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