In his reporting career of over 20 years, Sanjeev K Jha has covered bureaucracy, politics, ISI activities in border areas, music and Bollywood. Presently, he covers crime in the national Capital.
Articles by Sanjeev K Jha
Six suspects planned the May 2 murder of gangster Sunil Maan alias Tillu Tajpuriya in Tihar jail as revenge for his involvement in another murder.
On May 2, Tajpuria was stabbed over 100 times by four members of the rival Gogi gang in the courtyard of jail number 8 of Tihar Central Prison, and in full view of the security personnel and other inmates
Sachin Bishnoi’s arrest is the latest in a series of arrests that has broken the backbone of several foreign-based criminal networks in Punjab, said police
A 28-year-old man was arrested for bludgeoning his 22-year-old cousin to death in a park in Delhi. The woman was stalked by the attacker, who killed her after she refused to marry him. The incident took place near a police station and was recorded by a passerby. The accused did not attempt to flee and was caught by the police. The incident has sparked outrage and raised concerns about the safety of women from stalkers.
Mohammad Irfan struck his cousin Nargis around 40 times in a fit of rage with an iron rod after she refused to marry him
Despite a ban on the physical production of a terrorist, Malik, who is serving life imprisonment in a terror funding case, appeared in the Supreme Court under police escort on Friday
On Thursday, a seven-year-old girl was killed in west Delhi’s Paschim Vihar after her throat was slit by Chinese manjha (glass-coated kite string).
Delhi has, for decades, been unable to stamp out the use of manjha to fly kites, with the city consequently reporting several injuries and deaths every year.
Parts of central Delhi's ITO and Mathura Road were submerged due to flooding
DCP (north district) Sagar Singh Kalsi said the two lawyers arrested on Friday have been identified as Manish Sharma and Lalit Sharma
The incident was the fallout of a confrontation between two groups of lawyers at Tis Hazari on Wednesday.
Two labourers trapped in a collapsed building in south Delhi were rescued after a four-hour operation. No other bodies were found at the scene.
In the 1860s and 1870s, FIRs were barely a couple of sentences. In the next century, suspects were more sketched out. Today, FIRs run into several pages
Nikhil Chouhan was stabbed outside Aryabhatta College on Sunday and died in front of his girlfriend.
Delhi Police will conduct a survey to identify drug sources and prepare an action plan to deal with the issue alongside an awareness campaign.
Singh may not face immediate arrest as maximum punishment is 5 years, below 7-year arrest threshold as per Code of Criminal Procedure and SC guidelines.
The Delhi Police said that there was no corroborative evidence against Singh in the second case filed under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO ) Act
Deputy police commissioner (New Delhi) Pranav Tayal said it is not mandatory to arrest Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
The police’s 552-page cancellation report filed in a Delhi court cites statements from a minor wrestler, her father, Singh, and other witnesses
The Delhi Police’s 552-page cancellation report cites statements from the minor complainant, her father, Singh, and other witnesses
A worker was killed when a 37-metre long concrete span collapsed on him at a construction site near Mahipalpur. Two supervisors have been arrested. The flyover is part of the stack interchange being constructed at the Shiv Murti near Mahipalpur to connect Dwarka Expressway with the Delhi-Jaipur highway, Delhi?s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, and the Nelson Mandela Marg in Delhi?s Vasant Kunj. The overall project is part of Package 1 of the Dwarka Expressway that is expected to be completed by December this year.
The four villages are Nizampur and Jaunti at Kanjhawala in northwest Delhi, and Rawta and Deorala in Kapashera in southwest Delhi.
Ex-WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is expected to be indicted soon. Some of India's most successful athletes have been protesting against him.
The two were wanted for the murder of BJP leader Surender Matiala, police said, adding that one of the suspects is a minor
A police team visited Singh's residences in Gonda and Lucknow on Sunday to corroborate his statements.
Jail officers aware of these incidents said most incidents involving an inmate dying by suicide inside jails are due to family-related problems.
The autopsy also revealed that the victim’s small and large intestines had been pieced at multiple places
The knife was recovered at the instance of Sahil, the prime suspect, from a vacant plot near the Rithala Metro station, said police
The investigators said that Sahil was taken to the crime scene inside a narrow alley in the area around 3am on Wednesday.
A 16-year-old girl was murdered in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy neighbourhood, and local residents did not intervene as the killer stabbed the victim multiple times and crushed her skull with a stone slab. The beat constable was informed about the murder and reached the location 17 minutes later, after which he informed his superiors. CCTV footage showed that local residents watched the assault from a distance before locking themselves inside their homes, and the victim's mother refused to visit the crime scene. The police are investigating the reason why the parents did not visit the site.