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  • Banner from Hyderabad park removed after outrage over ‘moral policing’

    Banner from Hyderabad park removed after outrage over ‘moral policing’

    Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) swung into action after netizens slammed the authorities for imposing restrictions on the entry of couples into Indira Park.

    August 26, 2021
  • ‘Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment’

    ‘Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment’

    The Delhi High Court has said that before introducing any change in the city’s master plan, policymakers should keep in view its possible environmental impact as well as the consequent burden on the existing civic amenities. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar observed that various species of birds …

    February 19, 2018
  • Bonfire

    Bonfire

    Given the smog that enveloped the Capital a month back and the deteriorating air quality, Municipal authorities have rightly banned the burning of garbage. Perhaps in keeping with these directives, one can rarely see roadside bonfires, where the poor gather to keep the winter chill away. Though the freezing Delhi cold is yet to set …

    December 24, 2017
  • Manual cleaning

    Manual cleaning

    Manual scavenging is banned under law in India. Yet, municipal authorities of all urban Indian cities, including the Capital, deploy manual cleaning of drains and sewerage. It's not a pretty sight as young men, stripped to a brief pair of shorts, enter the manholes clogged with stinking slurry. Household sludge, faecal matter and garbage is …

    July 17, 2017