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Delhi riots: Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima granted bail

It was alleged that Fatima along with other activists Umar Khalid, Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and others plotted to create unrest in Jafrabad under the guise of peaceful protests.
Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima has been granted bail but remains lodged in Tihar jail.(ladeedafarzana/Twitter)
Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima has been granted bail but remains lodged in Tihar jail.(ladeedafarzana/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 09:54 PM IST
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BJP leader Kapil Mishra claims threat to life

On February 23, before communal riots broke out in north-east Delhi, Mishra had visited the Jafrabad metro station and delivered a speech, giving a three-day ultimatum to police to remove the anti-CAA protesters present at the spot.
On Thursday afternoon, Kapil Mishra said on Twitter that there was a hate campaign against him through fake news and that his family’s life was in danger.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
On Thursday afternoon, Kapil Mishra said on Twitter that there was a hate campaign against him through fake news and that his family’s life was in danger.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 01:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Probe into violence unbiased, say cops

The department is releasing data on the religious identity of the arrested suspects because of false reports on social media suggesting that the police probe in the riots was biased and that one community was being targeted, Delhi police spokesperson MS Randhawa said.
Police also said that until Saturday morning, the department has filed charge sheets in 79 riot cases, in which 510 people were charged with offences.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Police also said that until Saturday morning, the department has filed charge sheets in 79 riot cases, in which 510 people were charged with offences.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 07, 2020 03:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Delhi riots: Bodies in morgues draw families desperate for closure

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.
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)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra & Abhishek Dey

‘Fired in fit of rage’: Police on man arrested for pointing gun at cop during Delhi violence

Mohammed Shahrukh was seen brandishing a gun as he walked the streets of Jafrabad on February 24, and even fired some shots in the air in front of the police officer before running away.
In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Shahrukh brandishes a pistol during Delhi violence in Northeast Delhi’s Jafrabad.(PTI File Photo)
In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Shahrukh brandishes a pistol during Delhi violence in Northeast Delhi’s Jafrabad.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 03, 2020 11:29 PM IST
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Number of deaths in Delhi violence mounts to 34, more than 250 injured

Delhi Police have registered 18 FIRs and 106 people have been arrested in connection with the violence in North-East Delhi, reported news agency ANI.
Protesters take part in a sit-in in New Delhi against the violence in Northeast district on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Protesters take part in a sit-in in New Delhi against the violence in Northeast district on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 27, 2020 03:17 PM IST
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When the police received 4 SOS calls every minute from North-East Delhi

Violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims broke out across parts of north-east Delhi on Monday and Tuesday leaving at least 27 dead and 330 injured.
The north-east district, which covers areas such as Jafrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur, Chand Bagh, Brijpuri and Gokalpuri, witnessed the worst communal riots Delhi has seen in over three decades.(Photo: Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)
The north-east district, which covers areas such as Jafrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur, Chand Bagh, Brijpuri and Gokalpuri, witnessed the worst communal riots Delhi has seen in over three decades.(Photo: Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 27, 2020 02:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

An immediate recourse needed| HT Editorial

For closure, the Supreme Court must rule on the Shaheen Bagh protests
By choosing not to pass an order, but observing that roads are not meant to be indefinitely blocked for protests, the Supreme Court has left everyone hanging(Sunil Saxena/HT File)
By choosing not to pass an order, but observing that roads are not meant to be indefinitely blocked for protests, the Supreme Court has left everyone hanging(Sunil Saxena/HT File)
Published on Feb 26, 2020 07:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Don’t wait for us, take action, high court tells Delhi Police

The protest started in Jafrabad, Maujpur and other areas of Northeast Delhi on Saturday, but flared up on Monday.
Protesters are seen at the site of clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups on the road connecting Maujpur and Jafrabad, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Protesters are seen at the site of clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups on the road connecting Maujpur and Jafrabad, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

Shiv Sena slams Centre for failing to curb Delhi violence, draws comparison to 1984 riots

The Sena targeted the Union Home Ministry’s inability to gather information about the planning of the communal violence said that this was dangerous for national security.
Police personnel try to stop demonstrators at Jafrabad-Maujpur road in New Delhi after clashes and stone-pelting between pro- and anti-CAA groups, on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Police personnel try to stop demonstrators at Jafrabad-Maujpur road in New Delhi after clashes and stone-pelting between pro- and anti-CAA groups, on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 10:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal

‘Won’t be another Shaheen Bagh in Delhi’: Kapil Mishra as protesters leave Jafrabad road

BJP’s East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday supported strict action against anyone, including Mishra, if they gave “provocative” speeches.
BJP leader Kapil Mishra at Maujpur in New Delhi on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
BJP leader Kapil Mishra at Maujpur in New Delhi on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 12:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

20 dead in Delhi violence; Amit Shah, Ajit Doval chair emergency meetings

Delhi clashes, worst in the capital in over two decades, started at the weekend but turned deadly on Monday after two groups protesting for and against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA clashed with each other.
Members of Rapid Action Force (RAF) move past smoldering debris after it was set on fire by demonstrators in a riot affected area after fresh clashes erupted between people demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2020.(REUTERS)
Members of Rapid Action Force (RAF) move past smoldering debris after it was set on fire by demonstrators in a riot affected area after fresh clashes erupted between people demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2020.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Women protesters leave Jafrabad protest site, but only ‘temporarily’

