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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.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee | PTI

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 Strike in Assam

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.
Violent anti-CAB protests in Guwahati

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.
Protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill

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.
Anti- CAB protest in Guwahati

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.

On Camera

Boring Joe Biden chooses boring Kamala Harris for VP. But it’s a logical choice

California’s Kamala Harris is a nationally known senator from a big state who had run for president and acquitted herself well. That speaks well of Biden.
Marketplace in South Korea. Photo | Bloomberg

Why deflation is a bigger risk for the global economy than inflation

The cost of allowing prices to overshoot is nothing compared to the misery that will be inflicted if this wrenching slump is allowed to linger.

Defence

The national flags of China and India (Representational Image) | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

No progress made in India-China major general-level talks, all eyes now on diplomatic parleys

Talks were held Sunday over Depsang Plains tensions. Next round of meeting under Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination is being scheduled now.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.