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.

AAP-BJP standoff the reason for garbage protest in Delhi?

The Garbage-dumping protest by sanitation workers of the East Delhi municipal corporation over not being paid their salaries shows the stand-off between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the Bharatiya Janata Party.

AAP-BJP standoff the reason for garbage protest in Delhi?-Part 2

The Garbage-dumping protest by sanitation workers of the East Delhi municipal corporation over not being paid their salaries shows the stand-off between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Delhi: Sanitation workers continue strike over non-payment of wages

The protesting sanitation workers in Delhi continued their strike on even as garbage piled up in dustbins and collection centres across the city.

Delhi civic bodies to bring ragpickers under formal organised system

In a bid to integrate and offer better working conditions to kabadiwalas and ragpickers in the national capital, civic body officials are working on a scheme to bring them under a formal organised system.

Delhi reports 781 dengue cases till November 22

There has been a spurt in dengue cases in the national capital and its adjoining areas which reported a total 781 cases till November 22, civic officials said on Monday.

Councillor booked for calling East Delhi mayor 'dalit'

Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has registered a case against Congress councillor Ishrat Begum for allegedly calling her a "dalit" and obstructing her from discharging her duties.