Ashni Dhaor

Ashni Dhaor is a correspondent with Hindustan Times. She covers crime, education, health, politics, civic issues and environment in Ghaziabad city. She graduated from Delhi University in 2015 and has since been working with Hindustan Times since.

Articles by Ashni Dhaor

Coconut seller arrested in Noida for sprinkling drain water on coconuts

In the video, taken outside Shree Radha Sky Garden high-rise complex, the vendor, identified as Sameer, fills a jar with roadside drain water and sprinkles it on the tender coconuts in his cart

Sameer, 28, known only a single name, lives in the shanties near Shree Radha Sky Garden high-rise complex in Greater Noida West. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 10:24 PM IST

After clashes at GBU hostel, GIMS students head back home

Clashes broke out on Sunday night at the Munshi Premchand hostel of GBU where MBBS students of GIMS have been given accommodation as GIMS hostel is still under construction

Police arrested 15 people from the spot, including four students and 11 security guards. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 10:22 PM IST

Over 15,000 residents affected due to erratic water supply at Noida high-rise

Apart from water woes, residents said other operations of the society too are affected since the transfer of maintenance, including elevators, garbage disposal and security system

On Sunday, a few residents protested against the AOA following which officials of Noida authority reached the spot and provided residents with water tankers. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Medical students, security guards clash over smoking; 15 arrested, 36 injured

MBBS students from GIMS have been given accommodation in GBU hostel where the clash took place.

GIMS medicos protest at the hospital on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 04:31 AM IST

22 hurt, 33 detained after clashes between MBBS students, guards at Noida hostel

A clash broke out between the students at the Government Institute of Medical Sciences and the security guards of the Munshi Prem Chand Hostel on Sunday night.

Several hostellers of GIMS sat on a protest holding slogans like ‘Our white coat is turning red’ and ‘No treatment until action is taken’, at the GIMS hospital on Monday morning. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 05:31 PM IST

22 half-burnt Nepal, Bangladesh, India passports found at Noida high rise

14 of the 22 passports discovered belonged to Nepal, four to Bangladesh, and four to India.

Police said that the 22 passports belong to 20 people. “Out of four Bangladeshi passports two belong to two people each as their first passport seems to have expired and the second passport has been issued, both of which have been found,” he said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 05:21 AM IST

Noida police bust 800 more illegal shell companies

Police said that when a chargesheet is filed in this case, provisions of the Gangster Act will be invoked because it is a matter of national security and a significant financial loss to the government

The fraud involved registering thousands of companies using stolen or forged identities and then using these companies to raise e-way bills and claim an input tax credit (ITC) from the government. (Representational Image)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Woman, who abducted newborn from Noida hospital, had lost her baby: Cops

The woman, Rani, who goes by a single name, was under pressure from her in-laws following two previous miscarriages

Ishrat (left) with her baby at the police station on Thursday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 12:14 AM IST

Noida gang used PAN card data of 635,000 people in multi-crore racket, busted

An official from the state GST department said that it could be estimated at more than ₹10,000 crore

The suspects have been identified as Yasin Sheikh, 38, of Mumbai, Akash Saini, 21, of Sahibabad, Atul Sengar, 23, of Hathras, Avni, 25, of Noida, Deepak Murjani, 48, his wife Vinita, 45, Vishal, 20, and Rajeev, 38, (all Delhi). They were apprehended at their office in Madhu Vihar, Delhi. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 04:48 AM IST

Meth lab bust in Greater Noida: Over 30 cops to face department inquiry

The police flagged the negligence of the two police stations under who jurisdiction these houses are located, where the meth labs were busted.

Meth making apparatus and raw materials seized by the police during the raid conducted at the two-storey house in Omega-1, Greater Noida on Tuesday. (Gautam Budh Nagar Police)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:03 PM IST

Meth made in Greater Noida was smuggled outside India via coastal ports, say police

The probe has also brought to light the existence of two shell companies operated by the foreign nationals, further deepening the complexity of the case

The house from where the meth lab busted on Tuesday was being operated. (Gautam Budh Nagar Police)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:00 PM IST

Another meth lab busted in Greater Noida, two foreigners detained

On May 16, police had busted a meth lab run from a three-storey residential building in Theta-2, Greater Noida.

Building in Mitra society, where the lab was located. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Shiv Nadar student had weapon on campus for 28 days before incident, say police

DCP SM Khan, said that transaction details of ₹35,000 from the deceased student’s digital wallet account led them to the source of the firearm

The three suspects in custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:47 PM IST

11-year-old killed, 27 others injured after bus rams into truck on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

According to hospital authorities, all the injured individuals are in stable condition and out of danger

The portion of the bus which was hit by the truck during collision. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:22 AM IST

FIR against Shiv Nadar University, parent statement fail to match

The FIR states that the woman told her parents about the alleged harassment she faced from the male student, who shot her dead. But the father, while speaking to HT on Thursday, had maintained that he was never aware of the situation

The woman student was shot dead by her male classmate on May 17. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Shiv Nadar University case: FIR after male student allegedly shot woman, self

Shiv Nadar University shooting incident: Male student allegedly shot dead a woman - and then himself - after she refused a gift.

