Vaibhav Jha reports on education, health and residents welfare association in Noida and Greater Noida. As a reporter in HT’s Jaipur bureau, he wrote extensively on issues such as atrocities on Dalits and saffronization of education.
Articles by Vaibhav Jha
The Delhi Police head constable, who was arrested along with five members of the gang, has been identified as Jagat Singh Nagar. He is a native of Dankaur and currently posted at Daryaganj Crime Branch in New Delhi.
According to caretakers at ‘Gau-Lok’, a shelter in Jalpura village in Ecotech 3 area of Greater Noida, the cows, buffaloes, bulls and calves died due to various reasons between January 1 and March 7.
Hailing from Girdharpur in Greater Noida, Vedram Bhati was part in the BSP since 1991 when he joined active politics. In his 28-year-old tenure in politics, Bhati was an MLA three times between 2002 and 2017 and cabinet minister twice during Mayawati’s tenure as the UP chief minister. He was the MLA of Sikandrabad from 2002-07 and 2007-12 and the MLA of Jewar from 2012-17.
According to police, the victim, Shyam Singh Nirmal, was the founder-president of Bhrashtachar Niwaran Samiti, and had retired from his post of director, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh State Highways Authority six months ago.
According to the police, the three arrested suspects were stealing as much as ₹30,000 on weekends from customers’ debit and credit cards using a cloning device installed on the card reader machine of the pub.
According to officers, while one of three suspects was nabbed by the public on the day of the incident, the other two were arrested on Sunday evening in Greater Noida during an operation against traffic violators in the city.
The complainants in the case are Bisrakh village residents Kuldeep Singh, Shashi and Mukta Mohini. They had approached the court claiming that the police had refused to file an FIR.
Police arrested seven persons, including the director of a Noida-based logistics company, for allegedly pilfering and supplying liquor to cartels in UP and Bihar, a dry state. The suspects allegedly pilfered the liquor while transporting it from distilleries to bottling units across the country.
The decision came after the ministry of external affairs gave the green signal to start a centre in Noida, owing to the huge population of the twin cities in the district.
As many as 20 library professionals from across the country would be attending a three-day ‘mobile workshop’ as they travel from Greater Noida to Mathura learning new trends in the trade.
Police have booked a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and four other persons for allegedly abducting, assaulting and forcing a 95-year-old man to sign property papers in a village under the Knowledge Park area of Greater Noida.
‘Just like in movies’: As cash and bullets fly, people loot over Rs 20 lakh robbed by armed men in Noida
Like every day, the 35-year-old had parked his vehicle outside Gate Number 2 of Kendriya Vihar 2 society in Noida’s Sector 82, adjacent to an SBI ATM kiosk and right next to the under-construction inter-state bus terminal.
The development comes after the preliminary investigation in the rape case showed laxity on the part of Noida-based office management of Uber, police said.
Police arrested Updesh Nagar, a BSP member of Greater Noida and Neelu Walia, a resident of Ghaziabad, for allegedly planning to catch former UP minister Kartar Nagar in a comprising position and later extract monetary and political gains from him.
The accused was identified as Aarav Yadav from Nuh in Haryana, a police official said. He was driving using the credentials of one Joginder, a resident of Mahendragarh in Haryana, whose name and details flashed on the mobile application when the woman made the booking.
The alleged incident took place in the evening of January 29 when the woman was not at home. She alleged that her husband stole the money and jewellery she had kept for her treatment.
Fifteen persons, part of a wedding procession (baraat), including the groom, fell into a drain when the bridge they were dancing on collapsed in Hoshiyarpur village of Noida’s Sector 52 on Saturday night.
The residents of the village, meanwhile, said they themselves started rescue operation soon after several residents were crushed underneath the piles of bricks. Dadri SDM says houses demolished were illegal, no compensation
Aman Sharma, deputy director of fire services, said the hydraulic machines were not used since the hospital building was not tall enough.
The fire, which started at around 11.45am on the third floor of the hospital at a busy intersection in Noida’s Sector 12, was doused after 2pm by the fire safety department of Noida Police.
The incident took place around 9pm on Tuesday, when a team from Ecotech 3 police station responded to a call on the emergency helpline regarding an accident in Jalpura village of Greater Noida. According to the complainant, the victim had crashed the car into a tree and asked a passerby to call the police.
A resident of Greater Noida west clicked a picture of the animal when his driver spotted it stumbling upon the service road near the drain. The photo soon began circulating on Whatsapp groups.
January 11, falling on a Friday, witnessed over 60 Muslim women employees of a garment company in A-block of Sector 64 head towards the factory’s roof to offer prayers. The women claimed that each Friday, they get a break of one hour, from 1pm to 2pm, to offer prayers and have lunch
The incident allegedly happened on October 31 during an inter-school competition at the 16-year-old boy’s school. On November 3, the father of the 14-year-old complained to police against the 16-year-old and his Class 12 classmate.
At the time of the incident, there was dense fog on the road that resulted in low visibility and could have contributed to the accident, said police.
According to police, an initial probe revealed that Bahuguna typed lewd comments on the Facebook timeline of the female employee whereas Kishan Chand had verbally abused her.
The parents of both victims have given in writing that they had disapproved of their relationship in the past and had opposed it, due to which the duo might have taken the extreme step
As many as 250 shanties were destroyed and over 1,000 men, women and children were left homeless in the cold after fire broke out in a dwelling of scrap dealers in Sarfabad village of Noida Sector 73 on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Narayan Kumar Shende (65), a retired manager with Castrol India, who lived in NSG society, after separating from his wife, son and daughter.
Police said the accused, Karamveer, worked for around five years as a lineman with the NTPC till last July when he was fired for alleged irregularities. He allegedly targeted the family of junior engineer Rajesh Kumar Rai, who he believed was responsible for his sacking.