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In Mundka, the average AQI on Saturday was 425, while in Alipur, the levels were measured at around 413 throughout the day.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi pollution: Mundka, Alipur choke on severely bad air

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 12:24 AM IST
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings on Saturday showed that while the city’s overall air quality index improved to 345 from Friday’s 366, Mundka and Alipur — both of which were categorised as pollution ‘hotspots’ by CPCB in 2018 — have now been in the ‘severe’ zone for over 38 hours at a stretch.
In some stations such as Dilshad Garden, Dwarka sector 8 and Nehru Nagar, air pollution did not reach the severe category but was at the extreme end of very poor, recording AQIs 396, 396 and 398, respectively.(PTI)
In some stations such as Dilshad Garden, Dwarka sector 8 and Nehru Nagar, air pollution did not reach the severe category but was at the extreme end of very poor, recording AQIs 396, 396 and 398, respectively.(PTI)

Air quality in deep red in Delhi’s 12 monitoring stations, 9 of them hot spots

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 03:45 AM IST
On Friday morning, when Delhi’s overall air quality deteriorated to the ‘very poor’ category, these nine ‘hot spots’ -- - Narela, Alipur (Narela-Bawana), Vivek Vihar, Anand Vihar, Jahangirpuri, Rohini, Wazirpur, Bawana and Mundka -- were already in deep red (severe).
A call about the fire was received at around 10.23 pm and 34 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Service Director.(ANI/Twitter)
A call about the fire was received at around 10.23 pm and 34 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Service Director.(ANI/Twitter)

Major fire in West Delhi warehouse: Official

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 03:45 AM IST
It is suspected that the warehouse had medical equipments, he said, adding the fire-fighting operations are underway to bring the blaze under control.
Fire breaks out at a factory in Delhi’s Mundka, 17 fire engines at spot, reports ANI(HT Photo)
Fire breaks out at a factory in Delhi’s Mundka, 17 fire engines at spot, reports ANI(HT Photo)
Fire broke out this morning in West Delhi’s Mundka area, reported news agency ANI.(ANI Photo)
Fire broke out this morning in West Delhi’s Mundka area, reported news agency ANI.(ANI Photo)

Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Mundka, 20 fire trucks at spot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 09:59 AM IST
Twenty fire tenders were rushed to the area near the Mundka Metro station after the fire was reported in the factory at 5am. The Delhi Fire Service declared it as a medium fire.
HT Image
HT Image

AIJASS demands to stop screening of ‘Panipat’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Notably, there are three cinema hall in Hisar around which additional force has been deployed to maintain law and order condition
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal speaks to the public in Mundka.(Twitter)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal speaks to the public in Mundka.(Twitter)

Delhi CM inaugurates underground water reservoir in Mundka

Hindustan Times,New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:50 PM IST
The UGR with a capacity of 165 lakh litres is expected to benefit 5.36 lakh residents living in 14 villages and 27 unauthorised colonies in the area, where either the supply was low or did not have piped connections.
The car was charred in the incident.(HT PHoto)
The car was charred in the incident.(HT PHoto)

Two die after car with liquor rams Metro pillar, catches fire

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2019 04:29 AM IST
The two men, Hari Om,24, and Monu,28, were residents of Ismaila in Rohtak. According to the police, they got a call around 1.30am reporting that a car rammed a Metro pillar and caught fire and that two people are trapped inside.
The snarls at north Delhi’s Peeragarhi Chowk, especially during peak hours, will soon be a thing of the past.(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative image))
The snarls at north Delhi’s Peeragarhi Chowk, especially during peak hours, will soon be a thing of the past.(Yogesh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative image))

Flyover, U-turns to decongest Peeragarhi Chowk

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:29 AM IST
The 2.5km stretch connects densely populated areas of Nangloi, Mundka and Paschim Vihar, among others.
A 37-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting a woman from outer Delhi’s Mundka and sexually assaulting her in Haryana, the police said on Sunday.(Reuters File Photo)
A 37-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting a woman from outer Delhi’s Mundka and sexually assaulting her in Haryana, the police said on Sunday.(Reuters File Photo)

37-year-old arrested for abducting, sexually assaulting Delhi woman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The accused had fled the spot and the victim was recovered by the police party from an isolated field in Jhajjar, the officer added.
The fire department received a call at around 11.35 PM and dispatched 20 fire tenders to the spot.(Photo: ANI)
The fire department received a call at around 11.35 PM and dispatched 20 fire tenders to the spot.(Photo: ANI)

Massive fire breaks out at a factory in Delhi’s Mundka

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 01:53 PM IST
A massive fire broke out at a factory situated at Swaran Park in west Delhi’s Mundka, fire officials said on Monday.
Deepak (left) was stabbed to death allegedly by his two friends during a dinner party at his home. Shyam Yadav (right) killed a woman he wanted to marry after she rejected his proposal.(Photo(s) Credit: Sourced)
Deepak (left) was stabbed to death allegedly by his two friends during a dinner party at his home. Shyam Yadav (right) killed a woman he wanted to marry after she rejected his proposal.(Photo(s) Credit: Sourced)

