India  /  Published 23.01.21

Media bias against Umar

The “presumption of innocence” should not be destroyed at the threshold of the justice process through a “media trial”, a court said here on Friday on a plea from former JNU st...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.01.21

Man with Confederate flag at US Capitol held

A man seen holding a Confederate battle flag, a person identified as striking a police officer with a flagpole and a retired firefighter identified as having thrown a fire extinguisher at officers wer...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Riot lawyer raid 'illegal, ominous'

Eminent jurists including a former Bombay High Court judge on Wednesday condemned the raid and police investigations against a Delhi lawyer whose firm has been representing several Delhi riot victims ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.01.21

Two persons granted bail in Delhi riot case

A Delhi court Tuesday granted bail to two persons in a case related to the north-east Delhi riots while casting doubts on the credibility of the two police witnesses in the matter. Additional Session...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.21

Shah: 'saviour' during riots

The Union home ministry’s yearend review has listed Amit Shah’s intervention to contain the February riots in Delhi as one of the highlights of 2020, and suggested the violence that killed...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


India  /  Published 31.12.20

Lawyers in HC on ‘ugly raids’

A group of 21 lawyers have sought Delhi High Court’s immediate intervention to stop the “ugly raids” against two advocates representing Muslim victims of the February Delhi riots and...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Delhi riots: outcry after lawyer raid

Several Bar associations on Monday condemned Delhi police’s raid on the office of advocate Mahmood Pracha, who is representing victims of the February riots, and seizure of confidential client-a...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.12.20

HC poser on beaten youth who died

Delhi police on Thursday raided the office of lawyer Mehmood Pracha, who is handling several cases related to the riots in which 53 people died. He is representing many of the accused in the riot case...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.12.20

Attempt to let BJP leaders off riot hook

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has initiated the process of withdrawing cases related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots against three BJP lawmakers. Rajiv Sharma, a government counsel,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.12.20

Delhi violence finger at Shah

A fact-finding report released by the CPM on Wednesday on the communal violence in Delhi in February has held Union home minister Amit Shah responsible for the escalation of the violence and prejudici...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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