VASANT KUNJ

  • 21-yr-old girl raped for a month by acquaintance in South Delhi December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old girl from Kerala was allegedly kept captive and repeatedly raped by her male acquaintance at a residence in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area since November. The incident came to light on Wednesday when the girl managed to contact her mother back in Kerala as the accused has...
  • Delhi: LG meets affected ppl from Rangpuri, promises prompt relief November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today directed the Chief Secretary and other officials to take immediate steps for providing succour to those affected in the demolition drive at the Rangpuri Pahadi slums. Meeting the representatives of the affected families at Raj Niwas here, Jung told them that relief would...
  • Delhi: Fire at petrol pump, two injured July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Two employees received minor injuries in a fire at a petrol pump on Saturday, police said. The incident happened at a pump in Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi when fire broke out at a nozzle but was doused within 15 minutes by two fire tenders. Neeraj and Shehzad, who...
  • Delhi: 25yearold woman alleges sexual assault by three men in a car June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A 25yearold woman has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by three men in a car in South Delhi. All three suspects have been arrested. A case of gangrape (376 G IPC) has been registered at the Vasant Kunj (south) police station. The suspects are resident of Nangal...
  • Delhi: Assamese girl raped by men from her hometown February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: An Assamese girl was allegedly raped by two men hailing from her state in Mahipalpur area in South Delhi. The two accused identified as Rahul and Harun, both in their 20s and residents of Tejpur, Assam have been arrested on charges of rape, police said. "Rahul knew the girl, who...
  • Upset over rape allegations, South Delhibased NGO Director allegedly commits suicide December 19, 2013

    The Director of a prominent Delhibased NGO, who faced the charge of rape levelled by a rights activist, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of his posh Vasant Kunj house in South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Anwar was a native of Allahabad and an alumni...
  • Shining Schools of India: Holistic development of students November 9, 2013

    On this episode we take a look at the Modern School, Barakhamba Road and Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj. ...
  • Bail denied to Delhi woman accused of torturing maid October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday rejected the bail plea of a woman who was arrested for allegedly torturing and illegally confining her teenage domestic help in her house here in Vasant Kunj. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha dismissed the bail plea of accused 50yearold Vandana Dhir and directed the jail...
  • Delhi domestic help abuse case: Victim's statement to be recorded before magistrate October 4, 2013

    A court in Delhi on Friday directed the Delhi Police to get the statement of a teenaged victim, who was allegedly assaulted and confined by a 50yearold multinational woman executive, recorded before a magistrate. During arguments on the bail plea of accused Vandana Dhir, the employer of the victim, Metropolitan Magistrate...
  • Delhi domestic help abuse case: Woman who placed her arrested October 4, 2013

    The placement agent, who provided the domestic help to a 50yearold multinational woman executive allegedly involved in the Vasant Kunj maid battering case, has been arrested. Police on Thursday evening arrested the woman, Dorothy, who ran a placement agency in Kotla Mubarakpur area of South Delhi. Dorothy has been booked under...
  • Delhi: 135 oldage home inmates evicted, one dies October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 55yearoldage home inmate Sher Singh allegedly died on Wednesday night after he along with 134 others was evicted from an oldage home in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. Sources say all the 135 senior citizens were shifted to Sevasandan NGO in Narela on Wednesday...
  • Delhi: 50yearold arrested for allegedly assaulting minor domestic help October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: A 50year old has been arrested for allegedly assaulting her minor domestic help on the charges of assault, abuse, illegal confinement and bonded labour. The minor domestic help has been rescued from the posh Vasant Kunj area in South Delhi. She is in a serious condition with a...
  • Delhi: Police, NGO rescue battered domestic help, employer arrested October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: A 50yearold woman, Vandana Dheer, has been arrested in Delhi for allegedly brutally abusing her teenaged domestic worker. The girl was rescued from Vasant Kunj in south Delhi by a joint team of an NGO and police. A case of assault, bonded labour and illegal confinement was lodged against...
  • Delhi: Police rescue teenaged domestic help October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has rescued a teenaged domestic worker from a house in Vasant Kunj. The police have registered a case of assault, bonded labour and illegal confinement against the girl's employer and have arrested the employer. The 15yearold girl from Jharkhand has alleged that her employer would...
  • Minor girl commits suicide in Delhi police station June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A 16yearold girl committed suicide by hanging in a police station in Delhi on Saturday evening, police said. "The girl, a native of Bangladesh, who works as a domestic help in south Delhi, had gone missing from her home in Vasant Kunj on Friday. A passerby spotted her...
  • BSP leader murder: 'Selfstyled godman ordered the killing' April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The police may have identified the mastermind of the fatal shooting of Bahujan Samaj Party leader and real estate tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj in his Delhi farmhouse. Sources have told CNNIBN that the interrogation of the suspects has led to the name of a selfstyled godman or Swami. Sources say...
  • BSP leader murder: Police arrest four including two shooters April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested four people in the murder case of Bahujan Samaj Party leader and real estate tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj. The four people include two shooters (Purushottam and Sunil), the driver of the car in which the assailants fled (Amit) and the owner of that car...
  • Delhi: Group led by two women thrashes taxi driver January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A taxi driver was abducted by a group led by two women and beaten up, police said Thursday. The police said it seemed like a case of property dispute. Satinder Singh, 22, of Arjun Camp in Vasant Kunj in South Delhi was dragged out of his house by the...
  • Delhi: Jilted lover stabs girl to death January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A jilted lover allegedly stabbed to death a teenage girl who rejected his proposal and critically injured her sister this morning when they were on way to work in south Delhi, police said. The incident was reported from Kusumpur Pahari area in Vasant Kunj North at around 11 am...
  • Explain failure in Shobhit murder probe: HC July 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city police to explain their failure in solving the murder case of IT student Shobhit Modi, who was stabbed to death near his residence in the posh Vasant Kunj locality. "Notice is issued to the Delhi Police for September 13," Justice...
  • Police botched up the probe: Shobhit Modi's father July 5, 2011

