Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Vasant Vihar


Vasant Vihar ‘triple suicide’: Family may have planned it months ago, say police

May 24, 2022 10:27 am

On Saturday night, Manju Devi and her daughters Anshika (26) and Ankita (30) died after inhaling toxic fumes from an angithi inside their home. The family had sealed their windows from the inside with foil and tape.

‘They never left home, were under financial strain’: Neighbours of 3 women found dead in Vasant Vihar

May 23, 2022 7:50 am

The Delhi Police said it was a case of triple suicide as all the windows and doors were locked from inside, the glass panes were sealed with aluminium foil and tape, and an LPG cylinder was left open. Police also found four angithis in the room.

'Too much deadly gas...': Victims of triple suicide in Delhi's Vasant Vihar left warning note, say police

May 23, 2022 7:53 am

The note taped to the wall of the house alerted people of the presence of hazardous gas in the house and gave instructions to open the windows and switch on the fan, said the police.

Triple suicide in Delhi's Vasant Vihar leaves woman, daughters dead

May 22, 2022 2:09 pm

Preliminary investigation has revealed the three died as part of a suicide pact, and the family first sealed their window panes with tape. Police have found they bought the angithi from an e-commerce website recently, and also purchased charcoal.

Vasant Vihar: To test footpaths, Delhi HC sends South civic body engineers out on wheelchairs

November 20, 2021 1:10 am

The court said the obstacles would discourage walking to the neighbourhood places and people would instead use motor vehicles which would only add to the “city’s ever-burgeoning traffic congestion and unmitigated air pollution”.

Washerman, aide arrested: Former union minister’s wife killed in robbery bid at Vasant Vihar flat, 2 held

July 08, 2021 8:23 am

Police arrested the dhobi, Raju Lakhan (24), hours after the crime and apprehended his associate Rakesh Raj (34) on Wednesday. A search is on for the third accused, who went to Jaipur to sell 3 kg gold that they stole from the house.

Teens take car out for midnight spin, crash kills girl, injures boy

March 21, 2015 8:36 am

The incident occurred around 12.45 am on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday when the two minors went out for a drive.

Break-in, theft at convent school in Vasant Vihar

February 14, 2015 3:28 am

Masked men steal Rs 12,000 from principal’s office, police suspect inside job.

Man falls to death from terrace of Vasant Vihar building

October 08, 2014 1:58 am

Police said Bhushan climbed the fire exit stairs and reached the terrace.

Unidentified persons open fire outside house occupied by Israelis

July 06, 2014 5:48 pm

Officials of the Israel Embassy visited the spot this afternoon and demanded sufficient security for their nationals.


Christian school allegedly vandalised in south Delhi, alumnus Smriti Irani stops over

February 13, 2015 1:55 pm

The incident took place at Holy Child Auxilium School following which the school was shut.