Sakshi Dayal


Over two months on, conductor held in Ryan student’s murder granted bail
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Ashok Kumar was granted bail against a bond of Rs 50,000, with the court stating that lack of incriminating evidence and the fact that a juvenile has been apprehended for the crime were grounds for the decision

Ryan murder: No clean chit or bail for conductor yet
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

The reply was submitted in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Rajni Yadav on Thursday. The bail hearing lasted for over two hours and culminated with the judge reserving the order for November 20.

Treat juvenile as adult in Pradyuman murder case: Father’s petition in JJB
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

The document submitted to the board defines the crime as “heinous, barbarous, diabolical, cold blooded and rarest in nature”, adding that “the present crime is chilling, horrific, monstrous and serious in nature”.

Pradyuman murder: CBI revisits school with juvenile, wraps up custodial questioning
Sun, Nov 12, 2017

A team of around 15 officials spent over four hours at the school, recreating the crime scene and conducting investigations where the accused was produced late afternoon.

Ryan school murder case: Conductor’s family may press charges against Gurgaon police
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Ryan school murder case: The lawyer of Ashok Kumar, the bus conductor who was earlier arrested by Gurgaon Police in connection with the crime, has moved a bail application on behalf of his client

Ryan school murder case: Boy who ‘found body’ could not write exam that day
Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Ryan school murder case: On Wednesday, the CBI had said the 16-year-old boy who found Pradyuman admitted to killing the boy to get a parent-teacher meeting and the exams postponed.

Pradyuman murder case: Juvenile’s father says he was framed, had no blood on clothes
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Neighbours said the juvenile has a younger brother, who studies in a primary class in another school. “His brother is around the same age as Pradyuman — that’s what makes it so unbelievable,” a neighbour said.

Demonetisation Anniversary: ‘Cashless’ village back to old ways
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

Residents, meanwhile, continue to attribute the persistence of cash payments to poor network, prices of smartphones and data connections, the need for cash to make payments in wholesale markets, which accept only cash, and lack of trust in machines.

Hardlook: Putting Gurgaon on track
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

The Rapid Metro proves useful only for those who live and work in one section of Gurgaon — the area that falls between Cyber City and Golf Course Road. Buses in the city are few and far between.

Traffic improvement work in Gurgaon set to be completed soon
Sun, Oct 29, 2017

The underpass being constructed at Hero Honda Chowk is also likely to be completed “in one or one-and-a-half months”.

Accused in Pataudi farmhouse gangrapes confess to other crimes considered solved
Sat, Oct 28, 2017

On September 13 in connection with the January 30 incident, wherein they barged into a factory in Pataudi’s Mandpura, looted the place, held workers hostage and gangraped two pregnant women.

Leopard enters Palwal village, rescued after 6 hours
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

In the one hour it took for officials to reach the spot, residents allegedly gathered around the area where the leopard was believed to be hiding, with sticks and other such weapons.

Aravalli Range: This is what is left of a forest
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Spread across four states, the 692-km-long Aravalli range has been assailed by a host of problems over the years — deforestation, mining and now encroachment. The Indian Express looks at how development in Haryana dealt a blow to the ecosystem and the animals living in it

Mob assaults two for ‘carrying beef’ in Faridabad, three who came to their aid
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Police register cross FIRs; seven assailants identified from video of incident

Take 5: ‘Allot us a place where we can earn our living in peace,’ says Tarun Kumar, meat shop owner
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

"We have been trained for this job since childhood. At this stage, it will be very difficult for us to move out of Sector 12 and set up shop in a new market," said Tarun Kumar

Caught in Gurgaon: Jamshedpur gangster Akhilesh Singh with reward of Rs 5 lakh
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Akhilesh was also suspected of having a hand in the murder bid on former judge R P Ravi in 2008. Ravi had convicted Akhilesh in a case two years earlier.

Jharkhand girl found in Gurgaon, officials suspect trafficking
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The child told CWC that she was brought to Gurgaon by a man she referred to as “Brijesh bhaiya”, who lived close to her home in Gumla district. She said she was not paid for her work.

No permits for meat shops in Gurgaon’s residential areas
Mon, Oct 09, 2017

The direction was issued at the monthly meeting of the District Grievances Committee, when the topic of the increasing clamour for removal of meat shops, and complaints submitted in this regard, came up.

