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Blow for BJP, boost for AAP, shadow of NE Delhi riots: how to read MCD bypoll results

March 03, 2021 8:48 pm

Delhi MCD Election Results 2021: The AAP lost one seat to the Congress, and gained one from the BJP. The BJP failed to win any of the five seats.

Delhi MCD election results: AAP wins 4 seats, Congress 1; BJP says result 'disheartening'

March 03, 2021 2:33 pm

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won four wards and Congress one in the municipal bypoll elections announced on Wednesday. The BJP drew a blank. 

Delhi MCD Election Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: AAP wins 4/5 seats, Kejriwal says people are fed up with BJP's misrule

March 03, 2021 7:01 pm

Delhi MCD Election Results 2021, Delhi Municipal Corporation Election Result 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) put on a good show in the five bye-elections to the MCD, winning four seats including Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C and Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri.

Northeast Delhi riots: One year later, wounds of violence still fresh

March 03, 2021 12:01 am

Delhi riots: A year on, The Indian Express tracked down their families and discovered that wounds from the violence are still fresh, compensation has reached most but is well short of what they need and, in many cases, there’s little awareness of where the murder case stands.

65 per cent low, lower-middle income countries slashed education budgets after COVID-19 outbreak: Report

February 28, 2021 1:15 pm

The report, compiled in collaboration with UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, said the current levels of government spending in low and lower-middle income countries fall short of those required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Northeast Delhi riots, one year later: 'Mob has no face, we don't know his killers'

March 02, 2021 1:13 pm

The common refrain among relatives of many riot victims: Want justice but can’t afford a lawyer, want harshest punishment for the accused but don’t know how to identify them. The fourth of a series that tracks families of 53 victims of the Northeast Delhi riots

Northeast Delhi riots, one year later: Wrong place, wrong time

March 02, 2021 1:26 pm

Northeast Delhi riots: A year later, their families can’t help but wonder if things could have been different. The third of a series that tracks families of the 53 victims.

Delhi: Man dies after speeding Mercedes hits his scooter

February 26, 2021 12:23 pm

The accused, Aryan Jain (18) has been arrested. Police said Jain’s father, Sushil owns a diamond jewellery store in Saket Mall. Police said the deceased, Antony Joseph, worked as a domestic help in the area and lived with his wife in the servant quarters.

Northeast Delhi riots, one year later: For women left behind, future uncertain

March 02, 2021 5:53 pm

From having to take up a job as a domestic help to depending on in-laws for a paltry sum to run the house — women who lost their husbands say they have barely been able to get their lives back on track over the past year.

One year after Northeast Delhi riots | The 53 killed: the lives in their wake

March 02, 2021 1:17 pm

Northeast Delhi riots: A year on, The Indian Express tracked down their families and discovered that wounds from the violence are still fresh.

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 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

June 22, 2020 6:18 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

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.

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 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.