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Amid tension in northeast Delhi over anti-CAA violence, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday clarifies that the CBSE class 12 examinations will be conducted as per the schedule tomorrow at 18 centres in western Delhi.
Stones, pieces of bricks and glass shards lay strewn on road and plumes of smoke billowed from houses, shops and vehicles which were torched by mobs in northeast Delhi's Maujpur.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Monday closed the entry and exit gates of some metro stations in the national capital, due to the violence against the new Citizenship law. Jaffrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur were among those metro stations kept close to avoid any untoward incident that may fuel the situation in Delhi.
The violence against the new Citizenship law in Delhi appears to have been orchestrated in view of the ongoing visit of US President Donald Trump, government sources told PTI.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged people of Delhi to shun violence in the wake of tension in northeast Delhi leading to death of a Delhi head constable.
Violence was also reported from the Chandbagh area in Jaffrabad. Police fired tear gas shells and also resorted to lathicharge to disperse the protesters. According to officials, a fire tender was damaged by the protesters after it responded to a fire call in the area.
The maternal uncle of Dr Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested for allegedly making inflammatory statements during anti-CAA protests, was shot dead in front of his house at Bankatichak in Rajghat area in Gorakhpur, police said on Sunday.
Security tightened at Jaffrabad metro station as women continue to protest against CAA
Women continue their protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Jaffrabad metro station area. The protest began late evening on Saturday continued even after midnight.
Women protesting against the citizenship law at the Clock Tower in Lucknow have started an indefinite fast from Thursday.
The Supreme Court-appointed mediation panel will again meet the anti-CAA protesters on Thursday at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh in an effort to hear and understand their views.
The Supreme Court-appointed mediation panel will again meet the anti-CAA protesters on Thursday at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh in an effort to hear and understand their views. The protesters have been holding a sit-in protest at a public road in the area for over 60 days now.
There were tears and defiance too as the women of Shaheen Bagh poured their hearts out to the two Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors on Wednesday, the first attempt to reach out to those sitting in protest against the citizenship amendment legislation for more than two months.
Amid protests over the anti-CAA protests in the country, over 150 prominent citizens including former judges, bureaucrats, army officers and academicians have written to President Kovind saying that a "false and motivated" campaign is being launched against the law.
The Supreme Court's appointment of two interlocutors to persuade the Shaheen Bagh protesters to move to another venue brought a little disappointment to the demonstrators though many of them believe there is finally an avenue to talk to the government about their dissent.