Delhi drowns: Heavy rainfall causes chaos

New Delhi: This Friday morning, Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region (NCR) were drenched by heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had already warned that the city would experience moderate to intense rain, and it certainly lived up to that prediction. Between 8:30 AM yesterday and 5:30 AM today, Safdarjung recorded a staggering […]

SC directs Kejriwal govt to redirect ad budget to RRTS project

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court directed the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi to transfer its advertisement budget for the current year to the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) project.  However, the order is slated to be suspended for a week.  The order was passed by a two-judge bench led by Justices Sanjay […]

Delhi flouts Diwali cracker ban, wakes up to hazardous AQI

NEW DELHI: As Delhi witnessed a dip in the Air Quality Index on Sunday, the national capital’s air turned hazardous once again as Delhiites flouted the cracker ban on Diwali night. The air turned heavy as a thick blanket of smog engulfed the national capital on Monday, turning the air hazardous and reducing visibility. The […]

Dengue type 2 in Delhi causing severe infection, multi-organ dysfunction: Expert analysis

NEW DELHI: Delhi-NCR is grappling with a severe public health crisis as dengue cases witness a concerning upsurge. While this vector-borne disease often doesn’t receive the attention it warrants, the current spike demands immediate attention from authorities. The New Indian recently interviewed three medical experts who have closely observed the rising case s and discussed the […]

Dog Menace In Societies: Man’s Best Friend Divides Opinion

The gruesome mauling of a seven-month-old toddler by stray dogs in a gated society in Noida, Uttar Pradesh brought back the focus on the increasing dog menace in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR).