Subhajit Sengupta

  • The dirty secret of Delhi's underworld 30-03-2015 10:27 PM

    New Delhi: Three friends, 2 villages and a 3 acre plot, the potential harmless ingredients have cooked up the bloodiest gang war of Delhi, one which has killed over 60 people in the last 25 years. It all started in the early1990swhen a three acre plot in Najafgarh's Mitraon village...
  • Haryana: Farmers in Rewari wait for government's help as crops worth lakhs destroyed 24-03-2015 09:34 AM

    Rewari: Unseasonal rains across India have led to the extensive damage of crops with Rewari district in Haryana being one of the worst hit. The standing crop in thousands of hectares of land has been destroyed and not just the magnitude of the loss but also pending loans is the...
  • Delhi Police receive analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from Forensic Science laboratory 23-03-2015 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday received analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gujarat. They have asked Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to expedite the process of giving data to them. The Police said they will call Shashi Tharoor for further questioning if needed. 52-year-old Sunanda...
  • Major fire inside Parliament complex doused, Home Ministry seeks report 22-03-2015 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out inside Parliament complex in Central Delhi on Sunday afternoon. The blaze apparently erupted in an air-conditioning plant. Ten fire tenders battled the flames and brought the fire under control quickly. The blaze was brought under control and no casualties have been reported. The...
  • Poaching in Kaziranga National Park raises questions on rhino conservation 22-03-2015 08:46 AM

    Golaghat: With over 2,300 rhinos, Kaziranga has been the success story of rhino conservation. But a steady rise in poaching over the last three years has sent alarm bells ringing. In the first 90 days of 2015, nine rhinos have been killed by the poachers in Assam. Since Januray this...
  • Corporate espionage case: CBI widens probe, may quiz Corporate Affairs Ministry officers: Sources 21-03-2015 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around the Corporate Affairs ministry, the Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to examine the officials of the the department in connection with alleged sale of confidential documents to corporate groups. The investigation revealed that Corporate Affairs Ministry officials were involved in sending documents to...
  • Arvind Kejriwal appears in court after judge says he has no respect for law, hearing deferred 17-03-2015 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: After facing flak by a Delhi court for non-appearance, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav presented themselves before the court. The Delhi Chief Minister and his Deputy Manish Sisodia along with Yogendra Yadav appeared before Delhi's Karkardooma Court...
  • Arvind Kejriwal has no respect for law, says Delhi court; asks him to appear in a defamation case today 17-03-2015 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Karkarduma Court in Delhi took a strong view on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's absence in a defamation case, ordering him to appear before it at 2 pm on Tuesday. Stating that no reason was given for the absence, the court also summoned Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia...
  • Were enquired by Bajrang Dal members over Hisar church, claims Haryana village Sarpanch 16-03-2015 10:44 AM

    Hisar: After an under-construction church in Kaimri village was vandalised by a group on Sunday night, the Sarpanch claimed that they were enquired by Bajrang Dal members over the church. "Bajrang Dal people had come to us few months back. They asked us if we had given permission for a...
  • Dimapur jail lynching incident helped two Nagaland's NSCN-IM militants escape 14-03-2015 10:18 PM

    Dimapur/New Delhi: A week after Dimapur lynching incident, a detailed report submitted by the Senior Superintendent of the Dimapur Jail reveals a different story. Under the grab of 'mob justice' on March 5, two dreaded militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) were also freed from...
  • Over 40 arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, situation remains tense 10-03-2015 07:43 AM

    Dimapur: Five days after the public lynching of Syed Farid Khan, over 40 people have been arrested by the police. Nagaland government submitted a report to the Home Ministry in which the police claimed that they tried to rescue the victim but were overwhelmed by the mob. "Police showed restraint...
  • Dimapur lynching: An identity lynched? 09-03-2015 03:59 PM

    When Gotham was under siege, 'justice' was fast and decisive. The League of Shadow offered its prisoners multiple options to choose death from. Gotham is a fictional city but Dimapur isn't. Though what unfolded here on Thursday evening did challenge us to suspend that sense of disbelief.A mob of 7,000-8,000...
  • Nagaland: Mobile, Internet services still blocked in Dimapur, 22 arrested in mob lynching case 09-03-2015 07:55 AM

    Karbi Anglong: The situation is slowly returning to normalcy in Dimapur city of Nagaland after the horrific lynching of a rape accused by a mob of thousands on Thursday. Twenty two people have been arrested in connection with the case but the incident has now led to a political tussle...
  • Six arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, Nagaland-Assam border remains tense 08-03-2015 08:25 AM

