Mobile internet services suspended for 48 hours across Meghalaya, amid protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill in North East.
President Ram Nath Kovind gives his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.
Months after imposing the ban on mobile internet and messages in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union government resumed the machine-generated SMS services in the state. The service has been resumed for nearly 40 lakh postpaid mobile subscribers in Kashmir, especially business community people and students, who had appealed to the administration claiming loss in business and failing to fill forms.
Assam Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami on Thursday said that the doubts over Citizenship Amendment Bill not baseless and there is a strong possibility of it creating division.
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Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Thursday requests students to maintain peace during protests. He said, "I would like to request the students, brothers and sisters, protesting against Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam, to not lose control while registering their protest, and maintain peace in the state."
Adding more, he said, "Central govt has given an assurance on the floor of the House to protect the interests of Assam. They have also given the assurance to protect the culture, language and rights of the natives of Assam as per Clause 6 of the Assam Accord."
DMK to hold protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill on December 17, 2019 across Tamil Nadu.
Mumbai, December 12: The third phase of Jharkhand polls will take place today. Voting has begun for 17 constituencies in the third phase. PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Urging all those whose seats go to the polls today to vote in large numbers. I particularly urge my young friends to vote."
There is a curfew in Guwahati, following violent protests in Assam due to the Citizenship Amendment Bill. The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 was passed in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 125 MPs voted in support of the law and 105 voted against the contentious CAB.
Supreme Court to hear today the petitions seeking review of its verdict in Ayodhya land title dispute case. According to an ANI tweet, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will move The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019. Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda will move The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
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