Bom. HC: Maharashtra Govt Criticized for Exhibiting Mindset to Curtail Liberty of Undertrials  ||  Ori. HC: Stay of Execution Proceedings Under Arbitration Act Governed by Provisions of CPC  ||  SC: Intricate Enquiry Whether Claims are Time Barred Must Not be Conducted by Referral Courts  ||  Mad. HC: Proposed Changes in Criminal Laws Could have been Brought Through Amendments  ||  Bom. HC: Govt’s Decision to Exempt Pvt. Schools From 25% RTE Quota 'Unconstitutional'  ||  Ker. HC: To Proceed Against an Offence Committed Partly in India, Sanction of Centre Not Required  ||  Del. HC: Court to Take up Matter Referred to Arbitral Tribunal if Urgency Occurs  ||  Guj. HC: Asking Unknown Woman her Name, Address Doesn’t Constitute Sexual Harassment  ||  SC: In Cases of Long Incarceration, Watali Judgement Cannot be Cited as a Precedent  ||  Kerala HC: BNSS to be Applicable in all Criminal Appeals after 1st July, 2024    

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Judgments

SC judgments not relevant in assessments made since inception of 1994 MCD bye-laws(11.08.2015)

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi can lay down the annual rateable value of property, under the exception that the bye-laws of 1994 permitting such a.....

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SC judgments not relevant in assessments made since inception of 1994 MCD bye-laws(11.08.2015)

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi can lay down the annual rateable value of property, under the exception that the bye-laws of 1994 permitting such a.....

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Municipal taxes would be a part of the "rent" payable by tenant to landlord(09.08.2018)

Present appeal by special leave by the landlord is against the order passed by the Calcutta High Court. Proceeding were under the West Bengal Premises.....

Tags : Municipal taxes, Payment, Obligation



Gujarat HC quashes Gujarat Election Commission's order to postpone elections(23.10.2015)

The Gujarat High Court held Gujarat Election Commission’s act of postponing elections to be illegal. It opined that the recent unrest in the State was.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Report on Municipal Finances(10.11.2022)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Report on Municipal Finances. Compiling and analysing budgetary data for 201 municipal corporations (MCs).....

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Permitting Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) to invest in Municipal Bonds(08.05.2019)

1. RBI vide A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 33 dated April 25, 2019 has permitted FPIs to invest in municipal bonds.

2. It is decided that in.....

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Blast from the Past

How long does a “caretaker” committee function(07.11.1960)

The Supreme Court of India in 1960 was required to answer whether a municipal committee could continue exercise of its authority after the Act by whic.....

Tags : hyderabad, municipal committee, tenure, repeal, ultra vires



News

NGT Seeks Status Report of New Landfill Sites for Garbage Disposal(28.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered District Collectorate to submit the status of new landfill sites for disposal of garbage by Pune Municipal C.....

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NGT Orders Municipal Corporations and Traffic Police to Make Action Plan to Control Noise Pollution(28.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the three municipal corporations and traffic police to make an action plan to control noise pollution in Panch.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , three municipal corporations , raffic police , Panchsheel Park



NGT Concerns over Contamination of Groundwater at Bandhwari(29.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Municipal Corporations of Gurgaon and Faridabad to ensure proper dumping of waste, maintenance and collectio.....

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NGT Seeks Garbage Disposal Plan from PMC(03.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to submit short-term and long-term action plans for disposal of nearly 1,6.....

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Bombay HC Directs BMC to Return 8K Sq metres Land to Developer(04.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has held that Runwal builders is entitled for the return of around 8,209 square metres of land in Nahur that it had surrendered to t.....

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NGT Isues Notices to Civic Agencies over Mahanadi Pollution(06.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued showcause notices to Subarnapur District Administration and Sonepur Town Municipality and Odisha Housing and .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Subarnapur District Administration , Sonepur Town Municipality , Odisha Housing and Urban Development Department



Delhi HC Seeks Govt.’s, SDMC’s Reply to PIL over Unfortunate Death of Students in Schools(03.02.2016)

Delhi HC, while terming as unfortunate the death of two children after falling in tanks in their respective schools, has sought response of AAP Govern.....

Tags : Delhi HC, AAP Government, South Delhi Municipal Corporation



NGT Irks Over Municipal Corporations for Waste Burning(10.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over incidents of waste burning in Delhi and slammed municipal corporations for their failure to implement its.....

