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Delhi: Mob sets van on fire after it runs over boy

Cops deployed, driver absconding.

New Delhi: A 10-year-old boy, Krishna, was crushed under a van in Southwest Delhi’s Palam on Thursday evening. The incident triggered protests in the area. A mob vandalised the van that hit the child and set it on fire, the police said. The driver fled leaving the vehicle behind and the police has launched a manhunt for him. There were several police personnel deployed at the accident site to ensure that the situation didn’t aggravate.

Nirbhaya rapists in ‘depression’over verdict

A.P. Singh, the lawyer of the other three convicts, said he it would take him some time before filing the review petitions.

New Delhi: The four convicts in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case are fighting "depression" since the confirmation of their death sentence by the Supreme Court, even as their lawyers are pinning hopes on review petitions to be filed in the court.

Shunglu report: Congress wants action on Arvind Kejriwal

The report was accessed by Mr Maken through an RTI query, in April. He had also put it in public domain in a press conference.

New Delhi: Seeking prosecution of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers under the Prevention of Corruption Act, on the basis of Shunglu Committee report findings, a delegation of Delhi Congress leaders on Thursday met lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal.

IPS officer’s brother shot father: Cops

On Thursday morning, the family of IPS officer Sanjeev Tyagi were at their house when they suddenly heard a gunshot. They rushed to the room of his 65-year-old father, Ishwar Tyagi, who was found lying in a pool of blood with a bullet injury on his head. He was rushed to a private hospital in Ghaziabad, where doctors declared him "brought dead", police said.