Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.
It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million. Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called National Capital Region (NCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
As of 2016, recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Delhi either the most or second-most productive metro area of India. Delhi is the second-wealthiest city in India after Mumbai and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India. Furthermore, it is considered one of the world's most polluted cities by particulate matter concentration.
Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of..
As violence in North-East Delhi claimed lives of at least 18 people, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval has been given the charge to bring the violence under control, government sources have.. DNA - Published
The pleas relating to the north-east Delhi violence, which has claimed 10 lives, reached the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court on Tuesday and they will hear the matter on Wednesday. The first plea.. IndiaTimes - Published
The application was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench of Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph, which said it would be heard on Wednesday. The death toll rose to nine on Tuesday in the violence.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kuldeep Singh Sengar, expelled from the BJP last year, has been disqualified from the membership of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, following his conviction in a rape case. According to a notification.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Delhi Police told the Union ministry of home affairs on Tuesday that it did not have adequate forces to immediately control the violence that hit parts of Delhi claiming nine lives, including that.. IndiaTimes - Published
US First Lady Melania Trump was welcomed with thunderous applause by excited students as she interacted with them at a Delhi government school. Melania attended 'Happiness Classes' at the Sarvodaya.. IndiaTimes - Published
A wide swathe of north-east Delhi — from Jafrabad to Chand Bagh and Karawal Nagar — was wracked by communal riots and incidents of rampant vandalism on Monday as anti- and pro-CAA groups clashed.. IndiaTimes - Published
As of now, more than 20 people injured have been injured during the violent protests at Jaffrabad and are being treated at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. They are admitted in the casualty ward with serious.. DNA - Published
The presidential suites in one of the poshest hotels in Delhi has earlier hosted several heads of states including former US presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W Bush. Former US president.. IndiaTimes - Published
"The violence today in Delhi is disturbing and must be unequivocally condemned. Peaceful protests are a sign of a healthy democracy, but violence can never be justified. I urge the citizens of Delhi to.. IndiaTimes - Published
The heavy stone-pelting, violence and arson witnessed in parts of Delhi on Monday were a conspiracy to defame India at a time when US President Donald Trump is visiting, minister of state for home G.. IndiaTimes - Published
A policeman was killed and dozens of people injured amid clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President.. Reuters - Published
The party also blamed the Delhi police for failing to maintain law and order in the city and criticised Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for having "shaken off his responsibility", saying people of Delhi.. IndiaTimes - Published
US President Donald Trump arrived in the national capital on Monday evening for the main leg of his maiden India trip during which he will hold extensive talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump.. IndiaTimes - Published
A policeman was killed amid violent clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands of people demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President Donald.. Reuters - Published
In top news of the day on Monday, February 24, 2020, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attended events and toured India, as part of their two-day visit. A Delhi Police head.. DNA - Published
The entry and exit to the hotel is being strictly monitored by security agencies and it has not taken any bookings till Trump is in Delhi. Indian security agencies are also working in close.. IndiaTimes - Published
“A few days ago, at a small place at the Hunar Haat in Delhi, I witnessed hues of our country’s diverse expanse, cultures, traditions, cuisines and the warmth of emotions,” the PM said and shared.. IndiaTimes - Published
Public broadcaster Doordarshan has deployed a fleet of high definition broadcast vans and cameras in Ahmedabad, Agra and Delhi to provide live coverage of US President Donald Trump's visit to India, a.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Sunday, February 23, 2020, an anti-CAA protest near the Jaffrabad metro station in northeast Delhi turned violent. Kiwi pacer Trent Boult produced a terrific performance to.. DNA - Published