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'Didn't leak riot-accused statement,' says Delhi Police in affidavit; HC directs TV channel to disclose source
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'Didn't leak riot-accused statement,' says Delhi Police in affidavit; HC directs TV channel to disclose source

A TV news channel had recently published a statement given to the police by Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha where he allegedly 'confessed to orchestrating the Delhi riots'. Tanha has filed a case accusing the police of misconduct

Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused
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Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused

The court has directed the Special Cell of the Delhi Police to ensure comprehensive safety and security to all the protected witnesses

Delhi riots: Police names 9 for promoting religious enmity on WhatsApp group in supplementary chargesheet
India

Delhi riots: Police names 9 for promoting religious enmity on WhatsApp group in supplementary chargesheet

WhatsApp group "Kattar Hindu Ekta", created during the north east Delhi riots in February, where members allegedly talked about vandalising madrasas, mosques and killing of Muslims during the riots in Gokulpuri area

Amnesty International halts India operations, claims 'witch hunt over unfounded, motivated allegations'
India

Amnesty International halts India operations, claims 'witch hunt over unfounded, motivated allegations'

Amnesty said the government action to freeze its accounts comes amid the organisation’s reports critical of the riots in Delhi and the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case
India

Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case

Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year

Delhi riots: Court sends Umar Khalid to judicial custody till 22 October in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Court sends Umar Khalid to judicial custody till 22 October in UAPA case

The Delhi Police, in the FIR, claimed that the violence that occurred in February was a "premeditated conspiracy" allegedly hatched by Khalid and two others

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

No coercive action against Facebook India VP, SC tells Delhi Assembly panel; next hearing on 15 Oct
India

No coercive action against Facebook India VP, SC tells Delhi Assembly panel; next hearing on 15 Oct

This directive comes a day after Mohan filed a plea in the apex court challenging a fresh summons to appear before a Delhi Assembly panel on peace and harmony probing allegations that the social media giant failed to take action against hate speech.

Delhi riots: Court grants bail to man charged with 'attempt to murder' after police fails to trace complainant
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Delhi riots: Court grants bail to man charged with 'attempt to murder' after police fails to trace complainant

Special Public Prosecutor Saleem Ahmed, appearing for the state, informed the court that the victim had given his fake address and mobile number and the police tried to search him but he could not be traced

Biased Delhi Police chargesheet against CAA-protestors shows how institutions become victims of political duress
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Biased Delhi Police chargesheet against CAA-protestors shows how institutions become victims of political duress

The most jarringly missing name in the 17,000-page charge sheet is that of Delhi BJP leader and former AAP MLA Kapil Mishra, the ‘instigator-in-chief’ in the riots.

Delhi riots case: Opposition meets President Ram Nath Kovind, say 'serious' questions about police's role in violence
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Delhi riots case: Opposition meets President Ram Nath Kovind, say 'serious' questions about police's role in violence

The leaders also alleged that there are publicly documented accounts of police being "complicit, directing mobs pelting stones or looking the other way when mobs were indulging in violence"

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice
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Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice

Commentators, neutral observers, journalists and academics were struck from the very outset by the fact that the anti-CAA protests were ‘non-political’ in the sense that they were not organised or led by political parties

Delhi riots: Police file chargesheet against 15 under UAPA for 'larger conspiracy'
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Delhi riots: Police file chargesheet against 15 under UAPA for 'larger conspiracy'

The 17,000-page chargesheet also includes charges under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act. Six more of the 21 arrested will be chargesheeted in due course, the police said

Centre targetting anti-CAA, NRC protesters in false cases, says Umar Khalid in pre-recorded message
India

Centre targetting anti-CAA, NRC protesters in false cases, says Umar Khalid in pre-recorded message

Khalid, in his video message alleged that the Delhi Police has been registering false cases against people who protested the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.

'Flawed investigation': Nine retired IPS officers question Delhi Police's probe into northeast riots
India

'Flawed investigation': Nine retired IPS officers question Delhi Police's probe into northeast riots

In an open letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner, the retired officers called the investigations and challans submitted by the Delhi Police with respect to the 24 February riots as 'partisan and politically motivated'

Delhi riots case: Court sends Umar Khalid to police custody for 10 days after his arrest under anti-terror law
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Delhi riots case: Court sends Umar Khalid to police custody for 10 days after his arrest under anti-terror law

The Delhi Police was seeking custody of the ex-JNU student leader in order to confront him with 'huge technical data' running into 11 lakh pages

Umar Khalid produced in court, Delhi Police seeks 10-day custody for 'premeditated conspiracy'
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Umar Khalid produced in court, Delhi Police seeks 10-day custody for 'premeditated conspiracy'

The police has also booked Khalid and two others for offences of sedition, murder, attempt to murder, promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion and rioting

Delhi Police, amid criticism over riots chargesheet, says investigating 'all individuals' involved in February violence
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Delhi Police, amid criticism over riots chargesheet, says investigating 'all individuals' involved in February violence

The police in a statement, said, 'Some are taking a few lines of the chargesheet out of context to create controversy and doubt about the investigation'

Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram
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Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram

The party's comments came after Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Jayati Ghosh, and DU professor Apoorvanand were named in a supplementary chargesheet in Delhi riots case

'Obnoxious': CPM slams Centre, Delhi Police for naming Sitaram Yechury among accused in anti-CAA violence case
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'Obnoxious': CPM slams Centre, Delhi Police for naming Sitaram Yechury among accused in anti-CAA violence case

The party's statement on Sunday also added that the Centre must "desist from criminalising peaceful political protests"