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Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

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Delhi: Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital
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, with a nominal economy of $110 billion for the entire Union Territory, and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires.

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NOTA: Marginal hike in Delhi's satellite constituencies

Delhi's satellite districts of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddh Nagar witnessed a marginal hike in NOTA voters in the Lok Sabha elections, accounting for 26,241 votes, according to..
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Smriti Irani aide shot dead in Amethi

A close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani was shot dead by two unidentified men, with police not ruling out the possibility of it being a "political murder". Irani, who was in Delhi, flew to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Delhi

India Elections: The fight for education reforms [Video]India Elections: The fight for education reforms

Educational reforms in Delhi state are not being debated across the country, but the need for change is.

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Will leave AAP in 2020: Delhi MLA Alka Lamba


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Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi in Delhi, promises issue-based support to NDA govt

The meeting was held at Prime Minister Modi's residence at Lok Kalyan Marg.
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Manoj Tiwari pays visit to poll rival Sheila Dikshit to enquire about her ill health

Tiwari visited the 81-year-old Dikshit at her East Nizamuddin residence after learning about her ill-health, said Delhi BJP media co-convener Neelkant Bakshi
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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP takes pole position in 65 assembly segments, Congress in five, AAP in none

The BJP, which swept the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, stood first in 65 out of the 70 assembly segments, while the ruling AAP failed to manage that even in one segment.
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Sunanda Pushkar death case: Court dismisses Subramanian Swamy's plea

A Delhi court Friday dismissed an application of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, seeking a direction to city police to bring on record a vigilance report on the alleged evidence tampering in the case..
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LS polls: Cong gets more votes than BJP, AAP in minority pockets in Delhi

In most of the minority dominated Assembly segments of three Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi, the Congress got more votes than its rivals, according to the Election Commission data on total votes..
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West Delhi Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP's Parvesh Verma records highest victory margin in Delhi

BJP's Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma got more than 60% of the total votes.
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No alternative to Kejriwal in Delhi: AAP on Assembly polls in Delhi

A senior party leader said that the elections were highly polarised and people either voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi or for Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
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ED moves Delhi HC for cancellation of bail to Robert Vadra

Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, was granted anticipatory bail by a Delhi trial court on April 1. Vadra is facing allegations of money laundering in purchase of a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Saffron sweep in Delhi, AAP pushed to number 3

The scale of BJP’s victory can be gauged from the fact that two of its candidates — Hans Raj Hans and Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma — got more than 60% votes while the other five too crossed the 50%..
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Delhi: 22-year-old man kills his father in a fit of rage

The police have arrested the accused.
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Chandrababu Naidu travels to Bengaluru after HD Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi trip


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Congress Karnataka MLA calls top neta 'buffoon'; CM HD Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi visit

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy cancelled his Delhi visit to meet Election Commission, along with 21 Opposition parties, over EVM issue, and stayed put in the state.
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Uddhav Thackeray to attend dinner meet of NDA leaders in Delhi

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will be attending the dinner to be hosted by BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday evening, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said. With exit polls..
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PMLA case: Robert Vadra moves court seeking permission to travel abroad

Robert Vadra, who is an accused in a money laundering case, Tuesday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad. The counsel for Vadra requested Special judge Arvind Kumar to ensure details..
IndiaTimes - Published

Opposition leaders meet to discuss possibility of non-NDA alliance staking claim to govt formation begins

Top opposition leaders met in Delhi on Tuesday, ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA alliance staking claim to government formation. They will also..
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Arvind Kejriwal dials Akhilesh Yadav to discuss post-results strategy

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal talked to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav over phone on Tuesday to discuss the strategy to be followed after the..
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Mayawati puts off her visit to Delhi


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Moin Ul Haque announced as new ambassador to Delhi by Pakistan

In Islamabad, the Pakistani foreign minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, announced the appointment of Moin ul Haque as its envoy to Delhi
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Not my PSO, Modi wants to kill me: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hit back at BJP leader Vijay Goel, who had said the CM should have the personal security officer of his choice if he doubts him, saying it is "Modi Ji who..
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Delhi police sub-inspector found dead under mysterious circumstances

According to the victim's family members, Rajkumar and his neighbour Bhuri, a notorious character in Vivek Vihar, had some dispute and a fight took place between them.
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Delhi cops to help probe ‘plot’ to kill Nagaland politician


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Delhi BJP asks police commissioner to review security cover of Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi unit of the BJP Sunday requested the commissioner of police to review the security cover of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a day after the AAP chief alleged that he could be assassinated by..
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Dalai Lama says China leader wanted to meet him in 2014: report

dalai lama says china leader wanted to meet him in 2014: report
The Chinese president had agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, The Observer has reported. It added that the plan was quashed by Delhi, according to the Tibetan..
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MHA, Delhi police scoff at Arvind Kejriwal's 'assassination' fears

AK Misfires: 'I could be assassinated like Indira Gandhi, BJP after my life', Delhi CM had said
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Delhi: Temperature settles seven notches below season's average

Delhiites enjoyed a pleasant Saturday and the relief from the scorching conditions is likely to continue over the weekend.
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N Chandrababu Naidu meets Akhilesh, Mayawati

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met SP and BSP leaders, continuing his efforts to put together a coalition to form the next government at the Centre. The separate meetings with Akhilesh Yadav..
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Kejriwal concedes 'complete shift of Muslim votes to Cong at last moment' may hurt AAP in Delhi

Voting for seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi was held on May 12 with the capital recording a voter turnout of 60%.
DNA - Published

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