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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Prawesh Lama

Prawesh Lama


Prawesh Lama covers crime, policing, and issues of security in Delhi. Raised in Darjeeling, educated in Mumbai, he also looks at special features on social welfare in the National Capital.

articles by Prawesh Lama (369 results)
Jan 13, 2020 04:09
This will be the first time in the jail’s history when four death row convicts will be hanged at the same time. Central jail could earlier hang only two persons at a time; gallows were widened for four executions set for January 22. read more
Jan 13, 2020 03:07
Figures from Delhi Police show 12,652 demonstrations, dharnas and protest meetings were organised in 2019, a spike of 46% from the 2018 numbers. read more
Jan 09, 2020 01:48
The Najeeb case was eventually transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the crime branch investigation failed to make any headway. read more
Jan 08, 2020 01:50
The team inside was of plain-clothes personnel posted in the campus to maintain law and order for approximately a month now, according to the officials. read more
Jan 07, 2020 02:53
Two WhatsApp groups with posts purportedly showing attempts by the suspects in Sunday’s rampage to organise and coordinate their attack on JNU students and teachers are being linked to the ABVP. read more
Dec 23, 2019 05:47
This is the second major fire incident in the last two weeks. On December 8, a fire at a building in North Delhi’s Anaj Mandi killed 43 people. read more
Dec 19, 2019 14:30
According to a Delhi Police order accessed by HT, the four mobile companies in the national capital were told to switch off cell towers that service read more
Dec 19, 2019 00:56
To put that in context, 180 tear gas shells were fired on December 22, 2012, during a protest at the India Gate lawns in the aftermath of the December 16 gang rape and murder case that sparked nationwide outrage. read more
Dec 12, 2019 12:20
On December 16, 2012, Pawan Gupta, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Ram Singh, and a 17-year-old assaulted and gang raped the 23-year-old. read more
Dec 12, 2019 00:13
The preparations include approaching a prison in Bihar for gallows rope, writing to other states for services of hangmen, and inspections of the courtyard as well as the equipment that will be used to carry out the execution. read more
Dec 11, 2019 22:55
The activities of the four men are currently monitored round-the-clock by jail warders and other inmates. Jail officers said the four men appear to be behaving normally and have not shown any abnormal signs yet. read more
Dec 10, 2019 23:26
In Nand Nagri, Bawana and Karol Bagh infernos that killed 52 over last 8 years, not a single officer has been booked in a magisterial probe across police, civic bodies and Delhi Fire Services. read more
Dec 06, 2019 05:40
For the last 10 months, these prisoners have been stitching jute bags for use across Tihar jail to ensure that no plastic bags are used in the premises, and have started selling them to government departments. read more
Dec 02, 2019 23:52
The jailed gangster, who was Delhi’s most wanted gangster until his arrest in April 2015, listed the demands to the superintendent of jail number 2, where he is currently lodged. read more
Nov 28, 2019 00:12
For over three decades, Malcha Mahal, a 14th-century hunting lodge in the middle of Delhi’s ridge forest, inhabited by the self-proclaimed royal family of Oudh, remained out of bounds for those uninvited. Until the afternoon of September 3, 2017, not... read more