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Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan leader VM Singh speaks to reporters on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

'Doesn't have authority': AIKSCC after farmer leader says withdrawing from stir

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:45 PM IST
The farmers who had the permission from Delhi Police to take out a tractor rally deviated from the approved route of the parade and marched towards central Delhi from various border points leading to violence on Tuesday.
At least 53 people were killed and hundreds of others were injured in the violence that took place in northeast Delhi between February 24 and 26(HT photo)
At least 53 people were killed and hundreds of others were injured in the violence that took place in northeast Delhi between February 24 and 26(HT photo)

North-east Delhi violence reminiscent of carnage during days of partition, court observes

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 08:00 PM IST
The court made the observations while dismissing the anticipatory bail plea of Muntajim alias Musa, who had moved the court for relief citing the medical ground of his wife’s illness
Nearly 100 charge sheets have already been filed in as many cases, so far.(AP photo)
Nearly 100 charge sheets have already been filed in as many cases, so far.(AP photo)

Another charge sheet filed in Delhi riots case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:07 AM IST
More than 750 cases have been registered in connection with the communal violence that broke out in different parts of north-east Delhi mainly on February 24 and 25.
At least 53 people had died and 400 others were injured in the riots in February.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
At least 53 people had died and 400 others were injured in the riots in February.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar granted bail in Delhi violence case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka| Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Safoora Zargar approached the court seeking bail on the ground that she is pregnant and has severe medical complications.
People pay tribute to IB staffer Ankit Sharma and Delhi Police constable Rattan Lal who lost their lives in North-East Delhi violence, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, in February this year.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
People pay tribute to IB staffer Ankit Sharma and Delhi Police constable Rattan Lal who lost their lives in North-East Delhi violence, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, in February this year.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

IB staffer Ankit Sharma, killed in Delhi riots, was stabbed 51 times: Police chargesheet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Ten people, including suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain, were arrested in this case.
On December 15 last year, protesters had turned violent, torching four public buses and two police vehicles and pelting stones at the police and civilians, near Jamia Milia Islamia University.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
On December 15 last year, protesters had turned violent, torching four public buses and two police vehicles and pelting stones at the police and civilians, near Jamia Milia Islamia University.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi violence: Court sends Jamia student to 7-day police custody

New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Tanha, a third-year student of BA in Persian language, was earlier arrested in connection with the violence in the Jamia area during a protest against the CAA in December last year.
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week, at Gokalpuri market in northeast Delhi on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week, at Gokalpuri market in northeast Delhi on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

Indonesia summons envoy over CAA protests, Delhi violence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 03:16 AM IST
There have been protests against the violence in New Delhi near the Indian missions in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Medan, the largest city of North Sumatra province, since the beginning of March.
During the violence, several Hindu and Muslim pockets in riot-affected localities were separated by temporary blockades made of broken furniture, wooden planks, tin sheets, debris of destroyed houses and shops. Several have now been replaced by permanent iron gates.(Abhishek Dey/HT)
During the violence, several Hindu and Muslim pockets in riot-affected localities were separated by temporary blockades made of broken furniture, wooden planks, tin sheets, debris of destroyed houses and shops. Several have now been replaced by permanent iron gates.(Abhishek Dey/HT)

Iron gates reinforce divide in riot-hit Northeast Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey & Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 08:17 AM IST
As many as 12 iron gates have come up in the interconnected lanes in neighbouring Kabir Nagar and Kardampuri localities.
Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain (centre), who is already in police custody in connection with a case of rioting, is now being interrogated to ascertain his involvement in the IB staffer’s murder, the police added.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain (centre), who is already in police custody in connection with a case of rioting, is now being interrogated to ascertain his involvement in the IB staffer’s murder, the police added.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Five more held for IB staffer Ankit Sharma’s murder

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 01:22 AM IST
The police had made the first breakthrough in Sharma’s murder case when they arrested a suspect, identified as Salman, from north-east Delhi on Thursday. Saturday’s arrest of five men took the number of people nabbed for Sharma’s murder to six.
Amit Shah responded to several allegations made by the opposition benches including that the Delhi police was not registering FIRs of all complainants(ANI/Twitter)
Amit Shah responded to several allegations made by the opposition benches including that the Delhi police was not registering FIRs of all complainants(ANI/Twitter)

1,922 people involved in Delhi riots identified, says Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 06:51 PM IST
Amit Shah responded to several allegations made by the opposition benches including that the Delhi police was not registering FIRs of all complainants.
A view of the aftermath of violent clashes over the new citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A view of the aftermath of violent clashes over the new citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

