Gandhi Nagar

  • Ishrat case accused GL Singhal reinstated as commandant 12 SRP Gandhinagar May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat government on Wednesday reinstated suspended IPS officer GL Singhal, a prime accused in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He was now posted in the Special Reserve Police in Gandhinagar. His name also surfaced in the snoopgate case. "Yes, he (GL Singhal) has been reinstated. Last night, sanction was...
  • Kejriwal shown black flags at rally in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags while he was in East Delhi's Gandhi Nagar area. Kejriwal was holding a road show for the party's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate, Rajmohan Gandhi. At the rally, Kejriwal denied reports that he was set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party. "The...
  • Arvinder Singh Lovely wins Gandhi Nagar constituency December 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely has defeated BJP's Ramesh Chand Jain by nearly 16,000 votes in the Gandhi Nagar constituency. While Aam Admi Party candidates from Ambedkar Nagar and Deoli have won their respective seats, former Chief Minister Sahib Singh Verma's son Parvesh has won the Mehrauli...
  • Delhi: Dissidence continues in BJP over poll nominations November 12, 2013

    A number of BJP workers from Sultan Puri, Gandhi Nagar and Mehrauli held a protest, on Monday, outside Delhi BJP office here accusing the party leadership of "not adhering to clear guidelines" in selection of candidates of assembly polls in Delhi. "The selection process was totally flawed. No criteria was followed...
  • Discipline security establishment in handling Kashmir, says Mufti Mohammad Sayeed September 22, 2013

    Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron and ex-chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday asked the central government to discipline its security establishment in handling Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a public meeting in Gadhigarh area of Gandhi Nagar assembly segment of Jammu district, Sayeed stressed on people's supremacy in running democratic...
  • Delhi minor rape: When was FIR filed, SC asks police April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar to submit an affidavit on the Delhi rape case with details of the date on which an FIR was lodged. The court also asked for details of the probe being carried out. The matter was highlighted by an NGO...
  • Delhi rape: BJP Mahila Morcha demands sacking of Shinde April 24, 2013

    Jaipur: BJP Mahila Morcha on Wednesday demanded that President Pranab Mukherjee should sack Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in the wake of rape cases and crime against women. A delegation of Mahila Morcha handed over a representation addressed to the President to the district collector in which they raised the demands...
  • Delhi rape: Policemen who offered bribe identified April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The police officials who reportedly offered a bribe to the Delhi rape survivor's family to hush up the matter have been identified, sources said on Wednesday. According to sources, the vigilance officials had identified the policemen at the Gandhi Nagar police station. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has said that...
  • Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi April 21, 2013

    Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. ...
  • Rapes expose police failure: Human Rights Watch April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi "has again exposed the failure of police training and reform in India", Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. "Enacting strong laws are simply a first step but it needs the government to focus urgently on implementation if it is...
  • Delhi rape: BJP women activists protest outside Sonia's residence April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Over 30 BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi. The activists of BJP's Mahila Morcha marched from party headquarters on Ashoka Road to Sonia's 10, Janpath residence....
  • Delhi rape: Accused to be produced in court on Monday April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The 22-year-old man, arrested for allegedly raping a five-year old girl, will not be produced before court on Sunday as police have time till Monday to do so. "The accused Manoj Kumar of Gandhi Nagar rape case will not be produced in the court today," Delhi Police spokesperson...
  • Delhi minor rape: People raise voice against police inaction April 21, 2013

    In Patna, several people came out on to the streets to protest, even gathering at the airport as the suspect who was arrested was being flown back to Delhi. In Bhopal, angry residents carried placards asking for justice for the child. ...
  • Delhi rape: Another man was present during crime, says accused April 21, 2013

    Accused of raping a five-year-old, Manoj Kumar who was brought to Delhi on Saturday evening said that he had an accomplice during the crime. ...
  • Delhi govt, police have lost people's trust: Kiran Bedi April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi, Kiran Bedi, country's first woman IPS officer and social activist, on Sunday demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. She...
  • Delhi: Anger erupts in Delhi against police in minor's rape case April 20, 2013

