Delhi

Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

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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 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 neighboring satellite cities of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Sonipat, Ghaziabad and Noida in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's third-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.

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The delegation comprising Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and K C Venugopal from Congress, Tiruchi Siva of DMK, Trinamool’s Dinesh Trivedi,..
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A delegation of parties including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday not allowed to go out of Srinagar airport and was sent back to Delhi. The..
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Such awareness programs will also be held in other parts of Delhi.
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The 'baahubali' Mokama MLA had surrendered appeared in a Delhi court and moved his surrender application on Friday.
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This comes after Anant Singh, earlier in the day, surrendered in Delhi's Saket Court in connection with the case.
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Journalist Priya Ramani told a Delhi court on Friday that ex-Union minister M J Akbar had filed a "false and malicious case" against her to create a "chilling..
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A Delhi court on Friday extended interim protection from arrest to former Union finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases, filed by..
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The victim claimed she came to work in the court of the accused lawyer since May 18, 2015 and continued at this post for a year
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The case against Dahiya was filed in Delhi by the aggrieved woman Leenu Singh.
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A full court bid adieu to the judge in a farewell reference recalling his contribution to jurisprudence during his 11-year tenure as HC judge. Suddenly under the..
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Yediyurappa, along with eight disqualified MLAs camping in Delhi since Wednesday, is expected to meet party president Amit Shah and working president JP Nadda on..
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On August 10, the DDA had demolished the centuries-old temple in Tughlaqabad village under a Supreme Court order.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed shock over the demolition of a Guru Ravidas temple in New Delhi. Banerjee said she could..
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The CBI on Thursday questioned Chidambaram for nearly four hours in connection with alleged corruption in granting foreign investment clearances to INX Media..
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Congress leader P Chidambaram was on Thursday sent to CBI custody till August 26 by a Delhi court which said his custodial interrogation was justified in the INX..
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The DDA had demolished the temple in Delhi's Tughlakabad area on August 10 on the orders of the Supreme Court.
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Indrani Mukerjea recorded her statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and said she and her husband Peter Mukerjea met Chidambaram at his..
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After the dramatic sequence of events on Wednesday evening that saw the arrest of the senior Congress leader, Chidambaram is said to have spent an almost..
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"This is not merely targeting of my father but the targeting of the Congress party. I will go to Jantar Mantar to protest," said Karti as he stepped out of the..
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The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had, on August 10, demolished the centuries-old Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad under a Supreme Court order.
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The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had, on August 10, demolished the centuries-old Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad under a Supreme Court order.
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The government had issued emergency helpline numbers 21210849, 22421656 in case one needs to call for help.
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While dismissing his pre-arrest bail plea, the Delhi high court had termed this very detail “inconsequential” and pointed out that based on evidence..
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DMK chief M K Stalin finds himself in a Catch 22 situation as his party’s decision to hold a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Thursday against the..
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Western Railway has confirmed that the travel time on the Delhi-Mumbai route will be reduced by over five hours since Rajdhani train speed will be increased from..
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Chidambaram, missing since Tuesday afternoon when the Delhi high court ended his interim bail in the INX FDI case, dramatically appeared at the Congress..
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During this period, the number of surgeons who specialise in the surgery also went up from eight (in 2003) to 450. Delhi, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil..
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On Wednesday, road transport minister Nitin Gadkari’s announcement of the date of the implementation of the amended motor vehicle law, which also provides for..
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A Delhi court Wednesday sent former independent MLA in Jammu and Kashmir, Sheikh Abdul Rashid to judicial custody in a case related to funding of terror..
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"After approval of the Central government, Mumbai - Delhi route will be upgraded to run Rajdhani Express at 160 kmph to cut the travel time to nearly 10 hrs,..
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Cabinet secys of Punjab, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Delhi chair National Crisis Management Committee meet
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Indrani told the agency that after INX Media’s application was submitted to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board for foreign direct investment approval, she..
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The officers had allegedly demanded Rs 5 crore, but settled for a Rs 2-crore bribe from a Delhi-based businessman under the NIA scanner in the FIF terror-funding..
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Hours after the Delhi High Court rejected any relief for senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, teams of officers of CBI and Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday..
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Hours after the Delhi high court refused former Union finance minister P Chidambaram to grant any protection from arrest in the INX Media case, the CBI issued a..
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Earlier on Monday, the bridge was closed for vehicular movement.
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Hours after the Delhi high court refused to grant any relief to senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in the INX Media scam case, teams of officers of the CBI and..
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"It's not right for democracy. If mainstream political parties won't visit, then who will go?" Azad asked.
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A CBI team on Tuesday knocked on former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's door in Delhi, hours after the High Court dismissed his two anticipatory bail..
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A CBI team on Tuesday knocked on former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's door in Delhi, hours after the High Court dismissed his two anticipatory bail..
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The Delhi high court on Tuesday said the INX media case involving former Union minister P Chidambaram is a "classic case of money laundering" and it was of the..
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Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was stopped at the Jammu airport on Tuesday and sent back to Delhi, a party leader said, the second time in a month the..
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The river was flowing at 205.94 meters, 0.61 meters above the "danger mark" of 205.33 meters. The water level is expected to rise further as Haryana released..
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Congress leaders paid floral tributes to the visionary leader at his memorial Veer Bhumi in Delhi.
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Around 4900 grams of heroin was found in the possession of the woman, who was travelling on a South African passport
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The flight, carrying 63 passengers, returned to IGI Airport due to landing gear problem only 12 minutes after it took off
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The initiative came in the wake of Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) decisions to enhance the infrastructure of Terminal 2
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The river is currently flowing above the warning mark at 205 metres while the 'danger mark' is at 205.33 metres
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The apex court had on August 1 ordered the transfer of all the cases related to the matter to Delhi.
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Politicians and other dignitaries have expressed their condolences at the news of his death.
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"The walkway built by Noida Metro Rail Corporation will facilitate those traveling to Greater Noida from various parts of Delhi," the DMRC tweeted
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The advisory stated, " Therefore, the undersigned do hereby direct to concerned SDM'S for complete evacuation from low lying areas of East District with the help..
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The victim is a widow and is survived by three daughters
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The fire broke out on Saturday in the hospital and caused extensive damages to the first, second and third floor of the PC Block.
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The police in the two cities had launched a massive search on August 8 after a call warning the presence of a suicide attacker on a flight was received by..
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A major fire broke out on the second floor of the PC block of the All India Insititute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday.
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A major fire broke out on the second floor of the PC block of the All India Insititute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday.
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The man had allegedly made a hoax call on Tuesday that his wife is a 'Fidayeen' and she is on her way to Delhi airport to set off a bomb.
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Earlier on Friday he had said, "I am joining BJP tomorrow at 11 am Delhi stands with Modi," he tweeted.
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Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday hoisted the national flag at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar to mark the occasion of India's 73rd Independence Day
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Women in Delhi will be able to travel free in DTC and cluster buses from October 29, 2019, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Independence Day.
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Kejriwal also said that he wanted to dedicate the initiative of Deshbhakti Curriculum to the country on the occasion of Independence Day.
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