DCPCR asks Delhi school to allow student injured in riots to appear for exams later

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 09:17 AM IST
A class 9 student of a government school in northeast Delhi, the girl was shot in the hand during the communal violence last month and she will miss her exams, the commission said.
The Rajdhani Public Senior Secondary School in Shiv Vihar was damaged during last month’s violence in north-east Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File Photo)
The Rajdhani Public Senior Secondary School in Shiv Vihar was damaged during last month’s violence in north-east Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File Photo)

Cops deseal school in Delhi’s Shiv Vihar torched during communal violence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Delhi police on Friday sealed the school’s building that was damaged and torched in the communal violence between February 23 and 25, and arrested its owner in connection with the riots that left 53 people dead and more than 400 injured.
Home minister Amit Shah replies on Delhi communal riots in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.(Screengrab)
Home minister Amit Shah replies on Delhi communal riots in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.(Screengrab)

Delhi communal riots pre-planned, part of a conspiracy, says Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Home minister Amit Shah also said the Delhi police was able to contain the riots to a relatively small area and brought it under control within 36 hours.
Home minister Amit Shah(Screengrab)
Home minister Amit Shah(Screengrab)

‘No incident of rioting in Delhi after February 25’: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Calling the riots “unfortunate”, the BJP leader paid his tribute to those who lost their lives in the incident that took place in Delhi.
53 people were killed and 400 injured in the violence in north-east Delhi, which started on February 23 on a two-kilometre stretch connecting Jafrabad and Maujpur.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
53 people were killed and 400 injured in the violence in north-east Delhi, which started on February 23 on a two-kilometre stretch connecting Jafrabad and Maujpur.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Delhi riots: 4 arrested for murders during violence in north-east district

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 06:09 PM IST
The four were either stabbed or hacked to death on Tahirpur Puliya (culvert) allegedly by the four, who were part of a violent mob that had gathered there during the riots.
Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on his way to Delhi court on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on his way to Delhi court on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Tahir Hussain’s brother detained in connection with Delhi violence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The name of Tahir Hussain’s brother Shah Alam surfaced during investigation in Delhi violence.
The team — comprising senior leaders Mukul Wasnik, Kumari Selja, Tariq Anwar, Shaktisinh Gohil and Sushmita Dev — had visited several riot-affected areas in the national capital in the past few days. ((Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The team — comprising senior leaders Mukul Wasnik, Kumari Selja, Tariq Anwar, Shaktisinh Gohil and Sushmita Dev — had visited several riot-affected areas in the national capital in the past few days. ((Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Congress team submits report on Delhi violence to Sonia Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Last week, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi led a party delegation to a riot-affected area in Delhi.
Of the five unidentified bodies, the two in the mortuary at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital were fished out in a decomposed condition from the drains in the north-east Delhi district, and one in a mortuary of Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital was charred beyond recognition. (HT photo)
Of the five unidentified bodies, the two in the mortuary at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital were fished out in a decomposed condition from the drains in the north-east Delhi district, and one in a mortuary of Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital was charred beyond recognition. (HT photo)

Delhi riots: Bodies in morgues draw families desperate for closure

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra & Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 07:27 PM IST
The Delhi high court (HC) on Friday directed the hospital authorities and the police to preserve each unidentified body at least till March 11, the next date of hearing.
Charred vehicles following violent clashes in North East Delhi over the amended citizenship law at north-east Delhi’s Chand Bagh.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Charred vehicles following violent clashes in North East Delhi over the amended citizenship law at north-east Delhi’s Chand Bagh.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

‘Mobs took what fires spared’: Residents left with no homes after Delhi riots

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:45 AM IST
In north-east Delhi’s Brijpuri, about a hundred Muslim families live in makeshift tents set up by the state government. Most families here are from Chand Bagh — one of the areas hit hardest during the riots. In the violence between Hindus and Muslims, at least 53 have died so far, while over 400 sustained injuries.
Prakash Javadekar’s ministry of information and broadcasting on Saturday ministry lifted the 48-hour ban on two Malayalam news channels over their coverage of violence in north-east Delhi(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Prakash Javadekar’s ministry of information and broadcasting on Saturday ministry lifted the 48-hour ban on two Malayalam news channels over their coverage of violence in north-east Delhi(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Govt backs press freedom: Prakash Javadekar on lifting ban on 2 Malayalam channels

