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The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Faridabad lynching: In area where Junaid Khan studied, anger, black armbands
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

The decision to wear black armbands, say locals, was taken after 15-year-old Junaid Khan was stabbed to death on a Mathura-bound train by a mob that allegedly mocked his skull cap and called him a beef eater. It was at a nearby madrasa in Mewat where Junaid used to study, hoping to become the imam of Jama Masjid one day.

No credit card, no payment in PR deal, Manish Sisodia gets CBI knock
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Sources said Perfect Relations was chosen as media advisor in June 2016 after the Department of Information and Publicity (DIP) floated a tender in February.

Not a cook, Amit’s family clarifies ‘Liasoning officer’ left minister’s firm in February, claims family
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Amit is the key figure in the case surrounding the allocation of the Saidpur Khurd sand mine in Nawanshahr.

Elderly couple held for strangling neighbour’s kid, burying body: Ghaziabad police
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

According to police, the boy, Sameer Khan, had gone missing six days ago. His decomposed body was found on Saturday in the accused’s house.

‘Pregnant woman thrown off fourth floor by husband’
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Police said the victim has injuries on her head, back and arms. Her condition is critical and she is undergoing treatment at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.

Man who killed Noida techie tried to shoot himself but gun jammed, say cops
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

The victim had turned the accused down.

Man who killed techie met her in 2012, tried to shoot himself but gun jammed
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

According to the police, he took extreme step after being turned down by the victim.

Jewar robbery, ‘gangrape’: Family, locals stage protest; victim’s mother hospitalised
Tue, May 30, 2017

"We somehow woke her up, and she complained of chest pain. We rushed her to a doctor in Jewar, and then to a Bulandshahr hospital, where doctors gave her medicines. "

Bulandshahr-Jewar highway gangrape: Initial medical exam found no signs of sexual assault, say officials
Sat, May 27, 2017

The alleged incident took place late Wednesday night, when eight members of a family left their Jewar residence to visit a pregnant relative at a hospital in Bulandshahr.

Man shot, four women gangraped on highway to Bulandshahr: Police
Fri, May 26, 2017

One of the eight who were in the van told The Indian Express that “something hit the wheels” of the vehicle around 1.40 am.

Came Here From Haryana’s Bhagana: The ‘other’ Dalit protest at Jantar Mantar
Thu, May 25, 2017

Even as the group continues to occupy a corner of Jantar Mantar in the hope that their demands will be met, routine clearing of the area by authorities has allegedly led to a dwindling in their numbers.

From one paathshala to 350, Bhim Army’s journey so far
Mon, May 22, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, thousands gathered at Jantar Mantar, waving blue flags with Bhimrao Ambedkar’s image, shouting ‘Jai Bhim’ slogans, and donning masks of Chandrashekhar’s face.

Noida: Man sets himself on fire over marriage trouble, father-in-law dies trying to save him
Sun, May 21, 2017

With 90 per cent burn injuries, Durgesh was taken to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead. On Saturday morning, Dev Ram, succumbed to 80 per cent burn injuries at a Delhi hospital, police said.

Officials move to sort out DND traffic mess
Thu, May 18, 2017

“Two booths at the existing DND toll plaza are likely to be used for MCD toll collection. A final decision on the matter will be taken soon,” said B N Singh, District Magistrate, Gautam Buddha Nagar

FIR against Omaxe builders on charges of cheating buyers
Sat, May 13, 2017

Home buyers suggested a list of measures which the government could take to protect the investors’ interests.

Set up all-party panel to probe if EVMs can be hacked: AAP
Fri, May 12, 2017

The move comes two days after AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj had provided a live demonstration on EVM hacking during the special Delhi Assembly session.

Isolated Kapil Mishra says EVMs a diversion tactic
Wed, May 10, 2017

Believed to be close to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, Kapil Mishra, source said, had started “approaching other MLAs to level charges against Arvind Kejriwal”.

Noida: Delay in several residential projects; money paid but wait for home continues
Fri, May 05, 2017

The builder had assured him that he will get possession of the flat within 36 months.

Daily nightmare on DND as toll collectors chase vehicles, put up blocks on highway
Thu, May 04, 2017

Till October last year, MCD tax, environment toll was collected at a plaza on DND Flyway

Month after attack on Africans: For the five accused, a life of fear
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Accused in an FIR registered after the death of Manish Khari — a Class XII student who lived two houses away — the five students are facing charges under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 328 (causing hurt by means of poison, etc).

Had no idea it’s not allowed: Farmer in Greater Noida village fined for stubble burning
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

In Gautam Buddha Nagar district, officials said it was the first case of a government official lodging a police complaint against a farmer for stubble burning.

Saharanpur violence: BJP MP was in crowd that vandalised my office, says SSP
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Dalits in the village maintained that the shobha yatra was organised by “outsiders”.

Noida: 6 dead as factory goes up in flames
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

First, second floor of three-storey building had packaging material and cartons of LED lights

Ghaziabad hit-and-run that killed four: Doctor who owns Audi moves surrender application
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

While the Audi's occupants had fled the spot following the accident, in the days that followed, a man posing as the car's driver had surrendered before court.

Noida: ‘Hindu Yuva Vahini leader’ held in hit-and-run case
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Police action after viral video

New Delhi: Lake around historic Purana Qila dries up, thin stream remains
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

For over a month, the lake has been completely dry.

Tension over loudspeakers in Bijnor: ‘Why live in a place where you can’t celebrate festivals?’
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

On the morning of April 5, Hindus of Jogirampuri and neighbouring villages reached the Shiva temple for Ram Navami celebrations.

Nitish Kumar poll pitch: Delhi can’t function without Biharis
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Underlining the contribution of migrants from his state, Kumar said, “We have come and settled here, and now we belong to Delhi. "

Uttar Pradesh: Student goes to tutor’s home, both held by police
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

No case was registered but the tutor’s landlord asked him if he was interested in staying on.

Girls asked to strip to check for signs of menstruation: For girls from EWS families, school provided hope
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

The school made headlines after after 70 girls were allegedly made to strip on orders of the principal-cum-warden, Surekha Tomar.

Muzaffarnagar: Principal asks 70 girls to strip to check menstruation, gets sacked
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

We were in Badi ma’am’s room downstairs when some students informed her about bloodstains in the toilet. A wall and the door handle had some blood stains,” said the student

Attack on Africans in Greater Noida: Real estate agent to lawyer among 54 accused
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Another resident of Sector Beta I, who figures on the list of accused persons, is Devendra Tiger — a lawyer at the Surajpur District and Sessions Court in Greater Noida.

‘We were dragged, hit. Would people have stood silently if we were one of them?’
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

At least four Nigerian nationals were attacked allegedly by a mob at Pari Chowk and the adjoining Ansal Plaza mall.

Crackdown begins, meat plants sealed in Meerut, samples sent
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Veterinary chief Harpal Singh said that no new licences had been issued by his department to slaughterhouses and meat processing units since June 2013.

BJP’s ‘Anti-Romeo’ poll promise turns harsh reality
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Senior officers told The Indian Express that the police move was “wrong” and that action would be taken if a complaint is filed.

Phishing season: Cyber criminals have adopted innovative means to cheat people.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

With Uttar Pradesh topping the list of cyber crime cases in the country, ADITI VATSA takes a look at a few cases of online financial fraud reported in Noida.