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Delhi Violence

Delhi Riots 2020: Sonu Saifi, Accused In 5 Murder Cases, Denied Bail

Sep 05, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Sonu Saifi has been accused of being part of an armed 'riotous mob' that killed three during communal riots in Northeast Delhi in February 2020.

Delhi Riots: Court Denies Bail To Jamia Student Asif Iqbal Tanha In UAPA Case

Sep 04, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Delhi Police said Asif Iqbal Tanha was part of a 'preplanned, multi-layered and deep-rooted conspiracy' to cause communal riots in Delhi.

Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita Gets Bail In Northeast Delhi Riots Case

Despite the relief, Devangana Kalita will not be released from Tihar Jail as her bail plea in the other three cases, most importantly in the UAPA case, is still pending.

Hindu Victim Of Delhi Riots Says Police Only Arrested 2 Of 10 Attackers; Rest Roaming Freely And Threatening Him

Aug 25, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In an FIR lodged on March 1, Bhai Sahab alleged that he was picked up by 10 youths in the evening of February 24 when he came out to buy milk and was beaten unconscious.

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

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

22 August, 2020

After Backlash, Bloomsbury Says It Won't Publish Book On Delhi Riots


Bloomsbury faced massive backlash online on Friday after a purported advertisement of the book launch on Saturday with BJP leader Kapil Mishra as a guest of honour did the rounds on social media.

12 August, 2020

3 Journalists Assaulted In Northeast Delhi While Reporting; Magazine Files Police Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

The magazine alleged that the mob in Northeast Delhi physically assaulted the staffers, threatened to kill them and also used communal slurs.

27 July, 2020

Delhi Riots: HC Restrains Police From Circulating Allegations Against Pinjra Tod Activist


The court passed the order on a plea by Devangana Kalitha, a JNU student, alleging selective leak of certain evidence against her by the police.

27 July, 2020

Delhi Riots: Does Delhi Police Want To Steer Probe Towards A ‘Particular Direction’?

Shastri Ramachandaran

If Delhi Police has done its investigation without fear or favour, why does it want its own prosecutors?

23 July, 2020

Delhi Riots: School Owner's Son Claims He Is Being Threatened To Withdraw His Case


In his complaint filed on July 4 at Dayalpur police station, the man had said his school was ransacked and set afire by the rioters on February 24 and 25, following which a case was registered by his father.

20 July, 2020

Opinion | Delhi Riots Fact-finding Report Shows Muslim Lives Do Not Matter In India

Zakia Soman

Thanks to mainstream media, most ordinary citizens currently grappling with the pandemic may never know the truth of Delhi riots, writes Zakia Soman.


19 July, 2020

Riots Cases: Delhi Lt Governor Asks Kejriwal To Decide On Delhi Police's Request For Lawyers; AAP Hits Out


Calling Delhi riots a 'blot' on Delhi and the entire country, the AAP said the Delhi government is committed to ensure the strictest possible punishment to all those involved in the violence.

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'.

07 July, 2020

Delhi Riots: Woman Who Witnessed Murder, Suffered Sexual Assault Moves Court To Lodge FIR

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The eyewitness claims she went up to her rooftop after hearing cries and saw three youngsters along with other people of the area attacking a man with knives.

03 July, 2020

Nine Of Those Killed In Delhi Riots Were Forced To Shout 'Jai Shri Ram', Police Tells Court


The accused were part of a WhatsApp group -- Kattar Hindut Ekta -- that was created on February 25 to take 'revenge' on Muslims, the charge sheets said, adding that they used it to coordinate with each other and provide, men, arms and ammunition to each other.

28 June, 2020

Delhi Riots: Hospital Owner In Letter Alleges Police Threatened Him For Telling Truth

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Dr Anwar says Delhi Police was upset with him because he spoke to Justice Muralidhar whose verdict led to safe passage for injured riot victims from Al Hind hospital to another.

23 June, 2020

Delhi Riots: ED Conducts Raids At Premises Of Ex-AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain


ED said at least six premises in Delhi, Noida and few other locations in the national capital region are being searched.


22 June, 2020

Delhi Riots: Police Opposes Safoora Zargar's Bail Plea In HC, Says Pregnancy No Ground For Bail


The Delhi Police, in its status report opposing Zargar’s bail plea, said a clear and cogent case has been made out against the accused woman and. as such she is not entitled for 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.

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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