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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Updated on Jan 04, 2023 01:03 AM IST
ByHemani Bhandari, Sanjeev K Jha, New Delhi
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
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
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.
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.
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 06:02 AM IST
BySanjeev K Jha, 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.
Updated on Dec 31, 2022 04:47 AM IST
ByAlok K N Mishra & Sanjeev K Jha