    Dimapur: Situation remains tense in Dimapur city and along the Nagaland-Assam border after a mob of thousands lynched a rape accused on Thursday. Six people have been arrested so far while the victim's family living in Bosla village of Assam's Karimganj district, demands justice. On Thursday, rape accused 35-year-old Syed...
  • Actor Aditya Pancholi arrested by Mumbai Police following brawl at nightclub 08-03-2015 07:56 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi arrested by police on Sunday morning after he got into a brawl at a Mumbai nightclub. According to the police, it all started after the actor had a tiff with the DJ over the songs that were playing at the club. Pancholi allegedly abused the...
  • Dimapur mob lynching: Situation remains tense along Assam-Nagaland border, curfew continues 07-03-2015 10:09 AM

    Dimapur: Situation continues to remain tense along the Assam-Nagaland border two days after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist in Dimapur city of Nagaland. Stone pelting was reported in Karbi Anglong and curfew has been imposed in the area. This comes after an infuriated mob forced its way...
  • Curfew continues for 2nd day in Dimapur, Nagaland CM admits to administrative lapses 07-03-2015 09:55 AM

    Dimapur: Prohibitory orders continue in Dimapur city of Nagaland for the second day on Saturday after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist on Thursday. Chief Minister TR Zeliang has admitted to administrative lapses and said relaxing Section 144 in the area was a mistake. Sources said the rape...
  • Our daughter is dead, the documentary doesn't matter to us, we only want justice: Nirbhaya's parents 05-03-2015 10:16 AM

    New Delhi: Even though the government took steps to stop the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary, parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim said they have no objection with its broadcast. The documentary 'India's Daughter' features the interview of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the Delhi gangrape and murder....
  • Delhi High Court upholds 10 years jail term for OP Chautala in teachers' recruitment scam 05-03-2015 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction of former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and 53 others in the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment scam. The court has taken a strong note in the case, saying Chautala was the chief minister and he should have...
  • Delhi court orders ban on broadcasting documentary on Delhi gangrape 04-03-2015 09:23 AM

    After a huge row over the interview of the 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in the documentary 'India's Daughter', a Delhi court has ordered ban on its broadcast. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR and moved the court to stop the broadcast. ...
  • Delhi Police files FIR, to move court in filming of documentary inside Tihar jail in Nirbhaya case 03-03-2015 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police will move court against airing of a BBC documentary interviewing one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. "This was a ghastly crime and the law has been broken, we shall investigate the case. We are going to move the court...
  • Nirbhaya's parents outraged after convict blames women for rapes, Home Ministry steps in 03-03-2015 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British...
  • RK Pachauri gets interim anticipatory bail till March 27, barred from entering or contacting TERI 26-02-2015 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Energy Research Institute chief RK Pachauri was granted an interim anticipatory bail till 27th March on Thursday in the sexual harassment charge leveled against him by a TERI employee. The court has granted bail on conditions that he has to join the investigation as and when asked...
  • RK Pachauri steps down as IPCC chief after sexual harassment allegations 24-02-2015 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri on Tuesday stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment even after denying the accusation. The decision of Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee of TERI, was made public by...
  • More raids being conducted in corporate espionage scandal case 24-02-2015 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is conducting more raids at the premises of various private companies allegedly involved in the case. It is conducting raids at the Coal and Power ministries to uncover more evidence. The police have uncovered a crucial link in the investigation after it arrested an energy...
  • Corporate espionage case: Police record 2nd FIR, raids coal, power ministry offices 23-02-2015 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose in the corporate espionage case, an energy consultant Lokesh has been arrested for allegedly leaking information from the Coal and Power Ministry. The consultant will be produced in court on Monday. Lokesh used to work with an energy consultant firm called Infraline based out of...
  • TERI chief RK Pachauri seeks anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case 23-02-2015 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Director General of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) Dr Rjaendra Kumar Pachauri has moved an anticipatory bail application in New Delhi's Saket court on Monday. He is seeking stay on a possible arrest in an alleged sexual harassment case. The Delhi High Court had given him protection...
  • Centre takes a U-turn in Delhi HC, gives clean chit to Aam Aadmi Party's foreign funding 18-02-2015 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: In a clear U-turn, the Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that nothing objectionable was detected in the foreign funding of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). In the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress had tried to corner AAP...
  • Delhi: Fire breaks out at Ansal Plaza in Bhikaji Cama Place 17-02-2015 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at Ansal Plaza building in Bhikaji Cama Place on Tuesday. According to the Fire Department, at the incident was reported at around 7 PM following which 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire broke out on the sixth floor of the...
  • Delhi school vandalism: Modi orders police chief to take strict action against attack on minorities 13-02-2015 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: After a school office was allegedly vandalised in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday summoned the state Police Commissioner BS Bassi and instructed him to take strict action against such attacks on the minorities. Modi expressed his deep concern and anguish over the rising crime rate in...