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    Protests against new citizenship law spread across India

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi, India | Updated at 12:53pm on December 16, 2019

    Fresh protests rocked India Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, with six people dead in the northeast and up to...

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    Death toll from India protests reaches 6

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:57am on December 16, 2019

    At least three buses were set ablaze, batons and teargas were used and the police were seen chasing protesters through the streets as a protest...

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    Bangladesh foreign minister hopes India will follow procedures

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on December 16, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday hoped that India would follow standard operating procedures on sending people to Bangladesh. ‘There is a standard procedure...

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    US, UK issue travel alert as protests grip India

    Agence France-Presse . Guwahati | Updated at 12:20am on December 15, 2019

    Protests against a divisive new citizenship law raged Saturday as Washington and London issued travel warnings for northeast India following days of violent clashes that...

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    Presidential system

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2019

    IT IS fundamentally most unwise, and perhaps even dangerous, to seek legal or, worse still, constitutional cures for political diseases. Political instability can be cured...

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    Japanese PM’s India trip postponed amid violent protests

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:23am on December 14, 2019

    India said Friday that a visit by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe had been postponed, after days of violent protests at a northeastern city where...

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    India suspends Bangladeshis’ entry thru Tamabil

    Staff Correspondent . Dhaka, Sylhet | Updated at 12:11am on December 14, 2019

    Indian immigration authorities on Friday suspended allowing Bangladeshis’ entry into their country through Tamabil Land Port in Goainghat of Sylhet, following curfew was imposed in...

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    Train station torched in India protests

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2019

    A railway station complex in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district was set on fire Friday evening by thousands of people protesting against the Indian new citizenship...

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    UN concerned over India’s ‘discriminatory’ citizenship act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:56pm on December 13, 2019

    The United Nations high commissioner for human rights Jeremy Laurence expressed deep concern over India’s new Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, calling it ‘fundamentally discriminatory in...

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    India protest hotspot offline as two shot dead

    Agence France-Presse . Guwahati, India | Updated at 11:33am on December 13, 2019

    Internet access has been cut in India's northeastern city of Guwahati after violent protests over a new citizenship law saw two demonstrators shot dead by...

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