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Delhi HC Considers Plea Seeking Unification of Zonal Municipal Corporations(11.02.2016)

Delhi HC has considered possibility of unification of different municipal corporations operating in Delhi to avoid problems like delay in payment of s.....

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Delhi HC Asks For List of Workers Not Paid Yet(12.02.2016)

Delhi HC has asked Unions representing sanitation workers of Municipal Corporations to provide list of employees who had not received salaries yet, wh.....

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Delhi HC Issues Direction to Municipal Bodies(15.02.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed municipal bodies and DDA to ensure that no buildings in future are constructed in Delhi which are not seismic zone IV co.....

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Delhi HC: Eateries On Pavements Without Permit are Encroachers(15.02.2016)

Delhi HC has observed that eateries on pavements without proper licence are encroaching upon footpaths and sought responses of Delhi Government and mu.....

Tags : Delhi HC , Delhi Government, municipal bodies



Kerala HC Orders Police Protection for Municipal Chairperson After Alleged Abuse by Political Rivals(10.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the police to protect the Chairperson of the Thrikkakara Municipality Ajitha Thankappan from any threat from any source.....

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Bombay HC to State, Pollution Board and BMC: Report Feasibility of Implementing Odd-Even Plan(18.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to State Government, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to report f.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , State Government, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board , Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation



NGT Directs TMC to Not to Give Nod for Construction in Forest Areas of Yeoor(19.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while hearing a petition filed by NGO Vanashakti, has asked Thane Municipal Commissioner (TMC) to not issue permissions.....

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NGT Seeks Report on Pollutants Dumped into Yamuna from Agra(19.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken note of construction material and debris being dumped into the river by the city and directed Uttar Pradesh Ja.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam , Agra Municipal Corporation



Punjab and Haryana HC Junks Patiala MC’s Report on Illegal Hoardings(19.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected status report filed by Patiala Municipal Corporation (MC) on illegal hoardings and appointed two court observers to.....

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Gujarat HC Orders Closure of Illegal Foundries in Manek Chowk(21.01.2016)

Gujarat HC has directed Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to shut down around 1,800 units involved in manufacturing ornaments without licence in M.....

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SC Quashes Bombay HC Judgment on Reserving Post of Mayor for Dhule Municipal Corporation(03.09.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside a judgment delivered by the Bombay High Court (Aurangabad Bench) which had quashed a notification issued by the Maharashtr.....

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Bombay HC: BMC under Statutory Obligation to Maintain and Repair All Roads(14.09.2016)

Bombay HC, while taking plea alleging that Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had been neglecting Bharat Nagar Road, has held that BMC is under .....

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Tenants Can Be Evicted for Not Paying Municipal Taxes: Supreme Court(14.08.2018)

Supreme Court has held that tenants in Bengal can be evicted by landlords if they are not paying municipal taxes under the Calcutta Municipal Corporat.....

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AAR: GST Payable on Services of Boarding and Lodging Facility for Officials of Municipal Corporation(03.01.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Telangana has held that the goods and services tax (GST) payable on services of boarding and lodging facility for o.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Boarding and Lodging Facility for Officials of Municipal Corporation



MP HC: Rotation of Reserved Seats in Municipal Wards Mandatory & Not Discretionary(12.01.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that the process of Rotation of Wards in Municipalities is mandatory and not up to the discretion of the state gove.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Replies on PIL Plea Seeking Postponement of Polls in 4 Municipal Corporations(12.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought replies from the West Bengal State Election Commission and State Government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea .....

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Del. HC: DDA & MCD Must Put Structural Reforms In Place to Deal With Issue of Illegal Construction(21.02.2024)

Delhi High Court while observing that illegal construction is going on in Delhi in an unusual manner, has held that Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MC.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Delhi Development Authority



NGT Directs CMC to Pay Tipping Fee of Rs 500 per Tonne to Jaypee Group for Garbage Processing(16.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (CMC) to pay tipping fee of Rs 500 per tonne daily to Jaypee Group, which.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, Jaypee Group, garbage processing



Delhi HC Orders Removal of Garbage & Encroachments from Green Belt Around Lajpat Nagar Metro Route(23.05.2022)

Delhi High Court ordered the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to take immediate steps to remove garbage and alleged illegal encroachment from the gre.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Metro Route, Encroachment, Delhi Municipal Corporation



Bombay HC Seeks BMC’s Action Plan over Dengue & Leptospirosis(06.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said that diseases like dengue and leptospirosis were fast becoming epidemics and sought an action plan from the Brihanmumbai Municipal .....

