Sanjeev K Jha

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

Delhi cops quiz Shahbad residents seen on CCTV, to join probe

17 people were identified through CCTV footage, and have been asked to join the investigation.

People near the spot of crime, at Shahbad Dairy on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:11 AM IST

Shahbad Dairy killing: Girl’s murder planned for 3 days, say Delhi police

This contention indicates this was not a “crime of passion”, as earlier suspected, but a premeditated murder, said investigators

Security officers outside the residence of the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly stabbed to death by Sahil at Shahbad Dairy in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 05:01 AM IST
By, Shiv Sunny

Shahabad murder suspect traced to Bulandshahr on basis of kin’s phone details

Investigators associated with the case said that they have seized phones of Sahil and the victim girl to analyse the chats between the two in order to establish the motive behind the brutal murder. They added that Sahil had no criminal record

Sahil’s parents were detained after the brutal murder was reported on Sunday. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:35 AM IST

‘She wanted to be lawyer’: Father of 16-year-old girl stabbed to death in Delhi

The crime, which sent shock waves through Delhi, once again underlined women’s safety as a primary concern in the national capital.

Delhi murder case: CCTV footage of the murder of a young girl in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area on Sunday night (Credit: Alok Arjun Singh/Twitter)
Updated on May 30, 2023 05:07 AM IST
ByShiv Sunny, , New Delhi

Lawrence Bishnoi brought to Delhi from Gujarat in NIA case

A Mandoli jail official said that Bishnoi was shifted to a high-security ward at the prison after his arrival in Delhi

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi brought to Delhi by Gujarat Police from Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Central Jail, on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on May 26, 2023 12:08 AM IST

University professor impersonates Delhi LG for leave, sister’s job; held

Dependra Pathak, the special commissioner of police (law and order), said Rohit Singh, 30, an assistant professor of economics, was arrested on Monday.

Rohit Singh was arrested on Monday from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport upon his arrival from the United Kingdom, where he had been since September. (Representational Image)
Updated on May 18, 2023 02:09 AM IST

Tihar Jail to order pysch evaluation on ex-Delhi minister Jain

Satyendar Jain money-laundering case: Jain was arrested on May 30 last year by ED in connection with a money laundering case.

Former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain (File Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2023 03:20 PM IST

Delhi Police launch ‘Operation Kawach’ to tackle drug abuse

Officers said the objective of ‘Operation Kawach’ is to identify and apprehend people involved in the trafficking and distribution of narcotics

Officers said that through these operations, a clear message is being sent to those involved in the drug trade that Delhi Police will not tolerate any such activity. (Image for representation)
Updated on May 14, 2023 12:12 AM IST

After Tillu Tajpuria’s murder in jail, Tihar may ship gang members out of Delhi

The police will also identify imprisoned gangsters susceptible to attacks by rival groups and shift them out of Delhi to ensure their safety

The plan that comes in the aftermath of imprisoned criminal Tillu Tajpuria’s murder outside his Tihar cell by members of a rival group. (PTI)
Updated on May 11, 2023 03:07 AM IST

Attack on gangster Tillu continued in presence of Tihar jail staff in Delhi

CCTV footage shows that at least 10 jail officials, including 8 armed security personnel, and around 20 prisoners, did little to stop the attack.

Police personnel outside the mortuary of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where Tillu Tajpuria’s body was kept. (PTI)
Updated on May 04, 2023 02:23 AM IST

25 crime lords, 160 gangs: Why Delhi jails are a security nightmare

Tihar is no stranger to gang violence where gangster Tillu Tajpuria was brutally stabbed to death by four members of his rival Jitender Gogi’s gang

Relatives of Tillu Tajpuria, a jailed gangster and an accused in the 2021 Rohini court shootout case, outside the mortuary of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, in New Delhi, Tuesday. (PTI Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2023 04:49 AM IST

Iron bars bent, spoons turned into knives in war inside Tihar

The shocking murder of the gangster came in less than 20 days of the killing of another criminal by some of his old friends who had parted ways with him

Security personnel stand guard outside at a gate of Tihar Jail. (PTI)
Updated on May 03, 2023 05:00 PM IST

In second leg, Yamuna cleaning between ITO, Okhla barrage

Several agencies, including the Delhi Jal Board, DDA, PWD are involved in the operations, which started with an 11km stretch between the Signature Bridge and ITO on February 12

Delhi LG VK Saxena heads a high-level committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), which has been asked to look into Yamuna’s pollution. (HT photo)
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:07 AM IST

Delhi LG sets June 30 deadline for cleaning up Yamuna’s ghats

The lieutenant governor said they hope to provide Chhath devotees with clean and safe ghats this year

Delhi lieutenant governor VK Saxena inspects and reviews Phase 1 of the HLC-monitored Yamuna Rejuvenation Project in New Delhi on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 11:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi LG Saxena on AAP’s ‘ 15 crore’ claims: ‘My house is open for all’

VK Saxena denied allegations levelled by AAP of spending ₹15 crore on the repair work at his official residence.

