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What Happened on 31 July 2017


Planned civil unrest calender signed by the Hurriyat leader Ali Shah Geelani found by NIA

Amidst the violence and the turmoil in the Valley of Jammu and Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has procured a planned protest calender. Protests, Violence and stone pelting in the Valley were all planned by Hurriyat. According to reports, the unrest in the Valley was created by Hurriyat along with the coordination from handlers in Pakistan. The unrest causing deaths of several civilians and a strife between the police and the civilians was an outcome of the planned protest calender of the Hurriyat. The “protest calender” was procured from Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah “Funtoosh” which had ignited violence. The documents procured lists dates when the protests were to be carried out following the shootout of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Burhan Wani. The “planned calender of protest” depicted most of the activities for August 2016, the month in which maximum number of protests and stone pelting incidents were reported in Jammu & Kashmir following the killing of Burhan Wani. 

Opposition likely to trigger disruption over BJP's political maneuver in Bihar and Gujarat

In the light of the recent political events pertaining to the sudden alliances of NDA with JDU and the allegations on BJP of manipulating Gujarat Congress MLAs for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls has left the Opposition baffled. This Monsoon Session is likely to see disruptions, debates and innumerable adjournments in the Rajya Sabha as the Opposition decides to question and corner the government. The Rajya Sabha is already scheduled to discuss the The Constitution (123rd Amendment Bill) 2017; National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017; The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment Bill), 2017. But the sudden political turmoil is likely to cause chaos in the House.  




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