Tags : Bombay HC, dengue, leptospirosis, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation



SC Dismisses Civic Body's Appeal against Bombay High Court Verdict(12.10.2016)

SC has dismissed an appeal filed by Aurangabad Municipal Corporation against Bombay HC's judgment on October 16 last year, in which it quashed a crimi.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Merge Three Municipal Corporations in Delhi(06.04.2022)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation Amendment Bill, 2022, that seeks amend the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 and unify Sout.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Delhi Municipal Corporation Amendment Bill, 2022, Lok Sabha, municipal corporations, Parliament



Delhi HC Directs EDMC to Immediately Pay Salaries of Sanitation Workers(11.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to ensure that any garbage dumped on east Delhi roads is immediately cleared and.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Sanitation Workers



Supreme Court Backs Tatas on Taj Mansingh Hotel Lease(13.01.2017)

Supreme Court went after New Delhi Municipal Council for summarily rejecting a plea by Tatas to extend 33 year old lease of their hospitality wing ove.....

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NGT Directs AAP Govt to Pay Salaries to Sanitation Workers(13.01.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Government to pay salaries to sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation(EDMC) without "d.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Amendment to Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act(10.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the validity of amendment to Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, 1980, permitting elected councillors of corporation to .....

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AP HC: Municipalities Can’t Grant Permission for Installation of Structures in Public Utility Places(31.08.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that Municipal Corporation or Municipalities cannot grant any permission for installation of any statute or constru.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Municipalities, Public Places



Bombay HC Drops Contempt Case Against BMC Commissioner(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dropped contempt proceedings against Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta taking note that orders sanctioning and regularising ille.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs MCG to Hold Civic Body Polls within 3 Months(13.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) to hold Civic body elections within three months.

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon



Uttarakhand HC Orders Removal of Aggressive Stray Dogs Across State Through Municipalities(19.07.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed the Municipalities across the state to identify and remove the aggressive stray dogs within the areas under their .....

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Bombay High Court Slams Civic Body Over Construction Approval Amid Water Crisis(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has warned Pune Municipal Corporation that it will not be allowed to grant permission for construction of new buildings if it fails .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Pune Municipal Corporation, Water Crisis



Karnataka HC Initiates Suo-motu Petition to Ensure Elections Are Held to Municipal Bodies(15.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the registry to initiate a suo-motu writ petition to issue directions to State Government and the State Election Com.....

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Telangana HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Conduction of Election for Municipal Corporations(16.02.2021)

Telangana High Court had issued notices to State government in a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking to conduct elections to Warangal and Kham.....

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Provisions of Gujarat Provincial Municipal Corporation Act(25.02.2021)

Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Section 5(3) (iii)(a) and Section 29A of the Gujarat Provincial Municipal Corporation Act, 194.....

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Delhi HC: Municipal Corporation Cannot Shirk Off Responsibility by Citing Financial Constraints(05.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a Municipal Corporation constituted for the purpose of providing basic public goods amenities cannot shirk off its resp.....

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NGT Notices Health Directorate, BMC, SPCB for Washing Hospital Linen in Lakes(26.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served notices on Officials of Health Directorate, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and State Pollution Control Bo.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Bhopal Municipal Corporation, Shahpura Lake



NGT to LMC: Deposit ?100 Crores Towards Interim Compensation for Death of People at Dump Site(27.07.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi has directed the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) to deposit a sum of Rs. 100 crores with the District Ma.....

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ELECTION - Don’t Halt Administration Because of Poll Code: Bombay HC(12.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has told Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and other state authorities in Maharashtra to ensure that implementation of model .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, BMC, Election Code of Conduct, Poll Code



Bombay HC Imposes Cost of Rs. 25,000 on Petitioner Challenging Municipal Tax on Mobile Towers(17.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has imposed a cost of Rs.25,000 on GTL Infrastructure Limited, a petitioner challenging demand notices issued with respect to munici.....

