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Fatal choices that make commute in Delhi risky

Riding without a helmet and driving without a seatbelt are among the most frequent traffic offences in the national capital

A man talks on a mobile phone while riding a motorcycle without a helmet in Rajendra Nagar in the city on Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Apr 22, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Angry lawyer opens fire as man parks car outside his house to play badminton match

The victim, Vedant Khodankar, also a Mayur Vihar resident, parked his vehicle in front of advocate Shyam Singh Chauhan’s house to play badminton in a park in the vicinity. When he returned, he found another car parked closely, blocking his exit, following which he approached its owner, Chauhan, to remove it. Chauhan allegedly refused and Khodankar lightly banged his car

The victim escaped unhurt. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 21, 2024 05:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Two children found dead in east Delhi house

When investigators broke open the door, they found the children dead in a room, their bodies in a decomposed state

Deputy commissioner of police (east) Apoorva Gupta said that the control room received a call about a missing person at 2pm on Saturday. (Representational image)
Updated on Apr 21, 2024 05:14 AM IST

Delhi double murder: Suspect strangled wife in her sleep before stabbing

33-year-old Shriyansh Kumar allegedly killed his wife and brother-in-law by strangling and stabbing them after a fight over stalking, leading to their deaths in east Delhi.

Given the circumstances of the murders and the behaviour of the accused, police may also go for psychoanalysis of the accused, they said. (Representational image)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 06:06 AM IST

Man stabs his wife, her brother, to death with screwdriver in E Delhi

The suspect, Shriyansh Kumar, killed his wife, Kamlesh Holkar (30) and then turned to her brother, Ram Pratap Singh (17) because he walked in on the murder

An investigator who asked not to be named said the suspect had lost his job, leaving him “upset and irritated”, even as his family claimed he was mentally ill. (Representational image)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 05:38 AM IST

Taxi driver killed as robbers try to cash in on crash chaos in Delhi

Delhi Police arrests suspects in cab driver's murder near Red Fort after accident with e-rickshaw. Motive was theft. Third suspect still at large.

The motive for the crime was theft — the suspects saw the accident between the cab and the e-rickshaw and took advantage of the situation to rob the drivers of both vehicles, officers added. (Representational image)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 05:34 AM IST

Delhi cabbie who rammed e-rickshaw pulled from car, beaten, shot dead

According to police, the suspects involved in Mohammed Saquib Khan’s assault and murder were passersby and were not affected by the accident

Mohammed Saquib Khan, 36, was a resident of Zakir Nagar. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2024 05:32 AM IST

Speeding, a demon that plagues Delhi

According to 2022 data released by NCRB last year, Delhi clocked the most road accidents in the country (1,564), up 18% from 2021.

At least nine planned high-speed corridors crisscross busy stretches in Delhi – NH-48, NE-3, GT Road, GT Karnal Road, Outer Ring Road, Rohtak Road, Najafgarh Road, Mehrauli Badarpur Road and Wazirabad Road. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 04:27 AM IST

School bus hits auto, scooter at Delhi’s ITO; 1 killed, 5 hurt: Police

29-year-old man killed, 5 injured as school bus hits auto-rickshaw and two-wheeler in central Delhi. Bus driver claims brake failure; investigation ongoing.

The bus was ferrying 42 students. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 05:44 AM IST

5 Delhi cops booked for taking 2 L bribe to ‘settle’ criminal case

Delhi Police booked 5 personnel, including a woman sub-inspector, for taking ₹2 lakh bribe in a molestation case settlement. Case filed under Prevention of Corruption Act.

HT Image
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 05:10 AM IST

A 48-hour chase led cops to accused in Delhi's Dabri murder case

Mohammad Mustakeen's daughter, Rukhsar Rajput, was found dead in Delhi.

Delhi police
Updated on Apr 10, 2024 01:44 AM IST

Delhi: Teen boy’s intestines ruptured after classmate brutalises him with stick

14-year-old boy brutally assaulted by classmates with a wooden stick in Delhi school premises. Main accused apprehended, sparking protests.

The Delhi police filed an FIR in the case on April 2. (ANI)
Updated on Apr 07, 2024 05:14 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Woman’s body found inside cupboard in Delhi flat, boyfriend on run

Police said the incident came to light on Wednesday night, after her father — who lives in Meerut — discovered his daughter’s body.

