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A boatman wades through toxic foam floating on the river Yamuna at Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi ((Manvender Vashist/PTI))

'Habitual offender': Centre, Haryana blame Delhi for polluting Yamuna

By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:32 PM IST
  • This is the second time the apex court is suo moto examining pollution in river Yamuna.
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Arrested computer hacker and cyber criminal with handcuffs, close up of hands (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Arrested computer hacker and cyber criminal with handcuffs, close up of hands (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man arrested for running fictitious firms to aid businesses evade GST: Officials

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Investigation conducted so far has revealed 46 firms to be fictitious which were being controlled by Kumar and his associate.
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Barring Mumbai, schools in other parts of the state reopened for students of Classes 9 to 12 from November 23. (HT FILE )(HT_PRINT)
Barring Mumbai, schools in other parts of the state reopened for students of Classes 9 to 12 from November 23. (HT FILE )(HT_PRINT)

Schools in Delhi to reopen for senior students today: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:19 AM IST
Schools and colleges have remained shut since March 2020 in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic which has claimed more than 1.5 lakh lives so far.
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Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look consists of crop sweaters(Instagram/khushi05k)
Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look consists of crop sweaters(Instagram/khushi05k)

Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look is all about crop sweaters and golden hour

By Nishtha Grover
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:45 PM IST
  • Khushi Kapoor is currently holidaying in Delhi and giving us winter wardrobe inspiration. The 20-year-old has been spotted wearing a lot of delicate crop sweaters and wide-legged pants.
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The image shows a pigeon. (Representative image)(Unsplash)
The image shows a pigeon. (Representative image)(Unsplash)

More than 3,600 birds rescued by firefighters in Delhi last year

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:08 PM IST
According to data shared by the Delhi Fire Service (DFS), the firefighters in the national capital responded to 25,416 distress calls last year, of which 3,691 were for the rescue of birds and 2,902 for animals.
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Kapoor & Sons director Shakun Batra with his friends Ayesha DeVitre (let) and Avantika Malik (right), on their way from Jaisalmer to the airport, when their car broke down
Kapoor & Sons director Shakun Batra with his friends Ayesha DeVitre (let) and Avantika Malik (right), on their way from Jaisalmer to the airport, when their car broke down

“At 22, I was idealistic and brash when I reviewed films... ”: Shakun Batra

By Dinesh Raheja, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:23 PM IST
The filmmaker talks about living in Mumbai, earning 9,000 per month, and working 15 hours a day.
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Abhilasha Sinha (left) and Kamakshi Khanna are calling out those who body shame women for having body hair and love handles (Aryaman Dixit and Kamakshi Khanna)
Abhilasha Sinha (left) and Kamakshi Khanna are calling out those who body shame women for having body hair and love handles (Aryaman Dixit and Kamakshi Khanna)

Two millennial musicians on body issues, confidence and sisterhood

By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • How NY-based Abilasha Sinha, 26, and Kamakshi Khanna, 27, from Delhi are using social media to spread the right idea
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Commuters on their way during cold and foggy morning in New Delhi, India. (HT photo/ Sanjeev Verma)
Commuters on their way during cold and foggy morning in New Delhi, India. (HT photo/ Sanjeev Verma)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Delhi NCR air 'severe' and all the latest new

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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According to the survey, the national capital has an unemployment rate of 16.25%.(Reuters file photo)
According to the survey, the national capital has an unemployment rate of 16.25%.(Reuters file photo)

Delhi's unemployment rate 16.25%, nearly 10% children out of school: Govt survey

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:50 PM IST
The survey titled "Socio-Economic Profile of Residents of Delhi" was conducted between November 2018 and November 2019 and covered 1.02 crore people in the city.
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Kejriwal had said on Thursday his government was fully prepared for the vaccine roll-out with more than 8,000 healthcare workers to be given doses every scheduled day.(HT file photo)
Kejriwal had said on Thursday his government was fully prepared for the vaccine roll-out with more than 8,000 healthcare workers to be given doses every scheduled day.(HT file photo)

Vaccine drive to start at 81 sites in Delhi tomorrow, CM to visit LNJP hospital

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:58 PM IST
“Hon’ble CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal will visit the LNJP Hospital on Saturday, January 16 at 12 noon, to inspect the Covid vaccination drive of the Delhi government,” the Delhi chief minister’s office had tweeted.
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A woman sits as she covers herself with a shawl on a foggy morning on the bank of the river Yamuna, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
A woman sits as she covers herself with a shawl on a foggy morning on the bank of the river Yamuna, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Minimum temperature to fall by 2-4 degree Celsius in northwest India: IMD

