Sohil Sehran

Sohil Sehran was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

Articles by Sohil Sehran

Traffic cops absent, congestion continues at City Centre Metro station in Noida

Vendors have encroached upon the service roads on both sides of the station. Cab drivers end up parking on the main carriageway while picking up or dropping passengers and this often leads to congestion.

Apart from vendors, auto-rickshaw drivers too add to the chaos by parking vehicles in a haphazard manner on the service roads and main carriageway.(Sunil Ghosh /HT Photo)
Apart from vendors, auto-rickshaw drivers too add to the chaos by parking vehicles in a haphazard manner on the service roads and main carriageway.(Sunil Ghosh /HT Photo)
Published on Oct 07, 2017 11:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySohil Sehran, Noida

Noida: Kin of gangster who was shot dead block Mahamaya Flyover

Twenty-seven-year-old Sumit Gurjar was shot dead by the police in a late-night encounter in Chi-4 area of Greater Noida on Tuesday night.

The Mahamaya Flyover was lined up with vehicles up to the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
The Mahamaya Flyover was lined up with vehicles up to the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2017 05:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Greater Noida: Police shoot dead gangster Sumit Gurjar in alleged encounter

Sumit Gurjar carried a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head and was involved in crimes like robbery and extortion in various sectors of Noida and Greater Noida.

Sub-inspector Satish Kumar, admitted at Kailash hospital, after he received a bullet injury in the alleged encounter.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Sub-inspector Satish Kumar, admitted at Kailash hospital, after he received a bullet injury in the alleged encounter.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 04, 2017 02:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Bikers top traffic violations in Noida from Jan to June

As many as 37,923 commuters on two-wheelers were fined. Officials said that this was an increase from the 29,834 violations recorded in the same period in 2016.

Traffic officials said they compiled the data to work out strategies on ways to make city roads violation-free.(Sunil Ghosh/HT File Photo)
Traffic officials said they compiled the data to work out strategies on ways to make city roads violation-free.(Sunil Ghosh/HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 01, 2017 10:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Noida: Couple in SUV flees after accident, liquor bottle recovered

The police said that the couple in the car had a close shave. The vehicle, a Ford EcoSport, was moving towards Greater Noida West.

Eyewitnesses said that the there were two occupants of the car, a man and a woman, both in their early 20s.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Eyewitnesses said that the there were two occupants of the car, a man and a woman, both in their early 20s.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 28, 2017 09:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Noida: Eerie silence reigns in Bisada

Roads and lanes are deserted and a group of people sitting on the verandahs and benches outside some shops show some sign of life in this nondescript village that came into the limelight after the lynching in September 2015.

Villagers said that Hindus have not forgotten the lynching, which they refer to as Ikhlaq Kaand.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Villagers said that Hindus have not forgotten the lynching, which they refer to as Ikhlaq Kaand.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 28, 2017 02:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Noida: Fear stops us from revisiting Bisada residence, says Ikhlaq’s family

Since the incident that took place on the night of September 28, 2015, the family members, including Ikhlaq’s wife, two sons and daughter have not revisited their house in Bisada.

Ikhlaq’s elder son, Sartaj, who works with Indian Air Force (IAF) and lives in Delhi, said that he had twice gone to visit his relatives in Nai Basti area of Dadri but he returned to Delhi without visiting Bisada.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Ikhlaq’s elder son, Sartaj, who works with Indian Air Force (IAF) and lives in Delhi, said that he had twice gone to visit his relatives in Nai Basti area of Dadri but he returned to Delhi without visiting Bisada.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 28, 2017 02:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Two years after Ikhlaq lynching, four of 60 Muslim families left in Bisada

Four Muslim families now left in Bisada also want to move out but have not been able to do so because of financial constraints. Religious divide broke the communal harmony in this UP town in September 2015 when a resident Mohammad Ikhlaq was killed over rumours of cow slaughter.

Entry gate to Bisada village where Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched by a mob over suspicion that he had slaughtered a cow and consumed beef in September 2015.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Entry gate to Bisada village where Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched by a mob over suspicion that he had slaughtered a cow and consumed beef in September 2015.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 28, 2017 01:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Noida woman who alleged gangrape now says complaint was false

The 24-year-old woman consistently refused to undergo medical examination and did not hand over her phone

NCR region is regarded as unsafe for women.(File photo)
NCR region is regarded as unsafe for women.(File photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2017 12:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | By, Noida

Noida resident duped of Rs12 lakh in cyber fraud

The police said that in the first week of August, Singh had received an email from one Jacob Herry, who claimed to be a purchasing manager with Ozomedicherb, a UK-based company. In the email, Herry was offering a partnership and to start a business of herbal seeds and had assured him of handsome earnings.

