MOHAN CHAND SHARMA

  • Shahzad is a terrorist, life term not enough: Slain officer's wife July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. He has been held guilty with the murder of the slain police officer Mohan Chand Sharma and injuring two constables. Inspector Sharma's wife Maya said life imprisonment was...
  • Batla House shootout: Court paves way for trial February 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Paving the way for the trial to begin, a Delhi court on Tuesday formally slapped charges against Shahzad Ahmed, a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, arrested in south Delhi's Batla House shootout in which a Delhi Police inspector was killed in 2008. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar framed...
  • Batla House encounter: NHRC gives clean chit to cops July 22, 2009

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) on Wednesday gave clean chit to Delhi Police in Batla House encounter case in which two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and a decorated police officer were killed last year. The NHRC, which had conducted inquiry in the case on the direction of the Delhi High...
  • 26/11 bravehearts dominate Ashok Chakra list January 26, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Government has announced the gallantry awards to be presented on Republic Day. Mumbai terror attack heroes which includes Hemant Karkare, Ashok Kamte, Vijay Salaskar, Tukaram Omble, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan and Havaldar Gajendra Singh will be awarded the country highest peacetime gallantary award the Ashok Chakra. Delhi Police...
  • 11 security personnel to get Ashok Chakra January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: A record 11 security personnel will receive country highest peacetime gallantry award the Ashok Chakra this year. The highlight of the 'list of 11' is that it comprises six people from among those who participated in the Mumbai antiterror operations in November 2008. All the 11 security personnel...
  • Batla House encounter: Arjun Singh for judicial probe January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh on Tuesday favoured a judicial inquiry into the Batla House gun battle in which two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed by the Delhi Police. "In democracies, it is always better to make things clear," Singh said when asked about his opinion on...
  • Slain cop MC Sharma recommended for Ashok Chakra January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The name of Delhi Police inspector MC Sharma, who was gunned down in a shootout with suspected terrorists of Indian Mujahideen last year in the capital, has been recommended for the Ashok Chakra award, a senior police officer said on Friday. Sharma was very dedicated and had an exemplary...
  • Amar Singh offers legal aid to Delhi blasts suspects October 7, 2008

    New Delhi: It was a visit which was planned to create a political furore, and Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh, the master of political double speak has succeeded yet again. A single trip to Jamia was enough for him to demand a judicial probe into what he thought was a...
  • Clear doubt on how inspector died: Amar Singh October 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Fifteen days after the special cell encounter in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh visited Batla house, demanding a judicial probe into the police encounter with alleged terrorists. But while the SP leader cast doubts on the face of it, he was also quick to hand...
  • Tribute to encounter hero, flyover named after him September 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The family of inspector Mohan Chand Sharma who died fighting militants last week would receive a sum of nearly Rs 30 lakh from Delhi Police. In addition, the civic agency has named a city flyover after him. Delhi Police have also offered Sharma's wife a job in the department. Exgratia...
  • Mohan Chand Sharma given a martyrs' farewell September 21, 2008

    New Delhi: In his death, Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma was as much of a hero as in his life. He was cremated with full state honours by a grieving but proud family. Friday's gunbattle was Sharma's 76th encounter. He had rushed to Jamia Nagar directly from the hospital where his son...
  • Watch: Delhi bids farewell to martyred encounter hero September 21, 2008

    A day after the encounter in Jamia Nagar, Delhi Polices Special Cell slain officer Mohan Chand Sharma was cremated with full state honour in the capital. Thousands of people who would not have known Sharma closely also came to pay hostage to him. ...
  • Braveheart Delhi Police officer laid to rest | CJ pics September 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Special Cell officer Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma has been laid to rest at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat with State Honours on Saturday. Family, friends, colleagues and even total strangers gathered in large numbers to bid a tearful adieu to the slain officer, who died battling terrorists during an...
  • CJ pics: Encounter hero MC Sharma's last journey September 20, 2008

    A Citizen Journalist sent some pictures of Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma's last journey. ...
  • A grateful nation bids adieu to Delhi policeman September 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The body of Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma was brought back to his Delhi home from AIIMS on Saturday afternoon. Sharma will be cremated with full police honours on Saturday at 1600 Hrs IST. "Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma will be cremated with full police honours at 4 pm at Nigambodh Ghat,"...
  • A grateful nation joins cop's family in hour of grief September 20, 2008

    New Delhi: It was 43yearold Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma's 76th encounter all was going according to plan till he was hit. Not once, not twice but four times. He was rushed to the Holy Family Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries at the operating table. He lived by the bullet...
  • Help pours in for family of gunbattle hero | Cop killed in 'encounter' September 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The death of Delhi Police Special Cell officer Mohan Chand Sharma on Friday, September 19, has been condoled by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chief Sonia Gandhi. The Madhya Pradesh government has announced a compensation of Rupees 5 lakh for the family of the deceased Inspector who had...
  • Delhi gunbattle hero Mohan Sharma succumbs to injury September 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Special Cell officer Mohan Chand Sharma, who lead the team that killed two terrorists and arrested another in an encounter in Jamia Nagar on Friday morning, is dead. The 43yearold and seven gallantry award winner officer received several bullet injuries during the encounter. He was operated upon at...