The conduct of the applicant/accused was allegedly an attempt to disturb the communal harmony of the area by trying to create a rift between two communities, noted the court
Several new revelations are coming to the fore in the ongoing investigation and interrogation of the accused in the Jahangirpuri communal clashes case.
The place where the riots took place on April 16 is still under heavy security cover. Even Commissioner Rakesh Asthana said the police will remain there in heavy numbers until and unless the situation is completely normalised.
Sidhana, who was earlier granted protection till July 3, has been directed to join the probe.
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday said 10 people, including one policeman, have been killed in the violence in northeast Delhi and they are responding to incidents involving anti-social elements. Four people were declared brought dead by doctors at the hospital on Tuesday and thirty-five injured people were also brought to the hospital, the hospital […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Examination (CBSE) to take decision on changing the examination centre situated in violence-hit area Chandu Nagar in the national capital. A Bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdar was hearing a petition seeking a direction to change the examination centre for students undertaking class […]
New Delhi: Smoke billowed in the air and mobs roamed unchecked through the streets, burning shops, pelting stones and threatening locals, as fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi, killing seven more people on Tuesday and taking the toll in the communal clashes over the amended citizenship law to 13 and left over 180 injured. Curfew […]
Washington: The violence over the amended citizenship act in India’s capital New Delhi drew sharp reactions from US lawmakers with the mainstream media prominently reporting it along with the just-concluded visit of President Donald Trump. Reacting to the violence that has claimed at least 13 lives in the past a couple of days, US Congresswoman […]
New Delhi: As pictures of police personnel and private security guards in camouflage uniforms went viral, the Indian Army has urged the government not to let police forces wear combat uniforms. The Army had written to the Defence Ministry on February 24 requesting that guidelines be issued to ensure this. “Combat dress should not be […]
New Delhi: The death toll in northeast Delhi communal violence over the amended citizenship law rose to 25 on Wednesday, according to GTB Hospital authorities. On Tuesday, the death toll was 13. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Army should be called in as police is unable to control the situation […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday, told the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) that students having board exam centres in violence hit areas in the national capital need to be informed in one go about schedule for next 10-15 days and not on piecemeal basis. Justice Rajiv Shakdher said that the situation […]
New Delhi: In his first reaction on the Delhi violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for peace on Wednesday even as he held an “extensive review” on the prevailing situation that has become a cause of concern for law enforcement agencies. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said: “Had an extensive review on the situation […]
New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee met on Wednesday and after deliberations for more than two hours, the interim party president Sonia Gandhi demanded that Home Minister Amit Shah should resign following his “colossal failure” in controlling violence in north-east Delhi. “After reviewing the situation, the CWC is of the firm opinion that what has […]
New Delhi: Even as the violence has subsided and an uneasy calm prevails in northeast Delhi, Police on Wednesday discovered the body of a Security Assistant in Intelligence Bureau (IB) from Chand Bagh Pulia of strife-torn area. The deceased has been identified as Ankit Sharma, a resident of Khajuri Khas locality of northeast Delhi. Ankit […]
New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class 12 exams in violence-hit areas of northeast Delhi on Thursday have been postponed. The CBSE said in a statement that considering the request of Delhi’s Directorate of Education and to avoid inconvenience to students, staff and parents, the exam has been postponed for the area, […]