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by the Delhi police.
Here is a look at the top developments.
Non-bailable warrants issued against two suspects in ‘toolkit’ matter
Non-bailable warrants have been issued against two suspects named
, Delhi Police said.
“Non-bailable warrants issued against Nikita Jacob and Shantanu. The two are involved in the toolkit matter,” said Delhi Police.
Last week, Disha Ravi, a 21-year-old climate activist was arrested from Bengaluru in connection with formulation and dissemination of Toolkit document, in the ongoing farmers’ protest. She was one of the editors of ‘Toolkit’ document.
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Nikita Jacob moves HC for transit bail
Advocate Nikita Jacob approached the Bombay high court on Monday seeking transit anticipatory bail.
Jacob’s plea seeking urgent hearing was mentioned before the Bombay high court’s single bench of Justice PD Naik on Monday. The high court said it would hear the plea on Tuesday.
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India won’t be silenced: Rahul on activist Disha’s arrest
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the government and said India won’t be “silenced”.
Rahul Gandhi quoted a Hindi couplet in his tweet and said: “India won’t be silenced”.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday too had reacted sharply to the arrest of Disha Ravi, the 21-year-old activist from Bengaluru, for her alleged involvement in sharing the ‘toolkit’ related to the farmers’ protests.
Priyanka Gandhi to hold Panchayat meet in Bijnor
After holding a ‘Kisan Panchayat’ in Saharanpur, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is aiming to boost her party by holding a panchayat meeting in Bijnor district on Monday.
Priyanka Gandhi wrote on Facebook, saying, “Only dialogue with the farmers, who have fed this country for 75 years, will lead the country towards progress. Farm-related policies will be created by the farmers themselves. Today in the ‘Kisan Panchayat’ in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor district, I will be present among the farmer sisters and brothers.”
Outrage after arrest
On Sunday, Meena Harris noted Ravi’s arrest and pointed to a Twitter thread on activists being targeted in India.
Activists planned protests against Ravi’s detention across the country and the hashtag #IndiabeingSilenced was trending on Twitter.
The protests against farm reforms have drawn international support with pop star Rihanna and Meena Harris, a niece of US vice-president Kamala Harris and activist, drawing attention to the months-long campaign.
Zoom meeting held before Republic Day to create a Twitter storm
MO Dhaliwal, the founder of pro-Khalistani Poetic Justice Foundation contacted activist Nikita Jacob through his colleague Puneet, a Canadian citizen, to create a storm on Twitter ahead of Republic Day
The motive of the meeting was to create a Twitter storm ahead of Republic Day. They also spoke about the death of a farmer.
CRPF officers in Delhi return to their posts
After considering law and order situation in Delhi, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has withdrawn all its nodal officers deployed in the national capital.
These officers who were deployed after January 26 violence, were performing duty as nodal officers to maintain law and order situation. They were deployed after Delhi Police requested for paramilitary forces to control on ground mob situation.
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