The road underneath the Jafrabad Metro station on Wednesday morning.(ANI Photo)
The road underneath the Jafrabad Metro station on Wednesday morning.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 09:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

13 dead, over 250 injured in Delhi’s worst communal riot in three decades

The 1.2 km stretch from Jafrabad to Maujpur remained tumultuous just as it was on Monday, but clashes were reported from areas such as Bhajanpura, Kardampuri, Shastri Park, Brahmpuri and Jyoti Nagar, which were largely unaffected a day ago.
A mob armed with sticks — some of them covering their faces — can be seen during a clash in North-east Delhi on Tuesday.(Photo: PTI)
A mob armed with sticks — some of them covering their faces — can be seen during a clash in North-east Delhi on Tuesday.(Photo: PTI)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 07:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondents

In midnight intervention, NSA Ajit Doval reviews situation in north-east Delhi

The intervention by NSA came minutes after Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a third meeting with Delhi police and his ministry officials on late Tuesday evening.
After taking stock of the situation till late midnight, Doval left office of Deputy Commissioner of Police North-East in Seelampur.(File photo)
After taking stock of the situation till late midnight, Doval left office of Deputy Commissioner of Police North-East in Seelampur.(File photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 09:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

PM Modi wants people to have religious freedom, says US President Donald Trump on CAA row

US President Donald Trump speaks during his joint statement with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
US President Donald Trump speaks during his joint statement with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 06:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Shah holds review meet, prohibitory orders clamped in Northeast Delhi for a month

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had earlier held an emergency meeting of MLAs and officials from the affected areas and appealed the protesters to maintain peace.
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:42 PM IST
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Fire at tyre market in Delhi’s Karawal Nagar, fire tenders stuck in Jafrabad

The fire tenders have asked for police protection before moving forward.
Protesters hurl stones at police personnel during violent clashes between anti- and pro-CAA demonstrations, at Jaffarabad in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Protesters hurl stones at police personnel during violent clashes between anti- and pro-CAA demonstrations, at Jaffarabad in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 10:48 AM IST
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Fresh stone pelting in northeast Delhi; CM Kejriwal calls MLAs for urgent meeting

Security personnel are conducting flag marches to prevent any further flare-ups and maintain peace after the area witnessed heavy stone pelting and arson.
Protesters hurl stones during violent clashes between anti- and pro-CAA demonstrations, at Jaffarabad in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Protesters hurl stones during violent clashes between anti- and pro-CAA demonstrations, at Jaffarabad in New Delhi on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 09:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Began with roses, ended with bullets: How CAA protests in Delhi unfolded

Monday in Jafrabad had begun differently from how it ended.
A protester holds a rose while a policeman (right) picks an empty cartridge from the site.(Photo: Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
A protester holds a rose while a policeman (right) picks an empty cartridge from the site.(Photo: Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 08:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

5 dead in street battle at protest site in north east Delhi

At several places in Jafrabad and Maujpur, people passing by in auto-rickshaws and two-wheelers were stopped, dragged out on the roads, and beaten.
A protestor brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.(PTI photo)
A protestor brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.(PTI photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 05:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Kapil Mishra warns cops: Clear road in 3 days... after that we won’t listen to you’

Mishra said that he would give only three days to the police to clear the roads in Jafrabad and Chand Bagh because United States President Donald Trump would be in the city for a two-day trip starting Monday.
A police personnel addresses the crowd in the presence of BJP leader Kapil Mishra, at Maujpur, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A police personnel addresses the crowd in the presence of BJP leader Kapil Mishra, at Maujpur, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 04:53 AM IST
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SC could have ordered for hospital at disputed Ayodhya site: Delhi Muslim residents

Settling a fractious issue that goes back more than a century, the top court in a historic judgement backed the construction of a Ram Temple by a trust at the disputed site, and ruled that an alternative five-acre plot must be found for a mosque in the Hindu holy town.
New Delhi, India - Oct. 14, 2019: A view of the Supreme Court of India while a hearing on the Babri Majid – Ram Janmabhoomi case is underway in New Delhi, India, on Monday, October 14, 2019. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Oct. 14, 2019: A view of the Supreme Court of India while a hearing on the Babri Majid – Ram Janmabhoomi case is underway in New Delhi, India, on Monday, October 14, 2019. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 10, 2019 08:52 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: They may be too young to vote, but not to help out the disabled, elderly

This was the first time the election commission has enlisted the help of school students of Delhi government schools as volunteers at polling stations.
The girls had to report at the booth at 5.30am. “We are so excited to be a part of the electoral process. It’s a proud day for us all,” Kulsum, 17, said.(HT Photo)
The girls had to report at the booth at 5.30am. “We are so excited to be a part of the electoral process. It’s a proud day for us all,” Kulsum, 17, said.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Muslims hope their vote will translate into better facillities

Concentrated in constituencies such as Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi and East Delhi, Muslim voters said their neighbourhoods are the most deprived segments of the national capital, lacking basic civic amenities.
Muslims residing in Jafrabad and Mustafabad, the areas dotted with unauthorised colonies, said that there are very few schools in their area as compared with the dense population in these neighbourhoods.(Ht Photo)
Muslims residing in Jafrabad and Mustafabad, the areas dotted with unauthorised colonies, said that there are very few schools in their area as compared with the dense population in these neighbourhoods.(Ht Photo)
Published on May 13, 2019 06:09 AM IST
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