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  • 8:44 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued a notice to Delhi Police seeking details on all cases of crimes against women during the violence in northeast Delhi on February 24 and 25.

  • 8:42 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Supreme Court lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastav has filed a complaint with Delhi Police seeking registration of FIR and immediate arrest of municipal councillor Tahir Hussain, who has been accused of the murder of IB officer.



  • 8:03 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: A delegation of journalists representing the Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps and the Press Association met Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar calling for his intervention against media persons being targeted while covering violence in northeast Delhi.

  • 6:59 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Opposition Writes to President Kovind



    Opposition leaders from non-Congress parties like NCP, CPI(M), CPI, RJD, LJD, DMK and AAP in a written letter appealed to President Ram Nath Kovind to direct authorities and restore peace in the agitated areas. PArties have asked the President to ensure that action is taken against those accused of raising provocative slogans.
  • 6:49 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Addressing a press briefing on the current scenario in the northeast areas, Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa says a total of 123 FIRs have been registered, with 25 FIRs in connection with firearms. Around 630 people detained. “Senior police officer’s deployment will remain the same as today. Things are getting normal, distress calls have drastically gone down.”

  • 6:36 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Delhi Police will address a press briefing at 6:45 PM.

  • 6:36 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa said that 123 FIRs have been registered so far and around 630 people have been arrested or detained.

  • 6:34 PM IST

  • 5:50 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: “People whose houses are completely burnt down or substantially burnt down will be given on spot ex-gratia of Rs 25,000 cash each from tomorrow afternoon. Balance amount will be assessed within 2-3 days by PWD dept & we’ll make an effort to get them their balance cheque,” Kejriwal added.

  • 5:48 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Delhi Govt Addresses Press Briefing


    “There are 4 subdivisions there. Normally there would have been 4 SDMs, but now we’ve appointed 18 SDMs there. They’re going among the public and talking to them. We’re distributing food on a large scale,” says CM Arvind Kejriwal.



    “We’ve made arrangements for accommodation at our 9 Rain Baseras, & local community centres for people whose houses are completely burnt down or those who can’t go back to their home. If needed, we’ll also arrange temporary tents for people,” the CM says.

Delhi Violence LIVE: Shahrukh, the man who brazenly opened fire at police in violence-hit Jaffrabad has not been arrested yet and the cops are still looking for him, ANI reported quoting Delhi Police sources. The development comes four days after it was reported that the 33-year-old man, a resident of Shahdara, was detained after his visuals of firing went viral. Also Read - Delhi Violence: 'We Echo PM Modi's Call For Calm, Urge Political Parties to Maintain Peace', Says United States

Meanwhile, security personnel remain deployed in Khajoori Khaas and Dayalpur areas of violence-affected North East district. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Death Toll Reaches 38, Over 500 Held For Questioning, AAP Suspends Tahir Hussain | Top 10 Points

Earlier on Thursday, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement, claiming that no major incident took place in the last 36 hours in North East district of the capital city. The statement came after Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the situation in the violence-hit parts of the city in a meeting with senior officials and the top police brass. Also Read - Delhi Violence: IB Officer Ankit Sharma’s Post-mortem Report Reveals Multiple Stabbing Wounds

On the other hand, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) suspended its Municipal Councillor Tahir Hussain, who has been accused of involvement in the northeast Delhi violence and also been booked in the murder case of an Intelligence Bureau official Ankit Sharma.

Shiv Sena Hit Out at AAP

In the wake of communal riots, Shiv Sena has lambasted the Narendra Modi-led BJP government and said that the situation in the country was worrisome. In an editorial in party’s mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, Sena said that the party which thinks of Savarkar, should think of the country’s honour first.

It also raised the issue of transfer of the Delhi High Court judge S Muralidhar and claimed that the ‘Modi government punished him after he ordered FIR against BJP leaders who made provocative speeches which allegedly triggered violence in New Delhi.