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Writing on wall of Mandi House Metro station: Partition stories

On Friday, Delhi and California-based non-profit oral history organisation ‘1947 Partition Archives’ set up two exhibits at the Mandi House Metro station — ‘Women during Partition’ and ‘My heart belongs in Delhi’.

Ajay Kumar Bhalla takes charge as Home Secretary

Bhalla served as the Union power secretary, before being appointed as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Home Ministry on July 24.

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Delhi weather on Independence Day 2019: Heavy rain, waterlogging causes inconvenience to visitors at Red Fort

Delhi weather on Independence Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his sixth straight Independence Day address from the Red Fort at 7.30 am. The region may receive light rains in the morning, IMD predicted.

BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh’s mosque claims false: Minorities body

A fact-finding committee was formed by the Delhi Minorities Commission on June 24, after Singh wrote to the Lieutenant Governor about alleged “mushrooming of mosques on government land”.

MLAs and MPs should send their children to govt schools: Sonam Wangchuk

Wangchuk, director of the Himalayan Institute of Alternatives and the inspiration for popular Bollywood film 3 Idiots, was speaking at a one-day conference on ‘Education for Equity and Social Responsibility’.

UNIQLO to kick off India journey with three stores from October

The first store will be in South Delhi at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj spread over 35,000 square feet. The second one will be at DLF Place Saket, also in South Delhi while the third store will be located at DLF CyberHub in Gurugram, UNIQLO said.

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New Delhi's Connaught Place 9th most expensive office location in the world: CBRE

CP, located in the heart of the national capital, was at the ninth position even last year.

Once upon a stage called Delhi

In the 1970s, theatre in the city helped define a wider political imagination. Now, the young must accomplish that task without the aid of the likes of Girish Karnad and Habib Tanvir.

Delhi wakes up to humid morning

The weatherman has forecast cloudy sky with possibility of light rain and thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds for Monday.

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy cancels New Delhi visit

According to JD(S) sources, CM Kumaraswamy was to take part in the meeting of opposition leaders over the EVM issue. Ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, leaders of various opposition parties would meet the Election Commission (EC) and raise the issue of tallying paper trail of votes (VVPATs) with EVM figures.

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Vintage cars on display at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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Pollution levels drop a bit in Delhi: News in Numbers

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

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

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

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.

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Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

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

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

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

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.

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