Police said the prime suspect for the murder is the woman’s boyfriend, whom she lived with. (File)
Updated on Apr 05, 2024 05:36 AM IST

Body parts in polythene bags, and mystery of a missing Russian in Delhi

Police claim that the suspect is suspected to have suffocated the victim with a pillow, and then chopped off his body with a meat chopper

Police said that the accused had committed a “similar” murder in 2008. (File)
Updated on Apr 05, 2024 07:19 AM IST

Girl killed in Delhi Sadar Bazar fire looked forward to new school session

Gulashna, 16, and Inaya, 12, were asleep on the second floor while their mother Gulista was on the first when the fire broke out

A short circuit in an air conditioner is believed to have led to the fire. (ANI)
Updated on Apr 04, 2024 03:07 PM IST

Tension in Delhi’s Peeragarhi after neighbour rapes 3-year-old

After the girl’s father raised allegations that the suspect was from a different community, police increased deployment in the area

The suspect is a next-door neighbour and lives with his brother and sister-in-law in the house, while his wife and children live in their native village. (Rerpesentational image)
Updated on Mar 29, 2024 07:16 AM IST

Fake cancer drug case: Delhi Police speak to victims

A senior police officer said that police have examined around 12 people who bought the fake medicines and injections

After a two-month-long operation, Delhi Police on March 12, said it busted an organised syndicate that was manufacturing and supplying fake cancer medicines in Delhi. (Representational image)
Published on Mar 27, 2024 10:47 PM IST

Duped over job offer, woman rescued after fleeing sex ring in Delhi

The woman called to Delhi by a person on the pretext of offering her a job at a salon. But as soon as she reached, she was forcibly confined in a Vasant Kunj apartment

Based on the information, a case under section 370 (trafficking) of the Indian Penal Code was registered and investigation was taken up. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 27, 2024 05:54 AM IST

2 killed by men who mistook them as robbers

Four men arrested for killing two in Delhi after mistaking them for robbers. Victims had no criminal background. Families seek justice.

Delhi police have registered a murder case and initiated an investigation. (AP)
Updated on Mar 24, 2024 05:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi

AAP writes to election panel, claims access to Delhi party office being blocked

AAP demands action against central agencies for blocking routes to party headquarters, accuses them of highhandedness. Police cite law & order concerns.

Police officers outside Shaheedi Park in New Delhi on Saturday. (Reuters)
Updated on Mar 24, 2024 02:09 AM IST

AAP agitation at Delhi park that celebrates martyrs

For the first time after Kejriwal’s arrest, all AAP leaders were seen on the same platform at the Shaheedi Park on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg.

RAF personnel at Shaheedi Park on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 24, 2024 01:54 AM IST

Roads around AAP headquarters turn fortress as supporters protest

AAP supporters protest at ITO intersection against Delhi CM Kejriwal's arrest, leading to chaos and police action. Protests spread nationwide.

Security personnel at ITO on Friday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 23, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Atishi, Saurabh Bharadwaj detained during protests over CM Kejriwal’s arrest

Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj were detained by Delhi Police on Friday as AAP leaders were protesting against arrest of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal by ED.

Delhi minister Atishi was detained during a protest at ITO against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal by the ED (PTI Photo)
Updated on Mar 22, 2024 12:34 PM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra,

Ramlila Maidan in Delhi: Farmers call for stir across country

However, traffic was largely unaffected by either the rally or a slew of traffic restrictions that were put in place to regulate farmers’ movements

Farmers from Punjab and Haryana gathered at Ramlila Maidan on Thursday to press home a raft of demands from the Centre, including for a law on minimum support prices (MSP) for crops and debt waivers. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHoto)
Updated on Mar 15, 2024 04:17 AM IST

Delhi’s protest hub Shaheen Bagh calm but tense after CAA comes into force

On Tuesday, nobody from Shaheen Bagh stepped out to protest against CAA, with residents saying that the notification of the rules will not impact Indian Muslims

Security personnel keep vigil at Shaheen Bagh. (Raj K Raj/HT)
Updated on Mar 13, 2024 12:55 AM IST

Man falls in 40-foot-deep borewell in west Delhi, pulled out dead

A senior police officer said that investigators are also probing whether the man entered the plant to steal parts

NDRF personnel take part in the rescue operation at DJB’s sewage treatment plant in Keshopur on Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 01:08 AM IST

55-year-old held for duping Punjab National Bank staff in Delhi

Delhi Police arrested a man for siphoning over ₹25 lakh from PNB employees by stealing their phones; targeted due to PNB app access.

Investigators found that six cases across Delhi had been filed against Arora. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 09, 2024 06:54 AM IST

Delhi cop kicks people during Friday namaz on road; suspended

Delhi Police sub-inspector suspended for kicking worshippers outside mosque during namaz in Inderlok. Incident captured on viral video, sparking outrage.

Police personnel deployed outside the masjid at Inderlok on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2024 05:01 AM IST

Husband pours kerosene on teacher, 40, sets her ablaze in Delhi’s Begumpur; held

The woman’s family said that her husband murdered her as she refused to transfer some property that she owned to his name. Police said they are probing the claims

Jyoti Dabas, a municipal school teacher who was afflicted by polio. (HT)
Published on Mar 05, 2024 10:33 PM IST

Man held in Delhi for extorting money from TTEs

Delhi Police arrest man for posing as railway vigilance officer, extorting TTEs. Accused learned tactics while working in catering department.

Man held in Delhi for extorting money from TTEs
Updated on Mar 04, 2024 03:40 PM IST
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