Aditi Vatsa




The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

At Noida apartment where ‘Naxals’ lived, neighbours say nothing unusual about them
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

A day after a team of ATS and black commandos conducted a raid and nabbed five persons from the apartment building in Noida’s Sector 49, a group of men tried to peep into the first floor flat, where two of the men, and a woman, lived.

UP: Stringent charges invoked against suspected Naxals
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Two separate FIRs have been registered against the alleged Naxals at Noida’s Sector 47 police station, while another case has been registered in Syed Raza police station in Chandauli district under various charges

Five more ‘Naxals’ held near Delhi; ATS credits ‘aware citizen’ for arrests
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

The ATS said the 10 accused were “experts in bombmaking”, and Ravidas was “the main person”. The National Investigation Agency is planning to also question the accused.

Dadri lynching: Bisara wants Akhlaq brother arrested for cow slaughter, probe says he was not at spot
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

Akhlaq was lynched on September 28 last year on suspicion of cow slaughter.

Dadri accused’s body cremated after family, govt strike a deal
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

One of the 18 accused in the killing of Mohammad Akhlaq on suspicion of consuming beef in Bisara last year, Sisodia’s body had been kept in a deep-freezer casket draped with the Tricolour since Wednesday night.

Dadri accused’s body cremated after family strikes compromise
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

The talks regarding the cremation had stalled on Thursday evening on the issue of arresting Akhlaq’s brother.

Body of Dadri lynching accused kept in freezer, under Tricolour
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Sisodia’s family members have refused to cremate the body unless the UP government pays them Rs 1 crore as compensation, recommends a CBI probe.

Dadri lynching: Bisara simmers after death of 21-year-old accused, villagers refuse to cremate body
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

As residents took out rallies, holding officers of the Gautam Budh Nagar district jail responsible for Ravin’s death and demanding their arrest, most Muslim residents of the village remained inside their houses.

Dadri lynching case: 21-year-old accused dies, villagers claim he was beaten up in prison
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

A detailed report of Ravin’s medical history, test results as well as the postmortem report from LNJP Hospital, is awaited.

Dadri lynching: Bisara’s women threaten suicide unless their sons are released
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Three of the 19 arrested are juveniles.

Dadri lynching case: A year after incident, scars that refuse to heal
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Mohd Akhlaq's family, now living in Delhi, tells The Indian Express how difficult rebuilding has been.

Dadri case crawls: 1 year, 18 hearings, 8 adjournments
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Of the 18 hearings held since the chargesheet was filed on December 23, 2015, only five saw any movement.

Makeshift wards, waiting lists for beds at crowded hospitals in NCR
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

In Noida’s Sector 11, two notices on the gate of Metro Hospital announce that no beds are available and warn patients that they might have to wait for nearly eight hours just for a bed.

A year later, Bisara celebrates Eid with a note of caution
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

After Mohammed Akhlaq’s death, 18 residents of the village were arrested on murder charges.

At JNU presidential debate, Feb 9 incident, Rohith Vemula take centrestage
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Student organisations had reached early to capture their spots for the event.

Police stop car with Rs 3 cr BJP funds, return cash after I-T check
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Occupants of the car said the money belonged to BJP and was being transferred from the party headquarters in Delhi to its Lucknow office and also showed a letter to support their claim.

From small towns to big cities, over 300 teachers awarded by President Pranab Mukherjee
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Here, we speak to 10 teachers about their journey, love for academics and what they wish to change in the education system in the country.

Essar tapes: Complainant asked to join police probe
Sat, Sep 03, 2016

In his PIL before the High Court, Uppal had asked for a court-monitored probe into the alleged tapping of phones and constitution of a special investigation team.

Deaths in Noida village: Most of them suffered from heart ailments, other diseases, probe says
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Blood tests of samples collected from Sarfabad do not show the prevalence of dengue, said officials Monday.

At ground zero of Noida fever deaths, garbage, hawkers and open drains
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The district administration has instituted an inquiry into the incident, ordering an audit of these deaths and their causes.

Noida: 10 ‘fever’ deaths in two weeks shakes Gautam Buddha Nagar area, inquiry ordered
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Gautam Buddha Nagar administration sets up inquiry.

Day before he was shot, Singh had daughter’s wedding plans on mind
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

He had asked his sisters to stay back for a day at his house in Sonipat area, promising he would drop them at their house Saturday, said police.

Constable shot dead in Bawana: Police pay tribute to fallen colleague
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Around 9.15 pm on Friday, Delhi Police constable Anand Singh (49) was fatally shot by three assailants when he objected to their harassing a woman street vendor and stopped them from stealing money from her.

Were only following rules, doing our job, say guards
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

“Every now and then, we face the ire of visitors when they are asked questions about their visit and identity. Yesterday, too, we were just doing our jobs. We were following protocol,” he said.

Behind attack on Ghaziabad BJP leader Brijpal Teotia: 8 murders & a plot
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Hours after BJP leader’s attack, drama at checkpost: Assailants fire at cops, manage to escape
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

According to police, the incident took place at a picket near Shadab Nagar checkpost in Modi Nagar, which had been set up to nab the assailants who had attacked the BJP leader.

Brijpal Teotia attack: Inside cricket bag near crime scene, police find AK-47, pistols
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

The weapons were found inside a cricket kit in Ghaziabad’s Modi Nagar area late Thursday, said police.

Statue of Ravana vandalised two days before installation in Gautam Buddha Nagar temple
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Gau Raksha Dal head and heads of other temples among 6 named in FIR: Police

Uttar Pradeh Police promise CCTVs, pickets, more patrolling on highways
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

At 1.15 am on July 30, the two victims were dragged out of their car and allegedly raped by a group of seven men.

Bulandshahr gangrape: Victims mother, daughter have no place to call home
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Talking to the media on Monday, the 39-year-old Ola cab driver from Noida, whose wife and daughter were raped early Saturday morning, said they might have to leave their locality and shift the girl to another school.

Bulandshahr gangrape: Three held, have earlier cases of looting
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Late Sunday evening, police arrested three persons, Raheesudeen of Sutari village in Bulandshahr, Shahwaiz of Hapur district and Jabar Singh of Gautam Budh Nagar district.

Teen, mother gangraped in Bulandshahr: Three men held, local gang blamed
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

This is the spot where a mother and daughter — 35, and 14 — travelling from Noida to Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh were dragged out of their car and allegedly raped by group of seven-eight men early Saturday morning.

Bezwada Wilson: Fighting for dignity, and a ‘human’ life
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Born into a Dalit family engaged in manual scavenging at Kolar Gold Fields, near Bengaluru, Wilson struck out, becoming a first-generation literate.

Police look for source of ‘suspicious meat’ in Bisara
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

“We did not kill a cow. The people, who came to our house, took the meat out of the fridge. That was goat’s meat sent by our relatives. They took the meat with them,” Akhlaq's daughter Shaista said.

Dadri lynching: Police on lookout for source of ‘suspicious meat’ in Bisara village
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Resident plea claims mob found meat in Akhlaq’s fridge, family says not true

Dadri lynching: Court orders FIR against murdered Mohammad Akhlaq, his kin
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

The directions were issued by judicial magistrate Vijay Kumar at the Surajpur district court on Thursday, under section 156 (3), on a petition filed by a Bisara resident on June 9

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