The Delhi Police on Wednesday issued a notice to farmer leader Darshan Pal over the violence during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, asking why legal action should not be taken against him.
More than 25 cases have been registered over the violence during Republic Day's tractor rally, the Delhi Police said today. The police have detained 200 people in connection with the violence that erupted in several areas of the city as farmers deviated from the fixed time and route and entered the heart of the city.
In view of the falling number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi health department has decided to resume surgeries, OPDs and other medical services at all city government-run hospitals, according to an official order issued on Wednesday.
The national capital reported 96 cases of COVID-19 with nine deaths in the last 24 hours, government data shows. Some 212 people also recovered in this duration.
Armed, aggressive, drunk, these are some of the things that have been mentioned about protesting farmers in the statements given by policemen injured about Tuesday's clashes that broke out after the Republic Day tractor rally went rouge.
A policeman was attacked with a sword in Delhi in clashes during a farmers' tractor protest that went rogue on Tuesday.
Delhi's minimum temperature rose to 5.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, though it was still three notches below normal, the India Meteorological Department said.
Several key roads in central Delhi and entry to Metro stations in the Old City have been closed in view of heightened security a day after violence that broke out during protesting farmers' Republic Day tractor rally that left one dead and at least 85 policemen injured.
The Delhi Police have filed 22 cases in connection with the violence during the Republic Day tractor rally by farmers protesting against the centre's three contentious farm laws passed in September.
Delhi witnessed unprecedented scenes of chaos and violence on Tuesday - on the nation's 72nd Republic Day - as groups of farmers protesting the centre's agriculture laws clashed with police
More than 80 Delhi Police personnel were injured - many seriously so - on Tuesday after violent clashes with groups of farmers who broke police barricades and stormed into the city on Republic Day to hold a tractor rally in protest of the agriculture laws
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party has said it "strongly condemns" the violence that broke out in parts of the national capital on Tuesday - when sections of farmers protesting the centre's agriculture laws forced their way into the city
The Connaught Place in the heart of the national capital will remain closed Tuesday in view of the ongoing tractor parade by farmers which turned violent at some places in the city, the New Delhi Traders Association said.
A tractor with two farmers on it overturned during a stunt at the Delhi-Noida border on Tuesday morning, as scores of protesters gathered here for demonstration against the new farm laws.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today closed the entry and exit gates at several metro stations as thousands of protesting farmers entered the national capital as they took out a tractor rally against the new farm laws.