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Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

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Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Private Hospitals, Thane Municipal Corporation, Fire Department NOC



Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Bombay High Court, Private Hospitals, Thane Municipal Corporation, Fire Department NOC



NGT Orders Chandigarh MC to Process Solid Waste from HP in its Garbage Processing Plant(09.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered that Chandigarh Municipal Corporation would process solid waste coming from Shimla, Solan and Baddi in Chand.....

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NGT Issues Bailable Warrants against Builders(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued bailable warrants against seven builders for not responding to notices by Agra Municipal Corp and asked them .....

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Telangana HC: Municipal Elections Must be Held Within Five Months(26.06.2019)

Telangana High Court has directed Sate Government that the municipal elections in the state must be conducted within five months.

Tags : Telangana High Court, municipal elections



Bombay HC Sets Aside Notifications Reserving Wards in Goa Municipal Councils(03.03.2021)

Bombay High Court has quashed reservations made in Municipal Councils of Sanguem, Mormugao, Mapusa, Margao and Quepem in Goa. The Court has directed t.....

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SC Stays Bombay HC Judgment Setting Aside Reservation of Wards in Goa Municipal Councils(05.03.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court judgment setting aside a notification issued by the Director and ex-officio Additional Secretary (Munic.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Suspends SEC Order Grounding Ward Volunteers During Municipal Election(05.03.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has suspended the State Election Commission’s order for grounding the ward volunteers from the process of municipal election.....

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Delhi HC Annuls NDMC Bye-Laws, Ask Civic Agency to Refund Excess Property Tax(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has struck down New Delhi Municipal Council (Determination of Annual Rent) Bye-laws, 2009, and asked NDMC to refund the excess tax co.....

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National Green Tribunal Raps Municipal Corporations on Poor Garbage Disposal System(13.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped Municipal Corporations over poor garbage disposal in the National Capital.

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Municipal Corporations,poor garbage disposal



National Green Tribunal Orders Municipal Corporations to Regulate Parking in Delhi(19.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has ordered all Municipal Corporations in Delhi to ensure regulated parking on designated roads in their areas in order to min.....

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Bom. HC: Benefits of Modern Technology Needs to be Made Available to The Commuters(26.04.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that benefits of modern technology needs to be made available to the commuters in Mumbai, has directed MCGM to consi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Municipal Council of Greater Mumbai, Commuting



Ker. HC: Can’t Use Municipality-Owned Parking Space for Dharna Without Official Permission(04.04.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that although every citizen has right to access Shops in building owned by municipality, open space is intended for .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Municipality, Dharna, Permission



Supreme Court: South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s BS-IV Diesel Vehicles Get Clearance(15.05.2019)

Supreme Court has permitted South Delhi Municipal Corporation to register 86 of its Bharat Standard (BS-IV-compliant diesel vehicles with the Regional.....

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NGT: Seize Illegal Sound Systems from Marriage Halls(29.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and police to take immediate possession of all illegally operated Dolby sou.....

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Bombay High Court Summons NMC Chief, Commissioner of Police over Allowing Pandals(04.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has summoned Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Chief and Commissioner of Police to give explanation of why they permitted illegal p.....

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Delhi High Court Slams NDMC for Allotting Parade Ground in Chandni Chowk(21.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has slammed North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for allotting parade ground parking area in Chandni Chowk for Ramlila celebratio.....

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Bombay High Court Appreciates BMC for Setting Grievance Redressal Mechanism for Mumbaikars(27.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has appreciated efforts taken by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to set up Grievance Redressal Mechanism to enable Mumbaika.....

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NGT Imposes Fine on AMC for Polluting Yamuna(28.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed fine of Rs 1 lakh on Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) for dumping of waste on floodplains of river Yamuna in.....

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Bombay HC to Civic Body: Take Penal Action Over Potholes in Ulhasnagar(09.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has irked over bad condition of roads in Ulhasnagar town near Thane district and asked city municipal body to impose penal and deter.....

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Delhi High Court Denies Permission for Ramlila on Parade Grounds(03.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has denied permission to decades-old tradition of holding huge Ramlila celebrations at Parade Grounds opposite Red Fort and directed .....

Tags : Delhi High Court ,North Delhi Municipal Corporation



Bombay HC Asks "Is it a Feasible Decision to Impose Ban on Meat for 4 Days in a City Like Mumbai"(11.09.2015)

Bombay HC while hearing petition filed by Bombay Mutton Dealers' Association challenging four-day meat ban during Jain festival (Paryushan), has quest.....

