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Delhi HC quashes LOC against journalist, says issued in haste, allows her to travel abroad
The Delhi High Court Monday quashed a Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against journalist Rana Ayyub by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and allowed her to travel abroad, saying that the LOC was issued in “haste” and there was no cogent reason for presuming that she will not appear before the investigating agency.
Delhi reports 82 new Covid-19 cases on Monday; Active cases are 468. (ANI)

No meat shops will be open in South MCD during 9-day period of Navratri festival from 2nd April to 11th; the decision will be implemented from tomorrow. Fine will be imposed on violators, says SDMC
Keeping in view the sentiments of the public, necessary directions may be issued to officers concerned to take acti…
Highest 2,289 CCTV cameras installed in Patparganj from 1st Apr 2020 to 31st Mar 22: Manish Sisodia
Highest 2,829 CCTV cameras were installed in Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s constituency Patparganj during financial years 2020-21 and 2021-22 as the PWD spent around Rs 306 crore on setting up 1.32 lakh cameras across Delhi’s 70 assembly segments, government data showed.
Delhi HC stays notice to ED officers by West Bengal Police
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the notice issued to the officers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by West Bengal Police pursuant to an FIR lodged by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. Justice Jasmeet Singh, who was hearing a challenge to the notice dated March 17, noted that the earlier summons issued in the case by the West Bengal Police were stayed last year by another bench of the high court and no appeal has been filed against the same.
IFSO Unit, Delhi Police Special Cell has further arrested three more persons in the Chinese Loan App fraud case. (ANI)

Former Congress leader Ashok Tanwar, who had joined TMC in November 2021, joins Aam Aadmi Party; meets party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal .
Delhi to have summer action plan to fight pollution: Gopal Rai
The Delhi government will prepare a 14-point summer action plan to fight pollution in the capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday. He said the plan will focus on open burning of garbage, fires at landfill sites, increasing green cover on the roadside, rejuvenation of water bodies, parks, tree transplantation monitoring, phasing out of single-use plastics, development of an eco-waste park, urban farming etc.
61 cases of Dengue in Delhi this year; 22 in March
Six fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last one week in Delhi, taking the tally to 61, according to a civic report released on Monday. Till March 26 this year, 55 cases of dengue were recorded in the city.
High court asks Delhi govt to inform about infra for setting up 42 more commercial courts.

AAP govt has a responsibility to reduce pollution in Delhi: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav
The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government has a responsibility for reducing pollution in the national capital, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The minister said the Commission on Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the national capital region (NCR) and adjoining areas has adopted a participative and collaborative approach towards dealing with the issues of air pollution in the region.
A PWD worker sprays water on a tree during hot summer day in Delhi on Monday. (TOI photo by Rajesh Mehta)
I'm very impressed with leadership of Arvind Kejriwal, looking at the admn of Delhi in last 6-7 yrs. My mission is to bring the good governance of Arvind Kejriwal to south India, especially in Bengaluru. There's no dearth of anything but quality leadership in Karnataka.
Former Bengaluru police commissioner Bhaskar Rao joins Aam Aadmi Pary (AAP) in the presence of Delhi deputy CM and party leader Manish Sisodia in the national capital. (ANI)

Photos from Delhi: Muslim devotees throng Jama Masjid on Day 1 of Ramzan
Several Muslim devotees thronged Jama Masjid in Delhi on the first day of holy month of Ramzan. Click to view pics
Two people, including a woman, have been arrested for defrauding people on the pretext of providing them jobs in IDFC bank. The arrested individuals were identified as Ravi Kant (28), a resident of Jhajjar, Haryana, and his wife. DCP (outer district) Sameer Sharma said a complaint was lodged by an authorised representative of IDFC Bank stating their bank has received various complaints from their account holders, who were duped by unknown people on pretext of providing jobs in IDFC Bank. (IANS)

Delhi: NDMC property tax mop-up at an all-time high of Rs 942.3 crore
The New Delhi Municipal Council on Sunday said that it has achieved its highest-ever property tax collection of Rs 942.3 crore. According to the officials, the civic body has seen significant growth in revenue despite not increasing its property tax for the last five years. The body attributed it to a drive focusing on the realisation of past arrears and the launch of a new portal for added taxpayer convenience.
Delhi Transport Corporation to get 62 more e-buses soon, to ply on longer routes
Delhi has received its first batch of electric buses that are going to hit the road very soon. READ MORE
Delhi reported 85 cases of Covid-19 and zero death due to the infection on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.86 per cent, data shared by the city health department showed. The data pertaining to Sunday was shared on Monday morning. (PTI)

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla inaugurates an exhibition on India’s Freedom struggle from 1757 to 1947, organised by the Ministry of Education. (ANI)