Tag: Delhi Violence

Situation In Riot-Hit Northeast Delhi 'Under Control': NSA Ajit Doval

New Delhi: The situation in the violence-hit northeast Delhi is under control and the police are doing their job, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said after he visited the affected areas and interacted with locals on Wednesday. He was greeted warmly at some places, but at a location two agitated locals complained about the violence. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Delhi violence: Cong leaders meet Prez, demand Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'

New Delhi: A Congress delegation, including party chief Sonia Gandhi, on Thursday, urged President Ram Nath Kovind to call for Home Minister Amit Shah’s resignation over his alleged “abdication of duty” during the communal violence in Delhi and remind the Centre of its “raj dharma.” The delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Delhi Riots Toll Climbs To 38 As Violence Ebbs But Doesn't Subside

New Delhi: The death toll in Delhi’s worst riots in more than three decades climbed to 38 on Thursday as the violence ebbed but did not subside completely and thousands of people began picking up the pieces of their shattered lives and livelihoods. Four days after communal clashes that began in northeast Delhi over the […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Case Filed Against Kapil Mishra In Muzaffarpur Court, Hearing Post Holi

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A case was filed on Thursday against BJP leader Kapil Mishra in a Muzaffarpur court in Bihar for allegedly making inflammatory speeches that led to riots and arson in Delhi which claimed 38 lives and left over 200 dead. Chief Judicial Magistrate Mukesh Kumar posted the matter for hearing on March 12, two […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Delhi Violence: AAP Suspends Its Councillor Accused Of Involvement In Killing Of IB Man

New Delhi: The AAP has suspended its councillor Tahir Hussain, who is accused of being involved in the death of an IB staffer, from the primary membership of the party till police probe is completed, AAP sources said on Thursday. Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma was on Wednesday found dead in a drain in […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
CRPF Troopers Donate Blood For Riot-Hit At GTB Hospital

New Delhi: Around three dozen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel donated blood at the GTB Hospital, here on Tuesday, to help aid the hospital in meeting the demand arising from the rush of those hurt in violence, officials said. A group of 50 CRPF personnel were sent to the hospital. Of them, 34 donated […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Delhi Violence Update- 4 More Deaths Recorded At GTB Hospital, Toll Reaches 42

New Delhi: The death toll in the Delhi’s communal violence has gone up to 42 now with four more fatalities being recorded at the city’s GTB Hospital on Friday, officials said. The number stood at 38 till Thursday. The Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital has recorded 38 deaths, the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital three, […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Mamata Banerjee Raises Delhi Violence Issue At EZC Meet In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday raised the Delhi violence issue at the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. “At the beginning of the meeting, I said that I feel sad for what happened in Delhi. There is an urgent need to restore […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Delhi Violence: Muslim Survivor Saved From Rioters By Hindu Neighbour

New Delhi: Amid the mayhem witnessed in northeast Delhi, another tale of humanity and compassion getting the better of bigotry and hate was scripted, which was narrated by a Muslim resident of Shiv Vihar on Friday — how his Hindu neighbour saved his and his family’s life. “Around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, a mob of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Ishrat Jahan Who Was Arrested For Instigating Violence In Delhi

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday rejected the bail plea of former municipal councillor from the Congress Ishrat Jahan, accused of attempt to murder in a case related to violence and rioting in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law, saying she does not deserve bail at the present stage of the investigation, “despite […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
BSF To Rebuild Jawan's Home Burnt In Delhi Riots As Wedding Gift

New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) will rebuild its Constable Mohammad Anees’ house, which was burnt in the riots in northeast Delhi, and hand it over to him as a ‘wedding gift’, officials said. The 29-year-old constable, who is currently posted at a BSF camp in Radhabari near West Bengal’s Siliguri, will also be […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
As Amulya Patnaik Hangs Up His Boots, He Leaves Behind A Force Facing Credibility Crisis

New Delhi: Outgoing Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Patnaik’s last few months in office were riddled with allegations of “inaction” and “failure” to contain northeast Delhi’s communal violence, “inept” handling of Jamia and JNU cases and undermining the morale of the force with his own men heckling him for not taking a firm stand for their […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Prohibitory orders in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, posse of police deployed

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders in Shaheen Bagh area in southeast Delhi and deployed a large number of security personnel in the area. A senior police officer said these were precautionary measures. Shaheen Bagh has been the epicentre of anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest, wherein women and men have organised a […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021