Video Allegedly Shows Cop Firing At Protesters in UP, Police Deny

A vehicle torched allegedly by protestors during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Kanpur, Saturday, December 21, 2019. A fresh report and video purportedly from UP’s Kanpur suggests that state police shot at people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act, despite the UP police’s claims that “nowhere did the police resort to firing”….

Rajya Sabha passes SPG Amendment Bill amid walkout by Congress

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill was passed through a voice vote. However, the Congress staged walkout from the House. After this, the SPG cover will be provided to the incumbent Prime Minister and his immediate family living with him at the official residence. Also, ex-PMs and their respective family members will get the SPG cover only if they live at the official residence. The MHA will have the right to review SPG cover for former PM after five years from the day of retirement.