New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- The Delhi government has decided to initiate the second phase of its CCTV project under which 140,000 new cameras will be installed across the Capital, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

The government has already installed over 275,000 cameras, covering streets, public spaces, residential colonies and schools across the city, under the first phase of the project.

The CM said that once the project is complete, Delhi will have 415,000 CCTV cameras.

"We are far ahead of London, New York, Singapore and Paris, to the point that there is no comparison. Within India, Chennai comes at number two and Delhi has more than three times number of cameras in Chennai...," said the CM. In August, a Forbes India report ...