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Delhi govt extends free ration scheme for next six months

New Delhi [India] : Stating that inflation in the country is ‘at its peak’, many people are unable to manage even two meals a day and many lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that the Delhi government has extended its free ration scheme for the next six months.“Inflation is at its peak. The common man is struggling to manage even two square meals a day. Many have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Prime Minister, please extend the scheme of supplying free ration to the poor by six months. The Delhi government is extending its free ration scheme for the next six months,” he said in a tweet in Hindi. The Delhi Chief Minister also wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urging the Centre to extend the free ration scheme for…

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HC expresses unhappiness with Delhi govt over illegal ‘temple’ construction

New Delhi [India ): The Delhi High Court on Thursday expressed unhappiness with the Delhi government in dealing with illegal encroachment in Defence Colony and stated “one can’t just make a structure of five bricks, an idol and say that it’s a temple.”Justice Rekha Palli said that “One can’t just make a structure of five bricks, an idol and say that it’s a temple. To demolish this we have to involve the religious committee.” The Delhi government counsel told the court that there may be a law and order concern, therefore, the religious committee is needed to look into it.The court remarked that like this, anyone will make a structure outside High Court overnight and then they will have to ask the religious committee regarding this.The court was hearing a petition filed by Viraht Sahni and was represented by Senior Advocate PV Kapur, with…