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.

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Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

26 May 2020

Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

On Monday, a society in Greater Noida was sealed after three members of a family tested positive for coronavirus. However, the residents objected to this move telling cops they have to go to work.

Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

26 May 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

25 May 2020

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.

Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months

25 May 2020

Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months

As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.

Heatwave peaks: Red alert issued in Delhi, most Northern states

25 May 2020

Heatwave peaks: Red alert issued in Delhi, most Northern states

A red alert was issued for Delhi, and neighboring states like Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan, for two days as heatwave grappled large parts of the territory.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

Half of Delhi's containment-zones could turn 'green' in 2 weeks

23 May 2020

Half of Delhi's containment-zones could turn 'green' in 2 weeks

In a major sign of relief for residents of Delhi, half of the coronavirus containment zones in the national capital have been classified as 'orange' zones.

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

23 May 2020

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

23 May 2020

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

In what comes as a big relief for commuters from Noida, the administration said on Friday that movement pass is not needed for those who have a valid train or flight ticket.

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

21 May 2020

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

Lockdown 4.0, as assured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, came with a limited set of restrictions. Offices were allowed to open, markets unlocked their shutters, and people started stepping out.

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

20 May 2020

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

On Wednesday morning, locals of Salahpur Kheda, a rural area, threw stones at cops after they were denied permission to cross the Delhi-Gurugram border.

Six best colleges for commerce students in India

19 May 2020

Six best colleges for commerce students in India

Commerce is one of the most sought-after fields of studies in India as it opens doors to various career options, including Chartered Accountancy.

Delhi announces lockdown 4.0 guidelines; here's what will remain open

18 May 2020

Delhi announces lockdown 4.0 guidelines; here's what will remain open

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the guidelines for the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown aka "lockdown 4.0."

CBSE releases date-sheet for Class 10, 12 exams: Check here

18 May 2020

CBSE releases date-sheet for Class 10, 12 exams: Check here

Board exams for Class 10 and 12 students that couldn't be completed due to coronavirus pandemic will be conducted by July 15, the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) announced on Monday.

Lockdown 4.0: Travel curbs relaxed, Delhi ready to ferry passengers

18 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Travel curbs relaxed, Delhi ready to ferry passengers

The Union Government, late on Sunday, gave major relaxations related to inter and intra-state travel after announcing that the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown has been extended till May 31.

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

15 May 2020

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

15 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

A third extension of the nationwide lockdown, that started on March 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus, is all but certain.

Have you see Sonam-Anand's palatial Delhi home yet?

12 May 2020

Have you see Sonam-Anand's palatial Delhi home yet?

Sonam Kapoor is clearly having a great time with husband Anand Ahuja and her in-laws in Delhi.

Eight flights from seven countries to bring Indians home soon

09 May 2020

Eight flights from seven countries to bring Indians home soon

As part of Vande Bharat Mission, India's biggest repatriation operation, eight flights will bring Indians from seven different countries soon.

Arrest warrant against AAP MLA named in doctor's suicide note

08 May 2020

Arrest warrant against AAP MLA named in doctor's suicide note

A Delhi court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Prakash Jarwal, an MLA of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

08 May 2020

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to govern Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) through an ad-hoc committee.

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

08 May 2020

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.

Delhi: Turned away by two hospitals, constable dies of coronavirus

07 May 2020

Delhi: Turned away by two hospitals, constable dies of coronavirus

Coronavirus claimed its first casualty in Delhi Police on Tuesday when 31-year-old constable Amit Kumar, who was asymptomatic till a day ago, passed away.

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

06 May 2020

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

05 May 2020

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.

Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown

05 May 2020

Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown

With the nationwide lockdown, which was necessitated to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus, babies born of surrogacy are stuck in Gujarat as their biological parents can't travel to take them home.

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

05 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

'Special corona fee' makes liquor 70% costlier in Delhi

05 May 2020

'Special corona fee' makes liquor 70% costlier in Delhi

In what clearly looks like an attempt to generate more revenue, the Delhi government, run by Aam Aadmi Party, announced late last night it would be levying a special 70% "corona tax" on MRP of alcohol from Tuesday.

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

04 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

An Instagram group chat titled "Bois Locker Room" has kicked up a storm on social media after it was revealed that its participants, mostly boys as young as 16 and 17, discuss raping underage girls and objectify them in their conversations.

Social distancing in shreds outside liquor shops across the country

04 May 2020

Social distancing in shreds outside liquor shops across the country

In scenes that should scare one and all, norms of social distancing went for a toss on Monday morning when liquor shops across the nation opened for the first time after more than 40 days.

Coronavirus: CRPF headquarters in Delhi sealed after staff tests positive

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: CRPF headquarters in Delhi sealed after staff tests positive

The headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Delhi have been sealed for sanitization after a staff tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: 122 CRPF troopers from single battalion in Delhi infected

02 May 2020

Coronavirus: 122 CRPF troopers from single battalion in Delhi infected

On Friday, 12 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) tested positive for COVID-19.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

30 Apr 2020

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

A 1,400-km drive for Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima

30 Apr 2020

A 1,400-km drive for Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima

Riddhima Kapoor, the daughter of late veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, has got a pass to travel to Mumbai from Delhi by road. She will travel roughly 1,400 kilometer by road and reach the Maharashtra capital after 18 hours approximately.

#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

28 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

Leaving a 1.5 years old baby, Ansh, at home, Mausam Yadav, 26, dons the khaki uniform daily. She puts the mask, wears gloves, and remains stationed at Ahimsa Sthal for several hours.

After review, Delhi government allows vets, plumbers, electricians to work

28 Apr 2020

After review, Delhi government allows vets, plumbers, electricians to work

Days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed veterinarians, plumbers, and electricians to work during the nationwide lockdown (imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus) the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government also lifted the ban from these services after conducting a thorough review.

Coronavirus: Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital closed after nurse tests positive

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital closed after nurse tests positive

A civic hospital in North Delhi was closed on Saturday after a nurse tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak

The total number of cases due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 26,000 in India on Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 824.

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that there will be no relaxation of the lockdown in the national capital.

Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine

16 Apr 2020

Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine

A 19-year-old teen, who delivered pizzas for a famous outlet, tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi after which 72 families were asked to self-quarantine themselves, media reports said on Thursday.