Abhishek Anand is a Principal Correspondent with Hindustan Times. He is stationed Noida and covers real estate, politics, crime, IT & BPO sectors.
Articles by Abhishek Anand
Dadri lynching accused’s death: Union minister, MLA drop into tense Bisada
A controversial BJP legislator on Friday assured an additional Rs 15 lakh to the family of a murder accused whose custodial death sparked tension at Bisada in Uttar Pradesh where a Muslim man was lynched last year.
Updated on Oct 08, 2016 01:07 AM IST
Bisada villagers continue protests, won’t cremate man accused of Ikhlaq murder
Villagers held a panchayat near Ravin Sisodia’s body that has been draped in the tricolour and kept near his residence.
Published on Oct 07, 2016 01:48 PM IST
Body of Ikhlaq’s murder accused draped in tricolour
Published on Oct 07, 2016 06:32 AM IST
We feel safe here, say Muslims of Bisada as police keep watch
A sense of unease prevailed in Bisada village, around 50km from Delhi, on Thursday as villagers refused to cremate the body of lynching suspect Ravin alias Robin.
Published on Oct 06, 2016 10:08 PM IST
Bisada residents put national flag on body of accused in Dadri lynching case
Residents of Bisada village wrapped a national flag on the body of Ravin Sisodia, an accused in Dadri-lynching case, to accord him status of a martyr amid
Updated on Oct 06, 2016 08:41 PM IST
Death of Dadri accused during custody sparks Bisada tension
Published on Oct 06, 2016 12:31 PM IST
Dadri lynching: Kin of accused refuse to perform last rites, demand compensation
The family of an accused, who died in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday due to kidney and respiratory failure, in the Dadri lynching case has refused to perform his last rites until their demands are met.
Updated on Oct 06, 2016 12:56 PM IST
Bisada tense after death of lynching accused, force deployed
Heavy police force was deployed at Uttar Pradesh’s Bisada village after a 22-year-old man, an accused in the Dadri lynching case, died in a Delhi hospital due to suspected case of dengue or chikungunya.
Updated on Oct 05, 2016 12:32 PM IST
Dadri lynching accused dies of ‘chikungunya or dengue’ in Delhi hospital
Ravin and 17 other youths, including three juveniles, were arrested for allegedly lynching Mohammad Ikhlaq, 55, and grievously injuring his son Danish over allegations of slaughtering a cow and storing its meat for consumption on September 28, 2015.
Updated on Oct 05, 2016 02:05 AM IST
Sand mining mafia head shoots self while cleaning pistol in Greater Noida
Sanjay Momnathal, 40, was rushed to hospital with a bullet injury on the face
Updated on Oct 05, 2016 09:26 AM IST
Noida mountaineer Arjun Vajpai scales sixth-highest peak Mt Cho Oyu
City mountaineer Arjun Vajpai on Tuesday successfully scaled Mount Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world. Cho Oyu is located on the Nepal-Tibet border and is 8,188 metres above the sea level.
Published on Oct 04, 2016 12:16 PM IST
Miranda House girl dies five days after cab crash in Noida
Published on Sep 29, 2016 01:01 PM IST
Miranda House student dies five days after Uber crash in Noida
Five days after an Uber cab rammed a truck in Noida 16A, 20-year-old Miranda House student Kaayum Pegu lost her battle for life.
Updated on Sep 29, 2016 09:24 AM IST
Dadri lynching: A year on, charges yet to be framed in Fast-Track court
A year later, HT revisits the fateful night when 55-year-old Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched and his son Danish was critically injured in a mob attack.
Updated on Sep 27, 2016 01:18 PM IST
A year later, villagers avoid talking about Dadri lynching
A year after lynching of a Muslim man over allegations of slaughtering a cow and storing its meat for consumption, the Bisada village of Dadri area, some 50 km from Delhi, is quiet and normalcy has returned.
Updated on Sep 28, 2016 09:09 AM IST
Noida: Uber cab rams truck, DU student from Miranda House critical
Four Delhi University students were injured when the Uber cab they were travelling in rammed a parked truck near Sector 16A early on Friday morning.
Updated on Sep 28, 2016 12:01 PM IST
A year on, festivals mean sorrow to Ikhlaq’s family
Published on Sep 27, 2016 10:05 AM IST
A year after Dadri lynching, festivals mean sorrow for Ikhlaq’s family
Twelve months back, the quiet village of Bisada in Dadri tehsil of Greater Noida, nearly 50km from Delhi, hit the headlines of virtually every newspaper and TV channel.
Updated on Sep 27, 2016 11:34 AM IST
Dadri lynching: Hearing on framing of charges deferred to October 28
Hearing on framing of charges against 18 accused in the Dadri lynching case was deferred to October 28 as the judge of the fast track court was on leave on Friday.
Published on Sep 24, 2016 12:50 AM IST
Dadri lynching: Ikhlaq’s kin say third juvenile is an adult, seeks FIR
The family of slain Mohammad Ikhlaq has sought reinvestigation into the age of the third juvenile accused who was recently released from the detention centre.
Updated on Sep 23, 2016 04:10 PM IST
Noida cops zero in on criminals after identifying one on Facebook
Noida Police on Thursday arrested four men for allegedly robbing Rs 50,000 from a B. Tech student near Sector 94 on Tuesday evening.
Published on Sep 22, 2016 11:23 PM IST
Third Juvenile released on bail in Dadri lynching case
Nearly a year after the incident, the third and juvenile accused of Dadri lynching case was released on bail from the juvenile detention centre Tuesday evening.
Updated on Sep 21, 2016 02:01 PM IST
STF of UP Police arrests five ‘shooters’ of Sundar Bhati gang in Greater Noida
The special task force (west) of the UP police have arrested five alleged shooters of the Sundar Bhati gang from their hideout at Ecotech 1 area of Greater Noida.
Published on Sep 21, 2016 11:00 AM IST
Uber cabbie found dead in Noida
The driver was found dead in his cab in Sector 62 with the car’s seat belt tied around his neck
Published on Sep 17, 2016 01:32 AM IST
18-year-old gangraped in Noida by two, accused arrested
An 18-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by two persons in Sector 10 on Tuesday night, police said.
Published on Sep 15, 2016 02:38 PM IST
Greater Noida: No sacrifice on quiet Eid in Bisada, sweets offered
Updated on Sep 14, 2016 11:21 AM IST
Bisada prepares for Eid a year after Ikhlaq’s death
Nearly a year after the lynching of a Muslim man over allegations of slaughtering a cow and storing its meat for consumption, Muslims of Bisada village are preparing for Bakra Eid in the shadows of the incident.
Published on Sep 13, 2016 12:32 AM IST
Court asks developer’s former employee to surrender, rejects bail plea
The Allahabad high court has asked Suninder Sandha, accused of siphoning off R 6 crore of homebuyers’ money while working as marketing director of Horizon Concept group, to surrender in a local court within 15 days.
Published on Sep 13, 2016 12:17 AM IST
Greater Noida: 38-yr-old school teacher found murdered at Bisada
A 38-year-old primary school teacher Manoj Sisodiya was found murdered near his residence Thursday morning at Bisada village.
Published on Sep 07, 2016 03:41 PM IST
Noida: In a first, taxmen do a search of paying guest facilities, hostels
In a first in the city, the income tax department searched five paying guest (PG) accommodations and hostels in Noida’s sector 126-127.
Updated on Sep 06, 2016 01:30 PM IST