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Rajasthan HC Dismisses Writ Challenging Suspension of Mayor of Jaipur Municipal Corporation(29.06.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by Somya Gurjar challenging her suspension as the Mayor of Jaipur Greater Municipal Corporati.....

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Ker HC to Municipal Corp.: Provide Complaint No. to Citizens to Report Unauthorized Waste Dumping(09.06.2023)

Kerala High Court has directed Municipal Corporations to provide citizens a contact number which can be used to alert authorities of unauthorised wast.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Municipal Corporations, Unauthorized Waste Dumping



SC: LG Can Effectively Destabilize Elected Delhi Municipal Corporation by Nominating Members(18.05.2023)

Supreme Court while its reserving verdict on issue if Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi can nominate district representatives of Delhi Municipal Corpo.....

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Bombay HC Orders BMC to Pay Rajawadi Hospital Patient Rs20 Lakh Compensation(23.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to pay compensation of Rs.20 lakh to a Ghatkopar resident, who lost his right .....

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Bombay HC Directs BMC to File Reply over Ilegal Tree Felling in Wadala(23.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file its reply in a matter pertaining to unauthorised felling of trees in W.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation



Bombay HC: Civic Bodies Must Build Toilets for Women(24.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed all Municipal Corporations in State to formulate a comprehensive scheme for construction of public toilets for women.

Tags : Bombay High Court , Municipal Corporations



SC Rejects Plea to Stop GMHC Elections(29.12.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected plea seeking to restrain Election Commission from announcing elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Response from Municipal Corporation for Poor Water Supply(29.09.2016)

Himachal Pradesh HC while expressing its displeasure over the irregular water supply in Shimla, has sought explanation from the Municipal Corporation .....

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NGT Directs Pune Municipal Corporation to Develop Tree-Felling Compliance Norms(18.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Pune Municipal Corporation Commissioner to develop an apt compliance verification mechanism within three m.....

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Delhi HC Orders Municipal Corporations to Conduct Survey on Manual Scavenging(24.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered municipal corporations of city to conduct a survey of persons engaged or employed in manual scavenging within their juris.....

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South Delhi Municipal Corporation Fines DMRC for Violating NGT Norms(24.09.2015)

South Delhi Municipal Corporation has fined Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Rs 50,000 each at five sites, for violating construction norms issued .....

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National Green Tribunal Orders Bhopal Municipal Corporation for Demarcation of Abattoir Land(06.10.2017)

National Green Tribunal has directed Bhopal Municipal Corporation to demarcate the land provided by State Government for construction of new slaughter.....

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Bombay HC: Demolish Illegal Religious Structures As Per Deadline(19.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has pulled up Municipal Authorities as well as State Government for slow progress in demolishing illegal religious structures across.....

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NGT Seeks Report on Groundwater Quality Near Defunct Bandhwari Waste Treatment Plant(18.04.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Central Ground Water Authority to submit a report on the quality of groundwater near the defunct Bandhwari .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Central Ground Water Authority , Bandhwari municipal waste treatment plant



Delhi HC Issues Guidelines for Municipal Corporations and Contractors(30.03.2018)

Delhi High Court has laid down certain guidelines, to be followed by contractors and Municipal Corporations, to ensure that works are duly carried out.....

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AAR: Activity Concerning Any Function Entrusted to Panchayat or Municipality, Exempted from GST(22.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Goa has held that the activities in relation to any function entrusted to a Panchayat or Municipality are exempted from .....

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Bombay High Court Suggests BMC to Invite Fresh Applications for Junior Panel Lawyers(28.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to invite applications from lawyers interested in being empaneled on the Juni.....

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Bombay High Court: Proposed Hike in Advertisement Licence Fees is Not Arbitrary(28.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that taking into consideration general annual rise in cost of living and increased annual burden on municipal exchequer.....

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Bombay HC Expresses Concern over City’s Green Cover(29.01.2016)

Bombay HC has irked over steps taken by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure city's green cover does not vanish. Relying on the photogra.....

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SEBI Tightens Disclosure Norms for Municipal Bonds(14.11.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has prescribed wider disclosures and compliances norms by the issuers of listed municipal bonds. SEBI has said .....

