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Mahender Singh Manral


Manral is an Assistant Editor with The Indian Express, who has been covering crime and anti-corruption Branch of Delhi government for a decade now.

Twitter handle: @mahendermanral

Delhi: ‘Hindu mahapanchayat’ speakers made hate speeches against one religion, says FIR
Tue, Apr 05, 2022

The FIR has been filed under IPC sections 153-A and 188 at Mukherjee Nagar police station on the basis of a complaint by head constable Lakhmi Chand, a beat officer who was present at the ‘Hindu mahapanchayat’ event on Sunday.

20 kids from cop’s ‘pathshala’ to soon be enrolled at Delhi govt school
Mon, Apr 04, 2022

Currently, there are 50 children studying at Singh’s pathshala — the youngest is three and the oldest 15 years old. They are taught from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Police file FIR for hate speech, organising mahapanchayat without permission
Mon, Apr 04, 2022

Narsinghanand, an accused in the Haridwar hate speech case, Sunday exhorted Hindus to pick up arms and said that if India were to get a Muslim Prime Minister, “50% of you (Hindus) will change your faith in the next 20 years”.

Out on bail in hate speech case, Yati Narsinghanand at it again: tells Hindus to take up arms
Mon, Apr 04, 2022

The event was organised by Preet Singh, who was also one of the organisers of an event at Jantar Mantar last year when anti-Muslim slogans were raised

Explained: What is a look out notice, and when is it issued?
Sat, Apr 02, 2022

Journalist Rana Ayyub was stopped in Mumbai on Tuesday evening based on a look out circular issued by the ED. What is LOC, and when is it issued? Who can issue it?

At Delhi CM house, how protesters got too close for comfort
Thu, Mar 31, 2022

The Indian Express has learnt that an application for the protest, filed by Hukum Singh, a BJP office bearer, was rejected by the arrangements cell of North district police, yet the group went ahead with it

Nurse’s gang-rape: Four national-level swimmers’ arrest shocks fraternity
Thu, Mar 31, 2022

The incident has left the swimming fraternity shocked. The quartet was well known on the domestic circuit and had trained and competed at facilities across the country, according to their peers.

Delhi Police reaches out to NIFT for new uniform, with focus on comfort
Tue, Mar 29, 2022

The Delhi Police has asked the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) to come up with designs for fresh uniforms, with an immediate focus on clothing that would be more comfortable for the force, The Indian Express has learnt.

15 police stations report most snatching cases in city: Data
Mon, Mar 28, 2022

While reviewing crime incidents of the last month, Asthana found 753 incidents were reported from February 24-March 23 as compared to 782 in the same period last year.

Delhi: FIR against BJP MP Bidhuri’s relatives, he says not aware
Fri, Mar 25, 2022

The FIR has been lodged under IPC sections 384 (extortion), 452 (trespass), 506 (threatening), 147 (rioting), 149 (unlawful assembly) and 323 (causing hurt).

Gangster Tillu Tajpuriya’s associate shot dead in suspected case of gang-war
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

According to police, this is the second murder in the last two months, and Jitender Gogi’s associates are allegedly targetting Tillu’s associates to take revenge for the former’s murder.

After ‘The Kashmir Files’ release, Delhi police asked to make security arrangements in mixed population areas
Thu, Mar 17, 2022

The letter asks all district DCPs to make adequate precautionary measures, keeping in view the sensitivity of the matter.

Paytm founder arrested for ‘ramming’ DCP’s car, granted bail
Sun, Mar 13, 2022

According to an FIR filed in connection with the case, a Jaguar Land Rover, allegedly being driven by him, had hit the vehicle of DCP (South district) outside The Mother’s International School on Aurobindo Marg.

Delhi cops who violate traffic rules could be fined double
Fri, Mar 11, 2022

Additional CP (traffic) Ajay Krishan Sharma has, in the wake of several complaints, warned Delhi Police personnel of action if they fail to follow traffic rules.

Have ensured women feel confident to lodge complaints: Central Delhi’s first woman DCP
Wed, Mar 09, 2022

"There is a need to provide a safe and secure environment for them to realise their full potential", said DCP Shweta Chauhan.

Over 950 dark spots in capital, finds audit
Mon, Mar 07, 2022

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana discussed the issue at a recent crime review meeting. “He asked all DCPs to not only identify dark areas but also spots with dim lighting and poor phone network,” said a senior police officer.

Shahdara rape: Videos recorded by accused are now key evidence
Sat, Mar 05, 2022

On January 26, the young woman was abducted from her house, allegedly gangraped by members of a family, and paraded on the streets.

Hiding in Thailand, gangster kept extortion going via internet calls
Thu, Mar 03, 2022

Police said Rana is involved in at least 30 cases of murder, attempt to murder, extortion and criminal intimidation across Haryana, and had also planned the escape of Kuldeep alias Fajja from police custody at GTB Hospital last year.

Delhi: Internal probe into Vasant Kunj firing case where politician’s son is named
Tue, Mar 01, 2022

The Indian Express has learnt that senior officers of the range were not informed about the incident and were pulled up by Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana during a meeting.

To check aggressive crowds, Delhi Police to procure pump-action rifle like BSF uses
Sun, Feb 27, 2022

The idea was discussed in a meeting called by Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana a few days ago to check the police’s preparedness, against the backdrop of protests held in some areas of the capital to protest the hijab curbs in Karnataka.

Names of 469 Delhi Police officials added to ‘doubtful integrity’ list
Sat, Feb 26, 2022

Special CP (Vigilance) Nuzhat Hassan said the vigilance unit maintains a close watch on the activities of officers and men in order to enforce integrity and probity in the ranks.

‘Staged’ shooting of gangster: Court asks police chief to intervene
Sat, Feb 26, 2022

The gangster, Rohit Gehlot, had earlier told the court he was picked up from his home on November 1, 2021 by four officers to meet the DCP, taken to some flats in Dwarka and later to Uttam Nagar, where he was shot in the leg after police blindfolded him.

DCPs special units of Delhi Police asked to take up night duty
Wed, Feb 23, 2022

Apart from other duties, the night Gazetted Officers (GO) have been asked to check all the barracks and police stations or out post premises to ensure no one is indulging in drinking or gambling or in any other illegal activity.

Everyday Law & Policy: What is an FIR?
Wed, Feb 23, 2022

An FIR is the document that has been prepared by the police after verifying the facts of the complaint. The FIR may contain details of the crime and the alleged criminal.

Delhi: Police’s mounted unit gets new batch of trainees from Army — nine horses
Mon, Feb 14, 2022

An official said the horses have come from the Remount Depot and Training School (RTS) in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur. The nine are yet to named.