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Saturday, Jan 25, 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 (370 results)
Sep 24, 2018 07:16
Moninder Singh Pander, the owner and household help Surender Koli were arrested for the sexual assault and murder of 19 children inside the bungalow and as the skeletons were unearthed one after the other, a nation watched in shock and outrage. The case... read more
Sep 17, 2018 07:28
In 2015, the Anti-Corruption Branch arrested 45 people on corruption charges. The number fell to three in 2016, zero in 2017 and one in 2018. read more
Sep 11, 2018 03:12
Officials said former defence personnel will be appointed as warders, guards and assistant superintendents inside the prison complex. read more
Jun 24, 2018 12:50
Thousands of inmates at Tihar jail work in units making items such as cakes, LED bulbs, furniture. For them, employment in jail means hope of landing a job outside. read more
Jun 09, 2018 14:13
Rajesh Bharti, who was killed by police along with three gang members in the South Delhi encounter, was one of the city’s most wanted criminals and had at least 25 cases of murder, extortion, car jacking and robbery against him read more
May 21, 2018 11:05
The reasons behind the high crime rate in western Uttar Pradesh are hidden in history and the lush sugarcane fields dotting the countryside. read more
May 21, 2018 07:00
Suspected criminals in the badlands of Uttar Pradesh found creative methods to avoid being shot to death before surrendering to law enforcers in India’s most populous state, where a crackdown is underway against criminals. read more
May 10, 2018 10:17
Kejriwal’s brother-in-law’s son is accused of allegedly submitting fake bills to the Public Works Department to claim cash. read more
May 08, 2018 10:26
From alleged drug smugglers to arms dealers, terrorists to snatchers and contract killers, many criminals arrested in Delhi have an alias of Shah Rukh – synonymous with the name of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan. read more
Apr 24, 2018 07:57
A judge, a top policeman, Delhi’s home minister and four senior government officials are meeting on Tuesday to decide the fate of 90 prisoners who have either served their time in prison or are up for an early release. read more
Apr 22, 2018 07:49
At least 98 convicts with ‘good conduct,’ who have served 12 years in prison, are lodged in the semi-open and the open-jail complex. read more
Apr 22, 2018 07:22
Siddharth Vashishta, better known by his alias Manu Sharma, was transferred to the so-called open jail around three months ago in reward for his “good conduct,” jail officials said. read more
Mar 30, 2018 23:56
At 1.39 am on March 28, hours before the Class 10 mathematics exam was to be held across India, CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal received a complaint on her official email address that the test paper had been ‘leaked over WhatsApp’. read more
Mar 26, 2018 10:30
Anybody could be a hired killer in Delhi, say police; they are ready to pull the trigger for as low as Rs 40,000 . At least 50 contract killing cases were solved by the Delhi police in 2017. Not all of the accused had previous criminal records — some... read more
Mar 18, 2018 07:29
A convict, working as a skilled worker such as carpenter, tailor or painter, earns a maximum of Rs 321 every day. According to prison rules, each family is entitled to a maximum of Rs 1 lakh from the Tihar corpus. read more