Delhi

Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

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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 Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Sonipat 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 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 city by particulate matter concentration.

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Dr Kumar joined the AAP in presence of Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia in New Delhi.
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Coming out of the meeting, Ms Banerjee said she discussed with the Prime Minister changing the name of West Bengal to 'Bangla'.
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Coming out of the meeting, Ms Banerjee said she discussed with the Prime Minister changing the name of West Bengal to 'Bangla'.
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Pump prices recorded their sharpest rise since July 5 on Tuesday. As oil, financial and stock markets remained jittery, fuel retailers raised the price of petrol..
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The meeting gains added significance as it comes at a time when CBI is enhancing pressure on WB state administration to know Kolkata's former police commissioner..
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The agency has attached immovable properties in Delhi, Rajasthan, Dehradun and Goa.
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Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar approached the Delhi high court on Tuesday, seeking copy of his statements recorded by the Enforcement Directorate (ED)..
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Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha reached the Srinagar airport on Tuesday but was not allowed to enter the city. Surprised on seeing Sinha deboard a flight from..
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A Delhi court on Tuesday sent Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case by the ED, to judicial custody. Special judge Ajay..
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Describing her trip to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "routine" and a "constitutional obligation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on..
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Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh have made announcements to provide better civic facilities in a visit to a colony near Mubarak..
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A bomb threat letter was sent to the Registrar General of the Madras High Court threatening to bomb the court's premises. The letter was sent by a man who..
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Banerjee had earlier in May called Modi "Expiry PM" and said that she will only talk to the Prime Minister post-elections.
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Banerjee had earlier in May called Modi "Expiry PM" and said that she will only talk to the Prime Minister post-elections.
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Two weeks ago, Kejriwal stated that the 'Odd-Even scheme had reduced air pollution in Delhi by 10-13%'.
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In his letter, the Chief Minister stated that the Delhi government on September 1, initiated a mass awareness campaign to make people aware of keeping their..
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After admitting the revision petition, the court also issued a notice to the Delhi government on his petition and slated the matter for October 30.
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"More than 12500 quarters of illicit liquor recovered in a single day during patrolling and picket checking by Outer-North district. To curb the menace of..
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A Delhi court on Monday extended by three days the ED custody of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case..
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The arrested accused have been identified as Ajay Sharma (20), Rajkumar Sharma (24), Vijay Sharma (23), Mukul Gore (21) and Jonny Soni (24), all residents of..
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Lt General KJS Dhillon also stated that young children from the Valley were taken for a tour to Delhi, Ajmer Sharif, and Jaipur so that they get exposure to..
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This comes as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier on Friday announced to bring in the odd-even scheme again from November 4 to 15
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The truck driver was identified as Ram Krishan. The truck was intercepted by Delhi Traffic Police personnel at Mubaraka Chowk near Rohini.
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At least 40 people drowned across Maharashtra, MP, Delhi and UP in the last 24 hours in incidents related to immersion of Ganpati idols. The biggest tragedy..
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The ED earlier on Friday sought additional five-day custody of DK Shivakumar as it needed to confront the Congress leader with latest facts.
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A Delhi court on Friday deferred till October 18 the matter pertaining to a complaint filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his alleged derogatory..
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday sought 5-day extension of Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar's custodial interrogation. Shivakumar, arrested on..
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Chidambaram was arrested last month by the CBI after the Delhi High Court rejected his petition seeking anticipatory bail in the case
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A Delhi court on Friday allowed a petition moved by businessman Robert Vadra seeking permission to travel abroad for business purposes. ​​Vadra had moved a..
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Passengers boarding the train expressed hope that the replacement of Duronto will also provide them with good service.
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A Delhi court on Friday dismissed a plea by former finance minister P Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case, seeking to surrender in..
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The modernisation of Radar and Missile systems would enhance the air defence capability of the P-15 ships
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Passengers in the country’s first “private train” between Delhi and Lucknow, Tejas Express, will have the option to shun use of plastic water bottles as..
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Karnataka to follow suit, Delhi hints at implementing Act
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Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, is likely to be produced before a Delhi court on Friday on expiry of his 9-day ED..
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The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to..
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On Thursday, Delhi's Rouse Avenue court reserved its order on P Chidambaram's surrender application to ED. It said that the order will be passed tomorrow.
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A Delhi court on Thursday reserved for tomorrow its order on a plea by Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case, seeking to surrender..
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