“Why no inquiry into allegations against govt school”

Delhi High Court today sought response of the city government on whether any inquiry was made into the various alleged irregularities, including collection of donation from parents for admission, by an aided school here and some of its staff. Justice Manmohan asked the lawyer for Delhi government to take instructions on why its Directorate of […]

Direct AAP to relocate slums: Railways tells NGT

Railways has urged the National Green Tribunal to direct the Delhi government to utilise Rs 11.25 crore given to it way back in 2003-2004 to rehabilitate slum clusters along the rail tracks here. Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appearing for Railways, told a bench headed by NGT chief Justice Swatanter Kumar that it had given […]

Delhi HC asks AAP, Police about action taken on pubs without licence

Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government and the police to inform it about the action they have taken against pubs and bars serving liquor without any licence near Hauz Khas Village here. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also asked municipal corporation and the police official concerned […]

HC pulls up AAP govt for 11th hour nursery admission norms

AAP government today felt the heat of the Delhi High Court for coming out with nursery admission norms at the “eleventh hour” which has not only caused “chaos and confusion” but also wasted “valuable” judicial time. “Why do you come out with such notifications at the eleventh hour always? Every notification is in December end […]

2016: Delhi HC put AAP govt on the mat, said LG is the boss

Lieutenant Governor is the “administrative head” of the national capital, the Delhi High Court ruled in 2016 besides pronouncing a series of judgements that came as setback to the Arvind Kejriwal government which had a hate-hate relationship with the Centre over governance. The body blow given by the judgement denying its claim for full statehood […]

‘Expedite process on satellite maps of Sainik Farms’

The Delhi High Court has asked the AAP government to expedite the process of getting high resolution satellite maps of the posh Sainik Farms colony here from 2007-2016 to find out if any unauthorised constructions have taken place there during the period. The direction by a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar […]

Give names of uncooperating officials:SC to AAP govt

Supreme Court today took strong exception of Delhi Health Minister’s allegation that officials were not cooperating and taking responsiblity to check vector- borne disease like dengue and chikungunya in the national capital and asked him to give names and evidence of those officials by October 3. “You have made a serious allegation in your affidavit. […]

Transport scam: Court awaiting copy of HC order

A special court today could not commence hearing afresh arguments on appointment of special public prosecutor(SPP) in the Rs 100 crore transport scam case in Delhi as it was yet to receive a copy of the High Court’s recent verdict on powers of Delhi government and Lieutenant Governor. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry, who had earlier […]

Don’t take action till panel formulates policy on cabs : Delhi HC

Delhi High Court today directed the AAP government not to take any action against app-based cab providers like Uber and Ola till a special panel, formulating a uniform policy to regulate such companies, comes out with its report. “Please stay out … till the matter is pending. Trust them. They (cab players) are following your […]

Notification on Waqf Tribunal soon: Delhi govt

A notification for setting up a three-member Waqf Tribunal would be issued as soon as the name of its third member is finalised, AAP government told Delhi High Court today. The government informed a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal that names of two members of the Tribunal have already […]