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Delhi Riots: Delhi HC directs FSL to expeditiously conduct DNA Test of a charred body

Delhi Riots: Delhi HC directs FSL to expeditiously conduct DNA Test of a charred body

Delhi High Court has issued directions to the Forensic Science Laboratory to quickly conduct a DNA test of a charred body which is stated to be associated with the riots that broke out in northeast districts of Delhi. The Bench comprising of Single judge Justice Vibhu Bakhru has directed the laboratory to conduct the test…

DNA testing of dead bodies to be carried out without waiting for orders: Delhi HC in Delhi riots

DNA testing of dead bodies to be carried out without waiting for orders: Delhi HC in Delhi riots

On the 23rd of February, the streets of northeast Delhi witnessed the bloodshed and destruction where Hindus and Muslims lived peacefully together. The Delhi riots that killed 53 people who were shot, slashed or even set on fire. The Delhi high court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government and the Forensic Science Laboratory, for…

Bru-Reang refugee crisis

Bru-Reang refugee crisis

With the country protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019. The Act seeks to amend the definition of an illegal immigrant for Hindu, Sikh, Parsi, Buddhist and Christian immigrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who have lived in India without documentation. They will be granted fast track Indian citizenship in six years. So far 12…

SC says long adjournment ‘not justified’, asks HC to hear plea on March 6

SC says long adjournment ‘not justified’, asks HC to hear plea on March 6

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the decision of the Delhi high court to adjourn a petition seeking registration of FIRs against politicians who made hate speeches that may have instigated the Delhi riots, cannot be justified and directed the High Court to list the matter for Friday, urging it to explore the possibility…

Delhi HC issues notices on the plea seeking investigation into  the forces behind anti-CAA protests

Delhi HC issues notices on the plea seeking investigation into the forces behind anti-CAA protests

On Saturday, the High Court of Delhi issued notices in a plea seeking a probe by the national investigation agency (NIA) to investigate into the funding and sponsoring of Anti CAA protests. The petition was filed to find out the forces behind the protests in connection with the Citizenship amendment act, 2019. Ajay Gautam, the…

HC grants permission to conduct Public Conference against CAA-NRC-NPR

HC grants permission to conduct Public Conference against CAA-NRC-NPR

‘Makkal Athikaram’, a social organization, has been permitted by the Madras  High Court to conduct a public conference called “Withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act-National Register of Citizens-National Population Register, which destroy the Secularism and Basic Structure of the Constitution of India” on February 23rd 2020, at the Thenur Ulavar Santhai Corporation Ground, Trichy. When the…

Allahabad HC Stays Notice to Compensate Public Damage From Anti-CAA Protester

Allahabad HC Stays Notice to Compensate Public Damage From Anti-CAA Protester

A petitioner from Kanpur, to whom the UP Government had served recovery notice to compensate for the damage caused to public property during anti-CAA protests, has been granted ad-interim protection by the High court of Allahabad. Mohammad Faizan, the petitioner was accused of destroying public properties during the anti CAA protests of December 2019.  The…

SC adjourns plea against Shaheen Bagh protests

SC adjourns plea against Shaheen Bagh protests

The petitioner had taken his grievance to the Delhi High Court where the same was disposed of by asking the authorities to look into the situation at Shaheen Bagh, but without any formal order regarding the same. The HC has disposed of the petition by directing the police to ‘consider’ the petitioner’s grievances. The current…

SC seeks UP Govt response on notices to CAA protestors for damage to public property

SC seeks UP Govt response on notices to CAA protestors for damage to public property

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea trying to obtain directions to quash notices sent for recovering loss caused to public property to the alleged protesters in the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest in Uttar Pradesh. A bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and K.M. Joseph issued notice…

CAA Protests: No evidence of violence by protestors or injuries to police; UP court grants bail

CAA Protests: No evidence of violence by protestors or injuries to police; UP court grants bail

Court of Bijnor district has granted bail to 48 people accused of rioting and attempted murder by the Uttar Pradesh Police during the violent December protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA. On Wednesday, while hearing the bail applications of 48 of the 83 accused, the judge made some sarcastic observations against the police…

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