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86 Cops Injured, 4 Cases Filed Over Tractor Rally Violence, Say Police

86 Cops Injured, 4 Cases Filed Over Tractor Rally Violence, Say Police

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday January 27, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Police have filed four cases in connection with the vandalism in East Delhi during the Republic Day tractor rally by farmers protesting against the Centre's three contentious farm laws passed in September.

Latest News Live Updates: Chaos In Delhi As Farmers Defy Rally Route, Clash With Police

Latest News Live Updates: Chaos In Delhi As Farmers Defy Rally Route, Clash With Police

Wednesday January 27, 2021, New Delhi

Unprecedented chaos and violence ensued in Delhi on the 72nd Republic Day as the tractor rally by protesting farmers went off the designated course and rolled into the iconic Red Fort in the Old City.

Arrested Hyderabad Serial Killer Murdered 18 Women Since Wife Eloped: Cops

Arrested Hyderabad Serial Killer Murdered 18 Women Since Wife Eloped: Cops

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Hyderabad

A 45-year-old man, who was allegedly involved in 18 cases of murder of women, besides other offences, was arrested in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the police said.

Beating Retreat Ceremony At Attari Border Draws Overwhelming Cheer Despite Thin Crowd

Beating Retreat Ceremony At Attari Border Draws Overwhelming Cheer Despite Thin Crowd

ANI | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Amritsar

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers and their families were the only ones who were allowed to witness the ceremonial Beating Retreat ceremony at the Attari border of Punjab's Amritsar during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations on Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Letter, Law Student Urges Chief Justice To Take Note Of Violence At Tractor Rally

In Letter, Law Student Urges Chief Justice To Take Note Of Violence At Tractor Rally

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2021, New Delhi

A Mumbai-based law student wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde Tuesday, urging him to take suo motu cognisance of the violence that took place at the Red Fort in Delhi during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day.

Cold Wave Intensifies In Parts Of Rajasthan; Minimum Temperature Rises In Kashmir

Cold Wave Intensifies In Parts Of Rajasthan; Minimum Temperature Rises In Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2021, New Delhi

Biting cold conditions intensified in parts of Rajasthan on Tuesday, with Mount Abu being recorded as the coldest place in the state at minus 4.2 degrees Celsius, even as there was some respite in Kashmir where most places witnessed an increase in the minimum temperature, officials said.

Supreme Court To Hear Petitions Of "<i>Tandav</i>" Director Today

Supreme Court To Hear Petitions Of "Tandav" Director Today

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Wednesday a batch of pleas seeking dismissal of criminal complaints lodged in various states against Ali Abbas Zafar, the Director of web series ''Tandav'', and others for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.

Haryana Cabinet Holds Special Meeting, Appeals Protesters To Return Home

Haryana Cabinet Holds Special Meeting, Appeals Protesters To Return Home

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, Chandigarh

The Haryana Cabinet held a special meeting here on Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of Chief Minister ML Khattar in the wake of the events that unfolded in the national capital during the tractor parade and appealed to all protesting farmers to return to their homes.

PM Modi, Other Ministers Attend President Kovind's Republic Day Reception

PM Modi, Other Ministers Attend President Kovind's Republic Day Reception

ANI | Tuesday January 26, 2021, New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday hosted "At Home" reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day.

Children Among 200 Artists Rescued After Being Stranded Near Red Fort

Children Among 200 Artists Rescued After Being Stranded Near Red Fort

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, New Delhi

Around 200 artists, including children, who were part of the Republic Day parade, were rescued after they got stranded near Red Fort on Tuesday as the farmers' tractor parade turned violent and protesters broke barriers and stormed the Mughal era monument.

Over 20 Lakh People Vaccinated Against Covid In India So Far: Centre

Over 20 Lakh People Vaccinated Against Covid In India So Far: Centre

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, New Delhi

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per provisional reports, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday.

US Advisory For Embassy Officials In Delhi After Violence By Farmers

US Advisory For Embassy Officials In Delhi After Violence By Farmers

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, New Delhi

In the wake of the violence in the national capital, the US Embassy in Delhi advised American government personnel to avoid areas where clashes have been reported between farmers and police, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large groups, protests or demonstrations.

Seven Cases Registered In Connection With Farmers' Tractor Parade

Seven Cases Registered In Connection With Farmers' Tractor Parade

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Police on Tuesday registered seven FIRs in connection with the protesting farmers' tractor parade in the national capital, officials said in New Delhi

Relationship With India Strong Through Democratic Ideals, Says US In Republic Day Greeting

Relationship With India Strong Through Democratic Ideals, Says US In Republic Day Greeting

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, Washington

The US greeted India on the occasion of its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday, saying bilateral ties remain strong through the democratic ideals the two countries share.

Farmers' Protests: Mobile Internet Snapped In 3 Haryana Districts For 24 Hours

Farmers' Protests: Mobile Internet Snapped In 3 Haryana Districts For 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, Chandigarh

Mobile internet services have been suspended in three Haryana districts of Sonipat, Jhajjar and Palwal for 24 hours ending 5 pm Wednesday, the state government said Tuesday evening, as violent protests by farmers rocked neighbouring Delhi.