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NGT Orders Surat Collector to Recover Rs 75 Crore from SMC(06.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over delay in formulating a concrete action plan for solid waste management in Surat and ordered district coll.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , State Municipal Corporation, Surat Collector



NGT Seeks Survey Report on Illegal Dairies in Resdential Colonies of Bhopal(06.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) to survey and prepare report on existing dairies in residential colonies an.....

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Gujarat HC Issues Notice to Anand Municipality, District Collector over Stray Cattle, Dog Menace(14.01.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued notice to Anand Municipality, District Collector and sought reply over measures undertaken to curb cattle menace and to control .....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Rule of Haryana Municipal Election Rules 2020(23.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Haryana government on a petition challenging a rule of Haryana Municipal Election (Amendment) R.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Raj Thackeray For Disobeying Public Servant In 2010(10.11.2023)

Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR and criminal proceedings against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray alleging disobeying an ord.....

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Del. HC Pulls Up MCD For Not Taking Possession of Park Allegedly Occupied by Jama Masjid Authorities(17.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for its failure to take possession of a public park near city’s Jama Masjid, o.....

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Supreme Court: Population Not the Only Basis for Classification of Municipalities(04.05.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that the Governor, while constituting municipal bodies, is not free to notify ‘areas’ in his absolute discretion but is req.....

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Bombay High Court: No One Can Lay Claim to Quarters Provided by a Civic Body(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that a municipal employee can never claim permanent occupancies over the properties of the civic body.

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Delhi HC Orders Municipal Corporations to Pay Workers Feb Salary by March 21(17.03.2016)

Delhi HC has directed Delhi’s Municipal Corporations to ensure that all their employees are paid their last month’s salary by March 21.

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Bombay HC Pulls Up Ban on New Construction in Kalyan Dombivli(26.04.2016)

Bombay HC has pulled up ban on new construction imposed last year in Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation limit after it was pointed out that the civ.....

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Telangana High Court Gives Green Signal for Municipal Polls(08.01.2020)

Telangana High Court has given clearance for Municipal elections in the State. The Court dismissed a petition filed by the Telangana Pradesh Congress .....

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NGT Imposes Fine on Mathura DM, Vrindavan Municipality Chief(12.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs.5 lakh on the Mathura district magistrate for failing to prevent dumping of solid waste along t.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Against Reserving More Wards for Women in Municipal Corporation Elections(30.11.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed as withdrawn a public interest litigation filed by Advocate R. Parthiban challenging the number of seats allotted to W.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Time Period to Notify Elections of Remaining Municipal Bodies(02.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has heard extensive arguments while adjudicating upon a petition moved by BJP Sate vice-president Pratap Banerjee seeking directio.....

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SC: Property Tax for ‘Business Building’ Not Applicable on Advocate’s Office Run From Residence(29.01.2024)

SC has held that advocate's office run from residential building is not subject to property tax under Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 as a "bus.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Install CCTV Cameras in All Polling Booths During Kolkata Municipal Elections(15.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to install close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all the main and auxi.....

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Calcutta High Court Declines BJP's Plea to Deploy Central Forces For Kolkata Municipal Elections(16.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has declined a plea moved by the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking deployment of Central Forces for the upcoming Kolkata Munic.....

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NGT to NDMC: Register New Vehicles Only When Old Ones are Dismantled(02.08.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Delhi’s Transport Department to register 10 new diesel vehicles for North Delhi Municipal Corporation only aft.....

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Delhi HC Warns EDMC Official over Failure to Provide Books to Students under Right to Education Act(02.08.2016)

Delhi HC has irked at failure of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) Officials to supply writing material to nearly 2 lakh students enrolled in sc.....

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Madras HC Quashes Ban on Placing Hoardings on Land Not Belonging to Municipal Corporations(13.03.2020)

Madras High Court has struck down the ban on placing hoardings on land not belonging to the Municipal Corporations by observing that it does not satis.....

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SC: Authorities Directed to Take Immediate Measures Regarding Municipal Solid Waste in Delhi(14.05.2024)

SC has directed several authorities to ensure that till the time proper facilities for processing waste are in place, quantity of untreated municipal .....

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Bombay HC Grants Relief to 400 Kalyan Families Facing Eviction(20.07.2016)

Bombay HC has stayed an order issued by Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) Commissioner for cancellation of development permission granted w.....

