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 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 neighboring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Sonipat in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) 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 city by particulate matter concentration.
Pump prices recorded their sharpest rise since July 5 on Tuesday. As oil, financial and stock markets remained jittery, fuel retailers raised the price of petrol by 14 paise to Rs 72.17 a litre. Diesel.. IndiaTimes - Published
The meeting gains added significance as it comes at a time when CBI is enhancing pressure on WB state administration to know Kolkata's former police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's whereabouts DNA - Published
For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, allowing people to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha on Monday. Rough cut..
Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar approached the Delhi high court on Tuesday, seeking copy of his statements recorded by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case. IndiaTimes - Published
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha reached the Srinagar airport on Tuesday but was not allowed to enter the city. Surprised on seeing Sinha deboard a flight from Delhi, airport officials and the police.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Delhi court on Tuesday sent Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case by the ED, to judicial custody. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar directed the Enforcement.. IndiaTimes - Published
Describing her trip to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "routine" and a "constitutional obligation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would raise the issue of.. IndiaTimes - Published
In his letter, the Chief Minister stated that the Delhi government on September 1, initiated a mass awareness campaign to make people aware of keeping their homes and surroundings free of any Mosquito.. DNA - Published
"More than 12500 quarters of illicit liquor recovered in a single day during patrolling and picket checking by Outer-North district. To curb the menace of illegal transportation and sale of illicit.. DNA - Published
A Delhi court on Monday extended by three days the ED custody of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to AgustaWestland chopper scam... IndiaTimes - Published
Lt General KJS Dhillon also stated that young children from the Valley were taken for a tour to Delhi, Ajmer Sharif, and Jaipur so that they get exposure to developments in technology and other spheres DNA - Published
At least 40 people drowned across Maharashtra, MP, Delhi and UP in the last 24 hours in incidents related to immersion of Ganpati idols. The biggest tragedy occurred in Bhopal when 11 people drowned.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Delhi court on Friday deferred till October 18 the matter pertaining to a complaint filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his alleged derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi IndiaTimes - Published
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday sought 5-day extension of Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar's custodial interrogation. Shivakumar, arrested on September 3 by the ED in a money.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Delhi court on Friday allowed a petition moved by businessman Robert Vadra seeking permission to travel abroad for business purposes. Vadra had moved a petition seeking permission to travel to.. IndiaTimes - Published
Passengers in the country’s first “private train” between Delhi and Lucknow, Tejas Express, will have the option to shun use of plastic water bottles as the train will offer RO water as well. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, is likely to be produced before a Delhi court on Friday on expiry of his 9-day ED custody. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European.. IndiaTimes - Published
Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida — collectively, Delhi-NCR — together are far ahead in the number of startups than Bangalore. Another reason to call the National Capital Region India’s startup capital.. IndiaTimes - Published
Virali Modi, a 28-year-old US-based disability rights activist, was travelling from Delhi to Mumbai via Spice Jet airlines when the CISF personnel forced her to stand for security checking. When Virali.. DNA - Published
In the presence of several Union ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday bid farewell to his principal secretary Nripendra Misra, who stepped down from his post last week. "We had a wonderful.. IndiaTimes - Published
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Monday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel to Spain and other European countries on business. Vadra is facing probe.. IndiaTimes - Published
Journalist Priya Ramani, against whom former Union Minister M J Akbar has filed a defamation case for levelling sexual harassment allegations, on Monday told a Delhi court that the case came at a great.. IndiaTimes - Published