Noida Police File FIR Against Sardesai, Tharoor Over 26 Jan Unrest
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Noida Police has registered an FIR against eight people including Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pandey and Zafar Agha with regard to their tweets and comments about a farmer’s death.
The Ghaziabad District Administration has ordered those who are holding the sit-in protest at the Ghazipur border to vacate the area by today. However, union leader Rakesh Tikait said that he is ready to be arrested if need be but the protests by farmers will continue.
Section 144 has been imposed at Ghazipur border as well.
The Delhi Police said on Thursday that it has filed a total of 33 FIRs in the Delhi violence case and has issued lookout circulars to 44 people. Nine cases will be investigated by the Crime Branch, it added.
- The Delhi CP has written a letter to his staff, thanking them for maintaining calm on 26 January
- Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday met the police personnel who were injured in the violence
- Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has said 16 opposition parties will boycott the President’s address to the joint sitting of the Parliament over the farmers’ issue
- At least 19 accused have been arrested and 50 have been detained, according to the police
- The names of Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and gangster-activist Lakha Sidhana have also purportedly been included in an FIR registered in connection with the violence at the Red Fort
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Farmers Block Jind-Chandigarh Road
Farmers have blocked Jind-Chandigarh road in Haryana's Kandela in solidarity with Rakesh Tikait.
Protest Continues at Ghazipur Border
Sit-in protest at Ghazipur border continues even as the police have been ordered to remove protesters. “We will not vacate the site,” Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said, according to ANI.
Noida Police Register FIR Against Rajdeep Sardesai, Shashi Tharoor, Others
Noida Police has registered an FIR against Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai, Vinod K Jose, Mrinal Pande and others in relation to a fake news pertaining to death of farmer on 26 January. The FIR has been filed at Sector 20 police station.
The FIR is for allegedly misreporting and spreading disharmony during the clashes between the police and protesting farmers on Republic Day. The complainant has accused them of inciting riots through their social media posts on Tuesday.
According to the FIR, the accused tweeted that the police shot dead a farmer protesting against the farm laws during Tuesday’s clashes. It alleged that the protestors, incited by the tweets, reached the Red Fort and hoisted flags on the historical structure.
Centre Extends Deployment Period of 4 RAF Companies in Ghaziabad
The Centre has extended deployment period of four companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) till 4 February to maintain law and order situation in Ghaziabad in view of farmers' protest. Their deployment was earlier till 28 January, ANI reports.
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11:31 AM, 28 JanAmit Shah to Meet Injured Policemen at 2 Hospitals
12:52 PM, 28 JanAmit Shah Meets Injured Policemen at North Delhi Hospital
02:22 PM, 28 JanDelhi Police Puts Up Notice Outside BKU Spokesperson's Tent
03:10 PM, 28 JanHeavy Police Deployment, Barricading at Singhu Border
03:33 PM, 28 JanDelhi Police Holds Meeting
03:41 PM, 28 JanWill Read Notice, Have 3 Days Time to Reply: Rakesh Tikait
04:09 PM, 28 JanDelhi Police Commissioner Writes to Delhi Police Staff
04:20 PM, 28 JanWhy Was No Firing Done?: Tikait on Red Fort Violence
05:19 PM, 28 JanUP Police Give Ultimatum to Farmers to Clear Ghazipur Protest Site by Today
06:11 PM, 28 Jan33 FIRs Filed, Lookout Notice to 44 People: Delhi Police
06:14 PM, 28 JanReady for Arrest, Protest Won't End: Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur
06:54 PM, 28 JanHaryana Extends Suspension Of Mobile Internet Services In 3 Districts Till Friday
06:55 PM, 28 JanNo Violence on Ghazipur Border: Rakesh Tikait
07:01 PM, 28 JanUP Govt Orders DMs, SSPs to End Farmers Protests in State
07:09 PM, 28 JanCriminal Case Registered, Being Investigated Under Provisions of UAPA, Sedition
07:13 PM, 28 JanWill Continue Protest, Won't Vacate Site Till Talks Held: Tikait
07:25 PM, 28 JanNotice Served to Farmers Under Section 133 of CrPC: Ghaziabad ADM City
07:38 PM, 28 JanBurari Ground Being Cleared, Farmers Moving Towards Singhu: Delhi Police
08:10 PM, 28 JanGhazipur Protesters Start Leaving After UP Govt Ultimatum
08:41 PM, 28 JanSKM Issues Statement, Condemns Actions of UP Police
08:55 PM, 28 JanSinghu Border Tense, Police Block Roads
09:06 PM, 28 JanMany Farmers Start Leaving Protest Site at Ghazipur
09:22 PM, 28 JanRoads Blocked at Ghazipur, Traffic Jams Reported
09:30 PM, 28 JanThose Trying to Break Farmers' Protests Traitors: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
09:52 PM, 28 JanStand With Farmers in This Struggle: Chandrashekhar Azad
09:58 PM, 28 JanCentre Extends Deployment Period of 4 RAF Companies in Ghaziabad
09:59 PM, 28 JanNoida Police Register FIR Against Rajdeep Sardesai, Shashi Tharoor, Others
10:47 PM, 28 JanProtest Continues at Ghazipur Border
11:41 PM, 28 JanFarmers Block Jind-Chandigarh Road