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Only emergency vehicles, such as ambulances, fire tenders, hearse vans, and any other vehicle carrying pregnant women and patients, will be excused from the restrictions. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi traffic police notify plan to block vehicles in Chandni Chowk

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 05:24 AM IST
  • Vikram Singh, deputy commissioner of police (traffic), central zone, on Friday said that vehicles will not be allowed on the main Chandni Chowk road -- Red Fort to Fatehpuri Mosque -- from 9am to 9pm on all days, starting Saturday.
The initial deadline for the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project was fixed for March 2020, but it was revised to March 2021 due to the pandemic and related factors.(PTI Photo)
The initial deadline for the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project was fixed for March 2020, but it was revised to March 2021 due to the pandemic and related factors.(PTI Photo)

Chandni Chowk a no-vehicle zone now

By Sadia Akhtar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 05:15 AM IST
The 1.3-km stretch was envisaged as a pedestrian-only zone as part of the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project but a final legal stamp on the plan was pending.
One of the most magical aspects of an Old Delhi landmark.(HT Photo)
One of the most magical aspects of an Old Delhi landmark.(HT Photo)

Delhiwale: Shadows of Fatehpuri

By Mayank Austen Soofi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 04:50 AM IST
  • The magic of shadows unfolds in the long corridor running along the three sides of the mosque complex.
Entry gates of 5 metro stations in Delhi closed to avoid crowding amid Covid-19(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Entry gates of 5 metro stations in Delhi closed to avoid crowding amid Covid-19(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Entry gates of 5 metro stations in Delhi closed to avoid crowding amid Covid-19

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2021 09:21 AM IST
As Delhi entered a 6-day lockdown, DMRC temporarily closed entry to 5 metro stations to ensure social distancing as a part of crowd control measures while the exit is allowed from all the stations
During a visit to Karol Bagh on Wednesday, HT saw civil defence volunteers issuing challans to those who were not wearing a mask and most shopkeepers ensuring that their premises were not crowded. (HT Photo/ Sanchit Khanna)
During a visit to Karol Bagh on Wednesday, HT saw civil defence volunteers issuing challans to those who were not wearing a mask and most shopkeepers ensuring that their premises were not crowded. (HT Photo/ Sanchit Khanna)

Covid norms followed at Karol Bagh; not quite at Ghaffar

By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 04:58 AM IST
A camp of civil defence volunteers has been set up at the main entry point to the market, near Karol Bagh Metro station, where people can also register for vaccination.
A view of the pedestrian corridor made under the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of the pedestrian corridor made under the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Caution not the keyword at Chandni Chowk market

By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 12:49 AM IST
A spot check by HT at the popular market in Old Delhi on Monday, found a majority of shoppers not wearing masks or wearing one improperly.
The makeshift structure was set up by locals on the central verge of the main road in Chandni Chowk on Thursday. (Representative Image)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The makeshift structure was set up by locals on the central verge of the main road in Chandni Chowk on Thursday. (Representative Image)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

All parties agree to support proposal to save new Chandni Chowk Hanuman temple

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 03:07 AM IST
The decision was taken in an all-party meeting called by north corporation mayor Jai Prakash on Tuesday.
People and police barricades are seen at Chandni Chowk. (Representative Image)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
People and police barricades are seen at Chandni Chowk. (Representative Image)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Makeshift structure comes up near site of razed Chandni Chowk temple

UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 03:42 AM IST
Till late Friday evening, there was no clarity from various government departments whether there was any permission for construction of the temple structure or not.
A view of a crowded Ghadi Market in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A view of a crowded Ghadi Market in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Chandni Chowk to be revamped by March-end

By Ashish Mishra, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 06:55 AM IST
Senior officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said over 90% work was complete. They said currently “finishing touches” were being given and stone work was going on near Town Hall. A toilet complex near Fountain Chowk was also nearing completion, they said.
On January 22, the Kotwali police learnt about the body in the mortuary and showed it to the missing woman’s parents, who identified it as that of their daughter.(HT Archives. Representative image)
On January 22, the Kotwali police learnt about the body in the mortuary and showed it to the missing woman’s parents, who identified it as that of their daughter.(HT Archives. Representative image)

25-year-old woman kidnapped by two men in a car, strangled to death

By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:48 AM IST
On Saturday, the police claimed to have solved the kidnapping and murder case after arresting the two suspects and recovering the Santro car in which the murder allegedly took place.
Shoppers are slowly back to Chandni Chowk(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT (For representational purpose only))
Shoppers are slowly back to Chandni Chowk(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT (For representational purpose only))

Delhi’s lehenga hub gets back in business as sales pick up

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Kalra
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Getting back to the old routine, shopkeepers are pleased to see sales returning to normal slowly but steadily
Delhi Police personnel stand guard during a protest by members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal over the demolition of a Hanuman temple, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Delhi Police personnel stand guard during a protest by members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal over the demolition of a Hanuman temple, at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

