While the restriction on any kind of flying object is imposed every year as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident, this is for the first time that personnel have been deployed to check for kites.
Police said initial investigation revealed that the men were not wearing masks, and that the process should have been carried out using a machine. Police also suspect the men were not professionally trained for the job.
The High Court, hearing a petition seeking quashing of an FIR, observed that “portions of the FIR are or otherwise replete with errors of syntax, semantics and spellings.” The FIR was against corporal punishment in a Kendriya Vidyalaya.
In 2015, the then Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, while referring to the campaign “plastic carry-bag free India”, had said that at least 30 kilograms of plastic can be found in the stomach of every cow or buffalo that dies in India.
Last week, Trilokpuri, a communally sensitive locality in East Delhi, witnessed a clash of another kind — a cricket match organised by the Delhi Police to bridge the gap between its Hindu and Muslim communities.
Police said raids at the accused's house in Ghaziabad led to recovery of printers, stamps, two laptops, forged IDs and Class X and XII marksheets. Both he and his wife Harjeet Kaur have been booked under various IPC sections.
In the complaint lodged on June 26 at Sarojini Nagar police station, the complainant said he had witnessed the cutting of trees first hand, and has kept the chopped branches as evidence. He called for strict action against the NBCC, its officials and staff for this violation.
A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at Tilak Vihar police post in west Delhi’s Tilak Nagar on Sunday. The incident took place hours after the girl’s family approached police to report that she and another boy from their neighbourhood had gone missing.