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 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 now called 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.
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. Furthermore, it is considered one of the world's most polluted cities by particulate matter concentration.
The cheapest return fare on flight from Mumbai departing to Bangkok this week was Rs 12,300 and from Delhi Rs 13,400. In comparison, a Mumbai-Bagdogra was Rs 13,500 and Delhi-Bagdogra Rs 11,000. Ditto.. IndiaTimes - Published
In April, the mean temperature is likely to be higher than normal by 1-1.5°C in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP and most of Maharashtra. February has already turned out to be warm this.. IndiaTimes - Published
Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of..
"Azharuddin, Ranjit Ali, Luit Jamiul Jamal and Muqaddir Islam, all arrested jihadis, have been declared Indian citizens through the NRC. We have been repeatedly pointing out these wrongs and prodding.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Monday, February 17, 2020, the Patiala House Court issued fresh death warrants for all four individuals convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case. After a video.. DNA - Published
At a recent workshop in Delhi, social media coordinators from premier institutions such as IITs, IIMs and IISERs, among others, were not only asked to make extensive use of their Twitter handles to.. IndiaTimes - Published
Two months after violence at Delhi’s Jamia university during an anti-CAA protest, a video clip showing police barging into a varsity library and beating up people there with sticks went viral early.. IndiaTimes - Published
In top news of the day on Sunday, February 16, 2020, Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third time. The fixture-list of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).. DNA - Published
Arvind Kejriwal, who took oath as the chief minister of Delhi for the third successive time on Sunday, defended the AAP government during its previous regime on giving freebies to the people. DNA - Published
In his weekly column in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', its executive editor Raut criticised BJP's "religion-centric" political strategy while lauding the developmental works of the Arvind Kejriwal-led.. IndiaTimes - Published
Seventeen people, out of a large number of passengers who had arrived in Delhi from China and other coronavirus-affected countries before the screening at the airport began around mid-January, have.. IndiaTimes - Published
From 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster from the US to a 1939 Buick Roadmaster convertible sedan from Canada, besides a bevy of other vintage four-wheeled beauties on Saturday rolled across the streets of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Former IAS officer and chief of Jammu & Kashmir People's Movement Shah Faesal has been booked under the PSA. The JKPM leader, who was bound to fly out of India, was detained at the Delhi airport in.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Delhi high court stepped in on Friday to cancel the police custody of alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla, recently extradited from the UK, taking note of his claim that Indian government had assured its.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said BJP may have suffered in the Delhi elections because of controversial statements like "goli maaro" and "India-Pakistan match", but added that there was no.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday claimed that the traditional voters of his party voted in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi Assembly polls to ensure the defeat of BJP. IndiaTimes - Published
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that BJP may have suffered in the Delhi assembly elections because of hate statements made by some party leaders even as he strongly denied the assessment.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Congress's humiliating defeat in the recently concluded Delhi assembly elections has led to calls within the party for a complete overhaul. Leaders like Jairam Ramesh, Verrappa Moily, Jyotiraditya.. IndiaTimes - Published
After the BJP's defeat in the Delhi assembly elections, poll managers of its West Bengal unit are divided whether to push its aggressive strategy on the CAA-NRC or mellow it down and lace it with.. IndiaTimes - Published
AAP won 62 of the 70 seats because of several factors which included Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s model of development (free or subsidised electricity, water, health, education and.. IndiaTimes - Published
An advance team of US officials has visited ITC Maurya to reconnoitre the luxury hotel as President Donald Trump could be staying there during his visit to Delhi later this month. Maurya's 4,800 sq ft.. IndiaTimes - Published
Speaking at Times Now Summit 2020, when asked by the anchor of the BJP losing state after state, Sitharaman said, "We have not lost Delhi, it was with AAP already. We gave our best in every election.. IndiaTimes - Published
A day after the party's rout in Delhi elections, the knives are out in the Congress with leaders blaming each other and raising questions on whether the party has outsourced the task of defeating the.. IndiaTimes - Published