The court issued notice to 34 unions of MCD sanitation employees, asking them to file their replies Monday to a PIL which has sought orders to impose Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA).
Delhi HC also observed that the notification, by which the upper age limit was fixed, did not appear to have a legal sanctity as it was not issued by the LG or under any statute.
The court in his interim order said that the government’s decision was also in contravention of the Lieutenant Governor’s 2007 order on nursery admissions in private unaided schools.
The submissions were made by the ASG during the final hearing on the issue of interpretation of Article 239A regarding the powers of the LG on the governance of Delhi.
The CBI has been “unable to show”, till date, even prima facie that the frozen accounts have any direct links with the commission of alleged crime, said the special judge in his order Thursday.
“Will some official in the finance ministry decide what the person on the ground needs?” asked the court, adding that the Centre would “probably want Robocop” to patrol the capital.
The CBI is expected to file its response Saturday, following which the matter would be heard Monday.
The court, which hearing the juvenile’s appeal challenging the Juvenile Justice Board’s three-year term for him at a special home, will take up the matter on the report on January 21.
The counsel for the SDMC argued that dhalaos for dumping garbage had been constructed in the sub city, but people were still throwing garbage.
The Justice Anil Dev Singh Committee for Review of School Fee has also recommended that 13 schools need “special inspection” by the Director of Education (DoE).
The court pulled up the Delhi government for “inordinate delay” in giving funds to the three municipal corporations despite recommendations of the finance commission submitted in 2006.
Manoj, seriously injured, was rushed to the AIIMS trauma centre, where he was declared dead.
The jail van, carrying 50 prisoners from Tihar jail no. 7 and 8, was being guarded by eight policemen.
In 2016, the battle for power between the Delhi government and the Centre is set to continue in the courts.
In response to a PIL challenging the exemptions granted to two-wheelers and women drivers, the court asked for data to see whether the restrictions would “make a difference”.