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Delhi Riots: SC Says HC's Judgment Granting Bail To 3 Activists Not Be Treated As Precedent

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed dissatisfaction with the Delhi High Court 100-page judgment granting bail to one of the three student activists accused in a case of "larger conspiracy" related to the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which claimed lives of 53 people and left hundreds injured.

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Protest Is Not Terror Activity, HC Grants Bail To 3 In Delhi Riots

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Delhi Riots: Court Extends Judicial Custody Of Sharjeel Imam, Umar Khalid
Delhi Riots: Court Extends Judicial Custody Of Sharjeel Imam, Umar Khalid

New Delhi: A Delhi Court extended the judicial custody of JNU scholar Umar Khalid and research scholar Sharjeel Imam, accused in the Delhi riots case, till November 23. Sharjeel Imam and Umar Khalid, arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat through video conferencing at the end […]

Delhi Riots Conspiracy Case: AAP Govt Gives Nod To Prosecute Umar Khalid
Delhi Riots Conspiracy Case: AAP Govt Gives Nod To Prosecute Umar Khalid

New Delhi: Police have received prosecution sanction from the Kejriwal government against Umar Khalid, a former JNU student leader, in connection with a case related to the February communal violence in northeast Delhi, officials said on Friday. “We have given prosecution sanction in all the Delhi riots related cases registered by the police. Now, it […]

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Delhi Riots: Salman Khurshid, Prashant Bhushan Named In Charge Sheet

New Delhi: From politicians to lawyers and activists, names of various prominent personalities have come up in the charge sheet filed by the Delhi Police in the Delhi riots case. This includes the name of Congress leader Salman Khurshid and advocate Prashant Bhushan. Their names have come up in the disclosure statement of the former […]

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Delhi Riots: Umar Khalid Sent To Judicial Custody Till Oct 22 In UAPA Cases

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday sent former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, arrested in connection with a case related to the widespread violence which broke out in Delhi’s North-East area in February, to judicial custody till October 22. Delhi Police’s Special Cell had arrested him on September 13 night under the […]

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Delhi Riots: Police Arrest Former JNU Student Umar Khalid Under UAPA

New Delhi: Delhi Police arrested former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with northeast Delhi riots that broke out in February this year. Khalid has already been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) along with Jamia student and RJD youth wing president Meeran Haider, […]

Delhi Riots: ED Arrests Suspended AAP Leader Tahir Hussain
Delhi Riots: ED Arrests Suspended AAP Leader Tahir Hussain

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has arrested suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain in a money laundering case in relation to the northeast Delhi riots in February this year. An ED official said that the agency arrested Hussain under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) […]

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Delhi Riots: JNU Scholar Sharjeel Imam Sent To 4-Day Police Custody

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Jawaharlal Nehru University scholar Sharjeel Imam to four-day police custody in connection with the February Delhi riots case. On Tuesday, the Delhi Police Special Cell had arrested Imam in connection with the riots under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). He was brought back to the […]

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JNU Scholar Sharjeel Imam Arrested For Delhi Riots

New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi police arrested JNU PhD scholar Sharjeel Imam in connection with the February Northeast Delhi riots. He has been booked on the charges of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). On Sunday, he was brought back to Delhi from Assam on the production warrant. On July 21, the Delhi police […]

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Delhi Riots: Ex-AAP Leader Tahir Hussain Confesses Of Being Mastermind

New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) team of Delhi Police on Sunday said the suspended Aam Admi Party councillor Tahir Hussain has confessed of masterminding the communal violence in northeast Delhi riots that took place in the month of February against the Citizenship Amendment Act. As per police, Hussain said that he “wanted to teach […]

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Delhi Riots: HC Grants Bail To Safoora Zargar On Humanitarian Ground

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Jamia Coordination Committee Media Coordinator Safoora Zargar, who is pregnant and was arrested under anti-terror law UAPA in a case related to communal violence in Northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta did not oppose it on […]

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Delhi violence: Tahir Hussain arrested after court dismisses plea to surrender

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed a plea by suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain seeking to surrender before it in connection with alleged killing of Intelligence Bureau (IB) official Ankit Sharma, after which the police arrested him. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja rejected Hussain’s plea saying that the relief sought by him […]

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UN Rights Chief Moves Supreme Court Over CAA; India Criticises Move

New Delhi: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the citizenship amendment law, in an unprecedented move which was sharply criticised by India. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the Citizenship Amendment Act is an internal matter of India and that “no foreign party” […]

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Amit Shah Accuses Mamata Banerjee Of Instigating Riots

Kolkata: Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of instigating riots and burning of trains and railway stations in Bengal during the violent anti-CAA movement in the state, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday alleged that she was ‘disrespecting’ the founding fathers of the constitution as also tribal and scheduled caste leaders by opposing […]

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Delhi Violence: Without Food and Medicine, Six Odia Families Still Coping With Sleepless Nights

New Delhi: Even though situation is gradually limping back to normalcy in the national capital, six families from Odisha residing in the riot-hit Khajuri Khas area under North-East Delhi are yet to come out of the trauma. Recounting the horror, the families stated that they were almost trapped in a building at Khajuri Khas and […]

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Situation peaceful in riot-hit northeast Delhi

New Delhi: The situation in northeast Delhi was peaceful Saturday morning with residents gradually coming to terms with the damage in communal riots in the area earlier this week. Security personnel have been conducting flag marches and holding regular consultations with locals to assuage their fears. They are also urging residents to not pay attention […]