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Delhi: Cold wave to abate till Sunday, return thereafter

Delhi: Cold wave to abate till Sunday, return thereafter

20 Dec 2022


IMD issues 'yellow' alert as dense fog shrouds Delhi, Punjab

The Indo-Gangetic plains remained shrouded in dense to very dense fog on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.

18 Dec 2022


Speeding car rams into 3 children in Delhi, driver arrested

In an absolutely horrific incident, three kids sustained multiple injuries after a speeding car rammed into them in Roop Nagar of North Delhi at round 9 am on Sunday.

18 Dec 2022


Jamia sets up feeding spots on campus for stray animals

All the contractors running canteens and food stalls inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia have been sent special directions from the university administration.

17 Dec 2022


Man throws 2-year-old son from balcony after fight with wife

In a horrific incident, a man threw his two-year-old son from a three-story building before jumping off following an alleged fight with his wife in Delhi, NDTV reported.

15 Dec 2022


Delhi acid attack: Accused bought acid off Flipkart; 3 held

Three individuals have been arrested so far in connection with an acid attack on a 17-year-old girl in west Delhi on Wednesday morning, the police confirmed.

15 Dec 2022


MHA to chair high-level meeting over Delhi airport congestion

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is set to chair a high-level meeting on Thursday amid multiple complaints of chaos and long lines at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Terminal 3, reported India Today.

14 Dec 2022


Delhi: 17-year-old girl attacked with acid, one suspect detained

In a shocking incident, two bike-borne men reportedly attacked a teenage girl with acid in Delhi under the Mohan Garden police station.

14 Dec 2022


Smooth passenger movement at Delhi airport after congestion complaints: Authority

The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) officials in Delhi on Wednesday stated that smooth passenger movement was reported at all of its terminal entry points at T3 with an approximate waiting duration of zero to five minutes.

11 Dec 2022


Passengers complain utter chaos, never-ending queues at Delhi airport

As the chaos of the holiday season kicks in, jam-packed scenes and long queues are being reported at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

07 Dec 2022


2022 MCD elections: Challenges, opportunities ahead for 'the winner' AAP

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls on Wednesday defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

MCD elections records 50% voter turnout amid 'missing names' barbs

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections culminated at 5:30 pm on Sunday, with around 50% of voters deciding the fate of 1,349 candidates.

03 Dec 2022


Delhi wakes up to hazy morning with 'very poor' AQI

Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning as the national capital reported a minimum temperature of 8.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

Delhi: Anti-Brahmin, Baniya slogans on walls of JNU spark outrage

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi has once again ended up in the spotlight, this time for having anti-Brahmin and Baniya slogans scribbled on the walls.

MCD elections: BJP releases manifesto with big housing plan promise

Upping the ante for the upcoming elections for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday announced the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) master plan for MCD.

30 Nov 2022


Delhi: CCTV shows man dumping stepfather's body parts including head

Delhi Police on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of a CCTV footage in which the accused in the Pandav Nagar murder case is allegedly seen disposing of the deceased's body parts, reported Outlook.

RWAs to be like mini-corporators: Kejriwal promises before MCD polls

In an attempt to boost the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) campaign for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that if the party wins, the resident welfare associations (RWAs) will be legitimized as mini-corporators.

29 Nov 2022

Tablighi Jamaat

HC directs Delhi Police to return keys of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Delhi High Court on Monday rebuked the Delhi Police over the continuing restrictions at Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in Delhi's Nizamuddin since March 2020.

28 Nov 2022


Delhi: Man's body chopped into 22 pieces by wife, stepson

While trying to solve the gruesome murder of Shraddha Walkar, the police stumbled upon another strikingly similar case in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar.

27 Nov 2022


Smog blanket covers Delhi as air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi on Sunday witnessed smog as the air quality index (AQI) remained in the "very poor" category for the second consecutive day.

23 Nov 2022


Delhi man kills family over being scolded on drug addiction

In another shocking incident, a 25-year-old man, Keshav, was on Tuesday arrested in New Delhi's Palam area for allegedly murdering his four family members.

22 Nov 2022


Delhi: Pregnant dog beaten to death by students, 4 arrested

Four students in Delhi were arrested for allegedly torturing and beating to death a pregnant dog in the New Friends Colony area several days ago.

20 Nov 2022


Shraddha Walkar murder: Cops find skull, bones; sent for DNA

In a significant development, Delhi Police have recovered more remains of 27-year-old Shraddha Walkar from Mehrauli forest.

16 Nov 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

MCD Polls: AAP MLA linked to cash-for-ticket case; 3 held

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in hot water again in Delhi after its MLA Akhilesh Pati Tripathi was linked to a cash-for-a-ticket case related to Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.

