‘Why wait 18 days?’: Delhi HC slams Kejriwal govt for not acting quickly enough to curb spike in COVID-19 cases
The high court was hearing a PIL by advocate Rakesh Malhotra seeking increase in the COVID-19 testing numbers in the National Capital and getting speedy results
Delhi Police said it needs sanction from the AAP govt to prosecute under Sections 16, 17, 18 of UAPA and from MHA to prosecute under Section 13 of Act, which has already been approved
The court made the remarks while hearing a bunch of petitions relating to the non-payment of salaries to doctors, paramedical staff, safai karamcharis, teachers, retired engineers and others employed with the BJP-run North Delhi Municipal Corporation
Delhi govt says pending payments to BJP-led civic bodies cleared, tells mayors to rise above 'petty politics'
The BJP mayors recently sat on an hours-long dharna outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding the Delhi government clear the due amount of Rs 13000 crore
The Union health ministry, however, said social gatherings during festivities and deteriorating air quality contributed to the surge while experts pointed to complacency among public
Delhi HC stays state govt's decision asking 12 DU colleges to pay pending salaries from Students Society Fund
Justice Navin Chawla passed the order on a plea by Delhi University Students Union which said the students fund cannot be used for anything other than students' welfare
Delhi govt will bring water supply infrastructure at par with developed countries, says Arvind Kejriwal
Adding that the state government is hiring a consultant to advise it on the matter, he dismissed allegations that the water supply facility was being privatised
Hazare, in the letter, said going to Delhi will make no difference because no party can give the country a bright future
The development comes in the backdrop of WSJ report claiming that Facebook India executives stopped a permanent ban on a BJP MLA from Telangana for his 'communally-charged' posts
AAP sends second proposal to Delhi LG for opening hotels, gyms, weekly markets as situation improves
Last week, state govt had decided to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen as per 'Unlock 3' guidelines, but LG Anil Baijal had overruled the decision
The chief minister said all beds in such hotels, which were attached to hospitals in the last few months, have been lying vacant for many days
According to the govt's 'Delhi Corona' app, currently only 2,783 of the 15,438 beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients in private and govt hospitals are occupied
Delhi riots: HC vacates interim stay on bail granted to school owner Faisal Farooq amid Centre, AAP govt tussle
Justice Suresh Kait said the controversy between the Centre and AAP govt over who will represent Delhi Police has been going on since 22 June, and if the stay remained in force it will prejudice the accused.
PIL in Delhi HC seeks guidelines on COVID-19 testing of homeless people with mental health challenges
A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to them seeking their stand on the plea by a lawyer alleging a "casual approach" on the part of the Delhi government, particularly its Chief Secretary, while dealing with issues of health of homeless people with mental health challenges.
Delhi HC tells Centre, AAP govt to take action against hospitals not giving real-time updates on availability of beds in COVID-19 wards
A Delhi HC division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said that the communication gap between the government and hospitals should be reduced and asked the Delhi government to appoint "dedicated officials" to ensure there are no communication gaps.
Delhi violence: At least 690 cases registered, 2,200 people held; AAP launches two-day compensation drive for riot victims
On Saturday, a Delhi court allowed police three more days' custodial interrogation of Shahrukh Pathan, who allegedly pointed a gun at an unarmed police head constable during the riots in Maujpur.
Delhi riots: Don’t spare anyone involved in violence irrespective of party, Arvind Kejriwal tells Narendra Modi in meeting to discuss situation
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and discussed the situation in the northeast Delhi area which was hit by violence last week, and said he has requested Modi that those responsible for the violence, irrespective of party affiliation, "should not be spared".
Delhi violence: Rights activists Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj accuse Centre, AAP govt of failure to provide medical, legal help to victims
Human rights activists on Monday denounced the Centre and Delhi government alleging that they failed to provide any medical or legal help to violence-affected people in northeast Delhi. The activists, including Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj, Annie Raja, and Harjit Singh Bhatti, also criticised India's poor healthcare system, saying that "there's no hospital near the affected areas".
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