    While the police claims they couldn't collect evidence due to rain, Shobhit Modi's father says there was no rain on the day. ...
  • Shobhit murder: two months on, still no headway July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: It has been exactly two months since 20yearold engineering student Shobhit Modi was found murdered in Delhi's upscale Vasant Kunj locality, but there is still no headway in the case. The Delhi police has profiled more than 7500 people in the murder case, including 1200 auto drivers and...
  • Shobhit murder: Delhi police still clueless May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Two weeks after 20yearold Shobhit Modi was murdered and after 500 people were questioned, the Delhi police is still clueless as to who murdered the engineering student. Shobhit's body was found outside his Vasant Kunj residence. The Delhi police are planning to announce a cash reward for any...
  • Shobhit murder probe: did he face threats? May 8, 2011

    New Delhi: It's been two days since engineering student Shobhit was found dead near his Vasant Kunj home in the capital. So far, the police have questioned more than a hundred people and now his parents have reportedly told the police that Shobhit's life had been under threat for some...
  • 21yearold IT student murdered in Delhi May 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The busy Vasant Kunj stretch in South Delhi witnessed a bizarre murder on Thursday night. A 21yearold IT student Shobhit Modi collapsed at the gate outside his own house after being stabbed. His killers are still missing. The security guard Ram Dev said, "He fell from the car and...
  • 21yrold student killed in Delhi's Vasant Kunj May 6, 2011

    New Delhi: A 21yearold student Shobhit was found murdered near Vasant Kunj in south Delhi at around 10:30 pm on Thursday night. Some guards in the area say that Shobhit was dropped off by a car which sped off soon after. Shobhit, a second year IT student of Manav Rachna University,...
  • Delhi: IIT aspirant detained for murder December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Forty eight hours after a senior citizen was found dead in a house in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, the police have managed to apprehend the accused, a 17year old school student. It was a murder which shocked this Vasant Kunj locality, 68yearold DK Joshi, a retired school...
  • 21yearold engineering student shot dead in Delhi November 29, 2007

    New Delhi: In Delhi, a prominent builder's 21yearold son was shot dead in the posh Vasant Kunj market area on Wednesday evening. Varun Malik, an engineering student, had reportedly gone to the market with two friends Nitin and Sachin to meet another friend Moti. Once there, Moti allegedly shot...
  • Double murder accused in police custody March 3, 2007

    New Delhi: The domestic help accused in a double murder case in Delhi's Vasant Kunj on Friday has been sent to oneday police custody by a local court. Mithilesh, who stabbed to death a retired Army officer's mother and son, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Vrinda Kumari on Saturday. Although...
  • Double murder in Delhi colony March 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Two members of a family were murdered in the upmarket Vasant Kunj in southwest Delhi on Friday. Retired armyman Col. Amanpreet Singh's 11yearold son and his mother were stabbed to death allegedly by their servant. His daughter was also injured the attack. The servant, who allegedly stabbed to...