Delhi continues to grapple with worsening levels of air quality. This video elaborates on the reasons behind the menace, the rise in patients seeking treatment for pollution-related health problems, the harmful effects of breathing in polluted air and a lot more
One woman lost her life in a major fire that broke out in a residential building in Eastern Delhi's Shakarpur area.
The Yamuna water level in Delhi has breached the all-time record of 207.49 metres set in 1978 and is now flowing at 207.55 metres. Delhi recorded a rapid increase in the Yamuna water level over the last three days. CM Arvind Kejriwal called an emergency meeting as Delhi Police imposed Section 144 in flood-prone areas in the national capital.
Ace wrestlers, including Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat are protesting in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. In January this year, the wrestlers held a sit-in protest demanding the resignation of WFI Chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan. They had accused the body and its chief of sexual harassment of female wrestlers and mistreatment of wrestlers.
A 40-year-old woman was shot multiple times here at a local court in the national capital on Friday by a man with whom she was undergoing a legal battle in a case of cheating. According to a senior Delhi Police official, the incident of firing was reported at Saket Court in south Delhi around 10.30 am. The injured woman, identified as Radha, a resident of southwest Delhi, received three bullet injuries -- two in the abdomen and one in the hand.
Saweety Boora won India's second gold medal at the 2023 Women's World Boxing Championship on March 25. Saweety defeated China's Wang Lina in the 81kg light heavyweight category at Delhi's Indira Gandhi arena.
A day after a Delhi Police team reached his residence to inquire about the sexual assault victims that he mentioned during his Bharat Jodo Yatra in Kashmir, Congress leader #rahulgandhi on March 20 stated that he cannot be intimidated by the relentless political attacks on him or the police being sent to his house numerous times. Gandhi was addressing a public meeting in Wayanad, Kerala after handing over keys for the new homes that were given to various families in the district.
The Yamuna river’s stretch in the Delhi NCR region has become the most polluted part of the river over the last three years. The section in Uttar Pradesh comes next. In its upper stream, Haryana’s stretch of the river is the most polluted. Delhi has the highest level of Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) among all its stretches of the Yamuna river. BOD is the amount of oxygen needed to remove waste organic matter from water.
In connection with the Delhi liquor policy scam, Sisodia was arrested by the CBI on Feb 26 after 8 hours of grilling. AAP members held protests in several state following his arrest. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders lashed at the Centre's "arbitrary arrest" of Sisodia.
In a candid conversation with editors of TNIE, G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant speaks on a range of issues. Amitabh added that India’s priorities are about accelerating the pace of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Delhi Police on Friday detained 24 students from the Delhi University's Arts Faculty for planning to screen the controversial BBC documentary on the 2002 Godhra riots. The action comes days after a similar ruckus at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia over the documentary's screening. There was heavy police deployment at the north campus after students' groups gave a call to screen the documentary.
Universities in Kerala, Telangana and New Delhi screen BBC documetary on PM Narendra Modi amid Centre's ban. The opposition has criticised the Centre for banning the controversial BBC documentary on Modi’s role in 2002 Gujarat riots.
Cold wave conditions once again gripped northwest India on January 15. Many parts of Rajasthan record a minimum temperature in the range of 1-3°C . While Fatehpur in Sikar dist. of Rajasthan recorded a minimum temperature of -4.7°C . It was the lowest minimum temperature over the plains of northwest India. Delhi’s Safdarjung observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 4.7°C.
Dense fog conditions in Delhi and other parts of north India brought visibility down to a minimum. The visibility levels dropped to just 25 metres at the Palam observatory and the Safdarjung observatory. At least 29 trains and 150 domestic flights have been delayed.
A severe cold wave has gripped many parts of northern India, with temp plummeting to -6°C (21F) in Kashmir. The famous Dal Lake has partially frozen making it hard for boatmen to ferry passengers and tourists. Almost entire Rajasthan is reeling under severe cold. The minimum temperature in many areas were recorded below the freezing point for several consecutive days. On Jan 7 night, the minimum temperature was recorded at 0.0°C in Churu and 0.6°C in Pilani.
Cold conditions continued to prevail in northern states with min temperatures remaining below normal. Delhi continues to reel under a severe cold wave, with temperatures dropping to a numbing 1.8°C. The max temperatures in Haryana and Punjab, including Chandigarh, have dropped sharply, settling between 11°C and 15°C.
A brutal cold wave swept Delhi on Thursday with the minimum temperature dropping to the season's lowest of three degrees Celsius. A blinding layer of dense fog over north India, including Delhi, caused major inconvenience to commuters. The visibility levels were 50 metres around on Dec 5.
The autopsy of Anjali Kumari has revealed extreme damages inflicted on her body in the horrific accident on Jan 1. Her autopsy report revealed that her skull was fractured and some brain matter was missing. A new CCTV footage that emerged online, showed the accused getting down and checking the car.
Family members of Anjali, who was hit by a car and dragged for 12 kms, rubbished the claims that she was 'drunk' at the time of the accident. These charges were leveled by an alleged witness Nidhi, who is said to be a friend of the deceased.
An eyewitness identified by the police in the Kanjhawala accident case has revealed clinching details of the horrific accident which lead to the death of 20-year-old Anjali Kumari on New Year's day. Nidhi, a lone eyewitness and the victim's friend, said she had been riding pillion on Anjali's scooter when the incident took place. She also alleged that the accused deliberately kept driving despite knowing that the victim was stuck underneath the vehicle.