JNU violence, riots, COVID-related duty: List of things that kept Delhi Police busy in 2020

Soon after the city faced riots, Delhi Police force got its new chief, SN Shrivastava, who soon after taking charge said his priority was to restore peace and ensure communal harmony.

published on : 30th December 2020

Anti-CAA stir: HC stays move to recover damages from protesters in UP till next hearing

The Yogi Adityanath government had issued an order on March 3, by which the petitioner and others were held jointly as well as separately responsible and liable for damages amounting to Rs 67 lakh

published on : 4th December 2020

Farmers stir: Twitterati want to learn Punjabi after Diljit Dosanjh slams Kangana for her comment on elderly Sikh woman

The video posted by Dosanjh on Twitter featured a Bhatinda-based elderly woman Mahinder Kaur, who according to the news channel was misidentified by Ranaut.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Anti-CAA stir: UoH students ask police to revoke FIR

Earlier this week, the students were sent notices which asked them to appear before the police on October 6 for further investigation.

published on : 17th October 2020

'Shaheen Bagh cannot be occupied indefinitely': Residents hail, activists decry SC order

Protesters, mostly women, had staged a sit-in protest that lasted for over 100 days at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

published on : 8th October 2020

Brinda Karat moves HC against trial court order refusing FIR against Thakur, Verma for hate speech

CPI (M) leaders Brinda Karat and KM Tewari had filed the complaint before the trial court seeking a direction to the Parliament Street Police Station to register an FIR against Thakur and Verma.

published on : 7th October 2020

'Dissent and democracy must go hand in hand': SC rules public spaces like Shaheen Bagh cannot be occupied indefinitely

There cannot be ban on public meetings but they have to be in designated areas. Right to commute should not be indefinitely curtailed, the bench ruled.

published on : 7th October 2020

Delhi riots case: Two get bail as co-accused yet to be identified

Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav granted the relief to Javed and Gulfam on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 20,000 with one surety of like amount each.

published on : 30th September 2020

Release young protesters, don’t play with their future: Shaheen Bagh's 'dadi' Bilkis Bano tells Centre

Bano was speaking at a felicitation ceremony organised by Saheli, People’s Union for Civil Liberties, National Federation of Indian Women and others for her achievement.

published on : 30th September 2020

Delhi riots: Locals were against violence, police claim in chargesheet

The conspiracy alleged by the police has formed the core of its investigation into the riots. According to the charge sheet, the conspiracy was centred around three WhatsApp groups.

published on : 26th September 2020

Delhi riots: Death of Head Constable Ratan Lal among casuaities police suffered

During the peak of the riots, about 78,000 additional police forces were deployed to restore and maintain peace in the area, the chargesheet mentioned.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Terror links: Kashmiri couple among five charged by NIA

Filing the charge sheet in a Special NIA Court in Delhi, the agency named a Kashmiri couple — Jahanzaib Sami, 36, and Hina Bashir Beigh, 39.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Allahabad High Court orders release of Dr Kafeel Khan, revokes NSA charges

The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier extended his detention by three months till November 13.

published on : 1st September 2020

Delhi violence: HC seeks police response on Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal's bail plea

Narwal was arrested on March 23 in connection with a case related to anti-CAA protests in Jafrabad of northeast Delhi but was granted a bail thereafter.

published on : 12th August 2020

Compensate Delhi riot victims without bias: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari

Manoj Tiwari wrote a letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claiming that people at Mohanpuri were being ‘forced’ to sell their houses as they feared for their lives and safety.

published on : 1st August 2020
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