A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
With the national capital battling high pollution levels, the Delhi Metro has planned to install more anti-smog guns at its project sites, officials said on Sunday.
The air quality in the national capital improved marginally on Friday due to light rains in the city and adjoining areas.
A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the pleas of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal seeking suspension of their 7-year jail terms awarded for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives.
In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre's air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education.
Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and to tackle other issues in the health sector in New Delhi area, the civic body has approved framing, revision, and amendment of recruitment rules for allopathy, ayurvedic, homeopathy, dental, veterinary and Unani cadres to bridge the gap of medical and paramedical staff apart from taking up redevelopment projects.
Delhi saw 11 'severe' air quality days in November this year, the highest in the month since 2015, Central Pollution Control Board data stated. Pollution reaches its peak in the winters of Delhi.
Delhi High Court: A petitioner sought Rs 15 lakh as compensation for “specific and exemplary damages” caused to him due to the Air pollution in Delhi. The matter is listed on 6th December.
The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government to ban the sale and publication of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book “Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times”.
Physical classes in schools, colleges and other educational institutions resumed and government offices have reopened in Delhi
The apex court in its November 24 order had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) and directed the states to provide subsistence to workers from the funds collected as labour-cess for the period during which such activities are prohibited.
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, demanding him to take up with the Pakistan government the issue of a business promotion agency using the premises of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib for promotion of women apparel.
The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to respond to issues related to construction activities including the Central Vista project under its domain besides asking Delhi and NCR states to file their replies to show compliance of directions issued by the commission on air quality management to curb pollution.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Monday said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday asked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to name 250 schools in the state transformed by his regime to compare the reforms and developments in the schools run by both the governments.
One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.
Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, and this sometimes leads to big issues.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.