Farmers Allowed To Enter Delhi, To Be Escorted To Protest Site

November 27, 2020

Thousands of farmers were allowed to enter Delhi today for a planned protest against new farm laws after a morning of clashes with the police at the border with Haryana. Even after the Delhi Police announced that they could enter, escorted by cops, teargassing and water sprays continued, apparently to control crowds. | Read more|

India's Covid Tally Nears 91 Lakh; Delhi Sees Most Cases, Deaths In A Day

November 22, 2020

Coronavirus cases in India rose by 45,209 in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, government data showed today. There has been a slight dip in infections since Saturday when it recorded 46,232 cases. 501 deaths were reported in the last day taking the total fatalities du | Read more|

Third Covid Wave In Delhi? "Early To Say, But Possibility," Says Minister

October 29, 2020

Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain has said it was too early to say if the record one-day surge of 5,673 cases in the national capital indicated the start of a third wave of COVID-19 infections in the city. "We should wait and observe the trend for a week. We will not be able to say anything in definite terms till th | Read more|

Facebook Skips Delhi Assembly Panel Hearing, "Insulting," Fume Members

September 15, 2020

Facebook executives today skipped a hearing of the Delhi Assembly's "Peace and Harmony" committee saying they have already appeared before a parliamentary panel and the subject comes under the centre. The Delhi panel, stung by the response, said it would deliver "a final warning" to the social networking giant over the | Read more|

Delhi Metro resumes services with strict safety measures

September 7, 2020

The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operations on the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as both the DMRC and the commuters trod with caution amid the new normal in the rapid transport system. The trains will operate in batches of four-hour each from | Read more|

Masks, Smart Cards Mandatory; No Tokens: Delhi Metro's New Guidelines

August 30, 2020

he use of masks and smart cards has been made mandatory as the Delhi Metro resumes services next month after nearly a six-month gap. The new guidelines issued today listed severe restrictions that included a ban on tokens for the train ride and limiting the number of passengers in each coach. The authorities, however, | Read more|

Delhi HC extends all interim orders till Oct 31

August 24, 2020

The Delhi High Court Monday extended till October 31 all the interim orders which were to expire on or after August 31 in cases that are before it as also the district courts in view of the persisting COVID-19 pandemic. A special bench, headed by Chief Justice D N Patel, also extended the relief in cases related to tho | Read more|

Some Delhi hospitals seeing COVID re-emergence in recovered patients

August 17, 2020

Some hospitals in the national capital have said they are are seeing recovered coronavirus patients returning to them with recurrence of the infection. Earlier this month, the Delhi government-run Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital saw two instances of patients with relapse of coronavirus, almost one-and-a-half mon | Read more|