Aditi Vatsa



The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

UP: After ‘bribe rate list’, an auto ride by SSP to check if police doing their job
Sun, May 20, 2018

On Friday morning, screenshots of an alleged “rate list” had been circulated on social media platforms and also sent to state police headquarters.

Gautam budh nagar: Police team dissolved after ‘bribe rate list’ goes viral
Sat, May 19, 2018

Screenshots of an alleged bribe “rate list” circulated on social media platforms rocked the Gautam Budh Nagar police after it reached the top police brass early Friday morning. The list — which has phone numbers of nine local businessmen and the amount allegedly paid as bribes to various ranks of police officers in the district […]

Ghaziabad: Five held for rape, murder of priest’s daughter
Tue, May 15, 2018

According to her family, on the afternoon of December 26, the 15-year-old girl had gone to wash her hands at a tap near her home when she went missing.

Autopsy confirms Bheem Army activist was shot, no arrests yet
Fri, May 11, 2018

“An FIR as per the family’s complaint has been filed against four persons under IPC Section 302 (murder) and Sections of the SC/ST Act. However, neither the complainant nor local residents know the exact scene of crime."said Prabal Pratap Singh, SP City, Saharanpur.

Uttar Pradesh: Bheem Army activist shot in Saharanpur
Thu, May 10, 2018

Shortly after news of Sachin’s death spread, several members of Bheem Army and local residents gathered at the hospital, demanding action against members of the upper caste Thakurs.

‘Fake encounters’: 16 in UP, 12 in Mewat, says rights group; cops deny
Wed, May 09, 2018

The report by human rights group Citizens Against Hate stated that bodies of “all victims showed visible signs of torture along with close-range bullet injuries above the waist”.

Family alleges police picked up, killed UP ‘gangster’
Mon, May 07, 2018

According to police, 18-year-old Rehaan was a member of the Mukeem Kala gang, who was wanted for crimes including murder, and carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head.

10-year-old’s rape inside Madrasa: Maulvi held, his Ghaziabad home vandalised by mob
Sat, Apr 28, 2018

A group assembled outside the maulvi’s locked house in Ghaziabad, broke the main gate and vandalised the place while shouting communal slogans.

‘DMRC’s laxity led to girder collapse near Mohan Nagar station’
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

If the joint of the girder had been tightened properly, this incident would not have taken place,” the report said.

Hadn’t seen wife, two kids in years, says Bhati’s family
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Police said they recovered one 9 mm carbine and five live bullets, and one 9 mm pistol and two live bullets from the accused.

Man ‘wanted for 7 murders’ shot dead in joint op by UP and Haryana; two cops, two civilians injured in firing
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Police claimed Balraj Bhati, who carried a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh, was trying to escape in his Maruti Swift Dzire and had opened fire at the officers.

Ghaziabad: After shootout with police, five held for trying to kill journalist
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Late Monday night, as police were conducting raids in parts of Ghaziabad, a team was allegedly attacked in Ator Nangla village when they asked two accused to stop their motorcycle.

Students at Step By Step School in Noida get food poisoning: School was fined over ‘substandard food’
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

According to police sources, investigation revealed that food samples taken from the school’s canteen in 2014 were found to be substandard, leading to a Rs 3 lakh fine on the institution.

Nine held in Khatauli for ‘cow slaughter, attacking police’: ‘Innocent kids thrown in jail, who will marry my granddaughters?’
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

Seven members of Naseer’s family — three daughters-in-law including Shehzadi, three grandchildren and a distant relative — were jailed for allegedly killing two cows and attempting to murder policemen at the site.

CAG report: Half of capital’s blood banks don’t have a valid licence
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

CAG report: In the capital, blood is available at 68 blood banks, of which 11 are managed by the Delhi government, nine by the Centre, three by the municipal corporations, six by voluntary organisations, while 39 are private, including those run by private hospitals.

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."