The AAP leader expressed fear that the toxins will enter the ground water and water supply in Delhi and the water will become dangerous to use.
CPCB asks public agencies to use social media to address grievances on pollution after 'grossly inadequate' action taken on complaints
The enforcement bodies' actions on public complaints against pollution have been "grossly inadequate", the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said while urging these agencies again to join social media platforms to address the grievances concerning them.
Delhi sealing case: SC closes contempt proceedings against Manoj Tiwari, court 'pained' over his conduct
The Supreme Court Wednesday closed contempt proceedings against Delhi BJP chief and MP Manoj Tiwari for breaking the civic agency's seal on a premises in Delhi in September even as it deprecated his action of taking law into his own hands.
As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection
Delhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with
EDMC sanitation workers call off strike after civic body agrees to demands of timely payment of salaries, clearance of dues
After nearly a month-long stir, sanitation workers of the cash-strapped EDMC on Tuesday ended their strike after the civic authority agreed to accept their demands.
East Delhi sanitation workers accuse Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal of being 'indifferent', seek release of their salaries
The sanitation workers have been on a strike since 12 September, leading to a pile-up of garbage in localities falling under the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC).
East Delhi sanitation workers strike: Will release Rs 500cr within 2 days to civic bodies to resolve crisis, Delhi govt tells SC
The Delhi government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it would release Rs 500 crore within two days to civic bodies, which will help resolve the crisis that has arisen due to the ongoing strike by sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) over regular payment of salaries and regularisation of workers.
Facing contempt of court charges, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari says he tampered with seal as 'symbolic protest' only
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari Monday told the Supreme Court that he had broken the seal of a premises here as a "symbolic protest" against the illegal action of officials of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and was willing to accept the role of 'sealing officer' as suggested by the apex court.
SC issues contempt notice to Manoj Tiwari for breaking lock during sealing drive, directs him to appear in court on 25 September
The Supreme Court observed that it was "unfortunate" that Manoj Tiwari, an elected representative had tried to defy the orders of the apex court.
Kerala, After The Flood: East Delhi Municipal Corporation donates Rs 1 crore to relief fund for victims
The officials East Delhi Municipal Corporation have together donated a sum of Rs 1 crore to the relief fund for the victims of flood-hit Kerala.
Delhi's Ashok Nagar residents continue to wallow in neglect as EDMC fails to implement scientific waste management
Delhi's Ashok Nagar, one of the colonies under the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, has a severe waste management and disposal problem.
Delhi's garbage politics continues: AAP files case in NGT over allotment of landfill sites, seeks to outdo BJP
A week after Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari lodged a complaint against the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) decision to allot two landfill sites in Yamuna floodplains, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday filed a petition with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to strike down the same decision.
MCD elections 2018: Mayors for South, North and East Delhi corporations set to get elected unopposed
The Delhi unit of BJP announced names of candidates for the post of mayor, deputy mayor and other offices in the three municipal corporations in the city.
After the SDMC, civic bodies in east and north Delhi have also rolled back the four-time parking fees hike
Delhi air pollution: Parking fee hike to be withdrawn in south Delhi from today; north and east Delhi to continue with new rates
The parking fees in areas falling under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, which were quadrupled a week ago, will now be restored to the previous rates from Thursday onwards
Parking fees in areas falling under the three municipal corporations have been quadrupled, starting Thursday, following the order by the Lieutenant Governor in view of the high-level of pollution in the city, officials said.
After Ghazipur landfill fire, NGT asks Delhi govt to convene meeting of stakeholders to avoid similar incidents
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi chief secretary to convene a meeting of stakeholders to ensure that the landfill sites in the city do not catch fire and add to pollution.
Ghazipur landfill fire: NGT slams Delhi govt and EDMC over inaction, says stop risking lives of residents
NGT on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government and the EDMC for their inaction on the recent fire that broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site.
Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears
Sanitation workers of the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) have threatened to intensify strike on Tuesday by blocking roads in East Delhi if their demands are not met
Garbage and civic problems seem to be mounting for the residents of east Delhi ahead of Diwali as the indefinite strike by a large section of municipal sanitation workers