Bharat Bandh ends peacefully, sees mixed response; talks between farmers, govt cancelled for today | 15 points
The farmers' call for a Bharat Bandh saw a mixed response while no major untoward incident was reported. The sixth round of talks between farmers' leaders and the govt scheduled today have been cancelled.
Over 150 leaders and activists of different political parties were detained on Tuesday in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, to foil any untoward incident during the 'Bharat Bandh' call, officials said.
Snowfall continued in many areas in the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Delhi's minimum temperature dropped to 9.5 degrees Celsius as a blanket of fog covered the national capital.
Political leaders and farmers' representatives interacted with India Today consulting editor Rajdeep Sardesai to assert their opinions and deliberate upon a future course of action for the central government's three new farm laws.
Bengaluru FC and NorthEast United shared spoils in an exciting Indian Super League (ISL) clash on Tuesday at the Fatorda Stadium, Goa.
Olympian Anju Bobby George, who secured a historic bronze medal in the 2003 World Athletics Championship in Paris, said she achieved success and reached the top with a single kidney.
The UPSC exam dates 2020 have been released for the Indian Forest Service or IFS Main exam. Check out the full exam schedule here.
A race relations campaigner, 87-year-old Dr Hari Shukla and his wife Ranjan (83) are residents of Tyne and Wear in Northeast England and got the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine as part of the UK's roll-out plan.
Raj Chouhan, an Indian-origin legislator in Canada, has been elected as the Speaker of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly. Born in Punjab, Chouhan had immigrated to Canada in 1973 and started working on a farm.
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Bharat Bandh: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani asks if Rahul Gandhi knows 'difference between coriander and fenugreek'
Hitting out at the Congress for supporting the 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmer unions, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani asked if its leader Rahul Gandhi knows the difference between coriander and fenugreek.
Ben Stokes had left for New Zealand to be by his ailing father's side in Christchurch after featuring in the 3 T20Is in South Africa last week.
As Opposition-ruled states in India saw some impacts of the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers' unions, Aam Aadmi Party claimed that CM Arvind Kejriwal had been put under the house-arrest by Delhi Police. Here's what's making headlines at 7 pm..
Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week 2020 partnered with the Atal Innovation Mission to organize 'SHE STEM', a virtual event to celebrate women scientists and entrepreneurs in Sweden and India.
India pace sensation T Natarajan after India 2-1 T20I series win against Australia, has said that he doesn't know how to celebrate aggressively and that is why he just smiles after taking a wicket.
The BJP was able to win 1,011 Panchayat Samiti seats while the Congress bagged 1,000 of the 4,371 seats for which counting of votes was held in 21 districts of the state today.
The Centre has identified 10 sectors for production-linked incentives, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said adding that states must carry out the next wave of reforms in India.
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A 13-member delegation of farmer leaders met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to discuss its demands. The Centre has said that it will give in writing amendments it is willing to make.
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