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DCP Purohit said there were three men in the Hyundai Verna car at the time of accident who were later identified as Raghav Arora, Kunal Lamba and Karan Arora, all residents of Tilak Nagar(HT Archive)

One dead after speeding car rams another in west delhi, cops probe case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:12 AM IST
Police identified the dead man as Ankur Chanana, who was a manager at a private bank.
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The initiative to expand the survey started with west Delhi as its district officials had proactively sought permission to do so in a meeting with chief secretary Vijay Dev on Wednesday evening.(HT Photo)
The initiative to expand the survey started with west Delhi as its district officials had proactively sought permission to do so in a meeting with chief secretary Vijay Dev on Wednesday evening.(HT Photo)

West Delhi will survey all houses in its area for Covid-19 symptomatic persons

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 01:34 AM IST
Other districts in Delhi are likely to follow suit in the coming days, said a senior government official privy to the matter.
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Overall, until November 24, police had fined 506, 272 persons across Delhi for not wearing masks(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Overall, until November 24, police had fined 506, 272 persons across Delhi for not wearing masks(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Delhi: West, north districts with crowded markets saw most mask-rule violation in festive season

By Prawesh Lama | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:20 AM IST
In light of the data review, Delhi Police officers said the two districts have a larger number of much-favoured markets, such as Sadar Bazaar and Kamla Nagar, and these marketplaces had seen huge crowds since Dussehra till Diwali.
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Across Delhi, traders’ bodies have been complaining that unauthorised vendors encroach space and make social distancing impossible, flagging health emergency in the time of a pandemic.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Across Delhi, traders’ bodies have been complaining that unauthorised vendors encroach space and make social distancing impossible, flagging health emergency in the time of a pandemic.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Order to shut two markets in west Delhi rolled back

By Abhishek Dey | HIndustan Times, New delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 06:58 AM IST
The order came at a time when there is widespread anxiety among traders about a possible “lockdown” in Delhi, in light of a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, even though the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has insisted no such move will be made.
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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

By Naina Arora and Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, 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.
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Crowded marketplaces Lajpat Nagar earlier this week.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Crowded marketplaces Lajpat Nagar earlier this week.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

South, west districts worst mask offenders in Delhi

By Prawesh Lama | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:01 AM IST
Earlier this month, a report prepared by the National Control for Disease Control (NCDC) had cautioned that the Capital needs to gear up to tackle a surge of up to 15,000 coronavirus cases per day during winter and in the festival season.
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Three killed after speeding car rams tractor at Shadipur flyover

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 02:11 AM IST
The three were identified as 37-year-old Rajesh Sharma, who worked at a courier company in Mahipalpur, Charandeep (38), who worked with a company associated with a leading media brand, and Tarun Gupta (42), who owned a computer shop.
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Preliminary probe revealed that some “distraction” caused the car to veer towards its right and crash into the road divider.(HT photo)
Preliminary probe revealed that some “distraction” caused the car to veer towards its right and crash into the road divider.(HT photo)

West Delhi car crash: 11-yr-old boy dead, four family members injured

By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 11:27 AM IST
The accident occurred at Sector 22 in Dwarka at around 9pm on Thursday while the family was returning from a relative’s home.
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Repair work underway at a flyover in Tilak Nagar, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Repair work underway at a flyover in Tilak Nagar, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Gaps appear on Tilak Nagar flyover, PWD starts temporary filling work

By Ashish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:56 AM IST
The gaps in the flyover were first noticed by regular commuters and residents around 10 days ago. They had then apprised their MLA Jarnail Singh about the issue, who in turn informed the PWD, which started the repair work on Monday.
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A man uses a plastic sheet for cover himself from rain, at Nizamuddin, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A man uses a plastic sheet for cover himself from rain, at Nizamuddin, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

IMD forecasts heavy rain in Delhi from Tuesday evening

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 12:01 AM IST
IMD’s data between June 1 and August 22 shows that Delhi received a cumulative rainfall of 414.2mm. In August, Delhi received 217.5mm rainfall, which was a surplus of 32%.
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An auto breaks down on a waterlogged road in east Delhi on Monday(Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)
An auto breaks down on a waterlogged road in east Delhi on Monday(Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)

