#New Delhi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers and their supporters during their ongoing protest. New Delhi, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • Three farm laws were passed in the monsoon session back in September 2020
  • These allow private farms to enter the agricultural market
  • Farmers from Punjab and Haryana have been protesting for over a month now

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Raghav Chadha is the vice-chairman of Delhi Jal Board. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Raghav Chadha)

  • Raghav Chadha said he is practising self-isolation for the next few days
  •  "No serious symptoms have surfaced yet," Chadha said
  • "Please get yourself tested," Chadha asked people who came in direct contact with him

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Students, wearing masks, attend classes after schools reopened for 6th to 8th standard pupils in Srinagar. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India has recorded 11,285,561 million COVID-19 cases till now
  • 158,189 people have died of the disease
  • There are 189,226 active COVID-19 cases in India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Narendra Modi received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • "This has set a powerful example for all Indians to follow," Bharat Biotech's chairman said
  • After taking the vaccine, Modi appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated
  • Covaxin is India's indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Police arrested Jaspreet Singh on Monday (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • As per Delhi Police, Jaspreet Singh scaled one of the tombs of Red Fort during Jan 26 violence
  • Delhi Police said he was seen in offensive gesture holding steel tensile installed at the Red Fort
  • On Jan 26, the protesting farmers had taken upt a tractor rally against the three farm laws

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The issued guidelines will be effective from February 22, 2021. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Travellers need to submit a self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal
  • They also have to upload a negative COVID-19 test
  • The SOP also includes before boarding, during travel and on arrival guidelines

.Jammu and Kashmir
CRPF personnel pay tribute to the martyrs on the eve of the second anniversary of Pulwama attack. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A convoy of 78 buses carrying 2,500 CRPF personnel was going from Jammu to Srinagar
  • A suicide bomber rammed his explosive car into one of the CRPF buses
  • Within seconds, 40 CRPF personnel died on the spot

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
TMC MP Mahua Moitra speaks in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi. (LSTV/PTI Photo)

  • TMC MP Mahua Moitra shared an image of three BSF personnel outside her home in New Delhi
  • They say they are for my protection, wrote the TMC MP
  • Am a free citizen of India - people will protect me, she tweeted

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau spoke to PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau described government's effort as "befitting in democracy"
  • In early December, Trudeau backed the agitating farmers in India
  • Canada will always be there to defend the rights of peaceful protests, the Canadian PM had said

.Ghazipur, New Delhi, Delhi, India
The "pathshala" has around 70-80 students till now. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Children are studying inside a temporary "pathshala" at the Ghazipur site of farmers' protest
  • Nirdesh Singh from Mata Savitri Bai Phule Mahasabha is running the class
  • Farmers have been protesting at the border points in Delhi for over two months