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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
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 (340 results)
Mar 01, 2018 22:47
The Delhi Police cop said the suspects, who initially offered Rs 5,000 that went up till Rs 1 lakh, wanted photographs of sensitive defence facilities. read more
Feb 12, 2018 07:52
From selling illicit liquor to running gambling dens and prostitution rackets, police records in Delhi feature many women. read more
Feb 05, 2018 13:05
According to police records, as many as 13 of the 23 members of south Delhi’s Goonga Pehalwan family have at least 125 criminal cases against them across the city. read more
Jan 29, 2018 07:12
Before their names figured in the list of the Delhi police’s most wanted, they had been local celebrities for their exploits in the sports read more
Jan 15, 2018 23:21
Basiran and her family illegally extracts water from the wells and charge between \u20B9600 and \u20B91,000 per month from each household read more
Jan 15, 2018 07:50
The 62-year-old Basiran and her seven sons were in jail for more than 100 crimes ranging from bootlegging to robbery and extortion to murder. read more
Jan 09, 2018 23:45
According to a letter by a BSF commandant to Delhi Police, at least Rs 1.5 crore from the Seema Prahari Beema Yojana(SPBY) and Golden Jubilee Seema Prahari Kalyan Kawach(GJSPKK) fund were embezzled from the BSF headquarters account in Delhi. read more
Dec 31, 2017 23:07
A total of 47 drug smuggling cases were detected at airports across the country last year, out of which 22 were in Delhi. read more
Dec 25, 2017 07:42
According to the Narcotics Control Bureau’s data, there has been a steep rise in synthetic drugs over the past five years, with experts saying this is indicative of a generational shift. read more
Dec 24, 2017 07:45
Eight prisoners in Delhi’s Tihar Jail have formed a rock band called The Rockers. Serving time for crimes such as murder, robbery and snatching, they met inside jail and have become a rage among other inmates over the last six months read more
Dec 13, 2017 11:25
Delhi police have registered an FIR and launched a probe in the case. The dean told Hindustan Times on Wednesday that the thieves had allegedly stolen the wrong Central Processing Unit (CPU). read more
Dec 12, 2017 11:21
An average of over 7000 snatching cases are reported in Delhi every year, with snatchers striking frequently and violently. read more
Dec 11, 2017 23:45
As the year comes to an end and days ahead of the 2012, December 16 gang rape, Delhi police commissioner Amulya Patnaik talks about crime in Delhi this year, women safety and modernization of the city police in the years to come. read more
Dec 11, 2017 13:08
Farman alias Nanhe, a notorious gangster from north-east Delhi, had allegedly sexually assaulted one of the criminals and humiliated the other. read more
Nov 27, 2017 07:01
Officials in Delhi allegedly fudged land records using fake court orders to transfer at least 30 acres of prime government property, worth over Rs 600 crore, to private individuals. read more