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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid granted bail; ex-JNU student 'cannot be incarcerated for infinity,' says court
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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid granted bail; ex-JNU student 'cannot be incarcerated for infinity,' says court

In the order, the court added that there was no proof either through independent public witness or police witness of Khalid being present at the scene of crime on the date of incident

Delhi riots: Sessions court dismisses bail pleas of Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Sessions court dismisses bail pleas of Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in UAPA case

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said that in a case of a conspiracy of such a large scale, not having a video was not so vital as generally conspiracy, by its very nature, is hatched in secrecy, and not having videos of such a conspiracy was obvious rather than doubtful

Delhi riots: Presumption of undertrial's innocence should not be destroyed by media trial, says court
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Delhi riots: Presumption of undertrial's innocence should not be destroyed by media trial, says court

The court was hearing a plea filed by Delhi riots accused Umar Khalid, who said the media reports have quoted from his alleged disclosure statement to show that he has confessed to his involvement in the riots and it was prejudicing his right to a fair trial

Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid claims chargesheet leaked to media, says 'vicious campaign' run against him
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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid claims chargesheet leaked to media, says 'vicious campaign' run against him

Khalid said that his lawyers hadn't received a copy of chargesheet till 4 Jan, but that the media had reported on Delhi Police's charge of conspiracy against him in the last week of December 2020

AAP, BJP trade barbs after man who had fired in air at Shaheen Bagh's anti-CAA protest site joins saffron party, later expelled
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AAP, BJP trade barbs after man who had fired in air at Shaheen Bagh's anti-CAA protest site joins saffron party, later expelled

The AAP hit out at the saffron party for inducting Kapil Gujjar, saying this 'exposed the BJP's plan of starting riots' in the National Capital

Delhi Police claim advocate Mehmood Pracha 'heckled, obstructed' cops searching his house, file case
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Delhi Police claim advocate Mehmood Pracha 'heckled, obstructed' cops searching his house, file case

Police searched premises of two members of the bar, Pracha and Javed Ali, on Thursday in a case related to the alleged use of forged documents in judicial records in a Delhi riots case

Delhi Police searches premises of advocate representing accused in February riots case
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Delhi Police searches premises of advocate representing accused in February riots case

The search was conducted by the Delhi Police Special Cell as part of an investigation into alleged forgery of documents in a case related to the communal violence in the Dayalpur area of the city in February this year

Delhi govt issues work-from-home orders for 50% of its staff working for non-essential services
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Delhi govt issues work-from-home orders for 50% of its staff working for non-essential services

The government also advised private establishments to follow the practice as far as possible amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the National Capital

Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid tells court there is 'vicious' media campaign against him
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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid tells court there is 'vicious' media campaign against him

During the hearing on Saturday, Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad, appearing for the police, denied all the allegations raised by the former JNU student leader

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

Delhi Police says riots during Donald Trump's visit to India an international embarrassment
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Delhi Police says riots during Donald Trump's visit to India an international embarrassment

The chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police claimed that the objective of all the conspirators was to uproot a lawfully elected government by sheer use of 'engineered and visceral' communal violence

Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case

The 930-page supplementary chargesheet was filed against Khalid, Imam and one Faizan Khan under sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy) of the UAPA

Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA cases till 23 Nov
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Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA cases till 23 Nov

During the hearing on Friday, the prosecutor for Delhi Police was unclear about whether the chargesheets will be filed next week, but said he will inform the court on 23 Nov

Have India’s anti-Hindutva champions dumped electoral democracy for street anarchy?
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Have India’s anti-Hindutva champions dumped electoral democracy for street anarchy?

A section of India’s Leftist intelligentsia has been angry, dismayed and restless since the NDA assumed power in 2014, and then returned with a larger majority in 2019

Delhi HC asks Centre, AAP to respond on plea against appointment of special prosecutors in February riots case
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Delhi HC asks Centre, AAP to respond on plea against appointment of special prosecutors in February riots case

The petitioner sought quashing of Delhi govt's appointment of the SPPs on grounds that it was done on the recommendations of the Delhi Police

Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA
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Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA

Delhi Police said it needs sanction from the AAP govt to prosecute under Sections 16, 17, 18 of UAPA and from MHA to prosecute under Section 13 of Act, which has already been approved

Delhi riots: HC set aside trial court order granting bail to private school owner Farooq Faisal
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Delhi riots: HC set aside trial court order granting bail to private school owner Farooq Faisal

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait, allowing the Delhi Police plea challenging the trial court's 20 June order granting bail to the accused, said the trial court made its decision at a pre-mature stage while ignoring the relevant material on record

Delhi riots: Umar Khalid tells court conditions in jail are similar to 'solitary confinement'
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Delhi riots: Umar Khalid tells court conditions in jail are similar to 'solitary confinement'

Khalid was arrested under the stringent UAPA in connection with northeast Delhi riots in February this year

Delhi riots: Court denies bail to Tahir Hussain, says ex-AAP councillor used 'political clout' to fan violence
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Delhi riots: Court denies bail to Tahir Hussain, says ex-AAP councillor used 'political clout' to fan violence

The court said there was "ocular evidence" from independent witnesses which placed Hussain at the scene at the time of the riots. If released on bail, the possibility of him threatening or intimidating the witnesses could not be ruled out, it added.

Delhi riots: Provide 'adequate' security to Umar Khalid, court tells Tihar Jail authorities
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Delhi riots: Provide 'adequate' security to Umar Khalid, court tells Tihar Jail authorities

Khalid's counsel, Trideep Pais, had earlier told the court he has been attacked on several occasions in the past and hence there was "apprehension" of his safety in prison