Task force to examine safety of buildings, Centre tells Supreme Court: Sealing

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the special task force (STF), which would be set up to oversee the enforcement of laws to deal with unauthorised constructions and encroachments in Delhi, would also look into the safety aspects of buildings which have been built legally. The government told a bench of Justices Madan […]

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SC protest: Complete breakdown of law and order in Delhi

There is a “complete breakdown” of law and order in Delhi, the Supreme Court said today, expressing anguish over the strikes and ‘dharnas’ against the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital. The top court came down heavily on the Centre and other authorities for their “failure” to do their job, saying due to this, […]

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Zaidi is new Election Commissioner

Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi, a 1976-batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh Cadre, will be the new Election Commissioner in the existing vacancy. President Pranab Mukherjee can issue formal notification any time regarding his appointment.  PMO office has already approved his appointment as election commissioner. Mr. Zaidi superannuated as Civil Aviation Secretary on July 31 […]

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