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  • Chargesheets filed in 361 Delhi riots cases out of 758, charges framed in 67: HC Nov 25, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Chargesheets filed in 361 Delhi riots cases out of 758, charges framed in 67: HC

    Out of 758 cases registered, 695 cases are being investigated by North-East District police. 62 cases that pertained to major incidents like murders etc were transferred to the Crime Branch, which had undertaken an investigation in the said cases by employing 3 dedicated Special Investigating Teams (SITs), being continuously monitored by the superior officers

  • Delhi riots: Hearing in Umar Khalid's bail plea adjourned to October 9 Sep 23, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    Delhi riots: Hearing in Umar Khalid's bail plea adjourned to October 9

    The hearing was adjourned to next month as Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat is on leave. This was informed to Khalid's counsels by the court staff through video conference.

  • Delhi Riots Case | Court issues first judgment, acquits man accused of dacoity Jul 20, 2021 02:50 PM IST

    Delhi Riots Case | Court issues first judgment, acquits man accused of dacoity

    The acquitted person, Suresh alias Bhatura, was accused of joining a mob that allegedly attacked a shop with iron rods and lathis on February 25, 2020.

  • Court to pronounce judgment in Delhi riots case today Jul 20, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    Court to pronounce judgment in Delhi riots case today

    According to the police, accused Suresh, along with a huge crowd of rioters carrying iron rods and sticks, allegedly broke open the lock of a shop situated in Delhi's Babarpur Road and looted it on February 25 evening.

  • 'I shoot for the common man': Danish Siddiqui's finest work Jul 17, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    'I shoot for the common man': Danish Siddiqui's finest work

    Pulitzer winner Danish Siddiqui covered war zones and crises from Iraq to Hong Kong to Nepal. He was killed on Friday covering Afghan-Taliban clashes near the Pakistan border.

  • Danish Siddiqui's work chronicles India's critical phase — from Delhi riots to COVID crisis, and migrants' plight Jul 16, 2021 05:36 PM IST

    Danish Siddiqui's work chronicles India's critical phase — from Delhi riots to COVID crisis, and migrants' plight

    Danish Siddiqui, who earned widespread acknowledgment for his photojournalistic work amidst the raging pandemic, had once said, "I respect my subjects the most – they give me my inspiration."

  • Delhi riots: ED files charge sheet against former AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain in money laundering case Oct 17, 2020 06:16 PM IST

    Delhi riots: ED files charge sheet against former AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain in money laundering case

    The ED was probing the allegation that Tahir Hussain and his linked persons laundered about Rs 1.10 crore funds by using purported shell or dummy companies to fuel the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the riots.

  • Delhi riots: Details of protected witnesses 'inadvertently' included in charge sheet copies provided to accused Oct 10, 2020 06:33 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Details of protected witnesses 'inadvertently' included in charge sheet copies provided to accused

    Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said there was a mistake on the part of the Investigating Officer and directed the Special Cell of the Delhi Police, which is investigating the case, to ensure comprehensive safety and security to all the protected witnesses.

  • Umar Khalid arrested by Crime Branch over alleged role in Delhi riots Oct 01, 2020 06:17 PM IST

    Umar Khalid arrested by Crime Branch over alleged role in Delhi riots

    Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader and activist Umar Khalid had earlier been arrested by Delhi Police on September 13 under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

  • Delhi Police chargesheet against Sharjeel Imam cites his M.Phil thesis on Partition, literature he read Sep 25, 2020 04:21 PM IST

    Delhi Police chargesheet against Sharjeel Imam cites his M.Phil thesis on Partition, literature he read

    Sharjeel Imam is a highly religious bigoted person who completely lacks faith in the Constitution of India and exhibits complete mistrust in it, says the Delhi Police in its chargesheet

  • Amitav Ghosh, Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair and others demand release of Umar Khalid Sep 24, 2020 06:56 PM IST

    Amitav Ghosh, Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair and others demand release of Umar Khalid

    More than 200 eminent scholars, writers, academicians, and artists have released a statement in support of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and activist Umar Khalid, who is under arrest for his alleged role in the Delhi riots

  • No coercive action against Facebook India VP till Oct 15 over assembly panel summons: SC Sep 23, 2020 04:26 PM IST

    No coercive action against Facebook India VP till Oct 15 over assembly panel summons: SC

    The Delhi Legislative Assembly panel is probing the Delhi riots in February and the social media firm's alleged role in spread of hate speech.

  • Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan moves Supreme Court against Delhi Assembly summons Sep 22, 2020 09:40 PM IST

    Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan moves Supreme Court against Delhi Assembly summons

    Mohan did not attend to the first summons, and the committee had sent a second summons. The Delhi Assembly panel is headed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Raghav Chadha.

  • Delhi riots: Former judges raise concern over glorification of crime against the State, say national integration cannot be sacrificed Sep 22, 2020 07:42 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Former judges raise concern over glorification of crime against the State, say national integration cannot be sacrificed

    Law must take its own course. Umar Khalid is not an exception to the Rule of Law in India, says a statement issued by a group of former judges

  • Opposition leaders meet President Kovind, seek a probe into the Delhi riots investigation Sep 17, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    Opposition leaders meet President Kovind, seek a probe into the Delhi riots investigation

    The leaders requested the President to order a probe into the investigation by a panel headed by sitting or retired judge(s) as the ongoing investigation by the Delhi Police 'doesn’t inspire confidence'

  • Delhi riots: Police file 10,000-page chargesheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy Sep 16, 2020 10:14 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Police file 10,000-page chargesheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy

    Communal violence had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after citizenship law supporters and protesters clashed with each other in the area, leaving 53 people dead and about 200 injured.

  • Facebook India snubs Delhi Assembly panel on hate content, another notice served Sep 15, 2020 03:05 PM IST

    Facebook India snubs Delhi Assembly panel on hate content, another notice served

    The Committee on Peace and Harmony, headed by AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, has decided to issue a final appearance notice to the Facebook official, failing which the panel would issue warrants for “breach of privilege”.

  • Umar Khalid sent to 10-day police custody after being arrested under UAPA Sep 14, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    Umar Khalid sent to 10-day police custody after being arrested under UAPA

    The Delhi Police has claimed that Umar Khalid had met jailed Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain at the sit-in protest against the CAA at Shaheen Bagh on January 8 to plan the Delhi riots

  • Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA Sep 14, 2020 07:31 AM IST

    Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA

    Umar Khalid was earlier questioned by the Delhi Police Crime Branch on September 2 in connection with the northeast Delhi riots.

  • Delhi riots 2020: Amnesty International accuses police of rights abuses, demands probe Aug 28, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    Delhi riots 2020: Amnesty International accuses police of rights abuses, demands probe

    Amnesty International has claimed it has documented videos showing police “pelting stones with the rioters, torturing people, dismantling protest sites and being mute bystanders” during the riots in north-east Delhi.

  • The Bloomsbury brouhaha is not about free speech. It’s about legitimacy Aug 24, 2020 01:31 PM IST

    The Bloomsbury brouhaha is not about free speech. It’s about legitimacy

    This could be one way for Indian publishers to have their cake and eat it, too — without jettisoning basic principles of fact-checking and other editorial standards, of course

  • After Bloomsbury's withdrawal, Garuda Prakashan to publish book on Delhi riots Aug 23, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    After Bloomsbury's withdrawal, Garuda Prakashan to publish book on Delhi riots

    Garuda Prakashan which claims to promote the "indic narrative", has previously also published "Urban Naxal" by director and author Vivek Agnihotri, "India Facts: Hindu Human Rights Report 2017" by author Mayank Patel, and "The English Medium Myth" by author Sankrant Sanu.

  • Bloomsbury India withdraws publication of book on 2020 Delhi riots after furore Aug 22, 2020 07:06 PM IST

    Bloomsbury India withdraws publication of book on 2020 Delhi riots after furore

    The launch of the book titled ‘Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story’ was supposed to be attended by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kapil Mishra, who had delivered inflammatory speeches in the days leading to the macabre incident that killed 50 persons.

  • Delhi riots: Fact-finding panel says BJP leaders 'incited' violence, alleges police 'inaction' Jul 17, 2020 08:25 AM IST

    Delhi riots: Fact-finding panel says BJP leaders 'incited' violence, alleges police 'inaction'

    The Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) stated that testimonies of affected people revealed that the violence was not spontaneous like a "riot", it was "planned, organised and targeted".

  • Delhi High Court grants bail to pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar Jun 23, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    Delhi High Court grants bail to pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar

    This was Safoora's fourth attempt for a bail plea, the last three being heard in a lower court. She was arrested on April 10.

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