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Delhi polls: Delayed due to roadshow, Arvind Kejriwal fails to file nomination

January 20, 2020 4:54 pm

Arvind Kejriwal is seeking a second term from the New Delhi seat, which he won in 2013 by a margin of over 25,000 votes.

Delhi: Man kills self by jumping in front of metro train

January 16, 2020 1:11 pm

The incident happened on platform number 1 around 10 am when the train was going towards Noida from Dwarka.

JNU further extends semester registration date

January 16, 2020 12:15 pm

Amid registration boycott by a section of students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) again extended the deadline to register for the next semester till January 17.

At Delhi's Supreme Court Museum, relive the subcontinent's legal history

January 16, 2020 6:02 pm

The museum has a display of over 1,500 items, incorporating case files and documents of the Indira Gandhi assassination documents, Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, and the Shah Bano case, to name a few. Add to these, accessories like wigs and gowns of judges, court furniture, mementoes, and paintings.

Can’t preserve data: WhatsApp to Delhi HC on plea for info on JNU violence

January 15, 2020 11:23 am

The court also issued directions to Google to preserve data as per law from Google Drive as early as possible.

VVIP Chopper scam: ED plea to set aside bail granted to Ratul Puri dismissed by Delhi HC

January 14, 2020 1:59 pm

According to the ED, the role of Puri was that his foreign entities received proceeds of crime directly from Interstellar Technologies Ltd, a co-accused in the case.

Facing flak over 'eunuch' remark against Kejriwal, Shashi Tharoor apologises

January 14, 2020 12:17 pm

Shashi Tharoor, who had said that Kejriwal "wants power without responsibility, which has been the prerogative of eunuchs for ages", explained that he had quoted an old line from British politics, but added that he realised its use today was inappropriate and was withdrawing it.

Local pollutants major contributor to Delhi's foul air: Study

January 11, 2020 11:51 am

A recent study that gathered four years of pollution data from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh suggested that local sources of pollution such as traffic, construction and domestic heating has contributed to the pollution in Delhi NCR.

JNU violence: TV sting raises questions, gaps in Delhi Police version

January 11, 2020 7:04 am

Barely an hour after the police called a press conference to release names of suspects in the JNU violence case, the sting operation was telecast in which two first-year BA (French) students, claiming to be ABVP members, “confessed” their role in the violence.

SC refuses to entertain mahout's plea for releasing elephant Laxmi from 'detention'

January 09, 2020 12:57 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde wondered how a habeas corpus plea can be heard for an elephant. "Is elephant a citizen of India?"

NEW DELHI PHOTOS

Vintage cars on display at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi

January 28, 2016 7:12 pm

Vintage cars on display during the curtain raiser for the first vintage car racing and auto show at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi on Thursday.

Multi-storey building collapses in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden; many feared trapped

July 19, 2015 10:08 am

Two people were killed, while eight others, including some children, injured when a five-storey building collapsed in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden area on Saturday evening.

India’s 'first' sunken museum; Prince Karim Aga Khan lays foundation stone

April 08, 2015 1:12 pm

Billionaire philanthropist and leader of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, Prince Aga Khan IV is on a six-day visit to India.

Pretty dirty picture: A tale of two Delhi neighbourhoods

October 12, 2014 7:18 pm

Dipankar Ghose and Aniruddha Ghosal spend a night in Defence Colony and Kotla Mubarakpur, two colonies in Delhi that are separated by more than the road that divides them, to watch the daily clean-up operation.

NEW DELHI VIDEOS

How pollution killed over 1 lakh children in 2016: News in Numbers

November 01, 2018 9:35 am

Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai

Police Commemoration Day: PM Modi inaugurates a museum, a sculpture and a wall of valour

October 22, 2018 3:20 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and dedicated to the nation a refurbished national police memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

Pollution levels drop a bit in Delhi: News in Numbers

August 28, 2018 1:12 pm

Some good news for the people of Delhi. A slew of measures taken by multiple agencies on the city’s air pollution problem seem to have actually produced a slight respite. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

August 20, 2018 12:01 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.

Hard Look: Rohingya refugee camps in New Delhi & Haryana are absolutely unlivable, their lives deprived of basic dignity

June 20, 2018 2:30 pm

The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

February 25, 2016 5:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gave final touches to the Rail Budget ahead of presenting it in the Parliament on Thursday.Taking about their expectations form the Budget, one of the passengers said the government should focus more on cleaner coaches and quality of food so that more people travel by trains.While another passenger said fares of daily passenger trains should be reduced and the safety of women passengers should be considered in the upcoming budget.

Patiala Court scuffle accused lawyer joins investigation

February 24, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Lawyer Vikram Chauhan accused in the Patiala House Court scuffle reached Tilak Marg police station in the national capital on Wednesday to join the investigation. He said the allegations levelled on him are yet to be proved and he has full faith in the law. He also added that the media is trying to glorify the person who raised ‘anti-national’ slogans.

Residents irked as Delhi water crisis continues

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.

Urs of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya held in New Delhi

February 23, 2016 5:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Urs of Nizamuddin Auliya, also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin , at 'Nizammudin Dargah' is one of the biggest religious fairs observed in New Delhi. It was the 712th Urs of Sufi Saint attended by thousands of devotees who come from different parts of the country to pay their respects to the noble soul, and seek his blessings. Hazrat Nizamuddin was a revered Sufi Saint who believed in drawing close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity. For him his love of God implied love for humanity and vision of the world was marked by a highly evolved sense of secularity and kindness. People offered silent prayers in memory of the Saint and paid obeisance to him. Later, religious Qawalli in the memory of the Saint was also offered to mark the occasion Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music which is performed mainly at Sufi Shrines or Dargah's throughout South Asia. It is one of the musical traditions that stretch back for more than 700 years.