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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 (341 results)
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
Nov 18, 2017 07:14
The high-profile case of the billionaire Chadha brothers was probed by the Delhi police’s crime branch. Charges of murder and other sections against all the 21 men were framed in June 2015 and it has been more than two years since the police submitted... read more
Nov 15, 2017 17:52
More than 1,000 labourers, including children, were working in these 51 units in east Delhi. According to a disaster management report, most factories were ‘discharging nanoparticles, which were affecting the lives of residents’ read more
Nov 13, 2017 09:36
Delhi Police’s hunt for buffaloes stolen from the house of a public works department employee in south-west Delhi’s Najafgarh on October 29 has so far turned up empty read more
Nov 02, 2017 08:14
A 62-year-old woman and her sons accumulated 100 criminal cases between them since she began selling bootlegged alcohol in 2000. read more
Oct 27, 2017 00:32
A subdivisional magistrate had conducted an inquiry and a case of dowry death was registered nearly a month later, on June 1. read more
Oct 15, 2017 23:34
Najeeb Ahmad, an MSc Biotechnology student at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, went missing on October 15, 2016. A year on, there is no trace of the 28-year-old student. HT travels to Budaun, Najeeb’s hometown, to know more about him. read more
Oct 09, 2017 11:13
Madhuri Chand was found unconscious at a construction site in Pulprahladpur four months ago. She was in coma for two months and suffered memory loss later. The Delhi police could not find any eye witnesses and had to wait till she regained memory. read more
Oct 05, 2017 12:53
Delhi Police have registered a case of rape and have arrested the accused. AIIMS doctors who confirmed rape have reportedly told the girl’s parents that she will have to undergo surgery. read more
Oct 04, 2017 00:20
Tihar Jail officers said the 54-year-old Afghan national was arrested three years ago under the NDPS Act for allegedly smuggling contraband. He complained of chest pain and stomachache after which he was rushed to AIIMS read more
Sep 30, 2017 07:54
Safety review has been ordered of the bridges at all Delhi railway stations. Those on the roads are relatively safer because most Delhi residents prefer jaywalking. read more
Sep 27, 2017 10:35
BK Bansal, a senior bureaucrat, was found hanging with his son, Yogesh, on September 27, 2016. Bansal’s wife and daughter too had committed suicide within days of his arrest by the CBI in July last year. The case is still pending investigation. read more
Sep 27, 2017 00:14
BK Bansal and his son were found hanging in their flat in Delhi on September 27, 2016. Bansal’s wife and daughter had killed themselves in the same flat in July. read more
Sep 23, 2017 12:55
Tihar Jail in west Delhi is the largest and the most populated prison in India with over 14,400 inmates. Most model prisons across the world have open-air gyms for prisoners. Such a gym has now been set up in jail number 1 of Tihar read more
Sep 19, 2017 11:59
Though the state government has said the clearance certificates should be handed within 15 days, it will take months for the Delhi Police to check the antecedents of all the employees. read more