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The ITBP Covid Care Centre was inaugurated by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on July 5, 2020.(PTI)

News updates from HT: ITBP to close its Covid care centre within a week

PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Jayant Chaudhary also accused the government of not paying sugarcane farmers' pending dues. (PTI Photo)
Jayant Chaudhary also accused the government of not paying sugarcane farmers' pending dues. (PTI Photo)

RLD hits out at Yogi Adityanath government for not increasing sugarcane SAP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 09:48 AM IST
  • RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary alleged that the government wanted to decrease the SAP this year but could not dare do this because of ongoing farmers’ agitation.
The Delhi Police claimed that Ravi was an editor of the "toolkit Google doc" and "key conspirator" in the document's formulation and dissemination.(@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )
The Delhi Police claimed that Ravi was an editor of the "toolkit Google doc" and "key conspirator" in the document's formulation and dissemination.(@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )

Toolkit case: Activists, environmentalists demand release of Disha Ravi

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 02:11 PM IST
The statement issued under the banner of 'Coalition for Environmental Justice in India' also called it an attempt to distract the public.
Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police over her alleged involvement in the 'toolkit' case.(Disha Ravi/Facebook Photo )
Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police over her alleged involvement in the 'toolkit' case.(Disha Ravi/Facebook Photo )

Who is Disha Ravi? Here’s how the 22-yr-old activist is linked to Greta Thunberg

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 09:26 AM IST
The police have alleged that Disha Ravi was the one who shared the toolkit document with Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a meeting with officers engaged in crop procurement.(HT Photo)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a meeting with officers engaged in crop procurement.(HT Photo)

Law to claim recovery of damages to public property by protesters soon: Khattar

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Farmers, especially from Haryana and Punjab, have been protesting against the three farm laws for more than two months now, demanding the repeal of the legislation.
People attend a Maha Panchayat or grand village council meeting as part of a farmers' protest against farm laws at Bhainswal in Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh.(Reuters)
People attend a Maha Panchayat or grand village council meeting as part of a farmers' protest against farm laws at Bhainswal in Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh.(Reuters)

Farmers' protest highlights: Withdraw the laws then talk to farmers, says Gandhi

UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:32 AM IST
The farmers camping at Delhi borders have started preparing for summer.
Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar. (Getty Images)
Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar. (Getty Images)

'External forces can't be participants': Tendulkar, Shastri on Rihanna's tweet

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:35 PM IST
  • Tendulkar said India's sovereignty cannot be compromised and external forces cannot become participants, while Ravi Shastri also had a say on the matter.
Farmers standing during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers standing during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)

LIVE: Delhi Police arrest 122 connected to tractor rally violence

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 01:00 AM IST
Delhi Police have also appealed to people not to believe in rumours about illegal detention of farmers protesting against the three newly legislated farm laws and asserted that probe is being carried out in fair and transparent manner.
Janhvi Kapoor seen at the Mumbai airport on Saturday evening.
Janhvi Kapoor seen at the Mumbai airport on Saturday evening.

Janhvi Kapoor returns to Mumbai after farmers stall film shoot for 3rd time

PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 03:16 PM IST
Actor Janhvi Kapoor returned to Mumbai on Saturday after the shoot of her movie Good Luck Jerry was stalled by farmers in Patiala. This is the third time that the film's shoot has been disrupted by protesting farmers.
Mandeep Poonia being taken away in the police car. An FIR against him was filed at Alipur police station. (Instagram: @kissansatyagrah)
Mandeep Poonia being taken away in the police car. An FIR against him was filed at Alipur police station. (Instagram: @kissansatyagrah)

Farmers' Protest: Delhi Police arrests Mandeep Poonia for 'misbehaving'

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 01:34 PM IST
An FIR under the IPC section 186 (obstructing public servant in the discharge of public functions) and section 353 (assaulting a public servant in the execution of duty) has been filed against Poonia.
Workers of parties in Grand Alliance form a human chain in Patna in protest against the three central agriculture laws.(ANI)
Workers of parties in Grand Alliance form a human chain in Patna in protest against the three central agriculture laws.(ANI)

