Delhi & NCR News

Farmers protest: Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea against proposed tractor rally on January 18

Farmers protest: Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea against proposed tractor rally on January 18

The Centre, in an application filed through Delhi Police, has said that any proposed rally or protest which seeks to disrupt and disturb the Republic Day celebrations will cause an ‘embarrassment to

Jan 17, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Trains delayed as dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR region, air quality remains poor

Trains delayed as dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR region, air quality remains poor

The citizens of Delhi experienced a foggy morning with reduced visibility as the air quality of the national capital continues to remain in the ‘severe’ category on Sunday.

Jan 17, 2021, 10:19 AM IST
Delhi gears up for COVID-19 vaccination roll-out on January 16; check details of centres

Delhi gears up for COVID-19 vaccination roll-out on January 16; check details of centres

Delhi is all set for the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out on January 16 at 81 centres.

Jan 15, 2021, 17:26 PM IST
Delhi-UP border closed, heavy security deployed as farmers threaten to intensify agitation

Delhi-UP border closed, heavy security deployed as farmers threaten to intensify agitation

Security forces have been deployed at the Delhi- Uttar Pradesh border amid the farmers' agitation.

Dec 25, 2020, 10:38 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Delhi-NCR, residents jolted by tremors

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Delhi-NCR, residents jolted by tremors

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit several parts of Delhi-NCR.

Dec 18, 2020, 00:01 AM IST
Dense fog engulfs Delhi, IMD predicts 'cold wave' in national capital

Dense fog engulfs Delhi, IMD predicts 'cold wave' in national capital

The IMD has declared a cold wave in Delhi as icy winds blowing from snow-covered western Himalayas brought the minimum temperature down to 4.1 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the city this season so

Dec 16, 2020, 13:00 PM IST
Govt willing to continue talks with genuine farm unions; MSP will continue as it is: Narendra Singh Tomar

Govt willing to continue talks with genuine farm unions; MSP will continue as it is: Narendra Singh Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the the Centre is willing to talk with genuine farm unions to find a solution.

Dec 15, 2020, 20:45 PM IST
Parts of Delhi-NCR receive light rain; IMD says 'cloudy sky with light showers' likely today

Parts of Delhi-NCR receive light rain; IMD says 'cloudy sky with light showers' likely today

The IMD had forecast that Delhi and neighbouring towns are likely to receive rainfall, this is likely to improve air quality. 

Dec 12, 2020, 08:23 AM IST
Yamuna Expressway to reduce maximum speed limit of cars as fog causes loss of visibility - Read details here

Yamuna Expressway to reduce maximum speed limit of cars as fog causes loss of visibility - Read details here

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has decided to reduce the maximum speed limit for vehicles running on the expressway with effect from December 15.

Dec 09, 2020, 09:46 AM IST
Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category, PM 2.5 level at 367

Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category, PM 2.5 level at 367

With AQI of 367 and PM 2.5 level, Delhi's air quality is in a very poor category.

Dec 09, 2020, 08:09 AM IST
Bharat Bandh: With farmers' protests at Delhi border points, how will it affect essential supplies, transport services?

Bharat Bandh: With farmers' protests at Delhi border points, how will it affect essential supplies, transport services?

Bharat Bandh: The farmers' unions have called the strike on December 8 demanding the repeal of Centre's three farm laws.

Dec 07, 2020, 19:26 PM IST
Farmers' protest Day 9: Traffic chaos continues at Delhi's borders; check routes commuters can take

Farmers' protest Day 9: Traffic chaos continues at Delhi's borders; check routes commuters can take

The Delhi Police kept key routes connecting Delhi to Uttar Pradesh and Haryana closed as the farmers' protest against the new farm laws entered its ninth day on Friday.

Dec 04, 2020, 17:52 PM IST
Shocking! Ghaziabad woman forced to bribe hospital staff to get custody of her new born baby

Shocking! Ghaziabad woman forced to bribe hospital staff to get custody of her new born baby

A woman has alleged that the staff at Ghaziabad's District Women's Hospital demanded a bribe to hand her new born baby over to her.

Dec 04, 2020, 14:40 PM IST
Farmers' protest Day 8: Delhi border points closed, traffic snarls continue to affect commuters

Farmers' protest Day 8: Delhi border points closed, traffic snarls continue to affect commuters

The protesting farmers had threatened to block other roads of Delhi if their demands were not met.

Dec 03, 2020, 16:09 PM IST
Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category with pollutant PM 2.5 at 356

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category with pollutant PM 2.5 at 356

The air quality index reached very poor category for Delhi with PM 2.5 Level 356.

Dec 02, 2020, 08:59 AM IST
DMRC makes important announcement for Delhi metro services on Saturday; what you should know

DMRC makes important announcement for Delhi metro services on Saturday; what you should know

The Delhi metro services were disrupted on Friday for a few hours at multiple places because of the 'Delhi Chalo' march by farmers against the Centre's new farm laws.

Nov 27, 2020, 21:38 PM IST
DMRC suspends metro services from NCR to Delhi; here's what you should know

DMRC suspends metro services from NCR to Delhi; here's what you should know

In view of the ''Delhi Chalo'' protest march by farmers against the Centre's new farm laws, DMRC has taken a decision on Delhi metro services.

Nov 27, 2020, 01:02 AM IST
CPCB orders closure of hot mix plants, stone crushers in Delhi-NCR till November 17

CPCB orders closure of hot mix plants, stone crushers in Delhi-NCR till November 17

Considering a likely increase in pollution levels, the CPCB directed the closure of hot mix plants and stone crushers in the Delhi-NCR region.

Nov 11, 2020, 17:40 PM IST
Ahead of Diwali, Commission for air quality reviews air quality scenario in NCR, identifies ten immediate measures

Ahead of Diwali, Commission for air quality reviews air quality scenario in NCR, identifies ten immediate measures

The Commission for Air Quality Management  felt that active public involvement is critical in the abatement of air pollution 

Nov 09, 2020, 20:51 PM IST
Delhi Metro resumes operations on Blue and Pink lines from September 9

Delhi Metro resumes operations on Blue and Pink lines from September 9

00 AM on Wednesday (September 9). The services on these lines were suspended 171 days ago due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Sep 09, 2020, 07:47 AM IST