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# delhi - Saturday 12 January, 2019

In Delhi, the government plans a new home for stray cows and elderly citizens

A 2012 livestock census found there were more than five million stray cows across India.

# delhi - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation

There are tense scenes on a daily basis as temperatures soar and India experiences water shortages.

# delhi - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# delhi - Sunday 14 January, 2018

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

# delhi - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi

And worse may be to come.

# delhi - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

# delhi - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

# delhi - Thursday 31 July, 2014

India hires men dressed as monkeys to scare off real monkeys

“Very talented” monkey impersonators are being paid to scare marauding monkeys from buildings in Delhi.

# delhi - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hotel valet tries to park Lamborghini, drives it into a wall by accident Lambo

# delhi - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Arrests made after India factory collapses, killing 11 and trapping dozens

Eleven people died in a separate collapse in the north the country.

# delhi - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'

Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old Delhi Railway Station in the capital early yesterday.

# delhi - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Number of rape cases reported in Delhi doubles this year

However, aid organisations believe even this reported figure doesn’t reflect the real number of assaults.

# delhi - Friday 13 September, 2013

Four men sentenced to death over gang rape and murder of Indian student

All four suspects were teary eyed as they entered the cramped room to hear their punishment after they were convicted on Tuesday of a string of charges including murder and gang rape.

# delhi - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Judge urged to sentence Delhi gang rapists to death

The judge is hearing arguments in a fast-track court as he considers how to punish the men who were found guilty of “cold-blooded murder”.

# delhi - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Teen given 3 years for gang rape and murder of student on New Delhi bus

The attack, which left the 23-year-old victim with such extensive internal injuries that she died two weeks later, sparked protests across India.

# delhi - Monday 11 March, 2013

Suspect in Delhi gang-rape trial found dead in prison

Ram Singh’s family and lawyers allege that he was killed, though police believe the suspect took his own life.

# delhi - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

India gang-rape victim's companion to testify today

The 28-year-old arrived in court in a wheelchair and is expected to be the first prosecution witness to testify.

# delhi - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Indian guru blames Delhi rape victim, sparks outrage

A popular Indian spiritual guru said the murderous gang-rape would not have happened if the victim “had chanted God’s name and fallen at the feet of the attackers”.

# delhi - Friday 4 January, 2013

Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'

The boyfriend of the 23-year-old medical student whose brutal gang-rape and murder has sparked an outcry has spoken for the first about what he witnessed during the attack last month.

# delhi - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Five men formally charged in New Delhi gang-rape

The men face at least seven charges, including murder, kidnapping, rape, robbery and attempting to destroy evidence.

# delhi - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Father of Delhi gang-rape victim remembers "determined" daughter

When she was in hospital she “held her mother and whispered, Mummy, I am sorry… I am sorry”.

# delhi - Sunday 30 December, 2012

The Evening with added real-life Braveheart

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

'She lit a flame': India's newspapers send a message over rape death

The powerful front page from the Hindustan Times is just one of many across Delhi newsstands today.

Indian gang-rape victim cremated

The funeral of the 23-year-old medical student took place today amid protests across India over her death.

# delhi - Monday 24 December, 2012

India: PM urges calm as anger rages over gang-rape

Manmohan Singh said that he “will ensure justice is delivered”.

# delhi - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Hundreds of Indian election candidates accused of sexual violence

Figures released by the Association for Democratic Reforms show that hundreds of election candidates had allegations against them – as had scores of those in power.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# delhi - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

9 killed, and 45 wounded, after New Delhi court blast

A suitcase bomb detonates in a crowded waiting area outside the local High Court,

# delhi - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide' Delhi This post contains images

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'

Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Pressure mounts on Ireland to accept a bailout; David Drumm prepares to face his creditors, and … Free Cheese! Get the last of the free cheese!

# delhi - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

From The42 Track repairs continue as athletics events loom Games

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

# delhi - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

From The42 England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’ Commonwealth Games

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

# delhi - Saturday 25 September, 2010

From The42 Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed Games

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

# delhi - Friday 24 September, 2010

From The42 NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation Commonwealth Games

NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation

Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.

# delhi - Thursday 23 September, 2010

From The42 Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms Commonwealth Games

Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms

The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.

# delhi - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

From The42 Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue Commonwealth Games This post contains videos

Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue

A day after the Scottish team turns down the accommodation in Delhi, the roof collapses just 11 days before the games.