Wikipedia:Requests for deletion

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If you think a page should be deleted, read the deletion policy to make sure.
Then follow these instructions on how to request a page for deletion. To find more information on what discussed deletions and quick deletions are:
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Before nominating: checks and alternatives [change source]

Prior to nominating article(s) for deletion, please be sure to:

A. Read and understand these policies and guidelines
  1. The Wikipedia deletion policy, which explains valid grounds for deletion.
  2. The main four guidelines and policies that inform deletion discussions: notability (WP:N), verifiability (WP:V), reliable sources (WP:RS), and what Wikipedia is not (WP:NOT)
  3. Subject-specific notability guidelines, which can be found at Category:Wikipedia notability guidelines
B. Carry out these checks
  1. Confirm that the article does not meet the criteria for quick deletion.
  2. If there are verifiability, notability or other sourcing concerns, take reasonable steps to search for reliable sources. (See step D.)
  3. Review the article's history to check for potential vandalism or poor editing.
  4. Read the article's talk page for previous nominations and/or that your objections haven't already been dealt with.
  5. Check "What links here" in the article's sidebar, to see how the page is used and referenced within Wikipedia.
  6. Check if there are interlanguage links, also in the sidebar, which may lead to more developed and better sourced articles. Likewise, search for native-language sources if the subject has a name in a non-Latin alphabet (such as Japanese or Greek), which is often in the lede.
C. Consider whether the article could be improved rather than deleted
  1. If the article can be fixed through normal editing, then it is not a candidate for RfD.
  2. If the article was recently created, please consider allowing the contributors more time to develop the article.
  3. If an article has issues try first raising your concerns on the article's talk page, with the main contributors, and/or adding a cleanup tag, such as {{notability}}, {{hoax}}, {{original research}}, or {{advert}}; this ensures readers are aware of the problem and may act to fix it.
  4. If the topic is not important enough to merit an article on its own, consider merging or redirecting to an existing article. This should be done particularly if the topic name is a likely search term.
D. Search for additional sources, if the main concern is notability
  1. The minimum search expected is a normal Google search, a Google Books search, a Google News search, and a Google News archive search; Google Scholar is suggested for academic subjects.
  2. If you find a lack of sources, you've completed basic due diligence before nominating. However, if a quick search does find sources, this does not always mean an RfD on a sourcing basis is unwarranted. If you spend more time examining the sources, and determine that they are insufficient, e.g., because they only contain passing mention of the topic, then an RfD nomination may still be appropriate.
  3. If you find that adequate sources do appear to exist, the fact that they are not yet present in the article is not a proper basis for a nomination. Instead, you should consider citing the sources, or at minimum apply an appropriate template to the page that flags the sourcing concern. Common templates include {{unreferenced}}, {{refimprove}}, {{third-party}}, {{primary sources}} and {{one source}}.

Discussed deletion[change source]

Put the deletion tag on the article.
  1. Click "Change source" at the top of the page to be deleted.
  2. In the edit box, add this tag: {{rfd|REASON}}. Put it at the top of the page, above the rest of the text. Then, replace the text "REASON" with a short reason why the page should be deleted. Do not be too specific here. You can add more details on the discussion page (see below).
  • It is a good idea to write a change summary to let others know what you are doing. You can say "nominating for deletion", "requesting deletion", or something like that.
  1. Click "Save changes" at the bottom to save the page with the deletion tag at the top.
  • You can also check the "Watch this page" check box to add the page to your watchlist. This lets you know if the page for deletion has been changed. If the deletion tag is removed any time before the discussion is closed, it should be put back.
Create a discussion page.
  1. If the deletion tag has been added to the page, a box should appear at the top of the article with a link saying "Click here to create a discussion page!" Click that link.
  2. You should be taken to a page starting with "Creating Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/..." along with the current year and the name of the article to be deleted. In the edit box, the following tag should have already been added: {{RfD/Preload/Template}} . Replace the text PLACE REASON HERE with a more detailed reason why the page should be deleted.
  • It is helpful to include links to the various policy pages about Wikipedia (that begin with Wikipedia:). Here are some examples of this: "This article is [[Wikipedia:COMPLEX|easy to understand]]" or "Not a [[Wikipedia:notable|notable]] topic''. This will make others more aware of why the page is not acceptable under Wikipedia's policies.
  1. Click "Save changes" to save the new discussion page when you are done.
  • A change summary you can write for this page is "creating discussion page", "starting deletion discussion", or something like that.
  • As with the page for deletion, you can check the "Watch the page" box. This will let you know if someone else has replied to your discussion.
List it here
  1. Copy the title of the discussion page to the clipboard. You can do this by dragging the mouse over the text from "Wikipedia" to the end of the page title to highlight it, then right-clicking and selecting "Copy".
  2. Go to the list of deletion requests, and click "change source" beside the words "Current deletion request discussions".
  3. At the top of the list of discussions, paste the title from the clipboard (right-click and select "Paste"). Add a pair of curly brackets before and after the title to make a template that will copy the content of the discussion page onto the main deletion page, like this:
{{Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2018/(name of page to be deleted)}}
  1. Finally, click "Save changes" to add the discussion to the list. If the page saves successfully, you should see your deletion discussion at the top of the list. And that's it!

