PIL for population control in India Delhi HC seeks Centres reply

first_imgNew Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the Centre on a PIL seeking implementation of measures to control the country’s rising population on the grounds that it was the root cause of the rise in crimes, pollution and the dearth of resources and jobs.A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Brijesh Sethi issued a notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Law Commission of India seeking their stand on the plea which was listed for hearing next on September 3. Also Read – Dussehra with a ‘green’ twistThe petition by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who is also a lawyer, has sought implementation of the recommendations for population control made by the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC) headed by Justice Venkatchaliah. “The NCRWC, after making immense efforts for two years and elaborate discussion, had suggested addition of Article 47A in the Constitution and formulation of Population Control Law. “Till now the Constitution has been amended 125 times, hundreds of new laws have been enacted, but population control law, utterly required for country, is not made, though it will curtail more than 50 per cent problems of India,” the petition has said. It has also sought an order from the court declaring that the Centre “may set two-child norm, as a criteria for government jobs, aids and subsidies, and, may withdraw statutory rights viz. right to vote, right to contest, right to property, right to free shelter, right to free legal aid”, for not complying with it.last_img read more

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UP legislator theft case solved 5 members of Thak Thak gang held

first_imgNEW DELHI: Delhi Police has arrested five people in two cases including theft case of a UP legislator (BJP) from Hathras, Hari Shankar Manohar, was robbed off his personal belongings and cash near Apollo Hospital’s parking by tricking the driver.Accused persons used to particularly target only those vehicles in which only driver were sitting and there used to be a laptop or luggage bag on the car seat. Accused persons used to follow the target vehicle on motorcycle and TSR. The accused used to spread currency notes on the road and then point-out to the driver towards the currency notes, luring them to pick them up while picking up the money, the other gang members swiftly open the car gate from opposite side and remove the bag kept on the seat and fled away with the booty in a hired auto in which Murugan, one of the accused used to supervise the entire operation. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic items20 notes of Rs 10 denomination, two laptops, documents, one country made pistol and two live cartridges, Rs 18,000 cash, foreign currency notes were also recovered. During sustained interrogation, accused persons disclosed that they are native of Trichy, Tamil Nadu and work for Murugan and Govindan. Both Murugan and Govindan, allure young alcohol addicted and unemployed youths and bring them to Delhi for stealing bags from vehicles with different modus operandi. In another incident in Pul Prahladpur, two men have been arrested who used to puncture cars and beak window panes with the help of stones. “Thereafter, accused persons used to punctured the target car to distract the driver and point-out to the driver about the puncture. Once the driver comes out of the car, accused persons swiftly pull out the bag from the car,” said Chinmoy Biswal, DCP South East.last_img read more

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