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Delhi LG


In plea before SC, Delhi govt says Centre giving more powers to L-G violates basic structure of Constitution

September 15, 2021 6:43 pm

Approaches top court against amendments to GNCTD Act, says they ‘overturn constitutionally stipulated balance between’ Delhi govt and Centre.

Delhi LG asks officials to form expert panel to plan schools reopening in capital

August 06, 2021 7:10 pm

The Delhi government had last week sought feedback from students, teachers and parents about the reopening of schools and has received nearly 35,000 suggestions so far.

Officers interpreting amended GNCTD Act incorrectly, says Delhi Chief Secretary

August 03, 2021 1:59 pm

The amended Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act states that the L-G’s opinion shall be obtained before the government takes any executive action based on decisions taken by the Cabinet or any individual minister.

Delhi govt counsel opposes L-G powers to appoint law officers

March 15, 2020 1:29 am

“I have no doubt in my mind that this is not only unconstitutional and illegal but is actually an attempt by the Union Government to obstruct the administration of justice...," said Delhi Government's Standing Counsel Rahul Mehra.

AAP alleges LG did not act against irregularities pointed out by House panel

July 14, 2018 10:48 pm

The Delhi High Court had yesterday directed Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and two other officers to appear before the committees of Delhi Legislative Assembly, which had issued notices to them, warning them of contempt if they did not do so.

Not informed of Delhi shootout: Note from L-G office to police chief

July 08, 2018 2:35 am

The shooting, police had said, was the fallout of a gang rivalry including gangster Jitender Gogi, and had claimed the lives of two bystanders. Following the note, Delhi Police have initiated an internal enquiry in the matter, it is learnt.

Delhi: Transfer files stuck, L-G seeks Centre’s advice

July 06, 2018 2:57 am

It is learnt that Baijal has knocked on the door of the Centre for its opinion on the issue. However, there was no official word from Raj Niwas for the second consecutive day.

Delhi Govt vs Lieutenant Governor power struggle: Supreme Court reins in Delhi L-G

July 05, 2018 5:36 am

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court ruled that decisions of the elected government of Delhi do not require the concurrence of the Lt Governor who only needs to be informed.

From Article 239AA to transaction of business rules: How Delhi HC and SC differed

July 05, 2018 3:05 am

The Supreme Court Wednesday held that the concurrence of the Lieutenant Governor was not required for decisions taken by the Delhi Council of Ministers.

Rights of elected governments cannot be usurped: Left parties on SC verdict on Delhi power tussle

July 04, 2018 4:00 pm

The Left parties had been protesting for long against the governors undermining the rights of the elected governments in various states.