Quick deletion[change source]

See also: Category:Deletion requests

If you think a page has nonsense content, add {{non}} to the top of the page.

If you think a page does not say why the subject is important, add {{notable}} to the top of the page.

If you think a page should be deleted per other quick deletion rules, add {{QD|reason}} to the top of the page.

Notifying the user[change source]

Generally, you should try to be civil and tell the user that created the page to join the discussion talking about the page. This can be done by adding {{subst:RFDNote|page to be deleted}} ~~~~ to the bottom of their talkpage.

Discussions[change source]

See also: Wikipedia:Deletion review
  • The discussion is not a vote. Please make suggestions on what action to take, and support your suggestion with reasons.
  • Please look at the article before you make a suggestion. Do not make an opinion using only the information given by the nominator. Looking at the history of the article may help to understand the situation.
  • Please read other comments and suggestions. They may have helpful information.
  • Start your comments or suggestions on a new line. Start with * and sign after your comment by adding ~~~~ to the end. If you are responding to another editor, put your comment directly below theirs and make sure your comment is indented (using more than one *).
  • New users can make suggestions, but their ideas may not be considered, especially if the suggestion seems to be made in bad faith. The opinion of users who had an account before the start of the request may be given more weight or importance.
  • Suggestions by users using "sock puppets" (more than one account belonging to the same person) and IP addresses will not be counted.
  • Please make only one suggestion. If you change your mind, change your first idea instead of adding a new one. The best way to do this is to put <s> before your old idea and </s> after it. For example, if you wanted to delete an article but now think it should be kept, you could put: "Delete Quick keep".
  • If you would like an article to be kept, you can improve the article and try to fix the problems given in the request for deletion. If the reasons given in the nomination are fixed by changing, the nomination can be withdrawn by the nominator, and the deletion discussion will be closed by an administrator.
  • Try to avoid confusing suggestions, such as delete and merge.

Remember: You do not have to make a suggestion for every nomination. You should think about not making a suggestion if:

  1. A nomination involves a topic that you do not know much about.
  2. Everyone has made the same suggestion and you agree with that suggestion.
  • All times are in UTC.

Current deletion request discussions[change source]

Roop-Mard Ka Naya Swaroop[change source]

Roop-Mard Ka Naya Swaroop (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Eptalon has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: A TV series, in Hindi, starting end of May of 2018. Potential reach 400-500 million people, real reach: no idea. Originally listed at QD G12 (copyright), I have not found the page it is copied from. In contrast my last nomination below, there is a plot section, so we at least get an idea what this series is going to be about. Problem though: The series is not in English, so I don't know if we are the right wiki? - Btw: Searching for the name of the series in Google turns up SEWP as first hit, so there are probably notability issues as well... Eptalon (talk) 09:00, 20 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Update: Plot section has been removed by original author (copyright issues)--Eptalon (talk) 14:31, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Sorry, I didn't link to the specific sources in the QD since there were so many. Search results on one sentence that lead to more. The "sources" are two blogs that are clearly advertising and pr. No byline for authors by name on these pr blogs, so no accountability. No coverage in reliable news outlets. If a television program becomes notable after being broadcast for a while it will get direct coverage (not just a tacked on mention in an article about another TV program) in more prominent and reliable press. This hasn't even been broadcast yet (if ever really). Delete. We are not here to provide seo and links for promotional purposes. --Gotanda (talk) 01:03, 21 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 09:00, 27 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


Krishna Chali London[change source]

