Court takes cognisance of defamation case against ex-Delhi Min

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A Delhi court today took cognisance of a criminal defamation complaint filed by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain against sacked minister Kapil Mishra for allegedly defaming him by levelling graft charges against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon listed the matter for July 14 for recording pre-summoning evidence in support of complaint of Jain, who… Read more »

NGT asks Delhi govt to introduce destination buses from May 1

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The National Green Tribunal today directed Delhi government to introduce destination buses from May 1, in a bid to help improve the air quality in the national capital. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the AAP government to run the point-to-point buses on an experimental basis from Dwarka, Rohini, Janakpuri, CGO… Read more »

Delhi HC seeks poll panel reply on pleas against MCD election

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The Delhi High Court today sought reply of the poll panel on pleas seeking to quash the notification laying down the manner of allocation of wards for reserved categories and women in the upcoming MCD polls. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar issued notice to the Delhi State Election Commission and directed… Read more »

Vintage Car Rally in Delhi allowed by green panel

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In a breather to car aficionados, the National Green Tribunal today allowed the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally by agreeing to make an exception to its order banning all vehicles older than 15 years from plying on Delhi roads. A bench headed by NGT chief Justice Swatanter Kumar granted permission to organise the… Read more »

NGT raps SDMC over figures on waste in Delhi

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The National Green Tribunal today rapped the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) over “inaccurate” data on various kinds of waste generated in the national capital daily. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took strong exception over the data submitted by SDMC which said that Delhi generates nearly 10,000 tonnes municipal solid waste… Read more »

What’s quantity of waste generated by Delhi: NGT

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The National Green Tribunal today directed the Delhi government and civic bodies here to inform it about the total quantity of municipal solid waste generated in the national capital daily. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar expressed concern over functioning of waste-to-energy plants in the city and said the authorities should be… Read more »

Agencies not doing work: Delhi HC on waterlogging

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Lambasting the local bodies for not doing their work and passing the buck on each other, the Delhi High Court today said the severe waterlogging on the roads in the national capital was due to clogging of drains by plastics and other non-biodegradable materials. “Each of the agency in the capital of Delhi do not… Read more »

NGT stays demolition of religious structures near Birla temple

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The National Green Tribunal has stayed for a week the demolition of illegal religious structures spread over 7.5 acres in the central Ridge area near the Birla temple in central Delhi. A bench headed by Justice U D Salvi passed the order after Pracheen Mahamai and Bhairo Mandir Trust claimed right over the forest land… Read more »

Court acquits ex-MCD councillor, hubby in graft case

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A former Congress MCD councillor and her husband have been acquitted by a special court of the alleged charge of demanding a bribe of over Rs 50,000 from a person to allow him construct a house here. Special CBI Judge Sanjay Garg-I absolved Veena Saini, ex-councillor from East Nangloi constituency, and her husband Naresh Saini,… Read more »

Ensure no unauthorised structures come up in Delhi

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(PTI) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the municipal corporations here for allowing people to build unauthorised constructions in the city and directed the civic bodies to ensure no such structures come up anywhere. “There are so many unauthorised constructions in the city. How could you allow them to come up? How can you… Read more »