Delhi HC directs CS Anshu Prakash, 2 bureaucrats to appear before Assembly Panel

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and two other bureaucrats to appear before the committees of Delhi Legislative Assembly which had issued notices to them, warning them of contempt if they did not do so. Justice Vibhu Bakhru warned the Chief Secretary and two other IAS officers that the court […]

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If public toilets not maintained, will people use them: Delhi HC

An annoyed Delhi High Court today criticised authorities responsible for maintaining public toilets in the city, saying if they do their job properly, people would not have to come to courts. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar came down hard on the authorities after they said that people […]

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Illegal structures in North Delhi parks to be razed.

 There is a good news in store for kids and morning walkers of north Delhi as a government body has told the Delhi High Court that it would raze all encroachments, including religious structures, from parks. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) also told a bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru that demolition of illegal […]

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NGT asks SDMC to control pollution in Lajpat Ngr

Coming to rescue of the residents of Lajpat Nagar here, the National Green Tribunal has directed South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to take immediate steps to control air pollution in an area in the locality. A bench headed by P Jyothimani, which impleaded SDMC in the case, directed it to file a status report while […]

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Notice to Delhi Government on Slum Dwellers’ Rehabilitation

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the city government on a plea against a government order to rehabilitate only four families, instead of the 223 people evicted from a slum where they had been living before May 1998. Justice Sudhershan Kumar Misra sought response from Delhi government asking it to explain the reason […]

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Court puts off decision on temporary night shelters

The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the Delhi government’s plea for permission to shut down temporary night shelters for which there are few takers now. Accepting the report submitted by a three-member committee set up by it, the division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said: ‘We have […]

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