Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat discharged five people accused of looting in a Delhi riots 2020 case due to lack of evidence. He ordered enquiry into IO's investigation and asked whether the accused were being sheilded.
In the process of identifying best officials for deposition, Facebook had sought a 14 extension from the Peace and Harmony committee of the Delhi Assembly which is probing Northeast Delhi Riots of 2020.
A Delhi Court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on the Delhi Police because it didn't act as per court orders which sought personal intervention of DCP (NE), Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range) and Commissioner of Police.
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav was sceptical about the sustainability of the charge sheet under law as the FIR was registered on a complaint in which three of the co-accused were acquitted earlier.
The Delhi High Court, which was hearing the police’s plea challenging the trial court order has extended stay on it until next date of hearing in November this year.
Discharging a man of an offence in the north-east Delhi riots of 2020, a court said that even though communal riots cases have to be considered with the utmost sensitivity, common sense should not be given a go-by.
While clearing the accused of all charges, Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat observed testimonies of witnesses are completely contradictory to each other
On July 13, Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav of Delhi's Karkardooma court said that the police has "miserably failed" to carry out their statutory duties in the case and called the investigation "callous".
The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.
Entities like Facebook, which has around 270 million users in India, have to remain accountable to those who entrust them with such power, the Supreme Court said.
The apex court rejected the plea of Facebook India VP Ajit Mohan against summons issued by Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony committee in connection with the 2020 riot probe.
Journalist Fatima Khan, who had done intrepid reporting on the Delhi riots of 2020, was one of those targeted in these posts.
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat will hear the arguments on the plea on July 12.
In an interview with Outlook, student activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita discuss their arrest and bail, the use of UAPA on protesters and the future of the anti-CAA movement
The Supreme Court has said that reading down of UAPA may have pan-India ramifications.
The recent judgments of the Delhi High Court releasing on bail, three university students charged under UAPA can be classified as a rare act of judicial activism
'Very happy with bail order; for many months we couldn't believe we're in jail under such charges,' Natasha said.
'You haven't done anything wrong. You have protested against CAA. Go and answer the questions bravely,' Devangana's mother told her
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.PTI Photo
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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