The spot outside the dinning hall where the woman was shot dead. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2023 10:53 AM IST

2 dead as Haryana police’s vehicle overturns on Yamuna Expressway

The police team was returning after rescuing a kidnapped child and arresting her alleged kidnapper from Chhattisgarh, said Noida police.

The police team belonged to Kharkhoda police station in the Sonepat district of Haryana, said Noida police.
Updated on May 26, 2023 12:44 AM IST
By, Greater Noida

UPSC results: Proud GB Nagar brings home four ranks this year

According to Deepanshu Singh, who has been mentoring UPSC students for the past nine years, four rankers, of a total of 933 selected candidates, from a single district is unprecedented

shita Kishore from Greater Noida secured the first rank in the UPSC civil services examination. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Greater Noida woman tops UPSC: ‘I’m still soaking in the result’

Women secure top ranks for the second year in a row in the Union Public Service Commission?s Civil Services Examination, with three out of four women graduates from the University of Delhi. Ishita Kishore, a resident of Greater Noida?s Jal Vayu Vihar, secured the all-India rank one.

26-year-old Ishita Kishore, who secured all India rank 1 in the UPSC civil services examination, with her family. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2023 12:07 AM IST

Fire at Noida’s vacant plot completely doused after six days

Gautam Budh Nagar chief fire officer Pradeep Kumar Chuabey said the flames were fully doused on Monday night but got reignited on Tuesday morning

Fire officials believe that the blaze at the vacant plot in Sector 32 in Noida was reignited by the wind. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 11:27 PM IST

How safe are students at Noida’s Shiv Nadar? Higher edu director wants answers

The varsity has been given three days to respond, said officials in the know of the matter. A show cause notice will be served to the varsity by the government in case the answers are not satisfactor

The spot where a third-year woman student was shot dead by her male classmate, who later died by suicide. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 11:24 PM IST

Police gets remand custody of four foreigners in meth lab bust case, to use translators for interrogation

On May 17, the police uncovered a meth lab that had been established and run by foreign nationals in a three-story residential building in Greater Noida

This operation had gone unnoticed for at least a year, resulting in the arrest of total of nine Nigerian men and one person from Senegal. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:10 AM IST

Footsore and dehydrated, firefighters battled both sun and flames for 5 days

Surviving on ORS (oral rehydration solution), glucose drinks, lemonade and buttermilk, these first responders battled the flames tirelessly, working in shifts to control the flames and contain them to the vacant plot

Officials said at least 30 lakh liters of water has been used in the last five days to douse the flames. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:06 AM IST

Five days on, fire at Noida plot under control, but still simmering

Chief fire officer Pradeep Kumar Chaubey said 30 vehicles of the fire department and at least 20 excavators were used to extinguish the fire

The fire at the vacant plot in Noida came under control after five days on Monday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:05 AM IST

Lack of clarity on serving hookah, district administration says no license being issued

After an Allahabad high court order in February of this year instructed authorities in Uttar Pradesh to handle applications for granting or renewing licences for hookah bars, restaurateurs in Gautam Budh Nagar approached the FSA for clarification on whether hookah licences were being issued in the district, officials said

Several restaurants were found promoting on social media that they would now serve hookah in Noida, officials said. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 20, 2023 11:49 PM IST

FIR registered against the deceased male student in Greater Noida murder-suicide case

Assistant district government counsel, Dharmendra Jaint said that an FIR has to be registered by the police when an illegal weapon is recovered, even if it is against a deceased person

The outside area of the dinning hall where the woman was shot dead on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2023 11:49 PM IST

Suspected student accused of calling Shiv Nadar University shooting as dog bite

The university, however, refuted this claim and said the whole situation was explained clearly to the police

The outside area of the dinning hall of the university where the incident took place. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2023 09:45 AM IST

Greater Noida university student kills classmate on campus. Then, shoots self

After shooting dead his classmate, the male student went to the boys’ hostel and shot himself in the head, the DCP said.

The spot at where the incident took place in Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2023 08:08 AM IST

Police seek remand custody of nine foreigners arrested after drug bust in Greater Noida

Officials suspect that the foreigners entered India on student visas, although this has yet to be confirmed

The suspects in custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2023 11:19 PM IST

Greater Noida: University student allegedly shoots dead girl, dies by suicide

The university had gone on summer break from May 17, but both the students had stayed back in their hostels as their convocation was due

Polcie said both the deceased, aged 21, were third year students at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida. (Representative file image)
Updated on May 18, 2023 06:58 PM IST
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