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  • Delhi violence: HC seeks police reply on plea challenging prosecution sanction under anti-terror law Nov 09, 2020 09:45 PM IST

    Delhi violence: HC seeks police reply on plea challenging prosecution sanction under anti-terror law

    The Special Cell of the Delhi Police had named in its charge sheet 15 accused under the provisions of stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with the violence that erupted in the northeast parts of the national capital in February.

  • Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook India’s VP over platform's alleged role in ‘aggravating’ February riots Sep 12, 2020 11:50 AM IST

    Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook India’s VP over platform's alleged role in ‘aggravating’ February riots

    Witnesses have reportedly said that an independent investigation must be carried out against Facebook’s alleged role and complicity in the "orchestration and aggravation" of 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.

  • Ex-AAP councillor Tahir Hussain confesses to being Delhi riots mastermind: Report Aug 03, 2020 11:09 AM IST

    Ex-AAP councillor Tahir Hussain confesses to being Delhi riots mastermind: Report

    Tahir Hussain has been named as an accused in the murder of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer whose body was pulled out of a drain in Chand Bagh with as many as 30 stab wounds.

  • Pinjra Tod activist started media trial to gain sympathy in Delhi violence case: Police to Delhi HC Jul 07, 2020 06:39 PM IST

    Pinjra Tod activist started media trial to gain sympathy in Delhi violence case: Police to Delhi HC

    The police filed an affidavit in response to a plea by JNU student Devangana Kalitha alleging that the probe agency was selectively leaking, to the media, certain information regarding allegations against her and the evidence allegedly collected against her.

  • Delhi violence: Police tells court Zargar allegedly gave inflammatory speeches to incite riots May 31, 2020 07:30 AM IST

    Delhi violence: Police tells court Zargar allegedly gave inflammatory speeches to incite riots

    The submissions were made before Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana during the hearing of Zargar's bail plea through video conferencing.

  • Delhi riots: Court dismisses suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain's bail plea May 02, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Court dismisses suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain's bail plea

    The plea claimed Hussain has been wrongly dragged into the matter which appeared to be a result of a well-thought-out plan of his political rivals to falsely implicate him.

  • Delhi violence: Jamia Alumni Association president booked under UAPA, sent to police custody Apr 27, 2020 08:42 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Jamia Alumni Association president booked under UAPA, sent to police custody

    The police told the court that Shifa-Ur-Rehman, also a member of Jamia Coordination Committee, was involved in a criminal conspiracy along with former JNU student Umar Khalid.

  • Radical Pakistani Twitter handles provoked Indian Muslims during riots, report suggests Mar 17, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    Radical Pakistani Twitter handles provoked Indian Muslims during riots, report suggests

    Seventy handles from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi were tweeting using the hashtag #DelhiRiots2020, while more than 100 handles were using the hashtag #DelhiBurning

  • Delhi violence: Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain sent to 3-day custody Mar 14, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Delhi violence: Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain sent to 3-day custody

    Hussain was arrested on March 5 after a court in Delhi dismissed his plea seeking to surrender before it in connection with the case and was later sent to seven-day police custody the next day.

  • Delhi riots: Islamist body president, secretary arrested for inciting violence Mar 12, 2020 01:08 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Islamist body president, secretary arrested for inciting violence

    Popular Front of India (PFI) was found to be funding the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests that rocked the country for almost two months.

  • Delhi violence: Congress fact-finding committee submits report to Sonia Gandhi Mar 09, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Congress fact-finding committee submits report to Sonia Gandhi

    The committee included Mukul Wasnik, Tariq Anwar, Sushmita Dev, Shaktisinh Gohil and Kumari Selja.

  • I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One Mar 07, 2020 10:15 AM IST

    I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One

    Sources said the two channels had written to the ministry seeking revocation of the bans, following which it was lifted.

  • Delhi Waqf Board releases Rs 50 lakh for repair of property damaged in communal violence Mar 07, 2020 07:58 AM IST

    Delhi Waqf Board releases Rs 50 lakh for repair of property damaged in communal violence

    "The Construction Committee of Delhi Waqf Board will undertake repair work from Saturday. The houses and shops of affected people, no matter which religion they belong to, will be repaired by the Waqf Board and an amount of Rs 50 lakh was released for the purpose," Khan said.

  • Delhi violence: Police go door-to-door looking for videos to prove they were attacked in Chand Bagh Mar 06, 2020 05:24 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Police go door-to-door looking for videos to prove they were attacked in Chand Bagh

    Delhi Police has claimed that five videos were recorded around noon on February 24, which proves that police personnel were attacked near Chand Bagh

  • SC refuses Delhi violence victim to intervene in hate speech case of activist Harsh Mander Mar 05, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    SC refuses Delhi violence victim to intervene in hate speech case of activist Harsh Mander

    Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves mentioned the matter before a bench headed by CJI Bobde and said that the riot victim wanted to intervene in the Harsh Mander case, which is scheduled to be heard on March 6.

  • Modi government using coronavirus as a ploy to shift focus from riots: Mamata Banerjee Mar 04, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    Modi government using coronavirus as a ploy to shift focus from riots: Mamata Banerjee

    Targeting Home Minister Amit Shah, who had claimed at a rally in Kolkata that BJP would topple the Mamata Banerjee government in 2021, she said: "Manage Delhi first. Think of Bengal only after that."

  • Everything under control, says police chief S N Shrivastava after meeting Amit Shah on Delhi violence Mar 04, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    Everything under control, says police chief S N Shrivastava after meeting Amit Shah on Delhi violence

    "Everything is under control and we are on top of the situation," he told PTI after the meeting.

  • Delhi violence: SC refers to HC plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for hate speech Mar 04, 2020 12:41 PM IST

    Delhi violence: SC refers to HC plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for hate speech

    The affected people have sought registration of FIRs against politicians for alleged hate speeches.

  • Delhi violence: Rajya Sabha adjourned for day, Oppn seeks immediate discussion Mar 04, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    Delhi violence: Rajya Sabha adjourned for day, Oppn seeks immediate discussion

    Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned without transacting any business as opposition parties created ruckus demanding an immediate discussion on the Delhi violence.

  • What happened in Delhi will never happen in Bengal: Mamata attacks Centre over violence Mar 03, 2020 08:00 PM IST

    What happened in Delhi will never happen in Bengal: Mamata attacks Centre over violence

    The West Bengal CM also urged the people to ensure that “no outsider manages to start a riot in Bengal”.

  • Over 120 homes, 322 shops damaged in Delhi riots, says interim report Mar 03, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    Over 120 homes, 322 shops damaged in Delhi riots, says interim report

    The interim report by the district administration was prepared on the basis of inputs shared by 18 teams till morning of March 2. These numbers are likely to go up when the final report is submitted.

  • Govt ready to hold discussion on Delhi violence after Holi: Lok Sabha speaker Mar 03, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    Govt ready to hold discussion on Delhi violence after Holi: Lok Sabha speaker

    Amid uproar in the House by members demanding an immediate discussion on the issue,the speaker said the matter can be taken up after the festival.

  • Delhi violence: India summons Iranian envoy over comments by Iran's foreign minister Mar 03, 2020 12:12 PM IST

    Delhi violence: India summons Iranian envoy over comments by Iran's foreign minister

    Official sources said that the Iranian envoy was conveyed that Zarif commented on a matter which is purely internal to India.

  • Iranian urges India to ensure well-being of all Indians Mar 03, 2020 08:44 AM IST

    Iranian urges India to ensure well-being of all Indians

    India's Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday that law enforcement agencies were working on the ground to prevent violence and ensure restoration of confidence and normalcy.

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