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Wednesday, Aug 21, 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 (347 results)
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
Sep 18, 2017 12:59
The six men allegedly told Delhi’s Malviya Nagar family that they were from the income tax department and had come to probe tax evasion of Rs 20 lakh. The con men were thrashed after a family member raised alarm and a crowd of 150 people gathered outside... read more
Sep 08, 2017 11:34
Same parties rake up different issues in the Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University student union elections read more
Sep 03, 2017 00:36
On social media, every Delhi gangster claims to be the most fearsome. In their ‘bio’, they describe themselves as ‘real don’, ‘don number 1’, ‘number 1 gangster’ and so on. read more
Aug 31, 2017 11:09
Footage from CCTV cameras installed in the housing society shows that the three men were inside for almost two hours. Residents said the robbers even managed to steal a 42-inch TV, besides laptops and jewellery. Delhi police is questioning the guards... read more
Aug 26, 2017 00:14
Following Gurmeet Ram Rahim Sing’s rape case verdict, violence spread across Delhi as Police imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CRPC across 11 of the city’s 13 police districts. read more
Aug 25, 2017 23:40
Section 144 of CrPC was enforced in 10 of the 13 police districts after violence erupted in Delhi within 13 minutes of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh being convicted in a case of rape by a Special CBI court in Panchkula. read more
Aug 25, 2017 19:15
After Gurmeet Ram Rahim was pronounced guilty by a court in Panchkula, a train was torched in Anand Vihar and three arrested for trying to torch two buses in west Delhi read more
Aug 24, 2017 17:27
An unidentified biker trailed a prison van for around 10km on the streets of the capital to smuggle contraband for prisoners riding inside the van. The biker and the pillion rider had tied a small packet of tobacco and marijuana to a rope and were trying... read more
Aug 14, 2017 13:57
In July first week, when HT started research on the dowry market project, there were 54 alleged dowry deaths reported till June 30. read more