inspired by Mamata's 'spirit', former CAB joint secretary Biswarup Dey joins Trinamool Congress

Kolkata/IBNS: Former cricket administrator Biswarup Dey on Wednesday joined the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, days after ex-cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned as the state minister.

PM Modi contradicting HM on NRC: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (AITC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was contradicting Union Home Minister Amit Shah publicly on the nationwide National Register of India (NRC).

Anti-CAA stir: Locals at Jama Masjid offer roses to police personnel

New Delhi/UNI: Amid the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests on Friday, the agitators showed an impressive, peaceful face of the agitation, by offering roses to Delhi Police PRO M S Randhawa and other senior police officers at Jama Masjid, here.

Anti-CAA stir: Protesters pelt stones in Vadodara

Vadodara/UNI: CAA and the NRC protesters on Friday pelted stones in Hathikhana and Fetupura areas in Vadodara city in which an ACP rank officer sustained minor injury.

Anti-CAA stir hits Delhi Metro operations; entry, exit gates shut at 7 metro stations

New Delhi/UNI: In wake of fresh protests which erupted against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Friday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) closed entry and exit gates of four more stations--Jamia Millia Islamia, Jaffrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur and Delhi Gate--as a precautionary measure.

Students gather to protest against CAA, NRC in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: A large number of students from various universities and colleges gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Kolkata's Maula Ali on Thursday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Govt has no right to shut internet, metro services to prevent protests: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/ IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the government's move to clamp down internet services in certain parts of Delhi and said the Centre is insulting the soul of India by suppressing the country's voice.

CAA: Farhan Akhtar broke law, alleges senior IPS officer

Mumbai/IBNS: Actor and director Farhan Akhtar may find himself tangled in legal trouble by urging people to join him in today's CAA and NRC protest march at August Kranti Maidan in Central Mumbai. 

Countrywide protests against CAA continues

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Agitation against the newly amended citizenship law showed no signs of waning as countrywide protests were witnessed on Thursday with many places, including national capital of India, witnessing a partial shutdown of public transport, traffic restrictions and suspension of telecom and internet services, media reports said.

Telecom operators suspend services in many parts of Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Telecom operators, including Vodafone, Airtel, Reliance Jio, on Thursday, suspended services in certain parts of Delhi and NCR, following police orders, media reported

Anti-CAA stir hits Delhi Metro operations: Entry, exit gates shut at 17 stations

New Delhi/UNI: In wake of fresh protests which erupted against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Thursday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) closed entry and exit gates of 17 metro stations including Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan.

CAA protesters gathering at Red Fort detained

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as the capital city of India went under a virtual shut down on Thursday, police detained Citizenship Amendment Act protesters gathered near the iconic Red Fort.

Major traffic snarls in Delhi amid planned CAA protests

Delhi/IBNS: Major traffic snarls gripped the city after Delhi Police barricaded roads in several places and imposed traffic restrictions in several places across the city while section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in areas near Red Fort to prevent large gathering as the administration prepared to deal with another day of Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA) protests which had earlier turned violent, media reported.

India turned into a garbage dumping ground by their ideologies

Chennai/IBNS: Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Wednesday hit out at the BJP-led Centre, saying that the country is transformed into a garbage dumping ground from a "Gulistan"(garden),  at the Madras University where students are protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA), 2019.

Special Assembly Session: Meghalaya government to table ILP

Shillong/UNI: A one-day special session of the Meghalaya assembly will begin on Thursday to adopt a resolution urging the central government to implement the Inner Line Permit in a bid to exempt the state from the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 .