15 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi air pollution: AQI improves from 'very poor' to 'poor'

In what can be described as a slight relief for Delhiites, the air quality in the national capital has improved to "poor" from the "very poor" category.

13 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category

Air quality in Delhi stayed in "very poor" category on Sunday as people woke up again to a thick blanket of smog covering the sky.

11 Nov 2022


MCD Polls: Kejriwal launches AAP's '10 guarantees,' promises garbage-free Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal announced ten guarantees on Friday, including ending corruption in the civic body and clearing three garbage landfill sites, for the 2022 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

09 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Primary schools reopen as Delhi remains under thick smog blanket

Delhi's air quality again deteriorated on Wednesday as Delhiites woke up to a thick smog-covered morning with people gasping for fresh air.

Ex-serviceman goes missing, family receives 'Sar tan se judaa' text

An ex-armyman Rajender Prashad from Delhi reportedly went missing on Monday, his family claimed, suggesting that he might have been kidnapped.

07 Nov 2022


Delhi: Primary schools to reopen on Wednesday as AQI improves

The government of Delhi on Monday decided to reopen primary schools across the national capital from Wednesday (November 9).

07 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi AQI improves slightly, decision on reopening schools, offices today

In a marginal respite from air pollution, Delhiites witnessed slight improvement, with the air quality index (AQI) declining to 326 in the "very poor" category at 7:00 am on Monday.

05 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

At 431, Delhi-NCR's air quality remains 'severe' for third day

Delhi-NCR's air quality dipped to the "severe" category for the third day in a row on Saturday.

MCD polls: Voting on December 4; results on December 7

State Election Commission (SEC) on Friday announced the schedule for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

04 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Primary schools shut in Delhi from tomorrow as pollution worsens

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday held the excessive stubble burning in Punjab responsible for the worsening air quality in the national capital region (NCR) over the last few days.

03 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi AQI severe at 426, NCPCR suggests closing of schools

Smog shrouded Delhi as the air quality in the national capital region plummeted to 'severe' — the worst bracket on the scale on Thursday.

01 Nov 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

'Ready to beg': Kejriwal says free yoga classes will continue

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Monday said their government's free yoga classes would be discontinued from Tuesday as Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena refused to approve its extension.

27 Oct 2022


BJP-ruled MCD gave 3 mountains of garbage to Delhi: Kejriwal

With the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections nearing, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived at the Ghazipur landfill in Uttar Pradesh amid Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers trading slogans against each other.

27 Oct 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality poor post Diwali; respiratory illness, allergies spike

Despite being enveloped in smog, the air quality in Delhi NCR improved to 'poor' on Wednesday after dropping to the 'very poor' category after Diwali.

23 Oct 2022

Air Quality Index

Smog returns to Delhi as air quality deteriorates before Diwali

The air quality in the national capital Delhi degraded to "poor" on Sunday, a day before Diwali.

21 Oct 2022


Delhi: Chinese woman living as Nepalese monk arrested for 'spying'

A Chinese woman living in Delhi's Majnu Ka Tila with a forged identity and indulging in alleged anti-national activities was arrested, police said on Thursday.

20 Oct 2022

Air Quality Index

Smog to choke Delhi in 3 days, action plan enforced

The National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to lose its breath under the grip of smog in the next three days.

19 Oct 2022


Delhi: 3-year jail term for dealing firecrackers, 6-month for bursting

With Diwali approaching, Delhi has banned the manufacture, storage, and sale of firecrackers apart from prohibiting bursting, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Wednesday.

18 Oct 2022


Delhiites, avoid these roads for 4 days starting today

India is hosting the 90th Annual General Assembly of the Interpol in Delhi for four days starting Tuesday.

17 Oct 2022

Miranda House College

Delhi: Men trespass on Miranda House during Diwali fest, booked

The Delhi Police on Monday filed an FIR against "unidentified students" after scores of men allegedly trespassed on the campus of Delhi University's (DU) top-ranked women-only college Miranda House on Friday.

Delhi excise policy case: CBI summons Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia for questioning on Monday in connection with the Delhi excise policy case.

11 Oct 2022

Air Quality Index

AQI at 44: Delhi breathes cleanest air in two years

While incessant showers have disrupted daily life in Delhi, they brought some respite as the national capital breathed the cleanest air—in two years—when the average air quality index (AQI) was 44 on Monday.

09 Oct 2022


Delhi's Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary is home to 8 leopards

A year-long study by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and the Delhi forest department has confirmed the presence of eight leopards among other mammals in the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary (ABWS) in South Delhi.

04 Oct 2022

Air India

Delhi: Air India employees 'forced' to vacate Vasant Vihar colony

Residents of Air India Colony in Delhi's Vasant Vihar on Tuesday alleged basic facilities and water supply were cut off at their residential complexes in a bid to force them to vacate, Hindustan Times reported.

