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Aditi Vatsa



The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Among heavy hitters, hope in rural areas, star campaigner
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

During his elevation, Kejriwal had said, “Gahlot will be the voice of the villages in the cabinet.”

Behind attack on Dalit: Another video, conversion to Buddhism
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Vipin suffered injuries on his head and a fracture on his left hand.

At BJP state meet, sealing a cause for worry
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Leaders also stressed on the negative repercussions of the ongoing sealing drive being conducted by the BJP-ruled MCDs on the Supreme Court’s orders. “It was communicated to the Delhi unit that the BJP can’t leave it to the government — state or Centre — to counter this."

Students from NE boycott youth fest event over ‘discrimination’
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

“Volunteers of several events made comments such as ‘pagal ho, pagal hi rahoge’, ‘chinki’, etc. The kind of discrimination faced by Northeastern people is seen nowhere in the world,” a student from Manipur said on condition of anonymity

BJP MLAs marshalled out: Amid sealing drive uproar, AAP, BJP spark in assembly
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Despite repeated assurances by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel that the issue of 351 roads will be discussed, the opposition continued their protests. Goel called marshals to take Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta and BJP-SAD MLA Manjinder Sirsa out of the House

Girl who went missing from Ghaziabad last month found strangled in Meerut
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

The girl’s family hails from Mathura and had been living at a local temple in Modi Nagar for around 14 years. The priest’s second child, the Class X student had been reprimanded a day before she went missing, said the police as well as her neighbours.

Son eloped, mother gangraped: ‘They made us strip, said won’t let us go until girl is found’
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

"They beat us black and blue. Haiwaniyat ki saari hadh paar kar di (they crossed all limits of barbarism),” says the husband, who works as a daily-wage labourer and earns around Rs 100 on the days he gets work.

Noida, Greater Noida could get dedicated civic bodies soon
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The UP Industrial Act 1976 governs Noida as an industrial hub. A section of stakeholders have called for an amendment to the Act

After rape, twin murders, Dalit family asks: If fields unsafe, how will we earn?
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The police arrested the three men, their suspicions strengthened by the fact that two of them had been absent from the village following the incident.

Hindu-Muslim marriage disrupted in Ghaziabad: Bride’s father had informed authorities, yet mob turned up
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

The protests, however, did not come as a surprise for the bride’s father who had started receiving “threatening” phone calls a few days before the wedding.

17-year-old girl critical after boy from tuition centre shoots her
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

An FIR was lodged at Indirapuram police station against the boy, a Class X student, and a.32 bore revolver was recovered from his possession, police said.

Muslim family in Meerut buys house in Hindu area: ‘Being accused of land jihad’
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Youth leaders, including Deepak Sharma, general secretary of the BJYM, the BJP’s youth wing, claim that while Hindus are “continuously selling properties... Muslims are buying them”.

CBI court summons three in death of Amity student 8 years ago
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Eight years ago, the body of Xavier, an 18-year-old student of Aerospace Engineering at Amity, was found in the institute’s swimming pool

Ghaziabad: Girl ‘sexually harassed’ in school bus, class XI boy gets bail
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

While a FIR under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the juvenile at Indirapuram police station, he has been granted bail, police said.

12-member BJP team to keep eye on graft in MCDs — and govt
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The development comes against the backdrop of “shadow cabinets” being formed by the Aam Aadmi Party in three BJP-ruled civic bodies, as part of the party’s strategy to “expose the BJP”.

Noida murder: 16-year-old suspect was beaten by mother over studies, Cops claim
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

When the woman’s husband and in-laws could not get in touch with her on Tuesday, they asked a relative to pay them a visit. The relative found a padlock on the door, and a foul smell coming from inside, following which police were called.

Greater noida killing of woman, daughter: 16-year-old suspect in double murder found at Varanasi ghat
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

The boy was last captured by CCTV leaving his home around 11.15 pm on Monday.

Mother and daughter murdered in Noida, juvenile son suspect
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Police said the woman had last spoken to her husband around 7.30 pm on Monday. According to CCTV footage from the building, the woman and her two children went out on Monday evening and returned around 8.30 pm.

Woman, daughter murdered in Noida, juvenile son suspect
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Noida: Police said the victims were stabbed with scissors on the face and neck, and beaten with a cricket bat.

RSS leader murder: Some say they did not see clash, others point to ‘outsiders’
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

While one constable sustained a bullet injury, five others received minor injuries, police said. “The police vehicles were on one side of a pond, where the mob had gathered.People objected to someone being arrested."

Help found hanging, FIR against couple in Greater Noida
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

The woman’s mother said she met her daughter just an hour before she got the news

UP local body elections: Thrown into spotlight by murder, civic issues still dominate Khoda Colony polls
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Unlike the preceding campaigns in Khoda Colony, which were centred around the murder of a local BJP leader, allegedly at the behest of a former MLA, issues such as sanitation, water and electricity supply, law and order were on voters’ minds.

19 new departments in the offing: For Delhi BJP, a new office closer to HQ
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

“The idea is to ensure that the party's reach is as widespread as possible. We are doing this through formation of 17 cells as opposed to the earlier number which was 43," Manoj Tiwari said

Greater Noida: BJP worker shot dead by party leader’s cousins, says Cops
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

According to police, Sagar Sharma was shot dead near Dronacharya Temple in Dankaur around noon on Monday

Rajouri Garden MLA files police complaint: Land meant only for Dyal Singh College
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

A police officer at Lodhi Colony police station said, “We have received a complaint against governing body chairperson Amitabh Sinha and Dyal Singh College (Evening) Principal Pawan Kumar Sharma."