Rahul Raj

  • Faridabad: residents worried about safety after crash May 26, 2011

    A day after the fatal air crash reported, fear still lingers on in the tiny bylanes of Faridabad. ...
  • Bad weather led to Faridabad crash: report May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The preliminary report on the plane crash in Faridabad in which 10 people - seven on board the ill-fated aircraft and three on ground - were killed says that the engine of the P-12 turboprop aircraft was fine and it was the turbulent weather that led to the...
  • Crashed air ambulance was considered safe May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: EMSOS Medical Private Limited Director Dr Navneet Singh said that the plane is considered to be a very useful and safe aircraft. "It is a very safe aircraft, very useful for emergency services. We have been in worse weather so it's hard to tell what happened. This aircraft has...
  • Kashmiri doctor killed in Faridabad crash May 26, 2011

    Srinagar: A 27-year-old Kashmiri doctor specialising in emergency medicine was among the 10 people killed when an air ambulance crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Faridabad. Syed Arshad Abbas was working as an emergency medical officer with the hospital, the sources told IANS. He was on board the air ambulance when...
  • Plane crash devastates Faridabad colony May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: It was a beautiful windy Wednesday night with residents of Parvatiya colony in Faridabad getting ready to go to bed when a bright light and an unusual sound from the sky jolted them out of their slumber. The light and the sound came from an air ambulance crashing into the...
  • Air crash wipes out womenfolk of family May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: Other than gusts of wind and a power cut, it was a normal evening for the Sehrawats in Parvatiya Colony here when tragedy struck from the sky in the form of a crashing plane, wiping away all the womenfolk of the family. Fifty five-year-old Vedvati, her daughter Sarita (19) and...
  • Air crash: efforts to save Rahul end 10 lives May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: The crashed air ambulance was carrying 20-year-old student Rahul Raj, who was in a critical condition and was being shifted to Delhi's Apollo Hospital. A mission to save a life ended up in a huge tragedy and Rahul's family is now waiting for the post mortem to end. Rahul had...
  • 10 killed in air ambulance crash near Delhi May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: An air ambulance carrying a critically ill patient crashed into a residential area in Faridabad on Wednesday night killing 10 people in all. At 10:45 pm on Wednesday night a nine-seater air ambulance crashed into a house in Sector 22, Faridabad, killing all seven on-board and three on the ground. Eyewitnesses...
  • Aircraft with 7 on board crashes in Faridabad May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: A small aircraft with seven persons, including two pilots crashed in Faridabad near Delhi at around 10.45 pm on Wednesday night. Ten persons including all seven onboard were killed after the Apollo air ambulance flying in from Patna crashed into a house in Faridabad. The Pilatus PC 12 aircraft...
  • BEST bus shootout case: Court wants answers from CBI August 1, 2009

    Patna: The Patna High Court on Saturday asked the CBI and the Centre to file their replies within six weeks on a petition seeking CBI probe into the killing of a youth from Bihar in an alleged fake encounter in Mumbai last year. Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi passed the order...
  • Rahul Raj's father is Lalu's new poster boy April 29, 2009

    Katihar: Apart from 26/11 another major issue that rocked Mumbai last year was the anti-migrant violence. Now one man is hoping to take revenge for his loss. Kundan Singh lost his son Rahul Raj and he is campaigning for the Lalu-Paswan duo shouting slogans against the Shiv Sena. Rahul Raj was...
  • New report says Bihar boy shot at from afar November 22, 2008

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN's Hindi news arm, IBN7, has received exclusive information that the Mumbai Police and Crime Branch are now in possession of the controversial forensic report in Rahul Raj's case. The report says Rahul Raj - the youth who was killed by police in a shootout aboard a BEST bus that...
  • Forensic report says Rahul not shot point blank November 22, 2008

    Mumbai: IBN7, the Hindi news channel of CNN-IBN has received exclusive information that Mumbai police and crime branch are now in possession of the controversial Forensic Report on Rahul Raj's case. Earlier this month reports of doctor Chikalkar, who conducted autopsy on Raj's body claimed that Raj had been shot...
  • JD(U) MP's resign to protest Rahul Raj's murder November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee has accepted the resignation of five JD(U) MP's. The MP's had submitted their resignation on Friday in protest against the shooting of Rahul Raj in a bus by the Mumbai Police. The move came after the autopsy report on Rahul Raj revealed that one...
  • Supreme Court rules out judicial probe in Rahul Raj case November 11, 2008

