Kapil Mishra News
Delhi riots: HC issues fresh notices to political leaders to respond to pleas to implead them in proceedings seeking FIR
A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar issued fresh notices after noting that the earlier notices issued by the court on 28 February could not be served due to non-payment of process fees by the petitioners.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
After Bloomsbury India drops book amid online censure, Garuda Prakashan announces it will publish Delhi Riots 2020
Garuda Prakashan made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday, 23 August
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.