Delhi: News

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.

23 Feb 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Congress-TMC seat sharing talks back on after Mamata Banerjee snub

Seat-sharing talks between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Congress party are back on the table again.

22 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP, Congress finalize seat-sharing formula for Lok Sabha polls: Reports

The Aam Aadmi Party and Congress have reportedly reached an agreement on seat-sharing for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi.

21 Feb 2024

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Farmers' protest resumes today: Traffic restrictions at Delhi, NCR borders

The "Delhi Chalo" farmers' protest march continued on Wednesday, following the failure of four rounds of talks with the Centre.

21 Feb 2024

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Centre calls for talks, farmers tear-gassed at Punjab-Haryana border 

The Centre on Wednesday urged protesting farmers to hold the fifth round of talks, even as the agitators resumed their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

20 Feb 2024

St. Stephen's College

St. Stephen's College suspends 100 students for skipping morning assembly 

St Stephen's College in Delhi has allegedly suspended around 100 first-year students for not attending the morning assembly.

20 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march to resume on Wednesday after talks fail

Farmers participating in the "Delhi Chalo" protest have turned down the Centre's new five-year plan for minimum support prices (MSP).

19 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal skips 6th summons in Delhi liquor policy case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with irregularities in the Delhi Excise Policy case on Monday.

19 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers put protest on hold after Centre proposes MSP plan

The protesting farmers have put their "Delhi Chalo" march on hold after the Centre proposed a new five-year plan for the minimum support price (MSP) for their crops.

Ensure all bags arrive within 30 minutes: Government to airlines

Civil aviation security regulator, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), has directed seven major Indian airlines to step up their manpower in 10 days to streamline and improve baggage delivery at airports.

7 BJP MLAs suspended from Delhi Assembly Budget Session

Seven of the eight MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were suspended on Friday for the remainder of the Delhi Assembly's Budget Session for allegedly disrupting Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena's address.

16 Feb 2024

Suicide

MTech student found dead in IIT-Delhi hostel room

In a suspected case of suicide, a 24-year-old M.Tech student was found hanging in his room at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

16 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers to join widespread 'chakka jam'

Several farmers' unions have called for a "Bharat Bandh" on Friday, in solidarity with the "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

15 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Gramin Bharat Bandh tomorrow: See what's open and what's closed

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and central trade unions have announced a Gramin Bharat Bandh nationwide strike on Friday, in solidarity with the farmers' march to Delhi.

14 Feb 2024

Umar Khalid

Umar Khalid withdraws bail plea from SC in UAPA case

Umar Khalid, a former student leader from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), has decided to withdraw his bail plea from the Supreme Court (SC) in the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) case.

14 Feb 2024

Central Government

Farmers resume 'Delhi Chalo' march after a day of chaos

Protesting farmers resumed their "Delhi Chalo" march on Wednesday, undettered by clashes with the police at the Punjab-Haryana border a day earlier.

13 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP offers Congress only 1 Lok Sabha seat in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday declared that it is willing to allocate only one of Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats to the Congress within the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA).

13 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers' protest: Delhi government refuses to convert stadium into jail

The Delhi government, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday rejected the Centre's proposal to turn the Bawana Stadium into a "temporary jail" for farmers.

13 Feb 2024

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Farmers' protest: Chock-a-block traffic at Delhi's Gurugram, Noida borders 

Vehicular traffic in Delhi was disrupted on Tuesday as farmers began their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

12 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Manish Sisodia granted 3-day interim bail for niece's wedding

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Monday granted a three-day interim bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia, allowing him to attend his niece's wedding in Lucknow.

12 Feb 2024

Delhi Police

Farmers' march: Delhi bans large gatherings until March 12

Delhi on Monday banned large gatherings for a month (until March 12) amid concerns over possible unrest and security issues ahead of farmers' planned protest march on Tuesday.

11 Feb 2024

Delhi Police

Delhi: Residents troubled by police's drill ahead of farmers' protest

Residents in parts of Delhi complained of eye discomfort and respiratory ailments on Sunday as a result of the Delhi Police's anti-riot drill in the Yamuna Khadar area.

11 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo': Security tightened ahead of farmers' protest on Tuesday

Ahead of Tuesday's "Delhi Chalo" march, organized by roughly 200 farmers' unions, authorities are fortifying the national capital by barricading the Delhi-Haryana and Delhi-Uttar Pradesh borders.

11 Feb 2024

IndiGo

IndiGo plane causes runway closure at Delhi airport

An IndiGo flight (6E 2221) from Amritsar on Sunday missed the taxiway after landing at Delhi airport, causing a temporary blockage on one of the runways, PTI reported.

