Friday, 27 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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YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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