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Delhi riots: Court slams police for not supplying coloured photos relied upon in charge sheet to accused

Expressing displeasure over this, the judge noted that the investigating officer (IO) and Deputy Commissioner of Police (northeast) have failed to ensure the compliance.

published on : 25th October 2021

Sharjeel Imam's bail denied: Order is of contradictory nature, opine legal eagles

Sharjeel Imam on December 13 2019, had allegedly delivered a provocative speech, which, according to the police, had resulted in riots two days later.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Delhi court denies bail to JNU student Sharjeel Imam in 2019 Jamia rioting case

Sharjeel Imam was denied bail in the case registered against him for allegedly making inflammatory speech on December 13, 2019 during the anti-CAA violence

published on : 22nd October 2021

EXPLAINER: How lawmakers are investigating the US Capitol riots

The committee is looking into every aspect of the riot, including what Trump himself was doing while it unfolded and any connections between the White House and the rioters.

published on : 19th October 2021

Directions for Delhi police commissioner's intervention in 2020 riots case fell on deaf ears: Court

In an order dated October 12, Garg had also directed Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana to furnish a detailed report regarding steps taken by him.

published on : 18th October 2021

Delhi riots: Court frames charges against accused; says 'miscarriage of justice' to throw out case over police delay

The counsels pointed out that there was no CCTV video footage on record which pertains to the date February 25, a fact not disputed by the senior public prosecutor, according to the court's order.

published on : 14th October 2021

Delhi Riots: HC denies bail to 2 accused in case concerning recovery of body from drain 

As per the prosecution, the body, found to be of a 15-year-old, had injury marks on the backside of the head, was recovered from the drain on March 1, 2020.

published on : 13th October 2021

Delhi riots: Police wrote fanciful stories, put 'tadka' to charge sheet, Umar Khalid tells court

Khalid, along with several others, has been booked under stringent UAPA and is accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which had left 53 people dead.

published on : 12th October 2021

Trial judge hearing Delhi riots cases transferred to another district court

Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav a day before his transfer came down heavily on Delhi police saying 'Police witnesses are lying on oath' and giving contradictory statements.

published on : 6th October 2021

Delhi riots: 'Police witnesses lying on oath', says court on contradictory statements

He made the observations after examination of four prosecution witnesses in the case, pertaining to the February 2020 riots in which 53 people had died and over 700 injured.

published on : 6th October 2021

Gujarat riots: Supreme Court to hear plea of Zakia Jafri against clean chit to Narendra Modi on Oct 26 

Kapil Sibal, appearing for Zakia Jafri, said this matter has suddenly come up and there are about 23,000 pages of record and they would circulate a convenience compilation.

published on : 5th October 2021

Facebook whistleblower to call for regulation

Ex-employee Frances Haugen will speak before senators less than a day after Facebook, its photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging service WhatsApp went offline for roughly seven hours.

published on : 5th October 2021

Former Facebook manager alleges social network fed US Capitol riots

Former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen said in an interview that a 2018 change to the content flow in Facebook's news feeds contributed to more divisiveness and ill will.

published on : 4th October 2021

Delhi riots: HC denies bail to accused in murder case

Justice Mukta Gupta said that there was no ground to grant bail to the accused, Sirazuddin, at this stage and noted that the available video footage showed him as part of a mob.

published on : 1st October 2021

Proceedings of Delhi riots UAPA case must be expedited, says court

To expedite the case, Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat has directed all the accused to file applications under section 207 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) within two weeks.

published on : 30th September 2021
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