Sanjeev K Jha

In his reporting career of over 20 years, Sanjeev K Jha has covered bureaucracy, politics, ISI activities in border areas, music and Bollywood. Presently, he covers crime in the national Capital.

Articles by Sanjeev K Jha

Need to substantiate Rahul Gandhi’s claims: Delhi Police

Hours later, Gandhi hit back at the timing of the visit — 45 days after he made the speech — and alleged that the real motive of the police visit was linked to his attacks on the government over the recent Adani controversy

Congress leader Rahul Gandhileaves his residence after Sunday’s police visit. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 11:57 PM IST

5,000 police cameras to be up in Delhi by May 31

The Safe City Project, which aims to create a safe, secure and empowering environment for women in public places, was announced in 2020. The implementation of the project in the Capital will cost ₹600 crore, authorities said

TOPSHOT - A Delhi police barrier blocks a street during a Delhi state-wide weekend curfew imposed by the authorities to curb the spreading of the Covid-19 coronavirus in New Delhi on January 8, 2022. (Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP) (AFP)
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 04:05 PM IST

South Delhi halt: Chirag Delhi flyover to be shut for 50 days from today

Once repairs on the Nehru Place-IIT Delhi carriageway are complete, the other carriageway will be shut for traffic for the next 25 days, said officials.

A hoarding alerts commuters that repair work on the Chirag Delhi flyover is underway. In an advisory issued on Thursday, Delhi Traffic Police had announced that one carriageway on the flyover will be shut from Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 04:53 AM IST

NH-48 on Delhi-Gurugram e-way to be shut for 3 months; check alternate routes

According to officials from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), one of the underpasses will connect the Dwarka expressway with Nelson Mandela Marg, while the other will connect the Dwarka link road with NH-48.

Heavy traffic on NH-48 near Ambience Mall on March 4. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 08:44 AM IST
BySanjeev K Jha and Abhishek Behl

3-storey building, abandoned by its owner, collapses in Delhi’s Bhajanpura

According to police and fire officials, nobody was injured in the incident. However, a portion of another building in the same lane and power lines were damaged due to the collapse

The Bhajanpura building was standing on a 25 sq yards plot. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 09, 2023 11:51 PM IST

Former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia kept in Tihar wing with meditation cell

Sisodia had requested the court that he be kept in the meditation or vipassana cell inside the prison

AAP leader Manish Sisodia being taken to Tihar on Monday. (PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:41 AM IST

All hospitality licences now at a unified portal in Delhi

The entire process of granting and renewing licences is now online and faceless and will have to be completed within 49 days from the receipt of the application, Saxena said

Delhi LG VK Saxena at the launch of the modified unified portal on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 01, 2023 12:32 AM IST

Sisodia pre-arrest roadshow, barricades lead to traffic snarls in Delhi

Areas reporting congestion included Lodhi Colony, Dayal Singh College Road, Prithviraj Road, Chirag Dilli, Lajpat Nagar, ITO and Rajghat and on flyovers such as Barapulla and Moolchand

Barricades outside Manish Sisodia’s residence. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Feb 27, 2023 02:18 AM IST

Hundreds of AAP workers detained on road, at home

Police, however, said most AAP supporters were detained only for a few hours to “maintain the law and order scenario” for defying an order prohibiting gatherings

Delhi Police barricades to stop the AAP supporters during Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's visit to Rajghat ahead of his questioning by CBI in the liquor policy case, in New Delhi on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 01:48 AM IST

Sahil’s plan was to show Nikki’s murder as an accident, say cops

The disclosure comes amid admissions of those arrested that the murder was premeditated, did not actively involve Gehlot alone, and that some of his family members were part of the conspiracy

Police may now arrest other members of Gehlot’s family — five of them, including his father, were arrested last Friday — after investigating their direct or indirect role in conspiring to kill Nikki, the officers said. (PTI)
Published on Feb 21, 2023 02:04 AM IST

Cop under lens for hatching conspiracy with Sahil Gehlot to murder Nikki Yadav

The latest disclosures mean Sahil Gehlot did not act alone as had been thought previously. An official who asked not to be named said that at least four members met the main accused while he was taking Nikki Yadav’s body to stow away in a closed family restaurant.

Sahil Gahlot (right) was arrested on February 14 for allegedly murdering his girlfriend Nikki Yadav, 24, on February 10. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 19, 2023 05:21 AM IST

HT Exclusive | Nikki, Sahil were married; his family knew, helped in crime: Cops

In a a startling revelation in the murder of the 24-year-old woman, Delhi Police said that Sahil Gehlot and Nikki Yadav got married in a secret ceremony at an Arya Samaj Mandir in Noida in October 2020.

Big story Nikki Yadav was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend Sahil Gehlot on February 10. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 18, 2023 04:31 AM IST

Centre planning radical changes to IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act: Shah

The minister also praised the Delhi Police, which will provide security for G20-related meetings scheduled in the Capital from March, and said the force will bring laurels to the country.

Union home minister Amit Shah with Delhi police commissioner Sanjay Arora at the 76th Raising Day Parade of the Delhi Police at Kingsway Camp in New Delhi on Thursday. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 17, 2023 04:23 AM IST

Panel to pick jammer for Tihar’s phone menace

According to a senior Delhi Police officer, at least 10 mobile phones are smuggled every day to inmates in Tihar jail alone

Security personnel outside Tihar jail in New Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/ HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 16, 2023 01:21 PM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra and Sanjeev K Jha

Delhi to induct 5 forensic vans, 10 more by Feb-end

Delhi will be the first state to have such vans, and the move comes four months after the MHA directed that a forensic investigation is mandatory in all cases where punishment provided is over six years

Police officers said that each van, costing around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50 lakh, will provide uniformity of investigation across the national capital. (HT Archive)
Updated on Feb 15, 2023 02:49 AM IST

Delhi traffic cops to bring in smart tech to manage traffic ahead of G20 summit

SS Yadav, the special commissioner of police (traffic), said the main objective of the traffic police will be to reduce traffic bottlenecks with the help of artificial intelligence tools.

