Snehal Tripathi covers crime and policing in Delhi. A trained electronic and electrical engineer, she always wanted to be a journalist, starting this journey with the hyper-local edition of Hindustan Times in south Delhi.
Articles by Snehal Tripathi
Low-cost carriers IndiGo and Go Air cancelled 65 flights a day after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grounded 11 Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by a particular batch of faulty Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines.
Updated on Mar 13, 2018 11:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySnehal Tripathi and Neha LM Tripathi
The court on February 17 had directed the police to register an FIR under appropriate sections. It had also ordered an inquiry into the alleged lapses by police officials associated in the case.
Puppeteers prepare for Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival to be held in Delhi from February 20 to February 27.
Seventeen people had died in that incident with the family members of the victims receiving compensation cheques of Rs 5 lakh each from the state government on January 24.
Jigisha Ghosh, a 28-year-old IT executive, was abducted by four men in a car little away from her house in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj after she was dropped by her office cab at 4 am
Updated on Jan 04, 2018 10:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySnehal Tripathi and Shiv Sunny
Public interest litigations have alleged that the restaurants and pubs in the two areas are running in contravention of the safety rules, prompting the high court to seek reports from the authorities concerned.
A Special CBI court acquitted former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and all other accused in the 2G scam case that had rocked the Manmohan Singh-led UPA-II government.
Updated on Dec 21, 2017 11:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshok Bagriya, P Suchetana Ray, Bhadra Sinha and Snehal Tripathi, New Delhi
Special CBI judge acquits all accused in 2G spectrum allocation case, says there is no evidence against them.
Updated on Dec 21, 2017 04:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySuchetana Ray and Snehal Tripathi
HT SPOTLIGHT | Daily commuters, including men, say they feel unsafe after exiting from many metro stations in Delhi. Just last month, two women were molested within a span of 15 minutes at the ITO metro station
Updated on Dec 22, 2017 08:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times | BySnehal Tripathi and Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
The court also directed that Rs 10 lakh would be paid as compensation to his wife’s parents.
Police said the woman from east Delhi’s Ghazipur had an extra-marital affair, and later planned the murder of her daughter with her lover after the child found them in a compromising position.
Vijay, alias Dhoni, allegedly became a member of Gaurav Jhareda gang after failing to get into Delhi’s state cricket team
Hindustan Times’ visit to five homeless shelters reveals shortage of toilets, geysers, space and food
Updated on Nov 20, 2017 03:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAshish Mishra and Snehal Tripathi, New Delhi
The colony was demolished to construct multi-storey buildings by a private builder, as part of Delhi Master Plan 2021 of DDA. However, some families stayed put, refusing to move out.
Kathputli Colony was demolished to construct multi-storey buildings as part of DDA’s Master Plan 2021. During the last three years, 1,355 families have shifted to a transit accommodation at Anand Parbat.
Hotel Leela Palace claimed that due to the sealing of the suite, which costs ₹55,000-₹61,000 a night, it had suffered a loss of ₹50 lakh in the last 3 years
The north and east Delhi civic bodies had launched the waste segregation at source project at 10 selected neighbourhoods on the occasion of World Environment Day. The objective was to encourage people to sort out their domestic trash
Updated on Oct 02, 2017 04:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVibha Sharma & Snehal Tripathi
The court has ordered desealing of the suite twice in the past this year. However, the suite continues to be locked since January 17, 2014.
This June was the wettest since 2007 thanks to heavy pre-monsoon showers. But rain has been erratic since monsoon hit on July 2
In Pics | People from across Delhi visit Durga Puja pandals in CR Park to see the larger-than-life idols of the goddess. Meet the artisans from West Bengal who come to Delhi every during this time to make these idols
A couple in their seventies was murdered and their house ransacked in north-west Delhi’s Ashok Vihar, Phase-3, on Saturday.
The double murder came to light when an attendant alerted the neighbours that the couple were neither opening the door nor taking calls. Delhi police broke open the house and found the two lying dead in a room.
Survivors and eye-witnesses recall a loud blast that shook the ground right before the mayhem. Abhishek, 20, and Rajkumari, 28, died after falling into a canal.
Yashish Arora was talking to his girlfriend when the abductors hit his car. She heard him get into an argument before his phone was disconnected. She alerted Arora’s family and Delhi police who tracked the victim’s location through electronic surveillance.
Jyoti Bakhsi was on her way to Kashmere Gate ISBT with her daughter Mahak when two men on a bike targeted them. Jyoti fell out of the auto and sustained head injuries.
Rama Shankar confessed his crime to the Delhi Police even before it had been discovered. He claimed that ‘liberal ways’ of the victim Kalawati were bringing disrepute to the family prompting him to murder her.
Police said that after jumping parole, Singh kept on shifting from one city to another and for short periods, lived in cities such as Ludhiana, Bikaner, Haridwar and Ghaziabad before returning to Delhi.
Senior police officials said that the victim and the accused should have been taken into the interrogation room for questioning, instead of being taken into a room belonging to an investigation officer.
Flight operations at Delhi airport were halted twice for around two hours on Sunday after pilots of two airlines spotted a drone-like object in the area even as security agencies went into a tizzy. Police said that the drone-like object was seen near Dwarka Sector 23.
15 schoolchildren interacted with elders in CR Park to know about their personal histories and relationship with the area.