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Thunberg said Covax "offers the best path forward to ensure true vaccine equity and a way out of the pandemic".(Bloomberg file photo)

Greta Thunberg donates $120k towards Covax; slams 'tragedy' of vaccine inequity

AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 08:59 PM IST
The donation to the World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation will support the purchase of vaccines destined for the most vulnerable populations and health workers in some of the world's poorest countries.
Lilly Singh has been vocal in her support to farmers.
Lilly Singh has been vocal in her support to farmers.

Lilly Singh takes farmers' protest to Grammys red carpet, see pic

UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 12:00 PM IST
  • Late night host and YouTube star Lilly Singh became the latest celebrity to show solidarity with the protesting farmers in India, when she walked the Grammys red carpet with a mask that showed her support to the farmers.
The 24-year-old, who is a part of the Indian wing of Fridays for Future, a global climate change movement founded by Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, was arrested in Bengaluru on February 13(HT_PRINT)
The 24-year-old, who is a part of the Indian wing of Fridays for Future, a global climate change movement founded by Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, was arrested in Bengaluru on February 13(HT_PRINT)

'Pronounced guilty by seekers of TRP': Disha Ravi

By Arun Dev
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 03:35 AM IST
Police said Ravi, along with two other activists, created a ‘toolkit’ to spread misinformation and incite unrest as part of a global conspiracy.
The online toolkit was created in support of the farmers whi are protesting against the Centre's three farm laws since November 26 last year.(ANI Photo)
The online toolkit was created in support of the farmers whi are protesting against the Centre's three farm laws since November 26 last year.(ANI Photo)

Another activist Shubham Kar Chaudhari gets relief in toolkit case

By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Richa Banka | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Additional public prosecutor Irfan Ahmed told the court that similar pre-arrest bail petitions of the co-accused Shantanu Muluk and Nikita Jacob is listed for March 15 and hence the matter should be taken up then.
Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh told Fadnavis that celebrities are not being investigated but it is the BJP IT cell which remains in focus. (HT Photo)
Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh told Fadnavis that celebrities are not being investigated but it is the BJP IT cell which remains in focus. (HT Photo)

Probe not against Tendulkar or Lata Mangeshkar but against BJP IT cell: Deshmukh

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 04:59 PM IST
  • Deshmukh on February 8 ordered a probe to check if Indian celebrities were forced to tweet by the BJP to counter the tweets posted by international celebrities who tweeted criticising the government’s handling of the farm laws.
Activist Disha Ravi is escorted after being granted bail by Delhi court. She was arrested for allegedly creating a "toolkit" for the farmer protests that was tweeted by Greta Thunberg(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
Activist Disha Ravi is escorted after being granted bail by Delhi court. She was arrested for allegedly creating a "toolkit" for the farmer protests that was tweeted by Greta Thunberg(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

Toolkit didn’t call for violence, says judge who ordered Disha Ravi release

By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:04 PM IST
  • Delhi judge Dharmender Rana's order said "the offence of sedition cannot be invoked to minister to the wounded vanity of the governments'.
Activist Disha Ravi at a Delhi court on Friday(ANI Photo)
Activist Disha Ravi at a Delhi court on Friday(ANI Photo)

Delhi judge finds police probe sketchy and scanty, grants bail to Disha Ravi

Reported by Richa Banka | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:56 PM IST
On Monday, she was sent to one-day police custody after a three-day judicial remand and spending five days in police custody. Ravi was arrested on February 13.
Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday. (@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )
Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday. (@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )

Toolkit case: Delhi HC to hear Disha Ravi's plea on Feb 19

Reported by Richa banka | Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 04:36 PM IST
According to the police, Disha Ravi edited a protest toolkit backing the farmers’ agitation against the Centre’s contentious farm laws.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reacted to climate activist Disha Ravi's arrest.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reacted to climate activist Disha Ravi's arrest.

