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Delhi violence: At least 690 cases registered, 2,200 people held; AAP launches two-day compensation drive for riot victims
On Saturday, a Delhi court allowed police three more days' custodial interrogation of Shahrukh Pathan, who allegedly pointed a gun at an unarmed police head constable during the riots in Maujpur.
Delhi violence: Police arrests Tahir Hussain in Ankit Sharma murder case after local court rejects ex-AAP councillor’s plea to surrender
Hussain has been booked in the murder case of the IB staffer in northeast Delhi amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) last week.
AAP sacks Tahir Hussain; BJP stays mum on Kapil Mishra: Political parties should ensure tainted leaders face consequences
In the aftermath of the Delhi riots, the AAP has suspended its municipal councillor Tahir Hussain from primary membership of the party.
BSF to rebuild 29-year-old jawan's Khajuri Khas home burnt in Delhi riots as wedding gift, says senior officer
The Border Security Force (BSF) will rebuild its Constable Mohammad Anees' house, which was burnt in the riots in northeast Delhi, and hand it over to him as a 'wedding gift', officials said.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hits out at Opposition, says some 'professional provokers' rubbing salt in wounds of Delhi riots' victims
Taking a swipe at the Opposition, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said some political parties and "professional provokers" were rubbing salt into the wounds of those affected by the communal riot.
Delhi violence: Mob burns Khajuri Khas home of BSF jawan who served in J&K for 3 yrs; all savings lost, says family
The house of a BSF jawan, Mohammad Anees, in the Khajuri Khas area of northeast Delhi was among several others burned down by mobs in the riots that gripped the district for three days starting on 23 February.
Delhi Violence: First-hand accounts of riots paint grim image as city limps towards normalcy; toll rises to 42
Almost a week since a spate of violence erupted in northeast Delhi on 23 February, the toll rose to 42 on Friday and first-hand accounts of the horrific scenes in riot-hit areas emerged. Authorities like Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and National Commission for Women chief Rekha Sharma visited the affected areas while Delhi Police undertook confidence-building measures.
Delhi Violence, as it happened: L-G Anil Baijal visits riot-hit areas, police chief SN Shrivastava says first priority to ensure security; toll rises to 42
Delhi Violence Over CAA Protest LIVE Updates: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday visited riot-affected areas in northeast Delhi to take stock of the situation and interacted with locals. Baijal visited Maujpur, Jaffrabad and Gokulpuri, an official said. He was accompanied by senior police officers.
Delhi violence: Authorities focus on relief, rehabilitation as toll rises to 38; defiant Kapil Mishra blames anti-CAA protesters for riots
As the Delhi government and law enforcement authorities made efforts to pick up the pieces in the wake of the violence in the National Capital's northeast district on Thursday, BJP leader Kapil Mishra, whose 'ultimatum' comment was allegedly the catalyst for three days of riots, remained defiant and blamed sustained protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) for the violence.
'Wrong to target me': AAP councillor Tahir Hussain denies involvement in killing of IB staffer Ankit Sharma amid Delhi violence
AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on Thursday denied that he was involved in the riots or in the killing of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer whose family accused him of being behind the murder.