Vibha Sharma covers municipal bodies in Delhi. A journalist for almost a decade, she has also worked for the hyper-local editions of Hindustan Times, covering civic concerns in south Delhi, Gurgaon, and Ghaziabad.
North Corporation has the largest area under its jurisdiction, and some of the city’s most populated and busiest markets such as Karol Bagh, Chawri Bazar, Chandni Chowk and Pitampura come under the area in its jurisdiction. read more
The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act contains provisions to take stringent action against the owners of shops that are caught for having built illegal extensions, blocking public passage, and causing pollution. read more
The operation, which began on Tuesday evening and was carried out by the special task force constituted on the orders of the Supreme Court to tackle encroachment across the national capital, also targeted eight unlicensed vends. read more
On Friday, the anti-encroachment drive was undertaken at Feroze Gandhi Road, Veer Savarkar Marg, Krishna Market and surrounding areas. Officials said that around three kilometre of road was cleared for the use of pedestrians. read more