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Party in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko speaks during a press conference, at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi(Photo by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)

‘Not expected to behave so irresponsibly’: Sheila-Chacko rift at Rahul’s door

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Dikshit, a three-time chief minister of Delhi, had Friday dissolved the committees based on a report submitted by a five-member panel formed to assess the party’s performance in the recent Lok Sabha polls. The block committees were elected last year when former union minister Ajay Maken was heading the Delhi Congress.
All these 41 units come under the ‘red’ and ‘orange’ category of industrial units, which are considered to be highly polluting.(HT Photo)
All these 41 units come under the ‘red’ and ‘orange’ category of industrial units, which are considered to be highly polluting.(HT Photo)

41 polluting industries in Delhi’s Mayapuri get closure notice

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 05:45 AM IST
The closure notices were sent on Wednesday with a 24-hour deadline. However, the traders moved the Delhi High Court on Thursday against the DPCC’s order. The court is likely to hear the matter on Friday.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has stopped the free online registration of non-polluting white category industries, after it came to light that a section of such units, operating from nonconforming areas, were misusing the facility to get themselves registered illegally without paying any charge. (Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has stopped the free online registration of non-polluting white category industries, after it came to light that a section of such units, operating from nonconforming areas, were misusing the facility to get themselves registered illegally without paying any charge. (Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

DPCC stops free registration of ‘white’ category industries

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 04:39 AM IST
Now owners of even white category industries would have to pay a registration fee of 10,000.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed an environment compensation of Rs 5.5 lakh on the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation Ltd (DTTDC) for choking the Yamuna’s flow with debris from the Signature Bridge.(AP Photo)
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed an environment compensation of Rs 5.5 lakh on the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation Ltd (DTTDC) for choking the Yamuna’s flow with debris from the Signature Bridge.(AP Photo)

DTTDC fined Rs 5.5 lakh for choking Yamuna

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 04:36 AM IST
On April 19, in another report, HT highlighted how conditions for environmental clearance of the bridge, essential for any project costing more than Rs 50 crore, had been violated.
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit Wednesday visited party president Rahul Gandhi’s residence at 12, Tughlaq Road, to urge him to reconsider his decision to step down from the party’s helm.(HT File)
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit Wednesday visited party president Rahul Gandhi’s residence at 12, Tughlaq Road, to urge him to reconsider his decision to step down from the party’s helm.(HT File)

Stay on as chief: Sheila Dikshit to Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 04:59 AM IST
Hundreds of Delhi Congress workers waited outside Rahul’s residence waving placards with messages such as “hope for the nation, Rahul Gandhi” and “har ghar ki hai yehi aawaz, Rahul Gandhi par humko naaz ”.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday sought a status report from a committee on the redevelopment of the Pragati Maidan exhibition complex on a plea that sought to stop the construction work.(Hindustan Times)
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday sought a status report from a committee on the redevelopment of the Pragati Maidan exhibition complex on a plea that sought to stop the construction work.(Hindustan Times)

NGT seeks status report on Pragati Maidan plan

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 05:33 AM IST
The tribunal had earlier passed an order after noting that the CPCB wrote a letter dated November 12, 2018 to the DPCC pointing out deficiencies in the project and seeking remedial action, though no such action was taken.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) is developing a mechanism to help it determine the extent of damage caused by a polluter – be it an industrial unit, a hospital or a restaurant – and fix the penalty accordingly.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) is developing a mechanism to help it determine the extent of damage caused by a polluter – be it an industrial unit, a hospital or a restaurant – and fix the penalty accordingly.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)

Pollution body moots way to fix ‘green fine’ amount

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 08:56 AM IST
To date, the DPCC used to impose environment compensation on polluting industries mostly arbitrarily, as a result of which many industries got the chance to challenge it.
Artisans at work at a small unit that handles gold and silver ornamental work in Regar Pura in Karol Bagh, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Artisans at work at a small unit that handles gold and silver ornamental work in Regar Pura in Karol Bagh, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Karol Bagh jewellery units face closure over pollution concerns

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:27 AM IST
The area, according to local traders, has around 5,000 such units with over 20,000 employees. However, shops here have been under the lens of the government watchdog after complaints from people in the area of the alleged polluting nature of the work there.
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)

Crackdown on illegal industries in residential areas in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 06:00 AM IST
The city’s pollution watchdog has also asked the discoms and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to disconnect electricity supply and water connections to such units.
The Delhi high court (HC) on Friday said the Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s (DPCC) order, imposing a fine of Rs 1 lakh on Mayapuri traders as environmental damage compensation (EDC), is a “blanket order which has been passed without identifying the units”, and that such an order cannot be allowed.
The Delhi high court (HC) on Friday said the Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s (DPCC) order, imposing a fine of Rs 1 lakh on Mayapuri traders as environmental damage compensation (EDC), is a “blanket order which has been passed without identifying the units”, and that such an order cannot be allowed.

