Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has taken cognizance of complaints against web series Taandav and sought an explanation from Amazon Prime Video, sources said.
Police also argued that there was allegedly another narrative of "inscrutable indolence" created by the accused to show the prosecution in a bad light.
The Delhi BJP leader also said the supplies of essential items like milk, vegetables, oxygen cylinder and medicines has been affected.
The two BJP leaders were whisked away to Rajender Nagar police station as they tried to stage a dharna near Mahtma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat in the morning.
The complaint was filed by Satyendar Jain against Kapil Mishra, a former MLA, who was sacked from the AAP, in 2017 for his defamatory statements against him and CM Arvind Kejriwal.
That is why I came to the Special Cell office to file a complaint,” Mishra said.
Delhi riots: Activist Saket Gokhale seeks to meet police chief to give evidence against Kapil Mishra
Gokhale wrote to police commissioner SN Shrivastava that he wants to submit evidence 'pertaining to BJP leader Kapil Mishra and his role in instigating the Delhi violence in February'.
Bloomsbury India issued a statement saying it strongly supports freedom of speech but also has a deep sense of responsibility towards society.
Delhi Minorities Commission names BJP leaders including Kapil Mishra in its report on February riots
BJP leader Kapil Mishra, who has been given a clean chit by Delhi Police, has been mentioned as many as 19 times in the panel’s report.
Necessary action will be taken if it is found that their speech had any nexus with the northeast Delhi riots.
It said the alleged hate speeches by political figures were not only defamatory but also provocative in nature and led to the recent riots.
The plea has sought registration of cases against those making hate speeches and setting up of a special investigation team (SIT) to assess property damage in last month's riots in northeast Delhi.
BJP national secretary H Raja on Friday took potshots at DMK chief M K Stalin, saying the latter had transformed the party into “Muslim League”.
The top court has requested Delhi High Court to deal with the issue expeditiously and termed the long adjournment as unjustified.
Describing Mishra as a 'blot' on the history of the DSSW, the students' body said the BJP leader has 'tarnished' the department's image with his 'provocative acts and communal statements'.