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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(REUTERS)

Toolkit case: Greta Thunberg extends support to jailed activist Disha Ravi

UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 10:15 PM IST
"Freedom of speech and the right to peaceful protest and assembly are non-negotiable human rights. These must be a fundamental part of any democracy," wrote Thunberg on Twitter.
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
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.
Activist Disha Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Activist Disha Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Disha Ravi 1st to be arrested in toolkit case, warrant against 2 others: Police

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 11:09 AM IST
The police have named Disha Ravi a "key conspirator" in toolkit's formulation and dissemination. It was shared by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter.
Farmers take part in a three-hour "chakka jam" or road blockade, on the outskirts of New Delhi on February 6.(Reuters Photo)
Farmers take part in a three-hour "chakka jam" or road blockade, on the outskirts of New Delhi on February 6.(Reuters Photo)

Maharashtra to probe if Indian celebs tweeted over farm laws 'under pressure'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 05:01 PM IST
A delegation of the Congress party met Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh earlier in the day claiming that Indian celebrities reacted to Rihanna's tweet under pressure from the Bharatiya Janata Party.
The toolkit, which was tweeted by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, and then deleted before she posted an updated version, is being linked by Delhi Police to a Vancouver-based organisation, Poetic Justice Foundation (PFJ).(Reuters)
The toolkit, which was tweeted by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, and then deleted before she posted an updated version, is being linked by Delhi Police to a Vancouver-based organisation, Poetic Justice Foundation (PFJ).(Reuters)

India seeks Canada’s assistance in ‘toolkit’ probe

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 03:36 AM IST
Senior Indian officials told HT that if the Delhi Police is to charge-sheet persons based in Canada, such a request is tenable under the mutual legal assistance treaty New Delhi has with Ottawa.
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)

Police seek Google’s help in ‘toolkit’ probe

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 02:15 AM IST
The police registered an FIR in to probe the “tookit”, which was tweeted by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, on Thursday.
Ranvir Shorey said that he ‘barely’ exists for awards shows.
Ranvir Shorey said that he ‘barely’ exists for awards shows.

Ranvir Shorey mocks Rihanna, Greta in a song, calls activist 'uneducated'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 02:56 PM IST
  • Actor Ranvir Shorey has mocked singer Rihanna and activist Greta Thunberg in a song. He said that Greta is 'uneducated' and that Rihanna is an 'bahana (excuse)'.
Rihanna hasn't responded to Kangana Ranaut's comments.
Rihanna hasn't responded to Kangana Ranaut's comments.

Kangana says Rihanna must have charged 'at least 100 crore' for protest tweet

UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 02:24 PM IST
  • Actor Kangana Ranaut has said that singer Rihanna must have charged at least 100 crore to tweet about the farmers' protest.

Battle to begin with repeal of farm laws, says Mo Dhaliwal who created ‘toolkit'

UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 06:03 PM IST
  • Poetic Justice Foundation founder Mo Dhaliwal has said that their final objective wasn't just the repeal of farm laws.
Prakash Javadekar said the toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg points towards a serious issue. (PTI)
Prakash Javadekar said the toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg points towards a serious issue. (PTI)

'Serious matter': What BJP leaders said on Greta Thunberg's toolkit

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:55 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar, Meenakshi Lekhi commented on Greta Thunberg's tweet as Delhi Police filed an FIR against the creator of the document.
Richa Chadha reacted to protests against Greta Thunberg.
Richa Chadha reacted to protests against Greta Thunberg.

Richa Chadha calls burning of Greta Thunberg’s effigies ‘repugnant and immature'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:37 PM IST
  • Richa Chadha criticised the burning of Greta Thunberg’s posters and effigies, calling it 'foolish' and 'embarrassing'.
Sonakshi Sinha is being hailed by her fans.
Sonakshi Sinha is being hailed by her fans.

