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.

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

27 Jul 2021

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and west Uttar Pradesh today.

Delhi zoo to reopen from August 1

26 Jul 2021

Delhi zoo to reopen from August 1

The Delhi zoo will reopen for visitors from August 1, over three months after it was shut due to a surge in coronavirus cases during the second wave of the pandemic, officials said on Monday.

Delhi unlock brings hope for movie distributors, theater owners

25 Jul 2021

Delhi unlock brings hope for movie distributors, theater owners

Movie theaters in Delhi are going to operate at 50% capacity from Monday and this is being seen as a good sign for film distributors and cinema hall owners.

Delhi hospital finds rise in neurological issues among post-COVID patients

25 Jul 2021

Delhi hospital finds rise in neurological issues among post-COVID patients

A leading hospital in Delhi said that it has been recording a "troubling rise" in neurological issues, including brain hemorrhage, among people who have recovered from COVID-19.

Delhi unlock: Metro trains, buses at full capacity from Monday

25 Jul 2021

Delhi unlock: Metro trains, buses at full capacity from Monday

Delhi allowed its Metro train services and public buses to operate at full seating capacity starting Monday (July 26) as COVID-19 restrictions were further relaxed in the national capital.

CBI raids 40 locations in the J&K gun license scam

24 Jul 2021

CBI raids 40 locations in the J&K gun license scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 40 locations across Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi in connection with a gun license scam, reports say.

DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

23 Jul 2021

DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

A number of selfie points have been set up by the Delhi Metro authorities at its prominent stations, including at Rajiv Chowk and JLN Stadium, to cheer the athletes taking part in Tokyo Olympics, officials said on Friday.

Tilak Nagar market in Delhi closed for COVID-19 protocol violation

23 Jul 2021

Tilak Nagar market in Delhi closed for COVID-19 protocol violation

Several markets in the Tilak Nagar area have been closed till July 27 following violations of COVID-19 protocols, officials said on Friday.

FIR lodged against unidentified men for harassing Darjeeling women

22 Jul 2021

FIR lodged against unidentified men for harassing Darjeeling women

An FIR has been lodged in connection with the alleged harassment of a 30-year-old woman and her friends by a group of men in Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

Class 11 student stabbed by two juveniles in Delhi's Mangolpuri

22 Jul 2021

Class 11 student stabbed by two juveniles in Delhi's Mangolpuri

A Class 11 student was stabbed allegedly by two juveniles after one of them got hit while the victim was playing tip-cat with his friends at a park in Mangolpuri, police said on Wednesday.

Delhi: Three arrested for duping man on pretext of trade

21 Jul 2021

Delhi: Three arrested for duping man on pretext of trade

Three persons were arrested for allegedly cheating a man of Rs. 13.5 lakh on the pretext of helping him make a huge profit through trade-in jatoba pods, police said on Wednesday.

Delhi: People celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, offer namaz at homes amid pandemic

21 Jul 2021

Delhi: People celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, offer namaz at homes amid pandemic

Devotees mostly stayed indoors to offer namaz and celebrate Eid-ul-Adha in Delhi on Wednesday, as religious and festive gatherings remain prohibited in the city to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

BJP to protest Bengal 'post-poll violence' with dharna in Delhi

20 Jul 2021

BJP to protest Bengal 'post-poll violence' with dharna in Delhi

The BJP will stage a dharna at Rajghat in Delhi on Wednesday to protest alleged incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal, the party's state spokesperson, Shamik Bhattacharya, said.

Two Delhi markets closed till Wednesday over COVID-19 norm violation

20 Jul 2021

Two Delhi markets closed till Wednesday over COVID-19 norm violation

The Kolhapur Road market and the Inner Circle market, both in the Kamla Nagar area in Delhi, will remain closed till Wednesday for not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and violating guidelines issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), according to an official order.

Incessant overnight rains drench Delhi; IMD issues advisory

19 Jul 2021

Incessant overnight rains drench Delhi; IMD issues advisory

The national capital woke up to incessant overnight rains on Monday morning that caused waterlogging in several parts of the city.

Danish Siddiqui laid to rest at Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard

19 Jul 2021

Danish Siddiqui laid to rest at Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan, was on Sunday laid to rest at the Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard where a sea of mourners gathered to pay their last respects.

Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis

16 Jul 2021

Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis

Leaders and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit staged a protest near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Delhi's Civil Lines area on Friday over the water crisis in the national capital.

Google will provide real-time information about buses to Delhi commuters

15 Jul 2021

Google will provide real-time information about buses to Delhi commuters

The Delhi Government on Wednesday joined hands with tech giant Google to provide real-time information about buses to commuters and make public transport in the national capital more user-friendly.

Containment zones in Delhi dip below 500 in two months

15 Jul 2021

Containment zones in Delhi dip below 500 in two months

With the second wave of COVID-19 subsiding, the number of containment zones in Delhi has gone down from over 58,000 to less than 500 in the last two months, according to official data.

Minor girl who went missing from Bengal found in Delhi

15 Jul 2021

Minor girl who went missing from Bengal found in Delhi

A 17-year-old girl who left her home in Siliguri, West Bengal, to pursue a career in dancing after being discouraged by her parents was traced to Delhi by the Delhi Police's Anti-Human Trafficking Unit, officials said on Wednesday.

