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'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.

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.

Parvesh Verma, BJP MP accused of hate speech, to give one-month salary to families of slain cop, IB officer killed during in Delhi riots
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Parvesh Verma, BJP MP accused of hate speech, to give one-month salary to families of slain cop, IB officer killed during in Delhi riots

Two Special Investigation Teams have been constituted under the Delhi Police's Crime Branch to investigate the communal clashes that rocked the northeast district since 23 February.

Delhi's Seelampur: Metaphor for new kind of India where Hindu-Muslim divisions are cast in steel and concrete, and political conflict mediated by the bomb
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Delhi's Seelampur: Metaphor for new kind of India where Hindu-Muslim divisions are cast in steel and concrete, and political conflict mediated by the bomb

Each galli in Seelampur is, among other things, a border between faiths and social classes. For prospect-less young people in this part of Delhi, a cohort that grew ever-faster as the economy began to splutter, the gangster and god became the only sources of agency and self-worth. The temple or the mosque offered at least a simulacrum of social respectability.

Delhi Court verdict on plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for 'hate speeches' to come out on 2 March
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Delhi Court verdict on plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for 'hate speeches' to come out on 2 March

Delhi court will pass an order on 2 March on whether to lodge FIR against Union minister Anurag Thakur and his BJP colleague and MP Parvesh Verma for their alleged hate speech in relation to anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh.

Amit Shah says speeches like ‘goli maaro’, ‘Indo-Pak match’ by BJP leaders resulted in party’s defeat in Delhi Assembly polls
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Amit Shah says speeches like ‘goli maaro’, ‘Indo-Pak match’ by BJP leaders resulted in party’s defeat in Delhi Assembly polls

Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said hate speeches like 'goli maro' and 'India-Pakistan match' should not have been made by BJP leaders during the recent Delhi Assembly election campaign and that such remarks may have resulted in the party's defeat.

Amid voting in Delhi, BJP's Parvesh Verma urges people to vote for 'patriotic' party, queue up at polling booths and shout 'Jai Shri Ram'
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Amid voting in Delhi, BJP's Parvesh Verma urges people to vote for 'patriotic' party, queue up at polling booths and shout 'Jai Shri Ram'

BJP leader Parvesh Verma urged Delhi voters to vote for the "nationalist" party while claiming that voters "of a particular community" in localities like Shaheen Bagh are repaying their debt to the Aam Aadmi Party for serving them "biryani" and "giving money"

Days after Parvesh Verma's 'terrorist' dig at Arvind Kejriwal, Prakash Javadekar says not much difference between anarchist and terrorist
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Days after Parvesh Verma's 'terrorist' dig at Arvind Kejriwal, Prakash Javadekar says not much difference between anarchist and terrorist

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had called himself an 'anarchist' and there is not much of a 'difference between an anarchist and a terrorist'

EC bars Parvesh Verma from campaigning in Delhi polls for terming Arvind Kejriwal 'Naxal'; MP faced 96-hour ban earlier as well
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EC bars Parvesh Verma from campaigning in Delhi polls for terming Arvind Kejriwal 'Naxal'; MP faced 96-hour ban earlier as well

The Election Commission has barred BJP MP Parvesh Verma for holding any public meetings, public processions, public rallies, roadshows and interviews for 24 hours

Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'
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Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'

Parliament Updates: Congress MP in Lok Sabha Suresh Kodukunnil pointed out that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has not attended House proceedings since six months. He said that it is the government and House's responsibility to ensure his welfare and also that he exercises his right as an elected representative

'Mark out, disenfranchise, annihilate': TMC MP Mahua Moitra tears into Centre over CAA in Parliament, rejects 'Us vs Them' debate
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'Mark out, disenfranchise, annihilate': TMC MP Mahua Moitra tears into Centre over CAA in Parliament, rejects 'Us vs Them' debate

Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker Mahua Moitra on Monday accused the BJP-led government of betraying the voters who had expressed their faith in it, saying that nobody wants to be part of 'us versus them' debate.

Delhi Assembly polls: Women’s groups write to Narendra Modi over 'hate speeches' by BJP leaders, say party is ‘using fear of rape as campaign message’
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Delhi Assembly polls: Women’s groups write to Narendra Modi over 'hate speeches' by BJP leaders, say party is ‘using fear of rape as campaign message’

More than 170 activists and women's groups on Monday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing "horror" over the alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders and accused them of using "fear of rape as a campaign message" during the ongoing Delhi poll rallies.

Both Houses of Parliament hit by anti-CAA sloganeering; Opposition MPs protest as BJP's Parvesh Verma initiates debate on Motion of Thanks
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Both Houses of Parliament hit by anti-CAA sloganeering; Opposition MPs protest as BJP's Parvesh Verma initiates debate on Motion of Thanks

BJP MP Parvesh Verma on Monday strongly criticised the Congress in the Lok Sabha for opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act and accused the Opposition party of creating problems like Article 370 as part of its 'vote bank politics'

Delhi Assembly polls: EC bars Anurag Thakur from campaigning for three days; BJP MP Parvesh Verma banned for four days
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Delhi Assembly polls: EC bars Anurag Thakur from campaigning for three days; BJP MP Parvesh Verma banned for four days

During an election rally in Delhi, Thakur egged on the crowd to raise an incendiary slogan – "shoot the traitors" – after he lashed out at anti-CAA protesters.

EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners in Delhi polls, but two BJP leaders can still campaign
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EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners in Delhi polls, but two BJP leaders can still campaign

The Election Commission has ordered the removal of Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh from the list of star campaigners of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) ahead of 8 February Delhi elections with immediate effect. The two BJP campaigners have been charged for making hate speech at their election rallies.

'Will remove Shaheen Bagh protesters, mosques on state land': West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma's poll promise
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'Will remove Shaheen Bagh protesters, mosques on state land': West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma's poll promise

The sit-in protests, mainly led by women, at South East Delhi's Shaheen Bagh have been held for more than a month in opposition to the CAA – which will grant citizenship to all non-Muslim refugees from three neighbouring countries – the NRC and the National Population Register (NPR).

Delhi Minorities Commission dismisses BJP MP's claim that illegal mosques are mushrooming on government land as 'false'
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Delhi Minorities Commission dismisses BJP MP's claim that illegal mosques are mushrooming on government land as 'false'

Chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission Dr Zafarful Islam on Thursday said that the report claiming that '54 illegal mosques mushrooming on government land' in the city was found 'incorrect'.