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16 Nov 2021


Delhi: Black fungus case in dengue-recovered patient raises worry

A rare case of black fungus or mucormycosis has been detected in a 49-year-old patient in Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo hospital who had just recovered from dengue.

14 Nov 2021


Delhi pollution: 4 Haryana districts shut schools, impose other curbs

Four Haryana districts bordering Delhi imposed fresh curbs on Sunday in light of the worsened air quality in the national capital.

Delhi schools shut for a week over severe air pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said schools in the city will shift completely to offline classes for a week starting Monday.

13 Nov 2021

Delhi Air Pollution

3 Indian cities among world's most polluted; Delhi tops list

As many as three cities from India feature on the list of 10 most polluted cities around the world.

1997 Uphaar cinema fire: 7-year imprisonment for Sushil, Gopal Ansal

A Delhi court Monday sentenced real estate barons Gopal and Sushil Ansal to seven years' imprisonment for tampering with the evidence of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy.

07 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

BJP's national executive meeting today; what's on the agenda?

A crucial meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive members is currently underway at Delhi's NDMC Convention Centre on Sunday.

07 Nov 2021

Air Pollution

Delhi 's AQI remains 'severe' for third straight day

Delhi's air quality remained "severe" for the third consecutive day after Diwali with the Air Quality Index (AQI) measuring at 436 on Sunday morning.

06 Nov 2021

Air Pollution

Delhi: Air pollution reaches alarming levels; emergency measures launched

The Delhi government has launched some emergency measures to curb air pollution in the national capital, which has risen to alarming levels after Diwali.

05 Nov 2021


Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

Delhi's air quality plunged into the severe category the morning after Diwali.

04 Nov 2021

Air Pollution

Delhi AQI dips to 395; worse air quality predicted tomorrow

Delhi's air quality further worsened on the day of Diwali, recording an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 395 ("very poor").

03 Nov 2021

Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality becomes 'very poor'; will it get worse?

The air quality in Delhi plunged to the "very poor" category for the first time this season on Tuesday.

03 Nov 2021

Health & Wellness

Centre sends teams to 9 states, UTs over dengue outbreak

The Union Health Ministry has sent teams of experts to nine states and union territories across the country to help them manage the ongoing outbreak of dengue.

01 Nov 2021


Commercial LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs. 266. Check rates

The price of commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders has been hiked by Rs. 266 from Monday.

30 Oct 2021

West Bengal

Firecracker ban: What are the rules in different states?

The festive season is here and so is the annual debate about the use of firecrackers around this time.

28 Oct 2021


90% in Delhi have COVID-19 antibodies. What does it mean?

The results of the sixth serological survey conducted in Delhi reveal that more than 90% people in the national capital have developed antibodies against the coronavirus.

27 Oct 2021

Manish Sisodia

Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from November 1

All schools in national capital Delhi have been allowed to reopen for students of all classes from Monday.

25 Oct 2021


1,000 and counting: Delhi sees a surge in dengue cases

Delhi has recorded more than 1,000 cases of dengue this year, with over 280 cases registered in the last week alone.

Sharjeel Imam denied bail in 2019 Jamia rioting case

A Delhi court on Friday rejected the bail application of Sharjeel Imam, a former student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protester.

SC says farmers can protest, but can't block roads indefinitely

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that farmers have a right to protest, but they cannot block roads indefinitely.

19 Oct 2021


What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

Several parts of India continue to receive heavy rainfall even though it has been weeks since the end of the monsoon season.

16 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

Surrendered Nihang says 'no regrets' over Singhu lynching

Nihang Sarabjit Singh, who had surrendered to the Haryana Police claiming responsibility for the gruesome killing of a 35-year-old man at the farmers' protest in Delhi's Singhu border, had told the media he has "no regrets" for the brutal killing.

16 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect in spotlight after Singhu killing

The brutal killing of a Dalit Sikh man allegedly by Nihang Sikhs at the farmers' protest site in Delhi's Singhu border Friday once again brought the spotlight to the obscure Sikh warrior order of Nihangs.

12 Oct 2021


Pakistani terrorist arrested in Delhi; AK-47, hand grenade recovered

A terrorist from Pakistan, allegedly associated with the country's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has been arrested in Delhi.

12 Oct 2021


Centre warns against selling power at hiked rates on exchange

Several states across India witnessed blackouts over the weekend amid concerns over a coal shortage. Notably, coal is used to produce roughly 70% of India's power.

10 Oct 2021


Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs. 110/liter in Mumbai

Petrol and diesel prices across the country soared to a record high on Sunday after the rates were hiked for the sixth consecutive day.

10 Oct 2021

Andhra Pradesh

Increase in demand, revival of economy causing coal shortage: Centre

Amid warnings of a power crisis due to coal shortage, the Centre said on Saturday that an increase in demand for electricity due to the revival of the economy is leading to the depletion of coal stocks at power plants.

09 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

Delhi staring at blackouts if coal supply not restored soon

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain today said there could be a blackout in the national capital in the next two days if coal supplies to power plants are not improved.

04 Oct 2021

Delhi Police

Video showing Air India plane stuck under overbridge goes viral

In a bizarre incident, a scrapped Air India plane was spotted stuck under an overbridge near the Delhi airport as it was being transported by road on October 2.

03 Oct 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

The Centre has decided to sanction a "Green Fund" worth Rs. 18 crore for Delhi under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to mitigate air pollution.

'You have strangulated entire city': Supreme Court slams farmers' body

The Supreme Court today criticized a farmers' group protesting against the central government's three new agricultural laws, saying they have "strangulated the entire city (Delhi) and blocked highways."

30 Sep 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

All private liquor vends across Delhi will be temporarily shut as the national capital looks to enforce its updated liquor policy.

Farmers protest: Supreme Court says highways can't be blocked perpetually

The Supreme Court on Thursday reiterated its objection to highways being blocked as part of protests while hearing arguments against the farmers' months-long agitation along Delhi's borders.

30 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

15-year-old dies by suicide after being jailed 'as an adult'

The NHRC has sought a report from Etah district police in Uttar Pradesh into a recent incident of a minor boy's death by suicide after he was "sent to a jail as an adult" on charges of drug possession, officials said on Thursday.

30 Sep 2021


Fresh hike: Diesel at record high, petrol nears all-time high

Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday neared record levels across the country after rates were hiked by 25 paise and 30 paise a liter respectively.

Gatherings during festival season permitted in Delhi

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday decided to allow gatherings, including Ramleela celebrations, during the upcoming festival season with strict compliance to COVID-19 norms, official sources said.

29 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi: Security tightened after intelligence input regarding jailbreak plan

Security has been tightened in jails across Delhi after an intelligence input was received that five inmates were planning to flee from custody, sources said on Tuesday.

28 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

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.

28 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi: Ruckus erupts inside Mandoli jail; 23 inmates injured

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

27 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

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.

27 Sep 2021

Farmers Protest

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.