Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicDelhi police

Topic: Delhi police

Want to be a part-time playboy? How ‘fake gigolo racket’ busted by Delhi cops ‘swindled 100 men’

The 4 accused, arrested from Delhi's Hari Nagar, allegedly duped men by luring them with 'part-time' opportunities to work as 'playboys' or 'male masseurs'.

Feeling licorishhh? How Delhi Police seized mulethi soaked in heroin worth Rs 1,800 crore

Plan was to extract heroin through a reverse chemical process, say police. The confiscation, one of the biggest hauls of heroin, was done after tipoff from 2 arrested Afghan peddlers

Bogus SMSes, victims cheated of over Rs 1 cr, 65 arrests — how Delhi cops blew lid off ‘BSES scam’

Operational for six months, the syndicate behind 'scam' used four methods — selling/providing SIM cards, providing dummy accounts, scamming via tele-callers, and E-Mitra associates.

‘It’s good for selfies’ — 20-yr-old woman told mom before fatal fall from MPs’ building in Delhi

Ayushi Kumar fell to death from terrace of building that serves as MPs' quarters on 20 August. Parents say she visited the terrace multiple times in the past.

Cancelled Delhi show after threats, didn’t announce it publicly earlier, says Munawar

Delhi Police denied permission to Munawar's event, citing risk to communal harmony. This came two days after VHP had written objecting to the event and threatening to protest.

Delhi Police denies permission for comedian Munawar Faruqui’s show

The licensing unit of Delhi Police denied permission after the local central district police wrote a report stating that 'the show will affect communal harmony in the area'.

Munawar Faruqui’s jokes caused ‘communal tension’, VHP asks Delhi Police to cancel his show

VHP said it will hold protests if the show isn't cancelled. Last Saturday, Faruqui held a show in Hyderabad amid tight security after Telangana BJP chief gave a boycott call.

‘Fake sites, brand names to lure people’ — how e-commerce ‘fraud’ busted by Delhi Police worked

Delhi Police’s cyber cell arrested 2 'key suspects' in 'Rs 60 lakh scam' that had customers buy items that were never delivered. HC hearing pleas of multiple brands against such fraud.

8-year-old girl raped, her throat slit in Delhi’s Yamuna Khadar, accused butcher arrested

The accused, who shared an intimate relationship with the victim's mother, kidnapped the child while she was sleeping inside a jhuggi, raped her & then slit her throat, police said.

100s of unidentified bodies found in Delhi every year. Each a tragedy, many forever nameless

Fewer than 1,500 of these dead bodies found in past 5 years have since been identified. Finding out who the people were is a ‘herculean task’, say police.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.