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On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

27 Jan 2021

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

Over 150 cops injured as farmers' tractor rally turns violent

27 Jan 2021

Over 150 cops injured as farmers' tractor rally turns violent

The rampage sparked by the tractor rally of farmers in Delhi on the 72nd Republic Day injured over 150 police officers, with two of them being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at different facilities.

Punjab farmers launch "rail roko" agitation against controversial agriculture Bills

24 Sep 2020

Punjab farmers launch "rail roko" agitation against controversial agriculture Bills

Farmers in Punjab launched a three-day-long "rail roko" agitation from Thursday, to protest against three contentious farm Bills, behind which the BJP-led Centre has pushed its weight.

Anti-CAA stir: 15 arrested over Daryaganj violence, detained minors released

21 Dec 2019

Anti-CAA stir: 15 arrested over Daryaganj violence, detained minors released

Late last evening, Daryaganj in Old Delhi became the epicenter of tensions after almost 40 people, including minors, were detained. The people were taken into custody after a protest against the new law on citizenship took a violent turn.

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

21 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

A day of peaceful protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took a violent turn late Friday night in Delhi.

'The Sky Is Pink' review: High on emotions, lacks entertainment

11 Oct 2019

'The Sky Is Pink' review: High on emotions, lacks entertainment

Life, it's unfair. But I believe that's mainly because it lacks a script.

#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

04 May 2019

#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

Sana Niyaz, the daughter of a cook at an Old Delhi restaurant, has emerged the topper of all the Delhi government schools in the CBSE Class 12 exams.

#BringYourOwnHunger: Because Delhiites just can't get enough of food festivals

23 Dec 2018

#BringYourOwnHunger: Because Delhiites just can't get enough of food festivals

It is raining food festivals in the national capital and joining the bandwagon today to make Christmas merrier by serving gastronomical delights is the "Bring Your Own Hunger" (BYOH) fest.

Delhi: Confused over SC order, firecrackers sellers shut shops voluntarily

02 Nov 2018

Delhi: Confused over SC order, firecrackers sellers shut shops voluntarily

Ahead of Diwali, dealers have decided to voluntarily shut their firecrackers shops in Old Delhi as they are confused about the Supreme Court order.

#TravelBytes: 5 haunted places in Delhi for a spine-chilling experience

05 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 haunted places in Delhi for a spine-chilling experience

If you claim yourself to be a travel junkie, and haven't had your share of experience with the haunted destinations, mysterious screams, horrifying ruins, and totally spine-chilling feels, we urge you to reconsider your claim.

Chandni Chowk set to become first 'pedestrian paradise' in Delhi

28 Aug 2018

Chandni Chowk set to become first 'pedestrian paradise' in Delhi

Chandni Chowk would soon become the first locality in the national capital where only pedestrians, cycle rickshaws, and e-rickshaws will be allowed between 9 am and 9 pm every day, according to an official.

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

22 Aug 2018

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

Delhi is as much India's food capital as otherwise. With the best possible amalgamation of cuisines from all over the country, influenced by the vast cultured population that reside there, it is a foodie's heaven.

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

14 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

Metro services on Delhi Metro's Violet Line will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow to facilitate movement of people who wish to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort, officials said today.

#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try

13 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try

There are two things that Delhi has no dearth of - first being people, and the second, is the number of places to eat at.

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

13 Aug 2018

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.

Delhi-Haryana high-speed rail corridor approved

16 Jun 2018

Delhi-Haryana high-speed rail corridor approved

Days after the Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor got approved, the Delhi-Alwar stretch also got a start, at least till Haryana-Rajasthan Border.

PM Narendra Modi in Bihar: Three rail projects flagged off

10 Apr 2018

PM Narendra Modi in Bihar: Three rail projects flagged off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off a train between Katihar and Old Delhi, dedicated to the nation a loco factory in Madhepura, and also laid the foundation of a track-doubling project in Bihar.

Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump

09 Apr 2018

Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump

All the Nehru-Gandhi family homes are well-known: 1, Safdarjung Road, Teen Murti House (Nehru Museum) and even Anand Bhawan (Allahabad).

Railways ties up with Ola for last mile connectivity

27 Feb 2018

Railways ties up with Ola for last mile connectivity

Railways has partnered with ride-sharing company, Ola to facilitate last mile connectivity at its five key stations in Delhi, the national transporter said today.

Railway Minister's plan to take '50% cars' off Delhi's roads

15 Feb 2018

Railway Minister's plan to take '50% cars' off Delhi's roads

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has a plan to take send "50% cars off the roads" in Delhi: revive the long-neglected ring rail and link it with Delhi Metro services.

Delhi sealing: Relief for traders as DDA clears three amendments

02 Feb 2018

Delhi sealing: Relief for traders as DDA clears three amendments

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has finally provided some relief to traders from the ongoing sealing drive.

Hackers target traders in Old Delhi for Bitcoins

11 Jan 2018

Hackers target traders in Old Delhi for Bitcoins

Ransom demands in Bitcoins are on the rise in India. In recent times, at least three traders in Delhi have been attacked by hackers who encrypted critical files on their systems and demanded Bitcoin payments to decrypt them.

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

07 Jan 2018

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

Delhiites should prepare for difficulty in moving around as the national capital gears up for two important events: an Asean summit (January 25) and Republic Day celebrations (January 26).

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

02 Aug 2017

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

Delhi University (DU) students took to streets to protest against Delhi government's decision of stopping funding to 28 DU colleges as they failed to form governing bodies.

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

03 Jun 2017

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided 14 places in Kashmir and 8 in Delhi over terror funding from Pakistan.

Delhi- Fire in Chandni Chowk guts down 40 shops

23 May 2017

Delhi- Fire in Chandni Chowk guts down 40 shops

On the night of 22nd May, a major fire broke out in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area; albeit there were no casualties reported, goods worth crores may have been lost.

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

23 Feb 2017

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

Clashes erupted at Ramjas College between ABVP and AISA members, divided over a scheduled seminar featuring Umar Khalid that was cancelled earlier.

You can lose your license for these five traffic violations

01 Feb 2017

You can lose your license for these five traffic violations

Driving licenses of Gurugram-residents will be suspended if they indulge in speeding, talking on phone while driving, jumping traffic signals, carrying more than permitted passengers, and drunken driving.

Delhi in today's news

09 Jan 2017

Delhi in today's news

A former merchant navy officer stabbed his 60-year-old father, neighbour and also blew up an apartment in Delhi.

Every street has a story to tell in Delhi!

30 Dec 2016

Every street has a story to tell in Delhi!

Delhiites may be in for serious traffic troubles if the public transport network is not improved.