A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day on Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority
Two firemen who rescued 27 people were hailed as heroes on Monday after Delhi’s deadliest fire in decades killed 43, prompting outrage that safety regulations were yet again ignored.
Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations that were more subdued than in previous years.
The third day of what had been a peaceful demonstration against the law, passed by India's Parliament last week, descended into chaos Sunday afternoon. Three buses were set on fire, police officials said.
The Seelampur area in east Delhi remained tense as the sun set on Tuesday, after clashes between local people and the police that began around noon and stretched for hours.
Fresh protests rocked India on Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, after six people died in the northeast and up to 200 were injured in New Delhi.
At least 25 people have died in 10 days of demonstrations and violence after Modi's government passed the law criticised as anti-Muslim. More protests took place on Sunday.
At least 18 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Thursday.
The freezing temperatures in Delhi seemed to have an impact on the crucial polls to the Delhi Assembly that began today.
Aam Aadmi Party candidates have swept the five Muslims dominated seats, repeating its 2015 performance in Delhi. AAP candidate Shoeb Iqbal from Matia Mahal, Imran Hussain from Ballimaran, Prahlad Singh Sahni from Chandni Chowk and Abdul Rahman from Seelampur romped home easily defeating their nearest rivals.