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.
06 Nov 2021Delhi
The Delhi government has launched some emergency measures to curb air pollution in the national capital, which has risen to alarming levels after Diwali.
04 Nov 2021India
Delhi's air quality further worsened on the day of Diwali, recording an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 395 ("very poor").
03 Nov 2021Delhi
The air quality in Delhi plunged to the "very poor" category for the first time this season on Tuesday.
03 Nov 2021India
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 2021Business
The price of commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders has been hiked by Rs. 266 from Monday.
30 Oct 2021India
The festive season is here and so is the annual debate about the use of firecrackers around this time.
28 Oct 2021India
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 2021India
All schools in national capital Delhi have been allowed to reopen for students of all classes from Monday.
25 Oct 2021India
Delhi has recorded more than 1,000 cases of dengue this year, with over 280 cases registered in the last week alone.
22 Oct 2021India
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.
21 Oct 2021India
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that farmers have a right to protest, but they cannot block roads indefinitely.
19 Oct 2021India
Several parts of India continue to receive heavy rainfall even though it has been weeks since the end of the monsoon season.
16 Oct 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
A terrorist from Pakistan, allegedly associated with the country's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has been arrested in Delhi.
12 Oct 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021Delhi
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.
01 Oct 2021India
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."
All private liquor vends across Delhi will be temporarily shut as the national capital looks to enforce its updated liquor policy.
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.
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 2021Business
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.
30 Sep 2021Delhi
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 2021Delhi
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 2021India
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 2021Delhi
A ruckus erupted inside Delhi's Mandoli jail on Monday evening after 51 inmates deliberately injured themselves.
27 Sep 2021Delhi
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 2021India
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.
26 Sep 2021India
A Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two men in connection with the Rohini court shootout on Sunday.
25 Sep 2021India
Eminent women's rights activist, poet, and author Kamla Bhasin passed away on Saturday. She was 75.
25 Sep 2021Politics
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.
24 Sep 2021India
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.
24 Sep 2021Delhi
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.
24 Sep 2021India
A woman is set to get a whopping amount of Rs. 2 crore for a wrong haircut over three years ago.