Police officers said the parking system will be incorporated with the existing Intelligent Traffic Management System. (Sunil, Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Feb 07, 2023 11:36 PM IST

Police charge Aaftab Poonawala with Shraddha Walkar’s murder: ‘Evidence linked’

The document filed in the Saket district court marks an important step in the shocking murder that led to protests and demands for capital punishment for the accused.

File photo of Aaftab Poonawala and Shraddha Walkar. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2023 01:00 PM IST

Cops may seek another forensic test on Aaftab Poonawala

The BEOSP report is conducted with the consent of the accused, and is not admissible in court, but it has proved to be a supportive document in the trials of at least 200 criminals in different cases in India, a senior officer said.

Currently, the Delhi Police have got forensic reports to establish that the human remains found at the instance of Poonawala were that of Walkar. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 12:24 PM IST

Naraina lift incident: Police file murder case against factory owner

Police also said they had sealed the factory; however, during a visit to the site on Monday afternoon, HT found it open. However, no work was in progress on the premises

Family members of the deceased men alleged that despite gross violations of safety norms, police have neither arrested the accused nor sealed the premises of the factory.
Published on Jan 09, 2023 11:57 PM IST

Sultanpuri case: ‘Probe, charge sheet may swing tribunal’s compensation award’

A Baleno car hit Anjali Kumari on January 1 when she was on her way home on her scooter. Kumari’s leg got stuck in the underside of the car, and she was dragged for nearly three hours on a stretch of over 14 kilometres.

Family members of Anjali along with the locals seen during a protest outside the Sultanpuri police station on January 5. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 09, 2023 07:09 AM IST

Four, not five, people were in car that killed woman in Sultanpuri: Police

The men in a grey Maruti Suzuki Baleno hit the victim, Anjali Kumari, who was riding a scooter with a friend in Sultanpuri in the early hours of January 1; the impact entangled her body to the underside of the car, which then drove on for at least two hours, dragging her body for at least 14km

A police van carrying the accused to Rohini court in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 11:39 AM IST

Four, not five, people were in car that killed woman in Sultanpuri

The men in a grey Maruti Suzuki Baleno hit the victim, Anjali Kumari, who was riding a scooter with a friend in Sultanpuri in the early hours of January 1.

FSL team conducts an inspection of the car along with the team of police at Sultanpuri police station in the Kanjhawala death case, in New Delhi.
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 04:45 AM IST

In Sultanpuri case, police say 2 others ‘shielded’ men in car that dragged woman

Special police commissioner Sagar Preet Hooda said Ashutosh and Ankush Khanna’s involvement was established through CCTV footage, call records, and interrogation of the arrested accused

Forensic experts examining the car. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 05, 2023 03:38 PM IST

‘Murder charge may be invoked against Sultanpuri accused’: Police

The 20-year-old victim, identified as Anjali Kumari, was allegedly hit by the car on Shani Bazar Road in Sultanpuri, when she was returning home on a scooter with a friend.

People escort Anjali Kumar’s funeral procession to the cremation ground at Budh Vihar in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 04, 2023 01:50 AM IST

No evidence of sexual assault in autopsy, cops quiz pillion rider

The post-mortem examination of a 20-year-old woman, whose death on New Year’s Day triggered outrage, revealed no injuries suggesting sexual assault, police said on Tuesday.

The victim’s body being taken home ahead of her last rites on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 04, 2023 01:03 AM IST

Statement of woman seen with 20-year-old before being dragged under car recorded

Special police commissioner Sagar Preet Hooda said they now have an eyewitness and that will help them ensure strictest punishment to the accused

People gathered outside the Sultanpuri police station demanding strict punishment for accused in Sultanpuri accident case. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 02:55 PM IST

Police quizzing 2nd woman who was with victim

The police on Monday confirmed that the victim in the Sultanpuri accident case was with another woman before the alleged accident took place on early Sunday morning

A video grab of the car that dragged the woman for around 14km in the early hours of Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 01:37 AM IST

Outcry, questions over woman dragged by car

Outrage mounted on Monday over the grisly death of a 20-year-old woman who was dragged under a car for at least two hours and found dead on the road in the early hours of New Year’s Day, but niggling questions about the sequence of events that led to the horrific incident continued to trouble investigators.

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno was seen in CCTV footage taking several U-turns and driving in the same neighbourhoods.
Published on Jan 02, 2023 11:59 PM IST
ByHemani Bhandari and Sanjeev K Jha, New Delhi

Car with drunk men hits woman in Delhi’s Sultanpuri, drags her 7km

A 20-year-old woman was killed after a car hit her scooty and dragged her around for nearly seven kilometres in outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri early on Sunday morning, police said.

(Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 06:02 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Ashram spot check: Flyover far from prepared for closure

As January 1 looms, experts say agencies should delay closing the flyover until all the measures are in place to manage the additional burden.

Pavements on main Ring Road have not been repaired, forcing people to walk on the road. (Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Updated on Dec 31, 2022 04:47 AM IST
ByAlok K N Mishra & Sanjeev K Jha
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