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Delhi Riots 2020: Amnesty Report Accuses Police Of Rights Violations

-Outlook India The Delhi Riot that seemed far from spontaneous saw almost three times the number of Muslim casualties compared to Hindus,’ says report An Amnesty International India field investigation has documented several human rights violations committed by the Delhi police during the February 2020 Delhi riots, which claimed at least 53 lives. “These violations include Delhi police officers indulging in violence with the rioters; torturing in custody; using excessive force on protesters;...

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MHA’s Clause 6 panel sets 1951 as year to determine Assamese -Abhishek Saha

-The Indian Express As protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act spiralled across Assam since December last year, the Sarbananda Sonowal-led state government promised a speedy implementation of Clause 6 as an antidote to the agitation and a measure to protect the interests of the “indigenous” people of Assam. A high-level committee on implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs has said that ‘Assamese people’...

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Delhi Cabinet Rejects Panel of Lawyers Suggested by Police for Riots Cases A free and fair trial would not be possible by a panel of lawyers selected by the Delhi Police, the cabinet said. New Delhi: Observing that the courts have already raised serious questions on the fairness of investigations done by the Delhi Police in the North East Delhi riot cases, the Delhi cabinet on Tuesday rejected the panel of lawyers recommended by the police. In a meeting called to decide on the...

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Six months later, MHA yet to frame rules on CAA -Vijaita Singh

-The Hindu Parliamentary panel to seek status report More than six months after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, was passed by Parliament, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is yet to frame rules or inform Parliament about the delay in doing so. Without rules being notified, the Act cannot come into force or be implemented. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Subordinate Legislation, which has not received any communication from the MHA, has...

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Police Joined Rioters During Delhi Violence, Alleges Delhi Minorities Commission’s Fact Finding Report -Tarique Anwar The 134-page report was released by the commission on July 16 in Delhi. New Delhi: “The police was coordinating with the mob and the mob kept on chanting, ‘Dilli Police Zindabad’ (Long Live Delhi Police),” says a Delhi Minorities Commission report detailing the communal violence in North-East Delhi in February this year. The Commission has cast serious doubts on the credibility and impartiality of the Delhi Police on July 16 while...

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