New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the city government and police to inform it whether the measures claimed to be implemented by them to curb crimes against women are producing any results.
In its effort to make the services more citizen friendly, the Delhi government on Tuesday decided to dispense with unnecessary affidavits and undertakings and replace them with self attestation while availing of services.
Delhi government plans to add over 1.5 lakh autorickshaws to the existing fleet with an aim to improve availability of the three-wheelers in the national capital, a senior Transport department official said.
NHRC on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Delhi government asking it to explain as to why it should not be directed to pay compensation to the 12 African women victims of "racial prejudice" in the midnight raid by former law minister Somnath Bharti after its probe proved that there was "gross violation of human rights" in the case.
Alarmed with three cases of death reported over the last four months along with a spurt in measles cases, Delhi government has started an exercise to identify the high risk zones in the national capital to control the spread of the disease.