'I might get arrested for saying this...': Rahul Gandhi on Disha Ravi's arrest

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 07:31 PM IST
The 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi was arrested by the cyber crime unit of Delhi Police for allegedly sharing on social media a toolkit related to the farmers’ protests against the Centre’s contentious agricultural laws.
A woman holds a placard next to policemen during a protest against the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi, in Bengaluru, India.(Reuters)
A woman holds a placard next to policemen during a protest against the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi, in Bengaluru, India.(Reuters)

Over 300 alumni from Disha Ravi's college slam her arrest in toolkit case

By Arun Dev , Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:34 AM IST
  • Alumni of Mount Carmel College condemned what they called “blatant targeting of a young woman citizen expressing her support with the nation’s protesting farmers.”
A man holds a placard demanding the release of Indian climate activist Disha Ravi, during a protest in Bengaluru, India, Monday, Feb.15, 2021. (AP)
A man holds a placard demanding the release of Indian climate activist Disha Ravi, during a protest in Bengaluru, India, Monday, Feb.15, 2021. (AP)

Court relief for Disha Ravi: Home food, warm clothes, 15-min calls to family

By Richa banka | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 06:09 AM IST
The activist was arrested from Bengaluru last Saturday by the Delhi Police for allegedly creating and sharing a protest toolkit backing the farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm laws.
A woman holding a placard during a protest against the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi in Bengaluru. (Reuters)
A woman holding a placard during a protest against the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi in Bengaluru. (Reuters)

Cops claim man mentioned in toolkit associated with ISI

By karn pratap singh, Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 12:48 AM IST
At a press briefing on Monday, police told reporters that the document that was tweeted and later withdrawn by Thunberg mentioned the name of Friedrich, who has been on the radar of the security agencies since late 2006.
Activist Disha Ravi was sent to five-day Delhi Police special cell custody, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI)
Activist Disha Ravi was sent to five-day Delhi Police special cell custody, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI)

From opposition in the country to global leaders, all come in support of Disha

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Leaders from all over the world and across the political spectrum have come together in her support while condemning the government for trying to kill dissent in a democracy.
Students and supporters of activist Disha Ravi hold placards during a protest in support of activist Disha Ravi and asked how she allowed arresting by Delhi police, in Bengaluru on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Students and supporters of activist Disha Ravi hold placards during a protest in support of activist Disha Ravi and asked how she allowed arresting by Delhi police, in Bengaluru on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Support pours in for Disha Ravi across quarters after arrest

By Sharan Poovanna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 04:12 AM IST
Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh also criticised action against Ravi. “Completely atrocious! This is unwarranted harassment and intimidation. I express my full solidarity with Disha Ravi,” he tweeted.
Activists of United Hindu Front (UHF) hold placards and a picture of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg during a demonstration in New Delhi on February 4, 2021, after she made comments on social media about mass farmers' protests in India.(AFP)
Activists of United Hindu Front (UHF) hold placards and a picture of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg during a demonstration in New Delhi on February 4, 2021, after she made comments on social media about mass farmers' protests in India.(AFP)

Disha Ravi shared Google 'toolkit' with Greta Thunberg, say Delhi Police

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Ravi was arrested earlier in the day in connection with the Thunberg protest "toolkit" case and was remanded to five-day custody of Delhi Police's special cell.
Activists of United Hindu Front (UHF) hold placards and a picture of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg during a demonstration in New Delhi on February 4, 2021, after she made comments on social media about mass farmers' protests in India.(AFP)
Activists of United Hindu Front (UHF) hold placards and a picture of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg during a demonstration in New Delhi on February 4, 2021, after she made comments on social media about mass farmers' protests in India.(AFP)

Climate activist Disha Ravi remanded to 5-day Delhi Police special cell custody

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 04:32 PM IST
Climate activist Disha Ravi, held in Greta Thunberg's protest toolkit case, remanded to 5-day Delhi Police Special Cell custody.
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)
The ongoing multi-agency rescue operation at Tapovan Tunnel, in Chamoli district's Joshimath.(PTI Photo)

News updates from HT: Death toll at 41 as one more body discovered in Tapovan

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg had tweeted a 'toolkit' for farmers protest, leading to allegations of a well-coordinated conspiracy against India.(AFP)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg had tweeted a 'toolkit' for farmers protest, leading to allegations of a well-coordinated conspiracy against India.(AFP)

Bengaluru activist Disha Ravi held in Greta Thunberg's protest toolkit case

By Anvit Srivastava | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:19 PM IST
  • A senior Delhi police officer, who wished not to be named, said Ravi was picked up for questioning related to her role in spreading the toolkit.
Greta Thunberg reiterated her support to farmers protesting at Delhi borders(AFP)
Greta Thunberg reiterated her support to farmers protesting at Delhi borders(AFP)

In meeting with Twitter, ministry mentions Greta's toolkit, US Capitol violence

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 11:32 AM IST
Twitter was told that it was not actually siding with ‘freedom of expression’, but with those who seek to abuse such freedom and provoke disturbance to public order.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in the rally ''Europe Climate Strike'' in Brussels, Belgium, March 6, 2020. (Representative image) (REUTERS)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in the rally ''Europe Climate Strike'' in Brussels, Belgium, March 6, 2020. (Representative image) (REUTERS)

Breach of privilege for calling 'Greta Thunberg persona non grata'

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 09:42 AM IST
Chowdhury's comment came after a controversy erupted after climate activist Greta Thunberg had last week posted the "toolkit" in a tweet which she later deleted.
Kangana Ranaut has said Rihanna has no genuine talent.
Kangana Ranaut has said Rihanna has no genuine talent.

