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Delhi Police patrol the northeast district where riots broke out in February. At least 53 people had died in the violence | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi riots accused committed crime against humanity, police says in chargesheet

The chargesheet alleges the accused, including Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam, entered into a conspiracy to commit an illegal act to disturb societal harmony.

High Court seeks police reply on Tahir Hussain’s bail petition in Delhi riots case

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait asked the investigating officer to file a status report on Hussain's plea and listed the matter for further hearing on December 11.
File photo of Umar Khalid | Facebook | @UmarKhalidJNU

Umar Khalid alleges that his custody related to Delhi riots case was extended ‘illegally’

The submission was made before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dinesh Kumar through video conferencing in the case related to rioting in New Delhi's Khajuri Khas area.
File photo of Umar Khalid and Sharjeel imam | ThePrint.in and Twitter @Goutham09828240

Police invoke UAPA in Delhi riots chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam

The 930-page supplementary chargesheet was filed under Sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy) of UAPA.
File photo of Umar Khalid and Sharjeel imam | ThePrint.in and Twitter @Goutham09828240

Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam till 23 November

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad said the mandatory period of 90 days to complete the probe will be completed on 23 November and the charge sheet has to be filed.
Representational image | District Jail in Mathura | ANI

Former Congress Councillor Ishrat Jahan seeks interim bail due to Covid outbreak in prison

Senior advocate Ramesh Gupta, appearing for Jahan, said she was suffering psychological problems due to her isolation in wake of Covid outbreak in the jail.
Delhi Police personnel on duty at Mustafabad on 25 February 2020 | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Police book 1 man in 10 Delhi riots cases with 3 cops as witnesses in all, court gives bail

A Delhi court granted bail to accused Neeraj, saying there were no independent witnesses or no CCTV footage to link the accused to the alleged crimes.
One of the viral images of Shahrukh (in red shirt) pointing his pistol during the Delhi riots in Jaffrabad | Photo: PTI

Court rejects bail plea of Shahrukh Pathan who pointed gun at police during Delhi riots

The court said going by Shahrukh Pathan's conduct and manner in which he had absconded after the incident, suggested he was a flight risk.
A police tape cordons off an area in Northeast Delhi that witnessed the communal riots | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

HC seeks Centre, AAP govt’s stand on special public prosecutors in Delhi riots cases

The petition by Delhi Prosecutors Welfare Association (DPWA) sought quashing of Delhi govt's 24 June notification appointing the SPPs, including Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
AAP councillor Tahir Hussain | Twitter | @tahirhussainaap

Delhi HC stays decision to disqualify suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain as MCD councillor

The plea on behalf of the ex-AAP councillor, who was arrested in connection with a case related to north-east Delhi riots in February, was moved through his wife.

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Trump and his team will leave lot of booby traps for Biden

Even if he’s off sulking, Trump has ample opportunity over the next two months to abuse his powers or throw sand in the federal machinery Biden will inherit.
Representational image of GST Bhavan. IRS officer B. Balamurugan has been posted in the Hindi Cell of the GST Chennai Outer Commissionerate since last year | Commons

Kerala and West Bengal choose Option 1 to meet GST implementation shortfall

On receipt of the choice of Option 1, Central govt has granted additional borrowing permission of Rs.4,522 crore to Kerala and Rs.6,787 crore to West Bengal respectively.


A Sea Guardian drone | Source: General Atomics

Indian Navy inducts two American drones on lease, could add more later

The two drones, flying with Indian Navy logo, are under the full operational control of the force and it will have exclusive access to all the information that the drone will capture.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint Team

What the amazing rise & sudden death of a ‘Holy Warrior’ tell us about Islam & politics in Pakistan

Khadim Hussain Rizvi was the face of Pakistan’s radical Islamist politics. His sudden death, however, will not end the mass appeal of religious fundamentalism.