War of words between AAP, BJP intensifies over temple demolition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:24 AM IST
The AAP criticised the BJP for “falsely alleging” that the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi was responsible for demolition of the temple even as BJP repeated its charge that the chief minister could have intervened and tweaked the design of the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project to save the temple.
On Tuesday morning, hundreds of members of right-wing organisations, Delhi BJP and locals shouted slogans demanding reconstruction of the temple.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
On Tuesday morning, hundreds of members of right-wing organisations, Delhi BJP and locals shouted slogans demanding reconstruction of the temple.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Rebuild Chandni Chowk temple: VHP, Bajrang Dal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:25 AM IST
VHP leaders said the protest will continue till the Adami Party government in Delhi allocates land for reconstruction of the temple near the existing site.
As several right-wing organisations have given a call for protests at the temple site in Chandni Chowk on Tuesday, senior police officers said Delhi Police and paramilitary personnel will be deployed in the neighbourhood to maintain law and order.(Representational)
As several right-wing organisations have given a call for protests at the temple site in Chandni Chowk on Tuesday, senior police officers said Delhi Police and paramilitary personnel will be deployed in the neighbourhood to maintain law and order.(Representational)

Police, paramilitary deployed in Chandni Chowk after temple demolition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:33 AM IST
The temple was removed early Sunday morning following court orders for the Chandni Chowk redevelopment work--- which involves a plan to decongested and pedestrianise the heritage market along the 1.5-km road between Red Fort and Fatehpuri Masjid -- being executed by Shahjahanbad Redevelopment Corporation.
The temple, located on the road which is being redesigned only for pedestrians only as part of the Chandni Chowk redevelopment plan, was declared “illegal” by the high court and the order for its removal was passed in 2015.(Image via Twitter)
The temple, located on the road which is being redesigned only for pedestrians only as part of the Chandni Chowk redevelopment plan, was declared “illegal” by the high court and the order for its removal was passed in 2015.(Image via Twitter)

North MCD demolishes temple in Chandni Chowk

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:06 AM IST
A senior north corporation official said the planners had noted several encroachments on the road, including the temple. In 2015, while taking stock of the progress of the redevelopment plan, the high court had directed the North MCD and the Delhi government to remove all encroaching structures, including the temple.
Representational photo
Representational photo

7 arrested in Rs 1.5 crore burglary case in Chandni Chowk

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:37 AM IST
Deputy commissioner of police (north) Anto Alphonse said on November 22, a businessman, Ankit Gupta, had reported to the police that the gate of his Kinari Bazar house was broke open and Rs 5 lakh cash and jewellery worth around Rs 1.5 crore were stolen.

2020 - The year of the pandemic: From lockdown to slow release

Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 06:46 AM IST
For a city that is always industrious, hard at work, assiduously getting through the tasks of the day, Delhi had to adapt, and adapt fast, to a change in rhythm.
Hari Khemka - Chairman CP Plus(On The Move)
Hari Khemka - Chairman CP Plus(On The Move)

On the Move - A story of a relentless entrepreneur by Hari Khemka, Chairman CP Plus

PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:43 PM IST
The book entails the journey of Hari Khemka’s life and how he went on to become a serial entrepreneur.
The festive cheer is apparent in the markets amid the corona scare as shoppers indulge in silver jewellery, solitaires, coins this Dhanteras, and some even opt for wedding shopping.(Photos: Manoj Verma/HT)
The festive cheer is apparent in the markets amid the corona scare as shoppers indulge in silver jewellery, solitaires, coins this Dhanteras, and some even opt for wedding shopping.(Photos: Manoj Verma/HT)

Dhanteras 2020: Shaadi shopping, silver steal the show

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora and Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Jewellers share what’s trending this Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi. Silver jewellery, trinkets, coins, and minimalist designs are ruling the market.
The final design will be sent to the ministry of defence (MoD) for final approval.(AP)
The final design will be sent to the ministry of defence (MoD) for final approval.(AP)

Walled City renovation to feature in Delhi’s tableau for R-Day parade

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 01:45 AM IST
The Sahitya Kala Parishad, under the Delhi government, has invited tenders from firms to “conceptualise, design, fabricate and display” the tableau. A senior Delhi government official said the process to select the firm will start after November 2.
On an earlier occasion, the court had said it cannot be denied that there are hardly many trees in the Walled City, especially in the densely populated and heavily built-up area of Chandni Chowk.
On an earlier occasion, the court had said it cannot be denied that there are hardly many trees in the Walled City, especially in the densely populated and heavily built-up area of Chandni Chowk.

