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  • 7:52 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Highlighting guidelines under Delhi Metro O&M Act 2002, the DMRC said, “Any kind of demonstration or nuisance is prohibited in Delhi metro premises. Any passenger indulging in such acts is liable to be removed from the Metro premises.”

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  • 6:39 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: 69 ex-Gratia Forms Received For Houses Damaged, Says CM Kejriwal


    “We have received around 69 forms till now for the ex-gratia (of Rs 25,000 cash each) that we announced for the victims of Delhi Violence. They will get the amount by tomorrow,” the CM said.
  • 6:34 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: After holding a review meeting today with the senior officials of the concerned departments, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed a press briefing.



    “No incident of violence has been reported from any part of Delhi today. Our first priority is to restore normalcy at the earliest. 4 Sub-Divisions got affected during Delhi Violence & there are about 18 SDMs in these sub-divisions. All of them have inspected their respective areas and they are identifying the houses/shops that got damaged during the violence,” he said.
  • 6:01 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: My first priority is to bring back peace & communal harmony to the city. We are registering riot cases, including murder sections so that these incidents don’t happen again. Efforts are on to arrest the involved culprits,” says new police chief SN Shrivastava.

  • 5:50 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: SN Shrivastava Takes Over From Amulya Patnaik as Delhi Police Commissioner.

  • 5:49 PM IST

  • 5:09 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: All government, government-aided and private recognised schools of North East district will remain closed for students till 7th March 2020, announced Directorate of Education, Delhi Government. New dates of annual exam for schools in the district will be announced shortly.

  • 5:02 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Delhi Health Minister visits GTB Hospital to meet victims of communal violence in northeast Delhi. He says, “I came here to meet the injured. 45 patients still admitted here. Everyone is stable now. Compensation is being provided to the victims, as announced by Delhi govt. Strict action must be taken against the guilty.”

  • 4:28 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE: Situation in Schools at Violence-hit Areas Not Conducive For Exams, Say Officials

    Year-end examinations are likely to be postponed in schools in the violence-hit areas of northeast Delhi after a ground review earlier today revealed that the situation in the area is still not conducive for conducting exams.

Delhi Violence LIVE: A day after 123 FIRs were registered and around 630 people were detained in connection with the communal clashes in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday asked the Delhi Police if the cases filed by them also included the names of those whose hate speeches triggered the riot-like situation in North East districts. Also Read - Delhi Violence: 'What Will we Eat if we Don't Earn', Hungry For Three Days, 60-Year-old Rag Picker Killed Despite Police's Claims of Peace

He also attacked the media and asked if it will question why no FIR has been lodged against BJP leaders who fanned tensions in the capital city. “Will the media now ask that under whose pressure, no FIR has been filed against the BJP leaders?” asked the AAP leader, referring to the alleged hate speeches of BJP leaders Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Schools in Riot-hit Northeast Areas to Open on Saturday For Ground Review

Meanwhile, security forces continue to be deployed and section 144 is in place in North East districts of Delhi.  Police have claimed that no incident of violence has been reported in the last three days.