The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered the Uttar Pradesh Government to refund the recoveries made from anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act [CAA] protestors.
In February 2019, the police said they had closed the investigation into the 1990 Gaw Kadal killings case saying they found no clue to trace the accused persons. The police in their reply to the State Human Rights Commission had also said the records pertaining to the incident were lost in the 2014 floods.
Nearly two years after Nisar Ahmed, a Delhi riots victim, filed a complaint regarding vandalism and ransacking of his house and shop in north-east Delhi’s Bhagirathi Vihar, Delhi Police has said that it has found “no sufficient evidence” against BJP leader Kanhaiya Lal, one of the accused in the case. Mr. Ahmed had also alleged that burqa-clad women were being killed and thrown into the Bhagirathi drain.
A postcard campaign agitating for the release of jailed rights activist Hidme Markam, who is from the Adivasi community, has been launched on Social media. Users on the social media platform are being urged to send postcards to the authorities of the Jagdalpur Central Jail in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district where she is being held.