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Delhi: Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital
Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million. Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called National Capital Region (NCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations. As of 2016, recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Delhi either the most or second-most productive metro area of India. Delhi is the second-wealthiest city in India after Mumbai and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India. Furthermore, it is considered one of the world's most polluted cities by particulate matter concentration.


Virgin Atlantic repatriation flight from Mumbai touches down at Heathrow Airport [Video]

Virgin Atlantic repatriation flight from Mumbai touches down at Heathrow Airport

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With no food or money, India's slum dwellers struggle

Bharpai, a 54-year-old Indian grandmother, is desperate to keep her family safe from a raging coronavirus crisis amid an unprecedented lockdown. Bharpai says since the nationwide lockdown was..

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Migrant workers leave cities on trucks in locked down India [Video]

Migrant workers leave cities on trucks in locked down India

With no way to earn a living and all public transport halted, India's army of migrant workers has been left stranded and are now moving back to their native homes on trucks, buses or on foot.

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India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape and murder [Video]

India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape and murder

The four men, sentenced to death in 2013, have been executed at Tihar jail after their clemency pleas were rejected.

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India executes four men for brutal 2012 Delhi bus rape [Video]

India executes four men for brutal 2012 Delhi bus rape

India hanged four men on Friday (March 20) who were convicted for the rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi in 2012, in a case that shocked the world and shamed the country over its..

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India protest violence leaves thousands displaced [Video]

India protest violence leaves thousands displaced

More than 1,700 families flee northeast Delhi neighbourhood after homes and shops torched.

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India: Sporadic violence in Delhi as sectarian rioting death toll climbs to 32 [Video]

India: Sporadic violence in Delhi as sectarian rioting death toll climbs to 32

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India citizenship law protests: 20 dead in Delhi's worst religious violences in decades [Video]

India citizenship law protests: 20 dead in Delhi's worst religious violences in decades

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India: 7 killed, dozens injured in Delhi citizenship protest [Video]

India: 7 killed, dozens injured in Delhi citizenship protest

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