09 Feb 2024

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra CM Jagan Reddy calls on Modi in Delhi

With the 2024 Lok Sabha election just months away and a state poll scheduled for later this year, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

Portion of Delhi metro station collapses, man dies under debris 

A person was killed and four others were injured on Thursday after a section of the boundary wall at Delhi's Gokulpuri metro station collapsed.

08 Feb 2024

Noida

Traffic jams at Delhi-Noida border amid farmers protest

Massive traffic jams were reported in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Thursday as security personnel searched vehicles amid protests by farmers in Noida and Greater Noida.

07 Feb 2024

Uttarakhand

Delhi cook arrested for raping Darjeeling woman for 7 days

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Delhi for allegedly raping, torturing, and sodomizing a woman, for a week.

Delhi's wettest February in 10 years improves air quality

Delhi has logged 29.9 millimeters of rainfall during the first four days of this month, already making it the wettest February in the last 10 years.

Delhi-NCR experiences light showers, IMD predicts rainfall in several states

Delhi and its nearby National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to light rainfall on Sunday morning, with the minimum temperature settling at around 10 degrees Celsius.

03 Feb 2024

IndiGo

Para-athlete Suvarna Raj alleges 'mistreatment' by IndiGo staff; airline apologizes 

Indian para-athlete Suvarna Raj has voiced her concerns about the alleged mistreatment of differently-abled individuals by airlines, citing her recent experience with an IndiGo Airlines flight.

02 Feb 2024

Faridabad

The 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2024 begins today

The highly anticipated 37th Surajkund International Crafts Mela kicked off today, February 2, near Faridabad, showcasing the best of Indian handloom and handicraft traditions.

02 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Security heightened in Delhi ahead of protests by AAP, BJP

The Delhi Police has ramped up security measures and deployed extra personnel in view of the planned protests by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday.

01 Feb 2024

Vaishno Devi

Snowfall at Vaishno Devi shrine; cold wave grips North India

The Vaishno Devi Temple received its first snowfall of the season on Thursday.

31 Jan 2024

Heatwave

Intense heatwaves linked to increased mortality rate: Report

High-intensity heatwave days for long durations can significantly increase the mortality rates in Indian cities, a new study has shown, the Hindustan Times reported.

31 Jan 2024

Winter

Delhi experiences the coldest January in 21 years

In January 2024, Delhi experienced its coldest month in 21 years, with the mean maximum temperature at Safdarjung reaching only 17.9°C.

Delhi: Over 50 flights, 23 trains delayed amid dense fog

Delhi and its neighboring areas woke up to a dense fog on Wednesday — the third day in a row.

29 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

'Compete with yourself': PM Modi at 7th 'Pariksha Pe Charcha'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attended the seventh edition of the Pariksha Pe Charcha program at Delhi's Bharat Mandapam.

29 Jan 2024

Pune

Pune: Infosys techie shot dead in hotel room by boyfriend

A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend in a hotel room on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

28 Jan 2024

Delhi Police

Kalkaji Mata Jagran: Stage crowded with devotees collapses, 1 dead

A 45-year-old woman was killed and 17 others were injured after a stage made of wood and iron collapsed during a Mata Jagran ceremony in Kalkaji Mandir, Delhi, on Saturday midnight.

27 Jan 2024

Haryana

Delhi top cop's son pushed into canal over dispute: Police

Days after the son of an assistant commissioner of police (ACP) in Delhi went missing, his body was found in Haryana's Munak canal, per IANS.

25 Jan 2024

Delhi High Court

Who invented butter chicken? Delhi High Court to decide 

A culinary controversy has emerged in Delhi as two restaurants claim to be the birthplace of the beloved butter chicken.

23 Jan 2024

Earthquake

Earthquake of 7.2-magnitude hits China's Xinjiang, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

An earthquake of 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale hit China's Xinjiang region, subsequently strong tremors were felt in Delhi and nearby areas on Monday night.

22 Jan 2024

Ayodhya

Planning a Delhi-Ram Mandir road trip? Here's what to know 

Delhi to Ayodhya has become a popular route for devotees eager to visit the recently inaugurated Ram Mandir in Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi to witness 5th 'cold day' of January today: IMD 

Delhi is bracing for yet another "cold day" on Saturday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing an orange alert amid dense fog.

Republic Day: Security stepped up at all Delhi metro stations

Ahead of Republic Day, the security checks for passengers will be intensified by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at all Delhi metro stations from January 19 to January 27.

Fog disrupts transportation in North India, cold wave to continue

Over the past two weeks, thick fog has blanketed parts of north and northeast India, causing major disruptions to road, rail, and air travel.