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Delhi Violence: Death Toll Rises To 38 In Northeast Region

As Many As Three Bodies, Including IB Officer Ankit Sharma, Have Been Pulled Out Of Drains In The Violence-hit Areas.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Surabhi Pandey | Updated on: 28 Feb 2020, 12:32:39 AM
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Security personnel from the Delhi Police and the para forces conducted flag marches in the riot-hit North-East Delhi maintain peace. (Photo Credit: Reuters Photo)

New Delhi :

Delhi Riots: With no fresh incident of violence and arson reported on Thursday, the North-East Delhi is limping back to normalcy. The number of casualties in the riots continues to rise. As of now, 34 deaths were confirmed by officials so far. Almost half of those who died in the riots suffered gunshots. As many as three bodies, including IB officer Ankit Sharma, have been pulled out of drains in the violence-hit areas. Thursday saw new controversy over an AAP councillor’s role in inciting the riots. News Nation team also visited the house of the AAP councillor, where glass bottles, petrol bombs and stones were found on the terrace of the building. On other hand, the Delhi High Court is also hearing the matter related to the Delhi violence. Follow News Nation’s LIVE BLOG to read about accurate and verified developments from the region:

Police seals a factory belonging to AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain in North East Delhi's Khajoori Khaas area.

No question is being asked to people who are talking about dividing country or those on whose terrace petrol bombs were found. But someone who only requested for road to be cleared as it was causing inconvenience to 35 lakh people is being called a terrorist: Kapil Mishra.

CBSE postpones exams for class 10 and 12 in North-East Delhi. Here’s complete list: 



Attempts to instigate violence were made for 2 months, Sonia Gandhi gave call for 'fight to the finish' at rally in December: Prakash Javadekar

Attempts to instigate violence were made for 2 months, Sonia Gandhi gave call for 'fight to the finish' at rally in December: Prakash Javadekar

AAP MLAs should have worked for peace, instead CM Kejriwal identified riot victims by religion in Assembly: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. 

The Kolkata Police has stepped up vigil, especially on social networking sites, as a precautionary measure in the wake of violence in Delhi. Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma recently took to Twitter to caution citizens about the possibility of "motivated people" trying to create trouble by posting "inciting material.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is "very saddened" by the casualties in the communal clashes in northeast Delh. Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, "He's very saddened by the reports of casualties following the protests in Delhi, and as he has done in similar circumstances, he calls for maximum restraint and for violence to be avoided."

Delhi High Court allows impleadment of Centre in PIL seeking lodging of FIRs and arrests in northeast Delhi communal violence over CAA.

Delhi High Court asks Centre to file a response in the case and lists the matter for April 13.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is "very saddened" by the casualties in the communal clashes in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law and calls for maximum restraint for violence to be avoided, his spokesperson said.

BJP’s ideological parent RSS has also urged for peace. ‘Modi government should ensure peace is restored,’ RSS general secretary Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi said

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reacts on Delhi violence: ‘Situation is moving towards normalcy.’

Delhi Police says all the 106 arrested people are locals and that more arrests will be made on the basis of CCTV footage. The cops also say that they have got visuals of outsiders and they are being identified.

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First Published : 27 Feb 2020, 02:28:49 PM