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Dense to very dense fog at isolated/few pockets are very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, north Rajasthan, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Bihar during next three days.
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The Complainant accused Bharti and others of trying to encroach on government land and disrupting peace in the hospital.(ANI Photo )
The Complainant accused Bharti and others of trying to encroach on government land and disrupting peace in the hospital.(ANI Photo )

Court directs UP police to produce AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in Delhi

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Somnath Bharti is currently stated to be in judicial custody in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Bharti was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Monday under section 505/153 IPC for his alleged objectionable remarks on hospitals and the Uttar Pradesh government.
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Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees. (representational image).(File photo)
Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees. (representational image).(File photo)

Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 08:57 PM IST
The extension of this order comes on the back of a set of rules announced by the Delhi government on Friday last week to keep a tight check on import of the new variant of coronavirus through people returning from virus-hit UK.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT photo)

Vaccination on four days per week in Delhi; 81 sites finalised to begin with

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 12:58 PM IST
On January 16, the drive will be carried out at 81 centres, which will gradually be increased to 175 and then to 1,000 across the city.
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Environmentalists earlier have stated that the reason for the frothing could be the release of certain gases when reacting with few specific bacteria.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Environmentalists earlier have stated that the reason for the frothing could be the release of certain gases when reacting with few specific bacteria.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Toxic foam continues to float near Yamuna River bank in Delhi

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 10:47 PM IST
Local residents told ANI that the day-before-yesterday the white forth formed a layer making it impossible for anybody to stand near the river bank.
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According to officials, around 30 lakh vehicles need to be fitted with HSRPs and colour-coded stickers. Two-wheelers don't need the stickers that identify the fuel type.(HT Photo)
According to officials, around 30 lakh vehicles need to be fitted with HSRPs and colour-coded stickers. Two-wheelers don't need the stickers that identify the fuel type.(HT Photo)

Transport dept to launch drive to check HSRP, colour-coded sticker compliance

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST
All vehicles in Delhi are required to be fitted with HSRPs and colour-coded stickers to determine their engine and fuel type as per various court and government orders.
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Apart from the NDMC order, the Delhi government too issued an advisory and urged people to not panic and consume poultry-based products cooked at high temperatures.(PTI)
Apart from the NDMC order, the Delhi government too issued an advisory and urged people to not panic and consume poultry-based products cooked at high temperatures.(PTI)

Delhi: NDMC bans sale, storage of poultry or processed chicken due to bird flu

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 04:45 PM IST
The Delhi government had earlier imposed a ban on the sale of processed and packaged chicken brought from outside the national capital after testing samples of crows and ducks had confirmed the virus.
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Tripti Dimri flaunts contemporary silhouette in a modern embellished pantsuit(Instagram/who_wore_what_when)
Tripti Dimri flaunts contemporary silhouette in a modern embellished pantsuit(Instagram/who_wore_what_when)

Tripti Dimri flaunts contemporary silhouette in a modern embellished pantsuit

By Zarafshan Shiraz
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 04:32 PM IST
  • Want to add an edge to your simple pantsuit? Check out these glamorous pictures from Tripti Dimri’s recent photoshoot as she makes a red carpet impact in an embellished pantsuit
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Farmers' protest in Delhi
Farmers' protest in Delhi

Farm stir Updates| Bihar Cong to gherao Raj Bhavan to protest against laws

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 11:05 PM IST
Farmers protest updates: The apex court also said that the committee to be formed will have HS Mann of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), Pramod Kumar Joshi, Ashok Gulati and Anil Dhanwat of Shetkari Sangathan.
Health worker in PPE collects a swab sample from a person for coronavirus testing, outside New Ashok Nagar Metro station in New Delhi,
Health worker in PPE collects a swab sample from a person for coronavirus testing, outside New Ashok Nagar Metro station in New Delhi,

Delhi records 306 fresh cases of Covid-19, lowest in more than 7 months

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 09:06 PM IST
The active cases further dropped to 3,354 while nearly 615,000 have recovered till now with 407 new recoveries added, the health department's bulletin showed.
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The top court was hearing a petition which has raised the issue of pollution caused due to stubble burning in neighbouring states of Delhi.
The top court was hearing a petition which has raised the issue of pollution caused due to stubble burning in neighbouring states of Delhi.

