Delhi govt informs about timeline in SC for removing traffic bottlenecks

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New Delhi: The Delhi government today informed the Supreme Court about the timeline for removal of traffic bottlenecks at 77 “congested corridors” and said short term measures, like minor improvements in road geometrics to deal with the issue would take six to eight months. Elaborating the measures for removing these bottlenecks, the AAP government said these… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

Don’t fight wars when citizens’ health is at stake: Delhi High Court today told the AAP government.

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The Delhi High Court today told the AAP government it can fight its “wars” whichever way it wants, but not with the health of the people, as some municipal bodies alleged they were not getting funds from the Delhi administration to pay their cleaning staff, hospitals and doctors. The municipal corporations of north and east… Read more »

Spread awareness on rights of senior citizens: Delhi HC to AAP govt

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The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP-led city government to run an awareness programme on the rights and protection available to senior citizens, on the lines of the pan-India ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also suggested to the authorities to place frequent advertisements… Read more »

Place rules on registration numbers of VVIP cars: HC to govt

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The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre and the AAP government to place before it the rules regarding display of just the State Emblem of India on the cars of the constitutional authorities and dignitaries, such as the President, instead of their registration numbers. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice… Read more »

Steps taken to evict encroachers from 990 Waqf plots: HC told

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The AAP government today told the Delhi High Court it was taking steps to enforce the pending eviction orders against encroachers of 990 Waqf properties in the national capital. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was also informed by Delhi government that the officers will be directed to… Read more »

Constitution provides restriction on Delhi’s legislative

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The Supreme Court today said the Constitution provided restrictions on legislative powers of the Union Territory of Delhi amid claims of the AAP government that Parliament’s power to override legislative authority of the states was an “emergency” power. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, which is hearing pleas on who enjoys… Read more »