Bawana

  • Convicts serving life sentence go missing from Tihar jail June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: While the appeals of dreaded criminals lie pending in higher courts, several inmates of the Tihar jail have gone missing. As per figures submitted by Tihar Jail authorities to the Delhi High Court, 915 convicts have either jumped parole or bail since 1999. Many of them have been...
  • Man shoots two brothers dead over parking space February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Two people were killed in an incident of road rage in Delhi's Bawana on Friday. The deceased are two brothers who got into an altercation with the accused over parking space. Following which, the accused shot at the two from a close range. Although they were rushed to a nearby...
  • World Toilet Day: Women face harassment at community toilets in Bawana November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: On World Toilet Day, CNN-IBN traveled to a slum in Bawana where even basic sanitation facilities are missing. Women are forced to community toilets and also have to face daily harassment. In the past politicians like Union Minister Jairam Ramesh and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have vouched...
  • CJ Show: Inadequate schools in Bawana Delhi October 14, 2013

    A year after his CJ report to fight for schools in the area of Bawana in Delhi, CJ Mohammed Anzar and the CJ team do a follow-up. The MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi)is unresponsive and unwilling to construct the much needed schools in this area. ...
  • Delhi: Man gets 10 years jail for raping widow October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail by a Delhi court for raping a widow after trespassing into her house. The court awarded the rigorous imprisonment to Neeraj, a farmer, and also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on him. "The prosecution has been able to...
  • One dead, three injured in Delhi factory fire August 31, 2013

    A man was killed and three were injured in a fire that broke out on Friday night in a motorcycle parts producing factory in Delhi, authorities said on Saturday. The factory situated at Bawana caught fire around 8.40 pm. The dead man has not been identified, while the three injured are employees...
  • Delhi: Extortion racket running from Tihar busted, seven arrested August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an extortion racket being run from inside Tihar Jail here with the arrest of its seven members. "A team of Special Cell led by Inspector Brahmjeet Singh under the supervision of ACP Ved Prakash, has busted...
  • 2 dead in Bawana fire; angry locals target police April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Two people, including a child, died on Friday when a massive fire broke out at a slum area in Delhi's Bawana region. Angry locals targeted police officials, who had reached the spot to tender assistance. 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot and have finally contained the fire....
  • Bawana fire: One dead; angry locals target police April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: One child has died in the massive fire that broke out at a slum area in Delhi's Bawana region on Friday. Angry locals targeted police officials, who had reached the spot to tender assistance. 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot and have finally contained the fire. Five...
  • Watch: Massive fire breaks out in Delhi's Bawana slum cluster April 12, 2013

    A fire broke out at Bawana slum clusters in Delhi on Friday gutting several hutments. Twenty-fire tenders were reportedly rushed to the site immediately to douse the blaze. ...
  • Delhi: Massive fire breaks out at Bawana slum cluster April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at Bawana slum clusters in Delhi on Friday gutting several hutments. Twenty-fire tenders were reportedly rushed to the site immediately to douse the blaze. A team of police has also reached the spot. Initial reports said a loud sound was heard before the fire...
  • Corruption, price rise will 'sink' UPA: Rajnath Singh March 26, 2013

    Bawana: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday hit out at the government saying "increasing corruption" and price rise will "sink" the UPA and its continuance at the Centre was just a matter of days. "The continuance of the Congress government at the Centre is just a matter of days. Increasing corruption...
  • Four class 11 boys caught for raping classmate March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Four juveniles were caught in New Delhi for sexually assaulting a girl who studies with them in Class 11, said police on Monday. The delinquents have been sent to a juvenile justice home. The four juveniles, aged 16-17, were booked for sexually assaulting the 16-year-old girl in north Delhi's...
  • Delhi government planning to commission Munak Canal March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said the government was planning to commission Munak Canal and make fully functional three major water treatment plants which will help in overcoming the water shortage problem in the city. "We will be able to make fully functional three major water treatment...
  • Protest against Khurshid: How the day unfolded October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: 3.50 pm: Kejriwal and his supporters throw slippers at Khurshid's poster. 3.15 pm: Police sources say that the activists will be taken into preventive custody if they try to march towards the Prime Minister's residence or anywhere else. 1.58 pm: Kejriwal says the protests will continue till Khurshid resigns. 1.50 pm:...
  • Kejriwal, supporters spend night in makeshift jail October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and scores of his supporters stayed put at a makeshift jail in Outer Delhi on Saturday after being detained on Friday during a protest to demand resignation of Law Minister Salman Khurshid. "Still detained inside Bawana stadium. As per law they will have to produce us...
  • Live: Kejriwal, others begin protest at Jantar Mantar August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: 12.46 pm: Arvind Kejriwal says that coal mines were allotted to companies that made underwear, gutka and cassettes. 11.33 am: IAC members protesting outside Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence in Bhubaneshwar taken into preventive custody by the police. 11.22 am: Congress spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit byte says that law and...
  • CJ: Citizen fights for BPL ration card April 11, 2011

    Citizen journalist, Ram Ashrey fights for the renewal of his BPL ration card. ...
  • A trip down Delhi's underbelly ahead of CWG September 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games (CWG) are less than a month away and Delhi is being dolled up. However, a closer look brings out a different picture – that only certain parts of the capital city are being given a facelift. While nearly Rs 4,500 crores have been spent on...
  • Commonwealth Games ignoring common interest of the poor? November 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Four years ago, Gulshan Begum and her family were driven out of their home on the banks of the Yamuna by the state government. They were given homes in Bawana, a resettlement colony 40 km away from the city. But even today, Gulshan Begum is struggling to get...