The Delhi Police has arrested the 'most wanted' miscreant of the Red Fort violence incidence, Maninder Singh, who was seen swinging swords during the tractor rally. The police have also recovered two swords from Maninder's house in Pitampura's Swaroop Nagar. Maninder (30), who is an AC mechanic and a sword trainer, confessed to have been radicalized by various Facebook posts. Moreover, he also revealed of brainwashing six other people from… read-more
The Delhi Police on February 9 arrested actor-activist Deep Sidhu for his alleged role in the Republic Day tractor rally violence. Reportedly, protesting farmers had also accused him of fueling the violence at the tractor rally and the Red Fort on January 26. While different teams of the police had been tracing the actor, the Delhi Police had also announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for providing leads on the actor.
Following violence during the tractor rally on the Republic Day, farmer unions on January 27 called off the march they had planned to hold on the Budget presentation day on February 1. They will now organise public meetings and hunger strikes across the country on January 30. However, the farmer leaders have alleged a conspiracy behind the violence and have asked the government to initiate a probe into it.
On January 26, around 300 policemen in Delhi were injured in a tractor rally organized by the farmers protesting against the farm bills. 22 FIR's have been logged and about 200 people detained in connection with the violence near Red Fort. The protesters have been booked under the charges concerning the violation, rioting, damage to public property and assault on public servants with deadly weapons. According to the reports, 17 private… read-more
The Union Home Ministry has ordered the suspension of internet services in the areas of Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur, Mukarba Chowk and Nangloi. The issued order that will be in force in from noon hours to 23:59 hours on January 26 cited "the interest of public safety and averting public emergency" as a reason. The authorities were prompted to decide as the national capital witnessed a ruckus, which has resulted in the death of a protester.… read-more
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The protesting farmers at Singhu-Tikri borders on January 26 removed the barricades and entered Delhi. While the police tried to convince them that their tractor rally was permitted only after the Rajpath Parade ended, groups of farmers broke the Outer Ring Road barricades. However, saying that they will hold their tractor march only after the police give farmers way, the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha claimed that barricades were broken by members of… read-more
Over 100 farmer leaders were put under "house arrest" by the UP’s Agra Police to stop them from marching towards Delhi on January 24. While the police barred Delhi-bound tractors to participate in the proposed R-Day Tractor Rally, the farmers claimed that fuel stations have been asked not to give diesel to tractors. Responding to this, the agitated UP farmers' unions threatened to stage protests during CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to Noida on… read-more
Courtesy: The Times of India
Delhi Police have identified 308 Twitter accounts operated from Pakistan for spreading misinformation over the proposed tractor rally by farmer Unions. The police revealed that these accounts had been created during January 13-18. The Delhi Police’s Special Commissioner (Intelligence) Deependra Pathak said that he received intelligence inputs of the probable threat of disturbance at the Republic Day farmers rally from those handles.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
The Delhi police have approved the tractor rally to be organized by the Farmer Unions on January 26, stated Swaraj India member Yogendra Yadav. Besides, he said the barricades would be opened for the farmers for entering Delhi peacefully. "We have reached an agreement on the route, final details are to be worked out tonight,” added Yogendra. Reportedly, the rally has been organized to protest against the farm laws.
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In a new development concerning the Republic Day tractor parade, the protesting farmers have decided to showcase tableaux representing various Indian states. The farmers also met with the Delhi Police to seek permission for the parade, confirming that they would conduct it on the Outer Ring Road without disrupting the official Republic Day ceremony. Earlier on January 21, the farmers' group from Haryana elected Gurnam Singh Chaduni as the… read-more