Articles about Delhi

Delhi officially known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi or NCT, is a union territory and a city of India. It covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres and is the second most populous and wealthiest city in India after Mumbai. The current Chief Minister of Delhi is Arvind Kejriwal with Hindi being the official language of the city.

Delhi reduces number of 'dry days' from 21 to 3

25 Jan 2022

Delhi reduces number of 'dry days' from 21 to 3

The Delhi excise department has reduced the number of dry days in the national capital to just three this year, down from 21.

Delhi sees highest-ever rainfall in 122 years in January

24 Jan 2022

Delhi sees highest-ever rainfall in 122 years in January

Delhi has recorded 88.2 millimeters of rain in January so far, the highest ever for the month in 122 years.

Delhi man's Rs. 4.5cr crypto fraudulently transferred to Palestine's Hamas

24 Jan 2022

Delhi man's Rs. 4.5cr crypto fraudulently transferred to Palestine's Hamas

A probe by the Delhi Police revealed cryptocurrency stolen from a businessman in 2019 was transferred to Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian militant organization Hamas.

Delhi's weekend curfew to stay as L-G rejects government's plan

21 Jan 2022

Delhi's weekend curfew to stay as L-G rejects government's plan

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday rejected several recommendations sent by the city government in view of the declining COVID-19 cases.

What's leading to severe cold across North India?

20 Jan 2022

What's leading to severe cold across North India?

Severe cold conditions continue to prevail in national capital Delhi and other parts of northern India, including Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

False alarm, says Delhi Police after unattended bags trigger panic

19 Jan 2022

False alarm, says Delhi Police after unattended bags trigger panic

The Delhi Police on Wednesday received a call saying two unattended bags had been found in the city's Trilokpuri area, which triggered a bomb scare.

Delhi, other areas to receive rainfall this week

18 Jan 2022

Delhi, other areas to receive rainfall this week

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in several states and union territories, including national capital Delhi, starting this weekend.

COVID-19: Cases dip in Mumbai, Delhi; West Bengal new hotspot

16 Jan 2022

COVID-19: Cases dip in Mumbai, Delhi; West Bengal new hotspot

Delhi and Mumbai reported a substantial drop in the daily cases of COVID-19, indicating plateauing of infections.

Record 28K+ COVID-19 cases in Delhi; positivity rate nears 30%

14 Jan 2022

Record 28K+ COVID-19 cases in Delhi; positivity rate nears 30%

Delhi witnessed the biggest single-day surge in COVID-19 cases on Thursday, with 28,867 people testing positive for the disease.

Dharma Sansad: Uttarakhand gets SC notice after plea seeks probe

12 Jan 2022

Dharma Sansad: Uttarakhand gets SC notice after plea seeks probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government over alleged hate speech at a Dharma Sansad event in Haridwar in December.

Salil Tripathi death: How COVID-19 ruined this ex-restaurant manager's life

11 Jan 2022

Salil Tripathi death: How COVID-19 ruined this ex-restaurant manager's life

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 36-year-old Salil Tripathi was a Delhi-based restaurant manager, earning comfortable pay to support his wife and son.

Omicron surge in Delhi; 60K daily cases by January-end: Report

11 Jan 2022

Omicron surge in Delhi; 60K daily cases by January-end: Report

Delhi may witness 58,000 to 60,000 daily COVID-19 cases by the end of January, sources in the Union Health Ministry informed CNN-News18.

Which states have imposed fresh curbs amid COVID-19 surge?

10 Jan 2022

Which states have imposed fresh curbs amid COVID-19 surge?

The Delhi government has decided to impose a 100% work from home rule for private office employees, reports said citing sources.

COVID-19: IIT-K scientist says third wave may peak by February

09 Jan 2022

COVID-19: IIT-K scientist says third wave may peak by February

The third wave of COVID-19 could peak in India in late January or early February, according to Dr. Manindra Agrawal, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

'Won't impose lockdown if…' what Delhi CM said on COVID-19

09 Jan 2022

'Won't impose lockdown if…' what Delhi CM said on COVID-19

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said that his government has no intention to impose a lockdown in the national capital.

Delhi's air quality improves to 'satisfactory' as rain lashes capital

09 Jan 2022

Delhi's air quality improves to 'satisfactory' as rain lashes capital

The air quality index of Delhi on Sunday improved to "satisfactory" from "moderate" due to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the national capital region and adjoining areas for the last two days.

'Bulli Bai' creator nabbed from Assam; 4th arrest in case

06 Jan 2022

'Bulli Bai' creator nabbed from Assam; 4th arrest in case

The main conspirator in the Bulli Bai case was arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday from Assam's Jorhat district.

Amid Delhi's COVID-19 surge, 100+ healthcare workers test positive

05 Jan 2022

Amid Delhi's COVID-19 surge, 100+ healthcare workers test positive

Over 100 health workers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and other hospitals have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last week.

