Abhishek Angad

Abhishek Angad reports from New Delhi for The Indian Express

Articles By Abhishek Angad

OK to be corrupt, but not act in ways rabble-rousers find unpatriotic: Narayana Murthy

“There are many self-appointed moral vigilantes who file cases against actresses in dress that these moral vigilantes consider unaccepted,” Narayana Murthy said.

Chargesheets being filed without proper scrutiny, police told

The prosecutor has said that police violated the law laid down by the Supreme Court (in State Of Gujarat vs Kishanbhai) and sent across chargesheets even when there was “no evidence” against the accused.

Delhi: Three acquitted as police ‘conspiracy’ theory finds no favour with court

The incident took place on November 13 last year when gunman Abdul Khan shot dead a man, Vinod.

AgustaWestland case: Delhi court extends CBI custody of Christian Michel by five days

CBI Special Judge Arvind Kumar asked the CBI to produce Michel on December 15 after the agency said it needed more time to confront the accused with number of documents and other witnesses.

Delhi court summons doctor who used shocks to ‘treat’ homosexuals

The court summoned the doctor as an accused, saying that he was prima facie found to be contravening a provision of the Indian Medical Council Act which entails a maximum of one year jail term.

Delhi: Held for drink driving, man to help manage traffic for five days

The court also directed the appellant to do 'some charitable service' and directed him to deposit Rs 5,000 in the account of an NGO in Dwarka, involved in providing free education to destitute children.

Two former colleagues defend MJ Akbar: Never heard any complaint against ex-editor

Sandal said that Ramani’s allegations came as a shock to her, and that they caused “irreparable damage” to Akbar’s reputation.

At Delhi’s Mahila Courts, women prosecutors yet to replace men

However, as per data, of the 25 functional Mahila courts in the capitals, 12 courts still have male prosecutors.

SHO’s murder: Key accused cites cow to reopen old wounds

The arrests and the case of cow slaughter had its share of drama when police called in two other suspects for questioning only to find that they were schoolboys — an 11-year-old and a 12-year-old.

Bulandshahr violence: Four arrested for ‘cow slaughter’; man behind cop killing yet to be held

Seven Muslims were named in an FIR over charges of cow slaughter, even as the main accused in the killing of a cop remains absconding.

Bulandshahr violence: Grieving son’s question — whose father will be next?

Abhishek and his elder brother Shray, a 21-year-old hoping to join the civil services, watched the flames leap from their father’s pyre.

Bulandshahr violence: Son of a policeman, he had probed lynching of Dadri victim Akhlaq

Subodh’s wife Rajni and two children Shrey and Abhishek - one in school and another in an engineering college - live in Noida.

How investigators pieced together Chapter 1984

A Special Investigation Team that started out of two rooms has secured a conviction in an anti-Sikh riots case, more than three decades on. The Indian Express looks at how its members had to navigate previously shoddy probes, sketchy documents and the challenge of reopening old wounds

Delhi court convicts ex-coal secy, 4 others in coal allocation case

All the convicted persons were taken into the custody on the order of the court and sent to judicial custody till December 3

CBI Joint director to Delhi HC: Phone records incriminate Rakesh Asthana

The affidavit was submitted through Sharma’s counsel, M A Niyazi while the High Court was hearing separate pleas of Asthana, CBI DSP Devendra Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad seeking the quashing of an FIR against them that includes extortion charges.

Upholding jail term of 70 for 1984 riots, Delhi HC calls it academic exercise

The HC said the trial court order "conspicuously lacks clarity" on why no case for a graver offence, like murder, was made out, given that a large number of persons died in the violence "committed by the rioters".

Delhi court acquits Satyendar Jain, four AAP workers in 2013 rioting case

Jain was arrested by Delhi Police allegedly for his role in the protest, held in the wake of a rape in the city. Police had alleged that Jain and his supporters had blocked traffic at Outer Ring Road, Meera Bagh, and were rioting and raising slogans.

Delhi: He left son decades ago, now denied grandson’s custody

In his petition filed in 2012 under the Guardian and Wards Act, the grandfather said that he was a retired employee of the Animal Husbandry Department, receiving Rs 27,500 as monthly pension and Rs 19,000 as rental income.

Two probes, two versions: Court refuses to accept police chargesheet in biker’s death

Citing the victim’s post-mortem report, the Metropolitan Magistrate said Pandey died because of “haemorrhagic shock” due to a bullet injury. The court also said the firing by Parmar was “questionable”.

Aircel-Maxis case: Centre gave sanction to prosecute Chidambaram, CBI tells court

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, requested the court to extend the protection of the former Union minister and Karti in cases filed by the CBI and ED.

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