Air pollution: SC asks Govt to come out with steps to deal with stubble burning

By Harshit Sabarwal | PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 08:00 PM IST
The order by a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, came after it was submitted that the pollution caused due to stubble burning will again come to fore in future.
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Communal violence had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 last year after clashes between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)
Communal violence had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 last year after clashes between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)

Delhi riots: Court grants bail to five accused in two cases

By Harshit Sabarwal | PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 07:42 PM IST
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav granted the relief to them on furnishing a bail bond of 20,000 with one surety each in the case related to the alleged vandalism and torching of a car showroom during the riots in Dayalpur area.
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Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh.(ANI Photo)
Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh.(ANI Photo)

Bird flu| Don’t pay heed to rumours: Giriraj Singh as 10 states report cases

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:17 PM IST
Bird flu cases have been reported from Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Maharastra and Uttarakhand, according to the animal husbandry ministry.
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Tikait said farmers are aware that the three new agri laws have been brought by the Centre "to benefit big corporates" and are "against peasants".(PTI)
Tikait said farmers are aware that the three new agri laws have been brought by the Centre "to benefit big corporates" and are "against peasants".(PTI)

Govt should leave its stubborn attitude, resolve farmers' issues: BKU chief

By Harshit Sabarwal | PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been camping at various border points of Delhi for over a month now, braving the cold weather and rains, to demand the repeal of the three laws.
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Farmers protesting against new farm laws near Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) in New Delhi.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Farmers protesting against new farm laws near Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) in New Delhi.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)

Farmer stir Updates| Khattar should convince Centre to repeal farm laws: Hooda

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:57 PM IST
Total eight round of talks, including one each of January 4 and 8, have failed to resolve the deadlock between the government and various farm union leaders, who are representing the protesting farmers.
Delhi has a daily demand of about 350,000 poultry birds, of which around 250,000 are supplied from Ghazipur market, said a government official. The remaining comes from unauthorised poultry markets scattered across the city. (Representative Image)(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Delhi has a daily demand of about 350,000 poultry birds, of which around 250,000 are supplied from Ghazipur market, said a government official. The remaining comes from unauthorised poultry markets scattered across the city. (Representative Image)(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Anxious wait for test results as count of dead birds in Capital climbs to 140

By Risha Chitlangia, Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:10 AM IST
The move came a day after the Delhi government announced the closure of the Ghazipur wholesale poultry market for 10 days and banned the import of live birds in the Capital as a preventive measure to stop the potential spread of bird flu.
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On the eve of the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Delhi health minister said that the city-state’s administration had shortlisted 89 vaccination centres. Forty will be in public hospitals and 49 in private hospitals, he said. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
On the eve of the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Delhi health minister said that the city-state’s administration had shortlisted 89 vaccination centres. Forty will be in public hospitals and 49 in private hospitals, he said. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

Vaccines to arrive in Capital by Thursday

By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:58 AM IST
India’s vaccination drive, the world’s largest such exercise against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), will kick off on January 16 with priority to about 30 million health care and frontline workers, the government has said. India plans to vaccinate 270 million others in six to eight months.
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Aam Aadmi Party supporters hold brooms, the party symbol.(Representational photo/AFP)
Aam Aadmi Party supporters hold brooms, the party symbol.(Representational photo/AFP)

AAP holds 450 mohalla sabhas to highlight corruption in MCDs

PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 02:09 AM IST
The AAP had announced on Monday that it will hold 2,500 mohalla sabhas (public meetings) across Delhi between January 7 and 15 to highlight the alleged rampant corruption within the three BJP-ruled municipal corporations.
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Due to the prevalence of dry north or northwesterly winds over most parts of northwest India, the minimum temperature is likely to fall gradually by 3-4°C over the next three to four days, which may cause isolated cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and north Rajasthan on January 12 and 13. (Representative Image)(HT_PRINT)
Due to the prevalence of dry north or northwesterly winds over most parts of northwest India, the minimum temperature is likely to fall gradually by 3-4°C over the next three to four days, which may cause isolated cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and north Rajasthan on January 12 and 13. (Representative Image)(HT_PRINT)

Delhi’s minimum temperature falls two notches, further drop in store

UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:39 AM IST
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius on Sunday compared to 10.8°C on Saturday. The Palam observatory also recorded ‘cold day’ conditions, as maximum temperatures also dropped significantly below normal on Sunday.
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