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Delhi Police restructures crime branch into 7 verticals for more effective handling of case

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In the order, Asthana mentioned that it is felt that the allocation of work to various units of crime should be assigned on the basis of ''specific subjects'' falling under certain verticals, so that focused attention can be given to those crimes which have the propensity to create sensation in India.

Con Man Sukesh Chandrashekhar Spoofed Phone Numbers Of Authorities For Extortion, Delhi Police Tells Court

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Police claimed to have seized around 20 luxury vehicles from his farmhouse. It said jail officers were also arrested for assisting Chandrashekhar in his crimes, who would send them at least Rs 1 crore a month via hawala dealers and money carriers.

Delhi Police Bust Gang Involved In Stealing Luxury Cars, 4 Held

The accused have been identified as Abid (30), a resident of Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh, Sagolsem Johnson Singh (27), a resident of Imphal in Manipur, Mohammad Asif (33), a resident of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, and Salman (30), a resident of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, they added.

Delhi Police Catch Fraud Selling Government Land For Rs 45 Crore

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Furnishing details about the case, which probably seemed ripped from a Bollywood flick 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', the official said a complaint was filed by Timpi Sabharwal stating that she was approached by the accused identified as Rockes B. Sandhu and S.P. Garg who offered her a lucrative proposal for selling a land near Karbala, New Delhi for a total sale consideration of Rs 45 crore.

Ex-CBI Officer Rakesh Asthana's Appointment As Delhi Police Chief Under SC Scanner

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a lawyer's plea challenging the validity of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner.

20 July, 2021

Crucial To Know Who Had Access To The Data: Cybersecurity Researcher

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Shivam Shankar Singh spoke to Outlook on the ongoing controversy about the Indian government’s alleged snooping on politicians, constitutional authorities, journalists, and its leaders with the help of an Israel-based technology firm NSO group.

26 February, 2021

Farmer Who Died During R-Day Violence Had No Gunshot Wounds, Police Tell HC

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Police has said that according to the post-mortem report, the young farmer died due to a head injury as a result of an accident, possibly a road mishap.

26 February, 2021

Delhi Govt Warns Clubs, Bars To Refrain From Using Liquor Bottles Without 2D Bar-Code

Outlook Web Bureau

Deputy commissioner Ranjeet Singh said the absence of 2D bar-code on the bottle will be treated as 'non duty paid liquor' and action will be taken.

22 February, 2021

Toolkit Case: Delhi Court Sends Activist Disha Ravi To One-Day Police Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

Ravi was produced before the court on the expiry of her three-day judicial custody.

17 February, 2021

Man Whose Swinging Swords 'Motivated' R-Day Violence Held By Delhi Police

Outlook Web Bureau

According to police, Singh has disclosed to have been radicalised by seeing provoking Facebook posts of various groups.

13 February, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Delhi Police Chief Reviews Arrangements At Border Points

Outlook Web Bureau

During the crime review meeting held with senior officers of the force, Delhi Police chief also took stock of action taken against criminals involved in a burglary.

13 February, 2021

Farmers' Stir: Delhi Police Takes Deep Sidhu To Red Fort To Recreate Events That Unfolded On Republic Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu was arrested on Monday in connection with violence that broke out during the farmers' Republic Day tractor rally

06 December, 2020

Delhi Traffic Police Suggests Alternative Routes To Enter, Exit City


Here is a list of alternate routes for commuters as the Delhi borders are blocked due to farmers' protest

14 October, 2020

Delhi Police Focus On Security Ahead Of Festive Season, Ensures COVID-19 Norms


Police staff present in the markets will apprise people about the precautionary measures to fight coronavirus (COVID-19). For violators, Police will issue challans.

29 September, 2020

Decoding Delhi Riots Charge-sheet: Rahul Roy, Other Anti-CAA Activists Talk of Deleting ‘Incriminating’ Chats

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Till date, over 20 accused persons including Ex-Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and Jamia Milia Islamia students, have been arrested in this particular case and according to the police, many more are still absconding.

28 August, 2020

'Police Personnel Were Complicit And An Active Participant In Delhi Riots': Amnesty India Report

Outlook Web Bureau

'The Delhi Riot that seemed far from spontaneous saw almost three times the number of Muslim casualties compared to Hindus,’ says report

18 February, 2020

Delhi Police Files Chargesheet In Jamia Violence Case, No Student Named

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the police, 17 arrests have been made so far in the case - nine from New Friends Colony and eight from Jamia Nagar, all of them locals.

27 November, 2019

'DNA Biggest Weapon Against Rape': Delhi Police, AIIMS Team Up To Curb Sexual Crimes

Outlook Web Bureau

DNA is the "most scientific and conclusive evidence" to convict the perpetrator in sexual assault and rape cases.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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