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01 Apr 2020

Amit Shah

Coronavirus: Amit Shah knew about Nizamuddin Markaz' hazard, didn't act

Late last month, when the leadership of Nizamuddin Markaz turned a deaf ear to the pleas of Delhi Police to vacate the area despite the health risk it posed, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval was sent to the spot at 2 am by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to get the job done, reports HT.

30 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended

Amid the 21-day lockdown, when hundreds of migrant workers arrived at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal this past weekend to catch buses for their native places, the Centre saw it as an administrative failure in Delhi.

Jamia violence: Entered university to protect 'innocent students', says police

Three months after violence rocked Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University and brought disrepute for the Delhi Police, cops told a court on Monday that they entered the campus to protect "innocent students".

08 Mar 2020

Inderjeet Singh

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

As a violent mob ravaged Northeast Delhi two weeks ago, a man and his son saved as many as 60 lives in the Gokulpuri locality.

05 Mar 2020

India Today

Delhi riots: New video shows mob cornered cops, pelted stones

At the peak of last week's violence in Northeast Delhi's Chand Bagh area, the Delhi Police found itself helpless, a new video shows.

04 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court

Northeast Delhi violence: HC stresses on security at exam centers

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government and the police to ensure security at board examination centers in Northeast Delhi, which was hit by communal violence recently.

Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC

Fuming at petitioner Harsh Mander, who wanted FIRs against politicians who indulged in hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will first take up the matter where he allegedly made derogatory remarks against the top court.

03 Mar 2020

Crime Branch

#DelhiRiots: Shahrukh, who fired bullets, pointed gun at cop, arrested

Days after he fired multiple rounds of bullets at Delhi Police, Shahrukh was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday. On February 24, he pointed a gun at a constable, who faced him with a lathi.

Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Shaheen Bagh, where protesters have staged a sit-in demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act since mid-December.

They were in thousands: ACP, injured in riots, recalls horror

This week's Hindu-Muslim riot in Northeast Delhi took the lives of more than 40 people, including a head constable and an IB officer, injured hundreds, and ravaged property worth lakhs.

29 Feb 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Delhi: Why 80,000-strong force couldn't stop riots

The Delhi Police, that has more than 80,000 personnel, was not prepared to handle the violence that hit Northeast Delhi this week. While rioters went on a rampage, cops couldn't figure out how to deal with them.

Shahrukh, who fired at Delhi police, escaped; kin untraceable too

On Monday, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in Delhi, a daunting image was plastered across TV news channels.

Delhi Police, accused of laxity during violence, gets new chief

On Friday, the Ministry of Home Affairs gave Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SN Shrivastava the additional charge of the post of Delhi Commissioner.

Delhi riots: Toll climbs to 38, Centre says situation improving

This week, India's national capital, Delhi, was rocked by Hindu-Muslim riots, in which 38 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

Delhi violence: 2 SITs to probe case; all FIRs transferred

Days after communal violence erupted in Northeast Delhi, two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) were formed on Thursday to probe the case.

27 Feb 2020

Manohar Lal Khattar

Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'

At a time when politicians should stay away from passing remarks that might amplify violence in New Delhi, a minister in Manohar Lal Khattar's government has shown that's perhaps too much to ask.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.

27 Feb 2020

Kapil Mishra

Delhi Police got intel inputs about possible escalation, failed nevertheless

Delhi Police once touted as the most elite force in India, fell from grace this week as it turned a blind eye to the violence that burned the national capital.

27 Feb 2020

Kapil Mishra

Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself

In the violence that rocked New Delhi this week, a young man, working with Intelligence Bureau (IB), died, and an AAP leader was blamed for the turn of events. The latter has denied the accusations in a video and put the blame on BJP's Kapil Mishra, instead.

27 Feb 2020

Intelligence Bureau

Delhi riots: Guns, petrol-bombs, swords, and hammers used in violence

For over two days, Delhi burned this week taking the lives of as many as 28 people, including a head constable and an Intelligence Bureau official.

26 Feb 2020

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

26 Feb 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal says Delhi violence 'alarming'; calls for Army assistance

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought the assistance of the Indian Army to handle the tense situation in the Northeast region of the national capital.

Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday

On Monday, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court to talk to the protesters of Shaheen Bagh submitted their report in a sealed cover and the top court deferred the hearing to Wednesday, February 26.

24 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Will wait till Trump leaves: Kapil Mishra's message to police

Visibly furious at protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Delhi BJP's Kapil Mishra threatened Delhi Police.

19 Feb 2020


JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

The investigation into the violence, that rocked Jawaharlal Nehru University last month, has entered its final leg and Delhi Police is expected to file a charge-sheet soon.

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

The violence that broke inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University of New Delhi in December cost the varsity over Rs. 2 crore, a report in Indian Express said on Wednesday.

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in connection with the mid-December violence at Jamia Millia Islamia.

Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

Shaheen Bagh, a small pocket in South Delhi, got a new identity in December when hundreds of women decided to sit on the streets to protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

16 Feb 2020

Amit Shah

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

Two months after violence broke out inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, a new CCTV footage shows that cops allegedly barged into the library and beat students with batons.

16 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time today.

12 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy, volunteer killed

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was rewarded a historic mandate in Delhi, a worker of the party was killed on Tuesday.

'Indefinite' protest can't happen on public-road: SC on Shaheen Bagh

The protest at Shaheen Bagh can't continue on a public road 'indefinitely', the Supreme Court remarked on Monday while hearing two petitions filed in this regard.

08 Feb 2020


Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

SC to hear pleas against Shaheen Bagh protest after polls

Two pleas demanding that Shaheen Bagh protest site is vacated were put on hold by the Supreme Court on Friday and will be taken up on Monday, two days after Delhi casts its vote to choose the next Chief Minister.

06 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

Shaheen Bagh shooter is sewak of Modi, reveals his father

When Delhi Police said that the man who fired shots at Shaheen Bagh was a member of AAP, BJP quickly said that the former's real face has been exposed.

05 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Cops claim Shaheen Bagh shooter is AAP-member, party cries conspiracy

A political storm kicked off late on Tuesday when Delhi Police said that the man who opened fire at Shaheen Bagh last week was a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Delhi: Man fires bullets at Shaheen Bagh, taken into custody

In an unsavory turn of events, a man fired bullets at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, where a protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has been going on for more than a month.

28 Jan 2020


JNU's Sharjeel Imam, who called for cutting off Assam, arrested

Sharjeel Imam, a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who gave an inflammatory speech demanding to cut off Northeast from India was on Tuesday arrested from Bihar's Jehanabad, said reports.