Temperatures in Delhi are expected to hover around 44 degrees C until Sunday. Meanwhile, a large blaze has erupted at an enormous rubbish dump in the city's north.
Government critics accuse the ruling Hindu nationalist BJP of using so-called demolition drives to intimidate the country's Muslim minority. But authorities say they are only targeting illegal structures.
It's that old adage: your friends' friends are not always your friends. Over the years, India has drifted towards the United States, partly due to its border tensions with China. But even the invasion of Ukraine cannot break the historic ties binding Delhi to Moscow – from arms and oil imports to the non-aligned strategic autonomy that steered India through the Cold War. So can India stay out of it? Can anyone? If nations don't actively oppose an invasion, do they enable it?
19 Nov 2021
Shrouded in toxic smog, New Delhi has shut down schools and workplaces. Though nations pledged to move away from coal at the UN climate summit, India is reluctant to replace the polluting fuel source.
18 Nov 2021
Indian officials have recommended that offices should let half of the employees work from home in Delhi while the city struggles with smog. Construction activities across the city have also been halted.
8 Oct 2021
Much animosity has built up since India scrapped Kashmir's special status two years ago. DW spoke with several Kashmiris, many of whom have harsh feelings about the Indian government.
25 Jul 2021
A new attempt at purifying New Delhi's notoriously polluted air will see forty giant fans push out filtered air in the heart of the Indian capital, but not everyone is convinced.
14 Jun 2021
Dozens of firefighters battle to contain a blaze that ignited in a fabric shop in the Indian capital Delhi. The fire spread quickly to neighbouring stores in a busy shopping district, according to local news media. There are no reports of casualties.
4 May 2021
UGC images show a train carrying oxygen tankers en route to the Indian capital, New Delhi, as the country battles a catastrophic coronavirus wave that has overwhelmed hospitals and crematoriums working at full capacity.
29 Apr 2021
Getting a COVID test has become an ordeal in Delhi. After lawyer Shivam Sharma developed a cough and fever, he didn't wait for a test result before seeking treatment and isolating from family members.
2 Apr 2021
India's National Zoological Park reopens after being closed to the public for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. "Of course we fear the virus," says visitor Swati Garg, who visited the zoo in India's capital with her children, "but we wear masks, take precautions and sanitise ourselves, so I think we are safe.
20 Dec 2020
Indian farmers rally against the agriculture law reform on the Singhu border, northwest of New Delhi, after a weekend that saw protests against the market reform laws intensifying with attempts to block major highways. "If the government won't back off, the farmers won't either," says a farmer at the protest.