Delhi government rapped for interfering in power tariff

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The Delhi High Court Friday pulled up the Delhi government for trying to interefere with the fixing of tariff rates for 2010-11 by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC). The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan sharply criticised the government, saying: ‘Delhi government cannot pass any direction, asking DERC to hold… Read more »

DJB asked to pay Rs.3.5 lakh to kin of drowned kids

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday awarded a compensation of Rs.3.5 lakh each to the families of four children who died last year after falling into a pit dug up by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said the DJB failed to fence the area… Read more »

Government questioned on school’s refusal to admit poor

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought a response from the central and Delhi governments on a plea opposing a private school’s refusal to reserve seats for poor students claiming exemption from provisions of the right to education law. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued the notice to the human resource development ministry and the directorate of… Read more »