02 Oct 2022


Delhi: 3 held for stabbing 25-year-old to death over enmity

Three men stabbed a 25-year-old man to death over old animosity in Sunder Nagri area of North East Delhi on Saturday evening, reported ANI.

01 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: No fuel from October 25 without pollution check certificate

The Delhi Government, led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has taken significant steps to reduce vehicle pollution in the national capital.

Delhi: Jamia student shot inside hospital after clash at university

In a shocking incident, a Jamia Millia Islamia student was shot at by a fellow student at Delhi's Holy Family Hospital on Thursday.

28 Sep 2022

Amanatullah Khan

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan granted bail in Waqf Board case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan was granted bail by a Delhi court on Wednesday in a Waqf Board "irregularities" case.

Delhi liquor policy case: Liquor baron, AAP communications in-charge arrested

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Delhi-based liquor baron Sameer Mahendru in connection with a money laundering investigation into the now-scrapped Delhi liquor policy.

25 Sep 2022


Delhi shocker: 12-year-old boy raped, left to die in Seelampur

A 12-year-old boy was reportedly raped by four persons in a horrible incident that came to light on Sunday in New Delhi's Seelampur area, according to reports.

Rains to continue unabated in Delhi-NCR over weekend, schools closed

A spell of intermittent rains for three days left many parts of Delhi-NCR severely waterlogged and caused traffic congestion while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) sounded a yellow alert for Friday.

14 Sep 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: How Delhi residents can avail subsidy on electricity bill

A new order by the Delhi government has made it mandatory to opt-in for electricity subsidy from October.

12 Sep 2022


Delhi: Water supply to be affected this week; details here

Parts of Delhi will experience a shortage of water supply this week, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Sunday.

09 Sep 2022

Delhi Police

Anil Chauhan: India's 'super thief' who stole 5,000 luxury cars

In a major breakthrough, the Delhi Police have arrested India's 'Super Thief,' Anil Chauhan, who is suspected of stealing over 5,000 automobiles over the last two decades, among other things, The Indian Express reported.

09 Sep 2022


Gurugram: Kunal Kamra's show cancelled over Bajrang Dal, VHP threats

A bar in Gurugram has decided to cancel a show by comedian Kunal Kamra after protest threats from right-wing groups.

09 Sep 2022


Delhi: Three dead, several trapped as Azad Market building collapses

A four-story building under construction at Azad Market in Delhi collapsed on Friday morning reportedly killing at least three people while five others were rescued.

08 Sep 2022

Delhi Police

PM unveils Netaji statue, revamped Central Vista along Kartavya Path

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the revamped Central Vista Avenue and the newly christened 'Kartavya Path' in New Delhi on Thursday.

07 Sep 2022


Delhi: Tax raids at think tank Centre for Policy Research

Income Tax (IT) department raids are underway at the premises of Delhi-based think tank Centre for Policy Research (CPR).

07 Sep 2022


Delhi: Firecracker ban to continue this Diwali, says environment minister

Delhi Government will continue its ban on firecrackers this Diwali as well, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Wednesday.

02 Sep 2022


Delhi Airport: 700 stranded as Lufthansa cancels flights to Germany

Chaos ensued at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi with over 700 people stranded due to German carrier Lufthansa canceling 800 flights worldwide on Friday.

01 Sep 2022


Delhi's old liquor policy comes back today with big changes

The Delhi government has reinstated the old policy of retail liquor sales in the capital city on Thursday. The decision follows a major uproar over the state's new liquor excise policy.

Who is Vijay Nair, Manish Sisodia's 'aide' in liquor scam?

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issued a Lookout Circular (LOC) on Sunday against eight private individuals listed as suspects in the Delhi liquor policy scam case.

20 Aug 2022


Argument over drinking: Man hammers landlord to death, clicks selfie

A man allegedly murdered his landlord in sleep using a hammer after an argument over his alcoholism in Delhi.

12 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: 6 arrested with over 2,000 cartridges before Independence Day

Delhi Police have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of ammunition ahead of Independence Day, NDTV reported on Friday.

12 Aug 2022


Delhi's liquor sale policy: What to expect from September 1?

The Delhi government will return to the old regime of retail liquor sale in the capital city from September 1. The decision comes in wake of a massive controversy over its new liquor law.

11 Aug 2022


Delhi makes masks mandatory, Rs. 500 fine imposed on violators

Amid a sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday made wearing masks mandatory in public places.

09 Aug 2022


Delhi: Minor gang-raped by two hawkers near Tilak Bridge; arrested

Two hawkers have been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl near New Delhi's Tilak Bridge, said the Delhi Police.

Liquor policy: Sisodia seeks CBI probe into ex-LG's stance reversal

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that he had written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate former Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's change of stance on the opening of liquor shops in unauthorized areas.

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