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 01:25 PM IST
Asianet News TV and Media One were issued a show-cause notice and the government said it had found them in violation of the programme code under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995.
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week at Gokalpuri market in northeast Delhi on March 4, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week at Gokalpuri market in northeast Delhi on March 4, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Govt lifts ban on 2 Malayalam news channels over Delhi riots coverage: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 10:48 AM IST
A 48-hour ban was imposed on Malayalam news channels Asianet News and Media One on Friday for as their coverage of the violence is north-east Delhi could “enhance communal disharmony,” according to the ministry of information and broadcasting.
On Thursday evening, after the first spell of heavy rains hit Delhi, large parts of the relied camp were flooded, affecting mattresses and other belongings of the residents.(Photo: Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
On Thursday evening, after the first spell of heavy rains hit Delhi, large parts of the relied camp were flooded, affecting mattresses and other belongings of the residents.(Photo: Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

First riots, now rain: Delhi violence victims battle wet, moist conditions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 08:47 PM IST
The wet mattresses, moist clothes and the damp surroundings are conducive to flu, infections and other health hazards – especially in a 800-odd square metre prayer ground, fenced with brick walls on all four sides, which is currently being inhabited by 1,000-odd people.
A broken glass is seen at woman’s house after last week's violence in northeast Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Brijpuri, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo for representation)
A broken glass is seen at woman’s house after last week's violence in northeast Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Brijpuri, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo for representation)

Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei targets India over violence in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 07:22 AM IST
Though India did not specifically respond to Khamenei’s comment, earlier in the day it rejected such criticism of the CAA and the communal violence in New Delhi, saying international bodies and foreign leaders should not make “irresponsible comments” on these matters.
Because of disruptions by sparring members in the Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla did not come for the second day this week.(PTI photo)
Because of disruptions by sparring members in the Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla did not come for the second day this week.(PTI photo)

Delhi violence rocks House for fourth consecutive day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 04:10 AM IST
In the Rajya Sabha, too, the Opposition parties stuck to their stand that business in the House would only be allowed after a discussion on the communal riots in the city.
A resident passes by a burnt house after communal violence in northeast Delhi last week over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A resident passes by a burnt house after communal violence in northeast Delhi last week over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

The response to Delhi riots a story of missed opportunities | Opinion

New Delhi | By Sidharth Luthra
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 01:31 AM IST
In 2014, when a petition to seek curbs on hate speeches was sought before the Supreme Court, I was representing the Union Government. The top court noted the existence of laws, yet lamented the lack of implementation.
Police personnel take suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain into custody after Delhi Court rejected his plea to surrender before it, at Rouse Avenue Court, in New Delhi, Thursday, March 5, 2020.(HT photo)
Police personnel take suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain into custody after Delhi Court rejected his plea to surrender before it, at Rouse Avenue Court, in New Delhi, Thursday, March 5, 2020.(HT photo)

Tahir Hussain, suspect in IB staffer’s murder arrested, toll in Delhi riots rises to 53

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:25 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had suspended Hussain soon after the case of murder in the IB staffer’s death was registered and he was allegedly linked to it.
Two people from Hyderabad were suspected to have the disease, however, the government didn’t confirm the cases.(Reuters)
Two people from Hyderabad were suspected to have the disease, however, the government didn’t confirm the cases.(Reuters)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 PM: Ghaziabad man tests positive for coronavirus, total cases rise to 30 and all the latest news at this hour

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UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 08:59 PM IST
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Senior security officials have visited the place of violence, peace committees have been formed and other steps have been taken to ensure law and order.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)
Senior security officials have visited the place of violence, peace committees have been formed and other steps have been taken to ensure law and order.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)

India rejects global criticism of CAA, Delhi violence; calls comments ‘irresponsible’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Leaders of countries such as Turkey, Iran and Malaysia too have reiterated their criticism of these issues even though India had described their past remarks on these matters as interference in the country’s internal matters.
Death toll in north-east Delhi violence rises to 53(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Death toll in north-east Delhi violence rises to 53(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Death toll in north-east Delhi violence rises to 53: Hospital officials

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Five deaths have been reported from the RML hospital, three at LNJP hospital and one at Jag Pravesh Chandra hospital. The dead included a Delhi Police head constable and a staffer of the Intelligence Bureau.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(ANI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM: ‘Like the Titanic Captain’, Rahul Gandhi disses govt on coronavirus crisis and all the latest news at this hour

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UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 05:46 PM IST
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