#Republic Day

4 days ago.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

20 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Climate activist Disha Ravi being produced at Patiala Court in connection with ' Greta Thunberg toolkit case' in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Delhi Police that the farmers' protest toolkit got leaked on social media
  • Disha Ravi has been in judicial custody since February 14
  • Delhi's Patiala House Court has reserved its order for Tuesday on Ravi's bail application

19 Feburary.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Factors such as age, gender, and profession cannot be relevant in assessing culpability in a crime, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday. (PTI File Photo)

  • Shah said that the nature of a criminal case should not be judged on irrelevant factors
  • The Union Home Minister refused to elaborate on the "merits" of the investigation in Disha Ravi's case
  • "When a person commits a crime, will a crime or culpability be decided on the basis of gender, age, and profession?" Shah said

17 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A 30-year-old man, namely Maninder Singh, has been arrested on Tuesday for Red Fort’s violence in Delhi on Republic Day. (Photo Credit: PTI/Vijay Verma)

  • Maninder Singh was allegedly swinging swords that “motivated” the protesters leading to the violence
  • The suspect runs a sword-training school near his house in Swaroop Nagar, said police
  • Delhi Police said they  found his video along with some pictures on his phone of his presence at Singhu border

16 Feburary.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

13 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Thousands of farmers are holding sit-in demonstrations on several border points in New Delhi for over two months. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Samyukta Kisan Morcha demanded a high-level judicial inquiry into the Republic Day violence
  • It claimed that protestors are being implicated in false cases and harassed by Delhi Police
  • 122 farmers have been arrested by Delhi Police in connection with 14 FIRs, it said

10 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Microblogging site Twitter refused to block some accounts as demanded by the Centre. (AFP Photo)

  • The micro blogging site, Twitter, on Wednesday released a statement
  • Twitter termed Indian government's demand to ban some handles as inconsistent with Indian law
  • It said that post Republic Day violence it has suspended more than 500 accounts

9 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Delhi Police alleged that Deep Sidhu was one of the main instigators of the violent incidents at the Red Fort on January 26. (Photo Credit Facebook/@DeepSidhu)

  • The arrest was made by a team of the Delhi Police's Special Cell
  • Deep Sidhu was arrested from the Karnal Bypass at 10.40 pm on Monday
  • Taking to Twitter, the Special Cell claimed that Sidhu was "a prominent player" behind the Republic Day violence

4 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Protesting farmers arrive at Red Fort during their tractor parade on Republic Day, in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Incidents of violence at the Red Fort evoked similar sentiments as the incidents on the Capitol Hill, said the MEA spokesperson
  • In its first reaction to the farmers' protest, the US called for differences to be resolved through dialogue
  • It also said peaceful protests are "hallmarks" of a "thriving democracy"

4 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
"It'll be a symbol of Modern India," Hardeep Singh Puri said about the Central Vistas Avenue. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Union Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri participated in the 'bhoomi-pujan' ceremony of the redevelopment project
  • "Some don't understand its (Central Vista's) importance," said the Minister
  • The estimated cost of the redevelopment project is Rs 971 crore