Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicDelhi riots

Topic: Delhi riots

Bulldozers go after ‘illegal encroachments’ from MP to Delhi, but the law requires a notice

Rules for demolition of ‘illegal’ structures vary across states, but law requires proper notice in all cases. No law provides for demolishing property of those accused in riots.

After Kashmir Files, director Vivek Agnihotri teases with title of new film, ‘Delhi Files’

Northeast Delhi saw horrific clashes between Hindus and Muslims in early 2020 following protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

‘Bond, Romeo, Juliet’ & WhatsApp group chats: Why Umar Khalid was denied bail in Delhi riots case

Delhi court rejected contention that Khalid was not in Delhi during the riots, and relied on statements from protected witnesses to reject the former student-leader's bail plea.

Delhi Court denies bail to former JNU student Umar Khalid in Delhi riots case

Khalid has been in jail since 14 September 2020 and faces charges under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Marriage, assault by inmates & 2 years in jail later, why court granted bail to Ishrat Jahan

Former Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan was granted bail Monday in connection with an FIR over a conspiracy to hatch the Delhi riots. Here’s what led to the order.

Bid ‘to divide & misguide’ — why court framed sedition, UAPA charges against Sharjeel Imam

A Delhi court on 24 January framed charges against JNU student Sharjeel Imam for allegedly delivering inflammatory speeches at AMU and Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia.

Video of ‘traitors’ viral on social media is of Delhi riots victims attacked by cops 2 yrs ago

Video, showing men lying on the ground surrounded by cops who are attacking them with lathis, is now doing the rounds with claims they had raised slogans like 'Pakistan Zindabad'.

Rioters had ‘common object’ to assault Muslims: What court said in 1st Delhi riots conviction

Convicting a man for robbing and burning a house last February, the court found that rioters had planned to attack Muslims, loot and burn their property.

In first conviction in Delhi riots case, man held guilty of setting woman’s house on fire

A Delhi court Monday ruled that Dinesh Yadav was an active member of the riotous mob and participated in vandalising and putting on fire an elderly woman's house on 25 February 2020.

Witness accounts cooked up, case can’t be made on half-truths: Umar Khalid’s lawyer tells court

Arguing Umar Khalid's bail plea before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, advocate Trideep Pais read out 3 protected witnesses’ statements, claiming they were contradictory.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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