Krishna Chali London (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Eptalon has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: Article about an (upcoming?) Indian TV series. What we have is probably part of the EnWP article. Problem though: According to the article, the original language of the series is Hindi. With this, it can potentially reach between 400-500 million people who will understand it (as Hindustani) mostly in the northern part of India, and part of Pakistan. Nevertheless, from the article we have I have no idea on what the reach of the programme is. We also get no idea what the programme is about. If these issues cannot be addressed, I propose deletion; in any case: I am looking for community input. Eptalon (talk) 08:30, 20 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Star plus is a popular indian channel and the language is hindi and as anything broadcasted nationally is notable I am with keep here.-BRP ever 14:49, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
    looking at en:List_of_languages_by_number_of_native_speakers_in_India, Hindi looks very prominent (420 million speakers, compared to 80m for Bengali, 75m for Telugu, and 70m for Marathi). Put differently: 42% of the Indian population speaks Hindi (as of 2001)...--Eptalon (talk) 20:27, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • I Think You Should not delete the article Krishna chali london because it is not copyrighted. Akir333456 (talk) 14:13, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • I added some info about the storyline from IMDB, and I think as long as the channel is popular, that gives it some notability, so I'll go with a keep MohamedTalk 21:46, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • As above with Roop-Mard Ka Naya Swaroop, the "sources" are a business blog that is clearly advertising and pr. One of those stories isn't primarily about the program. No coverage in reliable news outlets. If a television program becomes notable after being broadcast for a while it will get direct coverage (not just a tacked on mention at the very end an article about another TV program as in this case) in more prominent and reliable press. This hasn't even been broadcast yet. Delete. We are not here to provide seo and links for promotional purposes. --Gotanda (talk) 01:09, 21 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 08:30, 27 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited[change source]

Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Global-Plus has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: The article is very short and unspecified article. No source no links no References available in the article. Global-Plus (talk) 10:10, 18 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Two sentence article, about a movie prroduction company. Rest of the article is made of listings/tables of productions. Article also available at EnWP, and one other WP (Malay?). Anyway, as it stands: Absolutely no sources, and nothing that would allow to assess notability. So: delete --Eptalon (talk) 21:46, 19 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 10:10, 19 May 2018 (UTC), one days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


Alemán[change source]

Alemán (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Chenzw has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: Unremarkable musician, does not appear to meet GNG nor MUSICBIO. Chenzw  Talk  04:54, 18 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Subscription counts do not make one notable. And I don't see any other notable claims nor proof of sufficient media coverage. After a look at articles in other languages, I don't see it meeting notability anywhere. So delete.-BRP ever 05:10, 18 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Mexican MC/DJ/Entertainer, that is outstanding, but does not have an article in Spanish Wikipedia? - Instead we get Bikol (spoken on the Phliipines, several dialects), Ido (planned language, similar to Esperanto), Winaray (another local language of the Philipines),and Scots (The Scottish language that isn't Gaelic-based?). Checking those smallish wikis: they have 1-2 sentence stubs about him. Summing up: Probably not notable, so delete.--Eptalon (talk) 21:57, 19 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Delete Not notable; having YouTube views doesn't constitute notability. Vermont (talk) 02:30, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Is unecesarry to delete this page, this has references & all needed, you just tryng to delete that for not having his biography thats what you delete out of nowhere. KakashiTheInmortal (talk) 11:05, 18 May 2018 (UTC)
    • @KakashiTheInmortal: Having enough references doesn't mean notability is established. That being said, the article doesn't have enough verifiable references. Hiàn // talk 22:48, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
  •  Delete as non-notable. Obscure cross-wiki links don't convince me. Hiàn // talk 22:48, 20 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 04:54, 25 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.



Recently closed deletion discussions[change source]

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

The outcome of this request for deletion was to  DeleteChenzw  Talk  14:43, 23 May 2018 (UTC).

Aisi Deewangi Dekhi Nahi Kahi[change source]

Aisi Deewangi Dekhi Nahi Kahi (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Global-Plus has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: The article don't have any Sources Global-Plus (talk) 04:15, 16 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Having no sources is not grounds for deletion; there is a (poorly written) enwp page, at en:Aisi Deewangi Dekhi Nahi Kahi, and there seem to be pages in Hindi and Indonesian. I have to admit though, that at least on the EnWP page, sourcing is poor. So if we cannot reasonably assume that this series has a high reach, we should delete the article. Looking at this article, and the one on EnWP, I cannot see anything on reach; so delete --Eptalon (talk) 07:13, 16 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Very poor page which says almost nothing. Delete. Macdonald-ross (talk) 07:23, 16 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Added sources which has some more details but I'm still leaning towards a mild delete. Nothing other than publicity stories it seems. -- Ricky81682 (talk) 10:26, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 04:15, 23 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


