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Delhi weather: Capital, Noida receive rainfall, IMD predicts more rain today

Published on Mar 03, 2024 07:22 AM IST

Delhi rain: Area around Rail Bhawan at Raisina Road, Parliament Street area, and Pant Marg received light showers on Sunday.

Rain lashes parts of Delhi's Pant Marg.(ANI)

DDA razes Ponty Chadha’s South Delhi farmhouse

This was the farmhouse where Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep died in a shootout in 2012. DDA officials said that the farmhouse was illegally built on DDA land

Police said the farmhouse is the same building where Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep were killed in 2012 following a financial dispute between the two siblings. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:56 AM IST

Rat-hole miner refused offer of flat in Delhi’s Dilshad Garden: DDA

Rat-hole miner involved in Silkyara tunnel rescue, Wakeel Hassan, refuses DDA's offer of a 2bhk flat in Dilshad Garden after previous offer in Narela was rejected.

A view of the house of Wakeel Hassan that was razed after a demolition drive at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi on February 29. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:44 AM IST

Delhi Police rescue two girls from Mumbai

A police team went to rescue a missing 16-year-old girl from Rajouri Garden to a house in Mumbai, and found a 14-year-old girl there who was also from Rajouri Garden

Both girls are unrelated, and investigators said they suspect that a human trafficking was involved in kidnapping the girls and taking them to Mumbai, adding that a probe is ongoing. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:38 AM IST

In Delhi, BJP announces 5 names for LS seats, drops 4 sitting MPs

East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir posted on X that he has requested party national president to relieve him of political duties as he wanted to focus on cricket

The five BJP candidates for Delhi announced on Saturday: (clockwise from top left) Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, Manoj Tiwari, Praveen Khandelwal, Kamaljeet Sehrawat, and Bansuri Swaraj. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 04:23 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi LG sanctions CBI probe against Satyendar Jain in PMLA case

In a letter seeking the LG’s nod to probe, CBI had written that the former Delhi minister is accused of running a high-profile extortion racket from Tihar Jail

Sukash Chandrashekhar and Satyendra Jain (pictured) were fellow inmates in Tihar jail. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:34 AM IST

Delhi logs best AQI in 137 days on back of rain, gusty winds

The prevalent cloud cover since Friday evening made the minimum temperature rise by a sharp 7.5 degrees and was recorded at 18°C

Kartavya Path in New Delhi after rain on Saturday. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:30 AM IST

BJP names candidates for 5 Delhi seats; Bansuri Swaraj to contest from New Delhi

BJP, which holds all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, has fielded only one of the sitting MPs while replacing four with new faces

Bansuri Swaraj. (File)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:33 PM IST

Three injured in clash at Jamia

Jamia proctor Waseem Khan said the matter stemmed from a small quarrel between a few students, and has been resolved

Police said the fight occurred near the university’s gate number 13 (File)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 05:58 AM IST

3 held for firing at Rohini jewellery store

Police said that the men were attempting to commit a robbery, but failed to open the main door of the store

The incident occurred on Wednesday night at Royal Market in Rohini Sector 20 (File)
Published on Mar 02, 2024 04:46 PM IST

Delhi-NCR receives light showers, IMD predicts heavy rainfall in these states

Weather updates: IMD forecast suggests an intense spell of rainfall over the Western Himalayan Region and over the plains of northwest India till March 3.

Delhi rainfall: Visuals from the Greater Kailash area.(ANI)
Published on Mar 02, 2024 08:24 AM IST

Economic Survey: Karol Bagh Delhi’s noisiest location

The Economic Survey said out of the 31 stations in Delhi, seven were in silence zones, which includes hospitals and educational institutes; 11 in commercial zones

Karol Bagh has emerged as Delhi’s noisiest location yet again recording average day-time decibel levels of 74.2 dB(A) in 2023. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:42 AM IST

Delhi economic survey: No. of better air quality days go up but Yamuna stays polluted

Delhi sees improvement in air quality with more "good" air days, but Yamuna water quality remains poor. Efforts include afforestation and sewage treatment upgrades.

The survey, referring to a CPCB report, said the biological oxygen demand levels and dissolved oxygen levels were only being met at Palla and Wazirabad. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:38 AM IST

Delhi economic survey: PWD in race with time to finish key projects

Delhi to see completion of 5 pedestrian overbridges & several flyovers soon, per economic survey 2023-24. However, many projects are delayed.

PWD minister Atishi inspects an under-construction flyover in Anand Vihar in December. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:32 AM IST

Delhi court rejects anticipatory bail plea of AAP’s Okhla MLA

The court thus concluded that there were prima facie grounds available to find Khan guilty under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and dismissed his application seeking anticipatory bail

AAP MLA from Okhla Amanatullah Khan. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:26 AM IST

Economic survey: EVs increase from 34,000 to 144k in 1 year in Delhi

The Survey added that due to the lack of last-mile connectivity, a large portion of the population is still not using public transport

According to the Delhi government’s plan announced by the transport minister Kailash Gahlot earlier, the transport department is expected to have a fleet of 10,480 buses by 2025, 80% of which, or 8,280 buses, will be electric. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:22 AM IST

Economic survey: What’s helping Delhi economy revive after the pandemic?

