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Delhi violence turns agri woes into law and order issue; distracts from real grievances of farmers
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Delhi violence turns agri woes into law and order issue; distracts from real grievances of farmers

This isn't the first time in recent history that a citizen-initiated movement has had to face a credibility crisis after a bout of violence. The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in February 2020 faced a similar predicament when riots broke out in Delhi

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

Delhi violence: ED files chargesheet against Tahir Hussain in money laundering case
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Delhi violence: ED files chargesheet against Tahir Hussain in money laundering case

The agency was probing the allegation that Hussain and people linked to him laundered funds to the tune of about Rs 1.1 crore to fuel protests against CAA and the subsequent violence

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: 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

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

'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"

Delhi Police names Sitaram Yechury, Jayati Ghosh in riots chargesheet; Mahua Moitra questions silence on Kapil Mishra
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Delhi Police names Sitaram Yechury, Jayati Ghosh in riots chargesheet; Mahua Moitra questions silence on Kapil Mishra

The three have been named based on the statements of JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, and Gulfisha Fathima of Jamia Milia Islamia

DRP School owner's son, who witnessed Delhi riots, files complaint after receiving threatening phone call
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DRP School owner's son, who witnessed Delhi riots, files complaint after receiving threatening phone call

On 3 June, the Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet before a court in relation to the riots in which the building of DRP Convent School was burnt down.

Police failed to act swiftly, protect lives and properties of Muslims during Delhi violence, minorities panel finds
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Police failed to act swiftly, protect lives and properties of Muslims during Delhi violence, minorities panel finds

The Delhi Minorities Commission said 11 mosques, five madrasas or religious schools, a Muslim shrine and a graveyard were attacked

Delhi HC criticises police for 'unwarranted' allegations in affidavit on Pinjra Tod's petition
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Delhi HC criticises police for 'unwarranted' allegations in affidavit on Pinjra Tod's petition

The Delhi Police had said that Devangana Kalita, one of the founders of the women students collective, started a ‘media trial’ to gain sympathy.

Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets against five people accused of murdering local residents
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Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets against five people accused of murdering local residents

The Crime Branch filed the chargesheets in cases related to murder of four Delhi residents before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Purushottam Pathak.

Pinjra Tod activist's media campaign to malign investigation into Delhi riots, alleges police
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Pinjra Tod activist's media campaign to malign investigation into Delhi riots, alleges police

Delhi Police told HC that Devagana Kalita had started a campaign to gain public sympathy to malign the investigation by peddling false narrative of political vendetta.

Delhi riots chargesheet: Nine victims were forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', say cops
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Delhi riots chargesheet: Nine victims were forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', say cops

According to the Delhi Police, the accused created a WhatsApp group on 25 February to coordinate with each other and provide men, arms and ammunition

Delhi riots case: ED conducts raids at suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain's premises, other locations
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Delhi riots case: ED conducts raids at suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain's premises, other locations

The ED, in March, had booked suspended AAP councillor Hussain, Islamist group Popular Front of India (PFI) and some others on charges of money laundering and alleged funding of the recent riots in Delhi.

Delhi court grants bail to anti-CAA Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, asks JNU student to deposit passport
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Delhi court grants bail to anti-CAA Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, asks JNU student to deposit passport

This was the third case in which Kalita was arrested on Sunday and sent to police custody for three days.

Delhi Police slaps UAPA against Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha; Shaheen Bagh resident 'part of conspiracy' behind February riots, say cops
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Delhi Police slaps UAPA against Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha; Shaheen Bagh resident 'part of conspiracy' behind February riots, say cops

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has booked Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly being part of a larger conspiracy behind the February riots in northeast Delhi, officials said on Thursday

Mustafabad youth, awaiting surgery for wounds sustained in police action during Delhi riots , summoned by cops for questioning; alleges mistreatment
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Mustafabad youth, awaiting surgery for wounds sustained in police action during Delhi riots , summoned by cops for questioning; alleges mistreatment

On Wednesday, Mohammad Shamsuddin, a resident of Mustafabad, one of the many localities affected in the Delhi riots in February this year, got an unexpected call from the police. According to Shamsuddin, the police told his son to go to Dayalpur police station for inquiry and investigation into the Delhi riots.

Delhi violence: Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain booked under UAPA, activists Ishrat Jahan, Khalid Saifi arrested
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Delhi violence: Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain booked under UAPA, activists Ishrat Jahan, Khalid Saifi arrested

Hussain was arrested earlier in connection with the alleged killing of Intelligence Bureau official Ankit Sharma during the communal violence in northeast Delhi.

Delhi riots: Tahir Hussain sent to four-day police custody; suspended AAP councillor is accused in Ankit Sharma's killing
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Delhi riots: Tahir Hussain sent to four-day police custody; suspended AAP councillor is accused in Ankit Sharma's killing

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat sent Hussain for interrogation after police sought his custody for five days