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NGT Asks Authorities to Ensure No Burning of Waste in Open(21.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed DDA, NDMC, Municipal Corporations, Delhi Cantonment Board to ensure that there is no burning of waste in th.....

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Industrial Development Authority Can't be Considered as ‘Municipality’: Supreme Court(09.07.2018)

Supreme Court has held that New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) cannot be a treated as a ‘municipality’ to exempt it from payment of in.....

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Madras HC Directs Avadi Municipality to Provide Water Connections to Homes(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Avadi Municipality to quickly provide water connections to over 18,000 applicants in that area and submit a compliance .....

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Municipal Strike: Supreme Court Tells Delhi Government to Release Funds(28.09.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Delhi Government to consider immediate release of funds to municipal bodies so that they could pay salaries to workers who.....

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Delhi High Court: MCD, DDA Ordered to Frame Rules for Levying Fine on Encroachers(31.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has ordered the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to make encroachers liable for illegal enc.....

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Delhi HC Raps MCDs over Unauthorized Structures in Delhi(11.07.2016)

Delhi HC has rapped Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) for allowing people to build unauthorized constructions in Delhi and directed civic bodies .....

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Bombay HC: Dictatorial Raj is Prevalent in MCGM(23.03.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that a dictatorial 'raj' is prevalent in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and the officials are under.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Seeking Deployment of Parliamentary Forces in WB Municipal Poll(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State Election Commission as well as the State government in a batch of PILs seeking deployment of ce.....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 1 Crore Fine on Kochi Municipal Corporation for Lapses in Solid Waste Management(29.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs. 1 Crore on the Corporation for its delay and indifference in carrying out solid waste treatment in a.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Delhi Govt. to Pay Rs. 738 Cr to MCD for Payment of Outstanding Dues(12.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has directed Government of Delhi to release basic tax assignment installment of Rs. 738 crores to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi .....

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Delhi HC Put Stay on NDMC’s Move to Demolish Garbage Dumps(19.08.2016)

Delhi HC has issued a stay on an initiative of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to demolish garbage dhalaos (collection points) in its jurisdiction .....

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All HC: Municipal Corp. to Ensure Availability of Clean Drinking Water to Residents of Lucknow(06.05.2024)

Allahabad High Court while addressing the issue of non-availability of clean drinking water in several areas of Lucknow, has directed the Lucknow Muni.....

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Bombay HC: Take Immediate Steps to Control Waterlogging(23.09.2016)

Bombay HC has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority to jointly take immediate measures .....

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NGT Orders Pammal Municipality to Clear Trash from Private Lands(23.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Pammal Municipality to clear 15,000 metric tonnes of garbage from private lands within three weeks.

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CIC: Inquire Fake Birth Certificates Racket in NDMC(26.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered inquiry into "gross irregularities" in issuance of fake birth certificates by North Delhi Municipal C.....

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Delhi High Court Warns Govt to Release Funds for Municipal Bodies(29.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed AAP government to release funds to the East and North Delhi municipal corporations to pay the salaries and pensions of a.....

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NGT Notices EDMC over Restaurant Causing Pollution(07.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on a plea seeking closure of a Restaurant in East Delhi for.....

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Hyderabad HC Notices GHMC & Others over Developing Green Parks in Hyderabad(09.11.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has sought from Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and other Urban Development Authorities their action plan for deve.....

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SC: Authorities to Ensure No Untoward Incident Happens in Connection With Hoardings(10.06.2024)

Supreme Court on a plea by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai regarding hoardings on Railway’s land, has directed the authorities to ensure that .....

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Bom. HC: Issue of Inadequate Burial Grounds to be Personally Addressed by Municipal Commissioner(11.06.2024)

Bom HC has directed Commissioner of Municipal Corporation to himself look into matter of inadequate burial grounds and issue directions like finding o.....

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Delhi HC Slams NDMC Over Tender Process For Cricket Coaching(13.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has pulled up New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) over “illogical and irrational” manner in which it granted contract for cricket coac.....

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Guj. HC: Municipalities Empowered to Retire Employees at Age of 55 Yrs by Giving 3 Months' Notice(01.07.2022)

Gujarat High Court has upheld the power of municipalities under the Gujarat Municipalities Act to retire a municipal servant at any time on or after h.....

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