Clash over Hisar COVID hospital, senior govt scientist resigns and many more | Top News

Headlines of the day: 1. In Hisar city, a violent clash between farmers and police took place, with stone pelting and the cops resorting to teargas and lathicharge. 2. Shahid Jameel, a senior virologist, has resigned as chairman of the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genome Sequencing Consortia's scientific advisory board (INSACOG). 3. Navneet Kalra, a Delhi businessman accused of overcharging for oxygen concentrators, was arrested in a Gurgaon farmhouse. 4. On Sunday, Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Twitter that on May 17, 2021, at 11 a.m., he would be virtually attending a meeting with State Education Secretaries. 5. In its investigation into the Narada sting case, the CBI conducted simultaneous raids on Monday and arrested TMC heavyweights and ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, and MLA Madan Mitra. 6. The cyclone is expected to intensify over the next 24 hours, travel north-northwestwards, and hit the Gujarat coast in the evening hours of May 17th, and cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) around May 18 early morning, according to disaster management authorities.