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BJP will have to implement CAA, NRC over my dead body: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Taking the country's ruling party head on, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will have to implement the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, and National Register of Citizens (NRC) over her dead body holding a mega rally in central and north Kolkata on Monday.

After Pradyot, GMP to file SLP in SC against CAA

Agartala/UNI: While the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the petition of  Pradyot Kishore Debbarman, scion of the erstwhile royal family of Tripura, seeking exclusion of the state from the purview of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the tribal wing of opposition CPI (M) - Gana Mukti Parishad (GMP) will move another petition in the apex court against CAA amid tension in the state.

Prashant Kishor calls NRC as “Demonetisation of Citizenship”

Patna/UNI: Inspired with the support extended to him by Bihar chief Minister Nitish Kumar despite his stand contrary to JD(U) on CAB, party leader and strategist Prashant Kishor today alleged that the National Register of Citizens of India (NRC) was equivalent to “demonetisation of citizenship.”

Violence in West Bengal continuing unabated under Mamata Banerjee's support: BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal unit BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday claimed that the illegal Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants have taken over the protests against the amended citizenship law in West Bengal and alleged that the state government allowed the escalation of the law and order situation.

Mamata Banerjee trying to turn West Bengal into West Bangladesh: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal unit BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the widespread violent agitation against the amended citizenship law across the state and alleged that TMC is trying to turn West Bengal into West Bangladesh.

Protest against amended Anti-Citizenship Act continues on Sunday; Mamata to lead protest march on Monday

Kolkata/IBNS: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will lead a march against the amended Citizenship Act on Monday.  

Anti-citizenship act protesters set five trains on fire in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Five trains were set on fire at the Lalgola railway station of the Murshidabad District of West Bengal by anti-Citizenship Act protesters this evening, media reports said.

States have no power to deny Citizenship Amendment Act, Experts have mixed views

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid vehement protests against the Citizenship(Amendment) Act by the Opposition and denial by non-BJP states to recognise the newly amended law, the Home Ministry has said the states don't have any power to reject its implementation, reported Indian Express.

India's NRC, citizenship law is a threat to Bangladesh: BNP

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh's major opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday described the measures taken by the Indian government like National Register of Citizens or NRC and the newly-enacted citizenship law as a threat to the independence and sovereignty of the Muslim-majority nation.

Citizenship Act Protest: West Bengal is witnessing another day of violence

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is witnessing another day of violence over the new citizenship law on Saturday even as Chief Minsiter Mamata Banerjee warned of strict action against the miscreants.

Violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act remind us of 2001 Parliament attack

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Saturday compared the protests against the amended Citizenship Act, which took a violent turn across the state on Friday, with the Parliament attack on Dec 13, 2001.

Violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act remind us of 2001 Parliament attack:Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Saturday compared the protests against the amended Citizenship Act, which took a violent turn across the state on Friday, with the Parliament attack on Dec 13, 2001.

West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankar appeals for peace amid surge of violence and arson across the state

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today expressed concern over the law and order situation across the state over protests against Citizen (Amendment) Act.

Citizenship(Amendment) Act protesters continue to block road and rail in West Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: Road and rail blockades continued in different parts of West Bengal on Saturday in protest against the amended Citizenship Act.

NSF calls 6-hour Nagaland bandh to protest Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Kohima/UNI: Normal life came to a halt this morning throughout Nagaland following a lightening call for a six-hour state-wide total bandh by the apex student body, the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) to express resentment of the Naga people against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), which it said, was passed in Parliament much against the interests and the sentiments of the indigenous people in the north-eastern states.