The gradual revival of Delhi’s GDP growth makes it important to ask which sectors are leading the revival of Delhi’s economy

The secondary sector – this comprises manufacturing, electricity, gas, water supply and other utility services, and construction sub-sectors – has contributed <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>15.02 lakh crore or 22% to the growth in Delhi’s GVA since 2019-20. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:18 AM IST

DDA to take over some ASI buildings for upkeep

DDA plans to take up the conservation of other protected structures at the Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Sanjay Van and Shalimar Bagh, at its own cost

The Metcalf boat house, once hidden beneath layers of silt at the Mehrauli Archaeological Park (MAP) in south Delhi, and known to just a handful of people in the city, is the newest tourist attraction of Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:16 AM IST

Tax collection, GSDP up, inflation low, says Delhi economic survey

Delhi's finance minister highlighted rise in per capita income, GSDP, and reductions in inflation and unemployment rates, attributing success to AAP government.

The document stated the city’s per capita income is projected to have increased from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4,30,120 in 2022-23 to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4,61,910 in 2023-24, its gross state domestic product (GSDP) is estimated to have risen by 9.17% over the year-ago period, and its inflation rate in the 2023 calendar year was 2.81%, compared to 5.65% nationally. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:10 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi assembly discusses razing of rat miner’s house

Five AAP MLAs who participated in the discussions demanded that the demolition should not be carried out.

Family members of Wakeel Hasan, one of the rat-hole miners involved in the rescue operations to evacuate labourers trapped at the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand in November last year, as their house was razed after a demolition drive conducted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi on Thursday. (Raj K Raj/HtT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:08 AM IST

DDA to conserve, redevelop 3 historic Delhi parks under ASI supervision

DDA to conserve, redevelop 3 historic Delhi parks under ASI supervision

HT Image
Published on Mar 02, 2024 12:08 AM IST

Two groups clash in JNU over election panel’s selection, 4 students hurt

Both ABVP and left groups including AISA, DSF and SFI have levelled allegations and filed police complaints against each other

The media gathered outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, on Friday. Last night a violent clash reportedly occurred at the JNU campus between left and right-wing students. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 04:28 AM IST

Steady decline in revenue from water bills: DJB data

The Delhi government has argued that more than 1,050,000 households received faulty bills and a one-time settlement scheme would allow residents to clear their pending water bills

Delhi's Finance Minister Atishi presents 'Economic Survey of Delhi 2023-24' at Delhi Assembly in New Delhi, on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:56 AM IST

4.94 million consumers in city got subsidy on power bills

The Economic Survey said around 35,042 million units of electricity were consumed in Delhi in 2022-23, which was a significant rise from the 31,116 million units consumed in 2021-22

Delhi's Finance Minister Atishi presents 'Economic Survey of Delhi 2023-24' at Delhi Assembly in New Delhi, on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:48 AM IST

GMDA CEO calls for plan to fix gaps in transport infra in Ggm, Fbd

Gurugram needs 1025 buses to cater to commuter needs by 2031 and 595 such buses will be needed in Faridabad

Officials of GMBCL informed that 150 buses were operated by it in Gurugram, and 50 buses were plying under the city bus service in Faridabad while they were expecting 100 e-buses from the central government in October this year. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:00 AM IST

CM to approve 5 GMDA projects, work worth 200 cr at key meet

One of the key projects to be put up for approval is the construction of service roads along the 19 kilometre stretch of the Dwarka expressway

For any high value project to get executed, the work is first given administrative approval by the GMDA, after which tenders are floated and technical and financial bids are called and opened. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 05:56 AM IST

Ggm residents launch drive to remove illegal hoardings, ads

Resident welfare associations gathered at Tulip Chowk and removed 400 posters, banners and illegal hoardings installed at public places

Gurugram residents alleged that more than 1000 illegal banners and hoardings were set up on the stretch between Vatika Chowk and Southern Peripheral Road (SPR). (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:10 AM IST

Lower inflation, increase in per capita income, revenue: Delhi Economic Survey

Finance minister Atishi said the Union government did not leave any stone unturned in obstructing the Delhi government’s works during the period covered in the survey

Delhi finance minister Atishi arriving to present the Economic Survey in the assembly. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 03:43 PM IST

Delhi court denies anticipatory bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in money laundering case

The Okhla legislator had moved the anticipatory bail plea on February 17 citing that he is worried he may be arrested by the Enforcement Directorate

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 03:15 PM IST

80% commercial space at World Trade Centre in Delhi sold: NBCC

The WTC, with commercial space of 3.4 million sq ft, is being built by replacing 628 government staff quarters in Nauroji Nagar

Representational image.
Published on Mar 01, 2024 02:22 PM IST
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