US issues advisory to its citizens in India over violence in northeast Delhi.
MS Randhawa, Delhi Police PRO: Till now Delhi Police has registered 18 FIRs so far&106 people have been arrested in connection with the incidents in North East Delhi.
“Miscreants are being identified.We have the CCTV footage and strong evidence. No untoward incident took place today.”
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on reports of instruction to banks to stop putting Rs 2,000 notes in ATM: As far as I know, no such instruction has been given to banks.
Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reached the office of DCP North East.
Delhi violence: Akal Takht Sahib directs management committee of Sikh Gurdwaras to offer every help to those who are in distress in Delhi, reported Sikh Siyasat News.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in UP Assembly: If people have misunderstood that they can arson and damage property then we know how to find a solution for that misunderstanding too. That is why protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act is unnecessary.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi Assembly: People of Delhi do not want violence. All this has not been done by the 'aam aadmi'. This has been done by some anti-social, political and external elements. Hindus & Muslims in Delhi never want to fight.
Haryana Police: We have issued advisory on law and order situation across the state especially for the districts adjoining Delhi in the wake of the recent violence that has taken place in national capital during CAA/NRC protest.
Priyanka Gandhi says, “We wanted to reach to the Union Home Ministers Amit Shah house and demand his resignation but we have been stopped.”
People come here to earn their bread and butter so this our duty to maintain peace and brotherhood, added Priyanka Gandhi.
We want govt to maintain peace and provide help to those are in need, says Priyanka.
Delhi: Congress leaders and workers participating in 'peace march' stopped at Janpath Road. They were heading towards Gandhi Smriti.
Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Sushmita Dev, KC Venugopal and other Congress leaders join the 'peace march'.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Sushmita Dev, KC Venugopal and other Congress leaders join the 'peace march'.
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval says, Situation is totally under control. People are satisfied. I have confidence in law enforcement agencies. Police is doing its work.
Delhi: National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval reaches Maujpur area to take stock of the situation there.
Congress leaders and workers take out ‘peace march’ over violence in Delhi. They are heading towards Gandhi Smriti.
Sunil Kumar, Medical Superintendent, GTB Hospital: Roughly, 30% patients have been hit by gunshots, almost equal number or little more than that due to assaults, very few patients with scraps & burns. There were 2 patients who had jumped to escape whatever they were escaping from
Rampur: Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, his wife Tanzeen Fatima and son Abdullah Azam sent to jail in a forgery case. Next date of hearing is on March 2.
Sunil Kumar, Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital: So far we have treated 200 patients, 22 deaths took place. Majority of the patients have been discharged, 35 patients are still admitted with us. Today we received 16 patients since morning, none of them is serious.
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued a statement holding Union Home Minister Amit Shah Responsible for Loss of 20 lives in Delhi violence.
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India expresses its deep concern and anguish over the continuing violence by pro-CAA supporters, who are none other than goons of RSS-BJP.
The death toll has already touched 20 and many more are still in the hospital seriously injured.
The Party strongly condemns the BJP for its intolerant attitude and its communal, divisive move targeting at one particular minority community. The police has all through been remaining silent spectators while the RSS-BJP goons went on killing, arson and threat spree. The Party holds none other than the Union Home Minister Amit Shah solely responsible for unprecedented violence in the National Capital and the complacency on the part of Delhi police. The situation demands that the Supreme Court must suo motu act, order a thorough probe and consider deployment of Army.
CPI(M) demands resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Delhi violence matter in Delhi High Court: On the plea of deployment of Army in the violence-affected areas, court says 'We don't want to enter into the question of deployment of Army. We should focus on the issue of registration of FIR right now.'
Visuals from violence-affected Johripur in North East Delhi; No fresh violence reported today; security personnel are deployed in the area.
“No electricity, nothing to eat since 3 days”: Residents from violence-hit areas leave homes, according to NDTV.
Even some of the family had to leave their houses in Chand Bagh.
Jammu and Kashmir: An onion laden truck rams into a car and a bike after driver loses control of the truck while taking a turn on the Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Samba. All the people involved in the incident sustained minor injuries.