India's first Omicron death: 73-year-old full-vaccinated man dies in Rajasthan

05 Jan 2022

India's first Omicron death: 73-year-old full-vaccinated man dies in Rajasthan

The first death related to the Omicron strain of coronavirus was reported in India on Wednesday.

Delhi weekend curfew amid Omicron wave: Here are the exemptions

05 Jan 2022

Delhi weekend curfew amid Omicron wave: Here are the exemptions

The Delhi government Tuesday decided to impose a weekend curfew in the national capital in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.

NHAI's new traffic management system ATMS: How does it work?

05 Jan 2022

NHAI's new traffic management system ATMS: How does it work?

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is testing new technology, the Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS), to be installed across the country's highways and expressways.

Delhi: Omicron detected in 84% COVID-19 cases; red alert imminent?

03 Jan 2022

Delhi: Omicron detected in 84% COVID-19 cases; red alert imminent?

As many as 84% of COVID-19 samples genome sequenced in Delhi on December 30 and December 31 involved the Omicron variant, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.

Bulli Bai: FIR registered against 'online auction' on Muslim women

03 Jan 2022

Bulli Bai: FIR registered against 'online auction' on Muslim women

The Delhi cyber police have registered an FIR against a dubious application that uploaded images of Muslim women "for auction."

NEET-PG counseling: Government to retain Rs. 8 lakh EWS criterion

02 Jan 2022

NEET-PG counseling: Government to retain Rs. 8 lakh EWS criterion

The central government on Friday submitted an affidavit before the Supreme Court (SC) concerning Economically Weaker Section (EWS) reservation in undergraduate and postgraduate medical seats.

Government flags COVID-19 concerns in 8 states; urges immediate action

30 Dec 2021

Government flags COVID-19 concerns in 8 states; urges immediate action

The central government has advised eight states to take swift action amid a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases across 14 cities.

Here's why NEET-PG medical counseling remains suspended

29 Dec 2021

Here's why NEET-PG medical counseling remains suspended

Counseling for admissions to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Post-Graduate (NEET-PG) medical courses has been suspended since the matter reached the Supreme Court.

Delhi's color-coded action plan for COVID-19: How does it work?

29 Dec 2021

Delhi's color-coded action plan for COVID-19: How does it work?

A "yellow" alert has been issued in Delhi in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.

NEET-PG counseling protest: AIIMS resident doctors association withdraws tomorrow's strike

28 Dec 2021

NEET-PG counseling protest: AIIMS resident doctors association withdraws tomorrow's strike

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Residents Doctors Association (RDA) in Delhi on Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the December 29 strike.

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed fresh restrictions?

26 Dec 2021

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed fresh restrictions?

Amid the growing number of cases involving the Omicron variant of coronavirus, several Indian states have introduced fresh restrictions to curb viral spread.

As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

26 Dec 2021

As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

Delhi has announced a night curfew starting Monday (December 27) amid a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed curbs before Christmas, NY?

23 Dec 2021

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed curbs before Christmas, NY?

Amid growing concern over the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant, multiple states and union territories have reimposed fresh restrictions to curb the viral spread.

As Omicron cases rise, Delhi bans Christmas, New Year gatherings

22 Dec 2021

As Omicron cases rise, Delhi bans Christmas, New Year gatherings

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has banned all gatherings ahead of Christmas and New Year in wake of rising Omicron cases in the national capital.

Scientist arrested in Delhi court blast case attempts suicide

20 Dec 2021

Scientist arrested in Delhi court blast case attempts suicide

A scientist arrested for allegedly planting explosives at a court in Delhi has been hospitalized after he complained of vomiting and stomach pain.

IMD issues yellow alert for extreme cold in Delhi today

20 Dec 2021

IMD issues yellow alert for extreme cold in Delhi today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow warning for extreme cold weather in Delhi on Monday.

Cold wave: North India to see mercury drop, says IMD

17 Dec 2021

Cold wave: North India to see mercury drop, says IMD

A cold wave is expected to hit portions of northwest India in the coming days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Air quality slips to 'very poor' in Delhi and Noida

14 Dec 2021

Air quality slips to 'very poor' in Delhi and Noida

The air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) degraded to "very poor" on Tuesday.

Omicron: India's tally rises to 33 after Delhi's second case

11 Dec 2021

Omicron: India's tally rises to 33 after Delhi's second case

Delhi on Saturday reported its second case of Omicron.

Farmers' victory march today as yearlong protest comes to end

11 Dec 2021

Farmers' victory march today as yearlong protest comes to end

Thousands of farmers camping at Delhi's borders will hold a victory march on Saturday as they start returning to their homes in Punjab, Haryana, and other states.

Pollution: Supreme Court asks panel to decide on relaxing curbs

10 Dec 2021

Pollution: Supreme Court asks panel to decide on relaxing curbs

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to take a decision on relaxing restrictions imposed over the air pollution crisis in Delhi.

Delhi's new water billing system: What you should know

10 Dec 2021

Delhi's new water billing system: What you should know

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has revised several water billing rules in the national capital.