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Umar Khalid alleges Tihar jail staff put him in solitary confinement, asks court why he is being punished

October 23, 2020 12:19:52 pm

"I need security but security cannot be that I cannot step out at all. This is like a punishment, why am I been given this punishment?" Khalid asked the court during the hearing.

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Tahir Hussain used political clout to fan riots: Delhi court

October 22, 2020 12:35:42 pm

Tahir's lawyer, Senior Advocate KK Manan had argued that Tahir "has been caught up in a political cross-fire and the allegations levelled against him are nothing, but a political blame game to malign his image".

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Tale of two Delhi Ramlilas: One that went ahead, one where Covid took centrestage

October 28, 2020 1:17:07 am

For the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, this year’s Ramlila was a determined leap of faith. For Mehrauli’s Classic Ramlila, the pandemic’s pressures proved too much.

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Greater Noida: Rape accused flees with cop’s pistol, gets shot and arrested

October 22, 2020 9:09:12 am

The accused was arrested by a team from Surajpur police station in the morning in connection with a rape of a minor and was taken to the crime scene in the evening, when he tried to escape, the officials said.

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Riot cases: Plea on special public prosecutors listed for Nov 9

October 22, 2020 5:52:36 am

Seeking appointment of independent SPPs, the petition states that special public prosecutors were appointed without consultations with the Directorate of Prosecution, and the influence of police over the public prosecutor casts doubt over the actions of the public prosecutor. 

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Delhi riots: Bullets don’t match gun, bail granted to murder accused

October 22, 2020 8:43:49 am

The victim Aftab’s body was recovered in a highly decomposed state on March 1 and the postmortem report showed he had received two bullet injuries and 17 lacerated wounds, as per the police.

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Plasma therapy under ICMR cloud, Delhi Health Minister bats for it: Saved my life

October 22, 2020 8:38:45 am

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, who was part of the team looking after the plasma bank project, said that if the therapy is removed from ICMR’s list, it would be a hurried decision.

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Can’t detain without providing ground for arrest: Court to Delhi Police

October 22, 2020 8:46:19 am

The court said in its order that article 22 (1) of the Constitution stipulated that no police official can arrest an individual without informing the grounds of his arrest, and article 22 of the Constitution guaranteed the fundamental right of protection against the arrest and detention.

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Delhi: Woman with Covid escapes quarantine, husband helps

October 22, 2020 8:51:20 am

Police said her husband, who is also missing, filed a missing persons complaint a day after she was assigned to home quarantine, allegedly to mislead the police. Police said the woman and her husband went to AIIMS on October 18 as she was unwell.

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Delhi: Over half of those aged under 40 who died of Covid were not co-morbid

October 22, 2020 8:49:41 am

Of 5,283 people who died of Covid-19 between March 1 and September 30, 650 were in the 0-40 year age group. Of these, 284, or around 43 %, had co-morbidities, while the remaining 57 % did not, data received under a RTI application filed by The Indian Express show.

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Metro line connecting Jewar and Delhi airports to finish by 2024

October 22, 2020 7:34:15 am

Passengers can expect to travel from one airport to the other in two-and-a-half hours whereas those travelling from South Delhi to Jewar can expect to cover the distance in one-and-a-half hours once the link is ready.

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JNU set to reopen campus in phases from November 2, research scholars first to enter

October 22, 2020 2:48:28 am

The JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) has been demanding that all students who had left the campus shortly after the lockdown began in March, be allowed to come back in a phased manner.

Investigating agency can’t pick and choose evidence, says High Court in ex-chief secretary ‘assault’ case

October 22, 2020 2:20:22 am

CM Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and 11 AAP MLAs are accused in the case of an alleged assault on Anshu Prakash at the CM’s residence in February 2018, when the then Chief Secretary was called there for a meeting.

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Delhi: Delivery executive held for selling phone cop ordered

October 22, 2020 7:36:24 am

The accused, Manoj (22), who was supposed to deliver a mobile phone to the policeman, told the officer that his order has been cancelled and later sold the phone to a neighbour.

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Delhi HC tells govt to use Rs 2.52 crore from its budget, hire lower court staff

October 22, 2020 1:03:21 am

The HC added: "...the said amount shall be returned to Delhi High Court immediately on being made available by the Delhi Government to the District Court, which exercise shall be completed on or before 31.12.2020."

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Three Covid cases in jails, time for inmates out on bail, parole to return: Delhi HC

October 21, 2020 10:17:39 am

The full bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Talwant Singh was hearing a suo-motu case regarding extension in interim bails and parole. Directions were passed by the court earlier to decongest the city's jails to contain the spread of Covid-19 there.

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‘Most unacceptable’ if people don’t get RT-PCR results within 24 hours: Delhi HC

October 21, 2020 10:19:11 am

There is obviously “some lag” which must be addressed at earliest, observed the court, while hearing a petition filed by advocate Rakesh Malhotra regarding Delhi's Covid testing strategy.

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Covid: Diabetes, hypertension combo proves especially deadly shows data from Delhi

October 21, 2020 7:50:02 am

Almost 45% of people did not have any co morbid conditions. Data shows that between March 1 and September 30, 5,509 deaths were tagged as Covid deaths in Delhi.

Ban on gensets in place, over 1,000 families in Gurgaon left without power through Tuesday

Ban on gensets in place, over 1,000 families in Gurgaon left without power through Tuesday

October 21, 2020 10:21:12 am

“Our societies use generator sets for eight hours every day as the builder only has a temporary connection. Residents have also not procured inverters or made other provisions as we expected to have full power back up. How will we manage?"

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Delhi: Bribery allegations surface in board for construction workers

October 21, 2020 10:27:54 am

On Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who recently took charge of the labour department, also expressed disappointment over the state of affairs in the board following an inspection of one of its district offices at South Delhi's Pushp Vihar.

For 20 kids living near Red Fort, cop dons teacher’s hat

October 21, 2020 11:36:51 pm

Students are enrolled in schools either at their villages or in Delhi. Due to the migratory nature of their families, their studies often get interrupted.

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Delhi: Gymkhana Club’s bar licence suspended

October 21, 2020 10:35:05 am

As per the order, a staffer flagged that some liquor stock was found to be short from the bar sub-store as a former official had taken out liquor from it during the lockdown, without bringing it to the knowledge of the manager or members of the club’s managing committee.

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Delhi: On theft tail, cops ditch bikes for autos

October 21, 2020 10:36:57 am

A senior officer said that despite increasing police vigil during night hours, it was noticed that incidents of motor vehicle theft didn't decrease and no arrests were being made. That's when they hit upon this idea.

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Plea claims riot probe flawed, Delhi HC seeks police response

October 21, 2020 10:38:13 am

The petition filed by Shadab Alam, accused in a case of rioting registered in February, alleges that police have suppressed relevant evidence and the investigation conducted by it is deeply flawed and “patently mala fide”.

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Delhi riots: Court directs CFSL to expedite analyses of electronic data

October 21, 2020 1:22:48 am

The court directed the police to expedite the process for filing supplementary chargesheet along with pending forensic lab results at the earliest in the case related to the riots in Jafrabad area, in which Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita is an accused.