Abhishek Angad


Abhishek Angad reports from New Delhi for The Indian Express

2009 Noida gangrape: 1 rape, 2 verdicts
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

The case dates back to January 5, 2009, when a 24-year-old MBA student in Noida was allegedly gangraped by 11 persons — 10 adults and a juvenile.

INX media case: Delhi High Court pulls up Gurumurthy over tweets on Karti Chidambaram judge
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Referring to the order, Gurumurthy, in a tweet had asked: “Is it true that Justice Muralidhar who decided the Karthi petition today was a junior under PC?” The tweet has since been deleted.

Delhi: Thief enters judge’s home in an auto, leaves with inverter batteries
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

The incident, however, was reported three days later when the electricity went out and the battery back-up did not work. It was then discovered that three batteries powering the back-up system were missing.

Court on Kashmir photojournalist Kamran Yousuf’s bail: ‘His presence on stone-pelting sites intrinsic’
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

The court also said the NIA could not produce any direct link between Yusuf and others chargesheeted in the case.

Photojournalist Kamran Yousuf from Valley granted bail after six months
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

NIA’s main argument was that Yousuf was found in spots where stone-pelting happened. The defence had argued he was present at the spots as he was a “bonafide journalist” and was doing his job.

Karti Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till March 24
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

The agency submitted that during police custody, accused Karti remained “evasive” and did not “cooperate” and, therefore, no police custody was required.

Didn’t know camera will become a curse, says arrested photojournalist’s mother
Sun, Mar 11, 2018

NIA has alleged Yousuf was a stonepelter and that his work as a photojournalist was a front to “cover up his actual subversive activities”. He has been booked under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act along with 11 others.

INX Media case: CBI gets three more days to quiz Karti Chidambaram
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

CBI had sought six days custody stating that it recovered some “documents” during a search at the company’s registered office at Nungambakkam on March 7 and 8 that establish Karti’s “direct nexus” with the company.

Trust deficit between MLAs, bureaucrats: Delhi High Court
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

The court’s observation came after it granted bail to MLA Parkash Jarwal, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

INX Media case: Court extends Karti Chidambaram’s custody by three days, CBI claims new facts
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court declined to give Karti Chidambaram any interim protection from arrest in the INX Media case, an alleged money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.

Delhi: Inmate says he can’t breathe, HC tells EDMC to fix garbage mess around jail
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Even the jail superintendents had maintained that they were “disturbed” by the pollution and the “smoke emanating from waste burning” in the area.

Rouse Avenue Building: Attach movable property at Congress office, says court
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

The builders’ lawyer said that in January last year, a court had ordered the DPCC to pay the principal amount with the interests, but despite filing an execution plea, the order was not heeded.

INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram with CBI for 5 days, agency to confront him with papers, co-accused
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

His custody was extended until March 6 after Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who appeared for the CBI, told the court that there were “very shocking evidences” of what Karti had done.

NIA court reserves order on J-K photojournalist Kamran Yusuf bail application
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

Kamran Yusuf is in custody since September 5 last year after the NIA alleged that he was in “regular touch with anti-national elements” and that his work as a photojournalist was a front to “cover up his actual subversive activities”.

CBI quotes Indrani Mukerjea in INX Media case: P Chidambaram asked us to help his son Karti Chidambaram
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

In her statement, Indrani Mukerjea, who is already behind bars in the Sheena Bora murder case, alleged that a deal of USD 1 million was struck between Karti and the Mukerjeas to swing FIPB approval in favour of INX Media.

INX Media case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram, Congress says it’s vendetta
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Flown to New Delhi from Chennai airport where he was held shortly after he stepped off a flight from the UK, Karti was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Sumeet Anand who directed the CBI to present Karti before the sessions court of Sunil Rana at 2.30 pm Thursday.

Delhi Chief secretary ‘assault’ case: AAP MLA’s bail rejected, court says he has no respect for law
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The court also noted that Anshu Prakash, who has alleged he was assaulted by AAP MLAs at the CM’s home, is an officer of “impeccable career”, and no motive could be attributed to him lodging a “false complaint”.

Denying health insurance for genetic conditions violates rights, says Dehi High Court
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

The High Court upheld a trial court order of 2017, which directed United India Insurance to pay Rs 5 lakh to the insured.

Delhi court pulls up police over ‘suicide’ probe
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

The court — which directed the registration of an FIR to probe the death of the man, a manager at a high-end hotel — said the case also required thorough investigation to unearth the “blatant attempt” of police to give it the colour of suicide.

Delhi Chief Secretary ‘assault’ case: Discrepancy in CCTV timing found at Arvind Kejriwal’s home, police tells court
Mon, Feb 26, 2018

The Delhi Police, probing the alleged assault case of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, on Monday claimed discrepancies have been found in timing in the CCTV footage obtained from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence