Delhi

Metropolitan City and Union Territory of India

Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, 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 called the 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. 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. Delhi is of great historical significance as an important commercial, transport, and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India.

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Kejriwal urged residents of Delhi to take all necessary precautions and wear masks and practice social distancing to break the chain of transmission.
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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) ordered a seven-hour curfew from 10 pm to 5 am on April 6 to April 30.
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Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government took this decision on Friday.
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Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta took a jab at AAP and called the Delhi government anti-farmers.
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The Delhi High Court and all district courts of Delhi had resumed physical hearing from March 15, 2021.
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Most of these doctors have mild symptoms. A few of them complained of uneasiness and they have been hospitalised.
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This decision comes as Delhi on Thursday reported nearly 7,500 coronavirus cases, the highest single-day spike this year.
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Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with the Red Fort violence on the Republic Day, Thursday told a Delhi court that he did not instigate anyone to..
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Even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate in the national capital, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the COVID-19 vaccine..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. The..
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A special court in Delhi on Wednesday extended the custody of Ashok Mishra, officer-in-charge of Bankura police station in West Bengal, in what is being seen an..
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Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, who reviewed the Covid-19 situation and progress of vaccination in Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh,..
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Pregnant women and patients seeking treatment are exempted for travel during night curfew in Delhi.
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The seven-hour night curfew in National Capital Delhi comes into force immediately and will continue till April 30.
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The Delhi government on Tuesday imposed a night curfew in the national capital from 10 pm to 5 am till April 30 in view of rising Covid-19 cases, officials said...
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Delhi government on Tuesday announced to impose a night curfew with immediate effect till April 30, due to a surge in Covid-19 cases.
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In wake of the rising COVID-19 cases in Delhi, a night curfew has been imposed in Delhi till April 30.
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The decision has been taken to speed up the ongoing vaccination drive in the capital.
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Within a span of just five days, COVID-19 cases in the national capital have multiplied four times. Last Tuesday (March 30), Delhi reported 992 cases.
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Farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana, western Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, have been protesting at the Delhi border for over 4 months now against the Centre's..
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In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday issued fresh directions for students and staff members, including mandatory..
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''As far as the numbers are concerned, both sides have suffered losses and exact casualty figures cannot be ascertained immediately'', Shah said, after cutting..
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The number of active cases grew exponentially in states categorised as "grave concern" by the ministry of health. The active cases have reported the highest rise..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Haryana are states of grave concern.
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On a day when Delhi recorded 3,594 new Covid-19 cases, the highest daily count this year, with 14 more deaths, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal acknowledged that..
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