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Delhi riots 2020


NE Delhi riots case: First person to be convicted gets five-year jail term

January 21, 2022 10:36 am

The court said that the convict was a first-time offender and has clean past antecedents.

Delhi riots: 'Police did its job with utmost integrity, not on communal lines', court pulls up lawyer

November 15, 2021 7:44 pm

Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat, in an order passed on November 11, pulled up advocate Mehmood Pracha, who was hearing the bail plea of the accused Arif.

Delhi riots: Police drop crucial sections from chargesheet on mob attack on Muslim man's home

November 11, 2021 8:17 pm

Police said they could not find evidence and eyewitnesses to support attempt to murder and dacoity charges 'despite efforts'.

Delhi court calls for effective prosecution in riots cases, says police officers 'confused'

October 14, 2021 8:07 am

Police had moved an application seeking a transfer of the case to a Metropolitan Magistrate on the ground that IPC Section 436 (mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc.) is not made out in the matter.

Delhi riots: Police tried to paint every UAPA accused with same brush, Umar Khalid's lawyer tells court

October 13, 2021 7:47 am

Senior advocate Trideep Pais relied on an extract of JNU student Sharjeel Imam's speech to submit that he was critical of Khalid and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav.

Judge hearing Northeast Delhi riots cases transferred

October 06, 2021 8:55 pm

The Delhi High Court issued an order transferring/posting 11 judicial officers, including seven Metropolitan Magistrates and four Additional.

Called to police station 50 times in 18 months, complainant in riot case approaches court

October 05, 2021 9:33 pm

Court says his apprehension that he is being harassed by IO and SHO prima facie seems real

689 rioting cases registered in Delhi last year

September 16, 2021 8:05 am

According to the NCRB data, this includes communal riots, rioting involving students, riots at morcha/andolan and rioting over family disputes.

'Truth will eventually come out': Court rejects prosecution plea to adjourn riot case against Tahir Hussain

September 16, 2021 8:09 am

Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav dismissed the prosecution’s application citing the intention to file a supplementary chargesheet and observed that the defence counsel had stated that “their clients were in jail for over a year and suffering”.

Probe details in riots case leaked: HC calls issue serious, Delhi Police says further examination will 'stir hornet’s nest'

August 12, 2021 7:15 am

The Delhi Police, in its reply filed last week, told the court that it has failed to identify the officers/office from where “details of investigation” were “shared with the media” as journalists have refused to divulge their source.