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Connaught Place


Delhi Rewind: How DLF built colonies in Delhi for aspirational Partition migrants

April 17, 2022 8:41 am

Long before the DLF turned Gurgaon from a humble hamlet to one of the fastest growing cities in India, it was in Delhi that the company created some of the city’s most opulent neighbourhoods.

A Letter From Block A, Connaught Place: ‘Maybe my siblings can go to school... I will do this for life’

April 03, 2022 7:48 pm

Numbers he knows from selling trinkets, alphabets from street signs around him, life from a lifetime spent on the streets. As the Delhi govt plans a boarding school for streetchildren, a 13-year-old expects that to be the sum of his education

Need to protect and preserve Regal Building in Connaught Place: Delhi HC

March 28, 2022 6:51 pm

A team of IIT-Delhi had conducted an inspection of the property last month and recommended a detailed structural analysis of the building to identify potential weaknesses in the structure. The team also advised against any ad-hoc modification or repair.

Hindu Sena takes out march in Delhi’s Connaught Place in support of Russia

March 07, 2022 7:44 am

Raising slogans like ‘Russia tum sangharsh karo, hum tumhare sath hain (Russia, you fight, we are with you)’, ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, and ‘Bharat-Russia Dosti Zindabad’, the volunteers marched for around an hour.

Delhi: NDMC to disconnect electricity, water connections to 66 private buildings for delaying safety audit

February 28, 2022 10:20 am

These private buildings are situated mostly at Connaught Place, Central Market, Khan Market and other places of the New Delhi area and the Lutyens' zone.

Dance teacher loses livelihood to Covid pandemic, Delhi Police helps him find job

February 20, 2022 3:14 pm

But he found no takers for his dancing skills in the national capital. When he ran out of money, he started to live in 'Rain Basera', a night shelter for homeless people in the city.

Delhi: NDMC to redevelop Hanuman Mandir at Connaught Place

January 16, 2022 11:11 am

🔴 The revamp will include green toilet blocks, sanitary napkin vending machines and other basic amenities for visitors and devotees.

Trying to flee Tanishq store with ring, man chased down by cop at CP

December 14, 2021 7:51 pm

Police said the accused, Praveen Kumar, is a student from Haryana and is preparing for UPSC examinations.

Oldworld charm with hint of new as Connaught Place gallery is revamped

November 13, 2021 2:16 pm

Over the years the gallery has hosted several important exhibitions, including Krishen Khanna’s truck series and Jeram Patel’s Blow torch works.

Delhi: Pollution control body to sign agreement with Tata Projects, NBCC to operate, maintain Connaught Place smog tower

October 10, 2021 8:37 pm

The smog tower has already resulted in expenses worth Rs 20 crore for the government. Of this, Rs 13 crore was spent to install the tower and was paid to Tata Projects and NBCC as their consultancy fees.


Fire breaks out in Connaught Place building

August 25, 2014 2:50 pm

A massive fire broke out in a building in Connaught Place area on Monday.