Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured to implement Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) 2020, after the precautionary dose vaccination drive completes. On August 2, Shah met Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari, and said, CAA, providing citizenship to illegal Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian migrants from… read-more
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Charges of rioting, dacoity and attempt to murder have been filed against three persons, for allegedly using a sword in the 2020 Northeast Delhi riots. An FIR was registered after the victim's father Jafar Jiya filed a complaint. The accused have been identified as Vinay, Rahul and Sourabh Sharma. "I do find a prima facie case against all three accused persons," said the judge.
Delhi court hearing the bail plea of JNU student leader Umar Khalid in the Delhi violence case, deferred pronouncement of the order till March 23. Special Public Prosecutor Amid Prasad stated that adequate evidence is available against Khalid, including his chats. Umar Khalid was arrested on September 13, 2020 as a primary suspect in the northeast Delhi riots case which took the lives of 53 people and left hundreds injured.
Facebook India's Public Policy Director, Shivanth Thukral, and Director (Legal) GV Anand Bhushan has been reported to appear before the Delhi Assembly's Committee on November 18. Reportedly, the meeting has been called off due to the Delhi riots that occurred in February 2020, following which the Peace and Harmony committee was made to probe the case. Facebook India was called upon to curb the spread of false and malicious messages on social… read-more
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi announced Rs 2 lakh as compensation to 83 people arrested by the Delhi police for protesting and carrying out a tractor rally on the Republic Day of India. Reportedly, farmers protesting over farm laws broke barricades on January 6 and clashed with the Delhi police in the national capital. Moreover, the protesters also entered the iconic Red Fort and unfurled their flags, said reports.
Delhi police moved High Court to challenge the order of the Trial Court which imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 and called the investigation in the Delhi riots case "farcical" and "most callous". The Trial Court was hearing the revision petition of SHO, PS Bhajanpura who had challenged the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate to register a separate FIR on Mohammad Nasir. Nasir had received gunshot injuries during the riots.
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The accused, Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the Delhi riots have been granted bail by the Delhi High Court on June 15. The bail is subjected to a personal bond of ₹50,000, submission of their passports, and two local sureties. Police have asked the accused not to indulge in any such activity that becomes an obstacle in the investigation.
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The Delhi High Court on May 10 granted interim bail to Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal after her father Mahavir Narwal died on May 9. Reportedly, the bail was granted because there was no one else in the family to perform last rites. Natasha was booked and arrested under UAPA for her alleged involvement in the northeast Delhi riots in 2020. Natasha’s brother Aakash is also COVID positive.
The Delhi Court has granted bail on April 15, to ex-JNU student and activist Umar Khalid under a riot case in Delhi. According to Delhi crime branch, Khalid, a 33-year-old was with a part of group that organised meeting at Shaheen Bagh few weeks before the riots. The court said, "Khalid cannot be permitted to remain behind bars on the basis of such a sketchy material against him."
Lacking reliable evidence, the Delhi High Court used a video telecasted on NDTV's "Primetime with Ravish Kumar" to acquit three accused imprisoned over Delhi riots case. The accused were in custody since April 2020 over allegations of firing and stone-pelting on Hindu groups, besides killing Shahid. Although the prosecution cited video as a proof, the HC, realising the defendant's evidential non-recognition and inconsistency with Shahid's… read-more
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