    Protesters took to the street in the national capital on Saturday, demanding justice for the 5-year-old, who was brutally raped, assaulted, nearly killed and kept captive by a man in east Delhi, bringing back memories of the events that unfolded after the rape of a 23-year-old woman. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets Delhi rape victim at AIIMS April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday visited AIIMS hospital to enquire about the minor girl who was raped allegedly by her neighbour in east Delhi. Gandhi went to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and visited the girl in her room. She inquired about the victim's treatment...
  • Shocked to hear about Delhi minor rape: Advani April 20, 2013

    Anger over the rape of a minor girl in Delhi kept rising in the national capital even as several protesters took to the streets demanding justice. BJP veteran LK Advani on Saturday called the incident shocking. ...
  • Delhi rape: Will need corrective surgery, say doctors April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The five-year-old girl undergoing treatment after she was brutally raped for two days is responding to treatment, the doctors said on Saturday, adding that her condition had stabilised. The rape survivor, who was shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday for better treatment,...
  • Live: Outrage in Delhi; politicians express grief, shock for rape survivor April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 3:56 pm: Police request protesters to clear the road in front of the police headquarters. 3:27 pm: Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi says, "The society has to be alert and vigilant." 3:18 pm: Around 50 to 60 protesters, predominately from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) try to march to Home Minister...
  • Delhi minor rape: Accused arrested; survivor stable April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth allegedly involved in the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi was arrested in Muzzaffarpur in Bihar by the police on early Saturday morning. Manoj Kumar was apprehended from Chiknouta, his in-law's village, at around 2:00 am from Muzaffarpur in Bihar, about 50 kms...
  • Rape accused of minor earlier booked for trespassing April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The elusive suspect in the case of rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi was also allegedly involved in a trespass case, police said on Friday. Manoj Kumar, who is in his mid-twenties, is involved in a case of trespassing in Gandhi Nagar. He allegedly had a dispute with...
  • 5 year old raped: Are the new anti-rape laws ineffective? April 20, 2013

    In a grave reminder of December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape, a five-year-old was abducted and brutally raped in the capital and the police have detained one person in connection with the case. The detained man is reported to be the father of the main accused. ...
  • Delhi rape survivor's family alleges police tried to bribe them April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The family of the minor girl, who was raped by her neighbour after holding her captive for four days, alleged today that cops had offered them Rs 2,000 to hush up the case and they made insensitive remarks, charges denied by the police. The victim's father also alleged...
  • Delhi rape: There was an attempt to strangulate survivor, says doctor April 20, 2013

    The doctor attending to the Delhi rape survivor has said that there was a bid to kill the girl. "There were strangulation marks on the neck of the victim," Dr RN Bansal said. ...
  • Delhi rape: Events through the day April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Live updates: 9.41 pm: DCP Prabhakar says two teams have been formed to track the accused in the Delhi minor rape. He adds vigilance branch is also probing the case. He further says the main accused is identified and will be nabbed soon. 8.40 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
  • Delhi rape: Police officer suspended for slapping woman protester April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi Police officer was placed under suspension for hitting a woman protester outside the hospital where the 5-year-old rape survivor is undergoing treatment. ACP Bani Singh Ahlawat was caught on camera hitting the woman and pushing away another. A spokesperson of the Delhi Police called the incident...
  • Delhi rape: Sandeep Dikshit heckled outside hospital April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: East Delhi MP Sandeep Dikshit and Health Minister AK Walia were reportedly heckled by protesters outside the Dayanand Hospital where the minor rape survivor is admitted. The neighbours of the child, along with her family members, were protesting against the slow action of the police, and their reported...
  • Can't meet rape survivor's family today, it's a holiday: NCW chief April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Mamata Sharma on Friday said that she has taken note of the rape of a five-year-old in Delhi but surprisingly expressed inability to go and visit the family not before Saturday since it is a holiday on Friday. When confronted about...
  • Delhi: 5-yr-old rape survivor critical; 1 person detained April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In a grave reminder of December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape, a five-year-old was abducted and brutally raped in the capital and the police have detained one person in connection with the case. The detained man is reported to be the father of the main accused. The police have registered...