Police in India have detained around a dozen student protesters who were trying to march to the parliament building in New Delhi to demand the release of a climate activist.
About 200 supporters of Indian farmers scuffled with police on Wednesday after being blocked from marching to an area for protests near the parliament building in the capital.
Indian farmers and their leaders spearheading more than two months of protests against new agriculture laws have started a one-day hunger strike, directing their fury as prime minister Narendra Modi and his government.
Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed last week along the countries’ disputed border, officials in India have said.
India’s prime minister has said his government is willing to address the concerns of tens of thousands of farmers.
India’s Supreme Court has offered to set up a mediation panel to end a three-week protest by tens of thousands of farmers who are demanding the repeal of new agricultural reform laws they say will devastate their earnings.
Boris Johnson will visit India in January in an effort to boost trade and promote his “Global Britain” agenda.