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.

Delhi: Air pollution reaches alarming levels; emergency measures launched

06 Nov 2021

Delhi
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.

Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

05 Nov 2021

India
Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

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

Delhi AQI dips to 395; worse air quality predicted tomorrow

04 Nov 2021

India
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").

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

03 Nov 2021

Delhi
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.

Centre sends teams to 9 states, UTs over dengue outbreak

03 Nov 2021

India
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.

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

01 Nov 2021

Business
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.

Firecracker ban: What are the rules in different states?

30 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

28 Oct 2021

India
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.

Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from November 1

27 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

25 Oct 2021

India
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

22 Oct 2021

India
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

21 Oct 2021

India
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.

What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

19 Oct 2021

India
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.

Surrendered Nihang says 'no regrets' over Singhu lynching

16 Oct 2021

India
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.

Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect in spotlight after Singhu killing

16 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

12 Oct 2021

India
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.

Centre warns against selling power at hiked rates on exchange

12 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

10 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

10 Oct 2021

India
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.

Delhi staring at blackouts if coal supply not restored soon

09 Oct 2021

India
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.

Video showing Air India plane stuck under overbridge goes viral

04 Oct 2021

India
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.

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

03 Oct 2021

Delhi
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

01 Oct 2021

India
'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."

Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

30 Sep 2021

India
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

30 Sep 2021

India
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.

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

30 Sep 2021

India
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.

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

30 Sep 2021

Business
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

30 Sep 2021

Delhi
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.

Delhi: Security tightened after intelligence input regarding jailbreak plan

29 Sep 2021

Delhi
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.

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

28 Sep 2021

India
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
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.

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

27 Sep 2021

Delhi
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Politics
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

India
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

Business
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

Delhi
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

India
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.

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