Citizenship Act stir: Trains, buses torched as protests intensify in Bengal, Mamata appeals for peace
The protestors also blocked roads in several parts of the state leading to disruptions in vehicular movement and train services.
The proposed Bill was set to go the Union Cabinet soon but the MHA has rejected it saying that no central legislation can be brought to protect the practitioners of one specific profession.
People are coming out on the streets and joining the protests that have revived the memories of Assam agitation of 1980s.
At least two Bengali-speaking people were injured in police action when they were protesting against the CAB along with largely Assamese-speaking protestors.
The incident took place on Friday and one of the girls, a 9-year-old Dalit, informed her parents about it.
The victim, a resident of Kabirwala tehsil, was doused in petrol and set on fire by her husband and others on December 6.
The authorities are investigating whether the attack was terrorism-related.
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Upset over alleged harassment by her husband’s family, a 26-year-old woman jumped to death from the 21st floor of an apartment block in Kothanur on Monday.
In December 2018, a mob attacked the police after some cattle carcasses were found in Bulandshahr's Siyana tehsil.
Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme said late Sunday afternoon that authorities had determined the casualty count from the gunbattles stood at 14 gunmen dead and four police officers killed.
Being a woman in India is a complicated business.
The police said that Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty or damage.
Reports suggest the abuse remains largely unreported due to impunity, silence, stigma, fear and shame.
Roughly 87,000 women and girls were murdered across the world in 2017, according to the United Nations.