Lajpat Nagar: News

05 Jun 2024


Massive blaze engulfs Delhi Children's Eye Hospital

A massive fire erupted at Eye 7 Children's Hospital in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi on Wednesday.

06 Mar 2023


Delhi's crucial Ashram Flyover reopened: All you need to know

People in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) breathed a sigh of relief on Monday as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the Ashram Flyover expansion.

18 Aug 2021


Civic body approves construction of puzzle parking in South Delhi

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has approved the construction of a multilevel puzzle parking lot at Amar Colony in Lajpat Nagar with an aim to solve parking and traffic problems in the area, officials said on Wednesday.

12 Jun 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Fire damages five showrooms in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

Five showrooms were damaged in a fire that broke out in a market area in Delhi on Saturday morning. However, no injuries were reported.

23 Sep 2020

Mukherjee Nagar

Emerging coronavirus hotspots identified in Delhi; CP, Lajpat on list

To get ahead of the coronavirus curve, the Delhi government has identified 33 areas as "emerging hotspots". Localities like Connaught Place, Lajpat Nagar, Model Town, Laxmi Nagar, and Paschim Vihar featured on the list, HT reported.

12 Mar 2020


Best flea markets in Delhi

Shopping makes us all thrilled!

08 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Women, who showed anti-CAA poster at Shah's rally, evicted

Two women living in a rented accommodation in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar were evicted, allegedly because they held anti-CAA and NRC poster when Union Home Minister Amit Shah passed through their house as a part of his door-to-door campaign on Sunday.

31 Dec 2018

Manish Sisodia

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated

The 9.7-km Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor of Delhi Metro's Pink Line was inaugurated by Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, which directly connects south and east Delhi on the rapid transit network.

Delhi Metro's Pink Line timings changed due to technical work

Delhi Metro has temporarily changed the timings of train services on the Pink Line due to technical work beginning today.

Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected

Delhi recorded its worst air quality of the year the morning after Diwali, as the pollution level entered "severe-plus emergency" category, due to rampant bursting of toxic firecrackers, authorities said today.

08 Oct 2018


Delhi: Woman steals car at gunpoint to impress her relatives

In a bizarre incident, a woman from Dehradun stole a car at gunpoint with the help of a male associate to allegedly impress her relatives in Jharkhand.

01 Sep 2018

Delhi Weather

Heavy rain lashes Delhi; traffic jams, water-logging at several places

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi on Saturday, causing water-logging and traffic snarls on major intersections in the national capital.

06 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Metro: Services on South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section inaugurated

Metro services on the Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of Phase III of Delhi Metro network have been flagged off by Union Minister Hardeep Puri and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, linking four major shopping destinations in the national capital.

05 Aug 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

After much prodding by the Delhi HC, the anti-mosquito breeding fight in the capital is now getting a big weapon.

01 Aug 2018

Hardeep Singh Puri

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-South Campus Pink Line opening August 6

The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line will be inaugurated on August 6.

31 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Pink Line's South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section to open next-Monday

The over 8km-long South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of the Delhi Metro's Pink Line is all set to be inaugurated on August 6.

Delhi Metro's Violet Line services disrupted, after railing collapse

On Thursday, metro service along Delhi Metro's Violet Line was disrupted after a portion of a boundary wall fell on the tracks owing to heavy winds and rain.

02 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Shoppers' favorite Pink Line to be inaugurated this month

The 8.1km Lajpat Nagar-Moti Bagh section, which will be a shopper's favorite, will finally be inaugurated this month.

12 Jun 2018

Latest automobiles

Soon, South Delhi residents will get designated parking slots

South-Delhi residents will soon be allotted parking slots, for which permit stickers will be issued within a fortnight.

28 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Metro's Pink-Line inauguration postponed: Shoppers' wait to get longer

The wait for the shoppers' favorite metro line in Delhi just got longer.

15 May 2018

Delhi Traffic Police

January repeat: Lajpat Nagar flyover getting repaired, jams till May-30

Delhiites, especially those who accessed the Lajpat Nagar flyover today, had a bad start, as they had to witness heavy traffic due to the ongoing repair work on the flyover.

29 Apr 2018


Gurgaon: Using stolen Facebook/Instagram photos, this man scammed people

Starting with an innocuous friend request to strangers on Facebook, or a follow request on Instagram, Akash Choudhary from Gurgaon had acquired a modest fortune and was living a comfortable life, until now.