Didi used CCTVs to record my every move, fed me after seeing footage, says ‘torture’ victim
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

The child, employed as a domestic help in Faridabad over the last three years, was rescued Wednesday when she attempted to climb into the neighbour’s balcony to escape further torture.

Doctor said I need glasses, I was quite surprised, says truck driver Moti Chand
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

At least 25 per cent of the drivers that turned up at the camp had vision problems.

36 hours after it ventured into Maruti plant in Manesar, leopard rescued
Sat, Oct 07, 2017

The animal had first been spotted by members of the support staff at the plant, who keep an eye on the footage captured by CCTV cameras through the day. Around 3 am on Thursday, a camera captured it wandering around the engine room.

Faridabad: 22-year-old arrested for ‘torturing’ domestic help, ‘used to throw boiling water on back’
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

The residents of the locality registered a police complaint on Wednesday night, following which the girl recorded her statement in the presence of the Child Welfare Committee.

Leopard enters Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar, halts work; forest officials conduct search
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

Several police personnel have also been posted at the spot to ensure the crowd maintains a distance and officials from the forest department are able to do their job.

The Bengali community celebrating Durga Puja in Gurgaon
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

Over 20 pandals are set up in Gurgaon city itself each year, serving as proof of the increasing strength of people from the state, and the increasing popularity of its culture and celebrations among other residents as well.

Three die trying to save colleague inside sewer in Gurgaon
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

According to police investigation one of them got inside the sewer to clean it, but fainted due to suffocation. Three others went inside to rescue him, they managed to get him out of the sewer, but suffocated to death instead.

IIT graduate jumps to death: He didn’t want a 9-to-5 job, says friend of suicide victim
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Ankit, who hailed from Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan, had quit his job as a senior analyst at JP Morgan Chase in Mumbai in March, hoping to study further. His father works in United Insurance Company.

Independent candidates win 21 out of 35 seats in Gurgaon civic body polls
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

The elections, being held after six years, involved a total of 202 candidates in the fray, of whom 147 were independent candidates, and 20 were fielded by INLD.

SIT probe ordered after kin of dead man allege fake encounter
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Police said Munfaid was found dead on September 16 in a white pick-up truck on the Tauru Nuh road, with a bullet to his neck. However, Munfaid’s family alleged he had been murdered by four officers of the Crime Investigation Agency, Haryana.

10 days after child’s murder, Ryan opens doors to students — only to close again for 4 days
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Deputy Commissioner of Gurgaon, Vinay Pratap Singh, who has taken over the management of the school for the next three months, declared that the school would remain closed for the next four days

Five gunned down in Faridabad, sarpanch’s husband detained
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Police said the incident took place around 9.30 pm Sunday. The men were rushed to Sarvodaya Hospital in Sector 19 and Asian Hospital in Sector 21, where they were declared brought dead. The post-mortem was conducted Monday afternoon.

Danger signs: How school buses in the capital are violating safety guidelines
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

The murder of a boy at Ryan International School and the subsequent arrest of a bus conductor have thrown up questions on verification of school bus staff, and whether rules are followed while ferrying children. The Indian Express looks at the lapses in the system.

Will approach CBI to take over Ryan probe: Haryana CM M L Khattar
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who went to visit the child’s family in Gurgaon on Friday afternoon, announced a CBI probe into the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur.

Digital Haryana Summit: Focus on pollution, human capital
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

On the issue of pollution, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that steps taken by the state government will make a difference in the coming months.

Will approach CBI to take over Ryan murder probe, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

The announcement was made by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, when he went to visit the child’s family in Gurgaon on Friday afternoon.

Haryana summit to focus on human capital, pollution
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

Manas Fuloria, CEO of Nagarro and Chair of Haryana’s Regional Council, during his speech at the event, linked the two factors, and said, “If we want to join human capital, we have to change the thought regarding the development of our cities.”

Ryan student murder case: Put faith in school, didn’t expect it to backfire, says father
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

“They had to chose between Delhi Public School and Ryan International, and went for the latter because they heard it was better,” said Tarun, Thakur’s younger brother.