14 out of 16 people were shot dead during demonstrations in Uttar Pradesh

violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act
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Uttar Pradesh has seen the most violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act

 More than 15 people have died during these demonstrations here.

According to the report of the Indian Express, 14 out of 16 people who died died of bullet injuries. A senior police officer has confirmed this from the newspaper.

Of the remaining two, Rashid died in Firozabad due to a head injury and in Varanasi eight-year-old Mohammad Sagir died due to a stampede.

People have died due to bullet injuries and they have been identified as such. Mohammed Vakil (32 years) in Lucknow, Aftab Alam (22 years) and Mohammad Saif (25 years) in Kanpur, Anas (21 years) and Solomon (35 years) in Bijnor, Bilal (24 years) and Mohammad Shehroz (23 years) In Sambhal, Zaheer (33 years), Asif (20 years) and Arif (20 years) in Meerut, Nabi Jahan (24 years) in Firozabad and Faiz Khan (24 years) in Rampur.

Police have said that they have handed over the bodies of the 15 dead to their families after the post-mortem. When the Indian Express contacted these families, four families said that they were still waiting for the post-mortem report.

The newspaper writes that on the one hand the family believes that their loved ones died from the police bullet, while the police is saying that these bullets were fired by the protesters.

Pragya Thakur sat on a strike in plane


BJP MP from Bhopal, Pragya Thakur sat on a dharna inside the space jet airline regarding seat allocation and poor services. Due to which the flight was delayed by about 45 minutes. Later, after much persuasion, she got off the plane and lodged a complaint.

According to the news published in the Times of India, during the Delhi-Bhopal flight, crew members had requested Pragya Thakur to sit on a non-emergency seat instead of emergency. Which he refused to accept.

A SpiceJet spokesperson said that the Delhi-Bhopal flight was operated by a Bombardier Q400 aircraft (with 78 seats). The first line in this aircraft is the emergency line and the passengers in wheelchairs are not given seats here.

The BJP MP came from her wheelchair and the ticket was not booked through the airline, so the staff was not aware that she was a wheelchair passenger.

The spokesman said that he was requested to change the seat due to security reasons.

Muslim community, including breaking mosque for bridge over river Jhelum

The Muslim community has set an example to complete the construction of the long-stuck bridge over the Jhelum River in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the news published in Hindustan newspaper, for construction of the bridge, the people of the Muslim community have agreed to demolish the 40-year-old mosque.

Officials have said that the bridge was not being built due to other hurdles, including the presence of the mosque and some residential and commercial structures.

He said that the demolition of the mosque started after the signing of the agreement between Srinagar District Development Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and the managing committee of the mosque 'Abu Turab' in Rampura area of ​​Kamarwari.

Colleges no longer need to get recognition from university
According to the exclusive news published in Dainik Bhaskar, the new education policy -2020 has been prepared, it is ready to bring it to the cabinet meeting in January. Its cabinet note is in the final stage.

Officials of the Ministry of Human Resources said that parts of the education policy of 30 countries have been included in it.

According to the Cabinet note, the biggest change is in the functioning of colleges. Government and private colleges will no longer have to seek recognition from any university. They will also give degrees themselves.