Abhishek Angad

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Abhishek Angad reports from New Delhi for The Indian Express

Tailor held for raping minor girls: Court pulls up police for not following protocol
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

The 38-year-old tailor, Sunil Rastogi, was arrested from Uttar Pradesh’s Bilaspur by Delhi Police on January 14.

Accused in murder of 64-year-old: Court shoots down jailed woman’s plea to take UPSC exam
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

The city court, however, rejected her request, since her examination centre turned out to be Port Blair. The exam is set to be conducted on June 18. The woman has been preparing for the last one year while in jail.

Hearing on PWD scam: Court asks ACB to ensure safety of whistleblowers
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

The Tis Hazari Court heard the status report filed by the ACB after conducting a threat assessment on Sharma after unidentified men shot at the windshield of his car.

Convert says denied share in property after marrying Muslim
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Her brothers claim Hindu Succession Act no longer applies to her

Police pick up two DU students for murder of e-rickshaw driver
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Accused claims victim was urinating in public, which led to argument

E-rickshaw driver beaten to death: Police pick up suspect from UP, he admits there was an argument
Wed, May 31, 2017

The suspect was caught on CCTV buying alcohol from a liquor shop a few metres from GTB Nagar Metro station, before he had an altercation with Kumar.

Delhi e-rickshaw driver beaten to death: Victim didn’t have a toilet at home
Tue, May 30, 2017

Half of the toilets in the complex, residents said, are not functional, and for the last year-and-a-half, no authority has taken responsibility for its maintenance.

E-rickshaw driver beaten to death: PM Modi wants culprits brought to book, cops scan CCTV footage from Kirori Mal College
Tue, May 30, 2017

Sources told The Indian Express that police are exploring two angles — the role of students who were stopped by Kumar, and also the possibility of “personal enmity”.

Delhi e-rickshaw driver beaten to death: ‘Why was he killed… for promoting Swachh Bharat?’
Mon, May 29, 2017

Sitting outside the jhuggi, Kumar’s father, a retired Delhi Police constable, holds his son’s picture in his shaking hands.

E-rickshaw driver objects to two men urinating in public, beaten to death
Mon, May 29, 2017

The men came back later with 20 others, assaulted him

Saharanpur clash: No role in violence, held for caste, claims arrested youths
Sat, May 27, 2017

Upkar’s father has retired from the BSF. Vinay is currently preparing for his SSC examinations and is from Muzaffarnagar.

Saharanpur clashes: Government officials go door to door to calm tempers
Fri, May 26, 2017

State Home Secretary Mani Prasad Mishra apologized to both communities for failure of police in performing their duty.

In Saharanpur, another youth shot at, UP govt suspends DM and SSP
Thu, May 25, 2017

Internet service cut off, officers made to go for allowing Mayawati rally

Saharanpur killing: Slain Dalit youth wanted to see Mayawati, says mother
Thu, May 25, 2017

Leela said that 15 years back, they had put their faith in Jesus Christ. “Ashish too believed in it and read the Bible. He believed in love and forgiveness.’’

One Dalit is killed as Saharanpur is back on the boil, attack after Mayawati’s rally
Wed, May 24, 2017

The person who died has been identified as Ashish Meghraj, 25, a resident of Sarsawa.

Under BJP rule, years of solidarity turning into hate: Mayawati
Wed, May 24, 2017

The former CM announced compensation of Rs 50,000 each for people whose houses were burnt, and Rs 25,000 for each injured victim.

Under BJP, years of solidarity turning into hate: Mayawati
Wed, May 24, 2017

The former CM announced compensation of Rs 50,000 each for people whose houses were burnt, and Rs 25,000 for each injured victim.

Delhi Police, FRRO detain 20 foreigners for ‘staying illegally’
Tue, May 23, 2017

“They had entered India without proper travel documents. They were handed over to the FRRO for further action as our assistance was sought only to detain them,” said a police officer

Protest call by Bhim army: Travelling by road and rail, thousands turn up at Dalit rally to protest Saharanpur violence
Mon, May 22, 2017

Khurrana, who was released on bail just two days ago, said the incident infuriated him so much that he decided to attend the protest.

Delhi: Teenager and 50-year-old electrocuted after heavy rain
Mon, May 22, 2017

The first incident took place around 6 pm in Dilshad Garden, when 18-year-old Robin Thomas, passing through a waterlogged road in Block A, slipped and fell into the water surging with electricity.

Saharanpur violence: On the run, Bhim Army chief appears at Jantar Mantar, says will surrender
Mon, May 22, 2017

Chandrashekhar is named in one of the 24 FIRs registered by UP Police for his alleged role in instigating violent protests by Dalits in Saharanpur on May 9.

Three students killed, four injured as car falls off flyover in Punjabi Bagh
Tue, May 16, 2017

Police said the incident took place around 8 am on Monday

Hardlook: PCR van patrolling Delhi’s roads
Mon, May 15, 2017

There are about 5,850 officers posted in the 850 PCR vans that traverse the length and breadth of the capital, but only 350 are women.

DCW rescues minor from GB road after tip-off on Facebook
Sun, May 14, 2017

DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal said the man wrote that he wanted to share some personal information, after which he was called to the commission’s office where he disclosed that the girl was being kept in the brothel against her will

Woman shot dead by four in front of family, accused arrested: Police
Sun, May 14, 2017

Police have arrested the main accused, identified as Manoj, and his three associates

Saharanpur: Fear is most visible in locked Dalit homes
Fri, May 12, 2017

Dalit residents of village claim half of 200 houses belonging to members of their community have been locked by their owners who have fled.

Saharanpur Violence: Two senior cops transferred DIG admits intel, preparedness failure; Bheem Army questions need for police lathicharge
Thu, May 11, 2017

Saharanpur DIG Jitendra Shahi said there was an intelligence failure and that the police had failed to assess the situation on ground.

Meet face behind Dalit anger and violence in Saharanpur: a 30-year-old local lawyer
Thu, May 11, 2017

According to Chandrashekhar, the Bheem Army is a “platform where we give direction to our young blood and make them aware”.

Mob targets police as fresh violence erupts in Saharanpur
Wed, May 10, 2017

‘Bheem Army’ converges on city to ‘seek action’ against May 5 attack on Dalits

Delhi bus robbery: ‘We were scared, they took everything’, say passenger
Tue, May 09, 2017

The passenger said she was in the first row and one of the first to be looted.

Delhi: 45 returning from wedding robbed after armed men barge into their bus, three arrested
Tue, May 09, 2017

Police said the bus carrying the wedding party had broken down near Pushpa Vihar, following which a new bus was arranged.

‘He went to meet aunt, got caught in clash’
Mon, May 08, 2017

Sumit, a Thakur, was a resident of Rasoolpur Tonk village, 25 km from Shabbirpur.

Why police failed in Saharanpur: 111 cops allotted, only 22 posted
Mon, May 08, 2017

The Badgaon police station, with 52 villages under its jurisdiction including Shabbirpur and covering a population of over 2 lakh, has only 20 per cent of the sanctioned strength.

Saharanpur caste clash: 9 FIRs, 17 arrests
Mon, May 08, 2017

Police said three FIRs were registered based on complaints of Thakurs and four cases were registered on the complaints of Dalits. The charges included murder, attempt to murder, arson, rioting.

When a death, rumour lit Saharanpur spark
Sun, May 07, 2017

3 FIRs registered, village pradhan among 17 arrested.

Lost, found, and after
Sun, May 07, 2017

Their parents had bought 5 kg of laddoos to distribute around the slum when their daughters were found, but now Uma, their mother, worries constantly about their future.