In view of the massive protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Assam, the Northeast Frontier Railway on Wednesday cancelled many trains and rescheduled a few that originate from the state. At least 14 trains have either been cancelled, short terminated or diverted anticipating “disruptions in train movement”, NF Railway Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan… Continue reading CAB protests: Northeast Frontier Railway cancels, reschedules several trains
Tension runs high in Dhalai district's Ambassa and Kamalpur subdivision following assault on some bandh picketers and clash between bandh picketers and villagers. Eight to ten bandh supporters were severely beaten up by local people at Ambassa Motorstand area when they were moving toward Nailafabari where hundreds of tribal people gathered to block the national… Continue reading Tension at Kamalpur, Ambassa, Sadhupara as JMACAB called road blockade continues
নাগরিত্ব সংশোধনী বিলের প্রতিবাদে তৃতীয় দিনেও উত্তপ্ত গোটা উত্তর পূর্বাঞ্চল। অসম থেকে শুরু করে ত্রিপুরা পর্যন্ত সর্বত্রই চলছে বিক্ষোভ। তিন দিন ধরে দেশের অন্যান্য স্থানের সাথে বিচ্ছিন্ন হয়ে রয়েছে ত্রিপুরা। বন্ধ রয়েছে রেল পরিষেবা। ত্রিপুরা স্বশাসিত জেলা পরিষদ এলাকায় ৩ দিন ধরে চলছে বনধ। বনধকে ঘিরে বিভিন্ন স্থানে বিক্ষিপ্ত হিংসাত্মক ঘটনায় ৪০ জনের উপর আহত… Continue reading North East erupts in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SMS, internet suspended in Tripura; protests in Assam
A two-month-old ailing child died on way to a hospital when the ambulance carrying the baby got stuck in a road blockade, while about 40 people were injured in clashes in three places of Tripura during an 11- hour bandh to protest against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Tuesday, police said. The state’s BJP… Continue reading Baby dies as ambulance got stuck during 11-hr Tripura bandh over citizenship bill Yesterday
As protests continue against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Monday amid vehement opposition, the bill was introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha this afternoon. While the BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) enjoy an overwhelming majority in the lower house that… Continue reading After a smooth passage in Lok Sabha, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has now been tabled in Rajya Sabha.
The protest was against the “imposition” of the CAB on the Northeast which would open the floodgates for “illegal Bangladeshis” and signified a “dishonouring of the demands of the people of the Northeast”. On Monday, as Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, states in the North-East, except Nagaland, announced a shutdown… Continue reading ‘CAB’ protest hits normal life in Agartala
The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today, amid widespread protests against the proposed law in the Northeast. While the Modi-led government is confident of the Bill sailing through smoothly owing to the strength of numbers, the Opposition has decided to oppose it tooth and nail. The current strength… Continue reading Amid protest Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today