NE Delhi Unrest: 5 More Bodies Found, Death Toll at 47

Find all the latest updates on the violence in northeast Delhi here. 

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Find all the latest updates on the violence in northeast Delhi here. 
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Catch all the live updates on the northeast Delhi violence here.

Delhi court on Monday, 2 March, deferred CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat's complaint seeking FIRs against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma till 23 April. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court agreed to hear on 4 March a plea filed by some victims.

Forty-seven people have been killed and over 200 injured because of the violence in northeast parts of Delhi, reported ANI on Monday.

Clearing rumours about fresh tensions in various parts of the city, Delhi Police on Sunday, urged citizens to not believe in false reports and warned that strict action will be taken against rumour-mongers.

On Saturday, the Central Board of Secondary Education said that the CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams will be held as scheduled from 2 March onwards in northeast parts of Delhi too.

Snapshot
  • The Delhi Police has registered 167 FIRs and arrested or detained 885 people in connection with the violence, officials said on Saturday
  • The National Human Rights Commission deputed a fact-finding team to investigate the cases of communal violence in northeast Delhi
  • The Congress on Saturday alleged the situation is far from normal and an environment of fear is still prevailing in the capital
  • Addressing the media, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claimed that no incident of violence has been reported from any part of Delhi on Saturday
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Published: 27 Feb 2020, 7:53 AM IST
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