The Delhi Flying Club, established in 1928 with two de Havilland Moth aircraft named Delhi and Roshanara, was based at Safdarjung Airport which started operations in 1929, when it was the Delhi's only airport and the second in India.
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- Ancient & Early Meideval History
- Late Medieval period (13th-16th centuries CE)
- Early Modern period (16th-18th centuries CE)
- Colonial period (19th-20th centuries CE)
Historical Region of North India Delhi Established By Anangpal Tomar Established in 1052 CE Language Hindustani, Punjabi, Bengali, English Dynasties Tomars Ghurids Mamluks Khaljis Tughlaqs Sayyids Lodis Mughals Suris Hemchandra Mughals Sikhs Marathas British Government of India Delhi has a long history, and has been an important political centre of India as the capital of several empires. Areas around Delhi was known as Indraprastha and Delhi's ancient history is recorded in the Indian epic Maha
It is popularly said that Delhi was the site for a total of seven different cities through the ages. Official accounts states the Tomar Rajput-founded Lalkot as the first city of Delhi. Modern Delhi, i.e. the National Capital Territory, encompasses all of the following sites. The only exception is Anangpur, which is south of Delhi's administrative border to Haryana. Among the most relevant sites are
Agrasen ki Baoli is believed to be originally built by the legendary king Agrasen. There was Ochre Coloured Pottery culture in Red fort area which began around c.2600 BCE according to carbon dating. Around c.1200 BCE the region was inhabited by people of Painted Grey Ware culture which corresponds to Vedic Period. Significant prehistoric sites in Delhi include Anangpur, as well as Harappan excavations near Narela and Nand Nagari. References to Delhi's history in ancient literature are based on m
Museum and remnants of the walls of Lal Kot, the first city of Delhi. The Rajput Chahamana kings of Ajmer conquered Lal Kot in 1180 and renamed it Qila Rai Pithora. The Chauhan king Prithviraj III was defeated in 1192 by Muhammad Ghori in the Second Battle of Tarain, solidifying
The Qutub Minar is the world's tallest brick minaret at 72.5 metres, built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak of the Slave dynasty in 1192 CE.
In 1398, Timur Lang invaded India on the pretext that the Muslim sultans of Delhi were too tolerant of their Hindu subjects. After defeating the armies of Nasiruddin Mahmud of Tughlaq dynasty, on 15 December 1398, Timur entered Delhi on 18 December 1398, and the city was sacked,
Hemu, Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, the Hindu emperor of North India who resisted Mughals in the 16th century. Raghunath Rao, the Maratha Peshwa who played a key role in capturing Delhi from the Afghans in the Second Battle of Delhi. After losing the Battle of Delhi to the British, under Maratha ruler Daulat Rao Scindia, the Marathas lost control of Delhi and the right to collect chauth from the Mughals. Further information: Mughal Empire The early modern period in Indian history is marked with the
In 1803, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, the forces of British East India Company defeated the Maratha forces in the Third Battle of Delhi, ending the Maratha rule over the city. As a result, Delhi came under the control of British East India Company, and became a part of th
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 sought to end Company Rule in India. On 11 May, the mutineers reached and captured Delhi, and declared Bahadur Shah II the Emperor of India, and the Emperor held his first court in many years. However, the British returned and laid siege to Delhi on 8
Calcutta was declared the capital of British India but in 1911 at the Delhi Durbar of 1911, held at the Coronation Park, King George V announced the shifting of the capital back to Delhi. Parts of the old city were New Delhi, a monumental new quarter of the city designed by the B
- 1052 CE
- Anangpal Tomar (Founder of Delhi)
- Tomaras (736-1160), Chauhans (1160–92), Ghorids (1192–1206), Mamluks (1206–89), Khaljis (1290–1320), Tughlaqs (1320–1413), Sayyids (1414–51), Lodis (1451–1526), Mughals (1526–40), Suris (1540–55), Hemchandra (1556), Mughals (1556–1757), Marathas (1757–1803), British (1803–1947), Government of India (1947–present)
- Hindustani (Hindi and Urdu), Punjabi, Bengali, English
Delhi is a part of the National Capital Region, which has 12.5 million residents. The governance of Delhi is like that of a state in India. It has its own legislature, high court and a council of executive ministers. Delhi is on the banks of the Yamuna River.
- 6th century B.C.
Delhi, locally pronooncit as Dilli (Hindi: दिल्ली, Punjabi: ਦਿੱਲੀ, Urdu: دِلّی ) or Dehli (Hindi: देहली, Punjabi: ਦੇਹਲੀ, Urdu: دهلی ), offeecially Naitional Caiital Territory o Delhi (NCT), is the lairgest metropolis bi aurie an the seicont-lairgest metropolis bi population in Indie.
Delhi (en hindi : दिल्ली, Dillī, / ˈ d ɪ l ː i ː / ; en ourdou : دہلی, Dêhlī / ˈ d ɛ ɦ l i ː / ; en pendjabi : ਦਿੱਲੀ, / ˈ d ɪ l ː i ː /), officiellement le Territoire de la Capitale nationale de Delhi, est une ville et un territoire du nord de l'Inde, contenant en son sein New Delhi, la capitale du pays.
Tungku (capitoliu o cabecera) de reng mapilang imperiu ning India kanitang minuna ing Delhi, at metung yang maulagang lakanbalen kareng mangatuang dalan a pangkalakal (trade routes) king pilatan ning pangulu-albugan (northwest) ning India ampo reng Kapatagan a Indo-Gangetic. Dakal a monumentung ibat kanitang minuna ampo king Edad Media, karinan ...
Delhi, lokalno poznat kao Dilli (Hindi: दिल्ली, Punjabi: ਦਿੱਲੀ, Urdu: دلّی dillī), ili po službenom imenu National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) je najveća metropola po površini i druga najveća metropola po stanovništvu u Indiji.
- 239 m
- 1.484 km²
Legislative Assembly elections were held in Delhi on 8 February 2020 to elect 70 members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. Voters turnout was recorded at 62.82%, a decline of 4.65% from the previous assembly election in Delhi but 2.2% more than the 2019 Indian general election in Delhi. The term of the assembly elected in 2015 expired on 22 February 2020. The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal won 62 seats to claim an absolute majority in the elections.
The previous Assembly elections were held in February 2015. After the election, the Aam Aadmi Party formed the state government, with Arvind Kejriwal becoming Chief Minister.
The Aam Aadmi Party released a 10-point guarantee card on 19 January 2020, as a concise list that promised
The Bharatiya Janata Party released its manifesto on 31 January 2020 where it promised to provide 1. A Corruption free government 2. Creation of a development board for the newly authorized colonies 3. Clean water in taps and zero dependence on water tankers for water supply by 2
The Indian National Congress released its manifesto on 2 February 2020. with 9 key points: 1. Strong Lokpal 2. Bhagidari 3. Yuva Swabhiman Yojna – Unemployment Allowances 4. Yaari Startup Incubation Funds 5. Homi Bhabha Research Fund 6. 25% of Budgets will be spent on ...
- 62.82% ( 4.65%)
The Delhi Capitals are a franchise cricket team based out of Delhi in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Founded in 2008 as the Delhi Daredevils, the franchise is jointly owned by the GMR Group and the JSW Group. The team's home ground is Arun Jaitley Stadium, located in New Delhi. The Capitals appeared in their first IPL final in 2020.
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