Grand Alliance in Bihar forms human chains against new farm laws

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Many of them held hands but many others chose to simply stand with a safe distance from each other in view of the physical distancing norms in force because of Covid-19.
On Saturday night, the BKU office-bearers had estimated a crowd of around 10,000 people at Ghazipur while the Ghaziabad police officials pegged it around 5,000 to 6,000.(PTI)
On Saturday night, the BKU office-bearers had estimated a crowd of around 10,000 people at Ghazipur while the Ghaziabad police officials pegged it around 5,000 to 6,000.(PTI)

BKU digs its heels in at Ghazipur border, more supporters pouring in

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The Bharatiya Kisan Union-led protest against the Centre's new farm laws here looked like it was going slim on Thursday but more protestors have joined the stir, following a mahapanchayat of farmers on Saturday in Muzaffarnagar, while supporters also joined in from Haryana and Rajasthan districts.
Security personnel at Singhu border during a farmers protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Security personnel at Singhu border during a farmers protest against farm law, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Internet suspended till Jan 31 at border areas in Delhi amid farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 03:13 PM IST
The administration is mistaken if it thinks internet suspension will weaken the protest, BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said.
Nineteen people have been arrested so far and over 25 criminal cases registered by Delhi Police in connection with the violence that broke out. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Nineteen people have been arrested so far and over 25 criminal cases registered by Delhi Police in connection with the violence that broke out. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)

Man held for snatching wireless set from police constable during R-Day violence

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 08:59 PM IST
  • The accused has been identified as Ajay Rathee, police said. "The accused, who is a resident of Haryana snatched the wireless set from the police constable Sonu on January 26 during farmers protest in Nangloi. The wireless set has been recovered from the accused", further said the Police Department.
Yogendra Yadav said during a farmers' rally at Delhi's border with Uttar Pradesh.(PTI file photo)
Yogendra Yadav said during a farmers' rally at Delhi's border with Uttar Pradesh.(PTI file photo)

Listen carefully, farmers won't stop protests: Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Earlier in the day, clashes broke out at the Singhu border between the farmers and counter-protesters.
Many of the protesters reached the Red Fort and entered the 17th-century monument (PTI)
Many of the protesters reached the Red Fort and entered the 17th-century monument (PTI)

Come forward: Delhi Police appeal for information on Jan 26 violence

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 04:38 PM IST
  • Anybody in possession of any evidence has been asked to contact Delhi Police on call or send details on their official email ID. Police have assured that the identity of the witness will be kept a secret.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

'We are with you, Rakesh ji', says Delhi CM Kejriwal amid unrest at Ghazipur

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 02:30 PM IST
The farmers' union leader had earlier tweeted regarding the Delhi government's support to the farmers protesting at the Ghazipur border.
The electoral alliance between the Congress and the Left parties for the upcoming assembly polls made noticeable progress on Thursday(ANI)
The electoral alliance between the Congress and the Left parties for the upcoming assembly polls made noticeable progress on Thursday(ANI)

News updates from HT: Cong-Left to share seats for Bengal polls

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 09:02 PM IST
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A Nihang Sikh aboard a horse inside Red Fort on Tuesday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
A Nihang Sikh aboard a horse inside Red Fort on Tuesday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Republic Day raid was pre-meditated, planned well in advance

UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 02:17 PM IST
With Delhi Police under firm orders not to open fire, the armed Nihang Sikhs provided the cover for the tractors to roll towards Red Fort.
Police are probing all connections behind the Red Fort breach on Republic Day.(AP)
Police are probing all connections behind the Red Fort breach on Republic Day.(AP)

R-Day violence: Hunt on for 'flag-hoister', family; kin says Jugraj is innocent

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Jugraj's grandfather Mehal Singh has told news agency PTI that Jugraj must have climbed the flagpole on the insistence of a fellow protester.
Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)
Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)

