Delhi Court Dismisses Bail Plea Of JNU Student Umar Khalid: Delhi Riots
Accused in Delhi 2020 riots, Umar Khalid's bail has been dismissed by Delhi Court. As per ANI, the court bench on March 24, rejected the bail plea, based on the arguments and evidences produced by SPP Amit Prasad, against JNU Student Khalid. Furthermore, Khalid allegedly disobeyed the court's guidelines of bail and failed to file a counter reply. Notably, Khalid was arrested under UAPA in September, 2020.
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Delhi HC Issues Notice To Rahul, Sonia Gandhi & Other Leaders: Delhi Riots 2020
Delhi HC issued fresh notice to prominent leaders like Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and activists, over hate speech in 2020 Delhi riots. As per ANI, on March 22, the HC reviewed a petition filed, demanding FIRs against politicians for spreading communal hatred, after the riots, which killed approximately 200 people. The HC bench also expressed displeasure over petitioners for not filing the process fees in the matter.
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Delhi Court Sentences Imprisonment To Culprit Dinesh Yadav In 2020 Delhi Riots
A Delhi court, on January 20, sentenced five year imprisonment to Dinesh Yadav, the first convict in 2020 Delhi Riot case and imposed a fine of Rs 12,000. Yadav's advocate Shikha Garg said, a detailed order on the sentencing against Yadav, who was an active member of the Delhi riot is awaited. Notably, Dinesh was convicted last month for robbing and burning down the house of a 73-year-old woman.
Tags: India, Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Court, Culprit, Legal
Courtesy: NDTV India
Appear In Front Of Delhi House Panel, Says SC To Facebook
The Supreme Court ruled that Facebook cannot be compelled to answer questions on law and order, which are handled by the federal government. The apex court summoned the social media giant to appear before a Delhi Assembly panel investigating the 2020 riots. The Delhi Assembly committee has the "authority to collect information on any subject relating to peace and harmony without entering the area of central legislation," said the court.
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, MISUSE INFORMATION, Delhi riots 2020
Delhi Court Rejects Bail To Accused In IB Staffer's Murder Case
A Delhi Court has rejected the bail appeal of an accused in IB staffer's murder case. The murder of Ankit Sharma had taken place during the 2020 Delhi riots. Rejecting the bail, the court on May 6 stated "there is enough material on record" which proves that the accused was a part of the "riotous mob". The accused was arrested in 2020 from Uttar Pradesh.
Tags: The Indian Express, Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Court, IB
Courtesy: The Indian Express
407 Of 755 Cases In Delhi Riots Await Investigation: Data
The Delhi Police data has revealed that 407 out of 755 cases registered in connection with the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots are still awaiting investigation. Reportedly, of the 755 cases, 62 are being investigated by SITs, one by the Special Cell, and the remaining 692 are with the northeast district police. Moreover, in 348 cases for which charge sheets have been filed, the police have named 1,569 people - 802 Hindus and 767 Muslims… read-more
Tags: Delhi, Northeast deli riots, Delhi riots 2020, India, SIT
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Home Ministry Claims Amnesty International Received Illegal Foreign Funding
Human Rights Organization, Amnesty International (AI) has discontinued its Indian operation alleging the government of targeting the organization over 'unfavourable reports'. AI reported that their accounts were frozen, due to which they had to reduce their workforce. "AI is not registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act and received illegal foreign funding," said the Home Ministry. Reportedly, the NGO criticized the government… read-more
Tags: Amnesty International, India, witch-hunting, Delhi riots 2020, Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir
CAA Protests: Amnesty International Alleges Violation of Human Rights By Delhi Police
Global NGO, Amnesty International has accused Delhi Police of torture and violation of human rights during the communal riots that took place in the capital city over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The NGO’s report is based on forensic analysis of riot videos and eyewitness accounts, claiming the police burned down homes and beat up protesters based on their community. Delhi police is yet to respond on the allegations.
Tags: Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Police, Amnesty International, human rights violation