IMD predicts widespread rain in Delhi, monsoon deficit drops

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 05:37 AM IST
Heavy showers likely till Thursday; intermittent and intense spells reported from across Delhi on Tuesday.
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This is the second such raid at a cafe or restaurant in Paschim Vihar. The police had booked 31 customers at Playgue restaurant last Tuesday, barely a kilometre from the spot of the latest bust.(File photo/ Representative image)
This is the second such raid at a cafe or restaurant in Paschim Vihar. The police had booked 31 customers at Playgue restaurant last Tuesday, barely a kilometre from the spot of the latest bust.(File photo/ Representative image)

Owner of cafe arrested for serving alcohol and hookah illegally, 40 booked

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:50 PM IST
The police arrested the owner of Crossroads Cafe, Tanmay Singhal, and booked him under non-bailable sections of the Excise Act, A Koan, deputy commissioner of police (outer district), said.
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His vehicle was stolen on June 6 and remains untraceable, police said. However, on June 28, he received a challan for speeding near Millennium Depot.(File photo for representation)
His vehicle was stolen on June 6 and remains untraceable, police said. However, on June 28, he received a challan for speeding near Millennium Depot.(File photo for representation)

Delhi man gets challan for speeding, over 20 days after car was stolen

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 04:02 PM IST
A resident of the national capital has received a traffic challan for speeding more than 20 days after his car was stolen from near Vivek Vihar Police Station in east Delhi.
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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

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
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.
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A swarm of locusts is seen at Ghurpur village on the outskirts of Allahabad on June 26, 2020. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)(AFP)
A swarm of locusts is seen at Ghurpur village on the outskirts of Allahabad on June 26, 2020. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)(AFP)

After swarms of locusts descend on Gurugram, Delhi on high alert

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2020 04:00 PM IST
According to experts, broadly four species of locusts are found in India -- desert locust, migratory locust, Bombay locust and tree locust. The desert locust is considered the most destructive.
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The police said the witnesses told them that the rider was driving the motorcycle at high speed and lost his balance while descending the Vikaspuri flyover.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The police said the witnesses told them that the rider was driving the motorcycle at high speed and lost his balance while descending the Vikaspuri flyover.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Two dead after speeding bike hits road divider in West Delhi’s Vikaspuri

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 12:55 AM IST
According to the police, the two men, identified as Gulshan, 23, and Sunny, 24, worked as e-rickshaw drivers. The head and face of one of them was so badly crushed in the accident that it was difficult to identify him, they said.
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A 10-month-old girl died after she was allegedly crushed under the wheels of a Mercedes Benz car(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 10-month-old girl died after she was allegedly crushed under the wheels of a Mercedes Benz car(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

10-month-old girl crushed to death under Mercedes Benz wheels in Delhi’s Tilak Nagar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 11:28 AM IST
The DCP said the vehicle involved in the accident has been impounded and the forensic team was called for inspection of the spot and the vehicle as well. The driver has been arrested.
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The fire was brought under control by 2.55 am, officials added.(Praful Gangurde/HT file photo. Representative image)
The fire was brought under control by 2.55 am, officials added.(Praful Gangurde/HT file photo. Representative image)

Fire breaks out in slum area in West Delhi’s Kirti Nagar, over 200 shanties gutted in Blaze

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 11:13 AM IST
A call about the blaze at the China Bhati area behind Kirti Nagar police station was received around 11.20 pm Thursday, following which thirty fire tenders were rushed to the place, Delhi Fire Service officials said.
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RV Smith at home in Delhi.(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
RV Smith at home in Delhi.(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

A tribute to RV Smith(1938-2020) by Rana Safvi

By Rana Safvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Popular historian Rana Safvi writes about the great contribution of RV Smith, another popular chronicler of Delhi
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People queue outside a mohalla clinic in Vasant Kunj. Small hospitals, dispensaries and mohalla clinics are providing health care to patients with health problems other than Covid-19.
People queue outside a mohalla clinic in Vasant Kunj. Small hospitals, dispensaries and mohalla clinics are providing health care to patients with health problems other than Covid-19.