All in a day:Two murders, one armed robbery in outer Delhi in 9 hours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 09:33 AM IST
All the incidents were reported from outer Delhi and took place between 7pm Wednesday and 3am on Thursday.
The 25-year-old accused was caught by the locals and handed over to the police after the mother of the victim returned home and saw him with her daughter.(Representative Image)
The 25-year-old accused was caught by the locals and handed over to the police after the mother of the victim returned home and saw him with her daughter.(Representative Image)

Four-year-old girl raped by factory supervisor in Delhi’s Mundka

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 12:17 PM IST
The girl’s father was away at work and mother was out in the market when the alleged crime took place. The 25-year-old accused man has been arrested and the girl is out of danger, police said.
The MCD had constructed an underpass between Mundka and Rani Khera in 2013 to ease traffic on main road in west Delhi.(HT File)
The MCD had constructed an underpass between Mundka and Rani Khera in 2013 to ease traffic on main road in west Delhi.(HT File)

North Delhi civic body sets 15-day deadline to solve water stagnation issue at Mundka underpass

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 01:54 PM IST
To ease traffic on main road in west Delhi, MCD had constructed an underpass between Mundka and Rani Khera in 2013. But since then, people have been facing problem in commuting on this stretch.
Constable Vinod Kumar Tiwari was rushed to a hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Constable Vinod Kumar Tiwari was rushed to a hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Constable tries to stop truck, killed after driver runs him over at Delhi’s Mundka

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 12:15 PM IST
According to the police, the incident took place around 2 am when constable Vinod Kumar Tiwari, who was on night shift, was checking vehicles on Main Rohtak Road in Mundka.
Officials of North Delhi Municipal Corporation said the sealing drive against polluting units will be taken without serving any showcause notice to these units which are running illegally from non-conforming areas.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Officials of North Delhi Municipal Corporation said the sealing drive against polluting units will be taken without serving any showcause notice to these units which are running illegally from non-conforming areas.(HT File / Representative Photo)

Sealing drive against polluting units in outer Delhi areas on Friday-Saturday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 10:17 AM IST
The decision to carry out the sealing drive against polluting units in outer Delhi’s Tikri, Mundka and Nangloi was taken on the direction of Environment Pollution Control Committee (EPCA) after reports of rising pollution levels in these areas due to open burning of plastic waste.

Despite air emergency in Delhi, waste burning continues in Mundka

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 09:26 AM IST
Mundka’s Air Quality Index (AQI) reading was 422 in the ‘severe’ category with PM 2.5 as the major pollutant on Sunday. PM 2.5 is usually generated due to the smoke and soot emitted from burning and vehicular emissions.
Vehicles ply at slow pace near Punjabi Bagh due to smog in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Vehicles ply at slow pace near Punjabi Bagh due to smog in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Punjabi Bagh, Mundka in West Delhi join pollution ‘hotspots’ list

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi and Joydeep Thakur, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 05:18 PM IST
The Air Quality Index (AQI) value of Mundka on Thursday was recorded at 437 (in ‘severe’ category) while Punjabi Bagh stood at 322 (in the very poor’ category).
Delhi Police has compiled a data of all women who were reported missing from nearby areas and are contacting their families after a mutilated and highly decomposed body of a woman was found in Delhi’s Mundka on Monday, October 15, 2018.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Delhi Police has compiled a data of all women who were reported missing from nearby areas and are contacting their families after a mutilated and highly decomposed body of a woman was found in Delhi’s Mundka on Monday, October 15, 2018.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Chopped and decomposed body of woman stuffed in sack found in Delhi’s Mundka

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 09:27 AM IST
Police said they suspect that the woman might have been killed at least a week ago and her body dumped in an open field later. Investigators said that they have not ruled out sexual assault and all efforts were being made to identify the body.
Potholed roads seen at the Delhi-Meerut Road NH58, at Murad Nagar.(HT File Photo)
Potholed roads seen at the Delhi-Meerut Road NH58, at Murad Nagar.(HT File Photo)

Rain hits road repair works in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2018 03:12 AM IST
The dug-up roads, which are now inundated with rainwater, have been causing snarls across the city, Delhi Traffic Police said
Encroachments and e-rickshaws in a no parking zone outside Ramakrishna Ashram Marg metro station in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Encroachments and e-rickshaws in a no parking zone outside Ramakrishna Ashram Marg metro station in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi Metro stations continue to be choke points

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 10:50 PM IST
Experts say Delhi’s anti-encroachment drives would remain hollow measures unless backed by sustainable policy moves.
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