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Anti-CAA agitations hit Delhi: Protesters set buses on fire; police use tear gas

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: In protest against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Parliament last week, protesters on Sunday clashed with police and also set 3 buses on fire in Delhi.

CAA agitation: Bengal Govt suspends internet services in six districts as precautionary measure

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS:  The West Bengal Government on Sunday  suspended internet services in six districts, including bordering Murshiadabad and Malda, after anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters resorted to vandalism for the past 48 hours.

BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad makes U-turn, opposes amended Citizenship Act

Guwahati/IBNS: In a big turnaround, a major ally of Bharatiya Janata Party in the northeast,  Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), made a U-turn on its stand of supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and have decided to oppose the same, media reports said.

Citizenship protest: US, UK, Israel caution citizens about visiting NE India

New Delhi/UNI: The United States government, Israel, United Kingdom and a few other countries have advised their citizens to be careful and exercise caution while travelling to the violence-hit north east India.

BJP lashes out at Rahul Gandhi for his 'Savarkar' barb, says his name should be 'Rahul Jinnah'

New Delhi: Launching a fierce attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for defending his remark against women, the BJP on Saturday said the country will not forgive the grand old party because they were speaking the same language as Pakistan.

Curfew remains on and internet cut in anti-CAB protests hit Assam

Guwahati/Dibrugarh/Tezpur/UNI: Assam is slowly limping back to normalcy after days of violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act, though agitation against the Act continued across the state,an indefinite curfew remained clamped in Guwahati and Dibrugarh, among other places, and the suspension of internet services was extended.

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.

Odisha: Protest against CAA at various stations, Ten Express trains cancelled

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Railways on Saturday cancelled seven express trains from Howrah and three trains from Puri in view of agitation by people at various railway stations in protest against the Citizens Amendment Act.

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.

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.