Jahangirpuri demolition drive: SC to hear on Tuesday plea of hawkers against civic body's move
The NDMC, on April 20, had launched an anti-encroachment drive in Delhi's Jahangirpuri and the demolition drive had followed just days after communal clashes erupted in the area on Hanuman Jayanti.
Routine administrative exercise in Jahangirpuri given unwarranted communal colour: NDMC to SC
The civic body said that it had only removed unauthorised projections on the public land and temporary structures well beyond the boundary of houses for which no notice is required to be given.
Spurt in violence in India part of larger BJP conspiracy, alleges Yechury
"The ruling party is inciting this violence and hatred. There is a great conspiracy behind this," Yechury charged.
'Nyay ka bulldozer' will keep on rolling: Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta on Jahangirpuri demolition
Earlier in the day, Sisodia accused Delhi BJP councillors of demanding bribe from city residents following instructions of Gupta to the mayors of BJP-ruled municipal corporations.
CPI, SP delegations reach Jahangirpuri; police stop them from meeting locals
The delegation was led by CPI national secretary and Rajya Sabha MP D Raja, who said they have come to understand the people's suffering.
SC takes serious view of Jahangirpuri demolition despite order
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the status quo with regard to the demolition exercise in violence-hit Jahangirpuri in Northwest Delhi until further orders.
'I will raise difficult issues': UK PM Boris Johnson on Jahangirpuri controversy
Johnson was responding to questions from the UK media during a visit to a new bulldozer factory in Gujarat's Halol industrial area near Vadodara set up by British multinational JCB.
BJP councillors allowed illegal constructions in Delhi to come up, hope SC takes cognizance: AAP
In a statement, AAP leader Atishi alleged the BJP councillors took bribes to allow 'illegal constructions' in the city and hoped that the apex court hand down the 'strictest punishment' to them.
Jahangirpuri demolition: Amnesty India slams UK PM Boris Johnson for inaugurating factory in Gujarat
Earlier in the day, Johnson, who is on a two-day visit to India, inaugurated a factory of UK-headquartered heavy equipment maker JCB at Halol in Panchmahals district of Gujarat.
Amid heavy security, cops flag-march before Jahangirpuri demolition drive
Heavy police and paramilitary forces were deployed in violence-hit Jahangirpuri ahead of Wednesday’s anti-encroachment drive in the area, even as the local mayor called it a ‘routine exercise’.
Selective demolitions bring no glory to the nation
The only thought civilian populations will be encouraged to harbour when they see JCBs moving into certain neighbourhoods is that the entire system is biased against certain sections of Indians.
Jahangirpuri demolition: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi allegedly stopped by police from visiting site
He lashed out at the BJP and AAP over the anti-encroachment drive action launched by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in the area.
'Routine exercise': North Delhi Municipal Corporation defends demolition drive in Jahangirpuri
In an official statement issued in the evening, the civic body said that its officials removed temporary kiosks on the pavements and ramps with the help of seven JCB machines/bulldozers.
Demolition drive in Delhi's Jahangirpuri legal exercise, nothing to do with religion: BJP
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the politics being played by opposition parties over the issue is saddening and accused them of bringing a 'religious angle'.
Switch off bulldozers of hate, switch on power plants: Rahul Gandhi to government
Gandhi's reference was to the use of bulldozers in the anti-encroachment drive in Delhi's violence-hit Jahangirpuri and in Madhya Pradesh against people who the BJP alleges have indulged in rioting.
Supreme Court orders status quo on demolition drive in Jahangirpuri until further orders
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal also mentioned the plea by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind seeking directions that residential accommodations or any commercial property cannot be demolished as a punitive measure.
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