NGT directs sealing of illegal borewells in 3 months in Delhi

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The National Green Tribunal today directed the Delhi government to seal all unauthorised borewells in the national capital within three months. Expressing concern over illegal extraction of water through borewells in the city, a bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice U D Salvi passed the direction after perusing a report filed by the Central… Read more »

Police complaint authority constituted for Delhi: Delhi High Court

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 A police complaint authority to look into complaints against erring policemen in the national capital has been set up, the Centre told the Delhi High Court today. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was also informed that the Lieutenant Governor (LG) has constituted the authority on the Centre’s… Read more »

ED raids Karti Chidambaram’s premises in Delhi and Chennai

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted searches at multiple premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel- Maxis case. Official sources said the raids are being conducted in Delhi and Chennai since early morning. The central probe agency, on December 1… Read more »

Centre taking measures to decongest Delhi: MoS Hardeep S Puri

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Union Minister of State Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S Puri on Friday laid the foundation stone of Flyover-cum-ROB at Narela in Delhi.   Speaking on the occasion, Hardeep S Puri said that now a days Delhi is facing  several challenges and the most critical challenge is population pressure. All the time in Delhi there… Read more »

Delhi HC calls for mapping of dengue affected areas in Delhi

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The Delhi High Court today directed the municipal corporations of the national capital to provide a geographic map of the city areas which are usually affected by vector-borne diseases like dengue. A direction was also issued to the Centre by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar to place… Read more »

‘Litigant cannot be put at peril for raising public cause’

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A litigant cannot be put at peril because he or she has raised a public cause, the Delhi High Court has said taking note of a recent assault on two persons, one an elderly woman, who filed PILs against unauthorised constructions and encroachments in the national capital. The incidents came to light after both the… Read more »