Delhi Lt Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2023 08:28 AM IST

Delhi Police commissioner pulls up officers over absence in courts

A circular issued by commissioner Sanjay Arora says that high court has observed that proxy officers are being sent to the court

Delhi Police commissioner Sanjay Arora (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Delhi LG reviews Safe City project, calls for its implementation by August

The project, funded by Centre, will ensure technology-enabled enhanced policing and better security, especially for women, and will cost around ₹798 crore

Delhi lieutenant governor VK Saxena. Addressing a review meeting at the LG secretariat, Saxena issued instructions to incorporate AI-based applications into the project. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 12:02 AM IST

LG: Treat 95% of Delhi’s daily sewage generation by June

Saxena said this in remarks made on Friday, while he was chairing the fourth meeting of a high-level committee on rejuvenation of the Yamuna, officials present at the session said on Saturday

Asking officials to speed up Delhi’s sewage treatment capacity, VK Saxena said at present, the Capital generates 768 million gallons a day. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 11:28 PM IST

Delhi Police brass seeks details of expenses by district units

The officers said that more than ₹350 crore were released to different districts last fiscal, and added that if any discrepancy is found, errant officials will have to face vigilance enquiries

According to rules, the police commissioner can clear a maximum bill of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10 lakh only with the approval of Union ministry of home affairs. (Representative image/AFP)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Delhi LG gives appointment letters to nearly 1,500 new govt officials

Those who were handed over their letters of appointment on Wednesday include 324 principals, recruited through Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), in various government schools

Speaking on the occasion, LG VK Saxena congratulated the newly recruited government servants and emphasised that government job is not only a source of livelihood but a commitment to serve the society. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Delhi LG makes integrity pact mandatory for all govt works, procurement

Officials said the state government or agency will appoint independent external monitors (IEMs) who will monitor the execution of the contract

Delhi LG VK Saxena said provisions for an integrity pact and appointment of IEMs have to be implemented from 2007 on the recommendations of the Central Vigilance Commission. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 12:26 AM IST

Gokalpuri murders: Delhi woman killed elderly in-laws to continue affair

According to police, the in-laws of Moika, the prime accused, had decided to shift to Dwarka which would have meant that she would be unable to stay in contact with her boyfriend

Gokalpuri murders: Delhi woman killed elderly in-laws to continue affair
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 12:21 AM IST

Elderly couple murdered at home, daughter-in-law held

The elderly couple lived on the ground floor of the house, while Rattan, Monika and their son lived on the first floor. Verma had retired as the vice-principal of a Delhi government school, and the family had been living in this house for around 38 years

Police outside the house of the deceased couple in Gokalpuri in NEw Delhi on Monday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Delhi LG slams Kejriwal over comments on PM Modi’s degrees

Delhi LG VK Saxena said that one can accumulate bookish knowledge from degrees, but it is education that paves the way to wisdom.

The LG said he heard the statement by the CM in the state assembly, which, he said, did not reflect the behaviour of a “very educated’ person”. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 12:46 AM IST

LG slams Delhi government for making false statements in high court

An officer in the LG’s office aware of the matter said the Delhi government misled the high court on “two occasions” — on November 18 last year and February 17.

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and lieutenant governor VK Saxena. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 12:14 AM IST

Delhi Police probing Deepak Boxer’s role in Sidhu Moosewala case

Moosewala was killed on May 29 last year in Jawaharke village in Punjab’s Mansa district.

Delhi Police brought Deepak Boxer back to the national capital a day after he was arrested in a multi-agency operation in Mexico. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 02:52 AM IST

Feared gangster Deepak ‘Boxer’ brought to India from Mexico

Boxer switched to crime after a failed career in pugilism and eventually ran the criminal group operated by gangster Jitender Gogi after his 2021 murder.

Authorities with gangster Deepak Boxer (centre) in New Delhi on Wednesday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 12:31 AM IST

Delhi LG nod to vigilance panels at PDS shops

The move will help weed out corruption and leakages at ration stores, apart from ensuring access for the intended beneficiaries

Delhi lieutenant governor (LG) VK Saxena expressed his concern that the committees had not been formed for eight years and that a 2017 proposal for their formation was reportedly caught in bureaucratic red tape. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 02:33 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi police to scrutinise footage of protest at India mission in UK

A senior Delhi Police officer said that they are reviewing photographs and video footage of the protest

Protestors outside the Indian High Commission in London on March 22. (AP)
Published on Mar 27, 2023 10:52 PM IST

A pair of white sneakers give snatchers away in Delhi

On scanning the CCTV videos, we realised the snatchers changed their clothes on the roadside after committing the crime, officers said, but not their shoes.

All the gold chains in the snatching incidents were recovered from the homes of the criminals. The bike used in commission of crime was stolen from Libaspur in 2021 which has also been recovered, police said. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 01:08 AM IST
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