A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Bhupen Hazarika’s family turns down Bharat Ratna in protest against Citizenship Bill: The bill will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Prohibitory orders have been issued in Imphal ahead of protests planned by civil society organisations.
  2. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey summoned by parliamentary panel on February 25: The committee on Monday declined to meet Twitter India’s representatives.
  3. Priyanka Gandhi attends her first roadshow in Uttar Pradesh after getting Congress post: Party chief Rahul Gandhi, who accompanied her, said the Congress would not rest until it forms government in Uttar Pradesh. JD(U)’s Prashant Kishor said Priyanka Gandhi is unlikely to make an impact in Lok Sabha elections.
  4. Former interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao apologises to Supreme Court for transferring official: The ‘unconditional apology’ was made to the Supreme Court for transferring AK Sharma, who was investigating the Bihar shelter home rapes.
  5. Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts Nalini Sriharan, Murugan on hunger strike for early release: Sriharan’s lawyer said they decided to fast because TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit had not yet responded to the state Cabinet’s resolution on their release.
  6. BJP ally Shiv Sena among parties supporting Chandrababu Naidu’s fast in Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister on Monday fasted at the Andhra Bhavan to demand special status for his state.
  7. Cows are an important part of India’s tradition and culture, says Narendra Modi: He was speaking at an event organised in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, to mark the serving of the third billionth mid-day meal to underprivileged children.
  8. Academic Anand Teltumbde gets interim protection from arrest in Bhima Koregaon case: Centre trying to implicate us in case against Anand Teltumbde, a study group at IIT-Madras alleged.
  9. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot urges Gujjar protestors to talk to his government: State minister Bhanwar Lal requested demonstrators to refrain from violence.
  10. Russian archipelago declares emergency after mass ‘invasion’ of polar bears: At least 52 bears were found near Belushya Guba, the main settlement in the remote Novaya Zemlya archipelago.