Breaking News LIVE: Climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested by the Delhi Police in Bengaluru in connection with the controversial ‘Toolkit’ case, on Tuesday received bail on furnishing a bail bond with two surety to the tune of Rs 1 lakh. Earlier today, the Delhi Police grilled all three activists – Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk – accused of instigating the Republic Day violence. Also Read - American Chef Cooks Mouth Watering Indian Food For Son-in-Law's Birthday

Meanwhile, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections while the number of active cases increased for the fifth consecutive day and went past 1.5 lakh after a gap of 17 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data. Also Read - Ahead of West Bengal Assembly Polls, PM Modi to Address Rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Ground Today

According to the health ministry, the surge in active cases is due to a spike in the number of daily infections in Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. Also Read - Punjab: Night Curfew Imposed in Jalandhar, SBS Nagar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala | What’s Open, What’s Shut?

The Karnataka government clarified that it had not imposed any restrictions on inter-state travel, but has mandated RT-PCR certificates not older than 72 hours for those arriving in the state from neighbouring Kerala and Maharashtra.

Restrictions have been set in place in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district till March 7 in view of a recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at IIT Kharagpur today. He will address the 66th Convocation of the IIT, via video conferencing.

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  • 9:13 PM IST

    Toolkit case: Disha Ravi walks out of Delhi’s Tihar jail after getting bail in the controversial toolkit case.

  • 6:11 PM IST

    Toolkit case: Disha Ravi Gets Bail

    The Delhi court called the probe ‘scanty and sketchy’, said that editing a Toolkit Doc or creating a WhatsApp group on the same is not an offence.
  • 6:10 PM IST

    Toolkit case: Disha Ravi Gets Bail


    The Delhi court said that Disha Ravi cannot leave the country till the investigation in complete. The court asked her to cooperate with the Delhi Police in the thorough investigation of the matter.
  • 5:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus: An emergency meeting was called at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office today to review the situation amid a rise of coronavirus cases in several states.

  • 4:40 PM IST

  • 3:57 PM IST

    Toolkit case: 21-year old climate activist Disha Ravi gets bail in toolkit case.

  • 2:17 PM IST

    Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk has moved a bail plea in a Delhi court, plea to be heard tomorrow.

  • 2:00 PM IST
    Fuel Price Hike: “Due to an increase in prices of crude oil in international markets, consumer price (for petrol & diesel) has risen. This will soften gradually. Global supply was reduced due to COVID in turn affecting production as well,” says Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

    “We are consistently requesting the GST council to include petroleum products under its purview as it will benefit people. But it is their call to take,” says Dharmendra Pradhan.
  • 1:17 PM IST

    Technology, software developed by IITs during coronavirus times were great help in fighting pandemic: Modi, coronavirus times were great help in fighting pandemic: PM Modi at IIT Kharagpur webinar.

  • 1:13 PM IST

    West Bengal: Police find four crude bombs in Siuri, Birbhum District; investigation underway.