Set up helpline, create web link to register complaints over damage to trees: Delhi HC to govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 11:39 PM IST
Justice Najmi Waziri said that on receiving a complaint, the ‘tree officer’ will promptly initiate measures by coordinating with the land-owning agency concerned and the police to redress the problem.
The corporation Wednesday submitted an affidavit listing the old trees in Dariba Kalan, Urdu Bazaar, Jama Masjid and Jagat Cinema areas on the court’s earlier directions, issued while hearing a plea to restore an approximately 300-year-old tree in Nai Sadak area of Chandni Chowk.(File photo for representation)
The corporation Wednesday submitted an affidavit listing the old trees in Dariba Kalan, Urdu Bazaar, Jama Masjid and Jagat Cinema areas on the court’s earlier directions, issued while hearing a plea to restore an approximately 300-year-old tree in Nai Sadak area of Chandni Chowk.(File photo for representation)

Check on 24 old trees in Old Delhi, ensure their health and safeguard them, HC orders Delhi govt, north civic body

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 02:46 AM IST
The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government’s tree officer to check on 24 old trees in Chandni Chowk area and, together with the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, formulate a plan to restore them and save them from further damage of any kind.
The two brothers from Chandni Chowk left behind a note citing their poor financial condition but did not name any person for pushing them to suicide(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The two brothers from Chandni Chowk left behind a note citing their poor financial condition but did not name any person for pushing them to suicide(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Delhi jewellers’ suicide: Police may summon moneylenders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 10:06 AM IST
The family of the jewellers told journalists the two were being “threatened by a local businessman and his associate” and they “hanged themselves because of the torture”
People seen walking on a newly constructed stretch at Chandni Chowk. The DCP said police received a call about the hanging of the brothers on the third floor of their shop.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
People seen walking on a newly constructed stretch at Chandni Chowk. The DCP said police received a call about the hanging of the brothers on the third floor of their shop.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

‘Harassed by moneylender’: Brothers kill selves at Chandni Chowk showroom

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 09:12 AM IST
The brothers, aged 47 and 42, left behind a “suicide note”, in which they blamed their “poor financial condition” for their step but did not “name” any person.
In a web interaction with traders from across the city, the chief minister shared a broad road map for the revival of Delhi’s economy in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
In a web interaction with traders from across the city, the chief minister shared a broad road map for the revival of Delhi’s economy in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Kejriwal says govt working with banks to provide ease loan process for traders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 12:11 AM IST
On Sunday’s session, Kejriwal further said, “Delhi has several industrial areas and wholesale markets which produce or trade in some specific products. For them, we shall work on starting a portal which could help connect them with other traders in other states and other countries.”
The police have arrested the employer, who runs a business in Chandni Chowk, and booked him for abetment of suicide.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The police have arrested the employer, who runs a business in Chandni Chowk, and booked him for abetment of suicide.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

19-year-old domestic help kills self, her family pelts stones at housing society

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 01:48 AM IST
While the police were still investigating the death and awaiting the autopsy report, the dead woman’s family and neighbours allegedly arrived in the society on Thursday morning and began protesting.
Experts say many birds die during treatment from serious injuries and others are maimed for life.
Experts say many birds die during treatment from serious injuries and others are maimed for life.

Over 1,500 birds injured by kite strings in the last fortnight

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Veterinarians and animal rescue groups have observed that this year, the number of birds injured by manjhas (kite strings) has increased.
The assessment focused on how traffic movement and vehicular volume will affect adjoining areas after the redevelopment plan is implemented.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The assessment focused on how traffic movement and vehicular volume will affect adjoining areas after the redevelopment plan is implemented.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Chandni Chowk redevelopment to ease traffic on adjacent roads: Traffic Police

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 04:14 AM IST
Traffic volume on Netaji Subhash Marg and Jama Masjid Road is likely to reduce by 10% to 12%, while on other roads, the same traffic is estimated move more smoothly as bottlenecks are expected to ease.
The Red Fort-Fatehpuri stretch is likely to be thrown open to the public by November this year, officials said. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had recently inspected the project.(HT File Photo)
The Red Fort-Fatehpuri stretch is likely to be thrown open to the public by November this year, officials said. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had recently inspected the project.(HT File Photo)

Call to revamp Chandni Chowk’s arteries

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 04:24 AM IST
Residents and traders of the heritage market now want a similar makeover for 11 internal roads leading to the 1.5-km stretch between Red Fort and Fatehpuri Mosque being redeveloped by the Delhi government, in sync with the main project.
The image is a screenshot of the video shared by German Ambassador to India on Twitter.(Twitter/Walter J. Lindner)
The image is a screenshot of the video shared by German Ambassador to India on Twitter.(Twitter/Walter J. Lindner)

Delhi’s iconic Chandni Chowk is getting a makeover. German Ambassador to India tweets video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 06:16 PM IST
“Do you recognize this walkway?” tweeted Walter J. Lindner, German Ambassador to India.
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