Kangana on global support for farmer protests: 'People like Kim are their icons'

UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 12:26 PM IST
  • Kangana Ranaut has said Rihanna is no genuine artist but just a 'porn singer'. She further said that if there is talent, one doesn’t need to do anything else.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Saturday commented on the toolkit which was shared by Greta Thunberg on Twitter.(REUTERS)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Saturday commented on the toolkit which was shared by Greta Thunberg on Twitter.(REUTERS)

'Toolkit revealed a lot': Jaishankar on document shared by Greta Thunberg

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Celebrities who commented on farmers protest obviously didn't know very much, foreign minister said.
The Republic Day tractor march by farmers led to a violent stand-off between Delhi Police and protesters in Delhi.(AP)
The Republic Day tractor march by farmers led to a violent stand-off between Delhi Police and protesters in Delhi.(AP)

Delhi Police write to Google, seek data on toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 10:21 PM IST
On Thursday, Delhi Police registered an FIR against the creators of the toolkit.
Here are top entertainment news stories.
Here are top entertainment news stories.

Richa slams burning of Greta’s effigies, Kangana calls Twitter China puppet

PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 10:48 AM IST
From Richa Chadha slamming burning of young activist Greta Thunberg's effigies to Kangana Ranaut reacting to Twitter for deleting her tweet, here are top entertainment news stories.
Farmers at Tikri Border during their ongoing protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers at Tikri Border during their ongoing protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Creators of ‘toolkit’ booked for conspiracy and sedition

By shiv sunny, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 01:56 AM IST
The toolkit was tweeted by Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg along with a post in support of the agitating farmers.
The Twitter battle actually throws up a larger question for India’s liberal political stream and critics of the government (REUTERS)
The Twitter battle actually throws up a larger question for India’s liberal political stream and critics of the government (REUTERS)

The power of nationalism | HT Editorial

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 08:59 PM IST
After tweets from a set of global figures expressing solidarity with the farm protests, and a strong ministry of external affairs statement defending the farm laws and rebuking “vested interest groups”, the battle over the narrative on the farm protests escalated on social media
Delhi Police special commissioner of police Praveer Ranjan addresses the media.(ANI/Periscope/Twitter)
Delhi Police special commissioner of police Praveer Ranjan addresses the media.(ANI/Periscope/Twitter)

'No particular name': FIR against creators of toolkit shared by Greta

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 08:03 PM IST
  • Delhi Police register FIR against unknown persons for sharing toolkit in social media aiming to spread ‘disaffection against govt of India’
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson and MP Meenakshi Lekhi speaks to media during a press conference at Delhi Pradesh BJP office in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson and MP Meenakshi Lekhi speaks to media during a press conference at Delhi Pradesh BJP office in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

'Propose Greta's name for child bravery award': Meenakshi Lekhi on toolkit row

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:54 PM IST
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said Greta Thunberg did a huge service to the country by uploading the toolkit.
Greta Thunberg reiterated her support to farmers protesting at Delhi borders(AFP)
Greta Thunberg reiterated her support to farmers protesting at Delhi borders(AFP)

'Still stand with farmers', tweets Greta Thunberg after Twitter controversy

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 06:20 PM IST
No amount of hate, threats or violations of human rights will ever change that, Greta wrote minutes after Delhi Police filed a complaint against the creators of the toolkit.
Rihanna and Greta Thunberg have drawn the attention of the world to the farmer protests in India. (Reuters)
Rihanna and Greta Thunberg have drawn the attention of the world to the farmer protests in India. (Reuters)

Rihanna hailed by Richa Chadha, Lilly Singh for supporting farmer protests

UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 10:54 AM IST
All from Richa Chadha and Lilly Singh have hailed Rihanna for her tweet, asking for why the world wasn't talking about the farmer protests in India. Kangana had slammed Rihanna for the same, calling her 'a fool'.
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