Day 82 : 8-May-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 8-May-15:

  1. the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is likely to install around 100 water-dispensing machines in public places and major streets in a month’s time. (Source)
  2. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the government would build a memorial to Gajendra Singh, the farmer who died at an AAP rally in Jantar Mantar. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. The Delhi government is planning to open the first meter testing laboratory in the Capital, that may take away the power to test electricity meters from power distribution companies. (Source)
  4. Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday that there would be no shortage of power supply in the city this summer. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on Friday sent the complaint against Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar to the Delhi Police for inquiry into the authenticity of his certificates. (Source)
  2. The Bar Council of Delhi asked Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar to produce his original documents by May 27. (Source)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi called the head of the ACB asking him to transfer the case to the Delhi Police, following the arrest of a Delhi Police head constable by the Anti Corruption Branch. (Source)
  4. After NGT rap, New Delhi Municipal Council  (NDMC) fines Meghalaya House worker Rs 5,000 for burning leaves. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi government to acquire land under “emergency clauses of the land acquisition law” for the Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) interceptor sewage project. (Source)
  6. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered that “every household which is generating sewage in the entire NCT of Delhi” will be required to pay environmental compensation. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  7. The National Green Tribunal applauded Delhi Development Authority’s “purposeful” efforts toward cleaning Yamuna and its banks. (Source)
  8. The Union home ministry and the Delhi government are on loggerheads over providing logistics to the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has been constituted to freshly look into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. (Source)
  9. Delhi Commission of Women member Juhi Khan writes to lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday asking for disbanding the commission. (Source)

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