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Saturday, Aug 15, 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 (435 results)
Aug 13, 2020 23:24
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, he will be surrounded by a fifth of the guests he was at last year’s celebrations, senior officials in the home ministry privy to the preparations said. read more
Aug 09, 2020 23:58
According to a report by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) released last year, 17 children go missing every day in Delhi and at least two of them remain untraced. read more
Aug 09, 2020 01:32
The officials are part of the guard of honour that will be inspected by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Red Fort on August 15, the Independence Day, at a ceremony that will be attended by other dignitaries as well. read more
Aug 04, 2020 23:52
Referring to the violence and road blockade of December 15 in the charge sheet against Imam, police have attached a WhatsApp message that they had allegedly retrieved from Imam’s cell phone. read more
Jul 28, 2020 23:56
Police have charged Imam for sedition (Indian Penal Code 124A) and accused him of mobilising people to block roads and cut of essential supplies while protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. read more
Jul 27, 2020 23:49
Senior jail officers familiar with the development said on condition of anonymity that across all 16 sub jails in Tihar, Rohini and the Mandoli prison complex, computer stations are being installed to facilitate video conferencing between prisoners and their families. read more
Jul 16, 2020 23:31
A three-month trip that was supposed to have been a post-exam vacation ended up stretching into an almost five-month detention. Though not officially charged by police, his passport was seized, and he was lodged with his father at quarantine detention centres since being evacuated from the Markaz on March 31. read more
Jul 11, 2020 00:14
Law enforcement in times of the Covid-19 pandemic has often been demanding and unpredictable and sometimes ventured into the realm of the unknown. read more
Jul 10, 2020 23:47
Dubey was arrested in Ujjain on Thursday, and then taken by the UP police back to his home town of Kanpur, when on Friday morning, the police alleged that he sought to escape when the car transporting him overturned and was killed in an “encounter”. read more
Jul 08, 2020 04:53
Though officials said cases were still surfacing in the two lanes, local residents said the last known case was reported on June 1 and the infected woman has fully recovered. read more
Jun 24, 2020 23:28
GTB hospital is Delhi’s second-largest Covid hospital. The biggest exclusive coronavirus treatment facility is Lok Nayak hospital in Central Delhi with 2,000 beds. read more
Jun 19, 2020 00:01
Kashyap’s employers are contracted by city hospitals to shift bodies from the mortuaries to crematoriums and burial grounds. read more
Jun 15, 2020 23:52
Delhi Metro services have remained suspended since March 22, when the janta curfew was observed. While other modes of public transport have been allowed with restrictions during the gradual easing of lockdown norms, Metro services remain suspended. read more
Jun 11, 2020 00:00
Two months ago, the Delhi government released around 2,800 prisoners to decongest the prison complex as one of the steps to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). read more