Live news: Internet shut, 4-day curfew enforced in Amravati after clashes

Amravati violence

A vehicle set on fire allegedly by a mob during a bandh supposedly organised by BJP, in Amravati, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (PTI Photo)


Latest live news: Authorities cut off internet and enforced a four-day curfew in Maharashtra’s Amravati city on Saturday after fresh violence during a shutdown, a police officer told PTI.


A mob hurled stones at shops during the bandh allegedly organised by local BJP workers to protest rallies by Muslim organizations the day before to condemn the recent violence in Tripura, police said.


The two-week conference in Glasgow, which extended into an extra day of tortuous negotiations, was the 26th of its kind but the first to call for a reduction in fossil fuels, which not only power much of the world’s economy but are also the main cause of manmade global warming.

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