Sonakshi re-posts message about humanitarianism amid protests: 'Wake up'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 04:35 PM IST
  • Sonakshi Sinha has re-posted a message highlighting humanitarianism amid the farmers' protest, in light of international attention being shed on it after tweets from celebrities such as Rihanna.
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.
Pop superstar Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg tweeted in support of protesting Indian farmers.(HT)
Pop superstar Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg tweeted in support of protesting Indian farmers.(HT)

How #IndiaTogether became top trend after Rihanna's tweet on farmers' stir

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:19 AM IST
The Twitter storm started after a tweet by international pop icon Rihanna who posted a news article about the suspension of internet at sites where farmers are protesting.
File photo of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Reuters)
File photo of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Reuters)

Uproar over Thunberg's 'farm protest toolkit': All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 08:38 AM IST
The document in Thunberg's tweet had details about January 26 protests and other street protests. The screenshots of the documents were widely shared on social media.
Union home minister Amit Shah wrote on Twitter: “No propaganda can deter India’s unity."(ANI)
Union home minister Amit Shah wrote on Twitter: “No propaganda can deter India’s unity."(ANI)

Government fends off global clamour on farm stir

UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 07:01 AM IST
Though some celebrities who aren’t well known in India have made social media posts on the issue over the past few days, singer Rihanna was the most high-profile personality to take up the issue on Twitter on Tuesday.
Ministry of External Affairs earlier said the "temptation" of sensationalist social media hashtags and comments is "neither accurate, nor responsible".(Mint)
Ministry of External Affairs earlier said the "temptation" of sensationalist social media hashtags and comments is "neither accurate, nor responsible".(Mint)

Motivated campaigns targeting India will never succeed: EAM S Jaishankar

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 12:30 AM IST
"Motivated campaigns targeting India will never succeed. We have the self confidence today to hold our own. This India will push back," Jaishankar tweeted..
Farmers say the laws will allow corporate giants to take control over a vast, antiquated agricultural sector that supports half of all Indians.(PTI)
Farmers say the laws will allow corporate giants to take control over a vast, antiquated agricultural sector that supports half of all Indians.(PTI)

Global tweets energise rural, tech-savvy social media team

By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 05:01 AM IST
Social-media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have played a central role in the farmers’ protests going global, as supporters scattered around the world have amplified the protests.
Farmers at Singhu border during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers at Singhu border during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.(PTI)

'Ascertain facts before rushing to comment': MEA on tweets over farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 01:07 PM IST
"Parliament of India, after a full debate and discussion, passed reformist legislation relating to the agricultural sector. These reforms give expanded market access and provided greater flexibility to farmers," the ministry said in a statement.
Kangana Ranaut has lashed out at Greta Thunberg.
Kangana Ranaut has lashed out at Greta Thunberg.

Kangana Ranaut calls Greta Thunberg a 'spoilt brat' for supporting farmers

PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 11:32 AM IST
  • Kangana Ranaut dismissed Swedish activist Greta Thunberg's support of protesting Indian farmers, and suggested that she is being used by a 'left lobby' in exchange of skipping her education.
File photo of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Reuters)
File photo of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(Reuters)

After Rihanna, Greta Thunberg extends support to farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:14 AM IST
Late on Tuesday, Thunberg tweeted about the protest along with an article that talks about internet cut at the protest sites. Apart from Thunberg, UK Member of Parliament Claudia Webbe also expressed solidarity with the Indian farmers.
Activist Greta Thunberg gestures in a photo which was posted with a message thanking her supporters for their well wishes for her 18th birthday, in this undated picture taken from social media.(@GRETATHUNBERG via REUTERS)
Activist Greta Thunberg gestures in a photo which was posted with a message thanking her supporters for their well wishes for her 18th birthday, in this undated picture taken from social media.(@GRETATHUNBERG via REUTERS)

Greta Thunberg, Swedish teenage climate activist, turns 18

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:27 AM IST
Thunberg began a climate change campaign that swelled from a one-person school strike to a worldwide movement, drawing in millions of school children, as well as adults.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defended her country’s climate change policies, saying that comments by activist Greta Thunberg suggesting the country lacked ambition referred only to part of New Zealand’s goals on climate change.(Yahoo)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defended her country’s climate change policies, saying that comments by activist Greta Thunberg suggesting the country lacked ambition referred only to part of New Zealand’s goals on climate change.(Yahoo)

