Jamia Nagar

  • Batla House encounter: Delhi High Court denies bail to convict Shahzad January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Shahzad Ahmed, convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter, was on Thursday denied bail by the Delhi High Court, which also admitted his appeal against his conviction and life sentence in the case. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the bail plea of Shahzad, 25,...
  • Was the Batla House encounter genuine or staged? Court verdict today July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on whether the 2008 Batla House encounter was genuine or staged. The court will decide on whether police inspector MC Sharma was killed by alleged India Mujahideen operatives. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and inspector Sharma were killed in...
  • Delhi: Two unidentified men gangrape minor January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Two unidentified men gangraped a 17-year-old girl in Delhi, police said Tuesday. The rape survivor, a domestic help, had gone to work in a house in Jamia Nagar in south Delhi where the incident happened. The accused dragged the girl inside a room and gangraped her on Monday evening,...
  • Jamia Millia Islamia provides self-defence training to girls December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape in Delhi has put the focus on security for women. But there is one place in Delhi where school girls are learning the art of self-defence. A group of specially-trained women constables helps girls learn self defence. Sixteen-year-old Mariya Khan oozes confidence as she walks...
  • Delhi Police arrests one on charges of spying July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a person under the official secrets act on charges of spying. The person, identified as Zubair Khan was arrested by the Delhi Police on Tuesday. The police have recovered some documents related to army records from him. Following the arrest, there was a massive protest...
  • Delhi: Youth arrested for raping, beating minor April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another case of abuse of a minor domestic help in the capital, a 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping the family's teenaged maid over a period of two years and beating her. The incident from Jamia Nagar area came to light when the 14-year-old...
  • Dengue menace worst in Delhi's Jamia Nagar August 19, 2010

    New Delhi: The dengue menace continues in the city with Jamia Nagar still being the worst hit, with sources saying around 4000 cases have been reported in Jamia and Okhla. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has finally confirmed a dengue outbreak in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar. Almost every house in...
  • Dengue cases rise in Delhi, Jamia worst hit August 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Delhi is in the grip of a severe dengue outbreak and Jamia Nagar colony is one of the worst-hit areas of the capital. Local politicians claim dengue related cases could be as high as 2,000 in the colony, which is 10 times the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's...
  • SC says no to probe for Delhi encounter killings October 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea for an independent judicial probe into the killings of two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and a Delhi Police inspector in the September 2008 Batla House shootout in Jamia Nagar at New Delhi. A bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and...
  • Jamia University complains to EC over BJP ad November 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia has approached the Election Commission against an advertisement by the BJP accusing the varsity of spending its funds to "defend" terror suspects. In its letter to Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami, Jamia Vice-Chancellor Mushirul Hasan denied using any funds for defending the terror accused and said...
  • Rs 10 lakh to Jamia terror suspects: Amar Singh November 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party has announced that the party will give Rs 10 lakh to the Jamia Millia Islamia students who were arrested on the charge of being allegedly involved in the September 13 blasts in Delhi. Samajwadi Party General Secretary, Amar Singh, made the announcement on Thursday evening while...
  • Caretaker of 'terrorists' hideout flat gets bail November 3, 2008

    New Delhi: A court on Monday granted bail to the caretaker of a flat in where two suspected terrorists were killed in a police encounter last month. Abdul Rehman, the alleged caretaker of L-18 flat in Batla House colony near Jamia Nagar, was arrested on September 21 for alleged forgery and...
  • Delhi encounter: Rights group seeks judicial probe October 21, 2008

    New Delhi: A rights organisation on Monday moved a petition in the Delhi High Court seeking a judicial inquiry into the shootout in Jamia Nagar here in which two suspected terrorists were killed. NGO Act Now for Harmony and Democracy (ANHAD), in its petition, has raised doubts about the authenticity of...
  • 'Beat' report: Journos attacked in Jamia Nagar, 1 held October 18, 2008

