Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.
It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million. Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called National Capital Region (NCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
As of 2016, recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Delhi either the most or second-most productive metro area of India. Delhi is the second-wealthiest city in India after Mumbai and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India. Furthermore, it is considered one of the world's most polluted cities by particulate matter concentration.
“A few days ago, at a small place at the Hunar Haat in Delhi, I witnessed hues of our country’s diverse expanse, cultures, traditions, cuisines and the warmth of emotions,” the PM said and shared.. IndiaTimes - Published
Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of..
Public broadcaster Doordarshan has deployed a fleet of high definition broadcast vans and cameras in Ahmedabad, Agra and Delhi to provide live coverage of US President Donald Trump's visit to India, a.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Sunday, February 23, 2020, an anti-CAA protest near the Jaffrabad metro station in northeast Delhi turned violent. Kiwi pacer Trent Boult produced a terrific performance to.. DNA - Published
Vinay Sharma had received minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment after he banged his head on the wall on February 16. He then moved the court with a plea seeing direction to jail.. DNA - Published
Sources said that both were to attend the programme since the school comes under the government of Delhi. Melania Trump after reaching Hyderabad House here on February 25 will move to a Delhi.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had moved an application in a Delhi court on Tuesday, seeking permission to travel abroad. Shashi Tharoor is an accused in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case and is.. IndiaTimes - Published
Though the protesters remained adamant that they won’t move from their present spot, they also insisted that it was the police which had closed the carriageway on the other side, thereby giving the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Last month, the national carrier had suspended its six weekly Delhi-Shanghai flights from January 31 to February 14. However, it did not restart the flight operations from February 15 onwards. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Thursday, February 20, 2020, one of the Nirbhaya case convicts moved a Delhi court seeking psychiatric treatment for himself. India's flag carrier airline, Air India, on.. DNA - Published
The differences within the Congress after the party's drubbing in the recently concluded Delhi assembly elections refuse to die down. Sandeep Dikshit, who is the son of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit,.. IndiaTimes - Published
After sweeping Delhi assembly election, AAP now plans to go national and also replicate the ‘Kejriwal model of development’ in other states. Also, several states have started emulating this model.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah. This was their first meeting after the AAP trounced the BJP.. DNA - Published
The cheapest return fare on flight from Mumbai departing to Bangkok this week was Rs 12,300 and from Delhi Rs 13,400. In comparison, a Mumbai-Bagdogra was Rs 13,500 and Delhi-Bagdogra Rs 11,000. Ditto.. IndiaTimes - Published
In April, the mean temperature is likely to be higher than normal by 1-1.5°C in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP and most of Maharashtra. February has already turned out to be warm this.. IndiaTimes - Published
"Azharuddin, Ranjit Ali, Luit Jamiul Jamal and Muqaddir Islam, all arrested jihadis, have been declared Indian citizens through the NRC. We have been repeatedly pointing out these wrongs and prodding.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Monday, February 17, 2020, the Patiala House Court issued fresh death warrants for all four individuals convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case. After a video.. DNA - Published
At a recent workshop in Delhi, social media coordinators from premier institutions such as IITs, IIMs and IISERs, among others, were not only asked to make extensive use of their Twitter handles to.. IndiaTimes - Published
Two months after violence at Delhi’s Jamia university during an anti-CAA protest, a video clip showing police barging into a varsity library and beating up people there with sticks went viral early.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Sunday, February 16, 2020, Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third time. The fixture-list of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).. DNA - Published
Arvind Kejriwal, who took oath as the chief minister of Delhi for the third successive time on Sunday, defended the AAP government during its previous regime on giving freebies to the people. DNA - Published
In his weekly column in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', its executive editor Raut criticised BJP's "religion-centric" political strategy while lauding the developmental works of the Arvind Kejriwal-led.. IndiaTimes - Published
Seventeen people, out of a large number of passengers who had arrived in Delhi from China and other coronavirus-affected countries before the screening at the airport began around mid-January, have.. IndiaTimes - Published
From 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster from the US to a 1939 Buick Roadmaster convertible sedan from Canada, besides a bevy of other vintage four-wheeled beauties on Saturday rolled across the streets of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Former IAS officer and chief of Jammu & Kashmir People's Movement Shah Faesal has been booked under the PSA. The JKPM leader, who was bound to fly out of India, was detained at the Delhi airport in.. IndiaTimes - Published