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Disha Ravi leaves after an investigation at National Cyber Forensic Lab, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Reuters Photo)

'India not averse to divergence of opinion': Judge cites Rig Veda in Disha case

By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Richa Banka | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:56 PM IST
Disha Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on February 13 and has spent six days under police custody and three under judicial remand.
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Kangana Ranaut with director Razy Ghai on sets of Dhaakad in Madhya Pradesh.
Kangana Ranaut with director Razy Ghai on sets of Dhaakad in Madhya Pradesh.

Kangana on protests against Dhaakad shoot: 'I had to change my car'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:06 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut said die to protests against her in Madhya Pradesh, she had to change her car and come via longer route from the shooting location of her film Dhaakad.
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Susan Sarandon has again spoken in support of farmer protests in India.
Susan Sarandon has again spoken in support of farmer protests in India.

Susan Sarandon: 'We must let India’s leaders know the world is watching'

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Reiterating her support to farmers, Susan Sarandon said they are with the farmers and must let India’s leaders know the world is watching.
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Kangana Ranaut has made a new statement against Diljit Dosanjh.
Kangana Ranaut has made a new statement against Diljit Dosanjh.

Kangana: 'I challenged Diljit Dosanjh to say he is not a Khalistani, he didn’t'

UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 10:36 AM IST
  • Kangana Ranaut has said that Diljit Dosanjh didn't prove that he was not in support of the Khalistan movement. She also claimed that he made the Riri song much in advance.
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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.
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Here are top entertainment news stories.
Here are top entertainment news stories.

Aishwarya shares selfie with Abhishek, Kangana asks former DGP to ‘bow down'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 11:46 AM IST
  • From Aishwarya Rai sharing a picture with Abhishek and Aaradhya Bachchan to Kangana Ranaut saying she is the best person to lead among fools on social media.
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Kangana Ranaut has called herself a 'queen' again.
Kangana Ranaut has called herself a 'queen' again.

Kangana asked about her credentials, replies ‘I am the best person to lead'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 08:06 AM IST
As former DGP Harish Chandra Meena questioned Kangana Ranaut's credentials to comment on the farmers' protests, the actor said she was the best person to lead and called herself a queen.
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Taapsee Pannu has shared a tweet about how not to become a propaganda teacher for others.
Taapsee Pannu has shared a tweet about how not to become a propaganda teacher for others.

Taapsee: 'Work on strengthening your value system to not be propaganda teacher'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Taapsee Pannu shared a tweet where she expressed her view on the developments in the aftermath of Rihanna and Greta Thunberg's tweets in support of protesting farmers.
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Ajinkya Rahane (L) and Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)
Ajinkya Rahane (L) and Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)

Twitter abuzz after notable Indian cricketers tweet on farmers' protest

UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar, captain Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, head coach, former India captain Anil Kumble, former India batsman Suresh Raina were some of the renowned names from the Indian cricket fraternity who tweeted on farmers' protest on Wednesday.
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Jay Sean has posted a note in support of farmer protests in India.
Jay Sean has posted a note in support of farmer protests in India.

Jay Sean support farmers' protest: 'It's one of the largest protests in history'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 03:21 PM IST
After American pop star Rihanna's recent tweet surrounding the farmers' protest in India, singer-songwriter Jay Sean has expressed his support for farmers, who have been protesting against the Centre's new agri laws.
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Here are top entertainment news stories.
Here are top entertainment news stories.

Taapsee says her family is affected by trolls, Angelina talks about her divorce

PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 11:38 AM IST
From Taapsee Pannu talking about trolls to Rihanna tweeting about farmer protests in India, here are top entertainment news stories of the day.
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A farmer works in his paddy field as smoke rises from brick kilns on the outskirts of Guwahati(AP Photo)
A farmer works in his paddy field as smoke rises from brick kilns on the outskirts of Guwahati(AP Photo)

