Delhi Police

  • Delhi: Discom employee arrested for molesting girl 23-04-2014 11:52 PM

    New Delhi: A 58-year-old employee of a power distribution company has been arrested for allegedly molesting a girl at a government dispensary in the Nehru Nagar area of southeast Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday while the 19-year-old girl and accused Gyan Prakash were waiting...
  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation 23-04-2014 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police...
  • Delhi Police didn't act during 1984 riots, claims Cobrapost sting 22-04-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: News portal Cobrapost on Tuesday came out with yet another sting operation in the middle of the election campaign. The sting revealed that the Delhi Police did not act during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In the latest sting, Cobrapost claimed that Delhi Police officials admitted to their role...
  • Over 14,000 postal ballots used in Delhi for Lok Sabha elections 17-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Over 14,000 of around 75,000 Delhi Police and civil officials deployed on election duty on April 10 in New Delhi have exercised their franchise through postal ballots. Delhi Election Commission had distributed around 30,000 postal ballots and nearly 45,000 Election Duty Certificates (EDCs) to security personnel and civil officials who...
  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs 17-04-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station 14-04-2014 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this...
  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • Father beats son to death in Delhi 12-04-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was beaten to death by his father after he asked the unemployed man to find work, police said on Saturday. Vivek was spotted lying in a pool of blood by a neighbour at his house in south Delhi's Dabri area. He was rushed to hospital...
  • Don't want security but attacks should be probed: Kejriwal 09-04-2014 06:03 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said, "I met the Police Commissioner and asked him what was done in this case so far. He said that the statements of those who attacked me were recorded. I said recording statements won't help us identify who is the mastermind behind this. They...
  • Delhi Police detains 400 bike riders near Shinde's residence 06-04-2014 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: The police detained around 400 bike riders in the national capital after they reportedly got into an altercation with the police at pickets lined up near Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence. Many of them were not wearing helmets. The boys were not arrested. The police will instead...
  • Delhi: Woman thwarts robbery attempt, catches two robbers 04-04-2014 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old woman foiled a robbery, courageously snatching a pistol from a group of four armed robbers who barged into her house, and managing to catch two of them with the help of her neighbours, police said on Friday. Devender Sahu and Santosh were later handed over to...
  • Top IM men developed friendship at school, claims Delhi Police 03-04-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The childhood friendship which developed during the school days between top IM operatives Asadullah Akhtar and Mohd Atif Ameen played a major role in the 2008 serial blasts, a Delhi court said. In the charge sheet filed on Thursday by Special Cell of Delhi Police disclosed that how...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas 02-04-2014 03:33 PM

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • Midnight raid: Didn't demand action against Somnath Bharti, says NHRC 31-03-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Monday clarified that it has not given any direction to take action against former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti in his infamous midnight raid at Khirki extension. The Commission said it had taken suo motu cognisance of the incident and expected some...
  • Midnight raid: NHRC tells police to take action against Somnath Bharti 31-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: In what can be major trouble for Aam Aadmi Party MLA and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, the National Human Rights Commission has directed the Delhi Police to take action against him for his infamous midnight raid at Khirkee extension. The police have been given two months'...
  • One more suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested in Sikar 31-03-2014 07:45 AM

    One more youth was arrested by ATS sleuths from Sikar in connection with the ongoing probe into the Indian Mujahideen's Rajasthan module, official sources said on Sunday. The accused, Addas (22), was apprehended by Sikar district police and handed over the ATS team camping there, they said. Addas was one...
  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative 28-03-2014 09:26 PM

    New Delhi: Red Fort in the national capital was on the radar of Indian Mujahideen, as one of the arrested operatives of the terror outfit has revealed that a recce of the Mughal-era monument was carried out. Shaquib Ansari, who was arrested from Jodhpur, Rajasthan on Sunday had recceed Red...
  • IM top man Tehseen Akhtar was planning terror strike in Delhi: Police 28-03-2014 02:07 PM

    Indian Mujahideen's top operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of his associates, the Delhi Police has told a local court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police stated this while seeking remand of Akhtar, one of the...
  • 'Suspected IM terrorists had conducted recce on Bharatpur's Ganga Temple' 26-03-2014 11:10 PM

    Suspected IM terrorists, who were arrested from Rajasthan in a joint operation with Delhi Police, had conducted recce of Ganga temple in Bharatpur besides some places here and were planning to move out of the country after executing blasts. "It came to light during primary investigation that they had visited...
  • 'IM operatives wanted to blow up Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra' 26-03-2014 10:47 PM

    Terror outfit Indian Mujahideen was planning to strike at three tourist destinations in the country during the Lok Sabha polls and had deputed its now arrested Indian operations head Tehsin Akhtar to recce these locations, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. The revelations came during questioning of Tehsin Akhtar...
  • Indian Mujahideen head Yasin Bhatkal's deputy Tehseen Akhtar arrested 25-03-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in investigations into several terror cases, Indian security agencies arrested the officiating head of the Indian Mujahideen, Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu on Tuesday. A Delhi Police official said he was arrested from the Naxalbari area in Darjeeling. His arrest will deal a major blow...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests 24-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....
  • Rajasthan: Delhi Police arrests 4 IM terrorists, seizes explosives 23-03-2014 09:20 PM

    Delhi Police arrested four Indian Mujahideen terrorists in Rajasthan, who were planning a terror attack during Lok Sabha elections. The police made the arrest after they got specific input from the Intelligence Bureau. "Its an very important arrest as Waqas is the prominent member of the Indian Mujahideen," said SN...
  • Delhi Police arrests 4 IM terrorists planning terror attack during LS polls 23-03-2014 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday arrested four Indian Mujahideen terrorists in Rajasthan, who were planning a terror attack during Lok Sabha elections. The police made the arrest after they got specific input from the Intelligence Bureau. The arrested terrorists were identified as Waqas, Mahroof, Mehraj and Saquib. Sources said...
  • Terror suspect Fasih Mehmood allegedly attacked in Tihar Jail 22-03-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Fasih Mehmood, a terror suspect in the 2010 Bangalore Chinnaswamy Stadium blast and the Jama Masjid shooting in Delhi, was allegedly beaten up by fellow cell-mates in Tihar jail on Saturday. Mehmood reportedly got into a brawl with fellow prisoners after which he got injured and was rushed...
  • Delhi Police on the toes to ensure free, fair polls 22-03-2014 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is on an overdrive these days as it prepares for a peaceful Lok Sabha polls which are slated for April 10. Senior police officials are regularly holding meetings to assess the security needs ahead of elections. A coordination meeting with police chiefs of neighbouring states is...
  • Delhi: 8 arrested for molesting three foreigners on Holi 19-03-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police arrested eight men on Wednesday on charges of molesting three foreign nationals on Holi in the national capital. The incident reportedly took place outside a mall in Saket. The three women - from Germany, Colombia and South Africa - were in an auto rickshaw near...
  • Delhi Police seizes 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor 16-03-2014 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has seized around 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor from different parts of the city since it launched a special drive to check its smuggling in the run up to the general elections. According to police, smugglers are purchasing liquor from Haryana on a large scale...
  • Delhi: Police bust prostitution racket, arrest two women 11-03-2014 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: With the arrest of two women, police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a prostitution racket running in Hari Nagar area of west Delhi. According to police, the two women, including the kingpin, were arrested on Monday following a tip-off. "Police got information that a prostitution racket is...