#NewsInTweets: Delhi Hit By Crisis As Jat Protests Block A Major Source Of Water

Posted on February 21, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Death toll in Haryana rises with some reports suggesting that at least 8 people have been killed, 200 military personnel airlifted in the state to tackle the situation. Curfew imposed in more districts of the state.

2. Adivasi and AAP leader Soni Sori was attacked in Chhattisgarh as unidentified men threw black oil on her face, which reports are describing as an ‘acid-like chemical’ or ‘substance’.

3. Delhi in a water crisis as Jat agitators block Munak canal, a major source of water. CM Arvind Kejriwal has asked schools to be shut tomorrow due to the same.

4. Donald Trump wins in South Carolina, Jeb Bush out of the GOP race.

5. Ringing Bells, the maker of ‘Freedom 251’, India’s cheapest smartphone available for Rs 251 has closed the booking for now, stating that the response has exceeded expectations.

6. Demonstrations held outside Aligarh Muslim University over a WhatsApp message of beef biryani being served in its canteen.