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Delhi Police Fined For 'Undue Harassment' Of Accused In Delhi Riots 2020

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Delhi Riots: Natasha Narwal Granted Provisional Registration For PhD

Jul 22, 2021 PTI

Natasha Narwal in her plea has sought permission to access monetary scholarship/fellowship as is her entitlement as a PhD student of the university.

Umar Khalid: Presumption Of Innocence Should Not Be Destroyed Through Media Trial, Says Court

A court in Delhi asks media to follow self-regulation, following a plea filed by Umar Khalid claiming media trials were violating his right to a free and fair trial

Court Seeks Report From Police On Plea For FIR Against BJP MLA

Nov 13, 2020 PTI

Complainant alleges that despite approaching police authorities multiple times, no action was taken based on his FIR.

Delhi Riots: Umar Khalid Sent To 14 Days Judicial Custody

The court directed the Jail Superintendent to provide adequate security to Khalid while taking proper precautions that no harm should be caused to him.

26 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Victim Wishes To Return Govt's Compensation Of Rs 5000 Against 6 Lakh Claim

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

'I was devastated to see the damage. When I was taking pictures, some people came from behind and caught me,' recalls Delhi riots victim Zaidi.

24 September, 2020

Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release


Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.

22 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Khalid Saifi, Tahir Hussain Received Rs 1.61 Cr For Conspiracy, Alleges Chargesheet


The Delhi Police has filed the chargesheet against 15 accused in the case related to 'larger conspiracy' in the communal violence in north east Delhi in February.

20 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Police Allege Umar Not Cooperating; Court Prevents Him To Meet Family

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Umar Khalid has been arrested in relation to the Northeast Delhi riots that occurred earlier this year. He has been accused of hatching a conspiracy to incite the communal riots.

19 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Govt Calls Bullet Wound ‘Minor Injury’, Pays Rs 20,000 As Compensation

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

'I felt that I am almost dead when the doctor inserted his fingers in my wound and extracted the bullet without giving any local anaesthesia as it was out of stock,' recalls riots victim Ali.

17 September, 2020

Pinjra Tod Member Natasha Narwal Gets Bail In Delhi Riots Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal was booked under the stringent UAPA in a case related to the communal violence that broke out in February this year in northeast Delhi.


17 September, 2020

Opposition Leaders Yechury, Kanimozhi To Meet President Kovind Over Delhi Riots Probe


In a recent supplementary chargesheet, the Delhi Police, citing statements of those arrested, had named CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury along with other activists in the case.

16 September, 2020

‘My Son Is A Tough Man, Not Easy To Break Him’: Umar Khalid’s Father

Preetha Nair

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by Delhi Police under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) after being questioned for over 11 hours in relation to the Delhi riots case.

15 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Facebook Official Skips Delhi Assembly Panel Proceedings, To Get 'Last Chance'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Assembly panel had earlier said that prima facie it had found that Facebook was complicit in aggravating the Delhi riots in northeast Delhi in February that left 53 dead and over 400 injured.

13 September, 2020

Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav Not Named As Co-conspirators In Delhi Riots, Say Police In Rebuttal

Outlook Web Bureau

Yogendra Yadav also termed the reports 'factually incorrect', saying Delhi Police's supplementary chargesheet does not mention him as co-conspirator, or even as accused in Delhi Riots.

12 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Delhi Assembly Panel Summons Facebook Officials Over Hate Speech Row

Outlook Web Bureau

The panel had earlier said that prima facie it had found that Facebook was complicit in aggravating the Delhi riots in northeast Delhi in February that left 53 dead and over 400 injured.

10 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Rules In Favour Of Delhi Police To Continue Investigation Even After Filing Chargesheet

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Karkardooma Court dismisses an application filed by the accused persons, allowing Delhi Police to carry out investigation post filing of chargesheet. Court says, “riot cases cannot be equated with other cases,”


09 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Sirajuddin, Accused In Rahul Solanki’s Murder, Denied Bail

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

While rejecting the bail plea of Sirajuddin, the court said there is a possibility the accused may threaten or intimidate the witnesses, if released on bail.

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.

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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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