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How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities
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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.

Explained: How Delhi Master Plan 2041 aims to transform air, water and land in the National Capital
India

Explained: How Delhi Master Plan 2041 aims to transform air, water and land in the National Capital

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
India

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.

Eight NCR districts in Uttar Pradesh account for over 25% of state's active COVID-19 cases
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Eight NCR districts in Uttar Pradesh account for over 25% of state's active COVID-19 cases

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
India

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
India

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

Delhi Metro resumes today: Expect cashless travel, empty alternate seats and longer stops
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Delhi Metro resumes today: Expect cashless travel, empty alternate seats and longer stops

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

Valid pollution control certificate a must to renew car insurance; not needed for claims: IRDAI
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Valid pollution control certificate a must to renew car insurance; not needed for claims: IRDAI

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
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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
India

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
Business

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
Politics

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
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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
India

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
India

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
India

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.