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.

2020 Delhi riots were  pre-planned, pre-meditated conspiracy: Delhi HC

28 Sep 2021

2020 Delhi riots were pre-planned, pre-meditated conspiracy: Delhi HC

The February 2020 Delhi riots were a "pre-planned" and "pre-meditated" conspiracy to disturb law and order in the city, the Delhi High Court said Monday.

Delhi: Ruckus erupts inside Mandoli jail; 23 inmates injured

28 Sep 2021

Delhi: Ruckus erupts inside Mandoli jail; 23 inmates injured

A ruckus had erupted inside Delhi's Mandoli jail on Monday evening after 51 inmates deliberately injured themselves.

Bharat Bandh: Autorickshaws, taxis operate normally; shops open in Delhi

27 Sep 2021

Bharat Bandh: Autorickshaws, taxis operate normally; shops open in Delhi

Autorickshaws and taxis plied normally and shops were open in Delhi on Monday, with their unions and associations extending only "in-principle support" to the Bharat Bandh called by farmers but deciding not to join the strike.

Massive traffic jams near Delhi amid farmers' Bharat Bandh

27 Sep 2021

Massive traffic jams near Delhi amid farmers' Bharat Bandh

Farmers protesting the central government's three new agricultural laws have called a "Bharat Bandh" or nationwide strike today as part of their months-long agitation.

Rohini court shootout: 2 arrested; attackers partied before killing gangster

26 Sep 2021

Rohini court shootout: 2 arrested; attackers partied before killing gangster

A Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two men in connection with the Rohini court shootout on Sunday.

Women's rights activist Kamla Bhasin passes away at 75

25 Sep 2021

Women's rights activist Kamla Bhasin passes away at 75

Eminent women's rights activist, poet, and author Kamla Bhasin passed away on Saturday. She was 75.

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

25 Sep 2021

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Friday night and is learned to have discussed the new Cabinet formation in the state, sources said.

3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

24 Sep 2021

3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

A notorious gangster and two others from a rival gang were killed in a shootout inside a courtroom in Delhi today that left several people injured.

Diesel price hiked, no change in petrol rate

24 Sep 2021

Diesel price hiked, no change in petrol rate

Diesel price on Friday was hiked by 20 paise per liter - the first increase in rates in over two months - as international oil prices neared their highest since 2018.

Court reduces jail term of man convicted for sodomizing minor

24 Sep 2021

Court reduces jail term of man convicted for sodomizing minor

A Delhi court has upheld the conviction of a man for sodomizing an eight-year-old but reduced his jail term from three years to 18 months, noting that he was about 19 years of age at the time of the incident, and is an illiterate person.

Woman gets Rs. 2 crore compensation for haircut gone wrong

24 Sep 2021

Woman gets Rs. 2 crore compensation for haircut gone wrong

A woman is set to get a whopping amount of Rs. 2 crore for a wrong haircut over three years ago.

Delhi Traffic Police will release list of 100 bad drivers

23 Sep 2021

Delhi Traffic Police will release list of 100 bad drivers

For the first time, the Delhi Traffic Police will release a list of 100 bad drivers of the city who are regularly violating traffic rules, an official said on Thursday.

Massage centers to not provide services behind locked doors: EDMC

23 Sep 2021

Massage centers to not provide services behind locked doors: EDMC

Service rooms at spas and massage centers will not have latches or bolts on doors from inside, and such establishments can only operate from 9 am to 9 pm, according to a new policy by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

NDMC proposes alternative livelihood policy for bullock cart pullers, ironsmiths

23 Sep 2021

NDMC proposes alternative livelihood policy for bullock cart pullers, ironsmiths

The NDMC House on Wednesday proposed that a policy to provide alternative livelihood for bullock cart-pullers and roadside ironsmiths be made by the Delhi government to rehabilitate them, officials said.

Delhi FC beat Kerala Blasters, enter maiden Durand Cup quarterfinals

22 Sep 2021

Delhi FC beat Kerala Blasters, enter maiden Durand Cup quarterfinals

Willis Plaza's second-half strike took Delhi FC to their maiden Durand Cup quarterfinals as they beat ISL giants Kerala Blasters 1-0 in their third and final group fixture at the Kalyani Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday.

Delhi: Oberoi hotel chef held for multiple snatchings

22 Sep 2021

Delhi: Oberoi hotel chef held for multiple snatchings

A chef of a five-star hotel was arrested in connection with multiple cases of snatching in south Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

22 Sep 2021

Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Delhi on Wednesday, forecasting moderate rainfall in parts of the city.

Student groups urge Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus

21 Sep 2021

Student groups urge Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus

Various student groups have urged Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus in view of the improved COVID-19 situation in Delhi.

Gautam Adani defends India's handling of COVID-19

21 Sep 2021

Gautam Adani defends India's handling of COVID-19

Amid talk of his infrastructure conglomerate venturing into the media space, billionaire Gautam Adani on Tuesday said media coverage cannot be biased under the garb of press freedom and criticism should not be at the cost of national dignity.

