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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SDMC shifting responsibility to trap and translocate monkeys : Delhi High Court

The AAP government told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation was shifting the responsibility of trapping and translocating monkeys from the city. The Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) of Delhi government said the civic agency cannot abdicate its responsibility on the pretext of a letter which is not valid in respect […]

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HC asks Centre, Delhi govt about steps taken on financial assistance to lawyers’ clerks

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the AAP government as to what steps they have taken to put in place schemes for providing financial assistance and funds to the clerks of lawyers working in various courts of the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V […]

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Delhi govt informs about timeline in SC for removing traffic bottlenecks

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Constitution provides restriction on Delhi’s legislative

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 […]

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