Delhi

  • Delhi Feb 26

    Death Toll Rises to 24 From Delhi Riots During Trump Trip

    Authorities say at least 24 people have been killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with President Donald Trump’s first state visit to India

  • Associated Press Nov 5, 2019

    ‘This City Is Not Livable’: Indian Capital Faces Extreme Air Pollution

    Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor’s orders. The 22-year-old call center operator is recovering from a severe throat infection and the thick smog now blanketing New Delhi has made even breathing dangerous. “The moment I step outside, I can’t breathe properly,” she...

  • Associated Press Nov 4, 2019

    India’s Capital Restricts Cars as People Choke in Dirty Air

    New Delhi restricted many private vehicles from the roads Monday to try to lessen pollution as people gasped and their eyes burned in toxic smog that exacerbated a public health crisis. The “odd-even” scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. It was begun days after...

  • The Associated Press Feb 12, 2019

    17 Killed in Fire at New Delhi Hotel, 4 Others Hurt, Police Say

    A fire engulfed a shoddily built budget hotel in central New Delhi early Tuesday, killing 17 people and injuring at least four others, including a woman from Myanmar who leaped from an upper floor to escape the flames, Indian authorities said. Hotel guest Sivanand Chand, 43, said he was jolted awake around 4 a.m., struggling to breathe. “When I got...

  • JUDGE Oct 19, 2018

    Iowa Basketball Coach Admits to Sexually Exploiting 400 Boys

    A prominent Iowa youth basketball coach faces potentially decades in prison after admitting to a yearslong pattern of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 400 boys, including former players, their friends and other young athletes. Greg Stephen, 42, posed as girls on social media to trick the boys into making live videos masturbating. He secretly recorded them showering during trips...

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