Two arrested, including civil defense volunteer, for chain snatching

21 Sep 2021

Two arrested, including civil defense volunteer, for chain snatching

A 22-year-old civil defense volunteer was arrested for allegedly snatching the gold chain of a woman in south Delhi's Neb Sarai, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi: 260 private liquor vends to shut after October 1

21 Sep 2021

Delhi: 260 private liquor vends to shut after October 1

With new retail licenses coming into force from mid-November, no liquor vends will open in 105 of the 272 municipal wards of Delhi from October 1, officials said on Monday.

Kidney, part of lung removed to save man from mucormycosis

20 Sep 2021

Kidney, part of lung removed to save man from mucormycosis

A multidisciplinary team of three doctors gave a new of lease life to a 34-year-old man in Delhi by conducting surgery to remove his right kidney and a portion of his left lung which had been severely infected with black fungus post-COVID-19, hospital authorities said on Monday.

Delhi reported 53 new dengue cases in last one week

20 Sep 2021

Delhi reported 53 new dengue cases in last one week

At least 53 fresh cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi in the last week, taking the total count of dengue cases this year to 211, according to a civic report.

Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur detained in Delhi over farm protest

17 Sep 2021

Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur detained in Delhi over farm protest

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and several other party leaders were detained in Delhi today, reports said.

Delhi: Traffic diversions placed in view of farmers' protest march

17 Sep 2021

Delhi: Traffic diversions placed in view of farmers' protest march

In view of a protest march organized by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) against the Centre's farm laws, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday alerted commuters about the closure of specific roads and suggested diversions to avoid any inconvenience.

Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964

16 Sep 2021

Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964

The bounteous monsoon this year has already dumped 1,159.4 mm of rainfall on Delhi till Thursday afternoon, the highest since 1964 and the third-highest ever, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

PM hits out at critics of the Central Vista project

16 Sep 2021

PM hits out at critics of the Central Vista project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at critics of the ambitious Central Vista project and asserted that ease of living and ease of doing business was behind the spirit of the work being done under the initiative.

Delhi Police on lookout for uncle of arrested Pakistan-trained terrorist

16 Sep 2021

Delhi Police on lookout for uncle of arrested Pakistan-trained terrorist

The Delhi Police is looking for Humaid-ur-Rehman, a relative of one of the alleged terrorists arrested by the Special Cell, officials said on Wednesday.

Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

15 Sep 2021

Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

Several restaurants and bars on Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to direct the AAP government and police not to interfere with the sale of herbal flavored hookahs or take coercive steps against them.

Delhi announces complete ban on firecrackers ahead of Diwali

15 Sep 2021

Delhi announces complete ban on firecrackers ahead of Diwali

The Delhi government Wednesday announced a complete ban on the storage, sale, and use of firecrackers ahead of the festival of Diwali.

Delhi likely to witness another spell of rain

15 Sep 2021

Delhi likely to witness another spell of rain

Having already received a copious amount of rain this month, Delhi is likely to witness another spell of light to moderate precipitation starting Wednesday night, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

DMRC to conduct studies for Noida Airport-Delhi metro link

15 Sep 2021

DMRC to conduct studies for Noida Airport-Delhi metro link

The Board of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) on Tuesday gave its go-ahead to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for conducting studies for high-speed metro rail links from Noida International Airport to Delhi.

South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

15 Sep 2021

South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

South Delhi Mayor Mukesh Suryan on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi government was playing "campaign politics" when it came to the fight against the vector-borne diseases and termed its anti-dengue drive an "eyewash."

Olympic medal is just the beginning: Hockey forward Shamsher Singh

14 Sep 2021

Olympic medal is just the beginning: Hockey forward Shamsher Singh

Forward Shamsher Singh said that winning the Olympic bronze medal was just ticking off one box in the new beginning for the Indian men's hockey team, which aspires to be the world number one side.

Delhi: Man booked for Triple Talaq, slapping wife

14 Sep 2021

Delhi: Man booked for Triple Talaq, slapping wife

The Delhi police has booked a man for allegedly pronouncing Triple Talaq to his estranged wife and slapping her, officials said on Monday.

Delhi Police prevents delivery executive from killing himself

13 Sep 2021

Delhi Police prevents delivery executive from killing himself

Timely intervention by the Delhi Police prevented a 42-year-old man from committing suicide by jumping off the Andrews Ganj flyover in Delhi, officials said on Monday.

Building collapses in North Delhi; several feared trapped, including kids

13 Sep 2021

Building collapses in North Delhi; several feared trapped, including kids

A building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area of North Delhi on Monday. Several people, including children, are feared to be trapped under the rubble.

Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

11 Sep 2021

Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

The Delhi Fire Services on Saturday rescued 40 passengers of a private bus that was trapped at a waterlogged underpass in Delhi following heavy rains on Saturday morning, officials said.

'Wasn't allowed access to lawyer': Newslaundry co-founder on I-T survey

11 Sep 2021

'Wasn't allowed access to lawyer': Newslaundry co-founder on I-T survey

Abhinandan Sekhri, the co-founder of online media portal Newslaundry, said Income Tax Department officers spent more than 12 hours at his company's office.

East Delhi Premier League to be held in November: Gambhir

11 Sep 2021

East Delhi Premier League to be held in November: Gambhir

BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday announced to host a T20 cricket tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League in east Delhi.