This comes a day after police arrested former JNU student leader Umar Khalid under UAPA for his alleged role in the riots
The sessions court said the statements of protected witnesses in the case reflected the role of many accused including Devangana Kalita in planning the activities at the anti-CAA protest sites as part of a 'conspiracy' which led to the Delhi riots
Delhi HC directs police to submit case diary involving Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in sealed cover
Narwal and another Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita were arrested in May by the Delhi Police and booked for rioting, unlawful assembly and attempt to murder
In the Delhi HC hearing of a batch of pleas in the Jamia Millia Islamia violence case, petitioners demanded an independent investigation into the Delhi Police's conduct against students
The Delhi Police had said that Devangana Kalita, one of the founders of the women students collective, started a ‘media trial’ to gain sympathy.
The Crime Branch filed the chargesheets in cases related to murder of four Delhi residents before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Purushottam Pathak.
US religious freedom report voices concern over discrimination against religious minorities in India; takes note of CAA, NRC, Article 370 abrogation
Voicing concern over the alleged attacks and discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities in India, an official American report said on Wednesday that the US officials have emphasised the need to ensure full protection to minorities as guaranteed under the Constitution.
'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests
During the hearing, Mehta read selective excerpts from a speech Mander made at Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) University on 16 December, 2019, during an anti-CAA protest, claiming it incited violence and instigated the crowd against the apex court.
Centre turns on Harsh Mander, petitioner in Delhi hate speech case, alleges he too incited mob; SC refuses to hear his plea
The Supreme Court of India, tasked with deciding whether or not BJP leaders should be booked for inciting Delhi riots, on Wednesday got sidetracked at the beginning of the hearing as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta alleged that Harsh Mander, one of the petitioners, also gave an inflammatory speech
Hearing pleas on Delhi riots, SC terms 4-weeks delay in hearing hate speech case 'concerning', asks Delhi HC to take up matter on 6 March
Hearing petitions seeking FIRs against BJP leaders for hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday frowned upon the Delhi High Court's decision to defer the sensitive matter by a month. The apex court, however, did not see it fit to issue any other directions to the high court and referred all related petitions to it.
'Can't handle that', says CJI Bobde as Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking FIRs against BJP leaders over their hate speech; matter to be heard today
A similar plea is pending before the Delhi High Court, which will be taken up for next hearing on 13 April. On 27 February, the bench comprising Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar deferred the hearing by four weeks based on the submission of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on behalf of the Delhi Police.
Congress' Ahmed Patel terms UN's plea in SC on CAA as interference but says Centre responsible for 'mess'
Congress leader Ahmed Patel attacked the Centre over the UNHCHR filing an application in the Supreme Court over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying it is "unwarranted interference" but it is the Modi dispensation that is to be blamed for the "mess"
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.
Delhi violence: Ajit Doval's 'jo hua so hua' remark sums up State's mindset, hurdles Muslims hoping for justice face
The BJP feeds on constant hatred against Muslims. The community does not have any strong political allies to counter the BJP. Other institutions — media, judiciary and investigative agencies — appear deeply compromised and cannot be expected to mitigate the political onslaught.
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.
'We all cried as we treated Delhi riot victims, had never seen anything like it,' doctors at Al-Hind hospital narrate tales of brutality
As deadly violence erupted in the northeast of New Delhi this week, with armed mobs rampaging the streets, a small hospital located in a densely packed Muslim neighbourhood found itself at the epicentre of the unrest
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.
The Delhi riots are monstrous and shameful enough for critics to grill the BJP government on how it allowed this to happen, demand accountability and ensure action. Hollowing out extremely loaded words like ‘genocide’ achieves exactly the opposite.
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.