Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests are living updates: Curfew peaceful in Guwahati, Dibrugarh violence reported i

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THE Times OF INDIA |Dec 15, 2019, 11:09:19 IST

Sporadic incidents of violence have been documented from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests towards the amended Citizenship Act. Curfew imposed in Guwahati and elements of Dibrugarh district was comfortable on Sunday. Remain with TOI for all updates

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fifteen trains cancelled and ten trains have been partially cancelled, in view of community agitation at different railway stations in Howrah-Kharagpur railway section of South Jap Railway: East Coastline Railway

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Petrol pumps in the metropolis have also opened with cars waiting around in traces to refuel. Law enforcement are applying loudspeakers to notify the community about the rest

10:36 (IST), Dec 15

Curfew calm in Guwahati, sections of Dibrugarh district

The curfew imposed in Guwahati and parts of Dibrugarh district next protests towards the amended Citizenship Act was peaceful on Sunday, law enforcement mentioned. Curfew was peaceful from seven am to 4 pm in Guwahati. It was also peaceful from 7am to 4pm in Dibrugarh west, Naharkatia, Tenughat and some other locations in the district from 7am to 4pm, officers stated.

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Violent protests have rocked several components of the point out in the very last two times with agitators torching railways stations and vandalising public home. Incidents of violence were being reported from Murshidabad and North 24 Parganas districts, and rural Howrah on Saturday.

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In Domjur region of Howrah district, protesters organised highway blockades and shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi governing administration. A massive police contingent has been rushed to the spot to regulate the predicament.

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Protests versus Citizenship legislation in Bengal, roads blockades at quite a few sites

Sporadic incidents of violence had been noted from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests from the amended Citizenship Act, police explained on Sunday. Protesters blocked different vital roads in Amdanga and Kalyani places of North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts. They also blocked roadways and railway tracks in numerous stations of the districts, the police said.

10:32 (IST), Dec 15

Citizenship (Modification) Act protests: US, Singapore, Canada question citizens to steer clear of northeast travel

The governments of the United States, Singapore and Canada asked its citizens to stay away from travelling to Assam and the northeast as violent protests from the Citizenship (Modification) Bill ongoing in the northeast. This will come days right after the Overseas and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom had issued a journey advisory inquiring their citizens to “exercise caution” while travelling to the region for any objective. Read entire story

ten:31 (IST), Dec fifteen

Anti-Citizenship act stir: ATMs go dry in Guwahati, chicken sells for Rs 500/kg

The protests in excess of the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) have led to a sharp rise in the price of meals things in this article. Onion sold for Rs 250 a kilo in marketplaces in the town, while potato marketed for Rs 60 a kilo after the markets reopened at 9am on Saturday as part of a seven-hour leisure in curfew. Lean hen bought at Rs 500 a kilo and rohu fish at Rs 420 a kilo. A bundle of spinach, which usually sells for Rs ten, value people Rs 60. Cauliflower bought at Rs eighty to Rs one hundred a kilo and the cost of a kilo of cabbage hovered amongst Rs 60 and Rs 80.

10:28 (IST), Dec 15

Citizenship (Modification) Act protest: Government reaches out to stranded readers

Assam tourism division has began evacuating travellers trapped in many sections of the state amid the extended agitation against the now amended Citizenship Act. Assam tourism director Deva Kumar Mishra said sixteen Australian travellers, who ended up stranded in Kaziranga for the last handful of times owing to the ongoing protests, were brought to Guwahati at the initiative of the point out tourism office. He claimed these vacationers, who were about to depart for Bangladesh, had been despatched to Kolkata on Friday night. Read entire story