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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

No Chhath Puja at public places, river banks and temples due to rise in COVID-19 cases, says DDMA
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No Chhath Puja at public places, river banks and temples due to rise in COVID-19 cases, says DDMA

The festival, celebrated in Delhi in a big way by the natives of Bihar and eastern UP, falls on 20-21 November this year. It involves worshipping the Sun God at a water body

Delhi Police detains Kapil Mishra and Tajinder Bagga, foils bid to hold protest against Arnab Goswami's arrest
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Delhi Police detains Kapil Mishra and Tajinder Bagga, foils bid to hold protest against Arnab Goswami's arrest

The two BJP leaders were whisked away to Rajender Nagar Police Station as they tried to stage a dharna near Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat in the morning.

Delhi court disposes defamation case against Kapil Mishra after BJP leader tenders apology to Satyendar Jain
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Delhi court disposes defamation case against Kapil Mishra after BJP leader tenders apology to Satyendar Jain

Jain had filed a complaint against Mishra in 2017 after the latter accused the AAP leader of handing over a bribe of Rs 2 crore to Arvind Kejriwal

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: 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

Three authors sever ties with Bloomsbury India after publisher withdraws book on 2020 Delhi riots
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Three authors sever ties with Bloomsbury India after publisher withdraws book on 2020 Delhi riots

The authors' statements come shortly after Bloomsbury India faced criticism as the launch of a new book, Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story, was announced.

Bloomsbury India withdraws book on 2020 Delhi riots after online uproar; cites 'deep sense of responsibility'
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Bloomsbury India withdraws book on 2020 Delhi riots after online uproar; cites 'deep sense of responsibility'

Bloomsbury India's statement read: 'In view of very recent events including a virtual pre-publication launch organised without our knowledge by the authors, with participation by parties of whom the publishers would not have approved, we have decided to withdraw publication of the book.'

Bloomsbury India in online row for book on 2020 Delhi riots; publishing house says it did not organise event featuring Kapil Mishra
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Bloomsbury India in online row for book on 2020 Delhi riots; publishing house says it did not organise event featuring Kapil Mishra

Twitter users called out Bloomsbury for including Kapil Mishra in its line-up of panelists at a launch event. The publishing house has stated that its logo was allegedly used without its knowledge.

Delhi court extends police custody of two Pinjra Tod members by 2 days in connection with communal violence in Northeast Delhi
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Delhi court extends police custody of two Pinjra Tod members by 2 days in connection with communal violence in Northeast Delhi

The metropolitan magistrate extended the remand of JNU students and Pinjra Tod members Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita in the case after the police said custodial interrogation was required to unearth the conspiracy behind the case and identify other accused.

Two Pinjra Tod activists, minutes after getting bail in anti-CAA protests case, arrested on separate charge; sent to 2-day police custody
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Two Pinjra Tod activists, minutes after getting bail in anti-CAA protests case, arrested on separate charge; sent to 2-day police custody

Two Pinjra Tod women activists, who were granted bail on Sunday in a case related to the northeast Delhi communal violence, were sent to two days of police custody moments later in a separate murder case linked to the riots.

Delhi Police arrests two Pinjra Tod members in connection with Jafrabad anti-CAA protests; families not given reason for arrest
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Delhi Police arrests two Pinjra Tod members in connection with Jafrabad anti-CAA protests; families not given reason for arrest

Two members of the women’s right collective Pinjra Tod were arrested by the Delhi Police on Saturday in connection with the protests against the amended Citizenship Act in Jafrabad held in February

Amit Shah openly 'defended' Delhi Police in Lok Sabha, no justice expected after this, says AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi
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Amit Shah openly 'defended' Delhi Police in Lok Sabha, no justice expected after this, says AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi

Earlier, Amit Shah lauded the Delhi Police for not allowing the riots to spread to the other areas of the city

'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests
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'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests

During the hearing, Mehta read selective excerpts from a speech Mander made at Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) University on 16 December, 2019, during an anti-CAA protest, claiming it incited violence and instigated the crowd against the apex court.

Centre turns on Harsh Mander, petitioner in Delhi hate speech case, alleges he too incited mob; SC refuses to hear his plea
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Centre turns on Harsh Mander, petitioner in Delhi hate speech case, alleges he too incited mob; SC refuses to hear his plea

The Supreme Court of India, tasked with deciding whether or not BJP leaders should be booked for inciting Delhi riots, on Wednesday got sidetracked at the beginning of the hearing as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta alleged that Harsh Mander, one of the petitioners, also gave an inflammatory speech

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
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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.

'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
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'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.

After meeting Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal appeared to have given 'clean chit' to Centre on Delhi violence: Congress
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After meeting Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal appeared to have given 'clean chit' to Centre on Delhi violence: Congress

Congress slammed Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal following his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he sounded like he was there to give a clean chit to the Centre over the communal riots in the national capital