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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Anand Mohan J


At Kalindi Kunj Camp: Living amid medical waste, these refugees don’t fear virus, only hunger
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

The campsite, which The Indian Express visited Monday, was filled with rows and rows of medical waste — surgical masks, gloves and empty tablet packets, among other items — packed into sky blue bags.

Walking home: Who they are, why they are leaving
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Caravans of men, women and children have started walking from where they live in Delhi and Haryana to their villages, mostly in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh since the announcement of a nationwide lockdown by PM Modi.

Leaving Delhi — with Rs 150, two bananas, biscuits and children
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

On Saturday, the UP State Road Transport Corporation said they are going to provide 200 buses every day, 8 am onward, to help labourers stuck at Noida and Ghaziabad.

Delhi: Street artists say lockdown means zero business, many now begging
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The families were shifted out of the colony over the course of three years since 2014. The last time they earned some money was several months ago.

Delhi mohalla clinics try social distancing, but flood of patients continues
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

A middle-aged woman wriggled her way through an iron gate bound by chains to enter a Mohalla Clinic in Northeast Delhi’s Trilokpuri. The entrance to the clinic has been shut. A doctor, a multi-task worker and a pharmacist have locked themselves inside the clinic, and speak to the patients from a window. The woman eventually […]

Coronavirus: Delhi’s Eidgah relief camp cleared out, riot-hit victims hunt for another shelter
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Authorities provided Rs. 3000 in cash and ration to last a few days to the riot-hit victims before clearing out the relief camp.

As cabs go off Delhi roads, owners say they have EMIs to pay and mouths to feed
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Many drivers said they had been saving up money for months to buy land in Outer Delhi or back home in their villages. But with the lockdown in effect, they have to dip into their savings to keep themselves afloat.

Delhi High Court, 7 district courts suspend operations till April 4
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The High Court and the trial courts were functioning under restrictions since March 1.

Khureji Khas stir: Former Congress councillor gets bail
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Ishrat Jahan and 5 others were arrested by Delhi Police, who claimed that a flag march headed by senior officers tried to clear the roads near the Khureji protest site but Jahan incited the crowd to pelt stones at the policemen.

Dec 16 gangrape case: 36-year-old advocate backed family in fight
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

When the incident took place in 2012, she was living at Mukherjee Nagar and preparing for the IAS. The case changed her life — she got in touch with the victim’s mother and eventually represented her during the hearing on the execution of death warrants at Patiala House Court.

Dec 16 Delhi gangrape convicts set to hang early this morning
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

In a late-night hearing, the Delhi High Court held that the grounds raised by the counsel of the convicts, including that one of them is a juvenile, had already been dealt with by courts.

December 16 gangrape case: Delhi court rejects convicts’ plea seeking stay on execution
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana passed the order setting the execution per schedule on March 20 at 5.30 am. All four convicts-Mukesh (31), Pawan Gupta (24), Vinay Sharma (25) and Akshay Kumar Singh (33) — have exhausted their legal remedies.

December 16 gangrape: Convict claims wasn’t in Delhi, plea dismissed
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Mukesh had moved the HC Wednesday, stating that “denial of calling of records, explanation and examination of effect of evidence is denial of justice and is also cruelty”.

Delhi: Tahir Hussain sent to 4-day police custody
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Hussain was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat for the first time. On previous occasions, he was produced before the judge at his residence following his arrest in connection with a riot-related case.

Entered Jamia to save students: Delhi Police
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Metropolitan Magistrate Rajat Goyal had directed police to file an ATR on a plea by Jamia, which sought registration of an FIR against police action on students at the university on December 15.

Delhi violence: Tahir Hussain sent to 4-day police custody for IB officer’s murder
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

The police told the court that they required Hussain's custody to "unearth the conspiracy behind the riots which led to the murder of Ankit Sharma and identify other members from the mob".

Delhi Police submits ATR in court: Entered Jamia campus to save innocent students
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

The ATR also stated that the police could not identify between rioters who carried petrol bombs and trapped students.

Delhi: Court allows riot accused in custody to sit for board exam
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

The court had directed police to not interrogate him till his examination is over and also passed directions to the police to accompany him to the examination centre and provide him with requisite stationery.

IB staffer’s murder: Accused sent to 4-day police custody
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

The IO told the court since there were several thousand people in the mob who need to be identified, and that the weapon of offence has not yet been recovered, his custody for five days was required for thorough investigation.

Delhi: Three PFI members get bail, investigating officer pulled up
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Metropolitan Magistrate Prabhdeep Kaur, while granting bail to Parvez Ahmed, Mohd Iliyas and Mohd Danish, pulled up the case’s investigating officer for not offering bail in the first instance.