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Internet services suspended for 48 hours in Tripura over anti-CAB protests

The notification issued under provisions of Section 5 (2) of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 prohibits the following types of media for the next 48 hours beginning 1400 hours on 10th December 2019 in the entire state of Tripura (i) SMS messages of all mobile service providers (ii) Mobile Internet/Data Service of all mobile service providers, the order said.

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  • The government’s logic is that these minority groups have come escaping persecution in Muslim-majority nations. However, the logic is not consistent – the bill does not protect all religious minorities, nor does it apply to all neighbours.

    The girl had suffered 90% burn injuries after being set on fire, allegedly by her boyfriend and his mother, at Shantirbazar, South Tripura, on Friday. Police said the girl was rescued by the neighbours of the accused who took her to GB Pant Hospital here, and added that the girl was held captive for ransom by her boyfriend for two months.

    The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.

    BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad, after a legislature party meeting on Thursday, wrote to Union home minister Amit Shah demanding 100% quota for locals in jobs

    Merging will also help in cutting down administrative cost, he said, adding the move was supported by civil societies along with the elected member of Parliament of that area.

    Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday held discussions with leaders of political parties, students bodies and civil society groups of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya on the contours of the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill.

    "The approval will benefit farmers and workers located in the Eastern and North Eastern regions of the country particularly in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura," an official statement said.

    SC said that the government must clear all appointments to the superior courts within six months of any recommendation being sent to it even as the law ministry issued a formal notification appointing Justice Akil Kureshi as the Tripura High Court Chief Justice after much delay.

    Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb addressed the programme “ANGIKAAR” – 'A campaign for change management' at Agartala Town Hall where he discussed about various issues.

    Some of TREDA's schemes include the creation of solar cities, providing solar energy to 52,000 tribal families, electrification of rural areas of Tripura under Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP) and development of solar plants.

    In a letter to AICC general secretary in-charge Luizinho Falerio, he stated the biggest error was silent acquiescence to instructions of consulting with members of BJP.

    The high-level committee which would safeguard the interest of Assamese people from citizenship amendment bill , has received overwhelming suggestions for introduction of inner line permit which will be submitted as part of its recommendations within six months of its formation, by January 15, 2020.

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