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Delhi riots


Northeast Delhi riots: Mob set victim on fire ‘to check if he was really dead’

August 06, 2020 11:22 am

These details surrounding Shahbaz’s death were submitted by police in court during the bail hearing of Rahul Sharma (24), an accused in the murder. Police have so far only found a piece of skull and some pelvic bones, which Shahbaz’s family claim belong to him.

Delhi riots: DU professor Apoorvanand questioned for 5 hours, phone seized for probe

August 05, 2020 10:04 am

Apoorvanand was summoned for questioning as the Special Cell (New Delhi Range) claimed to have found links with the students’ outfit, Pinjra Tod, and with a WhatsApp group called the ‘Delhi Protests Support Group (DPSG)’.

Delhi: Umar Khalid questioned

August 02, 2020 2:59 am

A senior officer said: “He was asked where he was during the Northeast Delhi riots and the December Jamia violence.”

On Delhi riot probe note, HC tells Special CP: Why the need, show 5 such letters

August 01, 2020 1:05 pm

As reported by The Indian Express, Special Commissioner of Police Praveer Ranjan’s July 8 order had also stated that “due care and precaution” must be taken while making arrests.

Delhi L-G overturns Cabinet move to appoint lawyers in riots cases

July 31, 2020 4:01 am

Baijal invoked Article 239AA(4) of the Indian Constitution and referred the dispute to the President of India. In the interim, the panel of lawyers chosen by Delhi Police and approved by Baijal will argue the cases.

Delhi riots: LG vetoes cabinet's decision on lawyers, govt to now approve panel chosen by police

July 30, 2020 8:18 pm

Baijal invoked Article 239AA(4) of the Indian Constitution and referred the dispute to the President, citing "differences of opinion" with the elected government.

Delhi riots murder accused was a 2008 murder convict out on bail: chargesheet

July 29, 2020 7:53 am

The Delhi Police chargesheet mentions his earlier conviction and the bail granted by the Allahabad High Court. That bail itself had been a subject of controversy.

Delhi govt rejects lawyers’ panel police proposed to argue riots case

July 29, 2020 12:02 am

The Delhi Police had sent a proposal to appoint six senior lawyers, including Tushar Mehta and Aman Lekhi, as Special Public Prosecutors in 85 cases related to riots and anti-CAA protests.

‘Hindus resentful’: HC seeks copy of officer’s note to riot probe teams

July 28, 2020 8:18 am

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait issued the direction on a plea by Sahil Parvez, whose father was shot dead near his home, and Mohd Saeed Salmani, whose mother was lynched inside her house.

‘Inscrutable indolence’: Delhi court raps police over footage recovery delay

July 27, 2020 1:38 am

It was brought to the court’s notice that police were yet to seize or preserve relevant video footage from cameras installed at Jafrabad and Maujpur Metro stations and from photographers.