Agricultural sector likely to cushion Covid-19 shock

By Zia Haq, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 07:03 AM IST
  • The survey pointed out that agriculture is “set to cushion the shock of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Indian economy in 2020-21 with a growth of 3.4 % in both Q1 and Q2 (quarter 1 and quarter 2)”.
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With the turnout seeing an increase since the 53.3% recorded during the nationwide roll-out on January 16, more vaccination sites are likely to be opened from Thursday.(AFP)
With the turnout seeing an increase since the 53.3% recorded during the nationwide roll-out on January 16, more vaccination sites are likely to be opened from Thursday.(AFP)

Vaccination turnout dips to 80.8% after 91% got Covid jabs on Monday

By Abhishek Dey, Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:26 AM IST
  • An out-of-schedule vaccination drive was conducted on Wednesday in Delhi to make up for Republic Day holiday.
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Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan leader VM Singh speaks to reporters on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan leader VM Singh speaks to reporters on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

'Doesn't have authority': AIKSCC after farmer leader says withdrawing from stir

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:45 PM IST
The farmers who had the permission from Delhi Police to take out a tractor rally deviated from the approved route of the parade and marched towards central Delhi from various border points leading to violence on Tuesday.
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A farmer drives a tractor with the national flag as farmers prepare for a tractor rally on January 26, at Singhu Border near Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
A farmer drives a tractor with the national flag as farmers prepare for a tractor rally on January 26, at Singhu Border near Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Here is the final route of farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Multiple rounds of meeting have taken place between the police and the farmers over the route of the January 26 rally. It has been decided that the farmers' rally will begin after the end of the main Republic Day parade.
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Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)

Formal permission received from police for Jan 26 tractor rally: Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times' sister publication Livehindustan reported that three alternate routes have been decided upon by farmers and Delhi Police during a meeting.
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Tractor trolleys of farmers parked at Kundli border during their ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Tractor trolleys of farmers parked at Kundli border during their ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

UP govt orders no diesel for tractors as farmers gear up for Jan 26 rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The farmers want to take out the rally on Outer Ring Road, while the police have suggested alternate routes.
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Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar is holding a Kisan Mahapanchayat in a Karnal village on Sunday(HT Photo)
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar is holding a Kisan Mahapanchayat in a Karnal village on Sunday(HT Photo)

Khattar's kisan panchayat to support farm laws riles up protesting farmers

By Neeraj Mohan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Karnal'
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 11:34 AM IST
  • Kisan Mahapanchayat: Additional forces from the nearby districts have been called in and duty magistrates have been appointed to monitor the law and order situation
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Farmers walk on a waterlogged road during their ongoing protest after heavy rainfall at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers walk on a waterlogged road during their ongoing protest after heavy rainfall at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.(PTI)

We are used to harsh weather: Farmers unfazed

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 01:31 AM IST
Harmeet Singh Kadian, president of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Kadian), said the farmers’ union arranged more waterproof tents on Sunday. “We are also trying to arrange more blankets and mattresses for the protesters particularly for the elderly,” he said.
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Farmers during their protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers during their protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.(PTI)

Farmer-govt talks today; 2 key demands on table

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:36 AM IST
Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal and Som Prakash will lead the government side, while 40 leaders of farm union will represent farmers at the talks.
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Farmers protesting against newly passed agricultural reforms run away from tear gas fired by police on a national highway at Dharuhera, in the northern state of Haryana, India.(Reuters)
Farmers protesting against newly passed agricultural reforms run away from tear gas fired by police on a national highway at Dharuhera, in the northern state of Haryana, India.(Reuters)

Farmers in Rewari break barricades; police use tear gas to stop them

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 11:55 PM IST
Over 2,000 farmers from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana and members of trade unions are currently protesting at Bawal in Rewari. The farmers at Bawal have asked their counterparts in Shahjhanapur to join them so that they could proceed towards Delhi on Monday.
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Newly appointed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha along with AAP MP and Punjab president Bhagwant Mann and AAP MLA Baljinder Kaur during a press conference in Amritsar, Punjab.(HT Photo)
Newly appointed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha along with AAP MP and Punjab president Bhagwant Mann and AAP MLA Baljinder Kaur during a press conference in Amritsar, Punjab.(HT Photo)

