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Police likely to release photos of 20 accused in Northeast Delhi riots
India

Police likely to release photos of 20 accused in Northeast Delhi riots

The photographs will be put up at public places across the city and a reward will be given to those providing information about the accused

'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests
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'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
India

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
India

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.

Tahir Hussain didn't need rescuing during Delhi riots, says police; cops on lookout for ex-AAP MLA in connection with IB officer's death
India

Tahir Hussain didn't need rescuing during Delhi riots, says police; cops on lookout for ex-AAP MLA in connection with IB officer's death

Hours after Additional Commissioner of Police Ajit Kumar Singla claimed that expelled AAP leader Tahir Hussain was rescued as mobs wreaked havoc in northeast Delhi, Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa said that the former MLA did not need to be rescued

Over 1,000 riot-affected people moved to Delhi’s Mustafabad relief camp since Monday; helpdesks set up to assist with compensation claims
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Over 1,000 riot-affected people moved to Delhi’s Mustafabad relief camp since Monday; helpdesks set up to assist with compensation claims

Over a 1,000 riot-affected people moved into a Delhi government's relief camp in Mustafabad in the past 24 hours and they are being provided with all basic facilities

'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
India

'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.

High cost of riots in northeast Delhi: List of 49 people who died during three days of violence
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High cost of riots in northeast Delhi: List of 49 people who died during three days of violence

Delhi riots: To undertake this task we have triangulated and cross-referenced information across these different sources to arrive at names of people who were felled in this violence. If a name does not appear in at least two different lists published, we have not included it.

Delhi violence: 1,300 held in connection with clashes; AAP govt sets up nine relief camps in parts of northeast district
India

Delhi violence: 1,300 held in connection with clashes; AAP govt sets up nine relief camps in parts of northeast district

Nearly 1,300 people have been arrested or detained so far in connection with last week's communal violence in northeast Delhi where 98 percent of the students appeared for board exams in the affected areas

Delhi Police arrests 40 in connection with riot-related rumours, receives 1,880 distress calls after false alarm of violence
India

Delhi Police arrests 40 in connection with riot-related rumours, receives 1,880 distress calls after false alarm of violence

Delhi Police said they have arrested 40 people in connection with riot-related rumours that had spread in parts of the national capital on Sunday evening, when the department received 1,880 distress calls from people panicked by the false alarm of communal violence

‘Don’t let senseless thuggery prevail’: Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif condemns Delhi riots, urges govt to ensure wellbeing of 'all Indians'
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‘Don’t let senseless thuggery prevail’: Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif condemns Delhi riots, urges govt to ensure wellbeing of 'all Indians'

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Monday urged Indian authorities to ensure the well-being of all Indians and not let 'senseless' violence prevail.

Delhi violence toll rises to 47; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition raises uproar seeking Amit Shah's resignation
India

Delhi violence toll rises to 47; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition raises uproar seeking Amit Shah's resignation

Heavy security deployment remained in place in Delhi even as the toll following the violence in its northeast district touched 47 on Monday

Delhi Police registers 167 FIRs in connection with violence in northeast districts; 885 people held
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Delhi Police registers 167 FIRs in connection with violence in northeast districts; 885 people held

The Delhi Police has registered 167 FIRs and arrested or detained 885 people in connection with the northeast Delhi violence

BSF to rebuild 29-year-old jawan's Khajuri Khas home burnt in Delhi riots as wedding gift, says senior officer
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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
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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
Politics

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.

Justice Muralidhar's transfer unrelated to Delhi riots case, but govt should have been more careful: Justice Balakrishnan
India

Justice Muralidhar's transfer unrelated to Delhi riots case, but govt should have been more careful: Justice Balakrishnan

The government should have been a little careful while issuing the midnight order transferring Delhi HC Judge S Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana HC, former CJI KG Balakrishnan has said, amid a row over the timing of the transfer

'We all cried as we treated Delhi riot victims, had never seen anything like it,' doctors at Al-Hind hospital narrate tales of brutality
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'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
India

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
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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.