In times of Covid-19, mohalla clinics, small hospitals take lead in treating other illnesses

By Anonna Dutt and Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 04:01 AM IST
At the 100-bed Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital in East Delhi’s Khichripur area, doctors still treat around 1,200 patients daily in out-patient clinics.
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Municipal workers spray disinfectant at a market area during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi.(Reuters/ Representative image)
Municipal workers spray disinfectant at a market area during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi.(Reuters/ Representative image)

Delhi: 26 of Jahangirpuri family test Covid-19 positive, area now containment zone

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 06:52 PM IST
“26 members of a family have tested positive for #coronavirus in Delhi’s Jahangir Puri. It is now a containment zone,” chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
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More than 130 centenarian voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the February 8 election and they will be treated “as a VIP” on the polling day, officials said on Thursday.
More than 130 centenarian voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the February 8 election and they will be treated “as a VIP” on the polling day, officials said on Thursday.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: 132 centenarian voters, 110-year-woman oldest electorate

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:26 AM IST
Kalitara Mandal, 110, a resident of C R Park in South Delhi’s Greater Kailash constituency, is the oldest voter in Delhi.
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BJP supporters wave party flags during a campaign rally in New Delhi on Thursday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
BJP supporters wave party flags during a campaign rally in New Delhi on Thursday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

BJP supporters erupt into ‘goli maro’ slogans at Delhi poll rally, asked to stop

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 07:45 AM IST
In west Delhi’s Rohini, BJP leader and Union minister Anurag Thakur Thursday participated in a “tiranga yatra” organised by a group of lawyers in support of BJP candidate Vijender Gupta.
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BJP MP from outer Delhi Parvesh Verma at Parliament during the ongoing budget session in New Delhi on Monday(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
BJP MP from outer Delhi Parvesh Verma at Parliament during the ongoing budget session in New Delhi on Monday(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Shaheen Bagh protesters will be removed once elections are over: Parvesh Verma

By Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 09:20 AM IST
“Delhi should vote on development. If they have seen any development in the health, education sector, then vote for them. But subsidy in water and electricity is not development, it is a help given by the government,” said West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma.
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Centre launches app-based coding programme for schoolchildren (Arun Mondhe/HT photo)
Centre launches app-based coding programme for schoolchildren (Arun Mondhe/HT photo)

Centre launches app-based coding programme for schoolchildren

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 02:08 AM IST
CodeIndia will be utilised to develop a model curriculum for the human resource development ministry to be later introduced in the curriculum.
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An image Jaykumar Shankar painted for Paris based artist Vasantha Yoganathan.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
An image Jaykumar Shankar painted for Paris based artist Vasantha Yoganathan.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

The dying art of color painting black-and-white photos

By Danish Raza | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 01:48 AM IST
The color painting of black-and-white photos reveals the link between the two art forms
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A couple was attacked with knives in west Delhi’s Kirti Nagar area at a store where they had gone to purchase something at 5am on Tuesday.(File photo)
A couple was attacked with knives in west Delhi’s Kirti Nagar area at a store where they had gone to purchase something at 5am on Tuesday.(File photo)

Delhi couple goes to departmental store, stabbed by group of people after a tiff

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 10:34 AM IST
According to the police, around 5.30 am, the couple went to a departmental store to buy something where they got into altercation with a group of four-five men over an issue details of which are not clear.
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A man who works at a hospital as a sweeper killed a 15-year-old boy with a stolen surgical blade in west Delhi’s Khyala last week. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A man who works at a hospital as a sweeper killed a 15-year-old boy with a stolen surgical blade in west Delhi’s Khyala last week. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Delhi: Hospital sweeper kills boy with a surgical blade

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 03:37 AM IST
The DCP identified the alleged killer as 25-year-old Sanju, a sweeper at a private hospital in west Delhi. He lives with his two brothers in Raghubir Nagar.
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A view of the spot where an encounter between Delhi Police personnel and group of criminals occurred, at the railway line near Shankar Market in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A view of the spot where an encounter between Delhi Police personnel and group of criminals occurred, at the railway line near Shankar Market in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Gunfire rings again in heart of Delhi, snatchers trade shots with police

By Anvit Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 05:52 AM IST
On Wednesday, the sound of the firing, as bullets were exchanged between police and the men startled residents near Shankar Market’s railway colony.
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The accident, which occurred around 9pm at a traffic junction in Sagarpur, had left four people hospitalised.(HT image)
The accident, which occurred around 9pm at a traffic junction in Sagarpur, had left four people hospitalised.(HT image)

DTC bus rams 5 vehicles in Sagarpur, one dead

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 04:40 AM IST
The police arrested the driver of the bus, 42-year-old Anil Singh, from the spot and booked him for causing death due to negligence and rash driving.
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