With the government failing to submit a proper plan to reduce the increasing pollution in Delhi, the NGT, early on Monday, hit out at the AAP government - saying, "Whether the Delhi government was only informing the media about a review petition on the Odd-Even scheme since no review petition has been filed as yet". Large parts of northern India are also affected - in fact the air in some cities is worse than in Delhi.
"In light of the the two conditions by NGT on 2 wheelers and women, at the moment we are calling it off". The review petition co-incided with the re-opening of schools in the city amid hazardous levels of air pollution. As the NGT is to take up the hearing today, there is no show of the lawyer from the Delhi government's side. The odd-even rule mandates that the on odd dates, only odd numbered vehicles will ply on the roads while on even dates, only even numbered vehicles will be allowed to ply on Delhi roads.
The Indian government had planned to bring in vehicle rationing from Monday, exempting women for their safety.
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Upon completion of the sale of tower businesses, Vodafone India will receive $592 million and Idea will receive $615 million. Accordingly, private equity funds KKR and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) had emerged as the top contenders.
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) initiative of the government said Delhi "may see increase in pollution levels" due to meteorological factors but the real picture would be clear after Tuesday.
Delhi has been experiencing severe air quality and has been reeling under a blanket of thick haze, as pollution levels breached permissible standards multiple times.
The odd-even scheme was implemented by Delhi government for the first time, from 1 January 2016 to 15 January 2016 and then again from 15 April 2016 to 30 April 2016. Our national capital not even has 3,000 buses as against a requirement of 10,000.
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Nicole Miller also had a small abrasion on her face and a scratch on the back of her neck, according to the police report. Nicole Miller, who said the couple has been married six and a half years, declined to provide a written statement.
The court also directed various departments and executing agencies, including the Delhi police, for better cooperation and coordination during the odd-even scheme.
Meanwhile, the Delhi BJP accused the AAP government of being in an "indecisive state" over the pollution crisis in the city and demanded Lt Governor Anil Baijal to call an all- party meeting.
Under the "odd-even" scheme, private cars with even and odd number plates will only be allowed on the roads on alternate days from 13 to 17 November. "Administration in Delhi has collapsed and it is sad that Delhi is not ready to meet any emergency situation". The government, he added, does not have enough public transport alternatives to accommodate over 6 million two-wheelers. Pollution in Delhi gets aggravated during winter months. "It is hard to say what the outcome of this exercise was", says Saransh Sharma who is a parent of a school-going child at a Delhi government school.
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