The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand over two of the four earmarked landfill sites to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) and the South Del

Non-government organisation Uday Foundation, which has sought a ban on the sale of junk food in school premises and within a 500-metre radius, on Wednesday questioned the logic of restricting the a

Taking serious note of a letter written by a Supreme Court Judge describing the shocking conditions at the children’s parks maintained by the New Delhi Municipal Council, the Delhi High Court on We

‘Make their registration mandatory, form concrete policy’

Pulling up the Transport Department of the Delhi Government and the three civic bodies for permitting battery-operated e-rickshaws to ply on the city roads without registration and number plates, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Department to make their registration mandatory and come up with a concrete policy on their operation.

An expert group has suggested restricting the availability and consumption of junk food or food high in fat, sugar and salt in schools and in a 50 metre radius around them.

Arrangement to kick off temporarily from Saturday until disposal of a plea

Altering an earlier order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday temporarily restored the BRT corridor in South Delhi exclusively for plying of buses.
In an interim order, a Division Bench of the Court comprising Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Manmohan Singh said restoration of the corridor would continue till disposal of a petition by a non-government organisation seeking opening up the corridor to traffic other than buses and the Delhi Government plea to retain the corridor in the interest of common good.

The Union Government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had given a contract to market research company A C Nielson ORG-MARG Pvt. Ltd. for framing guidelines to make available quality and safe foods at schools across the country.

Counsel for the Government submitted before a Division Bench of the Court comprising Justice A. K. Sikri and Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that before framing the guidelines, the company, among other things, would review the present status of safety and food quality and hygiene conditions in school premises.

Delhi High Court notices to AIIMS, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre on researcher's petition

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on a petition by a researcher seeking a direction to the BARC to perform a scan to measure the extent of nuclear radiation in his body.

PIL seeks ban on sale of junk food, carbonated drinks on school premises, within 500-yard radius
High time the way children eat at schools was changed, says Uday Foundation in its petition

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Union Government to inform within six weeks whether it had any policy to ban sale of junk food and carbonated drinks in schools.

A Division Bench of