2020 Delhi Riots

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Forget past violence, come united in love: Vinai Kumar Saxena's message to Delhiites
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Forget past violence, come united in love: Vinai Kumar Saxena's message to Delhiites

In his address to media after taking oath as the Lt Governor of Delhi, Vinai Kumar Saxena asked people to forget past violence and bloodshed and show the world their love for the country

Delhi riots: Court frames rioting, attempt to murder charges against man who pointed gun at cop
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Delhi riots: Court frames rioting, attempt to murder charges against man who pointed gun at cop

While framing the charges, additional sessions judge said it was quite apparent that Shahrukh Pathan led a group of rioters, attempted on Dahiya’s life, obstructed and used criminal force on a public servant on February 24, 2020

Delhi riots: Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal gets bail but to remain in jail in another case
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Delhi riots: Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal gets bail but to remain in jail in another case

Narwal was arrested in May and booked under various charges such as rioting and unlawfawl assembly. She was also booked under the UAPA in a separate case related to the communal violence

Bloomsbury India in online row for book on 2020 Delhi riots; publishing house says it did not organise event featuring Kapil Mishra
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Bloomsbury India in online row for book on 2020 Delhi riots; publishing house says it did not organise event featuring Kapil Mishra

Twitter users called out Bloomsbury for including Kapil Mishra in its line-up of panelists at a launch event. The publishing house has stated that its logo was allegedly used without its knowledge.

USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom
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USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom

In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the USCIRF alleged that in 2019, the Government of India used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across the country, especially for Muslims

Delhi riots: ED books several PFI members, ex-AAP councillor Tahir Hussain for 'funding' communal clashes in Northeast district
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Delhi riots: ED books several PFI members, ex-AAP councillor Tahir Hussain for 'funding' communal clashes in Northeast district

The Enforcement Directorate has booked suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain, Islamist group PFI and some others on charges of money laundering and alleged funding of the recent riots in Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.

I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar
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I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar

Centre revoked the 48-hour ban imposed on Friday on Malayalam news channels Asianet News and Media One for reportage of Delhi riots that could 'enhance communal disharmony' across the country

Delhi violence: Court sends Tahir Hussain, suspected of killing IB officer Ankit Sharma, to seven-day police custody
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Delhi violence: Court sends Tahir Hussain, suspected of killing IB officer Ankit Sharma, to seven-day police custody

A Delhi court Friday sent suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain to seven-day police custody in connection with the alleged killing of IB official Ankit Sharma during the recent violence in northeast Delhi