PIL claims deaths of protected species suppressed by Delhi zoo

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre on a PIL alleging “rampant irregularities and illegalities”, like suppression of deaths of protected species, in the administration of National Zoological Park in the city as well as the veterinary care being provided to the animals lodged there. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita […]

Court summons MCD chief over zoo flooding threat

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) commissioner to appear before it to explain alleged lapses in a drain pipe repair which poses a threat of flooding to animals in the city’s zoo. A flooding caused by backflow from the drain resulted in the death of over two dozen black […]