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Monday, May 23, 2022



Delhi: 35-year-old businessman shot in face while resisting robbery bid

May 23, 2022 12:13 pm

The incident happened at Hari Nagar around 11.2o pm On Sunday. Four unknown men tried to snatch the victim's gold chain and fired at him.

Covid positivity rate in Delhi drops below 2% after 40 days

May 23, 2022 12:05 pm

The positivity rate peaked at 7.64% during the current surge in Delhi, with the number of Covid cases peaking at 1,656, according to data released by the government.

Delhi: PWD begins construction work on Nelson Mandela Road to make it model stretch

May 23, 2022 11:32 am

Part of nine sample stretches being developed under the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's streetscaping project, the road would get a thematic revamp with 42-foot-tall statues/sculptures of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.

Delhi court grants bail to hotel owner accused of denying room to Kashmiri

May 23, 2022 11:30 am

The court noted that there was no need for police custody of the accused and that the CCTV footage of the incident had already been submitted.

Thunderstorm hits NCR: Delhi goes from 47 degrees to 22, netizens have mixed feelings amid power cuts, waterlogging

May 23, 2022 11:01 am

Delhi rains: Even though strong winds uproot trees in many localities and rainfall caused waterlogging in some areas, netizens were glad to experience a dip in temperature.

Delhi University teachers seek review of decision to suspend appointments in 32 colleges

May 23, 2022 10:22 am

The teachers have raised concern over the decision's potential to affect teaching-learning with the vice-chancellor.

Delhi News Live Updates: Heatwave conditions to remain suppressed till May 29-30; waterlogging, flight delays add to woes

May 23, 2022 1:37 pm

Delhi news live updates: The maximum temperature in Delhi on Monday is likely to be 39 degree Celsius. A thunderstorm is also expected on Tuesday.

India’s ASHA workers among six recipients of Global Health Leaders Award at World Health Assembly

May 23, 2022 7:50 am

The other recipients include eight volunteer polio workers who were shot and killed by armed gunmen in Takhar and Kunduz provinces in Afghanistan in February this year.

Delhi: Govt allows guest PGTs who had been relieved to continue as TGTs in schools

May 22, 2022 12:25 pm

Several posts of post-graduate teachers (PGT) have been filled following the promotion of regular trained graduate teachers (TGT). The DoE said the decision was taken “on humanitarian grounds”.

Delhi: Special officer visits Ghazipur landfill site, apprised of December 2024 deadline to clear it

May 22, 2022 10:48 am

Special officer Ashwani Kumar and chief secretary Naresh Kumar were apprised of steps taken to control incidents of fire, site monitoring mechanism, stepping up of bio-mining/bio-remediation of legacy waste from 4,000 MT presently to 9,000 MT per day by June.


Tajinder Singh Bagga returns home: his arrest and the chaos that followed

May 07, 2022 12:07 pm

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga's arrest has led to Delhi police filing a case against Punjab police.

Delhi sizzles at 40.8 degree Celsius, heatwave likely in coming days

April 26, 2022 7:59 pm

According to India Meteorological Department, the heatwave conditions are likely to persist in New Delhi for the next three days.

In pictures: Delhi sees first communal flare-up since 2020 riots

April 17, 2022 7:46 pm

The communal clashes started following an argument with the people who were a part of the Shobha Yatra, the complaint filed by a Delhi Police inspector stated.

As Omicron threat looms, Delhi gears up to tackle surge

December 29, 2021 7:05 pm

The new variant of coronavirus is causing a surge in Covid-19 cases globally, as more than 30 mutations in the spike protein make it more capable of evading existing immunity.

Covid cases rising, but markets, monuments crowded in holiday season

December 26, 2021 10:10 pm

People crowd markets without wearing masks amidst rising Omicron cases.

Chhath devotees, fishermen navigate toxic froth over Yamuna

November 13, 2021 12:26 pm

In what has become a repeat occurrence in Delhi, a layer of froth was seen floating over parts of the Yamuna river as devotees took a dip in the river for Chhath.

Chhath Puja 2021: Celebrations of four-day festival begin across country

November 08, 2021 10:51 pm

Chhath Puja begins this year on November 8 and ends November 11.

Long break ends: Delhi schools reopen for all classes from Monday

November 01, 2021 8:54 pm

While most private schools are waiting till after Diwali to resume physical classes for the younger children, government schools opened for them on Monday to moderate turnout.

Thousands of Siberian birds flock to Delhi as winter nears

October 26, 2021 7:12 pm

Thousands of Siberian birds migrate to Delhi's wetlands in winters, usually from October to March, every year.


How much traffic the KMP Expressway, inaugurated by PM Modi, will cut: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway is expected to help decongest the roads of Delhi and hence help cut down some of the pollution in the national capital. Here’s how much decongestion it is expected to lead to.

Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

You can now use your Delhi metro card to travel on the bus.

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more:

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Jail road was earlier known as the furniture market, but today it is largely associated for its food. Delhi Food Blogger shares his top 5 picks.

How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

A foodie's guide to DU's North Campus

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

DU's North Campus is known for its great cafes and lounges and they serve some amazing food. It's pocket-friendly as well! We decided to try the 5 best dishes that they had to offer!

L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

Hard Look: How havelis representing the heritage of Delhi are disappearing

May 06, 2018 7:37 pm

How havelis representing the heritage of old Delhi are disappearing because of neglect.