New Zealand PM defends climate change goals after emergency declaration

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale, Sydney
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 07:32 PM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defended her country’s climate change policies, saying that comments by activist Greta Thunberg suggesting the country lacked ambition referred only to part of New Zealand’s goals on climate change.
Now 17, Thunberg rose to fame in 2018 when her school strike for climate change campaign became a viral sensation online, turning her lone protest into a global movement. Since then she has become a thorn in the side of the world’s political elite.(REUTERS)
Now 17, Thunberg rose to fame in 2018 when her school strike for climate change campaign became a viral sensation online, turning her lone protest into a global movement. Since then she has become a thorn in the side of the world’s political elite.(REUTERS)

World in denial on climate action 5 years after Paris accord: Thunberg

Stockholm | By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 06:50 PM IST
Pledges so far to reduce greenhouse gas emissions put the world on track for a dire 3C or more of warming this century, with countries planning to produce double the amount of fossil fuels needed to hit the 1.5C target in the next decade alone, the United Nations and research groups said last week.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg urges Donald Trump to ‘chill’ the way he had done in 2019 after Greta became the Time’s 2019 person of year.(via REUTERS)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg urges Donald Trump to ‘chill’ the way he had done in 2019 after Greta became the Time’s 2019 person of year.(via REUTERS)

US Election 2020: ‘Chill Donald, Chill’, Greta Thunberg settles score with Trump on Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Earlier, Greta tweeted endorsing Joe Biden though she said that she never engaged in party politics.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(via Reuters)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.(via Reuters)

Greta Thunberg urges EU to do ‘as much as possible’ on climate

Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 11:25 PM IST
“Of course none of what has been proposed or pushed is in line with the science, but we are still demanding them to do as much as possible... to commit to what they had promised to do” in the 2015 Paris Agreement, Thunberg told AFP in an interview.
Greta Thunberg, who sparked a global climate protest movement after striking outside the Swedish parliament in 2018, could encourage participation among younger voters who are typically less likely to vote than older Americans.(via REUTERS)
Greta Thunberg, who sparked a global climate protest movement after striking outside the Swedish parliament in 2018, could encourage participation among younger voters who are typically less likely to vote than older Americans.(via REUTERS)

Greta Thunberg shows support for Joe Biden in rare political tweet

Stockholm | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 08:43 PM IST
The Swedish 17-year-old said in a tweet that she never engages in party politics, but that “the upcoming US elections is above and beyond all that”.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a ‘Fridays For Future’ protest at the Swedish Parliament (Riksdagen) in Stockholm.(via REUTERS)
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a ‘Fridays For Future’ protest at the Swedish Parliament (Riksdagen) in Stockholm.(via REUTERS)

Nobel Peace Prize 2020: Greta Thunberg, WHO, Jacinda Ardern among top picks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 02:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin were also nominated for the prestigious prize.
Greta Thunberg accuses EU of ‘cheating with numbers’ on reduction of carbon emissions(Instagram/gretathunberg)
Greta Thunberg accuses EU of ‘cheating with numbers’ on reduction of carbon emissions(Instagram/gretathunberg)

Stealing our future: Greta Thunberg and 3 other activists accuse EU of ‘cheating with numbers’ on carbon emissions

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Climate change activists Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Adélaïde Charlier and Anuna de Wever van der Heyden take extensive research in their own hands after claiming that the proposed carbon emission reduction targets for the EU by 2030 are nowhere near enough to be in line with the target of the Paris Agreement
Thunberg and a handful of members of her group, Fridays for Future, assembled outside parliament with signs bearing slogans including “Stop Denying the Climate Is Dying”. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Thunberg and a handful of members of her group, Fridays for Future, assembled outside parliament with signs bearing slogans including “Stop Denying the Climate Is Dying”. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

World’s youth rallies against climate change

Brussels | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 11:27 AM IST
United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global protest since the coronavirus crisis began.
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