After an initial investment, the alleged fraudsters cut contact with the victim.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
After an initial investment, the alleged fraudsters cut contact with the victim.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 23, 2017 09:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Noida woman allegedly gang-raped in car, thrown out near Delhi’s Akshardham

Noida police have registered an FIR on the basis of the 24-year-old victim’s complaint. She was allegedly forced into a car near Golf Course Metro station in Noida on Saturday by two men who then raped her.

The woman was allegedly waiting for an auto rickshaw near Golf Course Metro station in Noida at around 6.30pm when the incident took place.(AFP FILE)
The woman was allegedly waiting for an auto rickshaw near Golf Course Metro station in Noida at around 6.30pm when the incident took place.(AFP FILE)
Updated on Sep 24, 2017 12:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Three die of poisonous gases while cleaning sewer in Noida, contractor missing

RWA president of Shramik Kunj, Sector 110 said the sewer line was overflowing and Noida authority had been requested to get it cleaned with a pressure machine.

Police said the men, identified as Rajesh, 28, Vikas, 24 and Ravinder, 25, died while trying to pull each other out of the sewer in Sector 110.(HT Photo)
Police said the men, identified as Rajesh, 28, Vikas, 24 and Ravinder, 25, died while trying to pull each other out of the sewer in Sector 110.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2017 01:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Greater Noida: Armed gang kills two liquor firm employees, flees with Rs 8 lakh

The victims of the attack were employees of a liquor firm who had come to collect cash from a wine shop at Ecotech-3 area.

Two men were shot dead, and one has been hospitalised with bullet injuries.(File photo)
Two men were shot dead, and one has been hospitalised with bullet injuries.(File photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2017 11:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | By

Commuting from Delhi to Noida? Kalindi Kunj bridge to shut at night for 45 days

Starting September 22, Delhi to Noida carriageway of the Kalindi Kunj bridge will be closed for traffic from 10pm to 6 am. More than 20,000 vehicles enter Noida from Kalindi Kunj bridge at night. It is also a major link between Noida and Faridabad

Movement from Noida to Delhi will not be affected as only one side of the Kalindi Kunj-Noida bridge will be closed.(HT Photo)
Movement from Noida to Delhi will not be affected as only one side of the Kalindi Kunj-Noida bridge will be closed.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2017 03:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Ryan International: Parents hold protest at Noida, want security beefed up

Police deployed outside Ryan International School branches at Noida’s Sector 39 and Kasna in Greater Noida.

Parents protest outside the Ryan International School in Noida’s Sector 39. Parents are demanding tighter security after a Class 2 student was murdered at the school’s Gurgaon branch on September 8.(Sunil Ghosh / HT photo)
Parents protest outside the Ryan International School in Noida’s Sector 39. Parents are demanding tighter security after a Class 2 student was murdered at the school’s Gurgaon branch on September 8.(Sunil Ghosh / HT photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2017 11:15 AM IST

Garbage dump on vacant plot in Noida’s Sector 50 raises a stink

The site is located along the road that connects Sector 51 with Sector 78. Residents said that many sanitation workers and garbage collectors carry piles of waste in their rickshaws and dump it in the area.

A primary collection centre has already been constructed but mounds of garbage continue to be littered outside it.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
A primary collection centre has already been constructed but mounds of garbage continue to be littered outside it.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 10, 2017 10:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Man accused of raping Noida woman, filming act held

The accused, Anuj Kumar, had allegedly raped the woman in October 2014. According to the complainant, one of Kumar’s accomplices clicked her pictures and filmed the rape after a party.

The woman told police that Kumar would send someone from his village to take money from her. For the last two years, the accused had extorted more than Rs 1 lakh from her, said police.(Representative Photo)
The woman told police that Kumar would send someone from his village to take money from her. For the last two years, the accused had extorted more than Rs 1 lakh from her, said police.(Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 10, 2017 10:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

‘Traffic Baba’ among seven volunteers felicitated by police

The traffic volunteers were honoured saved lives by taking accident victims to hospitals and ensuring timely treatment

Traffic volunteer Mukul Chandra Joshi being felicitated by the police on Saturday.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Traffic volunteer Mukul Chandra Joshi being felicitated by the police on Saturday.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 09, 2017 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Shakti, Garud squads launched in Noida for women’s safety

The women constables will conduct patrollling around schools, colleges, markets and malls and look out for eve-teasers

The Shakti squad comprises 40 women police constables on two-wheelers.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The Shakti squad comprises 40 women police constables on two-wheelers.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 09, 2017 11:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

‘Slap bet’ video of Noida schoolboy goes viral, school suspends 3 students

In the video that has been shared widely on Facebook and WhatsApp, one of the boys is seen slapping another while the others are seen recording it on their phones.