Delhi violence matter: Delhi High Court expresses concern over body an IB officer found in north-east Delhi. Court says it is "very unfortunate". Court also asks the highest functionaries in state and central government to personally meet the victims and their families.
Delhi violence matter in Delhi High Court: High Court directs to set up helplines for immediate help for victims, private ambulances to be provided for safe passage of victims. Court also directs set up of shelters for rehabilitation along with basic facilities.
Delhi: 5 IPS officers of Delhi Police transferred. SD Mishra Addl CP Rohini now posted as Addl CP Traffic, MS Randhawa Addl CP (Central District) posted as Addl CP (Crime), P Mishra DCP (EOW) posted as DCP (Rohini), S Bhatia DCP IGI Airport posted as DCP (Central District). (1/2)
Rajeev Ranjan, Staff Officer to Commissioner of Police (CP) posted as Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), IGI Airport. (2/2)
North East Delhi violence: 21 deaths in Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital and 1 death in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital.
Delhi violence matter in Delhi High Court: The Court says, we cannot let another 1984 happen in this country; Not under the watch of this Court.
Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital official says, 1 dead & 22 injured persons have been brought to the hospital in the last 24 hours.
Delhi violence matter in Delhi High Court: Court said that the CM and Deputy CM should also visit the affected areas for confidence-building among people. This is the time to reach out.
Bengaluru: Fire broke out at a building on Infantry Road today; No injuries reported, 2 fire tenders present at the spot.
PM Narendra Modi tweets, "Peace and harmony are central to our ethos. I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace and brotherhood at all times. It is important that there is calm and normalcy is restored at the earliest".
What BJP leader Kapil Mishra has said is shameful and government not doing anything is even more shameful, says Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi.
Body of Intelligence Bureau Officer Ankit Sharma found in North East district's Chand Bagh area.
There is a conspiracy behind the violence, country also saw this during Delhi elections. Many BJP leaders made inciting comments creating an atmosphere of fear and hatred, says Sonia Gandhi.
The Centre and the Union Home Minister is responsible for the present situation in Delhi. The Union Home Minister should resign, says Sonia.
Emergency CWC meeting held over violence in Delhi; there is conspiracy behind violence and tragic incidents. Delhi Police has remained paralysed in the last 72 hrs-around 18 lives have been lost so far, including a head constable,&hundreds are in hospital, many with gunshot injuries. Violence continues unabated on the streets of North East Delhi, says Sonia Gandhi.
CM& Delhi Govt is equally responsible for not activating the administration to reach out to the people to maintain peace&harmony. It is the collective failure of both governments that have resulted in a great tragedy in the capital city, says Sonia
Delhi Police makes an announcement in Seelampur area, "Ek mahine ke liye Section 144 laga di gai hai, yahan koi bhi vyakti nazar na aaye. Abhi tumhe pyar se bataya jaa raha hai, phir sakhti se bataya jayega. Dukane bandh kardo yahan"
During the hearing of Shaheen Bagh case in Supreme Court, the bench, while speaking on the ongoing violence in Northeast Delhi, has said -- "The problem is lack of professionalism of police, and their lack of independence. If the police acts completely in accordance with the law, many of these problems would not take place." The Supreme Court said that "if someone makes an inflammatory remark, police will swing into action but not otherwise.
Supreme Court fixes the matter for further hearing to March 23. The court was hearing pleas seeking removal of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area.
Delhi HC directs police to respond by 12:30 pm on plea for action against those involved in inciting violence in northeast Delhi over CAA. Delhi HC says police need not wait for court's direction and it should take action on its own in connection with northeast Delhi violence. HC directs that senior level police officer should be present before it at 12:30 pm with instructions
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, P Chidambaram, Jyotiraditya Scindia and other party leaders at Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting underway at AICC headquarters.
The death toll in northeast Delhi communal violence over the amended citizenship law rose to 18 on Wednesday, according to GTB Hospital authorities.
On Tuesday, the death toll was 13.
Four bodies were brought to the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital from the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, taking the death toll to 18, a senior official said.