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Four teams, one title: Wheelchair-bound cricketers bring change to the pitch
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

The three-day event, an initiative of the Para Sports Foundation, will see four teams — Delhi Sultans, UP Strikers, Chandigarh Lions, and South Warriors — vying for a spot in the finals on Sunday

Hardlook: Gurgaon student’s murder, solved twice
Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Allegations of coercing witnesses, extracting a forced confession and overlooking evidence — the probe by Gurgaon Police into a Class II student’s murder has come under scrutiny since the CBI took over the case.

Amid stepwell restoration, some concerns by church
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Over the last two years, the stepwell was filled up and a garden built over it. On Thursday, however, many of these were uprooted after the Department of Archaeology took possession of the land following the involvement of the High Court.

No Aadhaar, Gurgaon hospital turns away woman, she gives birth right outside
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

The incident comes just days after a woman was refused treatment at a Community Health Centre (CHC) in Jaunpur district in UP, for not furnishing an Aadhar card or any other kind of identity proof.

Archaeology dept begins restoring Gurgaon stepwell
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

According to officials from the department, the stepwell could be 800 years old. Located on the Badshahpur-Dhumaspur road next to a private school, officials say, the stepwell is “almost five-storey high” and is composed of “over 100 pillars”.

Pakistan ceasefire violation: ‘Wanted to celebrate his promotion, birthday,’ says Captain Kapil Kundu’s sister
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

Born and raised in Ransika, Kundu, the youngest of three siblings, was one of the four soldiers killed in Rajouri sector of J&K on Sunday evening.

Gurgaon school murder: Juvenile accused tried to poison himself in past to avoid exam, CBI told
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

The final report, filed under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC, names only one accused — the Class XI student apprehended by CBI and currently in judicial custody.

Hardlook: The Unsafe Streets
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Dimly lit streets, lack of CCTV coverage and a police force low on personnel — the alleged rapes of three women in Gurgaon and Faridabad have once again highlighted the challenges before the police and administration. The Indian Express visits the three crime spots to assess what remains to be done

Trafficking nexus on police radar after girl’s rescue
Sun, Feb 04, 2018

Jharkhand girl tells police traffickers sexually assaulted her, beat her up

Gurugram bus attack: Haryana CM visits school, promises strict action
Sat, Feb 03, 2018

In the 37-second-long video, students in front can be seen taking cover on the ground as the first stone hits the windshield. Others follow suit as the protestors attack the double glass windows with rods and sticks.

GD Goenka incident: Footage from bus captures violence, Haryana CM visits school
Fri, Feb 02, 2018

Caught unawares, a teacher and a student are seen to barely escape injury, ducking only a fraction of a second before the rod by a protester shatters the window they had been looking out of, and shards of glass fill the air.

Sexually assaulted for two years, 15-year-old rescued
Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Police said the girl was brought to Faridabad from Jharkhand by an agent, who allegedly ‘purchased’ her from her grandmother for Rs 4,000.

Karni Sena leader Suraj Pal Amu hospitalised after ‘chest pain’
Tue, Jan 30, 2018

Ravinder Kumar, PRO of Gurgaon Police, said, “Amu has been referred to PGIMS, Rohtak. He will be produced in court and taken back into custody once he recovers."

At a village in Nuh, wall art becomes an unusual source of employment
Mon, Jan 29, 2018

The project is the brainchild of Gurgaon-based NGO Donate an Hour (DoaR), which focuses on education.

SIT to probe Gurgaon school bus attack; Karni Sena leader in custody
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

Police said the Gurgaon chief of the Rajput Karni Sena, Thakur Kushalpal, was also taken into preventive custody on Saturday morning.

Padmaavat protests: Village of Gurugram bus attack accused plans mahapanchayat on Sunday
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

On Thursday, police had arrested 23 people and detained eight minors. Police said Amu was detained as a preventive measure and remanded in judicial custody by a Gurgaon court on Friday.

