Bharat Bandh LIVE: 2 dead, 3 injured as protest against CAA turns violent in Murshidabad, Bengal

Two killed and three others were critically injured when an anti CAA-NRC protest in Murshidabad’s Jalangi area turned violent, The deceased, identified as Anarul Biswas, reports New18

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29 Jan 2020, 3:06 PM

2 dead, 3 injured as protest against CAA Turns Violent in Murshidabad, Bengal

Two killed and three others were critically injured on Wednesday when an anti CAA-NRC protest in Murshidabad's Jalangi area turned violent, reports New18

The deceased, identified as Anarul Biswas,and the injured sustained bullet injuries.

The local residents forum was observing a bandh in the area when a convoy of cars, led by local Trinamool Congress block president Tahiruddin Sheikh, reached the spot and allegedly fired upon the protesters. Several two-wheelers and cars were ransacked and set on fire.

The local TMC leadership have, however, denied the charges, reports News18

29 Jan 2020, 3:30 PM

TMC goons attacked with bombs during CAA protest in Bengal , says Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary

Locals of Sahebnagar were protesting peacefully against Citizenship Amendment Act. Suddenly, TMC goons attacked them with bombs; 1 person died in the incident. At least 4 people sustained injuries&were admitted to hospital, says Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, Congress MP from Murshidabad, WB

29 Jan 2020, 3:24 PM

15 people injured in clash between pro and Anti-CAA protesters in Sitamarhi, Bihar

A clash broke out between two groups - one protesting against CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the other supporting it, in Sitamarhi, Bihar, today. 15 people were injured in the clash. Police personnel have now been deployed in the area.

29 Jan 2020, 2:43 PM

Over 250 protesters detained in Pune over their protest against CAA and NRC

Over 250 protesters have been detained in Pune city till now, over their protest against CAA and NRC, in support of the 'Bharat Bandh' called by multiple organisations today, against CAA and NRC,says Pune police

29 Jan 2020, 2:00 PM

Protest at Jantar Mantar against CAA, NRC and NPR

Protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) & National Population Register (NPR)

29 Jan 2020, 12:37 PM

Shaheen Bagh’s ‘daadis’ (grandmothers) at Jantar Mantar protest, according to News18

Shaheen Bagh’s ‘daadis’ (grandmothers) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

29 Jan 2020, 11:54 AM

Rail roko in Mumbai, no impact in Thane

Suburban services of the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai were briefly affected on Wednesday morning due to a protest on tracks at Kanjurmarg station as part of the Bharat Bandh called by some organisations against the CAA and the NRC.

At least 100 protesters gathered on the tracks at the railway station around 8 am and stopped CSMT-bound slow trains, police said.

Thet raised slogans and waved the National Flag.

The protesters were later removed by the police and detained.

Due to the disruption, the services on the CR line are running late by 10-15 minutes, an official said.

"Suburban UP Slow train on Central_Railway stopped at Kanjur Marg station by a mob of people. However DN slow, Fast lines traffic is normal," said Shivaji Sutar, Chief PRO, CR.

"We request people not to stop trains and cooperate us for smooth operation of suburban trains," Sutar said.

Multiple organisations, including Bahujan Kranti Morcha, have reportedly called for a Bharat Bandh in protest against the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Meanwhile, no effect of bandh was seen in negibouring Thane city and surrounding areas.

Public transport is normal in Thane and shops and educational institutes are open, a police control room official said.

Police personnel are deployed at various spots, he added.

29 Jan 2020, 11:32 AM

Protest begins at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against Citizenship Amendment Act

29 Jan 2020, 11:27 AM

Muslim women from Shaheen Bagh will today march at Jantar Mantar in Delhi

In the wake of the Bandh, the Muslim women, who have, for the last 40 days,  been protesting against CAA and NRC in Shaheen Bagh will today, march at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. During the march, some of the Shaheen Bagh's women will address the protesters.

29 Jan 2020, 10:04 AM

Anti-CAA protests begin in Deoband

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act have begun in Deoband town that is home to a world-renowned Islamic seminary in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district.

29 Jan 2020, 10:00 AM

Kolkata's 'Shaheen Bagh' protesters continue anti-CAA stir

A sit-in agitation by 60 Muslim women at the Park Circus Maidan, christened as 'Kolkata's Shaheen Bagh', entered its 23rd day on Wednesday with the protestors firm to carry on with their stir against the CAA indefinitely.

Displaying no signs of fatigue, the women, ranging from housewives to profesionals, expressed their determination to hold their ground.

Parveen Nazir, one of the 60 women and a homemaker, believes the biggest strength lies in the fact that the protestors are not associated with any political group.

29 Jan 2020, 9:49 AM

Bahujan Kranti Morcha block railway track in Mumbai during protest against CAA and NRC

Members of Bahujan Kranti Morcha block a railway track in Kanjurmarg station during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens . The organization has called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on Wednesday, January 29

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