On February 23, 2020, BJP leader Kapil Mishra, had issued an ultimatum to anti-CAA protesters who were camping at Delhi’s Jaffrabad area, threatening to ‘remove them’ from their protest site.
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The move comes after social activist Harsh Mander filed a complaint accusing Kapil Mishra of ‘encouraging violence against anti-CAA-NRC-NPR protestors’ during the Delhi riots, last year
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Kapil Mishra, a former minister of the Delhi government, said the protest was planned to support Goswami against his arrest by police in Maharashtra.
Almost ten days after the Delhi riot, the Delhi Police lodged an FIR no 59 on April 6, in which it alleged that the violence was not accidental but a planned conspiracy by some anti-CAA protestors.
When the peaceful, powerless, unorganised citizens show concern about organised propaganda of hate, it is their duty as Indians to do so.
The report stated that testimonies of affected people revealed that the violence was not spontaneous like a 'riot', it was 'planned, organised and targeted'.
Ten riot victims had filed a plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for alleged hate speeches.
The SC has agreed to hear on March 4 the plea seeking lodging of FIRs against BJP leaders for their purported hate speeches.
Congress has demanded the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah for "abdication of duty" during the communal violence in northeast Delhi.
The AAP leader also demanded strict action against BJP’s Kapil Mishra for giving inflammatory speeches.
Clearly, dissent, criticism of government, questioning politicians – all of which are fundamental to a democracy – have come to be treated as sedition by the police and a section of the magistracy in the prevalent political order. Such terrorising of critics and protesters endangers the very idea of democracy, writes Shastri Ramachandran.
Kapil Mishra's statement comes in the aftermath of the recovery of intelligence Bureau employee Ankit Sharma's body was recovered on Wednesday from the riot-hit areas.
The three BJP leaders are -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.
The high court directed the Delhi Police to take 'conscious decision' with respect to lodging of FIRs against hate speeches by three BJP leaders -- Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma.
Voicing its disappointment over lack of Delhi Police action, the high court asked Special Commissioner of Police to convey its anguish to Delhi Police Commissioner.
On Wednesday, in another tweet, Mishra targetted his critics, saying, 'Those who didn't consider Burhan Wani and Afzal Guru terrorists are demanding his arrest.'
Members of various farmers organizations black railway tracks during a protest against central government, in Patiala.PTI Photo
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai speaks to media as volunteers hold placards at a traffic point as part of Delhi governments 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution in the national capital, in New...PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Ambassador of Italy to India Vincenzo De Luca pays tribute to poet Rabindra Nath Tagore during their visit to Toagore's ancestral house at Jorasanko Thakurbari, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A cyclist falls as he and other commuters wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
BJP leader Vasundhara Raje attends the National Office bearers meeting at the party headquarters in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
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