News Updates from HT: Centre provoked farmers to commit violence, says Sena

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 01:10 PM IST
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Home Minister Amit Shah will visit injured policemen today. (PTI file)
Home Minister Amit Shah will visit injured policemen today. (PTI file)

'Proud of their courage': Amit Shah visits cops injured in R-day violence

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Delhi Police claimed to have handled the sudden violence with restraint averting a major law and order situation in the Capital on Republic Day.
India will on Thursday dispatch 500,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Sri Lanka as grant assistance under its “Vaccine Maitri” initiative(MINT_PRINT)
India will on Thursday dispatch 500,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Sri Lanka as grant assistance under its “Vaccine Maitri” initiative(MINT_PRINT)

News updates from HT: India extends 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative to Sri Lanka

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 08:53 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar and Union jal shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat will be the keynote speakers at the summit. (PTI)
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar and Union jal shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat will be the keynote speakers at the summit. (PTI)

‘Never said doors for dialogue are closed’: Prakash Javadekar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 08:47 PM IST
  • "We have never said that the doors for dialogue are closed. Have you heard? Whenever talks are held, we will let you know," Prakash Javadekar said. The government has so far held 11 rounds of talks with the farmers who have been protesting since November 26 last year.
Deep Sidhu, who had been associated with the farmers' agitation for the last many months, said "anger flares up" in a mass movement like this when the genuine rights of people are ignored.(PTI)
Deep Sidhu, who had been associated with the farmers' agitation for the last many months, said "anger flares up" in a mass movement like this when the genuine rights of people are ignored.(PTI)

BJP planted stooge Deep Sidhu to create chaos in tractor rally: AAP

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:58 PM IST
  • At a press conference, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha, while questioning the connection between Sidhu and BJP, showed several photos purportedly of the actor with various BJP leaders. "The BJP planted their stooge Deep Sidhu to create chaos in farmers' tractor parade," Chadha said.
Farmers gather at Red Fort during their tractor parade on Republic Day, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Farmers gather at Red Fort during their tractor parade on Republic Day, in New Delhi. (PTI)

Twitter suspends over 550 accounts after violence during farmers' R-Day rally

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:21 PM IST
The microblogging platform said that it had applied labels to tweets that were found to be in violation of synthetic and manipulated media policy.
As many as 63,30,00, or over 56% of the failed transactions as of July 31, were successfully reprocessed but beneficiaries in the remaining 44% may not have received the money, according to information obtained from the agriculture department under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. (Representative Image)(PTI file photo)
As many as 63,30,00, or over 56% of the failed transactions as of July 31, were successfully reprocessed but beneficiaries in the remaining 44% may not have received the money, according to information obtained from the agriculture department under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. (Representative Image)(PTI file photo)

News updates from HT: Over a million Kisan fund transfers failed during lockdown

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:05 PM IST
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The nishan sahib transformed into the symbol of sikh sovereignty and identity.(AP)
The nishan sahib transformed into the symbol of sikh sovereignty and identity.(AP)

All you need to know about Nishan Sahib, the flag hoisted by farmers on Red Fort

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Actor Deep Sidhu has been accused of instigating the farmers for the deviation in the route as well as for hoisting the flag.
A video of an unruly tractor moving waywardly towards police personnel at ITO emerged on Tuesday as farmers protesting against farm laws deviated from their route and moved inside the Capital.
A video of an unruly tractor moving waywardly towards police personnel at ITO emerged on Tuesday as farmers protesting against farm laws deviated from their route and moved inside the Capital.

How unruly farmers tried to embarrass India on Republic Day

UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:09 PM IST
The tractor-borne unruly farmers were minutes away from India Gate when they were blocked by New Delhi Range police.
Heavy deployment of police along with paramilitary personnel seen inside Red Fort after yesterday's clash in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT photo)
Heavy deployment of police along with paramilitary personnel seen inside Red Fort after yesterday's clash in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT photo)

Security tight at Red Fort after clashes with farmers

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 12:07 PM IST
By Tuesday evening police, had removed protesters from the fort complex but a heavy security presence remained on Wednesday.
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