#Farmer protests

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Delhi Police Special Cell called Punjabi actor-activist Deep Sidhu a "prominent player" behind the violence at Red Fort. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@DeepSidhu)

  • Punjabi actor-turned activist Deep Sidhu was sent to a 14-day judicial custody
  • He was arrested on February 9 by the Delhi Police's Special Cell from the Karnal Bypass
  • A day later, Iqbal Singh, who was wanted by the Delhi Police in the same case, was arrested from Punjab's Hoshiarpur

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Historian Ramchandra Guha along with other activists holds placards during a protest against the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi, in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)

  • Mumbai lawyer Nikita Jacob and Pune engineer Shantanu had attended the Zoom meeting
  • The Red Fort violence that took place on the Republic Day left over 500 policemen injured and one protestor dead
  • Shanatu is owner of the Toolkit doc shared by Greta Thunberg, officials say

.Betul, Madhya Pradesh, India
Congress workers in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district on Saturday went towards Sarni at a film shoot site to protest against Kangana Ranaut. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@kanganaranaut)

  • The protestors faced police action for trying to protest at Kangana Ranaut's  film shoot site
  • The video clips showing police caning the Congress workers went viral all over the social media
  • The film shooting schedule in the area is set to end on February 17, as per officials

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to the motion of thanks to the President's address in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • We have already said we are ready for clause by clause discussion: PM Modi on farm laws
  • PM Modi said that a new world order will emerge post-corona
  • The PM on Monday quoted former PM Manmohan Singh to defend farm laws

.Singhu, Delhi, India
Farmers block Shambhu Highway during their 'chakka jam' protest as part of the ongoing agitation over new farm laws. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Protesting farmers held nationwide 'chakka jam' on Saturday
  • Several protestors were detained in Bengaluru and Hyderabad
  • Internet services remained suspended in Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri borders till 11.59 pm

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses during the 'chakka jam' by farmers at Ghazipur border in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • Nobody can touch the farmlands, the farmers will protect it: Rakesh Tikait
  • A 'chakka jam' was observed across India from 12 noon to 3 pm on Saturday
  • Farmers are encamping at Tikri and Singhu borders since November demanding repeal of the farm laws

.London, UK
Jameela Jamil has always been vocal about relevant socio-political issues of the world. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@jameelajamilofficial)

  • Jameela Jamil shared on Instagram that she was being pressurised to speak up on farmers' protest
  • She faced a lot of death and rape threats online for speaking up for the farmers before
  • She pointed out that women are expected to speak up more despite the cruel trolls they face

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, lawyer Meena Harris and former adult star Mia Khalifa have supported the farmers' protest. (Photo Credit: Instagram)

  • Meena Harris, a lawyer by profession, tweeted her opinion on the protests
  • International pop star Rihanna also expressed her views about the farmers' protests
  • Greta Thunberg said, "I still stand with farmers and support their protest"

.Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during their ongoing agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • Rakesh Tikait welcomed the support from global artistes and activists, although admitting he does not know them
  • Tikait said he did not have any talk with the 15 MPs who had tried to come to Ghazipur to meet the protestors
  • They were also not allowed to speak to the protestors, he added

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Police on Thursday said it has registered an FIR against unnamed persons in connection with the 'toolkit'. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • A Delhi Police top official said the initial probe has suggested the 'toolkits' link with a pro-Khalistan group
  • An official said the documents uploaded on social media have proper action plan about a digital strike on January 26
  • Delhi Police's remarks come in the backdrop of global celebrities supporting the farmers' protests