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Jignasa Sinha


Activist Shiv Kumar granted bail, alleges torture by police
Fri, Mar 05, 2021

Shiv Kumar was arrested on January 23 after being booked on the charges of “extortion and attempt to murder” in connection with a dispute related to factory workers on January 12 and was in the judicial custody since February 2.

Delhi: Victim was in town to meet her parents, elder sister
Mon, Mar 01, 2021

On Sunday, Simran Kaur’s husband and in-laws came to the capital following news of her death.

Man bludgeons teen to death after she said no to marriage
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

According to police, the accused, Layik Khan, allegedly locked the door to her house from the outside before fleeing. Police said he is absconding.

Face recognition software used in 137 of 1,800 arrests in Northeast Delhi riots, says Police
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

A total 231 of the 1,818 arrests so far had been made possible using the latest technological tools, Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava said.

Police say probing UK-based woman who made edits to toolkit, over 130 GB data
Thu, Feb 18, 2021

According to a senior Delhi Police officer, information retrieved from the toolkit suggests that apart from Ravi, Jacob and Muluk, editors of the document include a UK-based member of XR, another from India and a co-founder of Poetic Justice Foundation.

Delhi Police probing Muluk’s presence in Tikri on R-Day
Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Police sources said they believe Shantanu Muluk came to Delhi to take videos and photos of the protest site and use it for the toolkit. On Tuesday, Muluk, an engineer from Maharastra's Beed, was granted transit anticipatory bail in the case.

Greta Thunberg toolkit case: Day after Disha Ravi’s arrest, police move against two Mumbai activists
Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Police said that Jacob and Shantanu Muluk, an engineer, were not found at their residence in Mumbai and Beed, respectively.

Greta Thunberg farm protest toolkit: Delhi Police arrests 22-year-old Disha Ravi, calls her key to foreign hand
Mon, Feb 15, 2021

Congress Deputy Leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma described Disha Ravi's arrest as “most unfortunate and shocking” while his party colleagues P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh condemned the police move.

22-year-old woman is Delhi Police’s first arrest in toolkit case
Mon, Feb 15, 2021

During the hearing at the Patiala House Court before Metropolitan Magistrate Dev Saroha, Ravi broke down and told the court that she was not part of any conspiracy or group and was just supporting the farmers.

Rinku Sharma Murder: Families were on cordial terms before falling out
Sun, Feb 14, 2021

Rinku Sharma’s mother Radha said, “We have known their family and were friends. But six months ago, there was some fight over money; I don’t know much".

Rinku Sharma murder: Crime Branch takes over youth’s murder case
Sun, Feb 14, 2021

While police maintain the murder was the fallout of an old business rivalry, the Vishva Hindu Parishad claims Sharma was killed for being part of a donation drive for the Ram Mandir.

Police step up security in Mangolpuri as VHP holds protest over youth’s murder
Sat, Feb 13, 2021

CCTV footage from the locality shows 12 men walking towards Rinku Sharma’s house with lathis. Police said they will make more arrests based on this footage.

At Singhu, barricades, blocked routes pose problems for makeshift hospital
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

The Delhi Police has sealed NH-44 from the Delhi side and stopped movement of farmers and locals from the main road post the Republic Day violence.

Rinku Sharma murder case: 4 held, cops say business rivalry; VHP claims he was killed for collecting funds for Ram temple
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

While police said the argument was over a food business rivalry, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), which is running a Ram Mandir donation drive in the capital, claimed Sharma was killed for collecting funds for the temple.

As donations dwindle, women farmers from Punjab hope to revive Singhu site
Wed, Feb 10, 2021

On Tuesday, over a hundred women from Jalandhar joined the protest, saying they were “agitated” after hearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Parliament, and wanted to keep the movement “alive”.

From Karnataka to Ghazipur, fresh boost for protest
Mon, Feb 08, 2021

The delegation of farmers and leaders from KRRS, led by president Kodihalli Chandrashekhar, met BKU leader Rakesh Tikait and pledged to call more farmers to the protest.

No bail for labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur, kin say will move HC
Sun, Feb 07, 2021

Speaking to The Indian Express on her way to Chandigarh to meet an advocate at the High Court, Nodeep Kaur's sister Rajvir said, “We have started the process. The allegations against my sister are false.”

Rakesh Tikait ups the ante, farm leader says his UP call hasty
Sun, Feb 07, 2021

Darshan Pal's comments came after Tikait had said there would be no road blockade in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Rakesh Tikait, Balbir Singh Rajewal interview: ‘Govt failing us… We plan to stay here at least till Oct 2’
Sat, Feb 06, 2021

Rakesh Tikait says in Uttar Pradesh, they have called off the jam and will only submit a memorandum with demands—repeal of the three laws, guarantee on MSP and payment of pending dues to sugarcane farmers.

Chakka jam today but capital off limits
Sat, Feb 06, 2021

More than four points at the border have been sealed with nail beds and roadblocks,” said a senior police officer from Outer North district.

Year on, widows of Delhi riot victims struggle to make ends meet
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Some women said they hope to start small businesses so they can become self-sufficient and take care of their children.

Among new arrivals in Singhu, women in front: ‘We will fight, won’t leave’
Mon, Feb 01, 2021

On Sunday, several women protesters said they had walked up to 10 km to reach Singhu. Many said they have left their farms to join the movement while others said they will stay for the weekend to help their “farmer brothers”.

Roads blocked but Ghazipur numbers swell, many show up with rations, water
Sun, Jan 31, 2021

“We are here to stay. My wife and children are taking care of the farm now. She also wept when she saw Tikait weeping on TV," Subodh Kumar said.

Violence erupts first time in Singhu: cops watching, ‘locals’ target farmers
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

In full view of police who kept watching, an estimated group of 200 got past three layers of security barricades and damaged tents and shelters while clashing with farm protesters.

Away from Ghazipur, support pours in for Tikait at Muzaffarnagar event
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

After a video of the appeal circulated Thursday night, farmers from Uttarakhand, Haryana and different parts of Uttar Pradesh reached the Government Inter College ground in Muzaffarnagar to attend the mahapanchayat