Tag Archives: New Delhi

  • Coronavirus lockdown gives India’s capital Delhi clear skies, clean air

    Residents of Delhi are experiencing the longest spell of clean air, according to government data, as a stringent lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus drastically cuts pollution in the world’s most polluted capital. ...

  • Police arrest over 500 for Delhi sectarian violence

    Police have arrested 514 people for deadly Hindu-Muslim violence that broke out in the capital, the government said, as it faced mounting international criticism for failing to protect minority Muslims. ...

  • Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in New Delhi

    At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India’s capital New Delhi in decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police official said. ...

  • PM Modi appeals for calm as riot death toll rises to 20

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm on Wednesday after days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a controversial citizenship law in some of the worst sectarian violence in the capital in decades. ...

  • Seven killed, 150 injured as riots in New Delhi overshadow Trump visit

    At least seven people have been killed and around 150 injured in clashes between opposing groups in Delhi, a police official told Reuters, as riots in parts of the city overshadowed US President Donald Trump’s first visit to India ...

  • 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. ...