The incident reportedly took place inside the school premises on September 4.(Video grab)
The incident reportedly took place inside the school premises on September 4.(Video grab)
Updated on Sep 08, 2017 09:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Noida society installs community fridge for needy people

The project has been named as “Fridging-the-gap” and residents have access to the fridge as donors of food

Residents have installed a community fridge for underprivileged people.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Residents have installed a community fridge for underprivileged people.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 07, 2017 09:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

It took 200 firefighters, 100 tenders and 15 hours to douse Haldiram factory fire in Noida

Property worth millions was damaged as the fire burnt down the entire unit where the snacks and sweets under Haldiram brand were manufactured and packaged.

moke billowing out of the Haldiram’s unit after 18 hours from the time it went up in flames.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
moke billowing out of the Haldiram’s unit after 18 hours from the time it went up in flames.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2017 10:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Haldiram’s factory in Noida gutted by fire

Property worth millions reportedly damaged in the inferno that raged for about 15 hours.

Fire that broke out on Wednesday at sector 68 in Noida reduced a factory of sweets and snacks manufacturer Haldiram to ashes.(HT Photo)
Fire that broke out on Wednesday at sector 68 in Noida reduced a factory of sweets and snacks manufacturer Haldiram to ashes.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2017 01:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | By

Three teens, all cousins, found dead on railway tracks in Greater Noida

The police recovered the bodies around 11.30pm. The heads had been chopped off. Locals said the three youth were cousins. The victims —Sanjay Yadav, 19, Rohit Yadav, 18 and Kapil Yadav, 18 — were residents of Patwari village. Their families sell milk.

The spot where the three bodies were found in Greater Noida. The victims were residents of Patwari village.(HT Photo)
The spot where the three bodies were found in Greater Noida. The victims were residents of Patwari village.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2017 12:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Guard shot dead, two women injured in a robbery attempt in Noida Sector 44

The police said the victims cried for help after which neighbours immediately gathered at the spot and one of the alleged robbers was caught by them, whereas two others managed to escape from the spot, leaving behind their car.

The two-storey bungalow belongs to Vinod Dayal, who lives with his wife Tina Dayal and mother-in-law Umi Dayal, the police said. The couple runs an institute of German studies in Sector 18.
The two-storey bungalow belongs to Vinod Dayal, who lives with his wife Tina Dayal and mother-in-law Umi Dayal, the police said. The couple runs an institute of German studies in Sector 18.
Published on Sep 06, 2017 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Scores duped on pretext of foreign job placement in Noida

More than 20 people from various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar had come to Sector 10 early morning to collect their passports from the placement agency – The Little Birds Visa Consultant – which had offered them jobs such as driving, cooking, and painting.

The police said the placement agency had advertised on various platforms, offering jobs to people who later approached them at their office in Sector 10.(Salman Ali/HT)
The police said the placement agency had advertised on various platforms, offering jobs to people who later approached them at their office in Sector 10.(Salman Ali/HT)
Published on Sep 04, 2017 10:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Minor crushed to death at Dadri school in Greater Noida

Sachin was immediately rushed to the Yashoda Super Specialty Hospitals in Nehru Nagar of Ghaziabad, where doctors declared him brought dead.

Sompal, father of five-year-old boy Sachin who died in his school in Dadri.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Sompal, father of five-year-old boy Sachin who died in his school in Dadri.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 04, 2017 10:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Noida: Car rams bike on DND Flyway, couple grievously injured

Warning: Image may be disturbing for some readers.

Eyewitnesses said that both of them fell unconscious and were bleeding profusely.
Eyewitnesses said that both of them fell unconscious and were bleeding profusely.
Updated on Sep 04, 2017 11:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Fire breaks out at Gaur City-1 in Greater Noida

No casualty was reported in the incident, police said.

The incident took place when pipes were being laid by the workers near a park of the society where a meeting of residents was going on.
The incident took place when pipes were being laid by the workers near a park of the society where a meeting of residents was going on.
Published on Sep 03, 2017 09:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida

Police to crack down on vehicles with tinted windows in Noida

Officials said that there is a rise in the number of vehicles that have tinted windows or coated with a black film in the district.

Cops removing black film from cars in Noida.
Cops removing black film from cars in Noida.
Published on Sep 01, 2017 10:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Noida
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