Kids complain of post-COVID symptoms like breathlessness, headache in Delhi

14 Jul 2021

Kids complain of post-COVID symptoms like breathlessness, headache in Delhi

Children who had recovered from COVID-19 are reportedly coming back to hospitals in Delhi with complaints of post-COVID symptoms such as gastric issues, headaches, brain fog, breathlessness, etc.

DWCD issues show-cause notice to 49 officials for coming late

14 Jul 2021

DWCD issues show-cause notice to 49 officials for coming late

Cracking the whip on latecomers, the Delhi Government's WCD department has issued a show-cause notice to its 49 officials for coming to the office late and asked them to submit their replies within three days.

Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow

14 Jul 2021

Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow

Delhi received more rainfall last night and this morning, leading to a further drop in temperature.

Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

14 Jul 2021

Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

The Delhi Police has arrested a couple for allegedly killing an elderly woman, chopping up her body, and dumping it into a canal in Najafgarh area of the city.

Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts

13 Jul 2021

Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts

Monsoon finally arrived in Delhi today after a long delay and several faulty alerts.

It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi

13 Jul 2021

It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi

The Southwest Monsoon finally reached Delhi on Tuesday, 16 days behind the usual date of onset, making it the most delayed in 19 years, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Delhi out of Covishield stock, many vaccine centers shut today

13 Jul 2021

Delhi out of Covishield stock, many vaccine centers shut today

Delhi has run out of its Covishield vaccine stock, forcing several government-run coronavirus vaccination centers to remain closed today.

Monsoon gives Delhi a miss, reaches last outposts in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2021

Monsoon gives Delhi a miss, reaches last outposts in Rajasthan

Southwest Monsoon rains reached the desert district of Jaisalmer and Ganganagar, its last outposts, on Monday, but gave Delhi and parts of Haryana a miss.

Delhi gets respite as IMD predicts heavy rains today

12 Jul 2021

Delhi gets respite as IMD predicts heavy rains today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in several parts of North India, including Delhi, on Monday, even as a harsh heatwave continues to sizzle the region.

Mother Dairy raises milk prices from tomorrow. Check rates here

10 Jul 2021

Mother Dairy raises milk prices from tomorrow. Check rates here

Mother Dairy has decided to hike prices of milk in Delhi-NCR and other cities by Rs. 2 per liter starting tomorrow, July 11.

Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect

09 Jul 2021

Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect

Three Delhi Police teams are conducting raids to nab the third suspect in the murder of Kitty Kumaramangalam, the wife of late Union minister PR Kumaramangalam, police said on Friday.

Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains

09 Jul 2021

Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains

In some respite from the scorching heat, parts of Delhi received rains Thursday night.

Singer, lyricist Swanand Kirkire made Vice-President of Delhi Hindi Academy

09 Jul 2021

Singer, lyricist Swanand Kirkire made Vice-President of Delhi Hindi Academy

Famous Bollywood playback singer and lyricist Swanand Kirkire has been appointed as the Vice-President of Delhi Hindi Academy.

R-Day violence: Man accused of vandalizing Red Fort granted bail

08 Jul 2021

R-Day violence: Man accused of vandalizing Red Fort granted bail

A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to a man who was allegedly involved in the violence at the Red Fort during the farmers' protest rally on Republic Day this year.

Indraprastha Apollo records six cytomegalovirus infection cases in a month

08 Jul 2021

Indraprastha Apollo records six cytomegalovirus infection cases in a month

Six persons have been diagnosed with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi within 20 to 30 days of testing positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday.

Yamuna pollution: DPCC imposes Rs. 12cr fine on 12 CETPs

08 Jul 2021

Yamuna pollution: DPCC imposes Rs. 12cr fine on 12 CETPs

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has imposed a fine of over Rs. 12 crore on 12 common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) operating across Delhi for not meeting prescribed wastewater discharge standards repetitively.

Third COVID-19 wave: Delhi government panel devises color-coded response system

08 Jul 2021

Third COVID-19 wave: Delhi government panel devises color-coded response system

A Delhi government panel on managing the possible third wave of COVID-19 has devised a color-coded mechanism that prescribes a graded response, including the closure of most economic activities at the highest "Red" level alert.

Delhi: Teenage boy found dead with injury marks on body

08 Jul 2021

Delhi: Teenage boy found dead with injury marks on body

A 16-year-old boy was found dead with injury marks on the body in Southwest Delhi's Kapashera border area on Wednesday evening, the police said.

Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125% in one year: Study

07 Jul 2021

Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125% in one year: Study

Delhi recorded an increase of 125% in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution between April 2020 and April 2021, according to a Greenpeace India study that analyzed NO2 concentrations in India's eight most populous state capitals.

Delhi: Rape, harassment cases of women up; heinous crimes down

07 Jul 2021

Delhi: Rape, harassment cases of women up; heinous crimes down

Cases of rape and harassment of women in the national capital have increased by around 40% in the first six-and-half months this year as compared to the corresponding period last year, while the total number of heinous crimes has gone down marginally, officials said on Tuesday.