New Delhi: The death toll in the riots that rocked the national capital in the past three days has risen to 21. Over 150 people are known to be injured during the clashes. Also Read - Delhi Violence: 'Concerned Citizens' Gherao Arvind Kejriwal's Residence, Seek Action Against Perpetrators

As the violence over the new Citizenship Act spiralled on Tuesday with rioters pelting stones and vandalising shops, Delhi Police said it has deployed more security forces in the area to bring the situation under control. Also Read - In Urgent Midnight Hearing, Delhi High Court Orders Police to Ensure Safe Passage of Wounded to Hospital

Late Tuesday, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval also visited violence-hit areas in northeast Delhi amid the violence. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Entry And Exit of All Metro Stations Open, Trains Operating Normally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also called a late-night urgent meeting to take stock of the situation. Top officials of the Home Ministry and Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik were present in the meeting.

Meanwhile, Delhi Metro on Wednesday morning announced that entry and exit gates of all stations have been opened with trains running as per normal schedule. Jafrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave and Shiv Vihar were the stations that had been closed since Monday as large-scale violence broke out in northeast Delhi.

Live Updates

  • 11:03 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: According to the latest reports, two people have died in LNJP hospital, while as many as 25 have lost their lives at the GTB hospital. The death toll due to violence in the national capital has gone up to 27, with over 250 others injured.

  • 9:48 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: Internet suspended in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh until tomorrow midnight.

  • 9:47 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: “All protests that are happening in Delhi are because of intelligence failure. I condemn it. When a leader like (US President) Trump is in the country, the intelligence officials should have been more vigilant. They didn’t do their job properly. If violence breaks out, it should be dealt with an iron fist… It is also the Home Ministry’s failure. I strongly condemn the people and the political parties that use religion for electoral gains,” says Rajinikanth speaking to reporters in Chennai.

  • 8:47 PM IST

  • 8:46 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: Sunil Kumar, Medical Superintendent, Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital: The death toll has risen to 25 as 3 more died during medical treatment.

  • 8:41 PM IST

  • 7:58 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reach violence-hit areas of Northeast Delhi and interact with the local residents to take stock of the situation.

  • 7:52 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: Police Announces Emergency Helpline For Public

    Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa said the public can call on 22829334 and 22829335 for any help or information. I would like to appeal to the public to not pay heed to rumours. “Situation is under control today.”

  • 7:39 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates: “Till now Delhi Police has registered 18 FIRs so far and 106 people have been arrested in connection with the incidents in Northeast Delhi. Miscreants are being identified. We have CCTV footage and strong evidence. No untoward incident took place today,” says MS Randhawa, Delhi Police PRO.

  • 7:37 PM IST