Delhi high court extends relief to Mayapuri traders till May 20

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 06:20 AM IST
The court’s order comes while hearing a plea by traders, who had challenged the DPCC’s April 2 order. They contended that they were not given a show-cause notice before the fine was imposed.
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Hindustan Times)
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Hindustan Times)

NGT panel seeks report on Signature Bridge green violations

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:24 AM IST
Letters have also been sent to the DTTDC, the government agency that built the bridge connecting north and northeast Delhi inaugurated in November, and the Public Works Department (PWD), which is managing it now, to submit similar reports.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed a fine of ₹50 lakh on East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for not setting up a bio methanation plant at the Ghazipur slaughterhouse.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed a fine of ₹50 lakh on East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for not setting up a bio methanation plant at the Ghazipur slaughterhouse.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

E corp fined Rs 50 lakh for Ghazipur abattoir pollution

New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 06:32 AM IST
The project to set up such a plant by the EDMC has been delayed by 10 years owing to various technical reasons.
Congress North East Delhi candidate Sheila Dikshit with her supporters at District magistrate office.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Congress North East Delhi candidate Sheila Dikshit with her supporters at District magistrate office.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sheila Dikshit leads Congress roadshow, files nomination

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 05:47 AM IST
Before reaching the district magistrate office to file her nominations, Sheila Dikshit led a roadshow from Signature Bridge, a project conceived during her first tenure as CM in 1998.
“Besides taxes, we pay a share of our profits to the authorities. We are paying for the laxity of the authorities,” Sehgal said.(HT Photo)
“Besides taxes, we pay a share of our profits to the authorities. We are paying for the laxity of the authorities,” Sehgal said.(HT Photo)

Mayapuri factory owners start beautification drive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:00 AM IST
The traders are now painting their shutters bright blue and yellow, installing flower pots on their shops’ staircases, clearing the road of any garbage left behind and ensuring that no trash is burnt during day or night time.
A view of the Mayapuri scrap market area, New Delhi, on Sunday, April 14, 2019.(HT Photo)
A view of the Mayapuri scrap market area, New Delhi, on Sunday, April 14, 2019.(HT Photo)

Mayapuri sealing drive: Government should help us, not shut us down, say traders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The traders have blamed the government for lack of clarity on the issue, and creating a situation of panic and fear. They say that the norms for allowing scrap dealing aren’t clear.
Scrap dealers will move Supreme Court for designated space(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Scrap dealers will move Supreme Court for designated space(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Scrap dealers will move Supreme Court for designated space

New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 12:20 PM IST
Terming the crackdown as “illegal”, traders said they were staging a protest against the penalty notices issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) when the team of officials started sealing their units.
New Delhi, India - April 13, 2019: Sealed shops of Mayapuri industrial area are seen following an order from Monitoring Committee in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, April 13, 2019. As many as nine policemen and four paramilitary personnel were injured in the incident (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - April 13, 2019: Sealed shops of Mayapuri industrial area are seen following an order from Monitoring Committee in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, April 13, 2019. As many as nine policemen and four paramilitary personnel were injured in the incident (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Sealing drive in Mayapuri scrap market sparks clashes, 14 injured

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2019 05:29 AM IST
The drive was carried out by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation on orders of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee — which is under the Delhi government — in pursuance of a National Green Tribunal orders.
Delhi government hospitals and dispensaries are yet to get the mandated barcoding for tracking biomedical waste.(HT File Photo)
Delhi government hospitals and dispensaries are yet to get the mandated barcoding for tracking biomedical waste.(HT File Photo)

Delhi government hospitals yet to comply with biomedical waste disposal rules

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 02:26 PM IST
On Wednesday, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee issued an ultimatum to all non-bedded health care facilities in the city to obtain authorisation by April 25 under Bio-medical Waste Management Rules 2016 or face closure.
Delhi government hospitals and dispensaries are yet to get the mandated barcoding for tracking biomedical waste.(HT File Photo)
Delhi government hospitals and dispensaries are yet to get the mandated barcoding for tracking biomedical waste.(HT File Photo)

Delhi government hospitals yet to comply with biomedical waste disposal rules

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 02:46 PM IST
On Wednesday, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee issued an ultimatum to all non-bedded health care facilities in the city to obtain authorisation by April 25 under Bio-medical Waste Management Rules 2016 or face closure.
(File)
(File)

