Tag Archives: New Delhi

  • Stunning defeat for Modi’s party in New Delhi elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies. ...

  • Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

    Voters in New Delhi began voting on Saturday in a state election seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity following months of deadly anti-government protests over a new citizenship law. ...

  • Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

    A fire believed to be caused by an electrical short circuit engulfed a building in India's capital on Sunday where handbags and other items were made by workers earning as little as 2 dollars per day, killing at least 43 people. ...

  • Air pollution reaches dangerous levels in Delhi

    Air pollution in the Indian capital has hit dangerous levels causing grave health concerns, with doctors declaring the situation a public health crisis. ...

  • Tsona Rinpoche found dead by hanging in Delhi

    Buddhist monk Tsona Rinpoche, an ardent follower of the Dalai Lama, allegedly hanged himself at his apartment in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. ...

  • Son of Arunachal MLA dies after racist assault in south Delhi

    A first-year student of a private university in Punjab, son of an Arunachal Pradesh MLA, died after being severely assaulted by a mob in Lajpat Nagar on Wednesday. ...

  • India anti-graft party takes charge in New Delhi

    The leader of an upstart anti-graft party was sworn in on Saturday as chief minister of India's capital in what supporters hoped would start the clean-up of the nation's corruption-ridden politics. ...

  • TYC launches indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi

    As Chinese defence minister General Liang Guanglie lands in India, three Tibetan Youth Congress members launched an indefinite hunger strike in the Indian capital. ...

  • Delhi Police bar movement of Tibetans during Chinese VIP tour

    Every time a Chinese dignitary visits New Delhi, Tibetan students living in the national capital are either rounded up or forced to stay put in the house. ...