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Gurugram Friday 'Namaz' Disruption: Police Arrests Seven People

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Gurugram Friday 'namaz' disruption has led to the arrest of seven people. Earlier, some people had gathered at the site in Gurugram where Muslims were offering Friday prayers in open, and raised ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans.

Delhi Riots| 'No Regrets, Will Do It Again If Required': Kapil Mishra On His Speech

Feb 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On February 23, 2020, BJP leader Kapil Mishra, had issued an ultimatum to anti-CAA protesters who were camping at Delhi’s Jaffrabad area, threatening to ‘remove them’ from their protest site.

A Tale Of Two Toolkits

Disha Ravi’s ‘toolkit’ defames India, but Kapil Mishra’s does not?

Delhi Riots: Court Directs Police To File FIR Against BJP Leader Kapil Mishra

Feb 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes after social activist Harsh Mander filed a complaint accusing Kapil Mishra of ‘encouraging violence against anti-CAA-NRC-NPR protestors’ during the Delhi riots, last year

Delhi 'Held Hostage' Through Farmers' Protest: Kapil Mishra In Letter To President Kovind

Delhi 'Held Hostage' Through Farmers' Protest, Writes Kapil Mishra In Letter To President Kovind

08 November, 2020

Police Foil BJP Leaders' Protest In Support Of Arnab Goswami, Kapil Mishra Detained


Kapil Mishra, a former minister of the Delhi government, said the protest was planned to support Goswami against his arrest by police in Maharashtra.

30 September, 2020

Decoding Delhi Riots Chargesheet: 'Don’t Play With Fire', Activist Warned Another Who Talked Of Violence

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Almost ten days after the Delhi riot, the Delhi Police lodged an FIR no 59 on April 6, in which it alleged that the violence was not accidental but a planned conspiracy by some anti-CAA protestors.

25 August, 2020

Opinion | 'Delhi Riots 2020': Bloomsbury Row Is Not Suppression Of Freedom Of Expression, But Victory Of It

Imaad ul Hasan

When the peaceful, powerless, unorganised citizens show concern about organised propaganda of hate, it is their duty as Indians to do so.

17 July, 2020

BJP Leaders Incited People: Delhi Minorities Commission's Report On February Riots


The report stated that testimonies of affected people revealed that the violence was not spontaneous like a 'riot', it was 'planned, organised and targeted'.

04 March, 2020

'Can't Give Such Long Adjournment': Top Court Directs HC To Hear Pleas On Delhi Violence On Friday

Outlook Web Bureau

Ten riot victims had filed a plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for alleged hate speeches.

02 March, 2020

'We Wish Peace But There Are Limitations': SC On Plea Against BJP Leaders Over Hate Speeches

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC has agreed to hear on March 4 the plea seeking lodging of FIRs against BJP leaders for their purported hate speeches.

28 February, 2020

Don't Preach Us 'Rajdharma': BJP Slams Congress Over Delhi Riots

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress has demanded the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah for "abdication of duty" during the communal violence in northeast Delhi.

27 February, 2020

AAP's Tahir Hussain Denies Involvement In Killing Of IB Staffer, Demands Impartial Probe


The AAP leader also demanded strict action against BJP’s Kapil Mishra for giving inflammatory speeches.

27 February, 2020

Section 124A: The Case Against the Much-misused Sedition Law

Shastri Ramachandaran

Clearly, dissent, criticism of government, questioning politicians – all of which are fundamental to a democracy – have come to be treated as sedition by the police and a section of the magistracy in the prevalent political order. Such terrorising of critics and protesters endangers the very idea of democracy, writes Shastri Ramachandran.

27 February, 2020

Defiant Kapil Mishra Puts Blame On AAP's Tahir Hussain For Delhi Riots


Kapil Mishra's statement comes in the aftermath of the recovery of intelligence Bureau employee Ankit Sharma's body was recovered on Wednesday from the riot-hit areas.

26 February, 2020

Delhi HC Orders FIR Against 3 BJP Leaders For Hate Speeches: Here Is What They Said

Outlook Web Bureau

The three BJP leaders are -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.

26 February, 2020

'How Many More Lives Have To Be Lost?': What High Court Said During Hearing On Delhi Riots

Outlook Web Bureau

The high court directed the Delhi Police to take 'conscious decision' with respect to lodging of FIRs against hate speeches by three BJP leaders -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.

26 February, 2020

Delhi Riots: File FIR Against Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma, HC Tells Police


Voicing its disappointment over lack of Delhi Police action, the high court asked Special Commissioner of Police to convey its anguish to Delhi Police Commissioner.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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