TATA group withdraws plea from SC on auctioning of Taj Mahal hotel

New Delhi:Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) today withdrew from the Apex Court the plea challenging the Delhi High Court order which had upheld the tender procedure for the proposed e-auctioning of Delhi’s iconic Taj Mahal Hotel by civic body NDMC. IHCL took back its plea after a vacation bench comprising justices L Nageswara […]

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High Court disapproves of dumping garbage on roads as mark of protests

Expressing disapproval over the practice of dumping garbage on roads as a mark of protest, the Delhi High Court has said it was “completely intolerable”. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was referring to the recent agitation by New Delhi Municipal Council’s (NDMC) contractual sanitation workers who dumped […]

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High Court rejects IHCL’s plea against tender process to auction hotel

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea by Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), challenging the tender procedure of the proposed auction of Delhi’s Taj Mahal Hotel by the NDMC. The verdict was pronounced by a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla. The court had reserved its arguments on […]

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Give stipulated period of time line for completing rail underpass in Karol Bagh: Delhi High Court

With construction of a railway underpass in Karol Bagh area here pending completion since its approval in 2010, the Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to hold a meeting of all stakeholders and give a time line within which the work would be finished. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice […]

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Delhi HC seeks reports on illegal parking near Blind Relief Association

The Delhi High Court has asked the NDMC and police to ensure that no commercial activity is allowed on the roads outside the Blind Relief Association near Oberoi Hotel after it was alleged that illegal parking there was causing immense problems to the visually challenged. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice […]

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Keep round-the-clock vigil at Sarojini Nagar market: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today directed the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to maintain a round-the-clock vigil at the Sarojini Nagar market here to ensure that vehicles are not parked on the streets around it. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the civic body and the traffic police to ensure deployment […]

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SC allows NDMC to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel

The Supreme Court today allowed civic agency NDMC to e-auction five-star hotel Taj Mansingh, presently being run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL), in the heart of the national capital. A bench comprising Justices P C Ghose and R F Nariman allowed the plea of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) that the […]

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SC asks NDMC to reconsider its decision to auction Hotel Taj Mansingh

The Supreme Court today asked the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to reconsider its decision of auctioning the iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in wake of the Attorney General and Solicitor General’s opinion not to initiate any such process. The apex court noted the fact that the opinions of both the top law officers against the […]

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NDMC officer murder: 3 accused sent to jail till June 2

The owner of a four-star hotel in the city and two others, who were arrested in connection with murder of a 57-year-old estate officer of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), were today sent to judicial custody till June 2 by a Delhi court. Metropolitan Magistrate Sheetal Chaudhary sent Ramesh Kakkar, owner of ‘The Connaught’ hotel […]

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High Court raps NDMC for non-compliance of order on sites

The Delhi High Court came down heavily on civic body New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for not complying with its earlier order to construct boundary walls around four religious sites here. A bench headed by Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw told that, We are of the considered opinion that the NDMC […]

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