Padmaavat protests: Those on board school bus pelted with stones in Gurgaon recount horror
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Those inside the school bus at the time of the incident said the protesters were initially dispersed by police but they appeared to regroup and return with stones and bricks, which they used to attack police personnel, a PCR van and the bus.

Padmaavat protests: There’s freedom to stone school bus with children
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Shot by a passenger on the bus, the video captures just 13 seconds of the four-minute ordeal that students — the youngest was aged four — teachers and school staff went through as the bus drove past a mob that had just torched a Haryana Roadways bus.

Violent Padmaavat protesters hold Gurgaon to ransom, police detains 24 people
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

The protesters blocked roads, set a Haryana Roadways bus on fire, and pelted stones at a passing school bus full of students.

Gurgaon stepwell in danger: Archaeology dept plans to take over heritage structures
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

Structures of historical importance, that are privately owned, and are more than 100 years old, will also be taken over as part of this arrangement, after giving the owners due compensation — based on the collector rate of the area.

Padmaavat row: Section 144 in Gurgaon as Karni Sena plans protests
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

"Protestors will go to malls and multiplexes across the city to “peacefully offer flowers and appeal to managers of cinema houses to not show the movie," Karni Sena member said.

People will boycott Padmaavat if released, says Karni Sena chief
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

“If the movie releases and there is violence, Bhansali will be responsible; he created this spectacle. I do not support violence.”

Will try to build road without damaging baoli: HUDA officials
Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) had also written to the Haryana government on Friday, requesting it to take measures to preserve the structure.

In Gurgaon, DGP says Padmaavat will be screened
Mon, Jan 22, 2018

“We are prepared to execute the Supreme Court orders, directing the film’s release on January 25. No obstruction to the screening will be tolerated."

‘Meteor’ that caused buzz turns out to be human waste discarded by airplane
Sun, Jan 21, 2018

Landed in Gurgaon village after falling out of aircraft; scientists were called in

Will history be buried for a road? A Gurgaon village waits
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

The residents of Badshahpur are expressing fears that the baoli in their village would be lost forever.

Palwal murder accused taken to Bhiwani
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

According to police sources, during his two-day police custody, Naresh Dhankar was taken to Bhiwani, where he had been deployed in the state’s agriculture department.

Two underpasses to open in Gurgaon soon
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

The two underpasses are part of traffic improvement work that had been undertaken at three major junctions — Signature Tower, IFFCO Chowk, and Rajiv Chowk — in the wake of major traffic jams in July 2016.

Don’t name school in murder case, say vidyalaya: Court
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

The defence, during the hearing on Saturday, had argued that the teenager should be granted “compulsive/statutory bail” as the CBI failed to file the final report in the case within a month."

Gurgaon school murder: Court denies bail to 16-year-old accused
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

A Gurgaon court Monday dismissed the bail plea of the 16-year-old accused of murdering a Class II student of a prominent school in Gurgaon.

Families of 6 Palwal victims to receive Rs 3 lakh relief
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Police are yet to question the accused who is undergoing treatment at Safdarjung Hospital for injuries he sustained in the confrontation with police personnel prior to his arrest.

6 murders, 2 hours, 1 accused: Haryana town’s night of horror
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Palwar murder: The accused allegedly used an iron rod to attack his victims on Monday night.

Palwal murders: Victims, and their kin, caught unawares
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Apart from the sorrow of losing a loved one, the families of all victims are yet to come to terms with the sheer arbitrariness of the crime.

Palwal murder accused’s past: Slapping his Army senior, cop
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Local residents claimed Naresh Dhankar was always “on edge”, and would pick a fight at the slightest provocation.

Police clash with unruly group outside Gurgaon’s Sahara mall
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Police said the men were asked by mall security to provide identification.

Crackdown on hospital: Haryana cancels Fortis licence for blood bank, retail sale of drugs
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Fortis had come under scanner after the family of a seven-year-old girl, who died of dengue-related complications, accused the hospital of overcharging and negligence