AAP govt’s free water scheme being misused by several housing societies: NGT panel

The AAP government’s scheme of providing 20,000 litres of water each month free of cost to every household in the national capital is being misused by several housing societies, a monitoring committee has told the National Green Tribunal. The committee led by a former high court judge told a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice […]

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Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sarita Singh acquitted in 2015 case of misbehaving with police officer

A city court on Wednesday acquitted Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sarita Singh in a case of alleged misbehaviour with a Delhi police official in November 2015. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to the member of assembly from Rohtash Nagar, noting that the prosecuting agency, Delhi police, failed to probe the case against […]

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Defence Ministry not giving land to shift 99-yr-old school: AAP government to Delhi High Court

The AAP government has told the Delhi High Court that since the Centre was refusing to hand over land to shift a 99-year-old school, whose building is in a dilapidated state, the students studying there would be relocated to other schools from the next academic year. At a meeting held on November 28 last pursuant […]

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SC refuses urgent hearing to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in as unconstitutional

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking its direction to declare as “unconstitutional” the sit-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues inside the lieutenant governor’s office here. Kejriwal and his ministers have been staging a sit-in at L-G Anil Baijal’s office since June 11 evening […]

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NGT slaps Rs 25,000 fine on Delhi govt for not filing report

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 25,000 as costs on the Delhi government for failure to file a report on the action taken to prevent blockage of drains in the city. A bench headed by Acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim directed the AAP government to file its response within 10 days and […]

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High Court questioned Kumar Vishwas if he wants to cross examine Jaitley

 The Delhi High Court today sought to know from dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas if he wanted to cross examine Arun Jaitley in the defamation suit filed against him by the Union Minister in the DDCA row in which Arvind Kejriwal and four others have already tendered apology. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw directed the counsel […]

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High Court: Make North Campus pavements disabled friendly in 4 weeks

The Delhi High Court today directed the AAP government, police and municipal corporation of north Delhi to take immediate action to make pavements in Delhi University’s North Campus disabled friendly within four weeks. The high court issued the direction after noting that pavements on the campus were “clearly inaccessible” to people with disabilities, especially those […]

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AAP MLA discharged by Delhi court in six cases of extortion

A court here today discharged Delhi AAP MLA Manoj Kumar in six related cases of extortion filed against him in August 2015. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal absolved the MLA from the charges citing lack of evidence against him. The court, however, framed the charges against his personal assistant and co-accused Deepak Sharma in […]

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Delhi HC dismisses Raghav Chadha’s plea on retweets

In a setback to AAP leader Raghav Chadha, the Delhi High Court today dismissed “as devoid of merit” his plea that he cannot be made to face a criminal case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA row. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also rejected Chadha’s argument […]

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Defamation case by Jaitley: SC asks Delhi HC to decide Chadha’s plea

The Supreme Court today asked the Delhi High Court to decide by September 25 the plea of AAP leader Raghav Chadha against a trial court order summoning him as an accused in the criminal defamation case filed by union minister Arun Jaitley. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the parties shall appear […]

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