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Man killed, brother injured for objecting to rash driving

01 Mar 2021

Man killed, brother injured for objecting to rash driving

A man was allegedly killed and his brother injured after they were attacked for objecting to a youth riding his motorcycle rashly in the Bindapur area in Dwarka, New Delhi, police said on Monday.

While Delhi was under lockdown, cybercriminals had a field day

20 Feb 2021

While Delhi was under lockdown, cybercriminals had a field day

The number of cybercrime cases reported in Delhi spiked during last year's lockdown period, from nearly 2,000 in March to over 4,000 in May, as fraudsters adopted new methods to cheat people, the Delhi Police said on Friday.

Delhi HC notice to news channels on Disha Ravi's plea

18 Feb 2021

Delhi HC notice to news channels on Disha Ravi's plea

Arrested activist Disha Ravi has moved the Delhi High Court to restrain the police from leaking investigation material.

'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob granted transit bail for 3 weeks

17 Feb 2021

'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob granted transit bail for 3 weeks

Mumbai lawyer and climate activist Nikita Jacob, who is an accused in the "toolkit" case, has been granted three weeks' relief on her transit anticipatory bail plea.

Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob, and Shantanu created toolkit: Delhi Police

16 Feb 2021

Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob, and Shantanu created toolkit: Delhi Police

Activist Disha Ravi had joined hands with a Mumbai-based lawyer, Nikita Jacob, and an engineer Shantanu to create the "toolkit" supporting the farmers' agitation, the Delhi Police said on Monday about the case that has garnered attention.

Wrestling coach, accused in murder of five, arrested in Delhi

14 Feb 2021

Wrestling coach, accused in murder of five, arrested in Delhi

Sukhvinder, a wrestling coach, who allegedly killed five people in Haryana's Rohtak on Friday has been arrested in Delhi.

Dead farmer's kin move HC for court monitored SIT probe

10 Feb 2021

Dead farmer's kin move HC for court monitored SIT probe

The family of a 25-year-old man, who died after his tractor overturned at Central Delhi's ITO during the protesting farmers' tractor parade on Republic Day, moved the Delhi Court on Wednesday seeking a court-monitored Special Investigation Team probe.

Seeking data of 'toolkit' creators, Delhi Police writes to Google

06 Feb 2021

Seeking data of 'toolkit' creators, Delhi Police writes to Google

On Friday, Delhi Police wrote to Google and other social media giants seeking information about the creators of the "toolkit," that was shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg this week in connection with the farmers' protests.

FIR not against Greta, but creators of 'toolkit': Delhi Police

04 Feb 2021

FIR not against Greta, but creators of 'toolkit': Delhi Police

The Delhi Police on Thursday clarified that it has not registered a complaint naming Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg.

'Still with farmers,' says Greta Thunberg after Delhi Police case

04 Feb 2021

'Still with farmers,' says Greta Thunberg after Delhi Police case

The Delhi Police on Thursday filed a case against teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, accusing her of "criminal conspiracy and promoting enmity on the grounds of religion."

Left with no option: Centre defends police crackdown on farmers

02 Feb 2021

Left with no option: Centre defends police crackdown on farmers

The central government on Tuesday defended the police crackdown on farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.

Delhi Police denies giving approval for 'metal lathis,' seeks explanation

02 Feb 2021

Delhi Police denies giving approval for 'metal lathis,' seeks explanation

With the farmers' protest turning violent, Delhi Police was spotted with an "upgraded protective gear" yesterday. In a viral picture, cops were seen carrying metal lances and wearing arm guards.

Farmers' Protest: Journalist Mandeep Punia sent to 14-day judicial custody

31 Jan 2021

Farmers' Protest: Journalist Mandeep Punia sent to 14-day judicial custody

Journalist Mandeep Punia was detained by the police on Saturday from the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border and sent to 14-day judicial custody.

Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops

31 Jan 2021

Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops

At least five people identified at Red Fort during the Republic Day breach reportedly have criminal records in Punjab.

Conspiracy hatched in September: Delhi Police in R-Day violence FIR

29 Jan 2021

Conspiracy hatched in September: Delhi Police in R-Day violence FIR

A conspiracy to storm Delhi was hatched in September after the central government passed new agricultural laws, the Delhi Police has said in one of the 33 FIRs lodged in connection with the Republic Day violence earlier this week.

R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

28 Jan 2021

R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

Two days after a farmers' protest rally took a violent turn, the Delhi Police has issued notices to at least 20 farmer leaders for defying an agreement regarding the rally.

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

28 Jan 2021

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

Actor-activist Deep Sidhu has gone missing, so to speak, since the chaos during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

27 Jan 2021

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

Two farmer unions on Wednesday announced their withdrawal from the months-long protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Farmer who died at ITO protest had returned from Australia

27 Jan 2021

Farmer who died at ITO protest had returned from Australia

Protesting farmer, Navreet Singh had returned from Australia to his hometown in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur to celebrate his recent wedding.

SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

27 Jan 2021

SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

The banned pro-Khalistani group, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has announced a reward for unfurling the "Khalistani flag" on the Indian Parliament on February 1, when the Union Budget 2021-2022 will be presented.

R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

27 Jan 2021

R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

Bharatiya Kisan Union's Rakesh Tikait and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav are among the at least ten farmers' leaders named in 22 cases filed by the Delhi Police in connection to Republic Day's violence.

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

27 Jan 2021

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

27 Jan 2021

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

After violence rocked Delhi, farmers' leaders will address protesters at the Singhu border, one of the key locations of their agitation, today. Later, the leaders would also hold a meeting to discuss the next steps.

Over 150 cops injured as farmers' tractor rally turns violent

27 Jan 2021

Over 150 cops injured as farmers' tractor rally turns violent

The rampage sparked by the tractor rally of farmers in Delhi on the 72nd Republic Day injured over 150 police officers, with two of them being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at different facilities.

Farmers' protest: Internet services snapped in parts of Delhi

26 Jan 2021

Farmers' protest: Internet services snapped in parts of Delhi

The Ministry of Home Affairs, headed by Amit Shah, seen as the number two in the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, suspended internet services till 11:59 pm today at Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi, and their adjoining areas in New Delhi.

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

26 Jan 2021

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

Hundreds of farmers deviated from the route decided by the Delhi Police for their tractor rally on Tuesday, sparking chaos in several areas of the national capital even as the iconic Republic Day parade was underway.

Tractor march: Farmers break police barricades at Tikri, Singhu

26 Jan 2021

Tractor march: Farmers break police barricades at Tikri, Singhu

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades at Tikri and Singhu border points on Tuesday morning pushing themselves into Delhi, where they are slated to hold a tractor rally.

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

26 Jan 2021

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Farmers' tractor rally allowed but they can't disrupt R-Day parade

25 Jan 2021

Farmers' tractor rally allowed but they can't disrupt R-Day parade

After weighing all options, the Delhi Police allowed protesting farmers to hold a tractor rally on Republic Day, Tuesday, in the national capital. However, the farmers have been strictly told they can't disrupt the main parade.

Delhi Police clears tractor rally, say farmers; police contradicts claim

24 Jan 2021

Delhi Police clears tractor rally, say farmers; police contradicts claim

Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws on Saturday claimed that the Delhi Police approved their plan to hold a tractor rally on Republic Day (Tuesday).

Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders

23 Jan 2021

Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders

The farmers protesting at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana claimed to have nabbed a person who was trained to disrupt their proposed tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road

21 Jan 2021

Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road

Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws are adamant about staging a tractor rally on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day (January 26).

Delhi: Boy stabbed to death by juvenile over using playground

19 Jan 2021

Delhi: Boy stabbed to death by juvenile over using playground

A 17-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by a juvenile over playing cricket at a ground in outer Delhi's Nangloi area, police informed on Monday.

Delhi Police must decide on farmers' R-Day tractor march: SC

18 Jan 2021

Delhi Police must decide on farmers' R-Day tractor march: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that Delhi Police should decide whether protesting farmers must be allowed to enter the national capital on Republic Day with hundreds of tractors or not, as it adjourned the matter for Wednesday, January 20.

Delhi: Duo stages fake kidnapping inspired by popular web series

14 Jan 2021

Delhi: Duo stages fake kidnapping inspired by popular web series

Inspired by a popular web series, two 22-year-old cousins staged a fake kidnapping and demanded a ransom of Rs. 2 lakh from their family, the police said on Wednesday.

Delhi Police steps up security ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

13 Jan 2021

Delhi Police steps up security ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

The Delhi Police has made adequate security arrangements in the city for the smooth transportation of COVID-19 vaccines when the countrywide vaccination roll-out will begin later this week, officials said on Tuesday.

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

12 Jan 2021

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the tractor rally of farmers, planned for Republic Day, saying the proposed march will trigger a massive law and order problem.

19-year-old kills grandmother after she refuses to give him money

29 Dec 2020

19-year-old kills grandmother after she refuses to give him money

A 19-year-old youth has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly bludgeoning his 73-year-old grandmother to death after she refused to give him money for a New Year's party.

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

25 Dec 2020

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

At least 62% of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, Delhi Police said in a statement.

Raghav Chadha, Atishi detained ahead of protest over 'NDMC scam'

13 Dec 2020

Raghav Chadha, Atishi detained ahead of protest over 'NDMC scam'

On Sunday, the Delhi Police detained leaders of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) including Raghav Chadha and Atishi.