AAP extended legal aid to farmers against BJP leaders for defamatory remarks: Chadha

By HT Correspondent | Moga
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 04:47 AM IST
“Party vows to stand with the farmers in their fight till BJP leaders are punished. Right from filing a case, to fighting in court, AAP will work with the farmers,” Chadha said.
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A demonstrator cleaning the protest site at Singhu Border during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A demonstrator cleaning the protest site at Singhu Border during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Morning rains compound problems of protesting farmers at Delhi’s borders

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 04:44 AM IST
As the sun played hide-and-seek throughout the day, scores of volunteers and sanitation workers from Sonepat Municipal Corporation were seen removing the garbage and mud from the streets at the Singhu border.
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Farmers on a protest against three new central agri laws, at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Farmers on a protest against three new central agri laws, at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi border blockade continues due to farmers’ protest

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:06 AM IST
A police officer said the traffic was moving from Delhi to Noida smoothly as usual via the Chila border while the lane leading to Delhi remains blocked
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A member of the Nihang Sikh community performs during a Nagar Kirtan on New Year’s Day at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border), near New Delhi, India.(Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)
A member of the Nihang Sikh community performs during a Nagar Kirtan on New Year’s Day at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border), near New Delhi, India.(Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Nagar Kirtan, dance performance mark otherwise muted New Year celebrations at Singhu Border

By shiv sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 04:53 AM IST
“Our New Year celebrations will happen when the government agrees to our demand. Until then, we will keep any festivities limited to religious rituals and speeches,” said Khushwant Singh Sidhu, who belongs to Jagraon village in Ludhiana.
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Police personnel lathi charge on farmers as they break through police barricades to enter Haryana via Rajasthan-Haryana Border in Shahjahanpur on Thursday.(ANI)
Police personnel lathi charge on farmers as they break through police barricades to enter Haryana via Rajasthan-Haryana Border in Shahjahanpur on Thursday.(ANI)

Farmers’ protest: Barricades broken, police fire tear gas in Rajasthan

By HTC and Agencies | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 01:28 AM IST
“Haryana police used mild force on agitating farmers and also fired half-a-dozen tear gas shells when farmers tried to enter Haryana,” Bhiwadi superintendent of police Ram Murti Joshi said.
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Farmers gather at Thana toll plaza in Kurukshetra in Haryana and throw the toll gates open to all vehicles.(HT Photo)
Farmers gather at Thana toll plaza in Kurukshetra in Haryana and throw the toll gates open to all vehicles.(HT Photo)

Protesting Haryana farmers throw open toll plaza gates on national and state highways

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Karnal
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Farmers said they will also hold protests at all the toll plazas in Haryana for the next three days as per the instructions given by the farmer leaders agitating at Singhu and Tikri borders against the three farm laws.
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Farmers during a protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers during a protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.(PTI)

Farm law protests: Terai farmers to march to Delhi on Friday to join stir | 10 points

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2020 11:41 AM IST
The standoff between the Union government and farmers continues over the passage of new legislation to open up the country’s agricultural sector to private investment.
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Samajwadi Party’s Kisan Ghera programme means to organise small farmer gatherings around bonfires.(ANI)
Samajwadi Party’s Kisan Ghera programme means to organise small farmer gatherings around bonfires.(ANI)

While PM holds Kisan Samvad, SP stages bonfire meetings with farmers

By Pankaj Jaiswal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 10:28 AM IST
SP president Akhilesh Yadav has asked party’s sitting MPs, MLAs, MLCs, former legislators and office bearers to go to villages to participate in the Kisan Ghera programme.
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Demonstrators raise slogans during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur, New Delhi, India.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Demonstrators raise slogans during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur, New Delhi, India.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Farmers’ protest updates: Protesting farmers to meet farmers supporting new laws

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:15 AM IST
Thousands of farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting at Delhi borders for more than three weeks. Several protesting leaders have threatened to step up their agitation and have said that they are prepared to celebrate the Republic Day next year with their own tractor rally on Delhi borders.
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