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2020 Delhi riots: Court orders framing of charges against three accused
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2020 Delhi riots: Court orders framing of charges against three accused

While charging the accused for the offence of dacoity, the court also noted that an amount of Rs 5,000 was also robbed from the complainant by a mob

Delhi Riots 2020: HC adjourns hearing till 27 July on bail pleas by Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam
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Delhi Riots 2020: HC adjourns hearing till 27 July on bail pleas by Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam

Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Shifa-ur-Rehman and several others have been booked under the UAPA and provisions of the IPC in the case for allegedly being the ‘masterminds’ of the February 2020 riots, which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured

PFI raised funds from China, involved in terror funding and Delhi riots: ED
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PFI raised funds from China, involved in terror funding and Delhi riots: ED

ED said that PFI member KA Rauf Sherif has a Chinese connection and is also linked to the Hathras case where a Dalit woman died after being allegedly gang-raped

Delhi riots: HC grants time to leaders to respond to pleas to implead them in proceedings for FIR
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Delhi riots: HC grants time to leaders to respond to pleas to implead them in proceedings for FIR

Earlier this year, the high court had issued notices to several politicians in the case

Watch: Man who pointed pistol at cop during Delhi riots receives hero's welcome home
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Watch: Man who pointed pistol at cop during Delhi riots receives hero's welcome home

A senior jail officer said Shahrukh Pathan was sent to his home by a court order on a four-hour custody parole

Delhi riots 2020: High Court to hear bail plea by Umar Khalid on 19 May
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Delhi riots 2020: High Court to hear bail plea by Umar Khalid on 19 May

Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam and several others have been booked under the anti-terror law in the UAPA case for being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots

Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti violence: Why stone-pelting has become a norm in religious processions
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Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti violence: Why stone-pelting has become a norm in religious processions

This year the processions of Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti were attacked with stones in several states across the country

Jahangirpuri violence: Congress delegation reaches riot-hit area, stopped by police
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Jahangirpuri violence: Congress delegation reaches riot-hit area, stopped by police

The Congress delegation included former Union minister Ajay Maken and AICC in-charge of the state unit Shaktisinh Gohi

Jahangirpuri Riots: Congress delegation to meet demolition-affected families, submit report to Sonia Gandhi
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Jahangirpuri Riots: Congress delegation to meet demolition-affected families, submit report to Sonia Gandhi

AICC general secretary Ajay Maken led the Congress delegation to meet victims of demolition drive after Jahangirpuri riots that broke out after Hanuman Jayanti shobha yatra

‘Bulldozer Baba, Bulldozer Mama, bulldozer justice’: How the modest machine has become the buzzword in Indian politics
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‘Bulldozer Baba, Bulldozer Mama, bulldozer justice’: How the modest machine has become the buzzword in Indian politics

After Uttar Pradesh, the bulldozer has become the go-to tool to deal with alleged rioters in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone and Delhi's Jahangirpuri. Backed by the BJP, the demolition drives have been slammed by the Opposition, who call it the 'bulldozing' of democracy

Jahangirpuri clash: Ansar reached Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra with 4-5 others, sparked violence, say Delhi Police
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Jahangirpuri clash: Ansar reached Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra with 4-5 others, sparked violence, say Delhi Police

The Delhi Police told the Court that it needs to find out the source from where these accused got the weapon

Jahangirpuri violence a ‘criminal conspiracy’: Delhi Police to MHA in preliminary report
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Jahangirpuri violence a ‘criminal conspiracy’: Delhi Police to MHA in preliminary report

The Delhi Police have also submitted their own response to the crisis and have delved into the possible modus operandi involved in the attacks and rioting, including how stones and brickbats were collected along with other weapons

Nine states, 15 days: India is witnessing a spate of communal violence
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Nine states, 15 days: India is witnessing a spate of communal violence

In the past 15 days, Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti processions have descended into violence and chaos across states in the country. There are concerns that India is becoming more polarised than ever before

Delhi riots: From 2022’s Jahangirpuri to Sadar Bazar in 1974, a history of communal clashes in the Capital
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Delhi riots: From 2022’s Jahangirpuri to Sadar Bazar in 1974, a history of communal clashes in the Capital

The Jahangirpuri clashes are a stark reminder that Delhi has witnessed several incidents of large-scale sectarian violence. The Capital saw the worst in 2020 when people clashed in Northeast Delhi, leading to the deaths of 53 people and unprecedented destruction of public property

Delhi Riots: Anatomy of Jahangirpuri attack on Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra
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Delhi Riots: Anatomy of Jahangirpuri attack on Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra

14 people have been arrested after the communal clash on Hanuman Jayanti

Delhi Police Special Cell arrests Babu Wasim who supplied arms to northeast Delhi rioter Shahrukh Khan
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Delhi Police Special Cell arrests Babu Wasim who supplied arms to northeast Delhi rioter Shahrukh Khan

Since Delhi riots 2020, the investigating team was trying to find Babu Wasim. Last year, a Delhi court declared Babu Wasim absconding and a "Proclaimed Offender"

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of RJD's youth wing leader and Jamia student Meeran Haider
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Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of RJD's youth wing leader and Jamia student Meeran Haider

Besides Meeran Haider, the police had also charge-sheeted various other accused, including former JNU student leader Umar Khalid

Why MediaOne channel was banned by I&B ministry: All you need to know
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Why MediaOne channel was banned by I&B ministry: All you need to know

The Central government on Monday banned the transmission of Malayalam news channel MediaOne over “security reasons”. The ban was later stayed by a single-judge bench of the Kerala High Court for two days

Delhi riots: Police opposes Umar Khalid's bail plea, tells court 'idea was to destabilize democracy'
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Delhi riots: Police opposes Umar Khalid's bail plea, tells court 'idea was to destabilize democracy'

Khalid and several others have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), a stringent anti-terror law, and are accused of being the 'masterminds' of the riots which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured in 2020

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