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Delhi riots: Received 4,000 distress calls day Trump arrived, probing role of people from UP's Deoband area, police tells MHA in report
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Delhi riots: Received 4,000 distress calls day Trump arrived, probing role of people from UP's Deoband area, police tells MHA in report

Delhi Police has told the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that its control room received 4,000 distress calls from riot-hit North East Delhi district, on the day US president Donald Trump landed in Ahmedabad

Delhi violence victim’s father, locals stage protest after police reopens Shiv Vihar School, voice concerns over tampering of riots-related evidence
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Delhi violence victim’s father, locals stage protest after police reopens Shiv Vihar School, voice concerns over tampering of riots-related evidence

The father of Rahul Solanki, who was killed in the northeast Delhi violence last month, and locals staged a protest outside Rajdhani Public School in Shiv Vihar after police opened its seal

Delhi violence: At least 690 cases registered, 2,200 people held; AAP launches two-day compensation drive for riot victims
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Delhi violence: At least 690 cases registered, 2,200 people held; AAP launches two-day compensation drive for riot victims

On Saturday, a Delhi court allowed police three more days' custodial interrogation of Shahrukh Pathan, who allegedly pointed a gun at an unarmed police head constable during the riots in Maujpur.

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
India

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots

Delhi Police and Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have come under pressure with the opposition charging they failed to act swiftly enough to contain the violence.

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
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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

'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.

Delhi riots aftermath: Paramilitary forces conduct flag march, help trickles into violence-hit areas but residents allege govt apathy
India

Delhi riots aftermath: Paramilitary forces conduct flag march, help trickles into violence-hit areas but residents allege govt apathy

Help trickled in the heavily-guarded riot-hit areas, with people carrying sacks of ration and milk cans in their vehicles

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

‘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

CBSE says further postponement of exams in Delhi's violence-hit areas may hamper chances of admission to professional courses
India

CBSE says further postponement of exams in Delhi's violence-hit areas may hamper chances of admission to professional courses

The CBSE board had postponed class 10 and 12 exams in northeast Delhi and parts of east Delhi till 29 February. The schools are closed in the areas till 7 March.

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
India

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.

Northeast Delhi schools to remain closed till 7 March; CBSE postpones board exams in violence-affected areas, new dates to be notified later
India

Northeast Delhi schools to remain closed till 7 March; CBSE postpones board exams in violence-affected areas, new dates to be notified later

CBSE board which is presently conducting its Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations had also postponed the tests whose exam centres were located in the violence-hit areas

Congress accuses Delhi Police of carrying out 'one-sided' investigation into violence, asks SC to appoint amicus curiae
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Congress accuses Delhi Police of carrying out 'one-sided' investigation into violence, asks SC to appoint amicus curiae

Congress's senior spokesperson Anand Sharma also said the situation is far from normal and an atmosphere of fear is still prevailing

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

'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
India

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.