How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities
Dibakar Banerjee’s films only used Delhi and its culture to critique the Indian middle-class at large. It’s not like shameless affection for materialistic possessions isn’t a problem with the middle-class in the rest of the country. The Dilliwallahs are just not very good at hiding it, and there’s something pure and unpretentious about it.
While the master plan touches upon virtually every aspect of city life, the key takeaways concern the strategies to mitigate air and water pollution and improve housing
Narendra Modi flags off India’s first ever fully-automated driverless metro train in Delhi; all you need to know
Under the new system, the trains will be controlled entirely from the three command centres of the DMRC.
The eight districts are Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat and Shamli. They account for 5,917 of 23,357 active cases combined
Gautam Buddh Nagar DM announces random COVID-19 tests for people coming from Delhi to Noida as cases rise
Gautam Buddh Nagar has recorded 20,566 cases of COVID-19 including 73 deaths, with 1,236 active cases, according to official data on Tuesday
Construction workers hesistant to return to Delhi, fear another sudden lockdown and arduous journey back home
Though there is some construction activity at developmental projects abandoned after the lockdown, contractors say the guidelines about reduced workforce and social distancing has halted most activity
After a gap of more than five months and a week, metro stations and coaches of the National Capital Region will witness passengers willing to go through the restrictive, controlled and strictly enforced entry, travel and exit conditions
The apex court called on general insurance companies to ensure that the rule is followed scrupulously, with special focus on compliance in Delhi–NCR.
Heavy rains lash Delhi, Gurugram, Noida; people face water-logging, traffic, power cuts across NCR region
The flooding situation was particularly bad in Gurugram, with even the posh Golf Course Road area of the city being inundated
Coronavirus lockdown: Migrant labourers set out on long journey home; over 300 seen crammed in container trucks in Maharashtra
Hit by a sudden 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus and no transport, hundreds of migrant labourers are walking from the Delhi-NCR region and Gujarat to reach their homes, about 200 to 300 kilometres away, in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan
Godrej Properties buys 44-acre land in Faridabad from BPTP; to expand presence in national capital region
Realty firm Godrej Properties on Friday said it has acquired 43.61 acres of land in Faridabad, Haryana, from local builder BPTP to expand its presence in the national capital region (NCR)
Why Delhi's perennial air pollution isn't election issue for AAP, BJP or Congress: It's not a political problem yet
People who live in Delhi have just got used to it. For them the issue of pollution is akin to a broken road or an overflowing sewer in the locality. It might be resolved eventually or might not be resolved at all. There is an urgent need to politicise the debate on pollution in Delhi so that Delhi's citizens can hold their politicians accountable for their laxity and follies.
Delhi saw 183 days of poor-to-severe air in 2019: Air quality improving but situation out of control, govt to tell parliamentary panel
Delhi is choking on toxic air and 183 days of 2019 witnessed poor and severe air quality that endangered millions of lives
CBI carries out searches in 13 locations across Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi NCR in connection with arms licence case
The CBI is carrying out searches at 13 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Capital Region (NCR) in connection with the arms licence case, officials said on Monday
Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for sixth consecutive day, AQI at 358 as of Monday morning; cold weather, calm winds allowing pollutants to accumulate
In Delhi, the Karni Singh shooting range (391) was worst affected followed by Jahangirpuri, Bawana and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at 388
Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
At several major junctions of the national capital Delhi, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category
Delhi's air quality improves to 'moderate' category; AQI logged at 158 two days after dropping into 'poor' zone
The weatherman has forecast generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle on Wednesday in Delhi with the maximum temperature likely to settle around 27 degrees Celsius.
Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances
The overall air quality index in Delhi read at 254 at 9.45 am, down from 312 at 4 pm on Saturday
Delhi air pollution: Crucifying Arvind Kejriwal alone for bad air is unfair; Centre, Haryana, Punjab are equally responsible
What is more alarming is the fact that choking of Delhi post-Diwali is an annual phenomenon while the Union environment ministry and the state governments of Punjab and Haryana, who should have ensured to take care of their bit, have again been found napping.