Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar writes on the Delhi government, city politics, transport, aviation, and social welfare. A journalist for a decade, he also tracks issues such as trafficking and labour exploitation in Delhi and other states.

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All metro stations to have quick reaction teams, control rooms

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2013 01:07 AM IST
To improve the response time and overall security in Delhi Metro, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will now have Quick Reaction Teams (QRT) at every station.
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Cops not helping, man looks for missing son

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2012 01:37 AM IST
Frantic search for a 20-year-old who went missing from Mayur Vihar; father ventures out with photo in hand from place to place every day
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Mewati gangs give police sleepless nights

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2012 01:47 AM IST
They carry dead animals which they use to stop policemen on their hot pursuit; they wear jeans and T-shirts to hide their rural background and they commit robberies in hired vehicles. They are the notorious criminals from Mewat, 60 km from Delhi, who are giving Delhi Police a harrowing time.
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Mosque row: Video helps cops nail guilty

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2012 01:44 AM IST
Five more arrested for last week’s violence near disputed site; all of them are Old Delhi residents.
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Hello! Fraudsters calling

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2012 02:02 AM IST
Picture this: you get random missed calls from an unknown number in the dead of night. The caller bugs you continuously till you get irritated, call back and make a few queries in a sleepy condition only to find that it was a wrong number.
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Unable to steal, thieves make away with pup

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2012 02:25 AM IST
Roxy, the three-month-old Labrador belonging to newlyweds Swati and Raunak Arora, might have grown up to be a good watchdog true to its breed but burglars struck a few years too soon. Faizan Haidar reports.
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Govt administrator takes over, orders medical test on kids

Hindustan Times | By Neelam Pandey and Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2012 01:33 AM IST
The children of Arya orphanage will be medically examined in a week to confirm if they were subjected to any kind of sexual abuse or physical assault in the premises. What next
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Police chief told to file FIR against management

Hindustan Times | By Neelam Pandey and Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2012 11:33 PM IST
The Delhi government on Wednesday asked the police commissioner to file FIRs against the Arya orphanage management and the staffers.
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Children recall horror stories

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar and Neelam Pandey, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2012 12:44 AM IST
Thoroughly scared after the horror tales, thirty eight-year-old Rehana is anxious get both her children back from Arya orphanage. She claimed that when she went to the orphanage to get her children out, the authorities refused.
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Poor mothers forced to send kids away

Hindustan Times | By Neelam Pandey and Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2012 12:42 AM IST
Their poor financial condition forced parents of most children of Arya Orphanage to send their wards to the children's home. In most cases, their mothers were the sole breadwinners — there were no male members — and did not earn enough to feed their children.
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Probe widens, staff under scanner

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar and Neelam Pandey, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2012 01:41 AM IST
Police to book employees of orphanage for physically assaulting kids, to probe sexual abuse angle as well; arrests likely in a day or two.
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Cop donates eyes of son who died in accident

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2012 12:42 AM IST
The 23-year-old Devesh was riding home when he lost balance and fell off bike.
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Invitation to crime: City has 650 unlit stretches

Hindustan Times | By Neelam Pandey and Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2011 12:23 AM IST
A fortnight after commissioner of Delhi Police, BK Gupta advised that women should be accompanied by male relatives if they venture out at odd hours, Delhi Police has come out with a list of 650 no-go lanes.
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T3: Destination of all AI flights from Wednesday

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2010 11:29 PM IST
If you have booked your ticket with Air India and your flight is scheduled to take off after Wednesday midnight, head straight to Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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Patrolling made easy at T3 with Segway

Hindustan Times | By Faizan Haidar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2010 02:15 AM IST
Patrolling inside Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA)'s Terminal 3 is going to be a totally new experience. With the commencement of Segway — a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle — supervisors can ensure a safe and effective mobility. Faizan Haidar reports.
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