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Internet Curb In Kashmir Will Be Lifted When local administration is convinced: Amit Shah

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New Delhi, Nov 20: Speaking on the situation in Kashmir in the Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said that decision on resuming internet services in Kashmir – where internet has been snapped for over 100 days – will be taken when the “local administration is convinced”.

Amit Shah said in parliament today, adding that no person has died in Jammu and Kashmir due to in police firing since August 5 when the government made the big announcement of ending Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.

All Urdu/English newspapers and TV channels are functioning, banking services are fully functional as well. All Govt offices and all Courts are open. Block development council elections were held, 98.3% polling was recorded

Amit Shah dares Ghulam Nabi Azad to counter facts, says, “Availability of petrol, diesel, kerosene, LPG and rice is adequate. 22 lakh metric ton apples are expected to be produced. All landlines are open. I challenge Ghulam Nabi Azad Sahab to counter these facts which I presented, why don’t you object to these figures on record? I am willing to discuss this issue for even an hour.”

12.26 pm: “As far as internet services are concerned, the decision can be taken by the Jammu and Kashmir authorities. There are activities by Pakistan too in Kashmir region, so keeping security in mind, whenever the local authority deems it fit, a decision will be taken,” Amit Shah.

11.46 am: A meeting of Congress Lok Sabha MPs, to discuss Parliament strategy, took place at the Congress parliamentary party office in Parliament. Party interim president Sonia Gandhi is chairing the meeting. In the meeting, Congress has decided that the party will raise in Parliament the issues of economic slowdown, unemployment and detention of Kashmiri political leaders.

11.44 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Parliament. He will be speaking in Rajya Sabha today and tabling documents pertaining to proclamation of President’s rule in Maharashtra

11.15 am: JP Nadda, BJP, in Rajya Sabha: There is nothing political, security hasn’t been withdrawn. Home Ministry has a very set pattern & there is a protocol. It is not done by a politician, it is done by the Home Ministry and according to threat perception, the security is given & withdrawn.

11.10 am: Congress MP Anand Sharma raises the issue of withdrawal of SPG cover to party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, in Rajya Sabha. Says “We urge govt that issues of security of our leaders have to be beyond partisan political considerations

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Aligarh Muslim University shut down till Jan 5 after violence

Additional forces have been rushed in from adjoining districts. Rapid Action Force has also been deployed in the campus.

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Aligarh, Dec 15 : The Aligarh Muslim University has been shut down till January 5 after violence erupted in the university late on Sunday night, in protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

AMU students mounted a violent protest against the police crackdown on students in Jamia Milia in Delhi.

Cops used tear gas shells and lathi-charged students to disperse the mob. Angry policemen were also seen breaking the motorbikes parked outside the AMU campus.

Additional forces have been rushed in from adjoining districts. Rapid Action Force has also been deployed in the campus.

According to reports, a large number of students had collected outside the administrative block late on Sunday evening and pelted stones at the police. The protestors shouted abusive slogans against the police.

Efforts to pacify the AMU students by the AMU officials proved futile and the agitationists continued to pelt students.

Two policemen alongwith a senior police and several journalists were injured in the violence, according to reports.

Senior police officials have reached the AMU and firing was reported from inside the campus.

Earlier, AMU students vandalized the area at Chungi gate and some vehicles were also set on fire.

Senior police officials in Lucknow were closely monitoring the situation and taking measures to prevent escalation of violence.

Unconfirmed reports said that AMU had been closed till January 5 but no official was ready to confirm this.

Aligarh had been simmering since Friday when the district authorities ordered a shutdown of Internet services in the district.

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Protest in Patna against CAA, several cops hurt

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Patna, Dec 16 : Agitating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a mob set afire a police post and targeted some vehicles at Kargil Chowk, here on Sunday.

According to Patna District Magistrate Kumar Ravi, the protesters were moving towards the Kargil Chowk from Ashok Rajpath when they were intercepted by the police.

They attacked a Vajra vehicle and pelted stones on the police, leaving around a dozen policemen injured, Ravi said. The police had to lob three rounds of tear gas to disperse the mob, he said.

An FIR has reportedly been registered at the Gandhi Maidan police station for organising a procession without permission and destroying public property.

The police is examining CCTV footage to identify the miscreants.

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Delhi Police entered the campus without permission, says Jamia chief proctor

Meanwhile, Chinmoy Biswal, DCP South East said: “Our only interest is to push the mob back, so law and order can be restored in the area. We have no problem with the university (Jamia Millia Islamia University) students.”

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Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia chief proctor Waseem Ahmed Khan said that the Delhi Police entered the campus without permission and beat up staff members and students.

“Delhi police entered our campus by force, no permission was given. Our staff and students are being beaten up and are forced to leave the campus,” Khan told reporters here.

Meanwhile, Chinmoy Biswal, DCP South East said: “Our only interest is to push the mob back, so law and order can be restored in the area. We have no problem with the university (Jamia Millia Islamia University) students.”

Biswal said that the mob indulged in arson set motorcycles ablaze and pelted stones at the police and that around six policemen were injured in the stone-pelting.

The police said it fired tear gas shells at the protesters outside the campus of the varsity and also resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. They also detained some protestors from outside gate number 1 in the course of action.

A police personnel too sustained injured in the commotion which broke outside the campus.

Earlier, three Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses were set ablaze by protesters near Bharat Nagar during the course of demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

The protesters also damaged a fire tender and other buses and personal vehicles in the area.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that he has spoken to Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal and urged him to take all possible steps to restore normalcy and peace in the city-state.

“Spoke to Hon’ble LG and urged him to take all steps to restore normalcy and peace. We are also doing everything possible at our end. Real miscreants who caused violence should be identified and punished,” Kejriwal tweeted today.

The Delhi Chief Minister urged protestors to remain peaceful, stating that any kind of violence is unacceptable.

“No one should indulge in violence. Any kind of violence is unacceptable. Protests should remain peaceful,” Kejriwal had tweeted after three DTC buses were set on fire in Bharat Nagar area of the national capital.

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