Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Delhi riots 2020


‘Biased narratives... in favour of particular community’: Centre tears into ‘extrajudicial commissions’ that visited Delhi riot-hit areas

January 31, 2023 11:50 pm

The Centre has alleged that these "private organisations first create a social media storm and generate a biased narrative accusing the government of the day of being the mastermind of such offence against the said particular community/caste".

HC asks police whether hate speeches before 2020 Delhi riots subject matter before SC

January 25, 2023 9:28 am

A division bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Talwant Singh asked advocate Rajat Nair appearing for the Delhi Police to obtain instructions on the matter and listed the batch for hearing on February 2.

Entitled to a fair trial: Asif Iqbal Tanha tells Delhi HC against leak of ‘confession’ in 2020 riots probe to media

January 11, 2023 9:27 pm

Aggarwal informed the court that this was a case where during the time when the investigation was going on, certain "disclosures" are handed out and "read out copiously on prime time news, at a time when the chargesheet had not been filed".

NE Delhi riots: Directions not followed to ensure integrity of video evidence, court calls for report

December 16, 2022 8:47 pm

It came to the court's notice during evidence in a riot case that a video clip relied on by the prosecution was not placed in a malkhana or placed on record.

Delhi riots case: In order discharging ex-JNU student Umar Khalid, court points to similar charges in UAPA case

December 05, 2022 5:16 pm

The court discharged Khalid and Saifi Saturday. The two will, however, continue to remain in judicial custody as they are yet to get bail in the UAPA case.

Umar Khalid, Saifi discharged in 2020 Delhi riots case

December 04, 2022 12:03 am

Umar Khalid and activist Khalid Saifi will continue to remain in judicial custody as they are yet to get bail in a UAPA case.

'I’m a victim of custodial violence': Khalid Saifi tells HC in bail plea in 2020 Delhi riots case

November 29, 2022 11:21 am

Arguing Safi’s bail appeal senior advocate Rebecca John submitted before a special bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar submitted that Saifi was beaten up the police in custody after he was arrested and was produced before the trial court in a wheelchair with a plaster on his feet.

Delhi riots case: Supreme Court refuses to stay proceedings against ex-AAP councillor Tahir Hussain

November 14, 2022 1:02 pm

A bench of  Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar said, "No reason to interfere at this stage when the matter is subjudice before the High Court."

In new clips, BJP MLA hints at involvement in 2020 Delhi riots

October 11, 2022 6:53 am

On Sunday, several VHP leaders and BJP leaders attended the event, where speeches were allegedly made against the Muslim community. BJP MP Parvesh Verma was among the speakers who called for a “total boycott” of a community.

2020 Delhi riots: Court rejects bail plea of accused booked under UAPA

October 08, 2022 9:47 am

Noting that even though Saleem Malik may not have been a participant of several WhatsApp groups under investigation in this case, the court said the chargesheet, however, alleges that he took part in the alleged conspiracy to commit the riots.