Aditi Vatsa



The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Move to withdraw 131 Muzaffarnagar riot cases: My father-in-law is dead; someone must have killed him, says victim’s kin
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

As part of its ongoing investigation from local police stations, The Indian Express Friday had tracked down family members in six of the 13 murder cases on the list.

Uttar Pradesh: Anger, anguish at murder victims’ homes after news of withdrawal of riot cases
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

On Thursday, The Indian Express first reported that the BJP government has listed as many as 131 riot cases for withdrawal.

Three AIIMS doctors dead: Trip to celebrate birthday and bid colleague farewell
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

It was Wankhede’s birthday on Saturday — he had just turned 34. Hailing from Maharashtra’s Akola district, Wankhede had joined AIIMS on July 1, 2017, as a senior resident doctor.

Three AIIMS doctors killed in accident on Yamuna E-way on way to Agra
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

According to police, even as the airbags of the Toyota Innova inflated on impact, metal pipes from the truck broke the windscreen and pierced the victims.

Can’t be communal just by visiting Mathura, says Yogi Adityanath
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Addressing a programme during the Rasotsav festival, Adityanath said, “Earlier, there was shortage of funds. People did not want to give money. People used to be afraid when there was talk of Ayodhya... people are scared when there is talk of Mathura."

Have requested ITBP chief for soil from border areas for yagya: BJP MP Maheish Girri
Sat, Feb 17, 2018

While the Rashtra Raksha Mahayagya is scheduled to take place from March 18-25, several smaller events are being held in the run-up to the event. On Wednesday, Union Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off one such event, a “rath yatra”, from the India Gate lawns.

BJP to mark three years of Aam Aadmi Party, with tactics just like AAP
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

"On February 14, we will release a white paper on the work done in the last three years. Our party workers will stage demonstrations outside the CM’s residence,"says Manoj Tiwari.

Noida: Accosted by men who abused her, beat her uncle, 19-year-old fears leaving home
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

After an FIR was lodged in Bisrakh on January 31, the two men were arrested and sent to judicial custody

Fake encounter allegations: Cop, gym trainer had argued over payment for clothes
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

Police said Darshan has been arrested for shooting Yadav and trying to pass it off as an encounter. The weapon used was a service pistol belonging to Darshan, and was recovered by police on Saturday.

Noida cop shot at gym trainer, then claimed encounter
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

SSP Gautam Buddh Nagar Love Kumar said the sub-inspector knew the trainer’s elder brother and that they are looking at a personal enmity angle

Two cousins found dead in UP house, cops suspect murder
Sat, Feb 03, 2018

The bodies of her nieces — aged 23 and 22 — were found at the residence at a village in Bulandshahr’s B B Nagar area that evening. They were found in two rooms on opposite sides of the house, both bodies lying on beds and partially burnt.

Among heavy hitters, hope in rural areas, star campaigner
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

During his elevation, Kejriwal had said, “Gahlot will be the voice of the villages in the cabinet.”

Behind attack on Dalit: Another video, conversion to Buddhism
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Vipin suffered injuries on his head and a fracture on his left hand.

At BJP state meet, sealing a cause for worry
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Leaders also stressed on the negative repercussions of the ongoing sealing drive being conducted by the BJP-ruled MCDs on the Supreme Court’s orders. “It was communicated to the Delhi unit that the BJP can’t leave it to the government — state or Centre — to counter this."

Students from NE boycott youth fest event over ‘discrimination’
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

“Volunteers of several events made comments such as ‘pagal ho, pagal hi rahoge’, ‘chinki’, etc. The kind of discrimination faced by Northeastern people is seen nowhere in the world,” a student from Manipur said on condition of anonymity

BJP MLAs marshalled out: Amid sealing drive uproar, AAP, BJP spark in assembly
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Despite repeated assurances by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel that the issue of 351 roads will be discussed, the opposition continued their protests. Goel called marshals to take Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta and BJP-SAD MLA Manjinder Sirsa out of the House

Girl who went missing from Ghaziabad last month found strangled in Meerut
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

The girl’s family hails from Mathura and had been living at a local temple in Modi Nagar for around 14 years. The priest’s second child, the Class X student had been reprimanded a day before she went missing, said the police as well as her neighbours.

Son eloped, mother gangraped: ‘They made us strip, said won’t let us go until girl is found’
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

"They beat us black and blue. Haiwaniyat ki saari hadh paar kar di (they crossed all limits of barbarism),” says the husband, who works as a daily-wage labourer and earns around Rs 100 on the days he gets work.

Noida, Greater Noida could get dedicated civic bodies soon
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The UP Industrial Act 1976 governs Noida as an industrial hub. A section of stakeholders have called for an amendment to the Act

After rape, twin murders, Dalit family asks: If fields unsafe, how will we earn?
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The police arrested the three men, their suspicions strengthened by the fact that two of them had been absent from the village following the incident.