Oppn should not make farmers’ protest another Shaheen Bagh: BJP: Asserting that the new agriculture laws were passed after extensive discussions in Parliament, the BJP said doors are always open for farmers to resolve the issue through talks, and urged opposition parties not to make the farmers’ agitation another Shaheen Bagh.
AAP MPs marshalled out of RS: Three Aam Aadmi Party MPs, including Sanjay Singh, were marshalled out of Rajya Sabha after they disrupted proceedings over the three contentious farm reform laws and refused to heed to chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu’s plea for order.
Govt issues notice to Twitter: The government has sent a notice to Twitter for restoring a number of accounts that were supporting the farmers’ protests despite the IT ministry directive to block these accounts.
Tharoor, Sardesai approach SC: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and journalist Rajdeep Sardesai approached the Supreme Court over the multiple FIRs filed against them over their ‘misleading’ tweets on violence during farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi.
R-Day violence: SC rejects plea seeking judicial probe: The Supreme Court refused to entertain a clutch of petitions demanding judicial investigations into the violence during the tractor rally in Delhi on Republic Day.
Trump was ‘singularly responsible’ for Capitol riot: The House impeachment managers on Tuesday laid out their case against Donald Trump, asserting that he was ‘singularly responsible’ for the deadly assault on the Capitol last month and must be convicted and barred from holding public office.
Iran buys 4.2 million Covid vaccines: Iran has bought 4.2 million doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University coronavirus vaccine, despite a ban on British and US-made shots.
Sivasankar granted bail in Kerala dollar smuggling case: Behind the bars for 98 days in connection with gold smuggling and money-laundering cases, M. Sivasankar, former principal secretary to the Kerala CM, will walk out on Wednesday.
Aero India 2021 begins in Bengaluru: The 13th edition of the Aero India show began at Bengaluru’s Yelahanka Air Force Station on Tuesday. The three-day show will be held from February 3 to 5.