765 Mayapuri industrial units fined Rs 1 lakh each for causing pollution

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 12:36 PM IST
The committee has also levied an environmental compensation fine of 5,00,000 each on the SDMC, the public works department (PWD) and the district-level monitoring committee after a news report highlighting dumping of biomedical waste in Barapullah drain was published, it said in the statement.
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit and senior party leaders at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, March 25, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit and senior party leaders at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, March 25, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress remains divided over alliance with AAP in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 08:59 AM IST
Congress leaders said differences over alliance with AAP in Delhi were visible in the party meeting with Rahul Gandhi. A section was in favour of the alliance, saying that the Congress will lose all seven seats in Delhi if they the party did not partner with the AAP.
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit addresses a party workers meeting at Kirari, New Delhi, Sunday, Feb 10, 2019.(PTI)
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit addresses a party workers meeting at Kirari, New Delhi, Sunday, Feb 10, 2019.(PTI)

Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit urges workers to bring party back to power

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 01:01 PM IST
On Sunday, Sheila Dikshit headed the district committee convention at northwest Delhi’s Kirari, where she urged party members to work towards bringing the party back to power in the city.
A man at Kirti Nagar on Monday morning. Delhi’s air quality was recorded to be 333, which was in the very poor category.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A man at Kirti Nagar on Monday morning. Delhi’s air quality was recorded to be 333, which was in the very poor category.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

US university, Indian experts to study source of Delhi’s pollutants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 11:41 AM IST
The 18-month-long study would help authorities not just to get a better idea of the chemical composition of Delhi’s pollution but would also identify the source of pollutants in an almost real-time manner.
Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT Photo)
Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT Photo)

Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress chief, all eyes now on successor

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 11:36 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi accepts Delhi Congress president’s resignation three months after he expressed desire to quit. Former CM Shiela and ex-DPCC chief JP Aggawal’s names do rounds.
DPCC President Ajay Maken on Sunday said the Delhi unit of Congress has started the process of forming booth committees which will be made of 20 Congress workers each.(PTI File)
DPCC President Ajay Maken on Sunday said the Delhi unit of Congress has started the process of forming booth committees which will be made of 20 Congress workers each.(PTI File)

Eye on Lok Sabha polls, Delhi Congress begins mobilising workers

Hindustan Times, new Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 03:41 PM IST
DPCC chief Ajay Maken held two meetings of booth presidents in the East Delhi parliamentary constituency on Sunday. He said the Delhi unit has started the process of forming booth committees which will be made of 20 Congress workers each.
(HT File / Representative Photo)
(HT File / Representative Photo)

Special squads in Delhi will check waste burning in Narela, Bawana

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Narela and Bawana are among the 15 pollution hotspots in Delhi identified by CPCB last week. Pollution from these industrial areas spread to other areas, worsening the overall air quality of Delhi.
A view of pollution in river Yamuna in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
A view of pollution in river Yamuna in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

‘2 per cent of Yamuna stretch in Delhi accounts for 76 per cent of pollution’: Monitoring Committee

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 12:52 PM IST
According to a monitoring committee overseeing the cleaning of river Yamuna, the river is ‘virtually reduced to a trickle and remains dry in some stretches for almost nine months of the year’.
The Yamuna river in New Delhi. Spike in the river’s ammonia levels is a recurrent problem which takes place every winter and ends up in a blame game between Delhi and Haryana.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The Yamuna river in New Delhi. Spike in the river’s ammonia levels is a recurrent problem which takes place every winter and ends up in a blame game between Delhi and Haryana.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi government asked to set up early warning system for ammonia level in Yamuna

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 01:29 PM IST
The direction to the Delhi governement came at a time when the DJB had to shut down three water treatment plants (WTPs) on Sunday after concentration of ammonia in Yamuna river water shot up at least two times above the limit that could be treated by the treatment plants.
The National Green Tribunal has fined the Delhi Pollution Control Committee for submitting a report on burning of tyres and illegal workshops in east Delhi’s Shahdara without ‘verification.(HT File)
The National Green Tribunal has fined the Delhi Pollution Control Committee for submitting a report on burning of tyres and illegal workshops in east Delhi’s Shahdara without ‘verification.(HT File)

NGT slaps Rs1 lakh fine on Delhi pollution body for filing report without ‘verification’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The green panel, in its order, said the DPCC had submitted the report — on the illegal denting and painting workshops and scrap market at Gokalpur village in Shahdara — only on the basis of “hearsay”.
The air quality in Anand Vihar and Dwarka was in the ‘severe’ category on Friday while Ghaziabad fell in ‘very poor’ category.(HT FIle Photo)
The air quality in Anand Vihar and Dwarka was in the ‘severe’ category on Friday while Ghaziabad fell in ‘very poor’ category.(HT FIle Photo)

Inspection teams find widespread violation of green norms at ‘hotspots’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi and Prabhu Razdan
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 10:26 AM IST
Inspecting agencies found widespread violations of green norms in major pollution hotspots including areas like Anand Vihar, Dwarka and Ghaziabad
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