'Salaries of sanitation workers released upto Dec 2015; Kejriwal government not releasing amount'
'Salaries of sanitation workers released upto Dec 2015; Kejriwal government not releasing amount'

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday accused the AAP government before the Delhi High Court for not releasing of amounts due to it - as per the Delhi Finance Commission - which has escalated to Rs.627.93 crore in the last four years.

Delhi civic workers to continue strike indefinitely

 Civic workers here, protesting against the non-payment of their salaries and non-clearance of arrears, announced on Saturday that the stir would continue for an indefinite period until their demands were met.

With tons of filth and garbage lying in the open, Delhi continues to stink as MCD workers' strike enters third day
With tons of filth and garbage lying in the open, Delhi continues to stink as MCD workers' strike enters third day

With truck loads of filth and garbage lying on the roads and colonies, the national capital continues to stink and face serious health hazards as the MCD Sanitation Workers' strike entered its third day on Friday.

Dengue cases hit 7,606 in Delhi 

Dengue update: Cases of the vector-borne disease reach 7,606.

NGT seeks details of vehicles, parking space in society

The National Green Tribunal has directed East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to submit details of the number of cars and the parking space available around a housing society in East Delhi.

Over 36,000 illegal ads removed in last four months: EDMC

In a major crackdown on illegal hoardings and advertisements, the EDMC on Monday claimed to have removed more than 36,000 such ads in the past over four months.

No new dustbins in East Delhi since MCD trifurcation: HC told

The municipal corporation of East Delhi (EDMC) has told Delhi High Court that no new dustbins were installed in its localities since the trifurcation of MCD in 2012.

North Delhi Mayor meets CM; seeks due MRF from Delhi govt

 North Delhi Mayor Ravinder Gupta on Monday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking release of "Rs 500 crore" of the Municipal Reform Fund (MRF) due to the cash-strapped NDMC from the Delhi government since 2012.

21,000 tonnes of garbage removed, salaries paid: EDMC to Delhi HC

 The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Friday told the Delhi High Court that salaries of sanitation workers have been cleared up to May 31 and over 21,000 tonnes of garbage removed from the eastern side`s roads.

100 trucks pressed into service to clear piled up garbage

More than 100 trucks have been pressed into service to remove the garbage that had piled up in several parts of East Delhi during the strike by sanitation workers for being removed on an emergency basis.

Garbage on streets: NGT notice to Delhi government, EDMC

Amid the looming 'garbage crisis' in the capital, the National Green Tribunal Friday sought the Delhi government's response on dumping of municipal waste on the streets.

Arvind Kejriwal slams BJP but releases Rs 500 crores fund to clear MCD workers' salary arrears
Arvind Kejriwal slams BJP but releases Rs 500 crores fund to clear MCD workers' salary arrears

Amid mess created in Delhi over non-payment of salaries to MCD workers, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that they should approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their remuneration.

Rash driving: EDMC to pay Rs 2.22 lakh to 45-year-old woman

East Delhi Municipal Corporation has been directed by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here to pay Rs 2.22 lakh to a 45-year-old woman who sustained grievous injuries after being hit by a rashly driven truck owned by the civic body.

Why 'fool' people & make promises you can't deliver: HC to EDMC

Delhi High Court on Wednesday lambasted the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for "fooling" over 30,600 disabled, widowed and aged persons by not paying any pension to them since March 31, 2013 and asked it to cancel the scheme if they did not have money.

Delhi govt talks of taking over EDMC undemocratic: MCD leaders

Senior leaders of the BJP-led civic bodies today condemned statements coming from the Delhi government side conjecturing "taking over" of the cash-strapped EDMC by the AAP administration and alleged the move was "totally undemocratic" and "politically?motivated".

Will release funds for EDMC workers' salaries: Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that his government has ordered the release of funds for Municipal Corporation of Delhi so that it can pay the salaries of its workers on time.

Planning to 'take over' cash-strapped EDMC: AAP govt official

Delhi government "can take over" the cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) under the DMC Act, if the civic body is financially not viable and failing to fulfil its responsibility, a senior official today claimed.

Delhi municipal workers call off strike, to clean up garbage-filled streets from tomorrow

Sanitation workers of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) called off their five-day-old strike on Tuesday after the authorities agreed to most of their demands.

MCD employees on strike over non-payment of salaries, garbage dumped on Delhi streets

MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries.

Meanwhile, resident doctors and nursing staff at municipal hospitals under East and North corporations have threatened to strike work from Wednesday in case their salaries are not paid.

'Centre, Delhi govt responsible for MCD's financial situation'

Opposition Congress in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Sunday held the Centre and Delhi government responsible for the current financial crisis faced by the three BJP-led municipal corporations and claimed that civic bodies' share of funds have been "decreased" in the last two years.