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 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 provisional order for the attachment of the seven-acre plot, "beneficially owned" by Anand Kumar and his wife Vichiter Lata, was issued on July 16 by the..
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The provisional order for the attachment of the seven-acre plot, "beneficially owned" by Anand Kumar and his wife Vichiter Lata, was issued on July 16 by the..
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A few months before the assembly polls, a war has broken out between AICC general secretary in-charge P C Chacko and Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit, with..
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According to the police, the two were heavily drunk during the incident.
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Two witnesses, appearing in support of the criminal defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar, told a Delhi court that nobody ever mentioned..
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The railways is planning to bring down travel time of Rajdhani trains on the busy Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes by over three hours with an investment of..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation on Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter. The CM..
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Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning at isolated places very likely over Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) also said.
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The Indian Railways are presently operating printing presses at Byculla on Central Railway, Howrah in Eastern Railway, Shakurbasti (Delhi) in Northern Railway,..
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Mithan Lal, 82, left home on April 27 for his daily morning walk. He never returned, apparently forgetting the way back due to Alzheimer’s disease. The story..
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"The monsoon trough has shifted slightly southwards from the foothills of the Himalayas. Now, it runs from Punjab, Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh...all the way up..
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The Delhi-Katra route for the second Vande Bharat Express aka Train 18 was chosen in a bid to capitalise on the high traffic volume owing to the Vaishno Devi..
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In a written reply, Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has informed the LoK Sabha that Uttar Pradesh has 1.39 lakh registered electric vehicles followed..
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Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among..
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RJ's mother requested Delhi police to take 'suitable action' and 'sensitize the RWA to cooperate with the residents and not to harass them.
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"A patrolling team spotted five persons, including a girl sitting in a car. The girl and two others fled the scene on seeing the officers. The remaining two,..
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"We won't take our resignations back at any cost. K Sudhakar is in Delhi and he is also in our support, he may join us in Mumbai anytime soon," Somashekar said.
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Vijay Mallya told the netizens to get their facts rights about him being a thief, saying the banks are not accepting the 100 per cent of the money that he has..
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The letter has been signed by 29 prominent Delhi Congress leaders.
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As many as 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire
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A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta was told by the counsel appearing for the Delhi government that they have agreed to give a go-ahead to..
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Currently, the MPs have been provided transit accommodation in Western Court and several state bhavans.
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In a landmark verdict, the Delhi high court ended the current practice of Delhi Police (mostly EOW and crime branch) to lodge a single FIR in case of cheating of..
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AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal has alleged that three shots were fired at him on Wednesday during an event in south Delhi's Shani Bazaar area, a claim denied by the..
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On his first visit here after losing the Lok Sabha seat, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday attributed his defeat to local leaders staying away from the..
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The government will lease out another train soon.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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