A special investigation team has been formed by the Faridabad police to probe the murder of gangster Surajbhan alias Ballu Pehalwan. Pehalwan was shot dead outside a gym in Faridabad Sector 11. The murder was captured on CCTV, and police suspect it was carried out by members of a rival gang. Pehalwan had been living in Faridabad for the past six months. Several cases of murder and extortion were registered against him.
The Haryana government has started work on Phase 1 of the Global City project in Gurugram, which will include residential and commercial spaces with modern infrastructure. The first phase will be completed by December 2026 and will cost ₹940 crore. The project will cover 1,000 acres and will feature commercial towers, offices, retail spaces, hospitals, schools, and a transportation system. HSIIDC will operate and maintain the Global City until 2033, with maintenance charges to be recovered from allottees after that. The government has also increased HSIIDC's working capital limit by ₹1,500 crore.
Three Rohingya men sentenced to 10 years in prison for trafficking and raping two Rohingya women in India. The convicts were involved in trafficking vulnerable women and arranging marriages for money. The women were rescued after their brother contacted authorities.
Thirty fired security guards in Gurugram assaulted their replacements, with two suspects detained but not arrested due to injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred after the real estate firm terminated their services and hired another private security firm. An inquiry is ongoing to identify all suspects.
According to Gurugram police, the amount of money that cybercriminals have defrauded from the residents of the Millennium City has seen a massive jump — from a reported ₹12 crore in 2019, to ₹147 crore in 2023.
The Gurugram district administration has formed teams to check on people sleeping in the open and shift them to the nearest shelter. The teams will visit public places and ensure that those found sleeping in the open are taken to shelter homes. The city currently has 12 night shelters, and efforts are being made to spread awareness about their availability. The district administration is also coordinating with gurudwaras and NGOs for food arrangements at the shelters.
Developers in Gurugram and across India have written to the finance minister seeking more funds and tax relief in the upcoming Union budget. They have requested the second tranche of the SWAMIH funds and incentives for rental housing to achieve the 'housing for all' target.
The Gurugram district has added 24,637 first-time voters in 2023, according to an analysis carried out by the Haryana election commission, which translates to 252% year-on-year increase in first-time voters — the highest increase across the state, officials aware of the development said on Wednesday
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GDMA) will install 2,272 cameras at 258 locations in the city to detect traffic violations and maintain law and order. The project is estimated to cost ₹136 crore.