    Mumbai: Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Maharashtra government asking it to respond to allegations of violence against north Indians by MNS workers. The move comes after a Public Interest litigation was filed in the court for the protection for non-Maharashtrians in Mumbai. “We impressed upon the...
  • SC rules out judicial inquiry in Rahul Raj case November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused a judicial inquiry in the encounter of Rahul Raj, the 23-year-old boy from Patna who was shot dead by the Mumbai Police on October 27 for hijacking a bus. The SC's decision comes just a few days after Rahul's father told the media that...
  • Rahul Raj's father blasts police theory, again November 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Father of Rahul Raj, the youth gunned down by Mumbai police for threatening the passengers of a local bus, says there are facts that question the grounds on which Rahul's killing was justified by the police. He says Rahul was not a "dreaded terrorist" as claimed by the...
  • Rahul Raj shot at close range: forensic report November 22, 2008

    Mumbai: Controversy continues to surround the shooting of Patna boy Rahul Raj in Mumbai. Initial forensic reports suggested he was shot at close range but the JJ Hospital later denied the report. It is a double twist in the tragic tale first the autopsy report on Rahul Raj compiled by Mumbai's...
  • Needless killing? Report on Rahul Raj sparks row November 6, 2008

    Mumbai: Rahul Raj, the youth from Patna who was killed when he threatened bus passengers with a gun in Mumbai, was shot by the police from close range. This is a statement made in the forensic report. Raj, 23, allegedly shot and injured a bus conductor and threatened bus passengers on...
  • Raj's dad to sue Maharashtra govt, Raj Thackeray November 1, 2008

    Patna: The father of Rahul Raj, the youth shot dead by Mumbai Police after he fired indiscriminately in a city bus, on Saturday said he would file a lawsuit in the Supreme Court against the Maharashtra government and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray. Kundan Prasad Singh is unhappy with...
  • Day in pics: Gambhir battles ban, Advani demands POTA November 1, 2008

    Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir was banned for one test on Friday for elbowing Australian bowler Shane Watson during the first day of the third test. The family of the dead Patna-boy Rahul Raj has demanded a judicial enquiry into his death following his act of holding a bus hostage at...
  • Politicians play on Bihari pride vs Marathi pride November 1, 2008

    New Delhi: If Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is championing the right of the Marathis then politicians from across party lines in Bihar, too, are engaged in a race to fight for their votebank. Condemning violence against north Indians in Maharashtra allegedly by MNS cadres, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha...
  • Bihar boy's family blames Raj, demands SC probe November 1, 2008

    Mumbai: On Monday, Rahul Raj, a young man from Patna came to Mumbai, held a bus hostage, brandished a gun and demanded to speak with the city police commissioner. Through the drama – caught on a mobile phone camera – he kept saying his only enemy was Raj Thackeray. Rahul...
  • Gunned down Patna boy's sisters demand enquiry October 31, 2008

    Patna: Priyanka, the sisiter of the gunned down Patna boy Rahul Raj says MNS leader Raj Thackeray is a political terrorist. Raj is out on bail but Priyanka's brother Rahul Raj is dead. Can Raj Thackeray claim to have nothing to do with the death of Rahul Raj, asked his...
  • Rahul Raj's sister calls MNS chief 'political terrorist' October 31, 2008

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Friday justified the police encounter of Rahul Raj, a Bihari youth, in a BEST bus. Addressing a press conference, at the MIG Club in Bandra for the first time after a gag order imposed on him, was eased by the police, Raj...
  • Bihar youth gunned down by Mumbai cops cremated October 29, 2008

    Patna: The body of 23-year-old of Bihari youth, Rahul Raj, who was gunned down by Mumbai Police on Monday, was cremated in Patna late on Tuesday night. He was cremated in the night as police feared that if the cremation was done during the day, it may lead to violence. Rahul...
  • UP youth beaten to death aboard a Mumbai local October 29, 2008

    A 25-year-old man hailing from Uttar Pradesh died after being beaten up on board a local train from Khopoli to Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station. Dharamdev Rai and three other labourers - Vijendra Rai (35), Satyaprakash Kaushal Rai and Shiv Kumar Verma (both 25) - from UP were on their way...
  • Under fire, Mumbai cops defend shootout death October 28, 2008

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police says it was forced to kill Rahul Raj, who opened fire in a Mumbai bus on Monday, but Bihar politicians remain unconvinced. Raj, a resident of Patna who was visiting Mumbai, man was gunned down after he allegedly shot and injured a person and shouted slogans against...
  • Sena backs Mumbai cops, says shootout justified October 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The debate over whether the shootout in Mumbai was an encounter or a brutal murder as claimed by Bihar's politicians has deepened. However, even as politicians battle out the ethics of the shootout, the Shiv Sena has come out in support of the Mumbai Police's action. The party has...
  • Mumbai bus shootout, a brutal murder: Lalu October 28, 2008

    Mumbai Police on Monday shot down a gun-toting youth from Bihar in a public bus after he fired indiscriminately and threatened to kill MNS chief Raj Thackeray, adding a new dimension to the violent campaign against migrant workers in Maharashtra. The incident led Bihar political leaders to call for a...