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.
Pani puri and paapdi chaat stalls reopened in Delhi's Chawri Bazar area. However, only take away is available here to combat any danger of coronavirus. "Customers are happy as this new system has also..
In a press conference held in Delhi on May 26, CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant said that Aarogya Setu app is now open source and has identified more than 3000 hotspots in 3-17 days ahead of time. Kant..
While addressing a press conference in Delhi, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, Lav Agarwal on May 26 briefed the detail reports of COVID-19 pandemic in the nation. He said India's fatality rate..
A mango seller, Phool Mia has been flooded by donations after the loot. "Those who had to steal, did so. But I am overwhelmed that so many people have helped me," Phool Mia said. "Will finally get to..
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on inter-state flights said that we will put in place arrangements to make sure that the arrival of the passengers will be facilitated. Civil Aviation..
Delhi government opened parks and garden for public amid coronavirus lockdown 4.0. Lodhi Garden witnessed footfall after almost two months of COVID-19 lockdown. The parks will be open between 07:00 am..
General Secretary of Congress party, Priyanka Gandhi urged Uttar Pradesh government to give permit to the buses arranged for migrant workers. Congress leader said that if Uttar Pradesh government wants..
While speaking to ANI in Delhi on May 20, Railways Executive Director (Media), RD Bajpai said Railways will run 100 pairs (200 return journeys) of non-AC trains from June 1. "Only online ticket booking..
A group of people created ruckus and pelted stones at police on Delhi-Gurugram border near Palam Vihar on May 20. The whole incident occurred after they were allegedly not allowed to cross the border..
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on May 20 said there will be strict action against DTC drivers, conductors and bus marshals if they fail to ensure social distancing inside the buses, and allow..
Bus services have been resumed in the national capital amid the fourth phase of coronavirus lockdown on May 19. Social distancing norms are being followed in buses. Delhi government on May 18 allowed..
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
National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday denied there were political reasons for his current visit to Delhi and dismissed as "time pass for bored minds" speculation that the party.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Central Industrial Security Force on Tuesday reported 20 fresh coronavirus cases, with 18 from its unit that guards the Delhi airport, officials said. The over 1.62 lakh personnel strong force has.. IndiaTimes - Published
Some 115 Indians, including out of work and broke caregivers, students and pregnant women, were all smiles as they boarded an Air India flight here on Tuesday and left for India after being stranded in.. IndiaTimes - Published
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday came under fire from the Aam Aadmi Party for playing cricket in neighbouring Haryana by crossing the "borders sealed" due to the Covid-19, and allegedly violating.. IndiaTimes - Published
Dust and thunderstorms are likely over several parts of north India on May 29-30, bringing the much-needed relief from the intense heatwave, the IMD said.Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and parts of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Hundreds of people wearing face masks and gloves boarded early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces from the Delhi airport on Monday as India resumed domestic services after two months,.. IndiaTimes - Published
There is a "massive discrepancy" between the Covid-19 death toll recorded from cremation and burial sites in the national capital, and the number reported by the Delhi government, senior leaders of.. IndiaTimes - Published
At least seven states and Union Territories — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Telangana, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar — would remain under lockdown with an increase in confirmed coronavirus cases.. IndiaTimes - Published
On a day India saw yet another 24-hour peak in Covid-19 cases, the government said the lockdown has helped limit the concentration of cases to a few states and cities -- 80 percent reported in five.. IndiaTimes - Published
India has recorded 1,23,081 coronavirus infections so far, with nearly a third of all active cases having been declared in the past four days alone, when 22,794 cases were added to the count. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Delhi high court on Friday sought NIA's response to activist Gautam Navlakha's interim bail plea in Bhima Koregaon violence case on medical grounds. Navlakha, 67, has sought bail saying he is.. IndiaTimes - Published
The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 66,330, while 48,533 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, health ministry has said. Of the 148 deaths reported since Thursday morning, 64.. IndiaTimes - Published
Thousands of migrant workers from Delhi and other NCR towns reached Ramlila Maidan here in the city on Monday to secure passes for Shramik Special trains to their homes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh amid.. IndiaTimes - Published
The researchers point to the role of extreme fear and media coverage in driving these unprecedented behavioral changes. Throughout the lockdown, 80% of people reported feeling extremely concerned about.. DNA - Published
India should speak with Taliban militants if it feels that it will help the peace process, Pakistan's envoy to Washington said on Saturday, after a series of attacks in Afghanistan raised questions.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters