At least 27 people have died after a massive fire broke out in a four-storey commercial building near pillar number 545 at Mundka metro station in west Delhi. According to initial reports it is suspected that an explosion in an AC may have triggered the fire. More than 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
A yellow alert has been sounded in Delhi and some restrictions imposed under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) in view of the rising number of Covid cases in the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday. The Level-1 or YellowAlert for Covid restrictions has been imposed due to the surge in coronavirus cases.
The air quality level in Delhi plunged to near emergency levels on November 13th.The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was 471, the worst this season so far Taking the emergency situation into account Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday called an emergency meeting to tackle severe air pollution in the city. After the emergency meeting, it was decided that Schools in New Delhi will be closed for a week and construction sites for four days. The government has also decided to instruct government offices to operate from home at 100% capacity for a week.
The highest rainfall in 46 years led to traffic snarls and waterlogging in several areas, including the Indira Gandhi International Airport, where the entrance to the Terminal 3 building and parts of the runway were flooded early on Saturday morning, September 11, 2021.
The #Delhi government on Saturday approved the formation of a separate school board for nearly 2,700 schools in the city.
The Tikri border, one of the epicentres of the agitation against the Centre's farm laws, witnessed tense moments on Friday as a group of people claiming to be locals staging a protest demanding removal of the #farmers there.
The Delhi Police has increased security arrangements at the city's border points following the announcement by agitating farmers to block the Jaipur-Delhi and the Delhi-Agra Expressways on Saturday to further intensify their protest against the Centre's new agri laws.
So far India has reported 28 positive #coronavirus cases, this includes 16 Italians,' confirmed Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on March 4
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said efforts are on to check and screen 88 people who came in contact with the Delhi man who tested positive for coronavirus.
At least 185 students were detained on March 3 by police while they were going to the Ramlila Maidan to protest against CAA, NRC, and the recent Delhi riots.
Fresh violence broke out in parts of northeast Delhi with mobs pelting stones, vandalising shops and threatening locals on February 25.
The Indian national flag was unfurled by the protestors at Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi on the occasion of 71st Republic Day on January 26.
The Grand Republic Day Parade has concluded at Rajpath, New Delhi with Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro in attendance as the chief guest.
The full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade Celebrations 2019 was held at Rajpath in New Delhi on January 23.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will witness the Republic Day Parade 2020 on the Rajpath in New Delhi as chief guest.