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Delhi riots


Jahangirpuri violence main accused a BJP leader, says AAP MLA Atishi

April 19, 2022 6:09 pm

This comes after the BJP, too, had alleged that the key accused had links with the Aam Aadmi Party.

Jahangirpuri communal clash started after argument between two groups: FIR

April 17, 2022 12:13 pm

Special commissioner of police (law and order of northern zone) Dependra Pathak said they have arrested 14 people, of which a few have criminal backgrounds.

No bail to Sharjeel Imam in Delhi riots UAPA case

April 12, 2022 7:26 am

Imam's lawyer, Tanveer Ahmed Mir, had argued that the accused never advocated violence: “The allegations against the accused are false and imaginary... chats of groups MSJ shows that accused never discussed or mentioned any intention to cause violence.”

Delhi riots: Court dismisses Khalid Saifi’s bail plea in UAPA case

April 08, 2022 8:50 pm

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said that Saifi also figures in the list of those who made a flurry of calls to other accused following the riots. 

Delhi: Following ‘threats’, man shot at during riots gets arms licence

April 08, 2022 2:09 am

Police said the man, Rohit Shukla, who is also a witness in another case, was receiving threats from "unknown parties" and applied for a licence. After due verification from local police and specialised units, police provided the man with one.

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Jamia alumni president Shifa-Ur-Rehman

April 07, 2022 8:42 pm

The court relied on multiple protected witnesses’ statements, including one statement which claimed that Rehman gave money to one person saying that it was a contribution for the riots

Hate speech case: If said with smile, no criminality, says Delhi HC

March 26, 2022 7:45 pm

The court was hearing CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat’s petition against a lower court order in which the prayer for registration of FIR against Union Minister Anurag Thakur and MP Parvesh Verma for their alleged hate speech was declined.

Delhi Govt offers job to brother of IB staffer killed in 2020 riots

March 18, 2022 1:18 am

Ankur Sharma will be appointed as a junior assistant in the education department of the government, Kejriwal said. The government had handed over a cheque of Rs 1 crore to the family as compensation last year.

Northeast Delhi riots: Ex-Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan granted bail in UAPA case

March 15, 2022 5:42 am

Ishrat Jahan has been accused in another case over allegations that she incited the crowd at an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, (CAA) protest site in Northeast Delhi's Khureiji Khas area. Jahan was also granted bail in this case.

Delhi: Anxiety, insomnia, depression — for riot-hit families, scars run deep even two years later

February 24, 2022 8:17 am

For several families that lost people in the riots, the burden of mental health issues has gotten heavier with each passing year.


One year of Delhi riots: Violence that shook the National Capital in 2020

February 25, 2021 12:12 pm

Communal violence had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 last year after clashes between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled, leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.