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The outcome of this request for deletion was to  Keep.--Eptalon (talk) 09:03, 20 May 2018 (UTC)

Nikah[change source]

Nikah (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Psl631 has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: Lacking notability, npov, and has no wiki markup, just plain text. Is it copied from a website? Psl631 (talk · contribs) 18:05, 12 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Some of the stated reason for this RfD aren't valid. I think religious concepts are notable as long as they're real, which this one is. I don't see any non-neutral point of view here. Not having wiki markup is not a reason to delete -- just add some! To me, it doesn't read like it's copied from another website, and the nominator shouldn't be asking others to check that as part of this RfD.
That being said, I checked and did find this text here. It was an answer to a question on a site where anyone can ask or answer a question, so I wouldn't consider it a reliable source. Because of that, and because there's dispute over whether the term means marriage or intercourse, I'd say delete in its current form. --Auntof6 (talk) 18:58, 12 May 2018 (UTC) Changing to keep following the rewrite. Thanks, Eptalon. --Auntof6 (talk) 05:54, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Neither lacking notability, nor NPOV. See en:Marriage in Islam (thats where the term redirects to at EnWP). Nikah seems to be "marriage", while en:Nikah mut'ah is a time-limited version of it (mainly for pleasure).Nevertheless, what we currently have needs improvement to be keepable. (And no, I am neither Muslim, nor expert in Islamic Law). --Eptalon (talk) 20:56, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
I rewrote the article, it might be keepable now. --Eptalon (talk) 21:29, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Keep Rewritten by Eptalon. Vermont (talk) 21:37, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • keep. It's real and a practice of muslim community. I think it means marriage but the process is very different then estern one, it has a possibility of a long complete article. -BRP ever 22:23, 12 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Yes, I'll go with this as a keep. Macdonald-ross (talk) 10:49, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Keep strongly have to be here. MTKASHTALK Contribs 20:59, 15 May 2018 (UTC)

This request is due to close on 18:05, 19 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.

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The outcome of this request for deletion was to  Delete.  -- Enfcer (talk) 02:41, 19 May 2018 (UTC)

Dalimír Jančovič[change source]

Dalimír Jančovič (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

Djsasso has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: Non-notable ice hockey player who fails to meet WP:GNG or en:WP:NHOCKEY. DJSasso (talk) 11:32, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

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Discussion[change source]

This request is due to close on 11:32, 18 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


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The outcome of this request for deletion was to  Delete.  -- Enfcer (talk) 02:40, 19 May 2018 (UTC)

Blu Mankuma[change source]

Blu Mankuma (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete) · close request

BRPever has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: No sources are there and as we all know IMDB is not regarded as good source but there too the subject has not shown much notability. They appear as a guest voice meaning simply not a regular or main voice. Lots of claim but no sources to verify those. Enwiki version was deleted too for the same reason.(Discussion here. BRP ever 10:17, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]

  • Long time actor and voice artist. It's from En wiki where it was deleted after discussion. The summary included "There's simply nothing here that's strong enough to earn him a presumption of notability in the absence of a demonstrable WP:GNG pass". [GNG is general notability guidelines]. Evidently there is no qualified source to make the needed support. Macdonald-ross (talk) 17:12, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
  • Delete as per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Blu_Mankuma - Fails NACTOR & GNG over there and likewise over here fails the exact same 2 core policies. –Davey2010Talk 01:44, 14 May 2018 (UTC)


This request is due to close on 10:17, 17 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier at the discretion of an administrator.


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The outcome of this request for deletion was to  DeleteChenzw  Talk  03:15, 18 May 2018 (UTC).

Category:2017 by location[change source]

Category:2017 by location (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete)
Category:2016 by location (edit · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete)

Ricky81682 has nominated this page for deletion for the reason: These two seem like the sole parent category of this type. I don't think English has this supercategory in their year cats and instead has "by continent" and "by country" ones. At best, this category would (following those two subcategories) contain two categories at most which seems unnecessary. We don't really have enough for a "by city" or other category types at the time (or in the foreseeable future). Propose deleting this category, upmerging the "by country" category and moving the continents into an upmerged "by continent" subcategory.

Please discuss this request below, but keep in mind that you shouldn't vote on everything and that there may be options other than "keep" or "delete", such as merging.

Discussion[change source]


This request is due to close on 20:35, 14 May 2018 (UTC), seven days after it was filed, although it may be closed earlier due to WP:SNOW.


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