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West Bengal: After protests in Assam over CAB, BGP urges Centre to exclude Darjeeling Hills, Terai and Dooars from bill

DNA Friday, 13 December 2019
The Bill aims to provide for Indian citizenship to the Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan after six years of residence in India instead of the current mandatory stay of 11 years even if they do not possess any document.
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News video: Citizenship Amendment Bill: Protests rage in North East, PM soothes fears | Oneindia News

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PROTESTS RAGE IN NORTH EAST OVER CITIZENSHIP BILL, SOME AIRLINES CANCEL FLIGHTS TO DIBRUGARH AND GUWAHATI, PM SAYS ASSAM HAS NOTHING TO FEAR FROM CAB, CONGRESS DISSAPOINTED OVER SHIV SENA WALKOUT, SUU KYI DEFENDS MYANMAR AT ICJ OVER ROHINGYA GENOCIDE CHARGE AND MORE...

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Assam JEE Main 2020 topper arrested for allegedly using an impersonator to sit for the exam

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A meeting of Home Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram, over the present Assam-Mizoram border situation was held on October 21. Following the meeting, Assam Home Secretary, Gyanendra Dev Tripathi informed that Mizoram government agreed to withdraw forces from the state. "In view of the present situation, we requested Mizoram Govt to withdraw the forces in Assam side which they had deployed. Government of Mizoram has agreed to our request. So, the problem of deployment of forces has been resolved," said Gyanendra Dev Tripathi..

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West Bengal West Bengal State in Eastern India

Watch: BJP workers clash with police over death of party worker in West Bengal [Video]

Watch: BJP workers clash with police over death of party worker in West Bengal

BJP workers clashed with police in Howrah district of West Bengal on Thursday over the death of a party worker. BJP workers were seen trying to scale the closed gates of the police station leading to a scuffle with the force personnel on duty. The BJP had called a 12-hour bandh in Bagnan assembly constituency area against the killing of its worker Kinkar Majhi, who succumbed to his bullet injuries on Wednesday. They were denied permission to hold a rally which led to the scuffle with the police. Trouble began when BJP Yuva Morcha state president and Bishnupur MP Saumitra Khan went inside the Bagnan police station to talk to senior officers after the saffron party was denied permission to take out the rally. BJP workers blocked roads and burnt tyres to register their protest against the killing. Watch the full video for all the details.

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Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva: Sanjay Raut [Video]

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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut called Munger firing incident an attack on Hindutva. He said, "Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva. If such an incident would have had happened in Maharashtra, West Bengal or Rajasthan, governors and BJP leaders would have demanded President's rule. So, why is Bihar governor and BJP leaders not raising questions?" On October 26, firing happened at the time of Goddess Durga idols immersion in Munger and a man got killed in the incident.

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Watch: BJP workers clash with Police in Howrah after death of party worker [Video]

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A scuffle broke out between West Bengal's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and Police in Bagnan area of Howrah district, on October 29. BJP was agitating against death of a party worker who succumbed to his gunshot injuries on October 28. BJP workers alleged that he was shot at by All India Trinamool Congress' worker. The political party had also called for a 12-hour bandh in Howrah.

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On October 26, a 21-year-old college girl was shot dead in broad daylight in Ballabhgarh. According to police, the incident happened when the woman went to write her college exam. Two accused have been arrested in the incident and are in police custody. According to victim's brother, "The problem is that we have to sit for justice, we did not give vote to sit, we gave vote so that we could get justice at our doorstep. It is more than 24 hours, no MLA, politician came to meet us. If she would have been a Muslim daughter, everyone would have come. But she is Hindu therefore no one is coming."

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Bangladesh Bangladesh Country in South Asia

COVID-19 vaccine development: India increases engagement with Myanmar, Bangladesh

Recently, India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla had visited both the countries and cooperation on the COVID-19 vaccine was one of the key focuses of the meet.
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Anti-France protests spread globally [Video]

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Anger is growing in Muslim nations against French President Emmanuel Macron - with new protests in Bangladesh, Iran and Pakistan.

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Muslims in India, Bangladesh protest cartoon

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SpiceJet to launch eight new flights to Bangladesh, check list here

Flights to operate on the route will be a mix of Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400, said an official of the SpiceJet.
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Sikhs Sikhs Members of the Sikh religion

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947 [Video]

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947

Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their land is being used by Pakistan & China for the CPEC. They also called on the international community to condemn Pakistan’s actions and sought action against Islamabad for the killing of 70,000 Hindus and Sikhs. Meanwhile, a symposium, ‘Memories Of 22 October 1947’ was also organised where J&K LG Manoh Sinha said that even after 73 years, the wounds are still fresh. Watch the full video for all the debates.

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Afghanistan Afghanistan Landlocked country in South-Central Asia

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TRF takes responsibility for killing BJP leaders in J&K; know all about 'The Resistance Front'

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Pakistan minister backtracks on 'Pulwama was an achievement' remark, says it was misinterpreted

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India was ready to wipe out Pak's forward brigades: Ex-IAF chief on Abhinandan's return

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