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Best flea markets in Delhi

12 Mar 2020

Best flea markets in Delhi

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Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

11 Feb 2020

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

08 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

26 Jan 2020

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.

Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"

28 Oct 2019

Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"

On the morning after Delhi residents celebrated Diwali with much pomp and show, the air quality in the national capital deteriorated and was recorded at "very poor".

Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba

19 Sep 2019

Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba

Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

06 Sep 2019

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

03 Jul 2019

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a total of nine persons, including four juveniles, in connection with the June 30 Hauz Qazi incident in which a century-old temple was vandalized.

Chandni Chowk's temple vandalized: Amit Shah summons Delhi Police chief

03 Jul 2019

Chandni Chowk's temple vandalized: Amit Shah summons Delhi Police chief

After a 100-year-old temple was vandalized in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area on Sunday, Home Minister Amit Shah summoned Delhi Police Chief Amulya Patnaik on Wednesday.

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

01 Jul 2019

Delhi: Mob vandalizes Chandni Chowk's temple, breaks deity's idols

In a recent incident of communal violence, a temple in Hauz Qazi area of Chandni Chowk, Delhi was vandalized on Sunday night.

After winning Amethi, Smriti visits SiddhiVinayak, walks barefoot for 14-km

29 May 2019

After winning Amethi, Smriti visits SiddhiVinayak, walks barefoot for 14-km

A few days after her historic win in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, Smriti Irani walked barefoot for 14 kilometer to Mumbai's SiddhiVinayak Temple.

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

26 May 2019

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

23 Apr 2019

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

The BJP on Tuesday replaced its sitting Member of Parliament from North West Delhi, Udit Raj, with singer Hans Raj Hans as the party's candidate for the constituency.

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

22 Apr 2019

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

Ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding a potential tie-up with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, Congress on Monday released a list of candidates.

Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections

16 Mar 2019

Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections

This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election is scheduled to be held from 11 April-19 May.

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

02 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

Ending speculations of an alliance with the Congress, the Aam Admi Party announced the names of party candidates on six of seven seats today in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

21 Feb 2019

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he was tired of convincing Congress to stitch a pre-poll alliance as the latter refuses to understand.

Complete Chandni Chowk parking-lot by September 2020: Delhi-HC to NDMC

30 Dec 2018

Complete Chandni Chowk parking-lot by September 2020: Delhi-HC to NDMC

The Delhi High Court has directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure completion of a parking lot at Gandhi Maidan in crowded Chandni Chowk area of the walled city by September 2020.

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

22 Dec 2018

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

31 Oct 2018

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Rishi Kapoor-starrer 'Rajma Chawal' to be shown exclusively on Netflix

26 Sep 2018

Rishi Kapoor-starrer 'Rajma Chawal' to be shown exclusively on Netflix

Netflix has purchased the rights to 'Rajma Chawal', headlined by veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, and the film will be available exclusively on the digital platform worldwide on November 30.

Chandni Chowk set to become first 'pedestrian paradise' in Delhi

28 Aug 2018

Chandni Chowk set to become first 'pedestrian paradise' in Delhi

Chandni Chowk would soon become the first locality in the national capital where only pedestrians, cycle rickshaws, and e-rickshaws will be allowed between 9 am and 9 pm every day, according to an official.

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

26 Aug 2018

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to constitute a committee to inquire about the status of 51,837 industries in the Delhi which are running in residential areas without requisite approvals.

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

22 Aug 2018

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

Delhi is as much India's food capital as otherwise. With the best possible amalgamation of cuisines from all over the country, influenced by the vast cultured population that reside there, it is a foodie's heaven.

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

13 Aug 2018

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.

Doctors' Day: Meet doctors who treat poor free of cost

01 Jul 2018

Doctors' Day: Meet doctors who treat poor free of cost

From running street clinics to giving free-of-cost treatment to the poor, many doctors in old Delhi's Chandni Chowk are going beyond their line-of-duty to serve people.

Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'

08 May 2018

Tricolor burial for peacock? Delhi Police claims it's 'protocol'

Delhi Police took 'honoring' the national bird to a new level.

Anushka, Varun join hands with traffic-police to promote safe driving

03 Apr 2018

Anushka, Varun join hands with traffic-police to promote safe driving

The Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) has roped in Bollywood actors Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan for a series of video messages on safe driving.

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

28 Mar 2018

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

Due to a protest by trade association members, 7-lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets in New Delhi will remain closed today.

Delhi: 7 lakh business-establishments to remain shut on March 28

26 Mar 2018

Delhi: 7 lakh business-establishments to remain shut on March 28

More than seven lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets of Delhi including Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and Lajpat Nagar will remain closed on March 28 as traders will hold a mega rally to demand protection from the sealing drive.

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

13 Mar 2018

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

Traders in Delhi have launched another bandh to protest the ongoing sealing drive in the capital.

Carrying more than 15 kgs? You can't board Delhi Metro

06 Feb 2018

Carrying more than 15 kgs? You can't board Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro commuters heading towards airport or railway station with an oversized baggage may soon be disappointed.

Major Delhi shopping hubs to remain shut today

03 Feb 2018

Major Delhi shopping hubs to remain shut today

In a bid to support the protesting traders against the mass sealing drive, at least 15 popular shopping hubs of Delhi will remain shut on Saturday.

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

07 Jan 2018

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

Delhiites should prepare for difficulty in moving around as the national capital gears up for two important events: an Asean summit (January 25) and Republic Day celebrations (January 26).

With films like Baahubali, has India nailed the VFX game?

09 Dec 2017

With films like Baahubali, has India nailed the VFX game?

Gone are the days when computer-generated imagery (CGI) and visual effects (VFX) were the monopoly of Hollywood production giants.

Delhi encroachment: Consider 'airlifting' Hanuman statue, says HC

21 Nov 2017

Delhi encroachment: Consider 'airlifting' Hanuman statue, says HC

If the Delhi HC has its way, the capital's iconic 108-feet Hanuman statue at Karol Bagh would be airlifted to remove encroachments around it.

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

02 Aug 2017

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

Delhi University (DU) students took to streets to protest against Delhi government's decision of stopping funding to 28 DU colleges as they failed to form governing bodies.

Women gangs involved in 90% pickpocketing incidents in Delhi Metro

09 Jun 2017

Women gangs involved in 90% pickpocketing incidents in Delhi Metro

The CISF has revealed that female gangs make for 90% of the pickpocketing incidents in the Delhi Metro.

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

03 Jun 2017

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided 14 places in Kashmir and 8 in Delhi over terror funding from Pakistan.