Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicNortheast Delhi violence

Topic: Northeast Delhi violence

Muslims have to constantly offer ‘proof of patriotism’. Delhi riots just amplified the extent

In an essay in 'Citizenship: Context and Challenges', Fatima Khan details the experience of covering the Delhi riots 2020 and its impact on Muslims in the city.

Delhi court discharges eight accused of arson during February 2020 Delhi riots

Eight people were arrested based on 12 complaints filed by shopkeepers who alleged that their shops were looted and vandalised during the communal violence in northeast Delhi.

Callous probe, no real effort made to trace witnesses — full text of court order on Delhi riots

While discharging three accused in a Delhi riots case, a Delhi court said the police hardly carried out any investigation.

Judge pulls up Delhi Police 2nd time this week, says it ‘hardly carried out probe’ in riots cases

While hearing two cases related to 2020 riots, Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav Thursday says investigation clearly shows Delhi Police are merely trying to 'pull wool over the court’s eyes'.

Delhi Police opposes Umar Khalid’s bail plea in Feb 2020 riots case

The application has no merit and the prosecution would demonstrate the prima facie case against Khalid, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Alok Kumar told the court.

SC says law provisions not to be debated in bail matters of activists in Delhi riots case

A bench of Justices S K Kaul and Hemant Gupta responded to Delhi police's plea to set aside bail granted to three activists and said that debates on bail orders are 'troubling'.

‘Misleading, incorrect’ — govt issues point-by-point rebuttal to ‘partly free’ tag for India

A report by US think tank Freedom House has given India a ‘global freedom score’ of 67/100, downgrading its status from ‘free’ to ‘partly free’.

A mother fights on to put faces to ‘policemen’ who fatally injured son during Delhi riots

Faizan is one of estimated 53 people killed in last year's Delhi riots. The youngster — along with 4 others — was allegedly assaulted by policemen in Kardampuri on 24 Feb.

How residents in riot-hit NE Delhi are rebuilding lives — these then-&-now photos tell the story

Shops, homes and other properties that were burnt or vandalised during the February 2020 riots in northeast Delhi have since been rebuilt.

CCTVs ‘incapacitated’ during Delhi riots — police finds ‘fresh proof’ to say violence planned

Police says second supplementary charge sheet with details of CCTV findings from 24 Feb 2020 will be filed in UAPA-conspiracy case. Defence counsel says Delhi Police in habit of misusing evidence.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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