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NIA Takes Over Probe In Two Bengaluru Riots Cases

Sep 22, 2020 PTI

According to reports, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has claimed that SDPI state secretary, Muzamil Pasha incited the mob, during violence that broke out in Bengaluru on August 11.

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

Sep 19, 2020 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.

Delhi Riots 2020: Here’s Why FIR No. 59 Is So Crucial To The Case

A plain reading of FIR No. 59 doesn’t provide any substantive evidence against the accused. In fact, no section has been invoked and only two accused have been named by the police.

Delhi Riots 2020: Police File 17,000-Page Chargesheet Against 15 Accused Under UAPA

Sep 16, 2020 PTI

According to reports, Delhi Police has claimed that it relied on CD-R data and WhatsApp chats for evidence.

Delhi Riots 2020: Filmmakers Rahul Roy and Saba Dewan receive Delhi Police Summons

Delhi Police’s Special Cell summons Rahul Roy and Saba Dewan for questioning.

14 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Ex-JNU Student Umar Khalid Arrested, Police Seek 10-Day Custody


Umar Khalid has been arrested by the special cell of the Delhi Police. The arrest was made late on Sunday night. Khalid has been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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,”

27 August, 2020

Sharjeel Is A Patriot Who Loves India From The Core Of His Heart: Family

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Sharjeel Imam, a PhD student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been booked under various laws for his alleged anti-national speeches and involvement in the Delhi Riots 2020

13 August, 2020

Bengaluru Violence: Govt To Recover Losses To Public Assets From Rioters, Orders Magisterial Probe


Karnataka Home Minister said he has given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage during the violence.

01 March, 2020

Week After Riots, Northeast Delhi Remains Calm Amid Heavy Police Presence

Outlook Web Bureau

The police said security personnel have been holding regular talks with locals to maintain communal harmony and rebuild the trust and confidence.

29 February, 2020

Delhi Riots: 'The Bullet That Hit Me Didn’t Have Any Religion'

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Shaukat Ali stepped out of his house to buy some household items. He was hit a bullet on his left thigh and went unconsciousness to find himself later lying on a bed in the Al-Hind hospital in Chand Bagh


25 February, 2020

Delhi Minority Commission Demands More Police Deployment, Curfew In Violence-Hit Areas

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Delhi Minority Commission chairman Zafarul-Islam Khan urged Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to impose curfew in the violence-hit areas as soon as possible and control the rioters

13 November, 2019

UP Cops Ride 'Imaginary Horses' During Mock Drill In Ferozabad District


The mock drill was held on November 8--a day before the Ayodhya verdict was pronounced by the Supreme Court.

05 June, 2019

As Water Scarcity Hits UP’s Bundelkhand Region, Locals Begin Riots

Outlook Web Bureau

Dozens of cattle, birds, monkeys, and dogs have died in Bundelkhand in the past two weeks due to scarcity of water in soaring heat.

14 May, 2019

One Killed In Communal Riots In Sri Lanka Despite Nationwide Curfew

Outlook Web Bureau

The 45-year-old man died shortly after admission to a hospital in Puttalam district during anti-Muslim rioting which began Sunday.

29 March, 2019

Hardik Patel Can't Contest Elections As Gujarat HC Refuses To Stay His Conviction In Rioting Case

Outlook Web Bureau

In July 2018, the Mehsana court had convicted him in the rioting and arson case in Visnagar town during the Patel agitation in 2015.

19 March, 2019

Yogi Adityanath Claims No Riots Took Place In UP Since BJP Came To Power In State

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the chief minister, the secure atmosphere in the state had become an example for the rest of the country.


13 March, 2019

Muzaffarnagar Riots Eyewitness Shot Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

Eight people are facing trial for allegedly killing Ashfaq's brothers and the next hearing was scheduled for March 25.

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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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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