At least 84 people and nine rare rhinos have been killed in flooding in the northeastern state, officials say.
The incidents come in light of an intense campaign of anti-Muslim hatred, in which India's Muslim minority has been blamed for deliberately 'spreading' the coronavirus in the country.
The ongoing brutality in New Delhi dubbed 'communal violence' is the live unfolding of a pogrom against Muslims.
This is the first real, widespread challenge to its policies the BJP has faced.
Rights groups say the citizenship law, combined with poor urban development, could lead to the forced eviction of millions of people living in poverty. Meanwhile, Muslim women continue to occupy New Delhi's streets in resistance to the divisive law.
Supreme Court gives four weeks to the Hindu nationalist government to reply to about 143 petitions, challenging the decisive Citizenship Amendment Act.
Demonstrations continue against controversial law seen anti-Muslim even as leader of volatile northern state and hardline Hindu monk, Yogi Adityanath, defends mass arrests, sealing of properties, and heavy fines, to quell protests.
Thousands rally in protests against new citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim, while Hindu nationalist ruling party releases video with animated Muslim characters as part of publicity blitz to try to bust "myths" around the law.
Nine people killed in northern Uttar Pradesh state in clashes between police and protesters, officials say, raising death toll in more than a week of unrest triggered by a citizenship law widely seen as anti-Muslim.
The fear of losing everything gives many Indian Muslims the courage to speak up against the Modi regime, even though they are facing a violent police crackdown.
India’s Supreme Court postponed hearings challenging the constitutionality of a new citizenship law, which has sparked violent protests in the country and widespread condemnation over the last week.
The student protests in India are the first major signs of local resistance to the Hindu-nationalist policies of the Modi government.
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