    New Delhi: One person was arrested and search was on for another on Saturday, a day after a mob beat up a group of mediapersons in Jamia Nagar in south Delhi where two suspected terrorists were shot dead last month. "We have arrested one person, Azhar, in connection with the assault...
  • Jamia, a reality check to cash in on vote bank? October 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Ahead of Assembly Elections in five states, the competition among political parties to tap into the unease in the Muslim community over the Jamia Nagar encounter has intensified. Late on Friday night, Samajwadi Party’s Amar Singh and Trinamool leader Mamata Bannerjee joined hands and demanded a probe into the...
  • Amar, Mamata demand probe into Jamia encounter October 18, 2008

    New Delhi: The Jamia Nagar encounter is slowly turning into an election issue with various political leaders now raking up the controversy, ostensibly to appease the Muslim vote-bank. Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party’s general secretary Amar Singh visited Jamia Nagar area of New Delhi on Friday, and demanded...
  • Jamia 'confessions': HC asks how journos got them October 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Delhi Police how a weekly news magazine obtained details of the alleged confessional statements of three suspected terrorists arrested for the serial bombings in the capital Sep 13. A Bench headed by Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah and Justice S. Muralidhar...
  • Delhi blasts accused used fake documents at Jamia October 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Atif Amin, the alleged mastermind of the Sep 13 serial blasts in the Capital who was gunned down in a shootout with the police last month, used a fake certificate to get admitted to the Jamia Millia here, police said on Tuesday. “Amin, 24, submitted a fake B.Sc....
  • Amar Singh threatens pullout over Jamia issue October 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Tuesday indicated that his party could withdraw support to the UPA government if the two students of Jamia Millia Islamia arrested in connection with the Delhi serial blasts were proved to be innocent. "Shoot them if they are terrorists. But if they are...
  • SP demands judicial probe into Jamia encounter October 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The Jamia Nagar encounter in the Capital is fast acquiring political overtones. In an attempt to hold on to its minority vote base, the Samajwadi Party is demanding a judicial probe into the shootout. The party has even threatened to withdraw support to the UPA if those arrested after...
  • Arjun defends Jamia V-C, Govt keeps a distance September 26, 2008

    New Delhi: After the Delhi blasts, the Government wanted to send out the impression that it wasn't soft on terror. But then, another problem surfaced with the arrests and the encounter in Jamia Nagar - alienation of the minority. The apprehension of the Muslim community over the arrests in Jamia...
  • Jamia students on 'branding' | Hope and fear at AMU September 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Holding posters and waving the tricolour, hundreds of students and staff of the Jamia Millia Islamia University took part in a peaceful march on the campus on Thursday morning. Students say they feel re-assured that the university is united to protect them. They say it was a good...
  • Jamia Nagar wants to know 'real' shootout story | 'Terrorists' buried September 23, 2008

    New Delhi: While the Delhi police have a foolproof story on the Jamia Nagar shootout, but in times of terror, not everybody is convinced. In Jamia Nagar, the scene of the gunbattle between police and suspected terrorists, everybody wants to know beyond the official version. “Many people...
  • Terror suspects killed in Delhi encounter buried September 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The two alleged terrorists, Atif and Sajid, killed during the Friday's shootout in South Delhi were buried after post-mortem on Monday. Amidst heavy police presence, the bodies were taken to graveyard in Nizamuddin for burial late in the evening. The relatives complained that they were kept waiting for...
  • A grateful nation joins cop's family in hour of grief September 20, 2008

    New Delhi: It was 43-year-old 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...
  • Jamia residents allege 'profiling' | Landlord clueless September 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The residents of Jamia Nagar, a predominantly Muslim area, were in shock after the gunbattle between suspected terrorists and Delhi police on Friday. Most residents are questioning the alleged profiling by the police and some are even suggesting they should have been taken into confidence. “They should...
  • Jamia shootout: Landlord had no clue about tenants September 19, 2008

    Ghaziabad: The owner of the Jamia Nagar house, where two supected terrorists were killed in a shootout with the Delhi Police on Friday, says he didn't have a clue about the antecedents of his tenants. “I had no idea about who was residing in my house. I had never met them,”...