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. It is one of the world's most polluted cities by particulate matter concentration.
Long queues of vehicles were seen after the national capital on June 01 sealed its borders for a week amid increasing COVID-19 cases. Commuters are upset with the decision of Delhi government. People..
The pre-monsoon rainfall turned intense in several parts of Delhi. Roads were filled with knee-dip and waist-dip water. Motorists faced obstacles as a number of two-wheeler commuters were seen manually..
Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia has requested Central Government to grant Rs 5000 crore over dip in state's revenue due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "We reviewed..
As cross-border transit into Gurugram has been prohibited with certain exemptions, police here is checking for curfew passes and ensuring no non-essential vehicle movement. State government had sealed..
The weather in Delhi took a sudden turn during early morning on May 31 as rain lashed several areas in the city. The national capital has been witnessing on and off rains in this month. As per the IMD,..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 30 stated that there is no need to panic as most of the people are recovering from COVID-19 and they are recovering at home, and only 2100 are in hospitals...
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on May 30 briefed the details of COVID-19 in the national capital. He said, "Delhi is witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases, we accept it. But there is nothing..
A commuter, Birjit Chauhan, was charged Rs 250 as a penalty for riding a pillion on his 2-wheeler at Delhi-Ghaziabad border in wake of coronavirus pandemic. No pillion rider is allowed on 2-wheelers,..
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on May 29 said the national capital has reported 82 COVID-19 deaths on May 28, however, only 13 of them took place yesterday and the rest of the 69 casualties..
In wake of the increasing COVID-19 cases in Delhi's bordering districts of Haryana, the state government on May 28 decided to seal its border with the national capital. The long queue of vehicles was..
Delhi-Ghaziabad border was jam packed with vehicles on May 29. Vehicles were seen moving in snail's pace at the border. Ghaziabad administration sealed border with Delhi again on May 25 over increasing..
Around 95 people including a newly-wed couple were sent to quarantine after a guest at the couple's wedding ceremony tested positive for COVID-19. The guest has been identified as a CISF jawan who had..
India Meteorological Department Senior Scientist, Naresh Kumar informed that intensity of heat wave is likely to reduce from May 28. He said, "Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions prevail over many..
The southwest monsoon hit Kerala on Monday on its normal date of onset, the IMD said as it forecast “above normal” rainfall in north India, including Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, and.. IndiaTimes - Published
CNG (compressed natural gas) will become costlier by Re 1 per Kg in Delhi and its neighbouring townships of Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida from Tuesday. IGL on Monday tweeted saying CNG will be.. IndiaTimes - Published
After almost two months of sitting idle, the railways' first Covid-19 care centre consisting of 10 modified coaches with 160 beds has been deployed in Delhi, officials said on Monday.These coaches have.. IndiaTimes - Published
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal had earlier in the day had said that the borders of the national capital will be sealed for the next week, and only essential services will be exempted. DNA - Published
Chandigarh and Delhi top and Bihar ranks lowest on severity of lockdown enforcement, according to a study by Mumbai University’s economics school. Ranking states on an immobility index, the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded below normal at 36 degrees Celsius due to light showers overnight and through the day, and the weatherman predicted the day temperature is likely to remain.. IndiaTimes - Published
It is to be noted that the United States President Donald Trump came for a 2-day visit to India on February 24-25 along with his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner, and daughter.. DNA - Published
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday alleged that the event held in Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump in February was responsible for the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat and later in.. IndiaTimes - Published
Extent of locust invasion in India may spread further and swarms may reach as far as Bihar and Odisha in June-July before they eventually return to Rajasthan with the progress of monsoon, a UN body has.. IndiaTimes - Published
With the number of coronavirus cases on a surge, Delhi government on Friday decided to take over five starred hotels for conversion into temporary hospitals to augment the beds available for Covid-19.. IndiaTimes - Published
Rains lashed the national capital and parts of Haryana and Punjab bringing relief to people from scorching temperatures on Friday, even as many places in Uttar Pradesh and central India reeled under.. IndiaTimes - Published
Many beneficiaries are still waiting for the May month quota of free foodgrains in states such as Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala and Manipur where up to 80 per.. IndiaTimes - Published
Delhi government has drawn up a plan to deal with the possibility of a locust attack in the capital. The government has asked the authorities concerned to focus on awareness and to spray insecticides.. IndiaTimes - Published
"Few asymptomatic passengers who travelled on IndiGo flights were tested positive for COVID-19 on May 28. A total of 3 passengers onboard from Delhi to Jammu on May 26 tested positive for COVID-19, 6.. IndiaTimes - Published
The intense heat wave that gripped parts of north India relented on Thursday with light and sporadic showers in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, while Rajasthan saw a slight dip in temperatures after the.. IndiaTimes - Published
On May 15, Delhi High Court had issued notice to the Delhi Government on a petition represented by Advocate Varun Tyagi and Advocate Bharat Gupta and Delhi Government was asked to file a response to.. DNA - Published
India's coronavirus lockdown is slowly being eased but the restrictions have compounded the miseries of the current heatwave. Heatwaves are increasing in frequency, and this week the mercury hit 50.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, Delhi Police and the Delhi government to details reasons behind chaos at Anand Vihar Bus terminal at Delhi-UP border two months ago when.. IndiaTimes - Published
Parts of northern and western India reeled under scorching heat on Wednesday, with temperatures hovering near the 50 degree-mark in Delhi and Rajasthan, while the IMD said no immediate respite is.. IndiaTimes - Published
As super-hot winds continued to pump into the region from the northwest ever since cyclone Amphan hit Bengal, severe heat wave conditions gripped many parts of north India on Tuesday, with Delhi.. IndiaTimes - Published
A swarm of desert locusts that infested Jaipur on Monday morning could be headed towards the capital, if wind speed is favourable. Delhi has been kept on alert as such swarms are currently active in.. IndiaTimes - Published