25 Apr 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro Pink Line tested

Among the two major sections of Delhi Metro Pink Line that will be inaugurated in June, one was tested yesterday.

12 Apr 2018


Delhi Metro Pink Line to be a shopper's favorite

Two major sections of Delhi Metro Pink Line will be inaugurated in just two months.

11 Apr 2018

Safdarjung Hospital

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Lajpat Nagar; fire officer injured

A fire officer was seriously injured during an operation to douse a fire that broke out today on the top floor of a four-story building in Lajpat Nagar's busy Central Market in New Delhi, officials said.

09 Apr 2018


Delhi: Police arrests two men for shooting medical store employee

The Sahibabad police have arrested two men, who had allegedly shot at a medical store employee in the Lajpat Nagar area in south Delhi last month, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna said today.

28 Mar 2018


Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

Due to a protest by trade association members, 7-lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets in New Delhi will remain closed today.

26 Mar 2018


Delhi: 7 lakh business-establishments to remain shut on March 28

More than seven lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets of Delhi including Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and Lajpat Nagar will remain closed on March 28 as traders will hold a mega rally to demand protection from the sealing drive.

22 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad: Bike-borne assailants open fire at pharmacy employee

A 25-year-old man was on Wednesday hospitalized after he was shot at by three bike-borne assailants outside a pharmacy in Sahibabad in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh, police said yesterday.

21 Mar 2018

Crime Against Women

Ghaziabad: Female stalker allegedly gets acid thrown on 23-year-old woman

A 23-year-old woman of Ghaziabad sustained severe burn injuries when two motorcycle-borne men threw a corrosive substance, presumably acid, at her while she was in an autorickshaw.

21 Mar 2018


12,000 properties in Delhi's refugee colonies might be sealed

After sealing several complexes violating norms in Delhi, authorities have now turned their focus to residential refugee colonies.

13 Mar 2018


Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

Traders in Delhi have launched another bandh to protest the ongoing sealing drive in the capital.

06 Mar 2018


Delhi municipal bodies to launch over 150 electric cars

By March end, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will launch 75 electric vehicles, in tandem with Central Government's mission of switching to e-vehicles by 2030.

03 Mar 2018


Hollywood movies which were copied from Bollywood!

Inspired, plagiarized, official remake, unofficial remake - these are some of the words that are used when a Bollywood movie plot closely mimics that of a Hollywood production.

05 Feb 2018


Delhi: Businessman's car gets stolen for the 4th time

A South Delhi based businessman, who has been a victim of car thefts for three times in the past three years, has been at the receiving end again.

03 Feb 2018


Major Delhi shopping hubs to remain shut today

In a bid to support the protesting traders against the mass sealing drive, at least 15 popular shopping hubs of Delhi will remain shut on Saturday.

15 Jan 2018


Lajpat Nagar flyover opens after first phase of repair completes

Almost a fortnight after the Lajpat Nagar flyover was closed due to repair work of a massive gap that appeared on the stretch, the flyover was re-opened for commuters on Monday by the Public Works Department (PWD).

31 Aug 2017


Hollywood movies which were copied from Bollywood!

Inspired, plagiarized, official remake, unofficial remake - these are some of the words that are used when a Bollywood movie plot closely mimics that of a Hollywood production.

09 Aug 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Impersonators caught red-handed while conducting fake job interviews

Delhi Police arrested two men for impersonating as employees in Udyog Bhawan and tricking people for money by offering them fake jobs.

08 Aug 2017


Delhi: Parking row argument turns ugly, five people injured

Police forces rushed in to take charge when an argument over parking turned into a gory mess with involved groups stabbing each other with knives at Kali Bari Marg.

07 Aug 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi HC clears 75-year-old DU professor of sexual harassment charge

Overruling Delhi University's (DU) Executive Council's decision, Delhi HC acquitted 75-year-old former DU professor, who was accused of sexual harassment by two researchers 16 years ago.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: NDMC gets SC nod for auctioning Taj Mansingh hotel

The Supreme Court allowed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to e-auction Taj Mansingh Hotel, the five-star run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL).

Theft at Kailash Satyarthi's home, Nobel citation reportedly stolen

There was a theft at Kailash Satyarthi's residence on February 7. Various stories have reported theft of different items, including his Nobel certificate and a replica of the prize.