Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicCitizenship Bill protests

Topic: Citizenship Bill protests

Video showing thousands protesting in Mumbai against CAB is actually from Bangladesh

The widely-shared video is of a gathering on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad un Nabi in Chittagong in November.

Cornering Mamata Banerjee in 2021 assembly polls won’t be easy. BJP lacks a pan-Bengal face

If the question, “If not Modi, who?” worked for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, then “If not Didi, who?” may come to haunt it in West Bengal in 2021.

Anti-CAB protests in Assam force PM Modi into crisis management mode, BJP plans campaign

Modi tweets to assure Assamese people they shouldn’t worry about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed by Parliament, but BJP plans campaign to undo damage.

Unleashing Frankenstein’s monster & democracy’s best joke as Modi says Assam will flourish

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Govt extends suspension of internet services in Assam by 48 hours as protests intensify

Thousands of people in Guwahati defied curfew and took to the streets protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was passed by the Parliament on Wednesday.

Protests against citizenship bill continue in Guwahati despite curfew, police open fire

Police said protesters hurled stones and bricks at them as they broke curfew to protest on the streets a day after the citizenship bill was passed by Parliament.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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