APPARENTLY APPREHENSIVE that people wearing black could be deemed protesters against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, those in black shirts or T-shirts, or wearing black headgear, were barred from entering the domes put up for the Prime Minister's public meeting in Bhachau, a city in Gujarat's Kutch district, on Monday.
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1430 – Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc (pictured) was captured at the Siege of Compiègne.
1844 – Siyyid `Alí-Muhammad Shírází proclaimed that he was "the Báb", after a Shia religious concept, marking the beginning of the Bábí movement, the forerunner of the Bahá'í Faith.
1934 – During a strike against the Electric …read more