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: Twitter has blocked several accounts and tweets after the government asked the microblogging platform to take action against 250 handles and posts for containing ‘false and provocative content’ related to the ongoing farmers’ agitation, according to sources. These include accounts of Kisan Ekta Morcha and BKU Ekta Urgahan that have thousands of followers […]
New Delhi: Sixteen political parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint session of Parliament on January 29 on the issue of farm laws. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said, “The only issue of the boycott is farm laws and 16 parties have decided to jointly boycott […]
New Delhi: Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and the gangster-turned-social activist Lakha Sidhana have been named by the Delhi Police in an FIR in connection with the unprecedented violence in the capital on Republic Day and the Red Fort incident on January 26. The Delhi Police has registered the case at Kotwali police station of North […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after a group of 80 artistes from Odisha remained stuck at the Red Fort due to the violence and chaos during the tractor rally by farmers, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel paid a visit to them at Gandhi Smriti on Wednesday. “It is our responsibility to ensure safety […]
New Delhi: The Delhi Police has named Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait beside other farmer leaders in the FIR over the violence that broke out in various parts of the national capital during the farmers’ tractor rally on Tuesday. The FIR charges them with breach of No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued regarding the […]
Bhubaneswar: A group of 80 Bajasal artistes from Odisha bore the brunt of the agitating farmers’ tractor rally and the subsequent violence in Delhi on the occasion of the Republic Day on Tuesday. The artistes, who had gone to Delhi to perform Bajasal, a popular tribal folk dance of Kalahandi district at the Republic Day […]
New Delhi: Amid uproar over the suspension of seven Congress MPs and the Opposition demand to discuss the last week’s Delhi violence, the Lok Sabha was on Friday adjourned till March 11. On Thursday, seven Congress MPs were suspended, for their unruly behaviour from Lok Sabha till the remainder of the current second sitting of […]
New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Bolangir, Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo on Tuesday accused two women Congress MPs of assaulting her during the Lok Sabha proceedings amidst the on-going ruckus in the House for the past two days. In her formal complaint lodged with Speaker Om Birla, Sangeeta Kumari alleged, “I […]
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” […]
New Delhi: Shahrukh Khan who pointed a pistol at a Delhi Police head constable during the riots was arrested from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi Police confirmed on Tuesday. Shahrukh had been missing from the national capital after the incident. The Delhi Police had launched a manhunt to nab him. He was nabbed by a […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday spoke to the BSF constable Mohammad Anees, whose house was burnt down during the communal violence in Delhi. Expressing grief over the incident, Patnaik announced a relief of Rs 10 lakh for Anees from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. CM @Naveen_Odisha expressed sadness over burning down of […]